Where to stay around Sandown?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 946 holiday lettings near Sandown. From 499 cottages to 167 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandown is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sandown Pier: 1,459 holiday lettings
  • Brading Roman Villa: 1,610 holiday lettings
  • Sandown Lake Station: 1,452 holiday lettings
  • Sandown Station: 1,473 holiday lettings
  • Dinosaur Isle: 1,487 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandown listed on HomeAway 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 cottages in Sandown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 499 cottages in Sandown. Our other popular types of Sandown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 167 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 153 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 44 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 45 holiday homes with pool available in Sandown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    A holiday rental home in Sandown is a great choice for your next getaway.

    When you choose a holiday rental home in Sandown, you will have plenty to do. Of course, many choose to spend some of their time on holiday just relaxing in their holiday rental home that features many of the comforts of home.  

    Things to do on holiday to Sandown

    There is much to do whilst on holiday to Sandown. There are historical buildings, beautiful beaches, lovely gardens to explore and breathtaking views. Sandown Park provides opportunity to place a bet or two on the horses, and races are held regularly throughout the year. There are plenty of attractions to interest both children and adults, so there are is always something to do no matter the weather.

    Places to visit on holiday to Sandown

    There are so many attractions near Sandown, that you will have to return for more than one holiday in order to see and do them all. Carisbrook Castle is full of historical information, but the children in your group will have plenty to keep them busy as well. There are even places for them to climb as you explore the castle together. A visitor’s centre helps to point out the most important features and the resident donkeys are sure to amuse the children. Dinosaur Isle features models of dinosaurs in their actual sizes. Because this entire attraction is located indoors, it makes a great option for those rainy days. There are two must see attractions for animal lovers. The first is Amazon Zoo World Park. This park wants not only to entertain visitors with the many birds, animals and insects on display, but they also want to educate young and old about the importance of conservation. The Isle of Wight Zoo, now commonly referred to as the Tiger and Lemur Sanctuary, was once the most rundown zoo in the country. Today it is a sanctuary for tigers and other animals. This zoo is featured on the popular television show called Tiger Island.  

    Weather in Sandown  

    While people choose to holiday to Sandown at all times of year, the most popular time is during the spring. The spring in Sandown ushers in mild temperatures that make it much more enjoyable to take advantage of the many outdoor attractions in the area. Average springtime temperatures are between 16 and 20 degrees.The summer is also a pleasant time to holiday to Sandown. The temperatures are typically a bit warmer than in other parts of the country with average highs of 23 to 27 degrees. Winter is not only the coldest time of year with average highs of just 8 to 10 degrees, but it is also the wettest season. There are, however, many pleasant days during the winter as well, just be sure to bring some raingear and have plans for indoor activities should it rain during your visit.

    Travel to Sandown  

    When travelling to Sandown, many choose to fly into one of the major airports, such as Southampton(SOU) or Bournemouth (BOH) and then travel onto Sandown. There are two small airports right in Isle of Wight, which is just about 2 km from Sandown. There are flights from the major airports to these small airports. Another option is to travel by rail from the major airports or from other points in the country. The Island Railway services the area.

    Activities and attractions in and around Sandown

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sandown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sandown Pier (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
    • Browns Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Isle of Wight Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
    • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Brading Roman Villa (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Sandown

    If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandown

    Travellers enjoy Sandown for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandown is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Sandown Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Yaverland Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Small Hope Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
    • Shanklin Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Shanklin Chine (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Rylstone Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)