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Overview
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies 
The minimum stay for this property changes depending on the dates selected
Holiday Rental House
Sea Gem is a fabulous holiday house, extended and fully refitted to the highest standards. Sitting in an enviable position right on the dunes of Mawgan Porth and with direct access to the famous sandy beach, Sea Gem offers a truly luxurious holiday experience. Configured to maximize the benefit of the beach side location, Sea Gem offers a large lounge/dining room to the first floor, with bi-fold doors providing access to a balcony with uninterrupted views of the beach and Atlantic beyond.
House Rules
Pets not allowedKid friendlyNo smoking
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Bedrooms
1 King2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Anthony/Carol W
Hosting since February 2015
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100%
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (42)
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angdan
angdan
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect location
We couldn’t fault this holiday home. Very comfortable, has everything you need, just minutes from the beach (no hill to climb!) and wonderful views from the balcony over the beach. We would recommend this holiday home and we hope to return.
Visited June 2023
Written 3 June 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Anthony W
Anthony W
Thank you for your lovely review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Sea Gem!
Written 30 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

David B
David B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic location and great accommodation
What a great view of the beach and sea from the balcony with some great sunsets as a bonus. The lovely sandy beach is only 2 minutes walk away with great bodyboarding in the sea. The property is very comfortable and bright and great to chill in. The owners were very helpful. Also loved Mawgan Porth.
Visited May 2023
Written 31 May 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Anthony W
Anthony W
Thanks for your comments, so glad you enjoyed your stay!
Written 30 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

richard s
richard s
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fantastic location
Amazing location in the heart of Mawgan Porth, over looking the beach & sunsets with easy access. Facilities spot on for our requirements as a family
Visited April 2023
Written 14 April 2023. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Anthony W
Anthony W
Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Sea Gem!
Written 30 June 2023. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

umski14
umski14
Epsom, United Kingdom89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Truly a gem
Absolutely beautiful place, nicely decorated, stunning views and really handy to travel by public transport to other places too.. We loved opening the bi-fold doors listening to and seeing the view of the sea and beach from the lounge. Felt very homely and comfy with all we needed. Absolutely would love to go back one day! The shops in the village have all you need and the restaurant served yummy food. We caught an open top bus to Padstow and Watergate Bay..didn't like Newquay much..we had a delicious meal and really relaxing time at the Watergate Bay hotel..really reasonable cost too. The coastal path walk back to Mawgan Porth was idyllic. Truly a gem of a place to stay and very helpful and communicative owners.
Visited May 2022
Written 30 July 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Denise
Denise
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Fabulous Find
Have just had a fabulous week at this lovely cottage, which I cannot fault. Beautiful views and amazing walks. We were very lucky with the weather and able to sit on the balcony watching the waves in the sunshine. We do hope to be able to return.
Visited October 2021
Written 9 October 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

