The lead up to your special day can be very stressful and tiring, with table plans, flowers, food, transport and more to organise, you'll be in need of a break after the big day! Organising a honeymoon, or a minimoon, is the perfect way to ensure you and your significant other have time to relax together as newlyweds. Choosing Cornwall for your honeymoon will save you significant travel time and give you more time to relax and enjoy your break as Mr and Mrs!
We've put together a list of some of our favourite romantic retreats for your special honeymoon in Cornwall...
1. Tranquility, Carbis Bay
For total luxury and relaxation, Tranquility offers an incredibly special place to enjoy a honeymoon, or minimoon in Cornwall. With the additional luxury of a hot tub, unwind with a glass of bubbly together morning, noon or night. With an impressive wood burner and a 65 inch Smart TV, the lounge is the perfect place to cosy up together as newlyweds.
2. Corner House Loft, Mevagissey
Tucked away in the heart of Mevagissey, Corner House Loft is a haven for newlyweds. Stylish, spacious and with luxury touches throughout, it’s an indulgent and relaxing retreat for a honeymoon. Complete with stunning beamed ceilings, a modern feature fireplace and a unique wet room, every room has been thoughtfully designed for the most romantic holiday.
3. Kara Cottage, Newlyn
If peace and seclusion is what you’re seeking for your honeymoon, then Kara Cottage in Newlyn could be perfect. Enjoy lazy mornings with breakfast in bed, spend your days exploring the pretty harbour and find a lovely restaurant in the evening, where you'll be served locally caught seafood or delicious Cornish cuisine. Return to your cosy cottage and enjoy a drink on the patio or in the comfy living room.
4. Gunvor Cottage, Coverack
Located in the quaint fishing village of Coverack, this beautiful thatched cottage has been lovingly restored to create a modern, stylish and romantic retreat for a relaxing Cornish holiday, perfect for a honeymoon! Gunvor Cottage is located next to the water’s edge, newlyweds can enjoy beautiful sea views from the front facing rooms, and on cooler evenings you can enjoy the warmth of the log burner whilst admiring the views and listening to the waves outside.
5. 1 Fernhill Apartment, Carbis Bay
This modern one bedroom apartment offers stunning views across Carbis Bay through the French doors, leading from both the bedroom and the lounge area out onto the pleasant private terrace. Indulge in a glass of champagne while relaxing on the terraced area as the sun sets across the sea. If your honeymoon wouldn’t be complete without your pooch, then 1 Fernhill Apartment could be the place for you; your four-legged companion is welcome too.
6. Harbour Watch, St Ives
Nestled in the heart of St Ives, Harbour Watch is a cosy bolthole for two, perfect for a minimoon in St Ives. Relax and unwind together, admiring the picture-perfect views through the feature window. Spend your days together exploring the much-loved seaside town of St Ives before returning to your unique and luxurious holiday home. Snuggle together in the sumptuous bed, or enjoy a glass of wine in the comfortable armchairs, taking in the tranquil views.
7. The Blue Place, Newlyn
With fabulous views stretching far across Mount’s Bay, The Blue Place is a reverse level apartment, perfectly designed for two. Enjoy the light and spacious lounge area, relaxing together, admiring the view through the feature windows. Head downstairs to the truly sumptuous and stylish king size bedroom and en suite, perfect for newlyweds.
8. The Kiddleywink, Lamorna
Perfectly proportioned for two, this cosy little barn conversion is just a short stroll from the sea. Exuding charm and luxury, The Kiddleywink is a lovely Cornish bolthole which would be a wonderful sanctuary for a honeymoon. Snuggle up in front of the woodburner or enjoy a glass of wine on the decked terrace with beautiful countryside views.
9. Tairua, Perranuthnoe
With breathtaking sea views, and surrounded by countryside, Tairua is a beautiful barn conversion offering a peaceful retreat for a minimoon. Located just above Perranuthnoe beach, it’s the perfect spot for coastal walking, days on the beach and exploring the local area. Best of all, you can bring your pooch along too if you want to!
10. Boathouse Loft, St Ives
If, like many, you love St Ives, then Boathouse Loft could be the perfect place for your Cornish honeymoon. Perched above St Ives harbour, this luxurious penthouse apartment offers unrivalled views across the harbour, which can be enjoyed through the floor to ceiling windows, with the doors open onto the balcony. On a cooler evening, relax and unwind together in front of the roaring log burner.
Alternatively, we have many other fantastic properties across the county, you can view all our holiday cottages in Cornwall here >