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THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL .

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Main Lounge - spacious, light with lots of comfy ,seating, tv, dvd..
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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SITUATED IN THE SEASIDE RESORT OF PORTHCAWL - ON THE GLAMORGAN HERITAGE COASTLINE , THE PROPERTY IS A FEW MINUTES WALK TO FLAT SANDY BEACHES,. JUST A SHORT WALK AWAY TO THE INDOOR SWIMMING POOL AT TRECCO BAY WITH THE JETS AND FOUNTAINS , WITH CRAZY GOLF, FUN FAIR, AMUSEMENTS, DONKEY RIDES ON THE BEACH - CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR SURFING AT REST BAY AND HORSE RIDING ON THE BEACH, GREAT PUBS, AND ENTERTAINMENT , FINE GOLF CLUBS JUST A 5 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY - LOTS TO DO - MARGAM PARK COUNTRY PARK AND GO APE ADVENTURES; OUTDOOR ADVENTURES - QUAD BIKING, PAINTBALLING, 10 MINUTES AWAY.- CARDIFF AND SWANSEA 20 MINUTES AWAY. WITH SWANSEA OR CARDIFF WITH SOME LOVELY SHOPS , OR VISIT THE DESIGNER OUTLET AT MC ARTHUR GLEN IN BRIDGEND JUST A 10 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY, SUMMER OR WINTER, SPRING OR AUTUMN...SITUATED IN THE SEASIDE RESORT OF PORTHCAWL - ON THE GLAMORGAN HERITAGE COASTLINE , THE PROPERTY IS A FEW MINUTES WALK TO FLAT SANDY BEACHES,. JUST A SHORT WALK AWAY TO THE INDOOR SWIMMING POOL AT TRECCO BAY WITH THE JETS AND FOUNTAINS , WITH CRAZY GOLF, FUN FAIR, AMUSEMENTS, DONKEY RIDES ON THE BEACH - CENTRALLY LOCATED FOR SURFING AT REST BAY AND HORSE RIDING ON THE BEACH, GREAT PUBS, AND ENTERTAINMENT , FINE GOLF CLUBS JUST A 5 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY - LOTS TO DO - MARGAM PARK COUNTRY PARK AND GO APE ADVENTURES; OUTDOOR ADVENTURES - QUAD BIKING, PAINTBALLING, 10 MINUTES AWAY.- CARDIFF AND SWANSEA 20 MINUTES AWAY. WITH SWANSEA OR CARDIFF WITH SOME LOVELY SHOPS , OR VISIT THE DESIGNER OUTLET AT MC ARTHUR GLEN IN BRIDGEND JUST A 10 MINUTE DRIVE AWAY, SUMMER OR WINTER, SPRING OR AUTUMN PORTHCAWL AND THE SURROUNDING SOUTH WALES IS A FANTASTIC PLACE TO VISIT AND SEE. SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - SLEEPS 4-6 PEOPLE, SPACIOUS MODERN ACCOMMODATION, The Gateway is centrally situated just a five minutes walk to the beaches of Coney Beach & Trecco Bay plus Newton Beach is just a 10 minute walk away, This spacious property is an ideal base for either families or groups of friends who would like to explore Porthcawl and the surrounding attractions . Only a few minutes walk to the Attractions at Trecco Bay Park with an indoor swimming pool, outside jets and fountains, crazy golf, Childrens Park, Jungle Jims, Indoor Bowling, plus amusements and arcades. also a short walk to Coney Beach fun fair. Lots of other activities within a short car journey - Horse Riding at Ogmore Beach, Surfing and Kayaking at Rest Bay, Cycle Hire, Outdoor Adventures with quad biking, paintballing and lots more , or take in a round of Golf at Royal Porthcawl, Grove Golf Clubs all within a few minutes car ride away. or Just kick off those shoes and lay back and relax and watch the sea , listen to the waves all just a few minutes away, take a deckchair , and a picnic and spend the day lazing and chilaxing on the beach and watch the world go by. The Gateway Accommodation consists of : MAIN LOUNGE: - A Large Spacious Light Lounge , with comfy seating, large patio windows , TV and DVD player, a selection of books, DVD's and games, plus Wifi DINING ROOM : - Large sofa , Table and Chairs, plenty of room for the whole family to enjoy a lovely meal together (with lots of choices of what to eat from the takeaways close by : Chinese and Indian Take away within walking distance, or have a delivery to your door). KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: - well appointed kitchen with table and chairs, Fridge with freezer, Electric fan assisted oven with ceramic hob, microwave, Toaster, kettle, plus all equipment, crockery, and utensils for you to make yourself home cooked meals, (there a plenty of locally produced foods to buy from the farm shops, markets and shops of Bridgend/Porthcawl or to venture a little further to the famous Swansea Market, to buy locally produced, locally grown produce artisan produce). BEDROOMS : - With plenty of beds and wardrobes, dressing table, complete with bed linen, towels and pillows included. BATHROOM: - a fully fitted bathroom with full size bath, electric shower over, all Towels included - OUTSIDE : - patio area with garden furniture, AMENITIES : WiFi Internet connection, Gas central heating, Electric fan assisted oven with ceramic hob, microwave, fridge with freezer, T.v & D.V.D. player, wifi connection, selection of books, dvds,cds, & games, Bed linen and towels included, Patio area with garden furniture. travel cot, High Chair, Hairdryer, Iron, Ironing Board. SEASIDE RESORT - 5 MINUTE WALK TO THE BEACHES - SHORT BREAKS AVAILABLE - MODERN, SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION - SLEEPS 4-6 PEOPLE - CENTRALLY LOCATED - FEW MINUTE WALK TO SWIMMING POOL, CRAZY GOLF, FUN FAIR, JETS AND FOUNTAINS - LOTS TO DO - 2 GOLF COURSES, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS, HARBOUR WALKING DISTANCES OF FLAT SANDY BEACHES, INDOOR SWIMMING POOL PLUS ,FEW MINUTES DRIVE TO FINE GOLF CLUBS More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
All pets must be booked in by prior approval, If a pet is not booked in prior to the holiday , we reserve the right to refuse the pet on arrival ..
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1 Full bath
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About the Owner
kay b
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2020
Reviewed 4 August 2020

