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Destination guide

The beachside setting of Sandown is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Sandown. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, island views and golfing. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sandown

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sandown a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandown Pier (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Browns Golf Course (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Isle of Wight Zoo (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Shanklin and Sandown Golf Club (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Brading Roman Villa (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Pirates Cove Adventure Golf (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Sandown

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandown

Travellers enjoy Sandown for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandown is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sandown Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Yaverland Beach (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Small Hope Beach (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Shanklin Beach (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Shanklin Chine (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Rylstone Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sandown

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 22.4 mi (36 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is 30.9 mi (49.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Sandown Station, Sandown Lake Station and Sandown Brading Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sandown?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 865 vacation rentals near Sandown. From 25 chalets to 334 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandown for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Sandown?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sandown. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Isle of Wight Zoo: 1,315 vacation rentals
  • Sandown Pier: 1,306 vacation rentals
  • Brading Roman Villa: 1,411 vacation rentals
  • Nunwell House and Gardens: 1,459 vacation rentals
  • Amazon World Zoo Park: 1,411 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sandown listed on Vrbo UK 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 Chalets in Sandown?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 25 Chalets in Sandown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sandown include:

  • Cottages: 334 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available
  • Flats: 228 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sandown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 65 vacation rentals with pool available in Sandown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.