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Isle Of Wight Summer Weekend In Sandown

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI9145

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

4 days

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Enjoy a great value long weekend Summer break on one of the UK's most popular holiday islands. The Isle of Wight may be just five miles off the mainland, but it’s a different world. Nowhere in the country can match it for geographical variety in its 23 mile long and 13 mile wide, stretch of land. You will find quiet fishing harbours and quaint towns and villages, along with stretches of golden sand and unspoilt, award-winning beaches. More than half the Isle of Wight is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and with spectacular scenery and a rich royal heritage, the island has plenty to offer all year round. Our charming seaside town base of Sandown, nestled on the island's eastern coast, beckons with its captivating blend of natural beauty, history and fun. Whether you're seeking a tranquil beach retreat, an adventurous exploration of the island's treasures, or a journey through its rich history, this break offers a short yet memorable visit.

We'll whisk you away and over the water on the short crossing from the mainland to then arrive at your hotel in Sandown. The Burlington Hotel is in a central seaside location set back just 2 minutes walk from the beach and town centre.

Whilst on the Isle of Wight, you can relax and simply enjoy time in Sandown at your own pace, or do you own thing and explore further. The choice is yours!

An ideal choice for:

* Anyone looking for a chance to do their own thing and explore the Isle of Wight at a great price
* Traditional seaside lovers looking for a relaxing long weekend break
* Lovers of picture-perfect settings and scenery

PRICE FROM ? £269 per person
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Itinerary

Day 1

Join your comfortable coach at your convenient local pick up point this morning, and head to the south coast, with coffee/lunch stops along the way. We take the short ferry crossing to the lovely Isle of Wight. On arrival at your hotel in the popular resort of Sandown there will be time to settle in and relax or perhaps take a stroll for a breath of sea air along the pretty prom. Make sure you have time for a drink in the bar before enjoying your first evening meal.

Days 2 to 3

Enjoy a traditional English breakfast each day to set you up properly for your day ahead.

Your centrally located hotel makes the typical Victorian seaside resort of Sandown easy to explore. Perhaps take a stroll on the sandy beach or Esplanade, and maybe even have a paddle in the sea. If you have a wander along Sandown Bay you could find a very special old souvenir with the island having one of the highest concentrations of dinosaur fossils anywhere in the world! Sit on the prom and watch the world go by maybe with some fish and chips or an ice cream! Or simply unwind in one of the tea rooms or enjoy a glass of Cider in one of the traditional pubs.

You'll have plenty of time to explore Sandown and maybe go even further? You could take a bus to various parts of the island depending on what you want to do.

Whatever you've been up to during the day, you can always look forward to relaxing at the end of each day with your included evening meals plus entertainment provided by your hotel on some evenings. Or you may prefer a wander out along the lovely prom to watch the twinkling lights on the sea and the traditional entertainment of the nearby pier.

Day 4

After a final hearty breakfast it is time to say farewell to the Isle of Wight today. Board your comfortable coach for the short crossing across the Solent, and a relaxing onward journey home full of lovely memories.

Tour includes

  • 3 nights' hotel with English breakfast & evening meals
  • Evening entertainment on some nights
  • Free time in Sandown or to do your own thing
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
No lift at the hotel but ground floor rooms available on request at time of booking

Sandown

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationSandown, a charming seaside town located on the Isle of Wight's eastern coast, offers a variety of attractions and activities for visitors to enjoy.

Begin your journey at Sandown Beach, a sprawling stretch of golden sand that invites you to bask in the sun, swim in the crystal-clear waters, or take leisurely walks along the shoreline. For a dose of natural beauty, embark on a scenic coastal walk, offering breathtaking vistas of the rugged coastline, dramatic cliffs, and the picturesque English Channel. Sandown Pier beckons with its blend of amusements, games, and family-friendly entertainment, all while providing a picturesque backdrop of the sea. Adjacent to the beach, Sandham Gardens offers a serene escape, perfect for a leisurely stroll or a peaceful picnic amid the island's lush surroundings.

Other attractions include the fascinating world of dinosaurs at Dinosaur Isle and Wildheart Animal Sanctuary (formerly Isle of Wight Zoo).

Whether you're interested in history, outdoor adventures, or simply relaxing by the sea, Sandown has something to offer everyone, whatever the age.

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Accommodation

Burlington Hotel Sandown Isle of Wight

The recently refurbished Burlington Hotel boasts 70 ensuite rooms and is in a central seaside location set back just 2 minutes’ walk from the beach and town centre. Sandown Seafront provides the perfect day at the beach for all, whether you are looking to relax, play crazy golf or fancy a spot of sailing. The hotel offers a traditional English or Continental breakfast and, in the evening, enjoy a varied menu which caters to all dietary requirements. The hotel Bar/Lounge regularly hosts local live entertainment in a relaxed and comfortable environment. You also have the option to get up on the dance floor, perfect should you wish to dance the night away. There is no lift but a number of ground floor rooms are available. Single rooms and are usually smaller rooms with single beds. Double for sole rooms at a supplement may be available on request.

Please note the hotel bar will only accept card payments for transactions over the value of £10.  

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

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