Cornish beach bliss overlooking Carbis Bay

The Gannet Inn, Carbis Bay

Carbis Bay

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Quirky room

The view over the pool at sister hotel Carbis Bay

Quirky room

St Ives

A boutique Cornwall stay by a beautiful bay close to St Ives, with access to a nearby award-winning spa, plus dinner options and late check-out

Imagine an impossibly beautiful sandy beach gazing across sparkling waters and a huge sweep of coastline. Here, you have 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 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.

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We like

  • Enjoying access to the award-winning C Bay Spa down at sister hotel Carbis Bay
  • Opting to include a 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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