Experienced hotelier joins the team at The Headland for next stage of excellence

The award-winning family-owned Cornish hotel, The Headland, has appointed experienced hotelier, Jason Adams, to its leadership team, in pursuit of its goal to become the premier luxury resort in the Southwest. Adams, known for his distinguished leadership in luxury hotel resorts, will assume the role of interim Managing Director for a six-month period.

Having garnered acclaim as the Independent Hotel of the Year, The Headland is confident that Adam's extensive expertise, gained over a successful career that includes a four-year tenure at County Durham’s AA five red-star resort, Rockliffe Hall, will significantly contribute to the hotel's next stage of success.

Veryan Palmer, Family Director at The Headland, conveyed her enthusiasm, "Welcoming Jason to The Headland brings us great pleasure.  We are thrilled at the prospect of his guidance, which we believe will offer invaluable direction to our exceptional team during this new interim phase. As we deliberate on strategic decisions regarding the future leadership structure, we eagerly anticipate the unique insights he will provide. Our goal is to solidify The Headland's position as the foremost luxury resort in the Southwest, and we are confident that Jason will play a pivotal role in this next stage for our family-owned hotel."

Jason Adams has held key roles at renowned establishments such as Rockliffe Hall, Foxhills Club and Resort, the Arden Hotel, the Atlantic Hotel and Ocean Restaurant in Jersey, and Seaham Hall in County Durham, contributing to his successful and diverse career in the hospitality industry.

Jason added: I am delighted to be welcomed by Veryan and the family to oversee the next chapter of this wonderful property. I have holidayed here a few years now and always admired the way things were run, the location and the investment, and I hope to make further strides with the team and the hotels commercial direction.

For a remarkable 45 years, The Headland has stood as a cherished family-owned haven, and in now steadfast in its commitment to embodying the essence of 'five-star Cornwall, not formal.'

In a transformative move in 2023, the hotel dedicated £3 million to unveil the stunning Restaurant RenMor, replacing its former restaurant, The Samphire. This strategic renovation aligns with a comprehensive development plan, which saw the inauguration of the AquaClub in 2020, a cutting-edge wellness facility crafted at a cost of £10 million.

Amassing accolades in recent years, The Headland was proudly crowned Best Spa in the Southwest 2023 at the Good Spa Guide Awards for the second consecutive year.

Nestled atop an exclusive clifftop overlooking Fistral Beach, The Headland beckons guests to retreat in luxury, whether in hotel suites or chic self-catering cottages. The elevated vantage point provides a sweeping panorama, capturing vistas from Padstow to the north to Poldark's Holywell Bay in the south.

Distinguished as home to Cornwall's inaugural five-bubble rated spa, every facet of The Headland Spa is an ode to relaxation. From the expansive coastal views in the Spa Lounge to the opulent relaxation suite and the softly lit treatment rooms, each detail is meticulously curated to place relaxation at the heart of the guest experience.


For more information and to book please visit www.headlandhotel.co.uk

The Headland, Fistral Beach, Headland Road, Newquay, Cornwall TR7 1EW

Call +44 (0)1637 872211.

Email: reception@headlandhotel.co.uk