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Apartment rental in Porthminster with golf nearby

St Ives / Porthminster

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
The Apartment sits in Primrose Valley, a seemingly private stretch of Victorian villas that rises above Porthminster Beach to overlook St. Ives harbour and the Atlantic Ocean. The accommodation was planned with discerning guests in mind. Originally part of a Victorian  …see more

from $186 / night

$738 - $2084 / week

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from $186 / night

(61) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Seaview is a stunning first floor luxury apartment, tastefully decorated and furnished to a high specification, with beautiful sea views from the lounge, both bedrooms, kitchen and balcony. Located just above Carbis Bay Beach, one of the best in the UK, it's less t  …see more

from $93 / night

$496 - $1519 / week

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from $93 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Lelant Vacation cottage rental

St Ives / Lelant

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Trevawood cottage is based on the John Fowler St.Ives holiday village complex in Lelant, approximately 4 miles from the picturesque town of St.Ives. Set in a woodland area on a family friendly park, this cottage is a must visit for anybody looking for a holiday in cornw  …see more

from $29 / night

$199 - $806 / week

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from $29 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Porthmeor

St Ives / Porthmeor

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
With fabulous sea views over Porthmeor Beach and The Island this stylish property is just a few minutes walk to the beach and town. Stroll down to Porthmeor Beach for the perfect coffee in Porthmeor beach Cafe or wander along the cobbled streets to soak up the atmosphe  …see more

from $138 / night

$743 - $1612 / week

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from $138 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Bungalow rental in Lelant with golf nearby

St Ives / Lelant

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
The Beach Bungalow is a perfect haven for those looking to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Refurbished to a high standard. A place where you can wake up in a king size bed and look straight onto St. Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse. Watch the ebb and flow of the  …see more

from $310 / night

$1860 - $4030 / week

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from $310 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Vacation home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
The Organic Panda, surrounded by mature Cornish palms is an end of terrace 3 storey elegant Victorian house with panoramic views of St. Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse. It is only 2 minutes walk to the award winning Porthminster Beach, and 5 minutes to the centre of St.  …see more

from $248 / night

$1116 - $4216 / week

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from $248 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Carbis Bay

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
First floor Luxury Apartment recently completed. Sleeps 4. Fabulous views of Carbis Bay Beach and St Ives, minutes from the beach and rail line. Beautifully furnished and fitted to high standard, Lovely lounge with Large bay window overlooking St Ives Bay. Fully fitted  …see more

from $74 / night

$509 - $1302 / week

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from $74 / night

(26) Excellent 

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St Ives Vacation cottage rental

Cornwall / St Ives

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
Primrose Cottage has recently under gone a renovation and is contemporary yet retaining much of its traditional charm. Located only a 3 minute walk from the Blue Flag beach of Porthmeor and 5 minutes from the extensive range of shops and restaurants in St Ives. The  …see more

from $106 / night

$620 - $1860 / week

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from $106 / night

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Vacation home in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Chynalls, brand new luxury 4 bed Detached House, high specification modern design, sleeps up to 10 plus 2 cots, smaller groups very welcome, ask for quote. With spectacular 180 degree views of the Harbour and Godrevy lighthouse. 5 parking spaces. Brand new furnishing  …see more

from $247 / night

$1110 - $4127 / week

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from $247 / night

(26) Excellent 

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St Ives Vacation home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
Kittiwake is a much loved charming property, fully refurbished for 2014, reflecting the character of a cornish cottage, with antique and original finds from flea markets mixed with comfortable modern furniture, close to the centre of St Ives. It has stunning views over  …see more

from $124 / night

$434 - $1984 / week

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from $124 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Carbis Bay Vacation apartment rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
AZURA is situated in a quiet location away from through traffic and 4 minutes walk to Carbis Bay's beautiful sandy beach. With it's Blue Flag status and sheltered shoreline it is perfect for paddling, playing and swimming; a real children's paradise. Ne  …see more

from $93 / night

$620 - $1216 / week

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from $93 / night

(8) Excellent 

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St Ives Vacation studio rental

