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Delightful Apartment On The South Wales Coast

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom Apartment in Porthcawl, Wales - 8 Min Walk from A Blue Flag Beach

A 1st floor apartment situated in the quiet Rest Bay area of Porthcawl. The accommodation comprises of one double bedroom and one twin with 2 single beds. A comfortable sitting/dining room a well equipped kitchen and spacious family bathroom. The nearby beach (8 min walk), Rest Bay, is a beautiful, sandy, west facing, blue flag beach on the ‘Glamorgan Heritage Coast’. At just over a mile long it offers plenty of opportunities for all-weather surfing on one of South Wales best known surf spots, safe in the knowledge that during the summer months there is a manned life guard station. It is also excellent for beach casting for Sea Bass, ‘rock pooling’ or just relaxing. For the golfer the area is well catered with four excellent courses including The Royal Porthcawl, probably one of the best courses in Wales. The flat is perfectly situated to enjoy the nearby Kenfig Pool Nature Reserve with its lake and sand dunes. It is also not far to the beautiful Gower Peninsular and Brecon Beacons.


Owner
Guy Morgan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Guy Morgan

I have been holidaying in Porthcawl since I was a lad. My grandparents had a house just down the road and holidays were spent on the beach rock pooling, building sandcastles and donkey rides, not much has changed! well maybe not so much sandcastle these days. I still love the beach and what ever the weather will go for a walk.

Guy Morgan purchased this apartment in 2003

Why Guy Morgan chose Glamorgan

Having spent so many lovely holidays in Porthcawl as a child when the opportunity arose to buy a holiday place the natural choice was here. It's close to the beach and easy to get to.

What makes this apartment unique

It gives you the chance to get away from it all whilst still having good local facilities. It's a spacious apartment that still feels cosy and relaxed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Myself and children just got home from staying at Restbay apartment and we really enjoyed ourselves,the apartment was very clean and spacious and the beds and pillows were so comfy,the apartment was in a lovely quiet street and it has off road parking which is good,the fantastic beach is only 5 mins walk away.lovely apartment and lovely area, I will be going back there :)'

Ms L Lawrence, Milton Keynes



'Delightful apartment, well furnished and comfortable, with a very well equipped kitchen.'

Mr & Mrs D Jackson, Worcestershire



'Very cosy, well situated for town and beach, will be coming back soon!'

Mr & Mrs R Drakes, Surfers Paradise, Australia



'Have stayed here on several occasions. Great position and a really nice two bedroom flat and so close to the beach'

Mr A Drew, Worcestershire
May 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Porthcawl in Bridgend

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with bath and power shower over, wc and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • pond
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: Small balcony off the sitting room. Off road parking for two vehicles this includes a lockable garage. There is small outside area between the garage and front door with washing line. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Clean Bed linen and towels are included and are changed at the end of your occupancy.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Delightful Apartment On The South Wales Coast
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews
5

Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and comfortable with lots of little extra touches to make our stay special. Would definitely book again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne Marie, So glad you enjoyed your stay, your more than welcome to come back anytime. Guy
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Obidos, Portugal
5

Lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Rest Bay and got very lucky with the weather. The apartment was perfect for a holiday rental. We had everything we needed and the kitchen was equipped very well for cooking for a family of four. The local fairground was a hit with the children though it was only really worth going to at the weekend. Going at 6pm on a Monday was a little bleak. Porthcawl itself is lovely. The people were really friendly and welcoming. We ate in a local pub (Rose and Crown) and it was excellent food. We also got the train into Cardiff from a nearby station in Pyle which was very convenient. The only negative remark I can make is that the rubbish collection on Friday's is incredibly confusing. Not the fault of the owner but ridiculous rules from the local council. If you put a black bin bag out instead of a blue one it will be ignored by the binmen and left for seagulls to spread over the road. Apart from that, the place was excellent value for money and an ideal location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Apologies about the bins. We have now contracted a private recycling company to deal with the rubbish, so no need for complicated systems! Hopefully we'll see again. Guy
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5

Very neat, clean and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great flat. It's well equipped with everything you could need. It has comfy beds and is very handy for the beautiful Rest Bay.

