Located in an area known as 'Downalong' on the approach to the peninsula called The Island, with its granite cottages & labyrinth of lanes & alleys. Step out of the door & within a few yards, guests can enjoy a mix of cafe's & restaurants, many dotted along the waterfront. Famous for its light & Mediterranean Sea colour, St Ives has been a magnet for artists over the years & boasts numerous art galleries, including the Tate Modern & Barbara Hepworth Museum. The area is perfect for exploring the rugged North Cornish Coast, popular with surfers or the gateway to West Cornwall, including Land's End, Sennen Beach, Marazion with St Michael's Mount perched on its rocky island, or the busy harbour & town of Penzance. The area has something for everyone, wild life & bird watchers will love the marshes at Marazion, & Hayle attracts bird watchers from around the world. Explore glorious gardens, including the sub-tropical gardens of Trebah & Glendurgan. Beach, shop, pub & restaurant 500yds.