Sleeps6 + 2
3 Bedrooms
3 Bathrooms


Relax and unwind with the constant sounds of the Ocean at our Carbis Bay luxury holiday apartment. Serena is a luxury holiday apartment in Carbis Bay, St Ives. Two of the bedrooms, the living room and the kitchen in this luxury first floor duplex penthouse apartment boast unrivalled sea and beach views. With its perfect beachfront location, Serena makes an ideal romantic getaway for couples all year round, or a base for a family beach holiday. Serena is located within a unique gated development of 27 apartments and two houses and is arguably one of the most luxurious and well equipped of the apartments in this development with close attention to detail. The apartment also comes with its own reserved car parking space. It doesn’t matter what time of year, you don’t have to leave the apartment to relax. Choose to relax on the glorious balcony of this magnificent luxury apartment and enjoy your breakfast or a coffee or unwind in the stunning upper floor bedroom suite. The apartment is comfortably furnished with luxurious touches and everything you need to ensure you unwind in style. This is the only three bedroom flat to let in this gated development, and the only apartment with two beach-view bedrooms.

Best Things About: Fully enclosed small balcony safe for children, Serena is positioned above Carbis bay perfect for sunrises or sundowners, 1 min walk to a beach with many cafe/restaurants also water sport hire. Train station just next to the property and we recommend a 5 min trip into the centre of st ives its such a beautiful rail route

Need to know:
Arrival from 15:00 Departure strict by 10:00am
Fully refundable security deposit
Not wheel chair friendly
Serena is on the 3rd and 4th floors being a penthouse so 1 flight of steps from the single allocated car parking lot
Extra parking will need to be requested for 2nd car


The superb open plan 34 feet long master suite, complete with living area, kitchenette with fridge, sink and tea making facilities, and an en-suite, offers the ultimate in luxury. Three giant Velux windows provide extpansive views across the Bay and allow natural light to flood the room.

The second bedroom offers two luxurious single beds. A door leads on to the balcony.

The third bedroom offers a luxurious king size bed.

Serena has three contemporary bathrooms which ooze both luxury and comfort.

There is a smaller en-suite with shower, toilet and basin off of the Master bedroom.

Children: Are always welcome at Serena. Complimentary full size cot, high chair and stair gates available. We request that guests provide their own cot bedding.
Complimentary super-fast BT Business broadband, wi-fi and a Vodafone SureSignal base station is available in the apartment. Serena has also been equipped with the highest quality entertainment systems for our guests’ enjoyment. In the apartment you will have:

In the living room there is a 55″ Sony Android UHD TV and Bose TV sound system, with Sky Business Ultimate package including Sports and Cinema,

A Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless speaker.

In the bedrooms there are large smart UHD TVs and a Bose bluetooth speaker. Super-fast BT Business broadband and wi-fi is available to guests.

The master bedroom has a 65″smart Panasonic UHD TV.

Bedroom 3 has a 49’’ Sony Android UHD TV.

The twin bedroom has a 55″ Sony Android UHD TV.

There is one allocated car parking space and the whole of this exclusive development is set back within electronic security gates. We can also arrange for additional spaces (subject to availability) within the gates, the management company currently (2022) charge £66 per week.
Additional Luxuries
Private Nordic enclosed sauna, Luxury spa and steam shower
Environmentally Friendly
Locally sourced welcome hampers and produce.


Floor Plan


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Local Area

We’d love to share with you some of our favourite things to do locally, in the village and beyond… Some things that you won’t find in any tourist brochures!!
Located in a very special position, the apartment overlooks Carbis Bay with it golden sand and turquoise sea yet just minutes from the busy picturesque harbour and town of St Ives. St Ives can be reached within 5 minutes on one of the most scenic train journey around Britain’s coast or a beautiful walk. The station is near the apartment.

Carbis Bay is a fantastic base for touring the far south west of Cornwall; a landscape of white sandy beaches, azure seas, sub-tropical flowers, unusual birds and stunning coastal walks on the renowned south west coast path.

Everything you could possibly want (and more) for a memorable holiday.

Serena offers the the ultimate in self catering luxury holiday accommodation in Carbis Bay, providing year round enjoyment. Located in a premier position above Carbis Bay beach with uninterrupted views across the beach over to St Ives and a short walk along a private pathway through landscaped gardens down to the beach, Serena is a haven for the most discerning of visitors.

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What’s included in your booking
Every guest can expect to find a luxury welcome hamper upon arrival, each property also provides fast Wi-Fi, high quality linen and towels, logs (where relevant), dishwasher tablets, tea towels and hand wash. Our minimum standards ensure you have everything you need for a memorable stay, but some properties may provide alternative or slightly varied items, so please request detailed information from our team before your stay, if still required.

Who Manages Cornish Stays properties
Each of our property owners have a local manager and housekeeping team on hand to prepare and clean the property, whilst also being available to resolve any potential issues during your stay.

If you have a problem during your stay who to contact
In any cases where you encounter a problem, please contact the property manager as soon as possible. You'll be able to find their details on your booking documents and on the guest information in the property. There's a 24/7 emergency contact number that goes straight through to the local property manager, so guests can rest easy that there’s always someone on the end of the phone if issues arise.

We personally know our properties and owners so every detail is covered – and we even stay in many of them too – so whether it’s about the house, the local area or a special surprise you’d like help planning, Charlotte can provide personal insights and answer any questions to help you find and plan your Cornish stay.

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