Destination guide

The cosy city of Aran Islands awaits you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Aran Islands. Renowned for its island views, seaside and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Aran Islands

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aran Islands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Worm Hole (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mountain View Horse Riding Centre (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Lahinch Surf School (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Lahinch Golf Club (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Lahinch Seaworld (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
  • Spiddal Craft Centre (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Aran Islands

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Aran Islands. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cliffs of Moher (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Kilmurvey Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Inisheer Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Coral Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Doolin Cave (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Fanore Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)

Where to stay near Aran Islands?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 108 holiday rentals near Aran Islands. From 56 Cottages to 56 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aran Islands for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aran Islands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aran Islands. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lahinch: 127 holiday rentals
  • County Clare: 575 holiday rentals
  • Clifden: 427 holiday rentals
  • Ennistimon: 130 holiday rentals
  • Roundstone: 274 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aran Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Aran Islands?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Aran Islands with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Lahinch: 127 holiday homes
  • Clifden: 427 holiday homes
  • Ennistimon: 130 holiday homes
  • Roundstone: 274 holiday homes
  • Doolin: 151 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Aran Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Aran Islands are:

  • Inishmore Airport (IOR): 203 holiday houses
  • Inishmaan Aerodrome Airport (IIA): 231 holiday houses
  • Inisheer Airport (INQ): 228 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Aran Islands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Aran Islands. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cliffs of Moher: 214 holiday rentals
  • Doolin Cave: 272 holiday rentals
  • Mountain View Horse Riding Centre: 297 holiday rentals
  • Lahinch Beach: 224 holiday rentals
  • Patrick Pearse's Cottage: 437 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aran Islands listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.