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Highlights in Galway
- Beautiful Beaches
- Nature Parks
- Historic sites
- Wonderful neighbourhood and shopping sprees
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Located on the west side of Ireland, Galway is an ideal holiday destination to explore beautiful landscapes, beaches, charming villages, and vibrant city life. The best place to stay is the city centre where you can easily access essential areas of attraction, and enjoy the impressive nightlife. If you are travelling with your family, consider staying at Salthill where you can find several house homes located at the beachfront with plenty of restaurants around. Do you want to stay like a local and avoid busy city life? Reside at the Oranmore village which offers numerous green spaces on the outskirts of the city. There are several holiday home options in Claregalway, Moycullen, Carnmore, and Clarinbridge which provides a perfect balance between urban and rural life.Numerous holiday homes options
You will find all types of holiday homes in Galway to host extensive group tours, family holidays, solo travels or couple trips. Breaks should help you relax while enjoying private spaces; the houses are in less crowded areas that assure you of total privacy and personal spaces. They offer a room for everyone since they come with extra spaces, lawns, and play-grounds suitable for pets and kids. The rentals are designed to help you enjoy living in a home away from home with additional amenities like private pools, gyms, WiFi, and fully equipped kitchen.
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The area and getting around
Galway is undoubtedly a gem filled with the most charming buildings, culture, and lots of friendly people. The city is located along the scenic route of the Atlantic, and you will want to visit various sandy beaches at the coastal line. If you need to experience the nightlife, visit the Kinvara town which harbours several Irish traditional bars with the most extensive collection of whiskey. Galway city centre also provides various shopping options from a wide range of shops and high street markets where you can buy souvenirs. For food lovers, there are multiple places you can enjoy local delicacies. In the southern part of the city, you will enjoy local options and specialities like risotto and several delicious cocktails.The amazing neighbourhood
It will be fulfilling to explore the beautiful towns and charming villages around which offer diverse experiences. For nature lovers, consider visiting the Barna, a fishing village, which has shallow water beaches suitable for young families. Nothing is so beautiful than watching the sunset in the Spiddal hills where you can also access various craft workshops and beautiful beaches. Clifden is another fantastic neighbourhood and a haven for history, arts, and other icons. Roundstone is an outstanding village located south of Clifden where you can admire the exceptional natural beauty and explore a large selection of craft shops, cafes, and bars as you enjoy the ambience.
Travellers and activities
Galway is well known for its natural beauty, ensuring that you explore the wide range of attractions around. Visit the Connemara National Park and walk through to enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife. Precede to Kylemore Abbey the most romantic castle that offers scenic photographic opportunities, garden tours, and woodland walks. You can also visit the Aran Islands; try to understand their geological formations as you explore the historical monuments around.Galway for beach lovers
Do you want to swim? Galway provides the best beaches on the coast. You can go to the Dogs Bay Beach with well-sheltered currents considered safe for swimming and also offers spectacular views of the surroundings. At Renvyle Beach, you can see the mountains of Clare and the nearby islands as you enjoy some sunbath. Silverstrand Beach is family-friendly since it is shallow and bound on one side by cliffs. You can also go to Traught Beach, which provides gorgeous views of the Galway Bay.
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Top 5 travel tips in Galway
Go through various collections of the prehistoric and medieval Galway and discover the social history of the city. Learn everything about the city from how it looked like in ancient times.2. Ride along the sky road.
Take a bike and run through this route, get out of the city over to the Coast and Clifden. Ensure that you stop over to check out the Connemara region.3.Soak up the city
Start by taking breakfast in Dela, and if you need lengthy strolls, proceed to Salthill for coffee. Walk around the Latin Quarter to Quay Street for amazing moments, especially on Saturdays.4. Drive through the amazing landscapes
Enjoy a ride from Leenaun to Louisburgh which gives you a fantastic experience as you move from the gorgeous village to the beautiful town.5. Walk along the Salthill prom
If you need some time alone outside the busy city hustles wander around the seaside promenade that runs from Galway city offering spectacular views.
FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Galway
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Galway?
At an average price of €214.92 per night, Galway lies at the upper end of the price range for holiday rentals in Ireland.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday home prices in Galway?
Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Galway in January, February, and October which are the months that offer the most discount, with average prices of €159.77, €173.62, and €192.22 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday rental in Galway?
When you look at renting a holiday home in Galway, the highest prices are found in the month of June (with an average of €273.03 per night), followed by July (€242.03), and August (€240.45).
Is Galway a good location for a spontaneous getaway?
If you decide to discover Galway, we suggest organising your visit long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 66% in the year 2020.
When are more holiday homes available?
The best months to find free accommodation in Galway are May (the average amount of properties that are available reached 53.2% of the total in 2020), November (46.25%), and April (46%).
When are there fewer rental options available in Galway?
According to data from 2020, the months with the fewest housing options available in Galway are, in order, August (with 17.4% of available rentals), July (19.75%), and February (25.2%).
Are there many holiday rentals in Galway?
In Galway we have a comprehensive catalogue of around 210 properties, with options of all kinds, thanks to our 6 local and international partners.