Where to stay around Essex?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 357 holiday lettings near Essex. From 211 Houses to 107 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Essex for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Essex?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Essex:

  • Saybrook Manor: 36 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 31 holiday homes
  • Old Saybrook Center: 29 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 31 holiday homes
  • Coecles Harbor: 16 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Pratt House: 571 holiday lettings
  • Essex Library: 570 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Fife and Drum: 564 holiday lettings
  • Ivoryton Playhouse: 588 holiday lettings
  • Essex Island Marina: 575 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Essex 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 Essex?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 211 Houses in Essex. Our other popular types of Essex holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 107 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 107 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 107 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Essex?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Essex. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Take in the waterfront beauty of Essex

    The riverfront and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Essex. This city is well-known for its boating and bars. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

    Activities and attractions in Essex

    Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Essex 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:

    • Essex Steam Train (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
    • Chamard Vineyards (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
    • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
    • Chatfield Hollow State Park (10 mi / 16 km)
    • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Essex

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Essex is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Plattwood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Gillette Castle State Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Harvey's Beach (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
    • Rocky Neck State Park (9 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Cockaponset State Forest (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Devils Hopyard State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)