Destination guide

Travel to scenic Sapphire

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Sapphire. Travellers especially like the hiking, mountain views and waterfalls in this scenic and welcoming city. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Sapphire

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Sapphire has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sapphire National Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • High Falls Trail (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sapphire

Sapphire is famous for its magnificent mountain views and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Sapphire is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gorges State Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • The Village Green (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Lake Jocassee (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Lake Glenville (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sapphire

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 34.1 mi (55 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), which is 47.1 mi (75.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sapphire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 852 holiday lettings around Sapphire. From 238 cabins to 238 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Sapphire?

Mysterious and unforgiving, mountains are among the most awe-inspiring formations in the world. If you're eager to try mountain living, you've come to the right place. HomeAway has no less than 410 mountain holiday properties available. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, HomeAway has tons more options, including:

  • 203 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 144 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 134 lake-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sapphire?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Offering loads of space and privacy, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 452 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £90 per night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Cabin: 159 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.
  • Cottage: 87 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £99 per night.
  • Condo: 65 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.

Can I stay in Sapphire in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful getaway is chilling out with close friends and family in a fantastic new place. If you're hitting the road with a big group, HomeAway can help. House holiday rentals are the most popular option for larger sized groups, with 124 listed here. If you're planning on travelling with a large group, the properties for rent that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 257 rental properties suitable for that size. Stay a night for as little as £61.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 people? We have 170 that will serve you well. Prices begin at just £93 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 147 properties for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £161 per night.

You and all your buddies will be in good hands when you organise your Sapphire adventure with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Sapphire?

Friends become our chosen family. Rejuvenate the bonds with the ones you hold dear and plan an affordable escape with HomeAway. Slick Rock Community is a good area to check out if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 5 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £111 per night. Sherwood Forest is another place to consider. HomeAway has holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £149 a night.

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