Atlantic Villa located on Valentia Island Co Kerry Ireland, is a spacious period residence built in 1873, overlooking the sea. It is situated in the heart of the village of Knightstown yet secluded within in its own private gardens. The house was built for the cable master at the time of the trans Atlantic cable that was laid from Valentia Island to Hearts Content, Newfoundland, Canada.
It has 6 bedrooms all en-suite, open fire places, and a sauna. Also there are two self catering cottages on the grounds.
Atlantic Cottage – Self Catering Accommodation
The “Atlantic Cottage’ is set in the grounds of Atlantic Villa situated in the heart of the village of Knightstown. It has two bedrooms en suite with full kitchen, central heating, linens, and a beautiful private garden. It is available for rent all year round and it is ideally suited for couples or smaller families .
- 6 guest bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.
- Full traditional Irish breakfast or breakfast menu using fresh produce from our organic gardens.
- Smoke free environment .
- Free wireless internet access.
- Library TV room with an open fire.
- Sitting/dining room with an open fire.
- Trips to the Skelligs organised with packed lunch.
- Evening meals. Specialising in small groups..
- Bicycle hire.
- Walk to local pubs, restaurants and shops
Valentia Island is located close to world class golf courses. Conveniently located for touring the ring of Kerry. For the hill walkers, a variety of walks from 1 to 4 hours. Check out the attractions section on our site for more details such as angling, horse riding or water sports.
Address: Knightstown, Valentia Island, Co Kerry
Phone: +353 (0)66 9476839
Driving from Killorglin
From the Town of Killorglin, continue on the Ring of Kerry, through Glenbeigh, Kells and Caherciveen. Outside the town of Caherciveen you will see a petrol station and supermarket on the right. This is the last place to stop for good shopping before you reach Valentia. Continue past the petrol station to the top of the hill and you will see a sign for Valentia ferry, turn right follow the road to the harbour and the ferry leaves every 15 minutes. Last ferry at 10pm.
When you leave the ferry turn right, left at the town clock, up the hill and turn right down the lane way to the Fuschia restaurant. The second house is Atlantic Villa. If the ferry is not running you can take the bridge. Do not take the turn for the ferry but continue on for about 2K you will go over a small stone bridge and on your right you will see a sign for Valentia. Follow the road till you see the bridge over to Valentia. Continue on through the village of Chapel Town and on to Knightstown and take a left at the Fuschia restaurant.