Rock Lobster is a modern, cosy seaside cottage at Camber Sands near Rye. Just a few minutes walk from the dunes and miles of sandy beach makes it the ideal retreat for families holidaying with small children and dogs, as well as couples and friends.
The kitchen is well equipped with quality pans and sharp knives and the dining table seats 4 comfortably. In fine weather guests enjoy cooking on the Weber gas barbecue and dining al fresco in the sunny fenced garden.
The comfortable lounge with its sumptuous leather sofa and chairs opens out onto the garden which makes it a lovely room in which to relax and watch a film or listen to music. You will also find a selection of games in the cupboard.
A holiday is not a holiday without a good night’s sleep and you’ll love our luxurious beds. Both bedrooms have zip-and-link kingsize beds that can be split into singles, you choose. Whatever your choice you can look forward to crisp hotel quality white bed linen, fluffy white towels and complimentary Sea Kelp toiletries. We have also thought carefully about our younger guests, we have bed guards and cots which can be provided ready for your arrival.
In fact Rock Lobster is truly family friendly and is equipped with not only cots and high chairs, but also stair gates top and bottom, steam steriliser, changing mat, baby monitor, socket covers, cupboard locks in the kitchen and more. We can easily cater for twins with two of everything.
The cottage is within a short walk of a couple of nice restaurants including The Gallivant Bistro, The Dunes Bar and The Rye Bay Cafe. The local pub, The Green Owl, also serves excellent home cooked meals and a good selection of well kept ales and welcomes children and dogs. There are a couple of small grocery stores in Camber and an excellent farm shop at Salts Farm two miles away.
There is a lot to do in the area too. The medieval town of Rye, with its cobbled streets and ancient buildings is only 3 miles away and can be reached easily by car or bike along a largely traffic-free cycle path. Once the haunt of smugglers Rye's streets are now lined with lovely independent shops, tea rooms and inns.
Those with an interest in history will enjoy visiting some of the many interesting castles and historic buildings within a short drive of the cottage including Bodiam Castle, Hastings Castle, Camber Castle and Battle Abbey. There are also many lovely gardens in the area including Great Dixter, Pashley Manor, Sissinghurst Castle, Merriments and Derek Jarman's unique coastal garden.
Families enjoy visiting the Kent and East Sussex Steam Railway or the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway, Port Lympe Wildlife Park, Hastings Aquarium and the Smugglers Adventure.
A Thoroughly Enjoyable Stay by The Gales Family on November 26th 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Rock Lobster. The cottage is very cosy and clean with everything you need to enjoy your stay. Our dog had a great time too and we particularly enjoyed the location, quiet and a very short stroll to the beach. There are so many things to do in the area that we will be back soon!
Wish We Could Have Stayed Longer by Anita Ashenden on November 3rd 2017
Great holiday cottage in a great location. This was our first trip away with our little pup and we couldn’t have chosen better. Everything we needed was there. Clean and comfortable, a great place to come back to after a romp on the beach. Only wish we could have stayed longer!
Lovely Well-equipped House by Anita Ashenden on October 9th 2017
Lovely well equipped house close to the beach, good selection of restaurants near by that welcome dogs. Spoilt for choice of places to eat and drink in nearby Rye.
A Fantastic Holiday! by Iris Halgrave & Family on August 20th 2017
A very clean well presented house a lovely position walking distance to the lovely sands at Camber. Our Grand daughter declared she "wasn't going home she likes it here and wants to stay for ever". Lovely treats awaiting us and the dog when we arrived. The beds are very comfortable and pillows perfect which is sometimes not the case on holiday. Linen was changed for our second week which is also unusual but very welcome on a two week break. A fantastic holiday thank you
Beautiful house and well equipped. by Gemma on April 14th 2016
Thank you for a lovely stay. Beautiful house, well equipped especailly when travelling with a baby!
A perfect family holiday! by Andrew on March 31st 2016
Perfect fmaily of 4 accomodation. Lovely restful nights in after we exhusted the kids at Camber Sands (dune exploring and sandcastle making). Delicious scones were a lovely treat. Toys and games well apprecaited by the girls. Rye is delicious, could have spent a fortune at the ironmongers and the shops.
A Wonderful Stay! by Karen on April 17th 2015
The house is very comfortable, everything that we needed was provided, including a few extras (scones and toiletries) and was very clean. Barney, the dog, had the best time ever runnning around the dunes and on the beach. We all had a great time - thank you!
Wonderful break in well equipped cottage by Karen and Martyn on September 23rd 2014
We had a wonderful break staying at Rock Lobster. This is a fantastic, well equipped cottage idealy located for the beach and close by to lots of attractions to keep you entertained. we would recommend dining at The George in Rye. For those with young children the Rare Breed Centre is well worth a visit. Lastly the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway is good fun"
Delightful house - Amazing beach by Melanie and Jerome on September 23rd 2014
The house is delighful. We have spend a very comfortable 4 days here and have apprecaited the attention to detail. We would definately return. Beach amazing, The Green Owl pub very friendly and great food, Rye beautiful and Salts Farm sausages delicious.
WOW by Phil on September 23rd 2014
Great for families with babies and young children by Helen on September 23rd 2014
Had a lovely couple of days away with our two month old baby boy. Enjoyed a brisk walk alomg the beach and a visit to Bodiam Castle was nice too. The cottage is great, felt very welcoming indeed, scones and homemade jam was delicious and our enthusiastic tour and
Our stay at The Salty Dog by Sue and Geoff on September 24th 2013
We stayed for three nights with our three year old and 7month old grand children and there Mum. It was like home from home every thing was thought of even down to the bath towel wrap for the baby. Very quite location apart from the fog horn one morning from half five to six. Would defentley recomend it and wouldn''t mind going back next year.
Home From Home by Libby family on August 22nd 2013
We have had a wonderful stay. The house is like home from home :) We have spent every day at the beach. This is the third tiime we have stayed. Once at The Salty Dog and twice at Rock Lobster and we will be back again!
Super Location by Sargent family on May 16th 2013
Rock Lobster is a lovely little house in a super location! Gorgeous beach, deliciously old fashioned miniature steam train and super food at "The Pilot". Hope to return soon.
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Cottage added 23rd November 2012