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Surf and Stay Break in Cornwall, UK

Beginner difficulty
Instruction in English

Enjoy a short seaside getaway, along with an entire day of surfing. The perfect taster course, designed to get you up and riding in no time. Tuition is available for all ages and abilities from novice - expert. Make the most of your time at the beach with these fantastic little breaks! Keep things simple with their fantastic room only breaks right in the very heart of Watergate Bay. 'Beach Breaks' at the Phoenix offer you the very best location to maximize your surfing time, whilst keeping your wallet happy. With comfortable, functional accommodation for the discerning surfer overlooking one of the UK's premier surf spots!


  • Daily surfing lesson
  • UK's premiere surf spots
  • Available for all ages and abilities
  • All surfing equipment included
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Hearty breakfast

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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The wonderful ocean views at Watergate Bay will have you waking up to the sound of the waves each morning. There are not many locations from which you can take a surf check right from the comfort of your own bed. Each room has en-suite facilities, parking and just a downstairs the fantastic Phoenix Bar and Restaurant - perfect for a hearty breakfast or aprs surf feast - the ultimate stress free, maximum fun surf holiday.


Accommodation is based in the Watergate Bay Locality, with all thevproviders within a four of the Bay. Most of our options are within an easy walking distance of the surf school. Just a couple miles North of Newquay, Watergate Bay faces West towards the open Atlantic Ocean, picking up plenty of swell throughout the year. With a long stretch of flat sand at low tide this beach is heaven for kite surfers too. Watergate Bay is a mecca fr surfers, with a relaxed beach environment.


Enjoy a fabulous hearty breakfast at the Luxury Lodge each morning. Watergate Bay is famous for its fantastic food! Its home to celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant in a stunning location overlooking the bay. The restaurant next to the surf academy - WAX has incredible food and drink. There's also the Watergate Bay hotel and beach hut.

Things to do (optional)



Explore the shore


Power kiting


What's included

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Free of charge surfing equipment
  • Surfing lessons

How to get there

Driving directions from (O'Neill Surf Academy, The Phoenix, Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall)

O'Neill Surf Academy is located at one of the more easily accessible beach locations on the coast. With a direct route into the bay from Cornwall's main road - the A30 - theyre not too far from anywhere. You can view them on Google Map Location or enter their Postcode TR8 4AB into your SatNav. O'Neill Surf Academy, The Phoenix, Watergate Bay, Newquay, Cornwall TR84AB.

Approx driving times:

Newquay Town Centre: 10 minutes

Padstow: 20 minutes

Truro: 30 minutes

Arrival by airplane

With Newquay Airport just 2 miles from the golden sands of Watergate Bay, getting here by plane from a large selection of Major UK airports has never been easier. Just a 30 minute flight from London you can really cut down your travel time. Check out the following airlines who all currently offer flights to Newquay Airport:

FLYBE: Flights to Newquay from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, London Gatwick, Manchester, Inverness, Glasgow and Isle of Man

BMI BABY : Flights to Newquay from the East Midlands

Arrival by bus

There are regular bus services that run locally and nationally to get you to your destination quickly and cost effectively! For national bus services try the National Express which runs from most UK destinations to Newquay. Why not try the Mega Bus for cheap tickets! For local bus services and timetables head to the Western Greyhound website.

Arrival by train

Newquay has its very own train station, located in the heart of the town with regular services running daily. Newquay is a branch line station so you'll need to change trains at Par station to connect to the Newquay branch line. Newquay station is only 3.5 miles from Watergate Bay and there are easy connections between the station and the beach by bus or taxi. You'll find some great deals on train tickets online.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 75% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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