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.
Porto Cervo, Sardinia
Chic Sardinian Retreat
Stylish, chic and thoroughly Italian, Sardinia has long been a holiday destination for the cool (and often famous) traveller. Villa Gelosa, with its incredibly stylish interiors, amazing setting and laid back vibe is the perfect retreat. Walk to the beach from this ….
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 ….
Launceston Farm Cottages
Nr Blandford Forum, Dorset, England
SECLUDED LUXURY FOR TWO
These two luxury cottages are in the heart of one of the country’s finest Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From the stylish bateau bath in your own private courtyard to the extravagant bed and Cordon Bleu ‘heat and eat’ meals on offer, ….
Ard Daraich garden studio
A perfect Highland escape
An intimate eco friendly contemporary self catering cottage for two, from which you can explore the rugged landscape of western Scotland. You can rent this alongside the main house for larger groups – see Ard daraich.
Vila Nova de Milfontes, Portugal
Rural Portuguese Industrial Minalmism
This is a true escape. In raw and captivating Portuguese countryside – just inland from sandy beaches – staying here means getting away from it all. Tranquil and relaxing it’s also design-led with a feel of stylish minalism to the light and ….
The Yurt at Botelet
Romantic Glamping for Two
Dial up the fun while staying in this romantic and quirky yurt for two in Cornwall. Part of the gorgeous Botelet estate, with its stunning scenery and focus on wellness events, this serene and unique experience will leave you feeling renewed.
Malaga, Andalucia, Spain
SPLENDOUR & STARGAZING
Gasp. Sigh. Another gasp. This luxurious house in a staggeringly beautiful, hilltop setting, will quite simply take your breath away. With knockout views, a private pool and bohemian decor, this secluded gem (sleeping 6) is magical, day and night. Bliss for the ….
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 ….
Ard Daraich Garden Apartment
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 ….
The Old Rectory hotel
Exmoor, Devon, England
A beautiful Georgian rectory surrounded by the most dramatic of landscapes combined with fine dining and the pleasure of luxurious boutique hotel living make this perfect for a romantic escape with or without your walking boots. Trip Advisor’s Travellers Choice Top 10 ….