This sensational seaside escape presents a trio of tempting resorts rolled into one fabulous holiday. Vibrant, cosmopolitan Bournemouth has everything you could possibly want in a beach break all wrapped up in one beautiful town. An exciting itinerary sees us hopping aboard ferries firstly to idyllic St Peter Port in Guernsey where you’ll be enchanted by the tapestry of hidden alleyways, tiered gardens and Regency houses. On another day we glide across the water to the chocolate box scenery of the Isle of Wight with its sandstone cliffs and thatched roofed villages. An outing to wonderful Weymouth completes an enticing getaway.
Day one. We journey to our overnight hotel for dinner, bed and breakfast.
Day Two. We make our way to Bournemouth with comfort stops en route then check into the Durley Dean Hotel for our five night stay.
Day Three. A day at leisure to discover Bournemouth. Unwind on the beach, explore the piers, relax in one of the floral parks, visit Russell-Cotes Art Gallery or catch the local bus to the Aviation Museum where you’ll find exhibits of historic aircraft.
Day Four. We head to Poole to board our Condor ferry as foot passengers for our sail to St Peter Port, Guernsey. Here you will have free time to explore or indulge in some duty free shopping. Maybe you’d like to visit La Vallette Underground Military Museum or see the Victorian Candie Gardens. We dine onboard our ferry on the return sailing as we will be late back to our hotel.
Day Five. Look forward to an excursion to Weymouth where you might to visit Nothe Fort, a historic sea fort with themed exhibits including a World War Two evacuee experience, air raid shelters and a wartime shop.
Day Six. Our treat today is a ferry trip to the delightful Isle of Wight for time to explore this captivating island. We return to our hotel in time for dinner. day Seven. After breakfast, we travel to our overnight hotel for dinner. day Eight. After breakfast we head home.
Situated on Bournemouth’s East Cliff just minutes from the beach, Durley Dean Hotel is a former Victorian townhouse now featuring contemporary design. Rooms are modern and there is a charming lounge bar.