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.
Launceston Farm House
Nr Blandford, Dorset, England
LAVISH COUNTRY RETREAT
This wonderful house is in a league of its own. With sumptuous bedrooms, evening meal options (should you not wish to venture far), an indoor heated pool (and sauna!!) and a walled garden this lavish but wonderfully relaxed place to stay pretty ….
Tir y Coed
Rowen, near Conwy, North Wales
TRANQUIL SNOWDONIAN GEM
Arrive at this country guest house in Snowdonia National Park and immediately feel at home. Originally a Victorian gentleman’s residence this beautiful, stylish, bright house set in gorgeous landscaped gardens, is all about deeply relaxing, comfortable breaks. Unwind by a roaring log ….
Casal dei Fichi apartments
Le Marche, Italy
LUXURY IN THE SUN
This beautifully restored farmhouse, with six very comfortable apartments for two, has stunning views of the Italian countryside and is the perfect setting for a lazy holiday exploring the real Italy, heading off to the Adriatic or simply flopping by the pool. ….
The Beach Pad
Cheerful Beachfront Escape
Let the sea breeze and the sound of crashing waves be your alarm clock while staying at this contemporary and intimate beach apartment. The property, with its vibrant and eclectic interior, sits on the stunning Northumberland coastline, and is a minute’s walk from ….
Pino di Loto Boutique B&B
Luxurious, gay-friendly Greek island boutique B&B accommodation, Pino di Loto comes with jaw-dropping views of the Aegean sea, gorgeous sunsets and picturesque traditional village. Relaxing by the pool with a freshly shaken cocktail offers a sublime opportunity to relax, as does strolling ….
HOTEL LA SERENA
MODERN LUXURY IN MEDIEVAL SPAIN
This four star, adults-only oasis provides the perfect retreat in the heart of picturesque Altea on the Costa Blanca. Smack in the middle of the historical centre, you will be steps away from the seaside, as well as the port town’s many ….
Sóller, Mallorca, Spain
ELEGANT AND INTIMATE
This elegant turn of the century townhouse in lovely Sóller has been sensitively and lovingly restored to its former grandeur. Original features and character have been beautifully preserved and the best in contemporary Spanish design added; think stunning hydraulic floor tiles complimented ….
An historic watermill which has been sympathetically restored into a contemporary, sumptuous more-than-the-average boutique hotel with a stunning restaurant recently awarded the coveted three AA rosettes and named Suffolk’s Best Restaurant in the Suffolk Food and Drink Awards 2016. There are also five ….
11 St Ives B&B
S Ives, Cornwall, England
ROOMS WITH A VIEW
A stylish B&B, 11 St Ives has views across iconic Cornish town of St Ives, over the harbour and beaches and the sea beyond. Wonderful!
Meze Maison B&B
Meze, Languedoc, France
With views of the town’s chateau and the beach just a few minutes away, this luxury boutique B&B offers a taste of the French seaside, in sophisticated style. The property is a converted 19th century wine merchant’s house; setting the tone perfectly ….