The Gannet Inn

Carbis Bay, Cornwall

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Quirky room

The view over the pool at sister hotel Carbis Bay

Quirky room

St. Ives

A new boutique Cornwall stay by a beautiful bay near St Ives, with access to a nearby award-winning spa

Imagine an impossibly beautiful sandy beach gazing across sparkling waters and a huge sweep of coastline. Here you have UNESCO World Heritage Site Carbis Bay near St Ives, proud holder of a raft of accolades, including Blue Flag status and a member of the Most Beautiful Bays in the World. At The Gannet Inn, you're a short stroll away from all this and more.

The lighthouse which inspired Virginia Woolf's novel can be spied across the bay, while nearby St Ives is home to a Tate Gallery and myriad other artists, past and present. All have been drawn by the magical light and even more magical scenery. Back at The Gannet Inn, the 100-year-old building has just undergone a complete transformation and shows off a fresh designer feel inside and out.

You'll find exquisite boutique bedrooms, an inviting restaurant and a lively bar where you can mingle with locals and fellow guests alike. Even better, you can avail yourself of the award-winning spa, pool and Jacuzzi at sister hotel Carbis Bay nearby – perfect after a day wandering the coastal paths. Return for a sumptuous cream tea or a hearty dinner.

Good to know


Guests staying at The Gannet Inn may enjoy full use of the spa facilities at Carbis Bay Hotel.

Excellent for
Beach Scenery Spa UK and Ireland Summer

We like

  • Enjoying access to the award-winning C Bay Spa down at sister hotel Carbis Bay
  • Opting to include a generous dinner allowance for a more fuss-free stay
  • The bold prints and gentle sea-inspired hues in your boutique bedroom
  • Strolling the stunning golden sands of the Blue Flag-awarded Carbis Bay beach

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