The Royal Seabathing Apartment
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
AWARDED CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE WINNER 2014 TRIP ADVISOR,
RECENTLY AWARDED 4 STARS by QUALITY IN TOURISM 2013/2014 and 2014/2015!
Please note building work currently taking place behind the terrace (blue hoarding in the photographs down on outside terrace). 10% discount from advertised prices.
Contemporary 2 bedroom apartment situated in Victoria Court, Royal Sea Bathing Hospital with large outside terrace, perfect for enjoying a barbecue and a glass of wine overlooking the beautiful Westbrook Bay blue flag, sandy beach. Gated complex with a secure underground reserved car parking space.
The ground floor apartment is tastefully decorated in neutral colours with oak flooring throughout the hall, dining and living areas. The white shaker kitchen benefits from granite worktops, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer, oven with gas hob and microwave, with views to the formal courtyard garden at the front.
French doors opening onto the formal courtyard, from dining area which seats 6 people (plus highchair available). Living room with two sofas, coffee table, TV with Freeview, DVD. Broadband Wifi freely available and docking station for your iPod. French doors open out onto the back privately owned terrace.
Outside terrace, rattan table and chairs (4 seated). Rattan corner sofa, soak up the sunshine whilst enjoying the views of westbrook bay's sandy beach. Children's small table and 2 chairs with umbrella.
The family bathroom has all white furnishings - bath, sink, w.c. and heated towel rail with underfloor heating. The master bedroom has a double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe and French doors leading to outside privately owned terrace. It also benefits from an ensuite consisting of shower, w.c. and sink and underfloor heating. The second double bedroom consists of a triple bed, double bed at the bottom, single bed at the top. Travel cot available. This apartment is terrific for families!
Tesco Express less than a minute walk from the apartment and various take away restaurants within the vicinity. M&S Simply Food two minutes drive away.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||On the beach - 2/3 minute walk.|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: 1hr 40 minute drive from Gatwick or 2 hours from H 115 km, Nearest railway: 7/8 minute walk to and from the train station|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
The South East England region
Imagine lazy summer days lounging, fun family cycle rides along bright spring promenades, bracing cliff-top walks on crisp autumn mornings and watching white horses break onto the shore from a cosy restaurant. Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and surrounding villages - a great all season coastal destination with lots of heritage and culture to discover and explore.
Whatever your interest, Kent is full of exciting attractions for everyone.
Discover the captivating essence of the Garden of England winding along lanes past lavender fields, orchards, vineyards and oast houses. Be enriched by England's oldest county, alive with its exciting past: visiting Canterbury with Chaucer's pilgrims and Rochester with Dickens, following the maritime adventures that have shaped Kent from Roman invasion to World War II. Quintessential England. But also up to date with leading-edge galleries and theatre, Michelin-starred dining and entertaining nightlife giving you so many things to do.
Great value attractions make Kent a favourite destination for families and it's so easy to reach by car, coach and train. Paddle and play on classic, sandy beaches, go wild in exciting animal parks, meet knights at enchanting castles. You'll find boredom-busters to suit children of all ages - and parents can unwind, too.
Talk To The Animals
See the kids have wide-eyed fun while they learn, coming face to face with rare and endangered species at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks, or down on the farm at Farming World, Faversham where you can meet friendly farm animals, magnificent Shire horses and birds of prey. Then Wildwood, Herne Bay, will take you deep into ancient woodlands where you can spot more than 50 different species from badgers to wolves.
The Rare Breeds Centre in Woodchurch will provide you with an extra special day, the beautiful 100 acre farm in the heart of the stunning Kent countryside and make friends with newborn lambs, piglets, Luna the Jersey calf and other loveable farm animals.
Enchanting Castles And Gardens
Kent's rich history offers thrilling tales of kings, queens, knights and ghosts. Special events from jousts to storytelling, archery to dancing, bring history vividly to life. Watch battle re-enactments at Dover or Deal castles, navigate your way through the yew maze at Leeds Castle and 'splashing' water maze at Hever Castle. Unravel the secrets of the Dinosaur & Dragon Valley at Groombridge Place Gardens & Enchanted Forest.
What Was Life Like...?
Join Chaucer's band of pilgrims at The Canterbury Tales, or glide away from the city centre with Canterbury Historic River Tours on the Stour, complete with light-hearted commentary bringing notable buildings and the past to life. Explore a Victorian farmhouse, World War II and 1950s house at Kent Life, near Maidstone. Visit Dickens World at Chatham Maritime, an indoor theme park based on Dickensian England with rides and thrills.
Kids of all ages will enjoy an expedition on the miniature Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway from Hythe to the lighthouse at Dungeness. Catch a vintage steam train on the Kent & East Sussex Railway or Spa Valley Railway.
