5 Bubble Spa 2022

The Alchemist Spa at The Woolacombe Bay Hotel

Located in North Devon, the Woolacombe Bay Hotel is a spa sanctuary enhanced by three miles of soul-stirring beach. Famous for its waves – Woolacombe Beach is rated one of the best surf beaches in the UK. Beyond the beach is an even wilder side: Exmoor National Park and International Dark Sky Reserve and the South West Coast Path. The elegant Victorian hotel boasts 64 bedrooms, including four luxury seaside-view suites, and even has its own NEO Cinema. 

The Alchemist Spa offers an array of spa and holistic treatments from British brand Natural Spa Factory; facilities include a sauna, steam room, indoor pool, plunge pool, a hot tub, rasul and copper ritual bath. Don't miss a dip in the Bay Lido; hidden by wind-breaking walls, this tranquil spot has a large heated outdoor pool and cabana-style seating. Active spa-goers will love SALT Gymnasia is also available to spa guests to keep fit during their stay. 

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  • Indoor and outdoor pools
  • Bay Lido
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Plunge pool
  • Hot tub
  • Copper tub
  • Rasul
  • SALT gymnasia
  • Relaxation room
  • Manicure & pedicure studio
  • Copper ritual bath



Public Opinion


What others are saying

"We visit at least 2 times per year it just the most relaxing place "

Peter Harper

  • June 1, 2023 at 7:44 am

Voted: A social spa Solo Friendly

"Beautiful lighting, friendly and welcoming staff with super comfy loungers"


  • May 31, 2023 at 8:09 pm

Voted: Family friendly A social spa Health Focused Solo Friendly Romantic

"I booked a all day spa with 4 of my friends to enjoy and have a fun, relaxing time together We all work so hard and deserve sometime for ourselves This happened because all the staff looked after us all, all day, nothing was too much trouble for them. Massages were amazing, so professionally at their Job Plenty of towels, robe's to use, and were offered drinks too.lunch was delicious. Top class hotel I would definitely recommend this."


  • May 30, 2023 at 8:54 pm

Voted: Family friendly A social spa Health Focused Romantic

Spa Location

Spa location

North Devon,
EX34 7BN

01271 870388

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Extra Information


Just off the beach, this coastal dining den is home to exquisite seasonal flavours and a lovely atmosphere. Handcrafted brasserie-style menus are packed with gastro delights, showcasing the finest flavours from the West Country’s larder.


The hotel has 64 bedrooms and suites, plus access to 30 beachside self-catering homes. Bedrooms are boutique in design, with many offering sea views. Family bedrooms and luxury suites are available. Watch the sunrise from bed, the waves crash from the tub, and the sunset from the balcony. It’s all possible!

Opening Hours

Open every day between 10am-7pm, with additional access to thermal and pool facilities for guests staying at the hotel.

Travel and Parking

There are public buses throughout the day as well as a private beachside car park onsite.

Treatment menu

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