Studio Sea Urchin is approached via a 200 yard unmade lane and boasts some of the most spectacular coastal views across an expanse of sandy beach up to Godrevy Lighthouse in the distance. This ground floor, studio apartment is the perfect retreat for couples, located in perhaps one of the most stunning locations in Cornwall, on the South West Coastal Path. Sat in an enviable, elevated position, above Hawkes Point and Porth Kidney Sands, you will find true peace and quiet with no passing traffic, just walkers and stunning panoramic views across St Ives Bay. There are a small cluster of apartments, all of which have the advantage of a private car parking space on the private drive. A communal tropical garden, complete with pond, bridge and paths is available for you to meander along, whilst taking advantage of the breathtaking views.
Carbis Bay is the perfect destination for guests seeking a peaceful location with pristine sandy beaches on the doorstep, just a short distance from the heart of St Ives, the art, culture and foodie hub. With its palm-fringed sandy beaches, water sports and sea view al fresco dining options, this is the perfect choice for guests looking for the idyllic spot to experience this prestigious coastal lifestyle. An easy 30-minute walk along the South West Coast Path, or 5 minutes on the scenic coastal railway, takes you to the pretty harbour town and stunning beaches of St Ives, with its stunning light quality, low-tide rock-pooling and excellent beachside facilities. Offering water sports, paddle boarding, kayaking and boat sailing, and even come face-to-face with the fascinating sea life on a snorkelling adventure. St Ives has a wide selection of small shops, craft and art galleries, home to the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Museum. A wide choice of restaurants, cafés, takeaways and local pubs, all serving great local food and ales, are nearby.
The area has regular sightings of dolphins, basking sharks and seals, and the nearby Hayle estuary attracts birdwatchers from around the world. If you want to escape the beach, walk north towards the wide expanse of sand dunes at Hayle where you will find crowd-free sands. Just along the coast path is the pristine Porthkidney Sands, an expanse of golden sands and sea. The area is ideal for those wanting to stay local and relax, and for those who want to take their exploring further afield. Drive on the A30 which will provide you with easy reach to Penzance, Marazion, St Michaels Mount, surfing beaches at Sennen Cove and Lands End. Beach ½ mile. Shop ¼ mile, pub 1 mile and restaurant ½ mile.