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Carbis Bay is the perfect destination for those that want paradise beach life a pebble’s throw from the heart of St Ives’ art, culture and foodie hub. With its palm-fringed sandy beach, water sports, ocean-side spa and sea view dining options.
Carbis Bay is an idyllic spot to dip a toe in the luxury coastal lifestyle. We’ve got a selection of contemporary apartments overlooking the family-friendly Carbis Bay beach, as well as luxury holiday homes within easy reach of the golden sands. All of our self-catering accommodation is decked out with mod cons including Wifi, and many of our properties come with complimentary access to the world-class C Bay spa.
An easy 30-minute walk along the South West Coast Path, or 5 minutes on the coastal railway from the buzzing town and beaches of St Ives, Carbis Bay offers a more serene scene than its neighbour. If you’re looking for laid-back beach life look no further than the pearly sands of Carbis Bay, with its blue flag water quality, seasonal lifeguards, low-tide rock-pooling and excellent beachside facilities.
Offering a plethora of water sports for the whole family, it’s the perfect place to castaway on a stand-up paddleboard, kayak or sailing boat, or come face-to-face with the fascinating sea life on a snorkelling adventure or a tour on a Hawaiian outrigger canoe. If you want to escape the beach-bound masses and walk the dog on a mile of crowd-free sands, hop along the coast path to the pristine Porthkidney Sands – dubbed ‘Happy Dog Beach’ by the locals.
Whether you board the coastal railway, hop in a taxi or walk the scenic mile along the South West Coast Path, it’s easy to reach the bounty of St Ives, from the internationally-renowned galleries and Michelin-starred foodie hotspots to the picturesque harbour beaches lined with ice cream kiosks, pasty outlets and cosy seaside pubs.
Yet while St Ives is hot on the heels of Padstow for its gastronomic reputation, Carbis Bay self catering holidays provide the opportunuty to explore the up-and-coming restaurants and is fast-chasing the fame of its neighbour. Lap up Mediterranean vibes and flavours at the Beach Club Restaurant, or tuck into rustic dishes and rare vintages in The Vineyard Table at Scarlet Wines.
Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly, dog-friendly or baby-friendly holiday cottage, all of our stylish self-catering accommodation in Carbis Bay is decked out to the highest standards with all mod cons. Many of our properties in Carbis Bay also come with complimentary access to the world-class C Bay spa – one of the UK’s finest spa destinations offering Lava Shell massages, body wraps and bath rituals in a luxurious space by the sea.
Why Visit Carbis Bay?
- Coastal footpath to St Ives with beautiful views.
- Scenic rail line for access to St Ives and surrounding area.
- Blue Flag beach.
- Lovely coastal walks from Hawkes Point to Porthkidney Sands.
Apartments in Carbis Bay FAQ
Are your Apartments in Carbis Bay officially rated?
Yes, all our Carbis Bay holiday properties are officially rated by Visit England to four or five stars.
Do your Carbis Bay holiday properties have parking?
Each individual Carbis Bay holiday property listing indicates whether private allocated parking is available and for how many vehicles. If this is not possible details of nearby public parking will be shown.
Can I bring my dog to the Apartments in Carbis Bay?
Yes, just search our collection of pet-friendly properties in Carbis Bay or use the filter to find your ideal choice.
How close is the beach to the Apartments in Carbis Bay?
Each individual Carbis Bay property has a locations tab with a Google Map showing its exact location. Many of our holiday properties are within a few minutes’ walk to the beach.
How long is the minimum length of stay at the Apartments in Carbis Bay?
A minimum of three nights between October and the end of March, excluding school holidays. Seven nights at all other times, except for seven days before departure when min of three nights applies.