Sea view
Washing machine
Free parking
Air conditioning
Private bathroom
Parking on site

These charming cottages lie in the heart of the south-west coast of Ireland. A mile from the Blue Flag beach of Ballinskelligs and close to the ruins of St Michael’s Abbey, they offer free parking on site.

Skellig Cottages each have a lounge area with a TV, open fire, and dining table. Facilities also include an electric cooker, microwave oven, washing machine, dryer, and dishwasher.

There is a local chocolate factory nearby where you can try Skellig chocolate, and there are plenty of opportunities for fishing, diving, and wind surfing.

Skellig Michael, Valentia Island, and Derrynane are all nearby. Waterville Golf Course is 7 miles away, and there are numerous restaurants in the surrounding area.

Skellig Cottages has been welcoming guests since 17 Apr 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free private parking available on-site


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Accommodation Type
Bedroom 1:
2 single beds
Bedroom 2:
1 double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 double bed
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Closest beaches
  • Ballinskelligs Beach

    9.5 Exceptional beach
    100 yards from property
  • Meelagulleen Beach

    8.7 Fabulous beach
    1.7 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Does the cottage have a fire place?
    Yes and oil heating you pay for oil now as u use it as it is so expensive
    Answered on 12 November 2021
  • Can I ask if there is a downstairs bedroom and bathroom facility??
    yes a double bedroom
    Answered on 4 May 2020
  • Good evening Please could you tell me if bedding is there or do we have to bring our own?
    Everything there Beds will be made up how many people are u
    Answered on 9 February 2022
  • May I ask do you except a small dog fully trained.please and thank you
    only 3 bedrooms and no with the covid I do not accept dogs sorry
    Answered on 7 July 2020
  • Do you give any price reduction if there are only 2 people booking a cottage OR do you have any smaller cottages available for late September?
    hi no only 3 bedrooms so same price as I have to pay cleaning lady water esb oil etc so same prie sorry
    Answered on 5 July 2020
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Skellig Cottages
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
No internet access available.
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Dressing room
  • Toilet paper
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Shared toilet
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Patio
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Horse riding
  • Diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Outdoor & View
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Sea view
  • View
Building characteristics
  • Detached
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

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16:00 - 22:00

You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Diners Club Skellig Cottages accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 23:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Skellig Cottages

  • Skellig Cottages has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 3 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at Skellig Cottages is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

  • Skellig Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Horse riding

  • Yes, Skellig Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The nearest beach is just 100 yards from Skellig Cottages.

  • Skellig Cottages can accommodate the following group size:

    • 6 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Skellig Cottages is 550 yards from the centre of Ballinskelligs.

  • The prices at Skellig Cottages may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.