Waking to the call of the ocean for a blustery stroll, or curling up for a lazy lie in. Staying moments from the sea allows you to carve out your own part of the coastline, just for the two of you. There’s no setting more romantic for a Valentines Day break.

Take your pick from our selection of romantic holiday cottages for your Valentines holiday in Cornwall, or browse our beach locations to choose the perfect bay to stroll hand in hand.


Stay somewhere that suits your style. A cosy bolthole for two? A clean lined contemporary build? Or renovated period cottage? Our couples’ retreats for Valentines breaks in Cornwall come in all shapes and sizes, creating that special feeling for the both of you. And with all our properties situated near the best local restaurants, beaches and coastal walks, your Valentine’s day stay is guaranteed to be full of activities you’ll adore.

Looking to find the lesser known areas of Cornwall? Check out our guide to secret beaches in Cornwall.


If you’re looking for Michelin stars, creative menus and locally sourced produce during your Valentines holiday in Cornwall, then you’re in luck. Cornwall is a must-go destination for delicious cuisine, from romantic evenings dining out to a quick bite on the sand. Some of our favourite romantic places to eat are The Fish House at Fistral Beach, Nathan Outlaw’s in Port Isaac and Emily Scott Food at Watergate Bay.

Wanting to look out at the sea while eating? Check out our top 10 restaurants with sea views all across Cornwall.


There’s nothing more romantic than a night in, curled up by the fire. To enjoy your night with your loved one in true Cornish style, why not sample some delicious cuisine from the comfort of your self-catering retreat? Cornwall has an array of home food box services, such as the Rick Stein’s at home meal kit. Pick from mouth-watering options such as garlic scallops and lobster or Rick’s classic Sri Lankan curry. Discover some of the best takeaway and delivery options in Cornwall. Or, for the full five star experience, why not hire a private chef to cater for your evening in? Read our top recommendations for the best private chefs in Cornwall.


Romantic stays in Cornwall were made for wrapping up in woolly layers for Valentines’ walks and exploring Cornwall’s beautiful empty beaches. The wild coastline is a stirring place to take a walk before warming back up with wine and a hearty meal. Or why not find a sheltered alcove to tuck into a picnic al fresco (if the weather is right), or bring a hot drink down onto the sand to keep you warm whilst the cooling winter air paints your cheeks pink.

Explore our guide on our favourite ways to explore Cornwall on Valentine’s day while spending quality time together