Why choose Newquay for your holiday destination?

Fistral Beach Newquay

Newquay’s Famous Fistral Beach

Newquay is a small town situated in the centre of the North Coast of Cornwall, we have the advantage of having some of Europe’s Premier Golden Sandy beaches which includes the World Famous Fistral Beach offering world class surf all year round. Newquay’s Central location within the county ensures it is the perfect base from which to explore all that Cornwall has to offer with the Far West and East of the County comfortably accessible within an hour’s drive.

If you’re looking for a walking holiday we have some of the most beautiful and dramatic coastal walks and when the tide’s low the beaches often join up providing opportunities for lengthy beach strolls . Newquay is perfect for all the Family, romantic weekends away or holiday breaks of all kinds.

Newquay has it all, from days out at the Newquay Zoo or Newquay Sea Life Centre to a trip to Newquay Harbour which offers boat and fishing excursions. At low tide many of Newquay’s Beaches offer great opportunities for the kids to go crabbing and explore the exposed rock pools.

Newquay Harbour

Tranquil Newquay Harbour

For the more adventurous Newquay has much to offer from Cayaking or Stand Up Paddle Boarding in the Gannel Estuary, Coasteering or learning to surf. Daredevils can head to Lusty Glaze Beach which has Europe’s longest, highest and fastest Zip Wire!

If Adventure is not your thing we have some wonderful attractions  situated throughout Cornwall including The Eden Project, The lost Gardens of Heligan, Cornwall’s Crealy Theme Park, Healeys Cider Farm, Tintagel Castle the home of King Arthur and Port Issac which is the filming location for TV’s popular Doc Martin series.

Dining out in Newquay is a real treat, we have some of the best Seafood Restaurants around but  if you’re looking for a bit of spice we have a superb range of curry houses and Mexican Restaurants, some with amazing views across Newquay Bay.  TV Chef Jamie Oliver has his restaurant “15” situated at Watergate Bay plus new to Newquay this summer the famous Frankie and Bennys will be opening.

After dark Newquay transforms into one of Europe’s leading Nightlife destinations… If this is what you came for you won’t be disappointed. We have many bars and clubs all offering a different vibe, whether you’re looking for Live Entertainment, Karaoke, Chart Music, Drum and Bass or Classic Cheese, there’s a bar or club for you.

Why choose to Stay with us at The Sandy Lodge Hotel?

The Sandy Lodge is a Family run hotel, we prides ourselves on our friendly approach to customer service and our unrivalled homemade cuisine. We are situated close to the sea front, within walking distance to Newquay town Centre and a short distance from Newquay Train Station and Tesco Express.

We offer outstanding value for your money with competitive accommodation rates, beautiful evening meals and our legendary All you can eat Buffet Breakfast. All of our rooms are en-suite and fitted with hairdryers, tea & coffee facilities, colour TV and telephones. Best of all our indoor pool, Jacuzzi spa, fitness room and on-site parking are included.

We have two bars located on the ground floor of the hotel, one of which includes a TV lounge and Wi-Fi is available within the communal areas. We have spacious family rooms, wonderful double bedrooms with a selection of balcony rooms overlooking our sunny patio. Our reception team have all the information you need to plan your holiday in Cornwall so don’t delay and call us today.

The hotel also has the English Rose Hair salon situated on site and opening in May 2014 we have the Therapy Pod offering a range of competitively priced beauty and relaxation treatments from Hot Stone Massage to Body Wraps and Facials. The English Rose Hair Salon successfully combines contemporary style with classic values to produce a highly professional hair care.



Mother’s Day Special

Come and treat your mother to a fantastic meal at Sandy Lodge Hotel on the 30th March at 1pm. What a great way to celebrate Mothering Sunday.  £13.95 per person (under 10′s eat free).


Trio of Melon Salad with Vermouth Dressing

Lightly Breaded Cod & Dill Fishcake with Pickled

Cucumber & Ginger Relish


Soup Course

Homemade Roast Carrot & Honey Soup

Chilled Fruit Juice



Roast Topside of Beef

Tender carved beef slices traditionally served with Yorkshire pudding,

Horseradish sauce and topped with roast gravy

Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Spinach

Set on potato cake with white wine & cream sauce

Baked Fillet of Hake with Garlic & Herb Crust

Served with rocket salad and tomato salsa

All served with a selection of fresh vegetables and roast & new potatoes



Rhubarb & Apple Crumble with Custard

Profiteroles with Chocolate Sauce

Banoffee Cheesecake

Fresh Fruit Salad with Clotted Cream

Various Ice Creams

Après Dinner

Freshly Percolated Coffee

To make a booking please call 01637 872851

Newquay Storm Swept – Valentine’s Day 2014

Spring is fast approaching in Newquay and after the ravages of the Stormiest Winter on record The Sandy Lodge Hotel is gearing up for a busy season. Winds of over 90mph hit the hotel on Valentines Day causing damage in various areas around the building including damge to the indoor pool roof, the hotel’s front balcony and the the main sign to the hotel being torn down.




Other areas of Newquay affected by the perfect storm of gale force winds, high tides and giant waves included Fistral Beach,and Towan Beach Promenade with the bill for repairs expected to run in to hundreds of thousands of pounds.


Giant waves crash in to The Island at Towan

Towan Promenade storm

Towan Promenade storm damage


The Surf Centre at Fistral Beach

Scenes like these have hit many parts of Britain, but one thing you can be sure about is that before long all the repairs will have been carried out and apart from images nobody would have ever known there was such a damaging storm.

4 Night Winter Party Breaks – February 2014

4 Night Break arriving Mondays and departing Fridays throughout February 2014.

Accommodation including “All you can eat Breakfast Buffet,” Delicious 3 Course Set Menu Evening Meal, nightly entertainment and 2 for 1 drinks promotion in the Hotel Bar from 6pm until 11pm nightly.

Package costs £135 per person inclusive (normal price £201.60), please call hotel to check availability.