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.
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 ….
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 ….
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 ….
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 ….
Ard Daraich Garden House
A Highland retreat for garden lovers
A gem – relaxed, timeless, gay welcoming and set amongst the wild beauty of the Highlands on the edge of Loch Linnhe. The two bedroomed self catering accommodation is perfect for four, but there’s also the contemporary studio within the garden ideal ….
Stratton Gardens Guesthouse
Nr Bude, North Cornwall, England
A stylish, peaceful, lesbian owned and run retreat in a picturesque village, this Grade II-listed, lovingly renovated guesthouse and gardens, offers total relaxation. Dating from the 16th century, with roaring fires, magical gardens, award winning breakfasts, on-site spa treatment and beaches close ….
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 ….
Penzance, Cornwall, England
A perfectly formed self catering cottage for two in the heart of the harbour-side community of Penzance. Perfect base for exploring this amazing part of the UK, with its vibrant art scene, dramatic coastal scenery, lush sub-tropical gardens and quality dining, or ….
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 ….
Lynton, Exmoor, Devon, UK
Coastal Victorian Luxury
Nestled high above one of the UK’s most picturesque coastal regions, this award winning, adult only, luxury B&B is truly a winner! Mixing rugged outdoor pursuits with a refined, traditional and truly inclusive welcome makes for a great base in the West ….