Isle of Wight, Home to Beautiful Self-Catering Homes and Apartments.
The Isle of Wight, England’s largest island, is an extremely popular self-catering holiday destination for those looking to stay in the UK. This is due to its warmer climate, golden sand beaches, superb sailing and notable events such as Cowes Week and the Isle of Wight Festival in Newport. For a more peaceful experience, experience, pedal the many idyllic cycle paths that have recently given the Isle of Wight the status as one of the top cycling destinations in the world, with over 500 miles of cycle tracks. Food festivals, jazz festivals and outdoor concerts also regularly take place on the island, so there’s always something to get involved with, no matter what time of year you take your self catering holiday.
An Isle of Wight rural retreat in the little hamlet of Wooton Bridge, Shiloh Cottage offers self-catering holidays in a farm cottage with panoramic countryside views. With walks from the door and the coast at Ryde within a 10-minute drive it’s a peaceful location from which to explore the Island.
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 5 - View Listing
This wing of a 16th Century stone-built Listed Farmhouse within mature gardens, is a perfect romantic escape providing year-round luxury self catering accommodation for 2, just 2 miles from the little seaside port of Yarmouth. Prices include beds made up for you, towels, linen, utilities and WiFi.
Waterfront Retreat in the Isle of Wight sailing resort of Yarmouth is a 2-bedroom holiday cottage. It is stylish decorated and furnished to create a sense of relaxation using driftwood ornaments and calming seaside colours for 2-4 guests (snd red squirrels living at the bottom of the garden).
The Bouldner is a large Isle of Wight Holiday Cottage in Yarmouth with beautiful sea views across the Solent. This pet-friendly, 5-bedroom cottage, sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms and welcomes large or extended families or friends for summer holidays on the Island or short breaks at other times.
5 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Rose Cottage is a large, stunningly converted granary, set in the quiet hamlet of Atherfield Green, an area of outstanding natural beauty near Ventnor on the south-west coast of the Isle of Wight. Ground floor disabled-accessible, the cottage really is home from home! Pets welcome.
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 8 - View Listing
Standing in a rural village location on the Isle of Wight near the resort and beaches at Sandown, Esher is a large and spacious holiday cottage that sleeps 8 with a swimming pool and sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms. This child friendly house offering panoramic country views, has direct access through ...
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 8 - View Listing
Spinnaker House is a modern, spacious and contemporary holiday home in Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The child-friendly house sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms a few minutes walk from the yacht-filled harbour front in Cowes.
Step back into the 1920s at Charleston House an impressive Art Deco Villa full of classic period furniture, light fittings and stained glass with all the added comforts of modern living. This large holiday home on the Isle of Wight offers sea views from big picture windows and sun rooms for up to 1...
7 Bedrooms - Sleeps 19 - View Listing
This superb chocolate box holiday cottage near Ventnor in the heart of the Isle of Wight countryside sleeps up to 6 guests (and welcomes their pets). Perfect for beach or walking holidays at any time of year.
Marina House is a 3-bedroom townhouse offering self-catering accommodation for 2-6 guests, overlooking the Island Harbour marina in Newport on the Isle of Wight, an easy stroll from the beach. The House has two balconies from which to relax and contemplate the boats on the water.
Old Coastguard's is a coastal cottage rich with history, nestled in a secluded and tranquil location between Tennyson Down and Headon Warren on the Isle of Wight. Featuring a log-burning sauna, direct access to bridleways and 360-degree breath-taking views. Pets welcome.
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 5 - View Listing
Tian Tang is a beautiful Isle of Wight holiday home with communal use of an indoor heated swimming pool, summerhouse and large garden that runs down to the Solent. This mdoern and comfortably furnished annexe in Yarmouth sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms and has 2 bathrooms.
Whether you are looking for a romantic bolthole, a rural escape - or both, then Rosemary at Buttercup Barn near Wootton Bridge on the Isle of Wight will tick the box. This pet friendly holiday home in a tranquil rural setting sleeps 2 guests in quiet comfort.
Afton Thatch Lodge in Freshwater is the perfect romantic getaway on the Isle of Wight, a picture perfect miniature thatched cottage with views over rolling open fields and direct access to bridleways and the river. Within walking distance of the pub and supermarket. Pets are welcome.
1 Bedrooms - Sleeps 4 - View Listing
A romantic, rural escape on the Isle of Wight in the countryside near Wootton Bridge, Bay, at Buttercup Retreats, is a pet friendly 1-bedroom holiday home - a yurt-like open-plan circular lodge with rural views in all directions. It lies a 15-minute drive from the resorts of Ryde and Cowes.
