Ballylickey, Bantry, Co. Cork
Situated on the coast road between Bantry and Glengarriff, the townland of Ballylickey makes a beautiful stopping off point.
Surrounded by a sheltered coastline there are miles of walking tracks to explore in the area. Nearby, visitors will also find golf courses, sailing activities and gardens to visit.
Also in Ballylickey is Seaview House Hotel, a delightful 4 star country house hotel set in private and well tended grounds. This lovely country manor house is filled with beautiful antiques and oozes charm and character. Located near Ballylickey Bridge, over the Ouvane River, it commands wonderful views of Bantry Bay from the main rooms.
Seaview House has been reviewed and recommended by a number of prestigious guides, most notably Georgina Campbell’s Ireland Guides, the McKenna Guides, Michelin and the Good Hotel Guide. The restaurant is a popular dining venue with guests and locals. The menu has options from two to five courses and changes daily with plenty of local specials such as Bantry Bay crab, Monkfish, Turbot, Black Sole or West Cork Lamb. It has won many awards for the quality of its food and service, including two AA rosettes for excellent cuisine.
The Bathhouse at Seaview House consists of treatment rooms, outdoor sauna and outdoor hot tub. An ideal amenity for weary travellers, the hotel also welcomes daytrippers to relax in the Bathhouse.