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2 Burgh Island Causeway

(Ref. 976253)

Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

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40 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely property in with stunning views in a beautiful idyllic location."

    The pool and cafe were great extra touches. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Jul 2024

  • "The apartment was exactly as described and we couldn't have asked for a better place, overlooking the beach."

    We've stayed in the block before and it is truly a unique spot. You can't beat the views onto Burgh Island and the kids loved waking up in the morning and seeing the ever-changing view - was the tide in or out, what the weather was like and whether the sea tractor was operational. The ground floor apartment itself was very comfortable, and exceptionally clean and had absolutely everything one could possibly need. Bathrooms were very modern and everything had been thought of down to having a more cosy light over the basin so you didn't have to put on the main bright light. Heated towel rails were a bonus. We had lovely weather for most of the week and enjoyed time on the beach and in the lovely indoor pool and then our last 2 days were spent visiting Greenway (Agatha Christie's holiday home) which we accessed via a small "ferry" from Dittesham and then Totnes on our way home on the last day, but there is plenty to do in the area so you can be as active or as relaxed as you like. The owners left an amazing chocolate cake and a bottle of wine for our arrival which we enjoyed - thank you!

    Thank you so much for your wonderful comments about our apartment. We’re pleased that you and your family enjoyed your week there. Bigbury on Sea is certainly a very special and unique place. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Heidi5.0Jun 2024

  • "The apartment is in excellent condition and very well appointed, it is a genuine home from home, so much so that we have already rebooked for next year, the apartment itself has been looked after and is very well maintained we really appreciated the cake and the small touch of milk already in the fridge, thankyou!"

    The only issue we had was with the lift which was put out of service by an OTIS engineer mid week and was still not operating when we departed on Friday, (just one of those things), but an explanation at the time would have been helpful!

    Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and consider it ‘home from home’. Historically the lifts have been very reliable and we apologise for the inconvenience this caused. We were unaware of the problem. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ann5.0May 2024

  • "Our second time to number 2."

    And as always, beautiful, cosy, clean and everything we might need, Home from home. And with a yummy chocolate cake and milk in the fridge too. Carol was amazing and really helpful to us and my 86 year old mum. Thank you Carol, (and Sam.) for all your help and kindness. And for keeping the apartment so clean and cosy.

    Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are so pleased you had a lovely week in our apartment and that you consider it ‘home from home’. We will pass your feedback on to Carol and Sam. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Apr 2024

  • "What a gem!"

    The location, the views, the amenities all wonderful. Even the little bird who came everyday to say hello! The apartment is warm and comfortable. A great place to stay.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Apr 2024

  • "We had a wonderful stay."

    The apartment exceeded our expectations and we appreciated the welcome gifts and provisions. We were pleased with the selection of dvds, books and games available too. The view was captivating, in all weathers! The apartment is ideally located for the beach where we enjoyed kite flying and our son loved digging, rock pooling and learning to surf with Discovery Surf school. The indoor pool was a little cooler than expected but still fun. The cafe provided some tasty food which we were able to eat at or take back to our apartment and we pre-booked as recommended. The food at the nearby Journeys End was also delicious. Thank you for a wonderful week and we hope to return in the future.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re so pleased you had a wonderful stay in our apartment. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Mar 2024

  • "Extremely clean & well appointed, with everything needed for a relaxing & comfortable holiday."

    A pleasure to recommend.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re pleased that you enjoyed your stay in our apartment. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    Very comfortable and well equipped. Wonderful views.

    Thank you very much for your feedback. We’re pleased you enjoyed your stay. Lyn & John Property Owner

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Mar 2024

  • "Lovely clean apartment with beautiful views."

    We stayed in November (before the cold snap) and despite being quite hardy people found the apartment chilly during the day and evening. Perhaps the underfloor heating could be programmed to be a little warmer for a little longer whilst letting during the colder months. Apart from that this is a great place to stay.

    Reviewed by Moya4.7Nov 2023

  • "We had a wonderful week in this lovely apartment."

    It was spotlessly clean and tastefully presented and of course the view is incredible.

    Reviewed by Joan5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fabulous , comfortable,well maintained and clean Apartment with everything you need for your stay provided and the most amazing views!"

