Destination guide

The friendly area of Alexandria awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Alexandria with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its restaurants, bars and boating. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Alexandria

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Alexandria has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alexandria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Botanic Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Inchailloch (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Loch Lomond (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Loch Ard Forest (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lyle Hill (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Alexandria

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 37.7 mi (60.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Alexandria Balloch Station or Alexandria Station to see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Alexandria?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 306 holiday lettings around Alexandria. From 75 flats & apartments to 141 cabins, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Alexandria?

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 Alexandria:

  • North West: 221 holiday homes
  • East End: 109 holiday homes
  • Kelvinbridge: 129 holiday homes
  • Glasgow Westend: 201 holiday homes
  • Pollokshields: 47 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 Alexandria? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Alexandria. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Balloch Castle: 833 holiday lettings
  • Loch Lomond Shores: 836 holiday lettings
  • Alexandria Balloch Station: 832 holiday lettings
  • Loch Lomond Golf Club: 531 holiday lettings
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium: 833 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Alexandria listed on 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 Flats in Alexandria?

Yes, of course. offers 75 Flats in Alexandria. Our other popular types of Alexandria holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 141 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 75 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 Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.