Exmouth Accommodation by the Beach

One of the most sought-after experiences in Exmouth is accommodation by the beach. Imagine waking up to the gentle sound of waves lapping against the shore, stepping outside to feel the salty breeze on your skin, and witnessing breathtaking sunsets over the horizon. From cosy cottages to luxury seaside resorts, Exmouth boasts a diverse range of accommodation that caters to every preference and budget.
Exmouth Beach

In this blog post, we’ll explore the allure of staying by the beach in Exmouth, highlighting some of the most enchanting accommodations that promise an unforgettable coastal retreat. Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or a first-time visitor, join us as we embark on a journey to discover the magic of Exmouth’s seaside hospitality.


Beachcomber Holiday Apartment

Situated close to Exmouth Marina and the beach, Beachcomber Holiday Apartment is set over two floors with a balcony, perfect or enjoy a beer or two in the sun!

The apartment is designed to sleep up to five people, making it a perfect family home for a few days, or a friends getaway as the king-sized bed in the master bedroom transforms into two singles. You can comfortable entertain in the open-plan kitchen and lounge, plus they even through in dog blankets for the sofas.

This spot would be great for watersports or adventure enthusiasts and it benefits from a personal watersports and bike equipment storage.

Holiday Apartments 4 U

Centrally located with dedicated parking, Holiday Apartments 4 U are situated close to the marina and a stone’s throw from the seafront, plus the proximity to the town centre provides ample options to enjoy an evening meal or to indulge in some retail therapy.

Their ground-floor apartment has a large living room with a flat-screen TV, plus the kitchen is equipped with all the facilities to make this abode feel like your home-from-home. There are two bedrooms, each with a double bed, making it ideal for two couples of a family, plus in the courtyard there’s a dining area for four plus a BBQ. The rear access allows for storage for bikes or watersports equipment. Ideal!

WAVES Holiday Apartment

Just off the esplanade is WAVES Holiday Apartment, the ideal home for a family getaway.

The accommodation consists of a spacious open-plan living area, a fully-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, a bathroom and a utility room with a washing machine – no need to take sandy towels home with you!

The patio doors lead to an outside area, perfect for Al Fresco dining in the summer. There’s also a secure shed to store sporting equipment such as bikes or paddleboards, but there’s also a selection of beach equipment for you to borrow too. Result!

Venton Holidays

In a quiet residential area situated a short walk from the beach, Venton Holidays is a self-contained, ground-floor apartment with private off-road parking, ideal for leaving your car in whilst exploring the miles of cycle and walking trails, or travelling sustainably around Devon via train or bus.

The apartment sleeping ip to six people, including children which makes it a fab setting for a family retreat or a group holiday, plus dogs are welcome here (with prior arrangement) so you can even bring your four-legged friend too!

Exmouth Holidays

Exmouth Holidays are an agency with a portfolio of properties in Exmouth and the surrounding area. Being local, they have an expert knowledge of the area and provide some fantastic homes to ensure you get the most of of your Exmouth retreat.

From cosy apartments, perfect for couples to large and spacious homes for the whole family, they offer a variety of self-catered accommodation to suit any type of getaway. Plenty of their homes are located by the sea so you can feel the sand between your toes within seconds.


Suitable for up to six people, Montpellier is a luxury and coastal townhouse. The property is roughly a 15-minute walk to the beach in a quiet and residential area of the town.

The hose consists of a spacious living room with a wood burner, just in case you get chill on a cold evening, a kitchen with all the amenities you might need, three bedrooms, one with an en-suite wet room and a family bathroom. It also boasts conservatory and an enclosed rear garden, perfect for letting your four-legged friend to run around in. In the garden is a table and chairs, plus a BBQ making it the perfect space for al-fresco dining.

Sweetcombe Cottage Holidays

Sweetcombe Cottage Holidays boast over 200 coastal and rural properties in East Devon, including some splendid abodes right by the sea in Exmouth. This family-run company has over 30-years worth of experience and knowledge of the area and would be happy to help you plan you dream vacation, whether want a large seaside family home or a cosy romantic apartment for two.

With over 70 dog-friendly properties in their collection and a wealth of knowledge about the best dog-friendly walks and restaurants available, you can enjoy a getaway with your furry friend in tow.

