Parknasilla Resort is a premium 4-star hotel occupying a magnificent 18th century manor house, that is steeped in history and has a rich heritage. It is tucked away in a lush setting of a 500 acre estate, situated on the waters edge along Kenmare Bay a naturally beautifully setting in the Kerry countryside. The panoramic views of Kenmare Bay and the backdrop of the Kerry Mountains are simply stunning.
There is a grandeur and luxury surrounding the hotel, that is always evident from the reception area through to the guest rooms. The staff are attentive and obliging and the hospitality here is first class, from the welcoming open fires to the genuine Irish reception. There are so may delights of this hotel, it provides a haven of rest and relaxation, where guests can escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, in a setting that is both inspiring and spectacular, a simply exquisite stay waits those who choose to stay here.
Guest rooms are tastefully designed to reflect the grandeur and natural beauty of their setting. These individually designed rooms are classic in design and are both comfortable and spacious, and have lovely warm neutral hues, luxurious furnishings and elegant antique furniture. The rooms are well appointed and have a number of additional features and facilities to allow a more comfortable and enjoyable stay. Rooms further benefit from either mountain or water views.
There are also beautiful self catering lodgings available. These are furnished to an incredibly high standard and are both comfortable and stylish, allowing a home from home stay.
The Pygmalion Restaurant offers fine dining in its elegant Victorian setting, the menu has an emphasis on Irish cuisine along with international influences, it is both creative and inspiring and uses the finest in locally caught and grown produce. The extensive wine list fully compliments the selection of dishes on the menu. Diners are treated to a gastronome delight as well as great service when dining here, everything is fabulous, the setting, cooking, presentation and service.
Doolittle Bar has a traditional Irish pub decor comprising of dark wood, open fires, wooden floors and rich furnishings. It exudes a cosy and inviting atmosphere and is a popular spot to converge with family or friends whilst enjoying a drink or two. On summer days the outside patio is the ideal place to enjoy the outdoors and lovely setting of the lapping waters of Kenmare Bay. There is a pub grub menu available offering light bites and tasty lunches to those looking for a more laid back setting. At night there is music to entertain guests.
The beautiful grounds offer plenty of amenities, with a number of marked walks and trails to explore, even a fairy walk for young children. There is a 12-hole golf course, as well as two tennis courts. Other outdoor facilities include archery, clay pigeon shooting, kayaking and petanque
The luxury spa takes inspiration from its surroundings and the lovely outdoors is reflected here, in its lovely decor, it is an oasis of calm and tranquility where guests can indulge in a range of individual health and beauty treatments. Guests will be left feeling refreshed and invigorated. The thermal suite, indoor and outdoor relaxation areas, indoor pool and stunning views of the ocean further enhance the experience. The fitness centre is well equipped with the latest machines where guests can have a complete workout in its modern surroundings.