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23 Carrack Widden - Sea Shells
Porthminster, St Ives

£430 - £1050 per week

Located on the second floor of the popular Carrack Widden complex, number 23 sits desirably in St Ives, overlooking the stunning Porthminster beach, its golden sands and turquoise waters. Day after day can be spent sunbathing here, soaking up the sun or paddling in the sea before treating yourself to lunch or dinner with a view, at the delicious Porthminster beach café. A few minutes' walk in the opposite direction will lead you down to the bustling harbour. There is plenty to do for all ages throughout the town, from a variety of restaurants, bistros and delis of local produce, through to an arcade to keep the kids entertained or a family friendly boat trip out to Seal Island. This comfortable, open plan, one bedroom, apartment is the perfect base to return to, following a fun filled day, and sleeps up to four guests, with the use of the sofa bed, and the allocated parking in the private underground car park allows you to arrive with ease, getting your holiday off to a nice and easy, relaxed, start.


from the car park there are two flights of stairs to the communal entrance, with door leading to the apartment, leading into small hallway with doors to:

Kitchen/sitting/dining room

electric hob and oven, fridge with freezer compartment, dining table with four chairs, sofa, double sofa bed, Smart TV/DVD, sea views.

Bedroom 1

king bed.


bath with electric shower over, basin and WC.

Additional information

electric panel heaters throughout, parking for one car in the underground car park, no washing machine in the apartment but there are laundry facilities at the rear of the complex, WiFi, short breaks available.


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1 Jan - 5 Feb431
12 Feb - 19 Feb525
26 Feb - 19 Mar441
26 March483
2 Apr - 16 Apr630
23 April483
30 April525
7 May - 21 May557
28 May861
4 June662
11 June683
18 June735
25 June830
2 Jul - 9 Jul872
16 July977
23 Jul - 20 Aug1050
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3 September693
10 September620
17 Sep - 24 Sep578
1 Oct - 8 Oct504
15 Oct - 22 Oct599
29 Oct - 10 Dec431
17 Dec - 31 Dec662
31 December819

Holidays in Porthminster

We have many apartments overlooking the bay, many of which have parking. However, with the branch line train and bus stations just a couple of minutes’ walk away, Porthminster could be the ideal location for your self-catering holiday, whatever mode of transport you choose to arrive by.

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Local events

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 2022

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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. 

6th February 2023

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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.

13th - 15th May 2021

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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.

10th - 24th September 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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