Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate

Carbis Bay Hotel & Estate

4 Star Hotel
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Guest Capacity
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Venue Hire Price
£1500 - £12000
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4 Star Hotel

Venue Overview

Carbis Bay, St Ives, United Kingdom

Luxury, Glamour, Romance since 1894. Set in the heart of our very own sandy bay with stunning sea views, Carbis Bay has been hosting grand weddings and intimate gatherings.


What’s better than getting married? Getting married on the beach!

Set against the backdrop of its privately owned Blue Flag beach, as exotic and exhilarating as any British shoreline, Carbis Bay fits the bill.

Twelve separate areas of the estate are licensed for ceremonies, including the Wedding Hut on the buttery sand, an outdoor pavilion and beautiful function suites inside the Main House hotel. From classic to quirky, small and intimate to grand and glam, weddings are expertly tailored to every couple’s precise wishes.

In addition, cocktail parties and barbeques can be thrown overlooking the turquoise waters, perhaps before a beachside firework finale. Right on the beach are the hotel’s coastal-chic Beach Lodges and Beach Suites, some of them boasting hot tubs and roof gardens. Those make for a comfortable and indulgent first night of wedlock.

Venue Type

  • Exclusive Use
  • Hotel
  • Independent Family Run
  • Marquee


  • Luxe
  • Waterside


  • Asian Catering
  • Civil License
  • Fully Accessible
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Spa

Meet the Dream Maker

Nicole Thomas
Nicole Thomas
Events Manager
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What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 16 reviews
Sian Levoi
wedding on Fri, 5th of October, 2018
We are so pleased that we found Nicole and everyone at Carbis bay to host our wedding. We had looked at 6 other venues around Cornwall and Carbis bay was the last one that we visited. We totally saved the best until last!
Once introduced to Nicole and given a tour of the hotel we had made up our

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mind and booked then and there. We live in Essex so needed a lot of help organising suppliers etc. Nicole spent a lot of time sitting with us going through lists of recommended suppliers and helping us choose the right people to work with for flowers, cake, photos, band, magician etc. Through her recommendations, we found some amazing people. Nicole kept in touch all through the process and nothing was too much trouble. The ideas and suggestions that she had all worked on the wedding day beautifully, we worked so closely with Nicole we now think of her as a friend.
The whole build up to the wedding was effortless, Nicole and her team took all the stress out of the wedding so that we could relax and enjoy every aspect of it. They are all so professional. The wedding day was so perfect better than I had planned, the beach club looked beautiful, the food was out of this world. Everything was seamless. I couldn't have asked for more, every tiny detail was catered for. If you're planning a wedding I would highly recommend Carbis bay. I want to do it all again and I wouldn't look anywhere else if I did. We can't wait to go back. We have already booked to stay in one of the new amazing lodges for our first anniversary!
Amazing place, warm, friendly, professional and caring people. Amazing Nicole. You couldn't ask for better.

Review submitted on Thu, 22nd of November, 2018
Jay abd Trevor
wedding on Thu, 18th of October, 2018
Well what can I say we had the best day of our lives! Our wedding day was made so special Nicole and all the staff were just amazing. Everything was perfect the beach club was beautiful right on the beach. One of our favourite places in the world! Nicole is so amazing at her job also a very special

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beautiful lady.
We had so many flowers, to be honest, I don’t know how they got them all down there but nothing was a problem. When I walked in and see our venue it was so beautiful I’ve never seen anything like it. Everybody said it was the best wedding they have ever been to. All our family and friends are still talking about it. The setting was beautiful. Hotel rooms cottages honeymoon suite all wonderful. Food was out of this world the service we had was next to none. I love going to Caribs bay hotel as I always feel spoiled and it’s our wee get away. Thank you Nicole Josie and all the beautiful staff for making our day a fairy tale! It’s a day we will never forget thank you to Nicole and everyone for making our dreams come true! Can’t wait to come back wish we could move in. Love and hugs to you all xxx

Review submitted on Wed, 21st of November, 2018
Zara and Alex
wedding on Sat, 29th of July, 2017
Thank you for everything you did for our wedding. The Pavilion was the perfect little venue for our day. The view was amazing. It was so intimate and personal and you had a lot to do with that. The setting and staff were brilliant on the day, we didn't have to worry about a thing. The motor Yacht

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was perfect for our reception and the food on board was delicious. Please pass on our thanks to the whole team for everything. We had a fantastic day.

Review submitted on Fri, 9th of November, 2018
Tara Smith
wedding on Thu, 14th of December, 2017
Carbis Bay,

What can I say!? You made our Christmas Wedding dreams a reality. We never imagined that the ideas we had could actually happen. It was magical and festive and all our guests say "it was us all over". You got us and our vision and for that we are so grateful. Thank you, thank you,

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thank you, from the bottom of our hearts. We have some great photos and will bring them in to show you once they are all sorted.

Sam and Tara

Review submitted on Fri, 9th of November, 2018
Jo and Mike
wedding on Fri, 23rd of February, 2018
Dear Nicole and Harriet,

Thanks a million for everything you did to make our wedding day so special and memorable. It was a pleasure sharing our day with you both and having you by my side to plan the day. You really understood the relaxed vibe we wanted. We really appreciate the effort you both

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put into every detail. Hope to visit soon. Thanks again, Jo and Mike x

Review submitted on Fri, 9th of November, 2018

Venue Details

Guest Capacity
Per Person

Venue Hire Price
£1500 - £12000


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