To Stay or Go? our guide to Summer holidays

With restrictions not fully lifted, we have put together a guide to help you decide whether to "stay or go" This weeks blog is to Stay. Our first choice is......

ST IVES England, U.K

Where to Stay- Carbis Bay in Cornwall

Carbis Bay Estate is a luxurious coastal retreat with a privately owned 25-acre Blue Flag beach, impeccable service, fine food, superb spa facilities and breath taking views across one of the world’s most beautiful bays. Whatever your mood, The Carbis Bay Estate has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday. Enjoy 125 acres of comfort and relaxation. Try one of our 38 individually furnished Main House rooms or the luxury of our coastal properties, and relax on the 25-acre Blue Flag beach

Where to go- The Beach Restaurant 

Down on the sand, you will find our laid-back Beach Club Restaurant focusing on sun-soaked Mediterranean-style delights such as hand-picked Cornish crab, fresh fish sourced locally from St Ives day boats, steaks, and handmade pizzas. During the summer months when the sun is shining, the Cloudy Bay hut serves a light tapas menu to occupancy the extensive Cloudy Bay wine list to be enjoyed on the terrace and where local singer/songwriters provide background music to provide the perfect Beach Club ambience.

What to Wear 

Another take on our classic butterfly prints sees it with a silvery grey and popping blue colour palette.


Next on our UK list is...


Where to Stay- St Brides Spa Hotel 

On a cliff top overlooking Saundersfoot in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, St Brides Spa Hotel is an oasis of calm with an award winning spa, contemporary restaurant and stylish bedrooms. Relaxed, informal luxury. Dramatic seascapes and coastal path walks, relaxed, calming interiors and unpretentious service, a marine spa specialising in recovery treatments, plentiful fresh, local seafood, big, comfy beds and the choice of independent stays and winter space.

WHERE TO GO - Coast Restaurant

This beautiful purpose built restaurant is right on the shoreline - just metres away from the lovely golden sands of Coppet Hall. You’ll have unrivalled views of sea and sky. Head Chef Fred Clapperton and his team prepare dishes with skill, experience, creativity and a good dollop of style. Wherever possible they use locally sourced Pembrokeshire ingredients


WHAT TO WEAR - African Zebra

Modern in designed with block printed zebra patterns set against an alluring dark blue background. A chic and simple aesthetic that will prove a real crowd pleaser


Our final recommendation is...


WHERE TO STAY - Karma St. Martin

A stone’s throw from the beach and a world apart from everyday life, Karma St. Martin’s is a luxurious island retreat located in the stunning Isles of Scilly, one of the UK’s most precious hidden gems. Karma St. Martin’s recalls a coastal manor of unique charm and style – a pleasure to visit and even more to inhabit. Each of Karma St. Martin’s rooms and suites boasts classic English charm with contemporary touches, designed by notable German interior designer, Tina Kirschner.



Set in a converted boat shed overlooking St Mary's harbour, from the decked area outside, you see amazing summer sunsets or watch sail boats cross the glorious seascape to Samson, Bryher and Tresco. This beach side BBQ kitchen, specialises in local seafood & slow reared, rare breed, meats.

WHAT TO WEAR - Thailand Leopard

Brave, block printed leopards fill this pair with brilliant exuberance. A simple yet fiercely individual design that will really stand out in a city break and look elegant yet contempory in the hotel pool.



Will you check out our favourite UK destinations to stay? or will you prefer "GO" recommendations in our next Blog coming later this week.