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4 Unparalleled Airbnb's For Your Next Family Adventure

4 Unparalleled Airbnb's For Your Next Family Adventure

4 Unparalleled Airbnb's For Your Next Family Adventure
Airbnb has taken over how we travel and where we stay in recent years, what with having some of the best unique Airbnb experiences perfect for family gatherings or child-free getaways right on our doorstep. 
Here are some of our favourite unique Airbnb across Ireland for your next family adventure:
Stay in a one-of-a-kind refurbished double-decker pimped-out bus with a fully equipped modern kitchen and living area, including a bathroom, six beds, complimentary WiFi, a coffee maker for early morning risers and to top it off, a self-service breakfast is also provided as part of the unique Airbnb package costing as little as €80 per night. 
Added family features on the converted vintage London bus include children's books and toys, highchair, travel cot, children's dinnerware and they have local babysitter recommendations if parents fancy themselves a quiet meal in one of the many restaurants located a short five-minute drive away. 
The Lux Bus, Cobh, Co. Cork. Image Credit:
Set in the stunning foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, you will find The Lodge at Hushabye Farm, a two-bedroom stone cottage hideaway suitable for a family of four and home to a herd of award-winning and super friendly alpacas. 
Advertised as a relaxing break away, you won't find WiFi or a TV. Owners Elizabeth and Paul McDonnell want guests to use the quiet space as a retreat, to kick back, relax, and enjoy the real world. Engagement is encouraged with the alpacas, including opportunities to walk an alpaca or two. 
Other services include babysitting recommendations, children's books and toys and given the location, the farm is an ideal base for anyone wishing to explore the magical midlands. Birr Castle, Lough Boora Park and the Emo Park are just a short spin away.
The Lodge at Hushabye Farm, Co. Laois. Image Credit:
Situated on the Ring of Kerry with beautiful panoramic views of Dingle Bay, this unique Airbnb suits larger families with four bedrooms and six beds accommodating up to eight people comfortably.
As featured on RTE Nationwide, it has the usual basic amenities including a travel cot, cot, fireplace guards and children's books and toys. 
The WiFi free location is the perfect base to explore the Wlid Atlantic Way for as little as €120 per night. 
Thatched Irish Cottage, Co. Kerry. Image Credit:
We recommend you leave the kids at home for this unique Airbnb and enjoy a romantic getaway together, hidden in the hills of Donegal in little Hobbit pods inspired by Irish archaeology. 
The quirky five-star rated retreat costs as little as €69 per night, situated a stone's throw from the some of Donegal's most beautiful beaches and panoramic views of the rugged landscape in Glencolumbkille. 
There is a no pets policy, limited wifi and the London Times listed the unique accommodation as one of the best twenty places in Europe 'to get away from it all' last year. 
Hobbit Hillpod, Glencolumbkille, County Donegal. Image Credit:
So there you have it, four completely different but delicious lodgings across Ireland. Have you stayed in any of the above? Or maybe you have another Airbnb recommendation for us? Be sure to let us know!
Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of 5 adventure loving kids. Kellie is a coffee addict and picker-upper of things who loves cloth nappies, making lists, getting the kids outdoors and sharing her every day true to life moments on Instagram