Accessible Holidays

JST is the only organisation in the world offering tall ship sailing holidays to people with physical disabilities. The JST owns and operates two tall ships, LORD NELSON, and TENACIOUS. These magnificent ships have been purpose-designed and built to enable a crew of mixed physical abilities to sail side by side on equal terms. Whether it's a short hop around the British coast, a four-week transatlantic challenge, a week's island hopping in the Canary Islands, the Caribbean; or a place in the European Tall Ships' Race - with the JST you can do it all!

Fáilte Ireland has developed a new scheme for the validation and provision of information on registered and approved accommodation that provides for those with disabilities. There are four categories of accessibility explained on the website as well as contact details for all listed accessible accommodation.

Always wanted to do a safari? Experience South Africa? Epic Enabled is committed to opening up Africa to ‘Enable’ the ‘Disabled’ traveler through interactive participation tours. Expect the unexpected - but at the same time you are guaranteed travel in a highly planned and carefully structured way.

This online travel agent can tailor a holiday to meet your specific requirements. Whether you need to ensure ground floor accommodation, handrails, or any other special facilities, they source appropriate accommodation and services.

This site is based around the concept that all services listed can be used by anyone, able bodied or disabled. A difference between this and other disability related hotel directories is that it lists only mainstream hotels, and not just those owned by disability organisations.

‘The Centre that never sleeps’, Cuisle is situated in Donamon on the River Suck, Co.Roscommon. Not only does Cuisle provide accessible holiday accommodation, they also provide highly trained staff giving any support you may need. If you are looking to take a break from city life Cuisle is the place to go. You can also partake in the many activities available down there, fishing, bowling, boat trips and much more!!

For ‘Travelers With Wheels’ who want an accessible lifestyle on vacation.
Accessible Journeys has been devoted to making the world more accessible for wheelchair travelers by creating elite, exciting and rewarding wheelchair accessible travel programs around the globe. They maintain a global alliance of hand-picked tour operators, receptive agents, hoteliers, guiding services, transportation and equipment companies, who specialize in wheelchair accessible travel.

DisabledGo is an ambitious internet service, which offers access information on all cities in the UK regarding places to eat and drink, accessible public toilets, accommodation, tourist information and plenty more! This innovative service is opening up towns and cities across the UK.

Tourism for All (formerly Holiday Care) is a national UK charity that provides holiday and travel information to older and disabled people. Rather than organise holidays, they provide information about transport, accommodation, visitor attractions, activity holidays and respite care establishments, both in the UK and overseas.

Undiscovered Britain caters to independent travelers who long to experience the off-the-beaten-track treasures of the ‘real’ Britain and Ireland. Founder Ann Litt is also very familiar with accessibility issues throughout Britain and Ireland, and she makes specific notes about accessibility when she inspects properties.

The specific details and customer reviews displayed provide the very information needed when deciding where to go, and where to stay. This site offers accessible accommodation information throughout Europe, Scandinavia, and the USA.

Travel the American west with access tours! Access Tours is a service of Access Institute. This is an American volunteer non profit organisation. This organisation offer a real chance to explore the American west, Southern California, the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks, Yellowstone and Grand Teton Parks, the Canadian Rockies, Mount Rushmore and much more.

The idea behind Accessible Ireland is to make traveling within Ireland easy and effortless. Accessible Ireland was established in January 2007. You will find a growing list of moderate to luxury accommodation, top class restaurants, traditional to modern pubs, visitor attractions, venues, transport and amenities throughout Ireland. These are graded according to their accessibility.

Emerging Horizons is a consumer oriented magazine about accessible travel. Emerging Horizons’ primary focus is travel for people with mobility disabilities; everybody from wheelchair-users to slow walkers. Lots of access information, resources, news and travel tips. Primarily focused on travel within the USA.

Based on the banks of the River Jaudy in La Roche Derrien, the north coast of Brittany in France, there are six accessible apartments only ten minutes away from the beaches, several towns and all the other attractions you would expect on a holiday. They accept group bookings and large family bookings without hesitation. Other services on offer are, support workers, accessible adapted transport and also several pieces of equipment.

Two wheelchair accessible self catering holiday villas in the Province of Granada, Andalucia, Southern Spain.They also offer a range of different services such as accessible private transfers between the airport and the accommodation and to local accessible restaurants.

Information about holidays in the UK for people with disabilities including wheelchair accessible visitor attractions, activities and accommodation is contained within this site.

Orange badge have been serving mobility hire to clients in the South of Tenerife since 1996. They are a professional mobility supplier on the island of Tenerife. Orange Badge have a range of mobility equipment including commodes, mobility scooters, wheelchairs, electric chairs, and bathroom and bedroom assistance equipment.

For resources and information on Wheelchair travel and Accessible vacations

Accessible Travel for Wheelchair Users & Mobility-Impaired PeopleGlobal Access provides a site where disabled travelers can share their experiences.

Supported Holidays offers two different types of holiday packages to meet the needs of guests. The '24-Hour Fully Inclusive Supported Holiday (FISH) and the (FLEXI) Holiday Package'. The company provides holidays for people with disabilities on the Costa Del Sol, Spain.

With 3 self-catering holiday homes, this company provide the best possible holiday facilities for disabled people who need more than just wheelchair access.

Listing specific wheelchair accessible holidays around the world.

listing wheechair accessible accommodation worldwide.

This complex in Finestrat located near Benidorm, Spain, have eight adapted holiday villas / apartments and two adapted swimming pools.
Las Piedras Accessible Holidays provides wheelchair accessible holidays in Spain. They provide guesthouse, apartment & villa options, accessible transport & excursions.

