Self Catering Isle of Wight Holidays

The strangest and unreasonable way of spending holidays is to shack up in an expensive hotel that is on the coast and swim in the swimming pools. Less strange but still unreasonable to stay home only because you think that your personal budget will not let you to have a deserved holiday. The Isle of Wight turns to be the most popular and beautiful place in the UK and it may be the most hospitable as well. Holidaymakers of every budget can have a wonderful time on this truly fascinating island, blessed with the best climate and gaseous natural scenery. The Isle of Wight itself is passionate about providing the visitors with the highest levels of service both in planning their holiday and during their stay on the island.


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Self catering Isle of Wight holidays is what you need visiting the island. Here you are able to find any type of accommodation to stay in: from cottages and bungalows to caravan parks. Moreover the location of the dwellings is in some of the most picturesque locations on the Isle, thus all windows of your room look onto “a garden or sea”. So there is no doubt you will find the right property to suit your needs.

Romantic caravan parks

One of the most popular choices for a family vacation is the caravan parks. These accommodation units have all the conveniences: central heating, their own cooking and washing facilities, as well as luxurious furnishings. In addition the surrounding is equipped with playgrounds and safe places for couples to enjoy one another’s company. Furthermore the calm sea waters of the Solent have uniquely easy accessibility. Some owners of such units even give their client a lovely free gift pack upon the arrival. As you can see no accommodation can be more romantic that this.

Fishing and Angles

Walking down the coastal beaches you can find yourself in one of the island’s many fishing villages. Here, you’ll be able to take advantage of one of the best attractions of a self-catering holiday – the low cost of a fresh seafood dinner. Bass are the main quarry for beach anglers, but pollack, conger, mackerel, pouting, horn-back rays, flatfish and wrasse, with occasional tope, are also taken. You can either buy some of the daily catch from the local fishermen, or you can try your hand at sea fishing yourself. So you will be pleased too, if you find any fish at one of your angles.

It`s time to have a snack

If you managed to put away a few chips there are many pubs shops and restaurants where you can get good food at reasonable price. These are special places where you can indulge yourself without spending a fortune.

Attractive attractions attract

If you fancy spending some of the money lots of attractions of every sort and kind for adults and children are available on the island. Wildlife parks, museums, galleries, gardens as well as amusement parks, tenpin bowling, an ice-rink can make your holiday more captivating. For the adults, a nightclub and several great pubs with some fine ales and cider are on offer. As you can see there is so much to do and look at Isle of Wight

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20 Comments

  • Great Post. I found the information very useful and will be returning to read more.

  • I, for one, believe the holidays are best spent at home. As a busy Boise orthodontist I’m not a fan of traveling when everybody else is. I like to relax in a calm and serene place – the Isle of Wight seems like it could fit the description. Thanks for the info!

  • I well structured post, thank you for the advice.

    I am seeing a lot more people travel to lovely areas such as yours and mine to take part in fishing. It is amazing how many booking I see for people who want to travel with their family and spend a day out on a boat, trying their luck.

    I have never visited your area… One day soon i hope. Was watching a TV show the other day and even saw a few nice surf waves hitting a beach. Time to wax my board!!

  • Car Auctions says:

    Thanks! I’m planning a trip to the UK. I will visit here.

  • Glad to read the contents of your blog is useful to add my insights about the beauty of your country.
    Want to go there when there is spare time …

  • I have wanted to visit the Isle of Wight ever since I heard that the was an annual musical festival there.

    Is the festival still around?

    Also I am really excited to see how much accommodation there is on the island, must be very tourist busy in the Summer

  • Tarifaboy says:

    Awesome site. Will be going to the Isle of Wight for the first time this summer for the festival, can’t wait. Have seen the island from the air hundreds of times thanks to Ryanairs flightpath but never had the pleasure of visiting!

    Will be staying for a few days after the festival…could you recommend a couple of quick must dos? Appreciate it! ;)

  • Cynthiana says:

    I have always wanted to go to the Isle of Wight, but never have. I nearly did once – I could see it from somewhere in England in 2003 or 2004 when I was there (can’t remember where it was though). People say you can see France from England over the Channel over a clear day – is this true?

    I find self-catering a great option when you’re short on money. Often, housekeeping is a cost I don’t need to bear – I can make my bed myself, thanks :)

  • pete says:

    How unlucky iam..traveled scotland last month and missed this beautiful place..Hope will comeback again and keep up the good work…

  • Well!!!
    If it all comes in my budget i will wish to stay in that one where i can get swimming pool to have not some in fact many dives in there :)

  • John says:

    It sounds a great place if you get self catering villa. A holiday tour sounds like fun and the nature of the place and comfort of self catering sounds like fun at feels like comfort of your own home.

  • Thank you for sharing this information. There are very few destination that are introducing this kind of residence and vacationing options. But in my personal view I believe this has made traveling even more affordable. You are able to spend on various attractions rather than hiking your hotel bills which is quiet unreasonable since you don’t spend half the time in those rooms. I would love to pay a visit to the Isle of Wight. I love your blog and I am a frequent visitor. I have plans to vacation this summer. Would you suggest summer being the appropriate time to visit Isle of Wight?

  • I may be a bit biased but I think that self catering is the way to go when visiting Isle of Wight allowing you more frredom to explore when you want.

  • Thanks for a nice article, it brings back memories of visiting Florence on cruises

  • There is nobody who not like to spend their vacations on a place with full of these facilities. The budget here matters because of most people not satisfy with their vacations.

  • Great Post. I found the information very useful and will be returning to read more. Good job ad thanks for the google map location it will clear the doubt about the location.

    Thanks!!!

  • baghsarai says:

    It is amazing how many booking I see for people who want to travel with their family and spend a day out on a boat, trying their luck.love your blog and I am a frequent visitor. I have plans to vacation this summer.

  • Isle of Wight Farm and Country Holidays offer exceptional bed and breakfast and self catering accommodation in unique rural locations.The Island has one of the warmest climates in the British Isles. Many visitors come to watch the fantastic wildlife including the increasingly rare red squirrel and huge variety of birdlife. With over 500 miles of footpaths and bridleways the Island is a paradise for those looking for a walking or cycling vacation.

  • House says:

    We were there on our vacation and it is really beauty there. My house was high enough and from my window I could see the sea horizon. It was great. And the clean air to breathe. You have to try it.

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