In a nutshell

The beauty and intrigue of an island visit has always drawn guests who are looking for something different. It is no surprise that Agatha Christie, Noel Coward and other pre-War luminaries made Burgh Island their second home.

In touch with the seasons, connected to local food producers and celebrating life on the Devon coast, Burgh Island will offer you a different perspective on our past, our landscape and our 20th century heritage.

  • 1930s Grade II Listed Art Deco retreat
  • Overlooking Bigbury On Sea and Bantham Beaches
  • 26 Acre private island in South Devon
  • Accessed by the hotel’s own Land Rovers (when the tide is out) or unique Sea Tractor (when the tide is in)
  • 25 bedrooms and suites, including the Beach House where Agatha Christie wrote 2 of her books
  • Black Tie dining in the Ballroom
  • Live Music in the Ballroom on Wednesdays and Saturdays
  • Outside Dance Floor for romance under the stars
  • The Palm Court Bar for drinks and all day dining
  • The Ganges Restaurant and terrace for breakfast
  • The Pilchard Inn (dating back to 1336) with popular Friday night curry evening
  • The Captain’s Cabin for intimate private dining or smaller parties
  • the Ganges Restaurant for casual evening dining or larger group tables
  • The Mermaid Pool (natural sea water swimming)
  • Snooker room, tennis, table tennis, croquet
  • Spa treatment room and sauna