Burgh Island with sea in the background

Romantic Hotel in Devon UK

The iconic and secluded Burgh Island Hotel sits, as its name suggests, on an enchanting island surrounded by the gorgeous South Devon coast. Burgh Island is truly one of the most romantic places to stay in the UK, offering lucky visitors exceptional views, fresh sea air and an enchanting romantic hotel break like no other. At Burgh Island you’ll be surrounded by iconic 1920’s and 1930’s decor, in one of a kind rooms at the most remarkable location. 

The hotel itself is a coveted Art Deco landmark and shrouded in history. A previous writing retreat to Agatha Christie, poets, politicians and royal rule breakers to name a few. Now this unique romantic hotel offers guests a stay like nowhere else. Whether you’re joining us for Valentine’s day, an anniversary, a wedding, or another special occasion, your stay at Burgh Island will confirm us as one of the most romantic hotels in Devon and beyond.

Romantic accommodation in Devon

Since 1929 Burgh Island has been a popular visiting spot for famous and infamous guests and our stunning Art Deco theme carries through the entire hotel in homage to this. Guests have always joined us for rest, relaxation, peace and of course fabulous parties. 

In a nod to our rich history, our 25 unique rooms and suites bear the names of our visiting guests and each boast unique and stylish decor. The iconic Burgh Hotel Beach House was previously the writing retreat of Agatha Christie and now is the most romantic place to stay nestled within the rock face offering incredible panoramic sea views, outdoor hot tub and private sun deck. The ultimate luxury experience.

Other suites include the remarkable Tony & B suite with a deeply romantic Super King Sized bed, large lounge and private dining space, and the perfect accompanying fluffy bathrobes. Our additional Grand Suites provide stunning sea views, personal balconies, and a perfectly private romantic haven for you and your partner. 

Burgh Island is one of the most romantic hotels in the UK, providing solace, rest and privacy from the outside world in your own coastal haven.

The best romantic place to stay in Devon

Romantic hotels such as ours provide the perfect retreat from normality to cosy up and relax with your partner. And what better place to do so than the privacy of Burgh Island? Our hotel features a host of gorgeous rooms and suites, as well as luxurious onsite treatment rooms where you can enjoy one, or several, wellness treatments, a private island mermaid pool for a refreshing dip, and facilities for onsite tennis, croquet, and snooker. 

You’ll have everything you could need at this charmingly romantic hotel, including stunning fine dining options in The Grand Ballroom and The Nettleford Restaurant. Both feature gorgeous and seasonal menus of fresh caught seafood and other local produce sure to wow your pallet, as well as an impressive wine list. 

The beach is of course on our doorstep, with access to romantic coastal walks, adventurous surfing and paddle boarding and the opportunity to explore wider Devon and take in its stunning sights. From now and for many years to come you will remark on your visit to Burgh Island as one of the most romantic places to stay in the UK. 

Ideally located in Devon

Burgh Island can be found situated snugly away in the South of Devon, with the nearest towns being Bigbury-on-Sea and Challaborough. Arriving by car is easy, simply arrive at our Bigbury-on-Sea beach and our famous island sea tractor will provide transport to guests for the perfect first impression. If you are arriving by train, the nearest stations are Totnes, Ivybridge and Plymouth. Alternatively, if you’re flying into sunny South Devon, the nearest airport is Exeter and if you’re planning on making a grand entrance, please contact our reception to arrange helipad use. 

For transport when on the island we like to recommend the taxi company Wembury Cars to ensure all of our guests and yours are safely looked after and receive the best experience possible when staying with us.