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A well appointed home from home in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean and tidy with everything we needed for a comfortable stay. It was easy to find using the owner's directions.

It was light and airy and the balcony was a much appreciated luxury.

Easy access to the beautiful Rest Bay beach within a five minute walk.

All in all, we couldn't fault it and would book it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sophie, Thank you for your review, I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Excellent Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The booking process was simple and the owner Guy could not have been more helpful. The apartment itself is great: spacious with two good bedrooms, a large lounge and well equipped kitchen. Location is also good in a quiet suburban part of Porthcawl, a short walk from Rest Bay beach and five minutes drive to Coney Beach. Trecco Bay is another two minute drive and all their facilities are available to non-residents.

All in all, it beat staying in a pokey caravan, the kids loved it an with the M4 ten minutes away it was very easy to get to. Definitely recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay, I hope we'll see you again.
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Brugge
4

Nice apartment

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice stay, quiet area, close to the beach and other beautifull nature. The apartment was clean, big enough for 2 adult and 2 kids, nice and cozy.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Theo, so pleased you enjoyed your time.
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Location

Nearest Airport
37 Kilometres
Cardiff
Nearest Barpub
1.6 Kilometres
Rose and Crown, and Farmers Arms
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
The Grove
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Pyle
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Rest Bay
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

An eight minute walk to Rest Bay Beach.

Sandy Bay and Trecco Bay both about 5 minute drive.

Ogmore Beach 20 minute drive.

Gower Peninsular depending on the beach 50-60 minute drive.

Travel:

Nearest rail station at Pyle 4.5 miles, 10 min drive.

Swansea airport 25 miles, 42 minute drive.

Distances:

Nottage, with village store and two pubs. 4 min drive or 16 minute walk.

Porthcawl town center 4 minute drive or 20 mins on foot along the sea front.

Swansea city centre is 19 miles and a 30 minute drive.

Finally the capital of Wales, Cardiff is about 30 miles a 37 minute drive, but you can always catch a train from Pyle.

Further Details:

Coney Beach Fair

Coney Beach Amusement Park is at the heart of Porthcawl and sits on Sandy Bay, which is one of seven bays at this historical South Wales seaside town. The Parks’ own beach is nearly a mile long and a magnet for surfers and bathers alike with lifeguards on duty during the summer months and with donkey rides, bouncy castles and trampolines ideal as a safe family destination.

The flat is perfectly situated to enjoy the nearby Kenfig Pool Nature Reserve with its lake and sand dunes concealing the historic walled town of Kenfig. It is also not far to the beautiful Gower Peninsular or even the Brecon Beacons.

The Promenade Princess Road Train runs along the promenade from Rest Bay to Coney Beach throughout the summer.

McAthur Glen

Outlet centre next to Sainsbury’s at Bridgend. Lots of high street brands at reduced prices.

Odeon Multiplex at Bridgend next to McAthur Glen to finish of a days shopping with R and R!

Bridgend Farmers Market. The market is usually held on the fourth Saturday every month, from 10.00hrs to 13.00hrs and is held in the Awel-y-Mor senior citizens hall in Porthcawl.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Porthcawl, Wales

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£325
for 5 nights
From
£65
£395
 
 
Autumn 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
£295
 
 
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£150
for 2 nights
From
£75
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£165
for 3 nights
From
£55
£305
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 15% to confirm booking and the remainder no later than 4 weeks prior to arrival. If the booking is less than 4 weeks then the full amount will need to be paid.
We accept cheque or bank transfer. For overseas customers only we accept Paypal.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Saturday. Departure is before 10.30am and Arrival after 4pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on Saturday to Saturday week bookings. During the low season (Sept-April, not inc. Christmas) we can do mid-week breaks if you would prefer, (a minimum of 3 nights) Prices start from £45 p/n.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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