15 Swanky Airbnbs In Ireland With SWIMMING POOLS

airbnb with a pool
Photo via Michelle on Airbnb

We’ve been writing about unique Airbnbs in Ireland quite a bit lately.

If you’ve visited this site recently, you’ll have seen our guide to the best Airbnbs with hot tubs in Ireland and the most unique group accommodation Ireland has to offer.

Today, we’re taking a look at some more very swanky Airbnbs… each of which comes with its very own swimming pool…

Airbnbs with swimming pools in Ireland

From period mansions to seaside architectural gems, our guide below contains a diverse list of some very enviable properties.

Some are insanely expensive while others work out friendly on the pocket if you visit with a group of friends or family. Right – go on, dive on in (terrible pun kinda intended!).

1. A very fancy home in Limerick

the cosy living room
Photo via Michelle on Airbnb

This is an incredible, 10,000 sq ft period property in County Limerick is jam-packed with elegant features.

Housing up to 12 people, there is a smoking area balcony, indoor heated swimming pool, cinema room and a top floor presidential suite with adjoining balcony.

The decor throughout is extremely opulent, with an Italian vibe that oozes class and elegance.

Chill out on the enormous couch and watch the widescreen tv, enjoy a swim or relax on the balcony with a post-adventure nightcap.

How much a night will set you back

the huge indoor pool
Photo via Michelle on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in August for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €3,697
  • Total per person: €462.12 (yep, not cheap!)
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

2. A swanky spot in South Dublin

the massive pool
Photo via Clare on Airbnb

This gorgeous Dalkey home is owned by former Formula 1 driver Eddie Irvine and it shot to fame in 2020 when Matt Damon spent a number of months there.

This amazing property is like something from the Amalfi or the Cote d’Azur, with incredibly modern interiors boasting reams of natural light.

Outside, the small but perfectly formed pool is ideal for a dip before dinner on the beautiful terrace.

How much a night will set you back

inside the house
Photo via Clare on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €3,134
  • Total per person: €391.75
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

3. Ardnavaha House in Cork

the gorgeous grounds
Photo via Gerard on Airbnb

A short drive from Clonakilty, this gorgeous courtyard cottage is a traditional country home with a luxurious swimming pool, tennis court and acres of gardens.

The interior of Ardnavaha is contemporary yet cosy, which makes this place the ideal spot to spend a long weekend at any time of the year.

With room for two guests, couple’s retreats don’t come much swankier than this countryside getaway.

Another nice touch with this place is that the beautiful beaches of the Wild Atlantic Way are nearby, perfect for day trips.

How much a night will set you back

the sunny pool area
Photo via Gerard on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in September for 2 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €399
  • Total per person: €199.50
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

4. Mount Hanover House in Meath

outside the house
Photo via Angus on Airbnb

With room for up to sixteen guests across ten bedrooms, this stunning period home in County Meath is as luxurious as they come.

Built way back in 1690, Mount Hanover is enclosed by formal gardens, countryside, stables, 100 acres of farmland and a walled garden.

For exploring the ancient east coast of Ireland, there’s no better base than this period mansion.

Whether with the entire family or a group of friends, a stay at Mount Hanover is unlike any other on offer in the area.

How much a night will set you back

inside swimming pool
Photo via Angus on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in September for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €3,873
  • Total per person: €484.12
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

5. Sunnybank House in Galway

exterior of property
Photo via Shane on Airbnb

The northwest of Ireland might be best known for rural, cosy hideaways, but Sunnybank House is pure luxury.

Boasting a wealth of baroque style furniture, a heated outdoor pool and bags of charm, this home has original features such as tile flooring and bathroom sinks.

The house is tastefully decorated with respect to the origins of the property yet there are flashes of modernity throughout.

How much a night will set you back

the swimming pool lit up
Photo via Shane on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 6 nights (there’s a 6-night min stay!) nights for 9 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €5,528
  • Total per person: €614.22
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

6. Mount Corrin House in Clifden

exterior of house
Photos via Kate on Airbnb

A stunning Georgian home set upon many acres of lush woodland, Mt Corrin House sleeps up to ten people in the most beautiful of surroundings.

There are bags of character here, with original flooring and antique furniture as well as a unique conservatory-cum-dining room that’s perfect for ambient summer lunches.

The kitchen is a dream, with chequered tile flooring and every amenity you could imagine. There is also a gym, hot tub and dedicated tv room.

How much a night will set you back

the heated pool
Photos via Kate on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve stuck in 7 nights (there’s a 7-night minimum stay) for 9 people sharing.

It works out at… wow…. this is arguably the most expensive Airbnb I’ve ever come across. 

  • Total: €10,798
  • Total per person: €1,199
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

7. The Caretakers Cottage in Sneem

the cosy interior
Photo via Greg on Airbnb

This plush three-bedroom cottage near Sneem in County Kerry is a stunning place to stay for up to six people.

With a gorgeous interior complete with ultra-modern kitchen, snug with wood burning fire and a series of light, airy bedrooms, the Caretakers Cottage is country living at its best.

Outside there are tropical gardens and woodland, with a heated pool, fire pit and grill, the patio area is also ideal for dining at any time of the year. 

How much a night will set you back

the gorgeous pool
Photo via Greg on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve stuck in 2 nights in October for a group of 6 sharing. It works out very reasonably at:

  • Total: €387
  • Total per person: €64.50
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

8. Millbank in Laois

outside the gaff
Photo via Pauric on Airbnb

This ambient 18th century home in County Laois is set amid acres of land. With room for over sixteen guests across eight bedrooms, a family reunion at this place would certainly be one to remember.

Gracefully restored to keep hold of its Georgian soul, the house boasts luxurious interiors that include a beautiful heated pool area.

