Christmas Breaks

Wake to the waves over the festive season with a family-friendly stay

Make it a Cornish Christmas

This year we are pulling out all the stops to create a festive coastal wonderland for the whole family to enjoy whilst celebrating Christmas on the coast. With cosy accommodation, festive food and drink, live entertainment, free family activities and ocean views all included, why go anywhere else?

Think stormy sea-watching and bracing coastal walks, festive fun and games including ginger bread decorating and design-your-own hot chocolates at the hot chocolate bar for the little nippers, live music in the evenings, delicious seasonal dining with all the trimmings and of course lots of Christmas spirit! A festive getaway to The Esplanade is one that won’t be forgotten…

Enjoy a three night stay from £810 per couple
Enjoy a three night stay from £810 per family*
Enjoy a four night stay from £1000 per couple

Bed & breakfast only prices start from £175 for a standard double room, minimum of two nights.

What to expect during your stay…


  • 6.00pm Start your festive getaway with lots of Christmas cheer and mulled cider…
  • 6.00pm – 8.00pm Enjoy a delicious dining experience in our Cove restaurant
  • 8.30pm Join us for toe-tapping live entertainment in the restaurant, to get you in the party spirit

Eat, drink and be merry on Christmas Eve…

  • 8.30am – 9.30am Start your day with a hearty Cornish breakfast.
  • 10.00am Why not take a coastal stroll around Pentire Headland, and take in the fresh Cornish sea air
  • 1.00pm Tuck into a tasty buffet lunch, enjoying those sea views again…
  • 3.30pm Game time in Pebbles Bar with bingo and a fun quiz
  • 6.00pm Get into the Christmas Eve spirit with a warming hot punch reception
  • 6.30pm – 8.00pm Enjoy a delicious Christmas Eve dinner full of festive fodder
  • 7.30pm Singalong to Christmas carols with Newquay town band
  • 8.30pm After dinner, it’s party time with more live entertainment to see you through until the big day!

Santa’s coming… and we are celebrating all day with festive treats

  • 8.30am – 9.30am Start your Christmas Day with a hearty Cornish breakfast
  • 11.00am Champagne cocktails are served as we toast Christmas Day in style, followed by a visit from the man himself, as Father Christmas brings gifts for all. Festive fun continues with our ‘guess the weight of the Christmas cake’ game!
  • 1.00pm Sumptuous traditional Christmas Lunch is served with a side of, yes, you guessed it, sea views!
  • 3.30pm Watch the Queen’s speech and find out the results of the Christmas cake competition…
  • 7.00pm After an afternoon of relaxing, we continue the yuletide celebrations with a tempting Christmas Buffet
  • 8.30pm It’s Christmas party time in Pebbles Bar, with live entertainment and lots of Christmas spirit. Party hats optional…

The celebrations continue… relax, unwind and enjoy

  • 8.30am – 9.30am Awake to the sound of the ocean and enjoy another hearty Cornish breakfast
  • 1.00pm A delightful lunch will be served in the Cove Restaurant
  • 3.30pm – 4.30pm Get cosy with a slice of Christmas cake and take in our afternoon festive film
  • 4.30pm A Boxing Day beach walk is a must, watch the waves and stroll across the sand…
  • 6.30pm – 7.30pm Our mouth-watering carvery buffet in the restaurant is served
  • 9.00pm Party time again, with more live entertainment and festive cheer!


  • 8.00am – 9.30am Make the most of your last traditional hearty Cornish breakfast and array of delicious
    continental fayre
  • 11am Head home full of fond memories of your extra-special stay at The Esplanade…

Fistral Spa is open during the festive season for relaxing spa treatments. Take a look at treatments here.