Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Belfast is ready to explore

The riverfront and ocean views provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Belfast. This city's boating, seafood restaurants and hiking draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Belfast

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Belfast a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castline Golf Club (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cellardoor Winery (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Camden Snow Bowl (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Winterport Winery (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Bucksport Golf Club (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Hermon Mountain (24.6 mi / 39.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Belfast

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Belfast

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Belfast. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belfast City Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Moose Point State Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Sears Island (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Pitcher Pond (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Fort Madison State Park (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Fort George Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Belfast

Fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), the closest airport, located 25.5 mi (41 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Bangor, ME (BGR-Bangor Intl.), which is 28 mi (45.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Belfast?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 275 holiday lettings around Belfast. From 124 Houses to 88 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Belfast?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Belfast. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Belfast Historical Society and Museum: 502 holiday lettings
  • Belfast City Park: 522 holiday lettings
  • Belfast Harbor: 503 holiday lettings
  • Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center: 1,329 holiday lettings
  • Lincolnville Ferry Terminal: 750 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Belfast?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 124 Houses in Belfast. Our other popular types of Belfast holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 88 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Belfast?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Belfast. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.