Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Mumbles

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Mumbles. This trendy and romantic city is known for its university setting, coffeehouses and beaches. Oystermouth Castle and Swansea Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Mumbles

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Mumbles a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • LC Swansea (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Plantasia (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Mumbles

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mumbles is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swansea Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bracelet Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Caswell Bay Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Brandy Cove (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Singleton Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)

Transportation to and around Mumbles

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

Where to stay around The Mumbles?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 409 holiday lettings near The Mumbles. From 307 Houses to 37 Cottages, 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 The Mumbles is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Oystermouth Castle: 738 holiday lettings
  • Burry Holms Beach: 1,505 holiday lettings
  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 696 holiday lettings
  • Port Eynon Beach: 608 holiday lettings
  • Swansea Beach: 769 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Mumbles 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 The Mumbles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 307 Houses in The Mumbles. Our other popular types of The Mumbles holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Mumbles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in The Mumbles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.