The Best Glamping in Kerry, Ireland for an Unusual Stay

Planning your next holiday and thinking about experiencing the best glamping in Kerry, Ireland?

As a local expert, I can attest that glamping – the blend of glamour and camping – is a must-try in the heart of the Emerald Isle. But with so many options across this beautiful county, how do you choose where to stake your claim?

I’ve taken the guesswork out of your search, using insider knowledge to compile a list of the most unique, comfortable, and breathtaking glamping spots in Kerry. No matter what corner of the county you’re curious about, you’ll discover the perfect spot right here.

So let’s start this unforgettable glamping journey together!

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Best Glamping in Kerry, Ireland

Whether you are looking for luxury camping in Dingle, glamping in Kenmare or glamping spots near Killarney, this list of the best places in Kerry are sure to have something for you. With ideas for Kerry glamping pods, shepherds huts and more, there is bound to be somewhere that piques your interest.

Coach Field Camping

Address: Camp, Camp Cross, Co. Kerry, V92 EC97

Located in Camp, a small village at the foot of the Slieve Mish Mountains on the Wild Atlantic Way, Coach Field Camping is the perfect base for exploring the Dingle Peninsula. Located 10 minutes from Tralee and 20 minutes from Dingle, Coach Field Camping has good public transport links if you are looking to visit without a car.

Accommodation at Coach Field Camping is in some of the finest glamping pods Kerry has to offer. There are 8 pods in total, sleeping up to either 4 or 6 people. WiFi is available on-site and bed linen and towels are provided in the pods as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. There are communal bathrooms and a communal dining and kitchen area. For other dining options, the campsite is located directly behind the Ashes Bar and Restaurant, with more close by.

Coach Field Camping is conveniently located just a 10-minutes’ walk from a beach with a playground along the way, making it a great place to go glamping in Kerry for families. Other activities close by include horse riding, angling and surfing. The camp is also ideal for exploring the Brandon Mountains, Tralee Bay and the Dingle Way.

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A picture of the red and black pod at Coach Field Glamping, Camp, Kerry
Picture Source: Coach Field Camping

Killarney Glamping at The Grove

Address: Ballycasheen, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 YT32

If you fancy a couples-only getaway then head for The Grove, Killarney. This couples-only destination offers luxury glamping in Killarney for the ultimate romantic getaway. Located close to Killarney and the National Park, and with views of the Kerry Mountains, you can enjoy the perfect stay without interruption from little people.

Accommodation at the Grove Glamping, Killarney is in the form of luxury glamping suites and private luxury lodges. Glamping suites have luxurious double beds, electric blankets and the bedroom is heated to keep you toasty. You also get a private en-suite bathroom, heated patio, and a private outdoor self-catering kitchen with BBQ.

The luxury lodges at Killarney Grove Glamping have central heating, king-size beds, a self-catering kitchen, a private bathroom, and a private sheltered gas BBQ on a private, heated patio area.

Nearby you will find bike hire, the beautiful Killarney National Park, the Ring of Kerry and of course, there is plenty to see and do in Killarney Town. Guests to Killarney Glamping can also access a nearby spa and leisure club with a pool, sauna and steam room. For the ultimate glamping experience in Kerry without kids, head to Killarney Glamping at The Grove.

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A picture of the entrance to one of the pods of the Killarney Glamping at The Grove
Picture Source: The Grove

Farmyard Lane Glamping

Address: Lahard, Beaufort, Killarney, Co. Kerry, V93 W2TO

When it comes to glamping, Kerry has a few options and for luxury glamping, head to Farmyard Lane Glamping. This eco-friendly luxury glamping site is located in the MacGillycuddy Reeks district of the county, and nestled among the apple trees of the farm are 2 luxury en-suite glamping pods. Killarney is just 10 minutes away meaning the National Park is also easily accessible.

The pods have a double bed and sofa bed sleeping up to four people. They have a bathroom and kitchenette with a kettle and refrigerator. Bed linen and towels are provided for guests. And you will be welcomed with a complimentary luxury breakfast basket.

On-site there are indoor and outdoor communal cooking facilities and the farm has a horse, donkey, calves, a cat, dog, hens and honey bees that will delight kids. The hens provide the eggs and the bees provide the honey you will receive in your breakfast basket.

Locally you can hire bikes, take walks/hikes, visit the Gap of Dunloe or even climb Ireland’s tallest mountain, Carrauntoohil.

