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Kara - 12 Gallinas Point
Porthminster, St Ives

£494 - £1590 per week

As its Cornish name suggests, we are sure you will 'love' Kara and all it has to offer. This two-bedroom apartment is perfect for families and couples looking for a modern, spacious, holiday home, which has been lovingly furnished and equipped with all you could need during your stay. Located on the first floor, and all on one level, the balcony invites you to relax morning, noon, and night while gazing out over the blue waters of St Ives Bay, towards Hayle beach and its three miles of golden sand. The allocated, secure, parking eases you into your holiday and, once inside, all ages have entertainment awaiting them with a choice of board games, books, and an Xbox console and games. Within minutes, you can be strolling through St Ives town, spending the day sunbathing and paddling on Porthminster beach, or wandering around shops and local boutiques, before stopping for some lunch while overlooking the harbour.


via steps to first floor from the car park, leading into the hallway with doors to:

Dining room

dining table, four chairs.

Kitchen/sitting room

dishwasher, fridge/freezer, electric hob and oven, breakfast bar with two stools, sofa, two chairs, Smart TV, sea views, door to balcony with table and two chairs.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, en suite shower room with basin and WC. Door to balcony.

Bedroom 2

twin beds, TV.


bath with rainfall shower over, basin, WC.

Additional information

gas central heating, the washing machine can be found in the hallway cupboard, WiFi.


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1 Jan - 6 Feb494
13 February550
20 Feb - 20 Mar494
27 March552
3 Apr - 10 Apr820
17 Apr - 24 Apr552
1 May688
8 May - 22 May735
29 May1181
5 June921
12 Jun - 19 Jun957
26 June1072
3 July1126
10 July1145
17 July1479
24 Jul - 21 Aug1590
28 August957
4 September884
11 September795
18 September599
25 Sep - 9 Oct593
16 October606
23 October846
30 Oct - 11 Dec494
18 December965
25 Dec - 31 Dec1229


1 Jan - 5 Feb494
12 Feb - 19 Feb550
26 Feb - 26 Mar494
2 Apr - 16 Apr820
23 April552
30 April688
7 May - 21 May735
28 May1272
4 June921
11 Jun - 18 Jun957
25 June1072
2 July1126
9 July1145
16 July1479
23 Jul - 20 Aug1590
27 August1479
3 September884
10 September795
17 September599
24 Sep - 8 Oct593
15 Oct - 22 Oct846
29 Oct - 10 Dec494
17 December965
24 Dec - 31 Dec1229

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

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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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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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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