Surrounded by mountains and overlooking an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean called Clew Bay, Westport is a town with a rich heritage and quintessential Irish appeal. Rife with medieval elements, natural beauty and systematic urban planning, it’s no surprise that Westport won the Irish Times’ Best Place to Live in Ireland title, in 2012. It’s one the cleanest places in the country, too: for three years, Westport has won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition, run by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
Once a settlement of just 700 inhabitants, Westport has blossomed into one of the most visited places in Ireland. Home to delicious craft beer, a stunning, tree-lined boulevard and numerous outdoor activities (check out horseback riding on the beach and Zorbing), Westport is truly an Irish paradise worth remembering. Even though the town has become quite popular with tourists, there is no shortage of local homes open to travelers looking for a taste of that unique Westport lifestyle. For your next trip to this seaside gem, here are 11 Airbnb vacation rentals you should not miss.
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, just off Westport Quay, this cozy home is a nice respite, near both the ocean and lush green spaces. Surrounded by gardens, the house contains one room with a double bed, perfect for two guests. Aside from a free continental breakfast, guests are also given access to the kitchen and shared bathroom.
Clew Bay Garden Trail, a stunning strip of green along the coastline, can be accessed directly from the property’s own gardens. Also located nearby are numerous restaurants and pubs, most of which even providing live music.
Location! Location! Location!Westport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsnice room and good coffee and breakfastthe rooms are spacious and welcoming the communal space and gardens equally soa lovely room in a fine house on a quiet cul de sacthe room was nice and well-furnituredbreakfast was delicious and a wonderful view too overlooking evleen's beautiful gardeneverything was clean and well-appointedour room was very clean comfortable and attractivewe were warmly welcomed and our room was spotless clean and very comfortablethe house was very lovely and clean and the location beautifulvery clean and a great sense of comfort
Host:she is a great hosthost was very friendly and knowledgeable about the areaher directions and suggestions are extremely helpfulamazing host with great stories to telleveleen was a perfect host and made us feel very welcomeRead more reviewsperfect location in the quay walking distance from restaurants and storesamazing location and exceptional spotgreat location on the greenway and close to the towngreat location we loved itevleen is wonderful and the location can’t be beat
Hexagon-shaped and surrounded by trees, this wooden hut is like a stylish revamp of your childhood backyard tent. Just right for two guests, the cozy cabin contains an indoor fireplace, one double bed, a bathroom, and a kitchen. Outside, there is a deck, where guests can take in the fresh air and have their morning coffee. Aside from the nearby woods, the property is also easily accessible to public transport going to the town center.
Cuckoo Wood HexagonWestport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsa wonderful and cozy retreat with beautiful views of the countrysidewi-fi was very fast overall we enjoyed this place a lot and we'd love to come back some daythe accommodation was warm and cozy including a stove perfect for any winters daynestled in the woods the stylish one room cabin was perfectly quaint and functionalthe kitchen is well equipped and there is a fireplace perfect for rainy autumn daysthe house was clean and had everything we neededfriendly host (and goats) clean and well equipped
Host:irma was a wonderful hostthis host was a very friendly and warm personirma is lovely and a great hostirma was a fantastic hostirma is a fantastic host who is happy to answer and questions you haveRead more reviewssuch a beautiful locationbeautiful place away from the citya cute little place that’s great for 2really enjoyable stay in a stunning locationwe loved our stay in this fabulous location
This lovely two-bedroom holiday home is located in a charming picturesque neighborhood, about a ten-minute walk to the town center. It comes with facilities such as a gym, Wi-Fi, a pool, and free parking space. It features an open plan living and kitchen areas. The living area is furnished with nice sofas, a table, and beautiful art on the wall. The kitchen is well-appointed with high-quality appliances. The bedrooms are well-appointed with comfy beds, clean linen, and ample storage spaces. The bathroom comes with a shower, toilet, towels, and toiletries.
WESTPORT HEIGHTS APARTMENTCounty Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsexcellent view from the breakfast roomamazing views good breakfast and very cleanmarta stocked it with tea & coffee so we could enjoy a cup before we had breakfastgood views short walk to town and great breakfastthe breakfast was fantasticexcellent room very clean and comfortableclean spacious and comfortablethe apartment is tidy and cleannice space and very cleannice modern apartment clean stylish and exactly as described
Host:great hospitality & quick response from hostlovely apartment lovely hosts and incredible landscapeslovely apartment very friendly and helpful hostsgreat value and very accommodating hostan absolutely lovely stay and some great local advice from our hostRead more reviewsbrilliant location for visiting westportgreat location and has everything which you needgreat location and marta was very easy to communicate withhome is in a great location with a fabulous view and walking path into the downtown areaa great place to stay
Fitted with high ceilings and vintage aesthetics, this spacious apartment is truly a modern and convenient marvel. Constructed during the 1770s, this two-bedroom apartment can accommodate six guests and contains two beds, one bathroom, a kitchen, common area, garden with a patio, and laundry facilities.
Aside from the endless attractions in the town center, the property also provides easy access to nature trails, such as the Wild Atlantic Way and Greenway.
