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4 Star Apartments With Balcony & Stunning Sea Views & Detached 4 Bedroom House - Apartment 4 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking



Apartment 4 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

The apartment, situated on the first floor, with a balcony facing the sea with table and chairs. A large lounge with Ercoll furniture, TV/ DVD and CD. The kitchen/diner is well equipped with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge freezer, microwave, oven/hob and all the utensils you would wish for. A double bedroom with sea views, king size double bed and en-suite. A twin single bedroom and family bathroom. There is also a garden with tables, chairs and sun loungers.

Thoroughly cleaned by ourselves. We have a no smoking policy.

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About the property


Come relax on a balcony and enjoy our stunning sea views at Yellow Sands Apartments and House Harlyn Bay, Nr Padstow, Cornwall. 4 star rated apartments some with balcony and detached 4 bedroom house located just 200 meters from superb sandy beach and coastal footpath. Harlyn Bay is renowned for safe bathing and good surfing conditions with golden sands, rock pools to explore and wonderful cliff top walks along the coastal path in both directions - especially beautiful in spring and early summer when fringed with wild flowers. Over the years Yellow Sands has welcomed back many families and couples for their annual summer and seasonal breaks.

We hope to welcome you here sometime too!

Padstow is only 3 miles away. Built around a cove on the River Camel Estuary it has grown over centuries into a picturesque fishing harbour town with lots to tell in terms of history and custom. Other Apartments and a 4 Bedroom House also Available. ** Reduced rates for Couples early and late season **

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Martin Dakin
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Martin Dakin

Martin and Debbie welcome you to Yellow Sands.

Martin Dakin purchased this apartment in 1995

Why Martin Dakin chose Saint Merryn

Over the years Yellow Sands has welcomed back many families and couples for their annual summer holidays and seasonal breaks… We hope to welcome you here soon too!

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Wonderful accommodation in a fantastic location”

We have just returned from our second two week stay and would just like to say how much we have enjoyed our stays here and have already booked for four weeks next year. Debbie and Martin do a fantastic job of looking after the apartments, which are spotless, and fully equipped to a very high standard with everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The gardens are tended regularly by Martin ensuring that you have a lovely outside garden area with sun loungers etc to relax on. Nothing is too much trouble for them ensuring you have everything you need. The Apartment we stayed in has the most fantastic view of Harlyn Bay from nearly every room, wished we could take this view home with us. The wonderful Harlyn Bay beach is just a five minute walk away down a private lane and from there you are able to walk to some of the other Bays. We would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending these Apartments to our friends.
Mar 2014
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Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Friday and Saturday for the Apartments and Sunday for Sharmalyn House

Notes on prices:
Reduces rates available upon request if the property is not fully occupied during early and late season. Also short breaks available early and late season


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint Merryn in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30 ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • We only take families and mature couples, no large groups or groups of youngsters or single sex groups
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We only take families and mature couples, please note we do not take any large family groups, single sex groups or groups of youngsters.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Apartment 4 Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 7 reviews

Amazing apartment close to fantastic beach

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent a week in this fantastic apartment with our two children (9yr &14yr), and would highly recommend it. Views really are stunning, and apartment very clean and tidy. Easy, short walk access to the beach, ideal for our kids to enjoy their first 'surfing' holiday!

Also easy access to stunning cliff top walks to other beaches and cafes, and only 5-10min drive to Padstow.

Martin and Debbie were very welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed to make the most of our stay.

Already can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 20-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review, we do appreciate it. Things that keeps our guests coming back year after year is the ideal location and access to the beach just 200 yards away, Plus we do our own cleaning and keep the accommodation furnished and equipped to a high standard. We hope you see you all again in the future. Martin and Debbie
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The hosts were really friendly. The apartment was lovely and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were lovely. They were friendly and answered all our questions about the location, taxis places to visit etc. The apartment was in a stunning location. It was spotlessly clean and had absolutely everything you needed. Without a doubt the best self catering property we have ever used. We will definitely be returning to this gem of a place. Thank you so much for providing us with such a wonderful experience for my 50 birthday 😁?

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent apartment

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was spacious, clean and very comfortable with open views. The owner met us on arrival and gave full information of facilities and the area in general. The local pub is very convenient for meals. The beach is beautiful and a very short walk away. I would recommend staying here but come equipped as there are no local food shops until the next village.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Yellow Sands Harlyn Bay, Cornwall-Sharmalyn House

  • 5 of 5

We found the property presented in a very clean and tidy state. This property offers tremendous space for extended family to spend time together. The listing was accurate, the house offered everything we expected and more. It was very well equipped with dishwasher and utility room. The downstairs shower off utility room was ideal for a shower after returning from beach.

The bedrooms are generous and en-suite and bathroom facilities plentiful.

Available wIfi and bed linen were welcome additions. Customer service from booking to leaving first class. I would recommend this property, it is located in an excellent location in quiet area with stunning sea views and a wonderful rural sheltered terrace overlooking fields. Short walk to wonderful surfing beach with life guard. Padstow 5 mins by car. Took an enjoyable sea fishing trip and a must is a speed boat ride from the harbour in the camel Estuary.

I will certainly be booking a return holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, we do take a lot of care with out properties and its really nice to be appreciated. Thanks Debbie and Martin
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Great sea view. Clean and well-equipped apartment.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful long, weekend break at the Yellow Sands apartment. The location is fabulous overlooking the stunning Harlyn Bay. We enjoyed relaxing strolls on the beach, walking the cliff path to Padstow and danced the night away to a great band at the Harlyn Bay Pub. The apartment is a five minute drive from Padstow and the Camel trail. I have been visiting the Harlyn Bay area for many years and my friends are now also smitten. We would all love to stay at the apartment again as it was very good value for money and would recommend Yellow Sands to others. Thank you to owners, Martin and Debbie.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5 star Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

I would just like to say, on behalf of my husband Torkel and myself, that we really enjoyed staying in your apartment. It was warm, clean and cosy with very comfortable beds and not forgetting, of course, the most beautiful view. If we ever came to Harlyn Bay again we would certainly get in touch and would recommend your lovely apartment to friends.

Best wishes


  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Harlyn Inn
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Bodmin Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Harlyn Inn
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Harlyn Bay
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Within the locality there are a wide variety of pastimes including sea fishing trips; pleasure cruises along the coast and around the small islands as well as speed boat trips.

The estuary is a haven for sailing; windsurfing and water-skiing. For walkers or cyclist there is the camel trail and coastal path, the golfer is also catered for with two championship courses, one within a mile of Yellow Sands. In Addition you will find pony trekking, theme parks, tennis, swimming pools, go-carts and even parachute jumps available. All area’s of Cornwall can be reached within an hour for daytrips and sightseeing.


200 meters via a private footpath approx. 5 minutes walk so no parking worries.


Newquay Airport 10km

Bodmin Road Train Station 20km


Nearest Village (St Merryn) 1.5km with shops post office, pubs, restaurants etc

Padstow 3km with shops restaurants post office and boat trips etc

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There is also a wide variety of pastimes near by, the harbour at Padstow offers sea-fishing trips; cruises along the coast and speedboat rides. The estuary is ideal for water sports and the Camel Trail wends its way along the old railway route to Wadebridge and onto Bodmin for scenic cycle ride and walks.… Other local leisure pursuits include Horse Riding; Go Karting; Tennis; Bowls; Harlyn Surf school and for Golf enthusiasts there are championship links courses close by at Trevose and St Enodoc and across the estuary at Rock.

There are 6 other sandy beaches all within 15minutes drive.