Portmagee is named after Captain Magee who settled there in 1690. There are many shipwrecks in the local area. Portmagee Seasonal Visitors Pontoons in County Kerry, has both power and water services, as well as toilet and recycling facilities. There is a café and restaurant metres from the pontoon entrance.
The Portmagee Seasonal Visitors Pontoons are managed by Kilrush Marina. Whether you would like to explore Valentia Island or you are just passing through the area, looking for somewhere to pull in for shelter, the hammerhead is kept free for visiting yachts.