At Álaind Lodges, Sneem enjoying the surrounding natural beauty is an indulgent experience.   Álaind ('all-ind'), old Gaelic word for beautiful place, is ideal for active holidays where we can accommodate guests in the luxury and comfort you’d expect in your own home.  We are located in the Kerry Geopark, nestled between the Atlantic and the majestic Dunkerron Mountains.  It is the perfect activity break destination and endowed with unforgettable walking, hiking, trekking, golfing, fishing, boating and stargazing opportunities.  At Álaind you can unwind and be as active or relaxed as you like in enjoying the surroundings.  Located beside such 'Discover Ireland' jewels as Sneem Village - The Tidy Towns Winner, The Wild Atlantic Way, The Ring of Kerry, The Kerry Way and The Skelligs UNESCO heritage site & Star Wars location, you know you deserve a break here.

Owner Fergal Harrington is available with advice and recommendations on things to do in Sneem during your holiday.  Fergal is a professionally qualified Mountain Leader, who also runs Álaind Walking Holidays. He will be delighted to take you on a guided walking tour to the best parts of the Ring of Kerry. Booking with Álaind Walking & Fergal ensures you'll enjoy walks safely, with a level of difficulty that suits you and that you'll discover amazing places you'd otherwise miss. You can read more about walking in Kerry and walking holidays on our dedicated Álaind Walking website and you'll find regular mentions of it and special offers here too.  

We want all our guests to enjoy a luxury escape to an area of outstanding beauty.  We are passionate about introducing new people to the wellbeing and enjoyment to be had in the beautiful great outdoors. We love the outdoors, the trails, scenic roads, mountain hikes, rivers, bay and ocean.  With the purest of fresh air, mountain and sea breezes and luxury accommodation, you can switch off, unwind and replenish your spirit.

Blessed with a huge variety of easily accessible activities for the outdoor enthusiast, we will be delighted to help you have the best experience possible.  We can tailor packages and excursions for walkers, hikers and trekkers, cyclists, bikers, golfers and fishing fans or simply give you advice on what’s happening on the entertainment scene locally.  In the community there are also many local businesses that can help to make yours a fabulous vacation.

Most importantly we offer you a luxury bed and breakfast experience, with plenty outdoor activities to try and the full freedom to relax in our spacious comfortable lounge areas.  Álaind is your home away from home.  It is an indulgent and immersive experience in an area of outstanding natural beauty.  Treat yourself to an Álaind active holiday by booking today.  We look forward to welcoming you soon.

I look forward to welcoming you to Álaind Lodges.

Fergal Harrington


Álaind is located in the heights above the beautiful colourful village of Sneem on the Iveragh peninsula in South west Kerry.  To reach us, please follow signage in the North Square of Sneem village for The Sportsfield Road.  Although many Sat Navs may suggest alternative routes, the map below shows the only accessible route to the Resort.