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.
Pantelleria, Sicily, Italy
A RUGGED JEWEL
Ancient architecture merges with a Mediterranean landscape of pinewoods and palms in the creation of Tenuta Borgia. On a UNESCO protected island (noted for its ancient vine cultivation methods) Tenuta Borgia’s Dammuso Grande is a listed heritage building and combines rough luxury ….
Lådfabriken, seaside accommodation
Seaside Scandi Chic
Beautiful Swedish B&B, Lådfabriken – near the Skagerrak coast – is cleverly repurposed from a crate factory and is today the design conscious getaway you’ve been waiting for. Unique rooms, incredible surrounding wilderness, and invigorating activities are just some of the highlights. ….
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 ….
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 ….
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 ….
MOOOOD B&B is a gem, hidden amongst olive groves, mountains, the crystal-clear waters of the Pagasian Gulf and the rolling hills of the Pelion Peninsula – home to the mythological centaurs! Whether you simply want to relax and soak up the views ….
Kókkini Porta Rossa
ISLAND PERFECTION BEHIND THE RED DOOR
Tucked just inside the stunning ancient fortified old town of Rhodes, this beautifully restored house has five lovely, serene and sumptuous suites. Stone walls, Persian carpets, polished boards, space and light and a beautiful courtyard for enjoying breakfasts and dinners of stunning ….
Dar tal-Kaptan Boutique Maison
On the edge of Europe
Head to the middle of the Mediterranean and let Dar tal-Kaptan Boutique Maison, a funky adult only B&B on Malta’s historic Gozo, melt your cares away. Enjoy panoramic views by the pool, taking in local culture, exploring some fantastic – and little known ….
Old Pear Tree Barn
Eco Cornish Getaway
Head to the serene north coast of Cornwall and this lovingly restored and characterful Cornish holiday cottage for four. Original, rustic charm is everywhere, but beautifully combined with modern touches and an eco-friendly spec. Sprawling private gardens, close proximity to the seaside, ….
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.