Places to stay in Torquay
Torquay is situated at the heart of the English Riviera and provides the ideal holiday destination for family holidays, short breaks or simply as a base for exploring Devon. Don't just come for the weekend but stay a little longer and enjoy the wonderful natural environment.
Torquay has a stunning waterfront location, vibrant atmosphere and rich variety of activities. Boasting a wealth of attractions for all that visit, this classic English seaside resort has developed into a thriving town filled with everything from top quality theatre and live music through to a centre for marine conservation, great theme parks for the kids and boutique hotels that provide visitors of all ages with a warm Devonian welcome.
A superb setting
The main feature of Torquay is its waterside, with a palm-lined promenade, seafront gardens, a lively harbour and an international marina. This superb setting, with its illuminated bridge, is the ideal backdrop for enjoying a romantic meal, relaxed drink or gentle stroll. Choose from a wide selection of cafés, pubs, restaurants and shops as well as a host of attractions to suit all ages.
Within minutes of Torquay town centre there are beautiful beaches easily reached by foot, road or sea. Most of these beaches are linked by the South West Coast Path, which stretches from the south side of Brixham to Maidencombe and offers excellent walking paths with spectacular sea views.
Where to stay
Torquay accommodation provides the very best in Devon hospitality. From luxury hotels and spas to intimate boutique options, all of which offer friendly service and quality facilities. For those looking for a self catering holiday, Torquay offers a choice of cosy cottages and superb campsites, ensuring there is something to suit all tastes and budgets.
Although Torquay is much more than the classic seaside resort it is known for, the emphasis is still very much on family holidays. So for families after enjoying the Family Day at the Festival there is lots else to keep children entertained from go karting, theme parks and steam railways to swimming, meeting the local wildlife or playing on one of the many sandy beaches.
You will find a huge choice of accommodation in Torquay including hotels, bed & breakfast, guest houses, holiday apartments, campsites, caravan parks, holiday parks and self catering accommodation.