Watergate Bay Hotel

Watergate Bay Hotel Hotel

The Watergate Bay Hotel gives you all the great things you'd find in a mountain resort - on a spectacular beach on the North Cornwall coast near Newquay.

It's an irresistible combination of dramatic coastline, adrenalin sports, gorgeous accommodation, brilliant places to eat and drink, inspiring people and a truly relaxed vibe! An amazing holiday destination for everyone. 

All our rooms have been designed to provide perfect beach living. Relaxed, barefoot comfort, fresh, coastal colours, all the right technology and a stunning ocean side location make it easy to completely unwind.

We also offer some unique places to eat; each with a different menu, each with a completely different take on great, local produce. Visit the hotel’s award winning dining room,  The Living Space which is the perfect place to take a break from the beach and chill out with incredible views over the whole of the bay; The Beach Hut, one of Cornwall’s best beach side hang outs, and Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall.

All our guests receive membership to Swim Club throughout the duration of their stay which features our new 25-metre ocean-view infinity pool, pool side terraces and Canadian hot tub, a café-bar, cardio room, a studio for Pilates and cardio cycle classes, three treatment rooms plus a manicure and pedicure room overlooking the bay. Swim Club is all about relaxing and being active in equal measure.

If you want to be really active you can take surf, kiting, wave ski and even hand planing lessons through the Extreme Academy or just hire the equipment if you would prefer. Our sports school provides hot showers, changing facilities and secure lockers for everyone taking part in our lessons.

There’s so much going on for kids of all ages at Watergate Bay. Each day is a big adventure with fantastic organised activities, evening entertainment, our ‘Kids’ Zone’ and the XA Club where they can play safely and meet new friends. And, with two miles of amazing sandy beach right outside the door, you and your children will never want to go home.

Watergate Bay is a great place for dogs too, it has a two mile beach which is dog friendly all year round and some of our rooms are dog friendly. The hotel's Living Space and The Beach Hut welcome dogs while you dine.


Prices from £125.00 to £385.00

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* As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments, per week for self-catering accommodation and static caravans,and per pitch per night (based on 2 people) for camping. Please note that the capacity stated above is the maximum number of people that room or self catering unit can accommodate, including adults, children and babies. Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


  • Bar / licensed
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Leisure facilities
  • Spa
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • Sea views
  • Beach within 2k

Opening Times

Open all year

Legends of the Bay – 17/18 May

A collaboration of BKSA and BSUPA for competition which combines kitesurfing and stand up paddle boarding. It was so popular last year it is back for its second year.


Electric Beach - 6/7 June

A two day music festival on Watergate Bay. Headliners yet to be confirmed but previous artists have included Soul II Soul and De La Soul.


Polo on the Beach - 5/6 July

Now in its eighth year, Polo on the Beach returns for a full weekend of top class polo matches, demonstrations, family entertainment and much more.


RAF St Mawgan beach training - 14 June & 26 July

Physical Training Instructors host a series of fitness sessions on the beach, everyone is welcome.


UK Surf Rowers Summer Series – 19/20 July

Teams of five rowers will confront the surf head on to race out to sea, around a marker buoy and then surf a wave back to the shoreline.


Handball National Championships -2/3 Aug

Sandball 2014, the beach handball tournament comes to Watergate Bay for the second time and this time it’s going to be the National Championships organised by Newquay Handball Club.


BSUPA National Championships- 4/5 Oct

The sixth British Stand Up Paddle Association National Championships comes back to the home of kitesurfing at Watergate Bay.



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