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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What is a mud Rhassoul? Discover our signature treatment.

Our mud Rhassoul experience is one of our most popular treatments. Cover your partner or friends in mud and then it's into the steam room to let the mud do it's work before the drench shower washes you off and tightens up your pores. 

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Real Poldark locations
Local Area

Real Poldark locations

Much as we love the new BBC Poldark series we also adore the original novels and the amazing places that inspired them. We have found the top real Cornish places that inspired Winston Graham to write the famous books. Without which we wouldn’t have Aidan Turner on our screens on a Sunday night. Unthinkable....

The health benefits of our two steam rooms
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The health benefits of our two steam rooms

We have two steam rooms in our spa. The world’s only Cornish sea salt steam room by Living Sea Therapy and a tropical steam room. Discover the time-proven health benefits of this revitalising treatment in this blog article...

Our eight station, Hydrothermal Experience
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Our eight station, Hydrothermal Experience

Our Hydrotherapy Experience includes access to eight revitalising stations including a barrel sauna, steam rooms, outdoor hot tub, sun deck, steam rooms, heated loungers, experience showers and large hydrotherapy pool....

Marine wildlife sea safaris in Falmouth Bay
Falmouth

Marine wildlife sea safaris in Falmouth Bay

Orca Sea Safaris run marine wildlife cruise around Falmouth Bay all year round. If you look out from the hotel you will often see the fast turquoise powerboat in the bay, normally heading South towards the famous Manacle Rocks where they often see seals, dolphins, and Basking Sharks....

Four glorious beaches within walking distance
Falmouth

Four glorious beaches within walking distance

These four great beaches are all within walking distance of the hotel. Gyllingvase Beach with its golden sands, cafe, lifeguards and crystal blue swimming waters is literally on the hotel's doorstep (only sixty-five short steps from our front door).  A bit further along the road, you will find the quieter Castle beach with a small cafe and plenty of rock pools at low tide. Swanpool Beach...