Surrounded by cliffs and headlands which form part of the Cornish Coastal Footpath, Portloe possesses an unrivalled beauty and enduring timelessness.
The Lugger Hotel – recently named “Best Seaside Hotel” by the Sunday Times – sits right on the water’s edge in the centre of this delightful village. Each of the 22 bedrooms is beautifully decorated and has deluxe showers and fine linens. Additionally , The Hideaway, a charming 2 bedroom self catering cottage just across the slipway is available for those who want a bit more space and freedom , with all the benefits of a hotel on your doorstep.
There is a two AA Rosette restaurant where you can enjoy the best of local produce and cuisine. And many of England's most popular attractions - such as the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Maritime Museum of Falmouth - are within easy striking distance.
****** In a piece about the Richard Curtis film About Time, much of which is filmed and set in Cornwall, the Financial Times, 7 September 2013 wrote: "For traditional Cornish charm and a waterside location, The Lugger, a 17th century inn in Portloe, is hard to beat" *****