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Praa Sands

£698 - £2054 per week

Rosemary is a real refuge for relaxation, positioned in an enviable location, within short walking distance of the sweeping golden sands and turquoise waters of Praa Sands. This unforgettable coastal retreat has ample, beautifully furnished living spaces and bedrooms for all the family. You can rinse off sandy toes after a surf or a stroll across the beach in the fantastic outside shower. This refurbished property has everything you will need for a fun-filled holiday on the south west coast. Open the sun room doors to hear the sounds of the ocean while you drink your morning coffee al fresco and, if you are lucky, watch the dolphins playing in the waves. An enclosed back garden makes it safe for the younger members of your family too.

Rosemary has parking for four cars, so bring your car to explore the local areas as Praa Sands is located roughly half way between the towns of Penzance and Helston. This property really is the perfect seaside escape for families and groups of friends alike, the added benefit of the outside shower and surf store means it's a real surfers' haven. Rosemary also has a slopped access with a door into the storage room.

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Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1


Bedroom 2


Bedroom 3



level access entrance to the side or access to the front via three wooden steps onto decked area, with door into:


table with six chairs, sea views.

Dining room

table with six chairs, sea views, portable mini speaker.


WC, basin.


electric oven/hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, dab radio, children's cutlery and toddler friendly crockery, breakfast island bar with five stools, children's table with two chairs and two stools.

Utility area

washing machine, tumble dryer, picnic/beach cutlery and crockery, toddler/small plastic step.

Family bathroom

bath, separate shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

super king size bed,Smart TV, sea views, en suite with shower, WC and basin.

Sitting room

two leather sofas, two seater sofa, Smart TV, Blu Ray DVD, sea views.

Bedroom 2

king size bed, Smart TV

Bedroom 3

twin beds, Smart TV

Storage room

surf store suitable for wet suits, surf boards, bicycles and wellie boots. clothes/towels drying rack, wetsuit hanging airer, seating benches, table football, selection of buckets, spades, beach toys and body boards.


front lawned garden, decking, parking area, outside shower, enclosed and lawned rear garden with access to rear parking if needed (please note this is via steep and uneven steps).


this property has been listed as accessible due to being all one level from the parking area through the side entrance and inside.

Additional information

oil fired heating, Fibre broadband and WiFi, range of board games and children's toys, dvd library, range of books and magazines, range of local maps, high chair, travel cot, short breaks available, shared driveway, WiFi, short breaks available.


A lovely property in a great location. Such a comfortable home from home & within easy reach of so many places to visit plus a nice garden & a veranda to just sit & relax & enjoy the views.

April 2024

A property that has everything you could wish for - lovely views & handy position. Bus service so you don't have to use the car to explore the area. Hard to get a booking as it's so popular - understandably!

October 2023

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Holidays in Praa Sands

With one mile of white gold sand, which looks almost tropical in the sunshine, Praa Sands provides an idyllic setting for a Cornish holiday. The beach is ideal for family picnics, sandcastle building, beach games and paddling, and the waves are great for surfers and bodyboarders. Praa Sands beach is surrounded by stunning coastal walks, with breathtaking views of Penzance, Mount’s Bay and The Lizard Peninsula.

Great surf and surf hire facilities are on your doorstep along with the coast path and spectacular scenery. Read about surfing in Praa Sands on our blog: Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall.

Praa Sands’ nine-hole golf course is only minutes away, or for those who prefer a bit of history, Pengersick Castle is a short walk away where there are plenty of stories about the wrecking and smuggling that took place in the bay until the 18th century. Right on the beach is Sandbar, a modern and bright restaurant/bar with magnificent views across the ocean.

Did you know...

Praa Sands is commonly pronounced 'Pray' Sands.

Places to visit near Praa Sands

Just seven miles away from Praa Sands is Penzance, a town with an eclectic mix of art studios, historic buildings, well stocked shops and award-winning restaurants. Visiting Marazion is a must when staying here, as the stunning St Michael's Mount found here is just a short drive away. This mystical tidal island provides the perfect backdrop for a walk along Marazion beach and offers an interesting day out. Helston, six miles away, is an ancient market town and gateway to the Lizard peninsulaHayle, also six miles away, has a new, easily accessible out of town retail development together with a dramatic golden sandy beach stretching for three miles to Godrevy Lighthouse. 

