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Carbis Bay, Cornwall (Ref. 1081349)


Very good

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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5 Customer Reviews

  • "The property is beautiful and the views are stunning."

    It would have been nice to be informed that there is a building site next door when we booked as we may have chosen somewhere else to stay. We chose to get away for a relaxing week and the building site is very loud right by the windows of the property. Also as beautiful as the property is, for nearly £3000 a week then I'd expect it to perfection. There were a few tiny niggles like food left on the floor from the previous occupier, the light switches in the bedrooms sometimes work, the toilet holder had broke, the tvs are extremely small in the bedrooms. The place is amazing though and the apartment is very secure. Carbis bay beach is really nice.

    Thank you for your feedback, we are very pleased you loved the property and views. There is a notice regarding the building works on the webpage for this property which also comes up upon booking, and we can confirm this was in place prior to receiving your booking with us. If you have any issues during your stay we would like the opportunity to rectify things as quickly as possible, please contact the local office on 01736 630015 option 2, and one of the local team would be more than happy to help. Thank you again for your comments which we will look into, and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Kinds Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by BenJul 2022

  • "Great property and we all loved it."

    However, a few observations: - We specially requested 3 double beds and one room was two singles. - The en-suite room would benefit with a set of draws (space available under the TV). - The en-suite shower doors do not close fully. Apart from that, the apartment was brilliant and would definitely return.

    Dear Chris, thank you very much for taking the time to leave feedback and comments following our stay at Horizon. We are happy to hear that you liked the property and will return. We thank you for bringing the en-suite shower door to our attention and can assure you that we will look into this to rectify any problems going forward. However we do not appear to have received correspondence from yourself requesting the beds to be 3 double beds, it may be that the request was within 48 hours of arrival and therefore the housekeeper is unable to facilitate this at such short notice but we will investigate the reason why to ensure this does not happen again. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ChrisJun 2022

  • "I would have said 10 out if 10 and we onky had 1 issue but it was fairly stressful at the time on arrival we had the gate code for the car park and the key code box however there was only a flat key in the box and no communal door code , therefore we spent 2 hours camped on the doorstep at midnight and copuldnt get in , finally after buzzing all the properties someone let is in only for us to find the communal door key inside the flat !"

    Reviewed by MikeMay 2022

  • "We staying in No 23, Horizon at the Sands last year and came back again this year because we liked it so much."

    We appreciate the care you take to furnish the property tastefully and provide all the necessary cooking implements. It couldn't be better done, really home from home. We also appreciate the care you show by providing milk, biscuits, tea, wash liquid, dishwasher satchets,etc, etc, so that the minute we walk in the door there is everything there for starting us off. The comfortable beds, television, balcony, view, location, all play a part in making this appartment a wonderful place to spend a holiday. Thank you very much, Graham Barton & Christine.

    Dear Mr Barton, thank you for your valued comments following your recent holiday at Horizon. These are very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by GrahamMay 2022

  • "Lovely modern well presented apartment, in a good location with great views of the bay."

    Apartment was well kept, spacious and very clean, the additional welcome items were much appreciated after a long drive.

    Dear Mr Watton, Thank you for your great feedback! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay. Best Regards The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by IanApr 2022

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This property is part of the Carbis Bay Holidays collection.
Escape to a luxury holiday cottage nudging the Cornish coast. Carbis Bay Holidays collection of stylish self-catering accommodation ranges from penthouse apartments overlooking the white-sand beaches of St Ives, to designer country homes a pebble’s throw from the coast.


  • Second-floor apartment
  • Three bedrooms: 2 x super-king-size (zip/link, can be twins on request) with TV, 1 x king-size with TV and en-suite shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, hand-held shower, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Gas central heating with underfloor heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher
  • TV with Apple TV, DVD player, Sonos Speakers and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Allocated parking for one car
  • Decked balcony with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.2 miles, beach 0.2 miles

The property

This luxury penthouse, Horizon, boasts a beautiful elevated position in Carbis Bay, with sweeping views across the water.

Set on the top-floor, this sumptuous holiday home ticks all the boxes for a first-class getaway with friends and family.

Step into the open-plan living space, a welcoming hub for holiday life, with a smart fitted kitchen to tempt home-cooking whilst the relaxed seating area is perfect for a lazy sunny afternoon or even a storm watching winter weekend.

The Smart TV welcomes family nights on the sofa, while the dining table is perfectly positioned to capture the remarkable far-reaching views across the scenic Cornish coastline, with ample space for up to six guests to dine in style.

Step out onto the beautiful balcony with timer decking, enjoying a west-facing position so you can catch those glorious sun rises if you’re an early bird, while there is also integrated night lights for evening drinks; a lovely spot to watch the sun as it sets over the water.

Retreat to either of the three bedrooms, each of which have been thoughtfully styled with the finest linens and furniture, along with TVs so you can continue your favourite series to bed.

There is also a beautiful bathroom with a contemporary features, ensuring a consistent theme throughout.

When you’re ready to tear yourself away from this stunning apartment, wander down to Carbis Bay Beach, where you can enjoy picture-perfect crystal waters, soft golden sand and a range of watersports.

There is also a quirky beach café, stylish bar and tempting restaurant so you can refuel after a day on the sand.

Keen walkers will be drawn to the South West Coastal Path, crossing over some awe-inspiring clifftops and headlands – don’t forget your camera!

St Ives is just waiting to be explore; meander through the traditional and colourful streets as you pop in and out of little shops, before discovering the harbour front where you can soak up the comings and goings of this unique and picture-perfect coastal town.

Take some time to box off the rest of Cornwall, with attractions such as the world-famous Eden Project providing an unmissable opportunity, while Pendennis Castle in Falmouth is one of Cornwall’s most historic landmarks, and the likes of Penzance and St Michael’s Mount are just an easy drive away.

Savour a refreshing break in this luxury holiday base, Horizon.

The Sands

The Sands Apartments are a prestigious development of contemporary apartments of various designs, ideally positioned to maximise the views across St Ives Bay and convenient for the Blue Flag accredited Carbis Bay beach.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location


St Ives 2 miles ; Hayle 3.5 miles ; Penzance 8.5 miles

Just a short drive from iconic St Ives, the seaside village of Carbis Bay is best-known for its beautiful stretch of pure white sand. With turquoise waters and sheltered conditions, the beach feels almost subtropical and is the perfect spot for a good old-fashioned day by the sea. The beach is also home to the Ocean Sports Centre, so if sunbathing is not really your thing, why not hire a kayak or SUP and get out on the water instead. Or why not treat yourself to a Spa day at the delightful hotel which overlooks the beach and has a fabulous terrace where cocktails can be enjoyed in the Cornish sunshine? Carbis Bay has a small range of local shops and restaurants as well as a fish & chip takeaway and railway branch line. The train journey from Carbis Bay into St Ives is perhaps one of the most beautiful in the country; St Ives additionally makes for a great day out, with plenty of galleries to explore. The quayside town of Hayle also isn't far and is home to activities for the all the family, including a golf and a wildlife sanctuary. The Godrevy Nature Reserve and Penwith Heritage Coast are also within easy reach from Carbis Bay, providing outdoors and watersports plans with even more activities to partake in, including coasteering and birdwatching. Carbis Bay is truly a wonderful holiday location for those wanting to experience Cornwall's breathtaking coastline.

Region Information

Azure development - please note that there are building works taking place adjacent to The Sands apartments for the Azure development. These are due to be completed in the latter half of 2022

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas