Holiday rentals and lettings in County Donegal

Holiday rentals and lettings in County Donegal

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Highlights in County Donegal

  • The hidden gem of Ireland
  • Scenic landscapes and rugged beauty
  • Wild and dramatic coast
  • A surfing paradise
  • A delicious mouthwatering taste

Best Holiday Rentals & Lettings in County Donegal

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Holiday Rental for 4 People in Glenties, County Donegal
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Glenties, County Donegal
Holiday Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
(86 reviews)
Discover our enchanting holiday apartment with breathtaking views of Horn Head estuary. This recently renovated holiday apartment comfortably sleeps four adults across two bedrooms and features an open-plan living room and kitchen area with a wood burning stove. Guests also have access to an enclosed garden, patio area and furniture and free onsite parking. Open-plan Living Room and Kitchen with Wood Burning StoveOur lovely open-plan living room and the kitchen has a big bay window overlooking the ocean so you can enjoy the view throughout your stay. Spend your evenings curled up on the liv...
from £99 / night
Holiday Rental for 2 People in County Donegal
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County Donegal
Holiday Rental • 79 m² • 2 Bedrooms
(19 reviews)
Cosy cottage retaining original features. The cottage is situated in a rural peaceful area with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Surrounding the cottage is rough uncultivated land of rocks, whin bushes, bog land and marsh therefore more suited to adults as there is no play area. Two bedroom cottage sleeps 3/4 people. Cosy sitting room with large open fireplace. The kitchen provides everything you need for home cooking with dining table. White bed linen, white towels (fresh towels supplied mid-week)central heating and fuel for open fire supplied without charge. Electricity is ...
from £79 / night
Holiday Letting for 2 People in Inishowen, Drongawn Lough
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Inishowen, Drongawn Lough
Holiday Letting • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(25 reviews)
Our Spacious & comfortable situated in the village of Fahan in a quiet, safe & relaxing location. It’s ideal for couples & lone travellers to enjoy. the spectacular county that is Donegal, it’s the perfect location for sightseeing,shopping, golf, beaches & fine dining. Letterkenny, Derry & Buncranan are only 20,15 & 5 mins away respectively. Our self-catering apartment is fully equipped with all the comforts of home.The kitchen has a fridge/freezer a gas hob, an oven, a kettle & toaster, coffee maker and a microwave.The apartment is a perfect place t...
from £96 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices County Donegal

£167for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
£168 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability County Donegal

14%for 22 Jun - 29 Jun
54% annual average
Percentage of available lettings

Holiday rentals and lettings in County Donegal

Miscellaneous holiday rentals in the hidden gem of Ireland

From rustic to modern accommodations for a fantastic stay in County Donegal. No property is far from the sea, the best eateries and traditional pubs or the main attractions of the area. Plan your weekend getaway and some time out with your dearest ones in Donegal, Glentilies, Ardara or Killybegs. For more secluded rentals, Termon or Ramelton offer properties surrounded by hills, acres of green land and scenic walks.

Unforgettable stays in Donegal

Find the traditional property with spacious rooms to accommodate your family and have a great stay. Rentals can host up to 12 people depending on the area. Enjoy the garden, panoramic views and breath in the fresh morning air from your balcony. Enjoy a morning coffee admiring the ocean and listening to the sound of the waves. Have a BBQ in the terrace or relax by the fireplace while reading your favourite book. Tasteful decorations and modern fully equipped rentals are also available for you to enjoy a nice time with family, friends or celebrate a special occasion with your partner.

Holidays in County Donegal

The area and getting around

Discover the beauty of the Emerald isle

Based in Ireland’s northwest rugged coast, this beautiful county is a largely Irish-speaking region made up of castles, mountains and a superb landscape. Venture off the beaten track and take Glenveagh National Park or the stunning Slieve League peninsula. Go for an unforgettable hike or take the breathtaking coastal touring route that runs from Donegal to Cork. Discover the ancient forts of this far-flung county, seaside taverns and Irish speaking areas where ancient customs are still in place.

