Riviere Sands Holiday Park

Location » Cornwall

Riviere Sands is a small and friendly park with a stunning location. Located in Hayle, only 20 minutes from St Ives, this park has an ideal location to explore some popular nearby beaches, towns and sites. Thanks to it's clifftop location, you can expect breathtaking panoramic viewpoints of the coastline from all over the parl. The views of St Ives Bay are quite simply to die for, and of course you can head there on sunny days for some coastal walks, picnics or even surfing. The park itself is full of activities, the highlights being the heated indoor and outdoor pools and a variety of fun activities for kids to have a go at!

Park Highlights Situated just along the coast from St Ives, Perfect for lovers of the beach and surfing, The Coast Cafe for the best Cornish views, Direct access to a huge sandy bay through a steep dune walk and stunning coastal walks, Beachfront Holiday Caravans
* Subject to a moderate extra charge

Haven Riviere Sands Sports & Leisure

Even the most active children will be kept entertained at Haven Riviere Sands park. The sports activities are plentiful including football, archery and fencing. Making friends and learning new skills are high on the agenda. There's also many opportunities for adults to get in on the action, for example at the swimming pools. With a heated indoor and outdoor pool, complete with water flumes to splash around on, the pools are a popular facility to spend family time together. No matter the weather, there's different water activities to try out - why not tackle the inflatable obstacle course!

One of the highlights of the park it its proximity to the sea. There's no better chance to learn to surf than when at Riviere Sands! During the weekends and school holidays Haven's surf school is open for lessons to help you learn how to catch a wave.

Head to the Sports Range to face some new athletic challenges. This venue hosts games throughout the day to keep you entertained. Whether you want to get stuck into a game of football, or benefit from some archery and fencing coaching from Haven's trained rangers, the Sports Range is the place to go!

If sports aren't your thing, why not get involved with some of the creative sessions instead? Kids can create their very own coastal sand bottles, experimenting mixing different colourful sands together to create a unique souvenir. There's also den building sessions where kids can have fun building their own hideaway whilst learning about the nature around them.

Some activities are subject to a moderate extra charge

Food & Drink at Riviere Sands Holiday Park

Haven work hard to ensure that families have the opportunity to spend quality time together whilst on holiday, and know the importance of sharing meals together as a family. When it comes to eating and drinking at Riviere Sands the options are sure to impress.

The Bluff Inn is a popular restaurant onsite. Serving up a menu full of favourites, whether it be a classic burger, tasty lunchtime sandwiches or a fresh pasta, there's something for every member of the family. There's even a kids play area and impressive arcade to keep kids and adults alike entertained after the meal.

The Coast Cafe is the place to go to find some authentic Cornish delicacies. Based in a cute cottage in the coastal setting, it is a welcoming and homely place to stop for a bite to eat or hot drink. The play area outside is fantastic for the kids to run around whilst you enjoy a coffee on the terrace.

Haven's Cook's Fish and Chips is the perfect spot for a British classic - fish and chips! A perfect meal when at the beach, Cook's is a must visit! Head here to find all the classics.

If you're looking for an easy dinner, Papa John's is a fantastic option. With a huge range of fresh pizzas to takeaway, the whole family will be happy. What's great about this onsite takeaway is that you can bring the pizzas home to enjoy from the comfort of your caravan or even take for a picnic with a viewpoint on the cliffs overlooking the beaches.

At the Mini Market you can pick up any snacks, an ice cream or even a souvenir, ensuring you have everything you need onsite at Haven Riviere Sands!

Kids Will Love

Children can be themselves at Riviere Sands. From enjoying the sports activities to splashing round in the pool, Haven concentrate on making kids smile. As well as the vast array of sports activities to try out, the Activikids sessions focus on children aged 5-10, providing a fun active session where they can try a new game and make friends.

Activitots sessions are designed for 2-4 year olds and allow toddlers to get involved in sports and learning new skills in a safe environment. They can even try mini fencing, mini archery or the mini aerial adventure for a thrilling challenge! 

The Seaside Squad provide engaging and interactive entertainment which kids love! Head to the Showbar for performances and songs guaranteeing lots of smiles and laughs!

