Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of West Kilbride

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West Kilbride. This city's restaurants, golfing and spas attract many visitors, as does its relaxing and trendy location. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in West Kilbride

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes West Kilbride a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Troon Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)

Seasonal weather in West Kilbride

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 18°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Kilbride

Travellers love West Kilbride for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in West Kilbride. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Irvine Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Goat Fell (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Caisteal Abhail (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Kay Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Lunderston Bay (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Lyle Hill (17.4 mi / 28 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around West Kilbride

Fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), the closest airport, located 16.8 mi (27.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is West Kilbride Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around West Kilbride?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 94 holiday lettings around West Kilbride. From 42 Houses to 26 Flats, 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 West Kilbride?

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

  • West Kilbride Station: 353 holiday lettings
  • Portencross Castle: 368 holiday lettings
  • Balloch Castle: 823 holiday lettings
  • Arran Heritage Museum: 159 holiday lettings
  • Loch Lomond Shores: 827 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around West Kilbride 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 West Kilbride?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in West Kilbride. Our other popular types of West Kilbride holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in West Kilbride?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 70 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in West Kilbride. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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