Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 326 vacation rentals near Malahide. From 267 apartments to 41 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Malahide for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Seaside sightseeing in charming Malahide

The waterfront village of Malahide charms visitors with its shop-lined downtown streets and beautiful sandy beaches on the Irish Sea. With Ireland's capital city just a quick jaunt away, there are endless cultural and historic activities to experience in the area and you'll discover a wealth of fantastic shopping and dining options and gorgeous castle gardens all in close proximity to your Malahide vacation rental. Once you've selected your ideal property and secured a summer stay, you'll be ready to hit nearby golf links or charter a boat from the local marina for fishing trips and sightseeing around the rocky cliffs of nearby Lambay Island.

Boutiques and bike rides in Malahide

Just a few blocks from the bobbing boats of the Malahide Marina, the tree-lined downtown streets retain the idyllic appeal of a classic seaside village, with hanging flower baskets, ornate street lamps and traditional storefronts. Spend a day here shopping for Irish souvenirs in the charming boutiques, picking out colorful bouquets at the local flower shops and warming up with a hot beverage and pastry at cozy coffee shops. Sidewalks here run along the coastline to Malahide Beach, so you can enjoy bike rides to seaside green spaces that are perfect for spreading out on a blanket with a good book and a picnic lunch.

Discovering Irish castles in Malahide

Dating back to the 12th century, the historic Malahide Castle and Gardens is one of the top spots to visit in the town. Here, you can take guided tours daily through drawing rooms and a Great Hall decked out in Irish period furniture and art works from the National Gallery of Ireland. Outside, opt for a long walk through the beautiful green parklands and ornamental gardens that boast 1000s of plant species spread out over more than 20 acres. Bike rentals are available through a cycling hub at the castle's visitor center and can be used to explore the grounds and nearby coastline.

Pleasant summers on the coast in Malahide

Summers are perfect for strolling alongside the gorgeous coastline of Malahide and browsing through the village's charming boutiques. The winter rains taper off come spring and temperatures usually warm up into the mid-60s by June, when precious hours of sunlight awaken the gorgeous Irish landscape. Summer is the busiest season and prices tend to be a bit higher, so you'll want to look for your Malahide vacation rental early to make sure you snag your ideal dates. A number of rentals come equipped with a fireplace, perfect for cozy family evenings indoors no matter what time of year you visit.

Seeking sea life in Malahide

Malahide sits near Dublin Bay, where gorgeous sandy beaches and an array of coastal delights await. The nearby North Bull Island Nature Reserve is a great spot for birdwatching, and you could encounter everything from peregrine falcons and whooper swans to little greenfinch and wading sanderlings. In spring and summer, you might be lucky enough to see some of the colorful butterflies that live here or gray and harbor seals lazing on the shore under the sun. After a long day of wildlife adventures in the park, you'll be glad to return for a relaxing evening at your Malahide vacation rental.