Where to stay around Porthallow?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 35 holiday lettings near Porthallow. From 18 Bungalows to 18 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porthallow is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porthallow?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porthallow. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kynance Cove: 2,062 holiday lettings
  • Maenporth Beach: 3,117 holiday lettings
  • Mullion Cove Harbour: 2,661 holiday lettings
  • Porthleven Beach: 2,995 holiday lettings
  • Lizard Point: 1,857 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porthallow listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Bungalows in Porthallow?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 18 Bungalows in Porthallow. Our other popular types of Porthallow holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Porthallow?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 24 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Porthallow. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or cottage in Portallow, Cornwall your home away from home

    Porthallow is a small village in the parish of St Keverne situated on the south coast of Cornwall. It is part of the Lizard Peninsula and is close to the Helford River and Helston and has a wonderful view of Falmouth Bay. It was once a fishing village with a flourishing pilchard industry and still has a few small fishing boats, but there is no harbour to protect against easterly winds.

    Places to holiday in Porthallow

    Porthallow in Cornish means "port at the end of the moor" and many of its houses, cottages and the beach were once owned by the thousand acre Trelowarren Estate on the Lizard Peninsula. In line with the rest of Cornwall the holiday industry has grown due to the lack of conventional employment in the area, and Trelowarren is now converted into luxury time-shares and holiday homes.

    This does not mean that it is expensive to take holidays in Porthallow, as it seems to strike a perfect balance between a thriving local community and the needs of the visitor. This means there is a variety of holiday accommodation in the area including self-catering farm cottages, hotels, camping and caravan sites.

    Some people come to Porthallow for a quiet and relaxing time and others use it as a base to explore Cornwall. In either case the most popular type of property is a cottage. This is because cottages are reasonably priced and allow you more freedom to explore than a hotel.

    Things to do in Porthallow

    Porthallow and neighbouring Porthoustock and Coverack have safe bathing, sailing, fishing and coastal walks. It has a few shops, a beach café on the pebble beach, teashop, post office, a vineyard and a nice pub and there are numerous activities and events in Porthallow and the surrounding districts. Porthallow barbecues, regattas, carnival and fetes include beer festivals in the Five Pilchards Inn in April and September, Bonfire Night on the beach, sponsored duck race and Easter egg hunt at Easter, the fishing festival in June and the regatta in August.

    Cottage holidays need to be booked early for special events. Dogs are welcome on Porthallow beach and you will find this welcome extends to some holiday cottages. Porthkerris Cove has a diving school and on site dive shop that sells books, gifts, charts, diving equipment and tackle hire. There are several good golf courses within easy reach or you could try cycling or horse riding amid stunning Cornish scenery.

    The Tate Gallery at St Ives should not be missed, nor the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project. The best surf is on the north coast at Perranporth, Polzeath, Newquay and Bude. If you don't want to travel too far from your holiday cottage St. Anthony, Mawgan, Manaccan, Helford, Coverack, St. Martin, Constantine, Flushing, Budock Water, Gweek, Ruan Major and Penryn are all within seven miles.

    Weather in Porthallow

    Cornwall climate is mild and it is warmer in southern parts such as Porthallow making it a great place for early spring and late autumn breaks.

    Travel to Porthallow

    Plymouth and Newquay (St Mawgan) airports serve Porthallow, as do the ports of Falmouth and Plymouth. The nearest railway stations are at Falmouth Docks and Town, Penmere, Penryn and Perranwell. Truronian buses operate in Porthallow.