Sandaway Beach Holiday Park

A convenient access to sandy shores, rock pools, and coastal walks.

Sandaway Beach Holiday Park
Sandaway Beach Holiday Park
Sandaway Beach Holiday Park
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Sandaway Beach Holiday Park

Key Features
Explore nature and take in stunning seascape
Take part in a range of activities and entertainment
Unforgettable holiday memories to last a lifetime

Dive into a new world at Sandaway Beach Holiday Park in the stunning Ilfracombe area in Devon. This John Fowler Holiday Park provides the perfect opportunity to explore nature, spend some quality family time and take in the gorgeous seascape.

You can take a few steps away from the park towards your own private stretch of beach, which lazily leads to an idyllic cove – Mermaids Cove. Immerse yourself in these sights, sounds and atmosphere and escape into a world of relaxation and exploration.

With an abundance of activities on offer, everyone in the family can keep entertained for hours. There is a heated outdoor pool, playground and soft play area, not to mention the amusements, pool tables and internet café. Kids can enjoy kid’s clubs and over at the sister park Combe Martin Beach, there is even more on offer.

When hunger calls head to the Smugglers Bar and feast on pub grub and basket meals whilst admiring the wonderful Exmoor and sea views and partaking in the evening entertainment (which is also suitable for kids).

After all the swimming, exploring and eating, you have a fantastic base in which to return to a stunning seascape at this Sandaway Beach Holiday Park.

Nearby, there are golf courses, fishing spots, watersports and farm parks – giving you plenty to do during your stay.

Be tantalised and enchanted by the gems that lie within Sandaway Beach Holiday Park – dive in and create unforgettable holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

FAQs about Sandaway Beach Holiday Park

    • Q: How close is the beach to the park?
      A: The beach is a few minutes’ stroll down a purty stepped path from the park.

    • Q: What activities are there at the park?
      A: At Sandway Beach, there are kids’ clubs, a free heated outdoor pool, an indoor soft play area, an outdoor playground, pool tables, amusements and an internet café. Additionally, guests can also use the facilities at its sister park Combe Martin Beach Holiday Park, which has its own private beach (Newberry) and the Sea Spray Club for beachside drinks and dining aswell as evening entertainment and more kids’ clubs.

    • Q: What dining options are there at Sandaway Beach?
      A: Sandaway offers pub grub and basket meals at the Smugglers Bar, where there’s also evening entertainment, free wifi and a gape at Exmoor and sea views (kids are welcome in the pub).

    • Q: Are there any other activities nearby?
      A: Golf, fishing, watersports and farm parks are all close by to Sandaway Beach.

    • Q: Is the beach suitable for swimming?
      A: Yes, the seaside stretches provide plenty of opportunity to swim or bathe in secluded Mermaid’s Cove.

    • Q: Is the park family friendly?
      A: Yes, the park is well-suited to families with its stunning views, private beach and extensive range of activities.


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Opening Hours:
Monday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Address: A399, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe EX34 9ST, UK

