Sandown is a popular destination for Isle of Wight holidays and can be found on the south-east coast of the Island. The lively town which was developed by the Victorians is widely regarded as the premier seaside resort on the Isle of Wight and has a superb large sandy beach which stretches all the way to Shanklin. The beach slopes gently into the sea, making it a safe environment for all ages to enjoy. It is the perfect place to enjoy a wide variety of water sports including windsurfing, sailing and swimming.
The seafront at Sandown is bursting with visitor attractions, including gift shops and a traditional fun-filled pier. The Esplanade features many fine Victorian and Edwardian hotels overlooking the English Channel as well as waterfront cafés, bars and amusement arcades. The bustling town centre has numerous shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants. Sandown is home to great attractions such as the Isle of Wight Zoo, Dinosaur Isle, Wight City Leisure Complex and Brown´s Pleasure Park.