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2 Atlantic Watch Carbis Bay

£455 - £1239 per week

2 Atlantic Watch is located a short stroll from the award-winning Blue Flag Carbis Bay beach renowned for its white sand and clear water. The apartment offers beautiful views overlooking Carbis Bay and beyond towards St Ives. From the master bedroom and sitting room, patio doors open out onto a balcony where you can enjoy breakfast in the morning sun. You also have two designated parking spaces so you can jump in your car and explore all that Cornwall has to offer, or why not take the picturesque branch line into St Ives, located just around the corner.

Also nearby is the stunning coastal path, where you can walk into St Ives taking in beautiful the scenery, or walk in the other direction and find Porthkidney beach.


accessed via eight steps from the parking door to:


upholstered cane seating for two people.

Sitting room

sofa, arm chair and footstool, TV, patio doors to balcony with superb sea views.


electric oven with gas hob, slimline dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dining table and chairs.


WC and basin.

Bedroom 1

located on the ground floor with spectacular sea views and patio door to sun terrace, king size double bed, en suite with large shower enclosure, WC, basin, TV/DVD.

Bedroom 2

twin beds.


P-shaped bath, basin, WC.

Additional information

parking for 2 small to medium sized cars in tandem, gas central heating, small library of books/DVDs, WiFi, short breaks available.


Convenient location for beach and train to St Ives. Lovely view from sitting room and master bedroom. We would stay here again as long as the building work next door is fully completed.

February 2020

The property is very comfortable and well equipped with excellent ocean views. The railway is a short walk away for popping into St Ives. The car park space is for 2 cars so it is easy for 1 to park right next the property.

October 2019

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Carbis Bay

Choose a holiday in Carbis Bay and you’ll be spoilt by endless views and a sweeping coastline. Spend your days relaxing on the beach, or walk the coastal path into St Ives. Located between Hayle and St Ives, you’ll be spoilt for places to visit, from endless golden beaches, to Cornish cafes and family attractions. Carbis Bay is located near to the A30, making it easy to access other areas of the county.

Things to do near Carbis Bay


A holiday in Carbis Bay means you’ll have one of the most beautiful beaches just a short walk away from your holiday cottage. With crystal-clear turquoise waters, enjoy swimming and other watersports, with kayaks and paddleboards available to hire from the watersports centre at the beach. You’ll also be in close proximity to the golden sandy beaches at Lelant and Hayle and the popular beaches in St Ives; you could try a different beach every day of the week!

St Ives

St Ives is a stunning seaside town that is only a 30 minute walk along the coastal path and easily reached through one of the most memorable and scenic train rides in the UK. The town is a thriving mixture of restaurants, galleries, quirky little shops, as well as brands we all recognise, and of course home to four stunning beaches. Spend a day exploring before retiring to Carbis Bay and relaxing in the comfort of your own home from home.

Paradise Park

Paradise Park is the perfect place for a day out with the kids. Home to over 650 birds including owls, flamingos and toucans, as well as an array of other wildlife, Paradise Park is only a few miles from Carbis Bay and hosts a variety of educational and fun events for children and adults alike to get involved with.

St Michael's Mount

Named as ‘the jewel in Cornwall’s crown’, St Michael’s Mount is a must-see on any visit to Cornwall. Take a short drive to the opposite coast and visit this famous landmark. Adventure across the cobbled causeway by foot at low tide, or climb aboard the ‘St Michael’ amphibious vehicle at high tide. Why not take a look at our live webcam of St Michael's Mount?

West Cornwall Golf Club

Considered one of the finest courses in Cornwall, almost every hole at West Cornwall Golf Club provides panoramic views of St Ives Bay. With a variety of weather conditions at different times of the year, your abilities are sure to be tested! You can even indulge in a well-deserved, post-round drink and meal at the clubhouse which overlooks the first tee. 