Katarzyna Jarocka avatarKatarzyna Jarocka
in the last week
Could be great place. Unfortunately my caravan was very dirty in living area. There is outdoor pool "heated"Unfortunately water was below 20 degrees so I could not enjoyed. Also there is no beach only cliff and stones. But view was lovely.
Zoe Harvoutt avatarZoe Harvoutt
in the last week
We came here on a Sun holiday, not expecting it to be anything special as we got the holiday really cheap! We decided to upgrade our caravan from comfort accommodation to gold, as we have a 10 month old and we were really skeptical after reading the reviews. Obviously I do not know what comfort accommodation is like so I’m speaking on behalf of the whole site and the gold caravan.Our caravan was very clean, oven, fridge microwave kettle ect was all very clean! We were very happy with the standard and it didn’t smell musty, it was very comfortable and a cosy modern caravan. We slept well, and the entertainment area was good, a little dated but honestly great for what you need it for. The food was really nice for it being a small kitchen! Ideal for a quick meal. We also won the bingo a few times which was enjoyable!The small walk down to the beach is so secluded and beautiful to sit and look at that view. However not safe for the elderly or pushchairs ect as the stairs are very steep and long. I was exhausted! Good exercise though haha. All in all a really positive experience and we would definitely return using the gold / other upgraded caravans. Couldn’t find a fault in our stay. Thankyou
Jade Watts avatarJade Watts
2 weeks ago
I honestly cannot recommend Sandaway beach enough. It's a small park but has a big heart! The staff are wonderful, especially Beth at reception, she has gone above and beyond to look after us and make our stay comfortable. My 82 year old grandfather slipped on Ilfracombe beach and broke his nose, Beth helped us with a taxi, gave him a sweet tea for the shock and supported us in helping him. My daughter even received a certificate from the foxy gang because of her bravery with Grampy being so hurt. We will 100% be booking for next year. It's clean, the accommodation is lovely and the food at chefs corner is great. A really wholesome camp to stay at. We don't want to leave on Friday, thank you so much Sandaway ❤️
Julio Vargas avatarJulio Vargas
a week ago
Very clean. Staff is very friendly. Beautiful setting. There are only 2 small minor faults. Firstly, no WiFi is only in the club room, and not all over the site. It was explained to us that there provide has as yet not switched the wi fi on. That's fair enough. But if I was the manager, I would be on their backs to have the wi fi turned on as this could cost us money and inconvenience to our guests. Number 2. The smoke alarm is too close to the kitchen area. As it was always going off when doing toast. These 2 items only a minor inconvenience. But a great stay. Thank you
If you have a dog beware the caravans are not clean, ours had dust everywhere, stained seating, broken extractor and a boiler with no gas certificate for years 24-25 which is illegal. Inspect the caravan before you unpack, apart from that the location is fantastic it's a short but steep walk to Coombe Martin and close to surrounding towns.
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The address for Sandaway Beach Holiday Park we have is: Nr Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, EX34 9ST. Use the map below for a closer view. Do check with your host for a definite location.

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Postal Address
Nr Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, Devon, England, EX34 9ST

About the Local Area (Ilfracombe)

Ilfracombe is a beautiful seaside town that offers a blend of natural beauty, historical architecture, and modern attractions. From stunning beaches and rugged cliffs to art galleries and fine dining, Ilfracombe has something to offer everyone.

Let’s explore what makes this town so special.

What is Ilfracombe Famous For?

Ilfracombe is famous for its stunning natural landmarks, including the iconic Hillsborough Hill, which offers panoramic views of the town and the Bristol Channel.

Additionally, the town is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous galleries, exhibitions, and festivals taking place throughout the year.

Things To Do In Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe boasts an array of exciting things to do, making it an ideal destination for tourists. Visitors can explore the town’s unique history by visiting St Nicholas Chapel or taking a stroll along the historic harbour.

Other popular attractions include:

  • Tunnels Beaches
    A series of four tunnels lead to secluded coves and a tidal pool, offering a unique swimming experience.
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium
    A fascinating family-friendly attraction that showcases the diverse marine life of the area, including exotic fish and sharks.
  • South West Coast Path
    A scenic walking trail that takes visitors along the rugged coastline of North Devon, offering stunning views of the sea and cliffs.

Things Near By Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe’s stunning location also makes it an excellent base for exploring the surrounding areas.

Here are some of the most popular attractions near Ilfracombe:

  • Exmoor National Park
    A vast wilderness area that offers scenic hikes, wildlife spotting, and stunning views of the countryside.
  • Woolacombe Beach
    A world-famous beach that boasts miles of golden sand and crystal-clear waters, perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and surfing.
  • Lynton and Lynmouth
    A beautiful twin village that offers a range of attractions, including the Lynton Cliff Railway, the Valley of Rocks, and the Lynmouth Flood Memorial Hall.

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