Alderney is the name of a Channel Islands, which is known among tourists for its unspoiled beauty and its unique charm. If you are looking for a place to spend a wonderful, relaxing vacation, then this is the place to be.The location of Alderney is in close distance to France, Guernsey and Jersey, as well as the Isle of Wight, that can be easily accessed from this island. Even though it’s situated within convenient distance from all the above places, it is never crowded, which makes it the ideal vacation destination for someone wanting nothing more than to enjoy the British scenery and quiet. The place is rich in history, and there are many species of animals and plants on this island that you will certainly love to explore. The beaches are secluded and low key and the way people live here is generally laid back and relaxed, which will help you relax as well.The island has an airport, but it is never crowded. It is operational all week round and you can travel there any time you see fit. The fact that there are no many flights coming in or out, makes for almost no delays, which adds to the feeling of comfort and relaxation the island always has to offer to visitors. There is always something to do on the island as well, as the beaches are wonderful, the restaurants are plenty and it is always easy to find a bar to go to.Only 2,400 people call this island home and the island is not large either, being only 5 kilometers long and 3 kilometers wide. You will find most shopping options in the capital town, called St Anne, where all the locals go to make their purchases.The scenery is really beautiful and the most important attraction of Alderney is certainly the relaxed feeling it exudes everywhere you go on the island. The life here is slow paced, and the climate is a little warmer than on the coasts of Great Britain which means this is an ideal spot for a real vacation.You will surely find plenty of interesting things to do in Alderney as there are many clubs and societies where you can indulge in some great activities. There is also a nine hole golf course on the island and you can go fishing. Other activities include sailing, tennis, surfing and squash.There are also plenty of accommodations to choose from. A few local hotels are quite cozy and convenient.The accommodations have all the modern conveniences a tourist needs, so you will not feel like you’re missing anything while you spend a wonderful vacation in Alderney.