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Christmas events in beautiful Kenmare, in association with the Kenmare Bay Hotel

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Christmas in Kenmare kicks off this Friday 30th November with the annual Christmas Parade and Blessing of the Crib, plus the launch of the town’s inaugural Choral Festival. There’s lots going on all over the weekend, and the weather looks set to be cold and crisp! Perfect Christmassy weather! The weekend of the 8th & 9th December also sees a range of events, including Noel Coward’s play ‘Blithe Spirit’ at the Carnegie Theatre, Seafari Christmas Sailings to see the Seals and Eagles and a gift & food Fayre at the Kenmare Bay Hotel on Sunday. There’s loads more happening in Kenmare through the rest of the festive month too, including films at the Carnegie Theatre, Christmas storytelling for kids, walks and a family treasure hunt in Reen-a-gross Park on New Year’s Day. With some fantastic accommodation rates available at the Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, why not book yourselves a little festive treat and come enjoy all that Kenmare has to offer. Check out our Christmas in Kenmare page on

Halloween Howl in Kenmare in association with the Kenmare Bay Hotel

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Kenmare town has gone mad this year for Halloween. There’s a ‘howl’ host of events for you to choose from. Visit Truffle Pig for a Scrumptious Scullery, or Cupan Tae for tea, chat and delicious Halloween treats. How about a ghost trip with Seafari? Then there’s the Haunted Forest kids party, the kids disco at the Kenmare Bay Hotel and scary movies aplenty at the Carnegie Arts Centre. Check out the full programme on It’s not too late to book your stay at the Kenmare Bay Hotel – we still have some availability mid-week and some great packages from just €119 pps for 2 nights’ B&B + 1 Dinner. Kids U12 sharing are free for B&B & Dinner! E mail for full details. Go on – it’ll be a scream.

Winter wedding offer at the Kenmare Bay Hotel

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

We’ve extended our fabulous winter wedding offer to include the month of March 2013! Yes that’s right, choose any available date in November 2012, January, February OR March 2013 and we will offer you:

• Complimentary sparkling wine & canapés for your guests’ arrival
• 25% discount on your 4 course menu of choice *
• 50% discount on our Banqueting Wines
• Complimentary full evening buffet
• 5 complimentary rooms on the night of your wedding

*Subject to a minimum number of 150 guests; pro rata discount rates apply for fewer guests. All other offers apply regardless of numbers.

Let the Kenmare Bay Hotel take care of your wedding in Kerry. Give Sue a call now to check out available dates or to arrange a show around our award-winning wedding venue.
064 66 41300 or

Valid any available date in November 2012, January, February & March 2013

Family Breaks in Kerry at the Kenmare Bay Hotel

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

If you’re looking for a great value family break in Kerry this summer, the Kenmare Bay Hotel might just have the answer for you. The Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, situated just a short walk from the beautiful town of Kenmare, is one of the best known family hotels in Kerry. With awards such as the Gold Star Hotel Award from and being voted one of the top 10 family-friendly hotels in Ireland by, you know you’re in good hands. Comprising 125 hotel rooms, 18 holiday homes and 14 luxury lodges, the Resort has something for everyone. The Leisure Centre, complete with 20m pool, kids’ pool, sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room and gym is open to all guests for complimentary use and there’s a Kids Club, restaurant play area, drop-in play room and outdoor Playground. Check out some of the summer family offers; mid-week family break of 2BB1D for 2 adults + 2 kids sharing for just €258 total. Includes one day’s Kids Club activities for all children aged 5 – 12; mid-week room only rate of just €89 for 2 adults + 2 kids U12 sharing; 7 nights’ self-catering holidays in July & August from €899 per house or €999 per luxury lodge. Check for all our latest special offers.

Kenmare Bay Hotel Wedding Venue fantastic offer

Friday, May 11th, 2012
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The award-winning Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort, a well-known and acclaimed wedding reception venue, has an amazing offer for a few last remaining 2012 dates. It’s an all-inclusive package for just €8,500 for 200 guests, or €42.50 per guest for a minimum of 200.

The package includes:
- pre-reception
- 4 course meal with choice, chosen from our full menu options
- 1/2 bottle wine pp
- full evening buffet
- chair covers & sashes (purple or silver)
- late night exemption bar license
- 5 complimentary rooms on the night of your wedding
Plus all of the Kenmare Bay Hotel’s usual complimentary items such as a wedding car, centre pieces and top table decoration and a background piano-player during the meal. Pro rata discounts apply for smaller guest numbers; great discounts possible for 300+ guests. Valid dates are 3rd, 9th and 24th November 2012 plus any available dates in January & February 2013.
Contact Sue for further details on or view website wedding page –
For your wedding in Kerry, view the Kenmare Bay Hotel before you make any decisions!

