St Ives, Cornwall is a seaside town in the far west of the county. Over the last 150 years it has been both a popular holiday destination and an internationally renowned school of painting, growing from its origins as a small fishing village.
The town sits in a beautiful location on St Ives Bay and it and the surrounding area have a wide selection of holiday homes and cottages, self-catering flats, numerous hotels both large and small, plus an excellent selection of bed and breakfast accommodation. There is a good choice of camping, touring and holiday parks. You are never more than ten to fifteen minutes from a beach in this part of Cornwall.