The 12 Best Airbnbs In Cornwall, United Kingdom

March 4, 2021
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Cornwall, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Cornwall and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Clearwater Apartment in Carbis Bay by Blue Flag Beach

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Two king suites will provide the best rest every night of your stay on your next trip to Carbis Bay. This is the perfect place to book for two couples looking for some fun under the sun. With a perfect location near parks, beaches and great shops and restaurants too, this is a place you won’t want to miss.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Clearwater is located on headland road in Carbis Bay with unrivalled sea views. The view from Clearwater is remarkable, everyday you spot something new, from a pod of dolphins to seals playing. The color of the water changes with the weather from deep blue to turquoise and is crystal clear at the shoreline, you could be forgiven thinking you're in the Caribbean!”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“If you want stellar views that is convenient to a beautiful beach this is the place to stay. The beds were comfortable and plant to sofas with beautiful views while drinking your coffee or reading.” – Susan
“A great apartment in a fantastic location! The main selling feature of Clearwater is it's stunning view of Carbis Bay, and it's location which is just a quick walk to the beach and close to St. Ives.” – Kim
“The best stay between Christmas and the new year! The apartment was beautiful and we loved the special Christmas touches. What an amazing view, watching the seals from the apartment was a bonus!” – Yasmin
“Absolutely beautiful apartment, decorating lovingly and with everything we needed, felt like a beautiful home Stacy was lovely to deal with and the apartment was spotlessly clean. Would definitely book again” – Sue
“A definite gem, the property and location are absolute premium. Highly recommended” – Andy

#2 The Pilchard Press in Mevagissey Village Harbourside

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $140 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a romantic little love nest for you and your partner in Cornwall, you’ll e hard-pressed to find a better place to book than this charming single-bedroom apartment. Located in a historic part of town, with some great views of the bay and of the charming fishing village of Mevagissey, you’ll be able to bond like nowhere else and create the best memories.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Start the day with a cup of Nespresso coffee in the marbled bathroom, a well-equipped full wet room with double-head shower. Set in a Grade II listed building, this accessible ground-floor cottage also offers Amazon Echo and antique wood floors. Provided free to guests is a single parking permit for Mevagissey Harbour car park, located a level walk of less than 2 minutes from your apartment.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“I stayed in at Ross and Daniels place for 4 nights. I loved Pilchers Press. The location was perfect, the accommodations wonderful and cozy.” – Angela
“Such welcoming and genuinely friendly guys who couldn't have done more to make us feel at home. The flat was so stylish and impeccably clean. Very well situated for the harbour, restaurants and pubs.” – Lesley
“Ross and Daniel went over and above to make us feel welcome. The beautifully style apartment had everything we needed for a relaxing stay in Mevagissey. Everything we needed was right on our doorstep.” – Stevie
“We had a lovely stay. The apartment was beautiful, well located and clean. Great hosts and easy check in and out.” – Natasha
“Amazing hosts. A beautifully clean comfortable apartment. Can’t wait to visit again soon.” – Sarah

#3 Surf and relax Dog-Friendly Barn with hot tub

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $220 per night, airbnb.com

Are you planning a big family reunion in Bude? Then look no further than this spacious and modern Airbnb. Offering all the amenities of home including a kitchen, a laundry room, WiFi and smart TVs, it also includes a game room with a Game Console, a foosball table and a pool table. If there’s one thing certain it’s that no one will ever get bored throughout your stay.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Add logs to a wood stove and stay in an elegantly refurbished barn at Pencuke farm holiday cottages. Relax in the private jacuzzi hot tub, enjoy the luxury of all en-suite bedrooms, and visit our farm animals including our lovely Alpacas. There’s even a pay-per-use 7. 2kw electric car charge point and free ultra-fast WiFi.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“Amazing accommodation, well thought out and very clean and spacious, great hosts readily available and switched on to their guests needs, fabulous all around!” – Jayne
“We had an a amazing stay at this beautiful barn. It was as described/pictured but better than our expectations. We really enjoyed the hot tube and walks in the farm.” – Matthew
“Thank you very much Ross and Becky for a very enjoyable family long weekend away. The barn had everything we needed and we will definitely be back. Thanks again” – Nigel
“We enjoyed our stay in the Dutch Barn at Pencuke Farm. It is a cosy, clean place with a well equipped kitchen, comfy beds and good showers. Ross and Becky were on hand if we needed anything.” – Ian
“Fantastic property, home away from home. Loved the hot tub.” – Lynn
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#4 Award Winning Barn Conversion near North Cornwall Beaches

