Wales is renowned for its world-class luxury holiday cottages, which provide travellers to Wales with amazing and unique options when choosing a place to stay.
Whether you are making up your travel plans as you go, or if you have a specific location in mind, you are guaranteed to find fantastic holiday cottages in Wales. There's public transport access to bustling city centres, swimming pools, luxury spas, the best restaurants, and special homey touches that will help you relax on your holiday.
Finding luxury accommodation is key to making your holiday as relaxing as possible. Keeping this in mind, we have compiled a list of the best luxury cottages in Wales for you to consider for your next trip.
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1. Towy Holiday Cottage, Ceredigion
The Towy Holiday Cottage is part of the self-catering Penwern Fach Cottages set in the West Wales countryside, just a short drive from Cardigan Bay.
This double-storey cottage sleeps six people in three bedrooms and is furnished in a traditional style with a wood-burning stove and modern amenities.
Guests at Towy Holiday Cottage can enjoy Penwern Fach's amenities, including a communal games room, play area for children, football field, 200-yard golf range, small library, and a BBQ area. Guests can also access the nearby Coracles Health & Country Club facilities at discounted rates.
2. Ty Pinc, Anglesey
Ty Pinc is one of the most beautiful homes in the area. It was built in the 16th century and offers breathtaking views of Snowdonia National Park, the Menai Strait and Beaumaris Castle. The town is a short five-minute walk away, and Pebble Beach is located right across the road.
Ty Pinc sleeps 12 people in six bedrooms. It is the perfect luxury holiday cottage for a family holiday and is dog-friendly for a maximum of two dogs.
The house is decorated in a traditional style, with touches of modernity. Of note are the original Tudor beams found in the downstairs lounge and the original fireplace, which has since been upgraded with a modern gas fire.
Outside areas include a private courtyard and garden.
3. Kittiwake Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Kittiwake Cottage is a quaint, terraced cottage located in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. It is close to the beach with easy access to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.
The cottage has a beautiful interior, mixing coastal, traditional and modern design elements. Four people can enjoy their cottage holiday at Kittiwake, and what a memorable holiday it will be!
Guests to Kittiwake Cottage have access to a shared heated indoor swimming pool, a private garden, private parking, and all the cottage's luxury finishes. The resort offers a short golf course, a gym, a kid's play area and tennis courts.
Whether you are visiting for a short break or an extended holiday, Kittiwake Cottage is the perfect luxury cottage for the whole family.
4. Cothi Holiday Cottage, Ceredigion
The Cothi Holiday Cottage is part of the self-catering Penwern Fach Cottages close to Cardigan Bay.
This detached, single-storey cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, making it the perfect family accommodation. It has a private, fenced backyard, which means you can even bring your well-behaved dog along.
The nearby Cardigan beach offers activities for the whole family, like canoeing, beach and coastal walks, swimming, and jumping off the rocks into the sea!
Visitors to Cothi Cottage can enjoy access to the Penwern Fach amenities, including a games room, kids' play area, a golf driving range, a library, a football field and a BBQ area. Guests to Cothi Cottage can also enjoy the Coracles Health & Country Club facilities at discounted rates.
5. The Coachingmans, Brecon Beacons
The Coachingmans Cottage is one of the most unique holiday cottages in Wales. This 330-year-old stone cottage is located in the beautiful town of Trecastle, close to the Coachingmans Inn and within the western part of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Despite the modern additions to Coachingmans Cottage, it retains its historic charm. The cottage comfortably sleeps four people in two bedrooms and is equipped with all the modern utilities you can imagine.
The private garden draws plenty of native birds, which completes the cosy feel and traditional atmosphere of Coachingmans Cottage.
6. Rhos Wen Cottage, Gwynedd
Rhos Wen is part of the Rhos Holiday Cottages, located in Snowdonia, North Wales. Rhos Wen is a family-friendly, child-friendly cottage that can sleep six people. This standalone cottage is surrounded by a stunning environment, with half an acre of sprawling lawns surrounding the cottage.
When you visit Rhos Wen Cottage, you will experience the Welsh countryside in all its splendour. You can relax in the cosy cottage or meander through the farmland. At night the stars will take your breath away.
The luxury cottage will provide you with everything you need for a break from your everyday life.
