Parknasilla Resort is housed in an 18th-century manor house near Kenmare Bay and features a fitness center, tennis courts and a 12-hole golf course. The resort is a short 35-minute drive from Killarney National Park and 15 miles from Kenmare Village and within 20 miles of Derrynane House and the Bonane Heritage Park. Guestrooms/villas are classically decorated and offer views of the water or vast mountains. Guests enjoy leisure facilities such as a Turkish bath, steam room, indoor pool and spa treatments, as well as concierge services, babysitting, a library, a rooftop terrace and 500 acres of parkland. Stop at the Pygmalion Restaurant for a lovely meal or relax at the Doolittle bar for a quick drink
All Guestrooms Feature:
- Coffee/tea maker
- Room service (24 hours)
- Hair dryer
- Daily housekeeping
- Free toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Free WiFi
- Free newspaper
- Partially open bathroom
The Pygmalion Restaurant is named after George Bernard Shaw’s most popular play, Pygmalion – a Greek mythological character. The play was later adapted for the more commonly known “My Fair Lady” musical. The restaurant is decorated in an elegant Victorian style, with high ceilings, large impressive paintings with gilded edges and stately chandeliers. The large bay windows provide the diner with stunning views over the Kenmare Bay and Caha mountains.
The Doolittle bar is named after the star of the play Pygmalion, Eliza Doolittle, and takes pride in providing a relaxed and casual atmosphere serving high quality light snacks and bar food. Enjoy a traditional tea service with a delicious selection of teas and home baked scones or sample something from the bistro menu served from 12 – 8.30 pm daily. Choose from a great offering of tasty salads, homemade Hereford beef burgers, fresh fish and delectable desserts.
Sneem, County Kerry
On the Map: Sneem is located in County Kerry in the southwest of Ireland. Sneem is situated on the southern portion of the famous Ring of Kerry (N70) road that encircles the Iveragh Peninsula.
Sneem means ‘a knot’ in Irish, today referred to as “The Knot in the Ring” (of Kerry ). It’s not very clear when the town was formed, but there are map references to Sneem since 1756. Today Sneem is a peaceful and romantic little village offering visitors unspoilt nature, fishing, a sheltered harbour at Oysterbed Pier and Parknasilla golf course. The town won the National Tidy Towns Award in 1987, and in 1997 the National Landscape Award.
In 2003 The Garden of the Senses was completed.