Nestled at the foot of Slieve Donard Mountain, the town of Newcastle also finds a spot on the lovely Irish coastline. Its location by the sea and mountains means that it has all the trappings of a charming coastal town, along with the beauty of a mountainous retreat. It is also minutes away from forested landscapes, so staying here means that you’re truly in the lap of nature. The town is home to beautiful Airbnb homes and accommodations that offer guests the best that Newcastle has to offer. Well looked after and minutes away from the town’s amenities and attractions, these accommodations will ensure that you find a home away from home. If you’re looking for the perfect apartment or cottage that is best suited to your needs, we’ve got just the list for you. Check out our hand-picked list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Newcastle, UK, below.
A bright studio space adjacent to the host’s own home, this accommodation reflects the coastal charm of the town itself. A well-designed space, the home is kitted out with handmade knick-knacks and cute showpieces crafted from local materials gathered by the owners themselves, giving the space a lovely personal touch. Almost like a cozy cocoon that you may not feel like leaving, this home is located close to the beach so you can take that morning walk you always dreamed of. It is also close to the town center so that you’re never too far from important conveniences.
The Seagulls Nest , Newcastle co. DownNewry, Mourne and Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewswith a lovely little breakfast provided as well as tea and coffeewe were given a breakfast hamper which was such a lovely touchlaura was very easy to deal with and left some items for a continental breakfastspace was spotless and stylish would definitely stay again (:a lovely bright spacious and clean place to staycleaned very well and hosts are very hospitablelovely hosts place is exactly like the photos and very clean great locationher space is very clean and stylishly decorated and just a short walk to the town centre
Host:lovely accommodation and great ownerslovely space and very nice and friendly hostlaura was a great host; very helpful and welcomingcould not fault the accommodation or hostsgreat host’s the space is calming & very creative we loved the whole vibeRead more reviewslocation is also greatgreat location near to everything newcastle has to offercute accommodation only 10 mins walk from the town centre and the seafrontvery friendly and helpful host location is ideal very close to newcastle townlovely little place great location and close to the town
Spread over two floors, this pretty house sits on a quiet street near the Mourne Mountains, yet it is fairly close to the town’s amenities, the beach, and the golf course. Spacious as well as well-decorated with thoughtful touches, this home is an ideal choice for big families. Another bonus is that the upper floor comes equipped with a cute little balcony that opens up to views of the mountains - a lovely spot to unwind with some tea! Families with children will also love the enclosed and private back garden with space to frolic about and play. If you fancy a barbecue dinner, the patio area comes kitted out with handy BBQ essentials.
Merrion MewsCounty Down, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsbeds very comfy properly equipped kitchen sizable garden and nice balcony with view of the mournesbeautiful home very clean and tidylovely fresh clean bed linen and towelsthe house is spotlessly clean and the beds are amazing so comfy clean and freshthe house was immaculately clean and very comfortablethe house was very clean and lots of space
Host:andrea was very helpfulandrea was a very good hostgreat host who did everything she could to welcome us and make us feel at homehelpful friendly & approachable hostandrea was a brilliant host despite our very late arrival she was patient and mannerlyRead more reviewsa perfect locationgreat house in an amazing locationandreas house is perfect location for newcastlethe location of the house in newcastle is perfectperfect location for family & walking distance to all amenities
Decorated in pretty pastels and exuding a charming vibe, this studio apartment is an instant delight. Its location off the town’s Main Street translates into easy accessibility to several conveniences around town. The bus station is a mere three-minute walk away from the apartment, whereas other town attractions, cafes, and landmarks such as Slieve Donard Hotel are within easy reach. Whether you wish to enjoy the outdoors in this lovely seaside town, or simply unwind with some Netflix in the apartment, this home is an ideal choice for both.
