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Christmas At The Riviera, Torquay 2023

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI8626

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days


Full festive entertainment package every day plus Christmas Eve excursion to historic Exeter! Fabulous hotel with indoor swimming pool!

This fun packed Christmas break will have you staying in upgraded superior bedrooms at the popular and centrally located Riviera Hotel, well-known for its incredible live entertainment, bingo and indoor swimming pool.

Even at this time of year the iconic palm trees could fool you into thinking you were in the Mediterranean. The coast of Torquay is scattered with beautiful piers and russet-red cliffs. Enjoy leisurely walks along the promenade and take in the relaxed atmosphere. Make time to walk up the steps of Royal Terrace Gardens, and remember to take in the amazing sea views across the bay at night with the lights reflecting onto the sea. Add an Agatha Christie connection and it all adds up to a grand time beside the sea. On this trip you'll enjoy a special included excursion to historic Exeter on Christmas Eve - the perfect time to visit the spectacular Cathedral nestled on the quaint Cathedral Green, and catch up on some last minute gift buying in the great range of shops.

Your Christmas package include: breakfasts and dinners PLUS Christmas Day Lunch with all the trimmings, entertainment nightly plus fun and games throughout Christmas!

An ideal choice for:

* Anyone looking to celebrate Christmas in style with new friends
* Seaside lovers looking for a great resort for their festivities
* Entertainment lovers who want to be in the heart of the action!

PRICE FROM ? £549 per person
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Day 1

Join your coach this morning, and head towards the lovely English Riviera and your resort of Torquay, with convenient coffee/lunch stops along the way. On arrival at the Riviera Hotel there is time to settle in and relax before your first delicious dinner and night of festive entertainment. Perhaps take a time for a seafront stroll first, or a drink in the bar to meet your fellow travellers.

Days 2 to 4

Enjoy tasty traditional English breakfasts each day along with free time to enjoy all the festivities on offer and explore the lovely resort of Torquay. There will be a full festive programme of meals and entertainment at the hotel including Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings!

Don't miss out on your INCLUDED excursion to the historic city of Exeter on Christmas Eve - the perfect time for last minute shopping in the great range of shops and boutiques the city offers, and perfect for a visit to the beautiful Cathedral set on its picture perfect green.

Days 5

After a final hearty breakfast it is time to say farewell to Torquay today. Board your comfortable coach for a relaxing journey home full of lovely memories with your newly made friends.


INCLUDED Visitor DestinationAs the county town of Devon, Exeter is a vibrant, modern city with a historical past pre-dating the Romans. If you’re in need of a spot of retail therapy Exeter’s Princesshay offers a contemporary mixture of shopping, leisure and restaurants all within walking distance of beautiful Exeter Cathedral. It has an eclectic mix of global High Street brands, mixed in with local one of a kind boutiques – a shopper’s paradise.

You could also explore the Historic Quayside, just a ten-minute walk from the cathedral, and take a stroll along the canal past quaint antique shops, art exhibitions, local bars and lively waterside restaurants.

Free time in Torquay

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationThe thriving traditional seaside town of Torquay has always been a top UK destination resort and for good reason. With its iconic palm trees, busy harbour, beautiful marina, sandy beach and wonderful array of cafes, bars & restaurants, there is something new to enjoy and discover during each visit. Grab a bucket and spade for a day at the beach, wander into town to enjoy an array of brand and independent shops or just take a stroll and marvel at the unique beauty that Torquay's gardens, seafront and walks provide. Don't forget, if you fancy a bit more sightseeing, Torquay's marina offers a wide selection of boat trips, allowing you the opportunity to discover the English Riviera Coastline by sea.

Tour includes

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast and evening meals
  • Upgraded superior bedrooms
  • Christmas Day Lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment programme at the hotel throughout your stay including entertainment every night
  • Excursion to historic Exeter on Christmas Eve
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
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Riviera Hotel Torquay

The Riviera Hotel in the heart of Torquay is the perfect place to enjoy good food, comfortable bedrooms, cabaret entertainment, superb indoor pool and friendly customer service. Its great location is just a few minutes’ walk from Torquay’s award winning beaches, sparkling blue sea and all that the resort has to offer. The accommodation comprises 140 well-appointed bedrooms with tea & coffee making facilities and all Leisuretime guests will be accommodated in superior rooms when staying for 2 nights or more on selected dates! Enjoy free entertainment to suit all ages on most evenings, including bingo, quizzes, professional cabarets and dancing. WiFi is available in public areas. There are no ground floor bedrooms however there is a lift, although some rooms still have steps to access. Unfortunately, the nature and age of the building means that the hotel cannot easily accommodate guests in wheelchairs, using mobility scooters or with limited mobility so please contact us if you have any concerns in this respect prior to booking.

For more information, click here for the hotel website (opens in a new window)

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