The Aqua

B&B / Hotels

17, The Esplanade, Shanklin, PO37 6BN
Call us: 01983 863024
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The Aqua       ~overlooking the beach~

Visit Britain 4 Star Guest Accommodation

Bed and Breakfast at The Aqua, situated directly opposite Shanklin Beach, Daily Menus for snacks, lunches and afternoon teas and a newly designed and decorated Restaurant for Evening Dinner. All these choices are yours to take as you wish. We have owned and managed this seaside accommodation for nearly 40 years and are very proud of the high quality of both our staff and our service. Seldom do you find accommodation where you can leave your room and within a couple of minutes be on the sandy beach which is just opposite.


A choice of Breakfast from the Cold Buffet Table along with a full choice of cooked breakfasts ordered from our waiting staff. Breakfast is available from 08.30 hrs to 09.30 hrs.

Guests rooms are available from 14.00 hrs and should be vacated on departure by 10.00 hrs

Guest may park their cars opposite The Aqua on the seafront. Parking permits can be purchased on arrival using your mobile and paying via credit or Debit card. Full assistance can be obtained at Reception.

Our reservations team are always ready to book your Car Ferry on any of the cross Solent routes, and we offer preferential rates to every customer that books accommodation at The Aqua directly through our reservations team on 01983 863024....Not on-line or through On-Line travel agents


The Aqua has a total of 20 bedrooms that offers a selection of Singles, Twins, Doubles, Trebles and Family Rooms. There are two floors, both approached via a central staircase that starts in Reception and goes to the Top floor. All of our rooms have En-suite facilities, some with Shower rooms and others with Bathrooms. There are a selection of rooms in each category, some with Garden Views, Side Views, Sea Views and a third of the rooms also have a Balcony overlooking the beach and seafront.


At the Aqua we have a lovely Bar Lounge with comfortable seating that overlooks the seafront. Here guests can enjoy the seasonal evening entertainment programme when available. There is also a darts board with an oche and chalk score board, together with an American pool table that is available on the centre of the dance floor whenever entertainment is not showing.

The Brasserie restaurant is used for Breakfast in the morning and guests can book Evening Dinner from the varied menu available or the special offers boards that change daily. It is always best to actually book a table since The Brasserie has become very popular with both holidaymakers and locals.

The Aqua now has free WiFi available throughout for guests who wish to use the internet on their mobiles.


At different times of the year we review our vacancies and make various offers available which can be presented in many different ways. Sometimes we make a further reduction to Car Ferry rates, we might offer a 3 days for 2 price or even a 4 days for 3 price. The actual deals are everchanging and we do not necessarily advertise every deal beforehand. Therefore it is always best to discuss your booking with our reservations team on 01983 863024.

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Inclusive Ferry Offers

Car Ferry offers at preferential rates will need to be booked with your accommodation via Reservations - NOT ON LINE………………Call reservations on 01983 863024