International hostel and self catering group accommodation in Camarthen South Wales


Pantyrathro International Hostel, Pantyrathro International Hostel, Llansteffan, Carmarthen, SA33 5AJ

Llansteffan is a beautiful, quaint village set at the tip of the Towi River and Carmarthen Bay. The sandy beaches nestled below the castle offer swimming and relaxation. The virtually traffic free country lanes make this area ideal for cycling. For the walker we are on the Wales Coastal Path. Carmarthen, Wales’ oldest city and ancestral home to Merlin of King Arthur’s legends, offers most social and cultural activities. The Pantyrathro International Hostel provides dorm accommodation, private rooms, and also has 3 new en suite units of 6, 9 and 12 beds. Facilities include self-catering kitchen, dining area, TV lounge, showers and free WiFi. Our two Mexican bars offer pool, darts, TV, weekly drink specials and food (eat-in or take-out). Horse riding and excursions for trekking, canoeing and surfing offered. Take a day trip, relax on the beaches or have a drink in our bars – something for everyone.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South Wales and Pembrokeshire and here is its own website.
Pantyrathro International Hostel | International hostel and self catering group accommodation in Camarthen South Wales

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or call Ken Knuckles on
01267 241014

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Rooms & Beds:

50: 1×10, 1×9, 2×6, 4×4, 1×3


February to January. 24 hours.

Price per night:

£17pp dorm. Group discounts.


Booking recommended. 50% deposit required in advance for groups.


Pantyrathro is six miles from Carmarthen on the B4312, midway between Llangain and Llansteffan. Two miles from Llangain you will see the hostel signposted, turn right and follow hostel signs to top of lane.

Public Transport:

Carmarthen has both coach and train stations serving South Wales, SW England and London. Local bus runs six times a day to Llansteffan. Ask driver to let you off at Pantyrathro.

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Hostels that welcome stag and hen parties map and the Wales Coast Path.

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Break your Wales Coast Path adventure at Pantyrathro International Hostel.

Break your Wales Coast Path adventure at Pantyrathro International Hostel.

The gorgeous, quaint coastal village of Llansteffan, is an idyllic place to break your journey: swim and relax.

Fancy an escape in to nature on the Wales Coast Path, combined with a sunny seaside retreat? Discover that ideal combination at Pantyrathro International Hostel, located in the idyllic coastal village of Llansteffan.  Llansteffan is rich with relaxation, heritage, and culture, with the golden sands of Llansteffan Beach and an ancient castle to explore. 

Discover scenic Carmarthenshire

Discover scenic Carmarthenshire

A county of lush, green landscapes, ancient forests, golden sandy beaches and wild flower cliffs

Discover gorgeous Carmarthenshire.  A county of lush, green landscapes, ancient forests and wild green mountains.  The coast has a selection of golden sandy beaches and wild flower cliffs.  Lose yourself in the solitude, walk, fish and  discover castles in stunning locations.  Why not make Carmarthenshire your holiday destination and book a holiday at the friendly self catering hostel in Pantyrathro.


Cockling on Llansteffan Beach

Cockling on Llansteffan Beach

Pantyrathro Hostel 5 minutes walk off the Wales Coastal path, just 2 miles from the beach at Llansteffan.

Cockles have been collected at Llansteffan for centuries.  Gathered by local people and sold to Sunday school outings arriving by charabang in the summer.  At the moment the cockle population is healthy but all cockle gathering, is prohibited until June 1st.  If open after that date then the limit for pleasure pickers will be 8kg per day per person.   Pantyrathro International Hostel is 2 miles from Llansteffan beach, just 5 minutes walk off the Wales Coast Path.  So if you fancy a bit of Summer Cockle picking combined with pleasant walks and a visit to the bustling market town of Carmarthen, Pantyrathro Hostel could be the answer to your holiday quest.

Contact Pantyrathro International Hostel:

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