The Retreat, St Helens on the Isle of Wight
Start your stress free day with your feet up, the local newspaper and a coffee
After a day sight seeing, get the family together for a cosy night in front of the TV
Plan your day exploring the lovely island over a hearty breakfast
The beautiful open plan living space is a lovely and cosy space to come back and relax in
If you feel like cooking, you will find everything you need in the well-equipped kitchen.
Can you find a better location?
Grab a glass of wine and relax in the conservatory with spectacular views across the harbour
Set right on the waters edge, watch the local wildlife from the comfort of your chair
Whether you are bringing children, friends or family, the twin bedroom is an ideal, well decorated second bedroom
Enjoy your morning coffee in bed, with views out to Bembridge Harbour
Can you spot The Retreat, tucked away in this scenic location?
The master bedroom is home to a modern en suite,with walk-in shower
Watch the stress disappear, as soon as you step into this paradise
The large decking is perfect for al fresco dining with a view!
The family bathroom is perfect to wash away the sand from in between your toes
The Retreat in St Helens, Isle of Wight
The garden is full with interesting and exotic plants and features
The Causeway is a breathtaking walk through the Mill Ponds
The Retreat is set in the protected National Trust land, St Helens Duver.
Bembridge Harbour is a perfect location for beautiful walks
Lining the nearby beach, there are some unique beach huts converted from old railway wagons with views out to St Helens Fort
This now popular National Trust land was originally the Islands first golf course, what a beautiful location for a spot of golf!
The beach offers excellent views
The nearby beaches are perfect for romantic walks, days on the beach or a spot of evening rock pooling
The garden comes equipped with garden furniture and barbecue for those summer days
Welcome to The Retreat, have a wonderful stay!
No matter the time of day, there is somewhere to sit in the moving sunshine.
The driveway up to The Retreat
The Retreat is home to one double and one twin room, perfect for a quiet family holiday.
There is private parking in front of the property for two cars
Spectacular views across Mill pond

The Retreat


St Helens / Sleeps 4 (no children under 6)

7 Nights from £630 - £1160

Set in an idyllic location by the water’s edge on St Helens Duver, The Retreat offers stunning accommodation for a family holiday on the Island. The property offers beautiful living space inside and out with a conservatory for the cooler days and a seascape garden for the sunny ones! Relax on the private decking, or sip a glass of wine whilst watching the busy harbour at work. The living space is open plan and a wonderful space to relax in, there is also a modern kitchen and two well appointed bedrooms. Guests have their own car and boat parking with a private slipway to Bembridge Harbour.

The Retreat sits between Bembridge Harbour and St Helens Duver. There are sandy beaches, sand dunes, rock pools and coastal woods all within a small area. The Duver was originally a Victorian golf course with royal patronage, but now it’s a wildlife haven and a lovely place to relax or gently wander. Just a short walk away, the Baywatch cafe overlooks the sea where you can enjoy a glass of wine and a dish of the local seafood. From your doorstep there are many picturesque walks to discover including Brading Marshes. Tackt-Isle Adventures is at the end of your drive which offers kayaking, bike hire and many other activities.

Ground Floor

Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. TV, DVD player, CD player and docking station. Dual fuel cooker (gas hob, electric oven), microwave and fridge/freezer

Conservatory with Dining-area

Bedroom 1 with double bed and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin

Bedroom 2 with twin beds

Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin

Utility-room wth freezer, washing machine and tumble-drier

Please be aware of the direct access to the harbour slipway.


  • Regret no pets
  • Arrive/Depart Friday
  • Short breaks available
  • Private parking for 2 cars
  • WiFi
  • No smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Patio furniture and barbecue
  • Full gas-fired CH