This Airbnb In Cork Is Arguably Our Favourite Rental In Ireland

the cosy bedroom
Photo via Sara on Airbnb

Now, we feature a fair bit of unique accommodation in the where to stay section of this website.

From treehouses on the Wild Atlantic Way with hot tubs to castle Airbnbs and more, we’ve covered a bit of something to tickle most fancies.

Today we’re off to Kinsale to have a look at a gorgeous little cottage that offers some of the best views of any Airbnb we’ve seen in a while!

Welcome to Driftwood

Unique seafront detached apartment
A very unique Kinsale Airbnb: Photos via Sara on Airbnb

This seafront property is tailormade for couples seeking a romantic escape on Ireland’s magnificent Wild Atlantic Way.

Known as Driftwood, this is a stunning Airbnb that sleeps two in a stylish, cosy double bedroom.

A slick interior and a barn that you’ll never want to leave

the cosy bedroom
Photo via Sara on Airbnb

The interior is stunning, designed in the highest taste with touches such as a cushty velvet couch, sheepskins and a modern wood pellet real flame fire all adding to the comfortable ambience. 

As for the views, they are simply stunning! Visitors to Driftwood can enjoy the seating area that overlooks the water, ideal for breakfast, lunch or just a nighttime tipple! 

Related Kinsale Read: Check out our guide to the most incredible hotels in Kinsale (from fancy spots to pocket-friendly places to stay)

How the hosts describe it

a gorgeous chalet
Photo via Sara on Airbnb

‘Driftwood is a unique and completely detached self catering waterfront property.

Set within it’s own private entrance and garden, Driftwood has stunning views over Kinsale harbour, Charles Fort and the Marina.

The interior is super light, clean and cosy. A comfy velvet sofa, fluffy sheepskins and a state of the art wood pellet real flame fire. We supply all the fuel for the fireplace so you can sit back and relax! Driftwood is fitted with smoke detector and carbon monoxide alarm for your peace of mind.

Driftwood overlooks the sea from every angle and the bed is no exception! A king size bed, high quality firm mattress and fresh white cotton bedding ensures a great nights sleep.’

How much a night will set you back

So, to check the price we’ve popped in a weekend in February (Friday to Sunday) for two people sharing. Here’s how much it’ll set you back:

  • Total: €527
  • Per person: €236.50
  • Book a night or see more here
  • Note: If you book a night through the link above, we’ll make a tiny commission. You won’t pay extra but it’ll help us greatly, so cheers if you do!

Discover more unique Irish accommodation

view from sitting area
Photo via Emma on Airbnb

If you hop into the where to stay section of our site, you’ll discover a tonne of weird and wonderful 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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