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Beach holiday family apartment. Minutes walk to Alum Chine Beach & restaurants.

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

2 Bed apartment within 5 minutes walk to one of the best beaches in the UK.

Beautiful Beach Holiday Apartment, only a few minutes walk to the stunning Alum Chine beach which has once again been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for its world class pristine golden sands, excellent water quality and safe bathing.

The Moorings has two double bedrooms, one with a King size bed and the other with two single beds and a double sofa bed in the lounge. The Apartment offers all the modern conveniences and, as it has all been recently replaced, everything is in perfect order with a brand new kitchen and shower room. From the balcony as well as being able to see the sea, there are also amazing views over the tree tops of the famous chine.

It is ideally situated, making it the perfect base to explore the area by car or bike, such as the world famous Jurassic coast and the beaches and heathlands of Studland bay, only a short ferry ride away. For the more active holiday makers, water sports and golf facilities are within easy reach. For families with young children Alum Chine has a wonderful play area newly refurbished (2018) on the beach next to Vesuvio restaurant where parents can sit, relax and have a drink whilst keeping an eye on the kids in the park.

The apartment lies within a twenty minute walk along the promenade to Bournemouth pier or 5 minutes if you catch the noddy train to all the attractions of Bournemouth town centre including fabulous shopping, restaurants and bars. A fifteen minute stroll up the tree lined chine takes you to Westbourne village again offering quaint shops, good restaurants and bars as well as a Marks and Spencer food hall, a Tesco express, a butchers and bakers etc. Heading West along the promenade will take you to the stunning Sandbanks beach with all its water sports and recently opened Rick Stein's latest restaurant amongst others.

Cycling along the promenade is permitted all year round except in the summer months July 1st to 30th September it is restricted to before 9am and after 6pm the perfect way to explore Studland. We have excellent transport links: 20 minutes from Hurn airport, frequent train links to and from London Waterloo (1.3 miles to Branksome station, 1.9 miles to Bournemouth station), National express from Victoria to Bournemouth train station every day and of course good road links with the M3, M27 down to the south coast.

This property is not suitable for Hen or Stag weekends or young adults hoping to take advantage of the night life Bournemouth has to offer as it is located in a quiet residential area with neighbours in close proximity.

More Details

Member since: 2015
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Speaks English, Spanish
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Bournemouth in Bournemouth

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No hen or stag parties only families and couples
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower room, no bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main bedroom has one king size bed. Second bedroom has 2 single beds that can be pushed together to make one king size bed. Lounge has one sofa bed approximately 4' wide x 6' long. Not suitable for two adults. Fine for one adult or two children. Although 2 adults have slept on it and not complained. Probably OK for short stays. We can also provided a camp cot if needed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Beach holiday family apartment. Minutes walk to Alum Chine Beach & restaurants.
average rating of 4.925 based on 40 reviews

Fantastic Apartment

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this holiday let from the location to its comfy sofas and so peaceful overlooking the chine.

With easy walking distance to the beach ( we hired a beach hut for the week ) And a 20 Minute walk into Westbourne with its array of different shops makes it ideally located .

With the apartment comes all the mod cons and is very comfortable

We will try and book again for next year

Simon and Veronica.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely review. We are so pleased you had a great week. We look forward to welcoming you both again very soon. Thanks for leaving the apartment so tidy.
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Fantastic apartment. Spacious and spotless. In a great location 2 minutes walk from the front.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived from a long journey to find a gorgeous lemon drizzle cake waiting for us. Also all the essentials were in the apartment waiting to be used. The apartment itself was spotless and very spacious (is bigger than it looks on the photographs). In a great location, 2 minutes walk downhill takes you right onto the front. We will certainly be booking again on our next trip down.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. So pleased you had a lovely time. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.
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Lovely rental

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment rental. Clean, well equipped, close to beach. We would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 08-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review. We are so pleased you had a great stay. We look forward to welcoming you again very soon.
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Great location. Great place

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable with everything we needed

  • Review Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful holiday flat

  • 5 of 5

Spent lovely week with my 3 kids (age 5,3,1) just 5min walk from sandy beach and playpark and Italian restaurant - yummy.

We love the flat have everything we need it and we had homy feeling strait away so beautifully decorated with nice small touches what made our stay even better.

Thank you very much and hope we will be able to come soon 😊?

  • Review Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great base for a Bournemouth break

  • 5 of 5

Lovely accommodation, nice touches from the owners and even easy parking. Well worth considering.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Hurn airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
The edge restaurant
Nearest Ferry
3 Kilometres
Sandbanks Ferry
Nearest Train
1.4 Kilometres
Branksome train station
Nearest Restaurant
100 Kilometres
The edge
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
Alum chine


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Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.