Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Margate

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Margate. Travelers appreciate the zoo in this relaxing city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Margate

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Margate a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butterfly Valley Butterfly Farm (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Riverbend Crocodile Farm (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Southbroom Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • San Lameer Golf Course (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Wild Coast Sun Country Club (20.2 mi / 32.5 km)

Seasonal weather in Margate

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, March, January and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Margate

Travelers love Margate for its pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Margate is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Margate Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Uvongo Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Ramsgate Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Southbroom Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Marina Beach (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Trafalgar Marine Protected Area (9 mi / 14.5 km)

Transportation options to and around Margate

Fly into Margate (MGH), the closest airport, located 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Margate?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 36 holiday lettings near Margate. From 20 Houses to 8 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 Margate is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Margate?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Margate. Our other popular types of Margate holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Margate?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Margate. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.