Where to stay around Portloe?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,031 holiday lettings near Portloe. From 542 cottages to 244 apartments, 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 Portloe is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Watergate Bay: 3,547 holiday lettings
  • Eden Project: 4,393 holiday lettings
  • Fistral Beach: 3,699 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall's Crealy Adventure Park: 3,793 holiday lettings
  • Porth Beach: 3,800 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portloe 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 cottages in Portloe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 542 cottages in Portloe. Our other popular types of Portloe holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 244 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 30 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portloe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Portloe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Stay in the best-kept village in a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Portloe, Cornwall

    Portloe village is a small, untouched, fishing village on the Roseland Peninsula in the county of Cornwall. It won the best-kept village award last year alongside St Tudy and Altarnun. Most see Portloe village as a jewel on the peninsula and without doubt one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall. Portloe is situated into a steep valley on the sheltered west coast of Veryan Bay. It has a small shingle beach.

    Places to stay in Portloe, Cornwall

    The beauty of Portloe has made it a popular film location and it was used to replicate Ireland in the BBC's Wild West with Dawn French and Catharine Tate and the film, Irish Jam. In the past it has replicated the Mediterranean in Forever England with John Mills and was also use in Channel 4's Camomile Lawn and an early version of Treasure Island. This is popular holiday destination that keeps the tourist information particularly busy with holiday enquiries for self catering holiday homes.

    Estate agents in the area also participate in the holiday rental business and the most popular type of accommodation property in Portloe is a self-catering cottage. Cottages offer visitors more freedom than a hotel and present a home away from home experience so that they are free to explore Cornwall as they please. Many Cottages in this totally unspoilt area look the same as when they were built but you will find that all Portloe holiday cottages and farm barn conversations are completely refurbished inside.

    The names of some of the cottages in Portloe depict the area perfectly, names such as farm cottage, dolphin, cove, beach, ocean view and Bay cottage. Portloe is close to the scenic coves of Portholland and Portscatho, ten minutes from the old castle at St Mawes and Caerhays Castle and the famous thatched round house at Veryan.

    Things to do in Portloe, Cornwall

    Portloe cottages are ideally situated for walking the coastal paths of Cornwall, for sailing, boating, sea fishing, course fishing, golf, visiting heritage sites, museums, art galleries and extreme sports. The Lugger Hotel and Ship in the centre of the village and opposite the church offers a relaxed atmosphere, meals, cream teas and snacks.

    It only takes about an hour to drive from one end of Cornwall to the other so you are never far from anywhere and can even cross over the border into the city of Plymouth in Devon. Lizard, Looe, Penryn, Falmouth, Boscastle, Bude and the city of Truro are a few favoured haunts with holidaymakers.

    Several events are held on around the Portloe district including the RS Feva weekend, which is a sailing event put on by the Roseland Paddle and Sail, Jazz on the Quay, which is part of the Fal river festival, Pilot Cutter Review and Loe beach regatta. Portloe is busy at these times of the year so cottages will need to be booked well in advance.

    Weather in Portloe, Cornwall

    Portloe's climate is mild and warm, but coastal areas are prone to sea mists and the north coast of Cornwall will feel slightly cooler.

    Travel to Portloe, Cornwall

    Plymouth and Newquay airports serve Portloe and Truro is the nearest mainline railway station. Truronian operate buses in the area and the Roseland Community bus goes to St Austell once a month and has special mystery tours and visits to gardens and shows.

    Sightseeing in and around Portloe

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Portloe a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mevagissey Aquarium (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Roseland Visitor Centre (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Killiow Golf Club (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
    • Pendennis Point Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Castle Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
    • Falmouth Aquarium (9 mi / 14.5 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Portloe

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Portloe is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Poppy Cottage Garden (1.9 mi / 3 km)
    • Porthluney Cove (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Lost Gardens of Heligan (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
    • Trelissick Gardens (6.2 mi / 10 km)
    • Pentewan Sands (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
    • Pendennis Point Beach (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)