The Wild Atlantic Way is famed for its rugged peninsulas, pretty harbours and stretches of calm beaches – get to know it better with a 4 or 5-star stay. Get away to a countryside estate where you can wander in rose gardens before relaxing in front of a fire with a glass of bubbly.
Seven luxury hotels in West Cork for an unforgettable break
A luxury West Cork hotel with a seawater spa
Our luxury pick
Subtropical gardens a luxury country house hotel in West Cork
A beautiful country house set on private grounds and subtropical gardens, this hotel boasts views of the bay and mountains along one of the most beautiful stretches of coastal scenery in Ireland.
The individually-decorated rooms feature antique furniture to ensure that ‘country house’ feel, and look out over the landscaped lawns or the Atlantic Ocean.
Dining here is an intimate affair, whether it’s in the main dining room or the airy conservatory. Think polished mahogany tables, crisp white linen, a well-stocked wine cellar and local delicacies like West Cork lamb.
Harbour-view rooms at a luxury hotel in West Cork
Our luxury pick
An adjoining 9-hole golf course at a luxury family-run hotel in West Cork
Situated on the shores of Clonakilty Bay, this cosy family-run hotel neighbours an adjoining 9-hole golf course and sea terrace to ensure you make the most of West Cork’s beautiful vistas.
Most of the bright and spacious rooms at Dunmore House overlook the Atlantic Ocean and feature great little touches like wool-cashmere throws and L’Occitane toiletries.
Dining at Dunmore House is all about local produce, whether it’s fresh shellfish from Union Hall or meat from the craft butchers in Clonakilty, paired with a superior wine list.
Panoramic views of Bantry Bay at a luxury hotel in West Cork
Set on the beautiful Bantry Bay and the three rugged peninsulas of Mizen Head, Sheep’s Head and Beara, this stylish hotel is an excellent base for your time in West Cork.
The designer rooms at The Maritime Hotel boast panoramic views of the bay or the woods of Bantry House, and most come with their very own balconies so you can truly take in your spectacular surroundings.
To truly enjoy some well-deserved me-time, check out the spa’s 19 metre pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and luxury treatment rooms that overlook the picturesque coves and sea.