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Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the campground was not yet open when we were travelling,Mortimer the owner who was away at the time very kindly allowed us to stay and was made very welcome by Joe who was helping out there at the time.He was a wealth of knowledge and very friendly,thank you Joe.The facilities were excellent with a well equipped kitchen,clean bathrooms and...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Sylvia. Thank you for your great review. I hope I will be here to greet you on your next visit. I am glad that you met Joe. He loves to talk to people. Cheers. Mortimer.

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

In June 2016 we were riding round the Irish coast on a motor-bike. On our first night it rained and our tent started to leak. The next morning Mortimer and his helper were so helpful! Mortimer gave Paul a lift to a really good ironmongery in Cahersiveen, so that he could buy adhesive stuff. We put up the tent in...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello phllnick. I am very happy to hear that for you and your travelling companion it "Altogether it was a great stay!" It is always a pleasure to help someone with a problem especially when we succeed in finding a solution. Thank you for your great review. I hope to have the pleasure of meeting you again sometime. Cheers. Mortimer.

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Short story: the best camping site & owner I have seen in my life. Long story: me and my friend visited Mannix Point in June 2015. So long ago TripAdvisor won't even let me select that date. We were hiking in Count Kerry and decided to stay the night at Mannix Point. That day we were walking the streets of...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Jan and Peter. Thank you very, very much for your great review. I love your story but I regret to tell you that I don't remember. If you had sent a photo it would have helped me to recall. I am very happy to know that you had such an enjoyable experience at Mannix Point. I know what it...

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Great place, lovely view and the most helpful and friendly owner you could imagine - as if you were visiting your own grandfather. There is a well-equiped, large kitchen, a cosy sitting room and a nice terrace. Highly recommended!

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I love your comment that you felt as if you were visiting your own grandfather. I take that as a great compliment. I hope to meet you again sometime soon. Cheers. Mortimer.

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I can honestly say words cannot describe County Kerry, she is beautiful. The drive down to Mannix Point Cahersiveen was breath taking requiring stops along the way to take it all in. Upon arrival we were greeted by Mortimer, and shown around what can only be described as the most beautiful, best facilitated, camp site I have ever stayed in,...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. Thank you very, very much. When I opened Mannix Point in 1984 I set out to achieve exactly what you have described.... "The communal music room as an absolute gem, we spent the evenings with the warmth of the open fire only matched by the warmth of the open atmosphere where strangers rapidly became friends sharing...

Bantry, Ireland
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The warmest welcome, best facilities, glorious scenery, great supermarket nearby, attractive little town with some unique cafes, not to mention real French bakery. We come here as often as we can when motorhoming in Ireland, 3 times so far this year, & never disappointed. Thank you Mortimer, looking fwd to the next time allready!

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Lisa. Thank you for your kind comments. It is very reassuring when people return again and again. You say you were here three times last year. If you start early this year you may manage four visits!!!!! I look forward to meeting you again soon. Cheers, Mortimer.

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Spent two weeks travelling around Southern Ireland in September and October in our Camper. Mannix Park was one of the true highlights in early October. We hadn't anticipated having the use of an extensive kitchen, comfortable lounge facilities with a peat fire, and a friendly welcome to come back to after a day walking in the hills! Well laid out...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Jonathan. Thank you for your great review. I am happy to know that you enjoyed your time here even though it was very quiet at the time. I hope you can get here at a busier time when you come again. There can be a great atmosphere with people from various parts of the world. Cheers. Mortimer.

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This camping site had anything we could hope for and more. Camping beside the sea and especially the great indoor kitchen for campers and the lovely music room with a fireplace were highlights. Additionally, the staff is very friendly and helpful. All in all the best camping site I have ever visited!

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Phillip. Thank you for your excellent review. To be rated as "the best camping site I have ever visited" is a tremendous and welcome compliment. Thanks again. Cheers.Mortimer.

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The scenery and the facilities are unsurpassed but what really makes Mannix Point special is the people. When I stayed in September, Mortimer and his team were so helpful - from helping me to hitch my caravan, to mending my glasses and getting me out of a scrape when my car broke down. The ever-burning turf fire in the music...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Louise. From the incidents you describe I know which Louise wrote this kind and welcome review. I remember your visit with great pleasure and I look forward to seeing you again in 2017. This time come on foot with your rucksack. The only thing that is likely to go wrong is that you get blisters and I promise to...

County Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Its hard to put Mannix Point into words but i'll try anyway. There is no campsite In Ireland that can compete with the welcome you get at Mannix point. Mortimer (Your host) is a gent, if you want a quiet night you can have that. Or if you are like me and about 99.9% of the people who come here...

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Mortimer_Moriarty, Owner at Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park, responded to this review

Hello Fergus and Ann. Thank you for your excellent review and a special thanks for referring to me as "a gent". I know some who wouldn't agree with you! I love your description of the Craic. My recollection is that you personally make a huge contribution to the music and fun and I hope that you will continue to do...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Mannix Point Camping and Caravan Park is on the waterfront on the Gulf Stream Coast of The Ring of Kerry. It has won sixteen national and international awards including The Award of Excellence-The Best Park in Ireland and The Best Welcome in Europe. ... more   less 

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Address: Mannix Point, Cahersiveen, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Munster > County Kerry > Cahersiveen
Price Range: $12 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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