9 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $490 per night, airbnb.com

Also located in Bude, Cornwall, this converted barn is a dream come true for interior designers in search of inspiration or for photographers looking to step up their game with some nice indoor pictures. This Airbnb is and ode to the potential that even the most apparently run-down building offers. You’ll love every corner, from the bedrooms to the kitchen to the elegant bathrooms.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“The Cob, designed by award-winning architects, is the epitome of a stylish family-friendly home. This renovated barn is packed with beautiful design details and is a warm and inviting place for a family re-union or a friends get-together. It sleeps 9 + cot. Play football in the large grassy garden and take in sunsets from the 2 private terraces.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This is a great place to stay. Very comfortable as well as very stylish. It was a very enjoyable week and is in a great location for visiting places” – Paul
“A great place to have a break – fabulous property, nice people and all the facilities you could wish for.” – David
“An amazing barn – perfect for a New Year getaway with two families. Beautifully designed with plenty of space. The kids loved visiting the chickens every morning to collect the eggs.” – Jennie
“A wonderful stay!” – Marte
“Gorgeous, gorgeous converted barn that is modern yet full of character. Well-equipped kitchen that can feed a multitude. Fireplace with limitless access to logs.” – Dayo

#5 Contemporary Style Beachfront House With a Hot Tub

12 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $730 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for the perfect place to book for a destination wedding in Cornwall or for a classy company reunion to celebrate that long-awaited milestone, you’ve just found it. Right next to Treyarnon Bay and with a lot of space both indoors and outdoors, it’s a house that was designed to host large groups. Don’t miss the chance to add your name to the list of happy guests.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Open the bifold doors and admire the stunning view of the beach and coastline, while dining at a table for 12. Ceilings are high, skylights fill the rooms with light, and there are generously proportioned rooms throughout, all decorated in a modern contemporary style. Follow the private path to the beach, and after your surf, warm up in the Hot Tub or use the warm outside shower.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“The house is fantastic. Great location – you can walk directly onto stunning coastal trails. And the view is also stunning – the photos don’t do it justice.” – Jacob
“We were traveling with grandparents, sister and her spouse, my husband and I and our three-year-old and needed a home that was comfortable and open. Thethowan surely hit the mark!” – Laura
“Stunning home overlooking Trayarnon bay. Pretty remote with 15 minute drive to Padstow. Gorgeous home – rent it if you can.” – Lora
“A great place for a family break. The beach on the doorstep and beautiful, occasionally dramatic (it was October! ) views out to sea.” – Richard
“Lovely house in beautiful location, perfect holiday home for a large family ..” – Andrew

#6 Visit the Eden Project from Damelza's Cottage in Charlestown

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Charlestown is as charming a town as you’ll find in the southern coast of Cornwall, and this adorable home makes everything even better. Small families will do well to book this house that comes with a kitchen, 2 big bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms and a great location that will help you make the most of your visit to this part of England.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Sit in the leafy backyard soaking up the Cornish sunshine. This charming cottage has a bright palette with a Mediterranean touch and a fully insulated summerhouse. The open concept of the home features tiled floors and underfloor heating.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Had a lovely stay at Lucy’s cottage, perfect location for exploring Cornwall. Great communication, very clean and lovely decoration!” – Becki
“We stayed at Demelza Cottage for my partner’s birthday weekend. We loved the cottage and Charlestown. Lucy was very helpful with her dining suggestions.” – Melanie
“Very nice place, the little summer house across the garden is pretty cool too. Very quiet, clean and cosy.” – Marcel
“Lovely cottage, great location.” – Callum
“I stayed here with my husband and two children. It’s a great cottage in a convenient location. We visited the Eden Project from here and other tourist attractions.” – Seema
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#7 Life of Riley – Superb Well-Equipped Apartment

