Swiss Chalet, Riviere Towans
Swiss Chalet is a beautifully modern, comfortable, spacious and well equipped Beachside bolthole. With 3 bedrooms (2 doubles and 1 bunk) and open plan living space which opens onto a beach facing balcony, Swiss Chalet is a perfect holiday bolthole for families and groups to enjoy St. Ives Bay and beyond.
With a fabulous location close to the beach, and stunning views towards Hayle Estuary and Porthkidney sands, Swiss Chalet is a beach lovers dream location. Surf, Sand, and miles of beach to explore. Tidal pools, rock pools, caves and cafes are right here on the doorstep, along with a fabulous stretch of the South West Coastal Path which passes in front of the property.
Walkers and water lovers alike will enjoy this location, and at the end of the day’s adventures, Swiss Chalet invites you to kick back and watch the sunset over St. Ives with a glass of something lovely.
Lounge/Diner - Large corner sofa, coffee table, digi TV, dining table and chairs, 8 ft patio door leading out onto balcony with fabulous views across St. Ives Bay.
Kitchen - Modern galley style fitted kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave.
Bedroom 1 - One double bed, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers. Excellent views.
Bedroom 2 - Bunk beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Bedroom 3 - Double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers.
Shower Room - Newly fitted shower room with built-in shower cubicle, basin & W.C.
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 Monday, 27 Jun 2022
We had a lovely stay in the Swiss Chalet, everything was perfect, had everything we needed. communication regarding the stay was also great. Absolutely nothing bad to comment. Had a wonderful week away.
On Saturday, 26 Sep 2020
Wonderful place, lovely chalet
On Friday, 11 Sep 2020
So pleased we have already booked for next year.
On Sunday, 14 Apr 2019
A radio would be nice but actually everything was perfect!
On Wednesday, 04 Jul 2018
Generally very nice property.
On Sunday, 23 Apr 2017
Everything was really nice and well maintained. We really enjoyed our stay in this nice chally. If we come to Cornwall again we would rent this house for sure.