Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Sandbanks 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 £ 60 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Sandbanks. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly area of Sandbanks awaits your stay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Sandbanks. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its restaurants, spas and bars. Brownsea Island and Poole Harbour are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Sandbanks

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Sandbanks a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monkey World Ape Rescue Center (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Alum Chine Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Poole Twin Sails Bridge (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Oceanarium (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Bournemouth Pier (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • The Square (3.1 mi / 5 km)

Seasonal weather in Sandbanks

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 19°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandbanks

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Sandbanks is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brownsea Island (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Bournemouth Beach (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sandbanks Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Compton Acres (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Shell Bay Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Alum Chine Beach (2 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sandbanks

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Southampton (SOU), which is 30.8 mi (49.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sandbanks?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 839 vacation rentals near Sandbanks. From 170 cottages to 454 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandbanks for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.