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Self-catering holiday rentals in St Ives for your home stay

St Ives has won award after award for being the best British seaside town. When you book your self-catering holiday accommodations here, you'll find out why. Wherever you are in this compact village, you will be able to walk to the many fine beaches that people flock to in the summer months. Learn to surf at one of the many surf schools - a perfect group activity for your self-catering summer holidays in St Ives. This beauty has drawn many artists to make it their home. Today, Tate St Ives is a destination art museum with a different exhibition of contemporary art each season. When you visit you will find your mind stimulated by what these artists have thought up to fill this beautiful space. The house and garden of the St Ives sculptor Barbara Hepworth is open to you to explore left as she left it. Walk out into her garden, among her sculptures and drink in the beauty of St Ives bay as she did.

Holiday lettings in St Ives for your short break

Take a cottage from the selection of vacation rentals in St Ives and you will be living as the fishermen have done for hundreds of years here. Fishing was for so long the reason St Ives flourished, as you will see from the harbour, a short walk from your chosen holiday rentals. There are fishermen's cottages with small gardens that have a view of the sea - and of the harbour. Walk in, and you can feel the history of the place around your vacation home. Bigger houses, built a little later, are large enough for you, your family and friends - and always a short walk from all the attractions and the fine restaurants of St Ives. Choose an apartment with decor inspired by a contemporary artist and you will be living the life of the St Ives of today; a vibrant, youthful place that comes alive in the evenings as well as it does during the daytime. If you're looking for a view every morning from your personal balcony, then choose one of these self-catering apartments in St Ives and breathe in the seaside air. Perfect for short breaks and ideal for families in the summer holidays.

The best time to enjoy St Ives

During the summer months, the beaches of St Ives are thriving with people enjoying the surf. Find your own space on the beach in the early morning, and take time off at one of the many restaurants overlooking the beaches during lunchtime. It's a perfect getaway for families during the school holidays. Spring and autumn are ideal for romantic getaways to one of the smaller cottages that are available. You can take long walks along the coastal paths. Many people enjoy a winter break in St Ives when all of the crowds have gone, so the vacation rentals that you choose will become like the homes that the locals enjoy. This is a perfect time to take your family to visit the Eden Project, an easy drive from yo

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