Discover a selection of 16 holiday rentals in Penzance that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 55 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Penzance. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Penzance
Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Penzance is ready to explore

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Penzance. Travellers to this scenic city praise the fishing, seaside and sailing. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Penzance

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Penzance a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hayle Towans Beach (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Flambards (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Portreath Beach (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Jubilee Pool (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • West Cornwall Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Paradise Park and JungleBarn (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Penzance

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Penzance is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Penzance Beach (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Mousehole Beach (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Marazion Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • St. Michael's Mount (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Lamorna Cove (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Carbis Bay Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Penzance

Fly into Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest airport, located 32.4 mi (52.2 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Penzance (PZC-Penzance Train Station) or Penzance Station to see more of the city.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Penzance?

Whether you're in search of a cosy escape for you and your boo or a sprawling house to fit family and friends, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around Penzance. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • "Overlooks Beach See Reviews Real Wow Factor" is a popular choice. Around 30 miles from Penzance, it has 2 bedrooms and loads of handy amenities, including a dishwasher and a computer monitor.
  • "Stunning Sea Views, Close To The Centre Of St Ives And Car Parking For Upto 3 Cars" also promises an awesome stay, offering 5 bedrooms, a stereo, a stovetop and more. It's around 9 miles from Penzance.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Penzance holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Penzance?

Get away from the rat race at one of our weekend getaways in or near Penzance. Whether you want to hang out with friends or spend time with the fam, we'll have something to suit your needs. Try these top-rated properties on for size:

  • Get comfortable at "Thatched Farmhouse With Large Garden A Few Minutes' Walk From A Stunning Beach". Located around 5 miles to the southwest of Penzance, this delightful escape has everything you need for a relaxed stay, including a fridge and a nearby waterfront.
  • Otherwise, make memories with your crew at "Waterside 16c Cottage - Glorious View", which is around 17 miles to the east of Penzance. You'll have use of a hair dryer, nearby ecotour services and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Penzance?

Studio apartments are tough to beat when it comes to location, character and convenience. Take a look at these studio apartments for rent in or near Penzance and immerse yourself in the local energy and vibe:

  • Make "Stunning, Retro Styled, Seafront Apartment Close To Town" your home away from home. This sought-after property features amenities including heating and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Another top option is "Trestenor Cottage St Ives. 2022 Availability". Take advantage of WiFi, water sports equipment and other amenities during your getaway.

With the money you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover even more of Penzance. Cultural attractions like Sharnbrook Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Theatre will help you better understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Penzance?

Sometimes, you just need to escape from the real world, even if it's only for a couple of days. Experience the ideal combination of relaxing and exploring at one of these short-term rentals in or around Penzance:

  • "Luxurious Cornish Holiday Let, 4 Min Stroll To Pentewan Beach" is near the centre of Penzance, which means there are tons of things to entertain you. Discover well-known sights like Daventry Country Park and Manor Farm Shop when you're not hanging out in your cosy rental.
  • Eat, sleep and explore from "Waterside 16c Cottage - Glorious View", another excellent option. Swift Valley Country Park and Rugby School should be on your itinerary when you're ready to see the sights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Penzance?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a treehouse, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your relationship. Whisk your sweetie off for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Penzance:

  • Around 30 miles from Penzance, "Overlooks Beach See Reviews Real Wow Factor" is the perfect place for adoring couples. A fireplace and a nearby bay are among the many amenities here.
  • Another option where you can spend a few dreamy days together is "Stunning Sea Views, Close To The Centre Of St Ives And Car Parking For Upto 3 Cars". Around 9 miles from Penzance, a nearby bay and outdoor furniture add to the atmosphere here.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Penzance?

If you're searching for somewhere to unwind as well as go sightseeing, Praa Sands will be just the thing. It's about 9 miles to the east of Penzance. St. Buryan is another neighbourhood suited to weekend getaways. Look up our holiday homes in this area, which is around 2 miles southwest of central Penzance.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near Penzance?

Holiday with others and have more fun. Whether you're organising an action-packed getaway with friends or an overdue family reunion, you'll have your pick of large group holiday rentals in and around Penzance:

  • A wide array of amenities including a fireplace and a nearby waterfront make "Dreamy Sea Views, Gated Garden" a group favourite. This expansive property has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From Penzance's centre, it's around 3 miles away to the southeast.
  • Invite as many as 12 of your friends to "Ros Vale, St Buryan" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 5 bedrooms and is around 3 miles to the south of Penzance. It's crammed with features to keep a large group occupied, including a garden and a nearby beach.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Penzance?

Nothing says fun like a pool. Grab your inflatable swan and browse these houses in or near Penzance that feature this added bonus:

  • Treat the gang to a memorable stay at "Large House With Panoramic Sea Views And Parking". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a barbecue grill and a microwave oven.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Luxurious, Spacious, Sunny Town House 3 Mins Walk To The Sea". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of coffee and tea making facilities and childrens activities.

Not sure what the weather is like in Penzance? It has an oceanic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 60null to 60null. If you'd like a little more inspiration on where to stay in this impressive destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to browse through our entire selection of Penzance holiday rentals.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near Penzance?

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with the kids or a party with relatives, Vrbo's large family holiday rentals in or near Penzance offer a home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Get everyone under the same roof at "Stunning Sea Views, Close To The Centre Of St Ives And Car Parking For Upto 3 Cars", which has 5 bedrooms that sleep up to 8 guests. This getaway is located 9 miles to the northeast of Penzance and comes with amenities such as nearby birdwatching activities and a microwave oven.
  • "Modern Updated Top Floor Unit With Beach Setup For Four Included" is another top pick for families. It's about 5 miles to the southwest of Penzance, has 4 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 8 guests. Useful amenities here include a microwave oven and a barbecue grill.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions in the area, you're spoiled for choice. Drayton Manor Theme Park, National Space Centre and Twycross Zoo offer fun for both kids and grown-ups.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Penzance?

Escape the daily grind and treat the people you love to a holiday of a different kind. Stay in one of these family cabin rentals in or near Penzance and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "Cabin - Eco Friendly Woodman's Hut" - Enjoy fun and laughs with your crew at this escape, which is around 6 miles northeast of the centre of Penzance. A living room and a garden are some of its family-friendly amenities.
  • "1 Bed Cabin. Parking. Garden. Pets. Close To Beaches" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days or more at this inviting stay, which is around 7 miles to the east of Penzance. You'll have access to nearby birdwatching activities, a kitchen and a great deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Penzance holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.