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Harbour Rest
Mevagissey

£568 - £1560 per week
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Step into Harbour Rest, where you will appreciate the elegantly decorated interior that mixes homely touches with coastal luxury. Cleverly designed to ensure that guests can fully enjoy the harbour views from each essential room, the gorgeous living room on the first floor offers a picture perfect outlook where you could spend hours watching the ebb and flow of the tide as the boats bob up and down, or cosy up in front of the woodburner during those cooler months.

The master bedroom is on the ground floor, again, with wonderful views of the harbour, a comfy bed and when the morning light pours in, you will be sure to wake up refreshed. Upstairs there is access to the garden that has been thoughtfully designed, allowing you to soak up that summer sunshine. Harbour Rest is located upon the cliff path which can lead you onto some fabulous walks, offering spectacular views of the Cornish coastline, or simply wander down to the harbour and visit the shops, restaurants and pubs dotted around the fishing village. Fancy a day out to suit the whole party? Then visit Pentewan Beach where you can get stuck in, enjoying water sports, or take a trip up to Heligan Gardens just a few minutes' drive away. Whether you want to explore or simply relax, Harbours Rest really is the best of both worlds.

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1

King

Bedroom 2

Twin

Entrance

six steps to front door. Hallway with stairs to the first floor. Door to:

Bedroom 1

king size bed, harbour views, en suite bathroom, shower attachment, WC and basin.

Kitchen

dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, electric oven and hob.

Shower room

shower, WC, and basin.

Sitting room

harbour views, woodburner, sofa, two chairs, TV, dining table with four chairs.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Outside area

enclosed garden with steps leading to paved area, distant sea views, table and chairs.

Additional information

ue to the location, you are unable to park near the property, so it can only be accessed on foot, therefore it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. Willow Carpark is a 7 min walk to your property. You can pay for a weekly pass upon arrival. Property is set over three levels with cottage staircases within and a terraced garden, WiFi, one dog welcome, short breaks available.

 
 

A lovely location to explore South Cornwall. Cosy and well decorated property, which enabled us to rest, but also eat in or out as required. The Sharksfinn, The Ship Inn, The Fountain Inn and the Cellar Bar all visited. The Sharksfinn being our favourite. Walking the coastal path was no problem to Goran and back on the first day. Log fire available in cottage if required, but the property was always warm. We enjoyed it so much, we booked again!!

October 2023

Harbour rest is in a beautiful location with the most amazing views of the Harbour. The property has everything you need and very comfortable, dog friendly and decorated to a very high standard. We would recommend this beautiful accommodation and location any time of the year. Just watching the fishing boats going out and coming in is amazing. Plenty of places to eat and you cannot pick one against the other. Everyone is so welcoming and certainly very dog friendly. We love megavissy and will return

September 2023

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Holidays in Mevagissey

Stay in Mevagissey and you’ll be perfectly placed to explore all that the south coast of Cornwall has to offer. Take a ferry trip to Fowey, visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan or spend a day at the beach at the nearby Pentewan Sands.

Best known for its harbour and fishing boats, Mevagissey still boasts as being part of Cornwall’s thriving fishing industry. Fresh fish can even be bought from the hut on the harbour wall, located a short stroll from the village aquarium, once the lifeboat station. Wander around the harbour area, with its narrow streets, fascinating shops and galleries and recall its smuggling history, or just relax in the bars and restaurants and coves and on nearby beaches.

There is a ferry boat which runs from end of April to beginning of October from Mevagissey to Fowey three or four times a day (don’t miss the return journey!) – journey time about 35 minutes. You may be lucky and spot some playful dolphins!

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Beaches near Mevagissey

Situated on the south coast, which is known for its balmy weather and beautiful blue seas, you won’t be short of beach days during your stay in Mevagissey.

Portmellon beach – Just over the hill from Mevagissey lies the pretty village of Portmellon with its perfectly sheltered, sandy beach. At low tide, you’ll find a fantastic stretch of sand ready and waiting for beach games, while high tide sees the waves lapping mere feet from the road.

Pentewan beach – A wonderfully large expanse of white sand that’s just down the road from the bobbing boats of Mevagissey, Pentewan is a stunning spot for some sunbathing and sea-bathing. You’ll also find plenty of opportunities for watersports, with windsurfing, kayaking and sailing all popular options.

Polstreath beach – Also known as Mevagissey beach, this pretty cove is a short coastal walk from the harbour of Mevagissey. The climb down might be on the steeper side but you’ll be rewarded with perfect swimming conditions and stunning views.

Gorran Haven beach – Alongside the gorgeous sandy beach at Gorran Haven, which is only a few miles from Mevagissey, you’ll find lots of lovely pubs and cafés where you can rest and refuel after a day in the waves.

