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Sands Resort Hotel & Spa


Fabulous family-focussed hotel on Cornwall’s north coast

Ideal for

Babies Toddlers Kids & pre-teens Teenagers

Book your stay at Sands Resort Hotel & Spa

Purposely family-designed spa hotel on the dramatic Cornish Atlantic coast, with everything you could want for a relaxing family holiday.

  • Units


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Pets


  • Mobility


What we think

"One word - FAB! You can't go wrong with Sands Hotel, it’s a great place to go with your children, with the added benefit of getting a couple of hours grown up time to yourselves in the evening."

Reviewed by

Michelle & family

Best bits

Top tips

Plan your stay

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

  • Baby listening Baby listening
  • Swimming pool Swimming pool
  • Hot tubs Hot tubs
  • Indoor play room Indoor play room
  • Babysitting Babysitting
  • Bar Bar
  • Spa Spa
  • Restaurant Restaurant
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Kids club / creche Kids club / creche
  • Outdoor play equipment Outdoor play equipment





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

Where is it and how do you get there?

By rail

Newquay train station can be reached by taxi or bus in 10 - 15 minutes.

By road

The hotel has easy access to the A30 leading in and out of Cornwall.

By air

The small Newquay Airport is just a 10 minute drive from Sands Resort Hotel.

Offers & extras

Give your stay the finishing touch with our offers and complementary extras.

  • Free room upgrade

About the owners


“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.”

Tips from the owners

Local things to do, places to eat and attractions not to be missed.

  • 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.

  • 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 .

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

  • Lappa Valley Railway has 3 miniature railways to explore - a fab place to visit for kids young and old.

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