Destination guide

The beachside setting of Southampton is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Southampton. This city's restaurants, snorkeling and golfing attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Take in top local attractions like Horseshoe Bay and Gibb's Hill Lighthouse. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Southampton

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Travelers enjoy fun activities like snorkeling and golfing. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Southampton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Port Royal Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fairmont Southampton Golf Club (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Belmont Hills Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Dolphin Quest (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Ocean View Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Bermuda Aquarium Museum and Zoo (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Southampton

Travelers enjoy Southampton for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 85°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Southampton

Travelers enjoy Southampton for its seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Southampton. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Horseshoe Bay (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Seymour's Pond (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • West Whale Bay (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Church Bay (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • East Whale Bay (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Peel Rock Cove (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Southampton

The nearest airport is in St. George's (BDA-L.F. Wade Intl.), located 11.5 mi (18.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Southampton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 41 vacation rentals near Southampton. From 10 Houses to 6 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Southampton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Southampton?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Southampton. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Horseshoe Bay: 198 vacation rentals
  • Fairmont Southampton Golf Club: 199 vacation rentals
  • Whale Bay Fort and Battery: 199 vacation rentals
  • Church Bay: 198 vacation rentals
  • Cedar Hill: 171 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Southampton! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Southampton?

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

  • Horseshoe Bay: 198 rentals
  • Fairmont Southampton Golf Club: 199 rentals
  • Whale Bay Fort and Battery: 199 rentals
  • Church Bay: 198 rentals
  • Hidden Beach: 199 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.