Wild Atlantic Way

At RentACottage, we LOVE the Wild Atlantic Way. Why? Simply the variety of adventure, beauty and local life.

From the sights and tastes of traditional music destinations like Doolin to idyllic small towns like Kenmare, you’ll be sure to find a slice of Irish life to suit your tastes!


A Timeless Way of Life

The Wild Atlantic Way is a stunning 2,600km route taking in the North-West corner of Ireland to County Cork in the south. Because of its beautiful winding journey your are guaranteed unforgettable views and plenty of adventure. You’ll find beautifully preserved villages and the best of traditional music. Doolin is a favorite of ours.

The ‘Perfect Road Trip’

Described by London’s Telegraph newspaper as “the perfect road trip”, in 2017 the route wowed the Telegraph thanks to having “every coastal feature you could imagine” close to hand: “

The route offers so many choices for those who enjoy sport and want to savour the outdoors on their break. Everything from hiking, golf, horse-riding, surfing and much more. But don’t take our word for it! Experience It!

Because the route is recognized as the longest defined coastal route in the world it offers around 1,000 attractions and 2,500 activities! There is absolutely something for everyone.

Browse our essential things to do guide and our inside look at the best of the local areas to find your Wild Atlantic Way. Enjoy!