Popular Lettings in Salcombe
Highlights in Salcombe
- Watersports galore
- Sandy beaches
- Fabulous shopping
- Small family-friendly town
Most popular in Salcombe
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Salcombe
Located on the shores of the Kingsbridge Estuary in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe is not only one of the prettiest towns in Devon but in the whole of the UK. Choose a holiday rental with outstanding views of the coastal area along Cliff Road or Salcombe North Sands from where you can watch fishing boats pass by and seagulls soar, or opt for a letting let right in the heart of the town in the Devon Road/Church Street area and put yourself right amongst its excellent restaurants and boutique shops. There is so much to see and do in Salcombe, so book now and start looking forward to your upcoming holiday!Beautiful holiday rentals in Salcombe
Holiday lettings in Salcombe offer true home-from-home accommodation, with cosy living rooms boasting log fires, and windows offering panoramic views of the estuary and coastline beyond. Revel in the sights and sounds of the natural beauty around you while enjoying your well-kept garden or pretty terrace, and soak in the summer sunshine, after a long day of adventuring, or maybe just relaxing - whatever question you are asking, Salcombe has the answer!
Holidays in Salcombe
The area and getting around
On the sunny south coast of Devon, Salcombe is less than an hour’s drive from Plymouth and an easy taxi ride from Totnes. Separating the coast from the rolling, green Devon hills is the delightful town of Salcombe, where you can stroll down the streets and enjoy independent stores of all types, restaurants offering fine dining and bars and cafes to people watch at your leisure. As you head up the estuary, you’ll find yourself in the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty with wildlife galore and protected plant species. Enjoy the sights of ships sailing up the estuary and the many yachts bobbing on their moorings.Salcombe’s coastal delights
Fine, soft, cream coloured sand covers large, sweeping areas of beach leading into clean, clear waters just waiting for you to join in with the local watersports scene. Safe coastal edges mean that toddlers and children can delight in paddling in safety, and romantic, uncrowded coves await those who seek an adventure.
Travellers and activities
Sailing is big in Salcombe. Whether you like to sail dinghies or yachts there’s a boat ready and waiting for you here. Salcombe dinghy sailing is a RYA certified sailing school where you can hire the sailing dinghy of your choice, or take lessons with experienced trainers. Whether you’re 8 or 80 (or older!) you’ll find just the right boat and trainer for you here. For those who prefer sailing yachts, you can rent a bareboat or one with a crew and spend as much as your holiday as you wish on the waves.Salcombe for shoppers
You will love the shopping in Salcombe! The town has a shop for everyone and everything, with exciting clothing boutiques next to gift and homeware shops, old fashioned toy shops and colourful galleries with vibrant art pieces. Book lovers beware – Salcombe is home to several incredible independent book shops which will capture your attention for hours on end, but the sheer joy of finding the perfect gift or a treat for yourself makes it all worthwhile!
Salcombe has seahorses! A rare sight in the UK, they breed in the eel grass that grows in the coastline around the town!
Top 5 travel tips in Salcombe
Devon knows how they make it so tasty… but however they do it, Salcombe ice cream is shipped as far away as New Zealand. Don’t miss out while you’re there!2. Take the wheel of a powerboat and speed along the coast
If you feel the need for speed, try out powerboating – super fast, and super fun! Take a lesson or join a group trip and see the coastline of Salcombe go past you very quickly.3. Grab a bottle of the local gin
Salcombe has its very own gin distillery, to be found on Island Street. There’s only one thing to do – enjoy a glass of the local delight while watching the sun set after another fabulous day on your Salcombe holiday.4. Taste the local crab
With astonishingly good crab brought in fresh every day, one of the essential experiences of Salcombe is to enjoy this local delicacy. You can even try your hand at catching your own – but it might be harder than it looks!5. Hike the coastline and countryside of Salcombe
Join the South West Coast Path for guided walks which take you to multiple delightful destinations in Devon, or just hike the hills and cliffs to take in the magic of the region.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Salcombe
Our data shows that Salcombe has an average price of £263.74 per night, which is a relatively high one for a city in the United Kingdom.Is Salcombe a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Salcombe, we reccommend planning your travels in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 66% in the year 2019.Are there many holiday lettings in Salcombe?
We have collected the holiday rentals and lettings from 11 different partners in Salcombe, so we can offer you around 300 properties. You're going to have a hard time choosing!