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South Sands

South Sands Boutique Hotel has 22 bedrooms and 5 Beach Suites (accommodating up to 6 people), located on South Sands Beach, Salcombe. The room categories are named after sailing boats and the décor matches this theme. The Hotel has a restaurant, bar and terrace area for guests and non-residents to enjoy stunning West Country Cuisine and memorable drinks and cocktails.

What makes a stay at South Sands unique?

The hotel's location is perfect for a relaxing vacation, with easy access to the beautiful South Sands beach and its calm waters. Guests can also enjoy amazing walks, starting with Bolt Head and further to enjoy astonishing views of the South West Coast path. South Sands Hotel is also a must-choose destination if you are travelling with a dog, most of the facilities are dog-friendly, making their stay just as special.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at South Sands?

South Sands Hotel has 6 different room types; the Optimist, small and cosy entry-level craft; Enterprise, elegance and comfort with inland view; "Yawl", generous and beautiful with partial sea views; "Dragon", large and sumptuous with fabulous sea views; the J-Class, the most opulent, pure luxury and beautiful frontal view; and last, the bigger Beach suites, most suitable for families with 2 bedrooms, living area and full kitchen. This totals for 22 rooms, and 5 suites. At least one of each room in these categories is dog-friendly and has space for an extra bed or cot. It is necessary to request a dog-friendly room when making a reservation. Twin beds can also be made available upon request.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Salcombe area?

The Stunning Salcombe, with its variety of beaches and astonishing cliff-sides. The South Sands ferry is available to take you into town with easy access to local shops – a unique form of transport! Must-try includes Cranch's Sweet Shop, Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream, Salcombe Distilling Co. Gin Factory and Ali's Sea N' Shore rib rides! Salcombe is also the house of top brands such as Jack Wills, Crew Clothing and Quba Sails. You will find out how special Salcombe dog-friendly with its buzzing beaches, a fabulous estuary with lots of water activities and sailing going on, and the unforgettable coast and walkways.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Every morning, breakfast is served for all guests in the restaurant, where they can enjoy amazing views of the estuary, and on sunny days, the terrace is highly recommended. For lunch and afternoon tea, guests have access to a variety of menus, with the freedom to enjoy the breeze on the terrace, relax with their dogs in the bar or with a beautiful sea view table in the restaurant. Dinner is specially catered by head chef Allister Bishop, with a carefully crafted a la carte menu in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere, available whenever guests prefer!

Top Facilities

Free WiFi

Facilities & Information


Child Friendly

Dog/Pet friendly


Free broadband access (wifi)

Squash court

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Awards / Descriptions

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Bathroom & Laundry

Civil Licences


Wedding Receptions, Civil Licenses

Other TV, Audio, Tel, Fax

Room Service & Food/Drink

DVD player


Horse Riding, Equestrian

Motor Racing, Go-Karting, Quad Bikes, Tanks

Rafting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Rowing, Punting

Sailing, Boating, Cruises, Yachts

Shooting, Clay Shooting, Stalking

Table Tennis

Water Sports

Wildlife, Bird Watching

Recommended walks

Golf course (walking distance)

Extra info

Nearest Airport: Exeter

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 0 minutes

Nearest Train Station: Totnes

Nearest Railway Time: 40 minutes

Vendor Accreditation: Taste of the West GOLD 2017 - South England

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 27

Double twin room price from: £170.00

Double twin room price to: £385.00

Suite room price from: £340.00

Suite room price to: £475.00


01548 845900
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Bolt Head, Salcombe, Devon, SalcombeTQ8 8LL, United Kingdom

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