Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Shanklin, UK - Updated 2024

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Nestled on Sandown Bay, Shanklin is a magical destination in the Isle of Wight, England perfect for honeymoons, family getaways, and solo adventures. Outdoor enthusiasts can hire bikes at Routefifty7 Bike Hire so that they can have a fun time exploring this charming resort town. Nature lovers can spend their leisure time hiking around Shanklin Chine while beach aficionados can go frolicking at Shanklin Beach. Those traveling with their kids can also have an exciting day out at Summer Arcade or at Pirates Cove & Jurassic Bay Adventure Golf.

After a long action-packed day, finding a good place to relax and unwind should be next on the agenda. Read on to learn about the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Shanklin, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. Isley Apartment (from USD 100)

Relax and unwind in this charming apartment located just 10 minutes of walking from the beach. The rental has wireless internet connectivity and a laptop-friendly desk, making it perfect for business travelers or remote workers. The rental comes with a fully functional kitchen where you can prepare your favorite meals. A dryer and a washer are provided to help guests with their laundry needs.

Bathing essentials, extra pillows, as well as ironing facilities are provided for convenience. There’s also a TV you can take advantage of for entertainment.

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Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
281 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
smartly decorated reliable wifi and netflix was a godsend on lazy mornings and rainy days
had a lovely stay at terry’s apartment
it was so nice to have the kitchen to make our own coffee and breakfast
we had a lovely few days in terry's apartment
the apartment was very close to amenities parking and check in was easy
it was sparkling clean
great communication easy check in clean - throughly recommend
the flat is clean comfortable and well equipped
5 stars apartment so clean
it was immaculately clean with thoughtful touches throughout
great host and great place
great host quick and friendly replies
terry was a very good host responding quickly and answering all questions
easy check in and out with a very responsive host
terry has been such an amazing and helpful host
the location was great close to the seafront and easily accessible by bus
a great location from which to explore the island
the location is perfect bus station is two minutes walk and groceries only few minutes away as well
location was really good in the centre of shanklin close to the beach pubs and restaurants
fantastic time at terry's apartment lovely location and great decor
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2. The Priory (from USD 166)

Wake up to breathtaking bay views while staying at this tranquil hideout perched on top of a cliff at Shanklin. The rental comes with a double bed in the first bedroom and two single beds in the second bedroom, ensuring ample sleeping space for small families. There’s a well-equipped kitchen where guests can prepare a delicious feast, too.

Those planning to work while on residency will be delighted to know that the house has reliable Wi-Fi along with a dedicated workspace. Free parking is also available on-site.

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Shanklin, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning sea views from the living room and master bedroom
amazing surroundings lovely apartment would recommend sound system in every room lively balcony sea views
lovely apartment with a fantastic view of the bay
lovely apartment with outstanding sea views and great location
apartment is a real home from home a fully equipped kitchen excellent outside space views and grounds are amazing
the place was spotlessly clean and tidy
modern very spacious and clean
it was super clean and had everything you could possibly need for a comfortable stay
we walked in and were wowed by the cleanliness (5*) everything was very modern and well cared for
the apartment is extremely comfortable spacious and clean with everything we needed for a great week in shanklin
adam was very helpful and responded quickly to queries
adam was very informative and guided us with the best route to reach the property
superb communication from the host throughout our stay
adam responded promptly with any queries and was very helpful
adam was very responsive efficient and clear with all instructions
a beautiful location peaceful and private
a lovely appartment in a stunning location
extremely well kept apartment in a picturesque location
beautiful well kept apartment in a superb location
what a fantastic location with uninterrupted views of the sea and only a short walk into shanklin old village
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3. Newly furnished apartment perfect for family stays (from USD 114)

Looking for a place on the Isle of Wight to stay with family? Check out this newly furnished apartment just a short walk away from the beach. It comes with kid’s books, toys, and even a travel crib to ensure the younger guests stay engaged. In addition, children’s dinnerware and a convertible high chair are provided to help with feeding the tots. To ensure kids are safe during dining time, tables are fitted with corner guards.

While your kids are playing, you can hang out in the lounge area and watch some TV.

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Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
155 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a visit to the copper kettle cafe is great for breakfast
nice and quiet in the evening with plenty of space to spread out in the living room
we had a lovely 10 day stay in shaley’s fab apartment
comfortable stylish living space perfect for us as a family
very clean and spacious
clean and well stocked apartment
a really nice spotlessly clean apartment
absolutely great flat clean and modern
a beautiful flat impeccably clean and very well furnished
check in was easy and sharley was very easy and friendly to communicate with
communication with the host was great and quick no issues there
great location for central shanklin
great location and highly recommended
great place to stay with close by attractions
fabulous the perfect getaway location and flat
nice place… very convenient location
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4. Elegant seafront apartment with views (from USD 120)

Experience a serene seaside charm when you stay in this elegant apartment on the beach. In the evening, you can relax on the balcony while feasting your eyes on the breathtaking ocean views and magical sunsets. The rental is also pet-friendly so feel free to come with your pooch.

