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The Carlyon Bay Hotel

Child friendly hotel, Cornwall – A luxury child friendly hotel, Carlyon Bay, St Austell, Cornwall

About The Carlyon Bay Hotel

Experience 4 star luxury in this award winning hotel complete with spectacular views on the stunning south Cornwall coast

In a spectacular cliff top location near St Austell with breathtaking sea views the Carlyon Bay Hotel is an award winning luxury family hotel in Cornwall. Plan your ideal Cornish family break with a choice of interconnecting rooms or family rooms that are spacious enough to allow for bunk beds, cots and z beds. Parents in need of a luxury break away, some pampering spa time and excellent golf need look no further. During school holidays your children will be fully occupied and busy making new friends in the holiday club, enjoying the family entertainment or playing in the supervised playroom. As well as the extensive leisure facilities, which include indoor and outdoor pools and an outdoor adventure play area there is of course traditional bucket and spade seaside fun. Stretching almost two miles in length, three sandy beaches combine to create a stunning setting at Cornwall’s Carlyon Bay. The hotel is ideally placed for visiting the Eden Project or The Lost Gardens of Heligan as well as a whole host of family attractions.

The luxury Carlyon Bay Hotel has won a 2013 Conde Nast Johannsens Award for Excellence and been named Most Excellent Family Friendly Hotel in the UK and Ireland. With a dramatic clifftop location on the Southwest Coast Path, this palatial 1920s-era hotel oozes style with opulent decor, sumptuous bedrooms and fine dining to create a luxurious retreat. Many bedrooms have spectacular views and all offer 4-star luxury, round-the-clock room service and a sense of staying somewhere truly special. You'll find so much to make your stay in Cornwall enjoyable and memorable, including 250 acres of secluded gardens and grounds, invigorating sea air, an 18-hole championship golf course, superb leisure facilities including free WIFI, delicious food - and, above all, a friendly West Country welcome!

Family Rooms

Many of the hotel's luxury family rooms are spacious enough to allow for bunk beds, cots and z beds. For those families requiring extra space and privacy on their luxury holiday, the option of an interconnecting room might be the ideal solution.

Deluxe rooms - being some of the largest rooms the hotel has to offer, the majority of the deluxe rooms can cater for families, through the provision of extra beds, cots or bunk beds.

Superior rooms offer more space than the standard rooms, making them perfect for families on a budget. All of our superior inland facing rooms can cater for families, through the provision of extra beds, cots or bunk beds.

For the children

There's a children’s holiday clubs, entertainment and a supervised playroom during all school holidays, with a full activities programme to keep little ones occupied during the summer. The heated indoor pool and Children's Adventure Paddock are open all year round. So you can rest assured that your children will be safe and happy if you take some time out to enjoy a round of golf course or timeout in the relaxing spa. There is also a lovely sandy private beach, Carlyon Cove. Buckets and spades are available free of charge in the summer months and the hotel can provide you with a picnic lunch to take to the beach. Children can also enjoy free lunches, free drinks and free ice creams throughout their family holiday at Carlyon Bay.


Amenities include an 18-hole and a 9-hole golf course. There's also access to a private sandy beach, a luxury spa, indoor and outdoor pools, as well as tennis courts and a croquet lawn. The hotel has a fine-dining restaurant, brasserie and 3 bars on site to suit various tastes and budgets, plus a helipad.

A spot of pampering in The Spa

Let the cares of the world drift away as you relax at the luxury spa at the Carlyon Bay Hotel. Try one of the deep-tissue aromatherapy massages, reflexology or body wraps, a detox, anti-aging treatment or facials and guests can use the sauna, steam room, hydrotherapy spa bath and pools.


The hotel is 2.5 miles east of St. Austell's town centre and train station. The Eden Project is 3 miles away and the Lost Gardens of Heligan botanical garden is 8.5 miles.

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Summer Holidays by the Sea Valid: 13 August 2019 - 25 August 2019
October Half Term Valid: 18 October 2019 - 27 October 2019
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