Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Westport

Take a holiday to Westport and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and theatre scene. This city is well-known for its football games and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Westport

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Westport a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Country Club of Fairfield (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Norwalk Maritime Aquarium (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • H. Smith Richardson Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Connecticut Golf Club (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Westport

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Westport is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sherwood Island State Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Earthplace Museum (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Burying Hill Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Compo Beach (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Brett Woods Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Penfield Beach (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Westport

Fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), the closest airport, located 11.3 mi (18.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Westport?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 181 holiday lettings around Westport. From 124 houses to 14 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 beach property in Westport?

Crystalline waters, smooth sands and spectacular sunsets as your canvas. If that is your idea of paradise, now's your chance to truly bliss out. HomeAway has 36 beachside rental properties. Alternatively, you might prefer to try a different sort of holiday setting. HomeAway has plenty of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 28 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 24 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 22 seaside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Westport?

Our house holiday rentals are real accommodation for real travellers. Providing loads of room to move, they're perfect if you want to live like a local. There are 119 options currently on HomeAway. Prices start from £73 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 27 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Apartment: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £100 per night.
  • Cottage: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £170 per night.

Can I stay in Westport in a large group?

It can be difficult finding the time to meet up with your extended family and friends. A trip away is an ideal way to be reunited. If you were hoping to stay together, HomeAway has places for you. The leading option for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and you'll find 30 available. Properties for rent in the area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are you looking for rentals that can fit 8 people? We have 31 that will be ideal. Prices start from £150 per night.
  • If you've got 6 in your party, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 31 holiday rentals that are suitable. You can get one for as little as £115 a night.
  • Seeking properties for rent suitable for 10 people? You'll be happy to discover we have 18 that'll be ideal. You can secure one for as little as £223 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Westport getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Westport?

HomeAway is here to help you come together with your closest friends and family. Offering up a fantastic range of budget-friendly holiday rentals, you're sure to stumble upon a fabulous pad that fits the whole group. Lordship is a fantastic area to check out if you want to keep a handle on your budget. HomeAway has 3 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very agreeable £165 per night. You'll find another 8 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Old Greenwich. The average price in this area is £172 a night.