When it comes to Airbnb Westport has its fair share of unique and unusual self-catering accommodation.
And many make the ideal base for a weekend of exploring many of the best things to do in Westport with friends.
The most unique Airbnbs in Westport, Ireland
In the guide below, you’ll find a handful of quirky Airbnbs in Westport, from a Cuckoo Wood Hexagon to a very fancy cabin near the town.
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1. Juli’s Seaside Retreat
First up is a very stylish Airbnb in Westport that can act as a base to exploring many of the best places to visit in Mayo.
For sea views, this detached house in Mayo is the bee’s knees with contemporary furnishings and a wildflower garden that offers relaxing with views of Croagh Patrick.
Wood floors, a stylish fully-equipped kitchen and a cosy woodburner enhance the light living space while the double bedroom has ample space for two guests.
Floor-to-ceiling windows deliver rural and coastal views while you enjoy breakfast and make plans for the day.
2. The Wooden Hexagon (the most unique Airbnb Westport has to offer!)
Enjoy this unique place to stay in a hexagonal wooden cabin surrounded by trees. It’s a true rural scape with goats and hens as your friendly neighbours.
The studio accommodation includes a pot-bellied woodburner, double bed, and a full kitchen with microwave, stove and refrigerator.
Dine next to the picture window with garden/orchard views and relax with a book in the glazed conservatory area.
There’s a modern bathroom with shower and a furnished wooden deck for listening for the cuckoo (really!) in late spring.
3. Rushbrook Chalet
This self-contained chalet offers peaceful accommodation in a rural setting best enjoyed while dining on the furnished veranda next to the fire pit.
Located 7km from Westport, it’s a great hideaway within its own tranquil green space. There’s a comfy double bed, compact kitchen with sink and mini oven, bathroom and bean bag-style sitting area.
Your stay includes Wi-Fi and goodies for a continental breakfast. The Great Western Greenway is a just a short walk from the door.
4. The Greenway Studio (one of the best Airbnbs in Westport for cyclists)
Located 3km from Westport attractions and 500m from the Greenway, this new studio apartment is the perfect base for walking and biking.
Ideal for 2, the apartment has a neat kitchenette, logburner, contemporary dining table, chairs and comfy sofa. The double bed is handy for watching TV and there’s a modern bathroom with Velux window and shower.
Patio doors lead invitingly out onto the terrace with picnic table and stunning views. Where better to start your day’s adventures?
5. No. 14 Townhouse in Westport
Those looking for clean and comfortable accommodation with Westport nightlife on the doorstep will love this tastefully furnished two-bedroom townhouse.
One of the best located Westport Airbnbs, it’s a top choice for 4-5 guests. The house offers a living room with fireplace, spacious eat-in kitchen and laundry.
Stairs lead to a landing with desk, a double and a twin bedroom plus modern shower room. The sunroom can be used as an extra single bedroom.
The deck and garden are a real suntrap for relaxing with a drink. No need to cook; there are cafés, bars and restaurants in Westport nearby along with bike rentals.
6. Boutique Garden Home
This one-bedroom garden house is ideal for 2 guests with free on-street parking, a large bedroom with king-size bed, wet room and sliding barn door to the guest toilet.
Put your feet up on the sofa after a day’s outdoor recreation and rustle up tasty meals in the modern kitchen area with dining table.
Sit out under the covered awning and enjoy peaceful garden views or take a short ramble to some of the best pubs in Westport.
7. The Orchard Studio
Arguably some of the best self catering in Westport, you’ll find this place tucked away behind the main private house, this newly renovated studio has the added draw of beautiful Clew Bay views.
Nicely refurbished, the wooden exterior houses a well-equipped sunshine yellow kitchen with breakfast bar, queen-size bed and armchairs for relaxing.
Take drinks out onto the patio for the best bay views. There’s a lively pub serving food just across the road and a quay 2 minutes away for that morning dip if you feel so inclined.
8. The Reek Coach House (our favourite Airbnb Westport has to offer)
With private access to the sea for kayaking and watersports, this 2 bedroom maisonette is close to Murrisk village on the shores of scenic Clew Bay.
The accommodation is to an exceptionally high standard of luxury with breathtaking sea views. The ground floor has a shower room, king-size bedroom and bedroom with two double beds, both with TVs.
Upstairs, enjoy the open-plan living room with gorgeous furnishings and the best views. There’s outdoor storage for sports equipment, parking and a twin apartment next door for accommodating larger groups of up to 12.
9. Cosy River Cottage
This pretty one-bedroom cottage is a home-from-home in the 14-acre grounds of the owner’s home.
Wood floors and a logburner add ambience to the sitting area which includes a sofa bed and dining kitchen.
There’s a bedroom with king-size bed, large bathroom with shower, ample parking and riverside picnic table with barbecue.
10. Bungalow with Amazing Bay Views
Next up is arguably the best Airbnb Westport has to offer for a group of friends or family looking for a base for exploring Mayo.
This modern three-bedroom bungalow sleeps 6 and comes with a large garden. You’ll find it 200m from the sea and within easy reach of Croagh Patrick.
The spacious living room has a sofa, logburner and Sky TV and there’s a huge dining kitchen with full range of appliances. Sleep well after a busy day – there’s a king-size bedroom, double and twin rooms.
Two bathrooms, one with whirlpool tub, round off the light and spacious bungalow. Guests are a short walk from pubs and restaurants in Murrisk village.
11. Traditional Irish Cottage
This stunning cottage is one of the best Airbnbs in Westport with charm and character in every room.
Three bedrooms (a king and 2 doubles) and 2 bathrooms (one ensuite) are well located for walking holidays in idyllic surroundings on the Wild Atlantic Way. Blending antique and modern furnishings, the bright sitting room has a logburner in the inglenook fireplace guaranteeing cosy evenings.
The dining kitchen overlooks a private garden which is perfect for sitting outside and enjoying the view.
Discover more gorgeous self catering accommodation in Westport
There are heaps more unique Airbnbs in Westport. There’s also plenty of hotels and B&Bs that you can browse through right here.
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Gillian Birch is a travel writer and published author. She has travelled the world and uses her personal journals and memories to write about her many travel experiences, particularly those that involved adventures in Ireland.