Shimna Vale StudioCounty Down, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthere was even a huge bouquet of live flowers in the roomgreat to have access to a tv with all mod cons and for a studio bathroom was amazingshe left snacks food for breakfast and gorgeous truffles in the fridgei forgot really cosy room well furnished and had netflix to relax and watch whilst in bedher place was sparkling clean with many personal touchesthe apartment was spotless cleana stylish and wonderfully clean studio apartmentsparkling clean with some really lovely touches egit was super clean stylish and spacious
Host:sarah is the perfect hostsarah is a lovely host toosarah was an amazing hostsarah was a lovely host so friendly and approachablesarah really is such a fantastic hostRead more reviewsthe location is fantasticlocation wise; fantastic not even a 2 min walk from newcastle main streetgreat stay very comfortable and centralsuper location close to main st with some great little restaurantssuch a lovely airbnb - central location to newcastle main promenade
Tucked away in a quiet locality surrounded by mountains and sweeping views of the sea, this Airbnb home is a lovely haven in Newcastle. The home, which is aesthetically styled, comes with an attached balcony that looks out onto the beach. Despite its quiet location, the home is well-connected to public transport and public parks, should you fancy a quick walk or stroll. Guests will find that local bars and pubs are also within a short walking distance. Brunel’s, an award-winning restaurant offering fresh local cuisine, is located right across from the apartment. If you’re inclined towards outdoor activities, you can enjoy everything from mountain biking and kayaking, to golfing, all within a short distance from the vacation home.
1 Sea Haven - apt with sea viewNewcastle, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsclose to beautiful beaches and walks in tullymore forest and an amazing view from the apartmentlovely cozy and well located apartment with all the amenities you could ask forso clean and truly a luxury staywell kept and extremely clean throughoutthe apartment was so clean and had everything we neededhouse itself is really clean well maintained and cosythe apartment is lovely - very clean modern and well equipped
Host:thanks anne for being a great hostann was a lovely host from start to finish i would definitely stay at 1 sea haven againthe hosts were very good to respond and did everything to make our stay enjoyableann and phil were great hosts and a pleasure to deal withthe hosts were charming helpful and great communicationRead more reviewswonderful location and charming placefabulous location in the heart of newcastleit is a beautiful locationperfect space & location very modernperfect location so comfortable and decorated brilliantly
Ever wanted to live in a home that was close to the mountains, the sea and the forest? Then this lovingly decorated home behind Newcastle’s Main Street is just the place for you. Located near the town’s center, yet situated in the lap of nature, this home is close to attractions like the Mourne Mountains and Murlough Nature Reserve. The rental itself is a delight, with warm touches that offer the comforts of home away from home. There is an indoor fireplace for cold nights, as well as a pretty garden space where you can bask in the sun.
Number 7. Cosy home in the centre of Newcastle.Newcastle, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat communication and clean placethe place is clean and comfortablethe house is clean spacious and very well provisionedhelen's home was very clean warm and cosy and close to all amenitiesit was super clean and she was very hospitable and we felt welcomed in the house
Host:quick response and very kind personhelen was great host very helpful and quick to replythe owners called us just to make sure everything was going okhelen was friendly and responded promptlyhelen was very quick to respond to our queries and a perfect hostRead more reviewslovely location in the towngreat location for a stay around newcastlegreat location in this beach town - nostalgic memoriessuperb location just off the main streetlovely large house in an excellent central location
Overlooking the Mourne Mountains, this spacious house beautifully blends modern amenities and conveniences with understated luxury. A two-bedroom space, the house comes with a lounge, and a nifty kitchen to cook your meals with ease during your stay. Tucked away in a quiet locale, this house is still very much accessible to the town center and shops.
Mourneview - Luxury penthouse Apartment
Top guest reviewsthis is a beautiful spacious modern apartment beside the sea in newcastle with views of the mourne mountainsthe mountain view loft is a nice new modern two bedroom apartment right in newcastle townspotless clean and very well equippedgreat location spotless clean and great communicationthe apartment is stylish spotless and really warm - perfect
Host:excellent care from hostRead more reviewsperfect central location but in a nice quiet spotparking is a bonus for such a central locationgreat modern space in a central locationit’s central location and parking facilities are an excellent bonusthe location was fantastic and great communication from john and dolores
A cozy cottage dappled with ample natural light, this home is ideal for those who prefer a quiet place to unwind and relax. Despite its intimate location in a residential neighborhood, the cottage is within walking distance of Newcastle’s main attractions and town shops, including Tesco, giving you the privacy you desire along with convenience. Guests can walk to the beach and take in views of the mountains during the day, and return to the cottage at sundown for a quiet retreat.
