19 Airbnb Devon properties to kick off your New Year’s resolutions
Your New Years Resolutions probably include something about getting in shape, exercising more, and generally being healthy.
But you might also want to get away from it all with a mini trip to Devon and recharge your batteries now that the holiday season is over.
Here we bring you 19 places currently listed with Airbnb that give guests access to gyms, pools or spas (or all three, and more) so you don’t give up on those resolutions even before the end of January.
South Devon Fitness & Spa Retreat, Torbay
Price from £ 319 per night
Facilities: Anything you can imagine – infinity pool, hot tub, outdoor juice bar, trainers, yoga, pilates, running sessions, water aerobics, various cardio classes, cycling,
More info: This is the place to go for a lifestyle change – a bootcamp fitness vacation in a Victorian village designed to help you lose weight, improve your strength and agility with a three day program with a healthy meal plan.
Osborne Apartments, Torquay
Price from £ 166 per night
Facilities: outdoor swimming pool, indoor swimming pool, gardens, children’s play area, putting green and tennis courts, gym for a fee
More information: The Osborne Apartments were converted from 15 private homes sits on Hesketh Crescent and overlooks Meadfoot Bay, a short walk from Torquay town center.
Cottage Attic, Torbay
Price from £ 230 per night
Facilities: Common facilities include an indoor swimming pool (Easter to October), sauna, lounge bar, restaurant, gym, games room, garden and country walks.
More info: Nestled in rural North Devon in the grounds of the Trimstone Manor Country House Hotel, this chalet a few kilometers from the beach.
Riverside House, Dartmouth
Price from £ 574 per night
Facilities: Indoor swimming pool, hammam, whirlpool and fitness room
More information: Offering distant views of the Dart River, this is a place to escape and relax. You can hear and see the steam train go by from the large terrace.
Garden Room, Brentor
Price from 153 £ per night
Facilities: gym, games room
More information: An independent apartment, the Garden Room is newly converted.
Burgh Island, Bigbury-on-Sea
Price from £ 191
Facilities: gym, beaches, walks
More information: This property is right on the beach with a fantastic view across the beach to Burgh Island.
Babbacombe Smugglers Cottage, Torquay
Price from £ 542
Facilities: paying gym, swimming pool, spa treatments, access to water sports and fishing, horse riding and hiking on the Jurassic coast.
More information: The cottage sits above the Cary Arms and Spa and has a large outdoor terrace and garden with wonderful views. Garden games are also available.
Strathmore House. Plymouth
Price from £ 242
Facilities: Access to the New Continental Hotel leisure complex; Continental Club. With a heated indoor pool, sauna and hammam and two gyms
More information: The quadruple duplex apartment is a great place to spend time together and relax.
The ecological house, Lyme Regis
Price from £ 1,722
Facilities: outdoor swimming pool, gym / yoga studio with integrated sauna, hot tub, trampoline, bicycles
More information: A family house, available only when on vacation, it was built in 2016 and featured on Channel 4’s Flat Pack Mansions. It is set in 55 acres of woodland and has seven bedrooms and a movie theater.
Studio Glycine, Dittisham
Price from £ 115 per night
Facilities: tennis courts, indoor swimming pool, heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna and gym, games room
More information: A independent apartment located in South Hams in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Finlake Holiday Resort, Chudleigh
Price from 108 £ per night
Facilities: fitness facilities with spin bike studio, sauna, steam room, gym, swimming pool, water park, children’s play area
More information: A new state of the art fitness complex and water park offering a wonderful family getaway.
Cottage with Lake View, Ivybridge
Price from £ 77 per night
Facilities: shared access to 28 acres including tennis courts, gym, indoor and outdoor pools, streams, fishing lake, playground, woodland, game room
More information: lake view is set on 28 acres of beautiful grounds as part of the 18th century Georgian Colmer House, which ranges from landscaped lawns and walled gardens to woods and wild meadows.
Blackdown Barn, Dulford
Price from £ 383 per night
Facilities: gym, hot tub, billiards, heated indoor and outdoor pools
More information: Blackdown Barn is an independent and self-catering building with a library and a TV corner. There is also an enclosed garden.
Ladram Bay Holiday Park, Otteron
Price from £ 126 per night
Facilities: full entertainment program, heated indoor swimming pool with sauna, jacuzzi / whirlpool, hammam, outdoor paddling pool
More information: Located on the Jurassic Coast, this holiday park offers everything you need to relax, unwind and get back in shape
Barberry Creek, Dittisham
Price from £ 147
Equipment: Bicycle loan, lawn tennis, heated swimming pool, croquet
More information: Barberry stream is small and cozy just for two, with oak wood in the bedroom and doors opening to a private balcony overlooking the stream, where you can see otters.
Lodge with sea view, Paignton
Prices from £ 126
Facilities: whirlpool, access to the leisure club with indoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam, fitness room
More information: In the heart of the English Riviera, nestled in a peaceful setting, this three bedroom lodge is close to the city center.
Luxury lodge, Paignton
Price from £ 80 per night
Facilities: gym, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam, tennis courts, children’s play area, body treatments, personal training and weight training, hot tub
More information: A modern wooden cabin on the site of a 15th century pub, it has a large open plan lounge, dining room and kitchen.
The Greenhouse, Dartmouth
Price from £ 140
Facilities: Access to the Dart Marina Spa with swimming pool, jacuzzi, hammam and gym
More information: Modern and contemporary, the glass house offers wonderful views and is a short walk from the city center. There is a garden and an elevated terrace.
The Belvedere, Woolacombe
Price from £ 371
Facilities: whirlpool, gym
More information: The watcher, Parade House is a four bedroom self-catering apartment which has been recently built and is part of the prestigious Parade House development and offers stunning views over Woolacombe Beach.