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Captiva Cottage

(Ref. 935039)

Saundersfoot, South Wales & Pembrokeshire Show on map


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  • 8 Guests

  • 4 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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36 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay at the cottage which is in a great location."

    It is a very well equipped cottage and good base for exploring the area. We found the cottage in general was good but in the adjoining bedrooms it smelled very damp and black mold was evident on the ceiling. In the double bedroom there was black mold on the back of the curtains also. Although we appreciate it’s a stone building and we did make use of the provided dehumidifiers while we were there, they were not actually switched on when we arrived.

    Reviewed by Sam3.4Oct 2023

  • "Cottage was lovely but unfortunately the mattresses in all bedrooms were not suitable for adults as they lacked support and the older members found them uncomfortable."

    Also it’s very off putting to stay in a cottages fulls of signs tell us what we couldn’t do, some even commented about the cost that would be incurred should we need a plumber. We understand the need for the owners to covers themselves should theses things occur but this could be put into the information pact and not stuck to walls in rooms. Having stayed in numerous holiday homes we have never come across this before.

    Firstly thank you for your comment regarding our lovely cottage, we have not had any complaints previously regarding mattress support.The mattresses were all of a firm classification when purchased. Regards to the excessive signage, the only room to have notifications in is the bathroom as stated it is a polite yet firm request regarding what is put down the toilet. An initial Simple request was ignored and we felt the need to reinforce the notification, since then we have had no issues. Kindest regards Michael and Lara Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sam4.1Aug 2023

  • "So happy that we chose your cottage is so beautiful well maintained."

    Keep up the good work. Hope to see you soon

    Thank you very much for your kind words, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the weather was good for you.We look forward to welcoming you back in the future Kind regards Mike & Lara. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2023



    Thank you for your comments, we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing again in the future Kindest regards Mike and Lara. Property Owner

    Reviewed by K4.7Jun 2023

  • "Cottage is spacious, has excellent facilities in great location."

    We had children aged 5 to 15 and they were all catered for activity wise, even fishing nets included. We had a lovely time. The only downside was the one bathroom for a cottage sleeping 8 but to be expected in a cottage of this age and surprisingly due to the cottage being so well equipped we struggled to find room for the shopping, small niggles that didn't stop us having a fanatastic time

    Thank you very for your kind comments, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back in the future Kindest regards Mike & Lara Property Owner

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Aug 2022

  • "Lovely cottage ideally situated really enjoyed our stay ."

    Many thanks for your kind review, we are glad you had a good time and enjoyed our cottage.We look forward to seeing you all again Kindest regards Michael and Lara. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Aug 2022

  • "Absolutely love Saundersfoot."

    House in a great location. Literally a minute walk down the road and you are in the centre. Shops, pubs, restaurants, beach, harbour, takeaways. House has everything you need. Been here twice would go again and again. Highly recommend

    Many thanks for your kind comments, we are glad you had a great time and look forward to seeing you all again Kind regards Mike & Lara. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicky4.7Aug 2022

  • "Perfect location to the beach and town - second stay at the property which works well for our large family group."

    The only feedback would be to purchase some a new garden table and chairs as some were broken and some people had attempted to fix and tape up but weren't suitable for sitting on Other than this a great stay thanks again!

    Many thanks for your kind comments, apologies for the chairs but I checked them a few weeks ago and somebody had managed to break a piece of the table but the chairs were ok. I am afraid someone must have broken the chairs and not informed us. I will be visiting this weekend and will check. I am pleased you informed us if we don’t know we can’t fix it Kindest regards Mike & Lara. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Jul 2022

  • "Property was extremely well equipped in a great location."

