Ultimate Library – guest blog

Ultimate Library – guest blog

When Ultimate Library was asked to curate the Library at Watergate Bay, we were honoured. We knew how important this task would be after learning that Swim Club (in which the Library would sit) was the main area of relaxation in the hotel – aside from the beach of course!

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This entry was posted in Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on March 13, 2018


The ocean room library

The ocean room library

Overlooking the sea, in the warmth of Swim Club. We don’t think there’s any place we’d rather curl up with a book than in our Ocean Room. Thanks to Ultimate Library, our guests are able to browse the bespoke, carefully curated library for the titles that best fit the hotel and it’s location.

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This entry was posted in Arts and creative, Families, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on March 12, 2018


Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry – guest blog

Oliver Berry is a travel writer and photographer based in Cornwall. Given his wide globetrotting travel experience, we couldn’t wait to read what he sad to say about a weekend with us in his home county.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , , on January 23, 2017


Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

Top ten places to swim in Cornwall

From fun pools and infinity pools, to tidal pools and oceans, Cornwall has a swimming experience for everyone. Swimming is the perfect way to keep fit, why not travel the county and experience some of the most unique swimming pools in Cornwall. Here’s our top ten. 1. Jubilee Pool, Penzance Penzance is an historic harbour […]

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This entry was posted in Explore Cornwall, Swim Club, Top 10 and tagged , , , , on January 11, 2017


Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Hand Luggage Only – guest blog

Lloyd and Yaya are the London lads behind Hand Luggage Only, a travel blog with a side of food and photography inspiration. Here’s what happened when we invited them to stay at Watergate Bay Hotel.

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This entry was posted in Extreme Academy, Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on September 16, 2016


David Griffen – guest blog

David Griffen – guest blog

David Griffen loves food almost as much as he loves photography, shooting with chefs and at restaurants all over the world – including Watergate Bay Hotel. Here’s what happened when we invited him to take over our social media channels on his last visit.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Guest blog, Swim Club and tagged , , , on August 1, 2016


Brush up your yoga basics

Brush up your yoga basics

Whether you’ve been downward dogging for years or are a complete Yoga virgin, mastering and developing your understanding of the basic yoga poses is key to mastering and ultimately enjoying your practice, says instructor Julia.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , on June 6, 2016


Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

Breaststroke is the best stroke – guest blog by Salim Ahmed

As we gear up for our first breaststroke swim clinic to be held on 6-8 May 2016, professional swim coach Salim tells us why it’s time to embrace the underdog.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , on February 2, 2016


Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

Get fit in 2015: yoga #GetfitWGB

After being sceptical for years, we’re now complete yoga converts. Here’s the reasons why we’re feeling much better physically and mentally, all thanks to yoga.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Swim Club and tagged , , , , , on January 30, 2015


Swim Club banana and maple smoothie #GetfitWGB

Swim Club banana and maple smoothie #GetfitWGB

Bananas give slow release of energy – perfect for our swimmers at Swim Club who lap this smoothie up while doing their lengths.

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This entry was posted in Food and drink, Recipes: Cocktails, Swim Club and tagged , , , , on January 29, 2015