Watergate Bay in bloom

Watergate Bay in bloom

Keeping the plants around the hotel looking their best in extreme coastal conditions isn’t easy, but Cornish Garden Team has helped us overcome the challenge. In this first of two blog posts, they set the scene and talk us through some of the plants you’ll spot around the hotel.

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This entry was posted in In the bay and tagged , , on August 10, 2015


Our new espresso blend – Origin’s Resolute Espresso

Our new espresso blend – Origin’s Resolute Espresso

As the seasons come and go, so too does our espresso beans from Origin Coffee Roasters. Their new blend now being served around the hotel is made up from crops from their trip to Central America. We delve into their travel diary to find out more about the people behind the beans.

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Blackberry mojito

Blackberry mojito

Havana is the birthplace of the Mojito, but we may have found a second place for it to call home… rediscover the cuban cocktail at The Living Space, Watergate Bay.

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This entry was posted in Living Space and tagged , , on August 7, 2015


Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl Grom Search | 15-16 August

Rip Curl’s search to find the ultimate junior surfer is coming to Watergate Bay on 15 and 16 August. Half of International GromSearch winners are on the World Surf Tour… who will be next one?

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on August 5, 2015


Real Cornwall, by boat

Real Cornwall, by boat

Yes Cornwall’s beaches are some of the best in the world. But cruise along our rivers, creeks and estuaries by boat and you’ll discover the Real Cornwall.

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , on July 29, 2015


Padstow Seafood School

Padstow Seafood School

Or how I learnt to cook like Rick Stein at his Padstow cookery school. Well, almost.

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Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

Cornwall’s retro surfing scene

It hasn’t been hard to notice a shift in the world of surfing in recent years. Surfers are now craving a return to their counter-culture roots, shunning big-name brands for more authentic offering. And Cornwall is leading the way in adding some soul back into the surfing experience. Join us as we go on a retro tour.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, Uncategorized and tagged , , on July 22, 2015


Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

Super turnout for RAF military beach fitness #GetFitWGB

A troop of almost 50 people willingly volunteered to be put through their paces this Saturday at RAF St Mawgan’s popular military fitness session on the sand at Watergate Bay. Our own Extreme Academy instructor Josh Coombes, who is training to join the RAF, got stuck in too. Ten hut!

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Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Top reasons to start swimming again this summer #getfitWGB

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to fly? In these top reasons to start swimming again this summer, our Swim Clinic swim instructor Salim reminds us that water is only thicker than air…

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This entry was posted in Get fit, Swim Clinic and tagged , , , on July 21, 2015


Reasons to visit in August

Reasons to visit in August

School’s out for summer and the sunshine should be out too. August is Cornwall’s peak month of the year and there’s lots happening. Allow us to be your guide to the best of what’s on.

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This entry was posted in Out & about, What's On and tagged , , , on July 18, 2015