Visit The Historic Dockyard Chatham, where you can clamber aboard three historic warships. And how about this for a 'funtastic' adventure: driving and racing real JCBs at Diggerland, Strood.
Enjoy a high-flying activity day at one of our Go Ape sites in Kent- at Bedgebury Forest and National Pinetum and Leeds Castle. The courses, set amongst the treetops, blend high wires, Tarzan swings and zip wires and allow children to get out and about and their adrenalin pumping.
How did Canterbury help Keats recapture his Muse? Why do choosy shoppers love Rochester? Have a break in Kent's cathedral cities and stir your imagination: fine dining, festivals and quality accommodation make for rich and diverse escapes. All you need to do is choose where you want to go. To plan your journey visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
In a very short while - just 1/2 hour by car from Margate or 31 minutes by train, you can be strolling the narrow, cobbled streets of one of England's oldest cities with a continuous history. There are so many different ways to get to know Canterbury and as the heart of the city is traffic-free, a leisurely walk with a Green Badge Guide is ideal for discovering nooks and corners. Or glide away from the city centre with Canterbury Historic River Tours on the Stour, complete with light-hearted commentary bringing notable buildings and the past to life.
Another great way to experience the past is with a visit to one of Kent's most popular attractions, The Canterbury Tales. A stunning reconstruction of 14th century England follows Geoffrey Chaucer's colourful characters on their magical pilgrimage from London to the shrine of St. Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral.
Of course, the catalyst for the city's allure is the Canterbury World Heritage Site, the magnificent Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church. From the moment St Augustine established his seat, or 'cathedra', here in AD 597, Canterbury was destined to be a place apart.
Shops, restaurants and nightlife flourish in lively cosmopolitan counterpoint to this absorbing heritage. The £140-million Whitefriars shopping quarter has over 70 famous name stores, and do dive down the maze of intriguing side streets to browse specialist emporia and art galleries. Hungry? Find a café, pub, teashop or restaurant that suits your mood: maybe lunch at the unusual Goods Shed, Canterbury's permanent farmers' market in a handsome Victorian railway goods shed, which also has a restaurant featuring seasonal fare.
It's so enriching to see the world through different eyes and in Rochester (only an hours drive away), Charles Dickens featured it in his writings more than any other town apart from London and whereas much of what he knew in the capital has vanished, it remains here and location spotting is a great way to exercise the brain cells.
Follow In Dickens' Footsteps, a self-guided tour with leaflet and map leading to a dozen places the author loved. In The Guildhall Museum The Dickens Discovery Room uses a tabloid newspaper approach to present the author as one of the UK's first real celebrities. There is also the amazing Dickens World to explore, jump on board the Great Expectations Boat Ride, take a trip back in time to a Victorian school complete with nasty schoolmaster or get spooked in the Haunted House of 1859. You can also meet some of Dickens' great literary characters in the Victorian town courtyard.
What a contrasting world, then, awaits in Rochester Castle, whose chequered history has encompassed three sieges and partial demolition during battle. It nevertheless remains one of the best-preserved examples of Norman architecture in England. Another twist of the heritage kaleidoscope and you're in the peaceful surroundings of Rochester Cathedral, England's second-oldest cathedral. People have worshipped on the site since AD 604 and the present building dates from 1080.
Retail therapy on the Victorian High Street is completely free of chain stores: your chance to buy those superb little treats, in antique, craft, gift and designer shops. There's even an old-fashioned candy store as well as Baggins, the country's largest second-hand bookshop - a superior haunt for magpies and bookworms.
Whitstable's main claim to fame is its oysters which remain an intrinsic part of this sea town's character and are celebrated every July at the Oyster Festival. Oysters and other delicacies from the sea can be enjoyed at the local restaurants and pubs or taken home from the fresh fish market at the harbour.
Shoppers can delight in the town's bohemian charm with independent craft and gift shops, galleries, delicatessens and fashion shops trading side by side with butchers and bakers. When you need to recharge with a drink and food you will be spoilt for choice with a wonderful choice of cafes, restaurants and pubs. Whitstable is one of a very few in the country that has a pub on the beach.
Whether you take the main route through the town or enjoy haphazard progress through quiet lanes and alleyways with eccentric names such as Squeeze Gut Alley, you'll end up at the working harbour. Constructed in 1831 the harbour has an interesting history including diving, shipbuilding and fishing.
Along the coast at Tankerton, grassy slopes dip to meet the sea throwing out an invitation to visitors and locals to walk along the prom and take in some bracing sea air. There's a chance too to get unsurpassed views of Whitstable's skyline from The Street, a wide ridge of shingle stretching out to sea, but only revealed when the tide is low.
With its sense of intimacy and rich character Whitstable has secured a favoured spot in the hearts and minds of all who visit the town.
