Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Cowes, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $82 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Cowes. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Cowes

Enjoy the museums and other features of Cowes. This welcoming city is known for its island views, boating and seaside. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Spinnaker Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Cowes

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

  • Calshot Activities Centre (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Butterfly and Fountain World (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Owl and Monkey Haven (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Isle of Wight Steam Railway (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Robin Hill (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Cowes

Travelers enjoy Cowes for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cowes is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cowes Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Gurnard Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Lepe Country Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Thorness bay (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Calshot Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Seaclose Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Cowes

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 13.3 mi (21.4 km) from the city center. 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 23.4 mi (37.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Cowes, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,264 vacation rentals around Cowes. From 633 cottage rentals to 250 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Cowes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Cowes:

  • Southsea: 136 vacation rentals
  • Gunwharf Quays: 56 vacation rentals
  • Old Portsmouth: 58 vacation rentals
  • Portsmouth City Centre: 91 vacation rentals
  • Buckland: 15 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Cowes?

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

  • Military History Museum: 1,914 vacation rentals
  • Cowes Harbour: 1,930 vacation rentals
  • Cowes Beach: 1,948 vacation rentals
  • Gurnard Beach: 1,947 vacation rentals
  • West Cowes Ferry Terminal: 1,928 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cowes listed on Vrbo 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 Cottages in Cowes?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 633 Cottages in Cowes. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cowes include:

  • Houses: 250 rentals available
  • Cabins: 633 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 242 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cowes?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 169 vacation rentals with pool available in Cowes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.