Discover a selection of 19 holiday rentals in County Galway, 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 £ 95 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in County Galway. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — County Galway
Destination guide

Head to the lively city of County Galway

Take a holiday to County Galway and enjoy the area's live music, monuments and history. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and bars. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around County Galway

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes County Galway 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:

  • National Aquarium of Galway (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Leisureland (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Mountain View Horse Riding Centre (19.3 mi / 31.1 km)
  • Ashford Castle Golf Club (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Lahinch Golf Club (26.3 mi / 42.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in County Galway

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, County Galway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cliffs of Moher (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Lough Atalia (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Galway Bay (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Aillwee Cave (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Fanore Beach (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lough Corrib (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around County Galway

If you prefer to travel by train, Galway Station, Athenry Station and Ardrahan Station are the main stations in the area.

What are the top holiday rentals in County Galway?

Chic villas, unique treehouses and spacious homes — everyone's dream escape is different. Whatever your tastes, you're sure to find something you love among these top holiday rentals in County Galway:

  • "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara": This Letterard rental comes with 3 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Amenities such as a separate dining area and a living room help make your stay a memorable one.
  • "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way": Located in Ardnagreevagh, this sought-after getaway has 3 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities. A stereo and children's games are among them.

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

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

Walk out of work on Friday and forget all about sales targets and spreadsheets. Enjoy a couple of days of rest and relaxation — with some adventure on the side — at one of these leading weekend getaways in County Galway:

  • Get cosy at "The Swallow Loft' At Leitriff House - 2.5 km from centre of Galway " in Galway and make use of all its comforts. But a weekend away isn't only about taking it easy. Venture out and explore nearby natural attractions such as National Aquarium of Galway and Coole Park. Sailing and cycling are some exciting activities you can have a go at too.
  • You'll be able to pack loads into your weekend break at "Restored Stone Barn On Farm On Wild Atlantic Way". This property is located in Inverin and is within reach of outstanding sights like Bearna Golf And Country Club and Glassillaun Beach. Windsurfing and horse riding are some cool experiences also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in County Galway?

There's no shortage of studio apartments in County Galway. While they obviously don't have the space of a mansion, they pack a big punch when it comes to character, convenience and location. Here are two popular choices:

  • Stay at "Sea View Apartment" and you'll be in the ideal position to explore cultural attractions like Bold Art Gallery and Town Hall Theatre. Coffee and tea making facilities and off-street parking options are a couple of the amenities at this apartment in Salthill.
  • Located in Spiddal, "Artist's Cottage - Entire Cottage - @ Multi Award" is another awesome base for your adventure. When you're not out exploring hot spots like Dan O'Hara's Connemara Heritage and History Centre and Roundstone Ceramics, take advantage of a stovetop and games back at your studio apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in County Galway?

If you have itchy feet but not a great deal of time, there are plenty of short-term properties in County Galway where you can spend a couple of days discovering the sights. Here are two getaways where you can scratch that travel itch:

  • "The Swallow Loft' At Leitriff House - 2.5 km from centre of Galway " in Galway is an excellent place to base yourself if you love sightseeing. Settle in here and you'll be surrounded by epic sights including Galway Cathedral.
  • Another traveller favourite is "Restored Stone Barn On Farm On Wild Atlantic Way" in Inverin. After dropping off your luggage, get out and do some sightseeing. Coral Beach is one thing to see around here.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in County Galway?

If you're looking to dazzle your someone special, take them someplace special! Organise a romantic weekend getaway in County Galway at one of these properties and watch the sparks fly:

  • "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara" in Letterard will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. Nice touches here include a fireplace and a nearby bay.
  • Another amorous option is "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way" in Ardnagreevagh. Enjoy amenities here including a fireplace and a nearby bay, as well as each other's company.

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

If you and the gang are eager for a quick getaway, consider renting a house for a weekend in Creagh. As County Galway's main city, you'll have more than enough attractions, activities and entertainment to keep everyone happy for a couple of days.

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

Get ready to take your pick and jump right in. Here are a couple of top-rated house rentals in County Galway where life is better beside the pool:

  • Mum, dad, kids, grandparents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara". Take the whole family on a holiday at this Letterard rental home which also features a kitchen island and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Wake up and enjoy a refreshing dip at "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way" in Ardnagreevagh. A nearby bay and free toiletries are other amenities at this exceptional option.

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

The first step to an unforgettable family getaway is finding an awesome place to stay. If you want a home away from home with enough space for everyone, one of these large family holiday rentals in County Galway will be just the ticket:

  • Located in Connemara, "Delightful Detached Stone House On 5 Acres Beside Aughrus Beach" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 14 guests. Amenities at this spacious retreat include childrens activities and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, treat the gang to a few nights at "Water View Duplex Apartment. 3 Mins Walk To Eyre Square". This Galway City Centre gem boasts 3 bedrooms and can easily accommodate 7 guests. Spread out and enjoy amenities such as cable/satellite TV services and a fridge.

If you're chasing family-friendly attractions in County Galway, there's plenty to keep you busy. National Aquarium of Galway, Leisureland and Shop Street promise a good time for adults and kids alike.

Can I find family cabin rentals in County Galway?

If you've been thinking about a trip with the fam, choose one of these cabin rentals in County Galway and give the kiddos a holiday they'll always remember:

  • "Luxurious Riverfront Log Cabin Set In A Tranquil Woodland Location" - Book a wonderful weekend at this retreat in Cavan. Amenities like a dishwasher and a DVD player will help make your stay nice and comfy.
  • "Cosey Cabin The In Beautiful Peaceful Setting In The Wicklow Mountains" - Conveniences like a smart TV and a dishwasher also make this a popular pick among families. Head to this Donard property and soak in the surrounding nature.

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

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in County Galway?

From pint-sized cabins to enormous houses and everything in between, we've got rental properties that come in all sizes and shapes. If you don't need a lot of room, one of these one-bedroom holiday rentals might be ideal for you:

  • Spend a few lazy days at "Sea View Apartment" and see why this one-bedroom rental in Salthill is a top pick with many guests. A kitchen and a nearby beach are a couple of the conveniences that help make this stay a winner.
  • Or, unpack your luggage and spend your break at "Artist's Cottage - Entire Cottage - @ Multi Award". A lake view and a nearby river are just a few of the amenities you'll find at this option in Spiddal.

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