WESTPORTS BEST 2 BEDROOM APARTMENT TOWN CENTRE 6Westport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsmodern apartment perfect for groupsfriendly hosts and plenty of amenities in the newly renovated apartmentthe main living room (which is large) is a joy and also has a pullout sofathis apartment is perfect for a family of two adults and two older childrenthe place was cozy and in a beautiful settingclean and modernvery clean and spaciousclean bright and securethe apt is clean and comfortableapartment is modern clean and spacious
Host:host was very friendlyour host took care of everything we neededjohn was a great host for all of westport and tricia his helper was very accessible and knowledgeabletricia was also very helpful in meeting us to give us the keysjohn and his wife were friendly and welcomingRead more reviewsvery central and safeperfect location can walk to everythingamazing location in the heart of westporteasy and centralbest possible location in westport
Located in the heart of the town center, this renovated historic apartment provides a sense of heritage, as well as comfort. Just right for four guests, this one-bedroom apartment on the first floor contains one bed, one bathroom, a brand new kitchen, common area, garden with a patio, and laundry facilities.
The endless delights of downtown, where numerous shopping, dining, and nightlife options can be found, are just outside the door.
WESTPORT BEST LARGE 1 BED APARTMENT TOWN CENTREWestport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe apartment had excellent kitchen amenities a comfortable sunlight-filled living area and a nice small outdoor patiothis is a terrific apartmentit is as described very spacious warm and has everything you would need for a comfortable stayit's a terrific apartment in the perfect locationgreat apartment and smack bang in the centre of thingsapartment is modern clean and spaciousthe apartment itself was sparkling clean warm and invitingnicely decorated clean well equipped and comfortable apartmentnice and super-clean house right in the centreclean apartment with plenty to do just steps away
Host:host made us feel so welcomehelpful and readily available hostsour thanks to a great host johnfab bar with great staff and great local beerstricia and john are great hostsRead more reviewsthe location is great - walking distance to everything in townlocation is excellent in the heart of westportgreat location close to the centre of westportbrilliant apartment in a great location and great valuesuper stay @ john's place
Located in a quiet area, near the bus and train stations, this spacious guest suite is great for those who love to constantly explore their surroundings. Suitable for up to four guests, the two-bedroom suite has one king bed, one double bed, and a large bathroom. Even though the suite does not have a kitchen, the town center and its numerous offerings are only a few minutes away.
Westport- 2 Bedroom Ensuite Unit for 2 to 4 GuestsWestport, Ireland
Top guest reviewsthe beds and space were very comfortable with nice touches & amenitiesthe wifi is super fast too for anyone planning a work tripthe rooms are clean warm and have tea and coffee facilitiesthe room was very clean and had all the amenities you would wantnice new house with private entrance for 2 brs and a bath with a beautiful showerclean and tidy roomvery nice clean and comfortableroom was spotless and so comfortablenice welcome sign and very cleanvery stylish place super clean and comfortable
Host:she’s a great host and offered great suggestionsfriendly thoughtful hostpatricia is a friendly host who provided helpful tips and exceptional servicevery welcoming host and very comfortable bedpatricia went out of her to help me a great hostRead more reviewsbeautiful place close to townabsolutely beautiful location and propertylovely place close to train stationpatricia’s house is a great location for exploring the regionits in a great location just outside the town
Sunny and stylish, this cozy townhouse is truly a home away from home. Located in a peaceful neighborhood, this three-bedroom house can accommodate four people and contains one double bed, three single beds, one bathroom, a kitchen, dining area, laundry facilities, and a living room, with a large couch and fireplace.
Aside from the Greenway, which is just beside the property, there are also many cafes, pubs, shops, a playground, and a swimming pool, a few steps away.
No 14 -A Cozy house close to Westport Town centre.Westport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsa washing machine and a dryer made our holidays more than comfortablebeds were comfortable and we enjoyed dinner on the back patiothe house is warm and comfortable and has everything you needclean and very cosywe found the house really clean and comfortabletheir house is warm clean and centralthe house was warm and clean and perfect for our family of 5clean tidy and everything you will need for a comfortable stay
Host:great hosts everything went smoothlyanna and willie were the perfect hostsanna and willie were great hostsa lovely home with a warm hosthost was so welcoming and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location within walking distance to townloved the location quick 5 minute walk to down townthe central location within easy walking distance of westport town and the greenway was ideallovely house really central locationlovely house in a great central location in westport
Sitting in an enclosed courtyard and surrounded by Westport’s stunning natural terrain, this restored farmhouse offers guests a chance to immerse themselves in the town’s rich cultural heritage. Fitted with modern furnishings, the one-bedroom apartment can accommodate four people and has one king bed, two single beds, one bathroom, a kitchen, dining area, laundry facilities, and a spacious living room, with a fireplace.
Outside, there are seating areas, where guests can admire the natural elements, as well as the fully manicured gardens. Although the property has no WiFi, the Greenway is right beside it to provide guests with an enriching offline experience.
