Coast & Country Cottages top five romantic “hot spots” for 2011
For those looking for a romantic break this Spring, the South Hams in South Devon is a fantastic destination. Boasting miles of unspoilt coastal paths for leisurely walks, stunning scenery and views to enjoy, as well as secluded sandy coves for romantic picnics, the area is perfect for a relaxing getaway. Whether you are newly married, celebrating that special anniversary, or just looking for an impromptu getaway with your partner, Coast & Country Cottages offer a fabulous range of properties to tempt you. For special occasions, hampers, wine, flowers or catering can all be arranged; the team at Coast & Country Cottages will be happy to assist you. From cosy ‘chocolate box’ thatched cottages to luxury waterside apartments with breathtaking views, we have something to suit the tastes and budget of every couple.
Why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing in boutique shops and visiting art galleries in the famous maritime town of Dartmouth, enjoy a delicious Devonshire Cream Tea at a local tearoom or café in Salcombe, or enjoy a candlelit meal at an award-winning restaurant. The area offers some of the finest seafood in the country, with many restaurants serving delicious fresh fish caught daily off the Start Bay Coastline.
1 Garden Apartment, Prospect House, Hallsands (sleeps up to 4) Perched high above the ruins of a tiny fishing village, Prospect House is a former hotel with its own romantic and remarkable history. It has been carefully restored and converted into luxury apartments and cottages, many of which enjoy wonderful and dramatic views out to sea across to the lighthouse at Start Point. Finished in a stylish ‘new England’ theme, 1 Garden Apartment has a private patio, perfect for relaxing with a glass of something chilled. Enjoy the use of the beautifully landscaped shared gardens, outdoor swimming pool and tennis court, or head to the nearby coastal path, which leads down to the unspoilt beach below and to miles of romantic walks beyond. Prices start from just £306 for a three night short break.
Dart Marina Luxury Waterside Apartments, Dartmouth (sleeps up to 4 or 6) These luxury properties are situated on the exclusive Dart Marina development, overlooking the beautiful River Dart, in one of the West Country’s most sought after locations. Whether you choose an apartment with an impressive window seat, full length opening windows or a private balcony, fabulous views of the River Dart are guaranteed. These contemporary stylish apartments are just a short stroll along the waterfront from the centre of picturesque Dartmouth.
Guests staying at most of the Dart Marina properties can enjoy free use of the Dart Marina health spa, including the indoor swimming pool, steam room and Jacuzzi. For an extra treat for your loved one, why not enjoy an indulgent massage or relaxing beauty treatment in the dual treatment room – guests receive 10% off Elemis spa treatments! Prices start from £455 for a couples three night short break
The Beach House or The Penthouse, Woodside Apartments, Salcombe (both sleep up to 6) These two Five Star VisitBritain awarded luxury holiday apartments enjoy spectacular views over the Salcombe estuary towards the beaches of East Portlemouth and Millbay and out to sea across the ‘bar’. Enjoy the use of the small private beach and decking area, as well as a boat mooring. The perfect base for a couple looking to explore this beautiful area, located within a short distance of Salcombe’s shops, pubs and quayside, both properties boast balconies for romantic breakfasts or al fresco drinks. Prices start from £546 for a three night short break.
Pebbles, Noss Mayo (sleeps 2) This stylish Grade II listed converted farm building is set about half a mile from the picturesque fishing village of Noss Mayo and is VisitBritain Four Star Gold awarded. Enjoy the superb rural views from the light and sunny open plan living area. Relax in the surrounding gardens, or take a romantic stroll along the nearby footpath and experience the beautiful flora and fauna found in this part of the world. Prices start from £228 for a three night short break.
Juliet Apartment, Hillfield Cottages & Country House, near Dartmouth (sleeps 2) Aptly named for a romantic break and including a Juliet balcony overlooking the courtyard, this stylish and spacious apartment is one of 28 properties on the stunning Hillfield Cottages & Country House development. Located in idyllic countryside just outside of Dartmouth, these properties are surrounded by acres of beautifully kept gardens. Enjoy a game of tennis with your partner on the tennis court, or take a refreshing dip in the outdoor swimming pool (open May-Sept). Prices start from £215 for a three night short break.
For full details of these and more than 400 properties exclusively in and around Salcombe, Dartmouth and throughout the beautiful South Hams, visit www.coastandcountry.co.uk or see the 2011 brochure.
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Release Date: 4th February 2011