Destination guide

The friendly area of Sligo awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Sligo and enjoy the area's live music, monuments and museums. Well known for its riverfront, cafés and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Sligo

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Sligo has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sligo Riding Centre (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • County Sligo Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Gillighans World (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Woodlands Equestrian Centre (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Surfworld Bundoran (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Waterworld Bundoran (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sligo

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sligo is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lough Gill (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Knocknarea (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Coney Island (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Rosses Point Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Strandhill Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Ben Bulben (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Sligo

Fly into Knock (NOC-Ireland West), the closest airport, located 28.3 mi (45.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Sligo Mac Diarmada Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sligo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 59 vacation rentals near Sligo. From 19 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sligo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sligo?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sligo. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sligo Cathedral: 125 vacation rentals
  • Sligo Abbey: 124 vacation rentals
  • Sligo Mac Diarmada Station: 125 vacation rentals
  • Woodville Farm: 128 vacation rentals
  • Sligo County Museum: 126 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sligo listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sligo?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in Sligo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sligo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 37 rentals available
  • Cottages: 37 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Sligo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 40 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Sligo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.