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Top 10 Beach Hotels in St Ives

Beautifully Presented, Luxury Ground Floor Apartment With Sea Views and Parking
5/5Exceptional! (60 reviews)
A lovely modern apartment in great location

"This is a wonderful holiday home. It was immaculately clean and well maintained. The location is great, on the hillside with views down to the sea and in easy walking distance of the town, the beaches and local facilities. We really enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep 2020

Beautifully Presented, Luxury Ground Floor Apartment With Sea Views and Parking
St Ives Luxury Beach Apartment With sea Views Over St Ives, West Cornwall
Great for beach holidays
25 Gwel Marten Apartments, Headland Road, St Ives, ENG
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4.9/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, beach towels
Winter getaway

"From the moment we put the key in the door to driving away three days later we could not stop chuckling to ourselves at such a lovely modern apartment with such a brilliant sea view. The apartment was very spacious and well kitted out and as warm as you wanted for a winter stay. The nearby train ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2020

St Ives Luxury Beach Apartment With sea Views Over St Ives, West Cornwall
Boutique Fishermans Cottage in the Heart of St Ives With Parking!
4.9/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Perfect cottage in perfect location

"This cottage was for us comfortable , beautifully kept, in a great location for town and beaches with a very helpful local owner available if needed. We will be back."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Boutique Fishermans Cottage in the Heart of St Ives With Parking!

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Thurlestone Guest House
4 out of 5
St Ives Road, St Ives, England
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4.9/5Exceptional! (39 reviews)
Lovely short stay

"Lovely people great food excellent who did everything to make our stay as good as it gets had a great time thank you we will definitely return"…"

Reviewed on 4 Dec 2019

Thurlestone Guest House
Prime Seaside Location, Wonderful Private Gardens and Stunning sea Views
4.9/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)
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Reviewed on 30 Aug 2020

Prime Seaside Location, Wonderful Private Gardens and Stunning sea Views
Prime Seaside Location, Wonderful sea Terrace and Gardens, car Parking, Wifi
4.8/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)
Best view ever

"Clean comfortable, modern and spacious."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2020

Prime Seaside Location, Wonderful sea Terrace and Gardens, car Parking, Wifi
Tregony Guest House
4 out of 5
1 Clodgy View, St Ives, England
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4.8/5Exceptional! (315 reviews)

"We recently had a lovely 4 night stay at Tregony Guest House. Charlotte and Gavin were the the perfect hosts. They had taken every precaution to deal with covid and we were really assured with measures that they had put in place. Our breakfast every day was superb and the room was bright and exceptionally ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2020

Tregony Guest House
The Nook
3.5 out of 5
Alexandra Road Ayr, St Ives, England
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4.7/5Exceptional! (38 reviews)

"Good location - easy drive / walk to St Ives. On-site parking. Very comfortable room, excellent breakfast, and attentive staff. Certainly rates highly on our list of "stay there again"."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

The Nook
The Gannet Inn
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
St Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives, England
The price is £165 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"The hotel was beautiful and would Definitely go back was just a bit disappointed as shown on pictures they had a pool at the hotel but there Isit one at all that was one of the reason I chose to go here. Other than that was a wonderful hotel"…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2020

The Gannet Inn
Green Apple Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
St Ives Road, St Ives, England
The price is £80 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (228 reviews)

"Really lovely place - breakfast was excellent! Friendly host"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2020

Green Apple Bed and Breakfast
Pedn Olva
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
West Porthminster Beach, St Ives, England
The price is £110 per night from 4 Nov to 5 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (128 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, outdoor pool
Great hotel

"arrived with a warm welcome, our room was superb, lovely breakfast, right next to the beach and short walk to town. Highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2020

Pedn Olva
Dotties Cottage and Arnies Studio Now Taking Short Bookings From November
4.4/5Wonderful! (28 reviews)
great house, great location

"Lovely house, great location! I'd read all reviews and understood the quirksof this being an older property. We did wonder if dehumidifiers would help in the downstairs flat though to combat the damp smell? Noting that, would be happy to stay again!"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Dotties Cottage and Arnies Studio Now Taking Short Bookings From November
The Cottage is Minutes Walk to 5 Beaches and the Harbour
Great for beach holidays
4.3/5Excellent! (32 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, sunloungers
Great location, cosey and immaculately clean. Loved it.

"Great location, cosey and immaculately clean. Loved it."…"

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2020

The Cottage is Minutes Walk to 5 Beaches and the Harbour
Beechwood House
4 out of 5
St. Ives Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (37 reviews)

"Decent property, room did get cold and the heating wouldn’t turn on but other than that I would recommend."…"

Reviewed on 22 Aug 2020

Beechwood House
St. Ives Harbour Hotel
Great for beach holidays
4 out of 5
The Terrace, St Ives, England
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The price is £167 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (250 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, indoor pool
Travellers say...

