Wild Atlantic Way

This is a part of the world that will take your breath away. The Wild Atlantic Way is the longest driving route in the world “2400kms”. Starting in the north of the island in Donegal and creeping down the coastline of Ireland and finishing in the south in County Cork. This driving route has been described as “wild, rugged,unspoiled,untamed” it is Europe’s last frontier to the wild Atlantic ocean.

It is shaped by the wild Atlantic and the coastline fighting back which has resulted in some of the best natural landscapes in the world. There is no doubt this is a trip of a life time and should be done in different stages to really enjoy, explore, Ireland and the wild Atlantic Way.

Portmagee Wild Atlantic Way

There is no denying the beauty and the mystic of the Wild Atlantic Way but the jewel in the crown has to be Skellig Michael as it encapsulates all that is great and unique to the Wild Atlantic Way. Portmagee is the gate way to the Skelligs and this is where we are located. Boats depart the village daily to get to the Skelligs. You can land on the rock weather permitting and explore. Many boats go back out in the afternoon to go around these great rocks.

The Skellig Coast on the Wild Atlantic Way

If you want to see all that is great on the Wild Atlantic Way in one location then you just have to come to the skellig coast. Spanning from Kells to Castle cove and of course Portmagee is bang in the middle of the Skellig Coast. Therefore we are the perfect base for you to explore :

  • Portmagee
  • Skellig Rocks
  • Valentia Island
  • St Finian’s Bay
  • Ballinskelligs
  • Cahersiveen
  • Waterville
  • Caherdaniel
  • Castlecove
  • Dromid

Wild Atlantic Way videos

As you know a picture speaks a thousand words but with video you can visit right now and let the Wild Atlantic Way come to life. We have embedded 2 videos for you to enjoy. We hope to see you soon here in Portmagee on the Wild Atlantic Way.

about us
Standing on the shore of the beautiful Portmagee Channel, just off the Ring of Kerry are the Portmagee Seaside Cottages. This group of 6 self catering cottages is run by the Lynch Family who offer visitors a warm welcome, and top quality accommodation in one of Ireland’s most stunning locations. If you prefer a more traditional Irish experience we offer 2 Farmhouses on the family farm.Or maybe stay in Old Stones Cottage a luxuriously restored fisherman’s cottage.
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