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Best Vacation Home Deals in Salcombe

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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
East Portlemouth, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $142 $266
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-71%
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $98 $331
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $83 $196
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Find the perfect property for as little as $52 per night by searching among the 974 options being offered in Salcombe. All of the vacation rentals from our partner websites are instantly compared by the search engine to help you save up to 71%.

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Rent a vacation accommodation in Salcombe: from $52 per night

House ∙ 2 guests
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $83
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4.8
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $104
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $191
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5.0
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $173
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4.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $103
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $258
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4.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $89
VRBO
4.2
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House ∙ 9 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $114
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $140
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4.8
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $113
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4.8
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $143
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4.4
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Pet-friendly
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $74
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4.7
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $191
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5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $90
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5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $151
VRBO
4.8
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Vacation Houses With Pools

Pool
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $83
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4.1
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $64
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4.7
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Pool
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salcombe, South Hams District, United Kingdom
from $339
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5.0
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Popular Rental Amenities in Salcombe

  • Kitchen (942)
  • Internet (882)
  • Parking (839)
  • No smoking (732)
  • TV (670)
  • Yard (616)
  • Dishwasher (594)
  • Washer (583)
  • Microwave (358)
  • Pet allowed (343)
  • No pets (318)
  • Pool (127)
Using our filters will help you find the ideal accommodation in Salcombe. You can easily find a property meeting your needs in Salcombe if you never miss an episode of your favorite show or you need internet access during your vacation, as most accommodations offer "TVs" and "internet." Plan your vacation in advance if you want a rental with a jacuzzi or you need a crib for your baby. There are just 7 listed accommodations with "Jacuzzis" and 11 rentals providing "cribs."

Price and Availability Index in Salcombe

Vacation Rental Price Information in Salcombe

We rendered price information data on the above graph to give you more insights on prices in Salcombe. Salcombe is more expensive in July (7/27 - 8/3), where prices are on average $293 a night. The week with the lowest average prices is in November (11/2 - 11/9).

Rental Availability Information in Salcombe

This graph shows the vacation rental availability rate for the next twelve months. So far, the week with the least available rentals in Salcombe is in July (7/6 - 7/13). On the other hand, the week with the most available offers is in September (9/28 - 10/5).

The Weather in Salcombe

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The above is a climate diagram for Salcombe. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Salcombe, with temperatures going under 35° The rainiest month is July while the driest month is March.

Accommodations in Salcombe

Nearly all of the listings (92%) in Salcombe are house rentals. They are the most common accommodations in this destination. Interestingly, specific accommodation type, this specific type of property is $255 a night, with an average size of 1,230 ft². Moreover, if you are going in a group of 6, house rentals are an excellent property type in Salcombe, as they usually welcome this exact group size. If you would prefer something else, you can compare many other available options, such as apartment rentals, which are the other very typical property type in Salcombe. While house rentals in Salcombe have an average size of 1,230 ft², apartment rentals have an average size of 2,330 ft².

A Quintessential British seaside town: stay in a Salcombe vacation home

An unspoilt haven in the southernmost part of Devon, Salcombe sits at a large estuary, offering beautiful landscapes to discover, whether by ambling through its charming town center, discovering coves and lighthouses along the South West Coast Path, unwinding on sandy beaches or finding your sea legs. It’s all a 15-minute walk or less from your Salcombe vacation rental. This perfectly petite town offers something for everyone; the lone traveler, cuddled-up couple, or a full-force family vacation.

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Getting There

Traveling to your Salcombe vacation rental

Flying in? The nearest airport is Exeter; from there consider the convenience of a rental car and find Salcombe by following the A38/A384/A381. By car, simply follow the M4/M5 or M25/M3/A303/A30 to Exeter and then as above. If arriving by train, the nearest stations are Totnes (20 miles) and Plymouth (25 miles).

Food & Drinks

Eating out? Or in!

On the estuary Salcombe welcomes a wealth of ultra-fresh seafood. For its gastronomic majesty try Dick and Wills. They also have local meats and produce. Centrally located, it’s an experience made more delightful by their large terrace. Watch the boats roll into harbour while the sun sets over rocky cliffs.

