DUBBED the English Riviera, the coastline in Devon is where you’ll find pristine sandy beaches that lead down to gentle waves.
Holidaying in this slice of paradise can be affordable if you manage to bag a room in one of the cheap hotels in the area.
We’ve found a selection of seaside properties that are ideal for a budget-friendly beach holiday – and they start from just £48 a night.
Premier Inn Paignton Seafront Hotel, Paignton – £48pn
Premier Inn Paignton Seafront Hotel is designed for families – its standard rooms are often the same price as family rooms with prices from £48 a night.
For a family of four, it works out at just £12pp a night.
The hotel is next to Splashdown Waterpark and Paignton Zoo is nearby too.
Premier Inn Torquay Seafront Hotel, Torquay – £48pn
The Premier Inn Torquay Seafront Hotel is right next to Torre Abbey Sands and a short walk from the pretty Torquay Marina.
Double rooms here start from £48 a night, including for family rooms.
If you need a bit more space, the brand’s Premier Plus rooms are also available here.
Marine Hotel, Paignton – £50pn
Located just across the road from Paignton Beach, Marine Hotel is in a great location for the town’s attractions, including a mini golf course and its lovely pier.
The station is just a short walk away for those who aren’t driving.
Doubles here start from £50 a night with breakfast available for an additional £10.
Torland Seafront Hotel, Paignton – £75pn
Just a stroll away from Paignton Beach is Torland Seafront Hotel.
There are family rooms with bunk beds and it’s close to many of the local attractions.
Doubles – some of which have sea views – start from £75 a night and breakfast is included.
The Grand Hotel, Torquay – £80pn
A short walk from Torquay station and just across the road from the sea is The Grand Hotel.
It’s a smart property, with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, plus spacious lounges.
Doubles here start from £80 a night and include breakfast.
Redcliffe Hotel, Paignton – £80pn
Stroll out of the front door and you’re practically on the beach at Redcliffe Hotel.
While the sea is the obvious attraction here, the hotel also has its own three acre garden and an indoor swimming pool.
Doubles start from £80 a night and it includes a cooked breakfast.
The Palace Hotel, Paignton – £81pn
With access to several local beaches, The Palace Hotel is typically on the pricier side.
But if you book ahead, there are spacious doubles from £81 per night.
For that, you’ll have access to the hotel pool and gym – there’s a spa on site too if you want to treat yourself.
The Heritage Hotel, Torquay – £90pn
The Heritage Hotel is another great option for families as most of the rooms have more than one bed.
It’s right across the road from Torre Abbey Sands, with the dining room offering a great view of the bay.
Breakfast is included in the rate, with doubles starting from £90 per night.
You can book a treehouse holiday from just £17pp a night.
Jet2 still has availability for all inclusive holidays this winter – and they start from £299.
You can snap up last minute flights to Barbados for just £245.
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