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Coastal Holidays in Salcombe

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Coastal Holidays in Salcombe



Located on the southernmost tip of Devon, the unique little town of Salcombe draws a loyal host of families who return year after year. With its vibrant summer life Salcombe is a bustling happy town during peak season. Sailing boats pepper the water and families enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches that can be reached by a short ferry ride across the busy harbour.


6 guests

3 bedrooms

2 bathrooms

Pets not allowed


"The Salcombe" (formerly the Salcombe hotel) is situated in the centre of town with about 350ft of estuary frontage. This development of apartments has various communal facilities for guests including: gardens and outdoor heated swimming pool (Spring Bank Holiday to end September).

There is a lift (from ground floor to 3rd & 4th floors only), communal laundry facilities, pay phone in lobby (incoming and outgoing calls), parking for one car per apartment, one mooring per apartment on private pontoon for dinghy, with overall length (including outboard) of 5m. There is also a restaurant within the building.

This prestigious penthouse apartment commanding spectacular 180 degree views up and down the estuary, has recently been refurbished and finished and equipped to a very high standard. The property has central heating, and benefits from a parking space, mooring and use of the swimming pool/children’s pool and garden. NB: Pool open 08:00-20:00, is unattended, guests are responsible for the safety of themselves and their children.

Access to Apartment: Take the lift or stairs to the 4th floor. Corridor, short steps to entrance door and hallway.

  • Breakfast Bar & 4 x wooden bar stools
  • Toasted Sandwich Machine
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee Percolator & Cafetiere
  • Neff Electric Oven
  • Neff Hob
  • Neff Microwave
  • Neff Dishwasher
  • Fridge with separate 3 draw Freezer
  • One large leather sofa
  • Two leather armchairs
  • One leather Directors Chair
  • 2 x bean bags
  • One large marble coffee table
  • Two side tables
  • Freeview TV
  • DVD player
  • Hifi CD/Dabb Radio Player
Utility cupboard:
  • 8 x stacking chairs for drop leaf table
  • Dyson vacuum cleaner
  • Ironing board
  • Iron
Master Bedroom:
  • Super king bed (6’)
  • Wall mounted Freeview Flat screen TV
  • Bedside tables
  • Built in wardrobes
  • Chest of drawers / dressing table
  • Hair dryer
  • En-suite Shower room with twin basins, power shower, WC, Heated Towel Rail
Bedroom 2:
  • Double bed (4’6"’)
  • Wall mounted Freeview TV with built in DVD player
  • Built in Wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers / dressing table
  • Free standing mirror
Family Bathroom:
  • Bath with power shower
  • Basin
  • WC
  • Heated Towel Rail
Bedroom 3:
  • Twin beds (3’)
  • Wall Mounted Freeview TV with built in DVD player.
  • Built in wardrobe
  • Chest of drawers

Outside: Two balconies with wonderful views, one juliette and one with bistro table and chairs seating two persons.

Parking: for one car.

Mooring: one boat up to 15ft

Duvets, pillows, bed linen and towels provided (excluding beach/pool towels).

This property might be unsuitable for persons with some lack of mobility due to stairs. Please call for details.

Regret no children under 8. The shared grounds/public area around Salcombe Apartments has a low wall of 60cm therefore children must be supervised by an adult at all times.

No smoking.

No pets allowed.

Salcombe 360 degree tour


A haven for yachties and those who prefer to keep their deck shoes firmly on dry land, Salcombe is popular with people of all ages and delivers beautiful golden sand beaches, sparkling blue seas, wonderful walks in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the estuary is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a nature reserve.

Beach Activities

With its vibrant summer life Salcombe is a bustling happy town. Sailing boats pepper the water and families enjoy the many beautiful sandy beaches that can be reached by a short walk or a ferry ride across the busy harbour. A number of the beaches have access to beach activities including paddle boarding and water sports.

  • North Sands beach (Accessible by car (TQ8 8LD) or walking from Salcombe town (15 minute walk along the coast; simply keep the sea to your left when walking out of town.
  • South Sands beach (Accessible by ferry, car (with limited parking, TQ8 8LL) or walking from Salcombe town (25-30 minutes).
  • Mill Bay, Smalls, Fisherman's Cove (Accessible by passenger ferry – jump onto the Salcombe to East Portlemouth passenger ferry).


The Salcombe estuary is a sailor's dream. Whatever your ability, there are a number of companies in Salcombe equipt to provide you with your perfect day on the water.


Whether you want to hire a boat for the day or book a powerboating course, Salcombe has it all.


Discover the dramatic coast around Salcombe by foot. Situated on the coastal path, there are lots of beautiful and scenic walks for all walking abilities. Here are a few of our favourites:


Fore Street is the main shopping street in Salcombe and is where you’ll find all of the independent shops and boutiques. There’s a mix of nautical-inspired clothing shops, unique homewares and inspirational galleries.


Salcombe is bustling with fine eateries and drinking holes. Whatever your budget, there is something for everyone.

  • Dick & Wills - A stunning brasserie with stunning harbour views based within the Salcombe Apartments building.
  • Captain Flints - The ultimate in ‘Pirate Chic’ and a firm favourite with all the family.
  • Cranch’s Sweet Shop - The very best sweet shop that ever existed!
  • The Winking Prawn - Located next to the beach at North Sands, the ‘prawn’ is a beautiful setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Definitely try the BBQ in the evenings!
  • Salcombe Distilling Co. - If you haven't tried Salcombe gin… you MUST! It is the ultimate gin experience. You can also sign up to the Salcombe Gin school whilst you’re there! -
  • The Harbour Hotel - Recently renovated to an incredible high standard and with panoramic views of the estuary, the Harbour Hotel is perfect for watching the world go by… Head to the Jetty and eat local cuisine right at the water's edge! -


There’s plenty of activities in and around Salcombe designed to suit all visitors, whatever your requirements.


Nestled in the far south of Devon, Salcombe is a hidden treasure. It’s a captivating little harbour town, surrounded on all sides by the most exquisite coastline and countryside.


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