Destination guide

Friendly Port Talbot will entice you

The beaches and forests create a pretty picture of Port Talbot. This welcoming city is known for its biking, restaurants and bars. Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Port Talbot

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Port Talbot has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Neath Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Plantasia (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • LC Swansea (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • BikePark Wales (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Treharris Park (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Port Talbot

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 67°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Port Talbot

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Port Talbot has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Talbot is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swansea Beach (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Aberavon Beach (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • LC Swansea (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Singleton Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Port Talbot

The nearest airport is in Swansea (SWS), located 15 mi (24.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Port Talbot Parkway Station or Baglan Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around Port Talbot?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 421 vacation rentals near Port Talbot. From 290 Houses to 48 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 Port Talbot for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Margam Castle: 594 vacation rentals
  • Baglan Station: 711 vacation rentals
  • Aberavon Beach: 698 vacation rentals
  • Margam Stones Museum: 599 vacation rentals
  • Surf School Wales: 699 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Talbot 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 Port Talbot?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 290 Houses in Port Talbot. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Talbot include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 48 rentals available
  • Cabins: 59 rentals available
  • Cottages: 59 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 pool in Port Talbot?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Talbot. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.