6 Unique Places to Stay in Ireland

From yurts to lighthouses and castles to bubble domes there are many unique places to stay in Ireland.

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Finding the single most unique place can be a little tricky as there is a ton of options to choose from.

They range from being utterly unusual to quirky accommodations. This article covers all the amazingly cool and quirky rentals in Ireland.

6 Unique Places to Stay in Ireland

Blackhead Lighthouse

The Blackhead Lighthouse, near a spectacular coastal walking path, is located in County Antrim, which is a volcanic cliff at the doorway of Belfast Lough. The Blackhead lighthouse was built in 1902, and presently, there are three refurbished lightkeepers’ cottages available for accommodation.

The rental charge for two nights is €348, out of which €100 is refundable.

Fun Fact: The Blackhead Lighthouse guided the Titanic on its first journey from Belfast.

Gypsy Wagons, Yurts & Hobbit House

At Pink Apple Orchard, in Leitrim, you can find some incredible glamping options. You can have the option to choose between three exquisitely handcrafted Teepee and Bow-Topped Gypsy Wagon, Yurts, a Hobbit House, all re-designed, and open for accommodation.

The most luxurious accommodation from the three is the Grass Roofed Hobbit House, including a wood-burning stove, candlelight, electricity, private toilet, and shower facilities. It can house a total of 6 people and the charges for two nights for a family of four is €260, and for couples, it’s €200.

Tree Houses Cork

Urban Tranquillatree is an actual treehouse, supported and fully insulated by trees 6m off the ground. If you’re a nature enthusiast, you should consider spending a night here on your Irish getaway. The treehouse cottages offer spectacular views of Cork city.

The accommodation comprises of a main bedroom with double doors, a deck, and a bathroom. These cottages are built with 100 percent sustainable materials and leave no carbon footprint.

You can book the treehouse cottage in as low as €130.

They even have a private hot tub! Do we need to say more?

Portsalon Luxury Camping

Portsalon Luxury Camping is situated in an exquisite coastal setting in the North of Donegal. With luxurious beds, fabulous wood-burning stove, and cozy interiors, the yurts at Portsalon Luxury Camping feel like a world away from conventional tents.

Surrounded by picturesque scenery and Mulroy Bay and Knockalla Mountain’s views, there is no shortage of places to explore, or you can just lay back and relax on this easy-going spot.

If you’re seeking peace, tranquility, and seclusion, this will be no less than a little piece of heaven on earth for you.

Barberstown Castle

Ever dreamt of staying in a castle? Well, you’re certainly in luck. Pack your bags now and head to Ireland to make this dream come true!

The Barberstown Castle was built in the 13th century and has been welcoming and accommodating visitors for over eight hundred years. Voted as the Best Historic Hotel in entire Europe, its roaring open fires and scrumptious meals await any visitors!

Interesting Fact: The castle was even once transformed into the home of Eric Clapton.

Bubble Domes, Finn Lough

The Bubble Domes at Finn lough are unlike any other typical retreat. For nature enthusiasts, spending a night in these transparent domes can be a vision of dreams. With nothing but transparent walls between you, the star-strewn night sky, and the forest, you’re genuinely with nature here. All whilst comfortably snuggled in a four-poster bed.

Let Your Irish Getaway Begin!

We don’t know about you, but after exploring all these options, we certainly want to pack our bags and start preparing for our Irish getaway!

If you’re falling short on ideas for your next vacation, check out the blog section on our website for more interesting travel blogs.

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