A new sheen on an old favorite

Fall in love with Sheen Falls all over again 

New owners mean a makeover for an old favorite in verdant southwest Ireland.  Sheen Falls Lodge, a Relais & Chateaux country-house retreat, is a 300-acre estate minutes from the vibrant village of Kenmare. Endless activities are on offer—all great for families, couples, and everyone in between. Guests are encouraged to enjoy the surrounding woodlands, Sheen River and cascading waterfalls, while taking part in numerous activities on- and off-site. There are several championship and parkland golf courses nearby, some with breathtaking views of the sea. If the spa lifestyle is more your cup of tea, head to the Easanna Spa or take a dip in the indoor swimming pool. Favorite activities: fishing, horseback riding, hiking, guided nature walks, cycling, falconry, kayaking, and chocolate making!


The list of new improvements is prodigious; here are some:

  • Completely updated rooms and suites (now with air conditioning).

  • Revamped lobby.

  • Re-do of already spectacular landscaping with flowers, new trails, and seating dotted around the property to take in the spectacular views. 

  • New chef at The Falls.

  • Enhanced wine cellar.

  • Thatched cottages perfect for families and longer stays—and for that special “thatched cottage” feel.


Hotel Tip

The dining room is set right above the falls, and every table has a beautiful view. Afternoon Tea is offered daily.


If you book with us, you’ll also enjoy these amenities:


Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability

Continental breakfast for up to 2 in-room guests

Excursion of Kenmare in the hotel’s 1936 Vintage Buick

Complimentary bottle of house wine in room on arrival

Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Complimentary Wi-Fi


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