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Apartment Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
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£190
£133 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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House Saint Ives
26 Feb - 5 Mar
-67%
£122
£40 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Cottage Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
-32%
£100
£68 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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15 amazing accommodation options from 23 holiday letting websites, including Casamundo and Homelidays, can be booked in Saint Ives. By directly analysing these different offers, HomeToGo features the lowest prices as well as the most popular rentals in Saint Ives.

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in St Ives from just £53 per night

Apartment Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
-27%
£149
£109 per night
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Apartment Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
£146 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Apartment Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
-30%
£190
£133 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Holiday rentals with wifi

House Internet Saint Ives
5 Mar - 12 Mar
-62%
£56
£22 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Apartment Internet Saint Ives
20 Nov - 27 Nov
-54%
£166
£77 per night
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Cottage Internet Saint Ives
30 Oct - 6 Nov
-46%
£92
£50 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

House Balcony/Patio Saint Ives
6 Nov - 13 Nov
-45%
£181
£100 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
4.7/5.0 "Outstanding"
(23 ratings)
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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House Balcony/Patio Saint Ives
20 Nov - 27 Nov
-31%
£256
£176 per night
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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House Balcony/Patio Saint Ives
14 May - 21 May
-22%
£195
£152 per night
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
4.4/5.0 "Very good"
(33 ratings)
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Holiday homes and cottages with a garden

Cottage Garden Saint Ives
6 Nov - 13 Nov
-40%
£106
£64 per night
Cottage ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Sykes Cottages
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Cottage Garden Saint Ives
3 Dec - 10 Dec
-39%
£100
£61 per night
Cottage ∙ 3 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Cottage Garden Saint Ives
20 Nov - 27 Nov
-58%
£204
£86 per night
Cottage ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Saint Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Popular holiday rental amenities in St Ives

  • No smoking (955)
  • Internet (953)
  • TV (812)
  • Kitchen (689)
  • Microwave (574)
  • Parking (542)
  • Washing machine (482)
  • Fishing (419)
  • Dishwasher (355)
  • Garden (349)
  • Balcony/Patio (286)
  • Pet allowed (239)

Accommodation options can be filtered based on different criteria. Just above, you will find the number of properties that include a particular feature in Saint Ives. In Saint Ives, 953 properties provide internet. So, if you need internet access during your holidays, use the internet filter to see these properties. You can even find properties if you enjoy soaking in the hot tub (37 rentals include jacuzzis in Saint Ives) or you love sweating the stress away in saunas (25 rentals with saunas).

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Accommodation options for your holiday in St Ives

In Saint Ives, house rentals are the most common holiday accommodation type. House rentals there have an average cost of £175 a night as well as a median size of 81 m². Moreover, these rentals are a great option if you're going in a group of 5, since that's the average number of guests that house rentals are able to welcome in Saint Ives. Apartment rentals are the other most typical accommodation option in Saint Ives. Apartment rentals in Saint Ives are 67 m² on average, with prices averaging £137 per night.

Explore the beautiful Cornish coast with a St Ives cottage

Located on the Celtic Sea coast, west of Camborne and north of Penzance, St Ives is a pretty seaside town in Cornwall known for its golden sandy beaches, top-notch cafés, and thriving cultural scene. A St Ives holiday cottage is the perfect choice for a relaxed holiday getaway in the charming county of Cornwall.

The quaint seaside town is peppered with boutique shops and has many great restaurants serving locally-caught seafood, as well as other regional favourites. Galleries such as the Tate St Ives and nearby theme parks mean there's something to entertain the whole family. To get back to nature, walk along the stunning cliffs or head south for a visit to Land's End at the tip of England. All this and more await when you book a St Ives holiday home.

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How to get to Saint Ives?

How to get to your St Ives holiday home

Arriving at your St Ives holiday home couldn't be easier! The train is one of the most efficient and pleasant ways to reach St Ives. Trains depart from London Paddington for Penzance several times a day. You should alight at St Erth and continue to your final destination by local bus or taxi.