Apartment in Restored Farmhouse.Barley Hill, County Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsenjoy the views of the sheep on the rolling hills outside the kitchen windowgreat amenities toasty and warm apartment beautiful views and right next door to the greenway for cycling enthusiaststhe sleeping area is huge with a lovely comfortable double bed and two singleshad a lovely cup of tea before bed and coffee in the am before venturing outthe apartment is cosily furnished and well equipped so that you won't miss anythingeverything very clean and easythe house was clean and warm and beautifulthe apartment was very clean and it had everything my family of 5 neededapartment spacious comfortable and cleanwe had a great stay in this immaculately clean and superbly located house
Host:friendly host n petscosy home from home with friendly welcoming hostsregina & family were fantastic hostsregina was an excellent hostour host was very pleasant and greeted usRead more reviewslocation was greatclose to town and great bike/walking pathbeautiful quiet location only a few minute drive from towna beautiful place and locationgood location for tours and sightseeing
Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, this studio apartment is as picturesque as the rolling hills that surround it. Perfect for two guests, the cozy apartment contains an air mattress, couch, sofa bed, one bathroom, a kitchenette, an indoor fireplace, and a sundeck. Although the kitchen is not fully equipped and not suitable for preparing heavy meals, guests are provided with free breakfast, every morning. The Greenway, Westport’s famous off-road walking and biking trail, is only a few meters away.
Studio Apartment on the GreenwayWestport, County Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewscomfortable and quiet with lovely views and convenient to towna beautifully planned and equipped space with very good breakfast supplieswe had a nice week at tom's apartmentit offers stylish and comfortable private space and the opportunity to self caterit has a small kitchen perfect for all your cooking needsvery clean well decorated ridiculously comfortable bedding and squeaky clean bathroomit was a super clean comfortable spaceit was clean warm and comfortable and a great launchpad for exploring county mayothe place was clean warm and very privatea really nice and clean apartment with everything you need
Host:a knowledgeable and respectful hosttom was a great hostdelightful space and very nice hoststom was a great host to ustom was very helpfulRead more reviewsvery close to the town of westport and a short drive to some cute beach townsgreat place to stay close to westportgreat place and a great locationtom’s place is ideally located near the towngreat location and a very cute place was perfect for our time in westport right on the greenway
Overlooking the woods and surrounded by enchanting views, this apartment is a calming getaway, that is at the same time near many places of interest. Spacious, yet cozy, the one-bedroom apartment can accommodate three guests and has one double bed, one single bed, one bathroom, a small kitchen, a large common area, and laundry facilities.
Aside from a supermarket, shopping center, and the iconic Greenway, there are also a number of nearby beaches, with Blue Flag status.
Woodnook Westport Apartment Cosy Warm & WelcomingWestport, County Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsgood wifi tea cookieswe had a really great stay at delia‘s apartmentit was very comfortable for two and would work well for threethe bed was comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked with equipmentlovely apartment with good amenities ideal for a couple enjoying a few days away togetherbeautiful clean suite in nice settinghighly recommend so clean and friendlythe apartment was sparkling clean and cozyclean spacious and very friendly couplebeautiful place warm comfortable super clean
Host:lovely apartment and friendly hostshe is very friendly and helpful hosthost was great and offered great recommendations for restaurants etc and directions were spot onhost was great extremely helpfuldelia was a lovely hostRead more reviewsan ideal location for exploring beautiful westportthe location is just amazingvery central perfect location taxi 5 min drivethis place was really cute and a great location near westportfantastic apartment within walking distance to town
Nestled in a hilly area, this bed and breakfast is a comfortable haven, that looks and feels like home. Decked in simple, yet modern decor, the property’s spacious room can accommodate up to two guests and has one double bed. Guests are free to access the common area, shared bathroom, and private outdoor areas.
Perfect for outdoorsy travelers, the property is near Westport House, Pirate Adventure Park, Croagh Patrick, and the longest off-road walking and cycling trail in Ireland called the Great Western Greenway. The town center, where restaurants and pubs can be found, is only a short walk away.
Knockranny, Westport double room BWestport, Mayo, Ireland
Top guest reviewsfree wifi was available at all timesbed was comfortable shower was hot and the wifi was very goodeverything was perfect: the house the breakfast and louise and joe's warm welcomingroom was a little too bright in the morning with the curtains on glass door letting in lightwarm room good wifi and a clean housesuper clean and a lovely houseas described very clean and confortableplace was clean tidy and comfortablethe bathroom is clean and nice which is very importantlovely clean quiet room in stunning house & area
Host:they were the perfect hostslouise and joe were excellent hostslouise and joe were great hostslovely house and great hostslovely couple and very helpfulRead more reviewsideal location for itthe location is very close to westport and was ideal for our staygood location approx 2km outside westportit was in a great location very close to the town centrethe house is in a very quiet location and beautiful scenery
Discover the charm of Westport
Westport’s stunning scenery and overall ambiance have endeared many visitors for generations. This time, it’s your turn to discover this enchanting town’s unique charm and appeal. With its wealth of welcoming local homes, Westport continually proves to the world why it is one of the best places to live in Ireland.
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