Salcombe is a favourite family holiday haunt for many, the active lifestyle and natural landscape make this corner of the South Hams a superb holiday destination in the heart of South Devon. Salcombe is based around harbour life with a number of restaurants and pubs offer a tempting choice of local cuisine including some of the best shellfish on the coast. Cool cafes and bars offer an upmarket alternative amounts the more traditional Devonshire pubs. The high street includes an impressive collection of shops from the nautically inspired Jack Wills to more independent shops. The South Sands ferry offers a regular service to the nearby beaches of Millbay, Smalls Bay, Sunny Cove and up towards East Portlemouth. Visitors flock to the calm waters of the coastline for a plethora of water sports on the estuary including sailing and kayaking, the sheltered waters are a mecca for experienced sailors the world over.