Portrush

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Portrush Beach featuring a bay or harbor, general coastal views and a coastal town
Explore the scenic beaches and rocky cliffs of this quaint coastal resort. Bring the kids to the waterpark and laser tag facilities.

Portrush is a pleasant town on the northern coast of Northern Ireland. The resort consists of a 1-mile (1.6-kilometer) peninsula jutting out into the sea. It attracts vacationers from Belfast with its dunes, sea cliffs and serene ambiance. Bring your family to explore the castle, beaches and waterpark.

Stroll along the picturesque stretches of sand that make up Portrush Beach. Visit the harbor and spot porpoises at West Strand Beach. Surf or paddleboard on the choppy water of East Strand Beach. The North Coast Sea Kayak Trail starts here.

Walk east to the stunning limestone cliffs of White Rocks Beach. Clamber over rocks and hide in caves with your family. Snap photos of Causeway Headland and the Skerries rocks.

Near the beach is Dunluce Castle, a ruined medieval structure sitting atop a rocky hill. Cross the bridge to reach the 13th-century isolated vestige that belonged to many noble families over the centuries.

Bring the kids to Waterworld, an indoor swimming pool with thrilling slides and water cannons. Get a beach-themed summer vacation photo even on a rainy day. The complex also has a ten-pin bowling facility. Another family highlight is the Dunluce Centre, which has laser tag, a play adventure area and a four-dimensional motion simulator. Climb the complex’s viewing tower for panoramic views of Portrush.

Enjoy the stunning landscape of dunes, cliffs and hills with a round of golf at the Royal Portrush Golf Club.

The lush green fields of Portrush result from the region’s high levels of rain. Sunbathe on the beach in summer and ride horses along the coast in winter.

Select from many accommodations choices in the center of the Portrush peninsula, where hotels, restaurants and bars line the streets.

The seaside resort is in County Antrim in the northern part of the country. Ride a train north for about an hour from Belfast to Portrush Railway Station.

Portrush is a tranquil family resort with playground adventures and an array of picturesque beaches.

Inn on the Coast
Inn on the Coast
3 out of 5
50 BALLYREAGH ROAD, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8LT
The price is $69 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5
$69
per night
Dec 4 - Dec 5
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (328 reviews)
"Beautiful location and quaint property with some local flavor."

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Inn on the Coast
Portrush Atlantic Hotel
Portrush Atlantic Hotel
3 out of 5
73 Main Street, Co Antrim, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8BN
The price is $73 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
$73
per night
Dec 5 - Dec 6
Stay at this 3-star beach hotel in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (798 reviews)
"Room was very cold"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Portrush Atlantic Hotel
Golflinks Hotel
Golflinks Hotel
3 out of 5
Dunluce Road, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8JQ
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night from Dec 28 to Dec 29
$87
per night
Dec 28 - Dec 29
Stay at this 3-star golf hotel in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (58 reviews)
"Excellent service and staff"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2022

Golflinks Hotel
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The Wee Snug
The Wee Snug
3.5 out of 5
64 Causeway Street, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8AE
Stay at this 3.5-star beach apartment in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Portrush East Strand Beach and Portrush West Strand Beach ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (10 reviews)
"I may have missed it but I can't see any reference to the fact that the apartment is on the first floor, there are also steps in the property so worth knowing if you have any mobility issues and difficulty with stairs. It is also at the back of the building so the views are not so attractive. On ..."

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2022

The Wee Snug
Coast & City - Eglinton Street
Coast & City - Eglinton Street
3 out of 5
107 Eglinton Street, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8DW
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Portrush West Strand Beach and Portrush East Strand ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (6 reviews)
Apt 2
"An excellent stay in Apt 2. Very modern and close to all amenities. Would definitely use again"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2022

Coast & City - Eglinton Street
The Nautical Apartment
The Nautical Apartment
3 out of 5
88 Causeway Street, Portrush, Northern Ireland, BT56 8AD
Stay at this 3-star apartment in Portrush. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 bedrooms. Popular attractions Portrush East Strand Beach and Portrush West Strand ...
The Nautical Apartment
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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