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Where does the sea go?

A lovely sandy beach, which at low tide is as wide as it is long. located at the bottom of Haven... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Plymouth, United Kingdom

Nice beach but needs maintenance as it is full of seaweed, bit of a steep walk up and down to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Sandy Bay Beach is a privately owned award winning beach at the footings of a 5 star holiday park. The beach offers water sports and rock pooling. The RLNI provide lifeguards in the summer months. Refreshments Kiosk Available. Access is permitted by...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Devon Cliffs Holiday Centre Sandy BAY, Exmouth EX8 5BT, England
+44 1395 226226
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Reviewed yesterday

A lovely sandy beach, which at low tide is as wide as it is long. located at the bottom of Haven holiday camp, so it has a beach bar/cafe restaurant shops and toilets and can get very crowded at high tide. No dogs are allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice beach but needs maintenance as it is full of seaweed, bit of a steep walk up and down to the beach but it's worth it

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

This is a great stretch of beach, especially when the tide is out and you can walk from Exmouth to Sandy Bay which I have done many times.

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Lozbell88
Reviewed August 1, 2019

On holiday at the holiday park above the beach and went down for a nice day on a blue flag beach. Unbelievable amount of seaweed taking out most of the beach meaning everyone more cramped up than necessary. Piles and piles of seaweed 6ft wide...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Vernilley
Reviewed July 24, 2019

We visited daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who were staying in a caravan there. First week of school summer holidays and heat wave and haven’t seen so many people on a beach for years (being pensioners we tend to go places out of season). Steep slope...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Minnie82
Reviewed July 24, 2019

This beach is accessible from the Haven Devon Cliffs holiday park, with a good-sized car park, or the number 75 bus from Exmouth. There is the South Beach Cafe and a beach supplies shop alongside the toilets by the car park, before the steep ramp...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank T1m0te1
Reviewed July 10, 2019

Not much you can really say about a beach. This one is beautiful though with the backdrop of the red cliffs behind. Bit of a steep walk down to the beach but once on it there is lots of space. The beach has a car...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank ef003
Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

After the walk down a steepish walk to get to the beech we really enjoyed the sand and rock pools with the kids

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank robertpM907PQ
Reviewed July 5, 2019 via mobile

just got back from a Monday to Friday break, had a gorgeous caravan on "apple grove"can't fault the park, entertainment ( for all ages) the only real fault i can find is the hills, (but a bit of excercise never hurt anyone) would defiantly recommend

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank andrewwZ1037KD
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

Have been coming to Sandy bay holidays park for last few years and never disappoints. Even though a Haven site we stay in a Newhams caravan.Great caravan with veranda looking out over the bay.g Great beach and lots to do on park. Lovely walks if...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from porchy | Reviewed this property |
There is free public parking on the site by the cafe and steps to the beach.