“Just below Bedruthan Steps and owned by the same three sisters, the Scarlet (“a green hotel overlooking the blue Atlantic”) is a fabulous addition to the Cornish hotel scene: commitedly eco-friendly yet also sybaritic, with the same arresting views of Mawgan Porth beach. The superbly designed building reflects its surroundings with infinity pools that seem to stretch to the sea and flat roofs covered in sea thrift and rocks to resemble cliff tops. There’s an Ayurvedic spa and excellent food from chef Ben Tunnicliffe. Truly relaxing.”
Written by Fiona Duncan
“A place where you can eat, dream and play in peace, influenced only by the natural rhythms of Mother Nature, The Scarlet in Cornwall is an individual retreat for all seasons where we don't stand on ceremony and guests make themselves at home.”
What The Scarlet needs is some real competition on this gilded stretch of North Cornwall coast. It also needs a top-notch hotel manager who might notice that the girl with the stud in her tongue can't possibly be left all on her own to take drinks orders in the bar and then fetch and carry them single-handed. She's doing her best...
Originally published by the Daily Mail (view article)