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Best Coolstays by the Water
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Best Coolstays by the Water

19th July 2022

By sandy beaches, near rivers, on loch-shores or by the sparkling blue ocean, there's no finer holiday than one had beside the water. And here are some of our favourite watery Coolstays.

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Loulou by the Ocean

West Coast - Scottish Highlands

Sleeps 6

Restored coastal cottage, contemporary living by the Atlantic Ocean in the Scottish Highlands.

The Lookout

Porth - Cornwall

Sleeps 8

A stunning, contemporary, Malibu beach house, between Newquay and Watergate Bay, with spectacular panoramic views of the Cornish coast.

Old Granary Woodbridge

Woodbridge - Suffolk

Sleeps 4

This former granary is a grade II listed building on the edges of the market town of Woodbridge, offering stunning riverside views.

Portamaggie Cottage

Portpatrick - Dumfries and Galloway

Sleeps 2

Traditional stone cottage with hot tub just yards from a beautiful beach on the stunning coastline in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Sail Loft

Porth - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

Spacious, light-filled holiday home with direct beach access just north of Newquay in Cornwall, perfect for family holidays to the seaside.

The Lighthouse - Gairloch

Gairloch - Wester Ross

Sleeps 7

Enjoy having your own private haven in the spectacular Scottish Highlands at The Lighthouse in Gairloch.

Saltponds House

Mousehole - Cornwall

Sleeps 4

A stunningly styled cottage for four right by the sea in the charming Cornish village of Mousehole

Major House

Newport - Pembrokeshire

Sleeps 8

Beautifully renovated family home in the heart of Newport on the Pembrokeshire coast, just a 10-minute stroll from the sea.

Boscantle

Helford Passage - Cornwall

Sleeps 10

Luxurious six bedroom house with a swimming pool overlooking the Helford River in South Cornwall, perfect for big families or trips with friends.

Palm Bluff

Eleuthera Island - The Bahamas

Sleeps 4

Indulge in a peaceful retreat at Palm Bluff on Eleuthera Island in The Bahamas, mere minutes from the glistening blue waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Merlin Farm - Mawgan Porth

Mawgan Porth - Cornwall

Sleeps 2-4 per cottage

Luxury, eco-friendly cottages set in the Cornish countryside. Minutes from magical Mawgan Porth beach.

Shanti Tipis

Tintagel - Cornwall

Sleeps Tipis sleeping 2 adults

Gorgeous and simplistic tipis with firepits and uninterrupted views in every direction, on a 45 acre former quarry.

The Liverpool Boat

Liverpool - Merseyside

Sleeps 4

Cosy and modern wide beam canal boat moored in the heart of Liverpool’s vibrant and historic waterfront, perfect for a family city break.

Club Walk Beach House

Angmering on Sea - West Sussex

Sleeps 8-10

New England style beach house in West Sussex with its own private hot tub located just footsteps from the sea.

Marners Rock

Fowey - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

Beautiful apartment with a balcony overlooking the Fowey Estuary on the southeast coast of Cornwall, perfect for seaside escapes with family or friends.

Casa Do Ferro

Grandola - Setúbal

Sleeps 9

Tranquility amongst the pines just minutes from the sandy beaches of Portugal's Comporta region.

Three Little Huts

Gatehouse of Fleet - Castle Douglas

Sleeps Huts sleeping 2

Three quaint, stylish and super-comfy shepherd's huts in the Dumfries and Galloway countryside with outdoor bath tubs and fabulous sea views.

Cool Cabin Rudyard Lake

Rudyard - Staffordshire

Sleeps 2-8 + one small child

Ideal for short stays or longer breaks, Waters Edge Cool Cabin is a luxurious waterside self-catering property set on Rudyard Lake on the edge of the Peak District.

Nagden House

Faversham - Kent

Sleeps 10

With stunning panoramic views across Graveney Marshes, Nagden House is a stylish and secluded rural retreat in Kent.

Hunsett Mill

Stalham - Norfolk

Sleeps 9

Jaw-dropping and award winning holiday home incorporating a former mill keeper's cottage that recently featured on Grand Designs: House of the Year.

The Floathouse

Penryn - Cornwall

Sleeps 6

Gorgeous and eco-friendly floating cabin with wood burning stove and sun deck just thirty minutes walk from Falmouth.

Sopley Retreat

Sopley - Dorset

Sleeps 4

Escape to the New Forest at the luxurious Sopley Retreat, a sleek and contemporary lodge, complete with an outdoor hot tub and beautiful riverside views.

Casa Da Vigia

Grandola - Setúbal

Sleeps 2

Enjoy romance and privacy at this minimalist-style Casa with luxurious infinity pool close to a glamorous stretch of the Portuguese coast.

The Harpy Houseboat

Tower Bridge - London

Sleeps 8 adults + 2

An historic London floating home with the postcard view of Tower Bridge - The Harpy is like no houseboat you’ve ever seen!

Treetop Hideaways

Woodhall Spa - Lincolnshire

Sleeps Treehouses sleeping 2

Self-catering treehouses set within gorgeous Lincolnshire woodland overlooking a private lake - each with its own docked paddle boats.

Herdsman's Hideaway

Holsworthy - Devon

Sleeps 2

Unique hut with spacious interior and a hot tub located on the banks of a lake on a farm in Devon, perfect for romantic, rural escapes.

Waternook

Ullswater - The Lake District

Sleeps 8 - 12 per property

Inspiring holiday homes for large groups with breathtaking views of Ullswater and decadent five star gold accommodation.

The Raft at Chigborough

Chigborough - Essex

Sleeps 4

An exceptional way to experience life on the water, with room for four in this floating lake cabin on the Essex coast. There’s a hot tub, a boat and an inviting covered deck

The Tin Sheds Skye

Broadford - Isle of Skye

Sleeps 6 per shed

On the coastline of the beautiful Isle of Skye sit these two luxury and eco-friendly holiday homes with spectacular views.

Coastal Cabins

Hartland - Devon

Sleeps 2-4

Wooden cabins with a touch of luxury transform your North Devon camp-out into a first-class, family-friendly rural experience

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