The Cary Arms & Spa exudes charm, fun and all the values of a good English inn with the style and comfort of a boutique hotel. Great seaside dining complemented by some luxury seaview rooms/suites, chic beach huts and characterful cottages which also includes some dog-friendly accommodation. Sitting in the sheltered and sunny spot of Babbacombe Bay, the outstanding setting and views are breathtakingly beautiful. Hearty breakfasts, long lunches, lazy suppers; it's about delicious food made with fresh, local ingredients, simply and creatively cooked according to the season. Relax in the waterfall hydrotherapy pool and indulge in one of our Thalgo treatments in the new Cary Spa. The “Inn on the Beach” is a must visit place all year round.
Tucked away in the most romantic and unspoilt corner of South Devon in Babbacombe Bay, Cary Arms combines traditional seaside charm with cool contemporary beach side living. Beautifully styled and full of original features, this is Torbay luxury accommodation at its finest
With 10 elegant sea-facing rooms and suites at the inn, 4 restored fisherman's cottages and 8 brilliantly quirky deluxe beach huts & beach suites, Cary Arms is the perfect place to unwind and relax. Whether you choose a room or the added privacy of a cottage, all are individually designed for great comfort as well as calm.
At Cary Arms & Spa, we serve gastro food cooked simply. The watchwords in the kitchen are freshness and seasonality, underpinned by a deep-rooted respect for the surrounding waters and land. The specials board changes daily reflecting Devon coast and Devon country in equal measure. Expect superb Devon beef, Lyme Bay lobster and line caught seafood. Food to rival the best.
Hungry walkers, families, friends and travelling foodies - this is a place where even a pint of prawns is done with panache. Dine outdoors in the warmer months and watch south Devon life in the bay unfold. In cooler weather, choose something comforting and slowly cooked from the seasonally changing menus. The best quality local ingredients cooked simply and expertly explain why we are one of the best places to eat in South Devon!
Dining is relaxed and cosy in the inn, still holding the charm and character of when it was built in the 1880s. Charmingly restored, the historic inn is warmed by a log burner on cooler days.
For special occasions in those summer months a sure-fire way to impress your guests is to book the Captains Table, seating six, or the Pod, seating four, probably two of the best tables in Devon!
22 miles of the stunning English Riveria forming part of the 630 mile long South West Coast Path, which takes in some of the finest coastal scenery in Europe.
During the day, Babbacombe's sun-trapped beaches are the main attraction. The water sparkles and you can lose yourself in the surroundings of the unique GeoParkl Coast. The historic Babbacombe Cliff funicular railway is available to take you up and down from the beach to the village.
Babbacombe, Oddicombe and Petitor Downs are a series of interconnected, attractive little bays full of their own charms and known for their top water quality and cleanliness. The red cliffs of Dorset and jutting point of Portland Bill are both visible on clear days.