The lodges at Clawford Lakes Resort
Devon or the Maldives? (Picture: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

Ever wanted to visit the Maldives but thought it out of reach?

Well, now it seems you can get a taste of the tropical destination without having to leave the country.

New water villas have opened in the newly renovated Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa in Holsworthy, North Devon and they look like pure luxury.

There are 17 lakes in total in the holiday park resort, with the stunning villas offering waterside views and private hot tubs.

Prices start at just £52 per person, per night, and guests can relax in style on the private floating deck that has incredible lakeside views.

The lodges on the lake
Relax in style (Picture: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

The resort also has many other amenities to be enjoyed. There is an expansive spa and pool complex, with infinity pool, sauna, leisure centre and treatment rooms.

The private hot tub
Enjoy a glass of bubbles in your private hot tub (Picture: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

Meanwhile, outdoor activities like cycling, paddle boarding and fishing are also on offer.

The view from the bedroom of the loge
Just look at those views (Picture: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

The resort is located 22 miles north of Dartmoor National Park, and is only a 30-minute drive from Cornwall’s north coast meaning there is much to explore.

The kitchen and dining space
The kitchen and dining space (Picture: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

A spokesperson for the resort said: ‘Set in this incredible rural valley, Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa has an amazing 30 acres of lakes and is quite simply the perfect canvas to design a very special self-catering holiday experience.’

Find out more about the resort and the villas here.

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