Why us?

Experience and expertise, dedicated to you

Decades of trust, a warm welcome every time

We’ve been the name visitors rely on for stunning Irish cottage holidays for over thirty years.

Why? Not just our incredible locations and ‘home from home’ cottages, but thanks to the warm welcome and outstanding service generations of repeat guests have come to expect.

We make it our business to create your unforgettable holiday.

Join us to find out why decades of customers recommend Rent A Cottage.


Rent An Irish Cottage

Rent an Irish Cottage is offering self-catering holidays to new and existing guests from Ireland and abroad for over 30 years we offer a large selection of self-catering holiday homes, slated cottages as well as traditional thatched cottages in scenic locations throughout the Mid- West and South West of Ireland.

Quality, location and proximity to attractions are a must for each of our properties. We offer our clients pet friendly holiday homes, self catering holidays for sports enthusiasts, Irish holiday homes that offer families a home away from home.

Our Luxury Homes section presents holiday homes in unique settings that offers guests that little extra in both amenities and location.

We have a very strong personal relationship with each of our property owners and pride ourselves on knowing each location so that our reservation agents can provide up to date information on what to do and see in the area.  No matter where you stay there will always be something do such as visit the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and the beautiful Lakes of Killarney to name just a few.


Our Confidence

We are confident that Rent an Irish Cottage provides the ideal forum for choosing your holiday home in Ireland. We offer excellent value for money and a secure base from which to explore your vibrant and exciting Irish destination.

As experts in travel and tourism, you can rest assured that whether you want a quiet romantic short break or a getaway with the family for a week by the sea, Rent an Irish Cottage with our Irish Holiday Cottages/Houses can provide you with an unforgettable experience.

We have a wide range of properties that are pet friendly, family oriented, close to golf courses or equipped for special needs.

This page is full of special rates that are updated on a regular basis.  Check out our ’Property of the Month’ for that little something special.

If you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact one of our reservations team who will work with you to ensure you find the property that is fit for your needs.

Visit Ireland


We’ll make sure you have all the details you need to reach us during your break AND to find all the help you need with local tourist facilities, such as public transport.

You’ll find our holiday homes in hand-picked locations across counties Mayo, Cork, Galway, Clare, Limerick and Kerry

Our guide to the best of things to do in each area can be found in the ‘Destinations’ section of this website

We’ve been the trusted name in Irish holiday home rental for over 30 years!

Simple: you’ll find your holiday home to be well-equipped with all the comforts you’d expect from a ‘home from home’!

We think you’ll find the space, freedom and comfort of a holiday home to be unbeatable!