Discover a selection of 2,000 holiday rentals in Bournemouth, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and pool. Prices start at £ 81 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Bournemouth. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Bournemouth is ready to explore

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Bournemouth. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, surfing and gardens. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Bournemouth

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bournemouth has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Oceanarium (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Bournemouth Pier (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Meyrick Park Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Alum Chine Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)

Seasonal weather in Bournemouth

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 15°C.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bournemouth

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Bournemouth has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bournemouth is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bournemouth Lower Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Bournemouth Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Alum Chine Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Branksome Chine Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Compton Acres (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Sandbanks Beach (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bournemouth

Fly into Southampton (SOU), the closest airport, located 27.7 mi (44.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 4.5 mi (7.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Bournemouth Station or Pokesdown for Boscombe Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bournemouth?

Our 2023 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,761 holiday lettings around Bournemouth. From 886 houses to 421 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 are the most popular destinations to visit in Bournemouth?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bournemouth. From Vrbo UK travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Boscombe: 1,092 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth City Centre: 228 holiday homes
  • Southbourne: 867 holiday homes
  • Westbourne: 1,070 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth Beach: 1,058 holiday homes

Vrbo UK offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bournemouth! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Bournemouth?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Bournemouth. From Vrbo UK travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boscombe Pier: 1,595 holiday rentals
  • Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum: 1,625 holiday rentals
  • Bournemouth Pier: 1,624 holiday rentals
  • O2 Academy Bournemouth: 1,593 holiday rentals
  • Bournemouth Pavillion Theatre: 1,622 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bournemouth listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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