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Tranquility Carbis Bay

£499 - £1115 per week
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Welcome to Tranquility. The ultimate romantic getaway for couples, providing memories you'll never forget and want to recreate year after year. This stunning one bedroom cottage will blow you away from the minute you park up. Once you've settled in, grab some bubbly and jump straight into the hot tub while looking out at the beautiful, endless, rural views leading out to Mounts Bay in the distance. During the cooler months, you can settle down for the evening watching your favourite boxset on the 65" Smart TV, getting warm and cosy in front of the woodburner while wrapped up in the robes and slippers provided.

A short drive will take you to Carbis Bay beach, where you can hire water sports equipment and even take lessons for novices, before heading out on your own to perfect your newfound skills. While you are here, you can leave the car parked up and catch the train for a picturesque four minute coastal journey into St Ives, where you have the choice of a further five beaches and numerous restaurants and bars for dining out.

Entrance

via two small steps to the front door leading into:

Kitchen/dining/sitting area

dishwasher, washing machine, fridge, freezer, electric hob and oven, Nespresso coffee machine, dining table with two chairs, Smart TV, leather sofa, chair, woodburner, doors leading to outside area.

Bedroom

king size double bed, en suite shower room with basin and WC.

Outside area

decking with hot tub, two outdoor chairs.

Additional information

oil central heating, please note although advertised as accessible as all on one level, there are two small steps up into the property and three from the decking down to the hot tub, the property is accessed via an unmade road and can be bumpy in places, making it unsuitable for for cars with low clearance, No children under 18, WiFi, short breaks available.

 
 

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Beautiful & well equipped cottage in a lovely area of Cornwall. The owners were welcoming, friendly, available but not at all intrusive. The hot tub was a welcome treat at the end of wet & wild Cornish day’s out & the views were incredible.

November 2019

I cannot recommend Aspect Holidays high enough, the level of customer service is extremely high something that most service providers seem to lack nowadays....it was an anniversary break and a card of bottle of fizz was awaiting us on arrival, a lovely touch.. The property was perfect for couples and furnished and finished to a very high standard. Owner was so friendly and helpful and welcoming to their beautiful property. Details did state drive not suitable for certain cars, and would suggest sport cars take extra care..I was concerned when arrived but once you plot a route up and down no dramas, SUV’s and normal family cars are fine....Perfect location, beautiful accommodation, value for money and great company to book with.... Hope to return next year...

October 2019

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2019

1 January868
6 Jan - 10 Feb499
17 February543
24 Feb - 31 Mar499
7 Apr - 14 Apr755
21 April740
28 April543
5 May - 19 May603
26 May877
2 Jun - 9 Jun741
16 Jun - 23 Jun786
30 June875
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21 July1037
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1 Sep - 8 Sep685
15 September652
22 September508
29 Sep - 13 Oct503
20 October780
27 October668
3 Nov - 8 Dec499
15 Dec - 22 Dec682
29 Dec - 31 Dec868

2020

1 Jan - 8 Feb632
15 February683
22 Feb - 21 Mar632
28 March683
4 Apr - 11 Apr881
18 Apr - 25 Apr683
2 May718
9 May - 16 May753
23 May1023
30 May881
6 June914
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18 July1259
25 Jul - 22 Aug1300
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19 September642
26 Sep - 10 Oct636
17 October648
24 October909
31 Oct - 12 Dec632
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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

Beaches

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 Michael's 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.

Walks

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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Local events

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.

22nd - 23rd November 2019

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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. 

30th November - 1st December 2019

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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. 

14th December 2019 - 4th January 2020

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www.mouseholelights.org.uk

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. 

TBC 15th - 24th December 2019 (selected dates)

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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 2019

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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 2019

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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 2019

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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.

4th February 2020

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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.

TBC 1st - 2nd March 2020

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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!

26th - 28th April 2020

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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.

27th April 2020

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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.

10th - 12th May 2020

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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!

21st - 30th June 2020

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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.

3rd - 6th July 2020

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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 2020

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

25th - 27th July 2020

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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!

8th August 2020

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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 26th August 2020

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.

14th - 28th September 2020

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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.

