Hampton Roads is found on the Virginia coast, where the long Chesapeake Bay estuary meets the Atlantic Ocean. Tidewater – Hampton Roads self-catering vacation rentals are set close to Virginia Beach, one of the region’s premier resort cities, offering a wealth of experiences for all members of the family, and Norfolk, a port city with a proud naval heritage.
Virginia Beach is an ideal destination if you’re staying at Tidewater – Hampton Roads vacation accommodation. It’s a traditional, family-oriented holiday resort, with a classic boardwalk. The main beach here is about 100 metres in width and offers immaculate sand. Here you can enjoy a range of water sports in summer, together with a diversity of other activities, together with fishing, walking, biking and nature spotting. The main spots for outdoor recreation are the local state parks – First Landing and False Cape, where you can enjoy unspoiled beaches and large tracts of protected natural scenery.
If you’re a golf enthusiast then you’ll be able to find a number of courses in the vicinity of Tidewater – Hampton Roads holiday villas. In the Virginia Beach area there’s Redwing Lake, Hells Point and Owl’s Creek, alongside numerous mini-golf and crazy-golf centres for all the family. Meanwhile Norfolk offers Battlefield, Chesapeake, Cahoon Plantation and Greenbrier Country Club.
Norfolk itself is well worth experiencing during your holiday at Tidewater – Hampton Roads self-catering accommodation. It’s a good place to visit if you hold an interest in maritime military. The Naval Station here offers a 45-minute tour, guided by military personnel and taking in state-of-the-art vessels such as battleships and aircraft carriers.
Tidewater – Hampton Roads self-catering vacation accommodation is within relatively easy reach of the Outer Banks barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina to the south. About 90 minutes away is Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills, where the Wright Brothers took their first powered and heavier than air flight at the start of the 20th Century. There’s a National Monument here devote to the feat.
At Tidewater – Hampton Roads holiday villas you can expect mild weather throughout the year. Winters tend to be mild, with temperatures only rarely dropping below zero. Summers are lovely here – in fact you can expect warm temperatures for as much as six months a year, from April to October.
Norfolk International Airport (ORF) serves Tidewater – Hampton Roads vacation rentals and connects with Atlanta (ATL) and New York (JFK), reachable from the UK from London-Heathrow (LHR) via British Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.