breathe deeply; stretch out, and recharge, make a splash – let worries float away, explore the island (think tropics) catch rays! find freedom, love your escape
Discover the Isle of Wight your way and spend endless days exploring the island and all it has to offer. Find adventure or power down and make your holiday perfect for you.
Find the perfect place to relax and take in the stunning views across the ocean at Woodside Coastal Retreat when you book your holiday to the Isle of Wight.
Our stunning holiday home accommodation offers light open plan living spaces, perfect for entertaining family and friends, the chef in the family will love the fully fitted kitchen, with everything you need for a self-catering holiday all in one place. Enjoy your dinner in the summer sun on your private decking, and soak up the peaceful atmosphere of our resort from your very own hot tub when you book from our Premier range of holiday homes. We also have a wide range of pet-friendly holiday homes ready for your getaway, so everyone in the family can spend time exploring the island! Looking for a holiday break now? Don’t miss our last minute deals here!
Lose yourself on the island and find your next adventure with Darwin Escapes.
All of our resorts in England are currently open to holiday guests and holiday home owners. Our resorts in Wales are closed until 9th November due to Government lockdown restrictions.find out more here
why holiday at Woodside Coastal Retreat?
Discover hidden history, explore fascinating micro-climates and scale the whole island on your getaway to the Isle of Wight with Darwin Escapes.
Woodside Coastal Retreat offers the perfect place to base yourself and explore, whether you’re looking at visiting the Isle of Wight Music Festival every year, or wanting to visit Queen Victoria’s favourite summer residence, there is something for everyone on the island.
Our stunning accommodation comes in all sizes, get together with friends and family in our four bedroom lodge or escape on a romantic break in our one bedroom lodge. You’ll find the perfect lodge for your holiday break, our resort has a long history of offering the perfect holiday spot on the island, and we can’t wait for you to find out why!
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Walk on golden sandy beaches, meet animals from all over the world, find hidden secrets in castles and visit the Queen's home - there is something for everyone to do on the Isle of Wight.
Slow down and spend summer days chasing the sun on the beaches, building sand castles and having fun in the surf, or visit the island's zoo and meet animals and critters as you travel through the world. Go coasteering and scaling mountains, or visit Queen Victoria's home and learn more about this wonderful house and see why she loved the island so much.
Escape to a peaceful break away or find adventure on every corner for all ages, create your holiday, your way.
places to visit
Osborne House is best known as the former holiday home of the late Queen Victoria and her husband...
As well as being able to visit rescued monkeys and animals including owls and tortoises while at...
Home to the Princess Beatrice Garden and known for being the royal prison to Charles I, Carisbrooke...
Isle of Wight Zoo
The Isle of Wight Zoo is set inside the former Sandown Fort and is less than 30 minutes’ drive...
Brownsea Island is part of the National Trust and sits in Poole Harbour. The island is a wildlife...
BirdWorld is home to more than 2,000 birds. Why not jump on the train which takes you around the...
Rural Life Living Museum
The Rural Life Living Museum dates back to 1973 and now has over 30 buildings spread out across 10...
Walk in the steps of royalty as you learn the history of Lulworth Castle. It was originally built in...