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Holiday Breaks in Devon

Luxury Holidays in Devon with Darwin Escapes

Are you searching for your next holiday break in Devon? If so look no further than Darwin Escapes…

With its miles of rugged coastline, array of wildlife and quaint towns, there are few locations that are more spectacular than Devon. Although the county is commonly known for its cream teas and other gastronomic delights, it is also a county full of contrasts where beautiful countryside meets breath-taking coastlines.

With so much to explore in the region, you’ll be spoilt for choice on your next holiday break in Devon and Darwin Escapes are perfectly placed to permit you to explore everything that this eclectic region has to offer.

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With such beautiful surroundings and locations, there is bound to be a perfect holiday for you in Devon. Search below to find your dream holiday break:

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Beach Hut Holidays in Devon

Beach Hut with hot tub at Beach Cove Coastal Retreat

Chic Beach Hut with hot tub facilities – Beach Cove Coastal Retreat

If you are looking for something a little bit different, then you could consider our 5 Star rated Beach Cove Coastal Retreat in Ilfracombe, North Devon.

This boutique resort is unlike any of our other destinations, with a range of beach huts available on the stunning Devon coastline overlooking Hele Bay.

Our studio beach huts are absolutely ideal for romantic breaks in Devon with each hut featuring spacious double bedrooms with accompanying shower rooms. The combined living/kitchen/dining areas are also spacious and very well equipped with impressive kitchen facilities, and entertainment luxuries including flat screen TVs, DVD players and free Wi-Fi access.

Some of our beach huts are available with their own private hot tubs which are located on the outside decking area. This is the ideal spot from which to admire the stunning coastline views on offer at this charming resort whilst immersing yourself in the calming bubbles.

Beach Hut Holidays in Devon

Holiday Apartments in Devon

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Beach Cove Holiday Apartment – Ilfracombe, Devon

We also have holiday apartments in Devon at our Beach Cove Coastal Retreat if beach huts aren’t your cup of tea.

As with the beach huts though, these all come equipped with modern furnishings, luxurious comforts and all the facilities you could possibly need for the ultimate self catered holiday in Devon.

Each apartment has the same luxuries which are afforded in the Beach huts and there are three unique options available. The Loft is a penthouse apartment affording stunning sea views over Hele Bay and every convenience you could possibly wish for. Another option is The Suite which comes with similar luxuries and also offers outstanding views of the surrounding coastal area.

The final holiday apartment in Devon for your consideration at Beach Cove is The Pad which is a ground floor apartment with its own external courtyard where you will have access to your own private hot tub away from prying eyes.

Holiday Apartments in Devon

Luxury Lodges in Devon

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Luxury Lodges in Devon – Hawkchurch Resort & Spa

We also have our slightly more traditional offering available here in the form of our luxury Devon lodges which are situated at our 5 star Hawkchurch Resort & Spa.

Residing in Axminster on the Devon/Dorset border, these luxury lodges will everything everything you could ever ask for when it comes to enjoying a self catered break in Devon, with fully fitted kitchens including dishwashers and microwaves. Additionally there are a number of 21st century luxuries and comforts including Smart TVs with Freeview channels.

We have one to four bedroom lodges available here, with sizes and additional features variable depending on the number of people staying and your specific requirements. Some of our lodges are even available with their own private hot tubs which are to be found on the external decking area, allowing you to sit back and take in the stunning natural environment which engulfs our impeccable Devon resort.

Hawkchurch is designed for relaxation and vitality, with the on-site facilities including the impressive Ezina Spa where you can arrange various spa packages which are designed to help you de-stress and relieve aches and pains. We also have a unique hydrotherapy pool which is available to our holiday makers at no extra cost. This is specifically designed to relieve muscle tension and promote relaxation.

Holiday Lodges in Devon

Things to do in Devon

Beach Cove Retreat overlooking Hele Bay

Beach Cove Coastal Retreat Overlooks Hele Bay

The on-site facilities on offer at Beach Cove Coastal Retreat are limited because this resort is designed to be a private sanctuary where you can really escape the hustle and bustle of every day life.

However, there is plenty to do and see in the area if you are looking to spread your wings. One of the big nearby attractions are the stunning scenic coastal walks and cycle routes which offer breath-taking views that you won’t find anywhere else. There are also numerous fishing villages in the area for those who are interested.

