Out and about

Wake up to adventure. There’s nothing quite like the electric anticipation for the day ahead, especially when you stay at South Sands. As a beachfront hotel, with the Salcombe Estuary and the South West Coast Path on our doorstep, there are plenty of activities to experience. Fill your days with fun and create lasting memories.

Boats on the sea

Explore the water

When you’re surrounded by one of the UK’s most dramatic coastlines, it would be a shame not to make the most of the watersport offerings right on our doorstep. From beginners to experts, there are SUP, surfing, sailing and wild swimming experiences in and around South Sands to entice everyone onto, and into, the water.


Explore the land

From high to low, there’s plenty to explore. Not only are we situated along the stunning South West Coast Path, we’re also located near some of South Devon’s most scenic coastal and woodland walks. Whether you’re looking for a dog-friendly ramble, smaller circuits for little legs or a day hike to build an appetite, you’ll find your perfect walk from our selection listed below.

Cliffs and sea

Around Devon

Devon offers an abundance of activities. From surfing and cycling to foraging and horse riding, there really is something for every age, ability, budget and interest. Of course, Devon’s famous walks will always be a highlight of any visit, especially along the stunning South West coastline, but there are also a lot of hidden, off-the-beaten-track routes for you to discover. Scout secret beaches, find hidden coves, seek quiet woodland and bask in romantic views, all within our scenic county. If you’re worn out with walking, there are plenty more activities to enjoy, with a whole host listed below.

South Sands Ferry

Salcombe Guide

As a long-standing independent hotel in Salcombe, we know a thing or two about the area. From local walks, sailing spots and surfing schools to creative events, yoga classes and horse riding adventures, you’ll find something for everyone in our one-stop guide to exploring our beloved Salcombe and beyond.

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