Top guest reviewsbrilliant accommodation just outside newcastle with a view of the mournes from the living roomthe house was very charming the beds super comfy and the kitchen well outfittedcomfortable stay with all the essentialsthe weather was fantastic … we slept like babies in comfortable beds with crisp cool cotton sheetsthe place was clean and tidyit was lovely and clean and the beds were really comfortablethe apartment was clean sheets and beds were comfortable and the bathrooms new and very nicevery clean and comfortable place to stay friendly and helpfulit was sparkling clean and the back garden was recently done up to enjoy some outdoor space
Host:excellent service provided by the hostshe was so attentive and accommodating and graciousmany thanks to our hostkaren and her mother were more than kind and patient with my questions before and after check inhost karen was very welcoming and had the house spick and span for us comingRead more reviewsexcellent location for shopsfantastic location with a short walk to the town centrehouse in a good location within walking distance to the town and handy to public transportlovely quiet and convenient locationgreat accommodation and location for exploring the area
Located on the first floor of a gated community, this modern, well-furnished apartment overlooks the gorgeous waters of this seaside town. Its location right at the heart of Newcastle’s bustling center makes it wonderfully accessible to numerous conveniences and attractions, including the beach, shops, cafes, and pubs. If you love going for walks, the beach promenade is right at the apartment’s doorstep. The proximity to local bars and pubs ensures a great way to enjoy the local culture of this charming town.
NEWCASTLE SEAFRONT APARTMENT WITH WIFI & PARKINGCounty Down, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsabsolutely beautiful space with comfortable furniture and nice furnishingsamazing apartment with fantastic views across the sea and newcastlefantastic apartment with outstanding viewsthis apartment is brilliant the view from the veranda is fantasticgreat apartment spacious secure and just fab views over newcastle sea and mountainsclean warm and comfortablelovely clean and modern placevery clean and comfortable with everything you would needcentre of town and very clean and comfortablethe apartment overall was brilliant and very clean
Host:great host and luxurious apartmentfantastic apartment and lovely hostroberta was a great host and i highly recommend a stay hereroberta is a wonderful hostroberta was a fantastic host who went the extra mile for us over christmasRead more reviewsideal location for the hiking / walking trip to mourne mountainsfantastic location and everything you need is suppliedcentral to everything in town with secure parking and a liftwe would definitely stay again if in the locationthe location is suberp and the apartment is absolutely stunning
Affixed with a pretty private garden and an ingenious sunroom that welcomes plenty of natural light in, the Ballyhome House has all the trappings of a modern yet cozy vacation home. If you like cooking, you will be delighted by the spacious kitchen that is equipped with a wood-burning stove. The patio also makes for a lovely spot to enjoy your meal under the stars, especially on crisp winter nights. The house is fitted with oil-fired central heating, ensuring that it is warm and toasty. Despite its intimate location, guests are comfortably close to the town center and other attractions like forest parks and the beach, as well as the promenade, which are all a short walking distance away.
Ballyhome HouseNewcastle, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsgreat house with lots of facilities along with its convenience to the local town centredavid's home was big cosy and comfortable and with beautiful views in a very convenient locationsparkling clean place thats warm and cosythe house was comfortable clean and cosyvery clean warm and spacious house with plenty of room for a full familyit's a beautiful house very well equipped clean and cosythe accommodation was spacious warm and clean
Host:david was a very friendly hostowner very pleasant and helpfulour experience with david as the host was excellentdavid was very friendly and helpful with plenty of recommendations for things to do nearbyreally good place well kept and a great hostRead more reviewsgreat house in a great locationgreat location in newcastle everything is within walking distance communication was exceptionallocation is great only 10min walk from main street and beachvery comfortable house in a great locationthe location and value are great
Bathed in white with lovely pops of color that make the space more inviting, this splendid townhouse is a haven in Newcastle. The three bedrooms and the living room are minimally decorated, ensuring that the house is spacious and can comfortably fit larger families. The house’s central yet quiet location means that it is a short walking distance from the town’s local shops, restaurants, and other functional conveniences. It is also delightfully close to Murlough Beach.
New in Newcastle Sleeps 6 - Driveway ParkingCounty Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsbeautiful home immaculate with comfortable beds and amenitiesvery clean new and modern housevery clean as wella lovely clean and modern placewarm sparkling clean and cosyclean spacious and had everything we needed
Host:shane is a great host and is quick to reply and accommodateshane was very responsive to questions and made check-in a breezeRead more reviewsgreat house in ideal locationgreat house in a central locationgreat location; close to the town centre tesco and a fuel stationperfect location will stay againa great house just a few minutes later walk away from the town
A slice of coastal beauty
The seaside resort town of Newcastle is a beautiful coastal gem in County Down, with plenty of natural attractions such as the Mourne Mountains and Tollymore Forest Park. Whether you’re a solo tourist seeking adventure, or a family looking to spend a fun time in a comfortable home, our recommended Airbnb homes promise a vacation that you won’t soon forget.
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