The English Riviera and Devonshire Delights
Banish the Winter blues this February or March with a coastal break to South Devon and a special stay at the Belgrave Sands Hotel and Spa – Torbay’s highest rated 4-star hotel. A timeless and thriving scene in the English Riviera, Torquay’s continental atmosphere has established itself as a sought-after holiday destination since the Victorian era. The home of a sparkling marina, respected waterside restaurants, a palm tree-lined promenade and an unspoilt coastline, modern elegance harmoniously mixes with Victorian façades which gaze out to sea. Combine fresh sea air with the surrounding beautiful countryside, a memorable holiday awaits.
Day 1 Departure: 0900-1000 hrs. Travel to Torquay, making a comfort stop en-route. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 4 nights.
Day 2 Mystery coffee stop (cost not included), visit Teignmouth for lunchtime break. Return via a scenic coastal route, crossing the Shaldon Bridge, Maidencombe, Watcombe, St Marychurch and Babbacombe.
Day 3 A gentle tour through the Dart Valley to Dartmouth with its riverside delights, individual shops and home to the Royal Britannia Naval College. Free time during the afternoon in Torquay.
Day 4 Morning visit to Brixham, where the classic harbour provides a backdrop to the brightly painted cottages, a nod to its maritime roots. Today, a stroll around the charming town reveals independent shops aplenty and the Artists Corner on the Strand is brimming with culture. Afternoon visit to Paignton, one of the gems of the South West. The fantastic seafront comprises of a pretty promenade, Paignton Pier, and scintillating sandy beaches. The ambient harbour is home to charming coloured yachts dotted across the landscape.
Day 5 Depart after breakfast, making a comfort stop en-route. Arrive home: late-afternoon.
• Return coach travel
• 4 nights accommodation
• Served traditional English breakfast with self-service buffet starter
• Served 5 course dinner (3 choices for starter, main, dessert) plus after dinner tea/coffee
• Nightly entertainment
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours
Belgrave Sands Hotel & Spa, Torquay
Following a recent £3 million renovation, this beautiful hotel, situated a stone’s throw from Torquay’s seafront offers a combination of elegant and comfortable accommodation, a fabulous casual fine dining experience, nightly entertainment and an overall place to unwind. Flat location, ½ mile from the harbour and Torquay town.
Bedrooms: En-suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, hot drinks facilities, iron/board, mini fridge, safe, fruit bowl, fresh milk and water. Bath robes and slippers.
Facilities: Bar and lounge. Night porter. Gym, sauna, steam room and indoor swimming pool. Nightly entertainment. Free Wi-Fi.
Mobility Information: Lift to both floors. 3 steps at entrance. Disabled entrance. 4 ground floor bedrooms.
Supplements (subject to availability):
No single room supplement
Deluxe room £10.00 per person per night
Signature sea view room £20.00 per person per night
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