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English breakfast Martini cocktail

The Zacry's breakfast at Watergate Bay is legendary. So if by dinner time you're having withdrawal symptoms, perhaps this breakfast cocktail is the answer.

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Why Watergate for surfing?

A centre stop on the UK Pro Surf Tour, a beach that works on most tides and most importantly – warm showers. Here’s why Watergate Bay rocks for surfing.

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Meet the team – Tammy

If you’ve got children, chances are you will have met our kids’ manager, part-time pirate and overall holiday saviour Tammy. We pulled her off the climbing frame for a quick chat about her role.

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Homemade houmous

Packed with good-for-you fats, this Middle Eastern dip has fast become a favorite go-to for a quick, healthy snack in many western countries.

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Smoked red pepper relish

This relish is the perfect partner to our grilled halloumi burger served in The Living Space. It's great as a chutney with cheese or cold cuts of meats too.

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Meet the team - Caitlin

Caitlin’s internship has seen her get stuck in with every aspect of the hotel. We find out what the role means to her – and what it means to the hotel.

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Toasted freekeh salad with barrel aged feta

You’re well on the way to five a day with this healthy and tasty superfood salad - a favourite from our spring menu at The Living Space.

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Eggs Portabello

Brunch is back at The Beach Hut, every Sunday from 10am. And to us, nothing says breakfast more than poached eggs with lashings of hollandaise sauce.

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The Bay

Meet the team – Elena

Our housekeeping supervisor Elena is everything we love about the Bay - always smiling, a keen surfer and full of charm. We caught up with her to find out what it's like to work on the beach.

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Interior style - family suites

At Watergate Bay, we understand how important the interior design of a room can be to make our guests feel welcomed, at home and at ease. We had so many questions on our last interior design post that we thought we would make another for you, this time the focus is on our family suites.

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