There's also plenty of places to eat out at when self catering in Praa Sands. With a selection a great pubs and restaurants in the area you won't be short of places to try out.


When staying in Praa Sands, you'll benefit from being a stone's throw from Praa Sands beach. Famed for its white sands stretching almost a mile, this family friendly beach is lifeguarded in summer, and a great place to spend a day in the sun.

Holiday cottages in Praa Sands sit between two other desirable beach locations too; Prussia Cove and Mullion Cove. Like Praa, they are unspoilt and perfect for walking, swimming and sunbathing. Praa Sands is also a very short distance from Porthleven, a picturesque fishing village which has excellent restaurants and is known as a world-class location for experienced surfers.

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd of December, 2024

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Montol Festival

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

21st December 2024

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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.

2nd - 6th July 2024

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

31st December 2024

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

5th February 2024

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year the theme will be 'Back to the Future!

21st - 30th June 2024

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. Read More >

December 2024

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

TBC 2025

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

26th - 28th April

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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

14th - 28th September 2024

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.

27th April 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 property in a great location. Such a comfortable home from home & within easy reach of so many places to visit plus a nice garden & a veranda to just sit & relax & enjoy the views.

A property that has everything you could wish for - lovely views & handy position. Bus service so you don't have to use the car to explore the area. Hard to get a booking as it's so popular - understandably!

Another very pleasant return visit to Rosemary. Looking forward to returning again.

This is the second time we’ve stayed at Rosemary. The property is very clean, spacious and comfortable and very well- equipped for a great family holiday.

Fantastic location, close to the beach, shop and cafe. Most well equipped property I’ve stayed in. Nice touches with soap provided in bathrooms, toilet roll, tissues, tea, coffee and of course the scones and cream. Really comfy beds and lovely view. The outside shower is great for washing the sand off when you come back from the beach. Would highly recommend a stay at Rosemary.

Lovely position, very well equipped & home from home or even better!

Another excellent stay in Rosemary. Looking forward to returning in September.

Lovely place to stay and enjoy Praa Sands.

Another excellent stay at Rosemary. And we will be returning again too. So comfortable and relaxing. Lovely sea views too.

Mike & Sue Chesterfield

A beautiful, well equipped, spacious, comfortable and clean property perfectly located for a family holiday. Its close proximity to the beach means you can leave the car where it is for couple of days but also plenty to do in the local area. We definitely hope to return!

very well equipped, decorated and furnished throughout. Good position near to beach. We very much enjoyed our stay at Rosemary

Wonderful setting. Comfortable, clean & well equipped property. Handy local shop. Easy beach access. Good bus service to save using car too often to help save the planet!

Another very enjoyable stay in Rosemary. Pleased also with the service provided by Aspects Holidays.

Wonderful views, lovely, comfortable & well equipped bungalow. Sad to leave it!

As always it is a pleasure to be returning to Rosemary. Very comfortable and so relaxing in such spacious accommodation and wonderful sea views too.

Mike & Sue

Lovely spacious, well equipped property in a fantastic location. We would definitely return to Rosemary.

The house is large, spacious, well equipped for adults as well as children & is a 5 - 10 minutes walk from the beach, in a good location to explore southern Cornwall

What a wonderful ‘Home from Home’ experience. We absolutely loved the decor and everything was spotlessly clean. A brilliant holiday accommodation. We had a fantastic week staying at Rosemary and will recommend to all our friends.

Yet another enjoyable stay at Rosemary.

Homely, comfortable and so relaxing.

Will be returning again.

Great place to stay, very homely and well equipped with a wonderful sea view ( and you can hear the sea at night too with the main bedroom window open!). Slept 6 of us very comfortably without feeling we were on top of one another. Would definitely visit again.

A return visit for a winter break. So homely, warm and comfortable. Will be returning again.

Mike & Sue North Derbyshire

September 2019 We have had a splendid stay at Rosemary. Spacious, very clean and comfortable, homely & relaxing accommodation. Lots of helpful information, with a lot of thought given to ensure visitors have a good stay. Thank you for the cream tea awaiting our arrival. We very much hope to return.

Had a very comfortable stay at Rosemary Ideal location to explore the beach & all surounding areas. Bungalow well equipped , clean & recently decorated to a very high standard. Sea view from living room & small veranda , just lovely to sit & chill after busy day out. Short walk down to the sandy beach We only had a short stay so intend to return.