2 Bedroom (Sleeps 4) Apartment in Carbis Bay

Sands Apartments, Carbis Bay : 2 neighbouring apartments each sleeping 4 + infant with sea views, parking & gardens. Short breaks available.

At a glance: Child Friendly, Wifi, Parking, Garden.
Reference: P4480 - Book via Simply Owners and pay no booking fees or extra charges


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Owner/Property Manager: Fay R
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Property Type: Apartment
Location: Carbis Bay
Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 2 Bedroom
Bathrooms: 2
Minimum nights stay: 3
Low season price per week: £650
High season price per week: £1825
Average price per week:£950
🌈 NHS Discount: upto 10%
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Sea Shells & Sea Spray are a pair of outstanding ground floor sea facing garden apartments at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay. Located just up the hill from the magnificent Blue Flag Carbis Bay beach and just a stones throw from Carbis Bay train station where the short, scenic, coastal ride takes just three minutes to get you into the picturesque seaside town of St Ives.

Sea Shells (pictured in this ad) is a premium self catering holiday home sleeping 4 + infant in a cot (larger groups can also book our neighbouring apartment Sea Spray which together with Sea Shells can sleep 8 guests - each apartment sleeps 4 + infant).

Sea Shells boasts a light and spacious open plan living space with uninterrupted sea views, two sofas, a Calligaris Media Unit (home to a 49" Panasonic 4K Smart TV, Playstation 4 games console, Blu-ray DVD player and a PURE blu tooth/internet/DAB stereo system) as well as a Calligaris dining table, four chairs & matching sideboard (which is full of books, games, puzzles, DVDs and CDs to keep all of the family entertained after long days at the beach, as well as remote controlled mood lighting which can help to set the scene for romantic dinners in.

The well stocked, designer Rok Punt kitchen has granite tops & Neff appliances, including a washer/dryer, fridge/freezer & oven with 5 ring hob, as well as all the essentials you'll need whilst on holiday. There is an abundance of Denby crockery, cutlery and table ware & oven ware, lots of Dartington crystal glasses, as well as the very best saucepans from John Lewis (plus plenty of plastics for our younger guests!). There's a blender for baby food, a slow cooker to ensure you have a tasty meal to come back to at the end of a long day exploring, lots of bake ware as well as a cook book or two so that you can enjoy fabulous alfresco dining whilst taking in the glorious view.

The master bedroom has a king size bed with a luxury pocket sprung mattress to ensure a good nights sleep and has stylish curtains & soft furnishings with the walls showcasing paintings from local artists. There's a large wardrobe, Ercol bedside cabinets, and plenty of drawers as well as a travel cot for our younger guests if needed, plus a flat screen TV, stereo, hairdryer and plenty of soft towels. The master bedroom leads to a fully tiled en-suite shower-room with a superb drench shower, heated towel rail, under-floor heating and a handy bathroom cabinet.

The second bedroom features luxury Hypnos zip & link beds which can be made up as two (longer length 6’6) single beds or one super king size bed. There’s a light oak wardrobe and plenty of matching bedside drawers, tasteful curtains and soft furnishings and the modern blue & white decor is suitable for children, teens or adults making the apartment ideal for either two couples or a family,there's a 32" Panasonic flat screen TV, a hairdryer, Roberts internet radio as well as plenty of soft towels.

The spacious family bathroom is fully tiled with contemporary white Italian sanitary ware, including a bath with overhead thermostatically controlled shower, a heated chrome towel rail and a large bathroom cabinet for storing all those teenage toiletries!

A real 'home from home' Sea Shells has been carefully thought about and is equipped with many extras (such as picnic set, slow cooker, books and games, etc), to ensure your holiday is as relaxing as possible. There’s fibre wifi & underfloor heating throughout the apartment and the security at The Sands (gated access, high walls) means that you don't have to worry about leaving bedroom windows open throughout the day or night, which is sometimes a concern for guests staying in other ground floor developments.

Leading off of the living area is the fabulous sea facing patio with a table and four chairs, the perfect place to enjoy the charming views with a morning cuppa, whilst the bedrooms lead onto a fully enclosed secure rear terrace, sheltered from the wind by the high walls that surround it and benefiting from hours of sunshine it’s a real sun trap. Also with a table and four chairs as well as a couple of sun loungers it’s the ideal spot for relaxing with a good book (plenty of books to be found in the sideboard!).

Our neighbouring property Sea Spray has also been furnished to the same high standards as Sea Shells, and benefits from lovely sea views, patios, parking etc., and is also available to book either with Sea Shells or separately. Please refer to the property listing or visit our own website via the Simply Owners web linke to view the most up to date availability calendar.

Warmed by the Gulf Stream this part of Cornwall enjoys its own micro climate and has a real Mediterranean feel about it. The subtropical plants, cliff top paths and sandy beaches make Carbis Bay a pleasure to visit all year round and we are able to offer short breaks, whether you are looking for a family getaway, a quiet romantic weekend for two, or an action packed holiday with friends we are sure you won't be disappointed.

Only a mile and a half from the picturesque fishing village of St Ives, arguably the most famous seaside town in Cornwall, which is easily accessed by the magnificent South West coastal path or the St Ives Bay branch line, Carbis Bay is the perfect location for a great holiday and an ideal base for exploring the many attractions that West Cornwall has to offer.

It's not difficult to see why this beautiful part of Cornwall was chosen to host the world leaders at the G7 summit in 2021, where the world leaders enjoyed the stunning backdrop of Carbis Bay beach for their meetings, barbeques and press brieifings.

Enjoy the tranquil setting of Carbis Bay and its beautiful beach, stroll along the magnificent South West coastal path, taking in the dramatic views of St Ives Bay, and be in St Ives in around 20 minutes or so, or hop on the St Ives Bay branch line (almost certainly the most scenic railway in the UK) and be in St Ives in just three minutes (of course you can take your car, but St Ives is almost impossible to drive through and park in the summer!).

Carbis Bay Station is just a short walk from Sea Shells and the regular three minute train journey into St Ives is a delight (adult fare is just £1). The advantage of staying in Carbis Bay is that you can enjoy the hustle and bustle of St Ives, without the hassle of traffic and parking (many of the properties in St Ives do not have parking facilities and public spaces are limited), and during peak season driving through the centre of St Ives can be quite a challenge.

St Ives has an abundance of art galleries, fine restaurants and a choice of golden sandy beaches, sparkling azure seas and its charming working harbour so it’s no wonder it is one of the UK’s favourite holiday destinations. Its unique quality of light provides inspiration to artists, poets and writers all year round. Visitors will be captivated by the light, and mesmerised by the beauty of the award winning beaches, the maze of cobbled streets and quaint fisherman’s cottages, and will be charmed with the blend of designer shops and quaint traditional tea rooms which all seem to sit together in perfect harmony.

Carbis Bay itself has a fabulous blue flag beach, a good safe family holiday beach with lifeguard cover usually available between May and September, there’s a beach cafe / restaurant & takeaway as well as a local shop, fish & chip shop, pubs, restaurants, etc. There are also a choice of spa facilities and golf within a two mile radius (including West Cornwall golf Club, probably one of the finest links courses in Cornwall). Water sports, including kayaking and stand up paddle boards, are available at Carbis Bay beach, with surfing lessons available in St Ives or at nearby Gwithian. Carbis Bay, just a mile and a half away from the bustling centre of St Ives, is the perfect base for a memorable holiday.

Non smoking or vaping permitted and we regret that no pets are allowed at any time of the year.

Bookings now being taken for 2024.

58 Reviews - 5/5 Average Rating

An immaculately presented apartment ideally situated

By Marion on 25-Oct-2023

An immaculately presented apartment ideally situated. Within walking distance to the beach & train station & easy drives to wonderful parts of Cornwall that we know & love. Just wish our visit was longer.

What a wonderful apartment

By Anna B on 20-Oct-2023

What a wonderful apartment to stay in. We had a lovely stay here which helped my mother recover following her hip surgery. The apartment was well equipped and had everything you could possibly need. We didn’t have children with us this time but the additional toys, dvds, music etc would have been great for the family. Everything was very good quality; bedding, crockery etc Thank you for a lovely stay.

A magical stay at Carbis Bay .....

By Deborah W on 04-Sep-2023

We have just got home after a magical stay at Carbis bay. Words cannot describe what an amazing place this is and we didn''t want to leave. The apartment was gorgeous and in the best location. Amazing touches by the host from a lovely personalised note left to us to some very tasty fresh scones with jam and cream there was a folder with all instructions needed and handy tips about the area. Also the cupboard full of board games and children''s books was a god send. Thank you so much! We will definitely be making Carbis bay an annual trip.


3 November 2023 £650 ( 5% discount for NHS )
15 December 2023 £850 ( 10% discount for NHS )
22 December 2023 £1,100 ( 10% discount for NHS )
29 December 2023 £1,295 ( 10% discount for NHS )
5 Jan - 8 Feb 2024 £650 ( 5% discount for NHS )
9 Feb - 21 Mar 2024 £675 ( 5% discount for NHS )
22 - 28 Mar 2024 £900 ( 5% discount for NHS )
29 Mar - 4 Apr 2024 £925 ( 5% discount for NHS )
5 - 11 Apr 2024 £900 ( 5% discount for NHS )
12 - 25 Apr 2024 £840 ( 5% discount for NHS )
26 Apr - 2 May 2024 £850 ( 5% discount for NHS )
3 May - 16 May 2024 £900 ( 5% discount for NHS )
17 May - 23 May 2024 £925 ( 5% discount for NHS )
24 May - 30 May 2024 booked ( 5% discount for NHS )
31 May - 6 June 2024 £975 ( 5% discount for NHS )
7 June - 20 June 2024 £1,100
21 June - 27 June 2024 £1,125
28 June - 4 July 2024 £1,195
5 - 11 July 2024 £1,395
12 - 18 July 2024 £1,595
19 Jul 24 - 24 July 24 £1,695
25 July - 29 August £1,825
30 August - 5 Sept £1,495
6 - 12 September 2024 £1,150
13 -19 September 2024 £975
20-26 September '24 £925
27 Sept - 3 Oct 24 £875
4 - 17 October 2024 £795 ( 5% discount for NHS )
18 - 31 October 2024 £850 ( 5% discount for NHS )
1 - 7 November 2024 £775 ( 5% discount for NHS )
8 Nov - 12 Dec 2024 £665 ( 5% discount for NHS )
13 - 19 December 2024 £800 ( 5% discount for NHS )
20 - 26 Dec 2024 £1,295 ( 10% discount for NHS )
27 Dec 24 - 2 Jan 25 £1,350 ( 10% discount for NHS )



Children Welcome
Wheelchair Access


Dining Seats
Dining Room
Linens Provided
Washing Machine
Tumble Dryer
Living Room
Ironing Board
Video Library
Video Games
Music Library
Water Sports Equipment


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