Gara Rock, Devon

Gara Rock, East Portlemouth, Near Salcombe, TQ8 8FA

A seriously cool hotel along the Devon coastline with stunning sea views.

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  • Panoramic Sea Views
  • Revitalising Spa
  • Roll-Top Baths
Gara Rock Overview
  • Parking
  • Cinema
  • Spectacular Sea Views
  • Private Balconies
  • Roll-Top Baths
  • In-Room Log Burner
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Steam Room
  • Spa Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Children Welcome
  • Dog Friendly
  • Clifftop Location
  • Surfboard / Wetsuit Storage
  • Croquet Lawn
  • Room Service Available
  • Accessible Rooms
  • Air Conditioning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Civil Ceremonies
  • Walking/jogging trails

Elegantly situated along the Salcombe clifftops, Gara Rock Hotel presents striking features with a gorgeous sea view backdrop and is regularly referred to as one of the ‘coolest’ countryside hotels in the UK.

Providing a heavenly sanctuary with 11 luxurious hotel bedrooms, 12 self-catering apartments and 5 self-catering cottages; Gara Rock Hotel exhibits the infusion of down-to-earth ambience and luxuriously exquisite spaces throughout. If you choose to stay during the cooler winter months, Gara Rock Hotel have created a delightful list of facilities for their guests to engage in, ensuring that a little rain does not ruin the fun.

Why not spoil yourself with a luxurious, pamper day in Gara Rock’s rustic, wood-panelled spa with an outdoor and indoor pool, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and an extensive range of rejuvenating treatments. Alternatively, why not combine your delightful spa day with a visit to Gara Rock Hotel’s funky ten seat Cinema Room with scheduled screenings five times a day, seven days a week.

Whether you wish to experience a freshly cooked breakfast, a teasing afternoon tea or delightful three-course dinner; Gara Rock’s enticing Restaurant go above and beyond to ensure that their guests are able to taste locally sourced produce, all year round. Soak in the awe-inspiring clifftop view from the comforts of your dining chair with the grandiose windows across The Restaurant. Why not indulge in a little vintage, with their industrial-chic Lounge Bar serving a wide selection of taste-bud tantalising cocktails.

No matter if you’re a party animal, a favourable foodie or live music lover; Gara Rock play the cultivating host for a variety of exciting events throughout the year. If you wish for something a little further afield, the bay of Salcombe host a variety of quirky events from crabbing to food and music which Gara Rock Hotel are more than delighted to assist you in locating the perfect event for you to explore nearby.


If you’re looking for a tranquil escape to the country, Whitley Hall has all the facilities you need for a relaxing break.


Arguably the greatest talking point at Whitley Hall, the food here is exceptional. Dishes are inspired by and created using the finest local produce, coupled with good old Yorkshire hospitality served in a refined yet elegant setting.


With such a striking backdrop and a gorgeous 16th century building, Whitley Hall makes a perfectly idyllic wedding venue in Sheffield. No matter how you imagine your day, the team will ensure your special day is unforgettable. From red carpet to exclusive use, Whitley Hall will turn your dreams into a reality.

The hotel is fully licensed for civil ceremonies and can accommodate up to 100 guests for the wedding breakfast and up to 300 guests in the evening.

Corporate Events

This is the perfect venue for business events, from meetings and team building to corporate dining, Whitley Hall has all the facilities to make your day a success for you and your delegates. With free Wi-Fi, audio visual equipment, projectors and lecterns available, you will have everything you need.


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