Join us for an exciting Mock Cruise at the wonderful Trouville Hotel in Sandown. You will be issued your ‘boarding cards’ on arrival and throughout your stay you will ‘visit’ different countries with specially themed dinners and entertainment!
Day 1 Having met all of our taxis, our coach travels down to Portsmouth for the sailing to Fishbourne. Once on the island drive down to Sandown and our hotel and our first ‘country’ – France! Tonight’s cabaret will include the cancan.
Day 2 This morning we make our way to Butterfly & Fountain World, an opportunity to see hundreds of butterflies flying freely in an indoor sub-tropical garden. Our second visit of the day is to Godshill and The Old Smithy & Gardens, to browse the shops or relax in the coffee shop. Tonight USA and songs from Broadway!
Day 3 Today we enjoy a guided coach tour of the Island, hear tales of Queen Victoria & Prince Albert, Alfred Lord Tennyson and Winston Churchill to mention just a few, see chocolate shop villages, the stunning south coastal route, the Needles and much more!
Day 4 This morning we make our way to Isle of Wight Pearl, where there is time for shopping and have an included cream tea. The afternoon is free at our hotel to explore Sandown or take part in more ‘shipboard’ activities. Tonight is ‘Back to Blighty’ with songs in the ballroom.
Day 5 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we make our way to Busy Bee Garden Centre, where you have time for shopping and refreshments. We then travel on to Fishbourne for our afternoon ferry to Portsmouth and return to our homes.
The Trouville is situated on The Esplanade in Sandown with sweeping views of the bay from the bar, lounge and restaurant areas. All twin and double rooms enjoy a sea view. Bedrooms offer TV, telephone, radio, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has WiFi and a lift.