Whether it’s the fresh sea breezes or the hot sunshine beating down, there’s something so lovely about a traditional seaside holiday. Trade in the everyday bustle for ice creams on the pier and long strolls across the beach - we all deserve a relaxing break every once in a while. And where better than Cornwall? This sunny southern county is home to some of the most gorgeous coastlines in the UK.
Looking for lodges with hot tubs in Cornwall? You’re in the right place. With hundreds of beautiful holiday lodges at low prices, you can enjoy an extra bit of luxury without breaking the bank. Whether you’re after a luxury hot tub cottage or a beachside holiday home with sublime sea views, we’ve got something for everyone. At Lodges With Hot Tubs, we understand that finding the perfect property can turn into something of a challenge. That’s why our friendly team is on hand 24/7 to advise you on the best properties for your needs.
Looking for spacious open-plan and family-friendly homes? No problem. Maybe you’re looking to take your pooch along for the adventure. We’ve got plenty of fabulous dog-friendly holiday cottages for you to browse. We’ll even help you find those with specific features - from cosy decking areas to open plan living rooms, and even swimming pools!
Got your heart set on a cottage in Cornwall with a hot tub? Here are some of our favourite locations in the area.
Best for: Checking out the Tate gallery
St Ives is the place to go if you love good art and great beaches. Considered one of Europe’s top 10 beaches, Porthmeor and Bamaluz are just as gorgeous as anything you’d see abroad! Within the town, you’ll find the famed Tate gallery, as well as the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Among the many activities you can enjoy are boat trips, paddleboarding lessons and pony trekking.
Best for: Whisking the family away for a seaside break
Another popular coastal town in the South West, Newquay is home to plenty of beautiful beaches. Voted the ‘Best Family Holiday Destination’ by COAST magazine, there’s something for everyone to enjoy here. Stroll along the scenic harbour, soak up the views from a beachside cafe or spend the day navigating its calm waters on a kayak!
Best for: Visiting the nearby Eden Project botanical gardens
The historic market town of St Austell is just a mile from the coast. It’s also less than a ten-minute drive from the Eden Project, a world-famous botanical garden with unique rainforest biomes. Within the town itself, you’ll find a lovely selection of boutique shops and cafes, great for a spot of retail therapy before heading back to your cosy hot tub cottage!
Best for: Visiting the many attractions within the town
Yet another pretty market town, Penzance is home to a variety of attractions. Whether you fancy spending the weekend wandering around beautiful gardens, checking out artwork or going for a swim in an outdoor pool, you’re bound to find something to keep you entertained. Fancy ticking another destination off your list? Penzance is the only place you can sail over to the Scilly Isles from!
Best for: Having a go at surfing or paddleboarding!
Want to try your hand at surfing or sailing? There’s no better place than Bude to try out a new watersport. Famed for its long stretches of golden sands, it’s an absolute haven for beach-goers. Even if you don’t feel like heading out into the waters, the town itself still has plenty to offer. With a nice variety of independent shops and restaurants, you’ll easily spend a few days discovering all the sights of this traditional Cornish town.
A soak in a private hot tub feels all the more soothing after a busy day. So, lace up your walking boots and get hiking in the local area!
Location: St Ives
Walk length: Just over four miles
The route from St Ives to Lelant will guide you along Carbis Bay, St Michael's Way and the popular Porthkidney Sands beach. Once you’ve reached Lelant, you can easily catch a train or bus back to St Ives (unless you feel like enjoying a full day’s walk!).
Walk length: Four and a half miles
You’ll want to make sure you do the Crantock and The Gannel walk at low tide in order to make the most of it. This scenic circular route begins at Crantock beach, before taking you through woodlands, fields and The Gannel Estuary. There’s two pubs along the way in case you need to refuel!
Location: St Austell
Difficulty: Medium/ difficult
Walk length: Two miles
If you don’t mind a bit of a steep trek, the St Austell Circular Walk will reward you with gorgeous views across the bay and over the rolling hills of Cornwall. The route can get quite muddy at certain times of the year, so we’d advise bringing your wellies if you have any!
Walk length: Just under three miles
Not looking for anything too challenging? Starting at the Penzance train station, the Penzance to Marazion route is an easygoing path with a level and surfaced path the whole way. Great for those with dogs, buggies and wheelchairs, this trail offers excellent views over Mounts Bay.
Walk length: Around six miles
If you’ll be stopping in North Cornwall, the Millook Circular Walk is a beautiful route to try. Starting at the bottom of Millook valley, you’ll wander through enchanting ancient woodlands, before enjoying spectacular cliff top views. The whole walk should take you around three hours.
Cornwall is packed full of award-winning beaches. With golden sands and aquamarine waters, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d landed somewhere tropical!
Location: St Ives
Best for: Safe swimming and surfing
A few paces from the Tate St Ives building, Porthmeor Beach is a popular stretch of powdery sand. A haven for sunbathers, swimmers and surfers, its calm waters are perfect for having a splash about! This beach can get quite busy in the peak summer months, so be sure to get there early to avoid the crowds (unless you like the bustle, of course!).
Best for: Taking your dog along
Crantock Beach is ideal for those bringing their dogs along for their hot tub holiday. With miles of golden sand and big dunes to run around in, they’ll be in their element! During certain months of the year, dolphins can be spotted swimming by in the bay - be sure to keep your eyes peeled.
Location: St Austell
Best for: Instagram-worthy snaps of the tropical-looking sands
Pentewan Beach looks like something out of a tropical paradise! With powder-white sands and beautifully clear waters, this gorgeous beach is popular with families and sun-bathers during the warm summer months. While owned by the Pentewan Sands Holiday Park, it’s open to everyone throughout the year.
Best for: Keeping the kids entertained!
If you don’t mind a pebbly beach, then be sure to visit Wherrytown Beach while stopping at Penzance. A popular location throughout the year, there’s always plenty going on here. Behind the beach is a playpark and basketball court, making it great for family days out.
Best for: Enjoying a picnic with a view
Just a five-minute walk from the centre of Bude, Summerleaze Beach is loved by locals and visitors alike. A lovely place to sit and watch the boats sail by, we’d recommend packing a picnic bag and spending the whole day there - when the sun is shining, of course!