Welcome to my guide to exquisite beachfront accommodations in Cornwall, a coastal paradise located in the southwestern region of the United Kingdom. Nestled along the magnificent shorelines, these opulent hotels offer an unforgettable escape for discerning travelers seeking sun-soaked retreats. Prepare to be captivated by Cornwall's breathtaking vistas, vibrant seaside towns, and unparalleled luxury accommodations that perfectly complement its natural beauty.
Cornwall boasts a plethora of remarkable beachfront lodgings that will leave you spellbound. Whether you yearn for a tranquil hideaway or a lavish resort experience, this enchanting coastal region has something to suit every taste. Immerse yourself in opulence as you step into elegant establishments adorned with chic furnishings and awe-inspiring ocean views. Indulge in world-class culinary delights crafted from locally sourced ingredients while savoring the gentle sea breeze on open-air terraces. With their impeccable service and attention to detail, these coastal retreats promise an extraordinary stay where your every desire is catered to.
Join me as we embark on an exploration of Cornwall's most luxurious beachfront havens — a journey sure to ignite your wanderlust and inspire dreams of indulgent seaside escapes.
The Best Cornwall Hotels By the Beach
Polurrian on the Lizard (Mullion)
Situated in 12 acres of breathtaking cliff-top gardens, Polurrian on the Lizard in Mullion is a luxury beachfront hotel offering stunning views of Mount's Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. This seaside haven boasts an array of luxurious amenities including a restaurant serving fresh local produce, a spa for indulgent relaxation, and even a cinema room for movie enthusiasts. Guests can enjoy leisure activities such as swimming in the pool or working out at the gym. The stylish bedrooms provide ultimate comfort with fluffy towels and quality feather bedding, while many rooms offer magnificent sea views. With direct access to a private sandy beach and its proximity to the Cornish Coastal Path, guests have ample opportunities to explore the surrounding natural beauty. Conveniently located near Mullion Harbour and offering free on-site parking, Polurrian on the Lizard is truly an idyllic retreat by the sea.
– Breathtaking views of Mount's Bay and Atlantic Ocean
– Luxurious amenities including restaurant, spa, and cinema room
– Stylish bedrooms with fluffy towels and quality feather bedding
– Direct access to private sandy beach
– Convenient location near Cornish Coastal Path
Lazy Waves Boutique B&B
Lazy Waves Boutique B&B is a luxurious beachfront bed and breakfast located in Newquay, overlooking Towan Beach. The boutique-style property offers stunning sea views from most of its rooms, which also feature en suite shower rooms. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi and on-street parking during their stay. Lazy Waves provides a choice between a full Cornish breakfast or a Continental breakfast each morning. The rooms are tastefully decorated and offer ultimate comfort with duck down duvets, anti-allergy microfibre pillows, and high thread count linens and towels. Each room is equipped with a TV and a radio for entertainment. The guest house is conveniently situated just 5 minutes' walk from Newquay town centre and within easy reach of popular attractions like Newquay Zoo. Guests can explore Cornwall's sights as Truro, St Austell, Bodmin are all within 30 minutes' drive from the property. Additionally, Lazy Waves is located within 10 miles of several beautiful beaches.
– Beachfront location with stunning sea views
– Luxurious rooms with premium bedding materials
– Free Wi-Fi available
– Convenient access to Newquay town center and popular attractions
– Close proximity to multiple beautiful beaches in the area
OYO Minerva Guesthouse
Located in the seaside town of Newquay, the OYO Minerva Guesthouse is a boutique hotel just a 2-minute stroll from the beach. This charming property offers free WiFi and features a bar as well as a games room with billiards table and dartboard. Surrounded by shops and restaurants, guests have easy access to everything they need during their stay. The hotel is conveniently located within 10 minutes' stroll from Newquay Train Station, 16 minutes' walk from Fistral Beach, and less than a mile from Newquay Zoo. For those looking for adventure, the nearby Newquay Activity Center offers various water sports including surfing, kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding. The Blue Reef Aquarium is also just a short walk away.
– Excellent beachfront location
– Free WiFi available
– Bar on-site offering a variety of drinks
– Games room with billiards table and dartboard
– Nearby access to shops, restaurants, and water sports activities
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Hotels Near the Beach in Downtown Cornwall
Downtown Cornwall offers a fantastic selection of beachfront hotels, allowing visitors to enjoy the ultimate seaside retreat. With stunning ocean views and convenient access to the beach, these hotels provide an idyllic location for a relaxing getaway.
