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.

Where to stay around The Mumbles?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 408 holiday lettings near The Mumbles. From 306 Houses to 37 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near The Mumbles is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to The Mumbles?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in The Mumbles. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Oystermouth Castle: 691 holiday lettings
  • Oxwich Bay Beach: 606 holiday lettings
  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 653 holiday lettings
  • Caswell Bay Beach: 669 holiday lettings
  • Rhossili Beach: 999 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around The Mumbles listed on HomeAway 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 The Mumbles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 306 Houses in The Mumbles. Our other popular types of The Mumbles holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 37 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Mumbles?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in The Mumbles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.