Britain's smallest city of St Davids is the location for this charming feel-good holiday apartment, with high standards of hospitality and care - ideal for couples. A grand opportunity to explore Pembrokeshire highlights.
Experience the feel-good factor when holidaying in Porthgain Apartment set on the ground floor close to St Davids shops, galleries, cafes and restaurants.
A rare luxury, park your car in a designated spot and walk to all the local amenities right on your doorstep.
Open plan living offers cosy convenience with a comfortable lounge area and a well-equipped kitchen.
Relax and unwind after hard days exploring Pembrokeshire in the warm and welcoming twin bedroom.
Your hosts invite you to a weekly Welcome Meeting when they will offer you lots of tourist information and notice of local events.
Weekly barbecues are held throughout the summer. An ideal opportunity to meet your neighbours and exchange holiday tips.
Ground Floor 1 bedroom Apartment sleeping a maximum of 2. 1 Twin with bedside tables, fitted cupboards with hanging rail.
Shower room with shower cubicle, toilet and wash hand basin.
Open Plan Living Area - walk through the patio front door (1 step up) to:
Lounge Area 2 seater sofa, 1 x armchair, coffee table, Freeview TV & DVD player.
Kitchen Area Pine Handmade units with electric cooker, microwave, under counter fridge with freezer compartment, washer/dryer.
Dining Area Pine table with two benches
Short breaks - Winter
WiFi - Yes
Changeover - Saturday
Towels - Yes
Parking - Yes for 1 car in designated car park within the complex
Fuel - Gas central heating and electricity metered, payable at the end of your stay
Dogs - No
Travel cot - Yes on request
Highchair and Stairgate - Yes on request
Pembrokeshire Coastal Path
Walk from the apartment to the Pembrokeshire coastal path which stretches the whole length of the Welsh coastline and encircles the St Davids Peninsula. Enjoy fabulous cliff top walking and breathtaking scenery within easy reach, never more than a couple of miles from the Apartment.
The path follows the rugged coastline and encircles the peninsula through Whitesands, Porthsele, St Justinians, Porthclais and Caerfai Bay - walk as far as you like and get a dedicated walkers bus back. In the summer busses call in at all beaches, coves and villages along the coast.
St Davids Cathedral and the Bishops' Palace
St Davids Cathedral, both a historical monument as well as a place of worship, was built in 1181 and has weathered the centuries with varying fortunes. Visit the refectory in the newly restored cloisters for coffee or a meal and take time to enjoy the history and atmosphere of this very special place.
Across the tiny river Alun is the ruined Bishops' Palace with its lovely decorated stonework, wheel window, halls and stairways. Restored sufficiently to fire the imagination of young and old, let your children play while they absorb the atmosphere of this site of medieval power and influence.
The City of St Davids
Although St Davids has the status of a city it is in reality a small village. Useful as a source of groceries - there is a well-stocked supermarket, butchers and greengrocers, as well as a post office, ice cream and chocolate shop and two banks. There are also galleries and shops - clothes, gifts and outdoor gear; come and browse or buy - it is a delightful place to while away your holiday!
Don't miss the outdoor farmers' market on Thursdays throughout the summer on the Cross Square - all sorts of local produce and tasty morsels.
Boat Trips book in St Davids to visit the offshore islands
Boat trips to suit all tastes leave from St Justinians during the season (April to October) to circle Ramsey Island and to see the marine wildlife, birds and spectacular Pembrokeshire coastal scenery.
Go dolphin and whale spotting too with longer trips out to Grassholm and the lighthouse! Book your tickets in St Davids.
Whitesands and the Peninsula beaches
Whitesands Beach is one of the most stunning locations on the Pembrokeshire coast. The wide sandy 'Blue Flag' beach has lifeguard cover in the summer and surf hire and surfing lessons available at the beach - so it is popular for swimming, surfing and water sports of all sorts. Whitesands is a lovely place to walk and when you have had fun on the beach visit the Whitesands Cafe for tasty snacks and refreshments.
On the other side of the city - just two miles from the cottage and looking out over St Brides' Bay - is Caerfai Beach. The scenery is spectacular and the beach, reached down a steep path, is a wonderful rock-pooling, game-playing platform for sandy heaven.
If you walk the coastal path round the Peninsula you will find a number of small coves and less accessible beaches - at many times of year you will have them to yourself!
Golf Club at St Davids
Within a mile and a half of the apartment is St Davids City Golf Club, the most westerly golf course in Wales. This 9 hole course with 18 tees is playable all year round - no winter greens, no winter tees, no muddy feet - and has fabulous views overlooking Whitesands Bay, Ramsey Sound and the infamous 'Bitches' stretch of water just south of St Davids Head.
Solva village with its quaint picturesque harbour and small beach has lots to enjoy - fish for crabs from the harbour at high tide or rock-pool and paddle on the beach at low tide.
2 art galleries and a pottery to enjoy as well as a range of traditional shops including a post office/general stores (look out for the ever-changing signs), cafes and pubs.
Try your hand at crabbing at Trinity Quay along the harbour - enjoy homemade cakes and ice-cream at the Yacht Club.
Solva Woolen Mill
A charming village with an attractive harbour. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was a flourishing seaport exporting slate and shale. Now it is a quaint harbour occupied with small fishing boats. Dont miss the opportunity to buy crab fresh off the boat when the fishermen return. Have dinner in - or outdoors the Sloop Inn, and enjoy some of the finest Fish and Chips at the Shed where locally caught crab and lobster is also served.
Abereiddy and the Blue Lagoon
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