Destination guide

Enjoy sun, soft sand and surf near a Fistral Beach cottage

Fistral Beach is a popular beach on the north coast that’s popular for Padstow holiday cottages and water sport enthusiasts. The beach is a big draw for surfer’s and boasts numerous breaks, though the high cliffs and sand dunes create shallow, calm areas that are a great choice for families with children. You can spend your day relaxing on the sand, swimming in the water or taking a surf lesson to experience the spectacular waves. Plenty of cottages are available near the beach, so you can have the sand and ocean at your doorstep for your holiday.


History of Fistral Beach near holiday cottages

The town of Newquay is considered the surf capital of the United Kingdom, and the area near holiday villa rentals features an extensive and exciting history. Along with being home to many surf shops and board manufacturers, Fistral Beach is popular with watersports enthusiasts for beaches that feature strong, hollow waves and a steady, good-sized swell. Besides the surfing fervour here, the area is well-known as the birthplace or current home of many notable figures such as author William Golding, footballer Chris Morris and singer-songwriter James Morrison.

Essential info

Facts for your stay in Fistral Beach holiday homes

It is important to know the seasonal weather conditions near holiday homes so that you can plan your trip accordingly. Along with the other British Isles, Fistral Beach and the rest of Newquay experience an oceanic climate with cool summers and mild winters. With an average high of around 19°C and low around 13°C during the summer, with highs of about 10°C and lows of about 5°C in the winter, the area has a yearly downpour that typically amounts to around 1,000 mm of rain.

Family friendly

Family activities near Fistral Beach villa rentals

Families will be eager to spend some time at Pirates Quest Newquay, a pirate-themed walk-through attraction conveniently located near your holiday rental. Here a live pirate will escort you from a shipwreck and on through dark, mysterious caves out into the shadowy streets modelled after 18th-century Cornwall. Maybe the kids would prefer some time on the sea, with the Cornwall Waverunner Safaris offering thrilling boating tours and watercraft access.

Good for couples

Activities for couples near Fistral Beach holiday homes

Couples wishing to remain near their holiday cottages may want to spend time fine dining. With many top-notch restaurants located in and around the Fistral Beach area, you will have no trouble finding reservations for a quality dining experience. The two of you could enjoy long walks along the shores, or maybe you would rather mingle with other couples, locals and travellers at the beach venues that offer live music gatherings equipped with bars and buffets. Whatever you choose to do, couples will find romantic ways to spend their holiday here at Fistral Beach.

How many holiday rentals are available around Fistral Beach?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,798 holiday lettings around Fistral Beach. From 612 flats & apartments to 1,063 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.

Can I rent Flats near Fistral Beach?

Yes, of course. has 612 Flats near Fistral Beach. Our other popular types of holiday rentals near Fistral Beach include:

  • Houses: 1,063 holiday lettings
  • Cottages: 1,791 holiday lettings
  • Villas: 99 holiday lettings

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool near Fistral Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 284 holiday rentals with pool available near Fistral Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available.

    Can I book a holiday accommodation directly online or instantly near Fistral Beach?

    Yes, offers a selection of 3,797 holiday homes to book directly online and 3,045 with instant booking available near Fistral Beach. Don't wait, have a look at our self catering accommodations via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Fistral Beach!