Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Mumbles

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Mumbles. This trendy and romantic city is well known for its university setting, coffee shops and beaches. Oystermouth Castle and Swansea Beach 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 Mumbles

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Mumbles a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • LC Swansea (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Plantasia (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mumbles

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mumbles is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swansea Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bracelet Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Caswell Bay Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Brandy Cove (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Singleton Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Mumbles

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mumbles?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 552 holiday lettings around Mumbles. From 35 cottages to 336 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 Mumbles? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mumbles. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mumbles Pier: 802 holiday lettings
  • Gower Surfing School: 805 holiday lettings
  • Oystermouth Castle: 815 holiday lettings
  • Port Eynon Beach: 702 holiday lettings
  • Margam Castle: 699 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mumbles 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 Cottages in Mumbles?

Yes, of course. offers 35 Cottages in Mumbles. Our other popular types of Mumbles holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 336 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 35 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mumbles?

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