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Family Holidays

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A Luxuriousfamily hotel

Situated on the stunning North Devon coast, our luxury family hotel has direct access to the golden sandy beach below where families can feel real freedom in a superbly safe natural environment. Run through the dunes, learn to surf, build endless sandcastles or simply paddle in the sea.

Let us look after the children while you take the opportunity to relax with cocktails by the pool and a good book, indulge in Source Spa & Wellness by treating yourself to a luxury spa treatment or by enjoying a scrumptious afternoon tea.

Conde Naste Johnasens Luxury Hotels, Spas, Venues Award Winner 2024

Best for Families Award Winners

Did you know we are the current holders of the Best for Families category at the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence 2024? An award we are extremely proud of. 

These world-renowned Awards for Excellence are a trusted mark of quality recognised by consumers and travel professionals alike.

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Family HolidaysMade Easy

Your family break will include: 

  • One session of free childcare per day in our supervised playroom 
  • Use of baby essentials with our baby go lightly package
  • Family accommodation - we have a wide variety of family rooms and self-catering apartments to suit all family needs 
  • Fully inclusive entertainment programme during all school holidays - check offers for details
  • Use of all hotel facilities which includes indoor and outdoor pools, Source Spa and Tennis Court
Saunton Sands Hotel Saunton Beach Surf Instructor Teaching Children with Hotel in Background
School Holidays
When the classroom closes it’s time to make the most of the school holidays and create some magical memories by the sea. So with those all-important dates in the diary, what are you waiting for? Get top marks from your kids and start planning your next family getaway today!
Mother and child on the bed
Family Accommodation
We make it easy for you at one of Devon’s most family-friendly hotels, with a wonderful selection of rooms, apartments and living suites for families. Whatever the size of your brood, we can provide luxurious family accommodation that meets your needs.
Saunton Sands Hotel Accommodation Child Jumping on Bed
Baby & Toddler Breaks
Saunton Sands Hotel provides a safe, natural environment where little ones can toddle about on the sand, paddle in clear waters & play in the exceptional playroom supervised by an experienced team, we also make it easy for parents.
Saunton Sands Hotel Happy Girl on Ballpit Slide in Childrens Play Room
Playroom & Activity Programme
In addition to a full stocked playroom and an entertainment programme in school holidays that will keep kids happy and occupied, we also give under 11s a complimentary session in the playroom every day of their stay, with supervised daily activities that include everything from baking to beach afternoons (in the summer months).
Outdoor swimming pool with brollies up
Devon’s most iconic four-star hotel is packed with so many superb facilities that you could enjoy a magical break without even leaving the hotel. Swim in our indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools and unwind in our mineral-rich vitality pool in our ocean-view spa. Enjoy a game of tennis or play pitch and putt on the lawn. Wind down or rev up with our daily fitness and wellbeing classes.
Baby go lightly
Baby Go Lightly
As parents you'll know how daunting the packing can be when you take kids and babies away on holiday ... the list just goes on and on! That's why we offer a Baby Go Lightly package. Simply fill in the tick sheet when you book your holiday and you'll find everything you need in your room when you arrive - fresh, spotless and ready to use.

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