Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Alva getaway

Experience the unique character of Alva with a stay in a vacation home rental. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay 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.


Sightseeing in and around Alva

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Alva a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gleneagles Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Gleneagles (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Blair Drummond Safari Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Falkirk Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Dunfermline Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Alva

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Alva is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Helix (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Drummond Castle Gardens (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Balado Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Pittencrieff Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Yellowscott Country Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Muiravonside Country Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Alva

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), which is 32.3 mi (51.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Alva?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 190 vacation rentals near Alva. From 73 Houses to 50 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 Alva for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Stirling Castle: 440 vacation rentals
  • The Helix: 371 vacation rentals
  • Drummond Castle Gardens: 567 vacation rentals
  • Gleneagles Golf Course: 456 vacation rentals
  • Argyll's Lodging: 438 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 73 Houses in Alva. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alva include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 50 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 55 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 Alva?

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