Located a short and scenic coastal walk from the pretty fishing village of St.Ives and a stone’s throw from a stunning white sandy beach, ensures Carbis Bay holiday cottages in Cornwall are hard to beat for a relaxing break by the sea. This classic Cornish resort perches above a dramatic sweep of sand, with spectacular views over the Atlantic. With its crystal-clear water and stylish waterfront bars, the award-winning beach is undoubtedly one of the biggest benefits of self-catering holidays in Carbis Bay. Sunbathing, canoeing, paddle-boarding and sandcastle-building are all popular. Thanks to its calm waters, sheltered from the power of the Atlantic, it’s is also a glorious swimming spot.
The village of Carbis Bay is easily explored by foot. A variety of independent businesses line the attractive streets in the heart of the community, including cosy pubs, modern restaurants and art galleries. There’s some striking historical architecture, too. Look out for St Anta and All Saints Church, known for its peal of ten bells, and the 50ft Steeple, an imposing monument to St Ives’ 18th century mayor.
A luxury holiday cottage in St. Ives, Windwards is a large and spacious property overlooking the beach at Carbis Bay. This elegantly furnished and well-equipped Cornish holiday home sleeps 9 guests in 5 bedrooms. Facilities include a hot tub, games room and sauna. Stunning sea views!
- Sleeps 9
- Bedrooms 5
- Bathrooms 3
A self-catering cottage in Carbis Bay is an excellent choice if you’re seeking to combine a beach holiday with days exploring the rugged coast of North Cornwall. Heading east and west from the beach, the Southwest Coast Path is at its most breathtaking, with towering cliffs, secluded coves and the chance to spot passing dolphins and basking sharks. A little over a mile away, the celebrated town of St Ives can be reached by foot or train. With its beautiful beaches, thriving art scene and colourfully painted houses overlooking a historic harbour, St Ives is a wonderful place for a day of wandering. The maze of narrow lanes in the town centre is scattered with small, independent galleries, where local artists capture the unique light of this enchanting region. The famous Tate, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, and Bernard Leach Pottery and Museum are also must-sees.