    ! Outside table and sun loungers to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Good comms for arrival, key collection and departure details. We were fortunate that we had brilliant weather and the walks, beaches and scenery locally were stunning especially from the top of the island. We have fallen in love with this location and have already booked again. The lanes are tight to drive down with only passing bays in places so best to try to avoid busy times and use the A roads as less stressful but you have to use the lanes from A379 as it’s the only Road to get to Bigbury on Sea. Locally there are only a few shops , one is the beach shop that does sell some lovely souvenirs and a small Nisa food shop on the campsite in the next bay, Holywell Stores is in St Anne’s Chapel, so either come prepared or expect to drive the lanes again to get supplies. I think that some information in the apartment on what is nearby i.e locally produced produce, Farm Shops, farmers markets / days etc would be useful and also if they deliver ? We had a few meals out in the leisure club and Pilchards Inn and enjoyed both restaurants the food was very good - both need reservations for dinner, the staff in both were very friendly . The Venus Cafe on the beach lower car park was also lovely for a breakfast, coffee and a cheeky ice cream! Lots of people had dogs and the beach is perfect for them! The sea tractor is interesting to watch coming back and forth as the tide comes in and out over the causeway and worth a ride for the experience, time it right and you can just walk across to the Island and the pub which always seemed popular, you do pay a deposit on the plastic glass if you sit outside but is refunded if you return. Only small niggle - the BBQ’s / fires on the beach - when they were below the apartment the smoke drifted onto the patio and into the apartment if the doors were open, so a little annoying but it was mainly at the weekend. Honestly, you won’t be disappointed with the apartment or location we had a wonderful relaxing time , highly recommended and can’t wait to return !

    Reviewed by Vivien5.0Sep 2023

  • "Our third time in this wonderful apartment."

    We love the terrace as opposed to the smaller balconies so snap this apartment up whenever we can! It is very comfortable and well equipped particularly the kitchen. We would have liked an additional door key and contacted the manager who just said it had been lost and no further help was offered. We also had to ask for the windows keys so we could lock them due to having an autistic child, this was provided but unfortunately the window lock in the bedroom our daughter was sleeping was broken. Also disappointed that the additional door into the shower room/toilet from the corridor has been made into a cupboard meaning you have to enter the bathroom via the bedroom so even if someone was asleep you still needed to go through the bedroom.

    Reviewed by Ali4.7Aug 2023

  • "We returned to 2 Burgh Island Causeway after a lovely holiday last year and found that it was just as good, if not better, this year."

    The apartment was immaculately clean, wonderfully comfortable and very well equipped with everything we could possibly need. The views are magnificent and it was glorious to sit on the balcony to have our meals and soak in the sun.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0Jun 2023

  • "A wonderful apartment."

    The view is exceptional, eating breakfast will never be the same again. All the rooms were beautifully presented and the entire complex was well maintained and cared for. The variety of entertainment, books, DVDs and games was appriciated, especially on the wild wet days, when we could not go out for long walks. The gifts of wine and chocolate cake were very thoughtful. Thank you to everyone.

    Reviewed by Pamela5.0Mar 2023

  • "This apartment is a real home from home."

    The owner has thought of everything including plenty of books, dvds and games. The standard of facilities is top notch and it is spotlessly clean. The view is beautiful and the pool and club are welcome.

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Nov 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our week here."

    The apartment was lovely, clean and cosy. Location is very good - right on the beach. This was our second time in the apartment and have booked again!!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had a brilliant week in 2 Burgh Island Causeway."

    It was spotless, spacious and had everything we needed, and more. We met the lovely owners, who fixed a very small problem immediately. Would certainly recommend Sykes and the property.

    Reviewed by Frances5.0Jun 2022

  • "The apartment is lovely with a fantastic view."

    We were welcomed with a bottle of wine and chocolate cake. We enjoyed our stay so much that we have already booked again for next year. The only slight complaint is that there was smell of damp in the shower room.

    Reviewed by Ruth5.0May 2022

  • "The apartment was spacious and clean."

    We had a lovely time and would highly recommend it. To arrive and find a cake, bottle of wine and a carton of milk in the fridge was a nice surprise. We have already booked again!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0May 2022

  • "Everything was spot on."

    We really enjoyed our stay. The cake and wine was a lovely touch, thank you very much to the owner for this.

    Reviewed by Alexander5.0Apr 2022

  • "First stay in this apartment, regular visitors to the Causeway, terrace is huge and really fab for relaxing and dining with the best views!"

    Really well equipped apartment. Would like to see the health club review the restrictions still in place as the pool is a big reason for choosing the location and having to book is boring for the kids especially when you see it empty because people haven't turned up for their spot.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Apr 2022

  • "The accommodation exceeded our expectations."

