Craig yr Awel Above Whitesands Beach

£899 - £2955 per week

Why We Reccommend Craig yr Awel

Whitesands beach coastal cottage bungalow Pembrokeshire - one of the most stunning locations on the whole Pembrokeshire coast - overlooking bay - good surfing


Location, location, location! This Whitesands coastal cottage is located directly above the sweeping sands with an uninterrupted seascape from most windows. 
  • One of our most popular coastal cottages in Pembrokeshire - a glazed patio extends the full width of this 1930's character dormer bungalow with magnificent panoramic views.
  • One of the most stunning locations on the whole Pembrokeshire coast - overlooking Whitesands Bay, Pembrokeshire with its Blue Flag award beach, Ramsey Island and St Davids Head.
  • Magnificent sea views, unforgettable sunsets
  • 200 yard sloping footpath leads down to the large sandy beach of Whitesands - excellent bathing, surfing and rock pools.
  • Immediate access to the Pembrokeshire Coastal path perfect for walking with your family and pet dogs.


St Davids Village City and Cathedral
  • Only 1.5 miles from this Whitesands Bay cottage to several good eateries.
  • St Davids has a range of amenities including banks, post office, internet cafe, supermarket, filling station, chemist, doctor, vet, restaurants, pubs, galleries and interesting independent shops. The magnificent 12th century Cathedral nestles at its heart.
St Davids Golf Course
  • Within a few hundred yards of Craig yr Awel and shares the same magnificent view over Whitesands Bay, Ramsey Sound and the Bitches, a notorious stretch of water. The 18 hole links course is open to visitors - juniors and adults.
Boat Trips
  • Take a boat trip from St Justinians around Ramsey Island to see the seals and sea birds - an experience not to be missed.
St Davids Village City and Cathedral
  • Britain's smallest city with a magnificent Cathedral nestling at it's heart. A village really, with a variety of interesting shops, galleries, crafts and a choice of places to eat and drink. Do take the opportunity to book a memorable boat trip out to the off-lying spectacular bird islands.
West Wales Arts Centre and Cafe Celf Fishguard
  • Do drop in at the West Wales Arts Centre and browse the fine contemporary and applied art works and quality crafts. Enjoy a coffee or light lunch in Cafe Celf and look out for one of the occasional musical recitals held there. Myles Peppers' lifetime dedicated to the arts merits patronage.
Oriel y Parc Gallery
  • Collections from the National Museum Wales, provide a changing exhibition programme throughout the year, including a selection of works by Graham Sutherland. This twentieth century painter was so moved by Pembrokeshire that he bequeathed a body of artwork to the county. 
Walk from Whitesands to Trefin
  • Keen walkers might enjoy this wild and rocky eleven mile walk over some of the oldest rocks in Britain dating back to pre Cambrian times. The coastal views are wondeful.
Fishing at Whitesands
  • Wrap up warm and try a spot of winter fishing at Whitesands. It is amongst the best for flounder, whiting and codling.
St Bride's Bay Water Taxi for Walkers
  • Solva Sailboats operate a water taxi which will take you to your chosen destination from where you can walk back along the stunning Pembrokeshire Coastal Path to Solva. Possible destinations include Porth Clais, Porthmynawydd, St Justinians, Nolton Haven and Little Haven (weather dependent). Phone 01437 720972.
Trips Around Ramsey Island Boat Fishing, St Davids
  • Take a boat trip with the many companies that you can book from the centre of St Davids - Thousand Islands Expeditions, Ramsey Island Boat Cruises, Voyages of Discovery, Venturejet, Blue Ocean Adventures and Aquaphobia. Explore the coastal waters and wildlife or spend an enjoyable hour catching mackeral for your supper. Delicious freshly caught and cooked on the barbeque.
Ma Simes Surf Hut St Davids
  • One of Wales' best stocked surfing shops selling boards, wetsuits, clothes, lessons and more.
  • Telephone 01437 720433
Newsurf, Newgale
  • Experience the thrill of riding on the waves. Surfing lessons for beginners and improvers with experienced instructors from Newsurf at the northern end of Newgale's 2 miles of golden sands.
St Davids Cathedral Festival
  • Held over 10 days in May and June - a feast of classical music under the direction of the Cathedral Organist and Master of the Choristers. Enjoy a meal in the Cathedral refectory and browse the Cathedral shops.
Family Fun
  • Travel Pembrokeshire to discover an array of exciting family attractions including Dr Beynon's Bug Farm, Castell Henllys reconstructed Iron Age settlement, Blue Lagoon water park, Folly Farm, Manor Wildlife Park, Tudor Merchant's House Tenby (N.T.) and many more.
Enjoy spectacular coastal views in close proximity to lovely Whitesands beach in this charming colonial style Pembrokeshire cottage.


4 Bedrooms, all with TV's and ensuite facilities, sleeping a maximum of 8 adults. Master bedroom with Kingsize and Single bed. Twin bedroom. Both on ground floor. Bedroom with Double and Single. Twin room. Both on 1st floor.

Kitchen electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer. Walk-in drying room.

Sun Room/Lounge/Dining Area panoramic views of beach, coastline and islands. Enclosed wood burning stove, very comfortable suite, TV, dining suite.

Additional Information

Short breaks - Winter

WiFi - No

Changeover - Saturday

Towels - No

Parking - yes

Fuel - electric fires incl. May - Sept. Central heating & wood burning stove Sept - end of April @ £50 p/w (£30 short break) payable to owner. Welcome pack of logs on arrival. Outside these dates - request with owner in advance of arrival.

Dogs - 2. 1 dog free, additional dog £25 p/w

Travel cot - No

Highchair - Yes


Is there parking for at least one car within the cottage grounds? Yes

Is there a gate to open? Yes

If no parking within the grounds is there parking within 100m? Yes

Does this parking have reserved disabled spaces (min width 3.6m)? Yes

Are there paths? Yes

Are paths level and firm? Yes

Type of suface Gravel

Are there dropped kerbs or changes in level? Yes

Are paths at least 1.2m wide? Yes

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