Visit Scarlet Wines in the nearby village of Lelant for a wide selection of locally sourced gourmet products. Perfect for a picnic at the beach or for stocking up supplies in your holiday cottage. 

With so much within easy reach of Carbis Bay, there will never be a dull moment whilst staying here.


Leave the car at home and take the 20 minute walk into St Ives, 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. Relax and explore the forty acre space which overlooks St Ives. Have a read of our blog post on the Steeple Wood Stroll for more information.

For the more adventurous soul, 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. Take a look at our handy Guide to Eating Out in Marazion to help you decide on the best place to refuel and rest your feet! If the walk back doesn’t seem too appealing, you can always ride the open-top bus all the way home!

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Local events

Santa's Grotto at Paradise Park

Visit Santa and his elves at the magical grotto at Paradise Park on selected dates in December. Tickets include a gift from Santa and there's no need to book, tickets are on sale on the day from 10am. 

5th - 24th December 2020 (selected dates)

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

TBC 31st December 2020

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.


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West Cornwall Spring Flower Show

The West Cornwall Spring Show has been running for over 90 years and is a showcase for horticultural excellence within the area of Penwith.


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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!


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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival of free entertainment. The annual event celebrates the engineering and mining history of the Camborne area, and is dedicated to Richard Trevithick, pioneer of high pressure steam power & inventor of Road and Railway Locomotives.


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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.


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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!


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Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

7th - 10th July 2021

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2021

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St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!


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St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.


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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

The 2018 shout will feature more than 20 sea shanty groups for a fun weekend of shanty singing, sailor and pirate themed fancy dress and beer. This year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal and takes place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.


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Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre

Find unique Christmas presents and tasty treats at Flambards Christmas Craft Fayre. Stalls will be set up in various areas of the park, there will be Christmas music to get everyone in the festive spirit and a chance to meet Santa too. 


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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 


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Montol Festival

Each year, the people of Penzance celebrate the Winter solstace with a festival of Cornish tradition, torch processions, and dancing.

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2021

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What our guests say...

We know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines. Please bear in mind that some facilities referred to by past guests in reviews can be removed or changed at any time.

Convenient location for beach and train to St Ives. Lovely view from sitting room and master bedroom. We would stay here again as long as the building work next door is fully completed.

Mar 2020

The property is very comfortable and well equipped with excellent ocean views. The railway is a short walk away for popping into St Ives. The car park space is for 2 cars so it is easy for 1 to park right next the property.

Oct 2019

Paying premium for position of apartment and outlook but needs updating and damp looking at as there seems to be a damp smell downstairs , need to address little details

Sep 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are sorry to hear that you found that areas needed updating and that you experienced a damp smell. The coffee machine has now been replaced, batteries replaced in the clock, and lightbulbs replaced; thank you for letting us know about these. We will also be undertaking a thorough inspection of the property to see if there are any other areas that need attention, and investigate your comment on a damp smell, as this is not something that we have ever seen or had reported at this property before. We will report any areas that need addressing, to the property owner. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the great location and lovely views that you get from this property. Thanks again for your feedback. Tanya, Customer Services

Very comfortable, well equipped property in an ideal location and with a stunning sea view. Can't wait to hopefully go back there again sometime.

Aug 2019

Amazing location for Carbis Bay beach and station. Lounge and main bedroom have stunning views. Easy drive to lots of beautiful beaches nearby at Hayle and Gwithian Towans. Property is equipped with all the basics but in our opinion the interior is in need of some TLC, this is probably reflected in the price. Also be aware that the car parking space is quite tight for 2 cars.

Aug 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your comments, and we are very sorry to hear that you had felt that there were some areas needing a bit of attention. 2 Atlantic Watch had met all required standards, with any necessary/routine maintenance being carried out as expected when we had last inspected this property, and had been priced accordingly; however, a lot can happen to a property in a short space of time, so thank you for bringing this to our attention so that we pass the feedback on to the property owners. It sounds like you still had a fantastic time here and we're glad that you liked the great location. Thanks again for your feedback. Tanya, Customer Services

Absolutely stunning views from this property. The property was very well equipped, clean and we had a very comfortable stay here. Would definitely recommend to anyone thinking of staying here.

