This superb brand new first floor apartment is gorgeous. It is set within close proximity to St. Ives town and just a stones' throw from Porthminster beach. It's a very unique retreat for a St Ives holiday. The Waves is sure to impress with its indulgent Italian-style bathroom fittings, 42" television and oak furnishings. The decked balcony is perfect for relaxing and catches the sun for most of the day. Lift access is available.
The Waves has a spacious open plan living, dining and kitchen area with two comfortable leather sofas seating up to four people. There is a 42″ HD Plasma TV with Sky including Sports & Movies, a DVD player, complimentary Wi-Fi and a Nintendo Wii to keep you entertained, together with a selection of books, childrens toys and DVD’s. The lounge has a number of paintings featuring the local area to remind you of where you are staying.
A Welcome Guide in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St Ives, If you feel inspired, why not take a stroll into St Ives and peruse the local art galleries and shops selling local crafts. You will enjoy reading the Visitor book which records previous guest experiences or, you may just like to discover St Ives for yourself.
The dining area is open plan with the lounge and kitchen, perfect for sociable entertaining where the evenings designated chef can enjoy talking to the guests whilst preparing the meal. The solid oak table has seating for six people to enjoy a home cooked meal. If you enjoy cooking, why not search out some of our local farm shops for some fresh produce? You could even pick up fish caught that day from Newlyn Fish Market.
This contemporary kitchen has high gloss units with beautiful glass work tops. It exudes quality and budding chefs should have everything that they could possible need to create the perfect dish. The open plan accommodation of The Waves provides for sociable food preparation so chef can converse with other guests. Alternatively, there are a number of take-away establishments in the town where you can have your meal delivered.
As you would expect from an apartment of this quality, the kitchen is fully fitted and has NEFF appliances comprising microwave, electric hob, oven and extractor, in addition to a built in dishwasher, toaster, kettle, hand held blender, coffee machine and cafetierre.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/ dryer, ironing board and iron.
Bedroom One with En-suite
The Waves has two good sized bedrooms, the master bedroom has a luxurious king size bed. There are two bedside tables and bedside lamps, very spacious built in wardrobes and a chest of drawers, plenty of storage for whatever time of the year that you plan to visit The Waves.
The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite bathroom with wash basin, WC, and shower enclosure.
The second bedroom of The Waves is located close to the main bathroom and has two single beds, a bedside table, chest of drawers and wardrobe, so plenty of room for storage.
Beautifully presented with crisp cotton bed linen, you will enjoy a sound sleep after a long day exploring St Ives or discovering the delights of West Cornwall. A set of towels comprising bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel is provided for each guest.
A cot and highchair are provided for our younger guests, we do ask however that you provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
The bedroom two of The Waves is adjacent to the second bedroom off the hallway, fully tiled with modern sandstone tiles, the sanitary-ware is white Italian style and the fittings are sleek chrome. There is a WC, wash basin, bath with overhead shower and screen, a chrome ladder heated towel rail and a non slip bathmat is supplied.
The en-suite to the master bedroom of The Waves is fully tiled with modern sandstone tiles, the sanitaryware is white Italian style and the fittings are sleek chrome. There is a WC, wash basin, and shower enclosure with power shower.
A set of towels comprising bath sheet, bath towel and hand towel are provided for each guest. Complimentary White Company toiletries are also available in each bathroom.
The balcony is somewhere where you may enjoy most of your time at The Waves. It has a table and chairs seating up to four people. It is a superb spot to sit back and relax, as well as enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. For mood lighting in the evening there are even LED lights to give you that bit of atmosphere while you sip your glass of wine and relax to the pace of Cornwall.
The Waves has a South facing balcony so if you are an early riser, you will enjoy the spectacular sunrises over Hayle and Godrevy. The Balcony enjoys the sun for most of the day but even with sun setting behind you, you will enjoy the ever changing colours of the sea and sky. Of course a short walk in Town, to Porthmeor Beach is where you will witness the most spectacular sunsets and catch the silhouettes of the last surfers catching the waves.
Gallinas Point Apartments are perched above St Ives town with lovely views across Porthminster Beach and beyond to Godrevy Lighthouse and offer luxury self catering with secure parking.
This spectacular south facing development comprises a variety of layouts of luxury apartments and are perhaps the most prestigious self catering apartments in St Ives, The spacious duplex penthouse apartments have awesome views with dual aspects of St Ives, over the harbour and towards Porthminster beach. Five star self catering holidays for the discerning visitor to St Ives without the frustration of parking problems, close to the town and beaches.
Leave the car in your secure parking spot at Gallinas Point Apartments and enjoy all that St Ives has to offer, just a short walk away is the hustle and bustle of St Ives town offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the wide choice of restaurants,the quirky cobbled streets with their interesting shops and art galleries and of course the renowned Blue Flag beaches.
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"Been coming to St Ives for twenty two years and The Waves this year was by far the best we have ever stayed in. Everything went smoothly since the minute we booked the holiday and the cleanliness of the property was also first class."
"Couldn't fault a thing. Admin etc was very smooth and painless. Accommodation was very nice and clean. All the touches from welcome snacks, nice towls, kitchen utensils, baby stuff, games consol, sky - down to little things like the beach chairs and bucket spades made it all a real enjoyable experience. With two young children the property was perfectly located for beach, town, leisure centre and access routes which was a bonus. We looked for nice restaurants that catered for children. The ones we liked a lot were Seafood Cafe, Blas Burgerworks, Porthminster Restaurant, The Cornish Range (Mousehole), Waterfront Restaurant and various fish and chip shops. Attractions in the area we enjoyed was St Michaels Mount, Minack Theatre, the st ives swimming pool and various beachs particularly Porthminster beach."
