Carbis Bay is a small coastal village and seaside resort in St Ives Bay, Cornwall. It lies one mile southeast of St Ives, with beautiful views overlooking the Atlantic coast. The village consists of a luxury hotel and spa centre as well as a beachfront restaurant, café and bar. The tow has plenty of water sports as well as a selection of shops along the main road. The town is easily assessable train along the St Ives branch line.Discover holidays in Carbis Bay with St Ives Penzance.
Carbis Bay’s beach is a beautiful, privately owned golden sand beach. It’s open to the public all year round, and is one of Cornwall’s few blue flag beaches. It’s an expansive, sheltered golden sand beach that’s great for families and has all the facilities you might expect. The tree covered cliffs on either side protect the beach from the elements and there’s lifeguard cover from July-September. The beach cafe and shop offer refreshments and there’s a nearby car park.
The coastal path offers spectacular views of St Ives Bay, and there are many different walks for all different abilities. There’s an excellent circular route from Porthkidney Sands in Lelant to Carbis Bay, or if you are feeling energetic you might wish to walk all the way to St Ives and back. If you are hoping for a more relaxing day out why not take the beautiful branch line into St Ives? The town has a host of wonderful restaurants, cafes and bars as well as an excellent selection of independent shops and boutiques. You may also want to explore the Tate St Ives to discover a wealth of internationally acclaimed artists or spend the day on one of St Ives’s best beaches.