Destination guide

The beachside setting of Downings is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Downings. This city is well-known for its restaurants and golfing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Downings

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Downings a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carrigart Riding Stables (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Portsalon Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Cloughaneely Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Gartan Outdoor Adventure Centre (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Buncrana Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downings

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Downings is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Carrigart Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Marble Hill Strand (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ards Forest Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Killahoey Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Horn Head (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Portsalon Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Downings

Fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Donegal (CFN), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Downings, IE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 82 vacation rentals around Downings. From 44 cottage rentals to 30 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Downings?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Downings. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course: 136 vacation rentals
  • Glenveagh National Park: 185 vacation rentals
  • Marble Hill Strand: 145 vacation rentals
  • Mount Errigal: 178 vacation rentals
  • Newmills Corn and Flax Mills: 119 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downings listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Downings?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 44 Cottages in Downings. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downings include:

  • Houses: 30 rentals available
  • Cabins: 44 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 44 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Downings?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 49 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.