Whether you prefer to wake up to a beach or river view, you can take your pick from one of these boutique places to stay – all are on or near the water.
Nardò, Salento, Puglia, Italy
ARCHITECTURAL MASTERY IN ANCIENT ITALY
Tucked away in a courtyard setting in the historic quarter of beautiful, unspoilt Nardò is this architect-designed sanctuary for two. The open plan living space, with its suspended romantic sleeping loft, is towered over by the original vaulted stone ceilings. Simply close Il ….
Eco friendly Hideaway
Na Clavet is an eco-friendly, off-grid holiday cottage on Mallorca, impressive not only with for its responsible ethos, but also its stunning rugged beauty. Perfect for those looking for complete peace and quiet, off-grid-living never looked or felt this good!
Strete Barton House
South Devon Coast, England
CONTEMPORARY, FRIENDLY AND EXOTIC
This 16th Century manor house has been renovated by Kevin and Stuart in a modern style with delicate silks and Buddha carvings giving it an Eastern twist. Runner up in 2011 ‘Britain’s Best B&B’, Strete Barton House really deserves the accolades it ….
Marbella old town, Andalucia, Spain
A 17th-century mansion house, once an artist’s club with a lively history, now rescued and renovated to create a chic, small boutique hotel in the oldest part of this most vibrant of Spanish towns.
Little Winters Cottage
Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK
Get away from it all at Little Winters Cottage, a beautiful cottage for six near Lyme Regis – one of the UK’s most beautiful coastal regions. Walk on stunning beaches, explore historic towns and villages, sample superb seafood or simply chill out ….
COME AS YOU ARE
Located in Gothenburg, on Sweden’s west coast, this independent hotel effortlessly combines design and fashion with a sense of “at home” comfort. The perfect hideaway for exploring all that the city and beautiful coastal area have to offer or else a great ….
Watchet, Somerset, England
A converted Victorian shop and town house, Swain House has been restored in an ‘industrial-luxe’ style with a skimming stone wash throughout and murals from the National Gallery creating bold colour on bedroom suite walls. It is a glamorous and friendly B&B ….
Pantelleria, Sicily, Italy
A RUGGED JEWEL
Ancient architecture merges with a Mediterranean landscape of pinewoods and palms in the creation of Tenuta Borgia. On a UNESCO protected island (noted for its ancient vine cultivation methods) Tenuta Borgia’s Dammuso Grande is a listed heritage building and combines rough luxury ….
The Old Rectory
Hastings, East Sussex, England
ELEGANT OLD TOWN
With a romantic garden and stylish rooms, The Old Rectory in Hastings offers luxurious and elegant B&B accommodation – or if you book the whole house, the perfect private address for civil partnerships, private parties or wedding ceremonies.
Cortijo El Sarmiento
Get off the beaten path and enjoy a different kind of Spanish getaway at this tranquil adults-only luxury B&B near Mojacar in Andalucia. Close to mountain ranges and the sea, staying here means immersing yourself in natural beauty at your own pace. ….