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St Ives, South West England
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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Price per night
August : £356
Price in September
Type of accommodation
2 Bedrooms, 75m²
Price per week
December : £251
A holiday rental in St Ives is the best way to respect the rules of social distancing during the coronavirus epidemic this summer. A holiday rental is a private space, unlike a hotel or campsite. For example, if you choose a rental with a private swimming pool, you will be able to limit your interactions with other people. However, it is recommended that you follow the latest government information in order to comply with travel authorisations and the rules of the country: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
The average price of a night in a holiday rental in St Ives is £285.
If you want to spend a week in a holiday rental in St Ives, you have to pay on average £1 998 for 7 days. The price varies according to the season between £1 755 and £2 491 for one week.
The price of holiday rentals in St Ives are less expensive in December: £251 per night on average. This represents a decrease of 12% compared to the average price recorded for the rest of the year. Conversely, the price increases by 25% (£356 per night) in 08, which is the most expensive month to live in St Ives.
On average, rentals in St Ives can accommodate 5 people (apartments and houses combined) and have a surface area of 83 m².
The price of a holiday rental in St Ives is £227 per night for this summer. A week's rental in July or August will cost you on average £1 588.
A holiday rental for a weekend in St Ives costs on average £287, for Friday and Saturday nights.
15% of accommodation is still available for a stay in October. It will be necessary to pay on average £306 per night.
Though all types of accommodation are popular in St Ives, the favourite among visitors is a nostalgic holiday cottage, where you can fall back in time and enjoy the unspoilt spirit of the Cornish Riviera. Begin your search for a cottage in the verdant parish of Porthmeor whose greenery epitomises the area's title of an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' (AONB). Equally, the waterfront neighbourhood of Lelant is a charming medieval village with a range of cottages, which are nestled between the oldest golf club in the country, and the sublime Porthkidney Beach.
St Ives may have made a name for itself in the world of fine dining and high art; however, there is no more famous attraction than the raw beauty of Seal Island. This rocky island, which is only 3.5 miles west of the shore, is a haven for nature enthusiasts, who travel to the aptly-named island to visit the rare seal colony. To ensure you are ahead of the crowd, choose accommodation on The Wharf, where you will discover a host of boat tour agencies just beyond your front door.
With the trill of the local water-sport scene and collection of nationally-renowned galleries, it is unsurprising that St Ives is so popular with families. Many visitors with children look for accommodation near Porthmeor Beach, which is famed for its rock pools and surfing opportunities. If you are looking for a serene beach escape, stay by Porthminster Beach, which offers the perfect paddling environment for younger children at low tide. Staying near the arty neighbourhood of Ayr is also popular with families who plan on visiting the renowned Tate Gallery, before getting creative in the Barnoon Workshop art space.
Take advantage of the renowned Cornish water-sport scene by reserving accommodation in one of the picturesque bay's which are dotted along the coast of St Ives. Rent a beach house in Carbis Bay, which is celebrated as one of the best sporting shores in the country. Here, you can take up diving, canoeing and kayaking on the emerald Celtic Sea. Alternatively, you can choose an apartment with a view over St Ives Bay, which sweeps from the cobbled streets of the town centre to Godrevy lighthouse. This golden stretch is a favourite among surfers, who descend on Gwithian Beach and enjoy the waves all year round.
Stay in a St Ives holiday rental to enjoy your stay in Cornwall. Likibu has a selection of accommodation in Cornwall from you to select from whether it is a bed and breakfast or hotel there is something to suit everyone.
Reserve a nostalgic holiday cottage in St Ives, where you can fall back in time and enjoy the unspoilt spirit of the Cornish Riviera. Begin your search for a cottage in the verdant parish of Porthmeor whose greenery epitomises the area’s title of an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. Equally, the waterfront neighbourhood of Lelant is a charming medieval village with a range of cottages, which are nestled between the oldest golf club in the country, and the sublime Porthkidney Beach.
When it comes to a British beach break, there is nothing more traditional than a quaint bed and breakfast. Choose a room in a sea-front property, where you can sleep and refuel before a morning of surfing on the golden Cornish shores.
South West England, Carbis Bay
To guarantee a memorable holiday in this jewel of the Cornish Riviera, book an apartment rental with sublime views across St Ives Bay. Secure the keys to your coastal retreat, where you can watch the fishing boats return over breakfast and the sun-set over the oceanic landscape over a romantic meal in the evening.
St Ives, Cornwall
Though St Ives is known primarily for its coastal scenery, the surrounding vast green landscape should not go unmentioned. Stay in a holiday rental with a garden, where you can enjoy your private piece of organic Cornish beauty, and even catch some southern sun, if you are lucky!
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This quaint seaside town lies in the north of Penzance and west of Camborne on the coast of the Celtic sea. Packed with cottages to rent and plenty of bed and breakfasts serving Cornish pastries and tea with scones, there is an accommodation to suit everyone. St Ives was voted the title for the Best UK Seaside Town from the British Travel Awards in 2010 and 2011. If you're an arty person stay in a cottage near the popular Tate St Ives or come for one of the many festivals that appear over the course of the year in St Ives.
Like all of England, summer has a habit of to be the most popular time to visit places. Cornwall tends to have hot summers with the occasional day of rain and wind. Unless you want to just visit the Tate or Barbara Hepworth in the winter there is no point in coming for walking or swimming in the sea!
From other parts of the UK, getting to St Ives can be a long journey. The quickest is to fly to Newquay Airport from London with a flying time of 1hr10mins. The easiest way although it takes a while, is to drive. Driving gives you flexibility and comfortability to travel on your own schedule and at your own pace. Some of the drive will be through stunning countryside scenery or along glorious coastlines.
As previously suggested, driving is the best way to discover Cornwall – there are plenty of car parks as well as a Park and Ride system in place during busy months. If you don't have a car and aren't planning on driving, then there are several bus routes available for public use.
St Ives is only a small seaside fishing port but Likibu offers a selection of places to stay. Why not search for a St Ives Hotel that overlooks the stunning Cornish coastline and serves delicious scones and cream. Book a holiday rental with glorious bay views or book a room in a pub with lovely local rooms. Be within walking distance of Tate St Ives where the famous Barbara Hepworth collection can be found or close to one of the 4 main beaches in St Ives whilst staying in an Airbnb. If you are with your family and want a place for yourself look at the selection of cottages in St Ives to rent for your holiday this summer!
Since 1993, Tate St Ives has been a branch of the Tate Gallery. It stands out amongst the rest of the Cornish architecture as it is 3 storeys tall with an iconic circular entrance. There is a wonderful collection here and features of the St Ives School and artist Alfred Wallis.
The museum and gardens are where Hepworth worked in St Ives from 1949 until 1975. She was one of St Ives' most influential artists and she is best known for her geometric abstract sculptures which have holes in and tended to be in bronze. The gardens include many examples of her sculptures here as well as a lovely place to visit and read a book.
Cornwall is generally known to be the place where surfers infiltrate to. Jutting out into St Ives Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, St Ives is a popular surfing destination. Porthmeor beach has strong challenging wave to ride as well as a few tucked away secret bays.
For a more relaxed beach day, there are 4 main beaches within walking distance of the town. Porthminster is the second biggest beach and offers a lovely stretch of sand to walk along. The harbour beach is by the town and is a safe beach with weaker backwash, ideal for families with smaller children.