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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Top Tips to Stay Safe at Gyllyngvase Beach

Here at St Michaels we’re lucky to be just metres away from one of Cornwall’s friendliest and (in our opinion) most beautiful beaches, Gyllyngvase beach. We know the lure of the sea and have spent many happy hours there enjoying the Cornish lifestyle, but the sea needs to be respected as it can be a dangerous place. That’s why we thought we’d take a stroll and talk to the lifeguards about how to stay safe at the beach, particularly Gylly. So, whether you’re a family visiting on holiday or a seasoned sea swimmer read on…

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Dog walking on Gyllyngvase Beach

Beaches, Day Trips, Falmouth and Beyond and Walks

Our Top 5 Dog-Friendly Places To Eat and Walk in Cornwall

As a dog-friendly hotel, we know it can be hard to find places around Cornwall where you can walk with your dog and stop for...

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Our Guide to Maenporth Beach, Falmouth

Pretty, panoramic and perfect for paddling - we love Maenporth! Here's our top ten facts about this gorgeous Falmouth beach...

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Our guide to Swanpool Beach, Falmouth

Just five minutes from St Michaels Hotel, Swanpool is a wildlife hotspot. A summer sun-trap with a calm sea and watersports, it's also a little bit of a foodie hub.

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Our Guide to Castle Beach, Falmouth

Castle Beach is a short walk from St Michaels Hotel. Secluded, safe and super for snorkelling, here's our top ten facts about this popular Falmouth beach...

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Our Guide to Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth

Sweeping, sandy and on our doorstep. Call us biased, but Gyllyngvase is by far our favourite Falmouth beach. Here's our top ten Gylly facts...

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falmouth-harbour

Beaches, Falmouth and Beyond and Falmouth Harbour

Falmouth’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

We think everywhere in Falmouth is beautiful - from the views across the bay to The Lizard in our restaurant and sea facing rooms, to the harbour haven which forms the entrance to the River Fal. Discover our top 5 areas of outstanding natural beauty in and around Falmouth.

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Beaches, Falmouth and Beyond and Romantic Cornwall

The view from here – Falmouth Sunsets

That magical hour as the birds fall quiet and the sun sinks under the horizon is our favourite time of the day. Take advantage of Falmouth's many westerly points for sunset watching - armed with a bottle of bubbly and warm blanket to keep you toasty, it's the ideal itinerary for a summer evening. Expect dramatic hues of blues, reds and golds in the sky's magical show of colour...

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Our guide to Falmouth’s family friendly beaches

St Michael’s Hotel is perfectly located close to four (yes four!) fabulous family friendly beaches, each with good access and all the facilities you need.

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Beaches and Falmouth and Beyond

Life’s a beach – Our Guide to Falmouth’s Beaches

Falmouth has a variety of gorgeous beaches to explore and we're very lucky to have Gyllyngvase beach right on our doorstep. Here's our guide with ten facts about each beach, so you can make the most of them this summer...

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