Hostel in Ballybunion, Ireland

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Get to know Ballybunion (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Ballybunion, County Kerry, Ireland, is located in the southwest region of Ireland. Just under two thousand people live in this village, which becomes a popular tourist destination during the summer months. It is also situated on the famous Wild Atlantic Way, a very scenic driving route along the west, north, and south coasts of Ireland. The beaches and the unspoilt nature are the main attractions for most tourists to visit the region. Families especially like the area and the relaxing atmosphere.

There are some attractive festivals on offer here. The Festival of Meditation, Ocean, Yoga and Art (MOYA), takes place on the May Bank Holiday and October Bank Holiday weekends. Photography, creative writing, and meditation are just some of the offered courses. In May, national and international sand artists are invited to Ballybunion for the Wild Atlantic Way Sand Art Event. Every sort of beach art is displayed for this festival. The beach village is very suitable thanks to its vast stretches of fine sands and the natural beauty and walkways.

The sandy beaches, the warm Atlantic waters, and the numerous sports activities offer fun and relaxation for everyone. Hiking, golfing, beach volleyball, and surfing are among the outdoor activities that you can try out when you visit the coastal village. If you have never surfed before, you can take some lessons at the local surf school.

In this small coastal village, you can choose from cosy guesthouses and a couple of hotels; a limited number of hostels in Ballybunion, County Kerry, Ireland, exist. The hotels range from simple two stars to luxurious five stars. If your budget is a bit limited, maybe the guesthouses or a Ballybunion, County Kerry, Ireland hostel are a more suitable option. Your Ballybunion, County Kerry, Ireland hostel is right in the centre of the village, so it is easy to get around and enjoy the beach. However, some of the guesthouses are a bit further from the centre. In this case, a car is a very convenient option to get there and to get around.

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Your Packing List for Ballybunion

Your Packing List for Ballybunion

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Ballybunion Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Ballybunion, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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1 Party hostels in Ballybunion
Ocean Bar & Hostel is the best rated
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

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