Cromane is an ideal location for holiday makers from all over the world. And Kerry is the favorite destination for climate, scenery, people and sheer and absolute beauty.
Cromane is one of only a handfull of locations where you can see the the two most scenic and majestic peninsulas in Ireland, Dingle Peninsula and Iveragh Peninsula. Westwards from Cromane we have Killorglin, Glenbeigh. With great sights of the McGillycuddy Reeks mountains range in which are located the highest mountain in Ireland, Carrantouhil.
Cromane is located approximately 5Miles or 8KMs from Killorglin and is a low lying shingle spit at the western end of Castlemaine Harbour.
Join us in Cromane Lower
To the east of the peninsula is the main body of Castlemaine Harbour. A short distance to the west is Inch peninsula extending southwards from the mainland: this is a large sand spit.
Another sand spit, this time from the southern side of the harbour, to the west of Cromane, is Rossbeigh.
There are shingle beaches running along the coast of the peninsula with the main road running roughly south to north alongside and other roads and access points intersecting.
Cromane Lower is one of the few locations where one can view at one remove the Brandon Range of Mountains and Sliabh Mish on the Dingle Peninsula and the McGillycuddy Reeks a little to the South.
Cromane is primarily a shingle spit in Castlemaine Harbour. This section of Cromane is known as Cromane Lower. The principal activity in this area is fishingand Mussel Dredging.
The Water Pump at Cromane Upper Killorglin
Cromane Upper is from Upper and Lower Tullig through to Loch Gaineamháin to Stookisland and is mostly Farming land with residential properties, Cromane Upper also has the GAA football Grounds, Catholic Church, Post Office and the Community Centre making up the village of Cromane.