Destination guide

The friendly area of Alexandria awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Alexandria with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its restaurants, bars and boating. Benmore Botanic Garden and Paisley Abbey 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 and around Alexandria

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Alexandria has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loch Lomond Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Loch Lomond Bird of Prey Centre (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Cowal Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Xscape Braehead (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Crow Wood Golf Club (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alexandria

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alexandria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Benmore Botanic Garden (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Botanic Gardens (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Inchailloch (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Loch Lomond (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Loch Ard Forest (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lyle Hill (10 mi / 16.1 km)

How to get to and around Alexandria

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.7 mi (23.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Glasgow (PIK-Prestwick), which is 37.7 mi (60.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Alexandria Balloch Station or Alexandria Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Alexandria?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 278 vacation rentals near Alexandria. From 105 Houses to 87 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 Alexandria for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Loch Lomond Shores: 751 vacation rentals
  • SEA LIFE Loch Lomond Aquarium: 753 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria Balloch Station: 751 vacation rentals
  • Balloch Castle: 748 vacation rentals
  • Alexandria Station: 758 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 105 Houses in Alexandria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alexandria include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 87 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 60 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alexandria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Alexandria. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.