Jul 2019

The appartment at 2 Atlantic Watch was fabulous. Everything was of a high quality and helped make our holiday great. The location was wonderful, with fantastic views and such easy access to the train service for St Ives. We hope to return in the future.

Jul 2019

Fantastic location. Wonderful views from the balcony and great to be within walking distance of the station with regular trains into St Ives.

Jul 2019

Great views but a little expensive.

Jun 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the fantastic views but sorry that you felt it a little expensive. St Ives and Carbis Bay is a more expensive area to rent in, compared to other areas but we try to ensure that properties are priced competitively and accordingly, taking into account many factors including location, views, availability of parking, number of bedrooms, décor and so on, and we try to provide a wide range of properties that will cater for a variety of tastes and budgets. We do hope that you found that it suited your needs and thank you for taking the time to send in your comments. Tanya, Customer Service

Parking can be difficult particularly when the car park fills up with contractors vans

Jun 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are really sorry to hear that you may have had some difficulties with the parking there. This property comes with allocated parking for 2 cars which should not be used by anyone other than those staying in 2 Atlantic Watch, so we are sorry if others had been parking inconsiderately while you were there. It is not the norm for there to be a load of contractor vans in the car park, and we had not been made aware that there would be, so we can only apologise if there had been works taking place in another property that may have led to this. We would hope that this was a bit of a one-off, but we will keep a close eye on this. Thanks for letting us know. We hope that you still had a great time. Tanya, Customer Services

Property is well sited, with easy car access and two allocated parking places ( would be tight if you have two large cars and other places taken). Regular bus service along the main road, 8 minutes walk away. And train station directly across the road ( railway not noisy from inside the property!). During our stay we used car bus and train depending on our itinerary, including train into St Ives most evenings! Property is comfortable and has an amazing view over the bay. Parts are a little tired and need revamping, but perhaps that is us being over picky. Although it has two bedrooms, there was only the two of us. The spare bedroom meant we had ample storage space / dressing space! All things considered, we would stay again.

May 2019

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your helpful comments; we are glad that you had a great holiday and that this is somewhere that you would return to. We have since had a look at the parking and to try and to help make the parking arrangements as clear and possible and prevent any issues for any guests on arrival to the property; we have now amended the website description to state that the space is suitable for 2 small to medium cars. We are sorry if you had found it a bit of a struggle but we are glad that the property still worked well for you. We hope to see back here again soon. Tanya, customer Services

We had the most amazing holiday in 2.Atlantic Watch,Carbis Bay.The accommodation was immaculately clean,fully equipped with everything we needed,the beds were extremely comfortable,the shower & bathroom were great,the views from the balcony & lounge were fantastic & the location of the apartment was brilliant for walking/catching the train to St Ives as well as not being too far from other places which we visited,including Marazion,Mousehole & Porthcurno. I felt that your staff were extremely friendly & helpful & that the communication regarding our booking was very good.We would 100% book our holiday with Aspects next time we visit Cornwall & we will be recommending you to friends & family wishing to stay there. I wanted to say a big thank you to all your staff for making our holiday the best ever.We loved every minute in Cornwall & in Atlantic watch.We even had fresh flowers,cookies & prosecco left for us when we arrived which was a lovely surprise! Thanks once again. Lisa Youngs & family

Sep 2018

Excellent location with fantastic views. Accommodation very well appointed .

Jul 2018

Absolutely wonderful place to stay and we look forward to hopefully returning soon.

May 2018

A clean warm comfortable holiday property with lovely views and perfectly placed for touring or just strolling along the beach...10 out of 10.

Apr 2017

Beautiful apartment right next to the station with amazing views.

May 2015