Sea Shells & Sea Spray

sea facing private patio
open plan living
sea views from the living areas
open plan living
Sea Shells at The Sands Apartments, Carbis Bay, St Ives, West Cornwall
sit out on the patio and watch the sun set
and enjoy the sea views
Sea Shells at The Sands Apartments, Carbis Bay, St Ives, West Cornwall
enjoy breakfast al fresco
sea views
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sea shells at the sands apartments carbis bay
sea shells at the sands apartments carbis bay st ives
sea shells at the sands apartments carbis bay st ives
sea shells at the sands carbis bay st ives
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The Sands Apartments
Porthrepta Road
Carbis Bay
St Ives
TR26 2FG
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Sea Shells at The Sands, Carbis Bay, St Ives is a luxury self catering holiday apartment with sparkling sea views


Sea Shells and Sea Spray are a pair of luxury self catering apartments at the prestigious Sands Apartments in Carbis Bay, St Ives.  Each neighbouring apartment sleeps 4 + infant in a cot, and the apartments are ideal for couples, families or larger groups (if both apartments are booked).    Both apartments have uninterrupted sea views and one allocated parking space through secure gated acces. 

The apartments have been carefully thought about to ensure your holiday home is a delight to return to at the end of a long day at the beach in the summer or after stormy coastal walks in the winter.  Furnished and equipped to the highest of standards, Sea Shells and Sea Spray are about five minutes walk from the beautiful Blue Flag Carbis Bay beach and around a three minute walk to Carbis Bay station, where you can hop on the picturesque St Ives Bay branch line and be in St Ives in just two or three minutes.  Enjoy the peace and tranquility Carbis Bay has to offer, with the hustle and bustle of St Ives right on your doorstep! 

Boasting uninterrupted sea views, Sea Shells and Sea Spray are just a few mins walk from the soft golden sands of Carbis Bay beach, and only 1.5 miles from the historic fishing village of St Ives, arguably the most famous seaside town in Cornwall - known for its abundance of art galleries, fine restaurants and choice of golden sandy beaches, sparkling azure seas and its picturesque working harbour. St Ives is easily accessed from Carbis Bay on foot along the magnificent South West coastal path and is just a two or three minute ride on the St Ives Bay branch line (thought to be the most scenic railway in the UK) - Carbis Bay station is a three minute walk from the apartments and the trains run regularly all year round.

Sea Shells and Sea Spray have been carefully furnished to ensure five star quality and comfort is provided throughout, briefly:

Living accommodation
The spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen areas boast 8 ft patio doors to take maximum advantage of the superb sea view! Well equipped, you will instantly feel at home.  Sea Shells boasts two comfy sofas, whilst Sea Spray has a large corner sofa, both are complemented with designer Calligaris Italian Media Units. Sea Shells has a 49" Panasonic 4K Smart TV, Blu-ray DVD and Playstation 4 games Games Console whilst Sea Spray has a 47" Panasonic 4K TV and Blu-Ray DVD Player.   The dining areas are home to Calligaris table and four chairs, and matching sideboards full of books, games and DVDs to keep you and your family entertained during cosy nights in after long days on the beach or exploring the delights of West Cornwall.     There's also Blu-tooth/internet stereo systems, fibre wifi, underfloor heating and remote controlled mood lighting.

The fully fitted designer Kitchen areas also have sea views and are well equipped with a range of cabinets and work surfaces.   You'll find all of the appliances and equipment you'll need, including a NEFF fridge/freezer, NEFF dishwasher, NEFF washer/dryer, NEFF oven & 5 ring hob and amicrowave.  There are also plenty of extras to ensure your family holiday runs smoothly, including Dartington Crystal glassware, Denby crockery, John Lewis Saucepans as well as many extras, such as a blender for the baby food, plenty of plastics a slow cooker, etc..


The master bedrooms boast light oak king size bedsteads with a luxury Hypnos pocket sprung mattress and are topped with crisp, white bed linen and wall mounted reading lights, there are fitted wardrobes, matching oak bedside cupboards and a flat screen TV/DVD, blu-tooth radio, hairdryer and plenty of good quality towels. French doors lead onto a sunny rear terrace and the en-suites have a fabulous ‘rain head’ drench shower.

The second bedrooms have luxury Hypnos zip and link beds which can either be made up as two (longer length) single beds or as a super king (6') bed.  There are spacious oak wardrobes and plenty of matching light oak drawers, Smart TVs and DAB/wifi radios.  The bedrooms have been tastefully decorated to ensure the theme is suitable for children, teenagers or adults.   The spacious family bathroom is fully tiled with smart, sleek contemporary sanitary ware, underfloor heating, a chrome heated towel rail and a generous bathroom cabinet - perfect for all those teenage toiletries!  Sea Shells also benefits from a thermostatically controlled shower and screen over the bath.

Sea Shells and Sea Spray have private patio areas overlooking the sea with a table and four chairs and access to the communal gardens. They also have secure sunny rear terraces, also with a table and four chairs – the rear terraces are a real 'sun trap' and are the perfect place to relax with a good book and a glass of wine!   Each apartment has its own private parking space through secure gated access.

Spa / Leisure Membership :

Guests staying at Sea Shells will receive complimentary spa / lesiure membership for two adults at the St Ives Harbour Hotel 'HarSpar' for all bookings that start before March 2020 (membership is due for review in March) HarSpar facilities include indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gymnasium as well as relaxation terraces/gardens.  Guests will also be able to attend fitness classes, subject to availability, and will have the benefit of discounted treatments and food and drink at the hotel.  Fitness classes are also complimentary, subject to availability.   There are two childrens swimming sessions per day and childrens passes can be bought at the hotel for £5 per child. Nestled above Porthminster Beach, with panoramic views of St Ives Bay, the Hotel is easily accessed via the three minute train journey on the St Ives Bay branch line. 

  • Each apartment can sleeps 4 + infant in a cot.
  • Short breaks available (subject to a minimum stay of 3 nights)
  • Sleep up to 8 guests in two neightbouring apartments
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