Venus Café - Opening Times
8:30pm - 5pm: Open every day of the year (except Christmas Day).
Evenings: Open every evening in July and August from 5pm, families very welcome.
Please note: We no longer take bookings at Blackpool Sands café for evening dining
Winter Menus (Evening menu available from July)
The Venus Beach Shop
All you need for a great day on the beach. Buckets & spades, nets, inflatable boats, turbo & fun tubes, boogie boards, fins, masks, snorkels, wetsuits, swimsuits, footballs, frisbees, cricket bats, boules, beach shoes, sun cream, towels, wind breaks, beach mats, sunglasses and hats. Deck chairs and windbreaks can also be hired. Excellent range of clothes & accessories by Weird Fish, Onfire and Lazy Jack’s for adults and Weird Fish/Earth Nymph for the children.
Venus Riders Watersports
Enjoy watersports? Visit the Venus Beach Shop at Blackpool Sands to hire or buy watersports equipment including stand up paddleboards, kayaks, boogie boards and safety equipment. Visit our watersports pages for more details.
More About Blackpool Sands Beach
Lifeguards are on duty in July & August. Swimming, sailing, scuba diving, fishing and water sports are available, with a bathing raft in place in July and August. Water is tested by the Environment Agency.
Cleaned daily in the summer. Sandpits for sand castles are available from May, weather permitting.
No dogs are permitted in the car park or on the beach from March to November.
Blackpool Sands was awarded the 2015 Blue Flag Award and the 2009 Resort Beach Award
Accommodation near Blackpool Sands Beach
Visiting South Devon and need somewhere to stay near Blackpool Sands, Stoke Fleming or Dartmouth? Why not try one of the following local providers:
Want to get married at the beach? Venus at Blackpool Sands, South Devon is now a licensed approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies, so you can now hold the whole of your special day here.
Organising a Christmas party or get-together for 2015? Then why not consider Venus at Blackpool Sands? We offer festive parties, combining delicious food, stunning views and a great atmosphere right next the beach.