Aria Property, Peloponnese, Greece
On a distant and rocky hillside on the Mani peninsula, a 90-minute drive south from Kalamata airport, Aria Property is a gaggle of 13 B&B flats constructed final 12 months. Every minimalist suite has uncovered brickwork, a easy kitchenette and a terrace the place the seasonal four-course breakfast is served. Afternoon tea with do-it-yourself cake and aperitifs with charcuterie and cheese is accessible. The fishing village of Limeni, a five-minutes drive, has a pebbly seaside with clear, calm water for swimming, and tavernas. Barely bigger, hilltop Areopoli, is 10 minutes’ drive inland, with cobbled alleys, retailers, cafes and historic church buildings.• Doubles from £89 B&B, i-escape.com
Dexamenes Seaside Resort, Kourouta, Greece

Repurposed 1920s wine storage tanks on the Peloponnese coast are house to a lodge that opened earlier this 12 months, set straight on Kourouta’s sandy seaside. Metal, glass and timber have been added to the unique tanks, with clear strains, uncovered concrete and floor-to-ceiling home windows. There are 34 rooms, many with personal patios, a bar and restaurant, and a store promoting native produce. The peninsula is house to many wineries inside a 20-minute drive. For archaeological websites and tavernas head to close by Amaliada, a 10-minute drive away.• Doubles from €160 B&B, dexamenes.com
Cook dinner’s Membership Palma Seashore, Mallorca

This new adult-only lodge is a five-minute stroll to the palm-lined promenade of sandy Playa de Palma and 2km from the colourful nightlife of S’Arenal on the seaside’s southern finish. Opened final month, it has 318 en suite rooms with basic Balearic interiors of wicker and weathered wood furniture and tribal prints. The stripped-back fashion continues exterior to the big pool space surrounded by cabanas, loungers and a bar. All through the day DJs play laid-back beats by the pool and breakfast, tapas and vegan choices are served on the Cantina restaurant.• Doubles from £55 B&B or a seven-night packages from £341pp (together with return flights from Gatwick in June), thomascook.com
Kalamota Seashore Home, Koločep island, Croatia

Koločep is a serene, car-free island, 30 minutes by ferry from the historic websites and crowds of Dubrovnik. Opened in 2018, the Kalamota lodge sits on the island’s west coast and has one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, every with a lounge, balcony and a sea view. There’s a rooftop pool and a bar and restaurant with massive exterior terrace by the water. Biking and strolling trails criss-cross the 3km-long islet via pine forests and move ninth-century church buildings across the hamlets of Gornje and Donje Celo. Kayaks can be found to lease – a good way of exploring the island’s sand and pebble coves. • One-bedroom flats from €118 B&B, kalamota-beachhouse.com
Outpost: Casa das Arribas, Sintra, Portugal

Excessive above the seaside, this small, clifftop complicated has 5 fashionable flats, dealing with the Atlantic sundown. Rooms function handmade picket furnishings, whitewashed partitions and terracotta flooring, whereas exterior there’s a paved terrace with deckchairs, a shared pool and tennis court docket. The quiet village of Azenhas do Mar, with its sand, surf and seafood, is a 10-minute stroll down a footpath. Meals baskets can be found on request, which embrace bread, juices, and Portuguese dishes corresponding to beef and pork stew or baked cod. Outpost is 40 minutes by automotive from Lisbon.• Residences sleep 2-4, from £111 self-catering, i-escape.com
The Melegran, Rovinj, Croatia

Down a cobblestone alley within the outdated city of Rovinj, in Istria, the Melegran makes a very good base for exploring one of many area’s finest seaside cities. Rooms are vibrant, cozy and design-conscious, with vintage-style furnishings, working retro Olivetti typewriters in each room and a bar on the bottom flooring. The transformed four-story home is 5 minutes’ stroll from the Adriatic, with swimming areas to the west from the rocks. For a wilder seaside, the pebbly Golden Cape, backed by forest, is a half-hour stroll.• Doubles from £76 B&B, melegran.com
Hornbækhus, Hornbaek, Denmark

This seaside lodge on Zealand’s north coast is just some minutes stroll to the wild sandy dunes Hornbæk Seashore. Hornbækhus initially opened in 1904, however an intensive renovation mission final 12 months has given it a hygge vibe, with eclectic ornament in white and muted blues, classic Danish furnishings and splashes of retro print. In addition to breakfast, the lodge presents a communal dinner each night (£18pp), laid out at lengthy picket tables. The small fishing city of Hornbæk has a number of eating places and beachside cafes and if you wish to hit the town it’s a 45-minute drive to Copenhagen.• Doubles from £94 B&B, hornbaekhus.com
Avocado Surf Hostel, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Verify the waves from the window at this new surf faculty and hostel in Gran Canaria’s capital of Las Palmas. Proper subsequent to the large golden seaside of Las Canteras, surf classes embrace gear and cater for all skills, from a two-hour rookies lesson (£26), as much as four-hour advanced-level “surfari excursions” . The hostel additionally presents paddleboarding, paragliding, yoga, crusing and glass-bottomed kayaking. Unfold over 4 flooring, there’s one double room and 6 dorms sleeping 4 to eight individuals, together with picket bunks with studying lights and tropical-print furnishings. There’s additionally a lounge for film nights, a eating room serving vegetarian breakfast and a roof terrace for sea views, beers and barbecues.• Dorm beds from £14, double from £43, (mattress/room solely), avocadosurfhostel.com
Pavillon de la plage, Brittany, France

Every of the 20 en suite rooms on this new lodge on Brittany’s Pink Granite Coast is called after a distinct one in every of its sea views, together with the rocky peninsula of Le Castel, the islands of Milliau and Molène, Pointe de Bihit and Pointe de Lan Kerellec. Within the French seaside city of Trébeurden, two hours’ drive west of St Malo, the constructing dates again to 1919, with some authentic options such because the heavy roof beams and uncovered stone partitions retained within the restoration mission. New additions embrace a bar with a terrace overlooking Pors Termen seaside, a small indoor pool and scorching tub. The city has a number of harbourside eating places, crusing and dive faculties and there are mountain climbing and biking routes close by by way of the Sentier des Douaniers path, and thru the big coastal forest of Lann ar Waremm.• Doubles from £62 room-only, hotel-trebeurden-plage.com
Tamara Suites and Residences, Jurmala, Latvia

This just lately opened aparthotel has glossy, inexpensive rooms simply 5 minutes on foot from Jurmala’s huge sandy shore on the Gulf of Riga. Every has a personal rest room, small kitchenette, eating space and balcony, and interiors with a retro edge, together with patterned wallpaper, egg chairs and tan and moss furnishings. It sits at one finish of Jomas Road, the city’s kilometre-long pedestrian boulevard, with retailers and eating places in conventional picket buildings. Half an hour west by automotive is the capital, Riga, or it’s half an hour within the different course to the forests and lakes of Kemeri nationwide park. • Doubles from £34 (room solely), reserving.com
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