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
- Wi-Fi access (in club area)
- Competitions games and link up bingo
- Pool tables
- Amusement arcade
- Mini market gift shop and off licence
- Adventure playground
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 and Dawlish Silver Plus 3 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 (New)
New in 2015. Superior 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. DVD. Double galzed and centrally heated. 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 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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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.
Great holiday. Parts of the caravan didnt appear to have been cleaned and needed to be done by us. But other than that the caravan was big, well equiped and comfortable
Nice new caravan, bigger TV than used too! Recommend the accommodation
Our caravan was wonderful, new, modern and very clean
Fab, thank you for a wonderful holiday
Stayed in a new caravan, good size and comfortable. If the caravan hadn't have been so nice not sure if we would have stayed there.
Excellent clean caravan
Samantha, Burnham On Sea
Caravan was warm, quiet with the double glazing, shower was brilliant for a caravan. Would have preferred nicer settees for quality of caravan.
Mandy, South Glis
Seen some previous reviews but our caravan was fantastic, everything we needed, clean and fresh.
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.