Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Ghent

Learn about the unique charm of Ghent with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is romantic and scenic, recognised for its skiing, snowboarding and sporting events. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Ghent

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Ghent has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Winterplace Ski Resort (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Someplace Special Gem Mine (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Grandview Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Briar Patch Golf Course (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Ghent

Travellers enjoy Ghent for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, December, March or April, when snowfall averages 17.80 inches and temperatures average -4°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ghent

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ghent is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Little Beaver State Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Sandstone Falls (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Bluestone Wildlife Management Area (17.1 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Summit National Scout Reserve (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ghent

Fly into Beckley, WV (BKW-Raleigh County Memorial), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ghent?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42 holiday lettings around Ghent. From 10 cabins to 22 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Ghent?

Check out that awesome view! That's what you'll be exclaiming when you travel out to the hills and enjoy a tranquil high-altitude getaway. HomeAway has no less than 21 mountain holiday properties available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has heaps more property options to discover, including:

  • 15 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 ski-in holiday accommodation options.
  • 10 ski-out holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Ghent?

Sharing is great. But sharing bedrooms and bathrooms with a bunch of strangers can be a bit much. Make the most of the time you've got with your loved ones in a condo. The space and convenience makes for a much more comfortable stay. In this destination, HomeAway has 19 to browse through. Book right now and you could spend as little as £114 per night. If that doesn't match your crew's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Cabin: 11 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £131 per night.
  • House: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £208 per night.
  • Chalet: 2 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £185 per night.

Can I stay in Ghent in a large group?

Whether you're taking off on a special trip with the entire family or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always stacks of fun being in a brand new place together! And the best news is that HomeAway has places to suit you. 8 condo holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the preferred option here for big groups. Rental accommodation around the area that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 8, we've got 20 rental accommodation just right for that size. Spend a night for as little as £114.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 10 people? We have 16 that will suit. Prices begin at just £123 a night.
  • Hunting down rental properties catering to 11 guests? You'll be happy to know we have 10 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £119 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring along your uncle, your sister and all your friends to Ghent.