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97% (372 member ratings) "Families just love this place" -- Condé Nast Traveller
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Carbis Bay Hotel

Carbis Bay
Top 20 deal – sells out quickly!
  • It's a boutique hotel that overlooks its own Blue Flag beach
  • The luxury spa won a Good Spa Guide National Award in 2015 & boasts a 5-bubble rating
  • There's a heated outdoor pool, a sauna & a champagne bar
  • The fine-dining AA-Rosette-awarded restaurant serves fresh Cornish seafood

The Deal

Save up to 60% on an "idyllic" (Coast Magazine) escape at an award-winning hotel that overlooks Carbis Bay. Beachfront breaks now start at £129 & include:
  • Accommodation for 2 in a Superior Room with Garden View, with full Cornish breakfast
  • A 3-course dinner in the AA-Rosette-awarded Sands Restaurant (supplements apply for some dishes)
  • A glass of wine each on arrival (worth £5 per person)
  • A 2-night stay is £229; a 3-night stay is £329 (extra nights B&B)
  • 25 Dec-31 Mar; +£20 until 23 Dec

97% (372 member ratings)

4.5Value for Money


Carbis Bay
St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2NP
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Built in 1894 and situated on a hillside overlooking its own white-sand Blue Flag beach, Carbis Bay Hotel was the inspiration for The Sands Hotel in the novels of Rosamunde Pilcher. Virginia Woolf -- a former guest -- is believed to have used Godrevy Lighthouse across the bay as her inspiration for To the Lighthouse.

Facilities at this Cornish gem include the award-winning C Bay Spa, which boasts a heated outdoor pool, a hydrotherapy pool, a sauna pod, a Ruinart champagne bar and more. The hotel has 47 bedrooms and three dining options. There is also a beach club with an accredited watersports centre, where you can hire canoes and paddleboards (supplements apply), and a bar and terrace with sea views.

The AA-Rosette-awarded Sands Restaurant serves seafood that arrives daily from the fishing boats in St Ives. Sip a cocktail, cognac or champagne at the bar, and watch the sun set over the sea.

St Ives town centre -- home of Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum -- is a 10-minute drive or a 1.2-mile walk away. The South West Coast Path runs past the front of the hotel, and offers a leisurely walk into the town. Godrevy Lighthouse, St Michael's Mount and Penzance are all within 25 minutes' drive. Wi-Fi is free.

We have also negotiated a spa day at Carbis Bay Hotel with bubbly, for just £49.

Travelzoo tip: Click here to see our list of 101 Things to Do in Cornwall.

From the press:

  • "In a peaceful location... this hotel offers comfortable accommodation" -- The AA Hotel Guide 2017

  • "There aren't many spas in the UK where you can sit in a sauna and watch a pod of dolphins swim across a bay, but this is one of them" -- The Good Spa Guide 2017

  • "The view over sand and sea is breathtaking" -- The AA Restaurant Guide 2017
by Katie Warwick


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • No pets allowed
  • Spa


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Baby-sitting service (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower


  • Complimentary parking
  • Off-street parking
  • Public car park (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests

  • There is no extra bed available.


  • No pets allowed.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

Carbis Bay railway station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel and has links to Plymouth, Bristol and London Paddington. The A30 is a 5-minute drive away and Newquay Airport is 45 minutes' drive. Parking is free.


  • Carbis Bay
  • St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2NP
  • United Kingdom

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

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