Destination guide

The scenic city of Old Saybrook awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Old Saybrook. Travellers to this scenic city praise the golfing, boating and bird watching. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Old Saybrook

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Old Saybrook a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Essex Steam Train (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Chamard Vineyards (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Chatfield Hollow State Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Island's End Golf and Country Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Old Saybrook

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Saybrook

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Old Saybrook. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harvey's Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Plattwood Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Rocky Neck State Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Gillette Castle State Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • McCook Point Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Old Saybrook

The nearest airport is in New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), located 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 18.3 mi (29.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Old Saybrook Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Old Saybrook?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 308 holiday lettings around Old Saybrook. From 183 houses to 95 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 beachfront property in Old Saybrook?

If you go crazy for ocean views and the rhythmic lapping of waves, you're in luck! Luckily, there are 101 beachside getaway properties to cast yourself away to. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has stacks more property options to investigate, including:

  • 93 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 86 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 84 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Old Saybrook?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter hotel room this holiday, you could just rent a whole house. You'll be part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 191 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £24 a night. If that doesn't agree with your group's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 96 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Apartment: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £82 per night.
  • Hotel: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.

Can I stay in Old Saybrook in a large group?

Nothing compares to reuniting with your old friends or spending a couple of weeks with your beloved relatives in a marvellous new destination. And the best thing is HomeAway has options big enough for the whole crew. House holiday rentals are the top choice here for large groups of guests. Our global database currently has 47 available. Around this area, rental properties that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 98 properties to rent suitable for that size. Book a night from just £77.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 69 rental accommodation that are perfect. Prices begin at just £115 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 10? We offer 35 accommodation for rent that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £146 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your grandma and all your mates to Old Saybrook.

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