Just ten minutes from the picturesque town of Kenmare, Sheen Falls Lodge is situated in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Deer and other wildlike roam freely around our tranquil estate. Guests can enjoy the magnificent views : the changing landscapes of the bay as the tide turns, the dramatic McGillicuddy Reeks in the background or the cascading Sheen waterfalls.
With 15 miles of outstanding fishing on the estate alone, you can almost feel the twitch of the line from your bedroom window. With plentiful lakes nearby too, salmon, trout and fly fishing are all possible here. Our experienced resident fishing instructor, or Ghillie as its traditionally known, is on hand for that all important local knowledge. Guiding, equipment and licenses can also be arranged. Not many hotels can boast their very own smoke house, but Sheen Falls Lodge can. Fish or no fish in hand, you’ll be able to enjoy our very own freshly caught wild Atlantic salmon, cooked or smoked to perfection and served in our restaurants.
Seeking sanctuary; gathering with friends and family; touring the south west of Ireland… there are so many reasons why you might wish to rent a private villa or cottage on the beautiful Sheen Falls Lodge estate. Think ultimate luxury, with a home-from-home atmosphere. Enjoy spacious living, peace, quiet, unrivalled views and the unique beauty of your residence, with unlimited access to all the hotel services and activities on your doorstep. An enchanting two-bedroom thatched cottage, or a superb four bedroom villa each with its own unique charm and character, providing the perfect setting for your holiday and making your memories as unique as Ireland itself.
Set off to explore the stone circle in Kenmare, the ancient remains of human occupation dating back to the Neolithic period. Fifteen stones are arranged with precision around an imposing boulder dolmen and capstone in the center, which is nearly 7 feet in height and weighs close to seven tons. This visit promises to be an unforgettable journey through time, during which you’ll be utterly amazed by the largest stone circle in Ireland.
Set off on a unique itinerary that takes you along Kenmare Bay on a mythical route that is one of the most beautiful in Ireland. With its small fishing villages, sheer cliffs, lakes, mountains and contrasting views of the sea and sky, the Ring of Kerry reveals a pallet of expressive colors, from the soft green of the meadows to the navy blue of the sea. You’ll wind through pasturelands where peaceful sheep live in harmony with this superb Irish countryside. The more daring can follow the same route on a bicycle in order to experience a more intense moment of freedom within this idyllic setting of unusual beauty.