by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

The Boat Watch

Price Match Guarantee
We guarantee that our prices are the same as those featured on .
Mousehole, near Penzance, Cornwall
Grade 4 Star rating
Select your date and duration:
Prices are per property not per person includes a £39 booking fee.



Available Start Date
Unavailable Days
Selected Start Date
Looking to leave tonight, or arrive on a different day?
Call us on 0345 498 6900Call us on 0345 498 6900

Why Us?

  • No credit card fees
  • Secure booking
  • Book 2015 for £25 Low deposit
  • Recognised grading standards
  • Over 30 years experience
  • 98% of guests would book again

This property is part of our Cottages4you collection


In superb locations and beautiful settings. Cottages4you gives you a fantastic range of hand-picked properties with quality you can rely on.


A stone’s throw from Mousehole’s harbour, this apartment is ideal for couples or a small family who want to enjoy a coastal holiday.

This holiday apartment, above the owner’s restaurant, is perfect for couples looking to cosy up in the winter, walk the stunning coastal paths in spring, or laze on the beach in summer with your very own restaurant and chef on the doorstep. Sitting in the shelter of Mounts Bay, some 2½ miles from Penzance, lies the historic fishing village of Mousehole, once described by Dylan Thomas as the loveliest in England. Pronounced ’Mowzel’, the village was recorded as early as 1266, and you get a real sense of timelessness as you wander the narrow streets, while the picturesque harbour offers a sandy beach at low tide. The Boat Watch is perfect for families and also appeals to couples looking for that great get-away-from-it-all retreat, all year round. Stroll along picturesque coastal paths, laze on the glorious beaches in the summer, pick the fresh wild flowers or visit the many beautiful gardens in the area. The property offers quality accommodation, cosy and great for storm watching in the winter months. The owners run a prestigious bistro, located under the apartment and provide guests with the opportunity to experience the convenience of excellent food during their stay. There is an option to run your own tab and even have meals delivered and served in the apartment. From a full three course meal to drinks and desserts, nothing is too much trouble. The bistro has a vibrant continental feel, located on Mousehole harbour front with stunning views across Mounts Bay. There is an al fresco feel to the secluded and sheltered rear garden, ideal for a quiet drink or leisurely lunch. The area is perfect for exploring the many delights of West Cornwall and the area is renowned for its artists and crafts. Within easy reach of Newlyn, Penzance, Lands End, the famous surfing beach at Sennen, and the picturesque town of St Ives. Visit the Tate Modern or the open air romantic Minack Theatre. The Boat Watch has its own front door and private staircase which leads to the first floor apartment. The enclosed hallway and fully double glazed windows and additional sound proofing ensure the apartment is conveniently located but quiet. The Boat Watch accommodates four guests in two comfortable double bedrooms, beautifully appointed bathroom, light and comfortable open plan living room with woodburner and kitchen area with views of the harbour. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.

All on first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with wooden floor. 2 double bedrooms. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Wood burner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot on request. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Access to freezer. Patio and furniture shared with owner’s restaurant. Car park 50 yards (£3 per day). Welcome pack.

Read more 


  • Pub within 1 milePub within 1 mile
  • Sea ViewSea View
  • Romantic CollectionRomantic Collection
  • Woodburning StoveWoodburning Stove
  • Cot AvailableCot Available
  • No Pets AllowedNo Pets Allowed
  • Open PlanOpen Plan

Customer Comments

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 22/10/2016
    It was a lovely stay. The staff were really pleasant and helpful, as usual. We would stay again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 15/10/2016
    Lovely apartment , we hope to be back next year.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 13/08/2016
    Fantastic apartment in a beautiful place, already booked again for next year.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 02/07/2016
    Absolutely loved it and would stay there again.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 23/04/2016
    We loved staying at The Boat Watch, very comfortable and clean. Great food downstairs at 2 Fore Street so no need to cook!!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 02/04/2016
    Fantastic in every respect! A little noisy, a lot of noise from restaurant below but that didn't spoil the holiday at all

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 26/03/2016
    Fantastic holiday, lovely clean flat and the owner and his staff were so obliging. The only down side is the people attending the Resturant below constantly banged the door, which was a little annoying. It was so good we have booked again for next year.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/03/2016
    Excellent location, excellent accommodation, Joe the owner is really helpful & nice - would recommend staying here!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 29/02/2016
    Perfect Holiday although the Premise would benefit from WI FI.

View All Guest Reviews

9.3 out of 10 – based on 17 reviews collected by Reevoo
You can use a postcode, location or attractions to calculate your drive time.

Local Area

Content to be added.

Looking for something with a little more?

Cotages with Hot tubs Cottages part of our Luxury collection Something with a swimming pool A place near the Coast