Yellow Sands Cottages

Harlyn Bay – Padstow – Cornwall

Just a short stroll to the beautiful sandy shore

Yellow Sands Cottages in Harlyn Bay, Cornwall are a small cluster of modern cottages on a private, quiet driveway, set in an acre of well kept grounds.   Within 250 metres of one of the very finest beaches along the spectacular North Cornish Coast.

Guests staying at Yellow Sands have use of a pathway, through the garden, which heads off to the dunes and down to the centre of the bay!  The properties are ideally located in peaceful rural surroundings (An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)


We are OPEN all year round – 3 night short breaks available through to Christmas

Pampas – Ivey or Cataclews are available for the Christmas week and Pampas is available at present for the New Year period

From January 6th through to end of March we have availability for a short break or a longer stay!



There are so many treasures in Cornwall to visit and the whole County can be reached within the hour.

We have six well appointed and comfortable self-catering holiday cottages, creating an environment to sit back, relax and enjoy! 

We are open for guests ALL YEAR ROUND including Short Breaks from November to April.

  For pet owners – we accept pets (please see our terms and conditions) throughout the year apart from the peak six weeks of the School Summer Holidays!



One Bedroom Cottage
Accommodates 1 to 4

Orchard, Pampas & Ivey

3 Two Bedroom Cottages
Accommodates 1 to 4

Morva & Cataclews

2 Three Bedroom Cottages
Accommodates 1 to 6

Local proprietors, Richard & Sharon Keast would like to welcome you to Yellow Sands – Sharon and the Dakin family have resided and provided holidays at Yellow Sands for over 45 years and it remains a family concern!

Holidays at Harlyn are never forgotten, we have many guests rebooking and returning every year, who we always look forward to and enjoy seeing! Thank you for visiting our site and we hope we can accommodate you on your visit to the County of Cornwall!

We also have two privately owned properties at Yellow Sands – Tresillian & Tamarisk, which we are able to take bookings for, both sleep up to 6 guests, please enquire through website for tariff and further details – Current vacancies are: Tresillian available from 29th September through to the 20th October 

If there is no availability in the cottages, please try Delfi Apartment at Yellow Sands – situated on the ground floor, this garden apartment has 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 4 guests – contact Linda Dakin at

Feel free to browse around our web-site. Our webpage is up to date with availability & tariff.

If you would like any further information (a colour brochure is available to post) or to make a booking, please contact us for the availability of your dates, to avoid disappointment via email to or by telephoning 01637 881548. All information is available on the reservations page

Local amenities within 1 mile at St Merryn, these include Newsagent, Bakery, Fuel Station, Grocery store, Eating houses and Takeaways – The nearest food store is Tesco at Padstow 2.5 miles – Golf at Trevose is 1 mile
Harlyn Bay is just one of seven glorious beaches in the local area, with access to breathtaking Coastal footpaths