Destination guide

The friendly city of Whitstable awaits you

The ocean views and parks create a pretty picture of Whitstable. This welcoming city is known for its bars, golfing and windsurfing. Canterbury Cathedral and St. Martin's Church are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whitstable

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Whitstable a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dreamland (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Royal St George's Golf Club (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Whitstable and Seasalter Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Boughton Golf Club (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Howletts Wild Animal Park (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Faversham Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Whitstable

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whitstable

Travelers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Whitstable has to offer. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Whitstable. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whitstable Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Tankerton Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Herne Bay Central Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Mount Ephraim Gardens (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Westgate Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Herne Bay East Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Whitstable

The nearest airport is in Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into London (SEN-Southend), which is 20.7 mi (33.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Whitstable Station or Whitstable Chestfield and Swalecliffe Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Whitstable?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 415 vacation rentals near Whitstable. From 246 Houses to 80 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Whitstable for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Whitstable?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Whitstable. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Whitstable Chestfield and Swalecliffe Station: 1,043 vacation rentals
  • Whitstable Beach: 1,044 vacation rentals
  • Whitstable Station: 1,063 vacation rentals
  • Whitstable Harbour: 1,041 vacation rentals
  • Whitstable Museum and Gallery: 1,067 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Whitstable listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whitstable?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 246 Houses in Whitstable. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whitstable include:

  • Cottages: 80 rentals available
  • Chalets: 9 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 80 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Whitstable?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Whitstable. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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