Discover a selection of 423 holiday rentals in Broadstairs 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 internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 110 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Broadstairs. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Secure a Broadstairs cottage for beaches and indie shopping

Broadstairs is a coastal town that offers the perfect atmosphere for Kent holiday cottages. Broadstairs is known for Blue Flag beaches, independent shops in the high street area and literary, music and food events, so you’ll have endless options for how to spend your time. With a cottage in Broadstairs, you can see the best the town has to offer, from local community theatre to eclectic restaurants and lively bars and pubs with local fare. You could also get a cottage near the beach, so you can spend most of your day relaxing on the clean sand and wading in the calm water.

 
History

Discover Dickens history with holiday cottages, Broadstairs

Back in the 1800s, Charles Dickens fell head over heels for Broadstairs and spent over 20 summers basking in its Victorian charm. Today, the pocket-sized Dickens House Museum celebrates the legacy of the beloved English writer and is filled with original letters, manuscripts and memorabilia. You can even stay in Dickens-era accommodation, with Broadstairs holiday rentals showcasing characterful flint cottages and elegant Victorian terraced houses.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Broadstairs

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Broadstairs a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dreamland (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Strokes Adventure Golf (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • St. Augustine's Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Westgate and Birchington Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Stonelees Golf Centre (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Broadstairs

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Broadstairs

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Broadstairs. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stone Bay (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Viking Bay (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Joss Bay (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Louisa Bay (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Kingsgate Bay (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Dumpton Gap (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Beaches

Beach-hopping with Broadstairs holiday cottages

It's hard to resist the allure of Viking Bay, a horseshoe-shaped beach fringed by shallow, crystalline water. Chalky white cliffs give Stone Bay a secluded feel, while golden sand and rolling waves make Joss Bay one of England's top surf beaches. If beach access is a priority, snap up Broadstairs holiday cottages just steps from the sand. After a day in the sun, spacious gardens are ideal for BBQs and refreshing cocktails.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Broadstairs

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 3.9 mi (6.3 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Broadstairs Station.

How to get around

Getting around Broadstairs from your holiday rental

The Broadstairs town centre is easy to get around on foot, with the walk from High Street to the beach taking just minutes. Snap up Broadstairs holiday lets and you'll be within strolling distance of local cafes, restaurants and pubs. Cycling can be a great way to enjoy the coastal scenery, while renting a car offers the freedom to explore Kent at your own pace. Local trains run from London Victoria and Saint Pancras to Broadstairs in two hours.

Food & drink

Enjoy local seafood with Broadstairs holiday cottages

Kent is known as the "Garden of England" in a nod to its lush farmland, orchards and vineyards. Broadstairs is a great place to bite into farm-fresh cuisine, with a bounty of cafes, restaurants and delis to choose from. Broadstairs is also known for its seafood, with local specialties including dover sole, monkfish and Whitstable oysters. Beer aficionados will love sipping their way through local ales crafted from East Kent Golding, a classic English hop with notes of citrus, honey, spice and thyme. Sunny gardens make Broadstairs holiday cottages perfect for private tasting sessions and seafood BBQs.

Essential info

Essential info for your Broadstairs holiday rentals stay

  • There are regular firework displays throughout July and August (weather permitting), plus an annual summer water gala to enjoy
  • Pack layers, as Broadstairs can get chilly, even in the height of summer
  • Check out visitkentoffers.co.uk for 2FOR1 offers on top attractions near Broadstairs
  • Visit outside July and August to beat the summer crowds
  • Use your Broadstairs holiday cottage as a base for exploring more of Kent's charismatic beach towns, including trendy Margate, bohemian Folkestone and upscale Whitstable

Can I find a vacation rental around Broadstairs?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 423 vacation rentals near Broadstairs. From 113 cottages to 279 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Broadstairs for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.