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View towards this splendid glamping pod
View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
Open the doors and explore this amazing pod
Well- equipped with all you need to make a lovely meal for two
Enjoy stargazing all night long
Relax under the stars in your very own hot tub
A perfect spot to relax with a good book
The shower roomwith wash basin and toilet within the pod
Aerial view of the landscaped grounds
A newly installed private 4 persons hot tub, relax and enjoy the views
Enjoy the wonderful views across the lake
On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
On-site utility room
Visit New Quay with its lovely beaches and you may just spot a dolphin or two
Explore Aberaeron with its harbour, independent shops, and eateries
Take a train at The Vale of Rheidol Railway from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge
1 / 19  View towards this splendid glamping pod
2 / 19  View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
3 / 19  Open the doors and explore this amazing pod
4 / 19  Well- equipped with all you need to make a lovely meal for two
5 / 19  Enjoy stargazing all night long
6 / 19  Relax under the stars in your very own hot tub
7 / 19  A perfect spot to relax with a good book
8 / 19  The shower roomwith wash basin and toilet within the pod
9 / 19  Aerial view of the landscaped grounds
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11 / 19  A newly installed private 4 persons hot tub, relax and enjoy the views
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14 / 19  Enjoy the wonderful views across the lake
15 / 19  On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
16 / 19  On-site utility room
17 / 19  Visit New Quay with its lovely beaches and you may just spot a dolphin or two
18 / 19  Explore Aberaeron with its harbour, independent shops, and eateries
19 / 19  Take a train at The Vale of Rheidol Railway from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge

Porthdy Gwas Y Neidr- New Quay

New Quay (7 mls SE), West Wales
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Waterside views
Complex of properties
Hot tub
Internet access
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Yurt
Honeymoon Hideaways
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Venture north up the coast and visit Aberystwyth, a popular seaside town
  • Head further afield inland to find the Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Head to New Quay to enjoy a boat trip, try your hand at water sports or visit the museum
Property code: 78189

Stay in this stylish glamping pod nestled in the countryside with lake views, the perfect retreat for a romantic getaway. With so much to explore and enjoy in the immediate and surrounding areas.

Porthdy Gwas Y Neidr translates to Dragonfly Lodge, set close to the coast, you will have plenty to do on your holiday. If you are looking to explore the area on foot or two wheels, you are spoilt with surrounding countryside. Venture to New Quay, a popular seaside town with so much to see and do. Take a boat trip to spot the dolphins or go fishing. Explore the marine wildlife museum, try out one of the water sports on offer or simply enjoy a bite to eat at one of the pubs or restaurants. Head further afield to Aberystwyth, another popular seaside town with plenty or activities to enjoy. There is also nearby National Trust sites to visit including Llanerchaeron and the Dolaucothi Gold Mines.

Step inside this stylish yet cosy retreat into the studio-style lounge/kitchen/diner/sleeping area. Relax in the lounge area after a long day of exploring on the comfy sofa, which folds out as a sofa bed, and watch your favourite movie on the Smart TV. Prepare a romantic meal in the kitchen area which is equipped with an induction hob, microwave/grill and a fridge. You can enjoy your resulting meal around the dining table whilst enjoying the views. When you’re ready for bed, retreat to the sleeping area and enjoy a good night’s rest in the double bed and wake up to the views over the lake. Completing the pod is the stylish shower room with shower, wash basin and toilet, perfect to refresh and get ready for the day ahead.

Heading outside, you will find yourself on a decked area, with a newly installed private 4 persons hot tub and gas BBQ. The perfect spot to relax or dine alfresco whilst enjoying the views over the lake. There is private off-road parking for one car next to the pod. There is an additional on-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer available for use.

Within the four and a half acre grounds, across from the two stylish glamping pods named 'Machlud Ar Y Dwr' and 'Porthdy Gwas Y Neidr, there is Pontfaen Villa, also available to book, accommodating 22 persons.

  • Sleeping area – double bed
  • 1 shower room with wash basin and toilet
  • Induction hob, microwave/grill and fridge
  • Private hot tub (Newly installed Rotospa Orbis Hot Tub)
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Beach 8 miles and pubs 2.5 miles
  • Smart TV in lounge area
  • Gas BBQ available
  • Sleeps 2+2 children (sofa bed in lounge area, for children only)
  • On-site utility room with shower, WC, washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

 

Sally Thomas

This property is personally managed by Sally.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Thuranthakan 25th December 2023

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Very good and cozy place to spend your holidays. There was a homemade loaf of bread, cheese, butter and milk waiting for us. Enjoyable and relaxing location.

