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Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay

  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Living room at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Kitchen at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Kitchen at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Bedroom at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Bedroom at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Bedroom at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Bathroom at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Sunset from Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Garden at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Garden at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Sunset from Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Garden at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Garden at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Garden at Shell Seekers, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
  • Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

AT A GLANCE

Sea view Sleeps:4
Pets Bedrooms:2
Cot & Highchair Beach:200 metres
WiFi Arrival:Friday
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THE BEST THING ABOUT:

The stunning location with panoramic sea views and secluded peace and quiet.


THE WALK TO THE BEACH?

200 metres down the cliff-side path


Where Is It?

Whitsand Bay is situated in South East Cornwall and runs from Rame Head in the East to Portwrinkle in the West. Otherwise known as 'Cornwall's forgotten corner', it is characterised by sheer, high cliffs, dramatic scenery and long stretches of sandy beaches. Tregonhawke is a popular beach for families with plenty of rock pools to explore and a great surfing spot with an RNLI lifeguard service operating between May-September. There's a whole host of water activities close by with a surf school on the beach offering surf lessons, wetsuit, surfboard and paddle board hire along with coasteering and for the more adventurous there is fishing and diving off the wreck of HMS Scylla in the bay. The award winning View Cafe is a great spot for a meal and at the bottom of the cliffs at Tregonhawke Beach the Eddystone Cafe is an ideal place to grab a coffee and just enjoy the stunning views.

Our third visit to the cliff and by far the best! This place is like being in Heaven! We were blessed with 14 days of glorious sunshine and sunsets to die for. We did not budge but only to replenish food and wine and the odd walk to the beach. We arrived stressed and are leaving totally relaxed. We are sad to leave this beautiful place but look forward to May 16 when we return. Thanks Mel it has been truly wonderful!
A&L, Manchester

Inside:

  • Shell Seekers is 200 metres from the road/parkingdown the cliff via a path.
  • The open plan living area is filled with natural light and a great place to sit watching the azure views turn to moody skies. If you are lucky you might even see a pod of dolphins or occasional basking sharks. It's a real wildlife haven, look out for cormorants, kestrels and peregrine falcons.
  • The Cabin features a well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, eye-level oven, microwave and small fridge-freezer.
  • In the Summer open up the French doors and allow the cabin to fill the air with salty ocean breezes. In the Winter curl up with a book in front of the roaring log burner. The cabin has central heating and there is also a flat screen TV/DVD along with Broadband so perfect throughout the year.
  • Travel cot and high chair, selection of books, games and DVD's, hairdryer, iron and iron board and binoculars have all been provided.

Sleeping:

  • From the living room, walk through to a sleeping area, where there is a single full length loft bed and a smaller single bed (5ft 5inches), only suitable for children.
  • From here, a door leads to a double bedroom with views across the sea and on a clear night you can watch the Eddystone lighthouse and the fishing boats twinkling in the bay.
  • Family bathroom with power shower over the bath, heated towel rail, basin and WC.

Outside:

  • Outside decking with table and chairs with panoramic views across the sea.
  • Garden (not suitable for toddlers) with sun loungers.
  • Summer house for storing wet suits, surf boards.
  • Portable charcoal BBQ.
  • Un-allocated parking 100 metres from the cabin at the top of the cliff (please note all previous guests have had no problem finding a parking space).

Need to know:

  • One storey stylish beach cabin.
  • Sorry, no smoking within the cabin.
  • Well behaved dogs welcome (additional charge applies).
  • Refundable damage deposit of £150, due with full balance.
  • Short breaks available outside of school holidays.
  • Book a 5 night break and get an extra 2 nights free. This offer is only available after October half term and before Easter, excluding school holidays. Only available to book by telephone on 01637 861005.
  • Not suitable for anyone with mobility problems. Shellseekers is 100 metres down a footpathfrom the parking spaces at the top of the cliff.
  • The beach is reached by steep paths and steps, when you get down (there's plenty of stopping points to admire the view on the way) it's worth it as at low tide the long stretch of glistening sand provides some great walking, running and surfing with the right conditions.
  • Please note logs not provided for the log burner.
  • Please note that check in is at 5pm and check out is at 9am at this property.

