Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Ventnor

The area's culture and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ventnor. This city's gardens, parks and island views draw many visitors. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Ventnor

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Ventnor a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ventnor Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Isle of Wight Owl and Falconry Centre (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Amazon World Zoo Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Sandown Pier (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ventnor

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ventnor

Picturesque gardens, island views and pristine beaches are a few of the stunning natural features that Ventnor boasts. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ventnor is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ventnor Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ventnor Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Ventnor Downs (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Ventnor Botanic Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Rylstone Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Shanklin Chine (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ventnor

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 25.5 mi (41 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 30.2 mi (48.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ventnor?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,132 house rentals around Ventnor. From 448 Cottages to 417 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ventnor is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ventnor:

  • Southsea: 120 vacation rentals
  • Freshwater Bay: 30 vacation rentals
  • Gunwharf Quays: 58 vacation rentals
  • Southampton City Centre: 72 vacation rentals
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 94 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Ventnor?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ventnor. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Old St Boniface Church: 1,594 home rentals
  • Ventnor Downs: 1,623 home rentals
  • Bembridge Trail: 1,755 home rentals
  • Godshill Model Village: 1,702 home rentals
  • St Catherine's Lookout: 1,614 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ventnor listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Ventnor?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 448 Cottages in Ventnor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ventnor include:

  • Houses: 417 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 448 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 139 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Villas and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ventnor?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 151 vacation homes with pool available in Ventnor.