Enjoy the luxury of owning your very own Caravan Holiday Home on this small friendly, exclusive private owner park. Sunrise Bay is set in the unique unspoilt picturesque village of Llansteffan at the mouth of the river Towy under the shelter of it’s very own Norman castle. The Park is situated only yards from the sandy beach and surrounded by beautiful coastal and woodland walks.
Holiday Home pitches have been thoughtfully positioned to take advantage of the magnificent sea and castle views in addition to offering each one its own patio and car parking space. The park facilities include an immaculate outdoor swimming pool area, an exclusive play area for children with children’s swings, slide, climbing frame and space for ball games. There is a launderette and the toilet and shower block which provides free hot showers.
There is a grocery shop, cafe and Post Office in Llansteffan as well as two village pubs, and the busy market town of Carmarthen, the oldest in Wales is only 15 minutes away from Sunrise Bay. In addition to its two main shopping streets and large supermarkets, Carmarthen has a traditional indoor and outdoor market where home-made foods and hand-made goods can be bought as ideal gifts from Wales. Steeped in history, Carmarthen also offers lots of interesting monuments and buildings to see. There is an excellent museum, art galleries and a local theatre.
An outstanding landmark and not to be missed is Llansteffan Castle, a short walk from the park. Perched on the headland overlooking the estuary this Norman castle commands majestic views over the three estuaries of Carmarthen Bay – it’s a visit you’ll never forget.
Good, safe bathing is only 250 yards away when the tide is in and it is particularly recommended at Scott’s Bay which is just around the headland. There are lovely walks both along the coast and inland towards the neighbouring villages of Llanybri and Llangain. For those who prefer to stay closer to home there’s lots to see and do within the village of L1ansteffan itself. Please see other parts of this website for detailed information on various local walks, local history, and other available attractions.
A conservation area, Llansteffan village retains its unique character and charm. Whether you stroll aimlessly down its quaint streets or rub shoulders with the locals in the villages inns you are sure to be welcome.During the summer months lots of popular events are organised for both visitors and locals alike. You can watch the village fetes, carnivals and concerts or you can take part in a cricket match against the locals, compete in the village sports and end your day with a barbecue.
For the more energetic enthusiastic bird-watchers will enjoy the wildlife at Werle Point and all around the coastal walkways surrounding the village. For the sporty at Johnstown, on the main road to Carmarthen, there is a fully equipped leisure centre whilst Carmarthen boasts two fine 18 hole golf courses. For lovers of water sport the Tywi Boat Club is only 2 miles from the village on the road back towards Carmarthen. Temporary membership is available to al holiday makers and here you have access to a range of sailing and power boats as well as RYA instructors in dinghy sailing and powerboat handling.
Other worthwhile visits only a short drive away include the boathouse museum at Laugharne where the poet Dylan Thomas used to live. Note also on this website that there are a number of sites within the the village and it’s environs which boast strong connections with Dylan Thomas. Also, a few miles outside Carmarthen (on the Cardigan road) is the village of Bronwydd, the home of the Vale of Gwili Railway which is very popular with the children, especially when Thomas the Tank is visiting on various weekends!
Other areas still further away from Llansteffan but which may be considered for day trips include Tenby, the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire National Park.
Whether you want somewhere to come and relax and soak up the atmosphere, or a base to tour the area for sight seeing or more energetic activities, Sunrise Bay is the ideal location.
How to get to Sunrise Bay
One mile west of Carmarthen on he A40 turn south onto the B4312. After 7 miles, on entering Llansteffan, turn sharp left at crossroads to the beach. Follow the road alomg the fronty to the very end of the houses and bear right into the park entrance where a warm welcome will await you.
Llansteffan – Carmarthen bus time table
Sunrise Bay Holiday Park, Llansteffan, carmarthen. SA33 5LP
01267 241 394