Make the most of a short break in St Ives

Conor Fletcher

A short break in St Ives is different to a longer stay, by design a short break means that your time is limited therefore in order to ensure you make the most of the time you're in St Ives allowing it to be that extra bit more special is something that requires a bit of planning in advance, leaving no minute in your St Ives luxury apartment wasted.

Whatever the weather there are things to do that can make your stay in St Ives live up to all expectations, St Ives has so much at hand (pretty much at the doorstep of your luxury apartment) for you to explore both indoors and out. Whether you're a seasoned surfer or prefer to simply dip your toes in the ocean, being moments from the beach is almost always a bonus. The Sail Lofts luxury apartments in St Ives are only moments from Porthmeor beach and a minute from Porthgwidden. The beaches are quite simply at your doorstep. Of course if the beaches aren't for you then St Ives quite simply has a plethora of unique and interesting locations to spend your time, and being able to know this in advance allows you to embrace the perfect St Ives retreat.

Surfing is quite simply one of the most popular things to do in St Ives, the Sail Lofts luxury apartments in St Ives are - as I've said - moments from the beach, this cannot be reiterated enough. The St Ives Surf School is at the edge of Porthmeor Beach, it's a fantastic place to go to if you're a complete novice or are a little rusty around the edges. The Surf School allows for a wonderful foray into the world of water related activities be it surfing or even SUP, great if you're looking to spend your short break in St Ives practicing something new or get out of the office and into the ocean. To find out more about surfing in St Ives then why not take a look at the ways you can get yourself in the ocean.

Maybe surfing isn't for you, and the later months of the year happen to be a little cold for your toes in the ocean. That's fine. St Ives has so much on offer elsewhere, Central to St Ives is Fore Street, the main through line of St Ives, filled to the brim with boutique and specialised shops that give you the perfect gaze into Cornish culture and lifestyle. With specialised wineries and a variety of shops that try to give you the best St Ives fudge on offer you will be able to find something for all of the family.

Interested in art? It need not be stated just how important art is to St Ives. Beside the Tate, no doubt the most well known gallery in St Ives - the town has so much more. Just a few minutes walking through the town, you are met with countless smaller galleries that display St Ives artist's work, there's a wonderful community that might go unnoticed if you don't get out and explore, perfect to do during a day long adventure during your short break in St Ives.

These are just a few of the things that are on offer in the town, making the most of your short break is ultimately down to what you decide to do, but being here for a short break in our luxury self catering apartments allows for a perfect encapsulation of the town and what it means to so many people. To find out more about our short breaks take a look online, if you're looking for a last minute break then why not see if you're able to make the most of our end of the line breaks? It's the perfect way to embrace the town so why not make the most of it?