Sandown, Isle of Wight
Sandown is a true seaside resort, situated beside the sparkling waters of Sandown Bay. Relax among the waves and golden sandy beach or take a stroll along the broad seafront promenade. The island consistently enjoys one of the UK’s highest sunshine records, with award-winning beaches and a rich historical heritage that have compelled generations of holiday makers. The winning blend of coast and countryside extends across the island, including over half of the island designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
Day 1 Departure: 0700 – 0800 hrs. Travel south, making a comfort stop en-route. Catch 1330hrs/1400hrs ferry from Southampton/Portsmouth to East Cowes/Fishbourne. Hotel check-in. Dinner is included for the next 4 nights.
Days 2 – 4 Tours include:
Full day island tour. A tour which completes the break by showing you the charms of the island, promising to delight at every turn. With the island comprising of over 60 miles of coastline, you will see a combination of glistening sandy and shingle beaches, quaint villages and coastal towns.
Cowes, a yachting town steeped in maritime history. The pedestrianised narrow shopping streets delight with specialty boutiques. Godshill is a quintessential picture-postcard scene, with many thatched tea rooms and shops. Attractions include the charming Model Village, a beautiful display set in landscaped gardens.
A morning visit to Ryde, the largest town of the island with a popular sandy beach and esplanade, will be followed by an afternoon at leisure in Shanklin. This historic town has an excellent stretch of beach and enjoys individual shops and picturesque thatched cottages at the Old Village.
Day 5 Depart after breakfast, catch the 1030 hrs/1100 hrs ferry from East Cowes/Fishbourne to Southampton/Portsmouth. Continue journey, making a comfort stop en-route. Arrive home: late-afternoon.
• Return coach travel
• Return ferry crossings
• 4 nights accommodation
• Served traditional English breakfast with self-service buffet starter
• Served 3 course dinner (3 choices) plus after dinner tea/coffee
• 2 nights entertainment
• Quiz night
• 3 drink vouchers per person
• 1 lunch voucher per person
• A programme of fun & games, craft session
• Hotel porter service
• All coach tours
Trouville Hotel, Sandown
Superbly located on the seafront facing south, commanding sweeping views of Sandown Bay. The bar, lounges and dining room all enjoy panoramic sea views. Shops and traditional seaside pier are a few minutes walk.
Bedrooms: En-suite (bath with shower attachment), TV, radio, hairdryer, tea/coffee making facilities and telephone. All twin/double/treble
bedrooms have a sea view.
Facilities: Bar and lounge. Night porter. Games room includes indoor short mat bowls, pool, darts and table tennis.
Mobility Information: Lift to all 4 floors. No ground floor bedrooms. 10 steps at entrance with ramp access at the side.
Supplements (subject to availability):
No single room supplement
Singles are non-sea view
Single side sea view supplement £60.00
Sole occupancy supplement £140.00
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