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 (22)

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.

Things to do near Praa Sands

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Places near Praa Sands

  • Marazion

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

  • Porthleven

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

  • Hayle

    Small town in the west of Cornwall with wonderful beaches.

  • Helston

    Beautiful gateway town to the Lizard peninsula in south Cornwall.

  • Mousehole

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

  • Penzance

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

  • Newlyn

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

  • Camborne

    Camborne is surrounded by countryside and tin mining heritage.

  • Mullion

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

  • St Ives

    A whitewashed harbour where many artists and writers call home.

  • Helford

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

  • Portreath

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

  • Lizard

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

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