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 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 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)

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:

  • County Galway: 703 holiday homes
  • Clifden: 411 holiday homes
  • Spanish Point: 98 holiday homes
  • Lahinch Golf Club: 214 holiday homes
  • Connemara: 728 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aran Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations 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 lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Clifden: 411 holiday lettings
  • Spanish Point: 98 holiday lettings
  • Inverin: 136 holiday lettings
  • Recess: 368 holiday lettings
  • Ballyvaughan: 224 holiday lettings

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 self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Aran Islands are:

  • Inishmaan Aerodrome Airport (IIA): 223 self catering accommodations
  • Inisheer Airport (INQ): 221 self catering accommodations
  • Inishmore Airport (IOR): 195 self catering accommodations

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