Discovering the island and its taste

If you are thinking of walking and cycling holidays you will find different tours according to your fitness levels along the coast and and routes of County Donegal. This is also a good base for outings to Bunbeg, Glenveagh, Inishowen, Letterkenny and Dunfanaghy amongst others. Discover open-air museums, harbours, cliffs, beaches and beautiful cathedrals and historic monuments, like the Donegal Railway Centre or the breathtaking beach of Maghera. Enjoy traditional Irish food and delight your taste buds with excellent fish and seafood at The Peak. Notwithstanding this, lamb, beef, dairy produce and locally harvested fruits and veggies are considered amongst the best in the world. So, indulge yourself and try some mussels and cockles, a delicious seafood chowder, a slow-roasted lamb, oysters, Irish soda bread and home-smoked salmon. Your pudding has to be a traditional one as well so get some Irish flag jelly and finish with a famous Irish coffee!

Travellers and activities

County Donegal for Star Wars fans

Along the Wild Atlantic Way, you can visit many of the location where The Last Jedi was filmed, including Malin Head in Donegal, Brow Head in Cork and Loop Head in Clare. Near Malin Head, one of Donegal’s roads was renamed in tribute to one of the most famous characters in Star Wars, R2D2. A new sign unveiled to mark the spot of the most recent scenes of the franchise were filmed. Besides, it is also a location of great culture, rich history and tangible heritage which now has been complemented with the Star Wars behind the scenes film tour. May the force be with you!

County Donegal for outdoors lovers

When thinking about outdoors, green is the colour. This is what you can find in County Donegal. Nature and green spaces offering stunning views, epic landscapes and perfect beaches that will make your heart race. Take the Atlantic Causeway Coastal Route from Derry~Londonderry to Belfast or vice versa to enjoy its beaches, gorse-covered valleys and cute fishing villages along the way. Another legendary tour is the Wild Atlantic Way from Malin Head to Kinsale Harbour where you will have a once-in-a-lifetime-experience on this sensational journey discovering hidden coves and beaches, wild beauty and buzzing towns and cities. Salmon fishing, hiking and rock-climbing are also outdoors options to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Up in northern Donegal, most of the close-up scenes between Rey and Luke Skywalker were filmed at Malin Head for the last film of this saga. Many other scenes were also filmed in Ireland.

Top 5 travel tips in County Donegal

1. Admire the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights are on everyone’s bucket list for sure. You just have to get on a plane to County Donegal to enjoy this spectacular natural festival of lights. Looking for the aurora borealis means looking for lack of light pollution and the further north you head to, the higher chance you have. Malin Head is probably your best bet. Although it is hard to predict sometimes, the best time to catch them is from November to February so you better wrap up! Keep an eye on the weather and the geometric storms and enjoy the most beautiful sights.

2. Get ready to catch the waves

For adrenaline junkies and surf enthusiasts this is the right spot as you can ride the greatest waves ever. Surfers from all over the place want to experience the best and coolest surf town in the world. We are talking about Bundoran, a place where passion for surf culture is in every corner, as well as music and pubs. Dunfanaghy, Rossnowlagh and the Fanad Peninsula hare the same passions too. The west coast of Ireland is a surfer’s playground, so do not hesitate when planning your next exciting getaway. The waves will be awaiting!

3. Explore the beaches and coasts

With high standards of water quality, cleanliness and safety the beaches and coves along the coastline are accessible all year-round and boast the Blue Flag status. Visit the popular Inch Beach for kayaking, fishing and picnicking or the famous Mullaghmore Head to ride the highest waves at Prowlers. Enjoy Keem Bay on Achill Island where you find a Blueway snorkel trail. Feel the salty taste on your lips and enjoy one of the world’s most dramatic and impressive coasts.

