Family Beach Holidays Watergate Bay

Family holidays in Cornwall

Ofsted registered Kids' Zone and XA Club

Family suites

Extreme Academy lessons

Coronavirus - all you need to know

We are currently offering private supervised sessions in the Kids' Zone, games room hire and babysitting.

Wellies lined up by the door, getting amongst the elements, keeping young minds busy in the Kids’ Zone. From babies to grandparents, fresh new families to bigger broods, bring along the whole gang.

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Spring sessions

While we aren’t able to offer our group supervised sessions, families can book the Kids’ Zone for private supervised sessions as well as the games room. 



  • Families can book a private 90 minute supervised session giving the opportunity for an extended adult breakfast, treatment, or sports lesson.
  • These sessions will be complimentary, available 7 days a week for children aged from 6mths to 12 years.
  • Private supervised sessions run from 8.15am-5.15pm. They are private sessions and parents are unable to stay.
  • Families can have one pre-booked session per day and are encouraged to book before their stay on the app, or with the Kids' Zone team.
  • Families can book the games room for 45-minute family play sessions. These are unsupervised and does not include the outdoor play area. 
  • The games room is open Sunday to Thursday: 9am-6pm, Friday and Saturday: 9am-10pm
  • Babysitting is available from 6pm-1am, subject to booking and availability. Requests can be made through the app.
  • Babysitting will be charged up to 2 hours: £24, up to 3 hours: £36, up to 4 hours: £48. A cancellation fee of £24 will be applied for same-day cancellations.

Additional information

      • Nappy changing is available, however, we are unable to provide any nappies, wipes, or nappy sacks.
      • Hand washing/sanitising is mandatory when arriving at the Kids' Zone.
      • Families must deposit any toys/equipment used in the provided containers at the end of their play session.

Kids' Zone terms


Kids’ Zone and Games Room

An Ofsted-registered, activity-led space run by experienced DBS accredited staff. Their qualifications range from childcare level 3 through to Primary teaching degrees.


A secure, dedicated area suited to a variety of activities.

  • Playroom full of open-ended resources and toys for imaginative play
  • An area for junk modelling and crafts
  • Quiet ‘nook’ for reading and storytelling
  • Adjacent outdoor play area, designed by Earthwrights, with area’s for climbing, balancing, hiding, exploring, and cooking up feasts in the mud kitchen

Games room

  • Table tennis
  • Table football
  • Pool table
  • PlayStations
  • Arcade machine


The Kids’ Zone is supervised or unsupervised depending on the time of day.

A parent or guardian must always be present when children use the Kids' Zone or on site during supervised sessions.

XA Club 

The XA Club is for 8-12 years and forms part of the private supervised sessions available daily.


The XA games room includes table tennis, table football and a gaming zone. The space is available to hire but a parent or guardian must always be present.


  • Beach sessions
  • Sports tournaments
  • Film nights
  • Cookery skills
  • Team games
  • Craft workshops
  • Quiz and board game nights


During school holidays, children aged 8–15 years staying at the hotel can have a free surf lesson with fully qualified instructors at the Extreme Academy.

Term time sessions

Currently we are only able to offer private supervised sessions.

Toddler sessions (6m-2 years)

Activities include messy play (a change of clothes will be needed) music and rhymes, sensory and heuristic play in a calm, stimulating and supportive environment. Each child’s routine (feeds and nappy changes) is incorporated within their play session.

Kids sessions (3-7 years)

A wide range of active, real-life and everyday experiences is provided to enhance their learning. Cornish heritage and traditions are celebrated through a variety of activities:

  • Beach activities
  • Craft workshops
  • Cookery classes
  • Science experiments
  • Imaginative play


Term time sessions can be pre-booked in the app or by contacting our reservations team.

School holiday sessions

Currently we are only able to offer private supervised sessions.

Babysitting & monitoring

Let our registered babysitters take the reins for the night, or take advantage of our monitoring and listening service while you dine in one of our restaurants.


We can provide a babysitter between 6pm and 1am, allowing you to have an evening out. All our babysitters are Kids’ Zone staff, with up-to-date DBS checks and Paediatric First Aid. The minimum booking time is two hours. Availability is limited, so please give as much notice as possible.

For same day cancellation a two hour fee will apply.

Up to 2 hours: £24
Up to 3 hours: £36
Up to 4 hours: £48

Babysitting requests can be made via the app.

Kids' Zone terms - babysitting

Baby monitoring

Our baby monitoring and baby listening service can be used in all restaurants throughout Watergate Bay, including The Beach Hut. Responsibility for children remains with the parents at all times. If using the service, you are not permitted to leave the hotel grounds and it is recommended that you check on your children regularly.

Currently baby listening and baby monitoring is not available in the Village family apartment.

* Responsibility remains with the parents at all times.

Family friendly restaurants

Children’s menus are available in The Beach Hut and The Living Space. Early supper is from 5pm and ordered from The Living Space menu.

In Zacry's, daily changing specials and dishes from the main menu can be simplified on request. Children can also order from The Living Space menu and eat with their parents in Zacry's

Explore the restaurants

  • High chairs in all restaurants

  • Secure parents’ kitchens in the hotel with microwave, washing up facilities and fridge

  • Freshly prepared food in all restaurants which our staff are happy to puree for your baby

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