Sands Resort Hotel & Spa


Fabulous family-focussed hotel with excellent facilities on Cornwall’s north coast.

  • roomUnits 70
  • person Sleeps 1 - 7
  • bed Bedrooms 1 - 3
  • petPets No
  • mobilityMobility Yes
  • Babies
  • Toddlers
  • Older Kids
  • Teens
From £114/night
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Sands Resort Hotel has it all. A purposely family-designed, spa hotel that has everything you could want for a relaxing family holiday. Including glorious view from Sands to Porth Beach, with Mawgan Porth just a short drive away – this is an excellent spot with excellent facilities - and great surf.

About this place

Best bits
  • Unwind in the Ocean Breeze Spa & Moroc (think Marrakech with mint tea, cake & fizz!), or finally get round to that haircut or sports massage.
  • The baby listening service means parents can catch up over a dinner for two, get pampered at the spa or just relax with a good book and hot drink.
  • You can travel light! Sands has everything from hire prams to bottle warmers, windbreaks to free bodyboard and wetsuit hire.
Top tips
  • Take a beach towel if you're planning a beach day.
  • Pack your favourite fancy dress outfit (optional) for the kids' disco (during school holidays only).
  • Take your waterproofs, the Cornish weather is unpredictable but don't let it dampen your mood!

Plan your stay

What are the facilities like? Where can you eat? What can you do?

Swimming pool
Hot tubs
Indoor play room
Outdoor play equipment
Kids club / creche
Baby listening

Sands Resort is truly a place where you can have a great holiday or mini-break without worrying about what to do / what to eat / how to occupy the kids. It’s all in hand! It really is so welcoming and so nicely done for families that we will very happily book to go back for a future holiday… we can’t wait.

Reviewed by Frances & family


All the common rooms in the hotel are fully accessible. There are a number of ground floor rooms as well as a spacious family room with a fully accessible wet room.

Location & local area

About the owners


Listed since January 2009

“Sands Resort Hotel has been owned and family run by the Malcolm family for more than 40 years. My son Tom and I, and our team oversee the running of the Sands ship. Some of the members of staff have been with us for more than 35 years, a true family hotel where the moment you cross the threshold you too become family.”

Owner recommendations

  • Get the low-down on local waters and exotic seas at Blue Reef Aquarium

  • Slightly further afield but well worth the drive is Kynance Cove on the Lizard Peninsula - an absolutely stunning beach famous for white sand, turquoise sea and hidden coves.

  • Kids will love a fun-packed day at Dairyland Farmworld where you can pat a pet, take a pony ride, get hands-on with milking or ride the mini tractors.

  • Lappa Valley Railway has three miniature railways to jump on and explore - a brilliant day trip for kids young and old.

  • Nature lovers will love a trip to Newquay Zoo, home to hundreds of species of animals and a lush sub-tropical garden.

  • Sands Resort Hotel is very close to Porth and Watergate Beach, ideal for a fun day on the beach, rock pooling, snorkeling or trying out body boarding .

Plan your stay at Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

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