Destination guide

The charming city of Dalkey awaits you

The island views and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Dalkey. This romantic city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Dalkey

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dalkey a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Dargle View Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dalkey

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dalkey is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Killiney Hill Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Peoples Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Dalkey Island (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dalkey

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 11.6 mi (18.6 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Dublin Dalkey Station.

Where to stay around Dalkey?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 622 vacation rentals near Dalkey. From 110 Houses to 475 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 Dalkey for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dalkey?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Dalkey:

  • City Centre Dublin: 490 vacation rentals
  • Grand Canal Dock: 316 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Southside: 551 vacation rentals
  • Temple Bar: 230 vacation rentals
  • Ballsbridge: 179 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Dalkey Heritage Centre: 669 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Dalkey Station: 669 vacation rentals
  • Ireland's Eye: 649 vacation rentals
  • Dublinia: 675 vacation rentals
  • Aras an Uachtarain: 677 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Houses in Dalkey. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dalkey include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 475 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 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 Dalkey?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Dalkey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.