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."
- Indoor heated pool
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Sun terrace
- Live cabaret and discos
- Licensed clubhouse
- Entertainments team
- Children’s entertainment
- Children’s club 5-14s
- Bar snacks
- Wi-Fi access (in club area)
- Competitions games and link up bingo
- Pool tables
- Amusement arcade
- Mini market gift shop and off licence
Additional charges may apply for some facilities
Choose from a selection of comfortable two, three and four bedroom caravans.
- Kitchen including microwave
- 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
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 one twin and one with bunks.
Dawlish Gold Plus 3
Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. DVD. Heating throughout. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.
Dawlish Gold Plus 4
12ft-wide superior caravan with two double and two twin. DVD. Heating throughout. Early 2.00pm check in. No pets.
Dawlish Silver 2
Quality caravan with one double and one twin. No pets.
Dawlish Silver Plus 3
Quality 12ft-wide caravan with one double one twin and one with bunks. No pets.
Dawlish Silver Plus 3 (sleeps 7)
Quality 12ft-wide caravan with one double one twin and one single. No pets.
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Had a lovely time staff really helpful.
Dean, Stoke On Trent
Raymond, Weston Super Mare
Ok for 2 or 3 but a bit on the small side , bathroom could do with a shelf to put things on as very compact , would have been nice to have a tea pot, but the place was spotless
it was a great holiday and a comfortable base to explore the area the site was clean tidy and well managed and close to the beach and other facilities
Peter, Huntington, Cannock
A good clean park. a good 15-20 walk from the beach. The club shop needs enlarging giving a better choice of products.
We thought the caravan was clean and the bedrooms were spacious it plenty of cupboards to put our clothes. We were close to the pool and good place to bring our dog. The caravan was really nice and would stay there again.
Rachael, Gillingham, Dorset
Lovely clean caravan, better than expected, great location to visit local area, kids loved the entertainment & we enjoyed relaxing :-)
Brilliant holiday, have been to the park before and it was still great. It had everything we wanted for the kids an the beach is within a nice easy walk from the holiday park. Thoroughly enjoyed it!
Lovely caravan on a nice park , really nice wide caravan . Site Nothing fancy but enough to keep kids entertained when we were not on the beach . Location was right on the sea front but national railway runs along bottom of park so had to walk to bridge that goes under railway to get to beach and and that made it a 15 walk to beach each day . Web site states 2 minute from beach should also say that this is by car not foot .
The best part of the holiday was the amount of fun kids can have here. With young kids for many caravans it's a great place for them to be friendly and play all day long, both at the holiday park and the nearby beaches. It's certainly one of the best holidays especially for the kids.
The facilities were very good and the staff very friendly and helpful. A very clean and well kept caravan park.
Value for money. Good location near to local attractions.
We would recommend this holiday as it was clean and tidy and good value for money.
Excellent location, good facilities, good food, p.s. why go abroad?
Would recommend this site, the kids had a wonderful time there was so much there for them to do and the entertainment was great.
I had a great week down at Dawlish Sands. The camp was great and the entertainment staff were some of the best I have seen at a holiday camp. The camp itself was close to some nice towns and about an hours drive to Dartmoor National Park which is really nice.
It is a fantastic site for families of all ages. The beach is not too far to walk to, great facilities on site and on the whole a quiet site to stay in - no rowdy residents!
I would recommend as the location was excellent and the general facilities very good. The close proximity of the railway station made travel a pleasure as we did not have to use our car at all whilst in Dawlish.
We would recommend this holiday for the childrens entertainment value (primarily Loopy Rabbit) which the staff all gave 100% in their roles to entertain the children and had numerous other activities planned to prevent boredom. Exellent.