Where to stay around County Mayo?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 310 holiday lettings near County Mayo. From 233 cottages to 53 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near County Mayo is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in County Mayo?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in County Mayo. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Westport: 54 holiday homes
  • Achill: 63 holiday homes
  • Ireland West Knock Airport (NOC): 83 holiday homes
  • Ballina: 54 holiday homes
  • Louisburgh: 49 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in County Mayo! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in County Mayo?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in County Mayo with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Westport: 54 holiday lettings
  • Achill: 63 holiday lettings
  • Ballina: 54 holiday lettings
  • Louisburgh: 49 holiday lettings
  • Belmullet: 25 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to County Mayo?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in County Mayo are:

  • Ireland West Knock Airport (NOC): 83 self catering accommodations
  • Sligo Airport (SXL): 112 self catering accommodations
  • Galway Airport (GWY): 224 self catering accommodations

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in County Mayo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in County Mayo. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mulranny Golf Club: 149 holiday rentals
  • Claremorris Golf Club: 98 holiday rentals
  • Clew Bay Archaeological Trailhead: 186 holiday rentals
  • Murrisk Abbey: 211 holiday rentals
  • Keem Bay Beach: 71 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around County Mayo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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Make a holiday rental home or property in County Mayo, Ireland your home away from home

County Mayo, on the North West coast of Ireland, is a green land of mountains and water, offering the ideal base for walking, fishing and golf holidays especially. In general, taking self catering County Mayo property for your holidays ensures you have a relaxing, peaceful holiday surrounded by generous people and fairytale, if a little windswept, scenery.

Things to do in County Mayo, Ireland

County Mayo, Ireland, is an outdoor activity haven. The wild, unspoilt countryside lends itself perfectly to a whole host of activities, from sailing to golf. The coastal regions are famous for their sailing. There are many water sports centres, but if you are hoping to learn to sail from a County Mayo holiday home, Westport has the lion’s share of sailing schools. In many of the coastal towns in County Mayo you will be able to enjoy windsurfing, scuba diving, canoeing and surfing too. In the summer, the golden beaches become busy but with the crowds come huge levels of enjoyment and a marvellously friendly atmosphere.

Tourism in County Mayo has become so popular for many reasons, but many of the first visitors to the area were first drawn to County Mayo property due to the number of excellent fishing and angling spots throughout the county. Whether you are hoping to go course, fly or deep sea fishing, County Mayo accommodation won’t let you down!

Golf is a game which has really found a home in County Mayo too. Almost every flat area in County Mayo is landscaped and cared for, with pins waving in the wind. The rest of the extensive countryside is mountainous and wild, the perfect place to walk, climb, abseil or ride. If you are lucky enough to be staying in self catering County Mayo accommodation during the racing season, a day out at the Ballinrobe Racecourse provides a wonderful days entertainment.

Places to holiday in County Mayo, Ireland

Mayo’s county town, Ballina, is an amazing market town with many sights to see. However, it is the unbelievable salmon fishing in the town centre which makes Mayo holiday homes in Ballina so popular. Each year, many thousand salmon are caught from the bridges in the city centre.

Guarding the entrance to Clew Bay is the charming town of Westport. Not only is Westport a thriving hub of traditional Irish music, architecture and pubs, where you are certain to be able to find a hearty meal and full pint after a day in the hills, but it is also the gateway to Ireland’s largest island, Achill Island. Achill is a beautiful island of mountains, moors and beaches, where most visitors loose themselves for a few days, blissfully happily absorbing the scenery and atmosphere before having to return to their everyday lives.

Weather in County Mayo, Ireland

The weather in County Mayo is very unpredictable due to its location on the Atlantic. However, average temperatures are much like those of southern England, with four distinct seasons running through the year.

Flights to County Mayo, Ireland

Manchester (MAN), Birmingham (BHX) and London are all very well connected to County Mayo, Ireland, as there are direct flights to Knock International Airport (NOC) through BMIbaby.