Discover a selection of 52 vacation rentals in Oughterard, 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 fireplaces. Prices start at $92 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Oughterard. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Oughterard
Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Oughterard

The lake, parks and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Oughterard. This relaxing city allures visitors with its fishing and golfing. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Oughterard

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Oughterard has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ashford Castle Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Glenlo Abbey Hotel Golf Course (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Leisureland (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • National Aquarium of Galway (15.4 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Oughterard Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Cong Mini Golf Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Oughterard

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

  • Lough Corrib (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Galway Bay (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Riverside Walk (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Silver Strand (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Ladies Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Grattan Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Oughterard?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental in or around Oughterard that suits your style. These are some of our top picks:

  • Around 20 miles from the center of Oughterard, you'll want to keep coming back to "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara". It has 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a nearby bay and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Another appealing choice is "Luxurious House In Renvyle - Situated On The Wild Atlantic Way", which is around 30 miles from Oughterard. Offering 3 bedrooms, nearby birdwatching activities and a washing machine, 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 Oughterard vacation rental for you.

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

Your working week will be easier to get through if you've got something fabulous lined up for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Oughterard:

  • If exploring nature is a main priority for you, consider "Restored Stone Barn On Farm On Wild Atlantic Way". Around 16 miles southwest of Oughterard, it's near Galway Bay Golf And Country Club and Rinville Park. Top amenities at this escape include internet services and high-speed internet services.
  • Also look into "Castle View, Oughterard, County Galway", which you'll find around 2 miles east of Oughterard. After a day exploring nearby sights like Dog's Bay Beach and Gorumna Island, kick back in your rental and make use of off-street parking options, heating and more.

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

Typically compact, less expensive and well located, it's difficult not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and experience the energy of Oughterard up close:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Artist's Cottage - Entire Cottage - @ Multi Award". This property is a superb base for sightseeing and features amenities including an oven and towels.
  • Another popular option is "Sea View Apartment". Make use of a smart TV, WiFi and other amenities during your vacation.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Oughterard. Cultural sights like Music for Galway Limited and Town Hall Theatre will help you better understand the character of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Oughterard?

Short-term rentals are in good supply in and around Oughterard. Chill out for a few days in a penthouse, a studio apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you'd like, you'll find the right place with Vrbo. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Close to the center of Oughterard, "Castle View, Oughterard, County Galway" is a terrific base for a whirlwind break. While you're about, make sure you get to leading sights like Galway Cathedral and Galway City Museum.
  • Leap out of bed, whip up some breakfast and then start planning what to explore around "Coillmor, Clonbur, County Galway". Spanish Arch and St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church should be on your list if you stay at this short-term vacation rental.

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

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your special someone off for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Oughterard:

  • Located around 20 miles from Oughterard, "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara" is the perfect place for adoring couples. A fireplace and a nearby bay are among the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "The Swallow Loft' At Leitriff House - 2.5 km from centre of Galway " is another retreat that'll woo you. It's about 14 miles from Oughterard and has a nearby bay and beach sun loungers.

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

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most coveted. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Oughterard and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Get comfortable at "Eco - Friendly House Beside The Sea In The Wildness And Solitude Of Connemara", where your biggest priority will be lounging by the pool. Amenities such as a fridge and a kitchen island help make this retreat a favorite with guests.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "The Swallow Loft' At Leitriff House - 2.5 km from centre of Galway ". Along with a refreshing pool, make use of a dishwasher and outdoor furniture.

Not sure what the weather is like in Oughterard? It has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 65 ºF. If you're after a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to check out our entire range of Oughterard vacation rentals.

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

Chocolate, wheat biscuits, marshmallows and a campfire are the four things you need to make a finger-licking snack and epic vacation memories. If you love the sound of sitting around a fire pit enjoying s'mores, look into these rentals in or near Oughterard:

  • "4 Luxury Safari Tents In Wild Connemara Close To Beach - Connemara Glamping" comes with a kitchen, a firepit, and of course, a fire pit. Sing a few classics together, share your spookiest story or have a good old chinwag with the family at this top retreat.
  • 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, take advantage of conveniences like mountain views and a swimming pool.