Win £500 towards a Devon holiday
PUBLISHED: 15:48 14 December 2020 | UPDATED: 15:33 05 January 2021
You could win £500 towards a stay at fabulous Croyde Bay Resort in North Devon
With the nation gearing up for a new year and fresh start after an uncertain 2020, it is inevitable many of us are looking forward to and planning an escape away with our loved ones. But why not look nearer to home?
If you are one of many of us finding your mind wandering to a place of picture-perfect sandy beaches and unrivalled landscapes, then daydream no further. There is currently nothing more appealing than time spent in the open air with walks along the rugged coastline whilst taking in the great and boisterous Atlantic Ocean, topped off with some well-deserved beach time.
With staycations on the rise, a break from the everyday can easily be achieved - without having to travel too far, in the blissful setting of Croyde Bay Resort. Surrounded by the spellbinding scenery of the North Devon coastline with its magnificent stretch of unspoilt beaches and countryside, this surfers’ and walkers’ paradise is second to none for dreamy, fresh air getaways, close to home.
It’s all about location. With Croyde Bay Resort backing onto the sand dunes of Croyde beach, it’s beach gate gives you direct access onto the award-winning coastline. Being right next to the South West Coast Path, there is an abundance of breathtaking nature walks.
Perfectly positioned nearby is the must-see Baggy Point, a National Trust owned headland that stretches out into the Atlantic Ocean from Croyde Bay around to Putsborough Sands. With its awe-inspiring scenery you can spot grey seals and dolphins swimming and playing in the waters. With a view that stretches across Lundy Island, Croyde, Woolacombe and Putsborough beaches, this panorama really is food for the soul.
Croyde is very much a lifestyle location. This wondrous place offers plenty of open-air activities to satisfy any interest – it’s one of Europe’s top surfing destinations, suited to both beginners and pros alike and also offers so much more - from wildlife spotting and beach walks to its charming village made up of family friendly pubs, surf shops and eateries.
Boasting a four star rating, Croyde Bay is on the trip advisor Hall of Fame having won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. It’s a top class resort with a selection of three- to four-bedroom lodges and two-bedroom self-catering cottages and a hotel which has rooms sleeping two to four people. The décor throughout is fresh and contemporary, with a real beachside feel.
The self-catering accommodation, both lodges and cottages, is very well equipped and has outdoor seating areas, with the lodges having private three-metre decking, perfect for those summer evenings. The ground floor hotel rooms also have private outdoor entrances and patio furniture, meaning you have your own little space to relax. There are also dog friendly lodges and cottages available with private enclosed areas.
Croyde Bay offers a wide range of activities and up-to-date on-site facilities; including tennis and a pre-bookable indoor pool and gym. There have been lots of outdoor games added around the resort and you’ll find a restaurant with pre-bookable breakfast and dinner times, with some outdoor seating available in the evening. A commitment to staff training and development ensures high levels of service throughout.