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Ocean Tide

£380 - £927 per week

Ocean Tide is a well-equipped open plan apartment, offering comfortable accommodation for four guests with plenty of space to relax in. Wake to the sight of the sun colouring the sky in a prism of pinks, before heading to Battery Rocks to enjoy an early morning dip, followed by a steaming coffee, whilst enjoying the cerulean blue of the sea and cloud-spotted skies. While away the days and sink into the gentle ebb and flow of coastal living. Ocean Tide is situated within just a short stroll from Penzance Promenade and the iconic outdoor Jubilee Pool, which is one of the oldest surviving Art Deco swimming baths in the country. For those who just can’t bear to stand still, chase waves and forage for mussels in the nearby rock pools.

Ocean Tide is the perfect base to enjoy your holiday from, it is close to the centre of Penzance; this vibrant harbour town has plenty of shops, restaurants and cafes, as well as the Turks Head, one of the oldest pubs in Cornwall, found on the historic Chapel Street. Penzance is surrounded by one of the most breathtaking coastlines in the country and you can walk to the stunning beach overlooking Mount's Bay which leads all the way to Marazion. A short drive away, the famous fishing harbours of St Ives and Mousehole are well worth visiting. If it's beaches you're after, the list goes on from Gwithian on the north coast to Sennen in the far west and all the hidden coves between.


via pavement to front door into small hallway with door to:

Sitting/dining/kitchen area

two sofas, chair, Smart TV, dining table with four chairs, electric oven, gas hob, Nespresso coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, door to inner hall with doors to:


bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

king size bed

Bedroom 2

zip n link (twin or superking) beds, patio doors to rear patio, en suite shower room with WC and basin.

Outside area

rear patio area with outside table and four chairs, pedestrian gate out to parking space.

Additional information

gas hentral heating, WiFi, short breaks available.


After a long journey ocean tide was a breath of fresh air.The apartment had everything we required for a comfortable weeks stay. We did use the facilities far more than we would have liked and thank goodness Lidl was around the corner,as finding a pub or restaurant was impossible.

September 2021

Great location if you want to travel to various parts of Cornwall. Spacious and comfortable apartment, with the bonus of an outside area and parking. Amenities are all nearby.

August 2021

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Holidays in Penzance

On a sunny day, St. Michael’s Mount, Mount's Bay and Penzance seafront might be mistaken for the Mediterranean. Sitting in the corner of a sheltered and attractive bay, the town has been a popular resort since the Napoleonic wars when the wealthier English people were cut off from the continent and searched closer to home for fresh air and the newly-discovered benefits of sea-bathing. The temperature in Penzance is always a little warmer than elsewhere; sub-tropical plants grow well in Morrab Gardens and in the gardens on St. Michael’s Mount.

Penzance is great for short breaks out of season and there are many boating trips from the harbour that will take you to explore the West Coast from the sea. Due to its excellent road and rail links, holidays in Penzance offer something for everyone; beaches, rock pools, coastal path walking, National Trust and English Heritage sites, restaurants and galleries.

Penzance has secret treats; if you take the time to explore. For a start it’s a good town for walking. The very best way to see Penzance is by the alleys and walkways, the through-lanes from here to there. Take a day to explore the town this way and you will discover its beautiful parks, its Regency and Georgian architecture.  

Did you know...

Penzance has one of the mildest climates in the UK!

Penzance: 'Montpelier' of Cornwall

The oldest part of town is the quayside at Penzance’s Inner Harbour. The Dry Dock, Quay Street, Battery Rocks. The original promenade was built in 1844.

You can walk Penzance Promenade from Battery Rocks to Wherrytown, where there is one of two Penzance skateparks. From Wherrytown, keep to the seafront across Newlyn Green and you are in Newlyn. In all a 30 minute stroll, depending how long Jnr. wants to spend skateboarding. There is also a proper-job boating pool at Wherrytown for sailing those radio-controlled (and sail-driven) boats that just don’t get anywhere in the bath at home.

The arrival of the railway in 1852 made the ‘Montpelier of England’ (John Betjeman 1964 Shell Guide) even more accessible. 

Many interesting boats visit Mounts Bay, from the surreal floating yacht-hotels to mighty ships like the four-masted windjammer, KruzenshternThere is a Sailing Club and The Mounts Bay Lugger Association which, as its name suggests, celebrates the beauty of the Cornish Lugger, a traditional fishing boat.

