Easter Weekend In Torquay At The Riviera
BU4ABJEIf you love the seaside or fabulous entertainment, then this is an Easter tour not to be missed! Based in Devon's seaside capital, Torquay, staying at the popular Riviera Hotel, there will be ample time to explore this iconic seaside resort on your own. In the evening the hotel lays on its fabulous entertainment programme for you to enjoy if you wish.
Nestled on the stunning English Riviera, Torquay offers a delightful blend of natural beauty, charming coastal scenery, and a wealth of exciting activities and is the perfect destination for an Easter coach holiday! As you embark on your coach journey, get ready to immerse yourself in a world of relaxation, exploration, and Easter fun.
Spend all of your time in Torquay or join us on our included excursion to discover the lovely seaside towns of Sidmouth & Exmouth. We also include a stop in the market town of Tiverton on our outward journey.
As spring breathes new life into the landscape, Torquay comes alive with a vibrant atmosphere, making it an ideal destination to celebrate Easter. With its mild climate, stunning beaches, and picturesque harbour, Torquay offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable holiday. Whether you're seeking a relaxing break or an adventure-filled getaway, Torquay has something for everyone.
An ideal choice for:
* People who love the liveliness of Torquay and want to be entertained
* Lovers of the great British seaside in general and Devon in particular
* Easter Weekend bargain hunters
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Join your comfortable coach this morning at your convenient local pick-up point and head south west towards the glamourous English Riviera! We will include a stop on the way in Tiverton, a charming market town nestled in the heart of beautiful Devon.
On arrival in your palm tree lined resort of Torquay there will be plenty of time to settle in and enjoy a seaside stroll before dinner. Enjoy a drink in the bar to meet friends and fellow travellers, and make sure you have worked up an appetite to enjoy your evening meal, followed by fantastic entertainment that your central hotel is so famous for.
Days 2 & 3You can spend all of your time in Torquay to make the most of your fantastic seaside location. Alternatively join us on our great INCLUDED excursion to explore the very best of Devon coast to Sidmouth & Exmouth.
Back in Torquay, take time to explore, whether it's a stroll along the promenade or harbour, enjoy some traditional fish & chips if you have room, or track down the mysterious connections with the enigmatic Agatha Christie! After dinner, there will once again be wonderful entertainment to enjoy every evening.
Day 4Having experienced the very best of Devon scenery, food, hospitality and entertainment, it is time to say farewell to the English Riviera today. Relax on board your comfortable coach, as you head homewards with lovely memories of new experiences, friends and beautiful places.
- 3 nights hotel with English breakfast & evening meals
- Great entertainment every evening
- Visit to Tiverton
- Free time to enjoy Torquay at leisure
- Excursion to the seaside towns of Exmouth & Sidmouth
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
TivertonINCLUDED Visitor DestinationTiverton is a busy market town situated in the middle of scenic Devon. The name was originally Twyfyrde, meaning town of two fords, and Tiverton stands on two rivers - the Lowman and the Exe. The town was once the industrial centre of Devon’s fabric trade and the rivers provided sources of power for the woollen industry. Tiverton's bustling town centre is a shopper's paradise, offering a mix of independent boutiques, traditional markets, and well-known brands. Explore the charming streets lined with unique shops, antiques stores, and craft emporiums. Indulge in delicious local cuisine at one of the town's cosy pubs or eateries, where you can savour traditional Devonshire cream teas, freshly caught seafood, and mouthwatering farm-to-table dishes. With the Museum of Mid Devon Life, Tiverton Craft Centre and many fine merchant's buildings, there is plenty to see and do in this historic town.
Free time in TorquayINCLUDED 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. Various bus routes offer further exploration with places such as Paignton and Babbacombe within easy reach.
For more information on what to see and do in Torquay, please click here (opens in a new window)
ExmouthINCLUDED Visitor DestinationExmouth is one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon, and the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, along with two miles of lovely sandy beach. The town is home to an indoor market and range of shops to be browsed and explored amongst the splendid Regency architecture. Fresh local produce is in abundance, from fresh fish and chips, to celebrity chefs and fine dining Exmouth has an eclectic mix of restaurants on offer in the town and along the seafront. To discover a bit more about the history of the town follow the Blue Plaque heritage trail and explore the heritage of the area.
SidmouthINCLUDED Visitor DestinationSidmouth is a beautiful coastal town with a Regency feel which is ideal for visitors of all ages. Set in the middle of spectacular countryside, Sidmouth is home to beautiful beaches, stylish eating places and great shopping, with everything from unusual gifts, designer clothing and lifestyle goods available. Situated on the Jurassic Coast, its coastline is dominated by the vivid red sandstone cliffs which date back to the Triassic period. It is a great town for walking, be it a gentle stroll along the seafront or a more energetic climb up the stunning rocks. Make sure you also take some time to explore the town centre, rich in royal and architectural history, as well as discovering a great range of shops, cafes and restaurants. Back to top
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. 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 this date, we have an allocation of standard bedrooms at the hotel. Upgraded rooms are on request at the time of booking at a supplement subject to availability.
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**PLEASE NOTE - The Riviera is currently building an extension to the hotel with other ongoing internal and external refurbishment work being undertaken. This will be carried out throughout the day only, so disruption to your stay should be minimised. However, some views from hotel rooms may be affected whilst the work is carried out**