Ballinskelligs

Are you looking for Accommodation in Ballinskelligs

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs holiday accommodation | 0 comments

Are you looking for Accommodation in Ballinskelligs We have the perfect accommodation in Ballinskelligs for you. Our accommodation is located in the picturesque village of Dungeagan Ballinskelligs. Chapelfield apartments are the name of our self catering accommodation. Here is a list to what each Apartment contains. Chapelfield’s Amenities (Each Apartment) 2 Bedrooms 1x Double and 1x Twin Accommodates 6 people Free wi-fi Fully equipped Kitchen Full laundry Facilities Bed linen Towels inc. Electric Central Heating Open Fire Satellite TV/DVD & CD player Cot and Highchair on request No smoking & No Pets Lawn and Garden Ample Parking Shop and Pub, 3 mins away Open all year round Short Term Stays Long Term Stays   As the summer is fast approaching it is important to book earlier as we are nearly always booked out by the end of March.  Please contact John on 087 2229858 Why Ballinskelligs? Ballinskelligs has it all for you the holidaymaker, long sandy beaches great swimming fishing walking and Golfing nearby. You just have to explore our website and read our different posts on Ballinskelligs and the surrounding areas of Portmagee, Waterville Valentia , Cahersiveen and Caherdaniel. Ballinskelligs is picture perfect and the ideal location for you and your family to enjoy your holidays. The beach of course is a big attraction and it does not disappoint. The beach itself is just a short stroll for our Chapelfield Apartments. It here on the beach at Ballinskelligs that many a person has the best memories from their childhood; this gift that awaits your family. Chapelfield Apartments the perfect base. Our accommodation in Ballinskelligs is the perfect base for you to explore the wonderful South kerry and this part of the wild Atlantic way. Of course when one comes to Ballinskelligs for the first time people are taken back by the natural beauty that they see here. I hope our video captures what I speak of, in the surrounding areas there are loads to do and see also. Skellig Michael  Kerry Cliffs Skellig Chocolate Factory Geokaun Mountain Emalagh loop walk Cill Riallaig Waterville Golf Course The local riding School   More to do and see in Ballinskelligs   Golf Fishing Walking Mountaineering Horse Trekking Sailing Diving Water skiing Wind Surfing Surfing Cycling Swimming Skellig Trips Historical sites Archaeological  Sites Music Sessions Award winning Restaurants And much more   Our accommodation in Ballinskelligs Chapelfield Apartments are just as perfect for group as families. Also keep in mind we have two spacious apartments, therefore can accommodate a large groups just as easily. Therefore we are the ideal if you are a walking group enjoying all the loops and trails of South Kerry and beyond has to offer. If you are a golfing party or a Fishing group; another services we provide is transport, we run a taxi services here in Ballinskelligs. This fact allows us to catering for all your transport requirements to and from the train station or Airport, also while you stay. This is why I say to we truly are the perfect solution to your question “accommodation in Ballinskelligs”. Call me John Goggin on 0872229858 to avoid...

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Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs holiday accommodation | 0 comments

    Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs In today’s Google hangout “Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs” we highlight our 2 fantastic apartments here in Dungeagan village Ballinskelligs and we also discuss why Ballinskelligs is the ideal holiday destination for you and your family .So please feel free to click on the video below to listen to the Google hangout “Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs” if you do not like to read 🙂 . Chapelfield apartments Ballinskelligs Our two apartments are ideal for families and large groups each one accommodates 6 people and combined it is obviously 12 so therefore we are perfect for large groups especially fishing, walking and Golfing groups. Here are the specifications of our holiday accommodation Apartments. Chapelfield’s Amenities (Each Apartment) 2 Bedrooms 1x Double and 1x Twin Accommodates 6 people Free wi-fi Fully equipped Kitchen Full laundry Facilities Bed linen Towels inc. Electric Central Heating Open Fire Satellite TV/DVD & CD player Cot and Highchair on request No smoking & No Pets Lawn and Garden Ample Parking Shop and Pub, 3 mins away Open all year round Short Term Stays Long Term Stays   Ballinskelligs the centre of southkerry As we go through this Google hangout “Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs” we dicuss the beautiful Ballinskelligs and the surrounding areas. Such as Portmagee, Valentia Island, Waterville, Cahersivenn and Caherdaniel. Ballinskelligs is perfectly located for you to explore the other locations. Ballinskelligs blue flag beach. In this Google hangout we showcase the beautiful beach at beaches at Ballinskelligs, where you can pass lazy summer days with your family enjoying quality time and making memories that will last you and your children for a life time. Please visit our YouTube channel and you will see the beaches at Ballinskelligs first hand and I can assure you, it won’t take you long to be booking your accommodation with us. Goggins Taxi services Also in this Google hangout we outline our Taxi Company here in Ballinskelligs. This makes us perfect if you want to bring a group to South Kerry and Ballinskelligs. As we here at Goggins can manage your Transport as well as your Accommodation requirements; we can pick your group up from the Airport or train station and also mange your transport requirements while enjoying Ballinskelligs and the surrounding area. Therefore our service is perfect for a group as I’m sure you can appreciate. Goggins trips and tours website As we go through this hangout “Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs” we take you our blog. In the blog we have loads of articles and videos written and created highlighting the beauty of Ballinskelligs and the surrounding area. We also highlight the things to do. The likes of Skellig Michael, golfing fishing, walking horse riding, angling, just to mention a few. We also highlight what other area have to offer. So we hope we give you a full picture of what Ballinskelligs and South Kerry has to offer. Also we hope we highlight the advantage of staying with us in our Chapelfield apartments here in Ballinskelligs. Google hangout Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs We hope you have enjoyed our Google hangout today “Self Catering Accommodation Ballinskelligs”. More importantly we hope we have motivated you to come to Ballinskelligs and see this hidden gym for yourself. Please feel free to contact us today. Our email is gogginstripsandtours@gmail.com. Phone: call John on 087 2229858.    ...

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Weekend breaks in Ireland|Ballinskelligs Self Catering Accommodation

Posted by on Oct 31, 2014 in Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs holiday accommodation | 0 comments

Weekend breaks in Ireland. So you are looking for weekend breaks in Ireland you have landed on the right page then. We here in Goggins trips and tours can accommodated you as we have two fantastic apartments here in the centre of Ballinskelligs county Kerry, in the village of Dungeagan. Our apartments are called Chapelfield apartments and are perfect for any of your weekend breaks in Ireland. Ballinskelligs Ireland perfect location. Ballinskelligs perfect location for your weekend break in Ireland. Ballinskelligs is a favourite destination by all holiday makers for short and long breaks. Ballinskelligs is famous for its spectacular beaches, it natural scenery and wonderful walks. We have serval beaches here in ballinskellig, but the two most beautiful of all are Ballinskelligs beach which is a blue flag beach and then you have wonderful Rinnrua that sprawls out towards to golf course at Waterville. Lets speak of other things to do in your weekend breaks in Ireland. Skellig Michael a weekend Cruise. A trip to Skellig Michael is perfect for any weekend breaks and without doubt one of the most amazing places you will see in your life. Skellig Michael was made an UNESCO World heritage site in 1996. It attracts thousands of visitors every year to see this amazing monastic settlement 12 km of the coast of Ballinskelligs. Also this year a huge event happened on the Skelligs as there were scenes for the upcoming Star Wars movie  shot on the great rock. Imagine what a way to spend a Saturday or Sunday of your weekend. Bird watching weekend in Ballinskelligs. Many people descend on Ballinskelligs to enjoy the wildlife. We here in Ballinskelligs are blessed with amazing cliffs and Islands for you to enjoy the weekend Bird watching. The two most famous sites are the Puffin Island home to over 10,000 puffins and the small Skelligs with over 27,000 pairs of Gannets making it the second biggest colony of Gannets  IN THE WORLD!!. You will see many more species seagulls, razorbills, kittiwakes and shags just to name a few. So this really is the perfect location for weekend break for you the bird watcher. Star gazing on the weekend. This year also Ballinskelligs has been named a core reserve within Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve one of only 3 GOLD TIER Reserves on the planet, and the only GOLD TIER Reserve in the Northern Hemisphere. So I am sure you can appreciate what awaits you in Ballinskelligs to achieve such an award. Golfing weekend breaks in Ireland Here in Ballinskelligs we are only a few miles from one of the most famous Golf courses in Ireland and that is  Waterville Golf course. Just to highlight what makes Waterville unique “Less than one percent of all the courses in Ireland and the British Isles are championship links.Waterville is one of these. It is no wonder that the world’s best players test their mettle here.” (watervillegolflinks.ie). Famous player like Els, Furyk, O’Meara, Stewart and Woods have graced the greens at Waterville. So you can see what a way to spend your weekend here in Ballinskelligs Ireland. Cill Rialaig Ballinskelligs Cill Rialaig, No trip to Ballinskelligs is complete without visiting Cill Rialaig Famine village and artist’s retreat. The Cill Rialaig Arts Centre features a wide range of exhibitions, programs and workshops all year round. Chapelfield perfect for weekend break. Our apartments are located just 3 minutes walk to the village and a short stroll to the beautiful Ballinskelligs beach. Chapelfield’s Amenities (Each Apartment) 2 Bedrooms 1x Double and 1x Twin Accommodates 6 people Free wi-fi Fully equipped Kitchen Full laundry...

