Thursday 03rd Feb 2022 |

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.

Romantic Staycations – Rural retreats

For an amorous escape that’s off the beaten path, the UK boasts some of the most magnificent countryside in the world, with lush green hills, breathtaking scenery, and luxurious locations perfectly designed for two.

Romantic Staycations –  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 day trip. 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.

Romantic Staycations –  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 Gilpin Hotel – Windermere, The Lake District

Romantic Staycations –  The Coach House – The Cotswolds 

Set amidst 25 acres of private land with sensational views across the valley, The Coach House blends contemporary design with charming barn features such as stonework, tallet steps, circular pillars, and dove nesting holes. Offering a living, dining, kitchen, and bedroom area with a super king-size bed, the lodge also includes an impressive games room, private garden, and an immaculately appointed bathroom with Lusso’s Picasso Stone Bath as a centerpiece, paired with polished chrome brassware.

Coastal getaways

The combination of crisp sea air and spectacular views make coastal retreats a popular option for couples looking to unwind, soak in the serenity and reconnect with their surroundings.

Romantic Staycations –  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 minute’s 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, a 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.

Romantic Staycations –  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.


The Little Lookout – West Sussex

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.

Unique escapes

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.


Port Lympne – Hythe, Kent

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 Burrows – Powys, Wales

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.


The Tree House – The Cotswolds

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