Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Canvey Island

The island views, gardens and lake display a scene truly unique to Canvey Island. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its bars and restaurants. Southend Pier and Rochester Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Canvey Island

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Canvey Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Southend Pier (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Hadleigh Farm (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Belfairs Public Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Pegasus Country Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Adventure Island (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Southend Sea Life Centre (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Canvey Island

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Canvey Island is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belfairs Woods (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Wat Tyler Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Chalkwell Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Westcliff Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hockley Woods (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Thorpe Bay Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Canvey Island

The nearest airport is in London (SEN-Southend), located 6 mi (9.6 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 22.8 mi (36.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Canvey Island?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 128 vacation rentals near Canvey Island. From 61 Houses to 46 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Canvey Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dutch Cottage Museum: 410 vacation rentals
  • Castle Point Transport Museum: 377 vacation rentals
  • London (XQE-Ebbsfleet International Train Station): 3,522 vacation rentals
  • Gravesend Meopham Station: 1,347 vacation rentals
  • Southend-on-Sea Shoeburyness Station: 399 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Canvey Island 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 Canvey Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 61 Houses in Canvey Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Canvey Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 46 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Canvey Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Canvey Island. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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