While trendy hotels and city stays are all the rage, sometimes it is nice to break the mould and do something different.
Indeed, discount deals and holiday packages can make getaways all the more appealing; yet it is also important to switch things up once in a while.
Perhaps this is one of those times! This Mongolian Yurt is available on Airbnb, and it’s so exotic. Forget emptying your piggy bank in pursuit of far-off destinations; this experience is bound to impress, and it’s only located in Ballymacoda in County Cork.
With smash-hit reviews from former guests, we here at Ireland Before You Die just had to see what all the fuss is about.
This traditional Mongolian yurt in Cork is as authentic as they come—given its location in Ireland—and is sure to offer a memorable experience to rival any other Airbnb property on the Emerald Isle.
The yurt is located on private grounds owned by a local resident and Airbnb host. An accomplished traveller himself, the host decided to open his unique yurt to other local and international globetrotters.
Seeing as the host is on-site, guests can ask for as much or as little interaction as they wish, and the host is always on-hand for advice or assistance when needed.
The purpose-built yurt sits on stunning, sprawling grounds that thrive in the Cork countryside. A picnic table out front and endless greenery make it a perfect place to spend a sunny weekend in Ireland.
Expect only the sounds of nature to fill the air and silence and serenity to keep you company. Stargazers will also revel in the clarity of the night’s sky in this remote location!
The interiors are traditional, colourful, and in keeping with Mongolian décor. With attention to detail in every aspect, guests will truly feel transported to a whole other time and place.
For those in search of ultimate tranquility, this Mongolian yurt on Airbnb is for you. The property is also only a five-minute drive from four different beaches, making it a great base to explore the surrounding areas.
Given the secluded nature of this Mongolian yurt, this stay is best suited to those with a car who are keen to make the most of all the countryside has to offer.
The fine details
This Mongolian yurt in Cork consists of one room complete with three double beds, sleeping a total of six people.
The yurt also has a couch and a wood-burning stove for warmth and cosiness. As the intention of this unique stay is an authentic experience, guests can forget Wi-Fi or a TV. Instead, enjoy board games and books!
While there are no cooking or toilet amenities in the yurt, they are available on-site. A shared nearby kitchen and bathroom can be used, and there is also an outhouse toilet for guests.
In the morning, freshly-laid chicken eggs are available for breakfast, and logs are supplied en masse to keep you toasty in front of the stove.
The host also provides essentials such as bedding, linen, towels, soap, and toilet paper, and there is a washing machine also available for use.
More than 80 past guests have reviewed this unique stay on Airbnb. Reviews take into consideration the following six aspects: accuracy, location, cleanliness, communication, value, and check-in.
One past guest summarized their stay at this traditional Mongolian yurt with only good things to say: “Absolutely fantastic! What an amazing place to wake up in the morning from, in the middle of the nature and to the sunshine. This was just the perfect getaway destination.”
Another guest and her group shared a similarly positive experience at this unique yurt: “Unique, fun, spotless accommodation. We were a group of 5 ladies and had so much fun. Our host was spectacular. Warm, welcoming and accommodating.”
This guest went on to say: “The location was rural but close to the village with a wonderful little cafe and a great country pub…complete with pool table! We had a blast! I would highly recommend this for a group of friends or a family. Great craic.”
As the summer rolls over the island of Ireland, we suggest you book in advance via Airbnb to secure your own stay in this exotic Mongolian yurt in Cork.