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.
Athina Luxury Suites
Chic Santorini retreat
Athina Suites are perched on the cliffs of the caldera in Santorini – the jewel of the glittering Aegean sea. Expect privacy, tranquillity, unbeatablesea views and incredible sunsets with the knowledge that you’re still just steps from the vibrant town centre.
Little Winters Cottage
Lyme Regis, Dorset, UK
Get away from it all at Little Winters Cottage, a beautiful cottage for six near Lyme Regis – one of the UK’s most beautiful coastal regions. Walk on stunning beaches, explore historic towns and villages, sample superb seafood or simply chill out ….
Nardosalento Boutique Apartments
Nardò, Puglia, Italy
ELEGANT, MINIMALIST BEAUTY
These five properties in the heart of Nardò’s Baroque old town are the definition of refined elegance, with the choice of three stunning apartments (sleeping from two to four) or one of two houses (sleeping up to seven) with their own beautiful ….
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.
The House in Hastings
Hastings, Sussex, England
The House in Hastings is a stunning Regency house situated on one of the town’s most historic streets, boasting the most sensational sea views and a five-minute stroll to the beach. With great accommodation spread across five floors, whether you’re a group ….
Masseria San Domenico hotel
Savelletri di Fasano, Puglia, Italy
Throw off your robe and dip into the spectacular seawater pool, indulge in luxurious Thalassotherapy spa treatments and sunbathe by fragrant olive trees, wild rosemary, grapes and figs, at this glorious gay-friendly hotel. A restored 15th century masseria, with beautifully furnished rooms, ….
Luxury Maltese Treat
Beautifully restored by its Australian owners, this 18th-century townhouse has a lovely fresh colour-palette and all the modern conveniences, but it’s also a piece of Maltese history, with its beautiful original features including original box balconies. There are also stunning views towards ….
Moo House & the Cow Shed
Nr Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland
Quirky barn for groups
Looking for a place to unwind and come together with family or friends? It doesn’t get much better than Moo House and the Cow Shed – a barn conversion with separate games barn for your sole use. Located on a sprawling coastal farm, ….
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 ….
Villa Karingal B&B
Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia
A TROPICAL PARADISE
Beautiful bays, coconut palms, white-sand beaches and shimmering blue seas are the backdrop of this gay-friendly luxurious B&B accommodation, just five minutes from the local town and beach. Relaxing in a hammock listening to birdsong, or taking a dip in the saltwater ….