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Superbly Located Harbour Side Apartment

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet


About the property

Apartment in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales - Minutes To Tenby's Golden Beaches

This unique, spacious one bedroom apartment is situated on the ground floor of one of Tenby's finest listed buildings, built by Sir William Paxton in 1820. It overlooks Tenby's world renowned picturesque harbour. The award winning Tenby beaches are only minutes away, as are the quaint charms of the town itself. Pembrokeshire's glorious coast path is also accessible from here as are trips to the monastic Island of Caldey.

Caroline Williams
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 November, 2017

About Caroline Williams

My husband and I own Bridge House of which The Porthole is part of on the Ground Floor, with a separate entrance off the pavement.

We bought this property last year as we are from Pembrokeshire originally, but have been living and working in London and Cardiff for nearly 20 years, and intend coming home to live in the very near future.

Caroline Williams purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Caroline Williams chose Tenby

We have always wanted to own one of Tenby Harbours large iconic properties and decided to make our dreams a reality in 2013.

What makes this apartment unique



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tenby in Wales

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • beach
  • town
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large shower room, including WC and wash hand basin.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Generously proportioned bedroom with King size bed and fitted wardrobes. Hair dryer also provided.
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • bay
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Strictly No Smoking Guests can park their cars outside to unload only. Car parking is found in the near by multi storey car park which is approximately 5 minutes away. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fine quality bed linen and towels are provided, along with tea towels. The apartment is cleaned on changeover day.


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(25 traveller reviews)

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Superbly Located Harbour Side Apartment
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

a perfect little treasure

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed for a long weekend and felt so relaxed and at home from the off. The porthole was spotless and beautifully decorated and had everything that you would need. Location was perfect a beautiful setting opposite the harbour but very close to all amenities. Had a lovely birthday meal at 'ocean view restaurant ' located on the corner which I would recommend. All in all just what my husband and I needed. Would love to visit again one day, if it was closer I wouldn't think twice I would be there like a shot. Thanks again Caroline

  • Review Submitted: 28-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Loraine for your lovely review. So glad you had a relaxing break. I do my best to make everyone's holiday as special as I can. We look forward to seeing you both again soon. Caroline
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Lovely apartment in great location

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from a short stay at the Porthole with my three year old son. The apartment was truly lovely, spacious and comfortable, very well-equipped and a great, safe place to stay with a little one. The location too is superb - near two beaches, panoramic views over the harbour across the road and just behind town. The Porthole was a real find and we very much hope to return again before too long x

  • Review Submitted: 20-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Claire for your kind words, so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Caroline
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Great apartment fantastic location. Will go again

  • 5 of 5

Simple tasteful decor . Everything you need and more.great location we travelled by train and didn't need a car to see all of tenby . Will definitely go again

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We look forward to seeing you again. Caroline
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Perfect Porthole for enjoying Tenby

  • 5 of 5

We recently enjoyed a wonderful stay at the Porthole. This lovely apartment is perfectly located near the harbour, and has everything one could possibly need.

Everything was spotlessly clean and there were even some Welsh cakes awaiting us.

Caroline was extremely helpful and swift to respond to any queries via e-mail prior to our stay.

We both very highly recommend the Porthole and look forward to visiting again soon.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Dougie and Jess so much for your very kind comments. I do everything I can to make sure my guests have a super holiday, so I still get a lovely feeling when I have such a wonderful review. Tenby is a magical place and I want everyone to feel the same when they come and stay. Thanks so much again Caroline
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Perfect weekend away

  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic weekend away in this perfect flat, close to everything, restaurants, beach, shops. The flat was spotlessly clean, comfortable and has everything you need. Will definitely be going back soon .

  • Review Submitted: 20-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your generous review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Caroline
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Our third wonderful staycation!

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in Tenby every year for the last 10 years, my husband and I were absolutely thrilled to have found The Porthole three years ago and will be returning for as long as possible! We have thoroughly enjoyed an airy, spacious, super clean, comfortable home from home. Having stayed in many self catering apartments across Europe, I can honestly stay the quality of furnishing and the attention to detail is second to none. The owner has thought of absolutely everything within the apartment and if you're looking for a fuss free, harbor front location for a quaint seaside stay, I cannot recommend The Porthole enough. The apartment is situated directly opposite the famous harbor front of Tenby overlooking the sea and the sweet boats bobbing up and down. It's an absolutely stunning view. Whilst the apartment is right on the harbor

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very generous review. We try to do everything we can to make our guests holiday as special as we can. We are always delighted to see our guests who return year after year. Cx
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Tenby Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.75 Miles
Tenby Station
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
The Plantagenet
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Harbour Beach, Tenby
Car: not necessary


Tenby has 4 Blue Flag beaches which are all within a minutes walk from this beautiful apartment.

The Pembrokeshire Coastal Path is also accessible from here. Many other beautiful, award winning beaches are also a short distance by car.


Tenby's train station is 10 minutes walk from the apartment.

Further Details:

Tenby has a host of restaurants and cafés, in fact, during the summer months a "cafe culture"is predominant in the main square. Various events are held during the summer months, with The Iron Man taking place at the beginning of September, along with Jazz weeks and Art Festival through various times of the year.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please book through Owners Direct or phone the owner.
A 10% deposit on booking, with balance payable 4 weeks in advance. If booking is less than 4 weeks in advance, full payment will be required immediately.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is change over day, departures before 10am and arrivals after 2pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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