This beautiful traditional clapboard chalet is situated on the renowned Riviere Towans, nestled amongst miles of undulating sand dunes and a stone’s throw away from Hayle beach – 3 miles of spectacular golden sands, excellent for surfing, swimming and extremely family friendly. There are many lifeguarded sections and long stretches of the beach are dog friendly all year round. The beach is so long it never gets anywhere near crowded.
Hayle beach is opposite St. Ives and all of its attractions. Just 6 miles by road – you can now get there on the new boat service running form Hayle harbour. Highly recommended is Britain’s most popular train journey last year from St Erth to St. Ives. A short hop with spectacular scenery and no car parking hassles.
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The kitchen is fully equipped for 6 with a fridge, microwave and cooker. There is ample free parking directly outside the chalet. Electricity is now included.
‘Sandraline’ is extremely dog friendly. Owned by a dog lover, who loves spending time there with family, friends and as many dogs as we can fit in (and even the occasional cat!). They just love it. Hagrid, a dog, was so happy he didn’t stop chasing his tail for a week. He loves it here so much he never wants to go home. There is no charge for doggies..
Riviere Towans is a short drive (or taxi ride) from Hayle where you will find plenty of restaurants, bars & shopping facilities – including the new West Cornwall Shopping Park, with M&S, Boots (with late night pharmacy), Costa Coffee and Next.
Hayle is best known for its three miles of beaches of golden sand, which extends from Hayle to Godrevy Lighthouse. The lighthouse is located on a island just off the beach and inspired Virginia Woolf to write her novel ‘To The Lighthouse’.
Hayle Beach – A fantastic beach for the family is patrolled by life guards during the summer and is excellent for swimming, sunbathing, surfing and wind surfing. There are lots of family attractions on your doorstep.
The Towans, the Cornish word for dunes is comprised of Mexico Towans, Upton Towans, and Gwithian Towans. The site used to contain an explosive factory, but has now been declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a nature reserve. The sand dunes and are home to the pyramidal orchid, glow worms, the silver-studded blue butterfly, and the skylark among others. They are on the South West Coastal Path and there is ample walking to enrapture the most experienced walkers.
Hayle’s estuary, with its muddy tidal flats, is a magnet to many exotic birds and is heavily frequented by bird watchers. The temperate climate of the area means that the flats do not freeze. It makes an ideal resting and feeding place for migratory birds and a perfect spot for bird watching.
The Towans are just 6 miles by road to St. Ives and all of its attractions and situated in glorious St. Ives Bay with an excellent chance of spotting dolphins, seals and basking sharks. Highly recommended is the short hop from St. Erth to St. Ives by train – Britain’s most popular train journey last year. Take in the most spectacular views of St. Ives Bay and no parking hassles in St. Ives. Runs every 15 minutes.
The area has many excellent family and dog friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants on the doorstep. Children and dogs are made very welcome in many places.
Hayle is only six miles from Penzance – home of the ‘Pirates’ of Gilbert and Sullivan – tourist and vacation centre of the Lands End peninsula – land of cliffs, moors, secluded beaches and spectacular scenery and the beautiful Saint Michael’s Mount.
- ‘Sandraline’ is available from April 1st or Easter, whichever is the earliest, through to October 31st.
- It is also available for a few weeks around Christmas and New Year.
- Changeover day is Saturday and access is from 4 p.m. until 10 a.m. on day of departure. This is negotiable.
- When booking choose whether you will pay by internet banking or cheque.
- Choose to pay a deposit or in full.
- Holiday reserved, subject to confirmation by the owner.
- Alternatively give us a call and we will make the booking for you.
Rhondda is a traditional style chalet set in a quiet area of the dunes at Riviere Towans near Hayle, just minutes from the beach.
Two bedrooms (1 double and 2 single beds), & a comfortable living area with French windows offering a glimpse of the sea & St Ives.
The chalet sleeps 4.
Both Sandraline & Rhondda can be booked together to sleep 10 in total – please contact us for further details.