Beach Cottages

One of the best-kept secrets in the UK for walking and sightseeing, the Isle of Wight is just across the Solent from Portsmouth and Southampton and is the ideal holiday isle for self-catering short breaks. The Isle of Wight is England’s largest island and is easily reached via ferry from a number of ports along the south coast with services running on a regular basis. A little known fact is that the Isle of Wight is one of the largest producers of English wine with a number of vineyards open to the public offering tours and wine tasting. Outdoor sports are one of the main attractions to be enjoyed on the Isle of Wight with windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing and kayaking all very popular and well catered for. If you’re looking to rent self-catering Isle of Wight accommodation and you need child friendly rentals, no problem as many of the holiday cottages listed below are ideal for families with children, some are even pet friendly if you need holiday homes that accept pets.


Family attractions include the IOW Zoo, Butterfly World and the Sandown Pier, where you’ll find plenty of fun and games to keep the whole family entertained. Many of these Isle of Wight cottages by the sea offer stunning sea views and are just a short walk to the seafront, an ideal base if you plan on enjoying some of the many beach activities on offer. From budget cottages to luxury holiday rentals; and in a range of sizes to suit couples or large groups, the Isle of Wight apartments and beach houses listed here are sure to enhance your stay.