Escape to the Beach in Newquay

by Kim on September 11, 2012

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Escape to the Beach in Newquay

Everyone needs a break sometimes- a break from work, dreary weather, or even just an escape from your typical routine. If you’re feeling the need to relax and unwind for a bit, a little town called Newquay is the perfect option.

Newquay is a picturesque seaside resort and old fishing village located in Cornwall, England. Newquay is famous for it’s maritime climate, sandy beaches and fantastic surf.

The avid adventurer will never find himself bored in Newquay. The town has nine long and accessible beaches that are perfect for running along or relaxing on. The warm summer water with powerful waves and good swells make Newquay the surf capital of the United Kingdom.

If surfing isn’t your thing there are a variety of other options to keep you busy and on the go. There are dozens of active outfitters ready and willing to help you try your hand at sea fishing, kiteboarding, wind boarding, and stand up paddle surfing. There are even outfitters that will teach you to surf or you can hire a kayak and explore the sea caves and river estuary. If you’ve got a desire for an adventure on the water, Newquay is the place to make it happen.

If you prefer adventure of the land-based kind, Newquay offers a dozen thrilling events and activities that are sure to keep your days filled with fun.

Adventurers regularly head to the Bedruthan Steps- rock towers renowned for sea bird watching and challenging rock climbing.

Families and those of us looking for a slightly less outdoorsy day can fill our hours with a trip to the Holywell Bay fun park, the Oasis fun pools, the Newquay Zoo, or the Blue Reef Aquarium where visitors can grab an up close and personal look at Newquay’s local marine species.

If nightlife is what you’re looking for, Newquay won’t disappoint. The town has a lively scene once the sun goes down. Visitors can enjoy themselves a laid-back surf bar or a traditional pub and everything in between. The restaurants in Newquay are popular and distinct which options suitable for any taste and budget.

Newquay is a popular vacation destination and there is a large and wonderful selection of Newquay hotels to choose from. Select a compact condo right on the water or a sprawling abode with a view. No matter how you slice it, you can’t go wrong with your selection.

Newquay is beautiful, quaint and waiting for you to come visit. You’re sure to have the adventure of a lifetime in Newquay.