Classic cottages

With a huge portfolio of properties in Exmouth and elsewhere in Devon, from family-sized abodes to cosy cottages for two, Classic Cottages are sure to have the perfect self-catered home for you.

Classic Cottages cater for all types of breaks, whether you’re looking to getaway with your four-legged friend or an adventurous toddler, their homes comes with all the extra amenities you may need, from stair gates and cots to dog beds and food bowls, to make your getaway that much more stress-free.

The Beach House

The Beach House is a wonderful self-catering property designed for larger groups or several families having a celebration together. The house was built in 1896 and is designed in the classic Arts and Crafts style and decorated to a high standard with an airy and beachy feel.

The Beach House sleeps 20 guests in 10 double bedrooms, many of which are ensuite and have inspiring sea views. Speaking of which, the house is only 100 metres from Exmouth beach, with its delightful two-mile stretch of golden sands and dazzling rock pools.

Guests can unwind on the private terrace, savouring the sea breeze, or explore the vibrant seaside town of Exmouth. All in all, The Beach House promises a tranquil retreat by the sea.

Sea Lovers

Sea Lovers is a spacious, self-catering apartment just 7 metres from the sea! Situated right on the Esplanade, it faces the open sea and Dawlish Warren.

The property is in excellent condition and contains a light and airy living room with a stunning view of the sea, TV; Twin bedroom; a modern bathroom with shower over the bath; a spacious kitchen with fridge-freezer, oven, hob, microwave, washing machine; Double bedroom. There’s also a garage at the rear of the property (accessed in adjacent road) which will house a standard vehicle.

Channel View Holidays

Featuring two beautifully spacious, four-star self-catering holiday apartments, Channel View Holidays offer accommodation right on the seafront in Exmouth. The views from the large bay windows and balconies are stunning – offering uninterrupted panoramic sea, coastal and River Exe estuary views with the Haldon Hills rising in the background.

The location, accommodation and views here are spot on. It’s just a five-minute walk into town, located right on the beach, and the apartments are spacious and comfortable. The perfect base for your visit to Exmouth!


Ashton Court Hotel

Overlooking the seashore and just five minutes’ walk from Exmouth Beach, the Ashton Court Hotel offers some of Exmouth’s very best views.

This charming hotel offers guests a refined experience with its well-appointed rooms, boasting modern amenities and elegant decor. Nestled amidst beautifully landscaped gardens, the Ashton Court Hotel provides a serene retreat, complemented by attentive service and stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Whether indulging in exquisite dining at the hotel restaurant or exploring the nearby attractions, guests are sure to cherish every moment of their stay at Ashton Court Hotel.

Cavendish Hotel

Ideally situated on The Esplanade, overlooking Exmouth’s golden sandy beaches, Cavendish Hotel offers comfortable en-suite accommodation by the sea, with the bonus of free Wi-Fi and free parking.

All rooms at Cavendish Hotel feature tea and coffee making facilities. If you’re after the full seaside experience, some of the rooms offer a delightful sea view too. Breakfast is served every morning, and Dinner is served every evening at the restaurant.

Entertainment is provided most evenings at the bar lounge, which also has a dance floor. Plus, the property is only 10 minutes’ walk from Exmouth Rail Station and local shops, pubs and restaurants.

Imperial Hotel

The landmark Imperial Hotel occupies a truly stunning location, boasting beautiful gardens between the hotel and the seafront, and offering fantastic views out to the sea.

After a day exploring Devon’s delights, you’ll love coming back to the hotel and relaxing in the stylish lounges. Be sure to sample the exceptional meals served in the hotel’s restaurant, and after dinner, enjoy a stroll through the hotel’s four acres of pretty gardens, with their mix of flowerbeds and native trees.

All the delights of a traditional seafront town are within just a short walk of the hotel, with the beach and Pavilion just a couple of minutes’ walk away, and the South West Coastal Path within a few miles.

Manor Hotel

The 28-room, family-run, Manor Hotel has sat in its enviable location on Exmouth’s historic Regency Beacon since 1790.

Set against the backdrop of Exmouth’s serene seafront, this historic hotel offers guests a perfect blend of elegance and comfort. With its tastefully appointed rooms featuring modern amenities, picturesque views of the coastline, and warm, attentive service, The Manor Hotel promises a memorable stay.

