Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Porthtowan

The gardens and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Porthtowan. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its bars and coffee shops. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Porthtowan

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Porthtowan a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Feadon Farm Wildlife Centre (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Portreath Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Trevaskis Farm (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Killiow Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Holywell Bay Fun Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Gwinear Pitch & Putt (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Porthtowan

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 18°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Porthtowan

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Porthtowan has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Porthtowan is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chapel Porth Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Portreath Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Trevaunance Cove (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Trevellas Cove (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Perran Beach (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Godrevy Head (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Porthtowan

The nearest airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 15.1 mi (24.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Porthtowan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 903 holiday rentals near Porthtowan. From 378 Cottages to 137 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Porthtowan for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porthtowan?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Porthtowan. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Falmouth & Porthtowan Surf School: 4,283 holiday rentals
  • St Ives Harbour: 3,197 holiday rentals
  • Watergate Bay: 3,907 holiday rentals
  • Tate St. Ives: 3,184 holiday rentals
  • Hayle St Erth Station: 3,421 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Porthtowan listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Porthtowan?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 378 Cottages in Porthtowan. Our other popular types of Porthtowan holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 137 holiday houses
  • Houses: 305 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 378 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porthtowan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 55 holiday homes with pool available in Porthtowan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.