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Watergate Bay

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No longer protected by Newquay Headland Watergate Bay is wide open to the Atlantic Rollers and as such is very popular with surfers. The surfing can be extremely rewarding with large swells when weather conditions are right.
Parking is available at the entrance to the beach together with toilets and services.
Jamie Oliver’s 15 Restaurant is now a popular destination attracting customers from all over Cornwall.
Accommodation in Watergate Bay consists mostly of hotels including the impressive Watergate Bay Hotel, positioned directly on top of the beach.


A very large expanse of excellent quality sand providing first rate surfing.