If you are looking for a destination that offers spectacular sea views, plenty of activities or the opportunity simply just to relax in comfort, then a Colwyn Bay holiday is the ideal choice. As well as most of the Colwyn Bay holiday rental accommodation offering wonderful views of the coast, there are plenty of things to see and do, both in the town and its surrounding area. If you especially like water and all things sporty, then a Colwyn Bay holiday will be right up your street.
Colwyn Bay is a haven for anything to do with the sea, making it perfect for a beach holiday. The town has its own three mile stretch of beach which is perfect for beach games, swimming or sunbathing. There is a separate area along the beach where you can enjoy activities such as fishing, sailing and jet skiing. The town also has its own leisure centre which offers activities such as swimming, hockey, tennis and football. Colwyn Bay also has its own 9 hole golf course for keen players.
There are plenty of other things to see and do whilst on a Colwyn Bay holiday. This includes the renowned Welsh Mountain Zoo which was opened in 1963. Visitors to the zoo will find a range of animals including Californian Sea Lions, Snow Leopards, Golden Eagles, Snapping Turtles and Lar Gibbons.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from your comfortable Colwyn Bay holiday rental cottage, then there are many great attractions to be found in the surrounding area. The town of Conwy lies 10 minutes to the west of Colwyn Bay and is home to several wonderful attractions. This includes the smallest house in Britain, which is a one-up-one down red painted house at the quayside in the town. Ironically, this small house was owned by a 6 foot tall fisherman who could not stand up straight in the rooms!
Also a must on a visit to Conwy is a trip to the historic Conwy Castle. It was built within only 7 years in the 13th century and is one of the most preserved fortified Medieval castles in the world. The town walls are an attractive feature as they remain virtually intact.
Travellers who are looking to have a Colwyn Bay holiday rental cottage can expect warm summers and cold winters. The warmest month of the year to have a Colwyn Bay holiday is generally July, when the temperature during the daytime can reach as high as 18°C. The coldest months to visit are January and February when the daytime temperature can be as little as 5°C. The wettest months of the year tend to be from October to February with an average annual rainfall of 42 inches.
Travellers on a Colwyn Bay holiday can land at either Manchester Airport(MAN) or Liverpool Airport (LPL) which are both under an hour and a half's journey from the town. Airlines offering regular, affordable flights include Air Southwest, Easter Airways, British Airways, BMI and easyJet. Passengers can depart from several other UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ), Southampton(SOU), Bristol (BRS), Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick (LGW).