Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Pontardawe

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Pontardawe. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Pontardawe

Do you want to find 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 Pontardawe a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Neath Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Plantasia (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • LC Swansea (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pontardawe

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pontardawe 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:

  • Swansea Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Victoria Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • LC Swansea (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Aberavon Beach (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Singleton Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Pontardawe

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 12.2 mi (19.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 31 mi (50 km) away.

Where to stay around Pontardawe?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 205 vacation rentals near Pontardawe. From 122 Houses to 40 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 Pontardawe for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 688 vacation rentals
  • Mumbles Pier: 698 vacation rentals
  • Swansea University: 774 vacation rentals
  • Swansea Station: 784 vacation rentals
  • Swansea Castle: 776 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 122 Houses in Pontardawe. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pontardawe include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 33 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 Pontardawe?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Pontardawe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.