Cottages in Wales 2023
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With the great outdoors almost always on your doorstep, Wales makes a fantastic location to enjoy a holiday whether you want it packed with adventure and activities or you want to chill out and take it easy. From beaches to wild countryside, Wales has cottages, hotels and spa resorts that will suit every traveller.
Natural Retreats Llyn Penninsula features a collection of five-star rated cottages on the outstanding coastline of North Wales. On the edge of the secluded Nefyn Bay, these cottages are perfect for a relaxed holiday in the Welsh countryside. Rolling hills, sparkling blue sea, and scenic country walks abound. This unspoilt area is a haven for wildlife and yet is within reach of places of interest, including Caernarfon, Portmeirion, Conwy and Anglesey.
A charming family-sized Mongolian yurt with its own generously sized deck and self-catering kitchen hut, this is set in a wildflower meadow on the edge of a woodland. Decorated in sunny warm colours, it has room for up to 6 people. The Gower Peninsula is home to some of Britain's most impressive coastline and is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just 15 minutes from Swansea, Three Cliffs Bay is nearby, and so are other beaches, pubs and attractions.
If a country house experience is more your speed, then this elegant Edwardian manor house in the Wye Valley might be for you. A stone's throw from the Brecon Beacons and only 9 miles from the UK's bookshop capital, Hay-on-Wye. This house, once owned by Sir Bernard Ashley, husband of the renowned designer Laura Ashley, is decorated with a collection of original art and set in rose gardens with a maze.
Another country house packed with character is the Ty Newydd Country Hotel on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. A warm and friendly South Wales Valley's welcome awaits in this cosy hotel with a great restaurant and impressive gardens.
Luxury boutique hotel in the Gower seaside village of Llangennith, great for some outstanding beaches and beautiful countryside. This top-class B&B is a unique combination of old and new, part listed building, part contemporary development, it makes for an ideal bolt hole with 5-star comfort.
For a real taste of luxury with stylish suites and a spa retreat, The Corran Resort & Spa is one of Wales' hidden gems. Deep in the Carmarthenshire countryside, by the sea and the Towy estuary. The resort is also equipped with a restaurant, gym, indoor pool, Jacuzzi, massage therapy, bar and spa cafe.
An award-winning spa, golf courses, and a tree-top adventure course are just some of the attractions of this 5-star resort near Newport, Gwent. Within easy reach of Cardiff and only 90 minutes from London Heathrow, this resort lends itself to numerous outdoor activities from leisurely strolls to Adventure golf. The nearby Usk Valley offers areas of special countryside with unique landscapes.
Discover the magic of Dylan Thomas' favourite watering hole in beautiful Laugharne. A small but bustling town on the Taf River Estuary that is full of character and quirks, Laugharne has a charm all its own with great walks, a magnificent castle, the tin Shed museum and the Dyland Thomas Boathouse cafe. Also handy for the beach at Tenby, Pendine Sands and the stunning Carmarthenshire coast.
The foothills of the Snowdonia National Park are the setting for this country hotel set in a 17-acre park. Caer Rhun Hall is in the small village of Caerhun, a stunning area of North Wales, making it a good base from which to explore nearby Conwy or Llandudno and explore some of Wales most beautiful coastal towns.
A luxurious country house hotel on the banks of the River Irfon, in the Elan Valley Estate near Builth Wells. Enjoy the local birdlife in this countryside retreat or indulge in some fine dining in the restaurant whose menu boasts locally sourced produce and the best of Welsh cuisine. Handy for the Brecon Beacons National Park and Powis Castle.
Whether it's a self-contained cottage or a suite in a luxury hotel resort, with Voyage Privé, you can discover the best prices for accommodation in the best locations. Wales has so much to offer the holidaymaker, whether it's an outdoor adventure or historical exploring, nature rambles or pampering in a top-class spa, you can relax and enjoy some time out in the best surroundings.