    However the cleanliness was not as good as I would have expected in that the floor was dirty. Our grandsons within minutes of arriving and running round the corridors had ‘black’ soles of their feet. I have no doubt the floors had been vacuumed but they certainly had not been mopped as I would expect tile and laminated floors to be. There was evidence of dog hair in the property and a smell of dog wee.The mattress in the double bedroom with the twin bedded room off it was in poor condition and needs upgrading. The air fresheners, and there are many, were overpowering. The property would benefit from the addition of a second bathroom or en-suite facility when catering for a maximum of eight visitors. Overall the property was good and we would return.

    Thank you for your constructive feed back and we will pass on your comments to our cleaners. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay overall and look forward to welcoming you back kind regards Mike and Lara Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jane3.8Jul 2022

  • "A really lovely rental with everything you need for a stay away."

    Brilliant location.

    Thank you for kind review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Mike & Lara Property Owner

    Reviewed by Victoria4.4Apr 2022

  • "We really enjoyed our stay here."

    The cottage is really lovely - exceptionally clean and comfortable. It is very well equipped and in a perfect location close to local amenities. We loved the marine/seaside vibe and decor. Saundersfoot is a perfect base and wonderful in itself but was also excellent for exploring nearby places. Highly recommended. Sandra and David and Martha the dog.

    Thank you for lovely review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Mike & Lara Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sandra5.0Mar 2022

  • "Very nice cottage and would recommend to anyone"

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2022

  • "A fabulous stay at Captiva Cottage."

    A wonderful house in a wonderful location - a stones throw from everything that Saundersfoot has to offer. The house was spacious and comfortable (some of the beds were definitely more comfortable than others but as a family of 4 we didn't need to use them all); well equipped and a great range of technology (tvs, xbox etc). We had a slight plumbing issue during our stay which was swiftly and apologetically dealt with. We wouldn't hesitate to return, such a treat to find a dog friendly property in such a fantastic spot.

    Reviewed by Jo4.7Feb 2022

  • "Captiva Cottage is in a perfect location, only a few minutes walk into Saundersfoot."

    The cottage itself was very clean and well kept, had all the facilities we needed (although took some working out how to use, but owners were more than helpful to assist us). Would definitely look at staying here again for any future visits to the area.

    Reviewed by Zara4.7Sep 2021

  • "All beds in cottage are uncomfortable"

    Reviewed by Alison4.4Sep 2021

  • "Wow what a beautiful cottage."

    Ideal for a large family. Had everything you needed for a delightful stay close to all amenities help on hand if needed. Kind regards Debbie

    Reviewed by Debbie4.7Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a great location."

    2 minutes walk from the shops pubs and beach. Would recommend and will be rebooking. Thank you

    Reviewed by Nicky4.4Jul 2021

  • "A holiday home and it does exactly what is says on the tin."

    Excellent location and i would go back quite happily...we didnt want to leave.

    Reviewed by Terry4.4Jul 2021

  • "Perfect cottage, despite a strange layout, perfect location, two minutes from the harbour, beach , restaurants and shops."

    We particularly liked the rooftop garden, Thank you to Sykes, once again, and the owners Mike and Lara

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jun 2021

  • "The holiday was ,great fun and so close to all amenities and the bungalow was ..."

    The holiday was ,great fun and so close to all amenities and the bungalow was ,spot on ,and highly recommended to anybody ,great service all round ,thank you

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Nov 2020

  • "Had a fantastic stay at captiva cottage the house is just gorgeous its right in ..."

    Had a fantastic stay at captiva cottage the house is just gorgeous its right in the middle of saundersfoot for myself & my wife & 4 kids it was perfect we would highly recommend it lots of happy memories will definitely be using captiva cottage again many thanks John & fiona Thompson

    Reviewed by John4.7Aug 2020

  • "We loved the cottage like it was our own!"

    The decor was gorgeous & the owners had thought about everything we would need! We feel they undersold how close & convenient the cottage was to the beach & town! It was wonderful!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage was very well equipped, very clean, beautifully decorated with lots of lovely finishing touches."

