Sitting on Kenmare Bay, linking together the two rings: the Ring of Kerry and the Ring of Beara, is Kenmare. Although a small town, visitors to Kenmare hotels soon become aware of the significance of this community. It is a planned community built in 1670 by Sir William Perry. Nearby are hiking and walking paths and trails. In fact, travelers often stay in hotels in Kenmare so they can take part in the Walking Festivals held annually. If you plan to stay longer than a weekend, Kenmare may require advance booking. Check with EasyToBook.com for accommodations during this time-period. Consider easy-on-the budget Kenmare cheap hotels or discount hotels. Kenmare is worth the extra time and effort.
There are a number of sights and sites to visit. Within the town, the exterior structures create a unified limestone façade. Not far from the town square is the Kenmare Stone Circle to explore. The nearby Kenmare Bay offers the opportunity for chartering a boat for cruises or fishing. The lakes, such as Clonee, are for canoeing, sailing, water skiing and even windsurfing. You can hire horses or play golf at the Kenmare Golf Club or the Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club. You can also hike in the mountains or Derrynasggart (east), and Caha Mountains (South) or climb towards Carrantuohill, the tallest peak of the Macgillicuddy Reaks and in all Ireland.