Beach Breaks in Torquay
The Beaches of Torquay and The English Riviera
Torquay and The English Riviera have a magnificent selection of beaches that can be enjoyed all year round not just in the summer. With everything from long stretches of sandy beaches to secluded coves, there is sure to be something to appeal to everyone. Below are just some of the great beaches available around Tor Bay:
Torre Abbey Sands, Torquay
This is Torquay's main beach. Close by is the fantastic Abbey Sands development with a superb choice of cafes and restaurants.There is seafront parking; this can be sarce in summer and it can be quite expensive. Better options include the Shedden Hill car park which is just a five minute walk away.
A short distance from the town centre, this beach is just seconds away from our Hesketh Crescent Apartment. This has rock areas as well as areas with fine shingle. There is free parking nearby as well as two pay and display car parks at either end of the bay. There is a great beach cafe here too which is open all year round.
Approached down quite a steep pathway, this little cove is a real gem with some stunning coastal scenery and a superb beach cafe. There is parking nearby and this beach is just a 12 minute walk from our Muntham and Kinbrae Apartments.
This lies at the foot of Babbacombe Downs and can be accessed via the Babbacombe Cliff Railway which operates all year round. The beach benefits from a variety of watersports as well as a superb cafe - Three Degrees West
Preston Sands, Paignton
This beach lies just between Torquay and Paignton. There is plenty of nearby parking, there are nearby toilets and the superb Boathouse Cafe. As the tide goes out, it reveals a wonderful expanse of sand making it possible to walk all the way along to Paignton Beach.
This stretch of sandy beach is an ideal destination for families. Nearby is a superb adventure play ground as well as many places to get refreshments. Paignton Pier also cuts across the beach. There is a lot of parking nearby and when the sun goes down it is just a few steps to the fantastic Vue Cinema located on the seafront.
Check availability and rates for your beach break accommodation in Torquay.
To book self catering accommodation at the best possible rates online - clink the link below:
The Muntham Apartments are located in the leafy Wellswood area of Torquay and are ideally placed to access all that Torquay and The English Riviera has to offer. With accommodation ranging from the spacious luxury three bedroom townhouse, wonderful one bedroom accommodation and studios the Muntham Apartments have something for everyone.
The Hesketh Crescent Apartment is a Five Star romantic hideaway for two located in a stunning Regency crescent which is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea in the Meadfoot area of Torquay. Although the apartment itself does not have sea views, you are just seconds away from breathtaking coastal scenery.
Telephone: 01803 292958
The Bedford House Apartments are a collection of one, two and three bedroom apartments located close to Torquay harbour and town centre. Click the link below to check availability/prices and to book. You will always get the best rates by booking direct.
Telephone: 01803 292958.
The Kinbrae Apartment is a beautiful two bedroom apartment close to the centre of the Wellswood area of Torquay. It is ideally placed to explore all that The English Riviera has to offer. Please click the link below. Don't forget that booking direct gets the very best rates.
Back again for the summer and into the autumn, The English Riviera Wheel is a firm favourite with residents and visitors alike. At over 60 meters high, it offers amazing 360 degree views of the bay. The journey lasts about 12 minutes in total. The wheel can be found close to the Princess Theatre on Torquay seafront. Ticket prices - Adults £6, concessions £5, children £4. Family ticket £18.) Open 10am to 8pm and until 10pm on bank holidays and in school holidays.