An intimate staycation isn’t complete without a seductive freestanding bath, so if you’re thinking about whisking away your loved one to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, here we’ve highlighted some of the most beautifully designed boltholes across the UK that feature flawless baths and basins from the Lusso collection.
For an amorous escape that’s off the beaten path, the UK boasts some of the most magnificent countrysides in the world, with lush green hills, breathtaking scenery, and luxurious locations perfectly designed for two.
Kingfisher’s Nest – Great Tay, Essex
A stunning, open plan cabin with a glass-fronted living space, this secluded venue offers astounding views of its natural surroundings, and is close enough to the coast for a daytrip. Within its modernist interior, it features a wood-burning stove surrounded by cosy seating, a dining area, and external decking. It also offers a hot tub, sauna, and a smooth and sumptuous Lusso Egg Shell bath that all directly overlook a tranquil lake, making the cabin an ideal location for a relaxing and deeply intimate getaway.
The Gilpin Hotel Spa Lodges – Windermere, The Lake District
Located in the heart of the Lake District, The Gilpin Hotel delivers the ultimate in luxury accommodation and has expanded to offer stays in its five spectacular detached lodges which include garden views, king-size beds, mood lighting and roaring fires. Each cedar-clad lodge also features a convertible treatment area, steam room, rain shower, outdoor sauna, hydrotherapy hot tub and a Lusso Stone freestanding Picasso bathtub, to invigorate the senses and provide blissful, unadulterated relaxation for all guests.
The combination of crisp sea air and spectacular views make coastal retreats a very popular option for couples looking to unwind, soak in the serenity and reconnect with their surroundings.
Keigwin Place – Mousehole, Cornwall
Located in the most historical part of Mousehole, a small and picturesque Cornish village, this luxury cottage for two is just a few minutes walk from the nearby beach and harbour. The Scandinavian styled retreat includes a king size four poster bed, a wood burning stove, bespoke oak finished kitchen, secluded courtyard, and a beautifully appointed bathroom that comes complete with a power shower and the Luxe Freestanding Stone Bath from our Lusso Stone collection.
The Little Lookout – Littlehampton, West Sussex
This former coastguard tower has been given a contemporary makeover to offer a unique staycation venue with a spectacular coastal view from the Littlehampton promenade. Situated alongside a mile-long sand and shingle beach, the four-story building includes a comfortable living space, cosy bedroom and a bespoke kitchen that includes a Lusso Stone sink. It also features a luxurious bathroom finished with herringbone marble, and elevated by the understated elegance of a Picasso bath and basin, as well as a brushed gold shower, brassware and accessories – all from our Lusso Stone collection.
Orlagh – Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
Situated on a cliffside location in the stunning Whitsand Bay, this Nordic-style beach house features wall-to-floor windows to give you an incredible view of the idyllic rugged coastline and Tregonhawke beach. Inspired by its surroundings, the cabin is an ideal hideaway designed for all seasons and offers a king-size bed, underfloor heating, and an external hot tub, as well as a striking bathroom including a curvaceous Soho Freestanding Stone Bath, Lanosa Wall Hung Double Stone Basin, Luxe Shower Set and matte black brassware from Lusso.
For couples who prefer something a little different, there are a growing number of romantic boltholes that aim to offer a more unusual – but equally luxurious – experience to their guests.
Port Lympne – Hythe, Kent
Set on a beautiful landscape surrounded by safari animals, The Bubble within the Port Lympne reserve offers a one-of-a-kind romantic getaway for the wild at heart. Its transparent walls and ceiling provide 180 degree panoramic views over the 600 acre reserve, combined with the luxuries you’d expect in high-end accommodation including a king-size bed, air-conditioning, and a separate en-suite wet room. At the very front and centre, The Bubble also features Lusso’s Picasso Freestanding Stone Bath, allowing you to enjoy an incredible bathing experience as a couple while watching animals from South America, Asia and Africa stroll by.
The Burrows – Powys, Wales
Nestled in the Welsh hills, The Burrows is a farmland escape that takes design inspiration from the Hobbit homes depicted in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings fantasy novels. Comprising three cosy cottages that blend into their natural surroundings – with curved grass-covered roofs and hand-built oak structures – each property features glass-fronts giving you a cinematic view of the surroundings, complete with grazing sheep and lambs. The comfortable and modern interiors include everything you need for a peaceful and relaxing stay, including Lusso sanitaryware, and The Warren lodge features our alluring circular Notion bath to provide a deeply indulgent bathing experience.
The Tree House – The Cotswolds
Neighbour to The Coach House in a woodland valley in the Cotswolds, The Tree House has been expertly handcrafted in oak and cedar by artisan carpenters and offers a wonderfully rustic and romantic getaway destination for those who enjoy playful design. The cabin includes a king-size bed, log fire burner, a spacious wraparound deck, and a spectacular bathroom with bi-fold doors and our elegant Picasso Freestanding Stone Bath, allowing you to bathe in the heart of nature.
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