Holidays Isle of Wight offers a choice of two very different self catering holiday accommodations in some of the most stunning locations on the Island
If you are looking for a truly unique and luxury holiday accommodation then look no further than Rijnstroom IV, a 97ft historic original Dutch Barge in a wonderful harbour setting which has recently undergone a stunning refurbishment. Alternatively for those wishing for a quite escape with spectacular views try the lovely Serenity Caravan overlooking the sea from it’s cliff top position in Bembridge.
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Located on Embankment Road, on the eastern shore of Bembridge Harbour, is the 97 ft long, historic original Dutch Barge, Rijnstroom IV. Having recently undergone a complete rebuild, she has never looked so good, and never offered a better time to spend your holiday on board this floating masterpiece.
With 5 cabins, one of which is the Captains Suite offering an en-suite cabin and shower room. This cabin also has its own stair case leading up to a separate lounge, with its own balcony. The remaining 4 cabins, 3 doubles and 1 twin, share a main bathroom and a shower room, altogether offering holiday accommodation for up to 10 people. The barge also has a large saloon with fully fitted galley, and a wheelhouse opening onto a large sundeck. Rijnstroom has mains water and electricity and is fully centrally heated throughout.
The views from Rijnstroom across Bembridge Harbour, and the Solent, all the way across to the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, are to die for. With the tide coming and going twice a day, always at different times, means that the scenery is constantly changing, and coupled with the wildlife in this area, right on the edge of the Brading Marshes Nature Reserve, gives you the most stunning of holiday locations.
Bembridge Harbour offers a vast variety of attractions for the holiday maker to take advantage of, including some of the best white sandy beaches on the island, nature reserve and coastal path walks, pubs, cafés and restaurants, museums, shops and marinas.
Further out into the island are many historical attractions such as Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle, The Needles, and the world renowned home of yachting at Cowes. All easily accessible by car or bus, you will be so amazed by just how much there is to see and do, you will more time to fit it all in.
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High on a cliff top, overlooking the English channel, surrounded by lush green grass, in one of the Islands most popular holiday villages, our mobile home Serenity offers everything that is perfect about that holiday at home.
Located in the pristine Sandhills Holiday Park, one of the cleanest, smartest parks you will ever see, and just a few minutes walk from an equally stunning beach, the two bedroom, 6 berth holiday caravan is the perfect base for a family holiday.
The caravans bedrooms are a twin and a double, with the comfortable lounge converting to a second double bed. It has a bathroom with WC and a fully fitted and well equipped kitchen. Gas cooker, fridge and freezer, hot water, and electric heating just in case it gets a little cold. There is a dining table with plenty of room for 6, and also a free-view TV.
The views from the cliff top are just stunning. A coastal pathway will take you higher up to the Culver Down monument and the nearest pub, as well as the historical Bembridge Fort, or heading the opposite way it will take you to some of the other caravan parks located along this beautiful stretch of coastline, some of which offer evening entertainment, more stunning beaches and more pubs, café’s and restaurants.
The white sandy beach is formed into a bay and has everything you could possibly need for long sunny days with the family. Protected from any prevailing winds with shallow tides, it has rock pools and crystal clear water, deck chairs and cafés.
On the opposite side of the peninsula is Bembridge Harbour, offering more pristine beaches, great walks through the Brading Marshes Nature Reserve and along the harbour edge where you can see the famous Bembridge Houseboats, the many hundreds of visiting yachts and motor boats, and the local fishing fleet. Wherever you are in Bembridge, you are never more than a few paces away from a pub, a café or a restaurant. Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner, or all three, you are going to be very spoiled for choice.
Spreading out further across the island is easy by car or by bus, where you can visit many of the historical sites on offer such as Osborne House, Carisbrooke Castle and the Needles, the list is almost endless and offers something for everyone.
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