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20 Quirky CoolStays in Europe

Published: 23rd May 2019

Do you fancy your own private island complete with a butler and a jet ski? Or how about a luxury apartment in a converted crane in the middle of Amsterdam? Here's our selection of 20 of the quirkiest and most unique CoolStays in Europe.
Chateau Ramak Vineyard Glamping

Chateau Ramak Vineyard Glamping

Maribor - Slovenia

Get cosy in a luxury tent or survey the scene from your treehouse hot tub - this stunning glamping site uncovers the beauty of northern Slovenia

Sleeps 2-4

From 123/night

Lighthouse Korcula

Lighthouse Korcula

Korcula - Croatia

Private island, a lighthouse with a pool, a jet ski, a private butler and even a boat with a skipper ready to whisk you over the Adriatic Sea

Sleeps 9

From 440/night

HT Houseboats

HT Houseboats

Mielno - Poland

Ingenious luxury floating homes on north Polands beautiful Lake Jamno. Take it sailing or stay put with HT Houseboats in Mielno

Sleeps 2-8

From 27/night

Ufogel

Ufogel

Debant - Austria

Cleverly designed and a joy to stay in, Ufogel introduces Austrias East Tyrol in spectacular style

Sleeps 5

From 106/night

Salt & Sill

Salt & Sill

Tjorn - Sweden

Dive into salt water at Swedens first floating hotel, situated on the beautiful Kldesholmen Island.

Sleeps 2

From 143/night

Marine Cabin Stockholm

Marine Cabin Stockholm

Bergshamra - Stockholm

Enjoy a comfy and unique stay in an aluminium vessel sat on the water in the beautiful city of Stockholm.

Sleeps 4-6

From 242/night

The Bergaliv Loft House

The Bergaliv Loft House

Vallsta - Sweden

Minimalist treehouse retreat - Discover peace and tranquillity in the Swedish treetops

Sleeps 2

From 178/night

Manshausen Sea Cabins

Manshausen Sea Cabins

Nordskot - Steigen

Off the coast of Northern Norway is a modern adventure and exploration resort - Your sea cabin awaits!

Sleeps 4

From 268/night

The Arctic Hideaway

The Arctic Hideaway

Fleinvr - Nordland

Deconstructed accommodation in eco-friendly cabins on an island beneath the Northern Lights, will offer you creative contemplation, the Norwegian way.

Sleeps 10

From 132/night

Romantic Windmill - France

Romantic Windmill - France

St Cyr Des Gats - Vende

A lovingly restored 19th century windmill beautifully set in the rural heartland of the Vende region

Sleeps 2

From 64/night

Fisherman's Cabin

Fisherman's Cabin

Busserolles - Dordogne

An inspirational, handcrafted cabin, hidden off the beaten track in the Dordogne

Sleeps 2-4

From 84/night

Attrap'Rves Bubbles

Attrap'Rves Bubbles

Allauch - Provence

Unique, luxurious bubble tents situated in the middle of a gorgeous Provenal pine forest.

Sleeps 2 per bubble

From 105/night

El Caracol

El Caracol

Lledo - Aragon

Live outdoors this holiday; go wild swimming in the river, explore a pine forest, climb a mountain, and then relax in this spacious and cool glass fronted home.

Sleeps 8

From 188/night

Marqus de Riscal

Marqus de Riscal

Elciego - La Rioja

Enjoy a stay like no other at the stunning Marques de Riscal, an avant-garde hotel designed by Frank Gehry in La Rioja's Alava province of Spain.

Sleeps 3

From 274/night

Container House

Container House

Palma - Majorca

Stunning container house in a great location, close to the attractions of Palma and featuring sleek contemporary design and even a pool

Sleeps 2 adults and 1 baby

From 88/night

Santorini Windmills

Santorini Windmills

Cyclades - Santorini

Utterly charming windmill properties sitting at the foot of a sleepy hill, perfect for dazzling sea views and guaranteed to leave you enchanted.

Sleeps 5

From 220/night

Airstreams Venice

Airstreams Venice

Cavallino-Treporti - Venice

Iconic trailers with beautiful natural surroundings the perfect place to relax before heading out to explore the magical, enchanting city of Venice.

Sleeps 4

From 110/night

Trullo Sereno

Trullo Sereno

Ostuni - Brindisi

A traditionally styled stone trullo in beautiful gardens with pool and sun terrace - its all you could wish for in a luxury Italian villa

Sleeps 7

From 214/night

The Yays - Crane Apartment

The Yays - Crane Apartment

Amsterdam - North Holland

Luxury apartment converted from a vintage crane. Take in the finest views in all of old Amsterdam in this unique accommodation.

Sleeps 2

From 264/night

Barge Aground

Barge Aground

St Ouen - Jersey

Stay right by the beach in Jerseys stunning St Ouen bay at Barge Aground - a truly unique and historical holiday escape.

Sleeps 6

From 179/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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