Destination guide

Travel to friendly Westcliff-on-Sea

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Westcliff-on-Sea. This welcoming city is known for its seaside, beaches and restaurants. Southend Pier and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Westcliff-on-Sea

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Westcliff-on-Sea a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southend Pier (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Westcliff-on-Sea

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

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Westcliff-on-Sea

Westcliff-on-Sea is famous for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Westcliff-on-Sea is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chalkwell Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Belfairs Woods (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Hockley Woods (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Shoebury East Beach (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Westcliff-on-Sea

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 27.5 mi (44.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Westcliff Station.

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

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

  • Palace Theatre: 256 vacation rentals
  • Westcliff-On-Sea Chalkwell Station: 256 vacation rentals
  • Westcliff Gardens: 378 vacation rentals
  • Beecroft Art Gallery: 381 vacation rentals
  • Westcliff Station: 368 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2 Houses in Westcliff-on-Sea. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Westcliff-on-Sea include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Studios: 11 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Westcliff-on-Sea?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 12 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Westcliff-on-Sea. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.