Reviewed by Graham 13th October 2023

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Lovely pod, very picturesque and warm, appreciated the touch of freshly baked bread, locally sourced butter, milk and cheese waiting for us on our arrival. Owners were very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. Use of utility with washing machine, dryer and board games was a great addition. We loved the hot tub very much Thanks again for a loRead morevely break. Hide

Reviewed by Shannon 6th October 2023

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Reviewed by David 14th September 2023

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Really enjoyed the stay,so quiet and relaxing home made sour dough bread was loverly when we arrived can't wait to go again highly recommended

Reviewed by Colin 14th August 2023

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Fantastic views of the countryside. We were greeted by Claire on our arrival who supplied us with lovely warm Welsh bread, butter and cheese which I have to say was very tasty. Andy and Claire take great pride in their business which reflects on how the grounds are maintained. If you like Glamping then I would certainly recommend a visit to PontfaeRead moren Glamping that has lovely coastal areas New Quay harbour and Cardigan Bay near by Hide

Reviewed by Kym 11th August 2023

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Reviewed by Ian 24th July 2023

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Reviewed by Gail 21st July 2023

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A very well equipped glamping pod.Superb location .friendly hosts who made us feel very welcome.would definately stay again.

Reviewed by Shona 15th July 2023

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Stayed here for a long weekend and it was lovely placed to celebrate my partner birthday, the owner was so nice and welcoming, and left home made bread and cheese for us. The room and hot tub was every clean and cant fault anything, was lovely and private. When we was leaving we even had car issues and the own came out to help us within a few minutRead morees. Hide

Reviewed by Anita 11th July 2023

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Lovely quiet location . Hot tub clean and well maintained. Owners very friendly . Fresh homemade bread with milk cheese and butter . Comfy bed .

Reviewed by Courtney 9th June 2023

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Would recommend highly, very comfortable, owners were very welcoming, thoroughly enjoyed our stay, dog friendly, plenty of space for them and yourself, comfortable size pod, we will be returning, we were celebrating our marriage with a mini-moon before going away next year, we plan on coming back to the area each year and hopefully at the same placRead moree Hide

Reviewed by James 2nd June 2023

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Fantastic location and beautiful, clean accommodation. Would highly recommend! The owners were lovely and very friendly and welcoming with good knowledge of the local area. 10/10

Reviewed by Sarah 28th April 2023

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Absolutely loved our weekend break here. Lovely comfortable pod, relaxing hot tub and thoughtful touches with milk, homemade bread and cheese on arrival. Really appreciated the peaceful location and the variety of wildlife to spot as a nature lover! Andy was exceptionally welcoming and helpful. We didn't want to leave!

Reviewed by Jacqueline 15th April 2023

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We stayed in a pod with hot tub, special gifts of hand made (and still warm) sour dough. Also little gifts of eggs, milk cheese. Tea and coffee, in fact everything we needed. Thank you for an absolutely brilliant week we have loved it. As a limited mobility person have found the peace and quite amazing. My pastime is drawing and birds and I have boRead moreth. My husband likes his fishing. So it has suited us both. We loved our day out at Newquay. Thank you for an amazing holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Emma 7th April 2023

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We had a fabulous little break! Andy came to greet us on arrival to show us around the pod. The home-baked sourdough bread was gorgeous, we also had Welsh butter and cheese and a pint of milk in the fridge which was a lovely touch. The pod is cozy and snug with everything you need. Luckily the weather was good and we had a bbq or two on the deckingRead more. The hot tub was perfect for relaxing after a day of sightseeing. Thank you for a lovely stay! Well definitely be back! Hide

Reviewed by William 21st February 2023

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Lovely place. Would go again. Hottub was amazing.

Reviewed by Zoe 12th February 2023

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The stay was amazing and we enjoyed every minuet of it, so thank you for an incredible valentines holiday! Also, the fresh Sourdough bread was absolutely delicious and the local cheese and butter were a great touch (especially as I absolutely love cheese!) Pack light as storage space is limited and the pod is lovely and snug. Would definitely recomRead moremend a romantic getaway here! Hide

Reviewed by Lauren 4th February 2023

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Absolutely fantastic, lovely quiet location, owners were very friendly and overall very happy with the holiday, place was clean and equipped with what we needed.

