Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Douglas

The area's theatre scene and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Douglas. This welcoming city is known for its island views, seaside and bars. Gaiety Theatre and Castle Rushen are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Douglas

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Douglas a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castletown Golf Links (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Curraghs Wildlife Park (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Rowany Golf Club (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Douglas

Travellers enjoy Douglas for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Douglas is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Calf of Man (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Douglas Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Summerhill Glen (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Port Jack Glen (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Onchan Pleasure Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Laxey Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Douglas

The nearest airport is in Isle of Man (IOM), located 7.5 mi (12 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Douglas Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Douglas?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 66 holiday lettings around Douglas. From 13 flats & apartments to 5 houses, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Douglas? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Douglas. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Summerhill Glen: 83 holiday lettings
  • Tynwald: 83 holiday lettings
  • Douglas Beach: 82 holiday lettings
  • National Sports Centre: 82 holiday lettings
  • Studio Theatre: 82 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 13 Flats in Douglas. Our other popular types of Douglas holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 45 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Douglas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 61 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Douglas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.