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Porthole Cottage

£393 - £966 per week

Step into this traditional cottage, decorated with a seaside theme. Porthole Cottage invites the family to experience the harbourside holiday in Mevagissey. The interior of the cottage is cosy but spacious, leather sofas furnish the living area and make the ideal spot to sprawl out and relax after a day at the beach. The kitchen is equally spacious and makes a wonderful social area for drinks and nibbles while dinner is being prepared. The lovely nautical bedrooms offer you comfy beds for a relaxed feel. Whatever the season, Porthole Cottage will provide you with a magical stay.

Enjoy a walk around the harbour and you're in for a treat. Brightly coloured boats bob in the water and colourful buildings climb the valley on three sides. Follow the narrow streets, and discover galleries, craft workshops, independent boutiques and lots of excellent places to grab a bite to eat or a drink. Spend the day at the beaches nearby where you can enjoy watersports, ice creams and swim in the clear blue waters. With Mevagissey still a working fishing village, you can take to the water yourself on one of the many sightseeing or fishing boats. Trips offer you a unique chance to explore the stunning coastline or to indulge in some sea angling, and maybe bringing home your own fish for dinner.


via shared courtyard into kitchen.


washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, electric oven with hob, table and four chairs.

Sitting room

two sofas, TV.

Bedroom 1

double bed.


bath with shower over, WC, hallway with stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.

Additional information

Porthole is set over three floors. Night storage heating. WiFi, short breaks available.


Lovely holiday home in the centre of the beautiful village of Mevagissey. Very handy for parking, shops & the harbour. Lovely welcome pack of scones, jam & clotted cream was waiting for us on arrival. Very clean & tastefully decorated. Would definitely recommend.

September 2021

Lovely week at Porthole Cottage, Mevagissey - great location, lots of space, lovely and clean with everything we needed for a lovely week away. Thank you

July 2021

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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!

Top tip

Scroll down and take a look at our live Mevagissey webcam 24/7!

Beaches near Mevagissey

Pentewan Beach is the nearest large sandy beach situated a little north of Mevagissey. Please note that dogs are not allowed on the beach from 1 March to 1 November.

Polstreath Beach is also known as Mevagissey beach. It is located just north of Mevagissey and is accessed via the coastal path and steep steps down to the cove. 

Gorran Haven beach can be reached via the coastal path, or is just a short drive away. Just two miles from Mevagissey, the quaint village of Gorran Haven has some lovely pubs and cafés, and a gorgeous sandy beach which is a great spot for swimming and kayaking. 

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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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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.

15th - 17th October 2021

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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!

26th June - 2nd July 2022

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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.

Lovely holiday home in the centre of the beautiful village of Mevagissey. Very handy for parking, shops & the harbour. Lovely welcome pack of scones, jam & clotted cream was waiting for us on arrival. Very clean & tastefully decorated. Would definitely recommend.

Lovely week at Porthole Cottage, Mevagissey - great location, lots of space, lovely and clean with everything we needed for a lovely week away. Thank you

We had a great week at Porthole cottage. Tucked away but still very near to the harbour. It was comfortable, well decorated and clean and so very quiet and peaceful at night! A great base to explore South Cornwall.

Great cottage in the centre of Mevagissey and a great base for exploring Cornwall, the parking charges through aspect are very competitively priced. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would definitely consider using them for cottages elsewhere in their portfolio.

We have had a lovely week staying in Porthole Cottage. It was very clean and comfortable especially important during these Covid times. We felt very safe with the precautions Aspects holidays followed. We loved the homely touches of the decor and the cosy feel of Porthole Cottage. The location was perfect for us and although the cottage has no views it is only a minutes walk to the harbour with its shops and restaurants. Despite the close proximity to everything it is in very quiet and peaceful courtyard. No noise - not even seagulls! Mevagissy is a lovely little town- not too busy and we had lovely walks to the neighbouring bays. We cannot recommend enough.

Lovely little cottage tucked away from the main road and perfectly positioned for being able to explore all that Mevagissey has to see.

Excellent value for money x fully equipped with everything you could possibly need x welcome milk and biscuits in the fridge was a lovely touch x information pack full of useful information x highly recommend x definitely use this company again x

Porthole Cottage makes an excellent base for exploring South Cornwall. You will need to pay for parking at Sunny Corner car park a few yards away but this is very convenient. There is a cosy lounge with TV, a well-equipped kitchen (both on the ground floor) double bedroom and bathroom on the first floor and a twin bed room on the second floor. Tip - there is a Cashpoint at the post office / newsagents in Mevagissey.

We had a fantastic week. New refurbished to a high standard the cottage was very comfortable and had everything you could need. In an excellent but still very quiet location just a couple of mins away from the harbour means you have all the restaurants and bars and Mevagissey attractions right on the door step which is fantastic. Look forward to a return visit - Gary, Gwyn and Zara