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our hotel in Devon with pool

Hidden by wind-breaking walls, the Bay Lido is protected from the sea breeze. A tranquil spot to enjoy a dip, there’s a large heated outdoor pool, and cabana-style seating. Stretch out and feel the sun warm your skin, there is no better place to spend your holiday days.

As the light begins to slip away, watch the sun set over the ocean as another perfect day in Woolacombe Bay comes to a close. Our outdoor swimming pool is just an extra addition for the perfect relaxing or family holiday in the most beautiful part of North Devon, Woolacombe.

What you can find at our outdoor pool:

Large heated pool
Lazy Loungers
Bean bags

Poolside snacks are available in summer
+ charged separately


Our seasonal outdoor pool

Bay Lido is a calming and refreshing sanctuary during the summer months. If you would like to stay further away from the busy Woolacombe Beach for the day but still want to make the most of the sunshine and hear the waves crashing in the background, our outdoor swimming pool is the perfect spot to do that.

With its modern luxury look and comfortable sun loungers the Bay Lido is the perfect spot to unwind whether you are on your own or with your family.


you can enjoy the indoor pool

If you are visiting to the colder spring, autumn and winter months you can still enjoy the comfort of a pool by using our indoor pool. Devon is not just the ideal summer location, North Devon has its beauty throughout the seasons, and the facilities in our hotel are an additional luxury.

The hotel also has a spa, the Alchemist Spa is open all year round. You can book yourself a relaxing massage or a calming facial, and vitalise your body during the colder months.

If you’d like to see more of what is available at our spa, visit The Alchemist Spa page.

Sun lounger illustration


As a family run hotel,Woolacombe Bay is indeed a family-friendly hotel. Our Devon hotel has two swimming pools: one indoor and one outdoor pool. Bay Lido our outdoor pool is the perfect place for families to sunbathe and swim together in the summer.
Being only a stone’s throw away from Woolacombe Beach where surfing can be enjoyed, our hotel is the ideal location in Devon to spend a relaxing holiday with the whole family. There are many green areas in front of our hotel which serve great as play areas for the little ones.
For families that like more of a private family holiday, and prefer to have your own space, we also have our Beach Retreats which are a self-catered apartments with a shared outdoor pool.

Bay Lido, our outdoor heated pool, is open only in the warm months. From Late May to August (or September if the weather holds!), Bay Lido is open from 8am – 8pm and exclusively open for our hotel guests.

As an alternative throughout the year, we also have an indoor swimming pool and spa at Woolacombe Bay Hotel.

Yes, Woolacombe Bay Hotel is a spa hotel in North Devon. Our spa, Alchemist Spa, offers treatments such as facials, massages and beauty treatments such as manicures and pedicures.

Alchemist Spa is open all year round and proudly holds Temple Spa and Gaia Spa products. View our spa treatments page to see the latest available treatments.

Both the indoor and outdoor pools at Woolacombe Bay are heated to a temperature which allows for comfortable and refreshing swims.

Many of our hotel rooms are seaside-facing, so you get gorgeous beach views during your stay. To explore all the hotel rooms and find the perfect room with a view, visit our rooms page.

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