Torquay & Devon Delights With 2For1 Bar
AU5ABGThis is a delightful opportunity to enjoy a fantastic value break in the quintessential English seaside resort of Torquay. Boasting a mild climate, sparkling blue waters and a palm tree-lined seafront, it is a true holiday hotspot at any time of the year. And if you love to be entertained, then this is a tour not to be missed. Come with us to Devon's seaside party capital and stay at the Riviera Hotel, famed for its fabulous entertainment programme every evening! But it doesn't all have to be party, party, party. You'll have ample time to explore and relax and maybe enjoy an ice cream on the beach (yes, even in March!) as well as joining us on our included excursions to maritime Plymouth, delightful Newton Abbot and the stunning coastal town of Teignmouth.
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. Remember to take in the amazing sea views across the bay at night with the lights reflecting onto the sea.
And if that wasn't enough, what about a 2 for 1 bar for 3 hours each evening?! It's enough to banish any winter blues and put a spring into your step!
An ideal choice for:
* People who love the liveliness of Torquay and want to be entertained
* Seaside lovers looking for a great off season bargain break
* Anyone looking to chase the winter blues away in delightful Devon
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! 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 - 4There will be plenty of time to make the most of your fantastic seaside location, but make sure you don't miss your great INCLUDED excursions. If you love a bargain and a chance to meet local producers, the charming market town of Newton Abbot is perfect for a visit on their bustling market day. Combined with an afternoon in the picture-perfect coastal resort of Teignmouth, you have a fantastic day showcasing the best of this beautiful area. Not forgetting we also have a day visiting the historic city of Plymouth for wonderful sightseeing and shopping in this lovely harbour city.
Back in Torquay, take time to explore, whether it's a stroll along the palm lined promenade, 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 evening entertainment to enjoy every evening.
Day 5Having 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 in comfort, as your coach heads homewards with lovely memories of new experiences, friends and beautiful places.
Newton AbbotINCLUDED Visitor DestinationNewton Abbot is an historic market town surrounded by beautiful South Devon countryside. The town has a high street full of shops as well as a great range of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and bars. If you like shopping, there are also a number of markets held throughout the week including an outdoor market held on a Wednesday and Saturday, and a popular indoor Pannier Market. The wide variety of shops range from high street names to independent retailers and a department store. The town also provides access to some great parks and outdoor spaces - Decoy Country Park, Courtenay Park and Bakers Park can all be found within walking distance of the centre, as can the Town Quay and new bridge.
TeignmouthINCLUDED Visitor DestinationTeignmouth is a stunning coastal town with historic Georgian buildings, long sandy beaches, and fresh local food. The town sits on the edge of the mouth of the river Teign and the South Devon coast – and is surrounded by lush Devon countryside, so you won’t find a more beautiful setting for a visit. Teignmouth is the ideal year-round destination with a lovely promenade, Victorian pier, lido, play park and crazy golf all within easy reach of the beaches and town centre. The Town Beach is a long expanse of sand with the pier, arcades and promenade whilst River Beach is full of beautiful fishing boats and has a wonderful quaint village feel.
PlymouthINCLUDED Visitor DestinationWith its rich maritime heritage and status as the regional capital for culture, Plymouth is one of the most dynamic and fascinating places to visit in Devon. If you’re a fan of all things nautical, then be sure to make a trip to Plymouth Hoe. Not only is it the backdrop for Sir Francis Drake’s legendary game of bowls, but its also one of the most beautiful natural harbours in the world. You can get incredible views of Plymouth from Smeaton’s Tower. And don’t forget to pay a visit to the Barbican, a bustling array of specialist shops, restaurants, cafes and world-class attractions in Devon, all set against the backdrop of Plymouth's picturesque harbour. In addition, there’s Sutton Harbour, where you can visit the world-famous Plymouth Gin Distillery, with their delicious gin making the perfect gift!
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.
- 4 nights hotel with English breakfast & evening meals
- 2 for 1 Bar for three hours each evening (house rules apply)
- Great entertainment every evening
- Free time to enjoy Torquay at leisure
- Time to enjoy Newton Abbot
- Visit to the coastal town of Teignmouth
- Excursion to Plymouth
- Direct Coach Travel
- Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate
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**