Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Ballycotton

The ocean views and countryside create a pretty picture of Ballycotton. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this relaxing city. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ballycotton

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Ballycotton has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Trabolgan Bird of Prey Centre (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Water Rock Golf Course (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Perks Entertainment Center (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Youghal Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Titanic Trail (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Fota Wildlife Park (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ballycotton

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ballycotton. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ballynamona Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Redbarn Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Front Strand Beach (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Ardmore Beach (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Cork Heritage Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ballycotton

The nearest airport is in Cork (ORK), located 19.7 mi (31.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ballycotton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 29 holiday lettings around Ballycotton. From 14 houses to 2 villas, 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 beach property in Ballycotton?

Don't just visit the beach. Round up your clan and stay as close as you can to it! The sound of lapping waves and amazing ocean views? Coming right up! There are 10 beachside rental properties to pick from. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch more options, including:

  • 9 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Ballycotton?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 17 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £68 a night. If that doesn't fit with your family's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Cottage: 8 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Hotel: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 2 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £199 per night.

Can I stay in Ballycotton in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful escape is relaxing with close friends and family in a completely new place. If you'll be travelling with a large group, HomeAway can help. House holiday rentals are the preferred option here for large groups of guests. Our international database currently has 6 available. If you are hoping to stay in a larger group, the holiday rental options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 16 holiday rentals suitable for that size. Spend a night for as little as £69.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 8 rental properties that are perfect. The starting price is £100 a night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 5 people? You'll be pleased to find out we have 7 that'll be perfect. You can secure one for as little as £152 per night.

You and all your buddies will be more than satisfied when you plan your Ballycotton travels with us!