The sunny character of this stylish ground floor pet friendly apartment and the super south facing terrace provide arriving guests with an instant "holiday" feeling. Positioned in a quiet corner of St Ives, with its own parking, Tides is blissfully close to Porthminster beach and the cobbled streets, shops and galleries of this pretty fishing village. The modern kitchen and bathrooms of this Cornish bolthole are complimented perfectly by a real attention to detail and quality fixtures and fittings.
Tides has a spacious open plan living area with comfortable seating for up to four people on the three seater sofa and contemporary leather chair. There is a Curved HD LCD Smart Internet TV with Sky including Sports, Freeview & Netflix, a DVD player, a bose speaker with bluetooth connectivity allowing you to enjoy your own selction of music, complimentary WiFi and a Nintendo Wii to keep the young and not so young entertained. A selection of books, board games and DVD’s are also provided.
A Welcome Guide in the apartment provides a wealth of information about St Ives and West Cornwall. If you feel inspired, why not take a stroll into St Ives and peruse the local art galleries and shops selling local crafts. For the more energetic, a coastal walk to Zennor and a drink in the Tinners Arms is a real treat!
The dining room has table and four chairs, perfect for relaxing and enjoying dining at home.
If you prefer to dine out, then the acclaimed Porthminster Cafe is just a short walk away. One of the best beach cafés in Cornwall, and a favourite of our guests,’ this is not to be missed. Right on the beach, you have to try it to believe it. Other recommended eateries in St. Ives are the AA rosette awarded Alba, The Seafood Cafe and Onshore Pizza restaurant. Further afield why not visit Jamie Oliver’s “Fifteen” at Watergate Bay? Reservations are not required for breakfast, otherwise we suggest booking in advance, as like all of the popular restaurants, they book up fast.
For sociable cooking, the kitchen is open plan to the living area. Guests’ will find all the modern gadgets and kitchen implements that you would expect from a premier self catering apartment. Built seamlessly into the high gloss units, there is a microwave, electric hob, oven and dishwasher. Among the other items one is used to having at home, guests’ will also find a Bosch Tassimo coffee machine, toaster and kettle on the gleaming work surfaces.
There is a separate utility room off the hallway with a washer/ dryer, ironing board and iron.
Bedroom One with En-suite
Bedroom one is very spacious and boasts a luxurious king size bed with high quality bed linen. You will not want for storage space here, there is plenty available in the generous wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside tables provided. For entertainment, there is a LCD Smart HD TV together with an iPod dock with alarm for those guests’ who require one!
This room is located close to the main bathroom and has two single beds dressed with sumptuous bed linen. There is also an LCD Freeview TV along with an alarm and an iPod dock for guests’ to play their favourite music. A hairdryer is also provided in both rooms.
A cot and high chair are available for our younger guests’ we do ask however that you provide your own bedding for the travel cot.
Ultra-contemporary in design, the main bathroom of Tides is accessed off the hallway. The large tiles, chrome fittings and Italian style sanitary-ware ooze luxury. There is a WC, wash basin, heated towel rail and bath with overhead shower and screen.
The en-suite to bedroom one of Tides is fully tiled, with the latest Italian style sanitary-ware and chrome fittings. Here there is a WC, sink, and shower enclosure with power shower. Perfect.
Towels and complimentary toiletries are provided for each guest… as you would expect from an apartment of this quality.
The decked terrace at Tides is a perfect sun-trap and benefits from the sun for most of the day. Here guests’ will enjoy al fresco dining at any time, whether it be breakfast, lunch or supper. The quality outdoor table and chairs comfortably accommodate up to four people and because the terrace is enclosed it’s ideal for a medium dog.
Consider trying your hand at mackerel fishing in St Ives harbour, cook up your very own catch and then eat al fresco. If you prefer dry land, we recommend Newlyn fish market for some locally caught ocean delights.
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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"All three of us were very pleased with the property. I personally have used your services before and knew what to expect. Good service and clean premises. The weather was mild and even when we had the odd shower, we were able to explore the area on foot and by car. No plans yet but would love to come down again during the Summer. We will see. Thank you for an enjoyable stay."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tides. The apartment was clean, modern and had everything that we needed - loved the added bonus of having Sky and Netflix when on holiday.
Jo, our housekeeper was welcoming and informative and the welcome Cream Tea was much appreciated too.
St Ives itself goes without saying is a fabulous location. We loved the beautiful selection of sandy beaches all within a short walk and the opportunity to also have a train station almost on the doorstep to save us driving.
Thank you, Carbis Bay Holidays we will definitely be visiting again.
Sarah & Paul
"The apartment was lovely & clean. Had most things we needed. Car parking space right out the front. The location was excellent for us. Very close to the beach and about 10 mins walk into St Ives. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday."
"We had a great week at Tides and in St Ives. Everything from the accommodation, the service while we were there, booking process and information provided was excellent. The welcome pack was also much appreciated after the journey down. The apartment itself was exactly what we wanted and in a great location for the beaches and town. The parking space was invaluable as well. It made a big difference being able to walk to the beach and town and not worry about driving or parking."
“We enjoyed our holiday very much and would certainly book again with Carbis Bay Holidays.
The accommodation at Tides was excellent and very comfortable. The booking process was very efficient and everything about the holiday met our expectations. The welcome items in the fridge were a lovely touch after our long journey.”
"Tides was great & lovely and clean. The scones went down a treat ! Recommend a little boat trip to St Maws from Falmouth, just to potter about in the sunshine."
"We were really pleased not only with the cleanliness of the apartment but having a young daughter of just 11 months was very well equipped to help with our needs. Just like 'home from home.'. Good restaurants are Fire House, Sea Food Cafe & Ocean Grill, bars we like are Hub, Fire House for pre dinner drinks, Attic bar. A nice walk is along from St Ives to Lelant and to have lunch / dinner @ The Badger."
"We loved the spacious accommodation and everything we needed was on hand. Our daughters really liked the apartment and they are a couple of little hotel inspectors, very picky. Providing the Wii was a great touch for children, knowing it was there our girls came equipped with their favourite games. The TV and DVD player in their room prevented arguments. The quality of the soft furnishings and fixtures were excellent."
C. & K. Lus
"Thank you for a lovely holiday at Tides we had a great time and a relaxing break. The apartment was delightful, clean and spacious for the four of us. It was great to have somewhere to park the car, a rare treat in St Ives, and to have an outside seating area We've previously stayed in the 'Downalong' area of St Ives and didn't realise how beautiful Porthminster beach was, especially in the evening as the sun is setting."
"Our expectations are very high, however, Carbis Bay Holidays managed to exceed those expectations in every way possible from booking, arriving, the Apartment layout and facilities as well as the cleanliness which was second to none. The location is terrific. It has been 12 years since we last visited St Ives. Thanks to you we will not be leaving it so long next time."
"We had an absolutely fabulous holiday. Our accommodation at Tides was first class, everything had been thought of. The flowers was a lovely touch, in fact we could have stayed much longer. We tried all or most of the restaurants you recommended, the Porthminster Beach Cafe was the favourite, so much so we went back again. The cleanliness was fantastic, what more can we say but hope to be back soon."
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tides and were delighted with the quality of the accommodation on all counts. The apartment was well equipped and scrupulously clean. We found it to be well situated, just a short walk out of the main town, and therefore easy parking and quiet were assured throughout our stay. Many thanks to all the people who helped to make our holiday a good one."
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