The number and type of unique options available as vacation rental homes in Ireland is astounding.  In no way must a traveler settle for a boring holiday let in this country. Between the refurbished castles, luxury manor houses, vast rolling estates, thatched farmhouses and been-in-the-family-for-generations cottages, there is no shortage of interesting, well-situated, charming and all around delightful accommodations across this beautiful island.

Click on an area to see just the listings for that region, or click on an individual property to see full details, rates & photos. Prices are listed weekly in Euros, unless noted otherwise.


The Burren

Myrtleville Self Catering Atlantic Ocean View House in West Cork
Corofin Irish Country Manor House Sleeps 10 / 5 Bedrooms / 4+ Bathrooms
Restored Irish Georgian 5-bedroom manor house, lovely, private, family-friendly & perfect.
Corofin Authentic 15th Century Castle Tower Sleeps 4-8 / 6 Bedrooms / 2+ Bathrooms
Holiday with history in an ancient Irish Gaellic castle tower in County Clare. Unusual & emotional.

Shannon Estuary
Sixmilebridge Lakeside Cottage (I)
Sleeps 4 / 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms
Fairy tale atmosphere in sweet luxury cottage by the lake in excellent area for touring West of Ireland.
Sixmilebridge Lakeside Cottage (II)
Sleeps 4 / 2 Bedrooms / 2 Bathrooms
Second of two 2-bedroom lakeside cottages straight out of an Irish fairy tale and perfect for touring.
Sixmilebridge Lakeside Stables Cottage 
Sleeps 8 – 9 / 4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms
Largest of 3 cottages on the lakeside estate near Quin, offering comfort, relaxation & storybook views.
Sixmilebridge Lakeside Estate Cottages
Sleeps 17 / 4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms
Take the entire lakeside estate together for large family reunions, parties, weddings and get togethers.
Quin Castle Keep & Coach House
Sleeps 8 – 17 / 4 Bedrooms / 4 Bathrooms
Casual historic & romantic castle keep in unbeatable location for parties, holidays, touring in Ireland.
Quin Medieval Castle Stateroom Apartment
Sleeps 10 / 5 Bedrooms / 5 Bathrooms
Unusual grand & stately King’s apartment above a large medieval banquet room in historic Irish castle.


West Cork

Gorgeous comfortable house with views of Kinsale Harbour

Myrtleville Self Catering Atlantic Ocean View House in West Cork
Kinsale Harbor View House Sleeps 6 / 3 Bed / 2 Bath
Charming 3-bedroom, 2-story house close to town, with large windows & harbor views.
Kinsale Waterfront Apartment Sleeps 2 – 3 / 2 Bed / 1 Bath
Cozy nest of a 2-bedroom holiday rental flat with lots of light and grand water views.
Kinsale Grand Luxury Mansion Sleeps 16 – 52 / 14+ Bed / 14+ Bath
Truly magnificent premier event property, perfect for weddings, parties & large groups.
Myrtleville Atlantic View House Sleeps 6 / 3 Bed / 2 Bath
Traditional Irish 3-bedroom cottage, private, cozy and rich with Atlantic ocean views.

North Cork
Lee Valley Georgian Manor House & Suite Sleeps 10-18 / 4+3 Bed / 5+ Bath
Beautifully restored Georgian manor home, billiard table, luxuriously large rooms, on 12 lush acres, very close to Cork city, terrific for touring the incredible landscapes of Cork and Kerry.


Connemara, West Galway

Clifden Beach House Exterior Side

Front view of the traditionally styled Georgian Manor House in Cashel Bay
Clifden Beach House Sleeps 15 / 8 Bed / 7+ Bath
Absolutely perfect beachfront location, comfortable, homey & great for large groups.
Clifden Kingstown Bay View House
Sleeps 6 / 3 Bed / 2 Bath
Comfortable, traditional, contemporary Irish home enjoying great privacy and sea views.
Clifden Village Mansion House Sleeps 22 / 11 Bed / 11 Bath
Large restored mansion with pool, excellent for reunions, tours & corporate retreat.
Cashel Bay Luxury Waterview Manor Home Sleeps 10-11 / 5 Bed / 5+ Bath
Spectacular home, traditional Georgian style; large rooms, thoughtful details, nearby hotel amenities.
Clifden Schoolhouse Sleeps 8 / 4 Bed / 4 Bath
Historic Irish building in Clifden, comfortable, homey, imbued with stories from the past.
Derrigimlagh 4 Bedroom Cottage, Near Clifden  Sleeps 8 / 4 Bed / 3 Bath
Renovated Irish cottage near Clifden & Ballyconneely, comfortable, homey, rich historical site…


Dingle Peninsula
Grace house vacation holiday rental in Dingle Emerald green and blue ocean churning off the coast of this Dingle peninsula holiday let.    Dunquin House view of Great Blaskett Island and Dead Man Island
Dingle Grace Seaside House Sleeps 8 / 4 Bed / 4 Bath
Large water view self catering cottage in walking distance of Dingle town.
Dingle Celtic Luxury Water View House Sleeps 8 / 4 Bed / 2 Bath
Modern, clean, private & beautiful with water views, historic standing stone, close to Dingle town.
Dunquin Luxury Ocean View House
Sleeps 10 / 5 Bed / 5 Bath
Newly built in traditional Irish style with fantastic views of the Great Blasket Islands.

Ring of Kerry

Beautiful traditional Irish home overlooking the River Laune

Killorglin Ireland Vacation Rental with Blooming Gardens
Killorglin Irish Period House Sleeps 6 / 3 Bed / 2 Bath
Beautifully updated traditional house with landscaped grounds less than a mile to town.
Kenmare Luxury Golf Retreat
Sleeps 8 / 4 Bed / 4+ Bath
Modern, light, bright & luxury self-catering rental house on the Ring of Kerry, close to golf.


Adare Self Catering Cottage Garden In Bloom Traditional Thatched Farmhouse Accommodating 5 in Adare Ireland

Adare High Street Thatched Cottage Sleeps 6 / 2 Bed / 2 Bath
Charming & traditional 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom self-catering thatched cottage in the heart of Adare.
Adare Traditional Thatched Farmhouse Sleeps 4 – 5 / 3 Bed / 2 Bath
Perfectly Irish thatched farmhouse cottage less than a mile from the village of Adare.
Adare Renovated Stone Barn Cottage Sleeps 4 / 2 Bed / 2 Bath
Sweet, comfortable & lovely renovated stone barn cottage for Ireland self-catering rental.

More Properties

Our selection represents some of the finest vacation rental properties in Ireland, at the best prices, personally selected by the owners and staff of Elegant Retreats, International. We have visited each property on our site and have chosen the most unique, convenient, luxury, and all around smartest houses, manors, castles and homes for your holiday pleasure.

Not finding what you are looking for? Let us know. We have many more properties waiting in the wings for our booking portfolio that are not up on the site (sometimes this is by owner request for privacy purposes, and sometimes it’s because we have overloaded our webmaster and there’s a bit of a backlog but never mind) for which we can send you photos and details by email.


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