Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Clacton-on-Sea

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Clacton-on-Sea. This welcoming and relaxing city is known for its seaside, spas and gardens. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Clacton-on-Sea

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

  • Colchester Zoo (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Colchester Golf Club (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Jimmy's Farm (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Felixstowe Ferry Golf Club (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Suffolk Leisure Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Chantry Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Clacton-on-Sea

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 69°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Clacton-on-Sea

Clacton-on-Sea is famous for its beautiful ocean views, picturesque gardens and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Clacton-on-Sea is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clacton-on-Sea Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • St. Osyth Beach (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Mersea Island (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Beth Chatto Garden (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Abberton Reservoir (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Landguard Bird Observatory (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Clacton-on-Sea

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 24.7 mi (39.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), which is 31.9 mi (51.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Clacton-on-Sea Station, Clacton-on-Sea Thorpe Le Soken Station and Clacton-on-Sea Weeley Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Clacton-on-Sea?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 262 vacation rentals near Clacton-on-Sea. From 87 Houses to 38 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Clacton-on-Sea for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Clacton-on-Sea?

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

  • Clacton-on-Sea Station: 370 vacation rentals
  • St. Osyth Beach: 356 vacation rentals
  • Clacton-on-Sea Thorpe Le Soken Station: 492 vacation rentals
  • Jaywick Martello Tower: 349 vacation rentals
  • West Cliff Theatre: 376 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Clacton-on-Sea 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 Clacton-on-Sea?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Clacton-on-Sea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Clacton-on-Sea include:

  • Bungalows: 38 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 38 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Clacton-on-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 60 vacation rentals with pool available in Clacton-on-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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