Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Canvey Island

The island views, gardens and lake display a scene truly unique to Canvey Island. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Southend Pier and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Canvey Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Canvey Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southend Pier (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Canvey Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canvey Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belfairs Woods (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Chalkwell Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hockley Woods (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Canvey Island

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 22.8 mi (36.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Canvey Island?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 99 holiday lettings near Canvey Island. From 41 Houses to 37 Flats, 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 Canvey Island is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dutch Cottage Museum: 346 holiday lettings
  • Castle Point Transport Museum: 325 holiday lettings
  • Leeds Castle: 932 holiday lettings
  • Southend-on-Sea Southend Central Station: 402 holiday lettings
  • Brands Hatch Circuit: 3,745 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Canvey Island 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 Houses in Canvey Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 41 Houses in Canvey Island. Our other popular types of Canvey Island holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 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 Canvey Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Canvey Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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