Cornwall LivingIssue #83

Luxury stays

As the temperature starts to rise, now is the perfect time to start thinking about booking your luxury staycation to the Cornish coast.

Make the most of the glorious sunshine, with a walk along the South West Coast Path, a leisurely lunch at one of many fantastic Cornish restaurants, a dip in the glistening sea and a relaxing evening spent reading your favourite book as you watch the sun set over the horizon.

Laid-back luxury

Blue Chip Holidays

Winners of the gold award for the third successive year running in the 2018 British Travel Awards for ‘Best Medium UK Self-Catering Agency’, Blue Chip Holidays offers a hand-picked selection of four and five star self-catering properties throughout the UK, certainly making them a brilliant place to start when looking for your next luxury break.

Offering a fabulous range of accommodation, from cottages to castles and encompassing luxurious lodges and country houses, their collection of properties can be found in some of the finest coastal and countryside locations throughout Cornwall. Discover indulgent hot tub properties, beautiful locations with sea views, and accommodation with stunning modern conveniences.

With close to 300 pet-friendly properties in the UK (70 of which are in Cornwall), you can bring your furry friend along too! Their Paws Collection properties go the extra mile in providing a welcome pack of doggy treats and toys, as well as a dog bed, bowls, leads, blanket and towels.

What’s more, Blue Chip Holidays also offer a range of additional treats and activities through their Blue Chip Experiences, including in-house spa treatments, private chefs and outdoors adventures.

The team at Blue Chip Holidays are available seven days a week and with award-winning customer service, you can rest assured that your stay will go as smoothly as possible.

Start the search for your next luxury break in Cornwall today.

0371 454 2583 


A family retreat

Fowey Hall Hotel

The coastal manor of Fowey Hall Hotel is perched just above the Fowey river estuary, with everything you could need on site for a relaxing, luxury break with the family.

Whether you’re looking for rest and relaxation or excitement and adventure you’ll find them all in Fowey. Grab your kites and wellies as you run down to the beach, walk the winding ancient lanes in search of secret shops, take to the coast and explore the coast path or sink into the outside hot up overlooking the estuary.

Take advantage of the on-site restaurant serving seasonal Cornish cuisine, a complimentary Ofsted-registered crèche, family-friendly spa and plenty of places for children to play.

0844 482 2152


Cosy and contemporary

Cornish Cottage Holidays

Holiday homes and Cornwall are two things that Cornish Cottage Holidays know best. They have been successfully marketing and managing holiday homes for over 48 years and have an exclusive collection of cottages in Cornwall, ranging from two-bedroom luxury hideaways to family-friendly boltholes, charming seaside cottages and rural barn conversions.

Why not check out Hidden House, Penzance – a Grade II listed Georgian Townhouse in the prettiest part of town, perfect for a romantic couples retreat. Or, why not venture to the idyllic village of Mawnan Smith and stay in one of four boutique barn conversions at Boskensoe Barns; Mill House, The Pig House, The Stable and The Long House, enjoying the simplicity of the mellow countryside. Perhaps a luxury stay in a detached hideaway for two is more to your taste? Omalast Cottage, Truro is surrounded by eight acres of peaceful countryside, providing the perfect escape from your busy life.

Cornish Cottage Holidays are always on the lookout for more wonderful properties and hidden gems. So, if you have ever thought about buying and owning your own holiday cottage and would like to know more, check out their handy guide. Alternatively, call or email their friendly team today.

01326 336773


Relax and explore

Sandbank House

Dating back to 1898, Sandbank House is nestled in a peaceful conservation area on the eastern side of St Ives Bay, with three miles of golden beaches and sand dunes to explore.

The house is the family home of Chris and Julie, who have lovingly restored three of its five bedrooms to a high standard for the use of bed and breakfast. Located close to the South West Coast Path, it’s ideally situated for many local attractions including the National Trust gardens, Tate Gallery St Ives and golf breaks at some of the most spectacular West Country courses overlooking the Atlantic ocean.

The three beautiful bedrooms are tastefully decorated to a high standard with soft furnishings from Laura Ashley and Egyptian cotton bed linen. What’s more, each room is equipped with a smart TV, en-suite bathrooms and king size beds. Enjoy local produce freshly cooked with the finest ingredients for breakfast served from 7am – 9am. What more could you want for your Cornish getaway?

01736 752594


Stay by the sea

Cole, Rayment & White

Cole, Rayment & White have been offering luxury, dog-friendly and self-catering holiday cottages in Padstow and Rock, north Cornwall for many years. Within their property portfolio they have holiday homes, holiday cottages, houses and apartments situated in Rock, Polzeath, Trebetherick, Padstow, Harlyn Bay, Constantine Bay, Trevone, St Merryn, Treyarnon Bay, Mawgan Porth and Little Petherick.  

They let a large collection of holiday cottages, houses and apartments, accommodating two to 14 people, many of which are happy to accept dogs, and include unique features such as open fires, beachside views, estuary views, WiFi, gardens and much more.

Make sure to check the website for last-minute or late availability short breaks and holiday lettings throughout the year.

01208 862299 (Rock)   01841 533962 (Padstow)


Luxury Easter hideaways

John Bray Cornish Holidays

For an exceptional coastal holiday home this Easter, look no further than north Cornwall self-catering specialists, John Bray Cornish Holidays. Embracing individualism, each of their private homes are unique and many are located in spectacular settings. With over 300 distinctive properties to choose from, several added for 2019, they’ll be sure to have the perfect holiday home for individuals, couples, families and friends alike.

Choose from luxury coastal homes like the stylish new Seastar in Rockor the perfect beachside bolthole Slatewater overlooking Polzeath beach.  They also offer tranquil countryside retreats such as new addition Trehaverock CottageThe Mill Barn is surrounded by ten acres of peaceful countryside, providing the perfect escape from your busy life. For Doc Martin fans, they offer a large selection of characterful fisherman’s cottages in Port Isaac like Crows Nest or Homestead, offering pretty harbour views. What’s more, dogs are also welcome in 150 of their properties!

Why not book a luxury coastal break this Easter with John Bray Cornish Holidays?

01208 863206


Sensational Spring stays

Harbour Hotels

Stays from only £108, including dinner, bed and breakfast!

With spring almost here and Easter just around the corner, why not treat yourself to a mini break in a wonderful hotel and spa from Harbour Hotels?

Whether you fancy some coastal exploring in St Ives, Fowey and Padstow or perhaps a bustling city break in Bristol or Brighton, there is definitely a stay to suit you. What’s more, Harbour Hotels are currently offering a saving of 20% if you book now.

Each hotel features their award-winning restaurant concepts, the ‘Upper Deck Bar & Restaurant’ and ‘The Jetty’. Plus, Harbour Hotels’ unique HarSPA brand will soon expand across all of their hotels, with both coastal and urban spas for you to escape and indulge in.

Click here to explore the stunning Harbour Hotel & Spa locations and sensational spring break prices.

01736 795221 (St Ives)