The beauty of breaks in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate is that whatever your interests, whatever your mood, whatever you age, there is always something enticing to do.
For fresh-air activity cycle along the family-friendly Viking Coastal Trail, play golf (18-holes, mini, adventure), or how about high-octane surfing?
Learning is fun for all ages with the Thanet Coast Project, which organises seashore safaris and Rock Doc Walks revealing the natural wonders of our coast. Maybe join a boat trip to see playful seals.
Our heritage and culture is equally varied, contrasting Dickens House Museum and Pugin's Grange with Turner Contemporary and the innovative galleries of Margate Old Town. Also uncover surprises like the exotic Powell-Cotton Museum and the mysterious Shell Grotto.
Retail ranges from vintage and boutique in Margate Old Town, to crafts and antiques in Broadstairs, and the cater-all shopping and leisure of Westwood Cross.
As to food, you can tuck into everything from fish and chips to Italian and Thai. Sample café culture beside Ramsgate marina and beer from the local brewery. Crunch on Thanet's very own new crisps and buy Kent's finest from Quex Barn farmers' market.
Joss Bay Surf School - Joss Bay Beach, Joss Gap Road, North Foreland, Broadstairs, CT10 3PG
Surf School providing professional and enthusiastic lessons. Ages 8-80 welcome. Surf board and wetsuit hire available and now introducing kayaks. Winner of the Pride in Thanet Tourism Awards Outdoor Leisure Employee of the Year 2010 & 2011 Surfing
Ten Pin Bowling - AMF Bowling Centre, Addington Street, Margate, Kent, CT9 1PW
24 lane fully computerised bowling alley,
Westgate and Birchington Golf Club - 176 Canterbury Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, CT8 8LT
Situated in a lovely part of Kent, the cliff top course is a pleasant test of golf for all ages. With excellent food available & an affordable bar it is a great way to spend a few hours. A round of golf-a great meal or tasty snacks-drinks Golf - 18 hole
Stonelees Golf Centre - Ebbsfleet Lane, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5DJ
Golf to suit everybody, offering three 9-hole courses. Each demanding a different ability level. At Stonelees there is also a floodlit driving range, golf simulator, mini golf putting course, golf shop, teaching, bar, restaurant & function. Golf - 9 hole
Broadstairs Sailing Club - Harbour Street, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 1EU
Nelson Park Riding Centre - St Margarets Road, Woodchurch, Manston, Kent, CT7 0HJ
Welcome to the largest riding establishment in Thanet!
St Peter's WW1 War Graves Tour - St Peter's Village Church, St Peter's, Broadstairs, CT10 2TR
A one-hour guided walk, round graves in St Peter's Churchyard of men who lost their lives in the First World War. Booking essential
Margate Yacht Club - 12/14 Fort Hill, Margate, Kent, CT9 1HD
Margate Yacht Club is a family sailing club that has members of all ages
Cliff Top Delights - Broadstairs Seafront, Kent, CT9 1EY
Explore and follow the trail of Broadstairs' seafront gardens and promenade restored with Heritage Lottery Fund and the European Regional Development Fund
St Peter's WW2 War Graves Tour - St Peter's Village Church, Hopeville Avenue, St Peter's, Broadstairs, CT10 2TR
A one hour guided walk round graves in St Peter's churchyard of men who lost their lives in the Second World War.Booking essential
Thanet Indoor Bowls Centre - St Georges Lawns, Fifth Avenue, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, CT9 3AB
8 rink indoor bowle green available for booking by the public. Bowling Tution and junior section offered. Licensed restaurantg serving breakfast, lunch and snacks. Bookings taken for functions
Turner and Dickens Walk - c/o The Droit House, Stone Pier, Margate, Kent, CT9 1JD
Take a walk along the newly opened 4 mile route between Turner's Margate and Dicken's Broadstairs. Much of the walk follows an ancient footpath between St Peter's and St John's churches and the walk is signposted in both directions
Walk Route: Margate to Broadstairs or Broadstairs to Margate
Manston Golf Centre - Manston Road, Manston, Kent, CT12 5BE
Our facilities offer the best environment for all levels of golfers. Whether you want to take up golf or to simply improve the way you play, you will not find a better place for learning or improving the game of golf. Golf - 18 hole
Kens Bikes - 26/28 Eaton Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 1XA
Rent/Hire a cyle - any type, any quantity, anywhere and any time! Special orders, we deliver and collect - Please Ask. Free lock, helmet, panniers, tools if required
Manston Riding Centre - 15 Alland Grange Lane, Manston, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5BX
Riding centre provided lessons for anyone of all standards over 4 years old
Kent Scuba - 274 Northdown Road, Margate, Kent, CT9 2PT
Diving instruction, equipment sales, club and trips
The Pugins - Ramsgate Town Trail Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 9NY
Self-guided trail from the east to the west cliff highlighting architecture by the Pugin family and their links to the town. Copies of the trail available from Visitor Information Centres in Margate, Broadstairs and Ramsgate 01843 577577
Jet Ski World - Hodges Gap, Princes Walk, Palm Bay, Cliftonville, Kent, CT9 3DF
Jet Ski World offers Jet Ski hire sessions to the public, cafe with full menu, jet ski launch and retrieval service to public owners, wash off facility, car park, showers, 4 tennis courts, 18 hole crazy golf, salt water swimming pool, sandy
Stokes Crazy Golf Westbrook Promenade - Below Sea View Terrace, Margate, Kent, CT9 5AJ
18 Hole floodlit Adventure Golf course set in attractive surroundings which incorporate rockscapes, plants and water features. Skill based course
Visit Vue Cinema and enjoy the fantastic screen variations that are on offer! The cinema also offers a licensed bar (over 18's only) and seated cafe serving a selection of hot and cold snacks as well as Ben & Jerry's delicious ice creams. For the best seats in the house! Reserve your seats from the comfort of your own home when booking in advance online or via telephone, or when you purchase your tickets at the cinema. The 10 screen cinema offers a range of seating options to suit all tastes! Choose from enormous beanbags, two or four-seater sofa pods for couples or families, and individual deluxe seats. Can't get tickets to see your favorite artist in concert or a major football match? This is the next best thing! A satellite link will allow unique screenings of live music, comedy` and sporting events to be seen on the big screen. Please contact the cinema directly for full details.
Westwood Cross is easy to find, right between Margate and Ramsgate. ?Satnav users should use the postcode CT12 5AD. They have 53 stores and restuarants in the centre, covering the best of the high street names as well as some more specialised stores. So, if you're looking for fashion, beauty, something for the house, or the latest gadget, they've probably got it right there.
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24 Aug 2014
"Absolutely perfect - in every single way!"
We have just returned from a week long stay in this stunning apartment situated in Westbrook Bay, Margate. This apartment is simply perfect. It is to a very high standard in terms of condition, deco… More
9 Aug 2014
"A fabulous week away"
We spent a wonderful week at this apartment and can not praise the facilities enough! The apartment is presented to a very high standard with everything possibly needed to enjoy a relaxing family holi… More
1 Jul 2014
"The perfect apartment, in the best location."
We had a lovely holiday. Great weather and good apartment.First visit to Kent and no need to travel far, for lots of things to do.Really enjoyed walking along the sea front, the prom goes for miles ar… More
Thank you for your feedback, I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay at The Royal Sea Bathing Apartment. Fantastic guests, welcome back anytime!
5 Jun 2014
"Excellent Appartment and Owner"
I stayed at the appartment with my daughter and her 2 children aged 7 and 5. We all enjoyed our holiday despite the weather. Cortney has supplied everything you could need for children. There is a l… More
Thank you for your lovely review. I'm so glad that you and your young family enjoyed your stay we look forward to welcoming you back in the summer.
21 Apr 2014
"HUGE thumbs up!!"
I'm not one to normally write reviews but I felt compelled to do so after our lovely stay at this wonderful family friendly apartment. Not only was this accommodation spotlessly clean it was well… More
3 Jan 2014
"Beautiful apartment with sea views"
This apartment is part of the gated Royal Sea Bathing development. It has sea views from the open plan lounge and dining room, two big bedrooms, a modern kitchen, wifi, TV, DVD and secure parking. I w… More
17 Nov 2013
"Fantastic apartment with a view and tranquility"
I write this review as I sit on the terrace listening to the seagulls. What a lovely place to stay. The apartment is spacious,bright,clean and beautifully decorated. There is wifi,sky and everything y… More
5 Sep 2013
"Perfect apartment for family holiday"
Fantastic spacious apartment with everyone you would need for a holiday with the kids by the beach,We loved the outdoor space and were very lucky to have sunny weather. The seating area on the terrac… More
5 Aug 2013
"A very enjoyable stay."
Home from home only better due to the location.A very well equipped apartment, spotlessly clean and tastefully furnished.Booking was easy and efficient; will hopefully be back sometime.Many thanks.… More
Thank you for your lovely comments, the apartment was left beautiful - we'd love to have you back to stay! x
3 Aug 2013
"Beautiful apartment - clean & spacious"
Courtney's apartment is lovely! Very clean and well equipped, close to the beach and in a beautiful setting. Booking process was really easy and Courtney responded very quickly to all my queries which was much appreciated!
Many thanks for booking to stay, I'm so pleased that you enjoyed using the apartment - welcome back anytime! Thanks again x
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