Dear Sands Resort guest(s),
Welcome to our hotel. Please take a few minutes to read this document which will provide you with everything you need to know to ensure that you have a great stay. If you have any questions, please contact our reception team any time. To phone reception please dial 0.
To dial an outside line, dial 9 followed by the number. Charges for outside numbers are £0.20 per unit. There is no charge for internal calls.
Further information about Covid-19 related Hygiene, Health and Safety regulations as well as services that might currently be limited can be found on our website. www.sandsresort.co.uk/covid-19-update
WIFI is available everywhere in the hotel. Please connect using password: porthbeach
The indoor pool, our outdoor plunge pool and the outdoor kids fun pool will be available for bookings. Bookings will be for 25-minute slots and limited to one area per family. Each family can only book one slot a day. Please bring gowns and slippers as changing rooms and showers will be
closed. Bookings will be taken from 5 pm the day before.
The indoor pool is open from 7am – 8am and 9am – 7:30 pm. ‘Adults only’ swim is available from 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm.
You will need to bring gowns and slippers as there will be no changing rooms, steam rooms or showers.
Towels can be collected from reception. Leave wet towels in the bins provided in the pool area. The outdoor pool is heated from June to September and is open from 10am – 6pm during those months.
We have spread out the tables in the restaurant to adhere to the government guidelines and offer your increased safety. To run our restaurants safely you will be required to book a seating time for meals. Breakfast, lunch and dining times and menus can be found here.
Breakfast: 7.30 – 9.30
Lunch: 12.00 – 14.00
Dinner: 17.00 – 20.45
Please call reception to book your space.
Take away breakfast and dinner
We offer a continental breakfast served to the room door. This must be ordered the night before on the order slip in your pack. Please drop it off at reception.
A Take-Away Menu is in your pack and orders can be called through to reception. It will be delivered to your room door in a box between 5.50pm and 8.30 pm. Please order your Take-Away at least an hour before delivery. Take-Away meals will be available during the regular mealtimes only.
Please pack all crockery and waste back in the box and leave it outside your door. Call reception after your meal so we can remove it quickly.
We also offer packed lunch boxes with sandwiches, fruits, sweets and a soft drink, which can be pre-ordered the day before required and picked up on the day after breakfast. Please call reception for a lunch pack order form.
Alternatively, please dial 0 to speak to reception.
Special diets and allergies
We don’t offer a special diet service, but we try to work with you to adapt our menu to cover many dietary and allergic issues. Please speak to the restaurant manager.
Soya milk and Soya spread are available at no additional charge. If you want to bring special diet foods with you, we are happy to store and serve them to you.
Free sport facilities
All sport facilities are free to use for hotel guests. See here which activities are currently available.
Wetsuits and Bodyboards
Freshly disinfected wetsuits and bodyboards can be borrowed free of charge. Please call reception to arrange collection.
All activities available during your stay will be in line with government health & safety guidelines and we will be following a strict protocol with regards to hygiene and social distancing. Please call reception to book a space for the Tennis court, Pools, Arts & Crafts sessions. Please keep your distance of at least 1 metre when enjoying our outdoor playgrounds and the gardens.
Weather allowing we will be offering a daily outdoor entertainment at 6 pm including clowns, magicians and a ventriloquist.
Buggies can be borrowed free of charge from reception. They must be returned each evening and booked in at reception. If not, a rental charge will apply. You can also hire 3-wheeler all terrain and double buggies for £5 per day.
Other free hire items
Baby bottle sterilisers, bottle warmers, buckets & spades and windbreaks can be hired free of charge. All subject to availability. Please speak to reception.
Kids’ clubs for children
Unfortunately, we no longer offer a creche or Kids’ clubs.
Our complimentary baby listening service is available each evening from 7 pm – 9.30 pm via the monitor in your room. Please press the red button to activate the system and check-in with reception. If you move locations, please let reception know so we can find you quickly if your child needs you. Parents are not allowed to leave the premises.
All rooms will be thoroughly cleaned and fogged with disinfect before your stay.
DVDs can be hired from reception for a £5 deposit. See our DVD list here. Once you picked a movie, please call reception to see if it's currently available.
Safe keys are available from reception. A deposit of £25 will be added to your account and deducted when the key is returned.
Every room in the hotel has a fire detector; please do not smoke indoors. The fire alarm is tested weekly.
Signs around the hotel will notify you of the time. If you hear a continual siren any other time, please leave the building immediately via the nearest exit and wait at the Tarmac area outside the gym until you are told by our staff that it is safe to return. Please read the Fire Action notice on your bedroom door.
The hotel has several staff qualified in emergency first aid. Please speak to reception if you need help.
A great choice of everyday items including baby (swim) nappies, sun cream, painkillers and a range of toiletries can be purchased at reception. Just ask a member of staff or look at the shop list on the info board opposite the pool.
If you have any questions, please speak to reception. We will be happy to help. Enjoy your stay!