Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Sylvan Beach

The beaches and lake create a pretty picture of Sylvan Beach. Well known for its restaurants, theme park and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Sylvan Beach

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sylvan Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sylvan Beach Amusement Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • The Wild Animal Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Whisper Wind Equestrian Center (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sylvan Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sylvan Beach. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Verona Beach State Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Great Swamp Conservancy (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Oneida Lake (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Oxbow Falls Park (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Green Lakes State Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sylvan Beach

The nearest airport is in Rome, NY (RME-Griffiss Intl.), located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Syracuse, NY (SYR-Hancock Intl.), which is 20.4 mi (32.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sylvan Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 66 holiday lettings around Sylvan Beach. From 21 cottages to 37 houses, 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 lake-view property in Sylvan Beach?

If you've been yearning for a peaceful pause, it's time to escape to the lakeside. You'll feel like you're at summer camp — no singing Kumbaya necessary. HomeAway has 30 getaway rentals near lakes available. Alternatively, you may like to try a different sort of holiday setting. HomeAway has countless options to pick from, including:

  • 28 lakefront holiday accommodation options.
  • 25 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 21 water-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Sylvan Beach?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and don't feel like sharing space with strangers this time round, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 35 options listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £88 per night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 14 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.
  • Cabin: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £109 per night.
  • Hotel: 4 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.

Can I stay in Sylvan Beach in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a special getaway with the family or spending a few nights away with all your old school friends, it's always heaps of fun staying under the one roof! And the great news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. The favourite option for big groups here are house holiday rentals, and there are 16 available. If you're wanting to stay in a large group, the properties for rent that will serve you well include:

  • Are you looking for places that can hold 8 people? We have 24 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £100 per night.
  • Require a holiday rental for 10 guests? We have 10 that will suit. The starting price is £180 per night.
  • Going away with 6 guests? We've got 8 rental accommodation that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £88 a night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your grandpa and all your mates to Sylvan Beach.