South Wales Cottages & Apartments - Country, Coast & City breaks

Holiday cottages in South Wales and Gower offer a wide range of luxury cottages across the breadth of the South Wales area  which includes the idyllic and award-winning Gower Peninsula, the UK’s first Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,  the rural charm of the Vale of Glamorgan, and the undulating hills and dramatic scenery of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast.  In addition to the beautiful scenery and coastline, South Wales consists of two extremely important cities - our vibrant, world-renowned capital, Cardiff and our bustling, thriving second city, Swansea.   

Cardiff  has something for everyone with its haunting medieval castle, its National Museum of Wales, the iconic Millennium / Principality Stadium, home to our world-famous rugby team,  its fashionable bay, and its vibrant shopping centre. The nearby counties of Bridgend and the Vale of Glamorgan hold a different appeal for those among us who enjoy a refreshing walk along the Glamorgan Heritage coast - Porthcawl to Aberthaw with its rich, wildlife and scenery is a must for the walkers among us.  For the history buffs, we are really spoilt for choice when it comes to castles in the South Wales area.  The younger and more adventurous visitors can visit Afan Forest Park’s world-renowned biking centre and visit the showcaves of Dan-yr-Ogof - the largest showcave complex in Northern Europe.

Swansea and its enchanting Gower Coastline is worth more than a fleeting visit.  Indeed, it is one of the most magical corners of the UK, offering some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe - Rhosilli Bay, for example, has been voted the best beach in the UK and, in a recent survey, came ninth in the world. There are several Blue Flag beaches and others, like Llangennith,  which are popular with surfers.  Swansea itself, is a vibrant, university city with its pretty marina, bustling city centre, and exciting night-life.  It is also the birthplace of one of our most famous literary heroes, Dylan Thomas.  Visit the Dylan Thomas Centre to find out more about this giant among writers.

South Wales is simply unmissable and Best of Wales will ensure that, wherever you choose to stay as a base for your holiday, you will always be within easy reach of beautiful countryside, unspoilt coastline and enduring heritage.



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Cardiff, South Wales

94782

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£403 - £617
per week
From £311 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Cosy and stylish cottage for 2 surrounded by woodland and rolling hills with superb local pub and restaurant a short walk away. Ideal for a romantic break for 2 and only 20 minutes from Cardiff. With the Brecon Beacons National park and the Glamorgan Heritage Coast all a short drive away this is a superb location to enjoy all the area has to offer.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 16 miles
  • Pub 0.25 miles

Usk, South Wales

BOW62

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£950 - £968
per week
From £427 for a 3-night stay
  • Gorgeous garden apartment with a hot tub. Within a Grade 2 listed country estate in Monmouthshire.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Hot tub
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 18 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Porthcawl, South Wales

94806

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£358 - £621
per week
From £278 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • The pet-friendly cottage is part of a former Dairy and is set in 4.5 acres of private grounds. There are 3 golf courses within 2 miles, many beaches and walks in the vicinity and the nearest beach is only a 10 minute walk away. This cottage in Porthcawl offers the perfect location to enjoy many activities or just relax and unwind.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 0.6 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

51429

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£475 - £596
per week
From £299 for a 3-night stay
  • Llofft y Fro is a self catering Vale of Glamorgan cottage, set in a tiny and peaceful little hamlet only a stone’s throw from the beaches of the Glamorgan Heritage Coast. Stylishly decorated throughout, the cottage makes an ideal romantic retreat or accommodation for Cardiff Airport (only 3 miles away), and is 25 minutes from the centre of Cardiff.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 3 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Porthcawl, South Wales

46777

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£362 - £639
per week
From £281 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • This detached, self-catering South Wales cottage lies in a haven of trees, woodland and orchard and is only a 10 minute walk away from the beach. Set in 4.5 acres of private grounds and with 3 golf courses within 2 miles, many beaches and walks in the vicinity, this Porthcawl accommodation offers the perfect location to enjoy many activities or just relax and unwind.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.5 miles
  • Pub 2 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

414973

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£398 - £484
per week
From £229 for a 3-night stay
  • This Llantrisant apartment is located in the Old Town and is ideal for a visit to Cardiff and all locations in South Wales. With several pubs, restaurants, local shops and even a castle ruins within walking distance, it is an ideal base for visiting the area.
  • 2 Guests
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 2 Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Private parking
  • Beach 17 miles
  • Pub 0.1 miles

Cardiff, South Wales

45394

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£607 - £618
per week
From £407 for a 3-night stay
  • 5 Star
  • Get the best of both worlds at this 5 star first floor holiday apartment, Cardiff. It offers all the benefits of a stunning rural location with two local pubs, whilst the centre of Cardiff is just 7 miles away. Uwch-y-llyn is one of two luxury holiday apartments situated on an impressive 20 acre estate in the Vale of Glamorgan. The perfect place to relax after exploring Cardiff and its many attractions.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 15 miles
  • Pub 0.5 miles

Swansea Valley, South Wales

BOW08

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£463 - £858
per week
From £356 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • In an idyllic location in the Swansea Valley near the Brecon Beacons National Park and Gower Peninsula. Over 100 acres of woodland and farmland to be enjoyed. Great walking, mountain biking, road cycling. Great road links via M4 and Swansea.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Pet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Porthcawl, South Wales

BOW124

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£517 - £887
per week
From £397 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 0.1 miles
  • Pub 0.8 miles

Swansea Valley, South Wales

BOW05

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£442 - £836
per week
From £341 for a 3-night stay
  • 4 Star
  • Detached holiday cottage on a working farm that extends to over 100 acres of woodland and countryside that can be explored and enjoyed.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Beach 10 miles
  • Pub 1 mile

Swansea Valley, South Wales

BOW02

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£463 - £858
per week
From £356 for a 3-night stay
  • Stylish holiday cottage on a working farm and surrounded by beautiful countryside in the Swansea Valley.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Private parking
  • Pub 1 mile

Cardiff, South Wales

BOW87

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£512 - £1236
per week
From £393 for a 3-night stay
  • Pontcanna Mews is the ideal location for your stay in Cardiff - it includes a private parking space and is located in the cosmopolitan Pontcanna area very close to the city centre.
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • No Pets
  • 1 Bathroom
  • WiFi
  • Garden
  • Enclosed garden
  • Private parking
  • Beach 2.5 miles
  • Pub 0.4 miles
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