Seven self-catering stays - Isle of Wight

A self-catering holiday offers huge amounts of flexibility for visitors looking for a home away from home on the Isle of Wight.

Couples, families and groups looking for a foodie getaway can enjoy eating out at nearby restaurants or cooking up a storm in their cottage kitchen. From The Tomato Stall to The Isle of Wight Cheese Company, The Garlic Farm and House of Chilli, there are plenty of fresh, locally sourced foods available to try across the Island.

If you’re in need of some self-catering inspiration, here are seven stays that offer fully equipped kitchens that are just waiting for you to get creative.

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58 Brambles Chine is a semi-detached bungalow in Colwell Bay, West Wight, that sleeps up to five people. It has a well-equipped kitchen with a gas cooker, microwave and fridge freezer so that guests can create their own meals and stock up for their stay.

Waterfront Retreat in Yamouth is a two-bedroom cottage annexe complete with a light and airy living area and outdoor space with BBQ. The kitchen houses everything you will need, including a Nespresso machine. Complementary tea, Nespresso capsules and local biscuits are also provided.

The Little Barn in Shorwell has 2.5 acres of wildlife friendly gardens, surrounded by farmland. It sleeps up to five people plus a travel cot. The fully equipped kitchen-diner has everything you would expect including a fridge-freezer, electric hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher, kettle and toaster.

Retro Retreat in Ventnor is a trendy apartment with a fully fitted, open plan kitchen and large, spacious living area complete with gorgeous sea views. Tailors Cottage, also in Ventnor, has a fully fitted kitchen and is in the perfect location for the town’s vibrant restaurants for those days when you just don’t feel like cooking.

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Old Barn Touring Park is a self-catering option for holidaymakers. This time for campers with tents, motorhomes or campervans. The setting is the perfect space for barbecues and outdoor snacking in the comfort of your private outdoor area.

The Oaks Holiday Apartments in Ryde give lots of options for groups of different sizes to enjoy self-catering in a Victorian House which has been converted into holiday apartments. Each apartment has a gas cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave.

Take a look at our food and drink page to see the Island’s best restaurants and eateries for those days when you want to eat out.

Getting Here

Whatever you decide to do and however you’re travelling, it couldn’t be easier to get to the Isle of Wight via Lymington, Southampton, Southsea or Portsmouth. There are regular rail connections to the south coast via SWR.

Travelling as a foot passenger is simple due to our excellent transport links with trains, buses, foot passenger ferries and our hovercraft service.