Best holiday cottages with hot tubs for a romantic getaway


Best holiday cottages with hot tubs for a romantic getaway

Embarking on a romantic getaway with your special someone is always something to celebrate, whether you do it with a bottle of bubbly or a bubbling hot tub that oozes relaxation – especially after a day spent exploring cobbled streets and seaswept cliff tops.

From soothing soaks that enjoy reaching sea views to rural retreats where it’s just you, the hot tub, and the stars above, our collection of cottages with hot tubs has something to suit every stay. You can begin your day with an effervescent dip to awaken the senses or ease yourself into a deliciously long soak that restores the soul with your loved one by your side.

Ready for the dreamiest of stays with your favourite person? Here are some holiday cottages with hot tubs for the most romantic of getaways.


Western Torrs Cottage

A pretty hot tub embedded in the terrace at Western Torrs Cottage in Devon

Yealmpton, Devon | Sleeps 4

Best for: Wooded seclusion and flickering fires

Enjoying a bubbling hot tub on the deck and a warming wood-burner in the living room, Western Torrs Cottage boasts plenty of cosy corners for a romantic moment or two. Trees edge the tranquil cottage, providing total seclusion during your stay. The surrounding woodland also provides a dappled stomping ground, so you can embark on plenty of fairytale wanders during your romantic getaway. River Yealm is a short stroll away, or you can adventure further afield where South Devon’s impressive list of tempting eateries and memorable days out await.


Mrs Higgs

The stunning hot tub at Mrs Higgs surrounded by woods

Hereford, Herefordshire | Sleeps 4

Best for: Off-grid tranquillity

Leave technology in your rear-view mirror as you escape to the woods with Mrs Higgs, an incredible converted hunting lodge that’s chock with rustic charm and a  glorious wood-fired hot tub for the ultimate dose of tranquillity. The absence of WiFi creates a wonderfully hidden feel for couples looking to enjoy each other’s company without distractions, while the surrounding woods and countryside offer romantic strolls aplenty. The cottage is dog-friendly too, so you can bring the pooch along for your secluded stay.


The Piggery at John Bulls House

Fairy lights decorate the hot tub at The Piggery at John Bulls House in Sussex

Horsham, Sussex | Sleeps 2

Best for: Waterside wind-downs

Perched at the foot of the incredible South Downs National Park, this pint-sized cottage serves up a spectacular setting with a wood-fired hot tub to boot! Spend your days strolling hand-in-hand across the Downs before returning to the luxurious Piggery for a sumptuous soak in the bubbling outdoor tub. You’ll also find a pretty pond outside, alongside a BBQ and patio, so a spot of al fresco dining is always in the cards.


Ocean View

The incredible hot tub at Ocean View on the terrace with the sea behind

Looe, Cornwall | Sleeps 4

Best for: Soaks with sea views

Providing a balmy place where you can go from sea swims to soothing hot tub soaks within minutes, Ocean View is the ultimate cottage to indulge in a bit of coastal romance or an at-home spa day. The sun-soaked deck is an utter dream, clad with sun loungers, covered seating, and, of course, a tempting hot tub where you can bob in total peace as you watch the waves roll in. Cornwall’s sleepy south coast is right on your doorstep, giving you unrivalled access to pretty harbours, relaxed beach cafés, and a fabulous selection of romantic walks – we recommend packing a picnic to make it extra special.


Officers’ Mess

The pretty courtyard at Officers' Mess in Pembrokeshire complete with a hot tub, fire pit and chairs

Little Haven, Pembrokeshire | Sleeps 2

Best for: A blissful mix of country and coast

Surrounded by rolling hills and the sun-soaked beauty of Pembrokeshire’s coast, this intriguing piece of history makes for a memorable romantic getaway. The cottage is an incredibly restored ‘Set House’ that was used as a top-secret World War II radar station and features a cosy courtyard complete with a beckoning hot tub, flickering fire pit, and a trail of pretty lights hanging overhead – if you’re looking for romance, Officers’ Mess has you well and truly covered! Spend your days basking in the sand of the many beautiful beaches nearby or continue your historic visit with a trip to one of the many impressive castles.


Park Farm Byre

The pretty wooden hot tub at Park Farm Byre in Dorset

Dorchester, Dorset | Sleeps 5

Best for: Rural relaxation

Nestled in the tumbling hills of Dorset – and with access to its very own paddock – Park Farm Byre is ideal for those looking to enjoy a romantic retreat in the countryside with the dog in tow. Spacious with just the right amount of cosiness, it’s wonderfully easy to get wrapped up in the rural charms of this cottage. The wood-fired hot tub turns the outdoor courtyard into your very own spa, while the indoor wood-burner casts a warming glow on your romantic evenings in. Dorset is home to many beautiful walks and romantic restaurants, so you can fill your days with as much or as little as you like.


Apsley Cottage

The quaint, stone exterior of Apsley Cottage surrounded by green grass and trees

Midhurst, Sussex | Sleeps 4

Best for: Serene seclusion

Tucked away on the beautiful Cowdray Estate, Apsley Cottage is a rural oasis perfect for a romantic escape. The tree-lined garden, with its dreamy hot tub and sprawling lawn, makes for an idyllic setting for soaking up the crisp country air, while the charming living room and fire-warmed dining room promise delicious evenings and wonderfully slow mornings. The South Downs Way is a stone’s throw from the cottage for soul-stirring strolls or you can simply step from your doorstep onto a network of footpaths that wind through the estate. A little further afield lies the incredible coast, with Chichester Harbour promising a selection of lovely eateries for two.


Bumble Bee Barn

Lavender growing beside the hot tub at Bumble Bee Barn in Somerset

Taunton, Somerset | Sleeps 4

Best for: Countryside ambling

Cute as a button in name and appearance, Bumble Bee Barn is a haven of romance, from the gently bubbling hot tub to the idyllic West Country scenes that surround you. From the doorstep, you can explore both Exmoor National Park and the undulating serenity of the Quantock Hills, perfect for couples who love nothing more than escaping into nature.


Great Eckworthy – The Granary

The hot tub sat outside the beautiful stone cottage at Great Eckworthy - The Granary

Bideford, Devon | Sleeps 2

Best for: Tradition and modernity tied up in one romantic package

Combining beautiful traditional features, including flagstone flooring and exposed brick walls, with a sumptuous and oh-so stylish interior, you’ll quickly fall in love with this heavenly retreat in North Devon. The Granary is part of a wider Great Eckworthy collection if you want to stay with friends and family, or you can ease into a utopian stay with just the two of you, combining action-packed days exploring your boundless surrounds with slow evenings in the hot tub.


The Gatehouse

The hot tub bubbles in front of some outdoor seating at The Gatehouse in Cornwall

Falmouth, Cornwall | Sleeps 4

Best for: Piece, quiet and swimming pools

This pretty, single-storey cottage is an absolute powerhouse when it comes to things to do during your romantic Cornish getaway. Beautiful French doors lead you from the main bedroom to the hot tub where glasses of bubbly and bubbles await, while a shared indoor swimming pool, gym, and tennis court (complete with a personal trainer if you would like) ensure you’ll never want for something to do. Head into nearby Falmouth for a romantic dinner by the harbour, or spend your days basking in the sunshine at one of Falmouth’s many beautiful beaches.


Have we sparked your taste for the tub? We have a wonderful collection of holiday cottages with hot tubs across the UK, any of which would make a most romantic backdrop for your special stay.

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