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South Sands Hotel
If you have a sat nav, sometimes our own postcode doesn't quite get you here, so please use this postcode to find us TQ8 8LJ.
We offer free parking for all hotel guests and those joining us for food and drink.
The South Sands passenger Ferry runs between Whitestrand in the centre of Salcombe and South Sands Beach on the hotel's doorstep.
Carrying foot passengers, prams, bicycles and dogs, the South Sands Ferry is a fun and enjoyable way to travel by boat and experience the famous 'sea tractor', which travels out into the water to greet the ferry as it arrives at South Sands Beach.
Ferry Dates & Times
The Ferry operates from March 23rd to October 29th (subject to sea and weather conditions).
Departing Salcombe: The first trip departs Whitestrand pontoon at 09:45hrs, then every half hour until 17:15hrs – except 13:15hrs.
Departing South Sands: The first trip departs at 10:00hrs, then every half hour until 17:30hrs – except 13:30hrs.
An extra sailing is introduced from August 1st to 31st, extending the last departure from Salcombe to 17:45hrs and South Sands to 18:00hrs.
From October, the last sailing will be 16:45hrs from Salcombe and 17:00hrs from South Sands
Children 3 to 16 years old £2.80
Children under 3 FREE
Pushchairs & dogs FREE
Pre-paid 10 trip ticket 15% discount
Pre-paid 20 trip ticket 25% discount
Private charters are available on request. Evening trips to Kingsbridge and South Pool often run during the summer months. Please contact them for further information www.southsandsferry.co.uk
There is a privately run airfield close to the Hotel at Higher Rew. Please call us on 01548 845 900 to find out more.