Destination guide

The friendly area of Alexandria awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Alexandria with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its restaurants, bars and boating. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Alexandria

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Alexandria has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alexandria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Botanic Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Inchailloch (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Loch Lomond (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Loch Ard Forest (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lyle Hill (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alexandria

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 37.7 mi (60.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Alexandria Balloch Station or Alexandria Station to see more of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Alexandria, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 306 vacation rentals around Alexandria. From 75 condo and apartment rentals to 141 cabin rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Alexandria?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Alexandria:

  • North West: 211 vacation rentals
  • East End: 104 vacation rentals
  • Glasgow Westend: 191 vacation rentals
  • Pollokshields: 46 vacation rentals
  • Kelvinbridge: 123 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Balloch Castle: 813 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria Balloch Station: 816 vacation rentals
  • Loch Lomond Shores: 816 vacation rentals
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium: 817 vacation rentals
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club: 525 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alexandria 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 Condos/Apartments in Alexandria?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 75 Condos/Apartments in Alexandria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alexandria include:

  • Cabins: 141 rentals available
  • Houses: 55 rentals available
  • Studios: 75 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.