3 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

Even though it’s a great choice for couples visiting St. Ives, this apartment is better suited for a solo traveller who’s looking for some peace and quiet to disconnect and reboot, away from all the stress of big-city life. If you don’t want to ever leave the house during your stay, you won’t have to (provided you stock up on supplies first). You can just stay and rest or even get some remote work done, if you prefer.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Kick back on the comfortable sofa in the open living area of this stylish home. Only 10 mins walk to the centre of St Ives. This well-appointed home has been thoughtfully refurbished throughout.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Life of Riley is a gorgeous, comfortable, beautifully designed property, with every need met with generosity and kindness. It was a complete pleasure to stay there.” – Mayan
“Timely communication from the host. Close to coop food. About 10 min walk to the beach and restaurants.” – Zee
“Great location & value. Loved having a washer, parking space and being in walking distance to the old town.” – Kathy And Matt
“We spent five days in this spacious and comfortable abode. The place was spotlessly clean and our thoughtful hosts had left milk, coffee, tea , cookies and fruit for us to enjoy. The Co-Op grocery is just down the street and around the corner.” – John
“Great location with only a 15 minute walk into town, but a co-op 5 minutes away. Spacious place with everything you need for your stay. Lovely hosts.” – Jen

#8 Upper Deck – Unique Quayside Loft with Free Parking

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

Nothing beats travelling together to strengthen the bonds between brothers and sisters, and if your travelling with your respective partners or spouses, all the better. If that resonates with you, then you’ll love this 2-bedroom abode in Mevagissey near the bay, the lighthouse and the charming museum. Get ready for some good times here as you reconnect and reminisce as a family.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Step from the lively harbor side of a working fishing village into the haven of this stunning 18th-century converted net loft. With gorgeous designer touches highlighting the period charm, this home blends the 18th- and 21st-centuries seamlessly pairing a sleek, fully equipped kitchen with traditional oriental rugs and Asian accents.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Room-darkening shades

Guest Reviews

“Daniel & Ross responded to messages within minutes. We were given some recommendations on local attractions prior to arrival, which we found very useful. Upon arrival, we were given a warm welcome and help with our bags.” – Ragu
“What a wonderful stay we had at Quayside’s Upper Deck in Mevagissey! The apartment was immaculate and stylish, with high-end furnishings and thoughtful details (Prosecco in the fridge when we arrived and USB ports in the wall sockets).” – Caroline
“This place is amazing!!! The hosts are charming and the apartment was ready for an instagram photo shoot!” – Rain
“Daniel's flat was beautiful and very stylish and the soaps and shampoo smelled heavenly! It was quite warm while we were there so we slept with open windows…” – Amy
“We had a great time in Mevagissey, the apartment is lovely and in a great location. Daniel and Ross are super friendly hosts. Top marks!” – Ian

#9 Former Artist’s Home Close to Fistral Beach

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Book Now: $270 per night, airbnb.com

It’s easy to see that this place used to belong to an artist. Good taste, a nice and harmonious colour scheme and high-quality furnishings will be the backdrop to a perfect stay in Newquay, Cornwall. You’ll love having plenty of space for you and a group of friends and family, and you’ll also love the convenient location near shops and boutiques.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Soak up the Cornwall sun in the enclosed rear garden, before heading into the spacious bungalow, full of high-quality furnishings. It was the home of renowned local artist Gordon Quest, with his artistic flair and works of art presented throughout.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“This was one of the best air bnb I have ever stayed In, David was the perfect host and thought of every detail, from a lovely welcome package and his communication was spot on from day 1 of booking.” – Kylie
“This is a great bungalow in an excellent location. Dave was a fantastic host who gave us really good recommendations for places to eat and visit.” – Lin
“David was incredible helpful from the minute I booked. As time got closer to moving in he gave me locations of the best beaches, restaurants and activities in the area. When we were driving down, we arrived early and David kindly enough, allowed us to enter the house early.” – Alex
“Amazing place, honestly couldn’t fault it. Dave the host was amazing, continuously ensuring our visit was as expected” – Emily
“Great, great and GREAT! Beautiful house, spotlessly clean and lovely location! Dave continued to keep in contact with me prior to our arrival and during our holiday.” – Carrie

#10 Discover the Seaside Town of Falmouth from Artsy Apartment

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

With an almost perfect 5-star rating and a bright interior illuminated by a big skylight on the roof, this is a place you won’t want to miss. Colourful, charming and with a big king-sized bed, this is a place you’ll love to stay in over the weekend with your spouse or romantic partner.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“This modern and sophisticated apartment elevates the mood with Scandinavian pared-down style and Mid-Century modern furniture. Be inspired by the light and airy feel, while cooking a meal in the open plan living area.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Kitchen | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Heating | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Smoke alarm

