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Luxury Accommodation in Cornwall

Our properties are ideal for 2 to 14 guests, couples looking for a relaxing holiday together or larger groups of families and friends gathering for a special occasion, reunion or holiday.

Whether you are looking for a short weekend break of 3 nights, midweek break of 4 nights or a week or two week holiday we would be delighted to welcome you to St Mawes Retreats.

Sea View – a fabulous newly built property

Sea View is a fabulous newly built property with gorgeous interiors created by a top London interior designer. With stunning views of the harbour, beach, Carrick Headlands and out to sea, Sea View is the perfect luxury holiday house for family, friends and multi generational holidays.

The Moorings – an idyllic Victorian terraced home

The Moorings is an idyllic Victorian terraced home in St Mawes with a waterfront location and its own private access to the beach. This 4 bedroom house sleeps up to 8 guests. It is set within a charming terrace in the village centre overlooking Tavern Beach, St Mawes harbour the Carrick Headlands and St Anthony’s lighthouse.

Penolva – stunning interiors with spectacular southerly sea views

Penolva is a luxurious self catering house which offers the best of both worlds to guests, privacy for those wishing to escape to their own secret haven and a central location for those who want to explore the beauty of the Roseland Peninsula being only a few minutes walk to the pretty harbour and St Mawes ferry that can transport guests across the water in 15 minutes to Falmouth and village shops, pubs and restaurants.


Dreamcatchers – luxury, contemporary style with spectacular sea views

Dreamcatchers is a fabulous luxury house, spacious, light and modern with stunning sea views, and a private garden situated  200 yards above the waterside. Dreamcatchers commands magnificent views of the harbour, the headland and out across Falmouth bay to Manacle point and Helford River.

Stargazers – a luxury holiday home with breathtaking sea views

Stargazers is a contemporary-style detached house with breathtaking sea views, set in landscaped south facing gardens in a peaceful area of St Mawes. Ideally situated,  Stargazers is only 2 minutes walk from the Castle and coastal walks, and a 5-7 minute stroll to the beaches, shops and restaurants. The Hotel Tresanton is just a few steps away, ideal for lunches or evening meals out.

Moonfleet – A modern property with beautiful river and sea views.

Moonfleet is a beautifully renovated modern luxury property with lovely views over the Percuil River and surrounding National Trust countryside. The property occupies a truly exceptional position within a very desirable part of St Mawes, quietly tucked away on the eastern side of the village, yet just minutes’ walk from Summers beach and local shops.


Shellseekers – elegant, contemporary style with fabulous views

Shellseekers is a fabulous two bedroom modern house, ideally situated with a small private parking space in the centre of St Mawes, Cornwall. Shellseekers is the perfect house for couples and families who enjoy luxurious, modern, high quality surroundings and require spacious self catering accommodation!

Truly one of the loveliest self catering houses in which I have stayed anywhere in the world.


Amazing Food

From powerboat hire to a candlelit dinner, or dealing with the everyday chores when you are on holiday, we’re here to help with a range of dedicated personal services!

Sailing at St Mawes

With spectacular coastline, watersports, restaurants and activities you could fill every waking minute, or simply choose to relax and recharge in our stunning  homes!

Moonrakers Living Room

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