Destination guide

Lively Southampton will entice you

Take a holiday to Southampton and enjoy the area's museums, festivals and opera. This city's cycling, churches and monuments draw many visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Southampton

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Southampton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Southampton Golf Range (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Shinnecock Hills Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Noyac Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Channing Daughters Winery (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Bedell Cellars (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Pindar Vineyards (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Southampton

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Southampton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Southampton is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Agawam Park (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Cooper's Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Mecox Bay (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Meschutt Beach (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Shinnecock East County Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Bridge Gardens (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Southampton

The nearest airport is in East Hampton, NY (HTO), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Westhampton, NY (FOK-Francis S. Gabreski), which is 12.7 mi (20.5 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Southampton Station.

Where to stay near Southampton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,664 holiday rentals near Southampton. From 2,339 Houses to 132 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Southampton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Southampton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Southampton:

  • Clearwater Beach: 108 holiday homes
  • Hay Beach: 15 holiday homes
  • Wainscott Woods: 54 holiday homes
  • Amagansett Lanes: 72 holiday homes
  • Beach Hampton: 60 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Southampton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Southampton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Main Street Historic District: 3,599 holiday rentals
  • Southampton Station: 3,590 holiday rentals
  • Southampton Cultural Center: 3,583 holiday rentals
  • Southampton Arts Center: 3,570 holiday rentals
  • Our Lady of Poland Catholic Church: 3,595 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Southampton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Southampton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,339 Houses in Southampton. Our other popular types of Southampton holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 132 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 64 holiday houses
  • Villas: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Southampton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,722 holiday homes with pool available in Southampton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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