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Dawlish Sands

Devon Dawlish Warren
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Adults 18+
Children 2 - 17
Infants under 2

Dawlish Sands holiday park benefits from a wonderful location just a stones throw from one of the finest sandy beaches in the country. The park is popular with families and many return year after year. The location is stunning, surrounded by beautiful Devonshire countryside and makes a good option for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

On site you have an outdoor pool with a wide terrace where the adults can relax and sun bathe while children are having fun splashing around. There is also a heated indoor swimming pool so there is no need for the weather to spoil the fun. Children will also enjoy the amusements and pool table and the whole family can try out a range of water sports on the beach. When evening falls you can head over to the club house where you will find family friendly entertainment including cabaret shows, bingo and discos.

Accommodation is in modern caravans and there are several types to choose from. The Dawlish Bronze 2 is a good value choice and sleeps up to six people. The Dawlish Silver plus 3 is a spacious 12ft wide caravan with three bedrooms, one with bunk beds. The top of the range Dawlish Gold Plus has either two or three bedrooms and offers superior accommodation.

Our Top Tip
"Devon is all about the surf, so hire a board and a wet suit and give it a try. Many other watersports are also on offer."
Park Facilities
Accommodation features
  • Indoor and outdoor heated pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Live cabarets and discos
  • Licensed clubhouse
  • Entertainments team
  • Children’s entertainment
  • Childrens’ club (5-14s)
  • Café
  • Takeaway
  • Mini market, gift shop and off licence
  • Choose from a selection of comfortable two, three and four bedroom caravans.
  • TV
  • Kitchen including microwave
  • Shower
  • Bed linen included (except Bronze)
  • Bed linen available for hire at time of booking (in Bronze accommodation only)
  • Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Babies must be included in party total
  • Cots and highchairs £12pw each
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • Pets £40pw each (max 2)
  • (in Bronze accommodation only)
  • All non smoking accommodation

Details and Offers

If your stay includes a Mon-Fri you will receive £30 worth of food and drinks vouchers provided at check in. Only one voucher may be redeemed per booking on the valid day, for use on specific days only (excludes Apr 2-13, May 28-Jun 1, Jul 23-Sept 1 and Oct 22-26)

Accommodation at Dawlish Sands


Dawlish Bronze 2

Caravan with one double and one twin.


Dawlish Bronze Plus 2

Standard 12ft-wide caravan with one double and one twin.


Dawlish Bronze Plus 3

12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin.


Dawlish Gold Plus 4

12ft-wide superior caravan with two doubles and two twin. DVD. Double glazed and centrally heated. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.


Dawlish Silver Plus 3

Quality 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. Heating in bedrooms. Early 3.00pm check in. No pets.


Dawlish Silver Plus 4

Superior 12ft-wide caravan with two double and two twin. DVD. Heating throughout. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.

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Dawlish Sands Reviews

Rebecca, Walsall
Date of stay: 22nd July 2017
Accommodation type: Dawlish Silver Plus 4
Nice clean caravan but not worth what we paid
Dianne, West Midlands
Date of stay: 1st May 2017
Accommodation type: Dawlish Silver Plus 3
Dawlish Warren is a lovely place to stay,
Charlotte, Bristol
Date of stay: 24th March 2017
Accommodation type: Dawlish Sands Gold Plus 2
The gold plus caravan we had was one of the refurbished ones. The decor and interior size was fantastic and central heating was a bonus . It was nice to see so much open space from the minute we walked through the door.
Lesley, Northampton
Date of stay: 3rd September 2016
Accommodation type: Dawlish Gold Plus 3
Caravan very clean good layout not enough pans but they were quickly provided
Sandra, Birmingham
Date of stay: 2nd September 2016
Accommodation type: Dawlish Gold Plus 3
Amazing full size fridge freezer. Cooker worked well. Bedrooms are a bit tight but everything else was good.
Luanne, Hengoed
Date of stay: 15th August 2016
Accommodation type: Dawlish Bronze 2
Nice size caravan, with great facilities.
Robert, Walsall
Date of stay: 25th June 2016
Accommodation type: Dawlish Silver Plus 3
Caravan was cleaned to a very high standard when we arrived,bed linen wasn't in caravan went to reception and by the time I got back to caravan there was a member of staff their with new bed linen they was typical of staff very helpful
Katie, Wigan
Date of stay: 4th June 2016
Accommodation type: Dawlish Silver 2
The caravan was as we expected so were happy with what we got
Judant, Bristol
Date of stay: 29th August 2015
Accommodation type: Dawlish Gold Plus 3 (New)
Although this was a brand new van, we felt that the manufacturers has scrimped a bit on the thickness of the internal walls and some of the space inside. The double bedroom was a bit on the small side and was lacking in storage. Also the wall between the double room and one of the twin rooms was a bit on the thin side - our teenage son could hear every word we said, no matter how quiet we were.

We have stayed in quite a few different vans over the years, including ones at Dawlish Sands, and have always had a slightly bigger double room and more storage in it. Also we have never had a quiet conversation through bedroom walls.
Very good, quiet, relaxing, enjoyable
Nice place clean caravans but not much on the site for the kids and not much to do off site
Lovely spot & staff very helpful
Nice time friendly staff kids enjoyed the week
Site very good and staff helpful and friendly. One of the best holiday pools for swimming I have been in, simple clean and safe. Had two weeks holiday and by choice two different caravans. Each week there were 4 of us. Caravan first week was for 10 people. The 4 bedrooms are good size with plenty of storage. Lounge area quite small for 10 though and am concerned as taking a party of 7 adults, 1 teenager and 1 under 5 in the same kind of caravan for family holiday in July and it will be a tight squeeze in the lounge and at least one of us sleeping in there. One shower fine...one toilet for 10 a concern. Oven only one shelf and the door in ours swung back on you when opened. Reported the danger of this, but was told it was 'normal' grrr. Three quite small cooking pans even for 4 quite challenging am very worried it will be impossible for 9. Second caravan slept 8 bronze +. Three very good sized bedrooms, one shower and toilet and another separate toilet, brill. Lounge area very good size and big enough for even more than 8. Same size cooking pans as in caravan 1 and only 1 shelf in oven. Both caravans clean and in good order. Had breakfast in Park restaurant on last morning. Was first in que to order breakfasts at 9.00 as train to catch....no one came to take orders till 9.20. He explained he had been busy doing other tasks. Good family entertainment and nice little club.
We're a family of 4 and have stayed at Dawlish Waren many times,This is the first time at Dawlish Sands and wont be the last,Staff are extremely helpful and friendly,the caravan was very clean,the bar wasn't to big or expensive.The only negative point we found,is that you have to take your shoes off to go into the pool area,which is understandable,but maybe have a room in which you can do this,as it was chucking it down when we were there,and its not the easiest putting socks and shoes on in the rain. But apart from that,we loved our stay.
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Name Month of stay Year of stay
21st November 2017