Haven Accommodation at Riviere Sands

One of the unique things about this park is the beachfront accommodation options. Views of the sea from your holiday home can really add an extra special touch to your holiday so be sure to consider these when making your accommodation choice. At Haven Riviere Sands there's variety of caravans to choose from, including the signature model which benefits from a superb location with uninterrupted sea views. The patio doors open out onto your very own private outdoor decking complete with outdoor furniture, perfect for basking in the beautiful scenery and reading a book, or for sharing special family mealtimes together with an unforgettable backdrop. This top of the range caravan has plenty of space at 12ft wide and sleeping 4-6 guests. The open plan living space and kitchen are contemporary and welcoming, with all the necessities plus more - the 40-inch TV in the living room is great for a movie night together, and the Bluetooth speaker is a popular feature.

The Bronze model is a great value option without compromising on quality. At 12ft wide, this caravan sleeps up to 8 guests. The open plan living and dining space is cosy and has everything you need. The kitchen is well-equipped and the furnishings are modern and comfortable.

The Saver model is another fantastic option, sleeping up to 6 guests. This model is popular with holidaymakers who want an escape to the beach at an affordable price. 

Accommodation Guarantee
All Haven holiday homes come with an Accommodation Guarantee to give you complete peace of mind for your holiday. This means that on arrival, any guest not entirely satisfied with the standard of cleaning or maintenance in their accommodation will immediately be offered a full "no quibble" refund.

All Accommodation includes

  • Shower room & WC
  • Fridge
  • Colour TV
  • Gas fire in the lounge
  • Free gas, electricity and hot water

Out & About in Cornwall

Sometimes it's nice to get out and explore the local area.  Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK and so there are plenty of options for days out. 

Make sure you make a trip to St Ives! Just a short drive from Hayle, this picturesque town is renowned for its stunning beaches, art galleries, and quaint streets. Explore the narrow lanes, visit the Tate St Ives, and indulge in the local seafood. With many stunning beaches to choose from, Carbis Bay is a highlight.

Blue Reef aquarium in Newquay is a great family day out. There's hundreds of animals to see and Kids love to walk through the underwater tunnels and watch the fish swim above their heads! There's a variety of ranger talks on everyday, letting you learn about sea turtles, octopi and sharks, and even watch their feeding!

Located in Hayle, Paradise Park is a family-friendly attraction with a variety of activities. It features exotic gardens, a jungle barn with birds and animals, a train ride, a play area, and daily events.

There's many day trips in Conwall to get outside and in the fresh air. WHy not visit St Michael's Mount for an adventure to an island, Lands End for some spectacular views of the Atlantic, or for a more relaxing day out we love Bodmin Moor for walking and exploring.

Customer Reviews of Riviere Sands

Recent guests have left some fantastic reviews following their stay at Riviere Sands.  One guest has stated they had a lovely holiday largely due to the location with "easy access to St.michels mount, lands end, St.Ives and Mousehole".  This visitor also said "The beach is absolutely stunning and I defy anyone to find better." 

Another visitor has commented on the suitability of the park for younger kids saying, "What a lovely little park! Quite small so ideal for younger kids. Caravan was fairly new, very very clean and comfortable". 

One holidaymaker stated, "Have experienced 3 short breaks at this Park in the last few years and been extremely pleased each time. The Park is clean, tidy, well run and well located"

Haven News at Riviere Sands Holiday Park

Riviere Sands is a perfect choice for holidaymakers looking for a holiday that offers everything! From food and activities, to the stunning natural scenery and beaches, it's a guaranteed exciting getaway for the whole family! Book a holiday to Riviere Sands today.

Water Activities
  • Heated Indoor Fun Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Water Flumes
  • Aqua Inflatables
  • Aqua Paddlers
  • Aqua Jets
  • Surf Lessons
  • RNLI Water Safety
Sports Activities
  • Sports Range
  • Archery Coaching
  • Fencing Coaching
  • Bungee Trampoline
  • Crazy Golf
  • Kart Hire
  • Target Shooting
  • Amusement Arcade
  • Firelighting Techniques
  • Coastal Sand Bottles
  • Bug Hunt
  • Make a Bear
  • Slime Creations
Kids' Club & More
  • Activikids - Obstacle Course and Relay Races
  • Activitots - Balance and Co-ordination Skills, Bat and Ball Sports
  • Outdoor play area
  • Mini Sports
  • Mini Aerial Adventure