Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Oban

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Oban. This city's local tours, kayaking and seafood restaurants attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Oban

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Oban has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Glencruitten Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Wings Over Mull (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Scottish Sealife Sanctuary (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Oban

Travellers enjoy Oban for its island views and seaside. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Oban. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ganavan Sands (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Carn Breugach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Torsa Island (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Loch Awe (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Arduaine Garden (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Loch Linnhe (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Oban

Fly into Glasgow (GLA-Glasgow Intl.), the closest airport, located 55.1 mi (88.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Oban Station or Oban Connel Ferry Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Oban?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 518 holiday rentals around Oban. From 214 Cottages to 233 Houses, 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 Oban is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Connel Bridge: 437 holiday rentals
  • Oban Station: 349 holiday rentals
  • Carn Breugach: 339 holiday rentals
  • Ganavan Sands: 370 holiday rentals
  • Oban Distillery: 348 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Oban 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 Cottages in Oban?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 214 Cottages in Oban. Our other popular types of Oban holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 233 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 214 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 214 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oban?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Oban. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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