Kerry Airport located in the south western county Mayo, for a small airport it is the fourth busiest airport in Ireland with over 700 thousand passengers using the airport yearly. Arriving in Knock airport, you are right in the heart of the Wild West of Ireland, and you are in a prime location to visit the Wild Atlantic Way. The airport is voted Ireland's best regional airport in 2006 and 2009 by the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland.
With just over 1 hour drive to Cork city, Kerry airport is ideal for those that were unable to fly to Cork airport, however, while driving to Cork, seize the moment to visit the Wild Atlantic Way designated stop to feast your eyes on the magnificent views and hotspots for traditional Irish food.
From Kerry you are very close to the Dingle Peninsula. To enjoy your drive take a detour through Tralee and Castle Island. Tralee also has one of the most beautiful AirBnB locations in Ireland with vast landscape and open air you will always want to explore a new location around Kerry.
Kerry Airport is only 19 minutes' drive from the city centre, however once you have a car; you have the opportunity to see all the beautiful locations around the County. While in Kerry, the first place recommended is the Gap of Dunloe. The Gap is only 20 minutes' drive from the airport. The Gap is one of the most beautiful locations and the drive is just amazing. It is continually mentioned that it is not a place to be missed when in Kerry.
You could also walk or cycle the Killarney National Park; you will be absolutely thrilled with the scenery and views. The park comes with deep blue lakes with towering mountains, exotic shrubs, and the most beautiful flowers with great variety of trees of all shapes and sizes. Not to mention acres of green fields where children can run and explore. You will be glad you did!
Feeling more adventurous, you need to see The Dingle Peninsula. It has something to offer to everyone with its beautiful sandy beaches, walking routes for the hiking enthusiast, local fresh food that you will love, and if you are looking to surf the peninsula is the place you will want to go to enjoy yourself.
Cycling through the Dingle Peninsula has been recognised as the ideal way to experience the areas breathtakingly beautiful views while pedalling through the dramatic mountain or flat valleys that stretches for miles. If you wish to give it a go, there are many established bicycle rental places that would serve your needs and they would also provide you with maps on the best routes and point of interest areas.
Then there is the Skellig Island, this Island has been well preserved through the century and it has since been added to UNESCO World Heritage Site. As the Skellig is a remote Island, it can only be reached by boat and there are several operators in Kerry that organise daily trip to the Island.
County Kerry is one of the top 5 largest Counties in Ireland. It is located between County Limerick and Cork this makes it one of the most visited tourist counties in Ireland aside from Dublin. This is due to its natural beauty and closeness Atlantic with a mixture of dramatic ocean views and mountains. Due to its closeness to the Atlantic Ocean and the high mountains, Kerry gets the highest rainfall in Ireland. But it makes up for it with the vastness of its beauty and a visit to Ireland is incomplete without coming to Kerry. The best way to get around Kerry is by renting a car in Kerry airport as this provides you with the opportunity to explore the county to your hearts content.
Kerry airport is also surrounded with exceptional B&B. The closest hotel is Riverside Hotel Killarney which is 15 minutes' drive away respectively.
AirBnB is now a popular accommodation service for tourists visiting Ireland especially this area of Ireland. It has one of the best quirky properties around. From our research, we have found that AirBnB properties come with interesting characteristics and are spread all over Dublin with varying prices depending on your preferences. AirBnB properties are in the rise and you staying in one for a night or two would provide you with a different perspective about the locals in Dublin.