The Derrynane tennis court is perched above the shoreline in a secluded corner of the hotel's gardens, surrounded by rocky outcrops and subtropical vegetation.
This unique setting of panoramic sea views and mountain vistas must surely be inspiring as you unwind on the court.
Where else would you find such a setting for your tennis holiday than at this fabulous Irish seaside hotel in County Kerry?
After a game of tennis, why not have a swim in the outdoor heated swimming pool and admire the spectacular views of the surrounding area?
The Derrynane Hotel is situated on the Ring of Kerry in the heart of Ireland's most spectacularly beautiful region. Sea sports, tennis, horse-riding, nature-walks and canoeing are all on the hotel's doorstep. For golfers, there is the Ray Floyd-designed championship course at Waterville.
There are many magnificent, clean and safe beaches within a short drive of the hotel. Derrynane House, the birthplace of Daniel O Connell, is also nearby.
Other beach hotels in Ireland must surely be envious of the Derrynane Hotel's proximity to so many magnificent blue flag beaches in the Caherdaniel area of South County Kerry, providing the perfect location for that memorable family holiday.
These shores are noted for their tranquility and cleanliness and must be seen to be be believed. The scenic mountain vistas complete the perfect backdrop for your family beach holiday.
Accommodation at the Derrynane Hotel is the perfect option if you want to play some of Ireland's most beautiful and challenging golf courses, including the Ray Floyd-designed 18-hole championship links course at Waterville - one of the European Championship golf courses.
Waterville Golf Club is only 30 minutes from the hotel. Other golf courses within easy reach include: Kenmare Golf Club- 60min, The Ring of Kerry Golf Club- 60 minutes, and the Parknasilla Golf Club in Sneem which is 40 minutes from the Derrynane Hotel.
Discover the beauty of Derrynane on horse back and ride out from the stables located close to the hotel. Tuition is available from qualified instructors.
Horses and ponies are available to suit all levels from those who just want to know the basics to those who are more adventurous. Trek along the beaches, up the mountains, and through woodlands.
Walking through this beautifully wild countrysid,e you will discover the uniqueness of the area. Bring your camera and photograph some of the most beautiful views in Ireland, whether it's hill walking or a walking tour of the forests and mountains, beach walks or Derrynane National Park and other historic sites- you will be the envy of your friends when they see your landscapes, seascapes, and photos of the flora and fauna.
Guests on a walking holiday will be glad to know that the hotel is well equipped to provide drying/cleaning facilities, freezer packs, and substantial packed lunches.