Need to know
30, including 12 with a terrace, one with a garden, and three family suites.
Double rooms from $280.83 (£217), excluding tax at 20 per cent.
Rates don't include breakfast (£20 an adult and £10 for children). A minimum two-night stay is required at weekends.
Sailing and windsurfing lessons can be arranged. Wellies and crabbing nets provided. DVDs and board games will keep you amused on rainy days.
At the hotel
50-person cinema, lounge, treatment room, boutique (Onda), DVD library, Hunter wellies and crabbing lines to borrow, free WiFi throughout. In rooms: flastreen TV,DVD player, fresh fruit and Ren bath products.
Our favourite rooms
Room 1, and Room 29 in the Nook, are often booked by honeymooners; Rooms 5 and 6 are in the main building and both have a terrace; Room 7 has a particularly large window with a great view.
Indulge in a Thai massage, Indian head massage or Chavutti Thirumal massage – this is the only hotel in the UK where you can get this type of massage (applied by the feet to the entire body).
Beach shoes, binoculars, sou’wester if you’re feeling boaty.
Hire <i>Pinuccia</i>, Tresanton’s 48-foot racing yacht with crew or a motorboat for beach trips with picnic lunches.
Up to two dogs are welcome in double rooms with a terrace, Garden Suites and Room 28 for £25 a night. Beds, bowls and blankets are provided and pooches get a treat at turn-down. Four-legged guests must be confirmed with the hotel when booking your stay. See more pet-friendly hotels in Cornwall.
Very welcome. There's a kids' playroom and a full-time nanny organises activities for kids during the summer months. Babysitters can be booked in advance. Extra beds for 4–12 year olds can be added to some Spacious Double or Twin rooms (£40 a night).
Very welcome. A full-time nanny organises activities for kids during the summer months. Babysitters can be booked in advance.
Children of all ages are warmly welcomed.
There are two family suites with private terraces – each suite can accomodate parents with up to three children each; the suites cost £300–£435 a night, including breakfast for five.
A full-time nanny organises activities for kids during the summer months.
Sailing and windsurfing lessons can be arranged; the Tresanton has several of its own sail and motor boats for day trips, too (additional charge). DVDs and board games will keep them amused on rainy days. There are riding stables at Veryan (+44 (0)1872 501574); other family-friendly attractions nearby include the Lost Gardens of Heligan (+44 (0)1726 845100); Tate St Ives (+44 (0)1736 796226); and the National Maritime Museum, Falmouth (+44 (0)1326 313388; www.nmmc.co.uk). Minack Open-air Theatre in Porthcurno (+44 (0)1736 810181) holds theatrical productions in the summer months.
This child-friendly hotel will happily heat milk and baby food, and bespoke picnics can be put together for you to take on your family rambles.
Babysitters can be booked in advance.
No need to pack
Wellies and crabbing nets are provided for salty seaside exploration.
The Tresanton has a private cinema, a wendy house and a children's play room.