Destination guide

Friendly Helen's Bay will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Helen's Bay. This city's restaurants, gardens and beaches attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Titanic Belfast and Belfast Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Helen's Bay

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Helen's Bay a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Belfast Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Blackwood Golf Centre (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bangor Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Clandeboye Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Holywood Golf Course (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Knock Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Helen's Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Helen's Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Crawfordsburn Country Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Marine Gardens Coastal Walk (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Sunken Gardens (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Castle Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Ballyholme Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Helen's Bay

Fly into Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 19.1 mi (30.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Helen's Bay?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 232 vacation rentals near Helen's Bay. From 69 Houses to 142 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 Helen's Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Helen's Bay?

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

  • Killyleagh Castle: 274 vacation rentals
  • Belfast City Hall: 301 vacation rentals
  • Belfast Castle: 298 vacation rentals
  • Crawfordsburn Country Park: 278 vacation rentals
  • Fortwilliam Golf Club: 298 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Helen's Bay 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 Helen's Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 69 Houses in Helen's Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helen's Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 142 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 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 internet/wifi in Helen's Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 188 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Helen's Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.