Some of our recent awards
Highly Commended 2014
Best Self Catering Apartments
4 Star Apartments
Luxury Self catering on the World Famous Causeway Coastal Route, Northern Ireland
Welcome to Ballygally Holiday Apartments
And welcome to your “Home from home” with the best views on Northern Ireland’s beautiful Antrim Coast.
Our warm Northern Irish welcome
Ballygally Holiday Apartments are set in 5 acres of a designated Area of Natural Beauty opposite beautiful Ballygally beach on the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland. We are a family run business and we prides ourselves on providing high standards a warm welcome and a “Home from home” environment. We want our guests to be able to relax and unwind in a clean comfortable and tranquil setting. Our aim is to provide you with the perfect base to enjoy and explore our region with its rich culture, stunning scenery, good food and friendly people. You will have a fully equipped kitchen, linens, towels, electric and a welcome basket of tasty local produce. So wether you are on staycation or visiting family or touring the area all you have to bring is your luggage and your spirit of adventure.
Our unique and stunning location
We are uniquely located on our elevated site right on the Antrim Coast Road. This is part of the world famous Causeway coastal route in Northern Ireland. Each apartment enjoys the most stunning views over The Glens of Antrim and the Irish sea. The pretty village of Ballygally, is less than 30 minutes drive from Belfast and our seven apartments combine comfortable surroundings with breathtaking views of the Antrim Coast and Irish Sea. At only 5 minutes drive from Larne Harbour we are easily accessible from both Belfast International and George Best City Airports and within an easy 2 hours drive of Dublin airport and port.
Ballygally is perfectly located for those wishing to explore The Causeway Coastal Route. It is within walking distance of Carnfunnock Country Park, Cairndhu Golf Club and Ballygally Castle. It is also within 20 minutes drive of The Gobbins Cliff Walk, Carrickfergus Castle and Glenarm Castle. The rest of the attractions such as The Giants Causeway and Carrick-a-rede rope bridge are within a pleasant coastal driving distance. There is a grocery shop in the village and several good restaurants nearby. If beaches or water sports are your thing Ballygally beach, a small, safe, sandy beach is opposite the apartments and there is a small slipway ideal for launching small boats, kayaks, paddle boards and jet skis is just across the road. We even provide buckets and spades for our younger guests.
A quick History
Ballygally Holiday Apartments is run by Julie and Mark Campbell and their welcoming family, who love Ballygally and our fabulous coastline and are always enthusiastic to showcase the best of Northern Ireland’s hospitality and attractions to their guests. The building itself started life as a Youth Hostel run by the Youth Hostel Association of Northern Ireland and provided accommodation for thousands of tourists up until its close in 1994. It is still affectionately known by some locals as “The Old Youth Hostel”. But with its spectacular views and great location it wasn’t to sit empty for long. In 1996 it was converted into the current layout of seven spacious fully furnished self catering apartments and addition of the glass conservatory style windows was made to the front to make the most of those unforgettable views.
We have since gone on to win several Tourism and local business accolades including The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards best Self-catering accomodation 2019 and we hope continue to provide a memorable and relaxing experience for all our future and returning guests.
Your apartment contains everything you need for your stay including cooker, hob, microwave, kettle, cafetiere, washer dryer(some tablets provided), dishwasher(some pods provided), kitchen utensils and pans, seating and place settings for yourselves plus guests. Iron, ironing board and hair dryer. Linens, towels, heat and electricity are included in the price.
Ballygally Apartments are ideally placed for easy travel to many of Northern Irelands premier tourist attractions from Belfast, along the Causeway Coast and beyond. A pleasant drive along the World Famous Causeway Coastal Route. Eg. The Gobbins Cliff path, The Giants Causeway, various castles, walks, forests, beaches and country park.
We are close to and work with several nearby wedding venues to provide extra accommodation for guests. these include Ballygally castle, Glenarm Castle, Magheramourne house and Hillmount House.
Seven Award Winning Luxury Apartments each furnished to a very High Standard with Magnificent Views.
We have apartments with one, two or three bedrooms to suit groups of 2 - 8 people.
From £625 / Week
Apartment No. 1
This is our largest and most popular apartment with great sea views. It is a spacious ground floor apartment with 3 bedrooms. (2 twin rooms (one can be made up as super king on request) and one bunk bed room) It has a large shower and bathroom and an additional WC. It has a disabled access ramp front and back and is suitable for disabled Grade 3. 2 additional pull out beds and cot can be added on request.
From £475 / Week
Apartment No. 3
A charming twin one bedroom ground floor apartment (can be made up as king size on request). It also enjoys our stunning sea views from the full length windows in the lounge area. Ideal for couples, friends or family members sharing. A pull out chair bed in the bedroom or living room for an additional guest and a cot can be added on request.
From £550 / Week
Apartment No. 5
A delightful 2 bedroom ground floor apartment with one twin room and one bunk room. It makes full advantage of having the stunning side and front views over Ballygally Bay toward the castle and The Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families and small groups. A pull out chair bed in the bedroom for an additional guest and a cot and highchair can be added on request.
From £475 / Week
Apartment No. 7
A comfortable first floor one bedroom apartment with King-size bed. Our "penthouse" apartment. It enjoys the beautiful views across Ballygally Bay towards Ballygally Castle from the full length gable end windows in the lounge area. Ideal for couples. A pull out chair bed in the bedroom or living room for an additional guest and a cot and highchair can be added on request.
From £475 / Week
Apartment No. 2
This is a spacious one bedroom ground floor apartment with a king size bed and of course our trademark magnificent sea views. It also has a full size double sofa bed in the living room and a single sofa bed in the bedroom to sleep 2-5 guests making it a popular choice for couples and small families. This apartment has a shower room and generous living and dinning area. A cot and high chair are available on request.
From £475 / Week
Apartment No. 4
A beautiful one bedroom ground floor apartment.
The conservatory lounge showcases magnificent sea views similar to apartment 3 from our long windows. It is Ideal for couples, friends or family members sharing. A pull out chair bed in the bedroom or living room for an additional guest and a cot can be added on request.
From £550 / Week
Apartment No. 6
A Spacious 2 bedroom 1st floor apartment. 1 with twin beds and one with a small double bed. It has the added bonus of a good sized balcony overlooking the sea and Ballygally Head with patio tables and chairs. It has a shower/bath room. A pull out chair bed in the bedroom and/or living room for up to 2 additional guests and a cot can be added on request.
The Causeway Coastal Route
Ballygally Holiday Apartments is ideally located for Touring the World Famous Causeway Coastal Route.
The ideal centre for touring Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route.
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