Destination guide

The cozy city of Aran Islands awaits you

Enjoy the opera and other features of Aran Islands. Renowned for its island views, seaside and biking, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Aran Islands a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Aran Islands. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 107 house rentals near Aran Islands. From 54 Cottages to 54 Cabins, find unique vacation rental 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in Aran Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Doolin: 143 vacation rentals
  • Clifden: 411 vacation rentals
  • Connemara National Park: 609 vacation rentals
  • County Galway: 700 vacation rentals
  • Fanore: 126 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Aran Islands?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Aran Islands:

  • Doolin: 143 rentals
  • Clifden: 411 rentals
  • Fanore: 126 rentals
  • Lahinch: 121 rentals
  • Lisdoonvarna: 145 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Aran Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Aran Islands are:

  • Inishmaan Aerodrome Airport (IIA): 219 home rentals
  • Inisheer Airport (INQ): 220 home rentals
  • Inishmore Airport (IOR): 194 home rentals

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