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Things to do in Ballinskelligs

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Ballinskelligs | 0 comments

Things to do in Ballinskelligs history The name Ballinskelligs can be traced from the two Irish names. The first being Baile and Sceilg second. Together they mean “homestead of the rocks. Ballinskelligs is Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula in County Kerry. The rocks referred to in the village’s Irish name are the two beautiful rocks, Skellig Michael and Little Skellig, an ancient monastic colony which lies off the coast from Ballinskelligs. Understanding above short history on Ballinskelligs, you are now having in mind an overview on what things to do in Ballinskelligs. It is an amazing place to visit in Ireland. Ballinskelligs, areas nearby Visiting Ballinskelligs is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Keep in mind Ballinskelligs is in close proximity to the great Skellig Michael islands. Having a tour to these beautiful islands from Ballinskelligs is a must. It is only a short boat tour away to the Skellig Michael islands a UNESCO World Heritage site of course. The islands stand nine miles off the Ballinskelligs coast. Ballinskelligs, things to do in At Ballinskelligs there are many activities for you to do. Basing on your preferences you are welcome to enjoy some of the following if not all. Boating, Boating to the Skellig Michael islands is one of the activities to this amazing place. Put it on your Bucket list. Book with us here at Goggins trips and tours for your Skellig Michael tour. Bird watching, There’s thousands of gannets here as well as puffins, seagulls, razorbills, kittiwakes etc living here. Biking, when you think of things to do in Ballinskelligs, Biking has to be one of your choices. Ballinskelligs has an amazing array of on roads for day excursions to suit cyclists of all levels. Just imagine cycling while enjoying the meander along these fantastic coastal roads of iveragh. Walking, Ballinskelligs is the perfect place for you to take the time to walk our loop walks here in Ballinskelligs. Emalagh and Bolus loops are two fantastic walks here in Ballinskelligs. Allied with this there are numerous loop walks around South Kerry. Surfing, Wind-surfing, with number of beaches around, Ballinskelligs offers you water sports of your choices, wind surfing and kayaking. Do not dear to miss this. Ballinskelligs Beach,is a beautiful blue flag beach the perfect place for you to watch the world go bye, go for a stroll a paddle or swim. Cill Rialaig, No trip to Ballinskelligs is complete without visiting Cill Rialaig Famine village and artist’s retreat. The Cill Rialaig Arts Centre features a wide range of exhibitions, programs and workshops all year round.  Things to do in Ballinskelligs So guys that is the quick introduction to the “things to do in Ballinskelligs” do not to forget Golfing, Star gazing, Fishing and many others. So why not stay  with us Goggins trips and tours is our beautiful accommodation in Ballinskelligs. Now you know, things to do in Ballinskelligs Now that you have seen what Ballinskelligs has to offer you, do not hesitate to book your accommodation with us today. Ballinskelligs Holiday Accommodation|Taxi in Ballinskelligs...

