7 of the ‘coolest’ places to stay on the Isle of Wight

With the Isle of Wight Festival fast-approaching, now is as good a time as any to reflect on some of the coolest places to stay on this laid-back Island.

Tom’s Eco Lodge

Tom’s Eco Lodge takes Glamping on the Isle of Wight to the next level, with five luxury Safari Tents, two Wood Cabins and two Pods.  Each one is nestled away in the glorious surroundings of Tapnell Farm, with its new all-weather attractions and exciting range of activities.

Prices from £625 to £1396 per unit per week.

http://tomsecolodge.com/

Vintage Vacations

Offering Classic American Airstream ‘trailers, Vintage Vacations were the first in the UK to offer holidays in these iconic caravans.  Thirteen are available for stays on their site close to Ryde, along with some cute vintage British caravans also available for your holiday.

Prices from £13 – £35 per person per night (based on a two night stay/four people sharing).

http://www.vintagevacations.co.uk/

Brighstone Holiday Centre

Offering camping, self-catering chalets and B&B, this is straight out of a Hi-Di-Hi a holiday camp built in the 1930’s…but with all the present day amenities.  The family-owned holiday centre is located on the Island’s coastal path with easy access to miles of beach, the famous Needles and Alum Bay.

Prices from £265 to £900 per unit per week.

http://www.brighstone-holidays.co.uk/

Isle of Wight Campervan Holidays

Isle of Wight Campervan Holidays provide fully equipped VW Campevans for you to explore the Isle of Wight.  The Volkswagen Campervans have character and charm with everything you need…including a kitchen sink.

Prices from £600 to £795 per unit per week.

http://www.isleofwightcampers.co.uk/

Wight Glamping Holidays

Luxury lotus belle tents – a cross between a Yurt, and a standard bell tent – are elevated on their own decking, each with their own outdoor fire pit and barbecue so you can make the most of each evening.

Prices from £392 to £455 per unit per week.

http://www.wightglampingholidays.co.uk/

Into the Woods

Unusual treehouse and Shepherd’s Hut accommodation in a peaceful rural area on the Isle of Wight.  Hand-built to a very high standard; eco-friendly, yet with all you need for a wonderful holiday.  Located near the sea on the Island’s north-east coast, and within walking distance of the Isle of Wight Festival site.

Prices from £150 per night (for up to 6 people ).

http://www.isleofwighttreehouse.com/

Bank End Farm

Offering self-catering barns, bungalows, cottages, yurts, camping and caravanning – and just a minute walk to coastal footpaths – Bank End Farm is ideal for those who want to explore one of the most dramatic coastal areas of the Island.  Once inside the yurts, look upwards and through the roof to the star-lit sky – there’s negligible light pollution, and no sound from traffic.  Just lie back, stargaze and chill.

Prices from £21.00 pppn (based on 4 people sharing).

http://www.bankendfarm.co.uk/

For full details of all accommodation options on the Isle of Wight, take a look at http://www.visitisleofwight.co.uk/accommodation.