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Carbis Bay, St Ives

(4.7/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Walk along the sandy shores of Carbis Bay, a bay that boasts a 1.6 km (1 mi) beach with spectacular views as well as recreational activities and accommodations. Try your hand at bodyboarding or have a relaxing meal at one of the many bayside eateries. Although the adjacent hotel owns the beach, you can enjoy it for the day free of charge. Explore the coastal footpath or take the train from nearby St. Ives to avoid paying the hotel’s parking fee. To visit Carbis Bay and get the most from your holiday in St Ives, create itinerary details personal to you using our St Ives trip itinerary planner.
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  • Absolutely stunning...we think of Carbis Bay as our second home. We visit several times a year and even got married there in 2016 making this an extra special place. People are so friendly and welcomi...  more »
  • Did the road of the coast from St. Ives. The beach is beautiful and very nice. Moreover, about halfway from the beach (a little more to the North) is an entry in the cliff which splits into two roads underground. I am unaware if at once it was an access to smuggling but it was very nice to explore the first part. Note: It's dark and you must definitely be pay attention and be careful because the road is slippery. Date of visit: September 2015
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  • We walked to Carbis Bay along Hain Walk from Porthminster. The views in all directions are incredible, possibly more so after the overnight storm with heavily laden clouds in the distance but shafts o...  more »
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  • Amazing beach, secluded location, great for enjoying the sound of waves hitting the shore. There is nice a beach bar as well.
  • Great beach, great for the dog walking
  • Gorgeous beach.