Salcombe is very popular with visitors to South Devon for many reasons, including the old ferry service which takes locals and tourists across to East Portlemouth.
There are many good quality local shopping possibilities in this traditional town, which also offers plenty of eating opportunities at its many restaurants and pubs. For generations Salcombe has been a magnet for sailing enthusiasts, artists who want to capture its beauty, and writers who want a place of peace to practice their craft.
Bolt Head to Hope Cove provides the Bolt Tail, which overlooks the sea from stunning cliffs looking out over an area that has seen hundreds of shipwrecks, but from the land has been designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty.
There are several companies offering picture perfect Holiday Cottages which are an ideal form of holiday rentals for this area. One company that can help visitors find suitable accommodation is Toad Hall Cottages, who offer a range of accommodations, which include Marine Cottage, a very well appointed detached townhouse in a quite glorious and can area the town, but still only two minutes walk from the local eateries and shops.
This is a very flexible cottage suitable for up to four tenants, offering an extremely cosy sitting-room with all of the basics such as TV and DVD as well as a beautiful old fireplace with a flame effect fire
There is a spacious and total equipped kitchen with a dining area leading out into the garden and its patio. Upstairs there is a large family bathroom as well as to double bedrooms, back in the lounge there is also a sofa bed if required.
The same company is also offering the charmingly named Puffins, which enjoys a stunning location on the side of a valley offering incredible walks and views. This is a modern style property with two lounges, each with its own individual stunning vista.
There is a modern kitchen with an eye level grill as well as a gas oven and microwave, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a dining area spacious enough to accommodate up to 8 people.
Outside there is a double terraced garden offering splendid views down to Barston Creek, the property is located within an easy walk of the town or the lovely local sandy beaches on the estuary.
Another reputable company is Salcombe Holiday Cottages; they are offering 32 Salcombe Retreat, an award-winning designer accommodation offering incredible views across the meadows and then out to sea.
The structure was designed with the specific purpose of allowing the best possible views from the location, making it an incredible place to just sit and enjoy all that the area has to offer in terms of relaxation.
You can walk down to the beautiful beach at Soar Mill Cove in around 15 minutes, as well as the nearby coastal path. The property offers an ultra-modern kitchen with totally integrated equipment, which includes everything you will require right down to a toaster as well as a cafetiere.