Popular Lettings in Portstewart
Highlights in Portstewart
- Small beach town
- Fantastic beaches
- Hike the Causeway Coast Way
- Family fun at Barry's Amusements
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Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in Portstewart
Portstewart is an upmarket tourist haven with a wonderful beach, lovely harbour and promenade, scrumptious restaurants and cafes, and a wealth of family-friendly attractions on your doorstep. Choose between holiday rentals close to the harbour and promenade, in the Victorian heart of the town, or if you prefer to be close to the beach, look a little way south to the area around the Portstewart Golf Club, where there are some fabulous lettings for all the family.Lovely lettings in a beautiful Victorian town
Holiday rentals in Portstewart range from well-appointed Victorian homes with big gardens and light, uncluttered open spaces, suitable for families or larger groups, to contemporary flats perfect for couples that come with balconies offering views over the harbour and sea beyond.
Holidays in Portstewart
The area and getting around
Portstewart is a small coastal resort town in the far north of Northern Ireland, just 90 minutes’ drive from the capital city Belfast. Its revelrous glory is centred around its promenade, Portstewart Crescent, and its beach, Portstewart Strand. The former has been newly refurbished and boasts a fantastic outdoor play area with paddling pools, a boating lake, karting, etc., and a truly unique fountain comprising 33 water jets that dance to the sound of music.A beach town that will surprise you
Only the lucky few know how gorgeous the beaches are in this part of Northern Ireland. Portstewart Strand is the town’s calling card – a broad, 2.5-kilometre-long beach 20-minutes’ walk south of the centre along a coastal path, or a short bus ride along Strand Rd. A little further west along the coast and you will reach Castlerock Beach, which is backed by lovely sand dunes that have been designated as a Special Area of Conservation.
Travellers and activities
Portstewart is a dynamite family destination. The town is primarily a beach destination, with clean sands and gentle seas making it ideal for frolicking children. However, there is so much more to do for those who so desire it. Make Barry's Amusements your first port of call – a widely popular attraction for visitors of any age with family-friendly attractions such as the gentle mini dodgems to the adrenaline-pumping Freak Out and Looping Star rides. Rainy day? Head to Treasure Island, a huge indoor soft play area suitable for kids up to 12 which includes a ball pool and ball cannon, a twin wavy slide and interactive games!Portstewart for beach freaks
One of the most popular beaches in Northern Ireland, Portstewart Strand is also one of its most spectacular and pristine, with two miles of glistening golden, protected by the National Trust in honour of its historical importance and inherent beauty. For lunch, take a picnic or head to Harry’s Shack right on the beach, one of the north coast's finest restaurants, with fruits and vegetables from its own organic farm.
Northern Ireland is where Game of Thrones was filmed, and from Portstewart it is a short drive to visit many of its famous sets!
Top 5 travel tips in Portstewart
Warkes Deli, located right by the harbour, can make you up a fabulous lunch hamper from pancakes, soups, salads, bruschetta and much more. The perfect accompaniment to a gorgeous afternoon at Portstewart Strand!2. Watch the North West 200 Motorcycle Race
Ireland’s biggest outdoor sporting event sees hundreds of racing motorbikes pass through Portstewart. The event includes a jam-packed entertainment programme, and it attracts up to 100,000 spectators!3. Visit Northern Ireland’s first ever Arts Centre
The Flowerfield Arts Centre, the first of its kind in the country, hosts regular creative events and concerts, including year-round art exhibitions and courses for the whole family like jewellery making, weaving and calligraphy. Perfect for a rainy day!4. Walk the 33 mile Causeway Coast Way
This is truly a sublime walking country. The 33 mile Causeway Coast Way embarks from Portstewart Strand, and is a 2-day walk through dramatic locations such as the Giant's Causeway and the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.5. Go on a boating tour
From Portstewart Harbour there are a number of excursions to choose from that let you explore the spectacular natural scenery of the area from the ocean. Take a short cruise or charter a boat to tour the stunning Causeway Coast, the Skerries, Rathlin and beyond.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Portstewart
As indicated by its annual average price of £145.49, Portstewart is not a city that stands out for being the most expensive or the cheapest in the United Kingdom.When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Portstewart?
According to our most recent historical data, the months that are the cheapest in Portstewart are December, March, and November, with average prices from £125.23, £126.13 and £127.77, respectively.When does the price of holiday rentals in Portstewart go up the most?
When you look at renting a holiday letting in Portstewart, the highest prices are found in the month of July (with an average of £250.91 per night), followed by August (£164.28), and May (£145.87).Should I plan a trip to Portstewart well in advance?
It is better to plan ahead in Portstewart as only 42% of the properties remain available, following the data observed in 2019.What are the best months for a sponteneous getaway?
In 2019, the months with the largest number of available properties in Portstewart were March, June, and November with average availabilities of 57%, 56.4% and 55.4%, respectively.When are there fewer rental options available in Portstewart?
Holiday rentals in Portstewart reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 18.4%. The second most requested month is July, with 19.25%, and third is May with 30.75%.How many holiday lettings are there in Portstewart?
Holidu offers around 120 properties in Portstewart from 9 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We have everything you need!