A luxury holiday destination with everything and just a bit more…
Our stunning development of nine luxury holiday apartments on Portland in Dorset sits in a unique position within Portland Harbour, just off the Marina. Private and direct access to the safe and clean harbour waters makes Crabbers' Wharf the perfect Weymouth and Portland holiday destination. Sit back and relax with a tall glass of your favourite tipple and watch the sun set over the marina or kit-up and set-out on one our fleet of paddle boards, kayaks and rowing boats. Whatever your stay looks like, our diligent and on-hand customer success team are always available to make sure your stay is as special as it should be.
Unrivalled holiday apartments on the water
Our stylish contemporary cabins sleep up-to eight people and boasts king-size beds, en-suites, westerly facing private balconies and or sun terraces. Elevated above the water, our balconies always make the most of the panoramic views across the Harbour and cliffs of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site that is Dorset. To make sure your Dorset coastal holiday is as relaxed as possible, each apartment also has unlimited wi-fi and two dedicated parking spaces. Start your holiday knowing that our on-site customer success team are here to take care of the details.
Explore the local area
Looking for something to do int he local area? We’ve got loads of suggestions for great places to visit locally, plus restaurants and take-aways (many within walking distance). Whether you’re looking for self-catering accommodation near the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, planning a summer watersports holiday, looking for a winter walking short break or just need business accommodation near Portland Port, we’re ready to welcome you to Crabbers' Wharf.
Nestled on the picturesque coast of Dorset, England, the award-winning Weymouth Beach is famed for its golden sands and azure waters. A sun-soaked haven, it offers a perfect retreat for beach lovers and families alike. Beach goers can feel the warm sand beneath their toes and the gentle sea breeze kissing their skin as they walk along the shore. Children build sandcastles and splash in the shallow waters, creating joyful memories. The vibrant promenade is alive with the sounds of laughter, the aroma of delicious food, and the sights of colourful beach huts. With its timeless charm and idyllic setting, Weymouth Beach is a seaside paradise that enchants visitors with its natural beauty and carefree ambiance.
Portland Marina is a hub for boating enthusiasts. The marina's expansive moorings are dotted with a variety of vessels, from sleek yachts to sturdy fishing boats. The air is filled with the sounds of clinking rigging and gentle waves lapping against hulls. Boaters and visitors come and go, tending to their crafts or enjoying a waterfront meal at the marina's various eateries. The marina office bustles with activity as staff assist with dockings and provide friendly service. With its practical facilities and vibrant maritime atmosphere, Portland Marina embodies the essence of a vibrant coastal community.
The Cove Inn
Nestled beside the picturesque Chesil Beach, The Cove Inn exudes warmth and coastal charm. With its quaint seaside facade, this charming inn welcomes guests with open arms and a serene atmosphere. The gentle lullaby of crashing waves lingers in the air as visitors step inside, greeted by cosy interiors adorned with nautical artefacts. The friendly staff instantly make every guest feel at home, ready to cater to every need. Whether it’s sipping a refreshing drink on the sun-soaked terrace or enjoying a delicious meal infused with local flavours, The Cove Inn offers a haven of relaxation and a gateway to the breath-taking beauty of Dorset's coastal wonders.
Perched majestically on Dorset's Portland coast, the Portland Bill Lighthouse stands tall, a beacon of tranquillity. Its classic silhouette, painted in pristine red and white, graces the rugged landscape, harmonizing with the endless expanse of the sea. As waves crash against the shore, the lighthouse radiates a serene glow, casting a spell upon all who gaze upon it. Time seems to slow down in its presence, inviting reflection and a deep appreciation for the beauty of nature. A symbol of maritime history and resolute strength, Portland Bill enchants visitors with its understated elegance and eternal charm.
The D-Day Centre
Situated in historic Castletown, The D-Day Centre stands as a poignant tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of those that left for the beaches of Normandy in 1944. This remarkable centre invites visitors to step back in time, immersing themselves in the stories and artefacts that commemorate the pivotal events of World War II. From the informative displays to the interactive experiences, the Castletown D-Day Centre offers an opportunity to honour the heroes who shaped history, leaving a profound understanding and a lasting connection to the remarkable events that unfolded all those years ago.
Crab House Café
The Crab House Café is a culinary gem that delights seafood aficionados. With its charming coastal setting and warm hospitality, this enchanting eatery offers a memorable dining experience. Savour the tantalizing aroma of fresh seafood, sourced locally and prepared with love. The menu brims with delectable delights, from succulent crab dishes to mouth-watering grilled fish., The soothing rhythm of the nearby sea lulls diners into a state of contentment as they indulge in the culinary creations. With each bite the Crab House Café shows exactly why it has earned a reputation as a haven for food enthusiasts, offering a taste of pure coastal bliss.
Portland Castle stands as a timeless fortress, steeped in history and charm. This magnificent Tudor stronghold was once one of Henry VIII's finest coastal forts. Step inside and explore the well-preserved chambers, winding staircases, and commanding battlements. From the top, breath-taking views of the surrounding landscape unfold, captivating all who behold them. Each step brings a sense of awe, with an opportunity to marvel at the castle's grandeur and the stories it holds. A visit to Portland Castle is a journey into the past, where history comes alive amidst an atmosphere of enchantment and intrigue.
Weymouth Harbour is a picturesque haven that exudes maritime charm. The bustling waterfront comes alive with the vibrant colours of fishing boats, sailing yachts, and buzzing cafes. The air is filled with the invigorating scent of saltwater as seagulls glide gracefully above. Stroll along the quayside and be captivated by the ever-changing views of bobbing boats and the serene waters. Whether it’s savouring a freshly caught seafood meal at a waterfront restaurant or simply basking in the tranquil ambiance, Weymouth Harbour offers a delightful escape that embraces the essence of coastal living.