The Headland Hotel and Spa
Overlooking the stunning Fistral Beach, The Headland Hotel and Spa is a luxurious Victorian hotel that offers a Five Bubble rated spa, a surf school, an approach golf course, and a breathtaking sea-view terrace. This award-winning hotel has been given a 5-star AA rating and is just a short 10-minute walk from Newquay center. With state-of-the-art ash wood panelled rooms, guests can indulge in rejuvenating treatments by Elemis, Thalgo, and OPI. For those looking to stay active during their stay, there is also a fully equipped Life Fitness gym available. The hotel boasts three restaurants including one that has been awarded an AA rosette for its outstanding cuisine. One of the standout features of this property is the impressive leisure facilities which include six outdoor and indoor pools at the brand new Aqua Club (open all year round). Additionally, guests can unwind in the Cornish salt steam room or Swedish sauna at the spa or relax in the hot tub or experience showers. Dining options range from enjoying fresh local seafood in the formal candlelit restaurant to taking in beach views on the outdoor veranda at The Terrace. Afternoon teas and Cornish breakfasts are available as well as cocktails and fine wines at the bar. Accommodations at The Headland are spacious 5-star bedrooms with free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV. Each room has a cozy seating area, work desk, and modern bathroom complete with waffle robes and complimentary toiletries. Other amenities offered include access to a communal laundry room with washing machine/dryer facilities as well as ironing facilities. Perched on its rugged headland location, this property is conveniently located just a 20-minute walk from Newquay Railway Station with free on-site parking available for guests' convenience while Newquay Golf Club is only a 5-minute walk away.Surf enthusiasts will be pleased to know that besides offering private surfing lessons, the surf school at the hotel also provides coasteering and stand-up paddleboarding activities.
Nestled on the stunning Roseland Heritage Coast, Driftwood is a luxury beachfront hotel located just 4 miles from Truro. With its highly acclaimed restaurant and private beach area, this charming property offers guests an unforgettable seaside escape. The beautifully decorated rooms feature breathtaking sea views and are equipped with modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs and DVD players. Each room also has an en suite bathroom with a bathtub or shower, along with complimentary toiletries, a hairdryer, and a cozy bathrobe. The hotel boasts a lovely garden, terrace, and bar for guests to relax in, as well as a shared lounge area. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities both onsite and nearby including snorkeling and fishing. With free Wi-Fi access and parking available at the property, convenience is ensured throughout your stay at Driftwood. Explore the enchanting Carrick Roads region located less than 4 miles away or venture further to discover the River Fal (10 miles) or Falmouth Golf Club (25 miles). For those arriving by air, Newquay Cornwall Airport is only a 23-mile drive away.
– Highly acclaimed restaurant offering delicious cuisine
– Private beach area for exclusive relaxation
– Breathtaking sea views from most rooms
– Convenient amenities like free Wi-Fi access
– Range of activities available onsite and nearby
Atlantic Hotel Newquay
The 4-star Atlantic Hotel Newquay offers stunning coastal views and is conveniently located just a 5-minute walk from Fistral Beach. Guests can enjoy spacious rooms with sea views, flat-screen TVs, and luxurious bathrooms with bathrobes. The hotel also provides free WiFi and parking. For dining options, Silk Bistro features a champagne bar and serves delicious dishes made with fresh local produce. Breakfast can be enjoyed in The Atlantic Dining Room or on the terrace overlooking Watergate Bay. In addition to its amenities, the hotel staff can assist guests in arranging personal trainers and massage therapists. With its proximity to Newquay's town center and peaceful beaches within a short drive along the coast, the Atlantic Hotel Newquay offers an ideal beachfront getaway.
– Breathtaking coastal views
– Convenient location near Fistral Beach
– Spacious rooms with sea views
– Delicious food at Silk Bistro featuring fresh local produce
– Assistance in arranging personal trainers and massage therapists
Romantic Beachfront Hotels in Cornwall
Romantic Beachfront Hotels in Cornwall offer a perfect getaway for couples seeking tranquility and breathtaking views. With their idyllic location on the coast, these hotels provide a romantic ambiance that is enhanced by the soothing sounds of crashing waves and stunning sunsets.
The Old Success Inn (Sennen Cove)
Located on the picturesque Sennen Cove beach, The Old Success Inn is a stunning 17th-century inn that offers a delightful blend of tradition and modern comforts. With its charming atmosphere, this 4-star hotel boasts bright and contemporary rooms equipped with all the necessary amenities including TVs, tea/coffee facilities, and hairdryers. Guests can relax in the inviting guest lounge or enjoy a delicious meal at the on-site restaurant and bar. Conveniently situated near Land's End and the renowned Minack Theatre, The Old Success Inn promises an unforgettable coastal getaway.
