Where to stay around Pwllheli?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,123 holiday lettings near Pwllheli. From 599 cottages to 382 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Pwllheli 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 Pwllheli?

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

  • Porth Oer Beach: 613 holiday lettings
  • Abererch Station: 1,280 holiday lettings
  • Pwllheli Station: 1,162 holiday lettings
  • Penychain Station: 1,405 holiday lettings
  • Mount Snowdon: 1,569 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pwllheli 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 cottages in Pwllheli?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 599 cottages in Pwllheli. Our other popular types of Pwllheli holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 382 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 94 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pwllheli?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Pwllheli. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Pwllheli, North Wales your home away from home

    Pwllheli lies on the south coast of the narrow Lleyn peninsula in North Wales. It is the main market town with a busy outdoor market every Wednesday. Pwllheli is ideally placed on the Cardigan Bay coast for those who enjoy boating and fishing and it boasts one of the finest yachting venues on the west coast. The Hafan Marina was awarded the coveted European Blue Flag for its clean waters which reflects well on Pwllheli’s two main beaches. The town is within easy reach of Snowdonia National Park which offers a host of outdoor activities.

    Things to Do in Pwllheli, North Wales Outdoor Activities

    Walking in the beautiful area around Pwllheli is a popular activity, especially along the beaches such as the “Whistling Sands”. Wildlife enthusiasts can see many birds and sealions along the coast. Sailing, fishing and diving are also popular in this lovely area.

    Dining Out

    Dining options close to your Pwllheli holiday rental range from quiet pubs to top gourmet restaurants. There are also plenty of local fish and chips shops serving freshly caught fish.


    The Pwllheli Golf Club offers a challenging course with superb views of Cardigan Bay and Snowdonia. With a history going back more than a century, it is considered one of the top golf courses in North Wales. Abersoch Golf Club also welcomes visitors and is around 6 miles from your Pwllheli holiday rental.

    Places to Visit Near Pwllheli, North Wales Portmeirion Village  

    This unique Italianate village is a pleasant 13 mile drive from Pwllheli, but it is well worth the journey. Enjoy the terraced gardens and architecture surrounding peaceful fountains and Mediterranean-style courtyards.


    This delightful National Trust house and gardens is around 10 miles from your Pwllheli holiday rental home. The Georgian fronted building has a homely interior and is staged just as it would have been in the 1930s when lived in by the three sisters, Eileen, Laura and Honora Keating.


    Snowdonia National Park offers dramatic landscapes from towering craggy peaks to cascading waterfalls. It is ideal for walking, mountain biking and touring by car. Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and challenges even the most experienced climbers. The mountain railway is definitely the best way to ascend!

    Weather in Pwllheli, North Wales

    The coastal town of Pwllheli has a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters which rarely drop below freezing. The average highs in August are 65°F (18°C). Due to its location on the west coast of Britain the area gets plenty of rainfall, particularly inland on the mountains.  

    Getting to Pwllheli, North Wales

    Pwllheli is easy to drive to via the A5 to Betws-y-Coed then the A470 through the Snowdonia National Park. The final stretch is on minor roads along the coast. Trains regularly run to Pwllheli Station as well as to Abererch and Penychain stations, both around 4 miles from your Pwllheli holiday rental.

    Sightseeing in and around Pwllheli

    Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Pwllheli a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Aberglaslyn Pass (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
    • Gelert's Grave (20.2 mi / 32.4 km)
    • Rhyd Ddu Path (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)
    • Llyn Dinas (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
    • Watkin Path (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
    • Pyg Track (25.6 mi / 41.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Pwllheli

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pwllheli. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Llanbedrog Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Porth Neigwl Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
    • Nefyn Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
    • Porth Oer Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Aberdaron Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
    • Portmeirion Sands (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)