Destination guide

Delight in the sunny landscape of Girvan

Learn about the unique charm of Girvan with a stay in a private vacation home. This city is relaxing and welcoming, recognized for its golfing, spas and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Girvan

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Girvan has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turnberry Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Heads of Ayr Farm Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Pirate Pete's Family Entertainment Centre (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
  • Royal Troon Golf Club (25.7 mi / 41.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Girvan

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Girvan is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Girvan Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Ailsa Craig (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Castle Kennedy Gardens (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Ayr Beach (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • Galloway Forest Park (26 mi / 41.8 km)

Traveling to and around Girvan

The nearest airport is in Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), located 24.8 mi (39.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Campbeltown (CAL), which is 36.4 mi (58.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Girvan Station or Girvan Barrhill Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Girvan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 179 holiday lettings near Girvan. From 99 Houses to 35 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Girvan is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Girvan Beach: 137 holiday lettings
  • Ailsa Craig: 64 holiday lettings
  • Girvan Station: 135 holiday lettings
  • McKechnie Institute: 135 holiday lettings
  • Girvan Barrhill Station: 165 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Girvan 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 Houses in Girvan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 99 Houses in Girvan. Our other popular types of Girvan holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 42 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Girvan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Girvan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.