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Polmennor - 26 Compass Point
Carbis Bay

£474 - £1308 per week

Polmennor is a very attractive ground floor apartment, situated in an enviable position in Carbis Bay. The property comes with its own private parking space and its location gives easy access to the train station, with excellent links to and from St Ives and further afield. It is the perfect choice for couples or families looking for a fun beach holiday, or cosy winter holiday right by the sea. The apartment is well presented, giving it a light and modern feel throughout. You will also benefit from the lovely terrace area, which boasts fantastic views over the bay, some of the finest coastal walks on your doorstep, along with the beautiful Blue Flag beach just down the hill.


a few small steps lead from the car park to the property, straight into:

Sitting/dining room

two sofas, 47" Smart TV/DVD, extendable dining table, sea views.


gas hob, electric oven, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher.

Bedroom 1

double bed, sea views, en suite with shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

double bed.


bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Bedroom 3

twin beds , TV.

Outside area

table with seating, sea views.

Additional information

gas central heating, travel cot and high chair available, please bring your own linen for the travel cot, please note that this property accommodates just 5 guests - the additional bed is for flexible sleeping arrangements only, asuperfast fibre broadband, please note that no barbecues are permitted on the premises, suitable for those with limited mobility as access and property all on one level. WiFi, short breaks available.


Magnificent location and a beautifully equipped appartment.

September 2021

Lovely apartment with an amazing view! Ideally located for Carbis Bay beach and the train station to St Ives. Very relaxing, the apartment had everything you required. I enjoyed sitting outside having breakfast, I would definitely recommend.

August 2021

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Holidays in Carbis Bay

If you’re looking for a holiday away from the hustle and bustle of St Ives, then consider Carbis Bay, offering a quieter location for guests. Enjoy outstanding views, relaxing on the golden sandy beach and walking the coastal path, which is perhaps the most beautiful stretch in the county.

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.

Top tip

Take a ride on the St Ives branch line, one the most picturesque train journeys in Britain!

Carbis Bay beach

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!

Walks in Carbis Bay

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.

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. If the walk back doesn’t seem too appealing, you can always ride the open-top bus all the way back!

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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.

11th - 25th September 2021

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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.

17th - 19th September 2021

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St Ives Shanty Shout Weekend

Featuring more than 20 sea shanty groups and with sailor and pirate themed fancy dress, this year's event will be raising money for Cornwall Air Ambulance and its New Heli Appeal. It'll take place in various pubs and venues in St Ives.

19th - 20th November 2021

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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. Read More >

TBC December 2021

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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 through the streets. It's a truly womderful celebration. 

21st December 2021

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

Every year, the people of Mousehole celebrate the bravery of Tom Bawcock. Years ago, when the boats couldn't get out in the storms, the villages had no fish to eat. Tom dared to take his boat out and returned with enough fish to make a Star Gazey fish pie for the whole village.

23rd December 2021

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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. 

31st December 2021

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St Ives Feast Day

Feast Day offers visitors the chance to witness, and even join in with, a centuries-old tradition. The Mayor 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into the crowd on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. 

TBC February 2022

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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!

TBC 2021

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Camborne Trevithick Day

Join in the celebrations at this community led festival. 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.

TBC 2022

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual arts event that celebrates local culture and community. This year's events have been toned down, however, elements of the festival will still go ahead to celebrate midsummer. 

 June 2022

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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.

6th - 9th July 2022

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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! Book your flight online and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

July and August 2022

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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!

TBC Summer 2022

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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.

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.

Magnificent location and a beautifully equipped appartment.

Lovely apartment with an amazing view! Ideally located for Carbis Bay beach and the train station to St Ives. Very relaxing, the apartment had everything you required. I enjoyed sitting outside having breakfast, I would definitely recommend.

Perfect for us. Good size great views. Ideal layout. Couldn’t ask for a better holiday home in Carbis Bay.

Love apartment well looked after everything you need for a super holiday brilliant

This is a beautiful apartment in a great location close to the railway station but still very quiet. Lovely views over Carbis Bay. Well furnished and very clean. Parking space right outside the apartment. Would definitely stay here again.

