Posted 31st May 2017
Nestled deep in the Cornish countryside, a stone’s throw from the quaint fishing village of Portreath, the five-star Gwel an Mor resort awaits, promising rest and relaxation in luxurious surroundings
With a choice of opulent lodges, many complete with hot tubs, and a collection of state of the art residences to stay in – with all the mod cons you could wish for, guests will be spoilt for choice in this beautiful Cornish resort by the sea. There’s plenty to tempt every member of the family, with facilities including a gym, spa, swimming pool, soft play centre, climbing walls, an on-site restaurant and even its own farm, where fascinating wildlife experiences await.
Many of the attractive timber lodges come with a master bedroom and en suite, as well as two twin bedrooms sharing a main bathroom, along with a stunning sun terrace and touches of luxury including a flat screen TV and WiFi, while Luxury and VIP lodges boast the likes of a private hot tub, a wood-burner and additional television in the bedroom.
If space, luxury and modern comforts sound more your cup of tea, then why not opt for a two or three bed luxury eco lodge instead? The stunning Residence development is the latest addition to the resort and offers an eco-friendly, state of the art self-catering holiday home to stay in. Whether you want to luxuriate in your own hot tub under a starry sky, or lounge on a sun bed and bask in the sun, these breathtaking lodges have it all. The fully equipped kitchen, designer furniture, family bathroom complete with TV, air conditioning, under floor heating and delightful log burner, are just some of the extra special touches that will help to make your getaway memorable.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from the luxury, then head out for a stroll around the on-site Feadon Farm, where expert ranger Gary Zammit is on hand to ensure you have a fun visit. Embark on a night-time wildlife walk, fly birds of prey, discover local wild inhabitants, settle down for badger watching after dark or head out on a rockpool ramble – there are plenty of exciting experiences to try.
Inside reception find a wealth of other activities to enjoy, from swimming and working out to relaxing in the spa where an array of soothing treatments and pamper packages are on offer. If you have little ones in tow then don’t miss a visit to Base Camp, an exciting indoor activity centre open seven days a week, perfect for letting young explorers burn off some energy, or why not follow the woodland path down to Portreath village where a day at the beach can be spent?
If after all that fun you’re after a bite to eat then stop by The Terrace bistro for a sumptuous meal overlooking stunning rural surroundings. Tuck into the likes of Cornish crab and salmon fishcakes with home-made sweet chilli sauce, or slow cooked duck leg with baby gem and roasted hazelnut dressing to start, while mains tempt with offerings such as handmade gnocchi with roasted aubergine, basil and rocket, home-made beef burger with West Country bacon, or slow cooked belly of pork with bubble and squeak and crushed Bramley apples.
No matter what you’re looking for in your Cornish getaway, Gwel an Mor has something for everyone.
Visit www.gwelanmor.com or call 01209 842 354 to find out more and to book a stay.
By Natalie Crofts