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Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

Sands Resort Hotel is a family friendly hotel based on Cornwall's beautiful North coasts. Based between Newquay and Watergate Bay, the resort offers 2-room family suites, pools and plenty of activities for young and old. The hotel is only a short 5-minute walk away from Porth beach.

In 2021 Sands Resort Hotel was voted amongst the Top Family Hotels in the UK on TripAdvisor.

What makes a stay at Sands Resort Hotel and Spa unique?

The hotel is renowned for its very friendly staff and its family friendly set up. Sands Resort has been built with children and parents in mind, offering free baby listening service, playgrounds, activities, pools and a spa & steam room for adults.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Sands Resort Hotel and Spa?

The hotel mostly offers 2-room family suites with garden or sea view but also has a small number of singles, doubles or apartment suites that sleep larger families.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Newquay area?

Newquay offers a number of beautiful beaches, watersports like Surfing, Kayaking and SUPS as well as a wide choice of bars and restaurant. Family attraction in Newquay include Newquay Zoo. Blue Reef Aquarium and Little Western Railway.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

Sands Resort has its own bar and sea view restaurant, offering early dining times for families with younger children and adult only areas for couples or parents who would like to catch up over dinner whilst taking advantage of the baby listening service.

Other Information

In line with the latest government guidelines the hotel maintains all necessary health & safety measures, such as keeping face coverings for staff and guests mandatory, as well as controlling the number of guests in the indoor pool and gym by operating a pre-booking system.

Please read on for further information on what to expect during your stay.

Further information can be found here:

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Free parking


Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

We have just returned from Sands having done the 4 nights for 3 offer, which is great value with dinner. We had great weather, spent time on Porth Beach, the outdoor pool and play areas bouncy castle etc. unexpected in April! For the hotel be sure to add meals, the dinner is like having a proper...

Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

We stayed as part of a large group, who required meals to be served promptly to meet a strict timetable. The hotel came up trumps, serving us all quickly with delicious food. The staff were very courteous and helpful and the rooms very spacious with either sea or countryside views. The hotel is i...

Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

We've been to Sands so many times over the years and it's just great. Our three grandchildren love it as much as our children used to. Still superb facilities for little ones and the food is very good. Great that they have enough space to be able to avoid it feeling like it's full of children ......

Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

From the moment of arrival we were impressed by the friendly staff the clean rooms and all round atmosphere. as a family with a three-year-old, the child-friendly activities were great too. It was too far from lots of nice beaches and local sites, we will surely visit again.

Sands Resort Hotel and Spa

Fantastic hotel for families, I couldn't rate this more highly as there are so many free activities to keep everyone entertained. This hotel caters for all ages and the Moroccan spa is a treat. Great location too.

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Facilities & information


Breakfast included

Parking (free)

No smoking

Child friendly

3 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Outdoor terrace

Tennis court


Swimming pool


Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Babysitting, Listening Services, Child Care

Children's games

Bars, Cafes & Other

Conference & Meetings

Children's highchairs


Health & Beauty Treatments

DVD library

Luggage storage

Steam Rooms

Table football

Linen included

Towels included

Room Service & Food/Drink

Common room

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers


Central heating

Bicycle storage



Football Pitches

Table Tennis

Other Entertainment (generally indoor)

Other games & sports

Beach (walking distance)

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)




Continental breakfast (included)

Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)


Picnic area


Extra info

Nearest Airport: Newquay

Nearest Airport Time: 12 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 5

Nearest Train Station: Newquay

Nearest Railway Time: 10 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 1

Dinner Available: Yes

Star Rating: 3

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Solo: Yes

Number of rooms: 70

Single room price from: £50.00

Single room price to: £92.00

Double twin room price from: £100.00

Double twin room price to: £185.00

Suite room price from: £120.00

Suite room price to: £350.00

Arrival information and directions

Address: Watergate Road, Porth, Newquay, Cornwall, NewquayTR7 3LX, United Kingdom

Sands Resort Hotel is based in Porth, right on the coast between Watergate Bay and 2 miles outside of Newquay. 

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