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Popular amenities for St Ives vacation rentals

Stay near St Ives's top sights

Porthminster Beach63 locals recommend
Gwithian Beach142 locals recommend
Porthgwidden Beach121 locals recommend
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden209 locals recommend
Bamaluz Beach9 locals recommend
Tate St. Ives453 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in St Ives

  • Total rentals

    740 properties

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    150 properties have a dedicated workspace

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    250 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    460 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    31K reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in St Ives?

    St Ives experiences a mild maritime climate, with warmer summers averaging around 66°F (19°C) and milder winters averaging about 46°F (8°C). It has a reputation for sunny weather, but rain can occur, especially in winter. Always remember to check the local forecast before planning your day.

  • What are some of the best things to do in St Ives?

    Visitors to St Ives frequently explore the local art scene at Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Other popular activities include strolling through the cobbled streets of Downalong, surfing at Porthmeor Beach, and dining in one of the town's seafood restaurants.

  • What is the best time of year to visit St Ives?

    Late spring to early autumn, from May to September, is often the busiest time in St Ives, with pleasant weather and several local events. This includes the St Ives September Festival, a two-week celebration of music and art, and the St Ives Food and Drink Festival in May.

  • What are the best places to stay in St Ives?

    The harbour area is popular due to its close proximity to the town centre, Tate St Ives, and beaches. Another preferred location for stays is Porthmeor, known for its beach and surfing opportunities. Carbis Bay, slightly outside of St Ives, also attracts visitors with its quieter setting and stunning bay views.

  • What are the best places to visit in St Ives?

    Many visitors are drawn to the Tate St Ives, the Barbara Hepworth Museum, and the Leach Pottery. Outdoor enthusiasts often enjoy Porthmeor Beach and Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens. For a unique perspective of the town, Island, a grassy hill with a chapel on top, offers panoramic views.

  • What are some hiking trails in St Ives?

    The South West Coast Path, which starts and ends in St Ives, is a popular choice for hiking enthusiasts. The trail offers panoramic coastal views and varied terrain. Hikers may also enjoy the shorter, but equally rewarding, Zennor Head loop, located about 6 miles (9.7 kilometers) northwest of St Ives.

  • What are some family activities to do in St Ives?

    Families often enjoy exploring the St Ives Museum, building sand castles on Porthmeor Beach, or learning to surf with St Ives Surf School. Art-loving families may also appreciate the Tate St Ives, which often has interactive exhibits for children.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in St Ives?

    Land's End, the most westerly point of mainland England located 19 miles (30 kilometers) from St Ives, is a popular day trip. Visitors also often venture to the Minack Theatre, an open-air theatre carved into a granite cliff, 23 miles (37 kilometers) away. The Eden Project, a large series of biomes housing a vast collection of plants, is another favorite, located 57 miles (92 kilometers) from St Ives.

  • How much does it cost to stay in cottage rentals in St Ives?

    Experience the best of St Ives with our cottage rentals, starting at about $80 per day, before taxes and fees. Embrace comfort and style while staying within your budget in your home away from home.

  • Are there condo rentals with a dedicated workspace in St Ives?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 10 condo rentals in St Ives featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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