Widemouth Bay


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Cool and calm, this oh-so-chic coastal retreat is the epitome of chilled-out seaside living. Step through the front door and everyday worries will fall away; tranquil blues and whites subtly imbue the spirit of sea, whilst luxurious velvets, smooth wood and thoughtfully chosen furnishings make it easy to fall into a holiday state of mind. With five exquisite bedrooms (two en suite and one with easy access), spectacular living spaces and a fab kitchen that opens out into the garden, this is a laid-back pad whilst the bubbling hot tub and outside entertainment area is just perfect for celebratory gatherings. Dog friendly and within a short walk of a sandy beach and places to eat and drink, this wonderful homestay lies in Widemouth Bay and is a perfect base from which to explore with Bude, Boscastle, Trebarwith Strand and Hartland Heritage Coast just a short drive away.


In calming tones of blue and white, the gorgeous sitting room is the perfect space to come together, whether it's after a busy day exploring the coast, a relaxing day on the beach or opening presents on Christmas day. Nestled around the wood burner are three velvet sofas, adorned with cushions and throws, perfect for cosying up on a winter's day, whilst bi-fold glass doors open on to the garden, making this a shady spot to enjoy the sea breeze on a hot summer's day. In addition, there's a Smart TV for film nights together and an iPod docking station to play your favourite tunes and to create the playlist for your holiday.

You'll also discover a cosy snug complete with Smart TV and a PlayStation, perfect for youngsters or those seeking a quiet spot to themselves.


The stunning kitchen, gorgeously eye-catching in grey and cream, is just a dream for the avid cook. Bi-fold doors open out on to the garden with far-reaching sea views, letting in plenty of light, whilst the smart white cabinets and striking black worktops are home to all the equipment you need to rustle up meals. There's an induction hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and all the other essentials including a Nespresso coffee machine. The central island is just perfect for prepping whilst three stalls are perfect for those wanting to keep the chef company as they cook!

In the kitchen you'll find a dining table for six, whilst the more formal dining room has an impressive wooden table with enough seating for ten - perfect for dinner parties and celebrations.

In addition, there's a utility room which is home to the washing machine and tumble dryer.

Sleeping and bathing

There are five chic, spacious bedrooms to choose from in this lovely seaside home.

The gorgeous master bedroom lies on the first floor and is en suite. With a gorgeous Juliet balcony overlooking the coastline, double doors can be opened to let the gentle sea breeze waft through on summery days, whilst it's oh-so-dramatic for storm watching in bed! The sumptuous king-sized bed is just made for long lie ins, whilst there's a chest of drawers and hanging space for clothes, plus a Smart TV and dressing table too. The en suite is a handy shower room, for wake-me-up ablutions.

In addition, there is a further king-sized en suite bedroom on the first floor, with a stunning wooden bed adorned with throws and cushions, Juliet balcony, hanging space for clothes, a Smart TV and bedside tables. The en suite for this room is also a shower room.

Next, there's a charming twin bedroom with hanging space, bedside tables, a chest of drawers and a Smart TV - this room is perfect for little ones or friends staying together, plus there's a further double bedroom with a dressing table, hanging space and bedside tables. There's also a family bathroom on the first floor, complete with bath and shower.

On the ground floor you'll find the final bedroom with a zip and link bed, that can be made-up as a king size or into twin beds. This lovely room has a wardrobe, bedside tables, a chest of drawers plus a TV with DVD player. Being on the ground floor, this room would be perfect for those with limited ability and has direct access outside, plus there is a wet room with shower right next door.

All the beds come swathed in luxurious linens, sumptuous bedding and cosy throws and cushions, whilst the showers and bathroom have heated rails to ensure towels are kept warm and fluffy.

Outdoor space

The fabulous garden has a sun-soaked terrace leading out from the sitting room and is the perfect spot for relaxing on a hot summer's day. Here you'll find the alfresco dining area with table and chairs plus a bench with a fire pit, coffee table and barbeque oven with prep area plus an outside entertainment area. For the ultimate in relaxation there's the bubbling hot tub, whilst there's also a second seating area with sea views. There's a handy outdoor shower too, for washing sandy toes and muddy paws.


There is plenty of private, off-road parking for four cars.

Babies and children

Babies and children are most welcome at Dune. A cot and highchair can be provided on request.


Dune welcomes two well-behaved dogs. We charge £35 per dog per week or short break.

In the Area

Set close to the beach in Widemouth Bay, you're just a short walk from the wide, sandy beach lined with rock pools, just waiting to be explored. A firm favourite with surfers, it's a great beach for both beginners and experienced alike, and there's some great surf schools should you need some lessons. The southern end of the beach (near Black Rock) is dog friendly all year, whilst the South West Coastal Path, which runs just next to the beach, is a fabulous route for walks - the path to Bude being especially good for children and dogs. You're also within walking distance of a great pub too - the Bay View inn - whilst there's cafes galore to sample. Pop in the car and head further afield to discover Boscastle, Tintagel, Trebarwith Strand, Port Isaac and Padstow, whilst head east to Bude and across the border into Devon. Head inland for a change of scenery and you're not far from wild and beautiful Dartmoor and the market towns of Tavistock and Okehampton.

Head to the North Cornish coast for this modern beauty; with sea views, beautiful interiors and a bubbling hot tub, this exquisite dog friendly homestay is just perfect for families and friends alike.

At a glance

From £1,531 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 10 + cot | 5 Bedrooms | Dogs welcome

Key features

Al Fresco eating

Autumnal escapes

Baby on Board

Celebratory stays

Enclosed garden

Family friendly

Fire pit

Multi Generational Holidays

Sandy beach nearby

Travel cot and highchair



Dog friendly

Hot Tub

Sea views

Walking distance to the beach

Wood Burner


Surf Retreats

check in / check out days

Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.


  • A 13 deposit & £38 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Dune:

All of the above - it really was superb. The property and Cornwall in general were very dog friendly, but in no way could you tell that dogs stayed at the property in the past.

We had a lovely break here. Relaxing and quiet. Great for walking and for sundowners on the beach. (take you’re own)

A great beach house with great facilities. Close to the beautiful Widemouth Bay Beach. Loved it.

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