As a bathing place Kilkee is unsurpassed by any
resort. The beach sweeps in a grand semi-circular
curve in front of the town and its smooth clean and
firm sands, washed daily by the Atlantic tides afford
excellent bathing, always in perfect safety.
For indoor swimming there is Kilkee Waterworld, a
modern facility built in recent years.
Kilkee Diving & Watersports Centre
is a fully equipped diving centre with facilities for
novices and experts alike. The centre is located
on the seafront. Snorkeling, sailing and board-sailing
are also available with instruction.
Kilkee's 18-Hole championship quality
golf course is situated
on the road towards George's Head and stretches along
the spectacular cliffs.
Kilkee is a fisherman's paradise. The shore fishing
and rock fishing are incomparable and crewed boats are
available for hire for deep-sea fishing.
The walks at both sides of the bay are justly famous.
The views on a clear day are of the
Aran Islands to the
north, Kerry to the south and Loop Head to the West.
The cliff scenery can only be described as
In the past sea-weed baths were very popular and were
regarded as beneficial to the health. Today their
modern successor is the
A variety of sea based therapies are provided here by
fully qualified personnel. Fáilte
approved accommodation is also available here.
Kilkee's night life is legendary. With its relaxed
informality and late night aura, the nightowl is well
catered for. The pubs and lounge bars have regular
music and sing song sessions ranging from Grand Opera
to the latest pop. Talent competitions, traditional
Irish nights, cabaret, dancing and pub theatre are all
regular features of the entertainment scene. There are
several modern night-clubs also in the town.