Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Eastbourne is ready to explore

The ocean views, countryside and forests display a scene truly unique to Eastbourne. Well known for its cafés, bars and aquarium, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Eastbourne Pier and Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Eastbourne

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 Eastbourne a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Eastbourne Pier (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Drusilla's Zoo (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Brighton Pier (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Treasure Island (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Eastbourne

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 Eastbourne

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

  • Beachy Head (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Brighton Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Eastbourne Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Pevensey Bay Beach (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Seven Sisters Country Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Arlington Bluebell Walk (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Eastbourne

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Eastbourne Station or Eastbourne Hampden Park Station to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Eastbourne?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 385 vacation rentals near Eastbourne. From 110 Condos/Apartments to 144 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Eastbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Eastbourne?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Eastbourne:

  • Meads: 113 vacation rentals
  • Eastbourne City Centre: 128 vacation rentals
  • Seafront: 409 vacation rentals
  • Kemptown: 290 vacation rentals
  • Ovingdean: 31 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Eastbourne Harbour: 974 vacation rentals
  • Sovereign Harbour: 956 vacation rentals
  • Beachy Head: 1,207 vacation rentals
  • Eastbourne Pier: 1,083 vacation rentals
  • Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club: 1,155 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Eastbourne 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 Condos/Apartments in Eastbourne?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 110 Condos/Apartments in Eastbourne. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Eastbourne include:

  • Houses: 144 rentals available
  • Cottages: 109 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 109 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Eastbourne?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Eastbourne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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