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Carbis Bay Beach

Carbis Bay, St Ives, England
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idyllic paradise and quieter than St. Ives

Stayed at Beechwood House and had an amazing beautiful romantic break in Carbis Bay. A wonderful... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
marcus j
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birmingham
Beautiful.

We stayed at the cottage hotel which is about 10-15 minute walk from the Caribs bay beach.. Such a... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
joanne a
,
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“st ives” (208 reviews)
“car park” (58 reviews)
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Carbis Bay, St Ives, England
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Stayed at Beechwood House and had an amazing beautiful romantic break in Carbis Bay. A wonderful stroll down to the beach and tea at the cafe right on the beach. Beautiful sunshine. Had never been to Carbis Bay before. We have been back again in...More

Thank marcus j
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the cottage hotel which is about 10-15 minute walk from the Caribs bay beach.. Such a beautiful clean tidy calm beach, lovely to just relax on or take a little walk across, didn't get to many people on it either.. There is...More

Thank joanne a
Reviewed 10 October 2016

There were 10 of us and we stayed in a house overlooking the beach. There were always people walking the beach and there was always something interesting to see.

Thank jillym7
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We parked up the top but there is parking down in the hotel at £5 a day. Was really nice beach not sure if dogs allowed on it in the summer but they were in oct.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Clean and an amazing beach! Highly recommended, good facilities and you have Carbis Bay Hotel and beach club.

Thank bmwcsl85
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Been visiting Carbis Bay at least once per year for the past six years and am never disappointed. We love walking on the beach in the evening when most of the day visitors have left and have even paddled in the dark using torches. Overall,...More

Thank Beeper53
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a lovely beach which is suitable for adults and children alike. There are suitable refreshments at hand and it is also good to walk along.

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lived here forty years ago lots of new building and infrastructure but this beach remains just as it was then Holiday homes tourists and a new reality. Weather patterns are changeable but it is Autumn A beautiful and special place close to St.Ives

Thank michael c
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We love this beach.... peaceful with good options for drinks overlooking the bay and over to Godrevy. This is a great beach- long and perfect for a walk/ swim/ SUP....such a relaxed vibe... away from the hustle of st Ives. V easy to walk to...More

1  Thank TahlulaSouthWest
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Stayed in the area for a week. The Walk path that follows the coast makes it easy to make the trek from St. Ives to Carbis Bay. Same as St. Ives, it is surprising to someone new to the area how nice and sandy the...More

1  Thank Pete M
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Auri0
17 October 2017|
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Response from Basil W | Reviewed this property |
No Problems. Ample walkways available for the coastal path to St Ives. There are no obstructions for access to the beach and the small car parks around the Carbis Bay Hotel are till in operation.
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ABWStockport
24 July 2017|
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Response from cltboy | Reviewed this property |
yes you can
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Mandy B
10 April 2017|
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Response from THFC69 | Reviewed this property |
Think the previous answers are correct. However be aware that when we visited there was a huge amount of building work going on.
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