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Beachcomber is a recently constructed, luxury two bedroom apartment in the village of Porthcurno. The contemporarily furnished sitting room commands stunning views of Porthcurno and Pedn Vounder beaches, out to the Atlantic Ocean and is ideally located for visiting the Minack Theatre, and for exploring this spectacular coastline.
Beachcomber is an ideal choice for the discerning guest, being decorated throughout in neutral warm colours, with a luxury designed kitchen and solid wood floors. For your entertainment a 50 inch Flat Screen TV with free view and HD channels, music system and DVD Player are at your disposal. The two luxuriously appointed ensuite king-size bedrooms make this the ideal retreat for friends travelling together (the second king can be made up as twin).The valley has a local pub, two tennis courts and a beach cafe (100 yards) which serves delicious cream teas and crab sandwiches! The Logan Rock Inn at Treen is a five minute drive or a 20 minute cliff walk for the more adventurous!
sea and beach views, large open plan space, picture windows with sea views, leather sofa seating, dining table and chairs, TV/HD Channels, music system, DVD, kitchen with dishwasher, electric hob and oven, washing machine, fridge, freezer.
double bed, en suite bath, shower cubicle, basin, WC.
twin beds (can be zipped together to form a super king bed - please advise at the time of booking), en suite shower, basin, WC.
communal brick built BBQ with tables and seating overlooking the beach and Logan Rock and sun bathing space.
eco - friendly under floor heating, private parking spaces for two cars, mobile phone service can be limited in the area, low occupancy discounts, WiFi, short breaks available.
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Price Band: 9 14 1 Jan - 2 Jan 429 9 Jan - 6 Feb 429 13 February 459 20 Feb - 19 Mar 429 26 Mar - 2 Apr 645 9 Apr - 30 Apr 480 7 May 636 14 May - 21 May 642 28 May 885 4 Jun - 11 Jun 636 819 18 June 684 849 25 June 849 2 July 936 9 July 981 16 July 999 23 Jul - 20 Aug 1134 27 August 900 3 Sep - 10 Sep 726 17 September 672 24 Sep - 15 Oct 504 22 October 567 29 October 429 5 Nov - 10 Dec 429 17 December 723 24 December 900 31 December 900
Self catering holidays in Porthcurno have plenty to occupy children and adults alike and is true retreat for those wishing to be away from the hordes whether in or out of season. Holiday cottages in Porthcurno are easily reached by road with a bus service running from Penzance, with its nearest village being St Buryan.
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Porthcurno’s popular family beach offers safe paddling for the younger swimmers and wonderful deep waters for the more experienced, refreshments and toilet facilities are available as well as a huge car park (free between October to Easter). Take a short walk along the coastal path to Pedn Vounder beach; a real sun trap sheltered from the elements, it will truly amaze you with its natural beauty. With the tide low, you can walk the entire length to Logan’s Rock jutting out into the sea. For more information on Porthcurno beach, check out our blog on Sandy Beaches of West Cornwall.
Things to do near Porthcurno
Built in to the cliff face at Porthcurno, the world famous Minack Theatre runs outdoor performances from May to September attracting many who wishing for an ‘al fresco’ theatrical experience with the most beautiful back drop of the sea and sunset. This world-renowned theatre is truly a theatre under the stars. It was built by hand by Rowena Cade and her gardener Billy Rawlings and Tom Angove. The story of how the theatre came about is a tribute to one woman’s vision. Rowena died in 1983. The theatre has undergone technical modifications to cope with the increased audience numbers. However, it is still a truly unique and magical place, with seats carved into the cliffs and a stunning backdrop and sea views. Always take hats and sunscreen for matinees; and warm clothes for the evening. Arriving early with your picnic basket is positively encouraged and The Minack has its own micro-climate and rarely cancels a show. Read more on our blog post: Theatres in Cornwall.
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
Visit the Telegraph Museum which will walk you through how Sir John Pender formed the Falmouth-Gibraltar-Malta Telegraph Company in 1876. Between the two world wars Porthcurno cable office was for a time the largest submarine cable station in the world. The cable office closed in 1970, but Cable & Wireless training college remained operational up until 1993. The museum holds company records and tells the story of this major international communications centre which was tucked away in a Cornish cove. To find out more, you can read our blog post: A day out at Porthcurno Telegraph Musuem.
Places to visit
Conveniently located for cliff walking and bird watching, Treen is just a short walk away from the secluded sandy beaches of Porthcurno.
Logan Rock, meaning 'balanced stone' is also closeby. This granite boulder weighing approximately 80 tonnes, could once be rocked by applying just a little pressure. The story goes that it was once dislodged in 1824 by a group of British seamen wishing to show their skill and courage. Outraged by this, the local residents insisted the rock was replaced, as it had become a local landmark. Ironically this was a much more challenging feat, taking 60 men, 7 months to complete. Logan's Rock still moves today, but with much less ease than it once did.
Dating back over 400 years, the Logan Rock Inn serves good food and beer and offers a friendly, country-pub atmosphere.
Home to a small fishing fleet, Penberth Cove is nearby and provides the perfect place to relax in a tranquil setting. Ideal for a spot of birdwatching or simply enjoying the scenery.
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