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Sandbanks apartment. BeachWalk
0.71 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Wonderful property and location the host was excellent very good communication
"Overall faultless"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2021

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Sandbanks apartment. BeachWalk
Modern apartment on Sandbanks Peninsula, with private garden. (pet friendly)
4.9/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Summer week away with teenage lads
"Great property in a fantastic location. Steve and Gail were excellent hosts. I have stayed in many holiday cottages over the years but the level of communication and detailed info prior to arrival and departure was second to none. There are a few local restaurants in the area that are really nice, ..."

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2021

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Modern apartment on Sandbanks Peninsula, with private garden. (pet friendly)
Beautiful Apartment With a Stunning Location
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0.61 mi from city centre
4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Great location, close to beach
"We had a lovely stay in Sandbanks. Beach straight over the road and lovely restaurants in walking distance. The apartment had everything we needed and directions and arriving instructions were really helpful. We will definitely be back."

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2021

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The Cliff House Hotel
4 out of 5
Marine Drive West, Barton-On-Sea, New Milton, England
The price is £135 per night from 6 Oct to 6 Oct
12.02 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (250 reviews)
"Haven’t had good, effortless service for far too long. Amazing team, food & location. Book ahead for the restaurant as it’s understandably very popular. Well done everyone involved & thank you."

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021

The Cliff House Hotel
Spyglass
4.5 out of 5
0.84 mi from city centre
3/5 (1 review)
"The size was good and location was very good , the beds and pillows were poor and the bedding didn’t fit the beds . The house would greatly benefit from a deep clean ."

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2020

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Spyglass
Plum Guide - Ferry Heights
3 out of 5
82 Banks Road, Poole, England
0.78 mi from city centre
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Plum Guide - Ferry Heights
Luxurious Sandbanks Holiday Home
82 Haven Rd, Sandbanks, Poole, ENG
0.53 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)
Family celebration
"The perfect house for our family get together .The house was very well equipped to cater for the youngsters and adults. Friendly and quick communication with the owner provided a positive booking experience. Would certainly recommend this property."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

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Luxurious Sandbanks Holiday Home
Sandcastles No.7 - Sandbanks
Banks Road, Dorset, BH13 7QE,, Poole, ENG
0.47 mi from city centre
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Sandcastles No.7 - Sandbanks
Redsails No.2 - Sandbanks - 4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 7
61 Panorama Road, Sandbanks, BH13 7RB,, Poole, ENG
0.77 mi from city centre
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Redsails No.2 - Sandbanks - 4 Bedrooms - Sleeps 7
Sandcastles No.1 - Sandbanks
28 Banks Road, Sandbanks, BH13 7QE,, Poole, ENG
0.49 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect location
"Beautiful apartment and perfect location. We have stayed in Sandbanks many times before, but this was by far the best, as reflected in the price. The beach is a 2 minute walk (so easy to pop back if you’ve forgotten something) and no dreaded packing car for a day on the beach. Apartment very classy: ..."

Reviewed on 15 Aug 2021

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Sandcastles No.1 - Sandbanks
The Norfolk Royale Hotel
4 out of 5
Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £77 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.22 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (939 reviews)
"Stayed two nights. Staff great. Good breakfast. Room a little tired was my only gripe. Chipped bath."

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2021

The Norfolk Royale Hotel
Liston Hotel
3 out of 5
5 Wollstonecraft Rd, Bournemouth, England
4.83 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (63 reviews)
"Lovely clean hotel. Nice lady on the front desk. Convenient location for beach. Would stay here again"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2021

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Chine Hotel
3 out of 5
25 Boscombe Spa Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £92 per night from 21 Oct to 21 Oct
4.47 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (699 reviews)
"Overall a pleasant stay , unique was the very antiquated lift not the best very small and didn't always work. The long wait to get into the room on arrival not good, Some entertainment in the evening would have been nice as in a quiet area ."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

Chine Hotel
The Breaking Surf
3.5 out of 5
0.72 mi from city centre
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The Breaking Surf
Sandbanks Oasis -  an apartment that sleeps 4 guests  in 2 bedrooms
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect
"Absolutely lovely apartment. Had everything we needed. Perfectly located for the beach too."

Reviewed on 4 Aug 2021

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Sandbanks Oasis - an apartment that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
Sandy Shores
3.5 out of 5
0.5 mi from city centre
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Sandy Shores
Haven Hotel
4 out of 5
The price is £150 per night from 4 Oct to 4 Oct
0.78 mi from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (673 reviews)
"The Haven hotel is in an excellent location, our room was very spacious room, the staff were very friendly, the food was good. Definitely worth a return visit."

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2021

Haven Hotel
Sandy Shores - Sandbanks
0.35 mi from city centre
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Sandy Shores - Sandbanks
Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
4 out of 5
Bath Road, Bournemouth, England
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The price is £47 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
3.31 mi from city centre
2.8/5 (897 reviews)
"bit dated but served our needs"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2021

Royal Bath Hotel & Spa Bournemouth
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Pocket Guide: Sandbanks

Visiting Sandbanks

Guests are sure to enjoy the bars, restaurants and spas in Sandbanks. Welcoming and relaxing, this seaside city also attracts visitors with its beaches and coffeehouses.

  • There are 3 Sandbanks hotels
  • August is the most expensive month to travel here, whereas December is the most economical
  • Closest major airport is in Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Sandbanks

  • A port is one of the top activities, whereas Sandbanks Ferry Terminal, Poole Harbour, and Alum Chine Beach are favourite sights to visit
  • The the sea and beaches highlight the natural beauty, and Brownsea Island, Bournemouth Beach, and Compton Acres are several places worth visiting

Getting around Sandbanks

There are many transport options in Sandbanks. You can cross the water in a ferry from the local port.

Staying in Sandbanks

For trips with the family or other getaways, you might consider a larger hotel like the highly rated Sandbanks Hotel.

Searching for a romantic getaway or boutique stay? You might like these traveler-recommended, one-of-a-kind properties and small hotels:
  • Harbour Heights Hotel
  • Haven Hotel

Harbour Heights Hotel, a favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.6 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Sandbanks Hotel and Haven Hotel.

Dressing for Sandbanks

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 11°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around 3°C
  • From April to June, the average is 18°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • July to September sees average temperatures of 19°C during the day and 11°C at night
  • Between October and December, you can expect 16°C as the daytime average and 4°C as the night-time average
  • About 27 millimetres of rain falls on Sandbanks each year

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