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17 Gorgeous Cabins, Lodges and Airbnbs with Hot Tubs in Ireland

17 Gorgeous Cabins, Lodges and Airbnbs with Hot Tubs in Ireland

Yes, there’s lots of cabins, cottages and Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland (there’s plenty of hotels with hot tubs in Ireland, too)!

From cosy cabins that are perfect for couples to massive homes that are perfect for group getaways, there’s plenty of spots for hot tub stays in Ireland.

In the guide below, you’ll find a nice mix of places to rent, from the very extravagant and very pricey to more affordable rentals. Dive on in! 

What we think are the best cottages and Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland

bantry bay house

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The first section of our guide is packed with what we think are the best hot tub getaways in Ireland, and there’s a bit of something to tickle most fancies.

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1. The Kerry Thatch

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Imagine staying in your own chunk of thatched heaven, complete with Jacuzzi hot tub and pretty cottage garden with stream. This 3 bedroom country cottage near Castel Island is surrounded by nature and sleeps 6.

High lofted beam ceilings, polished wood floors, a stone fireplace and handpicked antique furnishings turn the clock back to a traditional Irish lifestyle with 21st century home comforts.

The eat-in kitchen is a case in point with a red Aga and a dishwasher! Outside on the private deck there’s a bubbling hot tub within sight and sound of the babbling stream.

2. Thistle Thatch Cottage

Thistle Thatch Cottage

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Ideal for a break in the Mourne Mountains at any time of year, Thistle Thatch Cottage is a quintessential crofter’s cottage with stable door near Newcastle. Look out in all directions at the unspoilt natural beauty from this cosy pad.

It includes a bedroom, kitchen with fridge and minibar and a dining area. The highlight is sure to be the hot tub set in a natural rocky hideaway lit by candles. It’s an unforgettable way to leave the busy present and relax together beneath the stars in a stunning location.

If you’re looking for unique Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland, this place is well worth checking out.

3. The Luxury Lodges in Doolin

Luxury Lodges in Doolin Village with Hot Tubs

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Enjoy a luxury lodge escape complete with your own indulgent private hot tub. Located in Doolin village, these luxury lodges all have a private patio with garden views, a well furnished sitting room with satellite TV and a well equipped kitchen complete with dishwasher and coffee maker.

After a busy day exploring the area (there’s heaps of things to do in Doolin!), change into the bathrobe provided. Sink down into the private hot tub on your own terrace for a sublime experience with far-reaching rural views.

If you’re looking for cottages / cabins / Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland close to endless things to do, this is a great option!

4. The Thermal Spa Retreat

Termal Spa Retreat

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Spa retreats don’t have to cost a fortune, and this lovely log cabin proves the point. Set in a quiet riverside location it’s a romantic retreat with one bedroom, a kitchenette with Tassimo coffee machine and amazing spa therapies on the doorstep.

Enjoy your own wood-fired barrel sauna and spring water plunge pool (extra ice and magnesium provided on request!) then wallow in the privacy of your Canadian Spa hot tub.

There’s an outdoor spring water shower as well as a heated shower indoors in the bathroom. All this on the banks of the scenic River Fane near Dundalk.

5. Seal Cottage

seal cottage

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Seal Cottage is a magnificent waterfront home on the the Beara Peninsula in West Cork. Set in 3.5 acre private gardens and woodland it has its own private beach and panoramic sea views.

As well as a luxurious sitting room with open fire, dining area with sea views and a fully equipped kitchen, the cottage has a large conservatory housing exotic plants. Indulge in a morning swim in the heated outdoor swimming pool or wallow in the garden view tub in the master bathroom.

Follow the stream though the woods to the lake or hire a motor boat – the cottage includes private moorings. If you’re looking for spacious Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland that are perfect for summer (there’s a pool, after all) this place is well worth checking out.

6. Rosewood Cottage

Rosewood Cottage

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Rosewood Cottage is a 5 star luxury cottage on the Wild Atlantic Way with a beautiful hot tub to return home to after a day’s hiking and exploring.

Set in a tranquil 1.8 acre woodland just 20 minutes from Galway City, this quiet cottage has a private and secluded hot tub surrounded by a fragrant woodland garden.

There’s a comfortably furnished living area and open plan kitchen with dishwasher, Nespresso coffee maker and more. Two double bedrooms share a lavish bathroom, but the jetted hot tub for 5 is the place to relax beneath the stars and enjoy a well earned escape.

Hot tub stays in Ireland that sleep groups of 8+

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The second section of our guide is packed with more cottages, cabins and Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland that can accommodate a large group.

Below, you’ll find some very swanky spots and some affordable stays to some romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland.

1. Westerly

Westerly Cork

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Set on beautiful Bantry Bay, Westerly House is a luxury holiday home and base for exploring West Cork’s natural beauty. Ideal for groups and larger families, this 6 bedroom, 5 bathroom property can sleep up to 12.

The stunning gardens lead down to the water’s edge and the private pontoon. However, the best place for enjoying the stunning location at sunset is from the hot tub on the west-facing terrace.

Indoors, there’s a large sitting room for chatting and playing games, a dining kitchen with island feature and a separate wing with incredible views, second sitting room and two ensuite bedrooms.

There are few Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland that can go toe-to-toe with this place, and it’s perfectly set up for a big family getaway.

2. The Peaceful Country Escape

the country escape

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This bubbling hot tub nested in a corner of the terrace is sure to catch your eye the moment you arrive at this peaceful country escape near Kildare and the scenic Wicklow Mountains.

Invite family and friends to join you at this 7 bedroom country retreat which sleep 20 guests in style. It enjoys an idyllic setting overlooking the Stradbally River in Ireland’s Ancient East.

There’s so much to enjoy during your stay – snuggle in front of the woodburner stove telling stories, toast marshmallows outdoors on the fire pit or watch favourite Netflix on the Smart TV.

3. Lisheen House

Lisheen House

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Book yourself a week of pampering and relaxing at 17th century Lisheen House, a 7 bedroom waterfront property for 11 in Kinsale. Enjoy the country house lifestyle in the immaculately furnished rooms or stroll through the 2.5 acre mature gardens beneath sprawling Monterey Cypress trees.

The garden gazebo houses the 4-person hot tub beneath a glazed apex roof. It’s just the place for nighttime stargazing or enjoying the water views across to Courtmacsherry.

Relax by the fire after bracing walks to Timoleague Abbey or the Old Head Signal Tower before relaxing in the bubbling spa.

4. The Woodland Stunner

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This Co. Cork property is truly a Woodland Stunner with its coastal hot tub and outdoor pizza oven making it perfect for parties and socialising. Five bedrooms and 3 bathrooms accommodate 11 guests who can spread out and enjoy all the facilities.

Enjoy woodland walks after breakfast and evenings around the fire after feasting together in the impressive dining room. There’s a sunny terrace with wood-fired pizza oven for warm evenings.

The private hot tub is sure to be a winner, providing an ethereal glow after dark as you are pummelled by the jets and relax beneath the stars.

5. Bantry Bay House

bantry bay house

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Another Bantry Bay beauty, this beautiful country home in Co. Cork is set in an enviable location on the shores of Bantry Bay amid glorious gardens. The accommodation is first class with an open plan gourmet kitchen, dining and sitting area as well as a TV room.

Six bedrooms sleep 12 on two floors. Enjoy al fresco dining on the terrace or plunge into the large outdoor jacuzzi and allow the warm mineral waters to reinvigorate and restore tired limbs.

The garden includes a play area, private pontoon on the bay, and did we mention those stunning bay views? If you’re looking for hot tub stays in Ireland that’ll suit a group, check this one out!

6. Bluebell House

Bluebell House

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Families and friends will love to come together for a stay at Bluebell House near Killarney. This period 4 bedroom house for 9 is just 5 minutes walk from the town centre for dining, shopping and nightlife.

There’s a corner sofa for watching TV together in front of the fire after a busy day exploring the nearby golf course, national park and blue flag beaches.

The landscaped gardens includes a furnished terrace and a luxury 6 person outdoor hot tub for indulging on a summer’s evening. After a busy day, tumble into bed where crisp linens and a comfy mattress will ensure sweet dreams.

Romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland


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The final section of our guide to the best rentals and Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland is for those looking for a night away with their significant other.

Below, you’ll find some gorgeous treehouses, homes and romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland.

1. Riverbank Barn

Grove House Cork

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Ideal for couples planning a relaxing break, Riverbank Barn is a characterful retreat with the added benefit of a private deck and sunken outdoor hot tub. The 150 year-old stone barns have been converted into luxury cabin retreats with a compact kitchen and open plan living area with satellite TV and Bluetooth music system.

