Cornish activities

Things to do

We've picked our favourite things to do so you can start planning your trip straight away.


Elements Cocktail Bar

Elements Cocktail Bar is a space for grown-ups only after dark, serving a range of handpicked, sultry cocktails with live music playing over the weekends throughout the Summer months.

Sunday Stays

Make the most of your weekend and stay a little longer, or start your weekend by the beach for less with our stay and dine Sunday package.

Cove Dinner Bed & Breakfast

Get together on the Cornish Coast at The Esplanade with dinner in Ocean-facing Cove Restaurant during your stay.

Fistral Spa

Discover rejuvenating treatments during your stay or hide away from the outside world with a day spa experience on the Cornish coast.

Walking Break

A haven break for seasoned hikers, a nature-loving family, or a couple seeking a romantic getaway. We're proud sponsors of the North Cornwall coast embracing adventure and protecting the treasures that lie along the coast.

Holiday Entertainment

As a family hotel in Newquay, we have a full action-packed entertainment schedule during the school holidays to keep the kids entertained, whatever the weather and a weekend schedule of family fun outside of the school holidays, hooray!

Cove Restaurant

Morning and night, the laid back Cove Restaurant is a dining space for guests to admire the impressive backdrop of panoramic sea views.

Bring the dog

It's no secret that here at The Esplanade Hotel in Newquay that we love dogs! We realise that your dog is an important member of the family, and we know how hard it can be to leave your beloved four-legged friend at home when you set off for a family holiday in Cornwall.

Newquay Beaches

Surf-perfect waves and beautiful clean shores means that Newquay is at the epicentre of the UK’s surfing culture. There are 12 superb beaches (some of the best beaches in Cornwall!) within easy reach of The Esplanade Hotel.

Surf and Stay

Our surf break provides the perfect combination of time in the water and time to enjoy the surf lifestyle on the beach as a fun couples break or to enjoy with family and friends.

SUP and Stay

Float away with us this Autumn for those looking for a new adventure away from the busy Summer months. Stay with us in our coastal escape for two nights where paddleboard hire is included for you

Quicksilver Surf School

The Quiksilver Surf School in Newquay overlooks the south end of the epic Fistral Beach where the waves are less crowded, so you'll have plenty of space to perfect carves, pumps and snaps.

Cocktail making

Elements Cocktail Bar is the perfect place for a girls night, pre-dinner activity or birthday treat, join us for a fun cocktail making masterclass by the beach as we teach you how to shake some of our favourites like a pro.

Afternoon Tea

Our Afternoon Tea is the perfect pick for afternoon indulgences by the sea! If you're looking for an afternoon boredom-buster, head to our ocean-facing lounge to tuck into a tier of sweet and savoury treats.

Roxy Surf Weekends

The perfect combination of surf, fun and chill take to the waves and discover a surf break by the beach with our friends at Quiksilver Surf School Newquay.

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