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Parknasilla Resort & Spa

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For generations, this magical Sneem Hotel has captured the imagination of many. Its name invokes a scene so beautiful it takes your breath away, a haven of rest and relaxation, an escape from stress, a luxury Kerry Hotel as inspiring as it is spectacular. The Parknasilla Resort & Spa is in the perfect location for a weekend break, surrounded by the Kerry Mountains and with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean.
General Information
Parknasilla Resort & Spa is a luxury Kerry hotel that has 83 bedrooms and Suites, 24 luxurious two bedroom self-catering Lodges and 38 three bedroom self-catering Villas located within a short walking distance of the main hotel. Immerse yourself in The Parknasilla Resort & Spa, a hideaway from the bustle of real life. Be greeted at the warm reception by an open fire and a smiling receptionist. Revel in the sanctuary of one of the spacious rooms with awe inspiring views of Kenmare Bay and the Kerry Mountains. Journese guests will enjoy daily breakfast.

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Home Description

Courtyard Lodges These self-catering holiday homes are beautifully designed in calming neutral colors and warm fabrics with an open plan living, dining and kitchen, ideal for relaxation after a busy day of activities. The Lodges are nestled in a quiet sun drenched courtyard beside the Bishop's house, the original hotel dating back to the 16th century. Guests have the option to enjoy fine dining at The Pygmalion Restaurant or Bistro Style dining from the Doolittle Bar menu, ideal for all the family.

Private Resort Residence Amenities

Each Lodge is adorned with one bedroom with a queen size bed and bathroom, one bedroom with twin beds and bathroom, music systems, large bright double glazed windows, direct dial telephones, complimentary Wi Fi, large couches for relaxation, HDTV, dining table with four chairs, full selection of crockery and cutlery, fridge, oven, microwave, washing machine and dryer, and parking is available.
Services offered to the Lodge and Villa guests include access to the World Class Spa, swimming pool, open fire place, 12 hole golf course, two tennis courts, bicycle rental, kayaking, archery, shoreline fishing, and various excursions.

Room Details

All guestrooms and suites are accompanied with a stunningly designed en-suite bathroom with shower and separate bath, restored mahogany and walnut furniture, hairdryer, soft fluffy towels, bathrobe and slippers, extra pillows and blankets upon request, complimentary luxury bath products, high definition TV, tea and coffee making facilities, antique desk with a lamp and direct dial telephones.
Manor Seaview Rooms are located in the Main House of the Parknasilla Hotel and they are all individual masterpieces. The designs are inspired by French, Victorian and Edwardian understated elegance in keeping with the period when Parknasilla was built, 1890s-1900. The rooms are individually designed and each have their own character and style with breathtaking views of the Kenmare Bay, Parknasilla's lush grounds and the Kerry Mountains beyond.
Superior Double Room where some enjoy the lovely sea view which is synonymous with Parknasilla and others look on to the majestic Kerry Mountains. All have king size beds, relaxing reading areas and stunning bathrooms.
Family Room where all bedrooms have a serene Kerry mountain view, a spacious seating area with ample natural light. Adjoining this room is a smaller twin room which is perfect for two children 14 years and younger.

Suite Details

The Penthouse Suite is situated in the main house and it is the perfect suite choice for that romantic break. Access the suite by a small private staircase and enter your very own haven. The Penthouse is separated into three sections; a luxury living space with antique furniture, a bathroom boasting a deep bathtub and separate toilet and a large spacious sleeping area with a king size bed. Elegant furniture pieces and sea views set the scene for an unforgettable stay at Parknasilla Resort. Morning views showcase the beauty of nature and the calming waters of Kenmare River.
Princess Grace Suite is Parknasilla's most famous suite named after one of the resort's most glamorous visitors its design is based around understated elegance. This suite boasts the ultimate in opulence and magnificent design. It truly is a one of a kind. From the original antique furnishings like the Sanderson table and the elegant ladies desk to the French chandeliers and individual antique ornaments; you will feel like you are staying in a majestic home. The Princess Grace Suite is made up of a large living area, double bedroom, spacious bathroom and separate toilet. The wonderful sea views from two balconies makes the suite extra special and is the perfect place for a morning coffee or an evening drink watching the sun set.

Villa Description

These villas offer this secluded community of 38 Woodland Villas an area that is set among leafy woodland walks and flanked by the Kerry mountains, Parknasilla Lodges & Villas are ideal for anyone seeking more spacious accommodation for a larger group.
Woodland Villas offer architectural style and landscape gardens to ensure the villas are a cozy fit with the nature that is in abundance surrounding them. While modern in design, these self-catering villas are luxurious, comfortable and spacious with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and a ground floor bathroom, large kitchen, dining room and lounge and utility room. Comfort is set with the luxury of underground heating, ambient lighting, fluffy towels, deep pillows, flat screen TV’s and music systems. Garden area with outdoor furniture for al fresco dining is also available to guests.


Pygmalion Restaurant receives its name from George Bernard Shaw’s most popular play, named after a Greek mythological character. The play was later adapted for the more commonly known “My Fair Lady” musical. The room itself is decorated in an elegant Victorian style, with high ceilings, large impressive gilt edge paintings and luxurious chandeliers. The beautiful bay windows provide the diner with a majestic view over the Kenmare Bay and Caha mountains. Begin your day in the Pygmalion restaurant with a delicious Irish breakfast. The dinner menu boasts imaginative cuisine highlighting the best modern Irish cuisine with international inspirations, accompanied by the finest selection of wines.
Doolittle Bar allows you to enjoy a traditional tea service with the finest blend tea and freshly home baked scones or sample something from the bistro menu served daily. There is an extensive offering of tasty salads, homemade Hereford beef burgers, fresh fish and delicious desserts. The team has a unique interest in locally produced products. Sample some Dingle Gin, produced in the first purpose built distillery in Ireland for over 100 years, or why not quench your thirst with some Irish Craft Beers and Stouts.
Al Fresco Dining offers the serene experience of terrace dining. Dine in style or sip a cocktail with a view that will take your breath away. The staff prides themselves on making the ordinary things “extraordinary”.


Guests can enjoy mapped walks, a fairy trail, PJ treasure trail, guided walking tours, kayaking, aqua aerobics, horseback riding, tennis, petanque, golf, cycling, archery, sea, river and lake fishing, cultural visits.


Parknasilla Golf Course is the perfect location to plan your Kerry golf break, boasting a 12 Hole Golf Course. Located minutes from the main house of Parknasilla Resort, the golf course is open to both resort residents and visitors alike. The golf course has spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the rich subtropical vegetation of the area provides a colorful backdrop to the manicured fairways.


The Spa at Parknasilla Resort is surrounded by the natural beauty of woodlands, ocean and mountains; so let your troubles drift away as you take in this awe inspiring backdrop. The emphasis is on relaxation and therapy, we have a highly trained and professional team of therapists operating from 12 treatment suites decorated in soothing shades of deep chocolate, cream and caramel, incorporating hand cut stone and honeyed tones of wood, over-sized treatment couches and large walk in showers.


The fitness center is furnished with ample training equipment so you can enjoy your workout in the comfort of a modern and air conditioned environment.

Nearby Attractions

Local attractions include Staigue Fort, Caherdaniel, Derryane, Waterville, Skelling Islands, Valentia Island, Leacanabuaile, and Barracks Heritage Centre, Cahersiveen.

Other Information

Imagine your own Historic Manor House private to you and your guests for the duration of your stay. The minimum requirement is that you reserve all 70 hotel rooms and the hotel is yours for your own private house party! You have the option to add lodges or villas for additional guests. The Pygmalion Restaurant can comfortably cater for 180 guests.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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