Destination guide

Friendly Praa Sands will entice you

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Praa Sands. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its cafes and bars. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Praa Sands

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Praa Sands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Marazion Marsh (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Paradise Park and JungleBarn (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Gwinear Pitch & Putt (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Hayle Golf Range (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Flambards (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • West Cornwall Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Praa Sands

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Praa Sands. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Land's End (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Porthleven Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • St. Michael's Mount (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Marazion Marsh (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • The Loe (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Loe Bar Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Praa Sands

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 28.7 mi (46.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Praa Sands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,836 holiday lettings around Praa Sands. From 777 cottages to 574 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Praa Sands? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Praa Sands. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St Ives Harbour: 3,022 holiday lettings
  • Kynance Cove: 2,143 holiday lettings
  • St. Michael's Mount: 2,977 holiday lettings
  • Porthcurno Beach: 2,024 holiday lettings
  • Perranporth Golf Club: 4,676 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Praa Sands listed on 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 Cottages in Praa Sands?

Yes, of course. offers 777 Cottages in Praa Sands. Our other popular types of Praa Sands holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 574 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 777 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 397 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Praa Sands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 149 holiday homes with pool available in Praa Sands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.