Sandbanks trip planner tools and tips

Tips to help plan your trip to Sandbanks

Follow these simple steps to make your dream visit to Sandbanks a reality! Including where to stay, things to do and when is the best time to visit.

Planning a trip to Sandbanks this year? Follow our step-by-step guide below to help you make an unforgettable holiday.

1. Choose your perfect accommodation

Sandbanks Hotel

With direct access to the world famous Sandbanks Beach and beach-side terrace

Finding the right style of accommodation for your holiday can make all the difference to your staycation. There’s a wonderful variety of accommodation options for you to choose from that will allow you to create a unique holiday, tailoured to you. With three stunning hotels in Sandbanks to choose from, all within easy access of the beach and offering affordable rooms with incredible views of Poole Bay and the Purbeck’s beyond. If you’re looking for your own more private, personal space to enjoy the local area at your own pace, there’s also a range of holiday apartments and premium holiday homes to rent that will make your stay truly memorable.

2. Find things to do in Sandbanks

Jetskier in Poole Harbour

Jetski hire is just one of the water sports activities you can enjoy when you visit.

Sandbanks offers a never ending, awesome list of things to do. It really is a destination where you can fulfil most things on your bucket list when you visit! If you’re looking for more than just a relaxing holiday by the seaside. We have some of the best conditions, facilities and expert tuition for water sports in Britain. Not only that, but it’s the perfect location to start an epic adventure and really explore this unique part of the country. With boat trips that allow you to take in the dramatic Jurassic Coastline or island adventures to the stunning Brownsea Island, steeped in history and with unique wildlife to

3. Pick a time of year

Paddleboarding in Sandbanks

Enjoy paddleboarding any time of year with magical sunsets and glorious views.

One thing you can rest assured, Sandbanks is a terrific location to visit anytime of the year! The changing seasons offer a truly unique experience every time you stay. It also means you can pick up some fantastic deals and discounts during the less busy months. As a beachside resort, the most popular time to visit is during the summer months, especially during the school holidays, which sees our greatest number of holidaymakers seeking warm summer days and long summer evenings on the golden coast.

4. Discover incredible experiences

Boat trips and cruises in Sandbanks

Book a boat trip or cruise along the dramatic Jurassic Coastline

Sandbanks is the perfect place to stay if you are looking to explore the wider area.

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