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Make a holiday apartment in Torbay your home away from home

The beaches of this borough in Devon are a favourite with UK holidaymakers seeking to enjoy a spot of sunbathing. But other than basking there are many activities that visitors taking up residence in Torbay holiday homes can engage in. The English Riviera, as this locale is also known, is known for its cultural festivals, including the one that celebrates one of its most famous residents, acclaimed novelist Agatha Christie. Visitors will find eateries that serve delicious local specialities and lively bars full of friendly locals not far from their Torbay self-catering apartments. Among the features of these places of holiday accommodation in Torbay are WiFi Internet, barbecue facilities and swimming pools.

Things to do

-Beaches: Torbay has plenty of beaches, especially towards the southwest, that invite holidaymakers to lounge and sunbathe or embark on leisurely strolls. It is by far the prettiest bit of coastline in the UK and visitors can admire it from the shore or while sailing the waters in a pedal-powered boat (motorised boats are also available).

-Riviera Centre: Not far from most of the places of holiday accommodation in Torbay is the Riviera Centre, a great place for a day of family fun. There are exciting water slides there for the kids while adults can head to the Bay Brasserie and sip a cool drink as they enjoy magnificent views of the bay. A fitness centre is available here for those who wish to keep up their regime.

-Food and drink: Torbay is lined with seafront bars and pubs where holidaymakers can enjoy their favourite drink while listening to live music. There are also great restaurants such as Rumour which is well known for the quality of the lunches it serves. Some of these eateries are so popular visitors will need to book in advance to avoid disappointment.

-Theatre and cinema: There are number of theatres that tourists staying in self-catering holiday homes in Torbay can conveniently reach to enjoy scintillating plays and musical concerts. On the odd weekend visitors can catch a ballet performance as well. At the Apollo Cinema they can catch the latest movie releases.

-Horse riding: Visitors can enjoy a trot through peaceful moors as they savour the breathtaking scenery of Dartmoor, another one of Devon’s towns. They can embark on trails that lead through dense woodland and become one with nature as they explore the reaches of Devon.

Weather in Torbay

The temperate weather Torbay enjoys is one of its key attractions. During summer it doesn’t get too hot with June, July and August experiencing average highs of not more than 20°C. This makes for excellent conditions for outdoor activity. Autumn sees temperatures descend into the teens and by the end of the year they average at 8°C.

Travel to Torbay

Visitors can get to Torbay via the national railway network. There are three stations in this locale at which they can arrive: Torre railway station, Torquay railway station and Paignton railway station. Torbay is also covered by a network of public bus routes that link this town with nearby towns and cities. While Plymouth Airport used to welcome passengers from London, Manchester and other parts of the UK, it was closed in 2011. This facility was about 24 miles away. But those who would like to fly to Torbay can use Exeter Airport which is 19 miles from holiday accommodation in Torbay. Taxis, rental cars and buses are available to help visitors get to the holiday homes in Torbay.

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    Very Good! 4.0/5
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 4
    Bungalow #1841596
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      Excellent! 4.7/5
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #1944803
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      Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Multiple rentals Cottage #444353
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        Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Multiple rentals House #444353
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
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            • Studio
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #733599
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            Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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              • 4 BR
              • 3 BA
              • Sleeps 10
              Chateau / Country House #8122906
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              Viewed 139 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Mobile Home #1900482
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                Viewed 94 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (19 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Cottage #6476682
                  19
                  Viewed 95 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
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                    Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #1568411
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                      Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Apartment #1853007
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                        Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                          • 2 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Apartment #8169175
                          8
                          Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 4 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
                            19
                            Viewed 93 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #8092475
                              10
                              Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (24 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #1377957
                                24
                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 3
                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #8170573
                                  3
                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #8170573
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                                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #899735
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                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #1750623
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                                        Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 2
                                          Apartment #6541485
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                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #6740491
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                                            Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Mobile Home #6714319
                                              12
                                              Viewed 61 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                (10 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Apartment #6727370
                                                10
                                                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Multiple rentals Cottage #8040649
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                                                  Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #1944530
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                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Bungalow #1796023
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                                                        Good! 3.9/5
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #6797372
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                                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilets
                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                          House #1839961
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                                                          Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                            Apartment #6812263
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                                                            Viewed 68 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Good! 3.8/5
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #6797495
                                                              5
                                                              Viewed 70 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #8159194
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                                                                Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Cottage #8133093
                                                                  15
                                                                  Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                    Barn #8074813
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                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #6812278
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        Cottage #8144410
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                                                                        Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #8040140
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                                                                          Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                            (9 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                            Bungalow #8166724
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                                                                            Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (19 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Apartment #848162
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                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Good! 3.9/5
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                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Cottage #1132172
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                                                                                Viewed 73 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #1944530
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                                                                                  Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                    (13 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                    Apartment #845609
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                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                                                      Apartment #6499913
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
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                                                                                        Cottage #6498143
                                                                                        3
                                                                                        Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (7 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Chalet #1893081
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                                                                                          Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                                            Apartment #8066531
                                                                                            5
                                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Apartment #731199
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                                                                                              Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Apartment #6729025
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                                                                                                Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
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                                                                                                  Cottage #8115569
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
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                                                                                                    House #6738879
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                      Cottage #8067740
                                                                                                      14
                                                                                                      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Really great!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great cottage; comfy beds; warm and cosy; super location next to harbour. Instant replies from owner
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Lovely place, had everything we needed and very relaxing.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Perfect for two young families to stay over the New Year period, all child friendly including stairs gates and excellent layout on the ground floor as all open plan. Highly recommend!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Secure, clean and tidy apartment, ideal for our purpose when visiting relatives in the area.

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Very convenient and enjoyable.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016