Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Criccieth

Enjoy the history and other features of Criccieth. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the seaside, bars and beaches. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Criccieth

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Criccieth a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Watkin Path (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Pyg Track (13.7 mi / 22 km)

Seasonal weather in Criccieth

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 66°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Criccieth

Criccieth is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Criccieth is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moel Hebog (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Portmeirion Sands (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Llanbedrog Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Nefyn Beach (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Mount Snowdon (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Criccieth

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Criccieth Station.

Where to stay around Criccieth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 837 vacation rentals near Criccieth. From 423 Cottages to 423 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Criccieth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Criccieth Station: 2,144 vacation rentals
  • Criccieth Castle: 2,139 vacation rentals
  • Criccieth Golf Club: 2,124 vacation rentals
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,097 vacation rentals
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,201 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 423 Cottages in Criccieth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Criccieth include:

  • Bungalows: 423 rentals available
  • Houses: 338 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Criccieth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Criccieth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.