Popular Lettings in Carbis Bay
Highlights in Carbis Bay
- Delightful beaches
- Subtropical splendor
- Best coastal hiking
- Amazing wildlife
- Godrevy Heritage Coast
Most popular in Carbis Bay
Prices and availability
Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Carbis Bay
With one of the most delightful beaches anywhere in England, Carbis Bay makes for a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Despite being just a small town, it boasts a wealth of high quality holiday rentals that won’t break the bank. Most of the rentals are in or around the centre of the village, and within a stone’s throw of the beach. The village is on a gentle slope so as you go back from the beach you can find lettings perched on the hill with views across the expansive St. Ives Bay and the north Cornish coast beyond. So take your pick, and choose Carbis Bay for your next getaway!Holiday rentals to suit all tastes
The village offers a mix of apartments and houses, many with balconies and gardens overlooking the sea. Small groups can rent beautiful little boltholes near the sea with 1 or 2 bedrooms, while larger groups can make a traditional Cornwall manor their home away from home. The village’s holiday apartments with 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms, many of which are sunny and renovated to the highest standards, are simply breathtaking!
Holidays in Carbis Bay
The area and getting around
Situated on the northern coast of the English country of Cornwall, holidays in Carbis Bay are what childhood memories are made of. It is a small English seaside village nestled among the trees which slopes up from a safe bathing beach surrounded by subtropical splendor and lapped by turquoise waters. Step out onto its fine sands, and the question will arise, are you in the Caribbean or England?!Your base for local exploration
Cornwall has been voted the Best UK Holiday County for the last few years, and Carbis Bay is the perfect place to explore the county’s myriad attractions. Just two kilometres away is the exceptionally pretty village of St. Ives, which is the springboard for some of the very best coastal hiking in the country along the Penwith Heritage Coast. On the opposite side of the bay is the Godrevy Heritage Coast with exhilarating cliff-top pathways and glorious ocean views.
Travellers and activities
The beach at Carbis Bay is a fantastic hidden gem. The sand is soft and perfectly clean, the sea gorgeous, crystal clear and shallow. Unlike many of the local beaches, Carbis Bay beach rarely has any surf, so it makes for an ideal spot for families with small children as the sea here is perfect for swimming. The beach even has a stream flowing over the sand at one point which makes for the perfect water-play-area for your children. It also boasts full amenities for your family, including changing areas, toilets, and kiosks selling food and drink. And you will never have to worry about your children’s safety, as the beach is manned by friendly and vigilant lifeguards.Carbis Bay for sports enthusiasts
The area around Carbis Bay offers outstanding views and magnificent sandy beaches with a plethora of recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing and rock climbing. Dream of catching your first ocean wave?! Beginner surfers should head for St. Ives Surf School, whose instructors are ready to teach you and your family everything you need to go to get going in this sport. The school also offers memorable guided kayaking tours along the coast and the harbour of St. Ives.
Carbis Bay is one of Cornwall’s 22 blue flag beaches. This international quality mark reassures visitors and locals alike that the beach is completely clean and safe!
Top 5 travel tips in Carbis Bay
Take a lantern-lit tour of nearby St. Ives after nightfall. Shanty Baba is a brilliant, and very spooky storyteller.2. Encounter amazing wildlife
See the wonderful animals at Paradise Park, just a short drive from Carbis Bay. You can even enjoy a special face to face, interactive meet and greet with Red Pandas!3. A train ride to remember
The train line from St. Erth to St. Ives is well known as being one of the most picturesque railway lines in the country, passing by Carbis Bay and St Ives.4. Enjoy an unforgettable meal at Carn Brea Castle
Imagine enjoying your dinner in a 14th-century castle perched on a 700 feet cliff with magnificent views over the countryside! Then head for Carn Brea Castle, close to Carbis Bay.5. Godrevy Heritage Coast
Don your walking boots and spend a day at the nearby Godrevy Heritage Coast, with headland trails, spectacular cliffs, coves and a cafe.