Devon or the Maldives? (Photo: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

Have you always wanted to visit the Maldives but thought they were out of reach?

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

The newly refurbished Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa in Holsworthy, North Devon, has opened new water villas that look like pure luxury.

There are a total of 17 lakes on the holiday park resort with beautiful villas overlooking the water and private hot tubs.

Prices start from just £52 per person per night and guests can relax in style on the private floating deck with incredible lake views.

Relax in style (Photo: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

The resort also has many other amenities for you to enjoy. There is an extensive spa and pool complex with an infinity pool, sauna, leisure center and treatment rooms.

The private Jacuzzi

Enjoy a glass of bubbly in your private hot tub (Photo: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

Outdoor activities such as cycling, paddling and fishing are now also available.

The view of the lodge from the bedroom

Just look at these views (Photo: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

The resort is 22 miles north of Dartmoor National Park and just 30 minutes’ drive from the north Cornish coast, meaning there’s plenty to explore.

The kitchen and dining area

The kitchen and dining room (Photo: Hoseasons/Jo Hunt)

A spokesperson for the resort said: “Set in this incredible rural valley, Clawford Lakes Resort and Spa boasts an amazing 30 acres of lakes. It’s just the perfect canvas to create a very special self-catering holiday experience.”

Read more about the resort and villas here.