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The Palms

Overview
Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Porthtowan, Cornwall, England
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 terrace perfect for outdoor eating with views to the beach/sea and a built in BBQ provide the perfect relaxation spot. The apartment was fully refurbished in 2010 and a new bathroom was installed for the 2013 season.

Porthtowan is a quiet village situated on the Cornish Coastal path with 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. Internet is ava...
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Listing #HL126291
About the Owner
Caroline C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2010
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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
Thank sbpauwels
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
Thank Sarah B
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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
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.

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
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 addi...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Bunk
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 788 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Electricity is rechargeable by a key meter which is credited with approximately £10 on arrival and guests are asked to replenish any electricity used prior to departure. This can be done in the local shop or post office.

A security deposit of £100 required at the time of booking, refundable within 10 days of departure if all in order.

If the booking is made more than 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday - 25% of the rental fee to be forwarded as Holiday deposit in addition to the security deposit.

If the booking is made less than 8 weeks prior to the start of the holiday the whole rental fee is to be paid (+ security deposit as above)

If payment is not received when required your booking may be cancelled and the holiday deposit lost. In this case your security deposit would be refunded

Cancellations: Up to 8 weeks prior to your holiday a cancellation will result in the forfeit of the holiday deposit. Cancellations less than 8 weeks prior to the holiday will result in the...
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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. The latest list of Blue Flag beaches across the UK has just been issued and Porthtown is one of just 6 blue flag beaches 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...
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
There are flights to Newquay airport from a number of regional airports, and Air Southwest, Jet2, Flybe, Ryanair, Skybus, Lufthansa and BMI Baby all operate services fron Newquay Cornwall Airport. See the website - www.newquaycornwallairport.com - for full details.

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 01637 850750. Hertz offer a 'meet and greet' service for customers who have made an advance reservation - www.hertz.co.uk

There is a train and coach station in nearby Redruth (approx 10 minutes taxi ride) and a regular bus service operates to and from Truro.

Newquay Cornwall airport have a chosen partner organisation to provide taxi transfers from th...
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Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby.
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