Beautiful & well equipped cottage in a lovely area of Cornwall. The owners were welcoming, friendly, available but not at all intrusive. The hot tub was a welcome treat at the end of wet & wild Cornish day’s out & the views were incredible.

3 days ago

I cannot recommend Aspect Holidays high enough, the level of customer service is extremely high something that most service providers seem to lack nowadays....it was an anniversary break and a card of bottle of fizz was awaiting us on arrival, a lovely touch.. The property was perfect for couples and furnished and finished to a very high standard. Owner was so friendly and helpful and welcoming to their beautiful property. Details did state drive not suitable for certain cars, and would suggest sport cars take extra care..I was concerned when arrived but once you plot a route up and down no dramas, SUV’s and normal family cars are fine....Perfect location, beautiful accommodation, value for money and great company to book with.... Hope to return next year...

3 weeks ago

Loved this property. Designed, built and furnished to a very high standard with everything you could need. Spacious, comfortable, bright and airy . With the added benefit of a hot tub and far enough away from the hustle and bustle to be peaceful and quiet as the name suggests. Loved the “neighbours” Hamish and Hector two resident goats who we shared breakfast with every day and also the owners cat Takoda. A more chatty cat you will never meet.

Sep 2019

We can’t speak highly enough of Tranquillity and our week in the cottage. It’s cosy, modern and spotless, with views down to the bay and - our favourite bit - a hottub on the secluded sundeck. Tucked away up a winding lane, it’s close enough to the town to make it the perfect base for the whole St Ives area - and we were on foot. One morning we set out for a walk and ended doing a spectacular five-hour trek along the South West Coast Path. On rainy days, we sank into on the sofa in front of the enormous TV watching Netflix boxsets. Heavenly! What made it even more special were the lengths to which Dana and her family went to make us feel welcome - they couldn’t have done more, or been friendlier or kinder. We’ll be back!

Aug 2019

This house is Tranquility a perfect name for a perfect property. Its a shame to go out its that cosy with quality furniture and equipment for all you needs. Great owners and very friendly. Many Thanks.

Aug 2019

Tranquility was by far the best property we have ever stayed in. The property was beautifully and tastefully decorated with lots of attention to detail and comfort. The hamper left on our arrival of locally sourced produce was a thoughtful bonus which was very welcome and much appreciated.

Aug 2019

We had a fantastic mini moon stay at tranquility, made even better by a personal gift and welcome for us.

Aug 2019

We were not disappointed - the Cottage and its location were absolutely perfect. The Cottage is the best we’ve stayed in by far and would highly recommend it to family and friends. So much so, we’ve rebooked it for 2020 and can’t wait! Our thanks to Dana for the welcome pack and for making our stay so memorable.

Jul 2019

We both loved the property which is perfect for couples - so well equipped and stylish. The hot tub was a bonus and luckily we had great weather for the whole week. Dana was a great host and we’ve already booked for next year!! C&M Hoylake

Jul 2019

On arrival at Tranquility we could not believe how special the property looked, then once inside it was even more outstanding. We had a very chilled relaxed holiday, the owners were lovely,everything you could possibly need, and all to a very high standard - would highly recommend.

Jul 2019

Had an amazing stay at Tranquility. The hosts were welcoming and could not do enough for you and the accommodation was beautiful everything had been thought of. The location was perfect close to town yet very peaceful. We would 100% recommend this accommodation and will definitely be back again.

Jun 2019

It was perfect. Tranquility!! Is the right description for this property Beautifully fitted out in EVERY way. The Hot Tub was an extra bonus. The owner was lovely. There if you needed anything but also afforded us our privacy. We have stayed in six of Aspects properties in the last five years all of which have been very good, but Tranquility gets our top mark. Would highly recommend a stay there!!!

May 2019

This is a fantastic place to stay, everything about it is great. Location is perfect and the property has been built to an exceptionally high standard. The owners have thought of everything - Tranquility will not disappoint!

May 2019

Tranquillity is the perfect romantic getaway. The views from the cottage are absolutely stunning and we loved relaxing with a glass of fizz in the hot tub. The cottage is in a prime location, just a 5 minute drive to St. Ives. Dana and Simon were so friendly and helpful and it was lovely having their goats, Hamish and Hector so close by. We couldn't recommend Tranquillity enough.

