Your Destination —
Outstandingly beautiful, uncrowded and unspoilt, the Isles of Scilly lie just off the coast of Cornwall but seem like a world apart. Beachfront cafés, scenic coastal walks, and a vibrant Arts & Culture scene provide plenty of entertainment, whilst adrenaline junkies will love the numerous hiking, biking and horse riding trails, as well as watersports.
The slow pace of life here, coupled with the amazing scenery and fresh sea air are sure to totally relax you.
Your Hotel —
Occupying a generous 2.8 hectares, located on a sloping hillside with panoramic coastal views overlooking Tean Sound and Tresco, all 30 of Karma St. Martin's guest bedrooms enjoy stunning sea views.
Take a rejuvenating stroll along the sandy beach, followed by a delicious afternoon cream tea on the terrace. The Karma Spa is undeniably a highlight too, offering a wide range of holistic treatments and natural products.
Some services may incur additional charges, payable locally.
Your Room —
This offer is based on an Ocean View Room.
Your Board Basis —
This offer is based on a Bed and Breakfast Basis or Half Board Basis for guests on the Island Spa Retreat Package (Choice of 3-course dinner or lunch)
If you're in the mood to experience a sensational epicurean adventure, the boutique-raised vegetables, poultry and meat will introduce you to the beauty of slow food, where cohesive relationships with farmers and fishermen make all the difference in what graces your plate.
If you're craving a true 'fresh catch of the day', here is the place. The local fisherman, Ian Mitchell, lands his daily catch on the hotel quay.
Island Spa Retreat Package —
Scilly Detox, Salt & Oil Experience
This purifying ritual is hand-blended from locally harvested salts. We hand-blend these with pure essential oils to create a potent blend to deeply exfoliate your skin. Helps to reduce ﬂuid retention and tone your skin. Includes a deeply relaxing massage that will leave you fresh and renewed. Recommended for all skin types.
Sea Salt Foot Bath
Sea Salt Body Scrub
Full Body Massage
Karma Retreat Experience
Begins with a deeply relaxing hydration facial delivered with a generous neck and shoulder massage to rest the busy mind. Concludes with your choice of an express manicure or pedicure. Perfect for both men and women…
Deep Calm Facial
Karma Wow Neck & Shoulder
Express Manicure or Pedicure
Seal Snorkelling Package —
Get mask to whisker with Atlantic grey seals in the clear Scillonian waters. For those who like to dive, there is also the opportunity to scuba with seals off the shores of St Martin's...
Getting There —
Transport is not included with this offer. Possible travel options include:
Sleeper train from Paddington and then ferry from Penzance
Take the overnight sleeper train by First Great Western called the 'Night Riviera' from London Paddington to Penzance.
The train arrives at approximately 8:10am which is plenty of time to catch the 9:30 ferry from Penzance to St. Mary's. For timetable information, please click here.
If you book a sleeper you have free access to the First Class lounge at Paddington to start your holiday in style.
The ferry takes 2hrs 40 minutes and it is advisable to take sea sickness tablets as a precaution.
Once at St. Mary's you can take the 12:30pm St. Martin's boat (this is subject to slight change according to tides so guests need to check the board at the quay).
One way is £4.50 payable directly on board. The boat will drop you at the quay right in front of the hotel where the front office team will greet you and help with luggage.
The boat takes approx. 20 minutes. This boat is twice daily (12:30pm and 3pm).
Flights - you can fly from Newquay, Exeter, and Lands End
The flights arrive at St. Mary's where transport by minibus is available at £16 return to take you to St. Mary's quay (10 minutes) where you can again take the boat. (Twice a day, 12:30pm and 3pm)
If you miss the two St. Martin's boat then it is possible to take the special boat (taxi boat) that costs £45 (price per boat, not per person).
Train & Flight - Sleeper from Paddington and then fly from Lands End
Take a sleeper train from Paddington to Penzance station. Transport from Penzance station to the airport is available at a cost of £6 per person each way. For timetable information, please click here.
You can then take appropriate transport from Lands End to the hotel, as specified above.
Consult Ferry Website here.