Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Charlestown

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Charlestown. This city's golfing, seafood restaurants and surfing draw many visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Charlestown

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Charlestown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Frosty Drew Observatory (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Atlantic Beach Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Water Wizz of Westerly (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Richmond Country Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Meadowbrook Golf Course (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Elmridge Golf Course (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charlestown

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

  • Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Kettle Pond Visitors Center (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • East Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Charlestown Town Beach (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Misquamicut State Beach (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Wilcox Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Charlestown

The nearest airport is in Westerly, RI (WST-Westerly State), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Block Island, RI (BID-Block Island State), which is 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Charlestown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,211 holiday lettings around Charlestown. From 1,003 houses to 123 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.

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

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 Charlestown:

  • West Mystic: 71 holiday homes
  • Eastward Look: 235 holiday homes
  • Culloden Shores: 60 holiday homes
  • Bonnet Shores: 140 holiday homes
  • Briggs Farm: 187 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 Charlestown? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Charlestown. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • East Beach: 1,529 holiday lettings
  • Frosty Drew Observatory: 1,552 holiday lettings
  • Charlestown Town Beach: 694 holiday lettings
  • Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge: 1,533 holiday lettings
  • Kettle Pond Visitors Center: 1,533 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Charlestown listed on 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 Charlestown?

Yes, of course. offers 1,003 Houses in Charlestown. Our other popular types of Charlestown holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 123 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 123 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 46 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Charlestown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 40 holiday homes with pool available in Charlestown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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