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Paradise awaits on the island of St. Martin’s in the Isles of Scilly; an archipelago just 28 miles off the Cornish coast. Tuesday, 6 August 2019

By Karma St. Martin’s
Karma St. Martin’s

Paradise awaits on the island of St. Martin’s in the Isles of Scilly; an archipelago just 28 miles off the Cornish coast. Consisting of six inhabited islands and more than 130 nesting sea birds and wildlife, the islands are a magnet for artists, adventurers and escapees from the city, with quintessentially English countryside, an unspoilt coastline, luxurious accommodation and fine cuisine.

Karma St. Martin’s luxury retreat is just a stone’s throw from the beach, with a private quay and panoramic views of neighbouring isles. The island of St. Martin’s is just two miles long but guests are spoilt for choice with an array of activities on offer, redefining the classic luxury European escape. 

Karma St. Martin’s is an award-winning hotel with prime beachfront location, Karma Spa and Michelin-listed ocean view suites and rooms. With 30 individually appointed bedrooms to choose from, guests can wake up to breathtaking panoramic coastal vistas, overlooking the deep azure waters of Tean Sound and Tresco. 

While on St. Martin’s, guests can snorkel with seals, tour the vineyard, explore hidden coves or dive to historic shipwrecks in an area of outstanding natural beauty. After an unforgettable day exploring the Isles of Scilly, guests can retreat to the restaurant or dine al fresco. Fresh seafood and shellfish are caught that very day, and guests can watch the fishermen catch their dinner straight in front of Karma St. Martin’s quay. 

Guests can travel to Karma St. Martin’s on a Skybus flight from Exeter, Newquay or Land’s End, or catch the Scillonian ferry from Penzance where they may see dolphins or basking sharks. 

Karma St. Martin’s is dog-friendly and guests can enjoy walking just as much as their four-legged companions. The islands are home to stunning coastal pathways, country lanes and dog-friendly beaches all year round. 

The Isles of Scilly are renowned for offering the opportunity to spot colonies of seals close to the shoreline. Snorkelling with seals and seeing them in their natural environment is a unique and unforgettable experience. 

DON'T MISS

Karma St. Martin’s wine machine. The first in southwest England, guests are given a personalised card upon arrival

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES
• Waterfront dining 
• Michelin-listed accommodation 
• Karma Spa 
• Restaurant 
• Bar 
• Wine Lounge 
• Enomatic wine machine 
• Library
• Vinyl record player 
• Flat-screen LCD TV 
• Room service menu and telephone 
• Signature bathroom amenities 
• Mini bar 

GET IN TOUCH

karmastmartins.com 
T: +44 3333 232 353
E: st.martins@karmaresorts.com 


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