Whether you’re savouring a delectable meal at the hotel’s restaurant, exploring nearby attractions, or simply unwinding in the inviting ambiance, The Manor Hotel is a quintessential destination for a relaxing retreat by the sea.

Premier Inn Exmouth Seafront

As close to the beach as you can get, this great-value Exmouth hotel is perfect for family holidays in Devon.

Ride the Exmouth Observation Wheel, see a show at the Exmouth Pavilion theatre, or enjoy walking trails in Devon near top attractions like Orcombe Point. Plus, thanks to its soft play areas and fun family activities like bowling, the nearby Ocean activity centre is ideal if you’re looking for things to do with the kids.

After days out in Devon, you can look forward to tasty family meals back at the Premier Inn’s Thyme restaurant, before relaxing on a super-comfy bed for the night. Please note – sea view rooms can be requested but not booked or guaranteed.

Royal Beacon Hotel

With spectacular views of the Jurassic Coast, this charming hotel is an elegant landmark in Exmouth.

Sensitively decorated in a contemporary regency style, the ideals of comfort and relaxation are a priority here. A hotel for all seasons, The Royal Beacon is an ideal base for walks along the sandy coastline and an excellent venue of choice for fine dining and superb hospitality.

Camping and Holiday Parks

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park

Family-friendly and close to the beach, Devon Cliffs boasts plenty of great accommodation, whether you’re a family of three, five or even eight! On-site they have a great range of facilities to keep everyone entertained, including a pool, slides, two entertainment venues, an inflatable area and bungee trampolines. Plus, it’s close to the Sandy Bay for those family beach days out. You’ll also find fantastic food and drink options here including a highly acclaimed chicken restaurant and a beach-side cafe with it incredible views.

Bed and Breakfast

Ash Hotel B&B

Located along the Exmouth seafront, Ash Hotel B&B offers a convenient stay just a short stroll away from Exmouth Rail Station.

Rooms at Ash Hotel B&B feature simple yet comfortable decor, providing ample storage space and the choice of views overlooking the town or the coastline. Guests are treated to a Continental breakfast served in the dining room, where picturesque sea views create a serene ambiance to start the day.

Beyond its cosy accommodations, Ash Hotel B&B offers handy proximity to local attractions. Just a 10-minute stroll away lies the World of Country Life, where visitors can marvel at birds of prey and children can delight in walking with goats. Additionally, Phear Park is less than 2 miles from the hotel, providing opportunities for strolls amidst natural beauty. Whether you’re seeking a relaxing seaside getaway or an adventure-filled exploration of Exmouth, Ash Hotel B&B offers the perfect base for your Devon escapade.

Summer Wind B&B

A quiet guest house located only a three-minute level walk from the seafront & town centre, Summer Wind B&B is the perfect home away from home.

Choose from their charming ‘French Room,’ decorated in calming blue and white, the ‘Chocolat Room’ with a spacious en-suite wet room, or the ‘La Mer Room’ with fresh, relaxing decor.

All rooms are en-suite and complete with towels, tea & coffee, fresh milk in the provided mini-fridge, free Wi-Fi, TV and a hair dryer.

The Swallows Guest House B&B

The Swallows is an exclusive, adult-only bed and breakfast located just 300 yards from the seafront. This Georgian townhouse offers a peaceful stay, specifically for couples or singles, with all the home-from-home comforts that guests desire.

Each room is tastefully decorated and equipped with modern comforts, ensuring a restful stay. Guests can start their day with a delicious full English breakfast made with locally sourced ingredients before venturing out to explore the nearby beaches, trails, and attractions. The Swallows Bed and Breakfast is the perfect choice for a peaceful and memorable getaway in Exmouth.


Exmouth’s accommodation by the beach offers a diverse array of options to suit every visitor’s needs and preferences. Whether you seek the intimate charm of a bed and breakfast like Ash Hotel B&B or The Swallows, the refined elegance of hotels such as The Manor Hotel or Ashton Court Hotel, or the freedom of self-catering accommodations like The Beach House or Channel View Holidays, Exmouth has it all.

With its breathtaking coastal views, tranquil ambiance, and warm hospitality, Exmouth beckons visitors to immerse themselves in the beauty of seaside living. Whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or simply a memorable escape, Exmouth’s beachside accommodations provide the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable coastal retreat.

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