Frequently Asked Questions
Skellig Holiday Homes is a two fold holiday home rental business based in Cahersiveen, County Kerry. We provide a property management service for home owners who do not wish to be involved in the rental of their properties. We also provide holiday homes for people who wish to visit the South Kerry area. Our website has a booking portal where holiday makers can search their desired locations and dates for availability.
Skellig Holiday Homes accepts reservations of holiday accommodation made by telephone, email, in person, in writing, text message, whats app or online.
A minimum refundable security deposit of €200 (per property) must be paid upon check-in to your holiday home. In some locations and at certain times of year this can increase to €500 (per property) which must be paid prior to check in of your holiday home. All payments will be pre-authorised on your debit or credit card upon arrival and automatically released off your card 28 days after it is taken.

We accept payment by Pay Pal or Bank Transfer. Payments by cheque or Postal Orders are not accepted.

Full payment of holiday home rental must be made to us when the customer receives the reservation confirmation, failure to do so will result in the cancellation of you booking.

After we process your payment then you will then receive a receipt for the balance paid and details of how to collect the keys of your holiday home.

In the event that you wish to cancel your holiday home reservation, the following charges will apply:

  • On all reservations:  Booking deposit is withheld except where cancellation made within 24 hours of making the booking. In such a case we will refund all monies paid less €49 to cover administration & credit card costs
  • 8 – 4 weeks before date of arrival:  In all cases the Booking Fee is non-refundable, 50% of the total booking value (Excluding Booking Fee) is withheld plus €49 administration fee. 
  • 4 – 2 weeks before date of arrival: In all cases the Booking Fee is non-refundable, 75% of the total booking value (Excluding Booking Fee) is withheld plus €49 administration fee. 
  • Less than 2 weeks before arrival date: The Booking Fee is non-refundable and 100% of the total booking valueWe strongly advise that clients take out travel insurance to cover any costs associated with having to cancel a holiday. All refunds to credit cards incur a 2% charge for bank charges.

Skellig Holiday Homes may consider a request from a Client to change the dates of the booking after confirmation has been issued. See Terms & Conditions for more info.

No. Gas, heat and electricity are included.

Skellig Holiday Homes provides beautiful homes all across the South Kerry area and Iveragh Peninsula.

Rentals commence from 3pm on the day of arrival and terminate by 11am on the day of departure, unless stated otherwise in writing from Skellig Holiday Homes.

A maximum of two dogs are welcome in some of our properties, and other properties are kept dog free. No pets other than dogs are permitted.

Bed linen & towels are supplied free of charge in all of our properties. When a holiday home is rented for more than one week, you may liaise directly with the local Property Manager if fresh bed linen and towels are required. A fee may be required for these extra services.

Yes, you can advertise your business on Skellig Holiday Homes – please contact us on or by text/phone on +353 87 130 9895.