Discover a selection of 207 holiday rentals in Sandsend, Whitby 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 £ 82 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Sandsend. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Sandsend
Destination guide

The friendly area of Sandsend awaits your stay

The gardens and beaches create a pretty picture of Sandsend. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its spas and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Sandsend

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Sandsend a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • The Moors National Park Centre (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Saltburn Valley Gardens (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Saltburn Golf Club (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandsend

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 natural features in Sandsend

Travellers enjoy Sandsend for its gardens and beaches. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sandsend. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whitby Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Falling Foss Waterfall (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • North York Moors National Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • West Cliff Beach (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sandsend

Fly into Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.7 mi (49.5 km) from the city centre.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Sandsend?

Whether you want a cosy escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit all your friends, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around Sandsend. Here are a couple we think you'll like:

  • Around 2 miles from the centre of Sandsend, it's hard to top "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a restaurant dining guide and a kitchen.
  • "There Is An Indoor Swimming Pool For The Use Of Visitors To The Site Only" also promises a memorable escape, offering 2 bedrooms, a TV, an oven and more. It's around 2 miles from Sandsend.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Sandsend holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Sandsend?

At Vrbo, we think weekends were made for having fun. Make your way to one of these weekend getaways in and near Sandsend and make the most of all the incredible things to do close by:

  • Located 1 mile to the south of the centre of Sandsend, "Family And Pet Friendly Converted Barn In A Peaceful Rural Setting" is a good match for adventure lovers and nature fans. Make sure you visit nearby attractions, including Old Coastguard Station Visitor's Centre and Middlesbrough Golf Club. Then, try your hand at activities like hiking and biking or horse riding.
  • Alternatively, enjoy a short and sweet break at "Beautiful Cosy Cottage On The Cliff Top With Stunning Sea Views". Use it as a base to relax, or head out for some cycling and hiking and biking. When you're ready to discover some nearby attractions, organise a visit to Cleveland Way and Rockantics. This fantastic holiday rental is around 4 miles southeast of Sandsend.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Sandsend?

If you're hunting down a simple but stylish stay, you can't go wrong with a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often conveniently found in the centre of town. Check out the following options in or near Sandsend:

  • After a day filled with urban exploration, come home to the comforts of "Beautiful Cosy Cottage On The Cliff Top With Stunning Sea Views". Nearby museums and a stovetop are among the amenities on offer here.
  • Alternatively, use "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Whitby" as a base to discover the top attractions around you. This home away from home offers heating, a nearby beach and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Sandsend?

Short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Sandsend. Chill out for a few days in a luxury bed & breakfast, a budget studio apartment or a large home. Whatever type of holiday rental you'd like, you'll find what you need with Vrbo. These are a few top picks:

  • Located close to the heart of Sandsend, "Beautiful 2 Bed. Seaview Penthouse. Modern In Comfy Beds" is a terrific base for a whirlwind getaway. While you're about, make sure you get to leading attractions like Whitby Abbey and Robin Hood's Bay Beach.
  • Sleep, relax and explore from "Two Double Bedroom Flat With Fantastic Roof Terrace Overlooking Swing Brid", another exceptional option. Whitby Pavilion and Whitby Harbour should be on your itinerary when you're ready to see the sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Sandsend?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Sandsend that would make even old Cupid green with envy. Here are some we think you'll fall hard for:

  • Put on some mellow music and slow dance the nights away at "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment". Around 2 miles from Sandsend, this property has all you need for a romantic weekend getaway, including a nearby bay and a resort.
  • "There Is An Indoor Swimming Pool For The Use Of Visitors To The Site Only" is another option that'll impress. It's around 2 miles from Sandsend and comes with a balcony and outdoor furniture.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Sandsend?

Share your holiday and have more fun. Whether you're organising an adventurous escape with your best friends or a family reunion, there's no shortage of large group holiday rentals in and around Sandsend:

  • A nice range of amenities including a nearby river and a kitchen make "Beautiful Victorian House In Whitby" a favourite. This expansive getaway has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 12 people. From the heart of Sandsend, it's around 2 miles away to the southeast.
  • "Luxury Detached Home Overlooking The North Yorkshire Moors" is another excellent option. It's around 2 miles to the south of Sandsend, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 15 guests. A garden and a fireplace are among the things that'll help make your group getaway more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Sandsend?

From energetic games of sharks and minnows to quiet morning dips, a pool promises loads of fun for both kids and adults. Earn brownie points with the fam by choosing a house with a place to swim in or near Sandsend:

  • Toss your swimsuit in your suitcase and enjoy a fun stay at "Rascals Rest - Three Bedroom House". Other amenities here include towels and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, stay at "Beautiful Victorian House In Whitby" and spend your days poolside. On-site watersports and a dining table are other things your gang will like about this rental.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Sandsend?

Grammy and Pop, Great-Aunt Jean ... You can add them to your invitation list when you lock in a large family holiday rental in or near Sandsend. Get all your loved ones together at one of these spacious options:

  • Make your rendezvous an unforgettable one at "Tropic Chic @ Mad Beach". This getaway has 3 bedrooms, sleeps up to 7 guests and features many handy amenities, including a smart TV and a DVD player. It's around 2 miles southeast of Sandsend.
  • "Host And Stay | Dunsley Chapel", around 1 mile to the south of central Sandsend, was also made for family get-togethers. As many as 10 of your loved ones can fit into this welcoming rental which offers 5 bedrooms, a microwave oven, a TV and more.

When it's time to head out and explore, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to stick on your to-do list. Falling Foss Waterfall is a superb place to start.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Sandsend?

There sure are. You'll find many one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Sandsend. If you don't need much space, one of these popular properties is sure to be a perfect fit:

  • Book "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Whitby" for a weekend. This one-bedroom rental property offers guests a kitchen and off-street parking options and is close to the downtown streets.
  • Or perhaps "Host And Stay | Rooftops Apartment" is better suited. Another central one-bedroom option, this place comes with a kitchen, an oven and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Sandsend?

It's easy to lock in a fantastic holiday with Vrbo. Whether you'd like a comfy cottage or a cool apartment, you'll find amazing two-bedroom options in or near Sandsend: Here are a few of our favourites:

  • "Stunning Whitby Penthouse Apartment With Abbey View - 2 Bedroom Luxury Apartment" is a fabulous choice for smaller groups. Along with two bedrooms, this delightful stay offers amenities like a nearby waterfront and a kitchen.
  • Another highly recommended option is "There Is An Indoor Swimming Pool For The Use Of Visitors To The Site Only". With convenient amenities such as a garden and a swimming pool, it'll be plain sailing making yourselves at home here. Choose your favourite room, unpack your suitcases and let the party begin!