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Water Based Activity Holidays

Salcombe and the South Hams are the ideal places for water sports enthusiasts, from surfing, sailing, paddle boarding, kayaking, windsurfing, waterskiing to kitesurfing. 

The area offers a great place to try these activities out if you are a first timer and also provides great conditions for more seasoned water sport enthusiasts. You can take part in lessons either one to one or group sessions or simply hire equipment. 

Take a look at our luxury abodes that make great bases for a water based activity holiday. 

Luxury By The Coast 

Our team have extensive local knowledge and insider tips, so will be delighted to share personal recommendations of the best spots to enjoy your preferred water sports activity. 

Our inclusive concierge style service is designed to help you plan and make the most of your holiday experience, with wonderful activities and add on experiences. Our team can assist in recommending and organising reputable local companies for either lessons, one to one tuition or the hire of equipment as needed, so you can maximise your time out on the water. 

  • Combe Down - Salcombe

    Prices from £1,365.00

    A luxury 5 bedroom house, located just outside of Salcombe, with wonderful views across the surrounding countryside and down to North Sands and the coast. This stunning abode has been renovated to the highest standards and offers a stylish luxurious stay for guests.

    • Sleeps 9 across 5 bedrooms, with 4 bathrooms / shower rooms
    • Truly luxurious and stylish accommodation, combined with modern technology
    • Great countryside views, together with views down to North Sands and out to the open water
    • Located just outside of Salcombe in a private and peaceful countryside setting
    • Spa facilities of a hot tub available (additional charge applies at certain times - see detail)
  • 8 Kings Cottages - Salcombe

    Prices from £475.00

    8 Kings Cottages, Salcombe is a wonderful 2 bedroom mews style townhouse, offering stylish accommodation set over three floors. It is situated in a tranquil courtyard setting, just off Fore Street, providing direct access to the shops and main facilities - ideal for those looking to be in the heart of the action.

    • Sleeps 5 in 2 Bedrooms
    • In the heart of Salcombe, situated in a secluded courtyard
    • Direct easy access to all main facilities, inc. ferries to the beaches
    • Outside space for alfresco dining
    • Off-road allocated parking for one car
  • Clivedale - Salcombe

    Prices from £546.00

    Clivedale, Salcombe is a fabulous 3 bedroom holiday home, providing stylish, modern accommodation set over three floors. It is situated in the ever popular Coronation Road - just a few minutes' walk away from the main amenities & the Salcombe estuary, with the bonus of a delightful sunny garden and one off road car parking space.

    • Sleeps 6 in 3 Bedrooms
    • Situated in ever popular Coronation Road part of Salcombe
    • 5-10 minutes walk into town centre
    • Wonderful garden for alfresco dining
    • 3 bathrooms / shower rooms
  • 5 Glenthorne - Salcombe

    Prices from £650.00

    A wonderful 2 bedroom modern apartment, with stunning views of the Salcombe estuary from the living space and bedroom 1, situated just a couple of minutes walk from the centre of fabulous Salcombe.

    • Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms
    • Fabulous estuary views
    • 2 mins into town centre
    • Bright, airy and modern apartment
    • Ideal for couples or small families
  • 5 Hazeldene - Salcombe

    Prices from £557.00

    5 Hazeldene, Salcombe is a luxury 2 bedroom apartment, with a wonderful spacious terrace and offering stunning coastal views across to North & South Sands and directly out to the open water beyond. It is situated in a tranquil setting, just a short walk to North Sands and a 10-15 minutes walk from the centre of fabulous Salcombe.

    • Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms
    • Spacious terrace area with stunning coastal views
    • Short walk to North Sands & the legendary Winking Prawn, Beach Cafe
    • 10-15 minutes walk to Salcombe town centre
    • Tranquil and peaceful location
  • 4 Kings Cottages - Salcombe

    Prices from £500.00

    4 Kings Cottages, Salcombe is a luxury 3 bedroom townhouse, offering spacious accommodation set over three floors. It is situated in a tranquil courtyard setting, just off Fore Street, providing direct access to the shops and main facilities.

