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Let life’s stresses drift away

From the moment you step across the threshold of Deep Blue, it’s clear that this isn’t any ordinary hotel leisure club. You will be met …

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Unique Dining

Discover new flavours and indulge your senses.   A passion for culinary excellence has been part of The Blue Haven Collection ethos since its inception. We …

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A Road Trip from Kinsale to Schull

Day 1 – Begin your Wild Atlantic Way journey with us!   The drive from Kinsale to Schull takes approx. 1.5 hours by car and …

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Kiely’s by Blue Haven: The Finest Chipper in Cork City

Cork city’s oldest chipper, Kiely’s of Maylor Street, was reimagined and brought to life once more

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‘Tis the Season!

Celebrate Christmas and New Years Eve at The Blue Haven Collection!   Our dazzling Christmas decor, delicious menus and a sprinkle of festive cheer will have …

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Experience unique destinations, culinary excellence, and the best of Irish hospitality at The Blue Haven Collection.



Kinsale is one of the most scenic colourful towns in Ireland, situated just 20 minutes from Cork City and the start point of the iconic Wild Atlantic Way.


Perched on the harbours edge with breathtaking ocean views, fresh sea air and the most friendly and welcoming people, its no surprise that Kinsale was named by Condé Nast in the ’20 Most Beautiful Villages and Small Towns in Ireland’. 


There is something for everyone to enjoy in Kinsale and with its year-round calendar of events, this coastal harbour town is the perfect destination for foodies, music and arts lovers or those in seach of a relaxing romantic getaway.


It’s also a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, with its clear blue waters, pristine beaches and dramatic cliffs, it’s no wonder that this is a popular destination for travellers from all over the world, as golfers, surfers, divers, cyclists and sailors will attest to.

Kinsale is also home to the world-famous Old Head Golf Links as well as being of significant historical significance with heritage sites like Charles Fort and James Fort, Desmond Castle, Kinsale Museum and the Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum.


Also known as ‘The Gourmet Capital of Ireland’, Kinsale is famous for its diverse range of food experiences from fine dining restaurants and cosy cafés to delightful food trucks and farmer’s markets – it’s a foodie’s dream come true! Fresh fish from local fishermen can be seen on menus throughout the town as well as locally produced vegetables, cheese and chocolate. The town has also attracted world renowned drinks producers who offer a selection of locally produced craft beers, whiskey, gin, mead and cider to experience on your visit.

Cork City

Cork, also known as the ‘Rebel City’ which aptly describes the energetic and independently minded people of Cork, is home to a diverse population and a food, culture, art and music scene that makes it a truly unique place to visit.


Cork has a creative soul! You won’t have to travel far to come across a variety of music performances in venues across the city. Be sure to check out the iconic street art on display or browse the galleries and museums which often offer free art exhibitions and performances to enjoy.


Surrounded by vast countryside and coastal towns, the city is filled with local produce and craft food and drinks makers who bring their bounty to the restaurants and eateries of Cork.


Coffee shops, late bars and vibey nightlife make the city a perfect spot for socialising! Some must-see places to visit include Cork City Goal, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Blackrock Castle and Observatory, Cork Opera House, Spike Island and the world-famous English Market which dates back to 1788, is one of the oldest markets in Europe.


If you’re looking for a unique and memorable travel destination, be sure to add Cork to your list. You won’t be disappointed.


Surrounded by nature, Schull is an outdoor-lovers paradise, with walking and cycling trails that offer breathtaking views from all angles. There are infinite ways to fill your days in Schull.


From hiking and climbing to birdwatching and stargazing, there’s no shortage of ways to connect with the nature on your visit to West Cork. For those who are feeling adventurous, there are plenty of opportunities to go diving and explore the underwater world for yourself or sail past the rugged, wild and beautiful coastline and islands.


West Cork is also known for its diverse and vibrant food scene and has no shortage of fine dining and Michelin starred restaurants to experience. For a truly ‘local’ experience, head to the food market that takes place every Sunday in Schull. Here you’ll find fresh produce, artisanal goods and delicious street food.


Beach goers will find plenty to do as West Cork offers a variety of beach attractions along the scenic Atlantic Ocean. Popular activities include swimming, sailing, surfing, and windsurfing. Fishing is also a popular pastime, and there are many charter boats available for hire. 

Some noteworthy places to visit on your trip to Schull and West Cork include Barleycove, Crookhaven, Glengarriff, Garnsih Island, Bantry House and Gardens and Sheeps Head Drive!


Whether you’re looking for a relaxing vacation or an exciting adventure, Schull has something to offer everyone.


Midleton and East Cork are part of a historically rich area of Ireland known as ‘Ireland’s Ancient East’. Midleton town dates back to the 12th century and is filled with award winning eateries and quaint pubs and architecture. The area has attracted many creatives, producing handmade lace and linen as well as designer knitwear. On your visit to Midleton, check out the ‘Kindred Spirits’ memorial in the centre of the town as well as the iconic Jameson Distillery which welcomes tourists all year round to sample some of their famous whiskey.



East Cork is filled with quaint villages and towns to explore. There are some wonderful places to visit on your East Cork adventure – The Titanic Experience Cobh, Fota Wildlife Park, Leahys Open Farm, Youghal Clock Gate Tower, River Blackwater Cruise and Ballymaloe Country House and Gardens.

The region is hugged by mountains, ravines, rugged cliffs, forests and of course the spectacular ocean views. What’s not to love?  There is plenty of options for sea swimming, angling, snorkelling and sunset kayaking. If its hiking your after, check out Ballycotton Cliff Walk. You might even spot a whale or two while taking in the magnificent views where the cliff meets the ocean and the lighthouse in the distance. Ballycotton Lighthouse is one of only two black lighthouses in the country and is only accessible by boat. Join a tour and learn more about its history but also enjoy the stunning views of the coastline. Midleton is a great base from which to explore the stunning surrounds in the rest of East Cork.


Feeling inspired? Contact us and a member of our team will be happy to look after you whether your looking for a place to stay, dine, relax or party!

Destinations to discover and memories to cherish at The Blue Haven Collection!