Cornwall / St Ives

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Car not necessary
This beautiful self catering studio provides luxury accommodation for two. Lowena Studio is situated in St Ives and is only a 10 minute walk to the town center, harbour and beaches. If you love modern, pure white surroundings and clean lines then our studio is just for  …see more

from $106 / night

$508 - $829 / week

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from $106 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Home rental in Lelant with golf nearby

St Ives / Lelant

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
The Beach House is a perfect haven for those looking to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Refurbished to a high standard. A place where you can wake up and look straight onto St. Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse. Watch the ebb and flow of the tide, whilst having y  …see more

from $186 / night

$992 - $2418 / week

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from $186 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
Kitchen - Oven, ceramic hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dining table seating 4 with views to the sea.Sitting Room - comfortable seating for 4 with double sofa bed, LCD TV, DVD Player, sea views.Bedroom - can be a twin or super king bed, large built in wa  …see more

from $79 / night

$335 - $1054 / week

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from $79 / night

(37) Excellent 

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St Ives Vacation home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Gwithians Reach is a traditional 'slate hung' terraced house offering luxury self catering accommodation in St Ives, Cornwall. The property has recently been renovated and tastefully decorated in a relaxed coastal style retaining its original character charm  …see more

from $124 / night

$862 - $2474 / week

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from $124 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in St Ives with golf nearby

Cornwall / St Ives

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Ask about children
Based in the centre of St Ives and 5 minutes down to Porthminster beach, the apartment is perfect for a couple looking for convenience. With a car parking space outside the apartment, the property allows easy access in and out of St Ives if you want to explore the area  …see more

from $100 / night

$397 - $837 / week

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from $100 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Vacation cottage in Downalong

St Ives / Downalong

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Ancient Lights is a stone built fisherman's cottage which has recently been carefully restored to give a lovely bright vintage feel. The cottage is independently owned and run and looked after with love. It is situated in a pedestrian only street which is quiet des  …see more

from $155 / night

$372 - $1426 / week

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from $155 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A stunning, newly refurbished 3 bedroom house within minutes of the beaches. With its vaulted ceiling, the house feels light and airy, making it the ideal retreat for rest and relaxation but with all the amenities of the town right on the doorstep! Suitable for childr  …see more

from $149 / night

$930 - $1550 / week

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from $149 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Home rental in Lelant with indoor pool, golf nearby

St Ives / Lelant

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Swimming pool
The Ferry House is a perfect haven for those looking to escape the hectic pace of everyday life. Refurbished to a high standard. A place where you can wake up in a king size bed and look straight onto St. Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse. Watch the ebb and flow of the ti  …see more

from $217 / night

$1209 - $4278 / week

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from $217 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Vacation cottage with golf nearby in Lelant

St Ives / Lelant

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 mi
  • Car not necessary
A NEWLY RESTORED DETACHED STUDIO WITH GARDEN & PARKING* (*Small/Medium vehicle) Careless Whisper is a stunning detached stone studio dating back 100 years, now newly converted to a very high standard providing a wonderfully stylish, contemporary retreat for couples  …see more

from $81 / night

$396 - $775 / week

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from $81 / night

(3) Very Good 

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St Ives Vacation home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
A beautifully presented new architect designed 5 bedroom (plus additional study with double pullout sofa bed) contemporary detached house in St Ives with sea views from both balconies, an enclosed sun trap garden and parking for two cars. Set down a quiet, narrow lane,  …see more

from $170 / night

$1191 - $3919 / week

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from $170 / night

(29) Very Good 

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Vacation bungalow in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
The cottage is situated on a small private drive just above the town and close to the Tate Modern. It has sea views across St Ives Bay and Godrevy lighthouse, as well as the north end of Porthmeor Surf Beach. With a large garden and ample parking, Avoca is the perfect  …see more

from $93 / night

$372 - $1364 / week

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from $93 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Lelant Vacation cottage rental

St Ives / Lelant

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Beautiful Grade II Listed 1 Rose Cottage is situated in the Historic Village of Lelant, St Ives and an Ideal retreat for small families & couples. Guests will be greeted with a welcome cornish hamper on arrival and for our doggy guests a little welcome treat. Havin  …see more

from $106 / night

$496 - $1160 / week

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from $106 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment accommodation