Coaches are also an option. Three services a day leave London Victoria and the journey takes around nine hours. If you wish to drive to St Ives, follow the A30 which will take you directly to the local area. Having your own vehicle is especially useful, as it enables you to explore the wider area with ease and flexibility.

The county of Cornwall is also served by Newquay International Airport. The airport has many domestic and a few international flight routes operating daily.

Where to find the best food in St Ives?

Best places to eat in St Ives

Cornwall is famed for its pasties and one of the best places to grab the local delicacy is Presto Pasty. Other popular places to sample the county's classic dish are Pengenna Pasties and Warren's Bakery.

For an affordable lunch, head to Blas Burgerworks, which offers beef, chicken and vegetarian options, all served with a variety of toppings. Hub St Ives is another great burger joint, with a Brooklyn theme. They also serve a good selection of both local and international ales.

Alba Restaurant, set in a former lifeboat house, is famous for its seafood, including scallops and crab. This fine dining restaurant also has a great tasting menu, so you can sample a little of everything.

What are the top sights in St Ives?

St Ives' attractions

A key draw in St Ives is the beach. The shore is dotted with welcoming cafés and restaurants, and facilities such as showers. The two main beaches in the area are Porthminster Beach and Porthmeor Beach - you should easily be able to find a holiday cottage quite close to them. Pack a picnic and some beach towels and head to one of these for a relaxing day in the sun.

Paradise Park is located about 5 km from St Ives and is a wonderful spot for nature enthusiasts. The wildlife sanctuary boasts over 650 different species of animals and birds and is additionally home to the World Parrot Trust. There's the JungleBarn indoor play centre to keep little ones busy, whilst the Bird in Hand Pub, which serves a range of speciality ales and delicious meals, is perfect for when you get peckish.

If you're travelling with kids and looking for an all-weather activity, then the Flambards Experience is an excellent choice. The park encompasses thrilling rides as well as themed indoor areas, such as Victorian Village and Britain in the Blitz. It is worth booking in advance online in order to secure a 10% discount.

What are the best places to discover the arts and culture of Saint Ives?

Art in St Ives

Located close to the harbour is the Barbara Hepworth Museum. Here you can visit the sculptor's studio, see her classic works and walk in the beautiful gardens. Another great spot for taking in art is the Tate St Ives, part of the Tate collection of galleries along with the Tate Britain, Tate Modern and Tate Liverpool. Housed in a striking building that overlooks Porthmeor Beach, the gallery focuses on modern British artists. Combined tickets are available for here and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, while entry is free for those aged under 18.

Where are the unique attractions in St Ives?

What to see in St Ives

The stunning, historic town of Penzance is a mere 20-minute drive from St Ives. Famed for its abundance of Regency architecture, Penzance is filled with boutiques and cafés. Penlee House is a particular highlight, showcasing works from the Newlyn School movement.

For a unique day out, head to Land's End at the very edge of the country, just 40 minutes from your St Ives holiday home. England's most south-westerly point is neither a town nor city, but there is a good amount of attractions here. These include great cliff-side walking trails, the famous sign post showing the distances to New York and John O'Groats, and a bar attached to the nearby Land's End Hotel, where you can relax over a drink.

What are the best events and festivals in St Ives?

Festivals and events in St Ives

You'll be able to enjoy a range of exciting festivals and events throughout the year while staying at your St Ives holiday cottage.

St Ives September Festival The Festival is one of the biggest St Ives’ events held every September. During this 15-day long festival, the whole town comes alive with an extravaganza of literature, culture, music, and art. The event also features art exhibitions, art workshops, street entertainment, Open Studios, and a variety of other events.

St Ives Food Festival This is a popular food festival held on the stunning Porthminster Beach every May. During the event, you can check out amazing cookery demonstrations by celebrity and talented local chefs. The event also includes local produce market, food stalls from top food traders, musical performances, and a range of family-friendly activities.

St Ives May Day This week-long annual festival features colourful parades, workshops, and various cultural events, attracting writers, artists, musicians, and poets.

