Destination guide

The friendly city of Belfast awaits you

Take a vacation to Belfast and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and theater scene. This welcoming city is known for its local tours, bars and university setting. Grand Opera House, Ulster Hall and Titanic Belfast are a few of the top cultural sights. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Belfast

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Belfast has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • CitiGolf (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Metropolitan Arts Centre (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • W5 Interactive Discovery Centre (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Odyssey Complex (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Belvoir Park Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Balmoral Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Belfast

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Belfast is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belfast Botanic Gardens (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Dover Street Millennium Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Boucher Road Playing Fields (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Lagan Valley Regional Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Cave Hill Country Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Carnanmore Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Belfast

Fly into Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), the closest airport, located 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), which is 12.2 mi (19.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Belfast Central Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Belfast?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 334 vacation rentals near Belfast. From 170 Condos/Apartments to 114 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Belfast for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Belfast?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Belfast. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Belfast City Centre: 179 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral Quarter: 66 vacation rentals
  • Belfast City Hall: 350 vacation rentals
  • Belfast Castle: 347 vacation rentals
  • Fortwilliam Golf Club: 348 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Belfast! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Belfast?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Belfast:

  • Bangor: 284 rentals
  • Newcastle: 53 rentals
  • Newry: 76 rentals
  • Ballymena: 70 rentals
  • Carrickfergus: 281 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Belfast?

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

  • Belfast City Hall: 350 rentals
  • Belfast Castle: 347 rentals
  • Fortwilliam Golf Club: 348 rentals
  • St. George's Market: 351 rentals
  • Waterfront Hall: 350 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Belfast listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.