The St Michaels Blog

Our blog is the place where we get to rave about all the great things our guests can see and do in Falmouth and across Cornwall.

The best beaches. Dog-friendly walks near the hotel. Our guide to bars and eateries. Attractions you can't miss. Our guide to the best events, festivals and live music taking place across Cornwall. Plus much, much more...

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2022 Christmas Gift Guide
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2022 Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is nearly here (can you quite believe it?) and you can practically smell the hot chocolate and duck fat roasties, December is that close! As we begin to run out of days in November, you may be starting to feel the gift-buying pressure. At St Michaels, we know that there’s no better gift than a memorable experience. Therefore we’ve cultivated a seasonal selection of goodies and...

5 Male skincare tips the St Michaels way
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5 Male skincare tips the St Michaels way

Maintaining and grooming are by no means just for women, and as a resort that champion the power of Ishga and ELEMIS products, we feel it is somewhat a duty of ours to shine a light on the importance of male grooming and upkeep and even to help you find your St Michaels style with the best tips and products to date. Recommended by our very own head therapist and loved by many of our guests, without...

5 reasons you should book a spa break in Cornwall
Falmouth

5 reasons you should book a spa break in Cornwall

Avoid the Cornwall crowds with a Winter getaway! Sure, summer at St Michael’s is incredibly fun and full of life – but Cornwall offers winter berry hedgerows, glistening waters and warm fireplaces to get cosy by – and a better time to enjoy than in the quieter and cooler months. With cosy spa features of steamy saunas and hot hydro pools, oak barrel hot tubs and plenty of icy water...

5 cycle routes near Gylly beach
Falmouth

5 cycle routes near Gylly beach

Cycling is great for cardio, as well as preventing loss of bone density. With views of sea foam and countryside horizons, where else could be better to cycle than by the Cornish coast? Here you’ll find five of the best coastal paths to take your mountain bike for a ride, and whether you’re going with family or riding solo, you won’t want to miss these unbeatable views....

Locally foraged produce in Falmouth to make Cornish-inspired cocktails
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Locally foraged produce in Falmouth to make Cornish-inspired cocktails

Cornwall is renowned for hedgerows filled with herbs and fruits galore. But on almost every coastal path you come across, you can find plants such as wild garlic, elderflower, samphire, rosemary, red berries, bramble bushes, three-cornered leeks, and so much more – and that’s one of the many benefits to living amongst Cornwall’s natural larder. If you’re a cocktail connoisseur...