Destination guide

The charming city of Dalkey awaits you

The island views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Dalkey. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena 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 Dalkey

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dalkey a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Dargle View Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dalkey

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dalkey is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Stephen's Green (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Killiney Hill Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Peoples Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Dalkey Island (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dalkey

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Dalkey Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dalkey?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 471 holiday lettings around Dalkey. From 96 houses to 346 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.

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

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 Dalkey:

  • City Centre Dublin: 392 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 249 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 134 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 459 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 322 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 Dalkey? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dalkey. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dalkey Heritage Centre: 571 holiday lettings
  • Dublin Dalkey Station: 571 holiday lettings
  • Rush and Lusk Station: 579 holiday lettings
  • Ireland's Eye: 556 holiday lettings
  • Tallaght Stadium: 582 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dalkey 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 Houses in Dalkey?

Yes, of course. offers 96 Houses in Dalkey. Our other popular types of Dalkey holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 346 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 347 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 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 Dalkey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Dalkey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.