Destination guide

The cozy city of Ardara awaits you

The area's live music and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ardara. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the gardens, bars and golfing. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Ardara

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Ardara has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Donegal Golf Club (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Donegal Castle (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Donegal Bay Waterbus (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ardara

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Ardara is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dorlin Strand (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Owenea Bridge Standing Stone (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Tramore Beach (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lough Doon (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Narin Beach (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Dooey Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ardara

The nearest airport is in Donegal (CFN), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), which is 34.4 mi (55.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Ardara?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 12 vacation rentals near Ardara. From 11 Cabins to 11 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ardara for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Glengesh Pass: 159 vacation rentals
  • Dorlin Strand: 125 vacation rentals
  • Stephen Bennett Studio Gallery: 150 vacation rentals
  • Sandfield Pitch and Putt Course: 147 vacation rentals
  • Owenea Bridge Standing Stone: 151 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ardara 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 Cabins in Ardara?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Cabins in Ardara. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ardara include:

  • Cottages: 11 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 11 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Ardara?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 5 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ardara. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.