West Mersea Beach, Essex

Beach holidays in Essex

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    Did you know Essex boasts miles of unspoilt sandy beach? If you’re looking for a beach holiday in Essex, look no further than Orchards Holiday Village, on the scenic Colne River estuary. With Clacton-on-Sea’s seaside charms and plentiful attractions, and Colchester’s historic sites, there’s plenty to see and do. Other beaches within easy reach of our park include Brightlingsea, just across the bay, and Frinton-on-Sea north of Clacton. You're sure to find somewhere idyllic on an Essex beach holiday – so book now!

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    Beach on The Naze coastline

    Summer Haven beach breaks in Essex

    4 nights from £359
    Coastal views at Orchards

    Autumn Haven beach breaks in Essex

    4 nights from £69
    Clacton Beach in Essex, close to Haven's Orchards Holiday Village.

    Summer Haven Hideaway beach breaks in Essex

    3 nights from £245
    Weeleyhall Wood

    Autumn Haven Hideaway beach breaks in Essex

    4 nights from £49

    Our holiday park on the 'Essex Sunshine Coast' enjoys a lovely location near seawater creeks, close to the seaside fun of Clacton-on-Sea.

    • Indoor and outdoor pool
    • Coastal views
    • Entertainment venue
    • Golf course
    4 nights from £49
    Clacton Beach in Essex, close to Haven's Orchards Holiday Village.
    Frinton Beach, Essex
    Brightlingsea promenade

    Three of the best beaches in Essex

    1. Clacton Beach, Clacton-on-Sea

    This Essex icon boasts all the fun of the seaside, with sand, sea, amusements and a traditional pier. A family favourite, you'll find plenty to keep everybody entertained here! Only a short drive away from our Orchards Holiday Village, you'll also find ample parking.

    2. Frinton Beach, Frinton-on-Sea

    This Blue Flag beach is perfect for a full-blown day out. With gorgeous sands and a relaxed atmosphere, you can even rent one of the colourful beach huts here to really make yourself at home. Frinton-on-Sea itself is a holidaymaker favourite, so you'll find plenty of entertainment and amenities if you venture away from the shore, too.

    3. Brightlingsea Beach, Brightlingsea

    If idyllic views and a little peace is what you're searching for, the quieter beach of Brightlingsea could be more your vibe. With a row of Victorian beach huts, views of the grade II-listed Bateman’s Tower and seasonal activities are including yachting, canoeing, windsurfing and even jet-skiing, there's plenty here to suit every type of beach-goer.

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