May 2019

Immaculate, stylish, private and serene. We felt spoilt with the remote setting and quality of finish! Host was very attentive, we had a lovely stay and should have booked longer! Thank you.

(Hot tub was amazing!)

May 2019

We would thoroughly recommend tranquility. The accommodation was a very high standard and the outside space and hot tub were great. Tranquility has everything that you need for a very comfortable stay. The owner is extremely welcoming and friendly.

May 2019

We had a very restful stay in Tranquility, you cannot fault the property all decorated and equipped to the highest standard. Thoughtful welcome gifts and the views are gorgeous. The property is actually the highest house up in Carbis Bay with an easy walk to St Ives and Carbis Bay train station near too. The owner was very helpful too ....and the characterful goats Hamish and Hector were a bonus and of course the hotub! A wonderful location to explore the magnificent Cornish coastline too.

Apr 2019

Fantastic week away in Tranquility. The barn has a really luxurious feel to it and location is spot on being close to coast path, beaches, St Ives etc but at the top of the hill it is also very peaceful and out of the way, so you have best of both worlds. The owner has thought of everything to make for a comfortable stay and was friendly and welcoming whilst respecting your privacy. It would say this would be a great place to come whatever the season with the hot tub, big TV, very comfortable bed, high quality equipment and powerful shower. Really could not find fault with it and will certainly consider returning in the future.

Apr 2019

Lovely property. Very comfortable and well equipped, with some nice quirky ornaments. Owners friendly and helpful without being intrusive. Hot tub is lovely to get into after long walks. Property was always warm and cosy. We didn’t use the log burner as the weather was amazing for the whole week we stayed. We would recommend Tranquility to friends and family.

Apr 2019

A beautiful property in a great location, we will be back!!!!!

Mar 2019

We really enjoyed our stay at this very stylish, beautifully appointed property. Set in a peaceful location off the beaten track, Tranquility boasts great views and superbly designed interiors and garden. It is very well equipped for two and the friendly owner has thought of everything to make your holiday as comfortable and relaxing as possible. Loved coming back to the hot tub, the log burner and the lovely fluffy bathrobes and slippers after a chilly autumnal day of exploring....fantastic!!! We would not hesitate to recommend this lovely little gem of a place.

Nov 2018

Lives up to it's name - very tranquil and relaxing. Excellent touches make it feel distinctive, classy but very homely - really enjoyed going back to the house - very much more than a base!

Nov 2018

Everything about this property was absolutely beautiful. The property is furnished to a very high standard and it is set in a lovely and peaceful location. The hot tub and wood fire were a lovely treat after a day of exploring. Would not hesitate in returning or recommending to friends/family.

Oct 2018

Despite wet and windy weather, we still had an amazing weekend at Tranquility! The location was perfect, not overlooked and the hot tub and log burner in cold weather were just what we needed! The property has a luxurious feel to it and has everything you need, there is really no need to leave the property! The host was lovely and made us feel very welcome. Would definitely recommend!

Oct 2018

Tranquility is a real find in a fantastic, quiet secluded location high above Carbis Bay. The property is very new so all the fixtures and fittings are to a very high standard indeed. The log burner and hot tub were such a great feature of the property, as was the 65in TV and the friendly on site goats. I would not hesitate to recommend this super property.

Oct 2018

Beautiful luxurious cottage in fabulous location. Worth every penny and can't wait to return

Sep 2018

This cottage is a delightful find, beautifully and tastefully decorated. It is hidden at the top of a hill up a slightly bumpy lane giving great views. Our hostess was kind generous and thoughtful without being intrusive. We had a great stay and would recommend this to all couples without hesitation or reservations. Great bed, shower, kitchen and lounge, huge TV, nice jacuzzi. Couldn’t find fault with anything.

Sep 2018

We loved the property and surrounding areas. We had a really relaxing stay and enjoyed chilling out in the hot tub. The host was lovely and made us feel really welcome. We will defiantly be staying at Tranquility again and would highly recommend staying here.

Aug 2018