South Devon and The English Riviera Coast
South Devon provides the perfect getaway for people of all ages, all year round. With so much to offer, come and discover it for yourself.View of River Dart in South Devon from a cottage window
South Devon contains some of Britain’s best loved seaside resorts as well as a beautiful coastline. It is an area to be savoured, and to be returned to time and again.
It’s easy to work out why South Devon’s English Riviera is such a popular tourist destination. This beautiful region offers so much: a sunny climate, fabulous beaches, great heritage, rolling hills, thatched cottages, pretty country pubs, a wealth of wildlife and landscapes.
South Devon offers the best of Britain in one region. South Devon’s English Riviera also offers stylish restaurants, cool new boutique B&Bs and chic urban hotels… and all the modern facilities and quirky attractions to create a perfect break however long you stay.
Torquay and the English Riviera is probably the busiest and most touristy part of South Devon for Holidays in Torquay, and with good reason. The mild climate and numerous beaches mean that the area can have quite a continental feel. The large number of English language students and foreign tourists adds an exotic chatter to the region, especially in Torquay, the capital of the English Riviera and birthplace of Agatha Christie.
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Torquay hotels offer a choice of hotel types to suit all tastes and budgets. Torquay is one of the most interesting seaside resorts on the south coast of Devon. It is part of what the Victorians called the English Riviera, and many white villas can be seen glistening among the green hilltops by the coast. Torquay also has a wonderful harbour, pier and promenade. Loads more information can be found in the ilovesouthdevon Tourist Information Pages on Torquay.
Hotels in Torquay are quite numerous, and many of them still retain that Victorian feel, even though there are many new modern additions. Some of Torquay’s hotels have stunning views of the coast, like The Balmoral Hotel. Some of them are closer to the beaches or harbour and town centre. Expect style, originality and real character in Torquay Hotels Devon.