Discover a selection of 55 holiday rentals in Donegal, 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 £ 176 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Donegal. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Donegal
Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Donegal

Enjoy the history and other features of Donegal. This city is scenic and welcoming, recognised for its bars, restaurants and lake. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Donegal

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Donegal a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Donegal Bay Waterbus (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Bundoran Adventure Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Narin & Portnoo Golf Club (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Five Oaks Ranch (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bundoran Surf Company (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Donegal Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Donegal

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Donegal is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rossnowlagh Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Bluestack Mountains (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Lough Derg (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Bundoran Beach (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Dooey Beach (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Castle Archdale Country Park (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Donegal

The nearest airport is in Donegal (CFN), located 28.1 mi (45.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Donegal?

Whatever you're seeking in a holiday, you'll find a rental property in or around Donegal that's right up your alley. Take a peek at these favourites:

  • "An Irish Idyll - Traditional Stonewall Cottage Nestled In Hills Above Downings" is a popular choice. Around 40 miles from Donegal, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including a garden and golf.
  • Another great option is "Coastal Cottage Between Dunfanaghy And Falcarragh", which is around 35 miles from Donegal. With 4 bedrooms, a restaurant dining guide and towels, it has everything you need to keep you content and comfortable.

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

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Donegal?

There's nothing better than a short break to clear away the cobwebs. Pack your carry-on bag and take five at one of these irresistible weekend getaways in and near Donegal:

  • Located 10 miles to the southwest of the centre of Donegal, "The Rock: Creevy Cottages Are 1 Minute To Pier" is a hit with nature lovers and adventure seekers. Get out and explore nearby outdoor attractions, including Assaranca Falls and Narin Beach. Then, try your hand at activities like fishing or snorkeling.
  • "10 Mins To Rossnowlagh, Bundoran" is another great setting for a weekend getaway. Around 11 miles southwest of Donegal, use it as a base to do a little surfing and boogie boarding or golf. Glencolumbcille Beach and Tramore Beach should also be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Donegal?

Immerse yourself in the culture of Donegal from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you'd love to unwind on your own or paint the town red with pals, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment in or near Donegal:

  • Make "The Cuddly Cow, Self - Catering Property" your home for a few days or more. This great holiday rental comes with amenities including a garden and a lake view.
  • "The Wee House, Luxury Holiday Home For Couples" is another fabulous option. Get cosy and take advantage of a living room, off-street parking options and more.

When it's time to step foot outside your studio apartment and do some exploring, there's lots to keep you occupied around Donegal. Love cultural attractions? Swing by Cavanacor Gallery and Balor Arts Centre.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Donegal?

Short-term rentals are easy to come by in and around Donegal. Stay for a night or two in a condo, a budget studio apartment or a spacious house. No matter what type of holiday rental you prefer, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. These are a few of our favourites:

  • Close to the centre of Donegal, "The Rock: Creevy Cottages Are 1 Minute To Pier" is great for a mini break. While you're about, make sure you get to leading attractions like Donegal Castle and O'Donnel's Castle.
  • "10 Mins To Rossnowlagh, Bundoran" is another excellent option. Consider adding Diamond Obelisk and Donegal Golf Club to your itinerary when it's time to sightsee.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Donegal?

Every now and then, it's nice to lose yourself for a couple of days and visit somewhere new. If you're up for a change of scenery, rent a house for a weekend in Lough Eske. It's roughly 3 miles to the northeast of Donegal and the ideal place to get together with the family.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Donegal?

Big groups mean big fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your entire crew. Browse our large group holiday rentals in or around Donegal and get everyone together under the same roof:

  • Providing privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Harbour Cottage". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a fireplace. This group favourite is around 19 miles to the northwest of Donegal.
  • "Carrick Cottage, Derrybeg, County Donegal" is another awesome option. It's around 30 miles to the north of Donegal, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. A garden and off-street parking options are among the things that'll help make your group holiday even more memorable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Donegal?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when choosing where to stay, especially if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Donegal and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Treat the gang to an unforgettable stay at "Amy's Place Charming 3 Bed House". There's plenty to love about this retreat besides its pool, such as a kitchen and a toaster.
  • "The Wee House, Luxury Holiday Home For Couples" is the kind of place you go to get away from everything and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A barbecue grill and a fridge are also on hand to make your visit as comfortable as possible.

Wondering what the weather is like in Donegal? It has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50null to 60null. If you'd like a little more inspiration on where to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Donegal holiday rentals.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Donegal?

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is up in the mountains or by the ocean, you'll have so much more fun if you share it with loved ones. Choose one of these large family holiday rentals in or near Donegal and bring along the whole crew:

  • Sleeping up to 7 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Brow O' The Hill, Ballyshannon" is the ideal place to spend quality time with the family. This retreat is 11 miles to the south of Donegal and has amenities such as a garden and books.
  • "Mary Naoise Holiday Home" is another popular option. It's around 17 miles to the northwest of Donegal, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 7 guests. Useful amenities here include a toaster and a barbecue grill.

If you'd love to do some sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Bundoran Adventure Park, Waterworld Bundoran and Amazonas Outdoor - Indoor Airsoft Firing Range are excellent places to start.

Can I find two-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Donegal?

It's easy to book your dream holiday with Vrbo. Whether you'd like a cosy cabin or a modern apartment, you'll find amazing two-bedroom options in or near Donegal: Here are just some of our top choices:

  • "The Suite On The Diamond Donegal Town On The Waw" is a fabulous choice for small groups. Along with two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a kitchen and mountain views.
  • "Eske Holiday Apartment" is another lovely two-bedroom property in the Donegal area. It comes packed with useful amenities like a fireplace and a kitchen.

Are there holiday rentals with fire pits in or near Donegal?

Whether you want to enjoy a glass of vino beside the flames with your honey or simply stay toasty once the sun sets, we'll help you find a holiday rental with a fire pit. Check out these awesome options in or near Donegal:

  • "The Rock: Creevy Cottages Are 1 Minute To Pier" comes with a garden, a nearby waterfront, and of course, a fire pit. Break out the guitar and have a singalong, share ghost stories or have a good old chinwag with your nearest and dearest at this top retreat.
  • Alternatively, let the dancing flames lull you into a state of calm and relaxation at "Right By The Sea With Panoramic View". When you're not socializing around the fire pit, take advantage of conveniences like a firepit and a beach view.