"It is a lovely hotel and reception staff were lovely . We had a slight issue with the room which was sorted within minutes . Bar staff in the afternoon not so great - some of the time the bar was unattended , and considering it’s table service now nobody came round to ask if wanted more drinks , ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Oct 2020

St. Ives Harbour Hotel
Borthalan Hotel
4 out of 5
Off Boskerris Road, Carbis Bay, St Ives, England
The price is £99 per night from 28 Oct to 29 Oct
4.2/5Very Good! (175 reviews)

"Friendly hosts who spent time ensuring everything was ok. Great room, good breakfast, car park, good location to visit the area. Close to the railway station with little noise. The main thing is they care, offer advice for days out etc."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Borthalan Hotel
Tregenna Castle Resort
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Tregenna Castle Estate, Treloyon Avenue, St Ives, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night from 8 Nov to 9 Nov
4/5Very Good! (425 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, kids' pool
Travellers say...

"Room was lovely, staff very friendly. Food was fantastic. Views great. We had sea mist when we stayed but that didn't spoil it for us. Lots of nice walks. Would definitely be back again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2020

Tregenna Castle Resort
Binns Cottage - B&B
21 The Meadow, St Ives, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
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Beach Hotels in St Ives

Known for its beaches and art galleries, St Ives offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. There are 27 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from in this seaside destination, so it's easy to find one that meets your needs.

As you browse for a place to stay by the water in St Ives, check out these top-rated beach hotels with positive customer reviews.

Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate - 3-star spa hotel on Carbis Bay Beach. It features a seasonal outdoor pool, free full breakfast and 3 restaurants. Guests love the beach location and pool.

Tregony Guest House - 4-star guesthouse, 5-minute walk from Porthmeor Beach. Our travellers recommend its central location and proximity to shopping. This guesthouse boasts free full breakfast, free WiFi and TVs.

St Ives - Shoreline - 5 Star - Beach House Stunning Views and Location - Holiday home on Carbis Bay Beach. It offers in-room kitchens and TVs. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and comfortable beds.

St Ives Luxury Beach Apartment With sea Views Over St Ives, West Cornwall - Romantic apartment, 7-minute walk from Carbis Bay Beach. It features in-room kitchens and TVs. Guests love the beach location and family friendliness.

The Gannet Inn - 3-star hotel, 10-minute walk from Carbis Bay Beach. Our travellers recommend its walkable location and breakfast. This hotel boasts free full breakfast, a restaurant and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to St Ives

Good weather can be important during a beach holiday, so you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide when to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and April, with an average temperature of 5°F
  • Driest months: July, June, May and March, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, December, February and January, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

Sightseeing in and Around St Ives

After arriving and checking into your hotel, you'll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you're excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Porthmeor Beach or Porthminster Beach. Experience the area's art galleries and historical sites, and make time for local attractions like Leach Pottery Museum and St. Ives Theatre. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Tate St. Ives or Barbara Hepworth Museum. Visitors also enjoy St Ives for its:
  • Gardens
  • Museums
  • Recreation options

Getting around St Ives

To get to St Ives, book a flight to Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), the closest major airport, which is located 28.2 mi (45.3 km) from the city centre. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from St Ives Station, Carbis Bay Station or Lelant Saltings Station. You can explore options for water transport at the local port.

Frequently asked questions

What is St Ives like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its gardens, St Ives offers a lot for the traveller planning a getaway.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in St Ives?
Pedn Olva is a top 3-star beachfront hotel offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, located within a short 1-minute walk of Porthminster Beach . Other good choices to stay near the beach include Green Apple Bed and Breakfast and Borthalan Hotel.
How many beach hotels are there in St Ives?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 20 hotels in St Ives for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach holiday in St Ives?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in St Ives: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 15°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 7°C. Average annual precipitation for St Ives is 750 inches.
What is there to see and do around St Ives?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. If you’re eager to check out the beaches, head to Porthmeor Beach or Carbis Bay Beach for some relaxation by the water. Discover the area’s gardens, and make time for local attractions such as St Ives Harbour and Porthminster Beach. For additional things to see and do, consider a visit to Barbara Hepworth Museum or Tate St. Ives.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in St Ives?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in St Ives more easily: If you’re looking to fly to St Ives, the closest major airport is in Newquay (NQY-Newquay Cornwall), located 26.4 mi (42.5 km) from the city centre. If you want to travel outside the area, take a train from St Ives Station, Carbis Bay Station or Lelant Station.

Top 10 Beach Hotels in St Ives

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