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A picture of one of the glamping pods with trees behind it at Farmyard Lane Glamping
Picture Source: Farmyard Lane Glamping

Dingle Way Glamping

Address: Annascaul, Co. Kerry

If you are interested in finding Dingle glamping pods, head for Dingle Way Glamping. Located on the Dingle Peninsula, just 15 minutes drive from Dingle town, this Kerry glamping site has shepherd’s huts, a train carriage and a glamping pod for guests to choose from.

The shepherd’s hut sleeps two adults and one child, while the Annascaul train carriage, a unique glamping experience, sleeps 2 adults and 2 children. And the glamping pods sleep two adults.

Each glamping unit comes with a private bathroom and kitchenette. Bed linen is provided for guests, as is WiFi, and there is also heating in each unit to keep you toasty. There are communal dining facilities and a communal outdoor BBQ area. Each unit has either a lakeside or mountain view.

Dingle Way Glamping is an ideal ‘base camp’ for exploring the Dingle Peninsula with Inch beach, one of Ireland’s best beaches, close by and the Annascaul river walk.

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A picture of the blue shepherd's hut at Dingle Way Glamping, Kerry
Picture Source: Dingle Way Glamping

Priory Glamping Pods and Guest Accommodation

Address: Muckross Road, 3 Priory Grove, Killarney, Co. Kerry

More Killarney glamping pods can be found at the Priory Glamping Pods and Guest Accommodation site located 1.5km from the centre of Killarney Town. St Mary’s Cathedral is a short 15 minutes’ walk away.

The pods sleep 2 people and come with a seating area, a private bathroom, and a kitchenette with a toaster, kettle, microwave and Nespresso machine. Bed linen and towels are also provided and there is WiFi throughout. There is no communal kitchen.  

The Priory Glamping site is conveniently located for accessing Killarney Town, the Killarney National Park and the other attractions in the area.

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A picture of a glamping pod set among the trees at the Priory Glamping Pods and Guest Accommodation, Kerry
Picture Source: Priory Glamping Pods

Dromquinna Manor

Address: Sneem Road, Kenmare, Co. Kerry

For the ultimate in luxury glamping in Kenmare, Kerry then consider checking into the luxury safari tents at Dromquinna Manor, Co. Kerry. The luxury glamping tents are located on the Dromquinna Manor Estate, a 40-acre estate whose Manor House is a wedding venue.

There are luxury safari tents and a hideaway tent. The luxury safari tents have their own veranda and deck area and are fully furnished like a hotel room. There is a king-size bed, windows have insect nets and pull-back curtains. Family tents are available with a second bedroom containing two single beds, sleeping 2 adults and 2 children up to the age of 16. Bed linen is provided as is a breakfast hamper, delivered to your tent each morning with a continental breakfast.

The luxury safari tents share communal bathrooms, kitchen and laundry facilities and there is a games room, reading room, playground and a shop. There is also a communal BBQ and campfire area.

There is one luxury Hideaway tent in secluded woods with a private gated garden. Antique furnishings and ensuite facilities provide ultimate luxury. Breakfast is delivered to the tent and it even has a minibar. For a special occasion, stay in the Hideaway tent.

On-site you will find two dining options at the Boathouse and Shutters Pizza on the Pier. Activities include sea swimming, cliff walks, table tennis and a children’s playground.

Nearby there is a scuba diving school, horse-riding, an outdoor adventure centre where you can enjoy kayaking, pedal boats, crazy golf, archery and more, and you are on the doorstep to one of Ireland’s most beautiful drives, the Ring of Kerry.

If you are looking for luxury glamping on the Ring of Kerry, then stay at the stunning Dromquinna Manor.

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A picture of the interior of a safari tent, looking out at the shoreline at Dromquinna Manor Glamping, Kerry
Picture Source: Dromquinna Manor

Final thoughts on the best glamping in Kerry

Whether you are looking for Kerry glamping pods, luxury safari tents or even a train carriage to sleep in, hopefully, this list gives you some idea of the best glamping in Kerry should you be looking to spend some time in the county and are looking for unique places to stay in the area.

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by Cath Jordan
Cath is an Irish expat and the founder of Travel Around Ireland. She and her husband both come from Dublin, where the rest of their family remains. They regularly return to the Emerald Isle to explore the country with their son as well as to visit family. Through Travel Around Ireland, Cath shares her local expertise and knowledge with travellers and visitors to Ireland. Find out more about Cath here.

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