Destination guide

Take in the oceanfront beauty of Ballycastle

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Ballycastle. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the rock climbing, fishing and coffeehouses. 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 Ballycastle

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Ballycastle has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Portrush Golf Club (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Waterworld (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Castlerock Golf Course (22.4 mi / 36.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ballycastle

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 59°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ballycastle

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ballycastle is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Giant's Causeway (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Ballycastle Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Fair Head (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Murlough Bay (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Carrick-a-Rede (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ballycastle

The nearest airport is in Campbeltown (CAL), located 27.4 mi (44 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Islay (ILY), which is 34.9 mi (56.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ballycastle?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 121 vacation rentals near Ballycastle. From 52 Houses to 20 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 Ballycastle for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ballycastle Beach: 229 vacation rentals
  • Ballintoy Church: 259 vacation rentals
  • Rathlin Island Ferry: 248 vacation rentals
  • Torr Head: 121 vacation rentals
  • Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge: 258 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ballycastle 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 Ballycastle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Ballycastle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ballycastle include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Cabins: 43 rentals available
  • Cottages: 43 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 Ballycastle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Ballycastle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.