Well maintained apartment with a great view over Carbis Bay and St Ives. Easy parking and a few yards to Carbis Bay station which saves the trouble of trying to park in St Ives.

Super location, charming friendly staff at reception, comfortable night’s sleep, beautiful views and peaceful. Good value for money and will use Aspects again in future.

The apartment was lovely, the views were not like I expected the wall in the front was too high to see over it.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

Thank you for your review. We were so pleased that you liked the apartment, and we hope that you had a fantastic holiday. We try to show the wall as clearly as we can within the photos, so that guests will know what to expect at the time of booking. If you are standing inside, or are enjoying the outside area, you get a lovely sea view, but this is restricted when sat down inside the property, so we are sorry if this was not what you were expecting. If you are ever returning and wanted advise on alternatives, where you can sit with a sea view, please do get in touch so that we can assist. We do hope to welcome you back again to Cornwall again soon. Ben, Customer Services.

This was an awesome holiday! Beautiful apartment in a stunning position overlooking the postcard perfect Carbis bay. It really is stunning! & in my opinion is just as beautiful as beaches overseas, if not better! The Cornish atmosphere is always special & never disappoints, it truly is a magical place. The apartment was beautiful, clean & tidy & plenty of space for an adult & 5 children (1 in a cot!) & even the highchair matched the dining table & chairs! The decor & pictures were lovely! I had read about the steep walk up from the beach & was anxious but it really is a very small price to pay at such a beautiful location (saying that lightly as after months of lockdown im feeling unfit) but the walk can only do more good than harm! As much as 1 may feel approaching the top of the hill that 1 is in agony, but as they say 'no pain no gain'! & it's exciting trying to get to the top in time to see the scenic train as it goes back & forth St. Ives every few mins. The coastal walk however is also beautiful to St. Ives with stunning views. Our first time at St. Ives & it really is as beautiful as expected, a real gem! Aspects kindly gave us a £5 voucher to spend at the Allotment Deli & i recommend the Honeycomb chocolate bars! Overall, this holiday was awesome & I promise you won't be disappointed!

You wil not find a better apartment it has everything you would want for a great holiday.Ultra clean and spotless inside and in a quiet location and is good for the beach and the train inti st.ives

Compass point ,perfect place to stay ,very close to beach especially if you have small children,also train station again right on your door step ,would i stay again there ,yes I certainly would .

This is a really comfortable flat. When we stayed it was really quiet and peaceful and the view is great. The train is literally 2 min stroll away to get to St Ives etc if you don't want to walk (or walk back!), it runs regularly but it doesn't disturb you when you are in the flat as it is set down the hill. This is a really good base to visit this part of Cornwall, and we would stay here again. There are not loads of restaurants etc in Carbis Bay but St Ives is so close it doesn't matter, in fact we liked it better that way. Also having a parking space right in front of the flat was great and the tea, coffee and milk left at the flat when we arrived we're a welcome sight after a long drive down.

Great family accommodation. We travelled with my 10 year old son and my elderly mum. The three bedroom property was spacious, clean and had great sea views. Car-parking was directly in front of the property down some steps. Carbis bay beach was a short 10 minutes walk down ( slightly longer back as up a steep hill) and was perfect for then evening with an energetic 10 year old. The property standard is excellent and would stay again.

We would definitely recommend 26 Compass Point. It is in a great location which has stunning views of Carbis Bay & the surrounding bays. It is only a 2 minute walk to the railway station to take the short train ride into St Ives. The apartment is first class with all of the home comforts you could need & is spotlessly clean. I would stay here again if i was ever to holiday again in Cornwall.

Good as a base to explore Cornwall

A beautifully appointed apartment in the perfect location, next to the railway station and 5 minutes from the beach via a little woodland footpath; boasting sea views and benefitting from a good sized sunny private outdoor terrace. The allocated parking space is directly outside which makes loading and offloading hassle free. The development is clean, tidy and spacious, with little noise. A perfect getaway!!