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Things to do in Cornwall

Step from the hotel straight onto the coastal path, hire a bike and explore some incredible landscapes. Walks through forgotten gardens and stepping stones for giants, there's plenty to do around Watergate and further afield. 

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5 minutes with: Marina Huxley

Our Pilates instructor Marina talks staying in touch – with ourselves, our bodies, and nature – and the unexpected positives that have come out of the pandemic.

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Outdoor fitness at Watergate Bay

Incessant emails, an overflowing to do list, relentless rushing, constant fatigue, a fleeting mind; is the treadmill of modern life taking its toll? If you feel a desire to breathe, restore, move, be inspired, escape or simply press the pause button on this relentless ‘on call’ lifestyle then an active break at the beach might be just what the doctor ordered!

Virginia Taylor
01 February 2020
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Why choose swimming?

Planning on getting fit? Our Swim Clinic instructor, Salim, tells us how swimming can improve your overall fitness and well being.

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Active breaks: Coastal fitness weekend

Our new coastal fitness weekend at Watergate bay is the perfect tonic for body and mind. What to expect and how to book.

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Beach fitness – meet the equipment

Every Saturday at 10am or 2pm (tide dependent) you might be surprised to find our weird and wonderful beach fit equipment lining the sand, followed by Pete our fitness instructor putting a red-faced – but smiling – group through their paces.

Virginia Taylor
12 June 2016
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The UK’s best surf breaks

The Extreme Academy team at Watergate Bay are complete surfaholics, so who best to ask for their favourite UK surf breaks? Here's their pick.

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SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

SUP - Stand Up Paddle Boarding

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The face works

The Face Works is a Swim Club 75 minute facial treatment which cleanses, exfoliates, combines massage and hot and cold stones, a mask and moisturises.

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Swim Clinic round up

On the weekend of Saturday 30 November to Sunday 1 December the Watergate Bay Hotel hosted its first Swim Clinic with Swim Lab. Check out how it went.

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