8 Unique Airbnbs in Dingle You’ll Love in 2020

8 Unique Airbnbs in Dingle You’ll Love in 2020
Photo left via Peter on Airbnb. Photo right via Trish on Airbnb.

If you’re in search of unique Airbnbs in Dingle, you’ve landed in the right place.

Located on the southwest coast of Ireland, the Dingle Peninsula is just north of its ever-so-slightly more famous neighbour, the Ring of Kerry.

This corner of Ireland is home to an endless number of things to see and do, which make it the perfect base for a few days of exploring.

The most unique Airbnbs in Dingle

Many Airbnbs in Dingle puts you within easy reach of all the sights, whether you’re exploring this gorgeously scenic area on foot, two wheels or by car.

We’ve handpicked eight of the best Airbnbs in Dingle (you’ll recognise one or two from our guide to the most unique Airbnbs in Kerry) for you to take a look through, so dive on in below.

1. The Dream ensuite

Dream Suite Ensuite Airbnb on the Dingle Peninsula
Photos via Peter on Airbnb

Located right on the coast, this very unique Airbnb in Dingle delivers fantastic ocean and coastal views.

The compact accommodation has one bedroom with a 125cm wide double bed (a large single or cosy double!) along with a bathroom, a kettle, toaster, compact fridge and microwave, so you’re self-sufficient for breakfast.

There’s a shared garden and a terrace where you can enjoy the view with your morning coffee. It’s a great base for swimming, walking along the beach and hiking to the Three Sisters. Book a night or see more here.

2. The Coastal Cottage (our favourite Airbnb Dingle has to offer)

Coastal Cottage, Dingle on Wild Atlantic Way
A very unique Airbnb in Dingle: Photos via Cathal on Airbnb

Enjoying outstanding views of the Dingle Peninsula, the Blasket Islands and Dunmore Head, the Coastal Cottage is a comfortable stone cottage that boasts incredible sea views.

Those that visit can enjoy far-reaching sea and farmland views from almost every window. You’ll enjoy the whole of the 3 bedroom cottage with its rustic beams and traditional-style fireplace.

There’s a fabulous blue-coloured kitchen for rustling up picnics and meals, an outdoor fireplace for stargazing and even an authentic beehive hut.

Located on the Wild Atlantic Way, the cottage is next door to a café for brunch. Sandy Coumeenoole Beach is a handy 10-minute walk away. Book a night or see more here.

3. Into the West Kilmurray Cottage

West Kilmurray Cottage Airbnb in Kerry
Photos via Trish on Airbnb

Into the West is a comfortable 2 bedroom home in an incredible setting with coastal views. You’ll be entranced by the ever-changing scenery that encompasses Dingle Bay, Minard’s Castle and the McGillicuddy Reeks.

Start the day in the modern kitchen while making plans for the day’s activities over breakfast. Dingle Town is 10 minutes away and there are walks galore nearby.

The cottage is tastefully furnished and there’s a cosy wood burner for relaxing in the evening.

If you’re in search of a unique Airbnb in Dingle but you’d rather stay outside the town, this should be right up your street. Book a night or see more here.

4. The Dingle Penthouse (one of the best Airbnbs in Dingle for a group of friends)

The Dingle Penthouse Airbnb in the center of Dingle Town
Photos via Nick on Airbnb

If you’re in search of accommodation in Dingle that can cater for a group of friends or a family of 5, you’ll love our next Airbnb.

Located in the heart of Dingle Town, this stylish contemporary apartment has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms and sleeps 5. There’s even a romantic four-poster bed! 

Beautifully furnished and sparkling clean, this cosy penthouse is a short walk from all that Dingle Town has to offer, with multi-coloured shops, Irish pubs, and restaurants and a pretty working harbour.

Located in a cul-de-sac just off Main Street with free parking (a real plus!) this apartment is one of the best-located Airbnbs in Dingle. Book a night or see more here.

5. Baile Na Ratha Cottage

Baile Na Ratha Cottage Airbnb in Kerry
Photos via Philomena on Airbnb

Baile Na Ratha is a traditional crofter’s cottage set in the rolling hillside in Dun Chaoin, at the tip of the Dingle Peninsula.

Set in its own grounds, it has stunning views to the Blasket Islands and Inishtooskert. The cottage has been beautifully renovated with an open floorplan and floor-to-ceiling stone chimney for roaring open fires.

Rustle up meals in the kitchen and eat at the dining table or outdoors on the picnic table. Two lovely bedrooms (3 beds for 5 guests) and a modern bathroom with walk-in shower make this a desirable choice for exploring this charming area. Book a night or see more here.

6. Dingle Country Home

Dingle Country Home Airbnb in Kerry
Photos via Trish on Airbnb

For those of you in search of Airbnbs in Dingle that can accommodate up to 10 guests, book this entire 5 bedroom, 2 bathroom house just a 5-minute stroll from the vibrant shops and attractions in Dingle’s town centre.

It has a fully fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, living room with open fireplace, nicely furnished bedrooms and panoramic views of the coast and hills (book a night or see more here).

After a day exploring the scenic countryside and town, relax in the peaceful private garden. Within easy reach of some of the best restaurants in Dingle, there’s plenty of lively craic after dark.

Related read: Check out our guide to the best Dingle accommodation (it’s packed with great hotels and guesthouses).

7. Tig Bhric

Tig Bhric & West Kerry Brewery Room Airbnb
Photos via Adrienne on Airbnb

Part of a rural country pub (one of many great pubs in Dingle) that has been family-run since the 1890s, this is one of the more unique Airbnbs in Dingle.

Tig Bhric brewpub is home to the West Kerry Brewery, the county’s original microbrewery, so you’ll be staying in a landmark of Dingle history.

The accommodation consists of a double room for 2 with a traditional brass bedstead, table, wardrobe and a private bathroom with shower.

It has lovely rural views to wake up to and you don’t have far to go to find food and refreshments! Book a night or see more here.

8. The glamping yurt

Granville House Apartments and Glamping Airbnb in Kerry
Photos via Breege on Airbnb

For those who want to embrace the fresh country air during your stay in Dingle, this glamping tent comes with a “proper” double bed and electric lighting in a traditional round yurt that is 5 metres in circumference.

There’s a sofa and space for two additional airbeds if required, and a wood burner is available on request.

Modern private bathrooms and a fully equipped communal kitchen make this a top choice for those exploring the Dingle Peninsula on a budget. Book a night or see more here.

Airbnb Dingle: Fancy seeing more unique places to stay on the peninsula? 

From penthouse apartments to cosy houses and glamping yurts, there’s a huge choice of affordable and very expensive Airbnbs in Dingle. 

You’ll find loads more Airbnbs in Dingle Town and across the wider peninsula right here.

Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.

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