Destination guide

Travel to beautiful Sapphire

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Sapphire. Travelers like the hiking, mountain views and waterfalls in this scenic and welcoming city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Sapphire

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Sapphire has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sapphire National Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • High Falls Trail (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Highlands Country Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Scaly Mountain Ski Area (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sapphire

Sapphire is famous for its captivating mountain views and beautiful waterfalls. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Sapphire is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gorges State Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • The Village Green (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Whiteside Mountain (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Lake Jocassee (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Lake Glenville (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Ralph J. Andrews County Park (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sapphire

The nearest airport is in Asheville, NC (AVL-Asheville Regional), located 34.1 mi (55 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Greenville, SC (GSP-Greenville-Spartanburg Intl.), which is 47.1 mi (75.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Sapphire?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 872 vacation rentals near Sapphire. From 282 Cabins to 434 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sapphire for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sapphire?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sapphire:

  • Lonesome Valley: 36 vacation rentals
  • The Mountain Club: 52 vacation rentals
  • Bear Lake Reserve: 30 vacation rentals
  • Mirror Lake: 204 vacation rentals
  • Lake Sequoyah: 63 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Gorges State Park: 1,287 vacation rentals
  • Sapphire National Golf Club: 1,305 vacation rentals
  • Devils Fork State Park: 1,176 vacation rentals
  • Table Rock State Park: 465 vacation rentals
  • Sliding Rock: 1,290 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sapphire 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 Cabins in Sapphire?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 282 Cabins in Sapphire. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sapphire include:

  • Houses: 434 rentals available
  • Cottages: 282 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 80 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 Sapphire?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 249 vacation rentals with pool available in Sapphire. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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