Destination guide

Why people love visiting trendy Mumbles

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Mumbles. This trendy and romantic city is known for its university setting, coffeehouses and beaches. Oystermouth Castle and Swansea Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Mumbles

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Mumbles a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • LC Swansea (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Plantasia (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mumbles

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Mumbles is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swansea Beach (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Bracelet Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Caswell Bay Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Brandy Cove (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Singleton Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mumbles

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 3.8 mi (6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 30.7 mi (49.4 km) away.

Where to stay around The Mumbles?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 405 vacation rentals near The Mumbles. From 304 Houses to 36 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near The Mumbles for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Oystermouth Castle: 727 vacation rentals
  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 686 vacation rentals
  • Swansea University: 775 vacation rentals
  • Swansea Castle: 776 vacation rentals
  • Rhossili Beach: 1,039 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Mumbles 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 The Mumbles?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 304 Houses in The Mumbles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in The Mumbles include:

  • Cottages: 36 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 51 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in The Mumbles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 357 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in The Mumbles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.