Mermaids Nest, Riviere Towans
Mermaids Nest is a light, bright and spacious holiday chalet on the Riviere Towans Holiday Park, Hayle. Just moments from 3 miles of sandy surf beach and access to a stunning stretch of the South West Coastal Path, Mermaids nest is a perfect family bolthole from which to explore St. Ives Bay and beyond.
With 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin and 1 bunk room), open plan lounge/diner, kitchen and shower room and a secluded outside seating area, Mermaid's Nest invites you to relax and enjoy the natural surroundings of The Towans.
Parking - Plenty of space for 2+ cars beside patio doors in front of the chalet.
Access - Level access right to patio doors.
Lounge/Diner - Very bright, spacious and modern lounge. Equipped with flat screen TV / DVD two large two-seater sofas and coffee table. There are French doors offering views to the front of the property.
Bedroom 1 - Large and spacious double bedroom with double bed. Two medium sized windows that let in plenty of light. A bedside table lamp, large chest of drawers and built in wardrobe with plenty of storage space.
Bedroom 2 - Modern and light spacious twin bedroom with a nautical theme. Two full sized single beds. Bedside table and lamp between the two beds. Large fitted wardrobe and a chest of drawers.
Bedroom 3 - There are full size bunk beds in this bedroom. The bedroom boasts a large chest of drawers.
Kitchen - Fully fitted kitchen with plenty of storage cupboards, cooker, washing machine, microwave, large fridge freezer, dining table and 6 chairs. The kitchen is fully equipped with cooking utensils, plates, cups and cutlery. The kitchen has French doors which open up to the patio area.
A message from Toms
Come and find us in our on-site office open 9am-5pm Monday - Saturday and 9am-1pm on Sundays, from maintenance to housekeeping, travel tips and directions, we’re here to help! There is a 24 hour ‘out of hours’ contact number for us too.
The holiday park is one of the oldest in the country, with the first chalets constructed in the early 1920s. Now a beautiful site with a vast range of unique, quirky and privately owned accommodation, including beach chalets, bungalows and lodges. Many have stunning sea views and all are within a few minutes walk of the beach.
On the doorstep
Walk the coastal path at low tide all the way along the beach from Hayle river mouth to the Cliff tops of Godrevy and the surf break at Gwithian where you’ll find great food and drinks from cocktails to coffees, ice creams and fresh seafood at the local cafes and restaurants.
For those seeking surf, beginners to experienced surfers and bodyboarders can enjoy doorstep breaks at Hayle Rivermouth and Mexico Towans, both within walking distance of the park. Paddle boarding and kayaking on the Estuary, as well as kitesurfing and windsurfing are popular all year round.
Hayle is home to the RSPB Hayle Estuary Reserve, Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary, Hayle Lido, ice cream parlours, gift shops, great food (including Cornwall’s best Pasties from Philps), pubs and supermarkets.
Take the coastal train from Lelant to St. Ives, and visit The Tate & Barbara Hepworth museums. Visit Newlyn Harbour and Fish market for the best in Cornish Fish. Wander around the historical market town of Penzance, taking in the Harbour and Egyptian House or take a day trip to Lands End and coastal walk to Sennen Cove.
Find your way to Knill's Monument and Steeple Woodland Nature reserve, a 40 acre public open space which overlooks St Ives Bay before making your way down to Carbis Bay for fabulous food, drinks and its sheltered beach.
Cornwall has always been a favourite of artists, writers and film producers and its rugged coasts and beautiful coves have featured in numerous films and TV series most recently, the popular Poldark series. Whether it is a relaxing break or a more action packed holiday you are seeking, Toms Holidays at Riviere Towans is the ideal destination.
Winter stays at Riviere Towans
Riviere Towans is a great choice for your winter break, but it’s also the period that our owners tend to build and renovate, and when essential land maintenance and roadworks are done. Disruptions and sound may affect neighbouring properties, so please get in touch with us before booking if you are concerned.
The winter season runs from the 1st November until the 1st April OR a week before Good Friday, whichever is earlier.
All the properties we manage are self-contained and self-catering. All the kitchen equipment you will require for your stay is provided in the property. All properties include a microwave, TV, iron and heating to name but a few of the basics. A large number also include washing machines but do check the property particulars above.
On Tuesday, 29 Aug 2023
It’s a lovely property plenty of room very spacious which is lovely with a big family. It’s in a quiet area of the site which is nice. A short walk to the beach which is lovely for the kids.
On Sunday, 13 Aug 2023
We were surprised at how warm it was, even though there were no radiators. The property on the whole was well set out and spacious
On Wednesday, 19 Jul 2023
Location good but facilities only just satisfactory
On Monday, 17 Jul 2023
It was lovely to stay at Toms. We are very pleased and enjoy with our stay. All shopping and main attractions close. Loved it.
On Saturday, 23 Apr 2022
Great location with great access all around
On Saturday, 11 Jul 2020
The property was very well set out.
On Sunday, 28 Oct 2018
A perfect short break for the family thank you very much! We look forward to returning soon!
On Monday, 17 Aug 2015
Thank you very much for the use of your beautiful chalet. It was very well laid out, clean and close to all the amenities (shop and pub). We have been to Toms for the last three years and felt really relaxed here. Many thanks.
-Andy, Clair & Josh
On Monday, 17 Aug 2015
Thank you very much fro a wonderful stay. Fantastic accommodation and so well equipped. We love the privacy that comes with the accommodation and now want two weeks instead of the one next year. We have the Cornwall bug and love the Mermaids Nest.
On Saturday, 23 Aug 2014
"Thank you Mermaids Nest for a lovely stay. We booked this by sheer luck the day before we came. What a find! We hope to come again next year.
Great base for seeing all areas of South Cornwall. Lovely views and good facilities too. Fantastic beach for rock pools, digging and jumping waves”
-Kirsty, Andy, James & Martha.
On Wednesday, 09 Jul 2014
Thank you for a wonderful stay. We have had a lovely week and we hope to come back again next year!”
-Donna, Carl, Charlie & Georgia