Surf capital. Party capital. Newquay is Cornwall's seaside capital of serious fun. Learn to surf. Have a beach party. And head out to a great restaurant as the sun sets.
The surf capital of the UK
Newquay is the surf capital of the UK.
Fistral Beach is world famous for its fantastic surf, all year round.
So pull on a wetsuit and give it a try. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’re standing up on the board, how exhilarating it feels – and how addictive it is. Or if you’re a bit of a pro, you’ll know you’ll find some of the best waves in the country.
Whatever your surf skills, you can soak up the surf culture that makes Newquay a magnet for surfers, families and party goers alike.
You can spend all of a very happy holiday on the beaches at Newquay.
Newquay Harbour has Blue Flagged waters good for swimming and water sports, for which there is a centre by the harbour. There’s surfing, body boarding, paddle boarding and kayaking. An excellent location to spot dolphins.
Check out Newquay Waterworld and it’s two indoor pools – where you can have loads of fun shooting the water cannon, wrestling with a crocodile and riding the flumes.
For an afternoon out visit Blue Reef Aquarium and take the ultimate undersea safari. Enjoy close encounters with everything from tropical sharks to enchanting seahorses.
For the Grown Ups
Head to the beach and have a go at some water sports. That’s what Newquay’s all about. You’ve got to try surfing – but there’s kayaking, sailing and power boating too.
If you would like to indulge in some beauty and health pampering our expert beauty therapists offer a full range of treatments. Get all the luxury of a visit to a five star spa in the comfort of your own seaside escape.
Newquay hosts a great variety of restaurants from seaside cafes serving fish & chips to upmarket restaurants such as Lewinnick Lodge and Harbour Fish & Grill which serves Michelin star fish dishes day and night. Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen is just down the road.
For night life Newquay has it all: wine bars, beach parties, coastal pubs and late night clubs.