Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Bala

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bala. Renowned for its lake, mountain views and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bala

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bala a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Betws-Y-Coed Golf Club (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Watkin Path (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • Miner's Track (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Pyg Track (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Aberglaslyn Pass (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bala

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bala. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Vyrnwy (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Swallow Falls (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Cader Idris Mountain (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (18.6 mi / 30 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Bala

The nearest airport is in Liverpool (LPL-John Lennon), located 45 mi (72.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Bala?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 728 vacation rentals near Bala. From 334 Cottages to 334 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bala for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Bala?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 334 Cottages in Bala. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bala include:

  • Bungalows: 334 rentals available
  • Cabins: 334 rentals available
  • Barns: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bala?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Bala. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.