Porthia Bay St Ives Town & Beaches

Up To 4
2Bedrooms in Detail
2Bathrooms in Detail

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Gem Rating Ratings explained
3 Diamonds

Facilities What do these mean?

  • Children welcome
  • Dogs not permitted
  • No disabled access
  • Parking available
  • WiFi
  • Sea views
  • Near the beach
  • No wood burner/open fire
  • Washing machine
  • No tumble dryer
  • No swimming pool/hot tub
  • No cot

Porthia Bay has been recently renovated to present a luxury split level apartment with one of the best views in St Ives! This modern style holiday home is located in the much sought after area of Porthminster and offers spacious accommodation for up to 4 guests, perfect for smaller families or couples alike. Porthia Bay has off road parking and is just a short walk to the award winning Porthminster Beach. ***Please note there is development work being undertaken on the neighbouring site, a 20% discount has been applied on all weeks up until the end of 2017, please enquire for futher details. 

The Property

This impressive apartment is located within a more traditional stone house and occupies the first and second floors, the front door is accessed via a small flight of stairs. Once inside this smart apartment is flooded with natural light and space from the double aspect windows. The separate kitchen is perfect for all your holiday cooking needs! A fully fitted modern kitchen with casual dining table and 4 chairs. The hatch through to the living room opens up the ground floor so those busy in the kitchen can still enjoy the hub of the party and sea views. The spacious living room has been thoughtfully created with comfort in mind, large relaxing arm chairs and flatscreen TV combine with the sea view backdrop and smart apartment style. The family bathroom is also located on the ground floor, a relaxing ambiance for a post beach pamper! The central staircase leads to the first floor, choose from 2 beautiful bedrooms each adorned with the finest luxury linens and stylish country style furniture.


Excellent location and property. Couldn't fault it! Had every thing we could possibly need. Very impressed.

Leading from the living space a round dining table and chairs gives a sea view sit out area, great to capture the day long sunshine. Porthminster Beach is just a short walk from Porthia Bay or you can wander down into St Ives very easily. St Ives offers a tempting collection of places to eat from artisan cafes, cool coffee shops to wonderful beachside dining options. The county of Cornwall has much to offer, whatever your agenda explore the variety of landscape and heritage as you explore from coast to coast.

Porthia Bay offers the most perfect base for your family holiday by the sea or relaxed couples break.  Porthia View (sleeps 4) is below Porthia Bay making it a good choice for larger parties of 4 or more who wish to holiday together but remain independant from each other.

Choose Your Dates The standard changeover day is Saturday

December 2017


AvailableBookedDefault weekly checkin day is Saturday

November 2017


January 2018

The following weeks are available in December 2017:
Thu 21 December - Thu 28 December
£1137.00 £909.60
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How to book and pay

How can I make a reservation?


  1. Select the property you wish to book
  2. Choose Availability/Prices
  3. Choose the date you wish to book on the calendar
  4. Register/complete/submit the online reservation and pay the monies due


Call: 01872 241241 (press option 1)

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am to 6pm

Saturday: 10am to 6pm


Advance bookings:

  1. Pay 1/3rd deposit to secure your holiday (33.3%) now and pay the balance 4 weeks before your holiday

Last minute bookings:

  1. Payment in full required for all holidays booked within 28 days of arrival

You can pay securely online or over the phone via Sagepay.

Cautionary Deposit:

  1. A cautionary deposit of £250.00 is required prior to your check in. The day before your arrival we will pre authorise your balance payment card for this amount. Should you wish to use an alternative card then please ensure you have this card readily available when making your balance payment. (Please note you can use a credit card for this without incurring any charges).

When you submit an online reservation, you will receive an automated reservation confirmation. Please contact the reservations team with any questions you may have.

How can I pay

We accept debit cards (no charge), credit cards (2.5% surcharge) and international bank transfers.
We do not accept cheque payments.

Online Payments

You can pay for the balance of your holiday and holiday extras by logging into your Cornish Gems account.


Beautiful property with stunning views


The apartment was spotlessly clean, and the beds were very comfortable.

Ian Cox

This was our first Cornish Gems holiday. We had a fantastic stay and couldn't have asked for anymore. It was very well equipped and a lovely property with a beautiful view. We were warned of construction work before we arrived. The site had signage for considerate builders and they were. Thank you Cornish Gems.

Clare Custance

Lovely property and enjoyed our stay.

Donna Hill

We had an amazing stay at porthia bay the view was absolutely stunning. Would definitely recommend and we will definitely be returning. Couldn't fault the apartment and it was spotless, thanks x

Lisa West

Excellent location and property. Couldn't fault it! Had every thing we could possibly need. Very impressed.

Surinder Beniston

We were delighted with Porthia Bay. We've rented many self catering properties over the last few years, including several in St.Ives, and this is the best we have ever stayed in. The property was really well furnished, decorated and the views were quite simply stunning! The welcome parcel was also a lovely touch - thanks Cornish Gems

Andy Newman

The property was very good and thoroughly enjoyed our holiday.

Carole Pidgeon

Living and Dining

  • 2 seater leather sofa
  • 2 comfortable armchairs
  • Large leather desk and chair
  • Coffee table
  • Flatscreen TV with DVD
  • MP3 player
  • iPod dock
  • A circular dining table with 4 stylish chairs
  • Outside dining table and 4 chairs


  • Electric single oven
  • 4 gas hob burners
  • Microwave
  • Larger style fridge
  • 3 draw freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Utilities include: A seperate utility room (shared with Porthia View) with washing machine, iron and ironing board

Bedrooms2: 1 King, 1 Zip N Lock

  • 2 spacious bedrooms located on the first floor
  • Master bedroom: A double bedded room with sea views, country style wardrobe, chest of drawers, 2 x bedside tables with lamps, flat screen TV, ensuite
  • Bedroom Two: A zip/lock (can be set as a double or a twin) bedded room with built in storage, 2 x bedside tables with lamps

Bathrooms2: 1 En-Suite, 1 Standard

  • A large family bathroom with deep bath, over the bath shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, WC
  • Master bedroom: en-suite walk in electric shower, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and WC

Other Features

  • Luxury linens and towels provided
  • Private off road parking
  • Walk into St Ives and the beaches
  • Wifi


  • Approx 10 steps up the the 1st floor and the front door
  • Small level balcony
  • 2 small steps to the living space, one internal flight of stairs

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