Discover a selection of 11 holiday rentals in County Clare, IE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking available. Prices start at £ 69 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in County Clare. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — County Clare
Destination guide

Historical County Clare will entice you

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to County Clare. Well known for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in County Clare

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes County Clare a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dromoland Castle Golf and Country Club (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Lahinch Golf Club (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Mountain View Horse Riding Centre (16.7 mi / 27 km)
  • Doonbeg Golf Club (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Adare Golf Club (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Limerick Racecourse (23.8 mi / 38.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in County Clare

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, County Clare is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cliffs of Moher (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Burren National Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Lahinch Beach (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Spanish Point Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Aillwee Cave (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Doolin Cave (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around County Clare

The nearest airport is in Shannon (SNN), located 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Ennis Station or Sixmilebridge Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top holiday rentals in County Clare?

From luxury houses to simple log cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit all sorts of tastes and budgets. Pack your bags and check out these top holiday rentals in County Clare:

  • "A Unique Cottage, Doolin Breathtaking Ocean And Burren Views": This Lisdoonvarna escape comes with 4 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Amenities such as nearby birdwatching activities and coffee and tea making facilities help make your stay a memorable one.
  • "Atop The Cliffs Of Moher, With Ocean Views": Located in The Burren, this popular getaway has 4 bedrooms and lots of handy amenities. Nearby ecotour services and a garden are among them.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect County Clare holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in County Clare?

After a huge week, a quick break big on adventure will be exactly what you need to reawaken your spirits. Consider these popular weekend getaways in County Clare where you can pack a whole lot into your stay:

  • Spend your break at "Beautiful Sea Views On The West Coast Of Ireland" in The Burren and take advantage of all its creature comforts. But of course a weekend away isn't only about unwinding. Venture out and discover natural attractions such as Doonbeg Golf Club and Woodstock Golf Club. Hiking and biking and horse riding are some fun activities you can have a go at too.
  • Otherwise, book a stay at "Countryside Escape Close To Medieval Town Of Ennis In County Clare" in Ennis. Here, you'll be in an excellent position to explore Scattery Island and Vandeleur Walled Garden. There are some fun activities to keep you occupied too, including windsurfing and hiking and biking.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in County Clare?

Usually well located and at a price that won't make you run for the hills, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in County Clare and use it as a base to discover the sights around you:

  • Stay at "Countryside Escape Close To Medieval Town Of Ennis In County Clare" and you'll be ideally placed to check out cultural attractions like Ballymorris Pottery and Monuments & Sculptures. An oven and free WiFi are just some of the amenities at this apartment in Ennis.
  • Alternatively, get cosy at "The Sanctuary: Studio 1 - The Perfect Getaway For 2" which offers internet services, a kitchen and more. Located in Shannon, sights such as Monuments & Sculptures and Ballymorris Pottery will appeal to the culture vulture in you.

Can I find short term rentals in County Clare?

Short-term rentals come in all budgets, shapes and sizes in County Clare. Whether you're organising a family event or a few nights with some pals, we'll help you find the ideal getaway. Here are some top-rated options:

  • Located near the heart of The Burren, "Beautiful Sea Views On The West Coast Of Ireland" is well suited to a short-term stay. Use it as your base to check out cool nearby attractions, including Doolin Cave and Fanore Beach.
  • "Countryside Escape Close To Medieval Town Of Ennis In County Clare" is another appealing option. Spend a few days or so at this property in Ennis and find your way to Dysert O'Dea Castle and Archaeology Centre and Clare Heritage Centre Museum, which aren't too far away.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in County Clare?

A romantic weekend getaway in County Clare is a surefire way to stir up passions. Light some fancy candles, grab your honey by the hand and watch the sparks fly at one of these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and sweet snuggles at "A Unique Cottage, Doolin Breathtaking Ocean And Burren Views" in Lisdoonvarna. A fireplace and beauty services are just two of the nice touches on offer here.
  • Alternatively, plan a weekend of canoodling at "Atop The Cliffs Of Moher, With Ocean Views". Beauty services and a fireplace add to the atmosphere of this property in The Burren.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in County Clare?

From its restaurants and arts scene to its unique vibe, Clarecastle is the perfect place to rent a house for the weekend. Get cosy in your spacious home on Friday and then spend the next two days discovering all the fantastic things this semi-rural city in County Clare offers.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in County Clare?

If you're planning to take that special trip away, don't travel alone; bring everyone along. You'll have a lot more fun sharing the adventure with your friends and family. These holiday rentals in County Clare are perfect for large groups:

  • "Beautiful Modern House With Spectacular Views Of Galway Bay And The Burren": With 6 bedrooms, this top option in Burren has more than enough room for you and all your besties. Amenities like an ocean view and a kitchen will keep everyone in your group happy.
  • "Beautiful 12/14 Bed Farmhouse Lodge Overlooking Galway Bay And The Burren Hills": Located in New Quay, this spacious stay has 6 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a get-together with the family. There's plenty to keep guests both entertained and comfortable, such as an ocean view and mountain views.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in County Clare?

In County Clare, there are lots of house rentals where every day can be a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your only priority at one of these reputable getaways:

  • Parents, kids, uncles, aunts — everyone will love relaxing by the pool at "The Old School House, Moymore, Lahinch". Treat the family to a break at this Doolin rental home which also features free toiletries and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • Hop out of bed and go for an early morning dip at "Large Luxurious House View Of Cliffs Of Moher Modern Home All En Suite" in Lisdoonvarna. A smart TV and a dishwasher are just two of the many amenities available here.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in County Clare?

We have large family holiday rentals that'll fit the whole darn tree — even that long-lost cousin of yours! Whatever type of property you want, you'll find the perfect one on Vrbo. Here are some of our top picks in County Clare:

  • Located in Lisdoonvarna, "A Unique Cottage, Doolin Breathtaking Ocean And Burren Views" has 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 7 guests. Top amenities at this sizable retreat include childrens activities and cable/satellite TV services.
  • "Atop The Cliffs Of Moher, With Ocean Views" in The Burren is another top option. It caters for up to 8 people and features 4 bedrooms. Nearby birdwatching activities and free toiletries will help keep the entire gang happy and comfortable.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions in County Clare, there's plenty to keep you busy. Lahinch Seaworld, Kilkee Waterworld and Tombstone Airsoft are crowd-pleasers for adults and kids alike.

Can I find family cabin rentals in County Clare?

Toast some s'mores and enjoy a round of cards. These cabins in County Clare are terrific bases to reunite with the family:

  • "Cosey Cabin The In Beautiful Peaceful Setting In The Wicklow Mountains" - Escape your busy work routine at this Donard retreat which provides a microwave oven and a dishwasher.
  • "Luxurious Riverfront Log Cabin Set In A Tranquil Woodland Location" – This property in Cavan is another top pick with families. Convenient amenities here include nearby birdwatching activities and a fridge.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the County Clare holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

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