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.
Begur, Costa Brava, Spain
Havana meets Costa Brava
In beautiful, coastal Begur, just north of Barcelona is hip, cool and unique but above all welcoming, Hotel Aiguaclara. Explore coastal walks, ancient towns and stunning beaches before making use of the laid back bar and restaurant downstairs in this converted 19thcentury ….
The Store at Wellhayes
Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
Contemporary Dorset Cabin
A luxurious country cabin for two, The Store at Wellhayes in glorious Dorset, looks out over a serene lake in a rural oasis. Enjoy the smart, minimal design, at the same time be surrounded by nature in one of the UK’s most ….
Monchique, Algarve, Portugal
ALGARVE HILLTOP QUINTA
Nestled in the hills of southern Portugal, in an area of stunning protected countryside, Trinada is a stylish, spacious and airy Algarve holiday villa for four with a private pool…it’s everything you’d ever want for your holiday in the sun. Fantastic south ….
Masseria San Domenico hotel
Savelletri di Fasano, Puglia, Italy
Throw off your robe and dip into the spectacular seawater pool, indulge in luxurious Thalassotherapy spa treatments and sunbathe by fragrant olive trees, wild rosemary, grapes and figs, at this glorious gay-friendly hotel. A restored 15th century masseria, with beautifully furnished rooms, ….
Casa Caballito de Mar
Bédar, Almeria, Spain
Stylish Suites in Bédar
These two stylish suites at Casa Caballito de Mar are in the heart of hilltop Bédar, an historic and beautiful Spanish village. Step inside and revel in the whimsical design and the warm welcome before setting off to discover the Spanish gems ….
Alnmouth, Northumberland, England
BOUTIQUE BEACHSIDE HIDEAWAY
The perfect hideaway for grown-ups, St Valery, is your dream boutique B&B. With just four immaculate rooms, it effortlessly pulls off stylish hospitality, with a welcoming, homely atmosphere. There are lots of little extras here, too many to choose a favorite, but ….
Tinsmith’s House B&B
Aylsham, North Norfolk, England
A beautifully renovated 18th-century tinsmith’s workshop, this gorgeous B&B is one-of-a-kind. Styled with a superb collection of art and design pieces, it’s more than a pretty face. With sublime home-cooked breakfasts, charming owners and friendly dogs, it has a big heart too.
Casa Shelly Hospedería
Vejer de la Frontera , Cadiz, Spain
Boutique stay in Cadiz
High above the Atlantic shore, in the hilltop Andalusian town of Vejer de la Frontera is boutique Spanish guesthouse Casa Shelly – a tranquil and stylish haven. Discover an unspoilt region of Spain whilst experiencing a stylish and ultra comfortable stay in the ….
A spacious farmhouse for gatherings
Treworgey Farmhouse – a beautiful, Cornish holiday house sleeping 11 – is picture perfect! Outside, roses climb the walls and there are wonderful views over the valley to the river below. Being part of Treworgey Farm – a collection of 15 – ….
Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles
Tropical adventure by sea
With 115 islands in the Seychelles to explore, why stay in a hotel when you could experience a holiday cruising around taking in new wonders constantly? Book a cabin on or privately charter Sea Bird or Sea Star and soak up the ….