Penzance has two harbour-side pubs: The Dock Inn and The Dolphin. The Dolphin is reputedly the first place in Britain where tobacco was smoked and the hanging judge, Judge Jefferies, is reputed to have held court here in the 1700s after the Monmouth Rebellion.

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Places to visit near Penzance

Stay self catering in Penzance and you’re perfectly situated to explore the surrounding towns and villages with their own individual characters. Literally minutes from Penzance is the fishing port of Newlyn whilst a little further on you’ll find the quaint village of Mousehole with its harbourside bistro and community atmosphere. Take a stroll along the coast to Marazion beach or venture in the opposite direction to the beautiful Lamorna Cove. For more ideas, check out our blog post on Days out around Penzance.

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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing through the streets. It's a truly womderful celebration. 

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year's events have been toned down, however, elements of the festival will still go ahead to celebrate midsummer. 

 June 2022

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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

6th - 9th July 2022

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Things to do in Penzance

The Jubilee Pool
This beautiful art-deco open-air bathing pool is the UK’s largest seawater lido.  There is also an excellent cafe. The pool opens from the end of May until September.  Even in winter, some hardy year-round swimmers use battery rocks (just north of Jubilee Pool) for their daily dip!

Morrab Garden
A sub-tropical garden with Victorian fountains and a band-stand, which still plays host to concerts in the summer. The Morrab Library sits in the gardens and is an absolute joy.  The photographic archives and collections are wonderful. 

Penlee Park
Full of tress and squirrels, there is a specific dog-free and child-friendly play-park within the park. Penzance Tennis Club abuts the park and Penlee House Art Gallery & Museum (with excellent cafe) sits opposite the Penlee open-air theatre and is home to a large collection of Newlyn School paintings.

Shopping in Penzance
Market Jew Street is the main high street and like all high streets, it is in the process of adapting to new out of town shopping habits. However not all town centres have the beautiful granite terrace and arcade steps, the iron railings; or retain the architecture of previous generations above the modern shop frontages. There are many Georgian and early Victorian facades just above eye-level in Penzance.

Causewayhead leads up from the town centre.  A pedestrianised street, this is Penzance's third main retail street. Half way up is the Savoy cinema, said to be the oldest continually running cinema in the British Isles.

Eating out
Penzance self catering holidays are perfect; Chapel Street leads up from the harbour to the town centre where you will find a range of restaurants and pubs as well as independent shops and houses of historic interest and importance. Lavenders Deli on Alverton Street is perfect for stocking up on treats for your holiday cottage. Check out our blog on places to eat in Marazion for ideas on where to refuel during your self catering holiday in Penzance. Or if you fancy a restaurant with spectacular views, The Bay in Penzance is the place to go. Read more on our blog: Restaurants with the best views in West Cornwall.

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.

After a long journey ocean tide was a breath of fresh air.The apartment had everything we required for a comfortable weeks stay. We did use the facilities far more than we would have liked and thank goodness Lidl was around the corner,as finding a pub or restaurant was impossible.

Great location if you want to travel to various parts of Cornwall. Spacious and comfortable apartment, with the bonus of an outside area and parking. Amenities are all nearby.

Modern, clean, spacious and well equipped apartment. Great location within easy walking distance of shops, attractions, and the promenade in Penzance. Easy driving distance to larger supermarkets and so many places of interest in south west Cornwall. Access to the property is simple and great to have an allocated parking space in the adjoining car park. Would happily stay here again and would recommend to others.

Ocean Tide was spacious, comfortable and a relaxing stay for us. It was very clean and felt instantaneously homely. The location was perfect and within a short walking distance to local shops and restaurants, the Jubilee Pool and just a stone's throw away from the promenade! Ocean Tide was the perfect base for us to explore the surrounding areas and we had a fantastic holiday! Thank you for our stay, Lien and Beccy.

Clean, comfortable, spacious and very well equiped garden apartment in a quiet residential area of Penzance. We would be happy to return for another holiday. Lovely sun trap garden to relax in. Has everything you could need and felt like a real home from home. Close to the beach, Lidl's and Co-op. Bonus of a dedicated parking space.

Apartment was perfect, so comfortable. Very well equipped. Sun trap patio at the back. Easy walking distance to the promenade and Penzance. Very quiet area. Absolutely loved the apartment. Hope to be back.

An excellent choice. Spacious, great spec, clean and tidy design and furnishings. Location cannot be beaten. 2 minute walk from prom/coast and 10 minutes to town centre. Will be returning.