Why 'airbnb' in Eastbourne?
Booking an ‘airbnb’ has become a generic term for enjoying a fully furnished self-catered cottage, flat or house and the concept has taken off worldwide.
Most travellers have traditionally used hotels for accommodation, but there has been a huge shift over recent years and more and more people now recognise the benefits of self catering holidays.
The restrictions of hotels, such as small rooms, sharing communal spaces with strangers, and the sheer formality involved now seems somehow outdated.
An airbnb style property will allow you to feel more connected to a local community as you’ll stay in a ‘real’ home, in a real community, not the gated confines of a hotel.
Enjoy a more local, authentic experience.
An airbnb can offer a whole new dimension to your stay in Eastbourne
Whyever you’re travelling – be it for work, a holiday or even if you are in need of short term accommodation while the builders are in – airbnb style properties give you a whole world of choice.
Fancy a beachfront property? How about a family-friendly home? Or need space big enough for a group of you? Maybe you need accommodation that is dog-friendly? Waterviews? Romantic retreat? Take your pick!
The sheer variety of different options now available mean that you can tailor the property more precisely to your needs so why not take the leap and join the Eastbourne airbnb adventure?
Extra special airbnb Eastbourne properties...
Why visit Eastbourne?
Eastbourne is a fabulous destination for a holiday or short break so book an airbnb stay with Exclusively Eastbourne now. Officially the sunniest place in the UK, this seaside town has a wonderful mix of culture and old school charm. Enjoy a touring west end show at the Congress Theatre, take in an exhibition at the contemporary Towner Art Gallery, enjoy a concert at the Eastbourne bandstand or simply stroll on Eastbourne pier and promenade.
How to get to Eastbourne
Direct trains between Eastbourne and London Victoria take just 1.5 hours
Arriving by air? Gatwick Airport is just one hour by train or car from Eastbourne
Newhaven is just 30 minutes drive, with Dover and Folkestone around two hours away
Best time to visit Eastbourne
Summer is obviously a great time to book an airbnb in Eastbourne and enjoy beach fun – however this buzzing seaside resort has something for everyone all year round. Enjoy sporting events such as the pre-Wimbledon Viking International tennis championship in spring and Beachy Head marathon in autumn – and there is great cycling and hiking all year round. See what shows and concerts are running on the Eastbourne theatres website and check out a full list of local events on the What’s On guide of Visit Eastbourne.
Things to do in Eastbourne
Looking for ideas on how to make the most out of your Eastbourne holiday or short break? Why not ask the local experts?
Our whole team live in and love Eastbourne and know East Sussex intimately – having been in and around the town for many years and we can give you advice on different areas and things to do.
Ask us for our inside tips on places to eat, our favourite walks and sights, and all the hidden treasures to help you make the most out of your precious time away.
Are you history buffs? There are some famous spots to visit within a short drive, including the picturesque Bodiam Castle and nearby idyllic Battle village, where William the Conqueror changed the course of English history.
A fan of the outdoors? You’re spoiled for choice with the stunning Beachy Head and Seven Sisters to roam, plus a wealth of beautiful gardens to visit, such as Michelham Priory House & Gardens.
Check out the best areas for you in Eastbourne
We only provide holiday homes in the most sought-after locations:
- Central Eastbourne – easy access to the attractions such as Eastbourne pier and the iconic bandstand, plus four theatres such as the Congress and Devonshire Park with shows from London’s West End and major stars.
- Meads Village – leafy, with elegant architecture and all the glories of the South Downs National Park on your doorstep, not forgetting beaches at Holywell at the end of Eastbourne promenade.
- Sovereign Harbour – ever-popular and alive with eateries and full of nautical flavour – the St Tropez of the south coast??
- Old Town – Live like a local in this hidden treat – atmospheric and full of character – a real community, local pubs, restaurants and still easy to walk into Eastbourne town centre and beaches
- South Downs – Idyllic villages Alfriston, East Dean & Friston for greenery, Friston Forest and country pubs
- Pevensey – beachfront properties, wide scenery and the feel of a different world and yet 15 minutes from Eastbourne
- St Leonards-on-Sea & Hastings – a creative focus and energetic buzz, with independent cafes, restaurants and a thriving arts scene
Let us help you find your perfect 'airbnb'
Here at Exclusively Eastbourne, we hand-pick the best self catering properties, in all the best locations in and around Eastbourne and East Sussex.
Our holiday lets are fully furnished and offer the invaluable extra space of a lounge, a fully equipped kitchen and often come with outside space such as a garden, a balcony or a patio.
Spread out and relax and holiday on your terms!
All our properties offer the essential practicalities – free WiFi and fluffy towels and crisp, white linen are provided, so pack less and live more.
The extra space in an airbnb in Eastbourne can be priceless for parents who need to feed little mouths at all times of the day, or who want to enjoy some downtime after they’ve finally gone to sleep.
Or indeed friends or couples can make the most of the extra social space for dinner parties, a romantic movie or just to chill out with a book.
It’s all about the space and freedom!
Have a property or thinking about buying an airbnb in Eastbourne?
Running an airbnb yourself takes a LOT of effort – taking photos, writing copy for the website, working out prices to charge, managing a booking calendar. And that is before you start looking after guests.
Here at Exclusively Eastbourne, we’ve been managing holiday homes and short term rentals for over 10 years and are Eastbourne’s largest and most effective independent agency.
As the local experts let us help you!
Maybe you are thinking about buying a holiday home – have you thought about the benefits of holiday letting?
Let us help you understand the key considerations when setting up an airbnb in Eastbourne, to help make the right decisions from the start.