Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of West Haven

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in West Haven. This city's restaurants, shopping and bars draw many visitors. Yale Bowl and East Rock Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around West Haven

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes West Haven a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Robert Treat Farm (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Yale Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Grassy Hill Country Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Great River Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Connecticut Sportsplex (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Laurel View Country Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in West Haven

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Haven

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Haven is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • East Rock Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Oak Street Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sandy Point Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • New Haven Green (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Fort Hale Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lighthouse Point Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West Haven

The nearest airport is in New Haven, CT (HVN-Tweed - New Haven Regional), located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bridgeport, CT (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), which is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) away.

Where to stay near West Haven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 295 holiday rentals near West Haven. From 199 Houses to 41 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near West Haven for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to West Haven?

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 West Haven:

  • Momauguin: 24 holiday homes
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 29 holiday homes
  • Portland: 22 holiday homes
  • Guilford Art Center: 428 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 15 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 West Haven?

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

  • Oak Street Beach: 267 holiday rentals
  • New Haven Harbor: 259 holiday rentals
  • Black Duck Boat Shop: 268 holiday rentals
  • Savin Rock Conference Center: 263 holiday rentals
  • Sandy Point Beach: 270 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Haven 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 West Haven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 199 Houses in West Haven. Our other popular types of West Haven holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 41 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 37 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 41 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Haven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 26 holiday homes with pool available in West Haven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.