St Ives in Cornwall has been named as the most expensive UK seaside destination in the UK, according to a new survey.
Travel website cheaprooms.co.uk carried out a study based on the cheapest price of a double room in accommodation near a beach with a three-star rating or higher in August, reports the Western Daily Press.
And St Ives came out as the most expensive seaside holiday destination in the UK, costing an average £123 per night for a room per person, almost double the cost of a break to Aberystwyth in Wales, reports the Cornishman.
Tenby in Wales came in as second priciest at £107, and Cowes in Isle of Wight was third at £94 a night.
Dartmouth in Devon (£87) and Barmouth in Wales (£86) made up the top five most expensive seaside towns in the UK.
Cornwall featured heavily in the list, as Falmouth and Padstow were also named in the top 10, coming in at joint sixth, with an average cost of £84 per night.
Penzance was also featured, coming joint 10th, with an average night there costing £81.
According to the Daily Mail, Malcolm Bell, head of Visit Cornwall, said: "Cornwall has a quality tourism product with a wide range of accommodation suitable for all budgets.
"Cornwall is well loved and has a loyal fan base, and with such a broad offering, there's something for every price bracket".
The top 10 most expensive UK seaside towns according to cheaprooms.co.uk are:
1 St Ives £123
2 Tenby (Wales) £107
3 Cowes (Isle of Wight) £94
4 Dartmought (Devon) £87
5 Barmouth (Wales) £86
6 Falmouth £84
6 Padstow £84
6 Oban (Scotland) £84
9 Swansea (Wales) £83
10 Penzance £81
10 Swanage (Dorset) £81
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