We have curated a collection of our favourite luxury self-catering holiday cottages in St Ives, just for you. The artist town of St Ives is known for its harbour, shops and food scene and is a great destination to rent a holiday home or holiday cottage in Cornwall.
Whether you are looking to book your holiday in a self-catering apartment, a holiday let big enough for large groups, or a rural retreat, our collection of St Ives holiday stays will inspire your Cornish holiday.
Holidaymakers have long flocked to St Ives for its independent spirit, food scene and beautiful surrounding countryside. Our luxury holiday cottages in and around St Ives, provide the perfect base from which to explore.
Whether you are dining in at your St Ives cottage or dining out in one of St Ives’ restaurants, you will be spoilt for choice with quality produce. From the Michelin starred Porthminster Kitchen to picking up locally sourced ingredients from the St Ives’ Farmers Market, there is something for every taste.
For a family day out at the beach, visitors favour St Ives’ Harbour Beach, Porthgwidden Beach, Porthkidney Beach and Carbis Bay. Sandy toes and salty skin are all part of a true Cornish holiday!
When looking for gifts and souvenirs, St Ives’ cobbled back streets play host to lots of independent shops and special gifts. Artists and photographers praise the unique light of St Ives, which provide their inspiration. You can pick up their work at one of the many galleries, to remember your stay in St Ives. You can also take the beach vibe home with you from one of the clothes shops such as Saltrock or OSKA St Ives.
The Tate St Ives, has been welcoming art lovers since opening in 1993 and continues to be a favourite destination for tourists, being one of only four Tate galleries in the UK. Make sure to check this out during your stay.
If all this wasn’t enough to keep busy, then your St Ives cottage serves as a great platform from which to explore further afield in Cornwall, such as day trips to attractions such as the Eden Project. Self-catering holiday cottages in St Ives are the ideal way to explore this area, at your own pace and our selection of holiday cottages in St Ives, will have you returning again and again.