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Address: St Ives, England
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Activities: Walking
Description: This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a...
This picturesque bay, located in St Ives, offers outstanding views and a magnificent sandy beach offering many recreational activities such as swimming, boating, surfing, rock climbing and tennis.
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Beautiful sandy bay close to St Ives and train station

Golden sand, lovely sunsets. Close to St Ives port. Few minutes away from Carbis Bay train station or St Ives bus station.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

We travelled through here on the train from lelant to St Ives, looked nice however looked like just a beach and not much else, we preferred St Ives to carbis bay.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
71 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Golden sand, lovely sunsets. Close to St Ives port. Few minutes away from Carbis Bay train station or St Ives bus station.

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely sandy beach, just round the corner from Lelant beach, endless sand and wonderful sea, good hotel on the front

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Hay-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great setting and good beach cafe,just near The Tate and many good and interesting shops and galleries.

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Cheltenham
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284 reviews 284 reviews
71 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Lively beach. If I am honest, I prefer St Ives itself as there is much more to do. Beautiful beach though with lòvely clean sand and sea.

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Carbis Bay is a nice place and is a sought after location for locals to live. The beach is nice, but very pricey to park there. The best way to travel to Carbis Bay is by train, beautiful ride too. Personally Carbis Bay doesn't offer enough for me, so I would stay on the train until St Ives.

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midlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We are here at the as always wonderful Carbis Bay Beach with our family and we finding big not all for the good changes !!!some wonderful improvements with the new beach restaurant and decking areas !! But come on why can't you get a cup of coffee to take on beach that is not Full Fat milk!!and also Hire a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a part of Carbis Bay Hotel I believe, the food is first class and the pizza is the best we have had anywhere, an excellent restaurant but expensive however a cut above the rest

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

great sand, blue sea, looks safe for kids , aspect is excellent with views of st ives harbour well worth a visit to sit and take in the cornish sun shine.just great

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Windsor
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142 reviews 142 reviews
22 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Absolutely gorgeous. A stunning view that will never fail in any weather to take your breath away. We enjoyed watching the really high tide was in and then out again.

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