Accessible Holidays
Irish company offering tailor-made accessible holidays for people with disabilities to Tenerife, Majorca and Cyprus.
Accessible Holidays
9 Shelton Grove
Kimmage Road West
Dublin 12
Ph: 01-455 5675
Access-Able Travel Source
American website which contains comprehensive information on access information and resources for mature travellers and travellers with special needs.
Accessible Kiwi Tours (New Zealand)
New Zealand tour company offering holidays for older people and people with disabilities.
Egypt for All
Company offering specialised travel for people with disabilities to Egypt.
Disabled Access Holidays Ltd
Disabled Access Holidays is a website with information on accessible holiday accommodation in Europe and beyond.
When We Travel
When We Travel is a website that lists wheelchair accessible hotels from around the world as well as providing information on finding wheelchair accessible hotels.

Holiday homes in Zalakaros, Hungary.

Disabled Access Holidays Ltd owns and operates accessible self catering holiday accommodation to rent in Puerto Pollensa, Majorca, Balearic Islands, Spain that has been designed and adapted to meet the needs of the disabled traveller.

Vitalise provide short breaks for disabled people and carers at accessible Centres in the UK. Each Centre offers short breaks in a relaxed, holiday style environment with a variety of trips and activities. Guests are supported by volunteers who provide companionship and assistance.
Villa L’Olea in France, sleeps 12, has a private heated pool, and is adapted for wheelchair users. is a useful reference when seeking accessible accommodation in New Zealand.

Wheelchair accessible apartment in Cyrprus. It's fully wheelchair accessible and is located only a 15 minute walk to the harbour in Paphos centre.

Information about accessible villas in Andalucia, Spain.

Information on an accessible holiday cottage near Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.

Makin’ Tracks is an independent, family run business offering inspirational overseas tours for people who are wheelchair users.

3 bedroom accessible cottage in Cumbria

Wheelchair accessible self catering holiday homes at a wide variety of locations all over Ireland.

This site provides accessible travel information about Hong Kong.

Self-catering log cabins in the Derbyshire Peak District.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in the Lincolnshire Fens.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Norfolk.

Holidays with Help was formed by a group of British Red Cross Society Members with over thirty years experience of organising holidays for large groups of people with disabilities.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Dulnain Bridge, in the Scottish Highlands.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Normandy France.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in the French countryside.

Vitalise is a national charity providing short breaks (respite care) and other services for disabled people, visually impaired people, and carers.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Cornwall, England, and the algarve, Portugal.

Accessible hotel in Tenerife.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Cairngorm National Park, Scotland.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Durham, England.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Exeter, England.


Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Cornwall, England.

Accessible self catering caravan accommodation in Warwickshire, England.

Accessible self catering villas in Cyrprus.

Accessible self catering holiday cottage accommodation in Norfolk, England, and Scotland.

Sunshine Supported Holidays is a private company offering all year round supported holidays for guests with learning disabilities, mental illness, disabled people, respite care and the elderly on the Costa del Sol in Spain.

Wall Eden Farm in Somerset offers a selection of 4 self-catering luxury log cabins. Each cabin has been designed to be fully accessible.

Treworgans Farm Holidays offer wheelchair accessible self-catering accommodation in mid Cornwall, UK.

Access Travel is part of Mancunia Travel, a specialist pilgrimage tour operator established over 40 years ago. Access Travel itself first started providing holidays for the physically challenged in 1991.

An old farmhouse in Burgundy adapted for wheelchair access.

Homeleigh self-catering wheelchair accessible holiday cottages in Wales are situated in the Pembrokeshire countryside near the beaches of, Pendine, Amroth, Saundersfoot, and Tenby.

Panorama Park Hotel, in Turkey, offers 72 guestrooms (25 with full disabled access) located on six floors.

Disabled accessible travel - specialists in worldwide travel services to the disabled offering airport transfers in wheelchair and scooter accessible vehicles of various sizes, disabled accessible travel also offer accessible tours and mediterranean cruise shore excursions; booking services for hotel accommodation with adapted and accessible rooms.

The Accessible Property Register was set up in 2003 by Conrad Hodgkinson, Christine Barton, and Lindsay Yarrow. Christine and Lindsay are wheelchair users so we have personal experience of the barriers faced by disabled and older people in relation to housing. This site also specialises in promoting wheelchair accessible and adapted property, and holiday accommodation.

This is a specialist holiday company offering tailor-made holidays to France for people with disabilities, reduced mobility, their family & friends.

Les Vignes de Louzy’is a specially adapted and easily accessible gite accommodation for disabled holidaymakers which is owned by a wheelchair user and a Neuro-Physiotherapist, near Burgundy, France.

Can Be Done Holidays have been offering specialised wheelchair accessible holidays to a widening choice of destinations(over 30 countries).

The Lyneal Trust is a charity that provides holidays and canal boat trips for people with disabilities with their families, friends or in groups.

This web site will give you details of a self catering seaside holiday flat in Bournemouth Dorset for people with disabilities

Offer wheelchair accessible self catering holiday homes in the scottish highlands.
Accessible bed and breakfast rooms, or luxury self-catering apartments, in Strangford Bay, Newtownards, Northern Ireland.

5 star Luxury “Totally Adapted” air conditioned accommodation on a quiet yet convenient estate in the Kissimmee area of Florida. Only 2.5 miles from the Disney gate.

If you have found a website relating to accessible holidays and want more people to know about it send us the link and a short review of what the site is about. E-mail or call Information Services on 01 818 6455.

*The above contacts are listed for information purposes only. This should not be construed as a recommendation.