South Cornwall Beach Hotels Guide

recommended beachfront hotels and other accommodation close to the beach


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eclectic design and features dot the interior and gardens of this smart hotel, the rooms are elegant and the restaurant offers fine dining

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set in an elevated spot overlooking Gyllyngvase Beach, there are stylish and contemporary rooms, relaxing facilities and attractive gardens

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a stylish Victorian hotel set in a stunning spot overlooking Fistral Beach with an impressive range of relaxing facilities and award-winning dining

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an Arts and Crafts style hotel set in a clifftop spot from where steps lead down to a secluded beach; rooms are stylish and well-appointed

The Scarlet Hotel

Mawgan Porth

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a striking eco-hotel set in a clifftop spot with scenic sea and coast views, rooms are modern and elegant and the spa offers restorative treatments

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a luxurious hotel set in 250 acres of private, cliff top grounds overlooking St Austell Bay and offering an extensive range of relaxing facilities

Housel Bay Hotel

Housel Cove

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perched in a stunning clifftop location above a small cove and tidal beach which can be reached by steps direct from the hotel's garden

Driftwood

Rosevine

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set in a peaceful, secluded clifftop setting with scenic views and offers contemporary style rooms, excellent dining and a private beach

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a chic and contemporary hotel set right on the quayside of an attractive fishing village, rooms are individually decorated and superbly appointed

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occupies an unrivalled seafront setting just metres from sandy beaches and offers relaxing facilities, fine dining and wonderful sea views

Meudon Hotel

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nestled in 8.5 acres of beautiful gardens and woodland that sweep down to a private cove; offers a choice or well-appointed rooms and suites

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enjoys panoramic views of Fistral Beach and boasts a luxury ESPA Spa, with hot tub, sauna and spa treatments, plus many rooms with sea views

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an elegant retreat, set directly above golden sands with sweeping sea views, it features stylish rooms, fine dining and relaxing facilities

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a modern hotel set overlooking Fistral Beach with a great range of leisure facilities for adults and children including an onsite surf school

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a relaxed air pervades at this handsome, mid-19th century property ideally placed for Porth's golden sands; some rooms offer sea views

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set in mature, cliff-top gardens with wonderful views across Mount's Bay and offering an extensive range of facilities for the whole family

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this grand Victorian hotel enjoys scenic bay views toward Pendennis Castle, it offers an excellent range of facilities and fine cuisine

The Lugger

Portloe

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found in an idyllic waterside spot at the foot of a picturesque fishing cove, this unique 17th century inn is a true Cornish retreat to escape to

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boasts one of Newquay's prime spots on the clifftop overlooking Great Western beach with the shops, restaurants and bars on the doorstep too

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a nautical theme features in the stylish rooms upstairs whilst downstairs there is a lively and informal restaurant bar serving quality dishes

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