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Interior style: sea view suites

Take a look at the design notes from newly designed sea view suites at Watergate Bay Hotel. Understand the inspiration for the design and create the look at home.

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Guest blog - Mark Kermode's films

The Observer’s chief film critic, Mark Kermode, celebrates the films in which Cornish scenery has starred. Read on for the good, the bad and the weird.

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Watergate Bay playlist

Did you know that Watergate Bay Hotel posts different playlists on Spotify? Follow us on watergatebaymusic and hear the sound of the Bay.

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Ten reasons to choose Watergate Bay for your family holiday

Victoria Kennedy from Bridges and Balloons picks her 10 reasons why Watergate Bay hotel is the best family holiday in Cornwall.

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Interior style: the 50s

Take a look at the design notes from newly designed family suites at Watergate Bay Hotel. Understand the inspiration for the design and create the look at home.

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Grilled halloumi burger recipe

Beef burgers, chicken burgers, bean burgers. We like them all as much as the next person. But swap your beef burger for halloumi and you've got a surprisingly healthy vegetarian alternative. Here's how we serve our grilled halloumi burger at The Living Space.

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Chai White Russian

White Russians are traditionally made with vodka and coffee-flavoured liqueur, mixed with heavy cream.  Our twist includes a warming mix of winter spices for the colder months ahead, all thanks to the Chai syrup, hints of coconut and a genuine fully Cornish coffee liqueur. 

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Good Vibrations

From the arctic ice of Norway to the humble rock pool, the sounds of the ocean are endlessly fascinating – if you have the right guide. We join Chris Watson, long-time Sir David Attenborough collaborator, on the hunt for one of his favourite sounds of all.

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Thai Red Curry

Often seen on the specials board, our Thai red curry has been a hit with many of our regular guests in The Beach Hut. We were recently asked if we could share the recipe so that the guest can make it at home themselves. Take a look at the receipe.

Neil Haydock Neil Haydock
25 February 2020
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Winter Colada

Winter white with flakes of coconut, a thick and creamy cocktail with spiced Golden Barrel Aged Rum. We use coconut puree and coconut milk which give a wintery look, topped with chocolate to serve.

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