Holidays in Praa Sands

Praa Sands is a coastal village with a striking south facing beach which is perfect if you want a bucket and spade day. The soft golden sands and great swell attract both surfers and families year round.

The nearby links golf course and access to the South West Coast Path offer an outdoor lifestyle and the lovely cafés, pubs, holiday cottages and shops all offer a distinct Cornish flavour to your holiday.

Search for cottages in Praa Sands or view our guide to Praa Sands holiday cottages below.

Did you know

The nearby Pengersick Castle is said to be one of the most haunted castles in the UK. It is over 5,000 years old and the castle holds regular ghost-hunting activities, especially around Halloween. It was once explored on series 2 of "Most Haunted".

Cottages in Praa Sands (17)

Must see

Bessys Cove An ideal spot for snorkelling. You'll often see dolphins and seals here too.

Praa Sands Golf Club Enjoy glorious views over Mounts Bay when you play this fantastic 9 hole course.

The Sandbar Overlooking the beautiful Praa Sands, this is a must visit pub when in the area.

Featured cottages in Praa Sands

Foundry - St Erth
Foundry - St Erth
St Ives (6mls SE), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 6 | Bedrooms: 3
Tregotha Farm Milling Barn
Tregotha Farm Milling Barn
Hayle (4mls E), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 9 | Bedrooms: 4
Gwinear Cottage
Gwinear Cottage
St Ives (8mls E), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
Sandycott
Sandycott
Hayle, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1
Millers Loft
Millers Loft
Penzance (2mls E), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 5 | Bedrooms: 3
Riviere House
Riviere House
St Ives (5mls SE), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 10 | Bedrooms: 5
Phillack - St Erth
Phillack - St Erth
St Ives (6mls SE), West Cornwall
Sleeps: 4 | Bedrooms: 2
South Wind
South Wind
Marazion, West Cornwall
Sleeps: 8 | Bedrooms: 4
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Places near Praa Sands

  • Marazion
    (4mls)

    On the shore of Mount's Bay, stunning views to St Michael's Mount.

  • Porthleven
    (4mls)

    Porthleven is a pretty harbour town where the countryside meets the sea.

  • Hayle
    (6mls)

    Small town in the west of Cornwall with wonderful beaches.

  • Helston
    (6mls)

    Beautiful gateway town to the Lizard peninsula in south Cornwall.

  • Mousehole
    (7mls)

    A beautiful little fishing village, with safe family friendly beaches at your feet

  • Penzance
    (7mls)

    St Michael's Mount and pirate legends, Penzance is a historical town.

  • Newlyn
    (8mls)

    Cobbled streets will lead you down to beautiful views of Newlyn’s busy harbour.

  • Camborne
    (9mls)

    Camborne is surrounded by countryside and tin mining heritage.

  • Mullion
    (9mls)

    A peaceful Cornish retreat that's home to Mullion Island.

  • St Ives
    (9mls)

    A whitewashed harbour where many artists and writers call home.

  • Helford
    (12mls)

    Small village south of Falmouth on the bank of the Helford River.

  • Portreath
    (12mls)

    Formerly a port for the mining industry; now a top surfing spot.

  • Lizard
    (13mls)

    On the Lizard peninsula, the town is surrounded by glorious seas.

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