    I would definitely recommend this property. We look forward to making another booking in the not too distant future. It was spotless with everything you needed. Particularly impressed with the quality of all furnishings. The temperature in the property was spot on on too. A stunning location with beautiful sunsets - and the weather was very kind to us despite it being March. Thank you for a memorable and relaxing break much needed after the two strange years we have all experienced.

    Reviewed by Lynne5.0Mar 2022

  • "We have stayed in this apartment a number of times previously and it is still fantastic."

    The wine, cake and milk for when we arrived was a nice touch and greatly appreciated. It's a shame that the bbq has now been removed and banned from the complex next year but that's a relatively small inconvenience, with the owner contacting us in advance so we were aware.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2021

  • "We have already booked for next year, we love staying at Apartment 2."

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Jul 2021

  • "Have been booking the same apartment through helpful holidays since 2013 The ..."

    Have been booking the same apartment through helpful holidays since 2013 The people at the apartments far exceed expectations

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jul 2021

  • "The “Club” is outstanding."

    Friendly, helpful and amazing food and service. Did not have to cook breakfast, lunch dinner all week. Yeah

    Reviewed by Michelle5.0Jun 2021

  • "A fantastic apartment in a wonderful location with the most amazing views."

    We never got tired of watching the tide come in and out and the scenery was beautiful in the sun, but still exciting and dramatic in the rain and wind. The apartment was perfect - with all modern conveniences, very clean and comfortable - even better than in the pictures and the best self catering place we have ever stayed in. We can't wait to go back!

    Reviewed by Harish5.0Sep 2020

  • "It was the best place we have ever booked by far."

    The apartment was spacious, comfortable and set in a perfect location. What could be better than having your morning cuppa on your own terrace looking at the wonderful view?

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Sep 2020

  • "We had another brillant stay at this lovely apartment in a fantastic location."

    The owner contacted us prior to our visit and provided a BBQ for us to use whilst we were there, which we used on a number of occasions and was much appreciated. We'll be back again, with luck.

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Aug 2020

  • "The apartments are superb but the response time from Helpful Holidays/Sykes Cottages is very poor, emails are ignored."

    It was only thanks to the owners that our questions were answered & we were made aware of significant changes to the arrangements at Burgh Island Causeway

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "This is our third holiday in this apartment which speaks for itself."

    It is perfect and we hope to book again for 2020. Our grandchildren have a super time going to the beach, visiting the shop and swimming in the pool and it is a real plus to be able to go to the restaurant each evening. Simply a great holiday experience.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Jul 2019

  • "Apartment was in great location."

    Clean and modern. Fantasy holiday

    Reviewed by Elizabeth4.7Jul 2019

  • "Perfect location perfect accommodation perfect weather 6th time of visiting"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2019

  • "The apartment was amazing except the internet kept cutting out so we couldn't stream films during the evening."

    The weather was awesome and we've been to these apartments before, hence our return. Lovely holiday!

    Reviewed by Steve5.0May 2019

  • "Great facilities, stunning apartment with lovely views, have stayed there before and will stay there again."

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2019

  • "Wow what a view !"

    !! Stunning location, superb apartment and facilities. Pristine beaches, surfing, fishing, swimming, kitesurfing, walking the coastal path endless possibilities... The Pilchard Inn and Tractor ride home in the surf is a must at night. Can’t wait to return thank you.

    Reviewed by Mike5.0Oct 2018

  • "We had a wonderful week ."

    The accommodation was great with spectacular views and Sunsets. The adjoining restaurant has pleasent helpful staff who served us some really enjoable meals .we were delighted with the welcome pack of cake and wine . Hope to visit again.

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2018

  • "It would be helpful to have a fan, though this has been an exceptional year."

    The apartment came up to our expectation once again and we had a super holiday with our grandchildren.

    Reviewed by Lorna5.0Jul 2018

  • "Beautiful place surroundings facilities perfect Fourth time to same apartment"

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Jun 2018

  • "Avery good week in spite of the weather."

    Really enjoyed the bistro food was great and wine reasonably priced, it would be good to see other apartments use it more! Apartment two is beautifully positioned and we loved the sunny days we were able to sit on the terrace. We needed advice on the heating and had very good service from Carol and Tom.

