Remote Luxury Hideaways in Wales

Wales; home of the poets, the rising cut chasm of Snowdonia, the deep arced valleys of green and the wild coast with its furious Atlantic swell. With its mystic druid history, its unfathomable language, its rooted Celtic stories and its unsurpassable beauty Wales is the perfect remedy for the soul. From climbing the craggy hills of the Black Mountains to surfing the wind-swept coast of Abersoch, soaking up old fashioned seaside charm in Llandudno and slipping in and out of the quaint and cozy pubs dotted across Pembrokeshire, for those seeking the ultimate weekend escape seasoned with luxury, these remote luxury hideaways in Wales are sure to steal your heart.

The Laundry, Brecon Beacons

The beautiful Beacons is a countryscape of soft yellow grasses swaying beneath a blue sky, gentle rolling mountains, shimmering blue lakes and tiny cobbled clad villages nestled deep in the valleys. At The Laundry you can immerse yourself in the 14th century feel of pure romance. Wooden beams adorn the high ceilings, arched glass doors deliver sweet garden views, a traditional wood burning stove crackles and a huge soft white bed invites you to sink down. The design is ultimately chic and contemporary heightened by the rustic cottage feel. There is no better way to unwind then to spend days reading beside the fire, walking in the hills and losing yourself in the charm of rural life. Close by you can find the Michelin starred Walnut Tree Inn and the vintage village of Llanfrynach.

Remote luxury hideaways in wales Snowdonia Laundry

Strawberry Wood Barn, Black Mountains

Hunker down for sweet summer nights lost in the shadows of the Black Mountains at Strawberry Wood Barn. Remote, wild and truly beautiful you will adore every second you spend in these two inspired converted barns. Trundling along a dirt track surrounded by scores of farmers’ fields and not a soul in sight you are sure to cozy up away from the crowds. A creamy country kitchen offers dream surroundings for rustling up something special to enjoy on the terrace with majestic sunset views across the hills where lonely sheep stand like statues. Squishy armchairs beside a dancing orange open fire, a huge French style dining table, sink down tubs and elegant beds bedecked in soft wool blankets and pristine sheets are surely the epitome of a luxury hideaway.

Remote luxury hideaways in wales Snowdonia Strawbery Wood Barn

Rowan Cottage, Brecon Beacons

16th century splendor boasts superior romance, incredible vistas, and a traditional aga at one of the most inspiring love nests you can stumble upon at Rowan Cottage. This is every bit the remote and romantic hideaway you imagined with thick stone walls to block out the outside world, ancient beams and a twisty oak staircase leading to a den like luxury bedroom where you can spend days dreaming. After luxuriating in the slipper bath, curling up beside the fire and taking tea for two at the gorgeous breakfast table you can embrace the outside world with cave exploration, endless cycle routes, horse-riding trails and picking fresh mountain herbs from the garden.

Remote luxury hideaways in wales Snowdonia Rowan Cottage

Borth Cottage, Abersoch

Those who want to swap the deep wild cladded mountains for the sea can find the fresh scent of saltwater and seaweed at the luxury beauty of Borth Cottage. Boasting its own cinema and helipad you can be sure that opulence is catered for in this impeccable cottage with incredible sea views. Throughout the house you can find designs decked in minimalist soothing colors, with clean lines, glass, stone and wood to bring out the natural side of your environment. Designer furnishings bring a touch of warmth to the living room and bedrooms and the kitchen can even come with a private chef on request who will show you the bounty of the Welsh sea and land. Landscaped gardens roll down to the sea where you can find grey slate and pastel towns perfect for popping in for pub lunches, taking a surf lesson or exploring the old world castles of fairy-tale splendor.

Remote luxury hideaways in wales Snowdonia Borth Cottage Abersoch

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Jodie Oakes

Jodie Oakes

Jodie Oakes is a seasoned writer and an avid surfer with continuously itchy feet and a love of the finer things in life. After traveling through the continent with a touring band, living in Paris, Amsterdam and under the Auroras Borealis, she is now in Bulgaria where she attempts to piece together her first poetry collection.
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