4 Best Holiday Cottages & Houses in Newquay for 2024

List Curated By
Jenny Smith
List Updated
January 2024

Newquay is the perfect destination for a relaxing and rejuvenating getaway. What better way to experience the charm of this coastal town than by staying in one of its best holiday cottages and houses?

From cozy cottages for two to spacious houses for larger groups, Newquay has a wide range of accommodations to suit every type of traveler. Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or a family-friendly retreat, you’re sure to find the perfect place to call home during your stay.

Below, we have highlighted some of our favourite houses and bungalows, ready to book now. So, we’ve got you covered whether you’re seeking a sea view, a pet-friendly rental, or a place to call your own.

Let’s dive in and discover your perfect Newquay getaway!

Here are our 4 top picks, hand-picked by Jenny Smith.

Sea View House is a stylish and spacious house in Newquay’s desirable area and offers outstanding panoramic sea views. Just a short walk away, you’ll find the world-famous Fistral Beach, Newquay’s harbour and the town centre. Internally, the property offers light and airy living spaces which is complemented by lots of natural light and is furnished throughout to a very high standard. Externally, the property offers a large terraced balcony which is furnished to a high specification. The surrounding sea views make this the perfect place to relax after a day exploring the area. Newquay town centre can be reached within a short walk and here you’ll find a bustling town bursting with shops, cafes and restaurants. Newquay also offers an array of family attractions including Newquay Zoo and The Blue Reef Aquarium which make for great days out.

Set within the small village of Cubert on the North Coast of Cornwall, this beautifully renovated home offers a peaceful sanctuary that’s within easy reach of some of the area’s best surfing beaches.
Elegantly decorated and environmentally friendly, the home still retains some of its original features, with exposed timber beams and a vaulted ceiling reminiscent of its humble past as a piggery and hay barn. Underfloor heating throughout as well as luxurious soft furnishings and a calming, neutral palette make for a truly relaxing space, with the first floor living room opening out on to a decked balcony that has far reaching views of the glorious Cornish countryside.Tucked away at the end of a private lane, it’s just a short walk through the tangled orchard garden to the quiet village of Cubert where you’ll discover the thatched 16th century pub at The Smugglers Den Inn. Serving local food and real ales it’s surrounded by farmlands and open fields, and with its large wraparound terrace, makes a wonderful place to while the hours away while enjoying a lazy lunch.Just six miles west of Newquay, Holywell Bay is a ‘best of both worlds’ beach. Wedged between Perranporth and Fistral beach it’s an ideal spot for surfing enthusiasts and beach goers alike while at the same time being close to some of the area’s most popular celebrity-chef owned restaurants and beachside attractions.

You do not have to be a surfer to appreciate the famous Fistral Beach in Newquay. There is something magical about this part of Cornwall, and The Beach House epitomises that surf lifestyle perfectly.
Combining a laid back feel with luxurious living, the house has a large private balcony overlooking the sea so guests get to watch the sun set over the Atlantic in spectacular style.The home has been designed with the beach goer in mind so there is a hot outside shower to rinse that beach sand and salt off under, as well as a covered store for buckets, spades, wetsuits and surfboards.Underfloor heating keeps the house warm and cosy with large leather sofas in the living room and a modern kitchen to entertain in.The house sleeps eight guests with the master bedroom having an en-suite bathroom.If you love the beach and are looking for a fantastic holiday home overlooking one of Newquay’s best, we cannot think of a better place that The Beach House.

Renowned for its’ surfing culture, Newquay’s undoubted attraction is the magnificent stretch of stunning coastline the Cornish town is positioned along. The rugged north Atlantic coast draws inspiration from every viewpoint with expansive stretches of golden sands merging with isolated coves to create a truly magnificent scene. Perfectly positioned in the heart of Newquay, The View benefits from being within a short stroll of the town centre, its picturesque harbour and dramatic coastline, dominated by stretches of golden sands. The interior has been renovated to a high standard, incorporating an en suite to Bedroom One and featuring stylish furnishings creating a homely feel throughout.

Externally, the property benefits from having its own double garage whilst the patio area provides a tranquil spot to relax or indulge in a little alfresco dining. Newquay’s premier surfing beach, Fistral, is within a few minutes walk whilst the Gannel Estuary is also nearby and offers fantastic walks along the breathtaking Atlantic coast and is ideal for fishing, bird watching, picnicking or simply relaxing. Just a short stroll from your doorstep is Newquay Golf Course, utilising its coastal position, its stunning backdrop will inspire you to enjoy a round or two.

By travelling inland and away from the coast you will discover a variety of family attractions, many set in wonderful Cornish scenery and providing a fun-filled day out for all the family. Take a trip to visit the world-famous Eden Project, stroll around the Lost Gardens of Heligan, take in the historic county capital Truro or simply journey around the rich tapestry of picturesque villages dotted throughout Cornwall.

After an exhausting day of surfing or exploring, it’s time to satisfy the taste buds and with an excellent choice of food on offer, from beachfront cafes to continental style brassieres, there really are gastronomic options to suit all occasions and tastes. For a special treat, head to one of the exclusive restaurants in the area, such as Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall, and indulge in some of the finest decadent delights the South West has to offer. For guests wishing to arrive by alternative modes of transport then both the towns train and coach stations are within walking distance of the property whilst Newquay Airport is only seven miles away

About Newquay

Famous for its surfing, beaches, family fun and nightlife Newquay is a real favourite with tourists in Cornwall. The world-famous Fistral beach is at the heart of the town and you really will find something for everyone in this bustling seaside resort.

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