Independent, historic and filled to bursting with unspoilt landscapes and epic adventures, Anglesey has long since captured the hearts of visitors to Wales. Holidays here mean exploring crumbly castles, crab fishing from piers and gathering shells along the shore – the perfect pastimes for a seaside break. Whether you’re heading to Anglesey with family, friends or both; for the weekend or longer, let our guide to the different types of holiday homes Anglesey has on the menu – and the coolest places to look for them – inspire your stay.
Holiday homes on the Isle of Anglesey
If you’ve set your sights on a self-catering holiday in Anglesey, holiday homes are the ideal choice of accommodation. The island boasts a wide variety of places to stay – here’s our pick of the top 3 styles of holiday homes Anglesey wide.
Anglesey holiday cottages are a traditional pick
Among the most popular of Anglesey holiday rentals, cottages add both comfort and convenience to a self-catering stay. Take your pick from a dazzling line up of Anglesey holiday cottages with sea views and direct beach access, indulge a little and choose from the luxury Anglesey cottages with hot tubs or head inland to enjoy a little downtime in one of the island’s rural rentals. And if you’re bringing your pup, you’ll find loads of dog-friendly cottages with a space by the fire.
Houses are a popular choice of Anglesey holiday home
From stylish, modern homes to old-brick houses on the seafront, houses are a spacious alternative to the more traditional cottages in Anglesey. Holiday rentals of this style can often accommodate upwards of 10 guests – perfect if you’re bringing the whole family and then some. Luxury options might feature fire pits, barbecue grills and hot tubs, though all offer a comfortable base for self-catering holidays in Anglesey.
Apartments in Anglesey offer a convenient setting
Anglesey holiday apartments are yet another of the most popular places to stay on the island. Many of these apartments are a stone’s throw from the beach, while others sit right in the heart of the island’s pretty villages – within ambling distance of quaint shops and galleries and favourite neighbourhood restaurants. Still more are part of plush complexes where communal amenities often include an indoor heated pool.
Top places to stay in Anglesey
Whether you’ve decided to enjoy a stay in a traditional cottage, a spacious family home or a modern apartment, you’ll still need to choose from Anglesey’s many popular holiday destinations. Be inspired by our choice of the top 3 places to find Anglesey holiday lets.
Find holiday homes in Newborough
Hang a left from the 19th-century Menai Bridge and you’ll find Newborough. Holiday homes in this laidback village offer easy access to Newborough Beach and Forest, the former considered one of the best beaches in North Wales and the latter leading to the tidal Llanddwyn Island – arguably the most dramatic and easily the most romantic of Anglesey’s coastal treasures. Nearby, the Anglesey Sea Zoo is home to octopus, lobsters and catsharks.
Choose Rhosneigr holiday rentals
Rhosneigr is the perfect pitstop for active travellers. The town’s 3 Green Coast beaches offer activities like windsurfing, sailing and rock pooling, as well as the chance to dive the Norman Court Tea Clipper wreck. And if a slower pace is on the cards, you’ll find many of the holiday homes in Rhosneigr within ambling distance of Lake Maelog – home to swans and waterfowl and a great spot for carp fishing.
Cemaes holiday lets offer a relaxed base
Anglesey’s most northerly village boasts a spectacular coastline, an ancient harbour and a picturesque high street – all the ingredients for a great holiday by the sea. For hikers, holiday lets in north Anglesey also serve up an ideal opportunity to walk the Anglesey Coastal Path – the stretch that meanders around Cemaes Bay considered one of the path’s prettiest parts and one which is home to all manner of wonderful wildlife.