The Best Hotels With Hot Tubs to Book in Cornwall, England

After walking along the South West Coast Path of Cornwall, a dip in a hot tub is well deserved
After walking along the South West Coast Path of Cornwall, a dip in a hot tub is well deserved | © James Pearce / Alamy Stock Photo
Ellie Ross

On the scenic southwest tip of England, jacuzzis come with a side serving of sea views, sumptuous suites and soothing spas.

Like the idea of sinking into a hot tub with a drink in hand and fabulous sea views? That’s easy to come by in Cornwall, which has more than its fair share of hotels with jacuzzis. Whether you’re after your own private tub or a spa with extra bubble and a side serving of hydropools, steam rooms and saunas, we’ve got you covered. Here’s our pick of the best hotels in Cornwall with hot tubs – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. Lower Barns, St Austell

Boutique Hotel, Bed and Breakfast

A charming, lavender room at Lower Barns, with an ensuite, a knitted striped blanket and a chandelier
Courtesy of Lower Barns / Expedia

Grab yourself a drink and slip into the outdoor hot tub at Lower Barns, on the edge of St Austell. It’s in a sunny spot at the end of the terrace, proving an ideal place for a sundowner. Two suites in this boutique bolthole – Cranny and Nook – also have private hot tubs. Spa treatments feature out-of-the-ordinary touches – think rose-petal soaks for your manicures and Japanese shiatsu massages.

2. The Gannet Inn, Carbis Bay

Pubs with Rooms

A cosy queen bedroom in white and blue with plaid headboard and rustic wood side table with drawers at the Gannet Inn
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Fancy wallowing in a Cornwall accommodation with a hot tub overlooking the sea? That’s what’s on offer at the chic Gannet Inn; as a guest, you’ll also get to use the C Bay Spa at sister property Carbis Bay Hotel. The private jacuzzi is on the deck outside the couples massage room. There’s much on offer in the rest of the spa, too, with an outdoor heated pool, a hydropool and dramatic views across the sub-tropical gardens and sea.

3. Hustyns Resort Cornwall

Spa Hotel

A spacious room in shades of brown at Hustyns Resort Cornwall, with one bed, two armchairs and French doors
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Retreat from a chilly, windswept walk around St Breock Downs – home of the largest prehistoric standing stone in Cornwall – to the warm waters of the hot tub at Hustyns. Set within the hotel gardens, the spa has facilities including a gym, a 66ft indoor pool, a sauna and steam room, plus low-lit treatment rooms. Book in for a detoxifying seaweed body wrap or a deluxe manicure. Everyone from pregnant women to teenagers (aged 13-17, accompanied by an adult) is catered for here.

4. Carbis Bay Estate

Luxury, Hotel, Resort

A private balcony at the Carbis Bay Estate, with a hot tub, plush patio furniture and sea views
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One of the most luxurious hotels in Cornwall, Carbis Bay has a high-end hot-tub game to match. For the ultimate experience, book one of the on-site Beach Lodges, which have private jacuzzis in lush gardens overlooking the sea. Alternatively, head to the C Bay Spa, where there’s a hot tub you can book for private use, also with sea views. Don your fluffy robe and pad between the fire-heated relaxation lounge, outdoor barrel sauna and relaxing hydropool.

5. The Cornwall Hotel and Spa, Tregorrick

Boutique Hotel, Budget Hotel, Spa Hotel

The indoor pool with sliding glass doors and garden views at the Cornwall Hotel and Spa
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The bubble pool is just one of many features of the fabulous spa at the Cornwall. There’s also an infinity pool with views towards the pretty walled garden, a dry sauna, an aromatherapy steam room and a fitness suite. Treatments are also available – we love the sound of the De Vigne massage, which will leave you smelling like jasmine and orange blossom. Ideal after a day exploring the nearby Lost Gardens of Heligan, one of the best things to see and do in Cornwall.

6. St Michaels Resort, Falmouth

Spa Hotel

Soothing king room at St Michaels Resort in soft blue tones with tan carpet and coastal-themed artwork
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Down in Falmouth, St Michaels Resort has a revamped spa boasting a bespoke hydrotherapy pool, indoor and outdoor saunas, 10 treatment rooms and the first Cornish sea salt steam room in the world. You could happily spend your whole stay inside its serene walls, but the hotel also offers outdoor classes, including beach yoga and military-style boot camps. There’s also a health club with a gym, a 56ft pool, an additional sauna and steam rooms.

7. Fowey Hall Hotel


The Victorian, stone exterior of the Fowey Hall Hotel, with tall windows and trees behind
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High on a hill overlooking the water, this Cornwall hotel with a hot tub has a spa with a family-friendly feel. Parents can book little ones into the creche while they enjoy a pamper, or swim and chill out with the kids on the terrace. The hot tub is outdoors and has uninterrupted sea views, ideal for easing aching muscles after a day hiking on the South West Coast Path.

8. Tregenna Castle, St Ives

Spa Hotel

The ivy-covered facade of Tregenna Castle, complete with battlements and overlooking the sea in the distance
Courtesy of Tregenna Castle / Expedia
Visitors to St Ives can indulge in the hot tub at Tregenna Castle. It’s inside the cosy on-site spa, which also has a steam room and sauna. The two treatment rooms have a grotto-like feel, with stone walls and flickering candlelight. Therapists use Thalgo natural marine products, with everything from tailored facials to algae back treatments and hot-stone massages on offer.

9. Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Mawgan Porth

Spa Hotel, Luxury

Round outdoor pools set in green lawns with colourful loungers at Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, with the beach in the background
Courtesy of Bedruthan Hotel and Spa / Expedia

Step inside the spa at Bedruthan and you won’t want to leave. It has stellar views over Mawgan Porth beach and a luxurious hydropool from which you can enjoy it. Let the jets knead away your tensions, then head into the eucalyptus steam room or cedar-wood sauna. Outside, the Sensory Spa Garden takes inspiration from the elements, with hot tubs, salt scrubs and a firepit where you can relax with your feet soaking in a steamy foot bath. Bliss.

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