Destination guide

The cosy city of Ardara awaits you

The area's live music and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Ardara. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the gardens, bars and golfing. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Ardara

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Ardara has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Donegal Golf Club (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Donegal Castle (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Donegal Bay Waterbus (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ardara

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ardara is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dorlin Strand (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Owenea Bridge Standing Stone (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Tramore Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lough Doon (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Narin Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Dooey Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ardara

The nearest airport is in Donegal (CFN), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), which is 34.4 mi (55.4 km) away.

Where to stay near Ardara?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12 holiday rentals near Ardara. From 11 Cabins to 11 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ardara for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ardara?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ardara. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Assaranca Falls: 138 holiday rentals
  • Ardara Heritage Centre: 161 holiday rentals
  • Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course: 159 holiday rentals
  • Owenea Bridge Standing Stone: 164 holiday rentals
  • Glengesh Pass: 174 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ardara listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Ardara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Cabins in Ardara. Our other popular types of Ardara holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 11 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Ardara?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 5 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ardara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.