Many of Cork’s most popular attractions can be found close to Goleen, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Mizen Vision and the iconic Mizen Head. Two other popular spots within a short distance of Goleen are Sheep's Head and Mount Gabriel.
If the sun is shining head outside and enjoy the nearby parks and reserves. The natural havens such as Hungry Hill in Glengarriff, Sherkin Island in Baltimore and Garnish Island in Bantry, show visitors the species of flora and fauna that exist in the area. Bring a day pack and your favorite watersports gear and spend an afternoon on the water at Lough Hyne in Skibbereen.
Hit a few balls at the Skibbereen and West Carbery Golf Club in Skibbereen and the Bantry Bay Golf Club in Bantry, amongst the most popular greens in the area.
At the end of a day exploring the streets of Goleen, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. For a good night’s sleep it’s hard to go past the Westlodge Hotel & Pondlodge Cottages, Bantry, the Casey's of Baltimore Hotel, and the popular Rathmore House, Baltimore.