Things to Do

Berehaven Holiday Resort has its own safe and secure children's play area that will keep the little ones amused for hours while the adjacent rocky beach provides no end of adventure and fun with shells to collect and rock pools to investigate. There is 800 metres of shoreline with its own slipway and pier. There are numerous activities for all to enjoy in and around Castletownbere, sea kayaking and scuba diving are taught locally, with day or week sessions available, there are a number of riding schools in the area specialising in pony trekking. For the more active holiday maker there is no end of things to do in Castletownbere.

For the walkers there is the Beara Way Walking route, for the cyclists there is the Beara Cycle Way. Both cover 183 kms of the magnificent rugged coastline that makes this part of Ireland a favourite amongst tourists. Ferries run daily to Bere Island which is a stunning island steeped in military history located just 20 minutes off the mainland. West Cork is a well known paradise for good food lovers and there is no end of organic and artisan foods available in the area. Taste in Castletownbere is a must for discerning food shoppers.

As these holiday rentals are located close to Glengariff and Bantry they are the perfect base to tour the South West. A day trip to Bantry House and Garnish Island which is renowned worldwide for its exotic gardens are a must. Further afield lie the Skibereen Heritage Centre and the Jameson Heritage Centre both offering a fascinating look at the history of the area. Dotted along the coast of West Cork are the sailing towns of Baltimore, Schull and Crosshaven these picturesque harbours are very popular with sailing enthusiasts.

This beautiful part of the country with it's stunning scenery is a tourist’s paradise. Berehaven is currently one of the 5 main fishing ports in Ireland, specialising in whitefish. Shore Angling can be enjoyed at the numerous designated sites along the coastline and there are a number of deep sea angling boats which can be hired by the day in Castletownbere.