5 houses perfect for your New Year’s celebration
November 27, 2017
Escape to the coast and bring in the New Year in style
Whether you are looking for a peaceful getaway beside the beach or a festive family break, Cornwall is the place to be. Eat at great restaurants, dance the night away on the beach or cosy up by the fire at home, however you choose to bring in the New Year, Beach Retreats has a fantastic selection of places to stay. Here are five we have hand-picked for you.
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Seamist, Watergate Bay
Sleeps 16 with 20% off
With eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two living rooms, a games room and plenty of space for the kids to run around, Seamist in Watergate Bay is the perfect haven for your family get together this season. Interior designed throughout, this house is exceptional in every way with its sense of space and light and design and finish. The living room big enough for all is perfectly placed on the first floor so guests can make the most of the ocean views in the distance.
Where to dine: Watergate Bay and its golden beach is just a five-minute car journey away. Restaurants include The Beach Hut and Wax Watergate Bay. If you want to stay in New Years and make the most of the house, we have some fabulous recommendations for private catering.
Book a New Year break at Seamist.
Harbourside Cottage, Boscastle
Sleeps 2 with 15% off
For a cosy night in with your loved one in front of the roaring fire, head to the romantic Harbourside Cottage in Boscastle this New Year. This beautiful Cornish location will give you an away from it all feeling, so you can bring in the New Year feeling refreshed and relaxed. Walk the coast path for awe-inspiring views, stop at the local pub for a bite to eat and glass of red, or simply put your feet up and enjoy the quiet surroundings.
Where to dine: Head to Napoleon Inn, a low beamed 16th century pub and restaurant serving delicious Cornish food and ales straight from the barrel. Dine in the pub or book into the restaurant for waitress service.
Book a New Year break at Harbourside Cottage.
For adrenaline junkies
Tides Watch, Fistral
Sleeps 4, now with 15% off
Jump from bed to board at this beautiful ground floor apartment, situation across from the renowned Fistral beach in north Cornwall. Tides Watch offers luxurious interiors throughout, with large bay windows offering jaw-dropping views across the Atlantic Ocean. Blow the cobwebs away with a morning surf, join Newquay Activity Centre for a New Year’s Eve charity Coasteer, or catch the fantastic annual fireworks display that will light up the sky and rugged coast.
Where to dine: You’re spoilt for choice when dining out at Fistral, head to the Fish House Fistral, Stein’s Fistral, Lewinnick Lodge or The Stable Newquay.
Book a New Year break at Tides Watch, Fistral
The Oyster Bed, Mawgan Porth
With the beach forming your natural playground just 150 metres away, The Oyster Bed in Mawgan Porth is the ideal home for your family-friendly adventure this New Year. Enjoy an embracing walk New Year’s Day, play games and storm watch from the private balcony and visit the twinkling Padstow harbour less than 10 miles away. The Oyster Bed is a brand-new contemporary house with cosy coastal interiors throughout.
Where to dine: Stay close and dine at Catch Seafood Bar & Grill or head to neighbouring towns Padstow and Watergate Bay for Prawn on the Lawn and Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant.
Book a New Year break at The Oyster Bed, Mawgan Porth
For wagging tails
The Breakers, Porth
Sleeps 13, now with 15% off
Give your dog a New Year to remember with a stay at The Breakers, situated directly opposite the dog-friendly Porth beach. Wake up and play fetch on the beach, relax in front of a crackling fire in one of Cornwall’s many pet friendly pubs and walk the coast path to Watergate bay and beyond. This picture-perfect coastal house (featured in Ideal Homes Magazine) offers plenty of space for the whole family, an outdoor hot tub, breath-taking sea views and has surf and body boards for those feeling brave enough for a New Year’s Day dip.
Where to dine: Take your furry friend to the local Cornish pub the Mermaid Inn where you can taste local ales and a great choice of winter warmer food dishes.
Book a New Year break at The Breakers, Porth