Best holiday rental deals in Southend-on-Sea
Book a dreamlike rental for as little as £22 per night by searching among the 434 properties featured in Southend-on-Sea. By directly analysing these holiday rentals, HomeToGo highlights the best deals as well as the most popular rentals in Southend-on-Sea.
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The weather in Southend-on-Sea
You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month of the year in Southend-on-Sea with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 23°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Southend-on-Sea, with temperatures going under 2°. The month of September has nice weather with only 9 rainy days.
Step back in time with holiday cottages in Southend-on-Sea
Experience everything that's great about Britain at your holiday home in this stunning coastal location. Kitesurfers rule the sparkling water, rollercoasters roar overhead and the nightlife hums easily into the early hours.
Visit Priory Park, a sports centre with bowling greens, various courts and formal gardens. Take a look around the Priory Museum's collection of fascinating artefacts housed in a former Cluniac Monastery dating to 1180. Southend Pier Museum meanwhile brings back memories of vintage entertainments and more.
Belfairs Park stretches for 81 hectares of ancient woodland, and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Learn more at the Essex Wildlife Trust resource centre. Next, discover the Kursaal, a Grade II listed building that housed a circus, ballroom and arcade in Southend's first heyday, some hundred years ago.
Ride a railway along the world's longest pier. Standing for over a century, this striking landmark is packed with attractions and festivals, from visiting Tall Ships to seasonal celebrations. Look out on the spectacular coastline, and indulge in an ice cream at this historic attraction.
Alternatively, head to Adventure Island, one of the best loved amusement parks in the UK. The amusements that throng Three Shells Beach are also popular with families.
Britain's best beaches
Southend's beaches are known worldwide for their vintage charm and soft sand. Thorpe Bay's bright beach huts are the archetypal picture postcard, and this blue flag beach is ideal for those in search of a wide array of water sports as entertainment. Sail, windsurf or kayak from this stunning stretch of sand.
A grassy verge makes East Beach perfect for picnickers, and it's also home to Essex Kitesurfing Club, so bright kites billow and wheel attractively overhead throughout the year. Bell Wharf Beach overlooks the cockle sheds and fishing boats responsible for hauling in Southend's ready supply of scrumptious seafood.
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