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Why work at Darwin Escapes?

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Mark Martin, Senior Search Strategist

Darwin Escapes is a relatively new brand, and it is very exciting to be part of the project to create an offering which is significantly different from what is offered by anyone else in the industry. It is also a great company to work for, with all of the training and tools provided to help me progress further in my career and make a difference to the company. It is a genuine pleasure to come to work everyday.

Employee benefits at Darwin Escapes include:

  • Reduced rate on holidays across the UK at our locations
  • Opportunity for career progression
  • Gaining new skills using the Darwin Academy training portal
  • Discounted spa treatments at onsite spas in various locations
  • Discounted meals at onsite restaurants in various locations
  • Pension scheme
  • Competitive salaries
  • Joining an award-winning team

Piran Meadows Resort & Spa is located near Newquay, Cornwall, and offers a wide range of jobs, including positions related to the programme of Go Active activities and relaxing spa treatments. Offering jobs in Falmouth is our Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat, where tranquillity is key, along with our 5 star accommodation - our maintenance, grounds and reception teams play an important role in providing our guests with wonderful romantic holidays to remember.

Our newly refurbished Sandymouth Holiday Resort, offers hospitality jobs in Bude, with wonderful surroundings and new facilities. We are always happy to hear from those looking to work as receptionists, chefs, kitchen porters, entertainers and lifeguards to help run our stunning resort in Bude.

Located just 1 mile from the majestic Sandymouth beach and surrounded by amazing landscapes and views; the resort is a magical place to work.

Look out for our jobs with accommodation at Sandymouth too, and feel free to contact us to enquire about live-in job roles at our Bude resort if these positions are of interest to you.

Each of our Cornwall locations offers a unique experience for guests and staff alike, but you are sure to join a friendly and supportive team, with an exciting environment, at each destination.

Upload your CV today or take a look at the current jobs in Cornwall at Darwin Escapes above.

Jobs in Cornwall

With 3 unique locations in Cornwall, Darwin Escapes has a wide range of jobs available. You can create your own career path with Darwin Escapes, and chose a job that you are truly passionate about, where you will be in an environment to learn new skills and grow your passion for your chosen field. Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat offers a wide range of UK holiday jobs in South Cornwall, surrounded by beautiful meadows, this five star location is all about tranquillity and location. With our fantastic accommodation and nature-filled surroundings, you are sure to be inspired during your working days here, and only a few minutes away from the stunning Mullion Harbour too.

Whether you wish to be part of our front of house team, where you can help settle our guests in and give them some tips on the local area, or are looking for an outdoors job and would like to help us maintain the retreat and beautifully landscaped grounds. Or maybe you’d like to help create a home away from home for our guests with our wonderful cleaning crew, Mullion Cove Coastal Retreat is sure to have the perfect career in Cornwall for you.

Nestled in the understated beauty of the North Cornwall countryside, Piran Meadows Resort & Spa is only a short drive from the sandy beaches of Newquay. This family friendly location has lots on offer, from a full Go Active+ programme, to the indoor tropically heated swimming pool, outdoor splash zone and state of the art gymnasium, along with the leisure suite including sauna and steam room, all of which employees have access to. You can enjoy a discounted Aromatherapy Associates treatment at the onsite Serenity Spa, or enjoy a delicious meal at The View Bistro with your staff discount too.

Joining the Piran Meadows family, means becoming part of a friendly and professional team, and working in a positive and supportive atmosphere. Piran Meadows offers you the chance to create your career based on your passions, if you’re an adventurous spirit our Go Active team could be the place for you, where you can teach archery, wall climbing, body zorbs and water walkerz on a daily basis. Or maybe helping people to relax and unwind is your ideal job, join our Serenity Spa team and help to create the perfect experience for our guests, or maybe you love to cook and a chef or catering position in Cornwall is what you are after.

If you are a good communicator, you could become part of our sales team and help people find that perfect home away from home and helping them through the process of purchasing their holiday home. With such a wide range of jobs available in North Cornwall, Piran Meadows is the perfect place for you to start your Darwin Escapes career.

Sandymouth Holiday Resort offers a range of jobs in Bude, North Cornwall. Having undergone and extensive refurbishment in 2017, Sandymouth boasts brand new facilities and beautifully crafted grounds. Including a tropically heated swimming pool, state of the art gymnasium, fully stocked bar and restaurant in the new entertainment complex.

Joining the Sandymouth team means becoming part of a historic and traditional holiday park, being a popular holiday destination for over 50 years. As well as being in a friendly and professional team, who will support and encourage you to learn new skills and grow your passion with our Darwin Academy training portal.

Join our entertainments team and spend the day laughing and making people laugh, creating shows and games for children and adults alike! If you’re more of an adventurous spirit our fantastic Go Active team could be for you, where you will learn and teach activities such as archery and laser clay shooting. Or join our fantastically talented catering team, where you can create mouth-watering dishes and hone your chef skills in a state of the art kitchen.

Become a part of our friendly front of house team at Sandymouth, who welcome our wonderful guests and offer information about the local area, or create a home away from home with our cleaning crew, going that extra mile to enhance our guests’ experience. With a wide variety of jobs in Cornwall, Sandymouth is the ideal place to carve your career with us.

Who Are Darwin Escapes?

Darwin Escapes are the 3rd largest holiday home operator in the UK, where you can be sure to find the perfect role for you to grow your passions and learn new skills. With 20 award-winning locations across the UK, the company is continually growing creating an exciting and fantastic atmosphere for career progression within the company.

Our core values are to help our guests and owners carve memories to last a lifetime, and we know that having the best team, in a positive and exciting environment is the way to do that. Darwin Escapes recognises hard work and the success that it brings, and nowhere else in the UK holiday industry offers the huge variety of roles that Darwin Escapes does.

Why not upload your CV today, or take a look at the jobs in Cornwall below and join one of the most exciting and vibrant brands in the UK!

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