Situated on England's south coast, Bournemouth boasts 11 kilometres of sandy beaches, major concert venues and a host of bars and restaurants. Bournemouth is the perfect place from which to explore England's Jurassic Coast whose cliffs tell the story of the past 180 million years. Staying in a Bournemouth vacation rental will enable you to get to the heart of the town and discover its surroundings as though you were local.
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Discover a vacation home fitting your preferences among the 3,452 unique vacation rentals from 9 partner websites in Bournemouth. By comparing these vacation rentals, HomeToGo features the most economical offers as well as the highest rated vacation homes in Bournemouth.
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios
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Waterfront Vacation Rentals in Bournemouth
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Use the 'distance to water' filter while searching and find the perfect beach houses for your vacation. You can choose from a variety of accommodations in Bournemouth that are only a short distance from the beach. From pet-friendly rentals by the beach to waterfront offers with pools, the perfect accommodation in Bournemouth is waiting - book it now through HomeToGo.
The Weather in Bournemouth
Check out the climate diagram for Bournemouth. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. No heat wave is expected in February, where minimum average temperatures usally hit a 39° low. The wettest month is December with 17 rainy days on average. On the contrary, there is an average of only 9 rainy days in April, which is the driest month.
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Dining in Bournemouth
One of the best things about staying in Bournemouth vacation rentals is that you get to cook what you like to eat indoors. But if you choose to venture out, Bournemouth boasts some terrific seafood restaurants, with fresh fish landing on its shores seven days a week. Savour five star cuisine at the Crab on Exeter Road or head to Westbourne's well loved Chez Fred for some good old fashioned fish and chips.
For something a bit different, Miri's restaurant on Bourne Avenue offers home-style Czech cuisine, while Ko Thai Tapas serves authentic Thai cuisine in Westbourne. But don't be afraid to be adventurous. From traditional Dorset cream teas to high class champagne breakfasts, Bournemouth offers a myriad of culinary experiences and almost every street is home to something exciting!
The weather in Bournemouth can be changeable, although it experiences less rain than the national average. Expect short, sharp bursts of rain on otherwise perfect summer days and summer temperatures of 12-20°C. Booking Bournemouth vacation homes will ensure that you have somewhere warm and comfortable to retreat to at the end of a long day.
Bournemouth enjoys some of Britain's warmest sea temperatures and Bournemouth vacation homes are the perfect option for those who like to spend time on the beach. Most Bournemouth vacation rentals are within easy access of the beach, and from festivals, shops and restaurants, to places to sunbathe, Bournemouth's coast offers something for every taste.
Head away from the sea, you'll come to Bournemouth's famed Victorian Gardens. For a tropical treat, the Tropical Gardens offer something a little different while there are many beautiful trails in and around Bournemouth for walkers and cyclists to enjoy.
But if you're itching to spend some money, Bournemouth can help you there too! High street names sit alongside quirky, independent shops on the pedestrianised high street. Pokesdown's vintage quarter offers plenty of opportunities for a good rummage, while Westbourne's open air market stocks local products.
If you've got the travel bug and have a few extra days, head to the neighbouring counties of Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire to discover yet more exquisite coastline, beautiful countryside and traditional delicacies, such as cheddar cheese, English wines and ciders, and artisan pastries.
Bournemouth's Art and culture
You can easily reach the two iconic piers from most Bournemouth vacation rentals. But for a more detailed glimpse at the town's culture, head to the Russell-Cotes art gallery and museum situated on the East Cliff Promenade. The museum holds an impressive collection of treasures from around the world and hosts regular exhibitions.
Bournemouth's very own symphony orchestra holds frequent performances throughout the city, and there are so many festivals and performances held throughout the town each month that it's hard to keep up. Arts Bournemouth is responsible for many of these activities so be sure to check out what is happening during your stay in a Bournemouth vacation rental.
There is no shortage of night time activities to explore from your Bournemouth vacation rental. The Old Fire Station is one of the town's best loved student venues. Hosting an eclectic mix of nights, from Brit pop to dance, this is the place for cheap beer and a friendly crowd. For a more relaxed vibe, head to 1812 at the Royal Exeter Hotel for cocktails and some very grown-up live music. If you're up for a night of sweaty dancing, head to Halo which is arguably Bournemouth's best club.
For those who prefer the quiet life, why not order a takeaway straight to your vacation home? Or head to the Triangle, with its sophisticated collection of cafés and eateries.
Cultural delights in Bournemouth
The quaint Bournemouth Beach offers plenty of family-friendly activities such as a climbing center and a zip wire over the sea. Surrounded by stylish cafes, bars and souvenir kiosks, Bournemouth Beach is a great place to pass the day.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum
Housed in a Grade II listed building at East Cliff, the museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the lives of the art-loving Victorian couple Merton and Annie Russell Cotes, and Bournemouth's history.
A short walk from the main pier, Lower Gardens engrosses visitors with floral displays, an interesting aviary and free bandstand entertainment.
The Oceanarium invites visitors to watch sea creatures interact in their natural environment. Feed the turtles and soak in ocean views at the ambient café .
The entrance to the pier features a fun games arcade, as well as souvenir and ice cream shops. Enjoy a hot chocolate as the jet skiers race by.
Information about vacation rentals in Bournemouth
|🏡 Vacation rentals||3,452 properties|
|💳 Possible discounts||up to 80%|
|🌙 Nightly prices starting at||$56|
|⭐ Popular amenities||Internet, TV and Non-smoking|
|🐾 Pet friendly accommodations||359 properties|
|🏊 Vacation rentals with pools||694 properties|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical price per night for a vacation rental in Bournemouth?
The price of a night's stay in Bournemouth starts at $56. If you are looking for a apartment rental, the nightly price is $300 on average. A house rental Bournemouth will cost $492 per night on average.
How many vacation rentals are available for booking in Bournemouth?
There are 3,452 vacation homes to choose from for your trip.
What amenities are most popular for vacation rentals in Bournemouth?
Most travelers search for TV, Internet, and Non-smoking when booking a vacation rental in Bournemouth.
How many vacation rentals with a pool are in Bournemouth?
There are 694 vacation rentals across 9 providers in Bournemouth.
Are dogs allowed in vacation homes in Bournemouth?
Finding a vacation rental in Bournemouth that allows dogs is easy, with 359 pet-friendly available.
When is it better to travel to Bournemouth?
July and August are usually the warmest months in Bournemouth with temperatures around 69 °F. The coldest months in Bournemouth are February and January, with 39 °F on average.
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