Fistral Beach

On our doorstep is Newquay’s most iconic beach, Fistral. It is quite simply one of the most consistent and best surfing beaches in the UK and Europe. With jewel-blue sea and a never-ending stretch of golden sand, Fistral is the perfect family beach, offering simple pleasures of sea, sand and surf combined.

Fistral Beach hosts events including Boardmasters – Europes largest surf and skate festival every August, the UK ZapCat championships in April and August, the English National Surfing Championship, night surfing and the King of the Groms Junior Surf Festival. Fistral Beach boasts a state of the art RNLI Lifeguard station for the lifeguards who work from May to September with voluntary lifeguard cover on busy weekends through the winter. The brand new facilites include a dedicated first aid room, storage, changing facilities and a large observational area from which the lifeguards watch the one of the busiest beaches in the country.

You can check out the current conditions at Fistral Beach through our surfcam.

Fistral Beach is a European Designated beach which complies with European Water Quality Standards.

Offers & Experiences

Kids Go Free For Half Term

We know how important family time is, that’s why kids go for free at The Headland during half term holidays!

The Great British Staycation

Celebrate the Great British Staycation with a unique package designed to help you make the best of everything Cornish.

VIP SpaScape

Enjoy a 3 course meal with crémant, Rhassoul mud room treatment for two, full Cornish breakfast and SpaScape treatment from £150 per person.

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