Kerensa Lodge Praa Sands Cornwall
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Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
If it's luxury and pure escapism you're after, look no further than Kerensa Cornish Lodge.
Surrounded by breathtaking beaches, woodland, high moors, exotic subtropical gardens and breathtaking seascapes. .
With all the gadgets any discerning family requires on a luxury self catering holiday.
Kerensa offers a modern kitchen, expansive living area with contemporary fireplace and designer furnishings, two large bedrooms two bathrooms and a large balcony where you can breathe in the fresh sea air and dine in style.
With a library of books, Dvds and games plus free passes to the local indoor heated swimming pool all provided to make this a great holiday for all the family.
Praa Sands is the perfect place for a Romantic Getaway, Relaxing Break or to enjoy Quality time with your family and friends.
Like many of our guests, you will want to return again and again.
So many things to do, strolling along the beach, rambles along the coast path, exotic sub tropical gardens to visit, dining in local restaurants, cafés or old world pubs, plus wine tasting in award winning local wineries. Not forgetting the 400+ beaches in Cornwall offering exciting opportunities for swimming surfing, sail boarding, kite buggying, kayaking, diving, fishing or maybe building sand castles or just relaxing on the sands.
In the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and close to a World Heritage site, there's plenty to see and do.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Praa Sands 500 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 50 km, Nearest railway: Penzance 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||King Beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Climbing frame|
About this location
The Cornwall region
Set in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty and only 20 miles from a World Heritage Site, there's plenty to enjoy in this stunning part of Cornwall. - Scenic walking trails, a stroll along one of the 400+ fabulous beaches, surfing, swimming, birdwatching, golfing, fishing, exploring or just relaxing and chilling out.
Praa Sands has a beautiful beach, with high cliffs on each side and huge sand dunes, the place to see many encasing this lovely beach.
But there's more to Praa Sands, with historic Pengersick Castle, dating back to the 13th century, walks through the old estate of Pengersick to Rinsey village, through ancient woodland and past the old ponds. From Rinsey, a short walk takes you to Rinsey head, high above the sea and down to Wheal Prosper, a mine engine house used in tbe filming of the Poldark Series and set up high on the cliffs, with spectacular views.
The local sub tropical gardens of Bonython, Trengwainton, Glendurgan and Trebah are superb places to see unusual and rare plants which thrive in the warmer climate of West Cornwall
The magical fairytale castle at St Michaels Mount is only a ten minute drive away. Set amid the ocean, this granite castle sitting on top of a rocky outcrop is accessible at low tide by an ancient granite causeway or by ferry at high tide
Walkers have the entire coastline to choose from, plus many interesting Inland walks, carved out by early pilgrims, saints and the miners of yesteryear.
With such a fabulous coastline, water sports enthusiasts have everything they desire. If all this activity is just too much for you, just chill out and relax on the balcony at Kerensa, or on the beach.
The high moorland contains many bronze and iron age monoliths/megaliths and archaeological remains including hill top forts. Hidden coves along the coast path can reveal basking seals and rare Cornish Choughs.
Don't forget to check out the towns which still support small independent shops.
It's said that Lands End peninsula is the place that time forgot. It certainly seems so as you drive down winding lanes, through ancient hamlets and across rugged moors. This is an ancient and mysterious land where legends abound. Having experienced the exhilaration of standing at the end of Britain, leave the many tourists behind and head for Cape Cornwall. This is the REAL Cornwall.
Then onto Porthcurno and the unbelievable, incredible open air theatre perched on the cliffs. Built by Rowena Wade and her gardener, it should be listed as the eighth wonder of the world. Catch a performance there, you may even see dolphins playing or basking sharks drifting by. Porthcurno beach is one of the finest in the area.
If you are feeling energetic and advenurous, Kerensa is within a few minutes walk of the justly famous Cornish Coast Path. And with the Bus stop within 2 minutes walk of the lodge, you can hike or stroll along the coast path to Penzance, St Michaels Mount, Porthleven, Mullion or Helston and catch the bus back from any of these places. With onward connections to the Lizard and Lands End, you can venture even further..
Water sports enthusiasts will find many activities on Praa Sands beach, including surf boarding and kayaking. If you 've always wanted to learn how to surf, the surfing school on Praa Sands beach is the perfect place. Experienced surfers have the choice of several great surfing beaches apart from Praa Sands, you have Porthleven Beach, Peranuthnoe, Kennack Sands and Sennen Cove. All within easy driving distance of the holiday lodge.
With many golf courses in the area plus the Praa Sands golf course on the doorstep, the holiday lodge offers you an ideal home for a golfing holiday.
With all this on offer, book today by using the book now form on this web site.
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14 Aug 2014
"Kerensa means Love and we loved it"
We have been visiting Praa Sands for 7 years and always had top quality Caravans, we love the aspect of caravans, and then there is Kerensa, we have seen it for years and never dreamed that one day we… More
Thank you so much Val and Neil, it's a pleasure to offer Kerensa to such lovely people. I'm looking forward to seeing you and your family again next. I shall have the cream tea waiting for you!