It is fitted with decent Wi-Fi as well as an HDTV to ensure guests never experience any moment of boredom during their stay. One of the bedrooms has a bunk bed and a toddler bed, perfect for traveling families.

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Shanklin, England, United Kingdom
176 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely views of the sea and a very well equipped kitchen
the views over the beach are wonderful especially at breakfast time
amazing views lovely apartment can’t wait to come back
amazing apartment with beautiful views everything included a real home from home
stacey's flat is lovely comfortable and well equipped with amazing sea views
anyone visiting can expect a clean tidy flat
very easy check in and very clean
the accommodation was spotless with everything you need for a comfortable stay
the apartment was very clean and has everything you need for a lovely stay
very clean and a great location
great hosts very responsive
the hosts are very helpful and quick to respond to any queries you may have
stacey & alistair were amazing hosts
the flat is moden clean and comfortable the hosts are ever so kind and helpful
stacey and alistair were amazing hosts
perfect location for the beach
great location for some lovely walks- so close to the beach
great location beautifully turned out flat parking a life saver
excellent location right on the shanklin sea front with everything you could need for a perfect stay
a lovely well equipped apartment in a very convenient location on shanklin esplanade overlooking the sea
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5. Self-catering home with a private backyard (from USD 91)

Set in a peaceful secluded place, this lovely rental is perfect for romantic getaways. Apart from the privacy, you’ll also have the privilege of preparing your own meals in the charming kitchenette. Moreover, you can spend your free time reading a book or watching a movie with your better half on TV.

There’s a fully fenced backyard with furniture and a grill where you can enjoy outdoor relaxation and cookouts. Sun loungers are also available for those who wish to have a suntan.

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Shanklin, United Kingdom
75 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable accommodation with a glorious garden
you can expect a warm welcome comfortable accommodation beautiful gardens & view
we had very hot weather and were grateful for the fan
the bed was really comfortable and the shower large and accessible with copious amounts of hot water
clean and lovely place to stay
super clean annex set in an absolutely amazing garden
very clean well equipped and in a beautiful spot
it was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed and more
lovey place very clean and you are made to feel very welcome
the hosts were really friendly and helpful
pam is an amazing host and very helpful
the hosts were lovely very helpful and informative
the hosts are really helpful and good to have a chat with
pam and bernadette were such lovely hosts
great location to see the island
was a lovely place in a great location
a lovely location tucked away at the end of a no through road
a cosy well equiped bungalow in a beautiful peaceful location
a really lovely bungalow annex in a handy location
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6. Little Treasure (from USD 126)

Located close to many attractions such as the beach, pubs, and restaurants, this delightful apartment is ideal for business travelers and couples looking to have a great time. It comes with a dedicated workspace and Wi-Fi, enabling guests to easily work from here.

The apartment is equipped with an HDTV where you can watch your favorite cable shows. To help promote environmental sustainability, the property has an EV charger. There’s also a JVC sound system with Bluetooth for music lovers.

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Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
47 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
huge very comfy bed thick carpet beautifully furnished - and in a great location
spotlessly clean with many thoughtful touches
a very nice property exceptionally clean and very nice decor
super clean super new accommodation in the heart of old shanklin
wonderful accommodation with a lovely sprinkling of thoughtful touches spotlessly clean modern and comfortable absolutely great location
fantastic location spotlessly clean comfortable and a real little treasure
debbie was a perfect host
very smart and cosy and andrew and debbie were attentive hosts
the hosts were incredibly welcoming and helpful
debbie & andrew are lovely hosts and very helpful
ideally located for restaurants tearooms beach and beautiful walks
high quality and spacious apartment in a great location
little treasure is an absolute delight in an a1 location
debbie’s airbnb is in the perfect location surrounded by lovely pubs and coastal walks
superb accommodation great location for sight seeing and provided great advice for eating out locally
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7. Shanklin Manor (from USD 144)

Indulge in a peaceful countryside vibe while staying in this charming abode. The rental features a lush backyard where you can soak up splendid valley views while enjoying a stroll. The Westhill footpath is close by for those who would like to go for a nature walk. Plus, a washer and ironing facilities are provided to help guests with their laundry.

Those traveling with their young ones will be delighted to know the rental has a high chair, travel crib, and outlet covers.

