Cardigan, Pembrokeshire & West Wales

  • 5 Star
  • Spectacular Gwbert Holiday Cottage looking out over Cardigan Bay and Poppit Sands. With truly amazing sea views this is a stunning coastal property, perfect for a family or group or friends

You can book this property from:

  • £900 per week
  • £129 per night
  • 5 Star


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 king/super-king bed
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Freezer


  • 3 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Bath

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Welcome pack
  • Sea or coastal views


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate


  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling
  • Watersports
  • Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Pony trekking/horse riding


  • Walk-in shower
  • Ground floor WC

Important - Please Note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.


Nestled along the slopes overlooking the beautiful Cardigan Bay and Poppit sands, Madiwela is a stunning, self-catering coastal retreat overlooking the dolphin-water bays in the west of Wales enjoying spectacular, uninterrupted sea views.

Escape to the sea

Just minutes away from some of the best coastal walks in Wales, a short drive to the ancient town of Cardigan and the renowned bay itself – Madiwela is the perfect holiday home for a warm seaside retreat.
Light pastel colours and deep wood features encapsulate the essence of Madiwela’s coastal location, while the modern kitchen and sleek bathrooms appeal to the contemporary tastes of discerning guests. As you step into the entrance, you’re greeted with a light, open reception area with a beautiful wood staircase leading you to the upper and lower floors.

The family area is spacious yet cosy, inspired by its proximity to the ocean, with large seascape canvases adorning the wall. A glass-fronted porch opens up to magnificent views across the bay and allows a fresh sea breeze to drift through the property. The kitchen has a modern twist of candy reds and sleek stainless appliances, fully equipped with a Rangemaster double oven and full sized fridge – perfect for families on week-long stays. Two large dining areas seat up to eight guests respectively, ideal for hearty dinners after a day outdoors, and a utility room with a freezer, washing machine, washbasin and additional storage for all your beach gear.

The property has two attractive gardens including a front lawn with a stunning, contemporary water feature and uninterrupted views across the Cardigan Bay seascape, while the rear garden has an open terrace, and luxury seating perfect for dining outdoors.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

As you head to the upper floors, you’ll discover two double bedrooms and a twin room, sleeping up to six visitors. The king-sized master bedroom enjoys a light, airy en-suite with walk-in shower and breathtaking sea views. The second double room also boasts stunning ocean vistas, while the third, twin room opens up to the rear of the property. It’s worth noting the twin beds can be pushed together to create a comfortable double.


Baby items such as a high chair, travel cot and stair gate are all available on request, but guests are asked to bring their own cot linen. Water features in the garden are shallow but please ensure small children are supervised at all times.


Detached Gwbert Holiday Cottage is located in Gwbert just 2.5 miles on the costal road from Cardigan. The Cliff hotel and about 500meters to the right with its restaurant, spa and links golf course. The house actually overlooks the 1st hole of this course. The Flat Rock Bistro is just across the road and Cardigan Golf Club is only about 400 meters away. Gwbert over looks Poppit Sands where the famous Salmon river the Teifi meets the Sea of Cardigan Bay.

Cardigan iteself is an intersting town steeped in history. The first Eisteddfod was staged here at the newly restored Castle. As well as the usual chain stores there are many local shops with great local produce to be found here. the teifi river taht runs through the town is known as one the best salmon rivers in the UK. Traditionally Coracles were used to catch these fish and you can find out more at the Coracle museum at Cenarth falls.

Tresaith is 8 miles to the north and has a golden sandy beach, two welcoming pubs, restaurants, cafe and a shop. The Llangrannog Urdd Centre is perfect for a family day out with its ski slope, pony trekking centre and there is also a modern leisure centre on site which includes a sports hall, an astro turf field and fitness room. To the South the village of Newport, Pembrokeshire has several local places to eat and another great beach.

The whole coastline is famous for its dolphins and it is not uncommon to be joined by a dolphin pod while kayaking from some of the beaches. You can of course watch them form the house but for a closer look Dolphin watching trips can also be booked from Cardigan ( 3 miles). There are superb walks in the area, including the Ceredigion section of the all Wales Coastal Path that you can join directly in front of the house.

Other attractions and activities include Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park which is a maritime nature reserve. New Quay is lofely cosatl village some Cilgerran Castle (11 miles) overlooking the River Teifi is worth a visit with an interesting history and some great sights and walks.


The Ceredigion section of the All Wales Coastal Path can be joined just 0.2 miles from the cottage


Cove – Small sandy cove within easy walking distance of the house - 0.1 miles.

Mwnt beach - gorgeous sandy beach you cna walk her via coastal path or drive. 3 miles

Water Sports

Kayaking, svgvailing and more available from Tresaith beach - 8 miles


Cardigan Golf Club - 18 hole championship course measuring 6687 yards, Par 72 just a short walk to the fair way. 0.2 miles

Pony Trekking

Pony Trekking Centre at Llangrannog Urdd Centre. 6 miles


Excellent shore fishing at Gwnbert form the rocky marks, boat fishing trips can be booked from Cardigan. 3 miles.

Salmon fishing permits can be bought for game fishing on the famous Teifi – 2 miles.


Great road cycling with quiet lanes and a mixture of easy or challenging hilly rides to suit all.- 0.1 miles.