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.
San Vito lo Capo, Sicily
If you’re looking to escape to a tranquil hideaway with fantastic scenery, look no further than gorgeous Sicilian guesthouse Baglio Giammaccaro. Cradled between mountains and the Mediterranean it’s a blend of rustic charm and modern luxury.
Farmhouse of the Palms
Sao Bras de Alportel, The Algarve
Welcoming Algarve Retreat
Away from the crowds, high on a sun drenched hill lies this boutique Portuguese B&B in a restored farmhouse estate. Stylish and beautiful without being stuffy or unwelcoming. Whether you spend your days by the black-mosaic pool taking in the panoramic view, ….
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 ….
Torre delle Stelle, Sardinia
Family villa in Sardinia
Modern, characterful villa with a private pool and plenty of space, but with restaurants, shops and a sandy beach a few minutes’ walk away – the perfect family holiday villa on Sardinia? Might just be.
The Hen House
Carbost, Isle of Skye
View-filled modern coastal space
A unique, modern, eco-friendly holiday house for two (or a cosy four) nestled in a coastal peninsular on Skye with the most stunning views imaginable. With every turn there’s a view across rugged, unspoilt croft land and the tidal coast and cliffs of Loch ….
Lovingly restored, Wellhayes Barn provides seclusion and escape in an unforgettable setting. This gay-friendly lakeside house has been stylishly renovated; think big metal framed windows making the most of the setting, designer furniture mixed with the owner’s carpentry creations all surrounded by ….
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.
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 ….
Devon Country House Holidays
Tucked away on an historic private estate, surrounded by beautiful countryside and with views across the Lynher River, is this stunning interior designed country house for 10 with large landscaped grounds and a hot tub.
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 ….