Destination guide

Vibrant Swansea will entice you

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Swansea. This cosmopolitan and welcoming city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. Roger Williams Park Zoo and Kennedy Plaza are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Swansea

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Swansea a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Coles River Family Fun Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Seekonk Speedway (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Fantasyland (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Seekonk Grand Prix (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Crescent Park Looff Carousel (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Swansea

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Swansea is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Kennedy Plaza (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Pierce Beach & Playground (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Dighton Rock State Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Swansea

Fly into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional), which is 14.4 mi (23.1 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Swansea?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 243 holiday rentals around Swansea. From 101 Houses to 89 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Swansea is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Swansea?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Swansea:

  • Narragansett Pier: 409 holiday homes
  • Federal Hill: 33 holiday homes
  • Yachting Village: 225 holiday homes
  • Wakefield-Peacedale: 34 holiday homes
  • South Dartmouth: 228 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Swansea?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Swansea. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Coles River Family Fun Center: 930 holiday rentals
  • St. Mary's Catholic Church: 1,779 holiday rentals
  • Seabee Museum and Memorial Park: 1,835 holiday rentals
  • Salve Regina University: 1,768 holiday rentals
  • C and L Stables: 1,577 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Swansea listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Swansea?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 101 Houses in Swansea. Our other popular types of Swansea holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 89 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 34 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 34 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swansea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Swansea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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