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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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16 Customer Reviews

  • "Sykes Cottages kept us informed of what to do on arrival and departure and when they were going to take balance of monies."

    Apartment was excellent in the best position for us. Home from home. Chuffed

    Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that Kissingmoon helped with giving you a great holiday. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2023

  • "Apartment furnished and kitted out to an exceptionally high standard."

    Bedroom spacious and comfortable . Lounge large and comfortable. Kitchen extremely well equipped. Location perfect for exploring beach and the local area.

    Thank you so much for your lovely comments, so glad you had a great week and we would love to have you back visiting Kissingmoon again Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gary5.0Aug 2023

  • "Basin in the bathroom was slow to empty (partial blockage)."

    Nice bathroom cabinet with mirror and (3) lights. The (2) at the bottom worked OK. The top one which would have lit the bathroom well did not work which meant that the main light & Vent fan had to be switch on. Vent fan was very noisy. which at night must have upset the people above. Good information books on the regulations and equipment usage.

    Dear Nicholas, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your holiday at Kissingmoon. We have passed your comments onto our Property Management team to have a look into. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Cornwall in the near future. Kindest Regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicholas4.7Jun 2023

  • "Possibly two faults one being chipped plates and the other the noise from the extractor fan in the bathroom."

    Although the fan doesn’t go on for too long. Lovely apartment and no problems would stay again.

    Reviewed by Olwyn5.0Jun 2023

  • "Bay-rilliant time at Kissingmoon!"

    Comfy bed, clean and spacious living space and kitchen. Thanks for a wonderful stay!xxx Recommendations: - Talay Thai, St Ives - Iced On The Quay, Desserts in Hayle - Minack Theatre - Sunset Cafe, Hayle - Carbis Bay Beach Club

    Jessica & AdamMar 2023

  • "Good location for us,2 mins from train station and short walk to beach."

    Apartment was well equipped with new kitchen items,which we used when cooking.Very comfortable bed and sofa. Keys were easy to find in car park keys safe. Only slight criticism to stop getting 5 stars,found a few dog hairs around but not many. No recycling facilities,everything goes in 1 wheelie bin. The central heating and towel rail I never managed to get working.BUT the weather was mild when we stayed in October and we don't like a hot bedroom when sleeping so we didn't need it.If winter and cold then I may of had to contact someone to get it on for us.Water was fine though. Would definitely stay again.Reasonable priced.

    Thank you very much for your taking the time to leave such informative Feedback. We are sorry to hear of the dog hairs and have advised the Housekeeper that looks after the property of this. With regards to the central heating and towel rails, the instructions to operative these are in the Quick Start Guide in the property. For future refence, if you are staying at a Carbis Bay Holidays property and have an issue, please do not hesitate to call our office on 01736 630015 and one of our local team will be happy to assist. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Best wishes, the Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Neil4.4Oct 2022

  • "Great stay in an apartment that has everything you need."

    Would definitely stay again. A suggestions to have a TV in the bedroom.

    Nicci & RayOct 2022

  • "The location of the property and the appliances in the home were great."

    We had everything we needed. However the damage throughout the property and damp in the bedroom was not acceptable especially when it states in the contract you could be charged for damage to the home. The bathroom door was off so the door couldn’t be closed or locked, there was marks all over the sofa, rug and walls. There was damp in the bedroom and would had a small baby with us. The amount of money the property will have generated this summer means there isn’t really an excuse to now have it looking too notch.

    Hi Louise We are sorry that our property didn't meet your expectations, sadly we don't agree with your comments but take them on board. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future and wish you luck. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Louise3.1Sep 2022

  • "The apartment is lovely but two things marred the stay - mould growing in the bedroom and weeds and dead plants in pots on the patio which suggested poor upkeep and presentation of the property."

    Thank you for your constructive comments, we have addressed them. We look forward to welcoming you in the future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Diane3.8Aug 2022

  • "A comfortable, clean, spacious and very well equipped apartment with goodies to welcome guests."