Head down the spiral staircase to the bedroom which includes a king-size bed and a double jacuzzi tub in the corner. There’s also an ensuite bathroom with double shower. But there’s more. The barn has a two tiered deck for al fresco dining and relaxing by the river in your own private hot tub.

If you’re looking for very cool treehouses or Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland, this beaut of a place is well worth considering.

2. Swallows Nest

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If you’re looking to somewhere different, Swallow’s Nest is a cosy straw-bale cabin for 2 with cosy furnishings and fabulous views across farmland and woods. Enjoy a luxury bedroom, coffee making facilities and a private bathroom in this glamping haven along with a private verandah.

There’s a communal kitchen for those who want to self-cater. Shared onsite facilitate include a wood-fueled hot tub, outdoor pizza oven and chill-out space with sofa around the woodburning stove. There’s even a natural swimming pool and access to wild swimming in the nearby river.

3. Kintala Resort & Spa

Kintala Resort & Spa

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Overlooking the idyllic River Roe Valley, the Kintala Resort and Spa offers luxury accommodation in pods, lodges and superior apartments. Located at the gateway to the Causeway Coast and Glens, these rural lodges offer a comfortable base to relax with an onsite spa as part of your Northern Ireland getaway.

Book your own special treatments, massages and indulge in a cream tea in the Tea Room as part of the package. The facilities include a hot tub and two saunas for the ultimate spa break on a budget.

4. Four Acres Farm Self-Catering

Four Acres Farm

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Farm self-catering may not conjure up images of a spa, but Four Acres Farm near Donaghadee, Belfast does things a little differently. Ideal for two, guests stay in a modern well-equipped shepherd’s hut complete with fold-up double bed, woodburner stove and kitchenette with serene lake views just outside the door.

You even have a private bathroom with bath or shower. Outdoors, your accommodation includes a fire pit for toasting marshmallows and your own private hot tub for enjoying the peaceful setting to the full. How romantic is that!

5. Greenvale Cabins

Greenvale Cabin

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Romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland don’t come much better than our next property.

Located on a working farm and equestrian centre near Forkhill, Greenvale Cabins are in a peaceful setting with stunning lake, mountain and countryside views.

The hot tub and honesty bar round off the excellent amenities at this country retreat. The cabin has one bedroom with king-size bed plus a sofa bed to sleep 4 guests.

Cosy and well-equipped, it’s the perfect rural escape with plenty of pubs and eateries nearby. There is an additional charge for the hot tub and the package includes a bottle of prosecco and access to the private seating area.

6. Lisnacurran


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Indulge in four star luxury at Lisnacurran which is furnished and decorated to a high standard with Irish crafts, knits and embroideries providing a heritage ambience. Three bedrooms sleep 7 and there’s a well equipped kitchen and dining table.

Kids will love the freedom to roam and play in the garden while adults make use of the BBQ and patio area for toasting marshmallows over the glowing fire pit.

Amble to the garden pavilion and enjoy the sauna and hot tub for a relaxing spa experience. Another treat is heading over to The Storehouse for a tasty cooked breakfast.

7. Kenmare Bay Cottage

Kenmare Bay Cottage

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Picture yourself in this lovely 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home overlooking Kenmare Bay. Set in an amazing rugged location with stunning views, this home has the usual comfy furnishings and well-equipped kitchen with French doors leading to the patio and BBQ area.

There are 3 bedrooms on the ground floor plus an upstairs galleried master suite. The pièce de résistance is the games room and jacuzzi room for the ultimate relaxation.

The neighbouring Equestrian Centre and Derrynane Seasports ensure a plethora of fishing trips, wildlife walks, kayaking, paddleboarding, boat trips and golf. Take your pick!

FAQs about hot tub getaways in Ireland

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Where can I find romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland?’ to ‘What hot tubs stays in Ireland are the most unique?’.

In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.

What are the coolest Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland?

I’d argue that the Kerry Thatch and Thistle Thatch Cottage are two of the most unique hot tub getaways in Ireland.

What are some good hot tubs stays in Ireland for couples?

Any of the romantic log cabins with hot tubs in Ireland mentioned above, like Cottages for Couples, are great options.

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Tracy Kirkpatrick

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020

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Ellen Doolan

Wednesday 22nd of July 2020

I've stayed in number 3 recently and it's even more fabulous than the description. Super hosts and such a wonderful place to stay.

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