Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Porthmadog

The forests and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Porthmadog. This welcoming and scenic city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Porthmadog

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Porthmadog has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Watkin Path (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Pyg Track (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Porthmadog

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Porthmadog. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Portmeirion Sands (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Moel Hebog (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Llanbedrog Beach (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Porthmadog

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Porthmadog Station.

Where to stay around Porthmadog?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 763 vacation rentals near Porthmadog. From 436 Cottages to 436 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Porthmadog for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Porthmadog Station: 2,224 vacation rentals
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,105 vacation rentals
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,208 vacation rentals
  • Swallow Falls: 1,935 vacation rentals
  • Barmouth Beach: 1,330 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porthmadog 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 Cottages in Porthmadog?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 436 Cottages in Porthmadog. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Porthmadog include:

  • Bungalows: 436 rentals available
  • Cabins: 436 rentals available
  • Houses: 272 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Porthmadog?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Porthmadog. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.