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Seaglass | Luxury Self-Catering Beach House | Whitsand Bay


Tregonhawke, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall, UK

Fusing effortless elegance with simple seaside style, this unique bijou beach house in Cornwall truly lets the landscape sing. Seaglass enjoys one of the largest footprints of all the beach huts on Tregonhawke cliff, in tiered gardens that spill down towards Whitsand Bay and the shimmering ocean beyond. With a yoga deck, hot tub and green credentials galore, this sustainable home is the perfect self-catering hideaway for those wanting to romance by the sea.


Seaglass occupies an enviable cliffside position overlooking Whitsand Bay with completely uninterrupted ocean views to the west, making it feel as though you are on the edge of the world. Difficult as it may be to leave, don’t miss a visit to the nearby twin towns of Cawsand and Kingsand to sample the freshest local seafood landed on the harbour just that morning. Winding back along the east Cornwall coastal road, upon return, snuggle up by the woodburner with a glass of red and an old romantic film playing quietly in the background.


After breakfast in bed, roll back the bi-fold doors in the living room, let the salty air wash over you and take in 180-degree panoramas across the bay; there's simply no better start to the day here at Seaglass. Flaunting a surprisingly spacious open-plan design, couples or solo travellers with dogs in tow can sink into luxury, distracted only by the views. The shower room is a small but luxury space in which to freshen up, but after a day on the beach, nothing will beat rinsing salty bodies under a twinkly night sky in the steaming outdoor shower.


This luxury beach house has a large deck and enclosed sloping gardens, perfect for catching the Cornish sunshine as it oscillates throughout the day. A clamber down the coastpath on your doorstep will land you on the long stretch of golden beach at Whitsand Bay. The beauty of the mini outdoor spa area means al fresco beach life can be enjoyed any time of year. Whilst perfect for sunset watching and dolphin spotting in summertime, the hot tub is equally as dreamy in winter. Hopscotch over the frosty garden and sink under the bubbles as brooding clouds hang over the sea.

The Facts

  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
    From £1,850 per week, £1,295 per short break
  • Bedrooms and bathroomsOne double bedroom with king-size bed, one shower room with walk-in shower.
  • FeaturesHot tub and heated outdoor shower
  • PetsTwo well-behaved dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60 per week or part thereof
  • Arrivals and departuresArrival Day: Friday or MondayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10amTimes may vary due to Covid-19 requirements, please refer to your booking.
  • FamilySorry, no children or babies.
  • PracticalitiesThere is private parking for two cars. Seaglass is fully equipped with an oven, dishwasher and washing machine with dryer.
  • Homestay includesLuxury welcome hamper, bottle of fizz, fresh coffee, beach towels, board games, map books, binoculars, picnic bag, TV, iPad, WiFi internet, electric barbecue, linen, towels, logs and kindling to get you started...House book - your property and destination guideDiscover more little luxuries
  • Additional extrasA handpicked selection of unique experiences are available at this property.
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Open the doors and let the sun flood in on a warm summer´s day
The stylish, well-equipped kitchen
Find sea views around every corner of this stylish beach house retreat, Cornwall

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Whitsand Bay

A sparkling blue bay down on south Cornwall´s softer coast, Whitsand is the perfect spot for nature walks and blissful rural relaxation, far from the madding tourist crowds.

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Whitsand Bay

Getting there

  • On the Map Situated on the edge of the coast of South East Cornwall, Seaglass holds a superb clifftop position overlooking Whitsand Bay in South East Cornwall.
  • By Car From London, take the M4 toward Bath, take M5 South and A30 to Cornwall and follow the directions provided to the property.
  • By Train The nearest train station is Plymouth, which is around 45 minutes' drive from the property.
  • By Plane Newquay Airport is around an hour from the property, Exeter Airport is approximately 90-minutes.

From the owner

“This is a place of contrast, constant change and beauty and is at the heart of Cornish coastal life. We feel extremely fortunate to have had the opportunity to create this home in such a wonderful place and we have tried to keep it at one with its surroundings.”

From the owner

Becoming the new owners of Seaglass in mid-February 2019, we are so excited to start this new venture after 15 years in the hotel industry.

When looking for the right property, we were blown away by the tranquillity and stunning coastal location of Seaglass. The ever-changing weather on the cliff seems to paint so many different pictures, each so beautiful and unique in its own special way.

