Lobster Friday’s

Lobster Friday’s

Thank lobster it’s Friday! Each Friday at Watergate Bay Hotel is known as Lobster Friday. We serve a dish of half a lobster in garlic butter and chips with basil aioli, and trust us its delicious. The Lobster is locally caught off the Cape of Cornwall, by Lee Carter, on the same day that we […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Living Space and tagged , , , on July 24, 2013


Kids’ Zone

Kids’ Zone

School’s out for summer and the kids are looking for something to do. The Kids’ Zone at Watergate Bay Hotel has something for children of all ages providing a fun environment for meeting new friends and having a great time. It’s open from 8am – 9.30pm every day and offers a range of exciting and […]

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This entry was posted in Flotsam & Jetsam and tagged , , , on July 18, 2013


Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

Boardmasters 2013 – Beach Sessions

It’s only three weeks until Boardmasters Festival returns to Fistral and Watergate Bay, and we can’t wait! The main stage line up, at Watergate Bay, is better than ever with The Vaccines, Basement Jaxx and Brit award winning Ben Howard headlining across the weekend. Whilst over at Fistral the ‘Marley Presents Beach Sessions’ lineup is […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay, Out & about and tagged , , on July 17, 2013


Padstow: our peaceful fishing port neighbour

Padstow: our peaceful fishing port neighbour

Only six miles north of Watergate Bay you will stumble across the quintessential Cornish fishing port of Padstow, famously popularised by Rick Stein. Padstow features in our latest three night getaway – Seafood breaks – so you could combine a visit with a break at Watergate Bay. Stay at the hotel and eat one evening in […]

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This entry was posted in Out & about and tagged , , , , on July 16, 2013


Sunset SUP

Sunset SUP

Stand-up paddlesurf is the oldest form of surfing and the lastest craze to hit our shores. Paddles are used to propel the board on flat water as well as to turn and control the board when riding waves.This week we are taking advantage of the flat, still waters and running sunset SUP lessons with the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, Extreme Academy and tagged , , on July 15, 2013


Taste of the Bay

Taste of the Bay

Taste of the Bay is a three night getaway for those who appreciate the good things in life – a chance for lovers of great food and fresh air to experience three of Cornwall’s best restaurants in one of its most exhilarating locations. Three nights B&B Dinner one night in the hotel’s restaurant. Lunch one […]

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This entry was posted in In the bay and tagged , , on July 12, 2013


Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

Sandball at Watergate Bay 27th July

Beach handball, or Sandball, is a fast paced, small sided game that rewards showboating. Showboating? Yep, if a team scores a goal that is deemed to be impressive or extravagant, then they win two points instead of one. The same goes if the goalkeeper scores. The team handball game of today was formed by the […]

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This entry was posted in Events, In the bay and tagged , , , on July 11, 2013


Summer seafood recipes

Summer seafood recipes

At Watergate Bay Hotel we can trace all our fish back to the fisherman, which is really important to our chefs. Like any ingredient, fish is seasonal and we always look to our local fisherman first. Being so close to the ocean, seafood plays a big part in our menus in all our restaurants especially […]

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This entry was posted in Eat, Recipes and tagged , , , on July 10, 2013


SALT Dance Festival 13/7/13 – 7/8/13

SALT  Dance Festival 13/7/13 – 7/8/13

One of the best things about visiting Cornwall is the variety of things there are to see and do. SALT 2013 is a festival of landscape and dance created to celebrate our county. Whether you are a dance expert or someone who has never seen a dance performance, we think that SALT will offer something […]

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This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , on July 9, 2013


Pimms o’clock

Pimms o’clock

Nothing beats a glass of Pimms on a summer’s day…except maybe a jug of Pimms on a summer’s day. Here is our Pimms Cup recipe from The Living Space, with a little Watergate twist; instead of lemonade we mix ours with ginger ale. Pimms cup Serves One Ingredients 70ml Pimms No1 2 strawberries 3 slices of […]

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This entry was posted in Living Space, Recipes and tagged , , , , on July 5, 2013