Destination guide

The friendly city of Ballina awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Ballina. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its bars, restaurants and golfing. 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 Ballina

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Ballina a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ballina Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Enniscrone Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Woodlands Equestrian Centre (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Tubbercurry Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
  • Tir na nOg Fun Park (19.3 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ballina

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ballina. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Enniscrone Beach (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Lough Talt (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Kilcummin Strand (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Ballycroy National Park (21.8 mi / 35.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ballina

The nearest airport is in Knock (NOC-Ireland West), located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Ballina Station.

Where to stay around Ballina?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 56 vacation rentals near Ballina. From 21 Houses to 2 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 Ballina for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dolmen of the Four Maols: 93 vacation rentals
  • St. Muredach's Cathedral: 97 vacation rentals
  • Humbert Monument: 95 vacation rentals
  • Ballina Station: 95 vacation rentals
  • Ballina Presbyterian Church: 97 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Ballina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ballina include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 33 rentals available
  • Cottages: 33 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ballina?

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