The Dingle Peninsula is a treasure trove of natural beauty, rugged landscapes and breathtaking scenery. With its winding coastal roads, rolling green hills and sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Dingle Peninsula is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The Dingle Skellig Hotel offers guests the perfect base to explore the peninsula and all it has to offer, with a wide range of outdoor activities available right on our doorstep.
Hiking is one of the most popular outdoor activities on the Dingle Peninsula, with a variety of trails to suit all levels of fitness and experience. From gentle coastal walks to challenging mountain hikes, there is something for everyone. One of the most famous hikes in the area is the Dingle Way, a 179 km trail that takes hikers on a journey through the stunning landscapes of the peninsula. Closer to the hotel, there are several shorter hikes that offer spectacular views of the surrounding area, including Mount Brandon, the Connor Pass and Slea Head.
For those who prefer to explore the peninsula on two wheels, cycling is a great way to take in the sights and sounds of this stunning region. The Dingle Peninsula offers a range of cycle routes, from gentle coastal routes to more challenging mountain climbs. Close to the hotel there are options for bike rental, including electric bike rental.
The Dingle Peninsula is also a mecca for water sports enthusiasts, with a wide range of activities available for all ages and abilities. Surfing, kayaking, paddleboarding and windsurfing are just a few of the water sports on offer in the area, with several schools and rental companies offering equipment and lessons.
Finally, no trip to the Dingle Peninsula would be complete without a visit to one of its many stunning beaches. From the secluded coves of Ventry and Coumeenoole to the sandy stretches of Inch and Ballydavid, the beaches of the Dingle Peninsula offer a peaceful retreat and a chance to reconnect with nature.
At the Dingle Skellig Hotel, we are committed to helping our guests experience the best of the Dingle Peninsula. With our prime location and wide range of outdoor activities, we offer the perfect base for exploring this stunning region. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation or a little bit of both, the Dingle Peninsula has something to offer everyone.