Retallack Resort and Spa | Michael Paul Holidays

Retallack Resort & Spa

Retallack Resort and Spa

Retallack Resort and Spa is a fantastic Cornish resort that’s the perfect place to escape to. Whether you’re looking for an action-packed adventure holiday or would prefer a break focused on pure relaxation, there’s guaranteed to be something here for you. With sports, swimming, spas and so much more, you’ll never run short of things to do. The resort is also perfectly located for exploring Cornwall, its central location and good road links putting the county’s many fantastic attractions and towns within easy reach.

Michael Paul Holidays is able to offer an exclusive property that can only be booked through us - the stylish Vercana lodge, which comes with its own hot tub. The lodge is a comfortable 2-bedroom property with sleeping space for 4 guests, as well as a cosy lounge for relaxing and socialising together. There are also outdoor spaces for sunny days, including your very own balcony outside the main bedroom and a decking area with a BBQ as well as a luxurious private hot tub.

Aqua Park

The resort is home to an inflatable assault course floating in a lake, the exciting Retallack Aqua Park. There’s endless fun for everyone as you clamber, bounce and swim across a range of obstacles.


Catch some waves with the thrilling new sport that combines surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding into one. Try to keep your balance on the FlowRider’s waves in this fun experience suited to all ages.


From extreme sports to the more sedate sort, Retallack boasts two well-stocked fishing lakes suitable for any experience level, whether you’re just getting started or are an experienced angler.

Luxury Spa

Unwind in luxury with Retallack’s range of spa treatments in this relaxing retreat from everyday life. Expert therapists offer everything from deep tissue massages to pampering beauty treatments.

...And More!

There’s so much to do at Retallack, the hardest part is fitting it all in! Don’t miss out on Retallack’s on-site beach, watersports including zorbing and paddleboarding, the pitch and putt course, and much more.

Vercana Lodge

With its very own private hot tub, Vercana lodge is the perfect place for a break in Cornwall at the exciting Retallack Resort. With two bedrooms, sleeping up to 4 people, as well as plenty of room to relax, this accommodation also comes with its own balcony, a BBQ, and a well equipped kitchen. It's ideal for a break enjoying all Retallack's amenities.

Please note: due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the attractions and amenities shown below may be closed or only offering a limited service. Please check their individual websites or call them ahead of time to avoid disappointment when visiting.

Cornwall Aviation Heritage

This museum of British aircraft, next to Newquay Airport and RAF St Mawgan, is well worth a visit for anyone with an interest in the history of aviation. See a range of aeroplanes, learn all about them from the experienced staff, and even take a seat in a cockpit or two.

Lusty Glaze Beach

Awarded ‘Beach of the Year 2017’ by the Times and Sunday Times, this gorgeous sandy cove is a coastal paradise you won’t want to miss. Stretch out in the sun, relax in the restaurant and bar, or visit the Adventure Centre and get out on the water – Lusty Glaze has it all.

Blue Reef Aquarium

Blue Reef Aquarium in Newquay is a fantastic place to visit if you’d like to see what life is like under the waves. Meet all kinds of fascinating marine animals from all around the world, including fish, turtles and octopuses, watch their feeding sessions and learn all about them.

The Japanese Garden

Feel like relaxing in natural surroundings? Just a 10-minute drive from Retallack, you’ll find the Japanese Garden, a meditative space that combines the beauty of plants with artistic techniques to shape and style them, making for a wonderful combination of gorgeous smells and stunning colours.

For Food & Drink

On the resort you’ll find the Lookout Restaurant, offering delicious meals cooked with fresh local produce. Slightly further afield, there’s a variety of other options – try the Ring O Bells in St Columb Major for traditional pub fare, or grab some fish and chips from the Port and Starboard in St Columb.

For Attractions

There’s some amazing animal attractions that everyone can enjoy in the local area. Just a couple of minutes down the road is the Cornish Birds of Prey Centre, with over 50 incredible species to see. Or head to Newquay Zoo for an amazing day out meeting over 1,000 of the world’s rarest animals.

For Activities

There’s plenty to do in nearby Newquay. A particular favourite is the opportunity to get out on the water at the Newquay Water Sports Centre, with over 20 different activities suitable for all ages and experience levels. Take surfing lessons, try stand-up paddleboarding, go on a raft safari, and more.