JULIE P
JULIE P
Wigan, United Kingdom4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Wonderful stay
Just had an amazing week at Sea Gem. It has a breathtaking view from the lounge, you really couldn’t be closer to the sea. Owners had thought of everything to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Property is so well positioned for walks along the coastal path in both directions & we were absolutely blessed with the weather. We wouldn’t hesitate to book it again. Thank you Carol & Anthony.
Visited September 2021
Written 25 September 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Chris S
Chris S
Culcheth, United Kingdom13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A gem of a stay
A gem of a stay sums it up. The most wonderful location and ever changing vistas were a delight. The property had it all, we wanted for nothing. We were fortunate with the weather which allowed us the flexibility to explore the county. The local Pub the Merrymoor was very convenient as were other eating establishments nearby. It is most certainly a thumbs up from us, and we hope to return at some stage in the future. Thanks Debbie & Chris
Visited May 2021
Written 25 May 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Anthony W
Anthony W
Thanks for your review, we're glad you enjoyed your stay at Sea Gem!
Written 9 June 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Mike F
Mike F
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
A gem of a holiday
Mawgan Porth is a small, beachside town with a long, sandy beach sloping gradually from the dunes to the sea. The beach offers a large expanse of sand and shallow water and a safe introduction to surfing. Sea Gem is a two-story house at the end of a terrace of 8 similar dwellings, perfectly located just above the dunes. The two bedrooms are downstairs, so we could enjoy dinner upstairs in the sitting room, with the best view of the beach and sunset. There is also a balcony, although it was a bit too cold to sit outside. We ate well, thanks to the marvelous deli called "Cornish Fresh", stocking an amazing range of food just 200 metres down the road, and staffed with lovely people to help you find less obvious items. There are restaurants, but we are still covid-wary, so quite content to feed ourselves. The owners of Sea Gem were very responsive to our questions too, so if for example you wonder what you might need to bring, such as particular kitchen equipment, an email in advance will be answered. It's always a gamble to book a place to stay if all you know about the surroundings is what the online pictures and information tell you, but this one doesn't disappoint.
Visited April 2021
Written 29 April 2021. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Anthony W
Anthony W
Many thanks for your review!
Written 9 June 2021. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jon E
Jon E
Coton in the Elms, United Kingdom16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Absolute BLISS with a view to die for!
Its been several years since I last visited Mawgan Porth and Cornwall and Sea Gem helped make what should have been a honeymoon in the Maldives just as memorable. Mawgan Porth itself is a lovely loction in my opinion, queit enough away from the crowds of Newquay or Padstow but has all the ammenties youd like (Beach, shops, restaurants, chippy etc) Its certainly built up more than when I was last here but still loved it. There is also plenty of different walks you can do either across country side or cliff top so really something for everyone. The beach was always nice and clean. What about Sea Gem? Couldn't fault it really, even with covid restrictions it still felt very homely and the upside down layout of the house really allows you to getthe best from those views, every morning and evening we sat and watched the sun drop and sky form a warm glow, all whilst being able to hear the waves crashing, what more could you want? Well for when the weathers less than ideal you have a very good TV (not a cheap small one like you often get), good wifi and a kitchen filled with most things you'd need, even a waffle iron bizarrely! We found the electric heaters to be fine at keeping us warm and bathrooms were fresh and clean. If I had any complaints we both found the beds a little uncomfortable as they were quite hard, but this is very much a subjective thing. Parking for 1 car access directly to the beach Would return in a heart beat!!
Visited October 2020
Written 20 October 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Charlotte F
Charlotte F
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Stunning views on the beach
Another amazing week in mawgan Porth at this fantastic property. The views are incredible out across the beach and a very convenient and easy location. Sea Gem is very comfortable and well designed - making for a fantastic stay.
Visited August 2020
Written 16 August 2020. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Watersports
Scenic views
  • Ocean views
  • Waterfront views
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Services
  • Housekeeping included
Location info
  • Kid friendly
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
Parking
  • Parking available

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About the neighbourhood
Mawgan Porth sits on a fabulous, huge, west facing bay, between Padstow and Newquay on the north Cornish coast. Understandably voted by 'The Times' as one of their top ten beaches, Mawgan Porth offers every beach experience, from surfing and body-boarding, through rock-pooling and walking to, well, simply relaxing and soaking up the Cornish sun! The local amenties include a Pub, Coffee Shop, Restaurant and Fish and Chip shop which are all adjacent to the beach. There are also a Deli and beachwear shops nearby. A family test of golf is available at the Pitch'n'Putt course, as well as Crazy Golf!
Getting around
Sea Gem is really convenient to access, with Newquay Cornwall Airport just 5 minutes away. From there get a taxi or pick up a rental car which will allow you to explore Cornwall's dramatic scenery. A regular bus service is also available to get to either Newquay or Padstow.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Sea Gem is readily accessible a short distance off the main A30 trunk route to Cornwall. It is also very close to Newquay Airport offering a quick way to enjoy the trip down, including a spectacular approach or take-off over the sea and cliffs below!
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Tennis courtWatersports

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 5 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 100% refund* if you cancel at least 2 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed

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Frequently Asked Questions about Sea Gem

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