At Salcombe’s heart, Captain Flint’s Restaurant will win your heart. They deliver excellence in fresh pizzas, burgers, pastas, steaks, and salads. Perfect for the pockets (great quality and portion sizes at reasonable prices) and perfect to keep the little ones (and the big ones!) happy. Booking is not available, so show up early to avoid stomach-rumbling.

By choosing a Salcombe vacation home you’ve opted for the freedom of a vacation on your own schedule, including meals. Cosy up in your vacation cottage and make your home in Salcombe with favourite recipes using local produce. The town holds traditional butchers, deli, bakery and corner shop. If they don't have what you’re looking for, Tesco and Morrison’s are just a short drive away.

From your Salcombe vacation rental, every step is full of hundreds of years of British heritage, and it still delivers today. Salcombe is a friendly and endearing town, and with its surrounding natural beauty, a vacation here will stay with you for a long time. So why delay? Book your Salcome vacation home now!

Weather & Climate

The weather


While the British weather is not renowned for its predictability, average temperatures show from June to September around 19-21 degrees Celsius. Be sure to check the weather reports before your arrival, should you need an extra jumper, or perhaps some SPF 50 sun cream!

Attractions

Let the vacation begin


Salcombe's beaches are clean, sandy, and plentiful, so bring your flip-flops and towels, take a blissful dip in cool waters and relax in the sun. There are carparks at most beaches, but regular ferry boats run from the town harbour, just minutes from your Salcombe vacation home, over to the main beach (5 min) and a larger one further up the coast (15-20 min). It’s not free but well worth it – especially if you’re visiting with little ones. Don’t be afraid to find you own cove if you’re feeling more adventurous.

Need to stretch your legs? At Salcombe’s information center you’ll be provided with a plethora of walks suiting families, keen hikers, and for the more experienced athletes among us. Every path incorporates the magnificent South West Coastal Path. Otherwise have a gentle meander through Salcombe’s streets. They are brimming with individual boutiques, galleries of local artists, cafes and ice cream shops, and an award-winning fudge and chocolate shop, Roly’s fudge pantry.

Overbeck’s garden and museum is an absolute must-see. A National Trust property, the house and gardens sit on top of the cliff face. Due to its warm micro-climate, it hosts fascinating semi-tropical gardens. Perfect for a game of hide and seek, or for avid gardeners and botanists. Afterwards, sit on the lawn and sample the ultimate British delight: tea with fresh scones and a generous dollop of clotted cream, while taking in the spectacular peninsula.

Feel the need for speed? Don’t miss out on RIB rides around the coast of Salcombe. Additionally, you can take advantage of boat hire and even take a fun boating class.

Further afield, though worth every mile, is Greenway house and gardens. Another National Trust site, it was the vacation home of adored and celebrated writer, Agatha Christie. A fun and enchanting day out, you can find the author’s inspiration for some of her most famous work. Delightful for the whole family!

Find the old spirit of Salcombe with traditional shanty-town singers and a local beer or two in the abundant charismatic pubs so close to your Salcombe vacation rental. The Ferry Inn is worth a visit; sitting on the water’s edge. Feeling a little peckish after your evening meal? By night, the town’s bakery becomes a very popular (and very tasty) creperie.

Sights & things to do in Salcombe

Marine history and nature in Salcombe

Hope Cove Beach

Located in the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hope Cove Beach beguiles with its sea views and rock pools. There are charming cafes and pubs in the vicinity.

Overbecks Museum and Garden

Located in an Edwardian house, the museum houses the collected objects of its eponymous owner, Otto Ludwig Overbeck, which include historic model ships. The coastal views from the tropical gardens are memorable.

Salcombe Maritime Museum

The museum houses paintings, photographs and artifacts that trace Salcombe’s marine history. Look out for the sea-bed treasures recovered from ancient shipwrecks by divers.

Snapes Point

With terrific 360-degree views of the Salcombe estuary, Snapes Point is also a birdwatching hotspot with little egrets and kingfishers to look out for.

Salcombe War Memorial

Facing the atmospheric Kingsbridge-Salcombe Estuary, the memorial pays homage to the 13 volunteer lifeboatmen who died at sea near Salcombe on the 27th October 1916 while attempting to rescue passengers from a shipwreck.

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