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Sea Shells and Sandcastles Luxury Holiday Apartments in Carbis Bay and St Ives, Cornwall

The Blue Flag Carbis Bay beach is just a few minutes walk from Sea Shells

Sea Shells at The Sands, Carbis Bay, St Ives, West Cornwall is a luxury self catering holiday apartment with sparkling sea views.  

Awarded 5* Gold by Quality in Tourism, this is the highest accolade possible for self catering accommodation.


NEW for 2017 ::  Sandcastles, St Ives.  Sandcastles is a brand new apartment in the polular Belyars area of St Ives, just a ten minute walk from the blue flag Porthminster Beach, or a ten minute walk to the centre of St Ives.  Sandcastles is currently being furnished to the highest of standards and will be assessed in the near future.


Both apartments sleep 4, plus an infant in a cot.  

Sea Shells: The spacious living room has wonderful sea views.

Sea Shells:  Relax and enjoy the sea view!

Boasting fabulous sea views, Sea Shells is just a few minutes walk from the soft golden sands of the Blue Flag Carbis Bay beach, and only a mile from the historic fishing village of St Ives, arguably the most famous sea side town in Cornwall - known for its abundance of art galleries, fine restaurants and choice of golden sandy beaches, sparkling azure seas and its picturesque working harbour (regularly home to families of seals).  St Ives is easily accessed from Carbis Bay along the South West Coastal path, and is just a two minute ride on the St Ives Bay branch line (thought to the be the most scenic railway in the UK); Carbis Bay station is just a two minute walk from Sea Shells.

St Ives Bay has a unique quality of light that provides inspiration to artists, poets and writers all year round. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, this area enjoys its own micro-climate and has a real Mediterranean feel about it; the subtropical plants make Carbis Bay a real joy to visit all year round.     More ………..


Sleeping 4 + infant, Sea Shells at The Sands Apartments has two roomy bedrooms, master en-suite, family bathroom, a well stocked fully fitted designer kitchen, spacious open plan living accommodation and is furnished throughout to a very high standard, with plenty of extras to ensure your holiday apartment is a real ‘home from home’.                                                                   More ………..


Even the kitchen at Sea Shells has sea views!

Carbis Bay Beach - perfect for families and just a few minutes walk from Sea Shells

Looking out through the patio doors at Sea Shells

Sea Shells is at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay

The ‘Blue Flag’ Porthminster Beach is just a ten minute walk from Sandcastles

Sandcastles is a luxury first floor apartment , with lift access, and has amazing views of St Ives Bay from the floor to ceiling windows that stretch the width of the lounge and dining area.  On a clear day you can see the outline of the headland at Godrevy Lighthouse and far beyond.  

Sandcastles has its own private parking space, which is a real bonus in St Ives where parking is extremely difficult, especially during the summer months.  There is also a communal storeroom with bike racks if you fancy the challenge of the local hills!

With high end furnishings throughout, wifi, underfloor heating, and a kitchen equipped to the highest of standards, this luxury apartment offers a real ‘home from home’ holiday experience.

The wonderfully light living area has two comfy sofas, a 49” Panasonic 4K Smart TV with internet access, a table with four chairs and a well stocked sideboard with plenty of books, games and DVDs to keep you entertained and for cosy nights in.


The kitchen is fully equipped with oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher and has all of the crockery and pots and pans that you will need.  With granite worktops, Dartington Crystal glasses and Denby tableware you can be sure your holiday home will be special.    More ……..




Sandcastles at Cordyline Croft, St Ives, is a light and airy luxury holiday apartment in the popular Belyars area of St Ives. Built during 2016, this contemporary apartment is currently in the process of being generously furnished, to a high standard, and is available to book for holidays from Easter 2017.                                                                         More ......

The Blue Flag Porthminster Beach in St Ives is just a ten minute walk from Sandcastles at Cordyline Croft

Sea Shells at The Sands

New for 2017: Sandcastles

Luxury Self Catering Accommodation

Apartments in  Carbis Bay & St Ives