Stayed here over Christmas, to be honest our expectations were low having read all the negative reviews. First off, the off peak rates for renting houses are competitive & the family had a great trip. However, looking at the peak season prices they are extremely high.
The houses are surprisingly big & well kitted out, even if they look a little a bit windswept on the outside. The staff were great, the indoor play leisure centre was open which is really close, the indoor pool was fine but did smell a little. The surrounding area is just stunning, the beaches are huge & really wild & had some amazing runs & cycles. Off peak means that some of the facilities are closed but we knew that in advance - so I cant comment on them. The kids had an absolute blast & the new years fireworks in Tralee were brilliant.
Would definitely recommend banna beach for off peak. i can see how peoples expectations are high if they were paying peak high rates. But with the proximity of the facilities & the stunning location it makes for a good family holiday.