Unsurprisingly, there is an abundance of stunning wildlife surrounding the beach house and so much of it can be seen from the comforts of the sofa! We see such an array of birds, from kestrels to buzzards scouring the cliffs, to reed buntings and skylarks amongst the grasses. Looking out to sea watching the cartoon-like gannets diving into the sea like bullets is truly a sight to behold.

Seals and dolphins are also a common sight and previous guests have seen regular sightings of the large black fin of the basking shark. We have put a set of binoculars in the wooden chest for guests to get a better view of some of these stunning creatures!

Paul & Lindsey

Owner recommendations

Live like a local, discovering the best hidden gem restaurants, walks and attractions during your holiday in Whitsand Bay with an insider’s perspective.

The Eden Project
To See

The Eden Project

The Eden Project boasts the largest conservatories in the world, cutting edge architecture, awe-inspiring gardens, a rainforest... the list goes on! It has a great selection of events throughout the year, including concerts and ice skating.

To Do


Make the most of your frontline setting with a surf lesson at Whitsand Bay. You´ll feel invigorated and refreshed when you take to the waves, though whether you actually manage to get to your feet is a minor detail!

The Lost Gardens of Heligan
To Do

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are home to 200 acres of gardens; explore the Victorian productive gardens and the romantic pleasure grounds, before veering off towards the lush sub-tropical jungle zones, thickly knotted with trees.

The View Restaurant, Torpoint
To Eat

The View Restaurant, Torpoint

The View Restaurant serves up superb fish and seafood in simple, modern and tasteful surroundings. The epitome of a sea view, you might recognise the surrounds of this eatery as it featured on Caroline Quentin’s ‘Cornwall’ series. 

Guest Testimonials

Great stay in a wonderful place. We enjoyed beautiful sunrises and sunsets and a mix of weather in between. We loved watching the birds and the surfers. We highly recommend The Finnygook Inn for some good food and drink. We enjoyed the unparalleled views of the sea and sky and the changes in colour, a great place to stay!

Best view ever! We have had a brilliant week; watching the changing patterns of the sea, seal spotting and walking almost every footpath and coastpath we could find! We have even managed to wear our border collie out- which is unheard of! An absolutely beautiful place, we would love to come back one day.

Batteries fully recharged, what an amazing location! plenty of walks, plenty of weather and plenty of hot tub dips with a view! What a way to celebrate our 23rd wedding anniversary! Thank you so much!

After surprising my amazing girlfriend to a weekend away in this perfect paradise, I asked her to marry me. I can´t think of a more beautiful or romantic place than Seaglass to do it. A weekend we will cherish forever and a day. Seaglass has etched its dramatic beauty in our hearts for eternity. Neither of us wanted to leave and can only wish that we are fortunate enough to return in the future. Thank you so much.

After a busy couple of months we were in need of some relaxation time. We spontaneously booked Seaglass just a few days before arriving and I am so pleased we did, best decision of 2018 so far! We enjoyed many dips in the hot tub with those beautiful views and hearing the sea gently lapping at the shore. We had the most wonderful and romantic weekend as ´newly weds´ here. Hope to come back soon! Thank you for a fantastic stay.

Absolute bliss! My wife chose Seaglass for our 10th wedding anniversary and we have not been disappointed in one way! Cosy, well equipped with magnificent views - we couldn´t have asked for more. The beach below was gorgeous; quiet and fun for us all! We would definitely come back, thank you!

A truly idyllic retreat. The constantly changing weather (wet and wild to Mediterranean!) has produced the most magnificent sky and seascapes. We ate at The Devonport Inn in Kingsand which was excellent and very dog friendly. We hope to be back time and time again!

A perfect break and what a change to the hectic lives we live. Peace, views, lovely walks and a roaring fire. We return to real life thoroughly rested and refreshed. We will be back for more!

A much needed and perfect break away in this beautiful place. It was very stormy but this just added to the whole experience! Thank you so much for letting us experience Seaglass in all its magnificence.

´Overcome space, and all we have left is here. Overcome time, and all we have left is now.´ - Richard Bach. Seven wonderful sea-side days of Here and Now. Thank you to everyone who contributed and made it possible for us to stay at Seaglass.

Unique extras

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