– Beautiful 17th-century inn with a prime location on Sennen Cove beach
– Charming atmosphere blending tradition with modern comforts
– Bright and contemporary rooms offering all necessary amenities
– Inviting guest lounge for relaxation
– Close proximity to iconic landmarks like Land's End and the Minack Theatre
Polzeath Beach House (Polzeath)
Opened in October 2020, Polzeath Beach House is a brand new contemporary Boutique Hotel that offers a luxurious beachfront experience. Located overlooking Polzeath Beach, the hotel is just a quick 2-minute walk down to the sea and its large sandy beach. The hotel features a variety of room options including connecting bedrooms for families, suites, and an accessible bedroom with a wet-room. All rooms are ensuite with walk-in showers and come with Sea Kelp toiletries, fluffy towels, a TV, Nespresso machine with complimentary pods, wardrobe, and fridge stocked with daily bottled water. For those looking for more space or traveling in groups, there are also sea-facing 2-bed and 3-bed fully-fitted apartments available. The hotel offers free WIFI throughout the building as well as a Concierge Service for all guests' needs. Guests can relax at the Residents Lounge on the ground floor which features a wide-screen TV and offers great sea views. The Atlantic Bar & Kitchen restaurant and bar on the ground floor serves delicious Mediterranean-style cuisine for breakfast (optional extra charge), lunch, and dinner. It also boasts a large terrace overlooking the sea where guests can enjoy their meals while taking in breathtaking views. Polzeath Beach itself is popular among surfers due to its safe surfing conditions; equipment rental and lessons are available nearby from Wavehunters and other providers. Additionally, guests can explore the South West Coastal Path which runs by the hotel – perfect for scenic walks with Pentire Point and the Rump offering challenging paths but rewarding panoramic views. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate having St Enodoc Golf Course close by along with The Point which also provides pool and gym facilities alongside their golf course offerings. With an array of restaurants to choose from in the area to cater to various tastes, guests can enjoy exploring local dining options during their stay at Polzeath Beach House. Furthermore Rock is only 4 miles away while Padstow is 16 miles by road or a scenic 4-mile walk. The nearest airport, Newquay Cornwall Airport, is approximately 20 miles away and trains from Paddington stop at Bodmin Parkway, which is around 18 miles from the hotel. Guests can arrange for a taxi to collect them upon arrival.
– New contemporary Boutique Hotel with luxurious amenities
– Prime beachfront location with easy access to Polzeath Beach
– Range of room options including connecting bedrooms and sea-facing apartments
– Residents Lounge and Atlantic Bar & Kitchen offer stunning sea views and delicious cuisine
– Close proximity to popular activities such as surfing, coastal walks, golf courses, and dining options in Rock and Padstow
Sands Resort Hotel (Newquay)
Sands Resort Hotel & Spa is a charming beachfront hotel located along Cornwall's picturesque north coast in Newquay. Overlooking golden beaches, this luxury hotel offers guests a delightful seaside retreat with its comfortable accommodations and stunning ocean views. The hotel boasts two swimming pools where guests can take a refreshing dip, as well as a range of free activities including mini golf and tennis. For those seeking relaxation, the on-site spa offers indulgent treatments and massages. Fitness enthusiasts can maintain their workout routine at the gym while enjoying panoramic views of the coastline.
The Sands Resort Hotel & Spa provides all the necessary amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can start their day with a delicious buffet breakfast served in the restaurant, which includes cooked items, croissants, yoghurts, and cereal. Lunch and dinner options are also available with a children's menu catered specifically for little ones.
Conveniently situated just a 5-minute walk from the beach, guests can easily soak up the sun and enjoy water activities during their stay. Additionally, popular attractions such as Newquay Zoo, Blue Reef Aquarium, DairyLand Farmworld are within close proximity offering entertainment for all ages. For nature enthusiasts, The Eden Project is only 35 minutes away by car and showcases the world's largest greenhouse.
– Tennis court available for guest use.
– On-site spa offering relaxing treatments.
– Two swimming pools ideal for leisurely swims or sunbathing.
– Buffet breakfast featuring tasty cooked items each morning.
– Convenient location near popular attractions including beaches and zoos
Information about Beachfront Hotels in Cornwall
|🏢 Number of Beach Hotels in Cornwall||9|
|🥇 Average Review Score||8.8/10|
|💰 High season average price||514|
|💸 Low season average price||128.5|