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17 Waves

Watergate Bay, Cornwall

From £497 p/w

  • Sea View: Yes
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Parking: Yes
  • Pets: Yes
  • Sleeps: 5
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Beach: 150 Metres
  • Arrival: Saturday


Walk to the Beach

150 metres across the road, head down the slipway and you're there.

Best thing about

Looking out over Watergate Bay from the third floor balcony with the beach so close.

The Details

  • Location

    Where is it?

    17 Waves is situated just moments from the shoreline of Watergate bay.

    The beat of your heart in the surf, the taste of fried fish and juicy burgers, the sea salt on your skin, the sight of people dotted about, lively and smiling, in and out of the topaz blue sea. It's all part and parcel of Watergate Bay, the adrenalin junkie's paradise which embodies the spirit of the North Cornwall coast.

    Scarlet sunsets set the sky alight as you dine in the swanky beachfront eateries or sip a warming hot chocolate on the sand. Watergate's two miles of sand are popular with families, couples and dogs alongside surfers and thrill seekers. Stride out on a long ramble or short jaunt along the coast path, with nearby walks to Newquay's seven bays or Mawgan Porth.

    Plunge into watersports lessons with Wavehunters, where you can try your hand at surfing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and kite surfing. The beach is exposed to incoming swell from the Atlantic, making it an excellent place for watersports.

    The lively atmosphere at Watergate is as constant as the tides, with vibrant music festivals and surf competitions running throughout the year.

  • The Property
    • A two bedroom, third floor apartment in Waves, 150 metres from the beach at Watergate Bay.
    • Contemporary open plan living space, dining area and fully equipped kitchen with doors leading out to the south facing balcony with views over the beach.
    • Living room with two large leather sofas, 50 inch LG Smart TV with Freeview and small coffee table.
    • Dining area with wooden table and chairs seating four guests.
    • Kitchen with electric oven, hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washing machine, toaster, kettle and microwave.
    • Underfloor heating throughout.
    • Lift access.
    • WiFi.


    • Master bedroom with super king zip and link bed (can be made into two singles), bedside tables, lamps, wardrobe and sea views.
    • En-suite shower room with shower, heated towel rail, wash basin and WC.
    • Second bedroom with chalet style bunk bed (full size double bed base and a full size single top), chest of drawers, lamp and sea views.
    • Family bathroom with bath and shower over, heated towel rail, wash basin and WC.


    • Spacious, enclosed and furnished decking area with sea views, perfect for al fresco eating and relaxing after a great day on the beach.
    • Designated parking for one car.
    • Communal surf shower to rinse off in after a day at the beach.
    • Useful secure storage cage in the basement for your surf boards, wetsuits and beach toys.
  • Need to Know
    • One well behaved dog welcome (additional charge applies).
    • Cautionary deposit of £100, due with full balance.
    • Sorry, no smoking within the property or anywhere on the premises.
    • Short breaks available outside of school holidays.
    • Please note the Boardmasters music festival takes place in Watergate Bay in early August every year. Please check with our reservations team for the exact dates and the noise levels before booking.
  • What can I walk to
    • Watergate Bay beach.
    • Wavehunters surf school.
    • The Beach Hut restaurant.
    • Watergate Bay Hotel including the Living Space and Zacry's restaurant.
    • Shop on the Beach lifestyle store.
    • Wax Restaurant and Bar.
    • Newquay.

Guest Reviews

"We have stayed at Waves several times in different numbers and always been very impressed."
K Law, October 2023
"Nice apartment with a beautiful view. Well equipped and the welcome pack was a thoughtful addition."
L.Meakin, August 2023
"Our second stay at Waves 17 and another great week. Very well equipped, clean and comfortable apartment. Lovely views from the balcony. Triple bunk bed ideal for kids. The food cabin over the road was excellent for pizza & ice-cream lunches. A few meals in the hotel and at The Beach Hut (do book) and days on the beach. As always Watergate Bay never disappoints, why go anywhere else?!"
Downes, April 2023
"Lovely apartment that was close to beach and restaurants. Also close to places like St Ives and Padstow. We could not have had a better time. Christmas tree and chocolates were a nice touch."
Parsons, December 2022
"We have rented a few places at Watergate and would say this 3rd floor corner sea-view balcony must be the best at Waves. We enjoyed meals at Beach Hut, Zacrys, and Emily Scott's restaurant which was amazing. We love that at Watergate Bay you don't need to leave for a week, just so chilled and happy children on the beach all day. Spacious, clean apartment, and our 3 children loved the triple bunk bed which was also very big and cosy. Things I didn't know which were better than expected - very large freezer unusual for a holiday home. Fab smart TV with Netflix, BBC etc. I'm sure we'll be back - thank you."
Downes, April 2022
"Very well equipped apartment, perfectly placed for views of the sea and beach. Spotlessly clean."
A Hurwitz, October 2020


17 Waves

17 Waves

Watergate Bay, Cornwall

From £497 p/w