Cary Arms & Spa

Hotel

Beach Road, Babbacombe, TORQUAY, Devon, TQ1 3LX
5 Visit England Stars 5 AA Stars 5 AA Stars 5 AA Stars 5 AA Stars 5 AA Stars 5 AA Stars Inn

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About Us

With the personality and values of a traditional English inn and the luxurious style and facilities of a boutique hotel, the Cary Arms & Spa offers you a relaxed and modern getaway making the most of its sensational coastal location and breath-taking views. Set in a remarkable position overlooking Babbacombe Bay and miles of seascape along the Jurassic Coast, the inn and surrounding grounds have been sympathetically restored and remodelled to offer stylish and spacious accommodation designed to rival the best hotels in the country – the English Riviera reborn. The eight “New England” style guest rooms in the inn are chic and restful in muted coastal shades and feature stunning sea views, contemporary en-suite bathrooms and private sea-facing terraces. Adjoining the inn are two spacious suites with their own sunbathing terraces and fire-pits. A further eight new Beach Huts and Suites, which opened Summer 2016, bring a fresh sophistication to the South Devon coast. The clean, elegant lines of the six duplex Beach Huts are partnered with bold-print fabrics and contemporary furnishings, reflecting the fluid lines and colours of the coast. Top international designs and art-work have been hand-picked from Italy and France. Set only feet from the sea, each Beach Hut comes with a wide sun-bathing terrace, a luxurious sofa in front of a romantic fire and a huge mezzanine level bed with outstanding views out to sea. The two impressive Beach Suites suspended over the sea combine further exceptional facilities with privacy for the ultimate in romantic retreats. Three secluded Cottages ranging from three to five bedrooms provide a wonderful seaside getaway for families and friends travelling together. A short walk from the inn, each has secluded gardens and terraces with fire pits and are dog friendly. Dining at the inn is relaxed and friendly. Daily changing menus from the talented local Chef Ben Kingdon reflect his love of the area and the coast and country in equal measure. Provenance is key and local suppliers provide an abundance of excellent fresh ingredients. Expect superb Devon beef, Lyme Bay lobster and line caught seafood sitting along side delicious traditional English heritage dishes. Private groups are also welcomed to enjoy any of the superb dining locations – from the convivial atmosphere of the inn, to the beautiful conservatory, or from the al fresco Captain’s Table overlooking the bay to the romantic glass sphere “Pod”. The sublime Cary Spa sits above the inn, and boasts uninterrupted vistas of the unspoilt Jurassic coastline from a beautiful sun deck and a dramatic glass fronted hydrotherapy pool and relaxation room. Three treatment rooms, including a couple’s massage room, offer a range of treatments from leading marine-themed French beauty and skincare brand Thalgo. An innovative mood-enhancing aromatherapy light shower, hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steam room and a gymnasium are also available for rest and relaxation. Cary Spa not only offers guests tranquillity but an exclusive viewing of admired American Art illustrations, from Peter de Savary’s private collection.

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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
8
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Family Suite£395.00 per room (breakfast included)
Kingsize Double£245.00 per room (breakfast included)
Seaviews and Balcony£295.00 per room (breakfast included)

*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments and per week for self-catering accommodation.

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Awards

  • Visit EnglandSilver Silver 2012
  • Visit EnglandPets Welcome Pets Welcome 2012
  • Taste of the West Awards Taste of the West - South West Chef of the Year 2010 2011
  • Taste of the West AwardsTaste of the West - Gold Taste of the West - Gold 2014

Gradings

  • 5 AA Stars Inn
  • 5 Visit England Stars Inn
5 AA Stars Inn 5 Visit England Stars Inn

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
From £245.00

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    697
  • Very Good
    148
  • Average
    40
  • Poor
    18
  • Terrible
    10

Recent Reviews:

  • Philip C
    Sydney, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Hidden Gem -can you find it?
    5 of 5 stars
    13th Aug 2018
    Olde worlde pub/hotel , absolutely great. SIts on the beach -well 50 metres away. Great for walks around the bay and meet very friendly locals who know its there but not everyone does. 5 star -no... Read full review
  • pete b
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Cary On being great !!
    5 of 5 stars
    11th Aug 2018
    Sailed onto one of their moorings in a delightful little harbour complete with resident seals. Essential to reserve a table in their conservatory overlooking the sea. White table cloth experience... Read full review
  • KEAL6
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Disappointing
    3 of 5 stars
    10th Aug 2018
    I had been looking forward to coming here after all the reviews but when we arrived the first bar-man ignored us and was more interested in the family behind us and then we were shown to the... Read full review

Special Offers

  • Our Romantic Hideaway Experience includes:

     

    2 nights in a luxury sea facing double room with private balcony
    Full English breakfast each morning
    Chef's favourite  seaside 3 course candlelit dinner one evening of your choice 
    A  Continental Champagne Breakfast in Bed
    A 50 min Thalgo Spa Treatment per Person



     £325 per person from 1st-23rd March & from 1st October-23rd December 2018

    £390 per person from 23rd March-30th September 2018 

    Up-grade to a Beach Hut for an extra £50 per night
    Subject to availability (exclude bank holidays)

    To make an enquiry please call 01803 327110 or e-mail enquiries@caryarms.co.uk

     

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Directions

Road Directions

From the M5 at Exeter, follow sign for the A380 to Torquay. At Ashcombe Cross, branch left then take second exit B3192 signposted to Teignmouth. On entering Teignmouth, at bottom of hill by traffic lights, turn right signposted Torquay A379. Cross the River Teign and continue following signs to Torquay. At mini roundabout continue forward on the A379 signposted Babbacombe, Sea Front. Proceed pass Babbacombe Model Village and Bygones, straight on after traffic lights. Turn left onto Babbacombe Downs Road, continue along the Downs with the sea on your left finally turn right onto Beach Road.

Public Transport Directions

By Air- Fly to Exeter International Airport (40mins)By Train- To Newton Abbot Mainline (15mins)

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Children over 7
  • Free Wi-Fi available

Catering

  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Local Produce English Breakfast
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Serves Local Food

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Accept children all ages
  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Children's videos/DVDs available
  • Cot
  • Facilities for children
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • 24 hr return laundry service
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach within 100m
  • Beach within 2km
  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)
  • Central heating throughout
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Family Friendly
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Licenced for alcohol
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Near coastal path
  • Night porter
  • Open All Year
  • Pets accepted
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Restaurant
  • Sea Views
  • Separate guests' lounge
  • Spa Facilities
  • Wedding Venue
  • Wireless Broadband Internet Access

Key Features

  • Film or TV location
  • Inn
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Seafront - Babbacombe

Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Fishing
  • Games Room
  • Health/Fitness/ Beauty Facilities - Beauty Facilities Only
  • Spa Treatments
  • Tennis court
  • Water sports facilities

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • American Express accepted
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Electric shaver point
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Ground Floor Bedrooms Available
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • iPod Dock
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • TV in all bedrooms
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi

Specialist Features

  • Christmas/New Year Programme
  • Honeymoon Breaks
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Pets (Proprietors) on premises
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for walkers

Travel & Trade

  • Packed lunches available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Area for musician/band
  • Beach adajacent for photography
  • Catering available in house
  • Champagne breakfast available
  • Child care facility available
  • Choice of marriage rooms
  • Dedicated wedding planner
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Late licence for evening receptions
  • Overnight accommodation available
  • Sea views available for photography

Get in Touch

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Company number 10237792.
Registered address 5 Vaughan Parade, Torquay, Devon, England, TQ2 5JG.
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