Here are our favorite places to stay on the beach. Some are located directly by the sea (some also at a lake), some still a little away, but we can recommend them all.

Le Sénéchal

Ile de Ré

Most charming hotel on the Ile de Ré with 20 rooms, lofts and maisons. Only 5 mins to the beaches. Doubles from around 180 euros

La Chaumière

Honfleur / France

Beautiful estate by the sea with its own restaurant and tennis court. Doubles around 270 euros per night.

Outpost Ocean Casitas

Azenhas do mar / Portugal

Four wonderful holiday flats one hour west of Lisbon, directly above the Atlantic Ocean. From 145 euros per night

Es Racó de Artà

Artà / Mallorca

Holistic sanctuary north of Artà with swimming pool, Yoga retreats, suites & restaurant. Doubles from 468 euros (low season)

Casa Céu

Olhão / Portugal

Enchanting B&B with boho design & 4 rooms, not far from the beaches. Doubles from 125 euros.

Mèlisses Andros

Andros / Greece

Lovely place with six rooms and a lot of retreats – directly by the sea in a secluded bay of Andros. Doubles from 295 euros.

Fanø Krogaard

Fanø / Denmark

Beautiful 25-room hotel with healthy and cosy restaurant, located 15 walking minutes from the North Sea beaches. Doubles from 130 euros.

Adler Spa Resort Sicilia

Sicily / Italy

Holiday resort in the south with direct access to the sea. 77 rooms, 5 swimming pools, gourmet restaurant and wellness. Doubles from 270 euros p.p.

Parco dei Sesi

Pantelleria / Italy

Creative hideaway by the sea with twelve different suites & apartments & a lot of retreats. Doubles from around 130 to 360 euros.

Aristide Syros

Syros / Greece

Beautifully restored palazzo with nine suites and a gourmet restaurant. 5 mins from the beach. Doubles from 280 euros.

Villa Arcadio

Salò / Lago di Garda

18-room bijoux with swimming pool and gourmet restaurant in a historic palazzo overlooking the lake and the bay of Salò. Doubles from 280 euros.

Meem Townhouse

Sóller / Majorca

A small palace in Soller with seven beautifully furnished suites – for lovers of minimalistic design. Doubles from 140 euros.


Cassis / Provence

Dreamlike inn with four guest suites on the outskirts of Cassis. Only a 15-minute walk from the beach. Double room from 310 euros per night.

La Bionda

Begur / Spain

Enchanting B&B in the center of Begur with eight pretty suites – 5 mins from the beaches. Doubles from 155 euros.

Masseria Calderisi

Fasano in Puglia / Italy

Serene Masseria with 24 beautiful rooms and suites, only 5 mins from their own beach club. Doubles from 380 euros.

Les Rosées

Mougins / France

Dreamy sanctuary outside Mougins, with pool and restaurant. Rooms with breakfast approx. 250 euros.

Milch & Limonade

North Sea / Germany

Lovely tiny house in the middle of a small village, 20 mins from the beach. From around 260 euros per night.

Spinguera Ecolodge

Kap Verde Islands / Africa

Eco-friendly lodge with rooms, villa & apartment and restaurant on site near the beach on Boa Vista. Doubles around 200 euros.

Ostseehof Langfeld

Pommerby / Baltic Sea

Elegant estate with many quite charming holiday homes, only 5 minutes from the Baltic Sea beach. House from 185 to 450 euros

Masseria Dagilupi

Ostuni / Puglia

Beautiful small masseria below Ostuni with three suites, pool and enchanting breakfast. 10 min. to the beach. Doubles from 180 euros.

La Sosta di Ottone III

Levanto / Italy

Beautiful place with only six guest rooms and a restaurant overlooking the Ligurian coast. Doubles from 230 euros.

L’ Escale du Ciel

Provence / France

True hidden gem (B&B) with only three rooms and spectacular swimming pool overlooking the mountains. Doubles from 190 euros.

Outpost Casa das Arribas

Atlantic Coast / Portugal

Six stylish and perfectly located apartments with views of the Atlantic ocean. Apartment from 150 euros per night.

Die Reederin

Lübeck / Germany

Stylish boutique bed&breakfast with seven beautiful rooms in an old building. Doubles from 179 euros.

Gut Damp

Damp / Baltic Sea

14 generously equipped lofts, the benefits of an in-house restaurant, and the shores of the nearby beaches about 5 minutes away. Loft from 135 euros.

Smucke Steed

Baltic Sea / Germany

Small enchanting B&B with lovely rooms, garden and sauna house near the Baltic Sea. Doubles from 105 euros.

Prati Palai

Lago di Garda / Italy

One of the very few hidden gems on the Lago di Garda. B&B with only eight classical rooms, overlooking the lake. Doubles from 212 Euro.

Tenuta Cammarana

Sicily / Italy

Rural country estate with small rooms and authentic dining experience. Doubles from 180 to 250 Euros.

I Cucali

Porto Recanati / Italy

Super cute little B&B in the Marche, directly in the first row, with a view of the sea. Doubles from € 120, breakfast included.

Procida Camp & Resort

Procida Island / Italy

Stay in an Airstream, a tent or a small cabana. Glamping paradise on one of the most beautiful islands. From around 250 euros per night.

Trevose Harbour House

St. Ives / Cornwall

Charming, personally run 6-room B&B overlooking the bay, two mins. from the beach. Doubles approx. 190 euros including breakfast.

Sublime Retreat

Comporta / Portugal

Eco country retreat with chalets, rooms, wellness, pool and 10 min. to the beach. Double room / chalet from 275 euros.

Seehotel Ambach

Lake Caldaro / South Tyrol

70s vintage jewel directly on Lake Kaltern. That means: first thing in the morning, go for a long swim. Doubles with dinner from 114 euros p.p.

Villa Zoe

Crete / Greece

Very personally run B&B, only 5 minutes from the beach with 6 rooms and garden. From 190 euros including breakfast.

Cabanas No Rio

Comporta / Portugal

Simple wooden cabanas for two pax right by the river near Comporta. 200 euros per night for the huts.

Artist Residence

Brighton / Great Britain

Small, colourful beach hotel with 25 rooms and restaurant in the house. Double room from approx. 95 euros.

Artist Residence Penzance

Cornwall / England

Small, fine, hip, colourful, with its own restaurant and ideal for wonderful summer holiday days. Doubles from 91 euros.

Halcyon House

Cabarita Beach / Australia

Small & super pretty beach hideaway with restaurant & spa. Doubles from about 360 euros.

Casas Na Areia

Comporta / Portugal

Lovely beach huts with kitchen a little outside of Comporta. House from 500 euros per night.

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