11 of the most wishlisted Airbnbs in Ireland

We're not going to lie: St. Patrick's Day is fun. And while lots of beer and a sea of green attire make for a few good hours with friends, there's nothing as in-tune with the Irish culture and traditions like an actual visit to the island. In our minds, the best way to experience the country is to take in its breathtaking nature and history with a trip. 

In order to do Ireland right, we suggest pushing your comfort zone just a little bit. Ditch the monstrous city hotels in favor of a rustic boathouse in Whitegate. Cozy up for a romantic retreat at an Ardcath cottage or rent out an old castle for the whole family. In Ireland, Airbnbs may be cheap -- but the experiences they offer are phenomenal. 

Scroll through below to see the most sought-after Airbnbs in Ireland -- and get packing! 

Most popular Airbnbs in Ireland
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Most popular Airbnbs in Ireland

1. Old-World Converted Stableyard (Dublin, Ireland) 

Although it's only 10 minutes away from the Dublin airport, this listing still boasts country charm. 

$136 per night 

2. Cuckoo Wood Hexagon (Westport, Ireland) 

This adorable one-bedroom find has goats and hens roaming around nearby. 

$90 per night 

3. Pop's Dream (Whitegate, Ireland) 

The boathouse (!!!) comes with a barbeque, private veranda and of course stunning waterside views. 

$102 per night 

4. Cozy Seaside Cottage (Baltimore, Ireland) 

According to the hosts, the rustic County Cork cottage predates the Irish famine. 

$66 per night 

5. Crows' Hermitage (Ardcath, Ireland)

Surrounded by lush gardens and beautiful flowers, this one-bedroom cottage makes for the perfect romantic retreat. 

$136 per night 

6. Cozy Cabin with Stunning Glenveagh Views (Fintown, Ireland) 

Called "The Hide," the handcrafted cabin also features views of Glenveagh National Park. 

$78 per night 

7. Atlantic View Boutique Country House (Easky, Ireland) 

This 200-year-old boutique home is situated on 9 acres of land and overlooks the sea. 

$85 per night 

8. Idyllic Cottage Retreat (Fintown, Ireland) 

The cozy, rustic home offers stunning, unparalleled views of the Glendowan mountains. 

$62 per night 

9.Restored 200-year-old church (Athenry, Ireland) 

Located about 20 miles from Galway, Bookeen Hall is a simple day trip from other tourist attractions including the Cliffs of Moher. 

$124 per night

10. Private Castle (Kilcolgan, Ireland) 

We must say that this castle is sure to be a hit with Game of Thrones fans. Dragon not included.

$396 per night

11. Lilac Cottage (Crumlin, Ireland) 

This modern log cabin is located in a suburb of Dublin in a town known for its rich medieval history. 

$59 per night 


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