Where to stay near Wales?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9,785 holiday rentals near Wales. From 4,830 Houses to 3,500 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wales for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Wales?

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

  • Cardiff: 396 holiday rentals
  • Grangetown: 192 holiday rentals
  • Fishguard: 419 holiday rentals
  • Criccieth: 605 holiday rentals
  • The Mumbles: 338 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Wales! 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 Wales?

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

  • Cardiff: 396 holiday homes
  • Fishguard: 419 holiday homes
  • Criccieth: 605 holiday homes
  • The Mumbles: 338 holiday homes
  • Caernarfon: 1,092 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 Wales?

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

  • Anglesey Airport (HLY): 1,070 holiday houses
  • Anglesey (VLY): 1,033 holiday houses
  • Swansea Airport (SWS): 707 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 Wales?

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

  • Barry Island Beach: 616 holiday rentals
  • Whitesands Bay: 505 holiday rentals
  • Swansea Beach: 720 holiday rentals
  • Cardiff Castle: 382 holiday rentals
  • Swansea (WSS-Swansea Train Station): 729 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wales 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.

Finding Tranquility in a Holiday Home in Wales

A holiday to Wales is filled with loads to see as well as experience. Tradition and beautiful landscapes go hand in hand in this fascinating country. Explore the rugged coastlines, emerald green valleys or inspiring mountains. It’s also perfect to slow down and soak up the serenity. And your Welsh holiday home, rental or cottage would provide you the perfect opportunity to enjoy all these sights and more!

Enjoying the Natural Diversity of Wales

To enjoy the spoils of the beach and historical sites as well, head to North Wales. Fishing is quite popular here and you can choose between freshwater and sea fishing. There are as many as four 18-hole golf courses for you to enjoy a relaxing game of golf. When you want to explore the historical sites, you will be far from disappointed. A visit to the Beaumaris Castle will leave you enchanted. Don’t miss out on the Melin Llynnon working wood mill.

A holiday to Pembrokeshire is perfect to enjoy the views of the sea which surrounds it three of its sides. The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Britain’s only coastal national park will not disappoint. You’d have lots to do as well explore in its 50 beaches. Once you’ve enjoyed the delights of the beach, you can head to the Oakwood Park. It’s perfect for families looking to enjoy their holiday. And after you’ve done it all, hop on a ride from Cardigan Bay to enjoy the fascinating sights of the whale and dolphins in the sea.

To enjoy the joys of the outdoors and explore some excellent walking as well as cycling trails, Carmarthenshire would be perfect. The green farmlands and hills are truly remarkable. Horse riding is another popular activity in this region. You could also enjoy the action of sports such as football and rugby or maybe even play them. For art lovers, there would be many opportunities to go gallery hopping.

Sometimes the joy of a holiday is to do nothing at all but just soak up the natural beauty. Snowdonia will give you countless opportunities to do so. The Snowdonia National Park is nothing short of perfect. Its inspiring mountains and scenic coasts make it one of the most picturesque parks in the UK. Should you choose to indulge in some outdoor activities, you’d have much to choose from. And once you’re ready to retire for the day, your holiday rental in Snowdonia will give the perfect night’s sleep for the adventure on the next day!

Enjoying the Perfect Welsh Holiday

A Welsh Holiday is perfect for any sports enthusiast. The contrasting terrain makes it possible to try out almost every sport conceivable. From mountain biking to fishing in the rivers of the lowlands, you’d get the best of everything. If you prefer walking, then the lush greenery is perfect for filling your lungs with fresh air and appreciating the natural beauty. Horse riding is also particularly enjoyable in the rugged countryside. Enjoy a relaxing game of golf in one of the many golf courses available. For extreme adventure, try mountaineering or rock climbing. From hidden caves to underground tunnels, there’s a lots you can discover here. The vast coastline is perfect for windsurfing, jet skiing or sea kayaking. Try white water-rafting or paragliding for stunning views of the countryside. And the perfect way to rest those tired limbs would be to retire in the comfort of your Welsh holiday rental accommodation.

Choosing the Perfect Climate in Wales

Should you visit between May and August, you would be able to enjoy a warm Welsh summer holiday. If you’re visiting in the winter months, then you would truly appreciate the warmth of your cozy holiday accommodation in the chilly weather.

Getting to Wales

It’s easy reaching your Welsh holiday cottage especially if you take a train or rent a car. If you prefer flying, then you could opt for BMIbaby offering a number of budget flights to Cardiff Airport (CWL). You can fly from a number of airports in the UK.

Explore destinations around Wales

Cardiff
396 holiday rentals
Fishguard
419 holiday rentals
Criccieth
605 holiday rentals
The Mumbles
338 holiday rentals
Caernarfon
1,092 holiday rentals
Solva
290 holiday rentals
Llandudno
543 holiday rentals
Crickhowell
299 holiday rentals
Tal-y-bont
709 holiday rentals
Llanfairfechan
762 holiday rentals
Y Felinheli
650 holiday rentals
Haverfordwest
433 holiday rentals
Cosheston
1,404 holiday rentals
Bryn-y-maen
564 holiday rentals
Blaenau Ffestiniog
1,035 holiday rentals
Tenby
1,387 holiday rentals
Pontypridd
257 holiday rentals
Porthmadog
628 holiday rentals
Saint David's
301 holiday rentals
Porthcawl
87 holiday rentals