    Also had good wifi. We enjoyed our stay there and would recommend the apartment. However I think the description needs to qualify the statement of being on the 'ground floor' as there are 19 steps down from the entrance door to the block to apartment 5 and this may present problems for those with limited mobility. A grab rail in the shower would be a good safety measure.

    Thank you very much for your feedback as it is very important to us! We are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Kissingmoon and would recommend booking the property to other people. With regards to the steps, this is noted in the access details of the property description on the website, so guests are aware of these prior to making a booking. It states there that access to the property from the car parking area is down 19 internal carpeted steps and a detailed access statement is available on request. We thank you again for you feedback and hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team Property Owner

    Reviewed by Hilary4.7Jul 2022

  • "Lovely clean and comfortable apartment."

    In particular bed was very comfortable. Courtyard was nice and private and allowed us to leave doors open for air. Apartment is kitted out with everything you would need in a home and made our stay so comfortable. Very quiet and nice to be away from the hustle and bustle of st Ives which was only 3 minutes away…train station close by very convenient. Not related to the apartment but carbis bay beach is reached by a very steep hill and is not suitable for those with mobility issues. Can drive but car park is expensive although you can drop off. We would definitely return to this apartment.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your lovely Feedback following your recent holiday at Kissingmoon and we are especially pleased to hear you found the bed very comfortable. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Kind regards, The Carbis Bay Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Jul 2022

  • "Where was the sea view?"

    (I don't count the glimpse from the corner of the car park!)

    Dear Mrs Thorpe, Thank you for taking the time to submit your feedback. We would like to confirm that the property is listed as seaward facing, we are not aware that it is stated to have sea views, but please don't hesitate to let us know if you have seen this stated elsewhere. We always endeavor to keep the expectation realistic, and we are sorry for the disappointment caused. Kind Regards, Carbis Bay Holidays Property Owner

    Reviewed by Pauline4.7Oct 2021

  • "We both throughly enjoyed our stay, weather was very kind."

    The apartment was very well equipped and very clean and more likely than not will be returning next year

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Oct 2021

  • "The apartment is lovely and very well equipped so much so that there was no spare cupboard/shelf to store groceries, a minor point."

    We did struggle with the door lock and there were occasions when it seemed that we wouldn't be able to get back in so maybe worthwhile having it checked out. The arrival details weren't forwarded until the day before we were due to arrive and after I had e'mailed for them and did cause a little confusion; apartment 5, parking spot 6 with the keysafe at the parking spot. There is no keysafe at 6 but as there is at 5.......

    Reviewed by Karen4.7Jul 2021

  • "The key collection details are inaccurate."

    In the e-mail it states that "space marked No 6 for the apartment." whereas the space is no.5 the same as the appartment no. and that is where the key safe is found. I think the outside sitting area experience could be improved given that it is a kind of an outdoor bunker.Such things as climbing plants,mirrors,painting some of the walls all of which would not cost a lot would make sitting outside an even more pleasant experience.

    Reviewed by Jeffrey4.1Jun 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation I just felt your description on the website misleading ..."

    Excellent accommodation I just felt your description on the website misleading it states seaward facing and panoramic sea views kissingmoon has neither

    Reviewed by Tracey4.4Jun 2021

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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.


  • Ground-floor apartment
  • One king-size bedroom
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Oven/grill, four ring ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair provided
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Rear enclosed courtyard
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.7 miles, beach 0.3 miles
  • Note: Please bring your own bedding for use of the cot
  • Note: Check-in from 4pm, check-out by 10am

The property

Positioned close to the beach, at St Uny Apartments, in Carbis Bay, this one bedroom, ground floor apartment, enjoys a private enclosed courtyard and easy access to the South West Coast Path and St Ives scenic railway within a short walk.

Sleeping two, plus and infant, it’s perfect for a romantic escape to St Ives.

