Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Hythe

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Hythe. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the bars, spas and restaurants. Canterbury Cathedral and Dover Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Hythe

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Hythe for its swimming and golfing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Hythe 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:

  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sene Valley Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Leas Lift (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Ashford Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • South of England Rare Breeds Centre (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Hythe

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Hythe

Hythe is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hythe is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fisherman's Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hythe Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Dymchurch Beach (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Sandgate Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lower Leas Coastal Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Folkestone Beach (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Hythe

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 22.9 mi (36.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Hythe Station, RH and DR Hythe Station and Hythe Sandling Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hythe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 338 holiday lettings around Hythe. From 117 houses to 140 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 rural property in Hythe?

Nothing comes close to a rural escape. Think leisurely walks in nature, quaint local cafes and stargazing from your porch at night. Yes please! HomeAway has 59 rural holiday rentals in this destination. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has a bunch more property options to check out, including:

  • 53 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 50 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 43 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Hythe?

Instead of getting a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could just go for a whole house. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 232 houses currently available on HomeAway. Prices start at £55 per night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Cottage: 58 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Apartment: 44 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Hotel: 20 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.

Can I stay in Hythe in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special getaway with the entire family or spending a few nights away with your old school mates, it's always lots of fun hanging out in a new place together! And the great news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. 43 house holiday rentals are ready to be booked. At the moment, they're the most popular option here for large groups. Rental accommodation in this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • On the lookout for places that can fit 6 holiday makers? We have 78 that will be ideal. The prices start from £62 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 30 rental accommodation suitable. Prices start at £35 per night.
  • Searching for places for rent suitable for 8 people? You'll be happy to know we have 25 that will fit the bill. You can secure one for as little as £97 a night.

You and all your besties will be in good hands when you organise your Hythe getaway through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Hythe?

HomeAway has some excellent budget-concious holiday rentals. Treat your group to a lavish meal out or extend your trip with the pennies you'll have leftover. You can count on there being a fantastic deal waiting to be snatched up in The King's Mile. With 41 holiday rentals on offer at an average price of £112 a night, a stay in this well-known area is bound to get your trip off to a good start!