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The Isle of Wight is famed for its beautiful coastal scenes, rugged countryside and lovely towns and villages. Cowes is world renowned for its sailing, whilst the Isle of Wight Festival gets bigger in size and status each year with the likes of P!nk, Jay-Z, Paul McCartney and The Strokes headlining this year.

There is a lot to see and do on the Island and there is little reason to wonder why thousands flock across the Solent year after year to spend their summer holiday in Isle of Wight Hotels. From fishing to walking, bike riding to horse riding the island, although small, packs a great punch.

One of the biggest reasons people are holidaying there these days is the rising opportunities for Watersports. Being on an island, of course, lends itself to these activities naturally. Surfing, kayaking, sailing, body boarding and windsurfing are all available on the Isle of Wight on the fantastic beaches the island boasts. There are lessons available for all of these activities from reputable companies who can offer not only a lesson, but also BBQ’ing at night, summer parties with hot DJs, beach games and lots more so people can really get into the beach spirit whilst on holiday.

If lessons aren’t your thing, then many of these Watersports companies offer a hiring service for either a daily rate or weekly charge but if you are serious about improving your skills or if you are a complete novice to the water then taking up a batch of lessons could just make the perfect Short Breaks Isle of Wight.

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