The large, sunny lounge with a fireplace leads out onto the patio with a barbeque area, and a garden shed.
7. Gellideg Cottage, Carmarthenshire
Gellideg Cottage offers luxury accommodation in beautiful West Wales. This old cottage has been refurbished to five-star luxury and is located on the border of three counties, meaning there is plenty to do and see in the area.
The holiday cottage has traditional features with a modern twist. It sleeps four people in two bedrooms, making it the perfect destination for a small family or two couples looking for a peaceful escape.
Gellideg Cottage combines a rustic, traditional feel with modern coastal features, unlike other coastal cottages. The leather sofas and wood-burning stove in the sitting room lend themselves to cosy winter nights, while the same room is heated by modern underfloor heating.
8. Ghillies Cottage, Denbighshire
Ghillies Cottage is the perfect romantic escape to the Welsh countryside. Situated in a peaceful valley in North Wales, this one-bedroom cottage offers plenty of character.
A modern kitchen and dining room extension elevates the comfort of the cottage, and you will struggle to abandon the wood-burning stove in the alcoved fireplace. The cottage has beautiful views of the River Dee, which is also the perfect place for afternoon walks.
What makes Ghillies Cottage especially romantic is the private hot tub on the patio.
The cottage is dog-friendly for two dogs, and if you want an adventure, Bala Lake is less than 10 minutes down the road.
9. Madog Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Madog Cottage is part of the holiday cottages offered by Fron Fawr. It is a quaint, mid-terrace cottage that sleeps up to five people in three bedrooms. It has an enclosed patio and garden area, making it the perfect family escape.
Added luxuries include underfloor heating, a TV with Freeview channels, a fully-equipped kitchen, and WiFi. Pets are also welcome to join you on your holiday at Madog Cottage.
Madog Cottage is located five miles from famous Pembrokeshire dog-friendly beaches, and Fron Fawr offers plenty of outdoor space for the entire family to enjoy.
10. Brig y Don, Ceredigion
Brig y Don, which is Welsh for "crest of the wave", is a luxury five-star cottage with views over the ocean on the west coast of Wales. When it comes to comfort, no expense was spared at Brig y Don!
This eight-sleeper cottage has been furnished with luxury, relaxation, and rest in mind. The open plan living room has sweeping panoramic views over the Cardigan Sea and the Teifi Estuary. Plus, the cottage is furnished with large, comfortable couches, a 12-seater dining room table, and oak finishings.
The modern kitchen is spacious and open-plan, with plenty of natural light, uninterrupted sea views, and all the amenities you require for a luxury getaway.
Brig y Don has a large private garden and a sunny patio where guests can enjoy outdoor dining, soak up the sun, or play with their families.
There are plenty of attractions, fine dining restaurants, outdoor activities and nearby towns to explore.
11. Foxglove Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Foxglove Cottage is a traditional stone cottage surrounded by outstanding natural beauty and forms part of the Clydey Cottages on the Pembrokeshire coast.
This cosy cottage is the perfect romantic destination, with easy access to sandy beaches, day trips for two, and plenty of dining options.
The cottage itself has one bedroom, and although small, it has a fully-equipped kitchen, a comfortable sitting room with a TV, a king-sized bed in the bedroom, and a shower room.
Outside, there is a loveseat that can be enjoyed in all weather conditions and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscapes.
12. The Dairy, Powys
The Dairy is a luxury five-star cottage located on the property of Ty Mawr, a Georgian Mansion, in mid-Wales. The cottage has exposed wooden beams and stone walls. Despite the traditional feel of The Dairy, it has been renovated to be modern, light and airy.
The open-plan living room has underfloor heating for a cosy feel on cold days, complete with a wood-burning stove. The cottage boasts a contemporary kitchen with modern finishes and all the utilities you require for a comfortable stay.
The cottage sleeps only two people, and two dogs over 12 months of age are also welcome to join. The cottage has a large, enclosed garden that you and your pets can enjoy on sunny days.
Within close proximity, you will find pubs, restaurants, country walks, and the splendour of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
13. Stable Cottage, Gwynedd
Stable Cottage is a four-star, four-sleeper, pet-friendly cottage close to the Llanfendigaid Estate, Tywyn. This Grade 2 listed cottage has been renovated using quality, local materials to deliver a luxury holiday destination for the whole family.