La Belle Vie is a large country house with a hot tub and games room offering luxury self-catering holidays for up to 12 guests in Godshall on the Isle of Wight. Standing near Ventnor and Shanklin in 3-acres of grounds, this pet friendly house is furnished to a satisfyingly high standard.
6 Bedrooms - Sleeps 12 - View Listing
Windward is a charming 2-bedroom Isle of Wight holiday cottage in the picturesque Victorian seaside resort of Yarmouth within easy reach of golden sandy beaches. Windward sleeps 4 in a stylish and very well equipped holiday home-from-home.
11 Cavalier Quay is an Isle of Wight holiday cottage on the seafront in Cowes, which means lovely harbourside views. No.11 is a 2-bedroom quality holiday property offering self-catering accommodation for up to 4 guests, just a short river-taxi ride from The Folly Inn, a most convivial waterside Inn....
Rush House is a large, luxurious and pet friendly Isle of Wight holiday cottage with a hot tub sleeping 20 guests in 8 bedrooms near the seaside resort of Shanklin. It welcomes large families or groups of friends for traditional holidays, anniversaries and reunions.
8 Bedrooms - Sleeps 20 - View Listing
A few miles inland from the coast at Cowes, Hill Top Cottage is a beautiful barn conversion in quiet rural surroundings on the Isle of Wight. The pet friendly Island holiday cottage offers self-catering holidays for families and friends. It sleeps 6 guests in two bedrooms.
2 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6 - View Listing
12 Port St. Helens is a large terraced holiday cottage in Bembridge on the Isle of White. Standing in a waterfront location it has harbourside, estuary and sea views and is only a short walk to the beach. It sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms.
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 8 - View Listing
Afton Thatch is the quintessential country cottage, set in a beautiful and tranquil location in Freshwater on the Isle Of Wight. Large enough to sleep 11 and a pet, cosy enough for winter breaks by the open hearth, this coastal cottage was rated in the UK's Top 10 by the Guardian.
3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 11 - View Listing
This large and comfortable Isle of Wight holiday cottage with 4-bedrooms and use of a pool and gym is located within The West Bay Club near Yarmouth. Perfect for a healthy and active family holiday close to the coast.
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 9 - View Listing
Orchard Lee, a level access, wide-verandahed country bungalow, with "green" geothermal underfloor heating, set in its own field. It sleeps 8+2 in 4 bedrooms,with 3 bathrooms in linking self contained wings. Wheelchair and pet friendly. Prices include beds made up, towels, heating, electricity, WiFi....
4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 10 - View Listing
Nutcroft is a graceful period Isle of White holiday home in Cowes within a short walk of the town’s marinas, bars, bistros and restaurants. The family friendly house sleeps 4 in two stylishly decorated bedrooms and is thoughtfully equipped from Bluetooth music systems to the Tassimo coffee machine...
The Isle of Wight has a constant programme of events and is home to some of the biggest festivals in England. The music festivals; The Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival, draw in huge crowds and famous artists year after year during the summer period. If music isn’t your thing the Isle of Wight Walking Festival, currently the biggest in the UK, takes place in Easter where you might just find some incredible walking routes that are hidden away from society. After a hard day’s walk, what can be better than to return to the comfort of a well equipped self-catering cottage and luxuriate in a hot bath or shower.
Two major English historical characters made their home here - the Poet Laureate, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Queen Victoria whose final home was Osborne House at East Cowes. The house and gardens have been beautifully preserved and are open to viewers daily.
The Isle of Wight is also renowned as one of the richest areas for Dinosaur discovery in Europe, which has subsequently earned it the title “Dinosaur Island”. This history has meant that some of the best Dinosaur museums are on the Isle of Wight, including the award winning Dinosaur Isle. You can even get involved with fossil hunts where you can discover your own fossils, ideal for a family day out. If you’re looking for something more adventurous for your holiday, you can paraglide, race around in land yachts along the golden sands or go-kart across the all-weather track at Wight Karting.
Being surrounded by the English Channel and separated from the mainland by the Solent means that there is a great opportunity for some incredible beaches across the 57 miles of coastline. Over 17 of them have blue flag and seaside awards in 2013 – more than any other destination in England. With miles of award winning sand and shingle beaches, rugged cliffs, hidden coves and clear waters, a trip to the beach is an essential part of any visit to the Island. Water sports are also particularly popular, and there are endless places to hire surfing equipment or kayaks. The first hovercraft was developed on the island, so for a truly unique experience hop on the Hovertravel, Isle of Wight’s Hovercraft service between the Island and Portsmouth.