What Can I Walk To?

  • Tregonhawke - A fabulous sandy beach with good surfing and a surf school
  • Rame Head  -A good picnic spot and great views from this coastal headland
  • The View Restaurant - A great place to watch spectacular sunsets over the bay
  • Eddystone Cafe - on the beach
  • Cliff Top Cafe -  fabulous breakfasts and lunches also special nights
  • Coastal walks - try Rame Head to Cawsand Bay and then catch the water taxi to Plymouth's historic Barbican (available during the Summer)
  • Fabulous coast walks - perfect if you have a dog

Where Can I Drive To?

  • Kingsand and Cawsand - narrow streets and gastro pubs. Try the Devonport Inn or the Halfway House.
  • Mount Edgcumbe County Park - 865 acres of park.
  • Anthony House - riverside setting.
  • Cothele - woodland walks.
  • Polperro - quaint fishing village.
  • Looe - fishing town.
  • Plymouth - retail therapy, theatres and naval history.

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PRICES

2020   Price p/w
25th Sep - 22nd Oct   £990
23rd Oct - 29th Oct   £1250
30th Oct - 17th Dec   £630
18th Dec - 24th Dec   £980
Christmas   £980
New Year   £1050
2021   Price p/w
01st Jan - 11th Feb   £640
12th Feb - 18th Feb   £735
19th Feb - 01st Apr   £640
02nd Apr - 15th Apr   £1240
16th Apr - 27th May   £745
28th May - 03rd Jun   £1680
04th Jun - 01st Jul   £1090
02nd Jul - 08th Jul   £1325
09th Jul - 15th Jul   £1520
16th Jul - 02nd Sep   £2050
03rd Sep - 09th Sep   £1500
10th Sep - 23rd Sep   £1070
24th Sep - 21st Oct   £990
22nd Oct - 28th Oct   £1290
29th Oct - 16th Dec   £640
17th Dec - 24th Dec   £640
Christmas   £1250
New Year   £1350

GUEST COMMENTS

  • Small but oh so perfectly formed, everything we could have hoped for. Lots of walking, delicious pub lunches, falling asleep watching the lights of the fishing boats- perfect.
    FP, October 2019

  • We've had a fantastic 2 weeks at Shell Seekers. The weather has been good and we spent many afternoons sat outside admiring the view. The chalet is beautiful and Mel is a wonderful host. We will definitely be back.
    TL, May 2019

  • Shell Seekers is an amazing property with fantastic views. The Chalet is lovely and has everything you need inside and out. We had an amazing 2 week stay. It's a bit of a hard walk back up from the beach but the beach is lovely so worth it. Its one of the nicest places we've ever stayed in and we will definitely stay again. We came home feeling very relaxed and refreshed. Mel the owner is also lovely and very helpful and we also found Beach Retreats an excellent company to book with.
    LJ, May 2019

  • We have had a lovely week, been all I hoped it would be. Chalet is perfect, views amazing. Sound of the sea so relaxing. So good we stayed an extra day. Thank you.
    CG, October 2019

  • We had a lovely week at Shell Seekers, very relaxing. Fantastic views and lovely walks on the beach. Cosy cabin and a lovely meal at The View. Lasting memories.
    LL, June 2018


A FEW BOOKING TIPS

Most properties accept short breaks outside school holidays. Check the description above
Prices shown include a £40 booking fee
Pay 1/3 deposit to book your holiday
Within 8 weeks the full amount is required
Arrival is from 4.30pm and departure is by 10.00am

Any questions? Call us on 01637 861 005 or email life@beachretreats.co.uk


 

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