Didn't meet the owners because of covid but they were very helpful on the phone and could ring them any time if needed, the apartment was great very spacious, excellent location hardly needed to use the car and dog friendly, if we go back to...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank maxipants2016
Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

A fantastic place with lovely hosts loads of room really close to a lot of attractions beds are really comfortable

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank shazla17
Reviewed 6 September 2019 via mobile

This was my 5th year to stay at The Gateway , as always a nice warm friendly welcome, the hamper is always a welcomed gift ( saves us running to the shop straight away).The Gateway is spotless and spacious, feels like home from home ,...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Sabrina M
Resort488848, VR Owner at THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL ., responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2019

thank you Sabrina , for your lovely review , we are so pleased that you love our holiday home , and thank you for being such a lovely guest xxx Kay

Reviewed 25 August 2019

Friendly welcome with lots of advice about events etc. Plus a lovely welcome basket full of goodies. Lovely spacious, clean flat within walking distance of beaches and other facilities. We will be back. Thank you.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Keith B
Resort488848, VR Owner at THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL ., responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2019

Thank you for your kind review, see you all soon , thank you again Kay

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Reviewed 13 June 2019

Our second stay at The Gateway, we really enjoyed our stay and the welcome hamper was gratefully received. Everything was spotlessly clean and comfortable, and the owners very friendly. The seaside theme is lovely. Our dog had a lovely visit too so of course we...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank ChrisandB0b
Resort488848, VR Owner at THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL ., responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2019

Thank you for taking the time to give us your review, and thank you for being such lovely guests , yes your more than welcome to come back for your next break x

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Reviewed 10 May 2019 via mobile

Date of stay: May 2019
Resort488848, VR Owner at THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL ., responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2019

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Reviewed 6 January 2019

Ideally situated on the South Wales coast roughly 30 min drive from both Cardiff and Swansea, walking distance to beach and perfect for exploring this beautiful area !. The property is as described with plenty of room, dog friendly and spotlessly clean. When we arrived...More

Date of stay: January 2019
1  Thank Keith D
Resort488848, VR Owner at THE GATEWAY - PORTHCAWL ., responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2019

Thank you very much for your review , so so pleased you enjoyed our place and Porthcawl , Hope to see you all again

Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our stay met John very nice man .made us welcome.big apartment and nice and cosy plenty off space for us all.pantomime was brill .

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed 1 December 2018

We had a lovely stay at the The Gateway, Porthcawl. The flat was a good size for a family of five and well appointed. The owners were really friendly, and didn't mind us calling late having got lost at the end of our journey, talking...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Dan S
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Porthcawl, is a popular seaside resort, situated in South Wales, just off junction 37 of the M4, inbetween Cardiff and Swansea on the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Porthcawl is a actual resort and boasts one of the biggest caravan parks in Wales - Trecco Bay Caravan Park - has excellent facilities with an indoor swimming pool, outside jets and fountains for those sunny days and hours of wet fun. Also on site is crazy golf, childrens park, outdoor all weather court for basketball,/football etc, plus a nightclub, the coast resturant, sportsbar, showdome for the childrens entertainment nightly plus amuzements galore with Jungle Jims, (an indoor soft play area plus Indoor Bowling. Porthcawl is also famous for its Fun fair, situated right on the beach overlooking Coney Beach is the funfair wit...
Getting around
Porthcawl is a lovely flat area and ideal for walking around with easy access to the town and the attractions of the fun fair as well as Trecco Bay Holiday Park all within easy walking access , if you want to travel to see the cities of Swansea or Cardiff these both fantastic cities are within a 30 min car journey , the property has easy access with the bus stops a walk away and the train stations of Pyle and Bridgend being a short car journey away . An Ideal base for your holiday , be it Spring Summer , Autumn or Winter so much to do and see in the area
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