Experience 'Chic Lifestyle Living' nestling on the Cornish coast ! This contemporary well proportioned 2 bedroom apartment sits on the sandy perimeter of Porth beach, with views from the living area and master bedroom, of the beach and coastal headlands beyond.
The full width terrace, with part canopy, sits in a walled private communal garden, shared with the 7 other apartments of this unique and much admired development, by award winning developers Acorn Blue. A short path across the mainly lawned garden leads to a stile over a low wall. From here take in the glorious view of the cove, where the beach leads away to the Atlantic shoreline, framed on either side by the rocky headlands.
Step over the stile and enjoy the beach or head west towards Newquay town (1.6 miles away) and Fistral Beach renowned for surfing, or east towards Watergate Bay and the Jamie Oliver inspired 15 Restaurant (2 miles away) taking the headland pathways.
Just a couple of bays away from the surfers haven of Newquay, Coast apartment 1 offers time out with something for everyone, stylish comfortable surroundings, a fantastic beach on the door step, coastal hikes and breathtaking scenery. Just a short distance by road there are many surf schools including the Extreme Academy sports centre, golf courses, restaurants and other local attractions and amenities. This is a perfect base for relaxation and contemplation, exploration and exhilaration.
Further afield, Porth is well placed to explore all that Cornwall has to offer, with Padstow and Rick Stein's Restaurants 18 miles away, St Ives with it's Tate gallery 32 miles away, and the Eden Project 19 miles away just to name a few.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Porth Beach|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 6.4 km, Nearest railway: Newquay 2.6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|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|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Lift access, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Porth beach sits to the east of Newquay, in the centre of the north coast of Cornwall, so is perfectly located to explore the county by car.
The dramatic Atlantic coastline of this region, features rugged cliffs punctuated by idyllic coves, sandy beaches and fishing villages.
The sky somehow seems clearer and the quality of light sharper. Sunsets against the seascape can be glorious and stormy conditions equally awe inspiring.
Cornwall boasts a climate virtually always milder than the rest of the country and this has inspired many horticulturists to found wonderful and intriguing gardens, including the renowned Victorian Lost Gardens of Heligan and the 20th Century Eden Project.
Cornwall’s hard working heritage was founded on tin mining and fishing, but with mostly only the remnants of these industries remaining today as museum pieces and picturesque fishing villages.
Cornwall’s romantic heritage speaks of shipwrecks, pirates and smuggling, as portrayed in famous novels and films. You can simply imagine the scenes of a founding ship from the high costal bluffs, or explore the truth behind the myths and legends at the Jamaica Inn museum or Shipwreck and Heritage Centre at Charlestown St Austell.
Hopefully you can also find a little more time to discover Cornwall’s historic sites, such as Tintagel, the legendary home of King Arthur, with its mystical ruins and spectacular location
Close to Porth and leaving the beach for while there are many other places to explore near by, including a blow hole within walking distance on Porth headland, which on windy days can deliver a thrilling show or an impromptu shower.
Heading out on foot the south west costal path is at your doorstep and gives you access to Newquay and beyond to the west and heading towards the heritage coast to the east. Heading inland there are circular walks over an undulating landscape and paths tracking the nearby river.
Striking out slightly further by car fancy lunch on a cliff top with stunning views from the outdoor terrace, try the Lewinnick Lodge at Pentire
Like the thought of trying your hand at surfing, also near by, is Watergate Bay, used by both beginners and hardened surfing enthusiasts, you can find people learning at the surf school and riding the waves, most every day of the year or just sitting on the beach watching the scene enthusiastically.
Want to see how the professionals do it, go to the internationally renowned Fistral bay where a number of surfing festivals and competitions are held each year attracting the stars of the sport.
Want to test your nerve some more, then visit the Extreme Academy also at Water Gate Bay, where you can choose from a range of sports including kite buggying, mountain boarding, wave skiing, and kite surfing.
For the youthful there is a Fun Park at Holywell Bay with a large range of all age attractions including F1 Go-karts, 2 seater Go-Karts, a maize, bumper boats, trampolines, as well as an 18 hole golf course, pitch and putt and much much more.
For the keen Golfer there is an 18 hole course over looking Fistral Bay.
Having mentioned just a few there are many more local attractions such as Newquay zoo than can be found in our visitors information book