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Enjoy the view from The Penny Red

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Sitting out on its large glass lined balcony, you are right in the midst of stunning coastal scenery with glorious views of the beach, the sea and Ceredigion’s Heritage Coast.

This second floor apartment at The Old Post Office boasts a prime location in the heart of Aberporth: just grab your bucket and spade and walk onto the beach! The two sheltered Blue Flag sandy beaches of Aberporth make this seaside village one of Ceredigion’s favourite holiday destinations. At low tide, rock pools are exposed and seals, dolphins and otters can often be seen close to shore. The coastal path passes just by The Penny Red providing wonderful walks passing sandy beaches, towering cliffs and rocky headlands.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Aberporth
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 500 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The Penny Red sleeps up to 6 people: 4 in two double bedrooms and a further 2 on a sofa bed in the lounge. The zip link beds in the first bedroom give you the choice of twin beds or a king size bed while the second bedroom has a double bed and a fully tiled en-suite shower room with rain shower head. Both bedrooms have flat screen TVs with in-built DVD players and Freeview. The stylish main bathroom has a bath with shower, toilet and wash basin.

The spacious open plan living space offers smart modern accommodation with clean lines. The sitting area is furnished with inviting leather sofas, ideal for collapsing into after a day on the beach, enjoying a glass of wine in front of the large flat screen TV with Freeview HD and a Blue Ray DVD player. The dining area alongside has a table seating 6 and the windows look out onto the beach. The beautiful cream and red kitchen area is fully equipped with electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave oven, fridge freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher.

• Please bring your own beach towels

• A cot is available on request. Please bring your own cot bedding

• The property has gas central heating

• All fuel and electricity included

Further details outdoors

French windows open out from this open plan space onto the magnificent 180 square foot glass lined balcony, the outstanding feature of this property. The perfect setting for enjoying the unrivalled sea view, it provides the outdoor seating and dining space that allows you to make the most of The Penny Red’s seafront location. Sitting there, you won’t need the free Wi-Fi access to check if the surf’s up!

There is an allocated off road parking space for one car.

Further details

You will need to pay the deposit to the owner. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking; the balance should be paid 6 weeks before the start of the holiday. Please pay the deposit within 7 days. Payment methods accepted: online bank transfer, cheque, paypal. We will send you an email with this information when you book.

The West Wales/Pembrokeshire region

This area of West Wales is surrounded by sea and landscapes of great beauty and outstanding environmental quality. Aberporth is centrally placed to enjoy the fabulous Heritage Coast line of Cardigan Bay stretching north into Ceredigion and south into Pembrokeshire.

Here there are miles of tranquil, unspoilt coastline with secluded sandy coves, award winning accessible beaches, towering cliffs garlanded with flowers in early summer, and islands set like jewels in clear waters where dolphins, porpoises and seals abound.

Step into a gentler pace of life, discover our beautiful beaches, great walks, rivers, stunning wildlife and breathtaking scenery of the Teifi Valley and Cardigan Bay.

Cardigan, on the estuary of the River Teifi is a very special place to visit for holidays and enjoy. Its unspoilt townscape and rich heritage provide a nostalgic backdrop to a thriving contemporary culture of the arts, festivals and events.

West Wales offers a special visitor experience, ideally located to explore the fabulous land and seascapes of the Teifi Valley and Cardigan Bay. Activity packed or pure relaxation - visitors will discover a vibrant culture, first class accommodation, great local food and a naturally thrilling adventure playground.


Two sheltered Blue Flag sandy beaches in Aberporth make this seaside village one of Ceredigion's favourite holiday destinations. At low tide, rock pools are exposed and seals, dolphins and otters can often be seen close to shore. The coastal path passes just by Elm Cottage providing wonderful walks passing sandy beaches, towering cliffs and rocky headlands.

With the village amenities within walking distance - including the local store, two pubs serving food and two takeaway restaurants - you need hardly leave Aberporth! However, with so many nearby places to visit you'll be tempted: the area has numerous tourist attractions and the apartment's central location allows for day trips exploring the rest of Cardigan Bay and Pembrokeshire. All village amenities are within walking distance. The local Inn is close at hand serving homemade meals and a warm welcome and the Café offers traditional fish and chips to eat in or takeaway. There is a well-stocked Village Shop, a Post Office, Pharmacy and excellent Chinese & Indian Takeaways. Everything you could need for a wonderful holiday is right on your doorstep.

Should you choose to explore the surrounding area, there are many activities and attractions to entertain - golf, horse riding, boat trips, theatre and theme parks, something for all the family.

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Review 1-10 of 15

21 Jun 2014



Just returned from a 4 night break in the Penny Red @ Aberporth - what a little gem. Took my elderly Mother and Aunt on a "girlie" holiday. It was perfect. The apartment was overlooking the… More

Hi - Thanks for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again in the future. Best Wishes, Sam & Jeff.

20 Aug 2013


"Wonderful view"

Excellent apartment with wonderful views. Beach only just over the road, which can be busy. Good base for exploring this part of Wales when you have had enough of sand and sea - if possible. Very helpful owners met us on arrival and even helped with the bags!

11 Apr 2013


"Penny Red is Really as Perfect as the Reviews Suggest!"

We had a great short break here. The booking through Samantha was quick efficient and really friendly. As someone who specialises in marketing and customer service (albeit in a legal context) Samantha… More

4 Mar 2013


"Fantastic weekend!"

A wonderful place to esape to. It was like home from home very comfortable and had everything you could want. I would whole heartedly recommend this apartment the views were stunning watching the traw… More

19 Nov 2012


"One word................Perfect"

You couldn't ask for more from your stay the The Old Post Office. It's in a prime location, with the most fabulous views!
A beautiful coastal walk will take you accross to Tresyth in 30 mins, to a lovely pub called The Ship - gorgeous views of the sea while you sit & eat lovely food :)
There is nothing more to say other than make sure you check out these apartments for yourself & have a wonderful stay!

24 Oct 2012


"Perfect in every way"

Fantastic apartment with the best view in Aberporth.
Sam and Jeff were very helpful and welcoming, recommending places to eat and directions to the property.
Everything has been thought of in the apartment with great attention to detail.
Aberporth is a lovely small resort with beautiful clean beaches

14 Oct 2012


"Fantastic flat in good location with great view"

Really well equipped and furnished flat with fantastic views of Aberporth. We had a great stay. Owners welcoming and helpful

30 Sep 2012


"Highly recommended"

Excellent location to tour West Wales or with all amenties on your doorstop just to relax. Great pubs and restaurants.

7 Sep 2012



My partner and I stayed at the Penny red for two nights. We had a very warm welcome from the owner Sam, friendly and informative regarding the local area. Beautiful apartment with all mod cons. Tastef… More

3 Aug 2012


"Perfect family beach holiday"

Really clean, well thought out accomodation overlooking beautiful, uncrowded beach.

Giving a warm and friendly welcome, Sam English could not have been more thoughtful, friendly or helpful. We found the apartment to be everything we'd hoped for and the website photos give a true respectation of what to expect. We loved the TV/DVD in each room, the outside shower (to remove sand) and shed where we could store beach things, the large balcony and the general level of decor and comfort throughout. The location meant that the children could be safely playing on the beach while we prepared for the day (we could see and hear the children easily from the apartment).

The location was extremely quiet with lots to do and see a short drive away, if you don't want to sit on the beach. Would wholeheartedly recommend the apartment for a traditional and relaxing family holiday on the beach.

Review 1-10 of 15

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Calendar last updated:12 Aug 2014

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