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Walks around Mevagissey

There are some wonderful walks in and around Mevagissey, especially if you take the coastal path. You can head south to Gorran Haven, a small fishing village with a beautiful beach, just two miles from Mevagissey. Alternatively, if you travel north, you can head towards Pentewen, another small village with a lovely beach. From Pentewen, you can take the trail through the woods, or if you prefer, you can hire a bike from Pentewen to explore the woodland on wheels.

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Events

Mevagissey Shanty Festival

The Mevagissey Shanty Festival showcases shanty and accapella groups from all over the UK. The event begins at 7pm on the Friday and will continue on the Saturday at 11am. The main stage at Mevagissey Activity Centre also features a Cornish beer festival.

11th - 13th October 2024

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Mevagissey Feast Week

Celebrated since 1754, Mevagissey Feast Week is a celebration of food, music, dance and more. With a host of colourful events being held throughout the week, this is a festival not to be missed!

23rd June - 29th July 2024

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

A lovely location to explore South Cornwall. Cosy and well decorated property, which enabled us to rest, but also eat in or out as required. The Sharksfinn, The Ship Inn, The Fountain Inn and the Cellar Bar all visited. The Sharksfinn being our favourite. Walking the coastal path was no problem to Goran and back on the first day. Log fire available in cottage if required, but the property was always warm. We enjoyed it so much, we booked again!!

Harbour rest is in a beautiful location with the most amazing views of the Harbour. The property has everything you need and very comfortable, dog friendly and decorated to a very high standard. We would recommend this beautiful accommodation and location any time of the year. Just watching the fishing boats going out and coming in is amazing. Plenty of places to eat and you cannot pick one against the other. Everyone is so welcoming and certainly very dog friendly. We love megavissy and will return

After staying in many cottages in Meva this one is the best. Nice & bright, nicely decorated & modern. Lovely garden, maybe a couple of sun loungers to relax on.

We had another lovely stay at Harbour Rest - our second time. For us it is the fact that you can sit in the lounge and look out at all the sights and sounds of a lovely working harbour what does it....

Doug and Barbara.

We have stayed in several aspects properties in mevagissey and Harbour Rest is by far our favorite . The property is so very pretty and furnished in a delightful light and tasteful way . The kitchen is fabulous and very well equipped . The lounge is just lovely and makes you feel so at home but with superb views across the harbour . Bedrooms are lovely and comfortable with fabulous mattresses and lovely bedding . The garden is delightful and a lovely place to sit . Overall this charming cottage is spacious and very well set out over three floors . Plenty of little extras that really make it a lovely home from home . We will absolutely have this at the top of our list to stay at next visit .

Yet another lovely stay at Harbour Rest the property is spotless and has everything you could possibly need.We would definately recommend this cottage and hope to return again.

We loved this cottage! Just a 5minute walk from the carpark. It felt like a home from home and the views across the harbour were lovely. It has everything you could need, including a dishwasher and washing machine and a lovely area out the back to sit and soak up the sun shielded from the winds on windy days. You have a fantastic fish and chips just a short stroll down the path. This along with pasty shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants all within the harbour gave us everything we needed for our stay. Was lovely to have a few extras left for us in the cottage also, like teabags, milk, biscuits and a bottle of prosecco chilling in the fridge was a great surprise! We will definitely be booking this cottage again if another week is available in our price range.

This is the third holiday with Aspect holidays and I cannot praise everyone involved with the company enough.

The property was absolutely lovely with every thing you need entertain yourself contained within the property. The standard of décor and quality of furniture is superb and also very comfortable as well as impeccably clean. The position of the property is wonderful with views overlooking the harbour and out to sea.

I will most definitely be staying at Harbours Rest again.

Thank you for a wonderful holiday.

Gorgeous home from home amazing harbour views cosy warm and clean would return in a heart beat and in fact hope to do so within the next few months

Harbour Rest is in an ideal location - looking over the harbour and centrally located. Mevagissey is a lovely village with many interesting shops. We highly recommend the delicatessen next to She Sells (sorry, we cant remember the name)

Another lovely visit to Harbour Rest cottage very clean and comfortable.Perfect position in harbour very quiet at night.Has outside rear garden but these needs attention a general tidy up would make it more inviting.This did not spoil our stay though and would hope to stay here again

Great location with breathtaking views and very well furnished property. Laid out over 4 floors - bedroom 1, kitchen, living room with dining area and finally bedroom 2 in the loft extension. Liked the serving hatch from the kitchen to the dining area. Quite a hike from the car park and permit cost should be included in the price. Kitchen much smaller than it appears on the photograph.

Lovely holiday cottage in beautiful Mevagissey! Thank you to the team at Aspects Holidays who made it easy to book, enjoyable to be away and undoubtedly desirable to return!

A very comfortable, well equipped property, perfectly sited overlooking the harbour for all that Mevagissey has to offer and indeed a huge range of both local and slightly further afield activities/attractions.

