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Watergate Bay Hotel with MBFR

October 4, 2017
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If you’ve read my previous posts you’ll know that I’m a big fan of Mountain Beach Fitness Retreats and you’ll know why. But there’s also the added allure of exceptional accommodation for each retreat you attend and Watergate Bay Hotel is no exception. The hotel’s USP is it’s situation right on Watergate Bay beach and it takes full advantage of this with its floor to ceiling windows allowing light to flood the pool and living areas. The sense of space and serenity that this creates is mesmerising. I could sit for hours watching the surfers paddle out to sea and ride the (huge) waves back into the beach and the happy families with their rosy-cheeked children and soggy, sandy dogs playing along the shoreline.… Continue reading...
Travel

The Surprise Destination (Part II of My Birthday Post)

March 30, 2015
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After a morning of munching on many cupcakes, cakes, Quest cakes and croissants my main man whisked me away to Ashford Kent, just a thirty minute train journey from London St Pancreas followed by a five minute taxi to…. The magnificent Eastwell Manor Eastwell Manor is suuuper old. It was first built in 1066 and has lived through two fires, but miraculously, it’s maintained all it’s traditional charm with no obvious signs of any modern updates. The floor boards creak and croak, the exterior stone is weathered and the interior design is delightfully refined and old school – but it’s presented beautifully and nothing is crumbling or cracking – it’s all finished to a high standard.… Continue reading...