What are the must-see attractions in St Ives?

Tranquillity in Saint Ives - beaches and beyond

St. Ives Harbour

A working port to this day, St. Ives Harbour is a great spot to watch local fishermen at work, while devouring ice cream and pasties. An amusement arcade nearby keeps kids entertained.

Porthmeor Beach

Close to Saint Ives' city centre, this dog-friendly beach is popular with surfers and families. Restaurants and cafés around serve excellent sandwiches and pasties.

St. Ives Lighthouse

Located at the end of Smeatons Pier, St. Ives Lighthouse measures 9 metres and has an interesting octagonal design.

St. Ives Church

Dedicated to St. La, an Irish female missionary, St. Ives Church houses a pipe organ from 1831. Watch out for the 15th-century gargoyles and grotesques, and the Fishermen's Aisle where glass windows let fishermen watch over their boats while in church.

Barnoon Cemetery

Perched high on a cliff overlooking Porthmeor beach, the historic Barnoon Cemetery is accessible via an uphill walk from the beach. You'll be rewarded with outstanding views.

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Holidays with pets in St Ives

With miles of coastal pet-walking areas and several pet-friendly beaches, St Ives is an ideal destination for holidays with pets. You'll be spoilt for choices when it comes to finding pet-friendly accommodation in St Ives, which allow your four-legged friend to join you on holiday.

  1. Pet-friendly Beaches St Ives Bay is packed with pet-friendly beaches, where your furry friend can roam or play without any restriction. Bamaluz Beach, Lambeth Walk Beach, Mexico Towans, and Black Cliff Beach are some of the popular ones. Beaches like Porthminster Beach, Carbis Bay, and Porthmeor Beach have seasonal restrictions, meaning pets are only allowed from October to Easter.
  2. Pet-friendly Pubs There’s nothing better than relaxing in a cosy pub with your pet after a busy day of sightseeing and exploring. There is a wide range of pet-friendly pubs in St Ives; many of them would be a stone's throw from your holiday cottage. Located on Fore Street, The Union Inn offers typical pub fares and Sunday lunch. This place is excellent for enjoying with the whole family including your beloved pooch. The Sloop Inn and The Castle Inn are also worth checking out.
  3. Pet-friendly Restaurants and Cafés You'll find many cafés and restaurants in St Ives, where you can savour a hearty meal or sip a refreshing beer along with your four-legged friend. Head over to the family-run Lakeside Cabin Café and treat yourself to mouthwatering Cornish pasties after a walk with your dog along the beautiful fishing lakes. Along with a diverse menu, they also provide a few tasty snacks for your four-legged friend. The Loft Restaurant & Terrace allows pets in their covered rooftop where you can enjoy an evening meal or wine with your pooch while admiring the lovely sunset view.


Luxury holidays in St Ives

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing family holiday or a weekend getaway with friends, you'll find a great selection of luxury holiday cottages in St Ives to suit your taste and budget. These stylish self-catering cottages are loaded with modern amenities so you feel relaxed and pampered during your holiday in St Ives.

Cottages With Stunning Panoramic Views Situated just a short walk from the St Ives harbour and beaches, these holiday properties offer spacious accommodation with spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean and the harbour. Some of them also boast a rooftop area with seating, where you can enjoy alfresco dining. Offering incredible views of the surrounding, they make the perfect place to relax and let your hair down after a day of beach activities or sightseeing.

Beachfront Luxury Apartments These beautifully decorated luxury apartments are located right on the harbour front providing superb panoramic views of the beach and the surroundings. The amenities include a large living area, en-suite shower room, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable Egyptian bedding, and lots more.

Your Home Away From Home From chartering your own private boat to enjoying hot air ballooning, experience ultimate luxury at your doorstep. Take a lazy stroll along the beach, explore the art galleries, or shop at a designer boutique, before crawling back to the luxury of your self-catering holiday home. Get the sand between your toes, unwind in the hot tub, or savour a delicious meal prepared by your private chef on a holiday in St Ives.

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