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Sunbow - Retallack Resort
North Cornwall

£1121 - £2950 per week

Sunbow at Retallack resort is a privately owned lodge providing spacious and comfortable accommodation with stunning countryside views. This is an ideal holiday location for all ages, relax and enjoy the indoor heated swimming pool with sauna and steam room, pamper yourself in the spa or be adventurous and try your surfing skills on the FlowRider or spend time at the lake wake-boarding and having fun on the floating adventure playground. There is a restaurant and Pizza takeaway on site along with a well-equipped shop for all your essential needs. Sunbow offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a balcony with a table and chairs for al fresco dining.

The resort offers a gym, tennis court and children's play area, bring your canine friend and stroll around the countryside walks. For local days out, Wadebridge sits, perched on a stunning estuary, overlooking the sea, where you can rent bikes and ride the Camel cycle trail. Alternatively, visit Padstow and enjoy its winding streets, local, independent shops, galleries, and restaurants, or spend the day at one of the stunning beaches around the North coast. There are National Trust Properties only a short drive away, the Eden Project is well worth a visit. The larger town of Newquay with several surfing beaches, shops, public houses and a variety of restaurants is only 10 miles away.


via the parking area, a ramp leads to decking area and front door into entrance hall, leading to:

Bedroom 1

twin beds.

Bedroom 2

super king size bed, TV.

Ground floor bathroom

bath, shower, Jack and Jill basins, WC.

Utility cupboard


Kitchen/dining room/sitting room

gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, dining table with eight chairs, sofa, two chairs, TV. stairs lead to first floor landing, doors to ground floor balcony terrace with table and chairs overlooking the countryside.

Sitting room

two sofas, TV, large bean bag, doors lead to first floor balcony, with countryside views.

Bedroom 3

super king size bed, TV, en suite shower room, with basin, WC.

Bedroom 4

twin beds, TV. en suite shower room with Jack and Jill basins, WC.

Additional information

gas central heating. Indoor swimming pool is open for booking two weeks in advance, WiFi, up to two dogs welcome, short breaks available.


A lovely quiet site, with fantastic facilities - we enjoyed the pool and the restaurant. Sunbow was as comfortable as we had hoped from the pictures and it made for a relaxing break.

April 2022

Lovely property. Used by a group of extended family. Property was extremely clean on arrival. Resort restaurant good, enjoyed use of some of the facilities which we booked in advance of our stay. Some lovely coastal walks and beaches a short car ride away.

October 2021

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Holidays in North Cornwall

Those considering a holiday on the north coast of Cornwall will soon come to realise the area offers something different to the south coast. The dramatic coastline, combined with untouched countryside, offers a rich and varied holiday destination. 

There’s so much to discover on the north coast, including vast open beaches, quaint harbours, popular towns and plenty of countryside to explore. Guests looking for a family holiday can spend their days relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches, including the Blue Flag beaches Polzeath, Great Western (Newquay), Widemouth Bay and Crooklets. With surfing hotspots dotted along the north coast, surfers will enjoy visiting the area too.

Guests seeking a busier and more vibrant atmosphere will be drawn to Newquay, with a buzzing town, plenty of independent shops, restaurants and attractions, as well as several fantastic beaches. 

Top tip

Visit the north coast of Cornwall for the best surf in the UK!


North Cornwall is renowned for its vibrant surf scene. Porthtowan and Portreath both offer excellent surfing, and each year in September, St Agnes hosts the World bellyboarding championsips at Chapel Porth beach; a great day out for the whole family. 

Newquay’s Fistral Beach is a Mecca for surfing and bodyboarding, and its consistent surfing conditions make it a popular surf spot with visitors and locals alike. Each year, the Boardmaster’s surf competition takes place at Fistral beach and Watergate Bay, where live music and surfing comes together for a festival like no other. 

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Padstow is a food lover’s delight, with Rick Stein’s and Paul Ainsworth’s restaurants offering local produce and freshly-caught seafood. Whilst Nathan Outlaw’s restaurant is just up the coast in the famous harbour village of Port Isaac. 

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With its own airport, Newquay is easily accessed both from abroad and within the UK. It's also simple to get to by car. From Newquay airport, the rest of Cornwall is within close reach, and you won’t be far from wherever you choose to stay. If you fancy a trip to the Isles of Scilly whilst holidaying in Cornwall, daily flights to and from Newquay Airport are available. 

What our guests say...

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A lovely quiet site, with fantastic facilities - we enjoyed the pool and the restaurant. Sunbow was as comfortable as we had hoped from the pictures and it made for a relaxing break.

Lovely property. Used by a group of extended family. Property was extremely clean on arrival. Resort restaurant good, enjoyed use of some of the facilities which we booked in advance of our stay. Some lovely coastal walks and beaches a short car ride away.

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