Whether you are travelling with the family or looking for a relaxing escape with the girls, it’s always a bonus to have a swimming pool close at hand. When you stay at Killarney’s Holiday Village, you have a choice of great pools and facilities within easy reach. Here are 5 favourites, in no particular order:
Just minutes from Killarney’s Holiday Village, the Gleneagle Hotel has two pools to keep all the family happy. The main 25 metre pool has two dedicated swim lanes, in addition to an open area for families and non- swimmers. The children’s splash pool is great fun for kids. There is also an adults-only suite with a sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Killarney Sports & Leisure Club
The Killarney Sports & Leisure Centre is located on the Tralee bypass road, just outside the town centre. It has three swimming pools, including a five-lane 25-metre pool and an 8.5-metre learner pool with a circular learner pool at the shallow end. If you prefer to keep your feet dry, there’s a seating area overlooking the swimming pools.
The Castlerosse Hotel is located 2km from town on the main Ring of Kerry road. Facilities include a 20m heated swimming pool, a kids’ pool area, and an adults’ area with a Jacuzzi, sauna, and steam room. You can avail of water aerobics for beginners and advanced swimmers, as well as swimming lessons for all abilities. The leisure club opens from 7.30am until 9pm on weekdays and 8am to 9pm at weekends. Children are welcome until 7.00pm
Killarney Towers Hotel
The hotel leisure centre at the Killarney Towers Hotel is located right in the heart of Killarney town, so if it’s a wet day, and you are looking for a way to entertain the family, you can all have fun in the 15M heated swimming pool. The pool is suitable for swimmers of all availabilities, and, if you would like to sharpen your swimming lessons, you can also avail of lessons.
Innisfallen Leisure Centre
Another town centre hotel, the Malton Hotel offers guests and visitors use of the Innisfallen Leisure Centre. It is open Monday to Thursday from 7am until 9pm and on weekends and bank holidays from 8am until 8pm. Children can join the fun between 8am and 7pm. Facilities include a 15-metre pool and an adults’ area with a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, and Monsoon shower.
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