Saunton Holiday Cottages
Spectacular views and luxury holiday accommodation in Saunton
Saunton Sands is a fabulous three and a half mile west-facing beach which enjoys brilliant breakers with fabulous surfing conditions and is firmly on the surfers radar! The wonderful Sands on the beach catering establishment, nestles behind the sand dunes with a large terrace for outside dining and is positioned above the showers and surfboard hire shop and toilets. There is also a beach shop together with café and there are surfboard and SUP lessons, surfboards and sea-kayaks for hire and, for some fun, sand buggies. The beach is very popular for kite surfing and is dog friendly too! The sand dunes which are the largest in England, provide a wonderful playground for the children and are a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve with a wealth of flora and fauna.
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Just around the corner from Saunton Sands sits the pretty village of Croyde and another popular surfing beach with sand dunes. The quaint village has a mix of thatched and character properties, popular public houses such as The Thatch, Billy Budds and the Manor together with the Blue Groove Bistro, surfshops and Famous Ice Cream shop! There is a lovely walk along the footpath from Saunton which leads into the village, over the beautiful hill with its wonderful views.
Overlooking the beach is the Saunton Sands Hotel, a popular venue for weddings and celebrations and the restaurant and bars are open to non-residents.
Saunton Golf Club was formed in 1897, now with two championship links courses is listed in Golf World's top 100 courses. At Westward Ho! The Royal North Devon Golf Club is accessible being England's oldest established golf links. Atlantic Vista One80 is the perfect venue for golfing enthusiasts.
The Tarka Trail can be accessed nearby at Braunton and covers 30 miles of trails following the old railways of North Devon. A wonderful environment for children and adults alike and bikes can be hired in Braunton.
A visit to Lundy Island which is three and a half miles long and half a mile wide is well worth a visit! There are regular boat trips available from Ilfracombe and Bideford. Lundy Island with its protected marine life, has restored buildings including a 13th century castle and there are no cars on the island - exploration is by foot or bike! The peace and tranquillity of the island are magnets to those who wish to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Those who are a little more adventurous can climb, walk, canoe or dive! The island is renowned for its puffins and dolphins are regularly seen on the trip across and around the island.
The nearby village of Braunton which is one of the largest villages in the West of England and can offer Tesco supermarket, banks, chemist, surf shops and numerous catering establishments including Riverside, At One, Corner Bistro and the very popular Squires Fish & Chip Shop!
3 bedroom (1 en-suite) luxury duplex apartment overlooking surfing beach of Saunton. Contemporary style, balcony, outside showers, parking and a footpath directly onto the beach.