Destination guide

The beachside setting of Little Compton is ready to explore

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Little Compton. This city is romantic and relaxing, recognised for its beaches, coffee shops and canoeing. The Breakers and International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Little Compton

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Little Compton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Carolyn's Saskonnet Vineyard (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Greenvale Vineyards (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Newport National Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Newport Vineyards (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Exploration Center and Aquarium (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Little Compton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Little Compton is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buttonwood Park Zoo (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Goosewing Beach Preserve (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Round Pond (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Fogland Beach Conservation Area (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Norman Bird Sanctuary (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Third Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Little Compton

The nearest airport is in Newport, RI (NPT-Newport State), located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to North Kingstown, RI (NCO-Quonset State), which is 13.8 mi (22.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Little Compton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 830 holiday lettings around Little Compton. From 422 houses to 88 cottages, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Little Compton?

Clear waters, smooth sands and cloudless skies as your backdrop. If that's your own personal heaven, now's your chance to really bliss out. HomeAway has 269 holiday homes by the beach. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has heaps more options, including:

  • 167 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 151 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 129 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Little Compton?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and love having lots of space to spread out, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 383 houses currently on HomeAway. Prices begin at £61 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Condo: 97 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Apartment: 96 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.
  • Cottage: 82 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.

Can I stay in Little Compton in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect trip is spending time with friends and family in a totally new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway has options. Currently, house holiday rentals are the hottest thing for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 84 available on our database. Rental options around here that can cater for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for places that can fit 6 guests? We have 446 that will fit the bill. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your crew, you'll be pleased to find out that there are 262 rental accommodation perfect. Prices start at £145 per night.
  • Seeking out properties for rent suitable for 10 guests? You'll be pleased to learn we have 154 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just £69 a night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you organise your Little Compton holiday through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Little Compton?

Forget those sterile, drab chain-hotel rooms! Enjoy the flexibility of staying like a local in a great value holiday rental instead. Get a load of the amazing options that can be secured now on HomeAway. Melville is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 9 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £111 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Another 9 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Wickford. With an average price of £188 a night, you're sure to grab a deal worth boasting to your friends about.

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