We know it's early but there is no time like the present to start preparing for Christmas!


We invite you to join us and be part of our wonderful festivities.


With real Christmas trees, roaring log fires and an unrivalled family experience, why not spend this Christmas by the sea? The peaceful and relaxing lounges, tranquil Spa and beautiful bedrooms create the perfect setting this festive season. 


The start of your Cornish Christmas

Wednesday 23rd December

Arrive at The Headland and take a tour of our five bubble rated spa and gym located on the lower ground floor, before settling in and taking time to gaze at the multitude of Christmas trees laden with decorations. Check in, relax and prepare for some family fun.

That evening enjoy the start of something simply magical - a true Cornish Christmas.

Enjoy a delicious locally sourced Cornish menu, especially designed by our Executive Chef Christopher Archambault, whilst taking in the Celtic sounds of live music provided by Ceilidh band The Brim.

Following this feast excite your palette further with Cornish Mead and wine tasting with local expert Stuart Douglas.

Christmas Eve

Thursday 24th December

The excitement is building, and what better way to start your stay than with a full English breakfast in The Restaurant, served from 8.00am – 10.30am.

Have a day of fun and relaxation before joining your fellow guests for a special festive afternoon tea at 3.00pm in the front lounge. Newquay Brass Band will be in house to get the festivities in full swing.

Father Christmas might even be popping in before he starts his very busy Christmas Eve deliveries.

A black tie reception with canapes then begins at 6:30pm with entertainment by jazz pianist Simon Latarche, before a wonderful four-course candlelit dinner in the restaurant.

A list of midnight church services will be available at Reception, with complimentary mulled wine and mince pies for those returning in the early hours.

Christmas Day

Friday 25th December

Wake up on Christmas morning to a scrumptious breakfast and enjoy a complimentary glass of Bucks Fizz. The Armstrong family will be giving out a Christmas gift during breakfast. Father Christmas will also be making an appearance to those of you who have been good all year round!

After breakfast escape for an appetite building swim in the spa pool and relax in the Cornish salt steam room before joining us for a Champagne reception at midday.

From 1.00pm The Restaurant will open for a delicious Christmas Day Lunch; a fantastic five course traditional festive feast with coffee and petit fours to be enjoyed in the front lounge afterwards.

The Queen’s Speech will be broadcast in the Ballroom at 3.00pm.

A delicious lighter evening pantry buffet will be in The Restaurant from 6.30pm.

Boxing Day

Saturday 26th December

Cornwall comes alive on Boxing Day with a huge variety of events and fun throughout the county, from watching a 'meet of hounds' at The Jamaica Inn to a trip on the Bodmin Steam railway with Santa and mince pies. 

Festive Afternoon Tea will be served in the front lounge and the Ballroom.

Dinner will be served from 6.00pm in The Restaurant, and will involve some lighter dishes for those who have over indulged a little!


Linger Longer - See Escape the Family for details on the 27th, 28th and 29th December.


Christmas 2015 Prices

Please note that there is a minimum stay of three nights over the 24th, 25th & 26th December. The prices below are per night based on two people sharing a double / twin room.


Coastal View Room - £340.00

Coastal View Suite - £390.00

Ocean View Room - £360.00

Fistral View Room - £410.00

Fistral View Suite - £450.00

Splendid Room - £420.00

Splendid Suite - £490.00

Best Room - £520.00

Best Suite - £560.00