Where to stay near Ireland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,105 holiday rentals near Ireland. From 2,785 cottages to 1,231 houses, find unique holiday house for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ireland for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ireland?

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

  • Dublin: 604 holiday rentals
  • Galway: 167 holiday rentals
  • Killarney: 155 holiday rentals
  • Dublin City: 478 holiday rentals
  • Cork: 71 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Dublin: 604 holiday homes
  • Galway: 167 holiday homes
  • Killarney: 155 holiday homes
  • Cork: 71 holiday homes
  • Kinsale: 50 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 Ireland?

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

  • Ireland West Knock Airport (NOC): 81 holiday houses
  • Inishmore Airport (IOR): 210 holiday houses
  • Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield): 81 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 Ireland?

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

  • Cork City Hall: 99 holiday rentals
  • Craddockstown Golf Club: 510 holiday rentals
  • Dingle Harbour: 383 holiday rentals
  • Ring of Kerry Golf and Country Club: 680 holiday rentals
  • Glendalough Tower: 96 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ireland 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.

Enjoy your Stay at the Perfect Holiday Home in Ireland

A holiday to Ireland is a fantastic getaway to emerald green hills and enchanting castles. With a diverse topography that ranges from vast coastlines to mountains, you’d have plenty to discover. The rich culture and charming villages with their thatched-roof cottages will leave you with unforgettable memories. Furthermore, the range of holiday homes and rentals spread across Ireland will not only offer you a perfect base but also an enjoyable holiday!

Enjoying the Thrill of Adventure in Ireland

There would be loads to do as well as explore in Ireland. Enjoy a relaxing swim in the clear waters or explore a host of water sports such as canoeing, surfing, sailing, diving, and snorkeling. Take a quiet walk or hop on a bicycle and explore the lush greenery of the hills. Find a secluded spot and try your luck in fishing or sit back and try spotting the native birds. Enjoy the pleasures of horseback riding or settle for a quiet game of golf. Whatever you choose, you’d be sure to enjoy it! Head to County Cork or County Kerry, to enjoy the delights of 600 miles of coastline rising to mountains. You’d have countless activities to pursue here. Visit the Blarney Castle and try kissing the Blarney Stone to test if you are bestowed with the gift of eloquence. The 17th Century Charles Fort is also worth a visit. Don’t miss out on the 14th Century Ross Castle in County Kerry or the charming gardens at the Muckross House.

Exploring the Cultural Diversity of Ireland

Dublin is a fascinating city to visit and will offer you a number of interesting places to see. Trinity College, the Natural History Museum, the National Gallery, St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin Castle are truly remarkable. Visit the Guinness Brewery to learn about its history or admire the artifacts in the Chester Beatty Library. After you’re done with the museum hopping, it would be perfect to indulge in retail therapy. Unwind in one of the many local pubs before retiring in the comfort of your holiday home in Dublin.

Visit the city of Galway to enjoy the vibrant city life. From local pubs to fine dining restaurants, you’d have lots to choose from. Attend the many festivals or theatre performances, to get a taste of the culture of the city. A visit to the 14th century Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas and the 16th century Lynch's Castle are perfect to learn about the city’s history. Head to the Aran Islands and discover the ruins of churches and forts. The rich diversity of Connemara makes it a fascinating place to explore. From rugged coastlines to mountains, and even woodlands, you’d be spoilt for choice.

Enjoying the Perfect Climate in Ireland

The Irish weather tends to be rather unpredictable. However, July and August are the best months to visit to make the most of the warm summer. The temperature can soar as high as 24 degrees Celsius or even 30 degrees Celsius. The winter months tend to be chilly with the temperature dipping to about 4 degrees Celsius. The months of January and February tend to be the coolest months.

Getting to Ireland

To reach your holiday accommodation in Ireland you could choose from a host of airways offering cheap flights from a number of European countries.