Destination guide

The friendly city of Ballina awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Ballina. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its bars, restaurants and golfing. 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 Ballina

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ballina a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ballina Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Enniscrone Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Woodlands Equestrian Centre (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Tubbercurry Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Tir na nOg Fun Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ballina

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ballina. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Enniscrone Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lough Talt (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Kilcummin Strand (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Ballycroy National Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ballina

The nearest airport is in Knock (NOC-Ireland West), located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Ballina Station.

Where to stay around Ballina?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings near Ballina. From 21 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ballina for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ballina Station: 94 holiday lettings
  • Dolmen of the Four Maols: 94 holiday lettings
  • St. Muredach's Cathedral: 96 holiday lettings
  • Humbert Monument: 94 holiday lettings
  • Ballina Presbyterian Church: 96 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Ballina. Our other popular types of Ballina holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 33 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 pool in Ballina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Ballina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.