A short drive from the resort is the lively town of Ilfracombe where you can head on down to the habour and take advantage of the various boat trips which are on offer. There are a range of options available including boat trips around the coastline and also trips where you can admire the local wildlife including the resident seal pups. You can even arrange for private charter for the ultimate romantic boat trip for you and your partner.

There are also numerous stately homes and castles in the local area to be taken advantage of including Chambercombe Manor which is a Norman manor house built in the 11th Century. It is said that the manor is one of the most haunted buildings in the United Kingdom, with a history of ghostly happenings. It has recently been featured in the popular TV show ‘Most Haunted’ and isn’t for the faint hearted.

Another highly recommended attraction in the local area is Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park which is tremendous fun for people of all ages with a range of attractions including a beautiful botanical garden and also the much talked about bug world.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa meanwhile is located on the Devon-Dorset border which gives holiday makers access to a plethora of attractions in both of these regions.

Hawkchurch itself is a charming village with a range of historic attractions, while the nearby Axminster is a popular market town which is hugely popular with local residents. This is just a small sample of all the attractions which are on offer in this glorious part of the UK, with countless scenic walking routes to be enjoyed around Hawkchurch resort which also has its own private dog walking route on-site for the benefit of our customers only.

Short breaks, Weekend Escapes or slightly longer holidays in Devon

Our Beach Cove Coastal Retreat is an idyllic location in which to sit back and wash away the stresses and strains of every day life, being a peaceful location which offers stunning coastal and sea views.

Alternatively, our newly opened Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is a must see holiday park which is redefining quality in the region. Take advantage of the first class facilities available here to completely unwind and regenerate.

Regardless of whether you are looking for short breaks in Devon, weekend escapes or even something a little bit longer just take a look at what we have available at our stunning Devon resorts. We are confident that we will be able to help you carve memories to last a lifetime.

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Driftwood Beach Hut in Devon

Driftwood – Beach Cove - Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Devon

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Beach Hut Quirky Romantic Self-Catering

Drift away into your own happy place when you book to stay in our chic Driftwood Beach Hut in North Devon's iconic Beach Cove Coastal Retreat. This state of the art accommodation is unlike any beach hut you will have experienced previous...


Cairnwood – Beach Cove - Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Devon

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The Cairnwood at Beach Cove is unique & quirky Beach Hut Accommodation, with a sumptuous double bed and ensuite shower room... Sleeping two, the Cairnwood is ideal for couples or individuals searching for intimate accommodation on th...


Wrinklewood – Beach Cove - Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Devon

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The Wrinklewood Beach Hut accommodation is one of the most iconic holiday options in our portfolio. This boutique style beach hut is not what you might be expecting, being more akin to a luxury lodge than a traditional, small beach hut. ...


The Suite Apartment – Beach Cove - Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Devon

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Book a boutique break you won't soon forget at Beach Cove Coastal Retreat when you stay in our luxurious first floor holiday apartment. 5 star luxury has never looked so good as it does when you stay in The Suite Apartment at Beach Cove....

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Coleridge 1 Lodge - Hawkchurch Resort & Spa, Devon

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Enjoy a romantic escape for two in the Coleridge 1 Lodge... Finished with everything you could ever need for a self-catering getaway in South Devon, the Coleridge 1 boasts a spacious living area, one bedroom and an ensuite bathroom. T...


Cairnwood Sea View – Beach Cove - Beach Cove Coastal Retreat, Devon

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Enjoy an escape with your loved one that neither of you will ever forget when you stay in the Cairnwood Sea View Beach Hut at Beach Cove Coastal Retreat. This boutique beach hut accommodation is unlike anything you will experience elsewh...

Enjoy endless getaways to Devon, own a holiday lodge…

Your next holiday in Devon with Darwin Escapes doesn’t have to be your last, take your first step into holiday home ownership and enjoy endless getaways in this stunning region.

Hawkchurch Resort & Spa is set in the heart of Devon with breathtaking views of the Axe Valley and could be your new home from home destination. Offering a selection of beautiful holiday homes and luxury lodges to own, you can create long lasting family memories in your second home. Take a look at our holiday homes and lodges for sale at Hawkchurch here.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We’ve reopened our holiday resorts in England. Our resorts in Wales are now open to owners and will be open to holiday guests on 13th July. Find out more.