Visitors give high marks for the beaches in Sandown, which is also known for its spas and cafes. Tourists can also enjoy the city's golf courses and art. Spinnaker Tower, Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard are some of the top sights around the area.
Attractions like Sandown Pier, Isle of Wight Zoo and Amazon World Zoo Park are fun for kids of all ages. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and such places to visit as Sandown Beach and Yaverland Beach. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Dinosaur Isle and Garlic Farm.
Top places to see in the area include Spinnaker Tower, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre, and Gunwharf Quays, which is 10 mi (16.1 km) away.
If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Sandown Station, Sandown Lake Station or Sandown Brading Station. Sandown might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.