Christmas on the Isle of Wight

Wight Bay Hotel

Departure Date:

23/12/2019
No. of Days:

5 days








£329.00 pp


Great hotel location and fabulous festive entertainment!

Enjoy this fabulous Christmas holiday on the gorgeous Isle of Wight. This diamond shaped island is a UK gem and one of Queen Victoria’s favourite spots. It is also one of the sunniest and warmest places in the country, located just a few miles from the South Coast of England. No passport is needed for the short ferry crossing, and once you're on the Island everything is within easy reach. The Isle of Wight has over 60 miles of stunning coastal scenery, lively resorts and quaint villages combine with a friendliness and old-fashioned charm to make for a really memorable Christmas holiday.

We stay in the resort of Sandown with its miles of soft golden sands crowned by Sandown’s pleasure pier. Popular with tourists, Sandown is a 'bucket and spade' holiday destination with a lovely esplanade and a whole lot more.

This Christmas holiday is remarkably good value, considering that there's a ferry crossing included, festive food & an entertainment programme.

Wight Bay Hotel

This hotel is situated just within 2 minute walk from the town centre, where there is direct access to the long sandy beach and scenic cliff top walks. Here at the Wight Bay Hotel they pride themselves on providing guests with everything they need to enjoy a fantastic stay. The modern facilities and beautiful rooms, coupled with a friendly team ensure that guests return year after year.

Day 1

After joining the coach, we head south towards the Isle of Wight making a stop or two along the way for coffee/lunch. Join the ferry for the short crossing across to the Isle of Wight and then continue on to the delightful Wight Bay Hotel. Check in, unpack and relax before a delicious first dinner and some great festive entertainment.

Day 2 - 4

Enjoy tasty traditional English breakfasts daily along with free time to enjoy the lively resort of Sandown. Don't miss out on our INCLUDED excursions to Ryde, Cowes and a half day Round the Island Tour. There will be a full festive programme of meals and entertainment at the hotel including Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings!

Day 5

After a final breakfast we say farewell to our hosts as we depart for home. After stopping for a coffee/lunch break or two, we continue homewards getting back during the late afternoon.

Cowes (on Christmas Eve)

Cowes, famed for its professional sailing, stunning Victorian architecture and vibrant festival atmosphere is one of the most popular towns on the Isle of Wight to visit year round. There are stunning sea views over the Solent to the mainland beyond. Find a spot to sit and watch the world go by...

Ryde (on Christmas Eve)

The largest town on the island, Ryde has fine Georgian and Victorian buildings, shops, tea-rooms, pubs, restaurants, and a marina. The sea-wall promenade provides a popular walk, passing the Victorian watchtower on the way to Puckpool Park.

Round the Island Tour (half day scenic drive on Boxing Day)

Rounding the Island, we pass through the superbly positioned town of Ventnor, one of the sunniest spots on the Island and built on a series of terraces that climb steeply towards St Boniface Down, from where there are spectacular views across the Bay. We move on, passing through the Island’s southernmost tip and the village of Chale, before arriving at Alum Bay at the Island’s western tip. The sandstone cliffs here are made up of twenty-one colours and it is from here that the Island’s most notable feature can be most clearly seen - the ‘Needles’, three giant chalk stacks, one of which is crowned with a lighthouse. 

  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in a twin/double or single room
  • 4 Full English breakfasts
  • 4 Dinners
  • Christmas lunch with all the trimmings
  • Festive entertainment; Mince Pies; Afternoon Tea & Biscuits, Christmas cake and more!!
  • Excursion to Ryde & Cowes and half day Around the Island tour

This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Bristol Aztec West
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff Gate
  • Cardiff West
  • Gorseinon
  • Llanelli
  • Magor
  • Morriston
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Pyle
  • Sarn
  • Skewen
  • Swansea Central
  • Swansea West

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Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.

OUR PRICES

Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.

TO NOTE

Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please contact us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps.

THIS TOUR

Limited number of singles without supplement - Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a standard room.

Other Dates

Departure Date: Monday 23 Dec 2019
Duration: 5 Days



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