View towards this superb glamping pod
Open the doors and explore this splendid pod
Prepare a meal for two
Enjoy the wonderful views across the lake
This wonderful pod provides comfortable seating for relaxing
Stargaze all night long
Relax and enjoy stargazing in your own private hot tub
The perfect spot to relax with a good book
The shower room with wash basin and toilet within the pod
View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
Aerial view of the lake and both pods with on-site parking along side
A newly installed private 4 persons hot tut, perfect to relax in
On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
On-site utility room
Explore Aberaeron with its harbour, independent shops, and eateries
Visit Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier, beach, and Cliff railway
Breath-taking views of New Quay
1 / 18  View towards this superb glamping pod
2 / 18  Open the doors and explore this splendid pod
3 / 18  Prepare a meal for two
4 / 18  Enjoy the wonderful views across the lake
5 / 18  This wonderful pod provides comfortable seating for relaxing
6 / 18  Stargaze all night long
7 / 18  Relax and enjoy stargazing in your own private hot tub
8 / 18  The perfect spot to relax with a good book
9 / 18  The shower room with wash basin and toilet within the pod
10 / 18  View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
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12 / 18  Aerial view of the lake and both pods with on-site parking along side
13 / 18  A newly installed private 4 persons hot tut, perfect to relax in
14 / 18  On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
15 / 18  On-site utility room
16 / 18  Explore Aberaeron with its harbour, independent shops, and eateries
17 / 18  Visit Aberystwyth with its Victorian promenade, pier, beach, and Cliff railway
18 / 18  Breath-taking views of New Quay

Machlud Ar Y Dwr- New Quay

New Quay (7mls SE), West Wales
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Romantic
Glamping
Yurt
Honeymoon Hideaways
Parking on site / nearby
Towels included
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At a glance

  • A stylish glamping pod with private hot tub nestled in the countryside with views across the lake
  • A walker’s paradise with plenty of walking routes to explore right on your door step
  • Head to New Quay and follow the coastal road to Aberystwyth both popular seaside towns
Property code: 77496

Machlud Ar Y Dwr translates to Sunset on the Water, set close to the coast, you will have plenty to do on your holiday. If you are looking to explore the area on foot or two wheels, you are spoilt with surrounding countryside. Venture to New Quay, a popular seaside town with so much to see and do. Take a boat trip to spot the dolphins or go fishing. Explore the marine wildlife museum, try out one of the water sports on offer or simply enjoy a bite to eat at one of the pubs or restaurants. Head further afield to Aberystwyth, another popular seaside town with plenty or activities to enjoy. There is also nearby National Trust sites to visit including Llanerchaeron and the Dolaucothi Gold Mines. (Please check admittance for the various attractions).

Step inside this stylish yet cosy retreat into the studio-style lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area. Relax in the lounge area after a long day of exploring on the comfy sofa, which folds out as a sofa bed, and watch your favourite movie on the Smart TV. Prepare a romantic meal in the kitchen area which is equipped with an induction hob, microwave/grill and a fridge. Sit around the dining table whilst taking in the views. When you’re ready for bed, retreat to the sleeping area and enjoy a good night’s rest in the double bed and wake up to the views over the lake. Completing the pod is the stylish shower room with shower and wash basin and toilet, perfect to refresh and get ready for the day ahead.

Heading outside, you will find yourself on a decked area, with a newly installed private 4 persons hot tub and gas BBQ. The perfect spot to relax or dine alfresco whilst enjoying the views over the lake. There is private off-road parking for one car next to the pod. There is an additional on-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer available for use.

Within the four and a half acre grounds, across from the two stylish glamping pods named 'Machlud Ar Y Dwr' and 'Porthdy Gwas Y Neidr, there is Pontfaen Villa, also available to book, accommodating 22 persons.