St Ives / Carbis Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
NEW in 2010, Godrevy View (3 Fernhill Apartments) is now a couples only apartment and the ultimate destination for a holiday or a romantic break. The minute you walk across the solid oak floor your breath will be taken away by the view through the fully opening French D  …see more

from $86 / night

$371 - $1115 / week

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from $86 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Vacation chalet with shared pool in Lelant Downs

St Ives / Lelant Downs

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Breakaway Lodge is a recently renovated and delightful self-catering holiday chalet situated within the popular St Ives Holiday Village and the perfect place to 'break away' from it all! Whether in the height of the busy summer holidays, or out of season and r  …see more

from $56 / night

$495 - $1028 / week

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from $56 / night

(18) Very Good 

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St Ives Vacation apartment rental

Cornwall / St Ives

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Ask about children
A TWO BEDROOM APARTMENT (1 double, 2 single beds) WITH STUNNING PANORAMIC SEA VIEWS. A beautiful, stylish, light and airy 2 bedroom Victorian Terrace apartment affording the most stunning, panoramic sea views over the harbour, the Island and out towards Godrevy as we  …see more

from $71 / night

$495 - $1178 / week

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from $71 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Porthmeor

St Ives / Porthmeor

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
Brantwood is a stunning, beautifully equipped three bedroom holiday home on Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall. Brantwood's large balcony, sitting room and dining room immediately overlook the golden sands of Porthmeor beach. Brantwood is ideal for a couple wishi  …see more

from $98 / night

$682 - $2480 / week

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from $98 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Carbis Bay

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
A perfect luxury family apartment, sleeping up to four adults or two adults and one or two children. Overlooking the stunning Carbis Bay beach in St Ives, Hawke's Point is a family owned retreat offering a perfect choice of luxury holiday apartment. For beach l  …see more

from $137 / night

$509 - $1612 / week

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from $137 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Carbis Bay

St Ives / Carbis Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
No 4 sandy lane is a five star gold rated property with a complementary gift of two free passes to use the spa at the harbour hotel which is la five minute car journey away ,this entitles you to use the swimming pool , jacuzzi , 15 % off treatments and 10% off food .  …see more

from $124 / night

$496 - $1674 / week

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from $124 / night

(7) Very Good 

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St Ives Vacation home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
Jasmine Cottage is located just five minutes' walk to Lelant Station, 2 minutes from the nearest pub and 10 minutes to the nearest beach. There is a large supermarket two miles away in Carbis Bay and many excellent restaurants for eating out in nearby St Ives town  …see more

from $124 / night

$868 - $930 / week

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from $124 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Vacation home in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Sea Ayr is a recently renovated town house situated in St Ives providing spacious, luxurious accommodation with sea views. The property provides contemporary and flexible accommodation perfect for family group holidays. The open plan lounge/diner is a light comfortable  …see more

from $74 / night

$585 - $2226 / week

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from $74 / night

29

Vacation home in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
Sunnyside is a light and airy fisherman’s loft situated in the popular Downalong area of St Ives only minutes away from the harbour, Tate Gallery, Porthmeor/Porthgwidden beaches and Island Square. The ideal base to explore St Ives and surrounding areas of Cornwall  …see more

from $45 / night

$375 - $1234 / week

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from $45 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Carbis Bay Vacation home rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
Camana is a brand new detached 3 bedroomed (2 king 2 twin 2 buddy) modern, contemporary styled home completed in Mar 2015 and is a beautiful self catering property providing luxury accommodation for 2/8 people. Camana is situated in Carbis Bay, St Ives in a very peacefu  …see more

from $149 / night

$614 - $2466 / week

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from $149 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Child friendly
A luxury ground floor apartment in an extensively renovated Victorian terraced house with many orginal features & amazing views. Sunny, private garden with BBQ. Sleeps 2-4 with a large double bedroom, small bunk bed room or a sofa-bed in the living room. . Gas cent  …see more

from $75 / night

$521 - $1451 / week

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from $75 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Home rental in Porthmeor

St Ives / Porthmeor

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
14 Channel View is a well furnished, fully equipped 1920's house on 3 floors offering almost 180 degree views over the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. The Blue Flag Porthmeor beach, St Ives only surfing beach, is only 100m away. The house has been described by visitors a  …see more

from $310 / night

$1054 - $3100 / week

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(10) Very Good 

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Cottage rental in Porthminster

