When you’ve been working too hard and relaxing too little, sometimes all you need is a little sea air to blow away the cobwebs and recharge those tired-out batteries. A coastal break is an invigorating tonic for anyone who wants to get off that nine-to-five treadmill and rediscover what it means to truly escape from it all.
We have a wide range of great value Dinner Deal Breaks for when you’re ready to indulge in some much-needed peace and quiet. Here are our Top 7 Coastal Dinner Deals which allow you to enter a world of true coastal bliss.
1) 3* Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa, Bournemouth
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast, from £74pp
With a prime cliff-top location, the Ocean Beach Hotel and Spa overlooks the scenic Bournemouth Bay and is just a short stroll away from miles of golden sands. With buckets and spades to do in Bournemouth, a day of bathing and beachcombing is an absolute must. The picturesque Poole Harbour and Russell-Cotes Museum & Art Gallery are both close by, as well as Boscombe Pier, where you can learn to surf or hire a kayak. The enchanting coastal city is bursting with sights to see, but if you fancy venturing a little further afield, Longleat Safari Park is only a drive away.
2) 4* The View Hotel, Eastbourne
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast, from £93pp
If you do like to be beside the seaside, The View Hotel offers a perfect base from which to explore the coastal treasures of Eastbourne. With its luscious, sandy beaches, a beach day is definitely a must; but there are also many local sights and attractions to whet your coastal appetite in this pretty town. The quaint Marina is perfect for a sunset stroll and Beachy Head in South Downs National Park is a great place to admire the expansive panoramas of the English Channel.
3) 4* Big Blue Hotel, Blackpool
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast + Pleasure Beach Wristband, from £110pp
Situated just steps away from the iconic Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the award-winning Big Blue Hotel is a coastal oasis if you’re looking to indulge in a sea-and-sand-filled Blackpool short break. The hotel is a short walk away from Blackpool’s beating heart of attractions, including Blackpool Tower, Sandcastle Water Park, Madame Tussauds and the Sealife Centre. The famous stretch of Promenade, The Golden Mile, is also close by and is a great place for a stroll with a steaming box of fish and chips.
4) 5* Raithwaite Estate, Whitby
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast, from £175pp
Nestled in the coastal North Yorkshire countryside, the luxurious Raithwaite Estate is a perfect pick if you’re looking to add some sparkle to your coastal escape. Whitby is a coastal town steeped in historic charm and local legends. Be sure to climb the 199 steps up to the Whitby Abbey ruins and immerse yourself in the Gothic surroundings – you can even embark on a Dracula-inspired tour and discover the chilling history behind this famous vampire myth.
5) 4* Polurrian Bay Hotel, Cornwall
2 nights + 1 dinner + dinner, from £185pp
Enveloped by the scenic Cornish Coast, the Polurrian Bay Hotel is a luxury, family-friendly hotel which overlooks the majestic Mounts Bay. As well as being famed for its unblemished beaches, Cornwall is also a great foodie spot, with Cornish pasties, fudge and ice cream all aplenty. When visiting this picturesque pocket of Cornwall, be sure to check out the beautiful Lizard Peninsula to visit the lighthouse and take a peaceful stroll along the coastal path at Kynance Cove.
6) 4* The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast, from £115pp
Right on the doorstep of all of Brighton’s main sights and attractions, the Old Ship Hotel is a great short break base from which to explore this seaside town. As well as its glorious seafront, the colourful Brighton Marina, the Royal Pavillion and the iconic Brighton Pier. There’s also the intricate, winding Brighton Lanes located in the town’s historic quarter, which is an enchanting place to explore an assortment of quirky boutiques and antique shops.
7) 4* The Marine Hotel, Troone
2 nights + 1 dinner + breakfast, from £110pp
Sat at the heart of the quaint Scottish town of Troone, The Marine Hotel boasts stunning golfing grounds and pretty coastal scenery. With its indoor pool, Jacuzzi and beauty spa. it’s easy to see why this is a tranquil haven away from everyday life. The hotel’s Truin Restaurant provides a wonderful spot to enjoy a delicious meal and it offers stunning views of both the Ayrshire coastline and the stunning Isle of Arran. From this coastal retreat, you can visit the Isle of Arran by taking the ferry from Ardrossan (25 mins drive away), and the ferry takes approximately one hour, so it’s easy to explore the surrounding landscape and sights.
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