Hidden away in the trees high above the Dyfi Estuary, Caban Dyfi is the ideal place to get away from the hustle of modern life for a digital detox! . Cosy accomodation, a beautiful view over the estuary to the hills beyond and packed with all sorts of useful extra's - whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or a family wanting some quality family time together, you need to stay here.
Recently refurbished, Caban Dyfi is a cosy place to get away from the hustle of modern life. Catch the sun in the south facing conservatory or up on the patio, relax in the peaceful surroundings and explore the Dyfi Forest and surrounding area.
Pets are welcome, as are bikes, boots and outdoor gear in general. There are maps and guidebooks to help you explore. There is a lockable shed with ground anchor for chain locks which can be used for bike storage etc. We hope to install an outdoor tap for a bike and outdoor gear wash-off facility by spring 2018.With the growing trend for digital detox holidays, Caban Dyfi can offer you a relaxing self catering holiday without you having to pay the expensive retreat prices or go to the full extent of a complete off grid experience glamping in the wilds! (you could call us semi off grid - we do have mains electricity!)
There is a children's toy box, books, games and puzzles for all - or bring your own favorite book, put your feet up and relax. Better still, go out and enjoy the many varied attractions the area has to offer! If you think you really can't manage without modern entertainment for a few days there is always the option of bringing your own laptop and DVD's!!..
The accommodation comprises:
Open plan lounge with south facing picture window and views through the trees to the Dovey Estuary. Dining table, electric wall mounted fire and comfortable seating.
Kitchen area at the rear of the lounge, with electric cooker and sink
Conservatory, with additional seating, microwave, fridge freezer and washer dryer.
Double bedroom, with cot, Please bring your own cot bedding
Bathroom with walk in shower and washbasin
Heated throughout with wall mounted heaters
Garden area with bench at the front, and steps leading to a patio area at the back.
Ideal for exploring the Dyfi Forest with it's many mountain bike trails and the Cadair Idris area with it's lakes and spectacular routes to the summit! There are walks from the chalet door with footpaths leading into the hills behind the chalet, ideal for dog walkers and ramblers or if you prefer easier walking on the flat,there's miles of sandy beach between Aberdovey and Towyn. For bird watchers and wildlife lovers the chalet has many different birds living in the surrounding woodland who will come and feed close by if you put out bird food to attract them and there are rabbits,badgers, squirrels owls woodpeckers and other wildlife around and the Dyfi osprey project where ospreys are breeding on the Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve on the estuary where there is a new award winning viewing observatory. Aberdovey itself has plenty of unspoilt interest to families (a small dog free area of beach), donkey rides in the sand dunes, a seafront playground with it's 'lighthouse slide', crabbing on the jetty, a lifeboat station, icecream shop, information center, various good eating out places (some of which are dog friendly) and other village shops- and then there are the many water sports it has to offer.
Caban Dyfi Chalet is are located at Plas Panteidal which is situated on the hillside, it is not suitable for persons who are infirm or who have mobility issues, the road leading to the chalet is quite steep
Please note that Plas Panteidal is situated in the former grounds of the old Bishop of Bangor's Palace, the water supply is a private supply and because the grounds are peat based the water can be discoloured.
It is advisable that guests do not use the water for drinking, cooking food preparation purposes, infant food, making ice and cleaning teeth. The owners of Plas Panteidal apologise for any inconvenience this may cause please bring with you your own drinking water.
Electricity is included in the cost