Destination guide

The beachside setting of Downings is ready to explore

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Downings. This city is well-known for its 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 Downings

Are you searching for 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 makes Downings a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carrigart Riding Stables (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Portsalon Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Cloughaneely Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Gartan Outdoor Adventure Centre (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Buncrana Golf Club (15.9 mi / 25.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downings

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

  • Carrigart Beach (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Marble Hill Strand (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ards Forest Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Killahoey Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Horn Head (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Portsalon Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Downings

Fly into Letterkenny (LTR-Letterkenny Airfield), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Donegal (CFN), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Downings?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 99 vacation rentals near Downings. From 33 Houses to 4 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 Downings for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sandy Hills Golf Course: 145 vacation rentals
  • Carrigart Beach: 147 vacation rentals
  • Marble Hill Strand: 152 vacation rentals
  • Dunfanaghy Stables: 148 vacation rentals
  • Fanad Head: 155 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 33 Houses in Downings. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Downings include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 47 rentals available
  • Cottages: 47 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 internet/wifi in Downings?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 64 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Downings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.