24 Apr 2014
"Excellent Lodge with all the facilities you could wish for in a beautiful location."
Absolutely fabulous location, relaxing with lots of beautiful coastal walks. Lovely host who provided an excellent welcome pack including dog treats for our guide dog puppy Sula.Hope to be back again … More
It's great that you had such a super time. I think it's wonderful you are puppy walking for the RIB, keep up the good work. You will always be welcome at Kerensa
17 Apr 2014
Had a fantastic time here. Host pat, was very friendly and had lots of knowledge of the local area. This is a very warm and homely place even to the little details. I had such a great time I'm ho… More
I hope you can come again and enjoy the beauty of Cornwall. So glad you had a good time, thank you for your kind comments
22 Feb 2014
"Better then home from home."
Lovely area of cornwall.
Very spacious lodge, high quality furnishings, very comfortable indeed.
Lovely touch of the 'Cornish goods basket' with butter etc to greet me on arrival.
I would defiantly go back again.
It's lovely to know you had such a great time in my lodge. There's so much to see here, I'm sure you will return again and again. Thank you for the lovely comments
24 Nov 2013
"Return to paradise."
We returned to 'Kerensa' and even in the cold damp days of Autumn it was, yet again, a fantstic stay. We are looking forward to next year when we will return once more.… More
I'm looking forward to welcoming you back to this lovely part of Cornwall. Thank you for your wonderful comments
6 Jul 2013
"Wonderful home from home"
We have just returned home from a week in Kerensa. It is a well loved lodge and every care is taken to make sure you feel like you are important to Pat the owner. Kerensa is beautifully fitted with all the luxuries you can imagine. we received a lovely welcome pack full of local produce and even a cream tea for four people. Praa sands is a very quiet peaceful site with a fitness center and golf course.We took our small dog with us. She was welcomed by Pat as much as we were. Pat meets you to show you how everything works and then is gone leaving you to enjoy your holiday.A wonderful holiday and highly recommended.Thank you Pat.
So pleased you enjoyed yourselves and that you felt at home in Kerensa Lodge. I look forward to welcoming you back
28 May 2013
"Everything we needed.. and more! Luxury lodging at it's best."
My partner and I stayed at Kerensa for a week, it is a perfect get-away from the hustle and bustle. When we arrived we were very pleased with the lodge; it is very well kept outside and very clean inside, the interior is lovely and finished to a very high standard. We were extremely comfortable during our stay, the beds were brilliant, the shower was very powerful and the kitchen was well equipped. The lodge has everything you could possibly need for your break.
The owner was brilliant, very helpful and thoughtful. She had left leaflets for ideas for days out, restaurants and bus timetables.
The location was just amazing, in the evening you can hear the waves crashing. The large decking area has gorgeous views and the beach is only 5 minutes walk. We sat out on the decking enjoying a BBQ and a glass or 2 of wine one evening and on others we explored the restaurants in the area. There is a bar on the beach called Sandsbar where you can sit watching the waves come in from the full length windows. It was so relaxing. They also did good pub meals here. In Praa Sands there is a local shop and post office with all your necessities in which was perfect to pop out to for some milk, bread of a bottle of wine! It's only 2 minutes walk too.
We went on day trips to:
Porthleven, which is a charming little town with a lovely coffee & cake shop called Nauti but Ice.... We enjoyed some *delicious* cake and a hot drink whilst watching the waves crashing in the harbour. We also visited Marazion where we walked over to St Micheal's Mount and explored the grounds. You can eat over on the mount or back in Marazion there are some lovely restaurants or pubs. Another day we went to Gwithian beach (nr Hayle) which is truly stunning. It is a 3 mile long white sandy beach that you can walk the length of. The northern end of the beach is a hot spot for grey seals, big groups of them lay on the beach. That was really amazing and we got some great photographs.
St Ives is another place we visited. We went on a boat trip which was great fun and then headed to 'Peppers' restaurant for a meal. The food was lovely and the prices very reasonable compared to the restaurants with sea views. We also spent a day in the local town of Penzance and also a day in Helston. Both are local and easily accessible by bus. We caught the bus to Penzance for a change, they were very regular and stopped right outside the lodging site.
We are also National Trust members and they have some really beautiful sites in this area, St Levan mine in St Just was a brilliant day trip.
My partner and I will most definitely be returning. We would recomend to anyone looking for a UK break. Lovely accommodation, relaxing location and you will not run out of things to do as there is so much to explore as this is such a beautiful area of the UK
Thank you for your lovely comments. I love this area of Cornwall and my lodge and it makes me feel so good when others share this love. With so much to do and see, I feel sure I will be seeing you again very soon and look forward to welcoming you back
11 May 2013
We expected a nice lodge for a long weekend stay, but to be honest the photos don't do the place justice. What a fantastic time we had. The lodge is very comfortable with a 'home from home… More
Thank you for your review of my holiday lodge. I'm glad you love it as much as I do. I look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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