South Sands Hotel

South Sands, Bolt Head, Salcombe TQ8 8LL
01548 845900

  • Child Friendly
  • Countryside
  • Dog Friendly
  • Parking
  • Seaside
  • Short breaks
  • Wifi

About Us

South Sands Hotel

South Sands Hotel, a stunning Boutique Hotel with a fabulous beachside restaurant and bar at the mouth of the Salcombe estuary.
22 beautifully appointed bedrooms and 5 spacious, stylish beach suites, fantastic alfresco dining, mouthwatering seafood menu designed by Mitch Tonks and a fabulous cocktail list, all under one roof.

Bedrooms and Beach Suites
All South Sands Hotel  22 bedrooms have all been individually decorated to a very high standard in keeping with the New England, Coastal feel of the hotel. Half offer fabulous sea views overlooking the beach and estuary. They all boast free wifi, flat screen televisions with DVD players, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bars, a safe, Molton Brown toiletries, Ipod docking stations and much more…

Our 5 individually designed stylish beach suites (with optional extra sofa bed) have been fitted out to a high standard and furnished with taste and attention to detail in a coastal style. All 5 have a balcony or spacious patio area with tables and chairs. You will also find they encompass 2 spacious bedrooms and ensuite bathrooms, a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area with quba sails sofas and bean bags, 32’’ plasma screen televisions, DVD players and much more…
The fully equipped hand made kitchens include a washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, oven and electric hob.

Beachside Restaurant
Fabulous and exciting new Beachside Restaurant and Bar with stunning views out over the Salcombe estuary, Wolf Rock and the Bar. Fantastic alfresco dining, mouth watering seafood, fresh fish, local steak, seasonal veg, fantastic Salcombe crab sandwiches, traditional Devonian cream teas, local ales, fine wines and fun cocktails. All are welcome from sandy feet and wetsuit clad sailers straight off the beach, to girls in their glad rags and boys in black tie. The restaurant and bar welcome non-residents, children and families all day, please do ask for the Little peoples menu. Dogs are also welcome in the bar and on the terrace.

To view our sample menu, please click on the website link above

Press comments;

‘Quite delicious’- The Gazette, Jackie harmer

‘Expect pale wood, pastel shades and good eating’ –The Sunday Times-Chris Haslam

‘The Elegantly laid-back South Sands Hotel’ –The Sunday Times- Chris Haslam

‘Unpretentious but delicious fare’- Travel Editor- Anthea Gerrie

‘ I loved the sea bass with feta, walnut and mint pesto’- Lisa Johnson, Evening standard

‘Fine dining in flip-flops’ – Coast magazine

Booking advised- please phone 01548 859000

Weddings and Special Events

Take over the whole hotel or just have a small part to yourself we’ve got options to suit most people and party sizes. Not only do we have 22 bedrooms, 5 beach suites, large dining room and terrace but we also have a highly skilled head chef who can prepare you a perfect menu.

Want something a little more intimate then why not use our beach suites to host a small party. We can even supply you with a chef to cook you up something special.

If you are looking to have it all done for you, so all you’ve got to worry about is turning up on time, then we have a planning service that will take care of every aspect for you.

Call us on 01548 845900 to discuss options or email : Rachel Roberts at

Our Offers
  • Please click on our website link above to view all upcoming events at South Sands Hotel

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