Family Beach Holidays Watergate Bay

We are currently offering private supervised sessions in the Kids' Zone and baby sitting.


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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Winter 2020

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. Private supervised sessions are not available during half term

 

2 November onwards

  • Families can book a private 1 hour 30 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-5.30pm
  • Families can have one pre-booked session per day and are encouraged to book before their stay on the app, or with the reservations 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-5.45pm, Friday and Saturday: 9am-9.30pm
  • The games room can be booked following check-in and 24 hours in advance.
  • Babysitting is available from 6pm-1am, subject to booking and availability.
  • 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

 

October half term 

While we aren’t able to offer our supervised sessions, families can book the games room and playroom for private use.

 

17 October - 1 November

  • Families can book a private 45 minutes session in either the games room or the playroom. The outside area is booked as part of the playroom.
  • Bookings can be made via the app from 9am for the following day. One household and for a maximum of 6 people per session. 
  • Families can have one pre-booked session per day. Any additional bookings will be automatically cancelled.
  • Children under the age of 13 must be supervised. Those aged 13 years+ do not require supervision, however parents must always be on the hotel premises.
  • The games room is available from 9am-10pm and suitable for 7+ years.
  • The playroom is available from 8.45am-5.30pm and more suitable to 7 years and under.
  • The Kids' Zone will be running pop up family entertainment sessions. They will be advertised on the app and notice boards 48 hours in advance.
  • Babysitting is available from 6pm-1am, subject to booking and availability.
  • 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

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

The Kids' Zone is available outside of supervised sessions for families to use.

Spaces

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

Supervision

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 and games room

The XA Club is for 8-12 years. 

During school holidays the XA Club runs every morning and evening.

Space

The XA games room includes table tennis, table football and a gaming zone. The space is available outside of supervised sessions for families to enjoy but a parent or guardian must always be present.

Activities

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

Surfing

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 only able to offer private supervised sessions.

Usually we are able to offer morning and evening supervision sessions for 3-7 years and 8-12 years, depending on the time of year.

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 by contacting our reservations team.

School holiday sessions

Currently we are unable to offer public supervised sessions in school holidays. We can offer private supervised sessions.

These sessions can be booked daily at the Kids' Zone reception from 9am as spaces are limited.  Supervised sessions for non-residents are subject to availability and are £7/hr per child.

*School holiday dates relate to standard school term times.

Morning sessions

  • Kids' Zone (3-7 years) daily 10am-12noon
  • XA Club (8-12 years) daily 10am-12 noon

Evening sessions

  • Kids' Zone (3-7 years) daily 6.30pm-10pm
  • XA Club (8-12 years) daily 6.30pm-10pm

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.

Babysitting

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.

Babysitting is available for those travelling from Tier one and must be booked in advance. 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

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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