Vacation Rentals in Bournemouth

Vacation Rentals in Bournemouth

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Highlights Bournemouth

  • Eleven kilometres of wide sandy beaches
  • Great Britain's mildest climate
  • Russellotes Gallery
  • Aquarium of the Oceans

Best Vacation Rentals in Bournemouth

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Christchurch, South West England
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Christchurch, South West England
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
A brand new, contemporary, ground-floor apartment and surfer's paradise, sits a literal stone's throw from the beach in the vibrant seaside town of Southbourne. Enjoying a close situation to Christchurch, Bournemouth and Poole, Mary Bowes Terrace offers an excellent escape for up to four guests. Upon arrival you are greeted by a designated parking space directly outside the front door, so you can easily unload your belongings and take advantage of the convenient shared storage room which is just perfect for storing those surf boards. Step into the open-plan living space, uplifted by natural...
from $158 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Bournemouth, South West England
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Bournemouth, South West England
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
Flat 2 is a well-presented, ground-floor apartment enjoying a central location in the seaside town of Bournemouth, close to a range of amenities. Superbly equipped throughout, couples can look forward to exploring the attractions of Bournemouth from this self-catering apartment. Upon arrival you are greeted by a designated parking space from which you can unload the car before getting to know Flat 2. This split-level accommodation features the open-plan living area on the upper-ground-floor, home to a compact yet well-equipped kitchen, offering an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, f...
from $158 / night
Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Christchurch, South West England
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Christchurch, South West England
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
1 Blue Waters is an enticing, single level lower-ground-floor apartment settled on the coast of Southbourne, Dorset. Offering a group of four a marvellous base for the explorations of Dorset, the apartment enjoys easy access to the surrounding suburbs with their coastal activities, along with the outdoor havens of the surrounding national parks. A designated parking place greets you on arrival, so you can safely park your vehicle before heading inside this fabulous abode. Step inside to find a light and airy open-plan living space that is bathed in the sun's rays, thanks to the bi-fold door...
from $158 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Bournemouth

$267for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
$330 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability Bournemouth

12%for 29 Jun - 6 Jul
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Vacation rentals in Bournemouth

Multifaceted holidays by the sea

Colourful crocus gardens, shopping centres, endless beaches with panoramic views of the English bay of Poole Bay provide Bournemouth with a fabulous setting for a varied holiday in the UK. Dreamlike lodges and cottages offer you comfortable living. You can rent a vacation rental or an apartment that gives you short distances to boutiques, leisure facilities, restaurants and the coast. Travel groups have the possibility to rent an idyllic vacation rental not far from the beach or to reside in a town house with garden.

Holiday in Bournemouth

Location and orientation

Coastal town of the county of Dorset

The urban area between Poole and Christchurch on the coast of southern England stretches about 170 kilometres south of London. With 187,000 inhabitants, Bournemouth is one of the most important economic and commercial centres in the region. The city area is particularly attractive for tourists due to its mild climate and eleven kilometres of sandy beach.

In Bournemouth the author of Frankenstein, Mary Shelley, who died in 1851, was buried.

Top 3 travel tips

1st Victorian villa with fascinating art collection

The East Cliff Promenade is home to the majestic Russellotes Gallery. The elaborately decorated rooms of the villa house an impressive collection with more than 1,000 masterpieces of art history. Highlights include Rossetti's Venus Verticordia, an 18th century Japanese collection of objects, and Albert Moore's painting Midsummer.

2. Beach life at the English Channel

The excellent beach sections of the city are embedded by the sheltering bay and cliffs. Along the promenade bathers will find sunbeds, umbrellas and can rent one of the 250 colourful beach huts. Water sports, regular events and children's entertainment make for a perfect day by the sea. A landmark of the city is the magnificent pier, where shops and attractions are located like a cable car.

3. Impressive underwater world

With more than 225,000 visitors per year, the Aquarium Oceanarium is one of the main attractions of Bournemouth. Ten themed areas bring you closer to the habitats of the Amazon, the Mediterranean, the island town of Key West or the Australian Great Barrier Reef. Interactive dives, educational films about global warming and gigantic water basins provide interesting insights into the world of the oceans. The aquarium inhabitants include puffer fish, moray eels, zebra sharks and stingrays.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Bournemouth

How much do the vacation rentals in Bournemouth cost on average?

Last year, rentals in Bournemouth had an annual average cost of around $242 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Bournemouth?

If it is your aim to save as much as possible during your visit to Bournemouth, go there in April ($209 per night on average), March ($210), or February ($216), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Bournemouth?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Bournemouth, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of August (with an average of $278 per night), followed by July ($268), and then December ($260).

Should I plan a trip to Bournemouth well in advance?

If you decide to put Bournemouth on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your travels long before you go because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 75% of rentals booked the previous year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

Last year, the months with the largest number of properties available of the year in Bournemouth were March, January and October, with average availabilities of 36%, 35%, and 31%, respectively.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Bournemouth?

Vacation rentals in Bournemouth reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 6%. The second most requested month is July, with 10%, and the third is September with 15%. During this period, the availability is very low (10%). It is therefore recommended to reserve early.

How many rentals are there in Bournemouth?

In Bournemouth we work with 9 different providers to give you a choice of 880 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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