Dingle

Travel Guide
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This scenic oceanfront town in County Kerry is known for its nearby golden beaches, spectacular mountain ranges and historic pubs and restaurants.

Visit Dingle for breathtaking views of the Atlantic coastline. This town is renowned for its striking green countryside. Hike a trail and take in the surroundings or relax on a sandy beach. Enjoy a traditional Irish meal in an old pub. Venture onto the peninsula and discover an early Christian church. Climb one of Ireland’s most imposing mountains for spectacular views of the countryside. This pretty township also features a range of independent clothing stores and art galleries.

Discover the remarkable Gallarus Oratory on the Dingle Peninsula. This architectural marvel is believed to be an early Christian church. It was built from large cut stones over 1,000 years ago. Listen to a short presentation and learn about this building and the peninsula’s rich archeological history.

The Dingle Peninsula is one of Ireland’s most beautiful natural areas. Cycle or drive along a scenic route and appreciate the rolling mountains and jagged cliffs. Hike to the summit of Mount Brandon. At over 3,000 feet (1,000 meters) high, the mountain trek is considered moderate to difficult however, the breathtaking views of the Dingle Peninsula are worth the effort.

Stop at the Dingle Oceanworld Aquarium and see the distinctive gentoo penguin. A white-striped head and bright orange beak distinguish this species of penguin from others. See exotic fish and fearsome sharks. Learn how the aquarium is committed to restoring endangered Irish and international marine life.

Spend some time at Inch Beach, located about a 30-minute drive from the center of Dingle. This beach stretches about 3 miles (5 kilometers) long and is considered one of the most beautiful in Ireland. Relax on the sand, swim and learn to surf at this stunning coastal treasure.

Back in Dingle, wander along lively Strand Street and enjoy a pint of Guinness in a cozy Irish pub. Stay in a guesthouse or old inn.

Dingle is about 90 miles (150 kilometers) from Cork. The closest airport to the peninsula is Kerry Airport in Farranfore, about 40 miles (60 kilometers) from Dingle.

Quayside B&B
Quayside B&B
3 out of 5
The Tracks, Dingle, Kerry
The price is €69 per night from 15 Dec to 16 Dec
€69
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15 Dec - 16 Dec
Stay at this 3-star B&B in Dingle. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the convenient parking in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (286 reviews)
"Excellent and very friendly staff Great tips for traveling, big thanks to Morris!! Excellent stay!"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2022

Quayside B&B
Base Accommodation Dingle
Base Accommodation Dingle
2.5 out of 5
Bridge St, Dingle, County Kerry
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €120 per night from 4 Jan to 5 Jan
€120
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4 Jan - 5 Jan
Stay at this hotel in Dingle. Enjoy free WiFi, daily housekeeping and Netflix. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular attractions Greenlane ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (95 reviews)
"We were advised of a change to the Benner’s hotel, the sister property, so this is really a review of that hotel."

Reviewed on 8 Nov 2022

Base Accommodation Dingle
Dingle Skellig Hotel & Peninsula Spa
Dingle Skellig Hotel & Peninsula Spa
4 out of 5
Dingle, Dingle, Kerry
The price is €220 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec
€220
per night
9 Dec - 10 Dec
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Dingle. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (283 reviews)
"This property had gorgeous views. It was walkable to downtown. It had free parking and free breakfast. The rooms were a bit aged, but that’s all a part of the experience."

Reviewed on 2 Nov 2022

Dingle Skellig Hotel & Peninsula Spa
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2 Oct 2019

Must visit place in Ireland in my opinion! WAW drive was spectacular! Dingle has very good restaurants and cafés. All the modern necessities are there. Love Dingle! ❤️