Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Skerries

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Skerries. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognised for its restaurants, bird watching and local tours. Malahide Castle and Bru na Boinne Visitor Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Skerries

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Skerries a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Skerries Mills (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Donabate Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Beaverstown Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Swords Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Funtasia Entertainment Centre (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • The Wright Venue (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Skerries

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Skerries. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Botanic Gardens (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Ardgillan Demesne (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Donabate Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Sonairte Ecology Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Malahide Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Talbot Botanic Gardens (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Skerries

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Skerries Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Skerries?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings around Skerries. From 11 houses to 7 flats & apartments, 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 resort property in Skerries?

Sometimes you simply need to pamper yourself (what else are holidays for?). So if you're keen to sample some of the finer things in life, you're in the right place. HomeAway has 13 holiday rentals located within resorts available. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our options for this destination include:

  • 12 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in Skerries?

Our hotels come in every shape and size. Whether you're here an unlimited or rather limited budget, we've got a room for you. There are 14 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at £38 per night. If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £80 per night.
  • House: 11 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £146 per night.
  • Cottage: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £123 per night.

Can I stay in Skerries in a large group?

There's nothing more enjoyable than being somewhere totally new with close friends and family. The great news is HomeAway has some options suitable for large groups. Why not browse through the 4 house holiday rentals available here? They're the top option for big groups of guests. Rental accommodation around this area that can house large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 5, we offer 18 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Book a night for as little as £123.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 6 people? We have 14 that will suit. You can book one for as little as £47 per night.
  • Going away with a group of 7? We have 4 holiday rentals that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £313 a night.

You and the squad will be more than satisfied when you book your Skerries getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Skerries?

HomeAway is here to help you come together with the ones you love. Providing a selection of affordable holiday rentals, you're sure to stumble upon a special place to suit everyone's tastes. Drumcondra South is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 75 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £115 a night, it's not hard to see why. Malahide is another good option. We have 7 and the average price is around £119 a night.