Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Sandsend

The gardens and beaches create a pretty picture of Sandsend. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its spas and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Sandsend

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sandsend a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whitby Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Whitby Pavilion (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Saltburn Cliff Lift (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sandsend

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 70°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sandsend

Travelers love Sandsend for its picturesque gardens and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sandsend is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whitby Beach (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pannett Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Robin Hood's Bay Beach (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Yorkshire Moors (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • North Riding Forest Park (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Dalby Forest Visitor Centre (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)

Traveling to and around Sandsend

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 30.7 mi (49.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Sandsend?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 842 vacation rentals near Sandsend. From 333 Cottages to 333 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sandsend for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Cottages in Sandsend?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 333 Cottages in Sandsend. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sandsend include:

  • Bungalows: 333 rentals available
  • Houses: 409 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 85 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sandsend?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Sandsend. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.