    It’s location is perfect and the parking space fantastic, we had a wonderful girlie family weekend mother, daughters and granddaughters we will definitely be booking through Sykes and staying at Captiva cottage again, booking flawless, great price, key instructions very clear and all you need for a wonderful break away, thank you to Sykes and Captiva owners

    Reviewed by Felicity5.0Mar 2020

  • "I have informed the owners but the property was not clean on arrival."

    Dusty cobwebs dirty windows and i had to clean the washing machine before i used it.

    Reviewed by Sue2.8Sep 2019

  • "Lovely cottage, very comfortable."

    Great situation for walking into Saundersfoot.

    Reviewed by Nigel4.4Aug 2019

  • "Captiva Cottage is perfectly located to enjoy all that Saundersfoot has to offer."

    Restaurants, bars and beaches are a very short stroll for the cottage. The cottage is spacious and easily sleeps 8 people - worth noting, the twin bedroom is accessed through a double bedroom and may be more suited to children. Although no issues for the 4 of us, only having 1 WC / shower could prove inconvenient to larger groups. The Stone Crab restaurant in the harbour is highly recommended

    Reviewed by James4.7Jul 2019

  • "Everything you required for a great holiday."

    Excellent cottage in a great location.

    Reviewed by Dennis5.0Jun 2019

  • "We had a lovely stay in Captiva Cottage."

    It's close enough to the centre to make it very convenient, but far enough away to be a quiet place to stay. The cottage is finished to a high standard and well kept. The twin bedroom at the back is fairly small, and the "wardrobe" is taken up with high-chairs, so whoever is in there will need to hang clothes elsewhere. One bathroom for 8 people can be a little trying, but we managed ok :-) Great wifi and a good selection of DVD's and games to use. Plenty of bin-bags and dishwasher tablets as well. Thanks for a great stay :-)

    Reviewed by Rosemary4.4May 2019

  • "Please put information about local recycling facilities in the welcome folder."

    Reviewed by Anna4.7Apr 2019

  • "We had a lovely time, the property is in an ideal location to all the pubs, restaurants, shops and beach, literally a 3-5 minute walk."

    The house is lovely and spacious, plenty of room for the 6 of us, we loved the huge kitchen/diner and took advantage of all the games provided, a credit to the owners.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Oct 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage, ideal location well furnished and spotlessly clean."

    Whilst it wasn't important for us as there was only 2 of us travelling, there is only one bathroom (shower and toilet) which may be more problematic if 8 people were staying in the cottage.

    Reviewed by A5.0May 2018

  • "Beautiful cottage in a perfect location, close to the beach, harbour and amenities!"

    ! Congratulations to Michael and Lara for the love and thought that's gone into the design and facilities of their special cottage... we loved the theme and the decor, as it reminded us of our own honeymoon on Captiva Island, many years ago...we felt at home there and it provided a perfect little haven of peace and tranquility for a few days away to unwind, relax and regenerate. My only suggestion would be for more worktop space in the kitchen, because for people like us, who like to prepare meals and eat in, there aren't adequate food preparation areas. We hope to return to Captiva Cottage again.

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Mar 2018

  • "The holiday was a last minute booking due to my wife (39)having stage 4 cancer and one of the wishes she wanted to do was to surround herself with our family and feel free next to the beach."

    It was absolutely fantastic in every way and we didn’t want to leave and come back to reality of starting treatment. If my wife is well enough we would love to return in the future.

    Reviewed by Dave5.0Feb 2018

  • "Great all round destination and accommodation"

    Reviewed by Marie5.0Feb 2018

  • "Great holiday home, very well equipped, beautifully decorated, would highly recommend it."

