If you’re in search of the best holiday homes in Lahinch, our Lahinch holiday homes guide should tickle your fancy!
Lahinch is one of the most popular surfing destinations on the Wild Atlantic Way.
However, there’s more to this town than the waves – there are heaps of things to do in Lahinch, and there’s even more to see nearby.
In the guide below, you’ll find a mix of fancy and no-fuss holiday homes in Lahinch, for those of you that fancy a home-from-home while visiting the town.
Our favourite holiday homes in Lahinch
The first section of the guide contains our favourite Lahinch holiday homes. You’ll find a mix of funky and cosy places to stay below.
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1. The Old School House
A great option just outside of town for some complete peace and quiet with your friends, you can rent this old converted school house.
It’s been carefully restored with two bedrooms that can sleep up to four people in total. It’s also self-catering with a kitchen, laundry, two bathrooms, and an outdoor patio to enjoy as well.
You’ll find it just a 10-minute drive from the beach and 13-minute drive from the Cliffs of Moher, so you can explore more of Clare’s incredible coastline on your visit.
If you’re in search of holiday homes that can go toe-to-toe with the best hotels in Lahinch, look no further than the Old School House.
2. Coach House Lodge
Towards the southern end of Liscannor Bay, this popular B&B lodge is just 1km from the main street of Lahinch but looks straight over towards the surf break.
All the rooms at this place offer sea views, so you can enjoy waking up to the sound of cashing waves. You’ll also find tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi in each room as well.
The old house is a 200-year-old renovated farmhouse which has a completely rustic and cosy interior. This is one of several Lahinch holiday homes that is perfect if you wanti to head out for an early morning or sunset surf with your friends.
3. No. 6 Corran Meabh
Just 500m from Lahinch Beach south of town, you can rent this three-bedroom holiday house for up to 6 people.
The beautiful house is simply furnished but comfortable, with a spacious living room and fireplace for the cool coastal evenings.
You can also enjoy the patio and garden with your friends, even including your furry friends as well. The property is pet friendly, and features a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and laundry, so you can feel right at home with this holiday house.
If you’re in search of holiday homes in Lahinch that can comfortably cater for a group, you can’t go wrong with this place.
4. The Links Cottage
If you prefer to be nice and close to the action, the Links Cottage is perfectly located just down from the main street of Lahinch.
It’s also 650m from the beach, meaning you’re close to everything that you can possibly need for a coastal stay. The small one-bedroom house has a very modern design and is furnished with both comfort and style in mind.
It’s a great choice for couples who are also looking to self-cater with a fully equipped kitchen and washing machine available for guests. The small garden is the perfect spot for some relaxing after a long day exploring.
Self catering Lahinch: The best holiday homes that can sleep 5+
Right – now that we have our favourite Lahinch holiday homes out of the way, it’s time to see what else this gorgeous corner of Clare has to offer.
Below, you’ll find a mix of stylish and homely holiday homes in Lahinch that can comfortably sleep 5 plus people.
1. Atlantic Way Farmhouse
Just a few kilometres south of Lahinch, this is the ultimate escape if you’re looking for a countryside holiday that isn’t too far from the beach.
This farmhouse has five bedrooms and can sleep up to 7 guests, making it perfect for large groups. The fully equipped kitchen is great for those looking to self-cater, and it even has a washing machine as well.
You’ve got beautiful garden views from the property, with the feeling of being completely far away from the hustle of everyday life. The house is just 14km from Doolin and 27km from Ennis, if you want to explore further afield too.
2. Casa Tara
This self-catering holiday house is in a perfect location for exploring much of Clare’s coast. It’s in a short distance from Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher and Lahinch beach, making it ideal for an extended break.
The two-bedroom house can sleep up to 6 guests, with two sofa beds available for extra people. It’s a very popular choice in Lahinch, that often gets rave reviews for its cleanliness and modern touches.
You’ll find a flat screen TV, spacious living room, one bathroom and a patio and garden to enjoy on warm days. The kitchen is also perfectly set up for all your self-catering needs.
3. Molly’s Cottage
Molly’s Cottage is a quaint holiday home that is just 500m from the beach and a short ramble to some of the best restaurants in Lahinch.
The pastel-coloured cottage has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 8 guests. The interior is tastefully decorated with cosy touches including a fireplace in the living room.
The holiday home also has a fully equipped kitchen, washing machine and 3 bathrooms. The outdoor patio area is perfect for those warm summer days when you can relax after a day spent at the beach.
Don’t fancy staying in one of the Lahinch holiday homes above? There’s plenty of hotels too!
If you’d rather a hotel setting, Lahinch has plenty of hotels to choose from in town. Many are located right in the main street, making them perfect options if you want to be close to the pubs and shops.
From classic inns like Shamrock Inn Hotel to luxurious boutique hotels such as Vaughan Lodge Hotel, there are options to suit everyone. You can find more options at our guide to the best hotels in Lahinch.
What holiday homes in Lahinch have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally missed out on some brilliant Lahinch holiday homes in the guide above.
If you have any places to stay in Lahinch that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments section below.
FAQs about the best self catering accommodation in Lahinch
Since publishing our guide to the best things to do in Lahinch, we’ve had questions asking everything from what are the best holiday homes in Lahinch for a special occasion to which ones are great for groups.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
What are the best Lahinch holiday homes?
You can’t go wrong with No. 6 Corran Meabh, The Links Cottage, Coach House Lodge and the Old School House.
What holiday homes in Lahinch are best for groups?
Atlantic Way Farmhouse, Molly’s Cottage and Casa Tara can all comfortably sleep 5 plus guests.
What is the most unique self catering in Lahinch?
In my opinion, the Old School House is hard to beat (see the start of this guide).
Elisha is a freelance writer, content creator and blogger and her work can be read in Lonely Planet, Remote Lands and Matador Network. You’ll usually find her travelling in offbeat places or hiking wherever there are mountains; always with a camera in hand.