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Expansion plans revealed to create iconic £25m wellness resort in Cornwall, UK

St Michael’s Hotel and Spa in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, has revealed £25m (US$41.9m, €30.9m) plans to expand its facility into a progressive complex featuring new wellness and health offerings, hotel suites, restaurants, apartments and woodland eco lodges.

The project would see the current hotel and spa become part of a larger facility using the site of the former Falmouth Beach hotel, which suffered fire damage in 2012.

Using designs created by Cornish architects Poynton Bradbury Wynter Cole, the site is planned to become an iconic beachfront development resembling an ocean liner.

The St Michael's Spa & Wellness Resort would encompass a new destination spa featuring seven treatment rooms, a beauty salon, swimming pool with extensive relaxation areas and a new conservatory.

The spa development would also house a large hydrotherapy pool, sauna, steamroom, experience rainforest showers, deep and light relaxation areas, a spa café and spa gardens with an outdoor Finnish sauna.

Other inclusions come in the form of new restaurants, a new health club, local shops, 30 new hotel suites, 51 ocean-facing apartments and six woodland eco lodges.

The site’s apartments will have full residential consent, but be oriented towards leisure and holiday use, with St Michael's providing a full management and letting service.

The resort will be looking to help promote local businesses too, with two new retail outlets focussed on selling Cornish produce on-site.

A full planning application is to be submitted later this month. If accepted, it is thought ground could be broken in early 2015, with the work taking around 18 months to complete.

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St Michael’s Hotel and Spa in Falmouth, Cornwall, UK, has revealed £25m (US$41.9m, €30.9m) plans to expand its facility into a progressive complex featuring new wellness and health offerings, hotel suites, restaurants, apartments and woodland eco lodges. The project would see the current hotel and spa become part of a larger facility using the site of the former Falmouth Beach hotel, which suffered fire damage in 2012. Using designs created
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Designs for the project have been created by architects Poynton Bradbury Wynter Cole / St Michael’s Hotel and Spa
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