Guest Reviews

“Such a wonderful place in Falmouth. The decor is wonderful, and Jo was very responsive to our requests. I would highly recommend a stay here.” – Samantha
“My husband and I are halfway through a 6-week stay with Jo, and could not be happier with our choice! Location is just up the hill from town and extremely convenient to all the cafes, sites & experiences Falmouth has to offer.” – Allie
“I absolutely loved my stay at Jo and Johnny's place. They are exceptional hosts and the place is wonderful, very comfortable and stylish. I really appreciated the attention to detail and little extras too.” – Lorraine
“Great place to stay, location ideal within walking distance to Falmouth. Well equipped and comfortable especially the bed! Appreciated the fresh bread, eggs and oranges ready for breakfast the next morning.” – Anne
“Really lovely flat, amazing location, view of the sea from the front door. Beautifully decorated, warm and homely, very comfortable bed, hot shower and fluffy towels. I didn’t want to leave!!” – Ellen Laura

#11 The Dovecote—New Conversion in Rural Setting near Launceston

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Yet another picture-perfect stay for romantic couples is waiting for you in the English country town of North Petherwin. Complete with an indoor fireplace, wooden floors and plush seating, it’s the kind of place you don’t want to leave when it comes time to check out. The charming doors made of wrought-iron and wood are one of this cottage’s most distinctive features.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Step through an original arched natural door into a wood-floored property with views stretching far over the Cornish countryside. Spend time on the shared lawn and private deck, before soaking in an Edwardian-style bath beneath a vaulted ceiling.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“What can I say?! The Dovecote is a place I’d want to live. That Gothic arch front door and stone exterior are divine, and the view off the back patio brought tears to my eyes.” – Michelle
“we absolutely loved our stay at the Dovecote. it's a beautiful, cosy cottage which was exactly what we wanted. Barbara was welcoming and really helpful.” – Katherine
“Our stay at Dovecot was magical ! We enjoyed cosy evenings by the fire and days exploring Bude and the coast. Barbara made us feel very welcome, the place had everything we needed and more.” – Imogen
“Dovecote is beautiful! So stylish. So comfortable.” – Lisa
“We had a wonderful stay at Dovecote. We received a lovely, warm welcome from Barbara and Richard. The cottage was beautiful and in such a isolated and tranquil place.” – Cris

#12 Relax in Your Private Spa at This Tranquil Country Cottage

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $200 per night, airbnb.com

Writers, photographers, Instagrammers or digital nomads travelling alone of accompanied by their partners should check out this awesome cottage in Launceston. It has everything you need for a prolonged stay in Cornwall, being conveniently close to many small and picturesque English towns that you’ll remember for decades to come.

Here's the property description from Airbnb:

“Indulge in a luxury spa experience at a tranquil cottage. Follow a garden path from your decked balcony to a private wood-fired hot tub, sauna, hammock, outdoor shower and summerhouse. It's a great spot for stargazing by night and bird-watching by day. Cook in a modern well-equipped kitchen or have meals catered for you and served privately at your cosy cottage.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Private hot tub | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“Me and my partner (and the two dogs) stayed here. We had a lovely relaxing time, enjoyed the hot tub and sauna. If you want a peaceful get away then this is the perfect place.” – Lorna
“Our second time visiting the Liberty Barn Cottage was every bit as magical as our first visit. Mark & Tracey are exceptional hosts and make you feel so welcome.” – Hannah
“Exceptional place, it is the most gorgeous cottage we have ever stayed in, the pictures on here just don’t do it justice! If you need/want to escape everyday life, want an adventure or something to change your outlook on life this is the place to go.” – Jamie
“We had a lovely stay at the Liberty Barn Cottage. The accommodation was well-equipped, comfortable, cosy and charming. The spa was absolutely fabulous.” – Robin & Roy
“Tracey and Mark were absolutely amazing hosts. Probably one of the best Airbnbs we’ve stayed in. Every detail was carefully thought out, from the smell of freshly baked bread when we arrived.” – Ryan
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