  • Sleeping area – double bed
  • 1 shower room with wash basin and toilet
  • Induction hob, microwave/grill and fridge
  • Private hot tub (Newly installed Rotospa Orbis Hot Tub)
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 8 miles and pubs 2.5 miles 
  • Smart TV in lounge area
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Sleeps 2+2 children (sofa bed in lounge area, for children only)
  • On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Sally Thomas

This property joined our collection in 2019 and is managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 42 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sophie, 31st March 2024

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Had the most amazing stay here. Owners were friendly, they also emailed prior to arrival with additional information on locations and some FAQs which were helpful and easy to follow. Everything was spotless & clean on arrival. Welcomed with delicious homemade bread (which was still warm), local butter and cheese which was a nice touch! Hot tub amazRead moreing! Spent a lot of time there. Lovely views and country side. Dog friendly, pods are not completely fenced in for roaming dogs so will need tying up Hide

Reviewed by Dale, 17th March 2024

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Really nice, cosy, the owners are also very nice and friendly, I would definitely recommend this to any couples or anyone for that matter. It's kinda in the middle of no where but still close to lots of very nice places and activities

Reviewed by Jasmine, 8th March 2024

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Beautiful quiet location. Loved our weekend getaway and the host was lovely and helpful. We would definitely visit again.

Reviewed by Chris, 1st March 2024

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Small but perfectly formed, private and secluded, with excellent WiFi and a lovely hot tub.

Reviewed by Jade, 12th February 2024

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An amazing off grid stay from start to finish. Attentive owners, grounds and pod are beautiful and suprising spacious, lots of thought and care has been put into design, bags of room under the bed so we didn't feel like we were living out of a suitcase. Everything you need in a kitchen, with lovely homely touches and arriving to homemade bread *cheRead morefs kiss* The hot tub area was lovely, enclosed enough but still open to the stars. Ticks all of our boxes, already checking calendars to book again! Hide

Reviewed by David, 28th January 2024

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Lovely hoste,very nice pod especially the hot tub.

Reviewed by Radoslaw, 7th January 2024

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Reviewed by Liam, 5th January 2024

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Lovely stay! Owners are very friendly and happy to help. The home made bread was lush! Went well with the butter and cheese as a snack after being in the hot tub. Owners are also happy to give you recommendations to go and eat etc also! The Celler is a must go! No doubt be booking again in the future. My partner is also disabled and was friendly foRead morer her which is an 100% must for us. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Sophie, 27th December 2023

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Reviewed by Rhys, 17th November 2023

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Reviewed by Bethany, 27th October 2023

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Me and my partner had an amazing holiday, the pod was incredibly clean and the bed was so comfy! We had everything we needed for our weekend and we were greeted by some freshly baked bread, Welsh cheese and butter by a welcoming and kind owner. We will be back :)

Reviewed by Callum, 21st October 2023

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Amazing place, sights and location. Service we received from the owners was perfect. Got our own homemade loaf of bread and welsh cheese and butter. Bed is really comfy slept perfect. Will be back. Deffo recommend to anyone who is thinking of going.

Reviewed by Tomasz, 16th October 2023

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Reviewed by Julie, 7th October 2023

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Had a lovely time. Very peaceful and relaxing in a stunning location.

Reviewed by Carol, 12th September 2023

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We enjoyed our stay in this lovely, peaceful location. The pod is well designed and equiped and has a nice outside space. We appreciated the welcome pack and particularly the delicious sourdough baked by Claire.

Reviewed by Melissa, 4th September 2023

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Really beautiful location and a very comfortable, clean and well appointed glamping pod. Claire and Andy were very welcoming and helpful and a freshly baked loaf of bread on arrival (along with other basic supplies) was a particularly nice touch. We had a very peaceful and relaxing break with trips to the beautiful Ceredigion coast.

Reviewed by Rae, 23rd August 2023

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There is only one word to describe this holiday experience and that is PERFECTION! From the warm welcome from our host Claire, to the thoughtful provisions on arrival to the awesome hot tub under a large clear starry sky, everything about our holiday was 5 Star Delightful! Thank you so much Claire and Andy.

Reviewed by Thomas, 17th August 2023

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Would come again for sure !!!!

Reviewed by samantha, 14th July 2023

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The pod was fantastic! Really comfortable and in a beautiful location. Had a lovely warm welcome when we arrived and were taken through all the amenities and how to use the appliances. Place was quiet, cozy, and had everything we needed, cant wait to go again!

Reviewed by David, 10th July 2023

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Reviewed by Delyth, 7th July 2023

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Had a lovely stay , arrived and Andy met us and explained everything There were tea/coffe fasilaties awaitng onarrival just what you need after traveling and a lovely loaf of bread Nice quiet area ideal for us to relax Hot tub and BBQ Ideal

Reviewed by Susan, 3rd July 2023

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Reviewed by Sue, 13th June 2023

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Beautiful peaceful, quite private location, lovely watching the moorhens & babies. Also loads of stunning dragonflies. Easy distance for visiting New Quay, Llangranog etc. Take own beach towels, lots provided but all white so didn't take to use at the beach. Tesco delivered easily on first night. Bed lifted for storage although quite heavy to lift.Read more Hide

Reviewed by Ian, 9th June 2023

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Reviewed by Victoria, 29th May 2023

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A beautiful pod. Love at first sight. Everything that I needed was there. Thank you the wonderful arrival presents.

