Babbacombe Beaches

Babbacombe Beaches

Award-winning Babbacombe beaches include two spectacular beach bays, Babbacombe Beach and adjacent Oddicombe Beach. Both these sheltered beach bays are incredibly popular with families and offer lots of opportunity for watersports including sailing and diving. Dog friendly Babbacombe beach has good family facilities including wcs, a cafe and shop, a sailing club and windsurfing outlets.

Babbacombe Beach - dog friendly

A stunning small beach bay, Babbacombe beach is privately owned and accessible via a cliff path leading down from the cliff top Babbacombe Downs gardens. Popular with families, visitors and for weekend sailing, Babbacombe beach is a sand and shingle beach flanked by high cliffs, offering great rock pooling opportunities when the tide is out. Babbacombe beach is accessible via a very steep road, with a small car park situated at the bottom with limited parking. Dogs are welcome and facilities include a cafe, public toilets adjacent to the beach open across the summer season, diving, a promenade and a slipway (check with the Beach Cafe for permission to use the slipway).

Oddicombe Beach

Blue Flag Oddicombe beach is famously flanked by vast red sandstone cliffs and is a popular sandy beach accessed by either a steep footpath or by heritage cliff railway. Facilities include a cafe, beach hut, boat and deckchair hire, a promenade and watersports including sailing and paddleboats.

Accommodation in Babbacombe

  • Babbacombe   (0.2 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £55
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    Welcoming, family run Babbacombe guest house with a well presented range of double & family rooms. Licensed bar, guest's lounge, free wifi. Ensuite & private facilities.
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  • Babbacombe   (0.2 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £215
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    Self catering apartments in Torquay, perfect for couples, families or groups. Great facilities. Surrounded by breathtaking scenery and historical sites. Short breaks available.
     
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  • Babbacombe   (0.1 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £25
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    An elegant Victorian Hotel in Babbacombe offering bed and breakfast accommodation in 15 well appointed en suite rooms. The hotel boasts fine food, sea views and a tea garden.
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  • Torquay   (0.5 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
    Sleeps 4
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    £222
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    Traditional two bedroom cottage for families in Torquay with patio garden, Freesat TV, shower room & unrestricted road side parking. Off peak short breaks. No pets.
     
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  • St Marychurch   (0.4 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
    Sleeps 5
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    £347
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    Family friendly three bedroom holiday home in Torquay with excellent nearby amenities & beaches. Enclosed patio, private parking, dishwasher, washer/ dryer. No pets.
     
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  • Babbacombe   (0.3 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
    Sleeps 6
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    £347
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    Spacious Babbacombe holiday home just a short stroll from the Downs and theatre. Lyme Bay views, 3 bedrooms and parking. Sun lounge and enclosed garden. Sleeps 6.
     
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  • Babbacombe   (0.4 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
    Sleeps 8
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    £462
    Per week (seasonal) sleeps 8
    TripAdvisor traveller rating from 7 reviews
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    Extensively refurbished Babbacombe holiday cottage with decked garden, well appointed bedrooms, modern kitchen and bathroom with shower. Short breaks off peak. Pet friendly.
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  • Babbacombe   (0.1 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £45
    per person per night B&B (2 sharing)
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    4 Star Gold multi award-winning Babbacombe B&B. 12 stylish rooms, 8 with sea view private balconies, in-house bar & restaurant. AA breakfast & dinner award. Family & pet friendly.
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  • Babbacombe   (0.1 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £39
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    Free & Half Price Nights
    Stylish hotel on Babbacombe Downs with panoramic views of the bay. Free parking, WiFi and 6 rooms. Restaurant with daily carvery and bar. Function suite with private bar and stage
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  • Babbacombe   (0.3 miles from the centre of Babbacombe)
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    £32
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    Family-friendly B&B hotel in Babbacombe with on-site restaurant & outdoor, heated swimming pool. Standard & Deluxe en-suite rooms. Special offers. Close to the beach & attractions.
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