Quirky Places to Stay in St Ives

Make your way to one of the most southerly points of the UK when you browse our wonderfully quirky places to stay in St Ives. The idyllic former fishing village sits on the breathtaking Cornwall coast and it’s long been a hotspot for those seeking sea views, sandy beaches and spectacular coastal paths.

When it comes to unusual places to stay in St Ives, the options vary from cosy stone cottages to beautiful beach houses and secluded shepherd’s huts. Base yourself right in the centre of town to be within easy reach of must-see attractions like the Tate St Ives and the beautiful beaches of St Ives Bay. You could also enjoy a rural retreat a little further down the North Cornwall coast. Immerse yourself in the region’s natural beauty and enjoy short strolls to charming cafes where you’ll be able to tuck into a traditional Cornish cream tea.

No matter if you’re travelling with the entire family in tow, a group of your closest friends or your better half, you’re bound to find your dream holiday home in Cornwall’s St Ives. Open plan living is made easy in spacious barn conversions, while our rustic wooden cabins featuring hot tubs and open fires are ideal for romantic escapes. Need a hand choosing? Get in touch with our friendly customer service team for more tips and advice.

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Quirky Places to Stay in St Ives

  • Spindrift, St Ives, St Ives

    Cornwall

    From: £304

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Farr Cottage

    Cornwall

    From: £447

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Trevose Apartment

    Cornwall

    From: £352

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Hendy's Loft

    Cornwall

    From: £376

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Beach Retreat

    Cornwall

    From: £404

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 2VIEW PROPERTY
  • Corner Cottage, 25 Virgin Street

    Cornwall

    From: £613

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Driftwood Heights, 7 St Andrews Street

    Cornwall

    From: £641

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Sea Glass

    Cornwall

    From: £715

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 4VIEW PROPERTY
  • Sapphire Cottage

    Cornwall

    From: £454

    For a 3 night stay
    Sleeps: 3VIEW PROPERTY

More locations in Cornwall

The Cornish coast is absolutely brimming with gorgeous seaside towns offering both stunning views of the ocean and mesmerising landmarks like Minack Theatre. Discover one-of-a-kind holiday cottages in the following locations:

  • Newquay
  • Padstow
  • Looe
  • Bude
  • Port Isaac

Things to do in St Ives

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Immerse yourself in the artistic world of Barbara Hepworth at her eponymous museum and sculpture garden. Marvel at the stunning sculptures, explore the artist's studio, and wander through the serene garden. It's a unique opportunity to appreciate Hepworth's works in a tranquil setting.

Address: Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, Barnoon Hill, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1AD

St Ives Harbour and Beach

Experience the idyllic beauty of St Ives Harbour and Beach, a true gem of the Cornish coast. Bask in the golden sands, enjoy a refreshing swim, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of this picturesque seaside town. With stunning views, charming cafes, and art galleries aplenty, it's a destination that captures the heart.

Address: St Ives Harbour and Beach, The Wharf, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1LP