Cornwall’s most sought-after holiday rentals with summer homes, hot tubs and cinemas

Cornwall has always been a favorite among holidaymakers; white sand beaches, crashing waves and lush greenery provide the perfect setting for a vacation getaway.

But when spoiled for choice, where to stay in Cornwall is often the biggest dilemma. With so many vacation rentals in such beautiful locations, it can be difficult to determine where you would like to stay during your stay.

To help you make your decision, self-catering cottage provider Stay In Cornwall provides an overview of its most popular cottages booked by actual visitors in 2021.

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Browse this list of ten of Cornwall’s most sought-after holiday homes and start planning an unforgettable getaway. Because if they’re the most reserved, they must be good, right?

The Dell, Whitsand Bay

  • Stunning sea views
  • A soak in the luxurious hot tub
  • A unique clifftop getaway
  • Can accommodate two people

This property is nestled in an Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Tregonhawke Cliff, overlooking the sea. Relax in contemporary style in this luxury coastal getaway.

Studded into the cliff with breathtaking sea views, you will enjoy an unforgettable escape. Spacious and welcoming, embrace a slower pace of life in this lesser-known corner of Cornwall.




Head to the terrace and relax in the hot tub enjoying the stunning sea views after long walks along the South West Coast Path.

For information and reservation.

Glamping with a view of the valley, Mevagissey

  • Stunning views over farmland and the sea
  • Soak in the private hot tub
  • Easy access to the North Cornwall coast
  • Can accommodate two people

A glamping getaway like no other – relax in this rural hideaway that has been lovingly created to provide guests with an unforgettable experience.

Take in sweeping views across the countryside to the sea. Relax in your own private hot tub and gaze at the stars or snuggle up in front of the heated log burner.




Enjoy bike rides along the Pentewan Valley Cycle Path with access right outside the front door or take advantage of the many nearby beaches and attractions. Take a look at ourChalets Mevagisseyfor even more holiday inspiration.

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The Loggin, Newquay

  • Soak in the private hot tub and gated courtyard garden
  • Relax with a book in the private summer house
  • Be competitive in the game room
  • Can accommodate two people

Enjoy a wonderfully tranquil retreat with soaks in the private hot tub and picnics in the beautiful gardens.

The Loggin is an ideal getaway for a romantic break in Newquay. After a busy day exploring the coast and countryside, retreat to this haven of peace, enjoy a meal together and make yourself comfortable in front of the wood-burning stove.




A true rural feel, this studio-style chalet creates a cozy ambience and has access to beautiful surrounding woods for romantic walks. Compete in the communal games room with a game of pool to decide who cooks dinner.

For information and reservation.

Stargazy Cabin, Seaton

  • Relax in a stylish getaway
  • Relax in the private hot tub
  • idyllic location
  • Can accommodate two people and a dog

Just two miles from Seaton Beach, enjoy a romantic getaway at this cozy cabin. Let go and enjoy some quality time indulging in the private hot tub or just enjoying the view from the balcony.

Whether you’re exploring nearby Polbathic Wood or just sticking around to take in the wonderful views over the hills, you’ll be sure to fall in love with the countryside here.




Experience open concept living with a rustic country house feel and relaxing ambience. Imagine a delicious breakfast on the balcony and refresh yourself in the invigorating shower with music and integrated jets.

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Reddivallen Lakeside Cabin, Boscastle

  • Private lakeside setting
  • Beautiful scenery from the private wood-fired hot tub
  • Near the South West Coast Path
  • Can accommodate two people

Retreat to this oh-so-pretty property nestled in a truly idyllic setting.

Beautifully appointed and furnished in a contemporary country style, this charming shepherd’s cabin features a bubbling wood-fired hot tub to relax in after a busy day of exploring.




This charming getaway is located on an organic farm near the coastal village of Boscastle. Enjoy being surrounded by the beautiful Cornish countryside and taking in the spectacular views together.

For information and reservation.

Fig Tree Cottage, Charlestown

  • A welcoming barn conversion
  • Close to Charlestown, famous in the TV series Poldark

Escape to this welcoming barn and enjoy the cozy wood-burning stove and luxury hot tub. Set in a 10-acre paddock, this charming vacation home offers a secluded and idyllic break.




Ideally located for enjoying nearby attractions such as the Eden Project and the quaint villages of Fowey, Charlestown and Mevagissey. Water babies will love the short drive to shore for some surfing.

For information and reservation.

Meadowside Barn, Bylane End

  • Relax in the hot tub
  • Al fresco dining on the terrace
  • Explore the coastal fishing villages of Looe, Polperro and Fowey
  • Can accommodate two people and a dog

This characterful cottage is the perfect place to stay for a break in Looe; with a hot tub and towering trees surrounding the property offering a feeling of privacy and seclusion, yet in the perfect position for exploring South Cornwall.

Escape to this chalet with hot tub for a weekend or several days of relaxation in the beautiful countryside. This warm and welcoming holiday home has a log burner, lawned area with garden furniture for alfresco dining and a pub/restaurant less than a mile away.




You and your partner will have a wonderful time in this peaceful getaway, whether you’re sharing a bottle of champagne at the table or stargazing from the steaming hot tub.

For information and reservation.

Idleour, Whitsand Bay

  • Admire the impressive panoramic views of the sea
  • Relax on the furnished balcony with seats, deckchairs and a shower area
  • Enjoy the short walk to Whitsand Beach
  • Can accommodate four people

Live in luxury and enjoy stunning views and magnificent facilities during your stay at this breathtaking clifftop property.

Experience unobstructed views of spectacular sunsets from this contemporary and comfortable retreat. Rise to the sound of the sea, have a coffee and relax on the terrace watching the golden hour unfold.




Hike the Coastal Path past the incredible headland and discover the charming coastal villages of Kingsand and Cawsand. Looe is only 15 miles away with even more beaches, restaurants and shopping experiences to enjoy, not to mention the amazing fish and chips!

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Laburnham, Whitsand Bay

  • Breathe in the remarkable beachfront location
  • Take advantage of the great facilities
  • Relaxation surrounded by smart and eclectic design
  • Accommodates two people and two dogs

The remarkable beachfront location is what makes this couples hideaway so special. Lie back on the lounge chair as the waves lap on the sand below or sit back and dine in the grassy beachfront garden.

With superb amenities including a Nespresso coffee machine, wood-burning stove and an additional cabana with washer/dryer and freezer, this beachfront getaway for two allows guests to enjoy a five-star getaway luxury right by the sea.




The clever, eclectic design offers a warm yet stylish interior and floor-to-ceiling windows that make the most of the view even when you’re snuggled up in bed.

For information and reservation.

Blue Bay, Perranporth

  • The fantastic view from your own private swim spa
  • Gaze over the city while you dine alfresco
  • Enjoy the magic of the big screen with your own movie theater
  • Accommodates eight people and two dogs

What a fantastic view! Admire the sandy shores of the nearby beach from your own private swim spa before retiring to the steam room at this Cornwall cottage in Perranporth.

There is an outdoor seating area where you can gaze out over the city while you dine al fresco, and patio doors lead to the living room/kitchen/dining room.




What makes this getaway truly special, besides the wonderful spa facilities, is the stylish cinema room – cozy here after busy days exploring the area.