Reviewed by Paul 26th January 2023

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Ideal place for peace and quiet, owners very welcoming, friendly and helpful. All good.

Reviewed by Katy 31st December 2022

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Such a lovely place, definitely a recommendation

Reviewed by Callum 27th December 2022

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Reviewed by Aimee 10th December 2022

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Enjoyed our stay here and was perfect for the two of us and a dog. Cosy pod and everything we needed was available to us. Lovely location but would probably come back in spring/summer rather than winter due to lots of snow/ice. Big thanks to the owner that helped us with getting out of the snow. Thank you both Aimee and James.

Reviewed by Elisha 24th November 2022

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Lovely getaway for a nice relaxing birthday. Its snug, so would say is better for couples. We had a great time and it was amazing looking at the stars from the Hot Tub. Would probably go back in Autumn/Spring, as sadly it rained a bit while we were there. Hosts were lovely, and gave us some delicious bread, butter and cheese. Would recommend

Reviewed by Jamie 9th November 2022

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Had a very relaxing couple days welcomed by a homemade loaf of bread and local butter,cheese and pint of milk. Definitely worth visiting quiet and relaxing location.

Reviewed by Jenni 27th October 2022

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Fantastic 3 nights in this pod. We were welcomed with freshly made bread, locally sourced cheese and butter along with a bottle of milk in the fridge! Everything about it we loved right down to the board games we could play! Will defo be returning

Reviewed by Stephen 11th October 2022

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Nice and quiet, as I said above, a light on the step to hot tub is a must. Bush in front of hot tub could be cut back a bit more to give a better view of the pool. Other than that, excellent.

Reviewed by James 17th September 2022

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Reviewed by Jason 12th September 2022

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Lovely clean and luxurious. Will definitely visit again in the future

Reviewed by Lee 2nd September 2022

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Perfect for relaxing and chilling out clean and tidy host was very welcoming would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Emma 27th August 2022

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Absolutely amazing. Comfortable clean and great facilities in the pod. Peaceful place close to amenities and only 20 minutes to the beach. Friendly owners and arrived to some fresh bread, butter, cheese and a pint of milk. Such a lovely touch.

Reviewed by Richard 11th August 2022

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Reviewed by Paul 11th July 2022

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Reviewed by Marc 26th May 2022

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We spent 5 nights away, when we arrived there was a freshly baked loaf of bread which was delicious. The pod was a good size for 2 adults and our dog and the dog loved the large ground to run around in. Was a great location to visit multiple beaches and go on long walks. Will definitely look at returning as feel like still so much could be done froRead morem this location. Hide

Reviewed by Tazeem 17th May 2022

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it was lovely, we had a wonderful time. Hoste we very friendly. Thank you for the lovely Welsh bread, butter cheese, We would recommend to families and friends Thank you xx

Reviewed by Susan 7th May 2022

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This place is an absolute gem. The setting is amazing, the lodge leaves you needing anything as it is all provided. A great hot tub. You can see how much the owners have put into this as its just perfect Thank you for a great stay, we will be back

Reviewed by Tessa 1st May 2022

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Everything was perfect, every last detail thought of, had the best week.

Reviewed by Tamsin 22nd March 2022

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We had a lovely break away in the pod. A great location for some amazing walks that were recommended by the owner. We managed to catch a sunrise and a sunset with some amazing views, thank you.

Reviewed by Joanne 7th March 2022

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Had 3 nice quiet days here in march It was clean,modern, well equipt and comfotable ,nice location great compact glammping pods,

Reviewed by Melinda 5th March 2022

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Nice,clean and quiet ,all the confort,really enjoined whit the hot tube ,very easy to find the place,we had all the information throug the email,Claire and Andy very helpful owners,thanks.

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View towards this splendid glamping pod
View towards this glamping pod with hot tub
Open the doors and explore this amazing pod
Well- equipped with all you need to make a lovely meal for two
Enjoy stargazing all night long
Relax under the stars in your very own hot tub
A perfect spot to relax with a good book
The shower roomwith wash basin and toilet within the pod
Aerial view of the landscaped grounds
A newly installed private 4 persons hot tub, relax and enjoy the views
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Machlud Ar Y Dwr- New Quay

Machlud Ar Y Dwr- New Quay

Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1

£455 - £993

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