Destination guide

Friendly Swansea will entice you

Take a holiday to Swansea and enjoy the area's museums, festivals and art galleries. Well known for its bars, university setting and cycling, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Dylan Thomas Centre and Swansea Beach. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Swansea

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Swansea has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Plantasia (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • LC Swansea (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Neath Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • BikePark Wales (25.2 mi / 40.6 km)
  • Cyfarthfa Park and Museum (25.4 mi / 40.9 km)
  • Pen y Fan (28.2 mi / 45.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Swansea

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

  • Swansea Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • LC Swansea (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Cwmdonkin Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Singleton Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Bracelet Bay Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Caswell Bay Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Swansea

Fly into Swansea (SWS), the closest airport, located 5.6 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cardiff (CWL-Cardiff Intl.), which is 30.1 mi (48.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Swansea Station, Llansamlet Station and Gowerton Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Swansea?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,113 holiday rentals around Swansea. From 166 flats & apartments to 542 holiday 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 Swansea is on Stayz.

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:

  • Three Cliffs Bay Beach: 917 holiday rentals
  • Glynn Vivian Art Gallery: 1,041 holiday rentals
  • Swansea Beach: 1,019 holiday rentals
  • Caswell Bay Beach: 943 holiday rentals
  • Swansea Castle: 1,033 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 Condos/Apartments in Swansea?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 166 Condos/Apartments in Swansea. Our other popular types of Swansea holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 542 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 323 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 33 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Swansea?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Swansea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.