An architectural gem with stunning sea and rural views
Porthtowan Retreat, Eastcliff is a sublime experience for eight guests in a beautifully designed house. It has vast open-plan living on the first floor, balcony, terraces and stunning sea views. Join in the general chatter as you rustle up meals in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen. There's even a Dolce Gusto coffee machine and wine fridge for chilling your locally sourced bubbly! Dine at the central table surrounded by rural views. Four bedrooms three king-size ensuites plus a twin room) include TVs, velux and feature windows framing the ever-changing sea views. There's a cosy second sitting room with logburner downstairs – perfect for seasonal breaks.
Put your feet up on the chaise longues and drink in the expansive sea views through the picture windows even on cooler days. Staying somewhere so breathtaking is the perfect way to chill out.
Overlooking Porthtowan Beach, Porthtowan Retreat, Eastcliff is a rural retreat within strolling distance of village stores and beachfront pubs and cafés. Walk along the coastal footpath to St Agnes and visit the local museum to learn about the local mines and "wheals". National Trust owned Chapel Porth Beach is beautifully unspoilt or you can head to Newquay for surfing beaches, festivals, shops and the Blue Reef Aquarium (15 miles away). Visit the Eden Project (30 miles) with its huge biomes housing tropical rainforest and Mediterranean plants. The recreated environment includes a waterfall, fruiting pineapples, rubber trees and more.