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Choose a holiday rental for your East Lyme getaway

Learn about the unique charm of East Lyme with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city is well-known for its golfing and shopping. 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 East Lyme

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes East Lyme a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Childrens Museum of Southeastern Connecticut (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Shennecossett Golf Course (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Essex Steam Train (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Norwich Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Lyme

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in East Lyme. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hole-in-the-Wall Beach (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • McCook Point Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Rocky Neck State Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Connecticut College Arboretum (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pleasure Beach (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Harkness Memorial State Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around East Lyme

Fly into New London, CT (GON-Groton - New London), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Fishers Island, NY (FID-Elizabeth Field), which is 12.9 mi (20.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Lyme?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 498 holiday lettings around East Lyme. From 312 houses to 109 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 East Lyme?

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 East Lyme:

  • West Mystic: 71 holiday homes
  • Westbrook Center: 67 holiday homes
  • Culloden Shores: 61 holiday homes
  • Niantic: 161 holiday homes
  • Clearwater Beach: 97 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 East Lyme? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in East Lyme. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cedar Ridge Golf Course: 575 holiday lettings
  • Mystic Seaport: 159 holiday lettings
  • Norwichtown Historic Cemetery: 326 holiday lettings
  • Wades Beach: 2,840 holiday lettings
  • Colchester Historical Society Museum: 119 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Lyme 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 East Lyme?

Yes, of course. offers 312 Houses in East Lyme. Our other popular types of East Lyme holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 109 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 109 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 41 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 East Lyme?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in East Lyme. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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