    Reviewed by Maureen4.7Apr 2018

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Summary

  • One level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double with en suite bathroom with bath, shower over, WC and basin, 1 x twin with en suite shower room with shower, WC and basin
  • Open plan living space with seating area, dining area, kitchen and glazed doors to terrace
  • Shared use of leisure facilities and restaurant/bar within the building.
  • Underfloor heating
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washer-drier, dishwasher, TV with Sky DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for one car in a reserved parking space
  • Enclosed terrace, indoor pool, jacuzzi
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub less than 1 mile from property, Note: Check-in time 4pm
  • Note: Leisure facilities open from 10am every day (except christmas day)
  • Note: This property does not accept children under 14 in the gym
  • Note: The club restaurant/bar is open 10am to 9pm during the High Season, reservations recommended (for all other times of the year, please contact the Leisure Centre for opening times)

The property

Apartment 2 is a ground floor apartment with the fabulous views to south and west and big glass doors opening to a good sized terrace, partly under cover, with sunbeds and table and chairs.

The bright open plan living space has sofas on which to relax and watch the TV, a dining table and granite work surfaces in the kitchen area.

To the rear are the en suite bedrooms, comfortable and quiet.

With the beach so handy and the leisure centre and restaurant/bar to enjoy, this is an ideal coastal holiday location.

Note: This property is situated in the same complex as Apartments 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 27 and 29 and they can be booked together.

Burgh Island View Apartments

Just 20 yards from Bigbury-on-Sea's big and splendid sandy beach, looking to Burgh Island Causeway, are 29 stunning, high quality apartments, of which we let a number. Within the same building are excellent leisure facilities and a restaurant. The views over the sea to the south and west, and at low tide of a vast expanse of smooth washed yellow sand reaching to Burgh Island, are outstanding. The island's jolly pub, The Pilchard, is fun to visit (long-legged sea tractor at high tide). All the apartments, which are privately owned and individually furnished, have those sensational views, and are wonderfully light, with large, airy open-plan living/dining/kitchens and glazed doors to balconies or terraces. The smallish bedrooms, at the back (without views), have good quality en suite bath or shower-rooms. The apartment building is three-storey. Most apartments have easy access (short walk from parking and between 5 and 9 steps down to the lift). The ground floor (still high above the beach) apartments have big terraces, the first and top floor apartments have very good-sized balconies. The leisure facilities, which are free for guests to use and open from 10am every day (except Christmas Day), include a fine indoor swimming pool (40' x 20' x 4'6"), spa pool, well-equipped gym (treadmill, steps, cycles, Concept II Rower and other instruments of torture) and sauna (no children under 14 in gym or sauna). There are changing rooms, a shower and disabled loo. The Club restaurant/smart bar, is open 10am to 9pm during the High Season, reservations recommended (for all other times of the year, please contact the Leisure Centre for opening times), serves excellent food throughout the day, with a popular dinner menu which varies daily and themed evenings. You can also order meals to take to your apartment. The comfy lounging area has sofas and WiFi, and the sunny outdoor terrace faces the sea.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

BIGBURY-ON-SEA

Modbury 6 miles; Plymouth 12 miles.

Bigbury-on-Sea is located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for family holidays. Dusted with sand and lapped by shallow waters, the beach offers safe fun for groups particularly if you’ve got children in tow. In addition, Bigbury-on-Sea beach is dotted with rock pools, so there’s plenty of entertainment for budding marine biologists. There’s also a wide and varied selection of watersports available to visitors who prefer their holidays to feature a little adrenaline rush. Windsurfing and kite-surfing are popular here, with hire facilities located right on the beach. To give you some peace of mind, there are lifeguards present at Bigbury-on-Sea beach during May to September and the beach also has a first-aid room. You can even take the dog onto the beach, although they are restricted to certain areas during the summer. Bigbury’s most famous landmark is Burgh Island, which overlooks the beach itself. The island is accessible at low tide, when the waters reveal a causeway that links it to the beach. However, when the tide is in you can still reach the island by hitching a ride on the popular and unique ‘sea tractor’. Burgh Island boasts an award-winning hotel, elegant and rather genteel, it’s an ideal romantic retreat for couples. Explore the South Devon coast with its fabulous sandy beaches and its breathtakingly beautiful coastal path or simply take time to visit some of the charming estuary towns and villages dotted throughout the area, such as Salcombe, Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The city of Plymouth and the wild open spaces of Dartmoor are also both close at hand.

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Note: The Club is open from 10 am daily and offers a selection of hot and cold food and a wide selection of beverages. Booking is advisable for the restaurant during high season and weekends.
The Leisure Club includes the indoor swimming pool and gym and is also open daily from 10 am, booking is not required. The sauna is not currently operational. Please check The Club's closing time as this may vary depending on the time of year.

Note: For the foreseeable future the Leisure Club, cafe, bar and swimming pool will be closed on a Monday due to medical reasons