Apprenticeships – Meet Jodie from Swim Club

Apprenticeships – Meet Jodie from Swim Club

An apprenticeship is an opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic and talented individuals to join a fast-moving and forward thinking business while studying for a nationally recognised qualification. Meet Jodie, she is a Beauty Therapist Apprentice for our Swim Club team.

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This entry was posted in Apprenticeships, Meet the team, Swim Club and tagged on May 30, 2018


16 reasons to use a sauna

16 reasons to use a sauna

The latest addition to the Swim Club terrace is a Finnish sea-view sauna. And we think it must have one of the best sauna views in the world. After a dip in the outdoor hot tub, relax in the sauna with a view of the beach and soak up panoramic view.

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This entry was posted in Interior Design, Swim Club, Top 10 and tagged , , on May 24, 2018


Guest blog – Ultimate Library

Guest blog – Ultimate Library

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