    Reviewed by Adrian4.8Jul 2017

  • "Ideally placed, easy to walk to village and beach"

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Jan 2017

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  • All ground floor
  • Four bedrooms with TV: 1 x king-size double, 2 x double, 1 x twin (accessed via one of the double rooms)
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, Tassimo coffee machine, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, 5 x TVs (two Smart) with Freeview, DVD, DAB radio, iPod dock, Xbox 360, WiFi, selection of games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent, please bring own beach towels
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 3 cars
  • Lockable bike storage
  • Elevated enclosed patio garden with furniture, BBQ and firepit
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 3 mins walk
  • Note: Garden is accessed via 19 narrow steps to the rear of the property
  • Note: The twin bedroom is only accessed via one of the double rooms
  • Note: The property is accessed up 2 steps or by side access directly into the kitchen
  • Note: Dogs must not be allowed in the bedrooms or on any furniture and they should not be left unattended.

The property

A light and airy cottage, with a real feel of the seaside both inside and out with it being just a few minutes’ walk from the pretty harbour, seaside shops and the sandy beach that makes up the fabulous seaside resort of Saundersfoot.

A perfect base for friends and family looking to make the most of the beachside holiday yet having coastal walks from the door and remain a short drive from fabulous days out and a variety of theme parks.

Set over the ground floor, there are four comfy bedrooms and a family shower room.

There is a stylish and bright, well-equipped kitchen, with everything you need to make the most of the relaxing dining area.

A separate sitting area, gives you somewhere to relax of an evening and reminisce about the day’s adventures.

Outside, you can sit in the elevated terraced patio, a deceptively secluded garden area, perfect for a barbecue as the sun sets, with far-reaching sea views over the roof tops of this quaint little village.

Saundersfoot is a fabulous seaside village, with an increasing reputation as a gourmet resort, a selection of eateries using fantastic local produce.

There is the lovely sandy beach to enjoy, a quaint harbour and the coastal path stretches in both directions opening up fabulous walks from the door.

Being in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, you are ideally placed to explore the wonderful coastline with myriad sandy beaches and coves in both directions, such as Amroth and Wisemans Bridge, whilst within walking distance, they are less than a 10 minute drive.

Why not take a trip to the pretty harbour side town of Tenby, with its multi-coloured houses dipping down to the sea and its popular beaches and watersports or perhaps a trip to the seven mile stretch of Pendine Sands, or visit the iconic boathouse, home of the famous Welsh writer Dylan Thomas?

The area offers numerous outdoor activities such as wildlife spotting boat trips, coasteering and an array of watersports, local horseriding or perhaps grab a round of golf.

For those that want a wider variety of days out, why not visit one of the popular attractions such as the Blue Lagoon, an all-weather water park, Folly Farm, Manor House Wildlife Park, Heatherton World of Activities or Oakwood Theme Park, all between 5 and 10 miles away.

With so much to do you may not want to travel too far, however, for those looking to explore, the National Park wraps around the coastline of Pembrokeshire.

With fabulous opportunities to travel to a variety of islands such as Skomer, the seasonal home of the puffins.

The coast and inland countryside is peppered with fabulous walks and diverse countryside, with the nearby Preselli Hills and a variety of quaint towns, villages and the tiny city of St Davids with its striking cathedral.

An ideal base, perfect for friends and family to retreat to after a day soaking up the sun on the beach, walking the fantastic coast path, enjoying the breathtaking countryside, towns and villages or spending the day in one of the local theme parks.

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About the location


Tenby 3 miles.

The bustling fishing village of Saundersfoot is idyllically situated at the foot of a wooded valley on the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast, 3 miles from Tenby. The village offers an abundance of shops, pubs and restaurants whilst the attractive harbour provides sailing and fishing opportunities. The stunning, sandy Blue Flag beaches present a wonderful spot for relaxed bathing, whilst walkers are well catered for with the 186 mile Pembrokeshire Coast Path commencing at nearby Amroth. Visit the quaint seaside resort of Tenby, with its ancient walls, award-winning beaches and boat trips to the monastic Island of Caldey. With the amazing vintage funfair at Folly Farm, Blue Stone and the white knuckle rides at Oakwood Theme Park within easy reach, this is a fantastic base for a memorable holiday.

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