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The Palms

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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A lovely ground floor apartment just 200 yards from the beautiful blue flag beach at Porthtowan. The apartment sleeps up to 4 (two bedrooms). A delightful south facing terrace perfect for outdoor eating with views to the beach/sea and a built in BBQ provide the perfect relaxation spot. Reserved parking is available immediately outside the entrance to the apartment - very useful for Cornwall. Porthtowan is a quiet village situated on the Cornish Coastal path within a UNESCO world heritage area designated as having outstanding natural beauty. The village is in a central location providing easy access to all that Cornwall has to offer. You will love the spectacular sunsets and wonderful walks along the beach and Cornish coastal path. Whether you are looking for the perfect traditional...A lovely ground floor apartment just 200 yards from the beautiful blue flag beach at Porthtowan. The apartment sleeps up to 4 (two bedrooms). A delightful south facing terrace perfect for outdoor eating with views to the beach/sea and a built in BBQ provide the perfect relaxation spot. Reserved parking is available immediately outside the entrance to the apartment - very useful for Cornwall. Porthtowan is a quiet village situated on the Cornish Coastal path within a UNESCO world heritage area designated as having outstanding natural beauty. The village is in a central location providing easy access to all that Cornwall has to offer. You will love the spectacular sunsets and wonderful walks along the beach and Cornish coastal path. Whether you are looking for the perfect traditional Cornish coastal holiday for your family, an active holiday sightseeing, surfing or walking, or a romantic getaway Porthtowan provides the perfect location. Fast Internet is available within the property. More
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Caroline C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2010
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Reviewed 14 April 2019

This is our 3rd year of staying in Porthtowan but first time staying in The Palms. We by chance found Porthtowan when deciding to visit Cornwall and absolutely love it, its chilled, relaxed and so beautiful. The beach is gorgeous (you must search for the mermaid...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Jones1004
GlobeTrotting293137, VR Owner at The Palms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay with your family and that you will be staying with us again next year Porthtowan is certainly a lovely and relatively undeveloped and undiscovered spot on the busy Cornish coastline

Reviewed 21 August 2018

The apartment is fully equipped (except a dish-washer) and is situated just 2 min walk from the beach. We felt immediately at home in The Palms and enjoyed the scenery around Porthtowan - beautiful sunsets in the evening, interesting coastline and fantastic walks along historical...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank sbpauwels
GlobeTrotting293137, VR Owner at The Palms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

I’m so pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay in beautiful Cornwall and I hope you will be able to return in the future

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We have had a fantastic weeks break at The Palms. The apartment is furnished to a lovely standard and the location is great. Lots of games and beach equipment available to use. Caroline was more than accommodating when we had to change our holiday dates...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank Sarah B
GlobeTrotting293137, VR Owner at The Palms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

Thank you I’m so pleased you enjoyed your stay at The Palms and look forward to welcoming you back next year

Reviewed 13 June 2018

We enjoyed four relaxing days at the Palms. The apartment was really well equipped for us and our toddler, with a cot, fully decked-out kitchen and all you could possibly need for beach or indoor entertainment. The owners responded very quickly and helpfully to our...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank Stripey_10
Management response:Responded 13 June 2018

I’m so pleased you enjoyed your break in Porthtowan and that you found the apartment well equipped. We hope to welcome you back in the future.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

The apartment had everything you could need, and Caroline was great, was easy to communicate with and extremely helpful, lovely area, great walks two nice pubs very relaxing, would fully recommend

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank j2mpkins
Management response:Responded 21 September 2017

Thank you so much for your review - we also think that the area is wonderful with a lovely community feel. We hope you will visit again soon

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Refrigerator
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Washer
Ocean Views
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Microwave
Balcony
Linens Provided
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
House Swap
Additional amenities & feature info
Further Details Indoor: The apartment consists of: A hallway leading to two bedrooms - a double bedroom with wardrobe/storage, and a small but cosy bunk room which we recommend for children or small teenagers. A travel cot is available for guests travelling with young children. A bathroom comprising of a bath with electric shower over, washbasin, WC and heated towel radiator. A modern fitted kitchen with Microwave, full size Electric cooker, hob, washing machine, integrated fridge with freezer compartment etc. The Kitchen is fully equipped with an excellent range of crockery, cutlery, glasses and cooking utensils, and has views to the sea. A smart open plan lounge /dining area with leather corner settee, TV/DVD, I pod dock and patio doors opening onto the sunny terrace. In addition there is also an extendable dining table. Wi-Fi is available in the apartment. Heating is via electric heaters in each room.
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About the neighbourhood
Porthtowan is a very popular seaside resort, which has been awarded ‘Blue Flag’ status for its wonderful beach and is one of the reasons Porthtowan is known as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Cornwall. Porthtowan is rich in heritage and flanked by astonishing granite cliffs amidst a narrow winding valley. The Towan Roath engine house, an archetypal Cornish mine is located on top of the cliffs overlooking Porthtowan Beach. The village itself has a full range of amenities - grocery shop, post office, surf hire shops, pub, cafe and of course the famous Blue Bar which is situated directly overlooking the beach and regularly hosts live acts With the range of facilities on offer Porthtowan provides an attractive location for everyone. The nearest clubs can be found in Redruth ...
How to get there
There are flights to Newquay airport from a number of regional airports, and services from a range of airlines including Air Southwest, Flybe, Ryanair, And British Airways fly into Newquay Cornwall Airport. Porthtowan is approximately 25 miles from Newquay Cornwall airport and car hire is available from a number of car hire companies including Airport National Car Hire and Hertz. There is a train and coach station in nearby Redruth (approx 10 minutes taxi ride) and there is a limited bus service operating to and from Truro. See map to the right for approximate location of the property
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