Get in Touch
For booking enquiries, please call us on:
Our opening hours are:
8:30am – 6.30pm / Monday – Friday
9.00am – 5.00pm / Saturday
10.00am – 4.00pm / Sunday
Alfa Travel Ltd, Euxton Lane, Euxton, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 6AF
Shanklin boasts a long, safe sandy beach which lies at the foot of the spectacular cliffs on which most of the town is situated. The two are connected by a cliff lift. The traditional seaside part of town blends into the picturesque thatched cottages of Shanklin Old Town at the head of the impressive Shanklin Chine. The delightful nature trail through the Chine is not to be missed and includes a surprising relic of the Second World War - a section of PLUTO, the Pipeline Under The Ocean, which was used to pump fuel under the sea to France for the Normandy landings. Although a quieter and more intimate resort than Sandown it nevertheless has its own theatre, lively pubs and entertainments.
One of the best known hotels on the island, The Shanklin is situated in Shanklin town with superb views from its magnificent Starlite Restaurant and many bedrooms. Shanklin Old Village is a few minutes walk away and the beach is accessible via the nearby cliff lift.
Joining your Alfa holiday
Take the stress out of your holiday travel arrangements. Choose from our extensive list of local joining points and make the journey part of your holiday, as you travel in comfort to your holiday destination.
Local Pick-up Points
We will pick you up close to home and take you to your nearest interchange where you will embark on your tour coach and be whisked away to your holiday destination.
We have 6 interchanges across the UK:
Your Interchange will be - North East Tours – Bowburn Interchange (A1 (M), Junction 61)
Joining your Alfa Holiday is now even more convenient. If you want to join your tour coach en-route to your chosen resort we’ll pick you up on the way.
For selected tours we can pick you up at:
North East Tours – North Allerton, Scotch Corner, Chester-le-Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Leeming Bar, Bowburn Durham Services (A1 (M), Junction 61)
Park and Tour
For only £9 per day you can book parking at selected locations for the duration of your holiday. So if you prefer to drive, leave your car and join your coach en-route then why not enquire about our Park and Tour locations. For more information please call our reservations team.
Most of our holidays are operated by our own fleet of mostly modern Mercedes luxury coaches, all of which have an on board washroom and are air conditioned. We also work with selected third party coach operators who supplement our own fleet during peak periods. The facilities on third party coaches can vary, but the majority have air conditioning. We are members of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the Coach Tourism Association – bodies established to encourage standards of excellence in our industry.