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Coastal holidays and spa breaks go hand in hand. Relax, pamper and rejuvenate in a stunning location by the sea.

Imagine this: you wake to the sound of seagulls calling and the Cornish sunlight streaming in through the window. After a leisurely breakfast, you head out to the beach for a morning stroll. Over coffee, you plan the day’s activities. Perhaps you will go for a surfing lesson and then head to the spa for a massage, or you’ll go for a sea swim followed by a jacuzzi and sauna. A St Ives spa break is the perfect way of escaping from it all with friends, family or for a romantic break.

A holiday in Cornwall allows you to enjoy a slower pace of living. The opportunity to escape from every-day stresses and be kind to yourself.

Whether you choose a luxury spa day or a book a couple of treatments to enjoy after a busy day exploring the Cornish coastline, St Ives offers the perfect setting to chill out.

St Ives Spa Break, Cheers

Some of our St Ives cottages and holiday homes offer complementary access to either the St Ives Harbour Hotel Spa (HarSPA) or the C Bay Spa at Carbis Bay Hotel.

If you like the sound of a St Ives spa break for you and your partner or group of friends, read on to find out where you can pamper yourself by the sea.

St Ives Harbour Hotel Spa

Located in an idyllic location with panoramic views of Porthminster beach, St Ives Harbour Hotel Spa or HarSPA offers the perfect setting to escape from it all.

Treatments include specialist massages, luxury facials and holistic body treatments. Choose one treatment and relax by the pool after or indulge in a full spa day.

When you’re not busy being pampered, you can unwind on the spa’s sun terrace with spectacular views over Porthminster beach and St Ives Bay.

St Ives Spa Break, Porthminster Beach

C Bay Spa

Escape to the tranquil setting of Carbis Bay beach at the luxurious C Bay Spa. Enjoy a massage or a gentle swim in the pool, looking out over the turquoise Cornish sea. Bliss.

C Bay Spa have a natural and holistic approach to skincare, which is evident in their choices of Voya and Aromatherapy Associates products and their calming candlelit treatment rooms.

There are plenty of lovely treatments to choose from, as well as a plethora of chill-out areas. Unwind in the ocean spa pool, outdoor sauna pod or relaxation lounge.

St Ives Spa Break, Carbis Bay

The Retreat Spa

The Retreat Spa at Una in Carbis Bay offers a relaxing beachside retreat where you can soothe your stresses or unwind after a busy day exploring the Cornish coast.

There’s a heated pool, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi for you relax in. They also have a variety of unique sea-themed treatments and spa days to choose from including Seashells, Mermaids and Surfer’s Serenity.

You can expect organic and uplifting skin care products which will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

St Ives Spa Break, Massage

The Attic Cellar Treatment Rooms

Head to the Attic Cellar Treatment Rooms for alternative treatments such as hot stone massage, reiki or reflexology.

This lovely little spa also specialises in traditional beauty treatments and professional skin care.

It’s got everything you need to feel pampered from head to toe and help you get into holiday mode.


Finally, Beautopia at Aspire offer a range of body treatments, massages and beauty treatments.

Why not treat yourself to a deep tissue body massage, a heaven hot stone massage or a dream ritual?

Beautopia is also the place to go for a stylish manicure to provide the finishing touch to your summer holiday outfits.

St Ives Spa Break, Manicure

Whether you’re looking for a St Ives spa break for you and your friends, a couple’s spa retreat or you just want to fit one or two pamper sessions into your holiday, our St Ives cottages and seaside apartments offer the perfect base for your relaxing break.

Escape to your seaside sanctuary in St Ives, Carbis Bay or the surrounding areas and treat yourself to a well-deserved pamper.