Original floors, wood burners and four-poster beds add to the old-world, luxurious atmosphere.

Quite simply, this place is pure eighteenth-century opulence in the heart of the Irish countryside.

How much a night will set you back

the pool area
Photo via Pauric on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in September for 9 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €2,347
  • Total per person: €260.77
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

9. Kilmokea Coach House in Wexford

outside the house
Photo via Emma on Airbnb

The Wexford countryside is home to some of the best Airbnbs in Ireland and the Kilmokia Coach House is no exception.

This place has room for nine guests in a luxurious surrounding boasting a jacuzzi, sauna and a heated indoor swimming pool.

Guests at this place will be transported back in time, with perfectly preserved features such as original flooring, furniture and chandeliers cultivating a uniquely old-fashioned ambience.

With that said, you’ll have all the modern amenities necessary to make your stay super comfortable.

How much a night will set you back

warm looking pool
Photo via Emma on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 4 nights (there’s a 4-night min stay!) for 9 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €1,150
  • Total per person: €127.77
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

10. The Artists’ Studio in West Cork

artists studio pool
Photo via Airbnb

Located in Bantry, County Cork, this restored loft is ideal for a small family of three or group of friends looking to get away from it all.

With the sea on one side and the lush Cork countryside on the other, the location is tough to beat.

Inside, the studio benefits from a thoroughly traditional vibe, with lovely touches like stone flooring and a farm sink adding character.

The place isn’t all old-school though, with a thorough renovation having made certain that Laharandota is as comfortable as any property on our list.

How much a night will set you back

The artists studio cork
Photo via Airbnb

The Artists Cottage is another place that has a 7-night minimum stay. To check the price, I’ve popped in 7 nights in September for 3 people sharing:

  • Total: €998
  • Total per person: €332.66
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

11. An Old World Converted Stableyard in Dublin

the exterior of the stable
Photo via Sarah on Airbnb

This swish converted stableyard is only ten minutes from Dublin city centre yet it drips with old-world rural charm.

It has space for up to eight guests across four bedrooms and it’s only a stone’s throw from the lovely Phoenix Park.

The decor throughout is classic countryside chic yet comfortably modern. A heated swimming pool and sauna area provide the perfect way to chill after a busy day’s shopping or a night out in the bars, pubs and clubs of Dublin city.

How much a night will set you back

at the swimming pool
Photo via Sarah on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in a couple of nights for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €1,697
  • Total per person: €212.12
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

12. The Boat House on the Inish Beg Estate

inish beag from afar
Photo via Paul on Airbnb

This gorgeous restored boathouse is located on its own private island near Skibbereen in County Cork.

One of a group of luxury properties, The Boat House sits right on the water and offers stunning views from throughout the building.

The interior is strikingly modern at The Boat House. The contrast between the slick decor and the wildly beautiful landscape outside makes this a special place to stay that’s a cut above anything else in the area. 

How much a night will set you back

views from the house
Photo via Paul on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in September for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €951
  • Total per person: €118.87
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

13. A Modern beach house on the Wild Atlantic Way

view from dining area
Photo via Jane on Airbnb

With beach access and its own private pool, this stunning home on the Wild Atlantic Way provides the best of both worlds.

With room for up to nine guests, the super modern interior cuts a stark contrast to the untamed ocean outside.

The enormous windows offer a 270-degree view of the beach and sunsets from the house tend to be spectacular. 

With a huge dining table, open plan kitchen and a great location close to plenty of natural areas of interest, this home is perfect for large groups of friends or family looking to spend some quality time together.

How much a night will set you back

view from inside
Photo via Jane on Airbnb

Yikes! So, this place is popular (it’s booked until December!) and there’s also a 7-night minimum, which won’t suit a lot of people.

However, it is pretty special. Here’s how much it’ll set you back in a group of 9 stays in December:

  • Total: €3,490
  • Total per person: €498.57
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

14. The Coach House in Kerry

a fancy four poster
Photo via Greg on Airbnb

With room for four guests across two bedrooms, the Coach House Glashnacree is a stunning property in County Kerry.

Set within ten acres of woodland and tropical gardens, the interior is plush yet packed with character and comforts like a widescreen tv and en suite bathrooms.

Encircled by spectacular gardens with a heated pool, fire pit and grill, there is plenty of outdoor seating for guests to enjoy barbecues throughout the year. 

How much a night will set you back

the pool outside the property
Photo via Greg on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 2 nights in August for 4 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €352
  • Total per person: €88
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

15. Driney House in Leitrim

DrineyHouse from afar
Photo via Caroline on Airbnb

This lakeside home in County Leitrim is perfect for entire families looking for a getaway together. With its own indoor pool and private jetty, there is so much for guests to enjoy here.

The house has been built with natural light in mind, offering guests a seemingly endless number of windows to enjoy the stunning view across the nearby Lough.

The decor is traditional yet light and modern, making for a pleasant ambience.

How much a night will set you back

the poolhouse airbnb
Photo via Caroline on Airbnb

To check the price, I’ve popped in 3 nights in October for 8 people sharing. Here’s how much it works out at:

  • Total: €882
  • Total per person: €110.25
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a stay using the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission that goes towards the running of this. You won’t pay anything extra, but it’s much appreciated!

Fancy seeing more unique accommodation in Ireland?

the hideout exterior
Photo via Matthew on Airbnb

If you hop into the where to stay in Ireland section of our site, you’ll discover heaps of unique places to stay in Ireland.

James Connolly is a professional writer based in London. Having lived in cities across the world including Mumbai, Medellin and Barcelona, he uses his expertise to write articles showcasing the best of global travel.

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