4. Take a trip to picturesque Tory Island

This magical place is plenty of history and locals speak Irish fluently as it is Donegal’s Gaeltacht area. Inhabited by artists and talented painters and it is just 14km off the Donegal coast and accessed by ferry. The curious thing is that they have a community spokesperson, who acts as the king and he personally greets visitors that come to the island. Learn about the eerie island tale about the graveyard and the Cursing Stone.

5. Visit Slieve League

This is without a doubt the star of County Donegal. Not as busy as the cliffs of Moher but still impressive and stunning. These cliffs on the south west coast are the highest in Europe. Park your car and walk up the cliffs to get terrific views from Donegal Bay and the Sligo Mountains, where the high top of Sliabh Liag is. It will leave you in awe for sure! Experienced walkers should just venture beyond the viewing point onto One Man’s Pass.

Information about holiday lettings in County Donegal

🏡 Holiday lettings available: 276 properties.
💳 Discount available: up to -54%.
🌙 Minimum price per night: from £34.
⭐ Most popular amenities: Wi-Fi, garden and barbecue.
🐾 Pet-friendly: 96 properties.
👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 For families: 7% of the properties.

FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in County Donegal

Which amenities are offered at the holiday lettings in County Donegal?

Among the facilities offered by Holidu, it appears that the holiday lettings in County Donegal have everything that travellers dream of! Here, holiday lettings generally are equipped with a variety of facilities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (74%), garden (63%), and balcony (37%)... Tempted?

How are the holiday lettings generally rated in County Donegal?

The holiday lettings here often receive many positive reviews. 60% of the holiday lettings in County Donegal have excellent reviews and an average score of 4.5 stars!

Are the holiday lettings in County Donegal suitable for travellers and their pets?

The amount of holiday lettings in County Donegal that admit people travelling with their pets, as well as those who do not, is quite similar. Based on this, it's better if you don't delay in making your reservation in order to ensure that your pet can travel with you.

Do the holiday lettings in County Donegal often have an internet connection?

Certainly! According to Holidu's database, 74% of holiday lettings in County Donegal offer an internet connection. This means that you will be able to stay connected throughout your stay!

How much does it cost for holiday lettings in County Donegal?

Most of the holiday lettings in County Donegal (85%) roughly cost less than £100 per night. This is the ideal destination for reserving a budget-friendly holiday letting!

Do the holiday lettings in County Donegal often have a swimming pool?

Not always. Judging by last year's information, only 1% of holiday lettings in County Donegal are equipped with a swimming pool.

Are the holiday lettings in County Donegal suitable for trips with the whole family or rather for a holiday as a couple?

According to the information collected last year, 91% of holiday lettings are perfect for families with up to four guests. Approximately 88% of the holiday lettings here include at least two separate bedrooms. This is the perfect destination for families of four!

When planning a luxurious holiday in County Donegal, are holiday lettings a good choice?

By looking at the holiday rental portal Holidu, we can assure you that the holiday lettings in County Donegal are often the ideal option for those who want to experience a luxurious stay. In this location, 1% of the accommodations have a swimming pool, 63% have a garden and even 3% have a sauna. Also, if what you are looking for is space, 91% of the holiday lettings can accommodate groups of more than four adults, and 63% have green spaces nearby.

Are you able to enjoy a beautiful view and spend time outside at the holiday lettings in County Donegal?

37% of holiday lettings have a balcony or terrace, and 32% have a view. However, this does not represent the majority of properties here, so availability can be limited. If this is important to you, you should anticipate a bit more time for research. Also, don't forget to use the filters to be sure to find the holiday letting that is perfect for you. However, 63% of holiday lettings in County Donegal have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors. If you like to have lunch or dinner outside, and especially if you like barbecues, 29% of the holiday lettings have them.

If you are dreaming of a trip to County Donegal, what is the best time of the year?

The characteristics of the accommodation in County Donegal show that it is a holiday destination that can adapt to all types of tourists and times of the year. This is because there are varied options, from a swimming pool to a fireplace. You can be sure that County Donegal is an ideal place to enjoy both summer and winter.

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