Activity Holidays in Cornwall

Sands and Cornwall; the perfect combination for an activity holiday with friends or family.

From Surfing, Cycling, Abseiling and Coasteering to Jet Skiing and Fishing there is something for everybody on a Sands activity holiday in Cornwall. Our ‘Surf Shack’ has wetsuits in adult and child sizes and body boards as well as a range of beach goods for free hire.

Other exciting adventure sports can be booked at activity centres close by. Here are some ideas:

Please note that these activities have to be booked directly with the provider.


Cycling with Bridge Bike Hire

Cornwall has a great system of cycle trails. 20 minutes from the hotel there is the Camel Cycle Trail that runs from Padstow to Bodmin Moor.



Elemental UK is based at Tolcarne Beach and is only a short drive from Sands. Tolcarne is the perfect place to learn to surf or brush up on your surfing skills. The privately owned beach will give you exclusive access to some of the best surfing waves in Cornwall for beginners and improvers.



A fun taster of fishing for all the family! Dedicated mackerel fishing within 2 miles of Newquay harbour.
Trips are arranged according to demand throughout the day and evenings in high season.


Kayaking and canoeing at Elemental UK

Enjoy a kayak tours around the beautiful local creeks and rivers or more advanced paddlers can test their skills with the adrenaline-fuelled surf kayaking.



Thrills and spills on the go-kart track for all ages. 10 minutes from hotel, pre booking advised.


Kids Clubs at Elemental UK

Elemental UK runs Kids Club at Tolcarne Beach in Newquay for children 6+ years and including sailing, kayaking, raft-building, snorkelling or stand-up paddle-boarding depending on the age and abilities of the participants, and according to tide and weather conditions.


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