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We have had a cancellation for the week of 22nd December in our cosy Cornwall beach apartment with fantastic sea views.  Of course we are biased, but we can't think of a better place to spend Christmas...snuggle on the sofa and watch the spectacular rough seas, take an exhilarating stroll on the beach in the winter sunshine or head to the village pub for some hearty Cornish fayre. In fact, we act...

We have a couple of rare weeks available this Autumn (22nd September and 6th October)...such a lovely time of year to visit.  The summer crowds have gone home but the weather often remains warm and sunny, with that lovely gentle golden light you get in the Autumn, and the village enjoys a welcome spell of calm after the hectic peak summer months.  It's so relaxing to take a stroll on the beach or ...

We don’t normally post photos of ourselves on our website but we just wanted to let everyone know that we are genuine independent owners who love and regularly enjoy Seashells ourselves, as well as letting it out to our lovely guests. We know how lucky we are and work hard to make the apartment the best it can be, keep our prices reasonable and be as flexible as we can with our guests. We much p...

Sadly fraud happens (although relatively rarely), whether you book through an Online Travel Agent like Owners Direct or TripAdvisor, or directly with the owner.  Anyone can set up a listing on Airbnb, Owners Direct, Tripadvisor and other sites in minutes, with no checks whatsoever, or set up a basic website.  Although the perception is often that you are safer booking through an online travel agen...

We much prefer to book directly with our guests than through a large online travel agent like Airbnb, TripAdvisor or Owners Direct/HomeAway. Here’s why - these companies will charge you, the guest, a steep booking fee on top of our rental price, in most cases for doing nothing beyond being the platform through which you book your holiday. If you think paying the extra fee protects you against frau...