Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Virginia Beach

Enjoy the live music and other features of Virginia Beach. Well known for its beaches, seaside and sporting events, this walkable city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and Ocean Breeze Waterpark. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Virginia Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Travellers enjoy fun activities like surfing and jogging trails. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Virginia Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Jungle Golf (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Nightmare Mansion (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • JT's Grommet Island Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Motor World (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Virginia Beach

Travellers enjoy Virginia Beach for its surfing. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Virginia Beach

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Virginia Beach. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • First Landing State Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Virginia Beach Boardwalk (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • 17th Street Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hillier Ignite Fitness Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rudee Inlet (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Virginia Beach

The nearest airport is in Norfolk, VA (ORF-Norfolk Intl.), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Newport News, VA (PHF-Newport News - Williamsburg Intl.), which is 34.3 mi (55.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Virginia Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,384 holiday lettings around Virginia Beach. From 452 flats & apartments to 578 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Virginia Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Virginia Beach:

  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 625 holiday homes
  • Sandbridge: 250 holiday homes
  • Chic's Beach: 25 holiday homes
  • Croatan Beach: 166 holiday homes
  • Northwest: 63 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Virginia Beach? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Virginia Beach. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ferry Plantation House: 1,273 holiday lettings
  • Lynnhaven Mall: 1,233 holiday lettings
  • Virginia Beach City Hall: 1,207 holiday lettings
  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark: 1,178 holiday lettings
  • Mount Trashmore Park: 1,268 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Virginia Beach listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Virginia Beach?

Yes, of course. offers 452 Flats in Virginia Beach. Our other popular types of Virginia Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 578 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 87 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Virginia Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 572 holiday homes with pool available in Virginia Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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