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An architect designed retreat that connects with nature
Stunning views, combined with the possibility of an adventure that connects you with nature, make Kudhva a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. ‘Kudhva’ is the Cornish word for a hideout and this holiday accommodation has four inspired hideouts (Kuhvas) set in nature, near Tintagel Cornwall.
Each Kudhva was purposefully designed by architect, Louise, to intertwine with nature and create a space where visitors can reconnect with Cornwall’s natural environment. Providing a setting for visitors to disconnect from the pressures of modern life is a central concept at this unique site.
Each Kudhva is designed to be a sanctuary, built with three legs raised 8ft from the floor, which allow you to see nature from another perspective. Local wildlife, including deer, regularly visit the site, wandering under and around the Kudhvas. The thoughtfully designed floor to ceiling windows give spectacular views to Gull Rock, Kirin Island and the Polzeath Headland.
The site is set on an abandoned quarry that closed in the 1890s and the presence of the slate and the nature of the landscape are very much incorporated into this stunning site.
Nobody will be bored at Kudhva! Without leaving the site guests can wild swim in the reservoir, stretch out with a yoga session, pick their own food wild foraging, relax in the hot tub, explore the quarry and even have a go at rock climbing.
Outside the grounds, Kudhva is ideally located for spending time in the sea at Trebarwith Strand. Be that surfing, snorkeling, paddleboarding or even just swimming and taking in the natural surroundings.
Whilst campfires are part of the experience at Kudhva, those wanting a night off from the cooking would be well advised to visit The Port William at Trebarwith Strand, which serves great meals with fantastic views overlooking the ocean. Nearby Tintagel also has a range of local eateries to choose from, a Cornish pasty from The Cornish Bakery is surely a must.
Further afield, Bude is a traditional seaside town offering sandy beaches, waterside activities (on its canal, as well as in the sea), bars, restaurants and shopping. An adventure further south will bring you to Padstow, where food lovers gather to indulge in local cuisine and sit by the harbour taking in the sights and sounds of the seaside.
Kudhva’s are available for a minimum of two nights.
Please contact the owners for booking enquiries.
Fully equipped kitchen
Washing up area
Two person hot tub in the forest
Phone charging available
The Kudhvas are well insulated but not heated (extra blankets available)