"The Waves was lovely! I couldn’t fault the accommodation and the cleanliness. We had a fantastic evening meal at the Porthminster Beach Cafe – lovely food and service. Rhubarbs Cafe was a real find – we had lunch and an evening meal there. We would recommend Sennen Beach and Porthcurno and the beaches in St Ives are lovely. St Ives is a wonderful place to stay and we enjoyed our holiday very much."
"The Waves apartment was beautiful and had everything that was needed to make it an enjoyable time. We would recommend the following: the mermaid restaurant, the firehouse restaurant, alba restaurant. As we had a 16 year old, to keep amused we found the go kart track at Hayle was great and the coastal walk taking the train to Lelant Saltings and walking back. A trip to Lands End and the Minack Theatre were great with the Minack being a fantastic experience."
"The Waves was a lovely apartment and the added bonus of an 'easy' parking space, it was spotless and the facilities top notch - especially Sky (sports for the husband!) and the Wifi for myself. The bed linen and towels are lovely and the housekeeping service is excellent. We always enjoy a coffee in St Ives but we would also recommend pub dinner at the Lamb and Flag at Cannonstown and for something a little special, the Coldstreamer at Gulval."
"We had a FANTASTIC week's holiday in the Waves apartment at Gallinas Point, we have been regularly coming to St Ives for over 40 years and the Gallinas Point complex is the best accommodation we have stayed in, the location and the standard of accommodation is just FANTASTIC! , the apartment is wonderful, we laid out - particularly the open plan kitchen, dining and lounge areas, we like to cook so it was great to be able to do this and still have everyone together. It was an added bonus having SKY TV and WIFI particularly as we couldn't get out for a couple of days due to the bad weather. We are a bit boring when it comes to restaurants as we always visit our 'usuals' and they never let us down, The Beach (window table a must), Alba and our favourite in St Ives The Loft (formally Blue Fish above the Sloop Craft Market). We always love the walk from St Ives to Carbis Bay and onto Lelent across one of the best beahes in the world, Porthkidney Sands taking in a wonderful pub lunch and some much needed liquid refreshments at the Badger Inn in Lelent before the walk back."
"We had a great the stay at The Waves thank you and were lucky with the weather too! the property itself was superb with excellent facilities. This time around we ate at two restaurants we hadn’t tried before – The Mermaid and Alba – and the quality of food at both was excellent. We also enjoyed walking from the apartment along the coastal path to Lelant and stopping at The Badger for a lovely lunch before the walk back."
"We have no hesitation in recommending "the Waves" apartment. Ideally situated for a short stroll into St Ives, superb furnishings and spotlessly clean and well equipped we had a fantastic time. We would recommend the Victoria Inn at Perranuthnoe for a meal (we've been for the last 3 years we've visited Cornwall and have never been disappointed. We also visited Blas, Becks Fish and Chips and Rhubarbs (all recommended in your visitors book) which were all very nice."
"The Waves was great, everything we could have hoped for, great service and the cleanliness of the apartment was everything we expected it would be, great balcony a right suntrap,couldn't have wished for anything more. The walks we enjoyed were walking to the surfing beach,and going about the quaint street's, it was also very nice sitting at the harbour.The Restaurant we went to the most was The Firehouse, they do a really good steak, Becks Fish & Chip Restaurant was another favourite, not forgetting The Italian."
J. & M. McKay
"The Waves:- Lovely and clean & met our expectations, St Ives was great-loved it, the best restaurant for us was Peppers which had a varied menu, prepared to a high quality and the staff were really friendly. The FireHouse was a close second."
"The Waves apartment is stunning and the accommodation is of an extremely high standard, very clean and very comfortable. The view of Portminster beach is stunning. Every aspect of the apartment, the style, the fixtures and fittings, its location, all exceeded our expectations. We would highly recommend the Seafood Cafe and the Harbour Fish & Chips restaurant - best fish I have eaten and first class service!! We would recommend Paradise Park in Hayle and a visit to Mousehole for excellent days out."
"The Waves, as expected, was of a very high standard, exactly what we were looking for. Gallinas Point is ideal above Porthminster and close to the centre of St Ives. We would strongly recommend the Seagrass Restaurant in St Ives - first class food and service."
"I can honestly say “The Waves” is the best self catering apartment / flat we have stayed in. The accommodation is immaculate and finished to a very high standard. We have a thirteen year old daughter who is in a wheelchair so the wide doors and open plan are perfect for what we need. We love how well equipped the apartment is with the large TV, Sky, Wi-Fi and games consoles for if the weather is bad, and the kitchen with all the utensils you need for if you decide that you want to eat in. You cannot fault anything to be honest and I would recommend this apartment complex to anyone."
"We really loved the apartment. We have been used to a very high standard of accommodation when we have previously had cottages. We were not disappointed - it was just as we expected from the write up and pictures on the web. We loved the views from the balcony over Porthminster beach, we went to the Carbis Bay hotel for afternoon tea - the views were great and it was a really nice venue. Fish and chips from the St Ives sea front (ocean beach cafe I think) were extremely nice. We did have a really lovely holiday."
V. & W. Foster
"The Waves was smashing, clean and very well equipped, the bed linen and towels are excellent quality and the beds themselves are very comfy. Sky tv, the wii, dvd player are great, and we took our laptop so the wifi was perfect. It was an absolute pleasure to stay in the apartment - it really is a credit both to the owners and yourselves."
"We really enjoyed our holiday in the Waves apartment. We thought it was really well furnished and equipped with everything you could need in a self-catering apartment. The location was ideal, close to Porthminster beach and a short walk away from the centre of St.Ives."
"Thanks for the great accommodation last weekend and great administration."
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