Sandscape Carbis Bay

Arriving at The Sands apartments feels truly exclusive driving through the gated entrance. This feeling will follow you through the front door of Sandscape where it opens up into an open plan living area where your eyes are drawn to the two large windows framing the most spectacular views of Carbis Bay beach and St Ives Bay with St Ives Harbour in the distance. For those of you who would prefer to leave the car at home Carbis Bay Train Station is a short stoll away, where you can take the scenic train Journey to St Ives. You will feel instantly at ease to kick off your shoes, walk bare foot onto the balcony and soak up the stunning views.

Please note- Building works are taking place to the front of The Sands Apartment complex. Please ask the Bookings Team for further details.

Kitchen area

open plan into living area, five burner gas hob and oven-grill, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, sea views through balcony doors.

Sitting/dining area

large six seater sofa and two arm chairs, large footstool, TV with full Sky+ HD package, DVD player with a selection of DVDs, iPod docking station. Double doors lead out onto balcony with panoramic sea views. The dining area is also located within the bright and airy open plan living space. A large round table with six matching chairs is perfectly positioned next to the smaller balcony, ideal for enjoying meals with a fabulous view.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, Juliet balcony, en suite shower, basin, WC.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, Juliet balcony.

Family bathroom

bath with shower attachment, basin, WC.

Additional information

gas central heating, private gated parking for one car, lift access to second floor. WiFi, short breaks available.

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Sandscape Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay

If you're looking for a quieter, more relaxed place to stay why not consider a holiday in Carbis Bay? Located on the outskirts of St Ives, Carbis Bay properties have the most superb sea views and many overlook the golden sands of Carbis Bay Beach. Enjoy the scenic train journey to St Ives or take a short stroll along the coast path - both routes have equally breathtaking outlooks.

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Carbis Bay

Enjoy a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay and take advantage of having immediate access to beautiful coastal path walks which lead left to the vibrant town of St Ives and right to Lelant and HayleAs well as being a stone’s throw from St Ives, Carbis Bay is also close to Hayle and the beautiful beaches of Gwithian. By choosing a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay you can enjoy your stay in a peaceful location, whilst being ideally placed to visit many of the wonderful attractions Cornwall has to offer.

Things to do near Carbis Bay


Staying in Carbis Bay means that you are just a short walk from the stunning Carbis Bay beach. Calm waters mean it's family-friendly, and watersports such as kayaking and stand up paddleboarding are on offer. The four beautiful beaches of St Ives are close by to the West and to the East, Hayle Towans offers a long expanse of sands backed by sand dunes.  For more information and more of our favourite beaches in the area check out our blog post on Sandy Beaches in West Cornwall.

Visit Scarlet Wines just down the Road from Carbis Bay in neighbouring village Lelant for a wide selection of locally sourced gourmet products. Perfect for a picnic at the beach or stocking up your self catering holiday cottage.

St Ives

St Ives is only a 30 minute walk along the coastal path and can also be reached on one of the most memorable and scenic train rides in the UK. Visit the thriving coastal town of St Ives and soak up the atmosphere on the harbour front. With a huge selection of restaurants, shops, galleries, and home to 4 stunning beaches, St Ives offers the perfect day out. Enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants in St Ives or retreat to Carbis Bay to relax in the comfort of your own home-from-home.

Paradise Park

A few miles from Carbis Bay, the Paradise Park wildlife sanctuary is home to over 650 birds, including parrots, flamingos and toucans, plus lots more wildlife such as red pandas, otters and red squirrels. Open all year round, Paradise Park is a great place to spend the day with the kids. 

St Michaels Mount

Take a short drive to the opposite coast and visit the iconic landmark of St Michael’s Mount. Cross the causeway by foot at low tide, or climb aboard the 'St Michael' amphibious vehicle at high tide. Described as 'the jewel in Cornwall's crown', St Michael's Mount really is a must see.

West Cornwall Golf Club

Regarded as one of the finest links courses in Cornwall, almost every hole provides panoramic views of St Ives Bay, and with a variety of weather conditions at different times of year, you can be sure to test your abilities! Enjoy a post-round drink and meal at the clubhouse, which overlooks the first tee. Find out more about West Cornwall Golf Club.


With St Ives close by, why not leave the car at home, and take the 20 minute walk into town, enjoying the views along the way? This gentle walk is a must at least once during your stay. 

For nature lovers, the Steeple Woods Nature Reserve is home to an abundance of wildlife and plants where you can explore the 40 acre space which overlooks St Ives. Check out our blog post on the Steeple Wood Stroll for more information.

For a slightly more adventurous walk, the St Michael's Way is a 12.5 mile trek starting at nearby Lelant, and finishing up at the stunning St Michael's Mount in Marazion. You'll need to refuel when you arrive so we've put together a Guide to eating out in Marazion to help you decide where to go. If the long walk back doesn't seem too appealing, you can always ride the open-top bus all the way home!

With so much to do within easy reach of Carbis Bay, you'll find plenty to keep yourselves entertained on a self catering holiday in Carbis Bay.

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