EASTER EXTRA AT CAHERNANE HOUSE HOTEL, CO. KERRY
Planning a holiday? Need a luxurious break to look forward to? One of Ireland’s most elegant country houses, Cahernane House Hotel in Killarney, Co. Kerry is the perfect place to escape to this Easter. Removed from the main thoroughfare of Killarney and set on its own private grounds on the edge of the Killarney National Park, the house presents plenty of opportunity for guests to enjoy a relaxing, private getaway with their family.
The Easter Family Escape is a 2-night package and costs from €291 per night for two adults and two children under 12 sharing. The package includes accommodation in a Superior Garden Wing room with full Irish breakfast on both mornings, gourmet Afternoon Tea and an exquisite 2-course evening meal on the evening of your choice. Children will love the personalised homemade cookies on arrival and will be very excited to join the Easter Bunny on Easter Saturday for an egg hunt. All of the children will also be given a complimentary ‘Cahernane Duck’, a cute soft toy to remind them of their stay.
Set on the edge of Killarney National Park and Lakes, the historic country house enjoys a tranquil location yet is just a twenty-minute stroll into Killarney town itself. Complimentary bicycles are available for guests to use and the front desk team have guided maps for you to adventure around Killarney National Park. The Muckross Road, where Cahernane House is located is often referred to as ‘the gateway to the Ring of Kerry’, renowned for its spectacular scenery and ancient history.
Built in 1877, Cahernane House Hotel has been extensively renovated by the owners, PREM Group who have spent over €7.8 million on an ambitious renewal programme. There are 12 grand bedrooms in the original Manor House, 28 in the Garden Wing and the former Coach House, once home to the horses and carriages of the Herbert family who built the house is now the setting for 8 new luxurious bedrooms.
The property is well known for the fabulous food served by chef Eric Kavanagh and his team in the 2 AA Rosette Herbert Restaurant. Guests can also enjoy delectable casual dining in the quirky Cellar Bar which is just the place to enjoy a pre-dinner pint of the black stuff or an elegant cocktail. For more information on Cahernane House Hotel see www.cahernane.com or call +353 (0) 64 663 1895.
Ed. Note: Easter falls on the first weekend of April this year. Fingers crossed that some of the Covid travel restrictions will be lifted by then!