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Ballinskelligs holiday homes|Goggins trips and tours

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs holiday accommodation | 0 comments

Ballinskelligs holiday homes|Goggins trips and tours We really have a lot to offer you  here in beautiful Ballinskelligs, Our holiday homes (chapelfield apartments) are perfectly located in the quaint little village of Dungeagan and just a lazy stroll to the beach Ballinskelligs the region Ballinskelligs got its name from Irish: Baile a Sceilg, meaning “homestead of the rocks is a Gaeltacht village in the south-west of the Iveragh peninsula (Uíbh Ráthach) in County Kerry, Ireland. The rocks referred to in the village’s Irish name are Skellig Michael and Little Skellig, an ancient monastic colony which lies off the coast from Ballinskelligs. Skellig Michael Ballinskelligs is only a short boat tour away from the Skellig Michael islands a UNESCO World Heritage site of course. The islands stand nine miles off the Ballinskelligs coast: Why not book your trip now with us to enjoy your Ballinskelligs holiday homes experience. Ballinskelligs holiday homes, Activities At Ballinskelligs you can enjoy: Boating, Enjoying water-sports, Surfing, Wind-surfing, Walking, Biking Golfing Bird watching Star gazing Fishing Ballinskelligs holiday homes, our location It’s only a three minute walk from the shop and local pub. It literally is around the corner. We are a short stroll from the blue flag beach in Ballinskelligs; where you can enjoy swimming, surfing, fishing or just relax, unwind and reflect and many more recreations & leisure as I have just mentioned above, only in this fantastic part of the world  Ballinskelligs holiday homes, type of accommodation Now that you have seen what Ballinskelligs has to offer you and you have enjoyed our video “Ballinskelligs holiday homes” you have a clearer image of our accommodation and the location. Just below is a list of amenities of each apartment. Chapelfield’s  Amenities (Each Apartment) 2 Bedrooms 1x Double and 1x Twin Accommodates 6 people Free wi-fi Fully equipped Kitchen Full laundry Facilities Bed linen Towels inc. Electric Central Heating Open Fire Satellite TV/DVD & CD player Cot and Highchair on request No smoking & No Pets Lawn and Garden Ample Parking Shop and Pub, 3 mins away Open all year round Short Term Stays Long Term Stays   Now that you have got a clearer picture of our beautiful Ballinskelligs holiday homes, our accommodation all other activities that can be enjoyed around which makes the perfect location for you to enjoy, explore and discover all South Kerry has to offer. Please do not hesitate to contact us to book your stay with us today. Ballinskelligs Holiday Accommodation|Taxi in Ballinskelligs Co.Kerry.  ...

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Wild Atlantic Way South Kerry

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Ballinskelligs | 1 comment

Wild Atlantic Way South Kerry In today’s post we are going to travel around the south Kerry section of the Wild Atlantic Way. South Kerry is well-known for its beauty and its unspoiled national landscapes, which make it incomparable. Now you may say that I’m biased, being a proud South Kerry man, but feel free to look at our video of South Kerry and I have no doubt you will agree. In today’s video we are highlighting what you shall see on the South Kerry section of the Wild Atlantic Way.  We start at Kerry Airport, which is located only 45 minutes from South Kerry. Kerry airport gives you, the holiday maker, the opportunity to visit from any corner of the world. Getting back to our video of the South Kerry part of the Wild Atlantic way, you will see the some fantastic images of each of the following destinations: Portmagee Portmagee is a beautiful fishing village and the gateway to Skellig Michael. Valentia Valentia Island is one of the most beautiful islands in Ireland and of course the home of the first transatlantic communication between Europe and America. Waterville This beautiful coastal village possesses the wonderful lake of Lough Currans and the world renowned Waterville golf links. Cahirciveen Cahirciveen is the capital of South Kerry and the gateway to the rest of South Kerry and is situated between mountain of Bee na ti and the Fertha river. Ballinskelligs This is the home of some fantastic beaches here in South Kerry. Ballinskelligs is the place we recommended you make your base, while staying in South Kerry; we have the perfect accommodation for you. Caherdaniel This is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful locations on the ring of Kerry. It is also the home to Daniel O’Connell. Skellig Michael Skellig Michael is the site of a monastic settlement dating back to the 6th century, while one can find legendary accounts of Skellig Michael which date to pagan times, back in 1400 BC. It is also a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. We recommend you visit these amazing rocks with Skellig Michael Cruises. Visit South Kerry today Now that you have seen our video, I am sure that you are motivated to visit the South Kerry section of the Wild Atlantic Way. Also in this post today, I just touched on some of the amazing locations that south Kerry has to offer. Keep in mind that South Kerry is a place with numerous activities, such as walking, fishing, golfing, and boating to mention a few. There are many more attractions that I didn’t even get around to mentioning. So please I urge you to pencil in South Kerry on your Wild Atlantic Way adventure. Ballinskelligs Holiday Accommodation|Taxi in Ballinskelligs...

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