The 7 Best Spa Breaks in Cornwall

Who would have thought I would be very much into spa breaks. Whether that be a full-on spa holiday, a weekend spa break or even just an afternoon relaxing in the spa. Well after our spa afternoon at China Fleet country club earlier in the year, then enjoying the spa facilities at Bluestone in September, I can honestly say (as a non swimmer!) I love being in the water baths, hot tub, and sauna rooms. Not quite so sure on the ice rooms though! So I thought I would share with you some of the best spa breaks in the Cornwall. I can’t wait for my next spa mini-break. Hint Hint Mr B!

spa breaks in Cornwall - Mr B and I at The Well Spa Retreat
Mr B and I at The Well Spa Retreat

A high proportion of luxurious hotels in Cornwall offer the most amazing spa breaks, of course, being close to the coast you get the sea views thrown in. Take a look around spa breaks with Voyage Privé to find the right getaway for you.

Spa Breaks in Cornwall

The Cornish beaches and sea is a relaxing space for many, therefore you will find most of the spa hotels in Cornwall by the sea. As I’ve discovered in my research for the top spa breaks in Cornwall.

Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa – Newquay

Situated upon the cliff overlooking Fistral Beach, the Fistral Beach Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to go for a romantic getaway. Not only do you have the stunning sea views, sandy beach and surf, but you also have the Dune restaurant, cocktail bar and of course the spa. There are the ESPA and Gaia therapies available. With nine treatment rooms designed with total relaxation in mind. A heated vitality pool, jacuzzi, relaxation room, steam room, sauna, and a state-of-the-art fitness suite.

Bedruthan Spa – Mawgan Porth

If you are looking for a luxurious restorative break in Cornwall, why not try the Bedruthan Spa at Mawgan Porth. With overlooking sea views you will feel right at home here. Bedruthan has an indoor pool and an indoor thermal spa with a giant sea-view hydro pool, a steam room, sauna and caldarium, and an outdoor Sensory Spa Garden which gets its inspiration from fire, earth, water, air, and space.

The Headland Hotel – Newquay

The Headland stands proud on the clifftop overlooking Fistral Beach. It’s Headland Spa has the first “5 Bubble” rated spa in Cornwall. Every element of the spa has you at heart. The spa leisure area hosts a state-of-the-art gym and fitness suite. A hydrotherapy spa pool, hot tub, Cornish salt steam room, Swedish sauna, and aromatherapy showers. You can book in for a specialist spa treatment or how about a couples spa experience?

Fistral Beach with The Headland Hotel in the distance
Fistral Beach

The Scarlet Hotel – Mawgan Porth

If you are looking for an eco-friendly spa break why not have a look at The Scarlet Hotel at Mawgan Porth. Again like the others, I’ve mentioned this hotel overlooks the beach and out into the Atlantic. It’s an adults-only hotel and spa that focuses on holistic wellbeing and the nourishment of your mind, body, and soul. Facilities include indoor swimming pool, outdoor barrel cedar sauna, steam room, copper tub, cliff-top outdoor swimming pool, cliff-top hot tubs, and relaxation spaces.

St Michaels Spa Resort – Falmouth

St Michaels Spa at Gyllyngvase is home to the largest hydrotherapy pool in the southwest. They offer bespoke treatments tailored to your needs. From treatments to hydrothermal experiences that will leave you feeling relaxed. The Hydrothermal Experience includes the hydrotherapy pool, the herbal Finnish sauna, experience showers, Cornish sea salt steam room and access to the spa gardens. Here you will find the red cedar hot tub on the sun terrace and the Finnish barrel sauna all with sea views. The St Michaels Spa Resort is a beautiful relaxing place to take your mum out for Mother’s Day in Cornwall if you are looking for ideas when the time comes around.

Gyllyngvase Beach - Independent Female-Led Businesses In Falmouth’s ‘Port’-Folio - Gylly Beach
Gyllyngvase Beach

C Bay Spa at the Carbis Bay Hotel – St Ives

You can visit the C Bay Spa for relaxation, replenishment, and rejuvenation. Set within 125 acres of beautiful Cornish coastline, The Carbis Bay Hotel has it’s own blue flag private beach. With lots of treatments on offer for him, her and mums to be, including facials, manicures, pedicures, aromatherapy experiences, scrubs, seaweed wraps, massages, and make-up.

The Aqua Spa at China Fleet Country Club – Saltash

I’ve personally reviewed this Aqua Spa myself. Set just on the Devon border in Saltash, China Fleet Country Club has everything you can wish in a relaxing break. The Aqua Spa has lots of rooms and experiences to try. You can start in the Spa Pool, then head into the Laconium – a Roman sauna with heated walls and seats. Other areas include the Finnish sauna, salt steam room, aroma steam room, foot spa, ice chute, Tepidarium loungers and experience showers. You can check out my review here on the Aqua Spa.

Thanks for stopping by today, I hope you’ve enjoyed this post.

rachel bustin
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13 thoughts on “The 7 Best Spa Breaks in Cornwall

  1. Wow – these sound good. I didn’t even know they existed and I have visited Cornwall so many times in the past.

  2. I love Cornwall and all its got to offer, but never thought of a spa break, St Michaels Spa resort sounds wonderful, thank you for the review, will definitely be looking into that

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