Room type

Twin Room, Courtyard View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Double Room (Coastal View)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Double Room, Sea View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 2 infants)


Get an overview of this hotelIconic Cornwall hotel perched above Fistral Beach


Close to aquarium

Just 300 feet from Fistral Beach, the family-friendly Headland Hotel is within a mile of Newquay Harbour, Towan Beach, and the Blue Reef Aquarium. The world-famous Eden Project is 14 miles away.

Onsite surfing school

Recreation options include a seasonal outdoor pool, a leisure area with indoor pool, steam room, hot tub and aromatherapy showers. Outdoors we have 3 tennis courts, a short approach 9-hole golf course and a surf school offering group and individual surfing, SUP and coasteering lessons.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

In addition to flat-panel TVs with satellite channels, the Headland Hotel's 96 non-smoking guestrooms offer complimentary bottled water, bathrobes, turndown service, and super fast WiFi.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

First opened in 1900, and requisitioned as an RAF hospital during the Second World War, the Headland Hotel has been restored and updated. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in some areas of the property. Leisure options include a seasonal outdoor pool as well as the Headland Wellness Area with an indoor pool with jet streams and bubble seats, a Cornish Salt steam room, aromatherapy showers, hydrotherapy treatments, massages, and a large spa bath. 3 tennis courts, and a short approach 9-hole golf course are also available. An on site surfing school specializes in family lessons. For dining, the hotel offers a relaxed ocean-view restaurant serving modern English cuisine with locally sourced ingredients; the terrace, a contemporary, casual dining with outside seating; and a fireside lounge offering fine liquors and Cornish cream teas. Room rates include complimentary breakfast served from 7:30 AM until 10 AM each morning. Room service is available around the clock. The Headland Hotel is entirely smoke-free.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Total number of rooms - 96 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Garden 
  • Year Built 1897 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 9 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 

Where to Eat

The Restaurant - Delicious food with stunning views. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients include Newquay Bay lobsters. Children's menu. Open for breakfast, dinner, and seasonal Sunday lunch. Reservations recommended.

The Terrace - Fresh local seafood, grilled Cornish meats, and daily specials. Indoor dining room with wood floors and oversized windows. Seafront terrace dining overlooking Fistral Beach. Open for late breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations recommended in high season.

In-room dining - Available 24 hours a day.

A complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast is served each morning from 7:30 AM until 10 AM.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreation options include a seasonal outdoor pool, a wellness area with indoor pool, steam room, spa tub, 3 tennis courts, a short approach 9 hole golf course and a surf school offering group lessons and rock pool exploration.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 

Spa Services

  • Swedish massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 2

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

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