We spent a very enjoyable week staying in 'Harbour Rest' cottage - and we were very lucky to have sunshine for our whole week. The view from the lounge window, looking out over the harbour, and the green hillside opposite, was marvellous - and we spent a lot of time in the evenings just watching all the comings and goings of a small working harbour. The property had everything we needed and was very clean and comfortable. We also enjoyed sitting in the lovely little back garden for an hour or so, pre-dinner, each evening. The walk, back and forth, from the car park to the cottage on arrival day was quite strenuous for us, with all our stuff - but you are warned about this. (By the way, we can recommend Willow parking - they are a very friendly and helpful team). We can recommend all the various boat trips, especially the ferry trip and the 'Seas The Day' excursion - and the many lovely coastal walks. So, all in all, yes, the cottage is quite expensive, but we enjoyed our week very much, and we were made to feel welcome in Mevagissey, and that was nice. Doug and Barbara.

Fabulous property in an ideal location -overlooking the harbour and steps away from this pretty village and all its amenities. Would highly recommend

Beautiful cottage, great views of the Harbour, Carpets clean, bathrooms ,Laura Ashley curtains , love the place, central but quiet, cute, quaint small patio at rear for catching the sun, beds comfy and clean.

Harbour rest is a beautiful cottage right on the harbour. It was very cosy for our family of four. Would highly recommend.

Had a lovely time on holiday. The cottage location was excellent with fantastic views of the harbour. The outside space however could use a little TLC. We found Mevagissey busy but that was probably due to current circumstances, and so difficult to find a pub or restaurant with room without booking ahead.

A lovely clean and comfy cottage in a perfect location with everything we needed for a great holiday.Have booked again for later in the year

Harbour Rest is a comfortable property with lovely harbour views and just a short walk into the village with its shops and pubs/restaurants. A large lounge with real wood-burner is perfect for relaxing and the private outside space at the rear of the property great for soaking up the sun or having coffee. Property is found up a short, but steep slope (an easier gradient is found by walking past the Fountain Inn behind "She Sells".) also, the property is on several levels so not good for people with mobility difficulties. We found it clean, quiet and comfortable, just what we needed after such a long time away from Mevagissey due to Covid restrictions.

A lovely and comfortable cottage with amazing views and a great location for everything Mevagissey has to offer.

Bedding &towels lovley and soft and clean . View is amazing . Make sure you take dishwasher tabs and condiments as nothing basic there .

Had a really wonderful time at Harbour Rest in Mevagissey the accommodation was very good and Mevagissey itself is even better an absolutely beautiful place to visit

This is a beautiful cottage in a stunning, and convenient location, with excellent views and really spotlessly clean. If you want to eat out you will need to book well in advance ( I did 3 weeks ahead and still couldn't get in my favourite place). If you are self catering you will need to bring your own supplies or stop in St Austell to shop as there is only a tiny store in the village. Do take a boat trip....we were lucky enough to see dolphins really close up.

Lovely little house, beautiful view and great location for popping down to the shops and cafes. Nicely decorated - neutral, coastal colours and a few original paintings, plus v. clean and comfortable. Was good for warm, sunny weather as well as cosy in wind and rain, and we had both during our holiday!

Strongly advise people to book local restaurants ahead of coming this year - visitor numbers are huge and capacity is reduced. Also, stop at a supermarket on the way and grab some nice food and drink to have in, there is no supermarket in Mevagissey. Lots of nice seafood/ fish n chips/ Cornish pasty options locally if that fails! The beaches and scenery were a tonic, the locals were friendly despite the slightly challenging circumstances brought on by the pandemic, and we had a lovely holiday.

Harbour Rest is located in the centre of Mevagissey Harbour. You won't find a more central location with amazing views. Just remember to bring your walking legs with you, as there is no parking near the property and you will need to use the Willows Car park on the edge of the town (5 minutes walk). The property is situation on the South West Coastal Path. There are some great walks exploring the Coastal path to the North and South of Mevagissey. There are a number of excellent Restaurants, Pubs and cafes all with in minutes walks for the property, many you can see from the front door of Harbour Rest!

Very nice property in a great location overlooking the harbour. Well presented and nicely decorated. Ideally placed for pubs,shops and restaurants all within a very short distance from the property. Lovely part of the country,well worth a visit and harbour rest was the ideal house to stay in.

Beautiful and extremely comfortable cottage with modern facilities. Lovely view of the harbour and very close to all of its amenities. Would not hesitate to book Harbour Rest again.

This beautiful property is a home from home. All a guests wishes have been catered for and the positioning of the property is stunning, overlooking the harbour. There is an ease to walking down the steps into Mevagissey, its attractions, shops and services. A week or more will pass quickly and very pleasantly. A property worth the visit.