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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Scenic Viewpoint
“When doing the Ring Of Kerry don't miss out on Valentia Island and Balinaskelligs, known as the mini Ring locally.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Nature
“Not to be missed. Great views of the Skelligs. Lovely walk ... a beautiful part of Ireland. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Lodging
“Best ever fish and chips crab claws are also rather fantastic. Family run and it is the heart of Knightstown. There is an early bird menu. Reservations may be necessary during busy weekends.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“This is good for a rainy day. Waterville Transatlantic Telegraph Station, The Ring of Kerry www.theringofkerry.com/waterville-station In 1884 the Commercial Cable Company laid two cables across the Atlantic connecting Canada, Britain and France all via a station in Waterville.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“It's always friendly and they have live music two nights a week during summertime.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Stand at the end of the world, nothing out there but the ocean as far as the eye can see”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Take a guided tour up the Lighthouse tower and learn about the life of the Lighthouse keeper. Visit the tea rooms in the old kitchen of the dwelling house or walk around the remains of the Cromwellian fort.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A must see! The variety of plants and hiking trails take you into another world.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“It apparently has a great pint of Guiness - decide for yourself who has the best pint of Guinness at Boston's Bar or the Royal Hotel. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Moorings is a beautiful seafood bar and restaurant located in the picturesque village of Portmagee. Traditional music and dancing.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
“Ice cream to die for! Pancakes and other sweets. Family owned dairy & ice cream parlor”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“the moorings restaurent has an award winning bar and restaurant in this beautiful village”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends