School Holiday Breaks

Kids Silhouette

At The Island Wellness Club & Spa we love school holidays! We’ve got family fun lined up for everyone.

For West Bay Cottages guests

The Island Wellness Club & Spa is a members club, which is right on your doorstep for you to use throughout your stay with a full programme of paid for classes and activities. Guests at West Bay Cottages do not have a full membership but we are delighted that as part of your stay you will receive complimentary usage of the beautiful heated indoor pool. You are also entitled to complimentary use of the gym, this is subject to a £10.00 induction assessment which must be undertaken prior to using the gym. You must book all exercise classes 3 days in advance. Children’s activities are available on a pay as you go basis. We are a busy members club, so please book your classes and activities ahead of your stay to avoid disappointment. Please call the Island Wellness Club & Spa team on 01983 766222 for more information or to book. For a full list of equipment hire please check here

Have a happy holiday

Come rain or shine we’ve plenty to keep the kids entertained. Explore the Island’s rolling countryside, peaceful forests, picturesque villages and breathtaking coastal scenery by foot or bike. Plus, our kids activity programme will ensure that the kids have fun, make friends and get to burn off some energy even on rainy days.

Click to see Island-wide activities to enjoy.

Rain doesn’t stop play!

The Island Wellness Club & Spa team are fully prepared for rainy days and all activities can be brought inside if the weather changes.

Screen-free fun!

Kids will have fun, make friends and burn off plenty of energy with the kids programme of activities.  We love old-fashioned, screen-free fun, so leave the iPads packed away and enjoy getting active by joining in with the sports activities and group sessions with The Island Wellness Club & Spa team.

Our school holiday  programme includes our tennis camps, netball, rounders, water polo, trampolining, football academy, kids fitness, tennis coaching, scuba diving, Young Adventure experience days (kayaking, climbing, archery, mountain boarding, bush craft, and mega sup) and more! Take a look at our timetables here.

We have limited spaces and booking is essential, so for more information or to book please call our team on 01983 766222.

Pop up food!

During school holidays we welcome our favourite local food specialists..

Wightwood Pizza

With their iconic restored Citroen H van, fitted with an authentic wood fired clay oven they serve delicious pizzas with plenty of delicious toppings, there’s something for everyone!

NB Our Wightwood Pizza evenings are very popular. Avoid the queue by pre-ordering! Call the team on 07955 379642 before 4pm with your order and then simply turn up and collect your delicious pizza at an appointed time.

Street Food

The Isle of Wight Street Food Company have been visiting West Bay for the last 4 years and are always a popular choice with our guests. The menu varies according to local ingredients available, but you can expect delicious dishes like Thai red curry made from their own special recipe Thai paste, pulled pork or pulled mushroom burgers using their unique spice rub, and delicious tagines.

Discover Adventure Island

Enjoy time-out from school with a break packed full of fun, adventure and exploration.  There are hundreds of places to see, and things to do, packed into just 147 beautiful square miles of pure Island escapism. From fossil hunting and crabbing to playing cowboys and meeting friendly wallabies, every day offers up new adventures…

Take the adventure challenge!

We love the National Trust’s list of ’50 things to do before you are 11 ¾’ and you can tick them all off here on the Isle of Wight – Adventure Island! Let kids set their wild side free and explore the great outdoors, learn new skills and try something different.

Bicycle Island

The Isle of Wight has been named by the Lonely Planet Travel Guide as one of the top 10 destinations in the world for cycling. With over 200 miles of cycle paths, exploring the Island’s beautiful landscape and rugged coastline couldn’t be easier. Our Country Club team have put together a series of recommended cycling routes, graded according to their level of difficulty, for total beginners through to advanced cyclists.

To make sure you get the very best cycling experience, hire our cycle guide, Martin. Take the stress out of navigation and just enjoy the ride and the stunning scenery. Martin will plan your route around your needs, whether you want to make a pit stop for delicious local food, enjoy a leisurely family outing or be taken to the best spots to photograph our dramatic coastline – Martin is a real expert who will ensure you get the most out of your ride.

Relax and unwind
That’s the kids sorted! Whilst the children are having fun, you’ll be free to enjoy a little me-time. Why not escape to the Island Wellness Spa, take a dip in our heated indoor pool or get active in one of the fitness classes.