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Neptune's Rest - Morwenstow 1
Porthminster, St Ives

£666 - £1687 per week

Morwenstow is a one in a million luxury apartment complex overlooking the bay - the views will absolutely blow you away. With private access to the coast path, from the large communal garden area, leading to Porthminster beach, you could be dipping your toes in the ocean within five minutes of leaving the apartment! The sitting room and master bedroom directly overlook the bay enabling you to take in the breathtaking vista including Godrevy Lighthouse as well as the dramatic, wild and rugged coastline.

Neptunes Rest is on the garden floor, so you have immediate access to the stunning landscaped gardens where you can dine alfresco or if you fancy a spot of sunbathing without the sand, it's the perfect place. Each apartment in the complex has its own parking space within a secure gated area. Morwenstow provides a stress free getaway so park up, un-pack and head straight to the beach. St Ives town is just a 10 minute walk away where you will find an abundance of shops and restaurants. St Ives is a great location for any foodie. You'll be spoilt for choice - be it fish and chips on the beach or a gorgeous three course meal at the wonderful Porthminster Beach Café.


from the parking space through the left-hand side of the complex, communal stairs down to the garden level. Hallway with doors leading to:


sofa and two easy chairs, Smart TV, Bose iPod dock, dining table with four chairs, patio doors leading to private balcony with outside furniture, stunning view. Kitchen with Miele integrated appliances: dishwasher, washer/dryer, electric oven and hob, combination oven microwave, fridge/freezer. Dualit accessories.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, sea views, en suite with shower, WC, basin.

Bedroom 2

double bed.

Family bathroom

automatic lighting on entry, double ended bath with shower over, WC.

Additional information

lift access, underfloor heating throughout, not suitable for wheelchairs, secure intercom entry system, secure gated parking for one car, shared landscaped gardens with path leading to coastal footpath, WiFi, short breaks available.


Lovely little apartment with glorious views. Gardens are wonderful. Patio great to sit on to admire the views. Well equipped with everything we needed.

July 2021

Excellent stay, modern and spacious apartment with onsite parking. We would definitely stay here again as it had everything we needed and we both loved our stay here. Beautiful landscaped gardens and sea views from the lounge and bedroom. Very quiet location but St Ives is easily accessible down the coastal path.

June 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

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!

26th July - 7th August 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 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 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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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.

Lovely little apartment with glorious views. Gardens are wonderful. Patio great to sit on to admire the views. Well equipped with everything we needed.

Excellent stay, modern and spacious apartment with onsite parking. We would definitely stay here again as it had everything we needed and we both loved our stay here. Beautiful landscaped gardens and sea views from the lounge and bedroom. Very quiet location but St Ives is easily accessible down the coastal path.

Had a lovely half term week, weather was perfect. Apartment in a great location and great facilities

Beautiful and well maintained apartment, Neptune's Rest will not disappoint. We stayed here in May and it was a perfect week away. Great for couples or a small family, we took our 3 year old and had no complaints. There's no entertainment in the apartment other then the TV, so take things for little ones should you get a rainy day as we did. Kitchen was well equipped which made preparing meals easy. Overall really happy and would recommend to anyone.

Have been coming to ST Ives for the past 45years this is by far the nicest place we have stayed in also the staff are so helpfull

Not a sunny aspect as the other apartments as it’s shaded by the building. But was fabulous facilities and we really enjoyed our stay here.

This was our fourth stay at Morwenstow, so we know what we are getting before we get there.

The location is great and the apartments we have stayed in are always very clean, Debbie is always on hand to help if you need anything, in fact we always look forward to meeting Debbie every time we visit, she is a lovely person :)

Morwenstow 1 is highly recommended. Great accommodation in pleasant surroundings

Just home from our second stay at Morwenstow 1. The apartment is beautiful. Very modern. Very clean. Has everything you need. Great location. Highly recommend.

We loved the high standard, views and location of this apartment.

This was our fifth year in a row at Neptunes Rest and we still enjoy the stay as much as the first. The location is perfect with views from Smeaton pier to Godrevy lighthouse. The apartment is perfect for our needs as a base for the many great coastal path walks of Cornwall. We also love the great restaurants in St Ives.

Stayed during July 2019 weather lovely. Great views from apartment and easy access for Porthminster Beach. Welcome pack of tea/coffee/milk on arrival. Walk down into St Ives easy and a steady climb back up. Would recommend.

Great flat, gorgeous views, easy walk into town, lovely garden, flat was very clean, comfortable and accessible.

We had a great week at Neptune’s Rest. Very highly specified and spotlessly clean apartment block with secure parking and easy access. Right on Hain walk, which allows a shortish walk to St Ives or Carbis Bay, although there are some hills to negotiate in both directions. Easy to get the car out of town, which is not always the case from St Ives. Lots of outside space and patio furniture, but unfortunately we didn’t get much sun on it in early September. A lift to our floor was another big bonus for us, and the key safe system was very easy, although we were still met and greeted, and shown to and around our apartment on arrival.

Perfect ground floor apartment with large patio area and lovely outdoor furniture. Spotlessly clean with gorgeous interior. We love the location just far enough out of st ives centre away from the crowds but still within easy reach. The milk,tea, coffee, buscuits and bottle of wine are a lovely touch.

Excellent apartment in a perfect location!

This year was our third at Neptune's Rest. We love Cornwall and especially St Ives. The property is perfectly placed for views and getting around.

Gorgeous apartment in a perfect location. Modern, high spec, clean apartment just what we were looking for. Home from home with a useful and much appreciated welcome pack on arrival. Lovely outside space with gorgeous views and a nice short walk down to the beach. Already booked for next year.

Lovely apartment, stunning views with easy access to the beach and town.

A perfect Appartment for a base to explore the beautiful areas around you in Cornwall. Morden chic and very clean. Every detail has been thought of to ensure guests are happy. Stunning views with the perfect patio for soaking them up.

Close enough to the town and beaches but far enough away to feel like you are in the country, fabulous coastal views park your car and enjoy the holiday.

Lovely property very convenient to St. Ives, no need to drive in and find parking. Lovely views in all weathers, day time and evening. Very well equipped and comfortable.

Fabulous apartment in superb location in a stunning place!! We had a truly wonderful stay.

Wonderful views, easy walk down to Porthminster beach and St. Ives but not an easy walk back up!

Very well appointed modern apartment with great views and situated a stones throw from the beach (if you don't mind a walk up the hill!) However, there could be problems with the Wi Fi.

Reply from Aspects Holidays

I know that a member of the team has already been in touch with you since your return home, but again we would like to apologise for the problems with the wifi while you were there. It was a temproary issue, resolved with the network provider as soon as possible, but we are sorry that this happened, and the inconvenience it caused you. Tanya, Customer Services

Neptune's Rest is a great place to stay. Location is perfect, the property is clean, spacious, comfortable and well equipped. Beautifully decorated throughout. It is quiet and had fantastic views out to the ocean and across to St Ives harbour. Can't say enough good things about it. We will definitely rebook if we return to St Ives.

Super apartment, would definitely stay here again.