6 Hotels with a sea view in St Ives Cornwall

6 Hotels with a sea view in St Ives Cornwall

Hotels with a sea view in St Ives

For any of you that that know us – we have a love for Cornwall.  A couple of of my special friends are lucky enough to call Cornwall their home, so we try to get down to see them once or twice a year. During half term we took a trip down to Cornwall in search of February sunshine, beach walks and a catch up with our friends. Therefore, when Expedia got in touch to ask me where we love to visit in the UK, Cornwall instantly sprung to my mind – I can’t wait to share a few ideas for some lovely Hotels with a sea view in St Ives – to inspire you to head over to St Ives in Cornwall this year…it really is a beautiful part of the UK.

I have a real love for St Ives…I love the beaches, the little coffee shops, restaurants and unique gift shops, and I love the rugged coastal walks. Although we visited in February half term when it is notoriously cold, we still managed to throw on our coats and head to the beach most days to get some of that Cornish salty fresh air into our lungs. The beaches in St Ives are stunning, and are probably amongst my favourite. Here I have listed 5 hotels with spectacular sea views in St Ives!

Carbis Bay Beach

Carbis bay beach

Carbis bay beach is a particular favourite of ours is one of Cornwall’s eight award-winning Blue Flag 2017 beaches. Just one mile east of St Ives, Carbis Bay Beach is an expanse of sand and an ideal beach for families. The beach is beautifully clean and has been awarded Keep Britain Tidy’s Seaside Award for 2016 and 2017.

Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate

Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate offers a spectacular  coastal retreat and has stunning sea views and direct access to its privately owned 25 acre Blue Flag beach.

The Gannet Inn

The Gannet is a sister hotel to the Carbis Bay Hotel, Spa & Estate mentioned above. Offering boutique bedrooms, a restaurant and bar area, it is just a short walk from the beautiful Carbis Bay beach.

Porthminster beach

image – between Porthminster and Harbour beach

The beach is in the town’s harbour, sheltered by the harbour walls. It is a great spot for catching the sun’s rays, building sandcastles or watching the fisherman landing with their daily catches.
The St Ives Bay Hotel offers impressive views over Porthminster beach and is the perfect base for exploring St Ives. The hotel is set on the edge of the beach and has stunning views of those golden sands and turquoise waters.

Harbour beach

Harbour beach

I have great memories of sitting on Harbour beach with a traditional cornish pastry and a cup of tea, watching the world go by. The beach is best when the tide is out, it is sheltered by the harbour walls and has a fabulous central location so the shops, restaurants, cafes and bakeries are just a short distance away.
Situated near the beach, with  impressive views across St Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Porthminster Beach, St. Ives Theatre, and St Ives Harbour. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Salthouse Gallery are also within 15 minutes.

Hotel Pedn Olva 

The Pedn Olva, is situated on the granite rocks on the southern shores of St Ives Harbour and Bay. With direct access to the beach, this St Ives hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St Ives Theatre, Porthminster Beach and St Ives Harbour. Barbara Hepworth Museum and Salthouse Gallery are also within 10 minutes.


Porthmeor beach

Porthmeor beach

Situated just behind Tate St Ives, this beach is popular with both surfers and families. It is within walking distance of shops and amenities in St Ives, and has a huge expanse of golden sand, and really fabulous waves!

The Garrack is hidden down a lane above the bustle of St Ives with a secluded feel, yet offering spectacular ocean views. The hotel is situated in St Ives and Tate St Ives and Porthmeor Beach are within 15 minutes walk. The hotel is also approximately a 15-minute walk to St.Ives Theatre, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Leach Pottery Museum.


So there you have a selection of 6 Hotels with a sea view in St Ives Cornwall …


If you are planning a trip to Cornwall this Summer head over to Captain Bobcat for a Trip Along the Cornish Coast This Summer


Have you any plans to visit St Ives, Cornwall in 2018?

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