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Shanklin, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pictures do not do this apartment justice it’s huge and beautiful a real “wow” property
apartment is spacious warm and very well equipped
clean comfortable and plenty of space
the house is spacious and clean and well equipped
the appliances are new and spotlessly clean as are all the rooms
this is a real gem - spacious classy clean and in a fab setting
brilliant place spacious high spec clean quiet location quick communication
adam was a great host
adam was a really good host efficient and good information provided
great hosts great place great time
great stay with a great host
host was really helpful communicative and it was like a home from home
great location within walking distance of shanklin town centre
great location for travelling around the island
great location especially for kids (park and duck pond minutes away)
great house really nice location tucked away but at the same time close enough to everything
excellent accommodation and quiet location
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8. Stylish apartment with free parking (from USD 136)

Planning to hire a car while in Shanklin? Then this stylish apartment is perfect for you since it comes with free parking on the premises. It comes with a lush garden where you can go for peaceful afternoon siestas. Built over 100 years ago, this property is truly a Victorian masterpiece that is rich in history.

This abode used to be the residency of a former Lord Mayor of London and the Bishop of Salisbury. It’s equipped with modern creature comforts such as Wi-Fi, a washer, and a TV.

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Shanklin, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
38 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this apartment was perfect it was a perfect space for family (including young children)
so clean and light
this apartment was spotlessly clean and well laid out
really nice place spotlessly clean
the flat was extremely clean and of good quality
wonderful stay would recommend highly beautiful apartment clean and just perfect
the hosts were great
correspondence from the host was prompt and helpful
adam was helpful flexible and easy to reach for any needs
adam is a brilliant host and communication was very quick
great place to stay warm and inviting host
great place and great location
excellent stay great location would definitely stay again
the location of the apartment was very nicely situated as well
the location was good an easy walk into the village with several good pubs/restaurants
easy to find comfortable and great location
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9. Cozy abode with an indoor fireplace

Experience tranquil seclusion when you stay in this cozy abode nestled in a quiet corner of Lower Hyde Holiday Park. The unit is fitted with an indoor electric fireplace to keep guests warm during the cold weather. It also comes with a washer and a dryer to ensure you have an easy time when doing your laundry.

The bathroom is stocked with essentials as well as a tub where you can enjoy a relaxing dip after a long, tiring day.

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Isle of Wight, England, United Kingdom
102 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
extremely comfortable beds and the sofa was also very comfy
house is clean but heating is not working properly extractor fan not working
huge lounge and kitchen area
wonderful chalet spotlessly clean - thank you
very very clean and well equipped
lovely spacious and very clean place to stay
very comfortable chalet clean and well laid out
the accomodation is so clean tidy and confortable
host was very helpful
host was friendly and very helpful
alison is a great host
alison is a fantastic host
thank you alison for being a great host
the location is quiet and peaceful and close to everything
the location is beautiful & the main town centre (shanklin) is close by
close to supermarkets and great restaurants
a lovely place to get away from everything
a lovely well equipped lodge tucked away in the holiday park
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10. Badgers' Set (from USD 256)

Welcome to Badger’s Set, a quirky cottage that can comfortably accommodate mid-sized families. It has a spacious living room with a fireplace to keep guests warm while watching late-night movies. The property is also pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your four-legged friend.

A travel cot, age-appropriate books, and toys are provided to keep the younger guests busy. There’s also a high chair to help when feeding your tot. With Wi-Fi and a laptop-friendly workspace, freelancers can easily work from here.

Stayed at this property?
Shanklin , England, United Kingdom
134 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely stay at this cottage very spacious and comfortable
great cottage with 2 good size bedrooms and bathroom
use of the games room great fun for families of all ages
we were particularly impressed with how well-equipped the kitchen was
the upstairs bathroom again very spacious with a large bath and overhead shower which was powerful
spacious accommodation very clean and obviously recently decorated and furnished
beautifully clean and very comfortable
nicely situated clean comfortable and well equipped
a really lovely stay - comfortable clean accommodation
warm cosy and very clean
a home from home with a very helpful host
thank you kirsty for being an excellent host
overall a lovely few days stay kirsty was super helpful
kirsty the hostess was incredibly helpful and responded immediately when we needed advice
kirsty is a wonderful host very attentive and seeks to ensure you have a wonderful time
great space close to beautiful old village
the house is ideally located only a ten minute walk to the restaurants and takeaways
superb location just outside the beautiful old shanklin
ideally located a short walk from the pretty village end of shanklin and beach
nice location and cottage
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Enjoy a memorable escapade in Shanklin

Shanklin is a perfect destination for those looking for respite from the hustles and bustles of the big metropolises. Here, you can stroll through nature and hang out at the beach all day long. So, book one of the vacation rentals above for a memorable escapade.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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