    • Sleeps 6 in 3 Bedrooms
    • Central town location, situated in a tranquil courtyard
    • Direct easy access to all main facilities, inc. ferries for beaches
    • Set over three floors, offering spacious accommodation
    • Two areas of outside space for alfresco dining
  • Beach View - Salcombe

    Prices from £595.00

    Beach View, Salcombe is a luxury 2 bedroom apartment, with views across to East Portlemouth from the living space and balcony and situated about 5-10 minutes walk from the centre of fabulous Salcombe.

    • Sleeps 4 in 2 Bedrooms
    • Balcony with estuary views
    • Complimentary Spa & Fitness membership at SHH
    • Outside space for alfresco dining
    • 5-10 mins walk into town centre
  • 11 Thurlestone Beach House - Thurlestone

    Prices from £650.00

    11 Thurlestone Beach House is a luxury 3 bedroom apartment, providing spacious living accommodation across 2 floors for up to 7 persons and is also dog friendly. It has delightful coastal and countryside views from the balcony, living space and bedrooms and is located just a short walk from the wonderful South Milton Beach and Thurlestone village.

    • Sleeps up to 7 across 3 bedrooms
    • Wonderful coastal views from the living space, bedrooms and balcony
    • Situated just a short walk from South Milton Beach & other local beaches
    • Dog friendly for one well behaved dog or two small well behaved dogs
    • Great accommodation and location for families
  • Fore Decks - Salcombe Gold Award

    Prices from £1,950.00

    Foredecks, Salcombe is a luxury 5 bedroom abode, situated right in the heart of Salcombe - perfect for direct access to the main amenities and the Salcombe estuary. It offers stylish accommodation set across 3 floors, together with a wonderful terraced garden area for alfresco dining at the rear of this abode. There are stunning views of the Salcombe estuary from the main bedroom and panoramic views of the Salcombe estuary from the upper level of the terraced garden.

    • Sleeps 12 across 5 bedrooms
    • Right in the heart of Salcombe
    • Terraced garden area, offering stunning views of Salcombe Estuary
    • Dog friendly for one well behaved dog
    • Spa facilities, inc. sauna and hot tub (see detailed content for details on availability)
  • Alma Villa - Salcombe

    Prices from £850.00

    Alma Villa, Salcombe is a wonderful 4 bedroom end of terrace abode, offering stylish accommodation set over three floors. It is situated in central Salcombe within a quiet residential area and just a few minutes walk away from the main amenities and the Salcombe estuary.

    • Sleeps 7 in 4 bedrooms
    • In central Salcombe in a quiet residential area
    • Terraced garden offering a quiet and ample space for alfresco dining
    • A few minutes walk from all the amenities and the Salcombe estuary
    • On road parking for one car in private road
  • Driftwood - Malborough

    Prices from £350.00

    Driftwood is a delightful three bedroom thatched cottage, offering plenty of quintessential idyllic Devon charm and a superb warm welcome to our holiday guests, located in the lovely village of Malborough, just a short drive from Salcombe and wonderful local beaches, such as Hope Cove.

    • Sleeps 4 adults & 2 young children in 3 bedrooms
    • Delightful tranquil village setting
    • Just a short drive away from Salcombe
    • Outside garden space for alfresco dining
    • Dog friendly for one well behaved dog
  • Upper Foredecks - Salcombe

    Prices from £1,050.00

    Upper Foredecks, Salcombe is a luxury three bedroom abode, situated right in the heart of Salcombe - perfect for direct access to the main amenities and the Salcombe estuary. It offers stylish accommodation set across the upper two floors of this abode and the garden room, together with a wonderful terraced garden area for alfresco dining at the rear of this abode. There are stunning views of the Salcombe estuary from the main bedroom and panoramic views of the Salcombe estuary from the upper level of the terraced garden. It provides spa facilities of a sauna located in the garden room, together with a hot tub that can be organised for an additional charge.

    • Sleeps 6 across 3 bedrooms (inc one in the garden room)
    • Right in the heart of Salcombe
    • Terraced garden area offering stunning views of Salcombe Estuary
    • Dog friendly for one well behaved dog
    • Spa facilities inc a sauna in the Garden Room and a hot tub for an additional charge
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