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“Amazing, clean Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay
St Ives, England
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Ranked #6 of 21 Attractions in St Ives
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: 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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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Amazing, clean Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We drove down to Carbis Bay and were amazed at the beautiful golden sand and amazing view. The parking was limited but cheap for the whole day. It was a great beach and suitable for people of all ages as well as body boarding. We loved it,

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Beautiful beach and friendly beachside cafe.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Clean beach, good parking albeit limited amount of spaces. Friendly parking man and cafe staff. Very easy going.

Visited September 2013
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Walsall
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“Lovely Wedding Day”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Married my beautiful other half at Carbis bay hotel and had photos etc on the beach. Overall a wonderful day I will never forget. If you want somewhere magical to get married or just even stay for a few days then try the Carbis Bay Hotel.

Visited August 2013
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Bedfordshire
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21 attraction reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
“Special place to visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This beach is tucked away from the beaten track and well worth a visit. You can walk to it on the South West Coast Path, drive (although £5 to park) or get the train (easiest by far and so cheap). Lunch at the hotel on the beach is very nice and open to non residents although there are several eateries on the beach too. Lovely place. Well worth visiting

Visited September 2013
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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“Gorgeous Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Beautiful beach, with yellow gently shelving sands. No need to go abroad, when this is on our doorstep. Best not to drive down unless you want to pay £8 to park.

Visited August 2013
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