Your Home from Home by the Sea

Perched perfectly on the rocks, in the heart of St Mawes, the 18 bedroom Relais & Châteaux hotel is your home away from home. Each of our bedrooms are individually designed to reflect the ultimate beauty in waterside comfort & luxury. With an award-winning restaurant, relaxing treatment room and unprecedented south facing views across the water, the environment is relaxed and the hospitality is genuine and engaging.

Winter On The Rocks

This winter, join us in St Mawes for a three night, indulgent escape. Voted the best seaside resort in the UK, the magical coastal village of St Mawes is the perfect spot for a Winter Escape.

New Year Celebrations At The Idle Rocks

Bring in the New Year and celebrate with us in St Mawes.

Discover Our Autumn Menu

Cornwall's produce is at its finest in autumn, and Chef Dorian & his kitchen team have made the most of the seasonal abundance with the launch of our new autumn menu.

Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift for someone who loves St Mawes; an Idle Rocks Gift Voucher. Choose an experience gift, such as lunch or dinner, or a monetary value to allow them to choose.
view of grand seaview room at the Idle Rocks Hotel

Stay at The Idle Rocks

A luxury hotel on the Roseland Peninsula, in the heart of Cornwall. A stay at The Idle Rocks is the place to re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life.

Dine at The Idle Rocks Restaurant

Led by Executive Head Chef Dorian Janmaat, our passionate team of chefs pride themselves on preparing authentic and inspiring dishes, conceived from sustainably produced local ingredients.
Dine at The Idle Rocks

Entertain

Whether it’s a family celebration, a movie during your stay, a night out with friends or a business meeting, our facilities at The Idle Rocks and our sister property, The St Mawes Hotel, provide a wide range of corporate and personal entertainment options.

The Idle Rocks - Your Place by the Sea

Experience the Idyllic destination of the Idle Rocks, in St. Mawes
  • The Reef Knot Retreat

    Tucked away on the upper floor of the hotel, nestles The Reef Knot Retreat Treatment Room, offering an array of wellness treatments.
  • Award Winning Dining

    Our restaurant and south facing terrace offer an ideal location to enjoy delicious food, centred on fresh Cornish ingredients.
  • Seasonal Breaks

    Join us for romantic getaways, gourmet breaks, and seasonal packages throughout the year. A perfect excuse to take a break!
  • Gift Vouchers

    Give the gift of ‘Cornish Luxury'. Choose from Dinner for Two, a Weekend Stay, or simply a voucher of monetary value; we have wide range of gifting options to help you spoil that special person in your life.

Our Booking Options

Book your stay or reserve your restaurant table at The Idle Rocks.
Book Your Stay

To make a hotel reservation, book online, call 013726 270 270 or email reservations@stmawes.com

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Reserve a Table

To make a lunch or dinner reservation, book online, call 01326 270 270 or email: reservations@stmawes.com

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The St Mawes Hotel
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms, bar & dining options, and the Hidden Cinema at our sister hotel

Visit St Mawes Hotel

3 Reasons to
Book Direct

1
Best Rate Guarantee
Our best rates are always available directly and you will not find a cheaper price on any comparison websites.
2
Room Availability
We only offer a selection of our rooms on comparison websites, book direct for our full choice of room types.
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Exclusive Offers
Rewarding loyalty is what we do best, if there’s an exclusive offer or limited treat you will find it here first.