Ocean Breeze - Self catering seaside holidays in Porthtowan, Cornwall. Prices from £250 (per week) low season - £680 (per week) high season.


Porthtowan is nestled into the cliffs of the dramatic North Coast of Cornwall, its large sandy beach is one of Cornwall’s most renowned for surfing, with world class barrelling waves. The dramatic winding coastal paths lead to breathtaking views guaranteed to satisfy the most seasoned rambler.


Porthtowan is a small un-commercialised village with all the facilities needed for a fantastic holiday close by.

There is a small well-stocked village store, fish and chip shop, surf hire and surf-wear shop, post office and hairdressers with complimentary therapy facilities.


There are two bars in the village, The Blue Bar, virtually on the beach, with its cosmopolitan atmosphere, live entertainment and excellent cuisine: and the more traditional Unicorn which caters well for families with its friendly atmosphere and varied menu.


For the children there is a play area adjacent to the Unicorn and of course the beach which is patrolled by lifeguards throughout the summer season.

At low tide try to find the beach swimming pool built into the cliffs, and while away many hours, rock pooling, dolphin watching and seal spotting…….and if you are really fortunate you may see a Basking Shark.


Enjoy spectacular sunsets as you explore the cliff footpaths or barbeque on the beach……


Depending on the time of year you could catch a ‘show’ at the village hall performed by the Porthtowan Players- or the spectacular fire-work and bonfire party at the beginning of November hosted by the Unicorn. During August the ‘Cornish Open’ surf competition is held attracting top surfers from around the world with support from Surfers Against Sewage and the Blue Bar. In fact Porthtowan hosts several competitions at different times throughout the year.


Porthtowan is convenient for visiting all the major Cornish attractions….the Eden Project, Falmouth Maritime Museum. The Tate Gallery, St Ives, The Minack Theatre, City of Truro, Newquay, Marazion etc..


There is also a bus service to and from the village and we'd also be prepared to collect holiday makers from the train station and Newquay Airport should it be necessary.




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