Enjoy a paddleboarding adventure on the Isle of Man
The dramatic coastline of the Isle of Man lends itself well for watersports, and Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) as it gets called is growing in popularity on the island as more and more people discover the sport.
Spend a day in Laxey – a great favourite with the Islanders
One of the joys of a visit to the Isle of Man is the sheer diversity of the localities packed into its 227 square miles. High among the favourites of many locals and visitors is the picturesque village of Laxey, about 7 miles up the East coast of the Island from the capital town, Douglas.
Ever heard of a staycation "Zen-do"?
Living on the Isle of Man and feeling the need to get away? Here’s why a staycation ‘Zen-Do’ might just be what you’re looking for this year.
Escape to the Isle of Man this Spring
As the dark winter evenings begin to melt away and on the horizon is the promise of longer, sunnier days we turn our attention to Spring, a perfect time to visit the Isle of Man, with its lush greenery, nodding daffodils and abundance of wildlife.
Island Escapes adopts what3words technology
Island Escapes has adopted new what3words location technology to help guests find their property quickly and more easily.
Enjoy a low mileage weekend escape in February
Having a great weekend away doesn’t have to involve getting on a flight or ferry. In February 2020 we have teamed up with Versa and Foraging Vintners to offer a weekend away aimed at Isle of Man residents, but with sustainability in mind.
Island Escapes and Manx National Heritage in new partnership
Island Escapes has secured a five year contract to provide management and marketing services for holiday accommodation owned by Manx National Heritage.
Island Escapes customers help raise £1000 for the Manx Wildlife Trust
Island Escapes is pleased to announce we have raised £1000 for Manx Wildlife Trust (MWT) through our initiative to ask customers for an optional £3 donation when booking one of our Isle of Man holiday cottages.
Why September makes for a great time to visit the Isle of Man
The rush of the summer holidays has passed, the days are still warm and natures colours begin to transition from Summer to Autumn. September is very much a month of change and with lower prices on travel and accommodation than the peak summer months makes it a great window of opportunity to visit and stay in an Isle of Man holiday cottage!
Where to find the best off-road cycling trails the Isle of Man has to offer
The Isle of Man is home to arguably some of the best off-road trails in the whole of the British Isles and all within close proximity of each other. What’s more, you can explore and discover these wonderful trails all year round. In this blog local professional cyclist Tom Mazzone shares with us some of his favourite spots to head out on the Mountain Bike on the Isle of Man.