Destination guide

The beachside setting of Sandown is ready to explore

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Sandown. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, island views and golfing. Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays 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

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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sandown a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around the weather, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Sandown

Travelers enjoy Sandown for its island views and seaside. Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

How to get to and around Sandown

The nearest airport is in Southampton (SOU), located 22.4 mi (36 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 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.

Where to stay around Sandown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,303 holiday lettings near Sandown. From 413 Cottages to 223 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sandown is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Sandown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Sandown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sandown Brading Station: 2,149 holiday lettings
  • Brading Roman Villa: 2,126 holiday lettings
  • Amazon World Zoo Park: 2,060 holiday lettings
  • Garlic Farm: 2,157 holiday lettings
  • Sandown Lake Station: 1,930 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Sandown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Sandown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 413 Cottages in Sandown. Our other popular types of Sandown holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 223 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 515 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 413 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sandown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 70 holiday homes with pool available in Sandown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.