St Ives / Porthminster

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Child friendly
Michaelmas Cottage is an ideal family house, offering stunning coastal views across St Ives bay from most rooms. Situated near Porthminster beach, just behind the Malakoff, it is only 200m from the many shops and restaurants, the harbour and numerous beaches. It has bee  …see more

from $133 / night

$930 - $2480 / week

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from $133 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment in Porthmeor

St Ives / Porthmeor

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
Beautifully appointed and stylishly decorated ground floor apartment perched at the top of Porthmeor Hill with sea glimpses. Within walking distance of the beaches, Tate Gallery, shops and restaurants. The apartment provides every comfort which includes quality bedding  …see more

from $106 / night

$620 - $1178 / week

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from $106 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment in Porthmeor

St Ives / Porthmeor

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Ask about children
The flat is a one bedroomed property in the lovely seaside resort of St Ives in Cornwall, which is popular among surfers, foodies and art lovers. It is on the first floor of a property in Ayr, close to the Tate Gallery and Porthmeor Beach and a few minutes walk from oth  …see more

from $49 / night

$341 - $806 / week

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from $49 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Carbis Bay Vacation apartment rental

St Ives / Carbis Bay

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Your opportunity to enjoy a good holiday. This apartment has wonderful views of St. Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse, well located. We are on St. Ives Bay, in Carbis Bay Beach, just a short walk to St. Ives Town Center and beaches. Come and enjoy a week with us. This  …see more

from $60 / night

$420 - $614 / week

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from $60 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment in St Ives

Cornwall / St Ives

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
This light and airy first floor apartment is situated on the Porthminster side of St Ives, the apartment boasts everything you need to enjoy a relaxing holiday in this gorgeous part of the country.Entrance along the right hand side of the building and up some st  …see more

from $56 / night

$391 / week

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from $56 / night

St. Ives Cottages & Holiday Apartments

Book your stay in a self catering cottage or apartment in the seaside resort town of St. Ives today! A vacation rental in this Cornwall gem offers the space, privacy, and amenities you're used to at home, at the fraction of the cost of a traditional hotel. Stay in a traditional St. Ives cottage along the shoreline while you indulge in all the area has to offer families and groups. Lounge on your cottage's porch or refresh yourself in the outdoor shower after a long day on the beach. The self catering holiday accommodations on Holiday Lettings are perfect for couples and families, as well as large groups of friends looking for a getaway in this famed town.

About St. Ives

St Ives, Cornwall is a seaside town in the far west of the county, north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic Sea. Originally a fishing village, today the main draws are the four golden-sand beaches that are located throughout the area. Perfect for surfing, windsurfing, and waterskiing the sheltered coves and pleasant waters are teeming with tourists during the hot summers. The town itself is a collection of gift shops, cafes, and picturesque holiday cottages -- all surrounding the harbour. A maze of narrow streets and alleyways are located around the harbour, and the crescent shaped beaches. During the spring and summer months the streets of St Ives are decorated with brightly coloured flower displays. Complete with stunning vistas at every turn, artists flock to St. Ives to capture its beauty in painting, poetry, and song.

Things to do in St. Ives

The beaches are the main attraction of St. Ives - Portmeor, Porthgwidden, Porthminster, and Harbour Beaches all have distinct characteristics that make them unique, as well as make them each some of the most popular in the Cornwall region. Porthmeor Beach is the main beach in St Ives. It is a level sandy beach that is ideal for families and a favourite of surfers. Porthgwidden is a small but popular beach, with a very good cafe.

Off the beach, explore the Chapel of St. Nicholas, a small structure used for worship for hundreds of years - and a great place for bird watching. Stroll through the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden for a gorgeous display of local flora. Explore ‘downlong' aka Old St. Ives and uncover the wonders of the area throughout the maze of cobblestone streets.

Embrace the artistic history of the town and take an art class or visit one of the dozens of galleries open for business - the Tate Gallery being one of the most popular. Take a ride on the scenic railway to see gorgeous views of St. Ives.