Fia Lodge

What to see


Kerry's Reeks District comes third on list of top places in world to see...The Rough Guides ranked the Reeks District at number three on its 'Six Regions on our Radar'

  • Forest walks (including Kerry Way)

  • Mountain hiking (MacGillycuddy’s Reeks and Carrauntoohill

  • Fishing Caragh Lake and River (permits can be arranged upon request)

  • Rough shooting, woodcock, snipe pheasant and duck from November to January.  Deerstalking also available from September (owner will arrange licenses)

Within 5 km

  • Canoeing, kayaking, sailing, orienteering for a family day out.

  • Kells Gardens (featuring a superb collection of exotic plants and home to Ireland’s longest rope bridge).

  • Horseriding on Rossbeigh Beach

  • Windsurfing (at Saint Finian’s Bay)

  • Skellig Island Tour / Birdwatching 

  • Golf: We are within driving distance from a number of well known golf courses. Dooks Golf Club, Killorglin Golf Club, Waterville Golf Links

  • Scenic day tours around Ring of Kerry, Dingle, Skellig Coast and Valentia Island. 

  • Gap of Dunloe and Killarney National Park

  • Based in Waterville Seasynergy (headed up by Marine Biologist, LucyHunt) offers Guided Seashore Walks, Eco tours from lake to Sea, Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling, Kayaking and much more For family days of adventure and discovery

  • The Kerry International Dark-Sky Reserve has been designated Ireland’s FIRST International Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark-Sky Association (, one of only 3 GOLD TIER Reserves on the planet, and the only GOLD TIER Reserve in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • Glencar Resort Hotel (10 min drive)

  • Killorglin: many nice restaurants and Tapas bar (20 min drive)

  • Glenbeigh Hotels and Restaurants (20 min drive)

  • Jack’s Coastguard Restaurant, Cromane (20 min drive)

  • O’Neills The Point, Caherciveen (45 min drive)

  • QC’s Seafood Bar, Caherciveen (40 min drive)

  • Eva’s Restaurant, Cahersiveen (40 min drive)

  • The Old Oratory Pizza and Wine Bar, Caherciveen (40 min drive)

  • Grocery stores in Gleinbeigh and Killorglin

eating out: