A Getaway to Carbis Bay

Away from a clamorous lifestyle, the serenity of Carbis bay breathes a new life into the body and revives the soul.  Carbis Bay is a small village in the Cornwall County of England,UK.  It is the base of Cornwall and is adjoining the town of St. Ives. Furthermore, its proximity to Lelant and Hassletown make it very enterprising for travelers to hop between these villages. Abutted to the east by Hawke’s point and to the west by Porthminster point, Carbis Bay is one of the two bays in UK that enjoys the fame of being recognized internationally as the most beautiful bay in the World organization.

A Getaway to Carbis Bay

There is an array of retreats, resorts and self service hotels along the beach and within a walking distance of the rail link that goes into St. Ives.  Carbis Bay Holidays specialize in luxury self-service four and five star holidays in St. Ives.  Some of the finest apartments, holiday villas, cottages and contemporary houses are their novelties.

Hawkes Point apartments in St Ives are truly a home away from home.  A fine French furnishing with the warmth of Cornish culture would satiate all your senses.  Some of the balcony apartments are a class apart.  Romanticism resides in every particle of its décor and from a balcony facing the sea its a sight worth beholding.  The double bedrooms in these apartments are breathtakingly beautiful and is designed to suit the needs of all its guests specially the honeymooners.

Things to do and places to visit:

The sands of Carbis Bay, Porthkidney and Hawke’s Point beaches are impeccable with its golden hue and are amongst the finest in the world. A sun bath on these beaches are extremely inviting. It is a perfect escape for a couple enjoying the tranquility of a hand- in- hand walk on the beach.  The celestial pleasure of watching different species and breeds of water birds at Hayle Estuary early in the day and then going for a game of golf at West Cornwall Golf Club in Lelant is supreme. It is truly enthralling for couples, families and kids.

A wine tour of Cornwall is a must as it boasts of some really good vineyards and Camel Valley vineyard is one of them.  A local Cornish wine / ale and cider are worth giving a try and can make a perfect toast to the newly married ones. Eating in Carbis Bay can be totally delectable.  One may also hop into some of the best restaurants in St. Ives.  Cornish specialties include Cornish pastry, Stargazy Pies, Cornish Cream Tea, Cornish Yarg and Hevva Cake.

A leap into St.Ives

St.Ives is just a walk away from Carbis Bay and there is no way one can miss out on the paradisaical magnificence of this town.  It is a great attraction for artists around the world due to its light clarity and deep blue sea.The immaculate grace of this land also appeals to the couples, families and kids.  It is highly acclaimed for its chain of beaches with golden colored sand.  Some of the divine beaches are that of Porthwidden, Harbour, Porthminster, and Porthmeor and so on and so forth.  These picturesque beaches are a surfers paradise.  There are lifeguards on all of these beaches during the summers.  There are restaurants, cafes, toilets and beach huts on the beaches.  Nothing can beat a Lemon Gingerina or a Raspberry Margarita in one of these beach restaurants .

So just go ahead and make a booking for an absolute slip into the golden beaches of Cornwall. Any time of the year is a good time with an unique seasonal flavor to each one of them !!!

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  1. Chris Barnes

    I found all the guest houses I stayed in very nice. Although I saw elephants I didn’t get close enough to touch or glue my hand to their sticky snout.

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