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“What a Beach” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay
St Ives, England
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Ranked #6 of 45 things to do in St Ives
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.
Leitrim
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“What a Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It's truly hard to pick a particular beach in St Ives because there just isn't a bad one. Every beach is beautiful with golden sand that goes on forever.
One thing I noticed about St Ives was that it is very pet friendly. Lots of people bring their dogs on holidays and they have particular beaches for dogs and their owners so the animals don't annoy other holidaymakers.

Visited July 2014
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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“Stunning Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We stayed above the beach very long long walk down and even longer coming up! Not for the faint hearted, we wanted to park so dad could visit as disabled but was 5.00 for the day to park and full up so dad didnt get a look in! But worth the walk down if your fit and able

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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“Childhood memories”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It was lovely to return to this beach after about 40 years! I loved it then & loved it now. The sea is nice and calm for swimming and ideal for little ones wanting to play near the water's edge. My grandson spent a long time building sandcastles and rivers.
Lovely trip on the train from St Ives to get there too.

Visited July 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“could have been a 5”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Could have been a five star like porthminster beach however despite a no dogs sign people still took their dog on the beach and there were also cigerette ends on the beach.

Visited July 2014
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london
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“A little treasure!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Beautiful. Stunning little beach that's great to swim, very clear waters. Great facilities & perfect for young children. Nice little cafe & shop. A little expensive & watch those pesky seagulls! They like to steal food, especially from the little ones!

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