Discover a selection of 259 vacation rentals in Clifden, IE that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $107 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Clifden. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Cozy Clifden will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Clifden. This scenic city is known for its bars, sailing and fishing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Clifden

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Clifden a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Killary Adventure Centre (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Renvyle House Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Connemara Championship Links (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Connemara Championship Golf Links (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Clifden

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

  • Connemara National Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Dog's Bay Beach (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Twelve Bens Mountain Range (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Lettergesh Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Gurteen Bay Beach (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Glassillaun Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Clifden?

Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat for you and your boo or somewhere roomy to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Clifden. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 9 miles from the center of Clifden, it's hard to beat "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including lowered locks and a TV.
  • Alternatively, unpack your suitcase at "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way". Around 9 miles from the heart of Clifden, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with internet services and a dishwasher.

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

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Clifden?

Clock out on Friday and then forget about your worries. If you're craving some fun and relaxation, these properties in and around Clifden promise an unforgettable weekend getaway:

  • Located 25 miles to the southeast of the center of Clifden, "Restored Stone Barn On Farm On Wild Atlantic Way" is popular among nature buffs and adventurous types. Keep busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, such as Connemara Championship Golf Links and Galway Bay Golf And Country Club. Then, try your hand at activities like golf or windsurfing.
  • Alternatively, take some time out at "Rainbows End, Clifden, County Galway". Approximately 1 mile north of Clifden, activities around here include golf and hiking and biking. Prefer to go sightseeing? Don't miss Oughterard District Bog Natural Heritage Area and Connemara Championship Golf Links.

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

Generally small, reasonably priced and well located, it's easy to be charmed by a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these vacation rentals and appreciate Clifden up close:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Bed And Breakfast - King Size Bed". This vacation rental is an excellent base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including mountain views and a free nearby fitness center.
  • "Luxurious Penthouse Apartment With Panoramic Sea Views" is another attractive choice. Settle in and take advantage of a nearby bay, an iron and ironing board and more.

When you're ready to walk out of your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's plenty to entertain you around Clifden. Interested in cultural attractions? Organize a visit to Galway Cathedral and St. Brendan's Cathedral.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Clifden?

Now and then, you've just got to get away from it all, even if it's only for a few days or so. Experience the ideal combination of rest and recreation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Clifden:

  • "Rainbows End, Clifden, County Galway" is near the heart of Clifden, so you'll have loads of things to keep you occupied. Discover interesting sights like Galway Cathedral and Galway City Museum when you're not hanging out in your cozy pad.
  • "Railway Townhouse, Clifden" is another wonderful option. We suggest adding Spanish Arch and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church to your must-do list when you're ready to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Clifden?

Forget about flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Clifden that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Located around 9 miles from Clifden, "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara" is the ideal place for starry-eyed couples. A nearby bay and a fireplace are some of the many amenities here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few relaxing days together is "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way". Located around 9 miles from Clifden, a nearby bay and a fireplace add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Clifden?

Share your trip and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an adventurous getaway with your best friends or a big family get-together, you'll have your choice of large group vacation rentals in and near Clifden:

  • You'll have enough space to move around at "Holiday House Rakalj For 1 - 5 Persons With 2 Bedrooms". Around 11 miles northeast of Clifden, this generously sized property has 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 13 guests. Quality amenities include a swimming pool and an ocean view.
  • Nothing takes priority over spending time with loved ones, and "Sunnybank House - Wild Atlantic Way - Sunnybank House - Clifden " is the perfect place to do that. Located around 1 mile to the northwest of Clifden, as many as 22 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 11 bedrooms. A garden and a sauna are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

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

A pool is often a must-have when deciding where to stay on vacation, especially if you're bringing the kids along. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Clifden and spend your days splashing about:

  • Pack your swim gear and book a few days or more at "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara". There are also lots of other convenient amenities here, including a garden and towels.
  • Otherwise, put your bags down and your feet up at "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way". As well as its inviting pool, make use of books and a TV.

Not sure how to pack your suitcase for your Clifden break? This appealing destination has an oceanic climate. In the summer months, you can expect average temperatures of between 50 ºF and 60 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Clifden vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more inspiration on where to stay.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Clifden?

Romantic retreats, work trips or solo adventures — a single-bedroom vacation rental is an ideal solution for all sorts of occasions. One of these options in or near Clifden is sure to be just right:

  • Reserve "Bed And Breakfast - King Size Bed" for a few nights. This one-bedroom rental property features mountain views and a garden and is nice and close to the action of downtown.
  • Or perhaps "The Studio @ Fernwood. Eco" is better suited. Another conveniently located one-bedroom option, this place has a kitchen, a garden and much more.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Clifden?

If you'd like a little extra space for the kids (or a last-minute travel buddy), a three-bedroom vacation property is the way to go. Vrbo can help you find the best options in or near Clifden, starting with these:

  • It's obvious why "Rainbows End, Clifden, County Galway" is a top choice for many travelers. This roomy retreat comes with a garden and a nearby beach and makes vacationing with family or friends a breeze.
  • "Newly Renovated Historic Townhouse" is another popular getaway that has three bedrooms. An ocean view and a fireplace are just some of the things that will help make your stay here more comfortable.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Clifden?

If you adore the idea of singing songs around a campfire but aren't super into the "camping" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit is the way to go. Enjoy the comforts of home at one of these properties in or near Clifden that come with this sizzling perk:

  • Gather with family or friends around a crackling fire at "4 Luxury Safari Tents In Wild Connemara Close To Beach - Connemara Glamping". A kitchen and a firepit are other amenities you'll have at hand here.
  • Alternatively, let the dancing flames lull you into a state of relaxation at "Traditional Rustic Stone Cottage With Private River Fishing". When you're not catching up around the fire pit, make the most of conveniences like a swimming pool and a water park.