Are you really ready to wake up somewhere new away from everyone else? We hear you loud and clear dear reader! After recent world events, the idea of a long vacation in what some refer to as a “self-catering” cottage on the Cornish coast might sound quite appealing to travelers looking for some rest and relaxation somewhere away from the stereotypical tourist trade.

Cornwall is known as a “ceremonial county” and a Celtic nation nestled in South West England. It is part of Great Britain’s Southwest Peninsula. It is bordered to the south by the English Channel and to the west and north by the Atlantic Ocean.

Veteran visitors to the Cornish coast can confirm that Cornwall offers travelers both breathtaking scenery and nigh unforgettable views. It includes an impressive expansive coastline and crystal clear waters. Are you ready to wake up to some awe-inspiring vistas for a change? If so, then prepare to enjoy 10 of the greatest views to wake up to on the Cornish coast.

Views To Wake Up To On The Cornish Coast

1.  Lowenna View in Marazion

You will find lovely Lowenna View pleasantly perched above the civil parish of Marazion on the shining shore of Mount’s Bay. This artistic, ancient charter town is approximately 3.2 kilometers east of popular Penzance and is part of the Cornwall AONB or Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Lowenna View is an expansive, aptly named two-bedroom apartment that spans the entire first floor of the property. It reportedly provides guests with stunning, picture-perfect views across well-known Mount’s Bay and beyond from each room.

2.  Praaloha in Praa Sands

Praaloha is located above the popular Praa Sands Beach in the coastal village of Praa Sands in the parish known as Breage. This boutique property provides guests with wonderful views from nearly every room of the building. The house can sleep up to 10 people. It includes five “sea-facing bedrooms” so that each person can wake up to an ocean view. One highlight here at Praalola is the private 15-meter swimming pool. Other amenities of this pet-friendly place include a pool bar, a big garden, and on-site parking. 

3.  Atlantic View Hawkes Point in Carbis Bay

Atlantic View Hawkes Point is a timber-clad, modern vacation home ensconced in the village and seaside resort of Carbis Bay. It is roughly 1.6 kilometers from St. Ives on St. Ives Bay’s western coast. Some travel writers compare the waking view here to that of “a John Miller painting.” Here, nestled amidst a half-acre property, you will be able to take in unencumbered views of pretty Porthkidney Beach, Hayle Towans, and the Godrevy Lighthouse from nearly every room.

4.  4 Seawall Court in St. Ives

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For your enjoyment, 4 Seawall Court is located right on Porthmeor Beach in the civil parish and seaside town of St. Ives. This port town is west of Camborne and north of Penzance on the coast of the beautiful Celtic Sea. Appropriately enough, this family-friendly property accommodates up to four guests.  

It is also advertised as being the perfect place for a romantic rendezvous too. Here you will enjoy uninterrupted sea views. In fact, the master bedroom comes complete with its own balcony that provides beach views you can see from bed. You can also watch the popular Porthmeor webcam live.

5.  Harbour Watch in St. Ives

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You will also find Harbour Watch on the wharf in the civil parish and port of St. Ives. This is reported to be a romantic, intimate “bolt hole for two” in this quaint seaside town. It comes complete with a nice picture window overlooking sparkling St. Ives Harbour. Sources confirm that coupling couples can take in the noteworthy view without even having to get out from under the sheets. An on-site parking space is also provided.   

6.  Resoon near Mousehole

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The detached vacation property of Resoon is situated south of Penzance between the seaside town of Newlyn and the fishing port Mousehole. It features a four-bedroom home that can accommodate up to eight guests. The property offers visitors memorable views across shining Mount’s Bay from almost every bedroom.

In fact, two of the bedrooms include French doors and balconies. It is both pet-friendly and family-friendly. Other highlights include private parking and a large garden.

7.  Pencarrow in Mevagissey

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Pencarrow is located above the fishing port and civil parish known as Mevagissey, in Daphne du Maurier country with well-known Charlestown, the world-famous Poldark filming location, found right next door. It is perhaps most known for its picturesque views of the water, the village, and the famous Fowey Estuary. It accommodates up to four guests at once and is great for both family vacations and romantic retreats. The property also includes parking and an outdoor area.  

8.  Fisherman’s Square in Mousehole


You will find Fisherman’s Square in the little fishing port of Mousehole. The accommodations here at this Cornish coastal retreat are said to be “surprisingly spacious” and can handle up to four guests at once. The interiors are quite stylish and the views across the harbor are remarkable too. The double bedrooms are beautiful and located at opposite ends of this cottage to provide privacy. Other highlights include a sterling suite bathroom where you can even indulge in a cozy bubbly bath.

9.  Horizon View in St. Ives

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Also located in the civil parish of St. Ives, Horizon View is part of the Morwenstow Apartments. They overlook popular Porthminster Beach. They are spacious, modern, and generally offer guests great sea views. Horizon View can accommodate up to six people. It is reportedly a perfect place for family vacations and even includes private parking.

10.  The Penthouse, 11 Salt Apartments in St. Ives

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Last but certainly not least, is the luxurious penthouse apartment ensconced in the superb Salt Complex, in the port of St. Ives on the Cornish coast. It sleeps up to six people and provides stunning sea views from several different rooms. Veteran visitors recommend having breakfast in bed while taking in the fantastic floor-to-ceiling view of the shining St. Ives Bay. Pamper yourself and relax at the same time.    


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