Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Harlech is ready to explore

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Harlech. Renowned for its seaside, golfing and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Harlech

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Harlech a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aberglaslyn Pass (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Gelert's Grave (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Watkin Path (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Rhyd Ddu Path (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Miner's Track (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Harlech

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

  • Portmeirion Sands (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Barmouth Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Moel Hebog (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Fairbourne Beach (11 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Llyn Dinas (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Cader Idris Mountain (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Harlech

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Harlech Station or Llandanwg Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Harlech?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 754 vacation rentals near Harlech. From 408 Cottages to 408 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Harlech for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Harlech Castle: 1,947 vacation rentals
  • Hufenfa'r Castell: 1,947 vacation rentals
  • Harlech Station: 1,955 vacation rentals
  • Mount Snowdon: 2,116 vacation rentals
  • Caernarfon Castle: 2,218 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harlech 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 Cottages in Harlech?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 408 Cottages in Harlech. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harlech include:

  • Bungalows: 408 rentals available
  • Houses: 278 rentals available
  • Cabins: 408 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Harlech?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Harlech. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.