Estimated time to read: 3 minutes
You may remember back in September we announced that 5 Darwin Escapes locations had been awarded the highest AA Black Pennant Awards, however Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat has gone one step further and has been named the Holiday Centre of the Year for 2018!
Chosen as one of the best spots in Britain, Woodside Bay offers luxury UK holidays in the Isle of Wight, with fantastic accommodation and 5 star facilities, all in beautiful surroundings. The AA have heaped praise on Darwin Escapes, stating “the company has raised the standards of holiday home and lodge parks to a new level in recent years…high quality lodge accommodation, superb landscaping and top-notch leisure facilities.”
Darwin Escapes works hard to create beautiful locations and breathtaking facilities, with Woodside Bay undergoing on extensive redevelopment, finally opening its doors in 2016. Known as the ideal peaceful escape in the Isle of Wight, the AA praised the landscaping of the location, which was designed to complement the natural slope of the land, with AA saying it creates and “outstanding effect” and state our beautiful views of the Solent can be seen throughout the park.
Darwin Escapes’ mission is the help our guests carve memories to last a lifetime, the AA has recognised this and stated “The high standards and the exceptional customer care make Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat a worth winner”. We are proud beyond measure to have been recognised for our first class customer service!
Located a stone’s throw from the beautiful Solent, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat offers a peaceful retreat, with luxurious accommodation and 5 star facilities. After undergoing a multi-million pound redevelopment, Woodside Bay opened its doors in 2016 to much delight! Offering luxurious accommodation, including large holiday lodges with private out door decking areas to soak up the tranquillity and a number of lodges with hot tubs, so you can really relax. Our quirky treehouses have been a hit since opening, offering luxurious copper finishings throughout, sleeping two in the sumptuous bed, with side screen TV, kitchenette, ensuite shower room and private decking to soak up the nature around you, as well as a luxurious hot tub to unwind in.
Our 5 star facilities include the onsite Kellermans Restaurant, which serves family favourites in the form of mouth-watering meals, light lunches and decadent desserts. Keep up with your workout regime in our state of the art, air conditioned gymnasium, which includes a range of cardio and weight machines, as well as a range of free weights, so no matter your fitness needs or levels, we will have the equipment for you.
Relax and unwind at our wonderful Woodside Bay Spa Lodge, which offers indulgent Aromatherapy Associates treatments from full body treatments such as, a hot stone massage or try a bespoke skin polish, which will leave your skin smooth and shining. Opt for a rejuvenating facial and clear your skin and pores, or try a Jessica Nails and GELeration hand treatment, before taking some quality ‘me time’ in the relaxation room, and if the weather is on your side, soak up the sun in the private, screened, outdoor decking overlooking the Solent.
We are proud to be the winners of the AA Holiday Centre of the Year 2for 2018, Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat is ideally placed to explore the whole island, while retreating back to a beautiful location which offers everything you could need on a self-catering holiday, including an onsite shop which sells all the essentials, plus some added luxuries.
Why not book your holiday at this award-winning destination and see for yourself how stunning it really is?
Well Done to Woodside Bay Lodge Retreat!