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.
Agia Galini, Crete, Greece
Peaceful Cretan Getaway
It’s hard not to let the cares slip away as you soak up the sun at this small scale, adults only resort, where comfort and relaxation are the only priorities. Situated perfectly on a small hill with stunning sea and mountain views, ….
Manor Town House
Stylish Seaside Wales
Being in the heart of quirky, historic and picturesque Fishguard means that during your stay you’ve the best of all worlds; superb cuisine and culture, beautifully sandy beaches and some incredible walking routes along the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path – all on the ….
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 ….
Right on the beach house, Devon
This is a proper “sea breeze in your face, toes in the pebbles” kind of house. With its amazing open views and the beach just across the road it’s what every “beach house” should really be. But beyond that it’s beautifully and ….
Serene Escape in Devon
Retreat to the lush, sprawling countryside of Devon and this beautifully restored 18th century farmhouse B&B. Explore nearby coast and moors, or simply read a book in the manicured gardens brimming with wildlife. Prepare to be recharged.
Sharrington, Holt, Norfolk, England
It’s the English seaside – but not as we know it. These utterly sophisticated cottages for two and four, set in the grounds of a Jacobean manor house, offer designer exclusivity with a relaxing, coastal vibe. Tranquil, private and close to oyster ….
Spectacular Andalucian Villa with Pool
A traditional-style and beautifully maintained Andalucian villa with heart, stopping views and lovely private pool. Close to Nerja and the beaches and city of Malaga.
Tinsmith’s House B&B
Aylsham, North Norfolk, England
A beautifully renovated 18th-century tinsmith’s workshop, this gorgeous B&B is one-of-a-kind. Styled with a superb collection of art and design pieces, it’s more than a pretty face. With sublime home-cooked breakfasts, charming owners and friendly dogs, it has a big heart too.
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, ….
Into the Prairie
Unique and beautiful cottages in Brittany
Eight stylishly converted farm buildings and cottages on a family run farm in beautiful Brittany. Cozy and romantic they’re ideal for couples but come with superb family friendly credentials. Close to beaches, surrounded by stunning countryside and with fantastic food and wine ….