About

The Idle Rocks is your place by the sea; a place to relax, kick off your shoes and re-engage with the simpler pleasures in life. Situated idyllically on the harbourside of St Mawes, perched on the rocks, it’s your home from home, where you can relax, unwind and pamper in the comfort of one of 19 individually designed bedrooms. Our award winning restaurant and south facing terrace offer the ideal location to enjoy the unprecedented views across the bay, whilst enjoying fabulous food centered on fresh Cornish Ingredients.

Voted in the “50 Best Beach Hotels in Europe ” by the Sunday Times Travel Magazine

St Mawes Village

Surrounded by the sea and gentle hills, St Mawes is spectacular, with a strong sense of community, all centered around the Harbour and waterside.

Our Culture

The Idle Rocks and St Mawes Hotel have sustainability at the heart of our ethos; from sourcing local produce to respecting our diverse Cornish environment and minimising our footprint.

The Local Area

Situated on the River Fal,the estuary on the South Coast of Cornwall, our location is a visitor's paradise.

On The Water

Make special memories, and experience adventure, engaging with the great outdoors and the Cornish way of life.

History

The Idle Rocks has been a part of the community of St. Mawes for over one hundred years.

The Idle Rocks Restaurant

Our award winning restaurant and south facing terrace offer the ideal location to enjoy the unprecedented views across the bay, whilst enjoying fabulous food centered on fresh Cornish Ingredients.

Events in St Mawes

The Idle Rocks is a perfect location to enjoy the best of Cornish events and hospitality

Our Booking Options

Book your stay with Idle Rocks online, reserve your restaurant table with us direct or why not have a look at our beautiful partner Hotel, The St Mawes Hotel.
a wide view of Room 8 with grey, white and orange at The Idle Rocks Hotel
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Rooms can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or email info@idlerocks.com

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colouful green and orange carror dish on white plate
Reserve a Table

Tables can be reserved online or you can call us on 01326 270 270 or eat@idlerocks.com

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St Mawes Hotel balcony
St Mawes Hotel

Discover our rooms and dining options, at our sister hotel

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