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Watergate Bay's nearest caravan park - Sun Haven Valley Country Holiday Park

The best caravan park in the surrounding area. A quiet holiday Holiday Cravan parks in Cornwall.tents and tourers

Probably Mawgan Porth's best kept secret! - Only a 15 minutes stroll along a mainly level footpath from a large flat sandy beach - but hidden in the valley in Cornish Countryside. You will not have seen our static caravans unless you know where we are.

Families and serious-surfers only, on a no-club, no-bar, caravan park that enforces silence at 10.30pm.

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What we are ?


We are open 12 months a year with both caravans and centrally-heated, double glazed chalets. Sun Haven Valley is one of the finest holiday caravan parks in Cornwall combined with a seasonal campsite for camping & touring. Just 2 miles from Watergate Bay, it is accessible by foot car, or take the bus that runs hourly past our front gate. Our static caravans have "Visit Britian" 2010 Rose Awards and the park has 4 AA pennants and a 5 star "loo of the year" award.

footpath to the beach

What we are not ?


We are not a noisy, all-dancing, all-singing "holiday park".

Primarily for families & couples, we have No club, No bar, and No evening entertainment and we have a silence after 22hs30 policy - so expect some early nights ! We also take small parties of surfers provifing that the surfing is more important than the "Apres-surf". Two local pubs, a restaurant, a supermarket & a take-away within three-quarters of a mile will provide the basics for you, but on site there is simply a TV room & a small games room and a small shop selling essentials.
There is a coarse fishing lake at the edge of the park and other local pursuits include golf, walking, surfing (including the KingSurf school on Mawgan Porth beach), power kite flying and kite surfing, fishing (sea, coarse and game), cycling, cliff climbing, abseiling and boat trips. (See our 'Activities' page.) - For more information see Sun Haven Valley.

There are also plenty of campsites in cornwall to choose from.


The Watergate Bay Hotel


watergate bay The Hotel provides top quality accommodation right on the beach with a terrace virtually above the waves and the beach just a barefoot walk away. Whether you visit at the height of the summer or during quieter times, The Hotel & Extreme Academy provides a fabulous contemporary beach lifestyle with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

dog friendly beachThere is a wide choice of rooms starting at about 180/night for a double occupied room in season, with some ooms giving the option of balconies and sea views. All have ensuite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite television and telephones.


The facilities available include indoor and outdoor pools; sauna, spa pool, beauty and therapy suite; squash and tennis courts or you can just enjoy the tranquil atmosphere and the stunning views.

If you decide you need a surge of adrenaline, then the Extreme Academy can offer you a choice of waveski, kitesurfing, mountain boarding at mawgan porth, kite buggies and land board or traction kite lessons; or try them all with an awesome "Extreme Day". (photo by Mari Buckley)
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Dogs welcome.