What’s on in the hotel

Like to keep busy, or want to ensure the children are kept entertained, we offer a host of activities and things to do. What’s more, our Guest Services team are on hand to provide local recommendations, arrange excursions or make bookings.

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Spa Treatments

With eight treatment rooms, including a treatment room for two, THE NICI Spa has partnered with award-winning spa brands OTO CBD and OSKIA, to create a bespoke menu of treatments and holistic therapies, which includes bamboo massage, sound therapy and innovative anti-ageing techniques.

Treatments can be be booked from 9am – 8pm.


If you’re a film buff, or get your kicks from Dolby surround sound, then our 13-seat cinema is just the ticket. Offering various daily screenings there is something for everyone, we even have popcorn and pick-n-mix.

The cinema is open from 9:00am to 10:00pm and screening details are available at reception. If you’re travelling as a group speak to the team about private hire.

Kayaks and Paddle Boards at THE NICI.

Water Sports Hire

A mere stroll from THE NICI, immerse yourself in the thrill of the water sports. From bodyboards to kayaks, embark on an aquatic adventure with rentals beginning at £9 an hour with the popular Shaka Surf.

This is a chargeable service, subject to availability and must be organised with Shaka Surf directly.

Poolside cabanas for hire at THE NICI hotel in Bournemouth

Poolside Cabanas & Fire Pits

Where better to soak up the sunshine than at THE NICI? Our poolside cabanas and fire pits have it all. No really, they do. Fresh towels? Sorted. Arrival refreshments in your own cooler? Absolutely. Dedicated service from THE NICI team? Of course. A specially curated menu with everything from beverages to snacks? You betcha!


A stone’s throw away, just down the Zig-Zag path, you will find Bournemouth’s award-winning beach, offering seven miles of golden sand, refreshing waters and several attractions.

We offer beach bags and a range of beach gear to make your trip to the beach that much more enjoyable.

Laze around poolside at THE NICI hotel in Bournemouth.

Outdoor Pool

Prefer topping up your tan by the pool, our outdoor pool is heated and offers daytime food and drinks service, right to your lounger.

Open all year round (except in extreme weather conditions)

Game boy and activities for kids at THE NICI


Travelling with the little ones? We’ve got you covered. There’s a Children’s Playroom with video games, books and board games to keep them amused. You’ll also find our Activity Centre in the garden which includes an outdoor ping-pong table, lawn croquet and various outdoor games and equipment. We also have a calendar of hosted children’s activities during the school holidays and half term. Our cinema has a children screening every day and if you’re dining in South Beach restaurant the team can provide colouring books and games to keep the children entertained.

The Children’s Playroom is open from 9.00am to 8.00pm and is unsupervised.

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