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Saunton Sands Hotel Aerial View at Sunrise

Fall in love with Saunton Sands

There can only be a few family hotels anywhere in the world with such a spectacular setting as Saunton Sands in Devon. Overlooking miles of pristine sands stretching as far as the eye can see, this hotel is in a class of its own and offers contemporary beachside living at its best.

As a luxury hotel, we pride ourselves on our facilities which include our luxury Source Spa and Wellness with spa treatments from the exclusive IS Clinical brand, our new state-of-the-art gym, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, thermal suites, tennis court, award-winning 2 AA Rosette Dining Room, afternoon tea, our own Beachside Grill, surfing lessons and a supervised playroom with one session of free childcare per day.

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From it’s opening days in 1933, a brief career as a Military School in the Second World War and it’s special place in the heart of Brend Hotel founder, Percy Brend, Saunton Sands Hotel has enjoyed a long and storied history.

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Peter Brend, Director

Meet the team

Led by Hotel Director, Peter Brend, Saunton Sands Hotel is a team of passionate people, with a warm and welcoming ethos that embraces everything we do. We are proud to be a part of the family-owned Brend Collection and of our hotel’s exceptional reputation for providing fantastic hospitality.

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Here at Saunton Sands, we're open 365 days a year. Dedicated to the team, we make sure that as the hotel thrives, so do the people in it. It comes as no surprise that our team love working with us, with many employees staying with us for the duration of their career and still discovering new opportunities to progress within the roles.

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A Proud Member of the Brend Collection

The Brend Collection is a family-run hospitality business that has been a leader in the West Country for over fifty years. We have a passion for excellence and we pour our hearts and souls into making sure we always exceed your expectations - every time you visit us, and in every location. With generations of hands-on experience, we know what matters to you and we’ll pull out all the stops to ensure you have an amazing time when you join us; whether you’re staying at one of our hotels, dining in our restaurants, or relaxing in one of our spas. 

Our portfolio of hotels in Devon and Cornwall exudes luxury, and our dedicated staff will always go the extra mile to ensure your experience is truly memorable. From our team of highly experienced chefs to our talented spa therapists and welcoming reception teams, we pride ourselves on offering warm hospitality and exceptional service at every one of our venues.

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