Top hot hub holidays by the sea, from the gorgeous East Neuk of Fife to the glorious Roseland Peninsula in Cornwall. There’s no shortage of stunning coastal escapes where you can relax among the bubbles.


Buddha Beach House, Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

Drink in superb sea views from this four-bedroom house, which sits just 50m from the water’s edge. It sleeps 10 in four bedrooms, with a wood-burning stove in the cosy sitting room, plus there is a family-friendly games room. Outside, a glamorous hot tub is set into the waterside deck – the ideal spot to relax after a day in the surf. Prices start from £1,395 per week (

Beach Hut, Crail, East Neuk of Fife

Rent a deluxe beach hut at this seaside holiday park and you’ll have great views across the Firth of Forth to the Isle of May. This comfortable glamping accommodation sleeps up to four guests on a double bed and sofa bed, and comes with a fire pit and its own private wood-fired hot tub. Communal facilities include a heated outdoor pool, games room and children’s play area. Prices for an off-peak midweek break start from £405 (

Geodesic Dome, Tapnell Farm, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Stay in this brand-new eco-dome and you’ll be rewarded with views across the Solent as well as amazing sunsets, and both can be enjoyed from your very own hot tub. The dome sleeps a maximum of six (there’s a four-poster plus two bunks and a sofa bed) and has adjoining en-suite facilities as well as a kitchenette and log burner. Prices for a two-night midweek break start from £350 (

Atlantic Sunset, Little Haven, Pembrokeshire

This detached house above Little Haven Beach sleeps 12 in six bedrooms and has stunning views from virtually every room. In a sheltered spot to the side of the property is a 14ft aqua-therapy pool that allows you to swim against the current to build your fitness or relax in a series of jets and massage seats – all while gazing out over the coast. Prices start from £1,771 per week (

The Nare, Veryan-in-Roseland, Cornwall

Set by the grand sweep of Carne Beach on the Roseland peninsula, this traditional country house hotel is a wonderful place to relax and unwind. Family-run and with an AA five-star rating, The Nare has two restaurants, a spa, a heated outdoor pool (open from May to October) and an indoor pool with jet stream and hydrotherapy facilities. A hot tub sits in the shelter of a beach hut with sensational sea views. Rooms start from £299 for bed and breakfast plus afternoon Cornish cream tea, based on two people sharing (

Bedford TK, Brig’s Farm, Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset

A vintage lorry has been converted into a cosy bolthole on the Jurassic Coast and has its own wood-fired hot tub on the deck. Part of a laid-back campsite on a smallholding, this solar-powered hideaway sleeps two and has hand-crafted wooden furniture, cooking facilities and a wood-burning stove, plus a private compost loo and the use of hot showers. Prices start from £100 per night (

Pebble Pods, Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland

These eco-friendly pods sit on the tranquil shore of this large sea loch in Co Down, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The perfect way to explore is on kayaks and paddleboards, which glampers can hire on an hourly basis. Each pod sleeps two and has a king-size bed, a kitchenette and a private hot tub, plus shared toilet and shower facilities. Pods are fully insulated and heated, which means they are available for relaxing escapes and romantic breaks all year round. Prices for a mid-week two-night stay start from £290 (

Eagle Lodge, Uig, Isle of Lewis

Head to the Outer Hebrides and enjoy the unspoilt panorama of mountains, beaches and seascapes from this spacious 10-person lodge. Ideal for large gatherings of family and friends, this house has luxurious spa facilities including a hot tub overlooking Uig Sands as well as a spa bathroom with sauna, jacuzzi and steam shower. Prices for a week in low season start from £2,200 (

NightSky Glamping, Abersoch, Gwynedd

Two sandy beaches are within walking distance of this six-person safari tent, one of several tucked slightly inland, away from the crowds. It has two bedrooms, a wood-burner, a kitchen, a shower pod and an indoor loo, plus a private hot tub. The site – also home to a herd of alpacas – is open from April to October. Prices for a four-night midweek stay start from £575 (

Aulinn, Kylerhea, Isle of Skye

Get away from it all at this stunning house, which sits in three acres on the south-eastern edge of the island. It sleeps four in two bedrooms and has an open-plan ground floor. Outside is a veranda with a swing bench, an alfresco dining space and a hot tub to while away the hours. Prices for a long weekend or midweek break start from £1,352 (

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