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The Carlyon Bay Hotel & Spa Overview

Location: St Austell, Cornwall, England

Carlyon Bay is an outstanding four-star resort hotel in a spectacular cliffside setting on the outskirts of St Austell on the south Cornish coast. The hotel boasts a wealth of exceptional amenities including its own private beach, a spa and 18-hole championship golf course. 

The Carlyon Bay Hotel sits in 250 acres of manicured private grounds with access to indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts all situated right by the sea in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

There are 86 ensuite guest rooms with a choice of 11 different room types, some with sea views and all rooms have free Wi-Fi, Gilchrist & Soames toiletries and LCD flat-screen TVs. Complimentary parking is included.

The hotel offers a wide choice of dining options with the Bay View restaurant for fine dining, Taste Brasserie for something less formal and food and drinks also available in the Spa Bar, The Terrace Lounge and The Clubhouse.

The Carlyon’s Spa is open daily and offers guests indoor and outdoor pools, heated stone loungers, a sauna, steam room and treatments rooms offering a wide range of treatments. There’s a well-equipped fitness room with a wide choice of equipment including for cardio and weight training

For golfers, the challenging 18-hole championship course sits in a breathtaking cliffside location. Equipment hire and lessons are available and the Carlyon Bay Clubhouse offers casual dining and a bar.

St Austell is one of south Cornwall’s most popular places to visit with excellent local beaches and walks and of particular note is the renowned Eden Project, which is only a short distance away.


  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Spa
  • Pools (indoor and outdoor)
  • Fitness Room 
  • Golf Course 
  • WiFi
  • Electric car charging station