The kitchen, dining and sitting area form part of a spacious open plan living area, lit by natural light from French double doors, which lead out to an enclosed private courtyard, stylish interiors include oak flooring running throughout, a neutral calming palette and mood lighting, to create just the right atmosphere to unwind on holiday, relax into either of the two leather sofas, comfortably seating four, and enjoy the entertainment on the television.

Conveniently located next to the kitchen, ideal for socialising with those preparing meals, the dining area is within the open plan living area, an oak topped dining table with four chairs offer a lovely setting to dine in, or if you prefer the private courtyard offers an alfresco option, the contemporary kitchen with cream units teamed with black granite worktops and washer/dryer is well-appointed with everything you need for your holiday.

The King-sized master bedroom offers direct access to the rear courtyard via French double doors, throw them open and breathe in the healthy Cornish air, or enjoy an alfresco breakfast in the sun, natural light floods this light and airy space through the doors, this welcoming room is well presented with a sumptuously dressed bed and plenty of storage space.

The bathroom is conveniently located next to the bedroom, take time out to enjoy a long relaxing soak in the bath with shower-over after a busy day exploring the coast.

Outside space includes a private rear enclosed courtyard, accessed from either the living area or bedroom, take a seat at the table with four chairs and enjoy dining alfresco in the sun or drinks with friends.

Shops, restaurants and the supermarkets along with local busses to St Ives are all within a short walk, an alternative way to see the surrounding area is by the nearby scenic railway, it runs beside the beaches and the sea views are breath-taking, or if you love walking a short stroll leads you to the nearby South West coast path, it heads to Hayle or St Ives, with Carbis Bay Beach reached first, this wonderful stretch of golden sand, is lapped by azure waters, which have been awarded a blue flag for their quality, with a seasonal lifeguard service it’s a great place to catch a wave or enjoy a swim.

The pretty Cornish fishing village of St Ives is set around an arc shaped harbour, filled with a variety of cafes and restaurants served by its daily fresh catch of sea food, foodies will love dining out in St Ives especially at restaurants like the Michelin Plate, Porthminster Beach Café, set right on the beach, a wonderful setting for a meal with views as good as the food, the town has inspired many artist, to enjoy some of the famous pieces visit the Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, or browse for gifts among its many boutiques and galleries.

For a little magic head to watch the sun set over St Michaels Mount, this majestic castle is set on its own island near Penzance, and a walk along the shores as the sun sets over the castle is truly romantic, if Poldark’s tin mines or hidden coves, Doc Martins or Fisherman’s Friends quaint harbour inspired your visit to Cornwall, many of these filming locations can be visited for a day out, or enjoy Cornwall’s glorious gardens, from the exciting canopy walk way above the trees of a tropical rainforest at the Eden Project or the Lost Garden at Heligan, both near St Austell, to Trebah, a sub-tropical paradise with a stunning coastal backdrop, near Falmouth, there’s so much to discover, finally book a show at the Minack, with its dramatic setting on a cliff edge and the Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop, this open air theatre will leave you with memories which last a lifetime.

If you are after a little romance, then Kissingmoon offers a wonderful base to share with some spectacular seaside settings right on your doorstep.

St Uny Apartments

St Uny Apartments are a select development of seven purpose-built contemporary apartments on Boskerris Road, Carbis Bay. Certain apartments in the group enjoy the added bonus of being seaward facing and enjoy fantastic views from St Ives to Godrevy Lighthouse and beyond.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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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.

There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 for this property.
Access from the car parking area is down 19 internal carpeted steps.

Unfortunately, the gravel path, down the side of the apartments, to the communal gardens has been highlighted as not suitable for frequent use. The owners are looking at addressing this in the long term, but in the meantime they have installed 'no pedestrian access' sign to say that guests will be unable to use the path to access the communal gardens and therefore the communal gardens will be inaccessible via the path for the duration of your stay. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas