Destination guide

Why people love visiting relaxing Freetown

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Freetown. Travellers especially like the sailing, restaurants and snorkelling in this relaxing and welcoming city. Nelson's Dockyard and Dickenson Bay Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Freetown

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like sailing and snorkelling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Freetown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Reservoir Range (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Stingray City (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Springhill Riding Club (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Kitesurf Antigua (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Cedar Valley Golf Club (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Jolly Harbour Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Freetown

Travellers enjoy Freetown for its sailing and snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, October, August and July are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Freetown

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and island views, which is just a taste of what Freetown has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Freetown. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dickenson Bay Beach (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Brown's Bay Beach (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Half Moon Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Indian Town National Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Long Bay (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Mamora Bay (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Freetown

The nearest airport is in St. John's (ANU-V.C. Bird Intl.), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around FreeTown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 148 holiday lettings near FreeTown. From 38 Houses to 16 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near FreeTown for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to FreeTown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in FreeTown:

  • Falmouth Harbour: 47 holiday homes
  • Runaway Bay: 32 holiday homes
  • Dickenson Bay: 22 holiday homes
  • Paradise View: 16 holiday homes
  • Marina Bay: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to FreeTown?

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

  • Half Moon Bay Beach: 369 holiday lettings
  • Harmony Hall Art Gallery: 369 holiday lettings
  • Brown's Bay Beach: 369 holiday lettings
  • Dickenson Bay Beach: 369 holiday lettings
  • Prickly Pear Island: 368 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around FreeTown 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 FreeTown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 38 Houses in FreeTown. Our other popular types of FreeTown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 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 pool in FreeTown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 94 holiday homes with pool available in FreeTown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.