Located just 3.7 miles from the market town of Kenmare, Blue Merles is on the Beara Peninsula, nestled under the Caha Mountains. Offering free onsite parking, it is set within spacious country gardens with panoramic views of Kenmare Bay towards the Macgillycuddy Reeks and Dinish Island. Each room includes a seating area and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. There are mountain or garden views from the rooms. In the mornings, Blue Merles serves breakfast in the dining room, which boasts panoramic views. Evening meals are also available with prior arrangement. Kenmare is home to numerous shops and fine restaurants. Many of the town's pubs offer live musical entertainment. Guests can also enjoy riverside walks in Gleninchiquin Valley, which is within 11.2 miles of Blue Merles. Killarney is just a 40-minute drive away.