Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dun Laoghaire

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Dun Laoghaire. This welcoming and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, seaside and shopping. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Dun Laoghaire

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Dun Laoghaire a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Guinness Storehouse (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Royal Dublin Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dun Laoghaire

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dun Laoghaire is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Stephen's Green (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Peoples Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Seapoint Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Killiney Hill Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Dun Laoghaire

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dublin Dun Laoghaire Station, DUN LAOGHAIRE and Dublin Sandycove and Glasthule Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Dun Laoghaire by jumping on the metro at Laughanstown Station, Cherrywood Station or Bride's Glen Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Dún Laoghaire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 538 holiday lettings around Dún Laoghaire. From 112 houses to 390 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 Dún Laoghaire?

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 Dún Laoghaire:

  • City Centre Dublin: 399 holiday homes
  • Grand Canal Dock: 257 holiday homes
  • Ballsbridge: 138 holiday homes
  • Dublin Southside: 467 holiday homes
  • Dublin Northside: 329 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 Dún Laoghaire? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Dún Laoghaire. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dublin Shankill Station: 583 holiday lettings
  • Dalkey Heritage Centre: 578 holiday lettings
  • Dalkey Island: 578 holiday lettings
  • Dun Laoghaire Harbour: 573 holiday lettings
  • Dublin Dun Laoghaire Station: 453 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire?

Yes, of course. offers 112 Houses in Dún Laoghaire. Our other popular types of Dún Laoghaire holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 390 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dún Laoghaire?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Dún Laoghaire. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.