Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dun Laoghaire

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Dun Laoghaire. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its restaurants, seaside and shopping. Aviva Stadium and 3Arena 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.


Sightseeing in and around Dun Laoghaire

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Dun Laoghaire a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Guinness Storehouse (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Dublin Zoo (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Leopardstown Racecourse (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Elm Park Golf and Sports Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Royal Dublin Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Woodbrook Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dun Laoghaire

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dun Laoghaire is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Stephen's Green (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • War Memorial Gardens (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • National Botanic Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Peoples Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Seapoint Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Killiney Hill Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Dun Laoghaire

The nearest airport is in Dublin (DUB), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dublin Dun Laoghaire Station, Dun Laoghaire Station and Dublin Sandycove and Glasthule Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Dun Laoghaire by jumping on the metro at Laughanstown Station, Cherrywood Station or Bride's Glen Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dún Laoghaire?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 651 vacation rentals near Dún Laoghaire. From 119 Houses to 488 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 Dún Laoghaire for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Dún Laoghaire?

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 Dún Laoghaire:

  • City Centre Dublin: 479 vacation rentals
  • Grand Canal Dock: 301 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Southside: 544 vacation rentals
  • Temple Bar: 226 vacation rentals
  • Ballsbridge: 171 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 Dún Laoghaire?

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

  • Dublin Shankill Station: 669 vacation rentals
  • Dalkey Island: 666 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Sandycove and Glasthule Station: 666 vacation rentals
  • Dublin Killiney Station: 668 vacation rentals
  • Dun Laoghaire Harbour: 663 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dún Laoghaire 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 Dún Laoghaire?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 119 Houses in Dún Laoghaire. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dún Laoghaire include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 488 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 17 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 Dún Laoghaire?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Dún Laoghaire. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.