Guest blog – A place for coastal fitness

Guest blog – A place for coastal fitness

Emma from Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats explains why anyone can be inspired to start or transform your fitness in a challenging and beautiful location like Watergate Bay. Find out why she supports our active break programme.

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This entry was posted in Active breaks, Uncategorized and tagged on March 13, 2018


Mother’s Day gift ideas from Watergate Bay

Mother’s Day gift ideas from Watergate Bay

We understand how special your Mum is to you, so we’ve put together a list of our favorite gift ideas. This Mother’s Day treat her to a little piece of Watergate Bay. Watergate Bay Elements Designed to give the sense of active relaxation you get from being in the Great British outdoors and a good […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on February 20, 2018


What’s on in Cornwall during May half term

What’s on in Cornwall during May half term

Cornwall is a hive of activity during half term, with great family friendly attractions and events all over the county plus miles of countryside and beaches to explore.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on May 25, 2017


Dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Dog friendly beaches in Cornwall

Dogs are welcome at Watergate Bay all year round. There’s no seasonal ban on our two-mile stretch of beach. But if there’s one thing dogs love more than a beach, it’s discovering a new one. Happily, there are several pet-friendly beaches in Cornwall. Here are some of your four-legged friends’ favourites.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on March 19, 2017


Watergate Bay playlist

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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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on December 21, 2016


Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

Your #watergatebay sunsets 2016

We may be biased but as your Instagram posts prove, a Watergate Bay sunset is pretty special. Here are our favourites that you’ve shared on social so far this year using #watergatebay.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , on October 5, 2016


Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Ten best beaches in Cornwall

Inspired by Watergate Bay’s listing as one of the top 20 English beaches 2015 in The Telegraph, we compiled a list of the top 10 beaches in Cornwall. It proved to be a bit of a challenge for just one person to pick. So instead we set about asking as many employees and friends of […]

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This entry was posted in Top 10, Uncategorized and tagged , , , on September 3, 2016


The Ebb & Flow fringed beach towel

The Ebb & Flow fringed beach towel

Designed in collaboration with Roo’s Beach, the Ebb & Flow fringed towel has landed just in time for summer – now available from the Watergate Bay shop opposite reception.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on June 7, 2016


Best of the blog 2015

Best of the blog 2015

GoPros, poetry and portabello mushroom fries – 2015 has been a fantastic year at Watergate Bay. We look back at our highlights and ask, what was yours?

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged on December 10, 2015


Meet the team – Aline

Meet the team – Aline

Brazilian Aline is one of Watergate Bay Hotel’s 67 foreign members of staff in our 250-person strong team. But as well as working in reservations, she is also helping to teach English to other colleagues in free lessons at the hotel. We chat over coffee…

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged on July 14, 2015