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34 Carrack Widden - Above The Beach
Porthminster, St Ives

£414 - £1010 per week

Situated on the third floor of the Carrack Widden apartment complex overlooking the beach, this well-presented apartment has superb sea views from the sitting room. It's just a short stroll along to Porthminster beach with its renowned beach cafe; the many shops, restaurants and attractions in town, as well as the bus and train stations. It's so central you won't need a car but has the added benefit of an undercover parking space should you want to explore the wider area and have the freedom to come and go as you please.


from the car park there are four external flights of stairs to the communal entrance hall, with door to the apartment, leading into:

Sitting/dining room

sofa, TV/DVD, games console, dining table and chairs, sea views over Porthminster beach.


fully equipped, galley style, electric hob/oven, fridge.


bath with shower over, WC, basin.


double bed.

Additional information

undercover parking for one average size car, access via the rear of the complex via one flight of steps, storage heaters and communal laundry facilities. WiFi, short breaks available.


amazing view from this appartment,all you need for a relaxing stay easy to find all good

December 2021

A wonderful apartment overlooking Porthminster Beach within easy reach of train station, shops and harbour. Perfectly equipped and a real home from home.

December 2021

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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 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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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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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 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 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 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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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.

amazing view from this appartment,all you need for a relaxing stay easy to find all good

A wonderful apartment overlooking Porthminster Beach within easy reach of train station, shops and harbour. Perfectly equipped and a real home from home.

Compact flat. Great location and spectacular views

Great apartment overlooking Porthminster beach.... My dream view.... Great for 2 people.... Would book again!

34 Carrick Widden. Ideal flat for two people, very clean, in perfect location with stunning views over the beach and beyond. A little bit of a steep walk down to the town but easily managed for the reasonably fit!! Underground car park is extremely tight and would be difficult to manoeuvre anything bigger than an average saloon type family car. Highly recommended property and would definitely stay again when next visiting St Ives.

Our stay at 34 Carrack Widden apartment was absolutely wonderful! Small and cosy but well equipped with everything you could possibly need for a week by the sea in St Ives. Very clean and tidy but with nice homely touches. We had a wonderful holiday and would definitely return, and recommend the property to our friends.

Very convenient for all shops , restaurants, bars , beaches and coastal walks , views over porthminster beach are lovely and you can sit and listen to the ocean singing , the apartment is clean and has all amenities needed , definitely will be going back ??

Above The Beach is exactly that with a fantastic view of Porthminster Beach It is close to the Town Centre and Harbour with all of the usual eating and drinking amenities and shops Well decorated with a comfortable living area and bedroom also has a lovely kitchen area and a very important car parking space

Cracking apartment everything you need is there very clean and very comfy. Great location and stunning views. Only downside was if you park in your parking space in the underground be ready to climb a few flights of stairs..10/10 for the apartment though..

Spectacular views and fantastic clean and modern flat which was more than I expected . So happy. Fantastic car park

The apartment overlooks Porthminster beach, beautiful view. Clean comfortable with secure parking. Five minutes walk into main part of St. Ives.

Not for anyone who has trouble walking or steps. 2 steep hills & 103 steps from town. We were fine with this but others may struggle

Reply from Aspects Holidays

We are glad to hear that you liked 34 Carrack Widden, and thank you for your comments. Being in such a fantastic location, perched above Porthminster Beach, enjoying those lovely views, whilst not too far from the town and beaches, does involve a bit of a climb if you are on foot, via steps or paths that may be steep for some. Please do contact us before booking, if this is a concern, so that we can advise. Tanya, Customer Services

Really impressed with the friendly staff. The flat was spacious and well equipped. I would give the flat we stayed in and the company 10/10. I will be visiting again. Thank you Aspect for a wonderful holiday.

Great location for getting into and out of St Ives, parking excellent and secure, fantastic sea/beach views from apartment.Little extras already there for your convenience, no complaints at all.

34 Carrack Widden is a lovely flat with fantastic views over Porthminster Beach. It is always well presented and as I said earlier has this year been re-decorated and looks great.