South Sands
double bedroom with sea view
junior suite with sea view
indoor pool
Salcombe jetty

The Tides Reach Hotel & Restaurant

An introduction to The Tides Reach Hotel & Restaurant


  • Dog/Pet Friendly
  • Games room
  • Garden
  • Sauna
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool

Award winning 35 bedroomed pet friendly Hotel, stunning location - a peaceful oasis by the sea...

Privately owned by the Edwards family for three generations, the 35 bedroomed Tides Reach Hotel provides an idyllic South Devon coastal location for holidays, short breaks and weekends away, when the car can be forgotten and you can relax and unwind.

A major feature of a stay at Tides Reach Hotel is the opportunity to enjoy a range of activities within the hotel itself or within walking distance. On the doorstep are sandy coves, spectacular coastal walking, safe sea swimming, water sports and the picturesque sailing resort of Salcombe is but a short walk or ferry ride along the estuary.


Tides Reach Hotel is situated in a breathtakingly beautiful coastal location overlooking a picturesque sandy cove called South Sands, on the shores of the stunning Salcombe Estuary, South Devon. You could not wish for a more perfect location for a holiday.

Salcombe is less than a mile away and can be reached easily by ferry or on foot along the South Devon Coastal path. This part of South Devon, known as the South Hams is a delightful area to explore anytime of the year. Close by you can visit sub tropical gardens, Dartmoor National Park, famous National Trust properties and the characterful market towns of Dartmouth, Kingsbridge, Totnes and Modbury.


Being located on an idyllic sandy cove the Tides Reach Hotel offers you some of the best sea view bedrooms in South Devon. The hotel has 35 bedrooms in total and you can choose from the following styles, all furnished with flair and originality and many with furnished balconies.

Premier Rooms - top quality accommodation with the finest sea views. All ensuite, and particularly popular for special occasions.
Junior Suites - these luxury light and stylish rooms have a separate lounge area and good side estuary views. All ensuite.
Balcony Rooms - Balcony Bedrooms are also light and airy and offer some of the finest sea views in Devon. All balconies are furnished so you can just relax and enjoy the wonderful location. All ensuite.
Estuary Rooms - Situated south facing, Estuary Bedrooms all have views of the gardens with the beach and sea to the side. All ensuite
Single Rooms - The Tides Reach Hotel can offer a choice of very comfortable single bedrooms for the single traveller all with an excellent sea and estuary view. All ensuite.
2 Room Family Suites - Perfect for families travelling with children aged 8 and over the Tides Reach Hotel offers a choice of 2-room family suites with an adjoining small twin bedded room adjacent to the main double room. These main double rooms are Premier style bedrooms, particularly light and spacious and offer some of the finest sea views in Devon. Optional balconies available.


Good food is a very important part of any holiday. The Tides Reach Hotel will not disappoint you. For three generations we have been serving first class food with our international kitchen brigade always working hard to present top class menus.

It is our policy to support our local Devon producers and we are very lucky with our proximity to Salcombe to be able to access some of the freshest fish and seafood possible. When staying or visiting Tides Reach Hotel you can enjoy relaxing breakfasts, leisurely lunches, delicious Devon Cream Teas and very special evening dinners.


Garden -
Our attractive, sheltered garden is centred around the ornamental lake with its waterfall and fountain and is surrounded by landscaped tiers of colourful plants and shrubs provides privacy and seclusion for guests to find space and quiet for reading and sun-bathing.
Sea View Lounges - Our lounges, sun lounge and cocktail bar have a comfortable, relaxing ambiance in which to enjoy the full range of services available throughout the day. All have large picture windows to make the most of the magnificent views across the Salcombe Estuary.You will be fascinated by the large sea-aquarium, displaying a variety of locally caught fish in their natural rocky environment, as you sit sipping an aperitif or cocktail, expertly mixed and served, in the friendly atmosphere of the cocktail bar.
Indoor Pool & Spa Bath -The Tides Reach Hotel has a superb indoor heated swimming pool which forms the nucleus of the hotel's Leisure Complex. Designed facing south, with a glass roof and glass wall panels, this becomes the perfect suntrap where you can relax in a summery atmosphere even in the colder months. Lush, green foliage abounds and thrives in this warm environment adding further to the impression that this is more of a tropical location than one in South Devon! The poolside licensed bar provides refreshments all day so you can enjoy morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea and there are two, south facing sheltered sun deck leading on from the pool area with sun beds to relax and enjoy. A Spa Bath is also located in the indoor pool area with Sauna. Residents are provided with towelling robes and complimentary toiletries. All facilities are available free of charge for residents with the exception of beauty treatments.
Beauty Spa - Located in our Leisure Complex is Ohh La La Beauty Spa which offers a great choice of ladies and gentleman’s hair and beauty treatments including: facials, pedicures, massages, waxing and full body treatments.
Sports & Leisure Facilities - A squash court and fully equipped modern gymnasium with exercise machines should satisfy more active spirits whilst gentler pursuits are also available in table tennis, and a full-sized snooker table. Fitness breaks, with optional personal trainer, will be available shortly.

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Contact Details

The Tides Reach Hotel
South Sands
South Devon
T: 01548 843466