Reviewed by Sophie, 26th May 2023

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My boyfriend and I had the most amazing weekend and are so sad to be back to reality. We set out to have a weekend "off grid", we both work in big roles for large corporate companies so it was the perfect opportunity for us to put our phones away for the weekend and just enjoy the peace and serenity whilst not being too far away from towns if we faRead morencied it and also having the creature comforts of a smart TV for a movie in bed. We will definitely be back and have recommended to everyone we know! Hide

Reviewed by Gillian, 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Reah, 5th May 2023

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We had a lovely stay at the Machlud Ar Y Dwr Pontfaen cabin. The lake opposite our pod was beautiful and we saw plenty of wildlife, even an otter that we spotted a few times too. The pontfean hosts were lovely,super friendly and helpful and there was even the nice surprise of a freshly baked Sourdough loaf and Welsh cheese on our arrival. The facilRead moreities were great, we were able to do laundry on the site, a smart TV with WiFi available and board games. Would definitely go back and stay again. Hide

Reviewed by Pamela, 27th March 2023

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A very quiet location with only 2 pods at present. This is ideal if you like the peace. It is off the beaten track but this is what we wanted for our few days away.

Reviewed by Gillian, 21st March 2023

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1st time glamping was very impressed the pod, immaculate, hosts were lovely,hot fresh loaf of bread,on arrival Welsh butter,fresh eggs,hot tub was amazing, would recommend, really enjoyed our stay quiet and scheduled.

Reviewed by Julie, 2nd February 2023

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The welcome from our hosts Claire and Andy was perfect! We were greeted with delicious home made bread, locally sourced cheese and butter which was a lovely gesture and ample tea bags/coffee/milk and sugar. Well worth visiting. I would DEFINITLEY recommend this wonderful retreat for a relaxing get away! Thank you Claire and Andy.

Reviewed by Ana, 27th January 2023

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Reviewed by Kelly, 20th January 2023

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Reviewed by Lucy, 16th January 2023

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Reviewed by Niamh, 13th January 2023

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Reviewed by Chris, 4th November 2022

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Reviewed by Paige, 17th October 2022

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We had a lovely stay here and would highly recommend if you are looking for a relaxing getaway. The owners were lovely and even made us some homemade bread and provided cheese, milk and butter for our stay. I would come again for the bread alone it was to die for. Thanks again :)

Reviewed by Leighton, 14th October 2022

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Reviewed by vicky, 30th September 2022

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We loved the pod but extremely remote no attractions or pubs in walking distance. Great for going off grid The pod was well equipped and comfortable. The hot tub was easy to operate and in a lovely romantic setting.

Reviewed by Freya, 9th September 2022

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Lovely lodge, friendly owners and perfect location if you want to chill out off grid in the middle of fields and wake up to the lovely sound of birdsong and the odd moo from the cows over the back. Wi-Fi is hit and miss at but as expected in the middle of no-where and made it all the nice change to be offline at times. Not ideal if you have to workRead more from the lodge but perfect for a little get away and quality time together. Hot tub was lovely too and well maintained. Hide

Reviewed by Kirstie, 19th August 2022

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Lovely little pod for a couples retreat! The hottub was always checked and clean for us. The pod was very clean and tidy with almost everything you need to hand! The host were very accommodating and catered to our needs if we needed help. Location wise everything is about a 20 to 30 min drive to everything. Overall I would recommend for a few days Read morestay in Wales to explore the coastline and little towns near. Hide

Reviewed by Sam, 5th August 2022

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We absolutely loved it and will be going back.

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View towards this superb glamping pod
Open the doors and explore this splendid pod
Prepare a meal for two
Enjoy the wonderful views across the lake
This wonderful pod provides comfortable seating for relaxing
Stargaze all night long
Relax and enjoy stargazing in your own private hot tub
The perfect spot to relax with a good book
The shower room with wash basin and toilet within the pod
View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
Show 6 moreAerial view of the lake and both pods with on-site parking along side

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Porthdy Gwas Y Neidr- New Quay

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Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

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