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


Ten things you didn’t know Shop on the Beach sold

Ten things you didn’t know Shop on the Beach sold

Yes they’ve got buckets and spades (lots of them), wetsuits and bodyboards. But in times of trouble (forgotten toothbrush, wet socks and missing swim suits) you don’t have to leave the Bay to get your essentials…

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on August 24, 2015


Watergate Bay poem, by Jack Rooke & the Poetry Takeaway

Watergate Bay poem, by Jack Rooke & the Poetry Takeaway

We feel extremely lucky to have stumbled across the Poetry Take Away on a trip to London recently. Here’s what creative evil-genius Jack Rooke whipped up for us as part of the world’s first mobile poetry emporium.

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Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

Gardening tips from Cornish Garden Team

In this second blog post, Cornish Garden Team share their top coastal gardening tips and tell us how to plant a piece of Watergate Bay at home.

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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


Summer picks from Shop on the Beach

Summer picks from Shop on the Beach

Shop on the Beach – on the slipway down to Watergate Bay – has got the warmer months all covered. Here’s our top picks from the new summer range.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on May 25, 2015


Our new uniform from Joules

Our new uniform from Joules

We’ve got together with the team at Joules to create our very own ‘surfer dude’ shirt which the team in The Living Space will be wearing this spring as their uniform.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on April 13, 2015


BBC Newsround film at The Beach Hut

BBC Newsround film at The Beach Hut

They’ve been washing up on shores around Europe, including Watergate Bay, for the last few years, but it seems the mystery of the rubber ‘Tjipter’ tablets has finally been solved. Newsround investigates…

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


Penguin’s Christmas reading list

Penguin’s Christmas reading list

We’ve got together with our friends at Penguin Books to offer a must-have reading list to take you into 2015. Five of the best titles around.

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on December 12, 2014


Alternative Christmas dinners from around the world

Alternative Christmas dinners from around the world

Did you know on average you spend a total of 2 hours and 27 minutes wrapping presents at Christmas!

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , on December 11, 2014