Yellow Submarine is a show-stopping new beach house at Gwithian Towans sleeping 6+. It’s located on a small and exclusive resort-style development offering high luxury living by the coast — find out all the perks here. It’s just yards from the epic surf beach at Gwithian, and comes complete with hot tub, sauna and a large decking area for an unforgettable holiday. Up to two friendly dogs are welcome.

Short breaks available outside of summer school holidays; check in/out any day of the week and there is a three-night minimum stay.

Yellow Submarine is one of just fifteen individual beach houses in this development set in the heart of the wild sand dunes of Gwithian Towans, alongside three miles of pristine sandy beach. This is Cornwall’s newest luxury beach-side accommodation, each retreat boasting its own sunken cedar hot tub, large barbecue grill and barrel sauna outside, and a full kitchen, deep sofa, log burner and luxurious beds within.

Inside Yellow Submarine

Step into a dream beach house, designed to celebrate special moments by the sea. You’ll find space, light and imaginative attention to detail everywhere, with painted timber-clad walls, vaulted ceilings, inspired artworks and hand-crafted detailing. The large living, dining and kitchen area is open plan and incorporates a sumptuous lounge with stylish Italian log-burner for winter nights, and a generous dining table for eight. Your luxury kitchen is exceptionally well-equipped, and boasts a double oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave, and all the pots, pans, plates, bowls and cutlery you’ll need as well as a wine chiller. The living area here also features an imaginative mezzanine spanning one end of the room — a great place for chilling or escape.

Please note: this is a close representation of Yellow Submarine’s layout

The sleeping accommodation here has been designed to be flexible and can be adapted to your needs. Your principal bedroom has a show-stopping superking-sized bed and ensuite wet-room with a luxury jumbo waterfall shower. The two further twin bedrooms have zip-and-link beds so can be either one super-king, or two twins — these rooms also feature cool mezzanines with futons for chilling out or even extra sleeping space for an additional child or small adult on each, making an additional sleeping capacity of two (one in each room). All main beds have the same luxury deep-sprung mattresses — so have them made up your way – just let us know what you’d like, when you book. All mezzanines are accessed via ladders, which can be blocked-off to make the mezzanines out of bounds if you have little ones. Completing the accommodation is a luxury family bathroom with a stylish nickel plated slipper bath, huge walk-in wet-room shower, basin and WC.

In the open air

Yellow Submarine is part of the Three Mile Beach experience at Gwithian Towans. Each of these beach houses has been uniquely styled with the same standard of luxury accommodation, and that includes outside. Your outdoor space has been brilliantly landscaped to reflect the local environment, and designed to make indoors feel like outdoors, and outdoors feel like indoors. You have 600 square feet of stylish decking, complete with everything you need for a surf lifestyle. Please note, dogs will need to be kept on leads when outdoors, as the garden space is not fenced. The centrepiece is your sunken cedar hot tub, which will be filled, hot and inviting, when you arrive. Not to mention the barrel sauna, large gas-fired barbeque grill, outdoor dining table and huge adjustable sun-sail to shelter you when you need it.

Also available is an on-site office to make sure everything goes like a dream during your stay. Here the friendly hospitality team can help with everything from booking you a table at a restaurant to supplying you with more firewood and toilet paper (free of course). You can also hire any of the following to make your stay unforgettable: wetsuits, surfboards, bodyboards, SUPs, beach games and gear, pizza ovens and smokers (subject to availability). Find out more about what’s on offer here.

Also be sure to check out the Three Mile Beach street food on site, selling a range of food and drink from cool food trucks. This can be ordered and delivered straight to your door. Please note, the restaurant is open year round but only offers delivery in the winter. The outdoor seating area and bar is also only open from Easter until the end of October.

Things we love

Yellow Submarine is the epitome of laid-back lifestyle by the sea. This is Gwithian — the place for lovers, families, surfers and dreamers. It’s where you switch the phone off and turn your imagination back on. Hit the water — whether your thing is surf or rock pools, look no further. Gwithian is safely lifeguarded in season, and you can hire just about all the beach toys you can imagine at Sunset Surf next door. Ever fancied kiteboarding?… book a session. Want to see seals?… we have scores of them. Art and culture?… St Ives and the Tate are just around the bay. Pasties and clotted cream?… in abundance. Long coastal cliff walks?… we have countless miles starting right here. You can be as active or as lazy as you like on the beach here — and when you are finished, potter back up the path 200 yards to your lovely luxury home-from-home, and dive back into Yellow Submarine.

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Retreat Features

  • Barrel sauna & sunken hot tub
  • Three chill-out mezzanine areas
  • Free standing bath & waterfall shower
  • On-site staff to assist with absolutely everything
  • Wetsuits, beach gear, pizza ovens and much more can be rented
  • Doorstep food service and street food offering
Principal super-king bedroom with en suite
Two twin bedrooms with zip-and-link beds, and mezzanines with futons which can sleep an extra child or small adult
Luxuriously-fitted kitchen with double oven, hob, dishwasher, microwave and wine chiller
Dining table with space for 8
Washer / Dryer combo
Clothes hanger
Iron & ironing board
Open plan living area with space for 8
55inch smart TV
Free superfast WiFi
Ensuite wet-room with waterfall shower in the principal bedroom:
Luxury family bathroom with stylish nickel plated slipper bath and walk-in shower
600 square feet of outdoor space with stylish decking and outdoor dining table
Features include a barrel sauna, sunken hot tub and a large gas-fired barbecue grill
Travel cot and highchair on request (cot linen not provided)
Two well-behaved dogs welcome
£50 charge for dogs full or part week (included: Yeti dog bed, bowls and towel)
Underfloor heating throughout
Italian log-burner in lounge
Saturday standard changeover
Check in after 4pm
Check out before 10am
Private parking space for two cars
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10 out of 10!
The house was cleverly designed to let the light flood in and offered plenty of space. The mezzanines gave a touch of adventure and a wonderful view; many hours were spent gazing at the sea. The house was spotlessly clean and organised! We really appreciated the enormous thought and effort that went into all of the Christmas decorations and lights in each room. We loved the Cornish products including the hamper and the toiletries. The beds were the most comfortable I’ve experienced away from home. The sauna and jacuzzi were well used of course! We all had the greatest holiday and we do not think there is anything that could be improved 10 out of 10! Thank you so much!
The Brooks Family — Christmas 2021