Kenmare Bay Hotel Wedding Offer

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Do you want to get married this August Bank Holiday but think you may have left it too late? Well think again! Owing to a cancellation, the Kenmare Bay Hotel, one of the best known wedding venues in Munster, has Friday 3rd August 2012 available. What’s more, we have some surprise offers and discounts for that date only. We can help you with your planning and can advise on local suppliers.

Give Sue a call on 064 66 79333 or e mail to find out more. Other 2012 dates also available, including weekend dates in November which attract our special Winter Wedding discounts. Let the award-winning Kenmare Bay Hotel take care of your wedding.

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Fantastic Winter Wedding offer at the Kenmare Bay Hotel & Resort

Friday, March 16th, 2012

If you’re still hoping to get married this year but think you may have left it too late – well don’t worry, think again! We have just launched our amazing winter wedding offer which includes complimentary pre-reception for your guests, no surcharge for a choice of starter, main course or dessert, a 25% discount on your menu of choice, 50% discount on our wines and 5 complimentary rooms on the night of your wedding! This incredible offer is valid for any dates in November 2012, as well as January & February 2013. There are one or two terms & conditions which you’ll find on our website –
but really, there’s no catch here so what are you waiting for?? If you’d like to make an appointment to come and view the hotel and have a chat about your requirements, just call Sue on 064 66 79333 or e mail on You’ll be pleasantly surprised by how much we care about your wedding.

Kenmare Bay Hotel Wedding Open Day

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

If you’ve recently got engaged or are planning on getting married in the near future, or maybe you just popped the question today?? – then you must come along to our Wedding Open Day this Sunday from 2.00 – 5.00 pm. Sandra Murphy from TV3′s The Apprentice 2011 is our MC for the day! There’ll be live music in the hotel foyer and haunting background music upstairs at the event. You’ll be able to see our beautiful Banqueting Suite partially set up as it would be for your wedding, you can get a tour of the hotel to check out the rooms, the self-catering and the leisure centre plus other facilities and you’ll get to meet the Kenmare Bay Hotel’s wedding team. Daniel, our Executive Chef, will have some of his tasty wedding fayre for you to sample and our wine supplier – Classic Wines – will have a little something to help wash it down. There’ll be local wedding suppliers, including photographers, wedding cake maker, Kenmare Flowers, Renew Beauty, Studio Be You – a fantastic accessory company for all your bridal, bridesmaids and mother of the bride’s needs, Little Oak Designs for all your stationery and Kerry Wedding Favours for all those little extras. Hear some good advice and tips from some of the invited specialists who will each give a brief presentation. Fantastic wedding draw prize if you confirm your 2012 wedding with us – first prize is €1,000 towards your day! Other prizes too, plus great raffle prizes as well. Entry is free and everyone is very welcome.

Family mid-term package at Kenmare Bay Hotel

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Any plans for mid-term? Fancy taking the kids away for a couple of days? The Kenmare Bay hotel has a great family offer for mid-week. 2 nights’ B&B + 1 Dinner for 2 adults + 2 kids U12 sharing for just €248 total. The offer also includes one day’s Kid Club activities for kids aged 5 – 12. The activities planned for mid-term are great fun – baking with the Chef, gardening with Simon, aqua fun, games, DVDs, snacks & juice + goody bag. It will keep your little ones amused! You can then chill out in the hotel, relax in the Leisure Centre or take a stroll into our beautiful town of Kenmare, just minutes from the hotel via a pathway. An affordable treat – why not? Visit our special offers page on or e mail

Love is in the air

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Not long till Valentine’s Day. If you’ve got the January Blues and you haven’t been away anywhere for ages, then why not treat your loved one to a romantic weekend in beautiful Kenmare.

Book the Kenmare Bay Hotel’s special Valentine’s package for just €139 pps for 2 nights’ B&B + 1 Dinner in The Bay Restaurant. Package includes a glass of wine with dinner and delicious hand-made chocs on arrival!

If a wedding is on your mind, then ask to see our stunning Banqueting Suite. The hotel has a lovely leisure centre with swimming pool, gym, sauna, jacuzzi etc and Spa rooms offering a range of relaxing treatments. A pathway takes you from the hotel into the centre of town in a matter of minutes. Kenmare is renowned for its award-winning restaurants, lively pubs and cafes and unusual, quirky shops. Enjoy a weekend in Kenmare, but be prepared to leave a little bit of your heart behind when you return home. Contact us on 064 66 41300 or

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