Towns of Kerry
Ballinskelligs —County Kerry
Ballinskelligs (Baile na Sceilge) is situated in the Gaeltacht, an Irish speaking area on an attractive bay facing the larger resort of Waterville across the water. The area is renowned for its miles of golden beach and turquoise water. The area has its own Irish College, where children come in summer to learn the Irish language. The area has a unique history and culture and was the land base for the monks that lived on Skellig Michael.
For sports lovers, Ballinskelligs is an ideal location, offering world class water sports from windsurfing to sea angling. It is also an important departure point for boat trips to the Skelligs and for diving trips. Experience the thrill of galloping along the sandy beach or go trekking in the mountains nearby. There are also some beautiful walks and cycling trails in the area........ there is plenty to keep you occupied.