The beach is within walking distance, or you can explore the surrounding countryside if you wish.
The cottage is modernly furnished, and the updated kitchen will exceed all your self-catering needs. Apart from the cosy living room, spacious bedrooms and large dining area, Stable Cottage offers an enclosed patio and outside seating area with barbeque facilities for warm summer nights.
14. Bryn Rhydd, Conwy
Bryn Rhydd will take your breath away. This stone cottage is secluded and tucked away from country lanes and neighbouring properties. It has panoramic views over the southwest, towards the Carneddau mountains.
This stone cottage is filled with natural light and provides guests access to a myriad of country walks on the private Bodnant Estate.
It can sleep up to four guests in the two well-appointed bedrooms, and two dogs are welcome. The modern kitchen with the highest-quality units and the comfortable living areas makes Bryn Rhydd a must when it comes to holiday cottages in Wales.
Nearby you will find the Snowdonia National Park, North Wales beaches, and plenty of castles to explore, or you can stay local and walk around the over 5000 acres of estate.
15. Taliesin Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Taliesin Cottage forms part of Fron Fawr cottages. It is a traditional stone and slate cottage that can comfortably sleep five people in the three large bedrooms (and the bunk beds make it perfect for children). It offers a private garden and patio, making it family-friendly and pet-friendly.
The ground floor facilities include a modern shower room, a single bedroom, a large living room, and up four steps is the fully-equipped kitchen. Upstairs are the remainder of the bedrooms.
Taliesin Cottage has its own private hot tub on the patio, and the beech fence ensures privacy.
16. Shepherd's Cottage, Denbighshire
Don't be fooled by the name of Shepherd's Cottage, as this cottage offers the ultimate luxury accommodation. The two king-sized en suite bedrooms sleep four people in total, and the cottage has a private hot tub in the walled garden making it the perfect couple's destination.
The cottage offers sweeping views over the Berwyn Mountains and is close to the River Dee. The modern touches to the cottage include underfloor heating, WiFi, TVs in the living room and bedrooms with Netflix, a wood-burning stove (logs provided), and a fully-integrated kitchen.
There are plenty of attractions in northwest Wales that you can enjoy when you stay at Shepherd's Cottage, as well as small towns to explore.
17. The Cart House, Pembrokeshire
The Cart House used to be exactly that - an old cart house located on the farm. This old building has been stylishly renovated to sleep six people in two double bedrooms and a twin room.
The renovations have combined comfort with style, and guests can enjoy the sun-soaked patio in summer or snuggle by the log burner in winter. The lounge has large windows with views over the valley, while the modern kitchen is any cook's dream.
Outside is a large patio, a lawn, and a fenced-off pond. The estate also has several acres of farmland and woodland that guests can explore.
18. Bryn Derw Cottage, Conwy
Bryn Derw is situated on the Bodnant Estate, secluded and surrounded by countryside, trees and farmland.
This four-sleeper cottage has easy access to the many private walking routes on the estate, and despite its seclusion, you can still access the surrounding towns and attractions.
Bryn Derw has been renovated to five-star luxury standards. The well-appointed kitchen contains all the utilities you require, while the spacious lounge is kept warm by underfloor heating and a beamed fireplace.
The cottage offers modern touches like WiFi and a TV, whilst making you feel like you have been removed from the busy world. The large enclosed lawn will allow you to soak up the sun in private, or you can set out to the nearby Snowdonia National Park if you are seeking adventure.
19. Ty Stabl Cottage, Anglesey
Ty Stable Cottage is a beautiful, large home in Beaumaris that can sleep up to 11 people (nine in the house and two in the well-appointed annexe).
This dog-friendly house has a private backyard, central heating, a modern kitchen, five bedrooms, and an open-plan living area. All the rooms are furnished with the highest quality furniture, and your comfort is a priority.
The balcony provides unspoiled views over the Menai Strait all the way to Snowdonia. Inside, the house has been decorated with antique artwork and traditional pieces, seamlessly combined with modern touches.
You can walk five minutes into town or visit Pebble Beach just across the road.
20. Tansy Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Tansy Cottage is the most luxurious cottage offered by Clydey Cottages. It is a semi-detached cottage that retains its traditional beauty with dark wooden beams and is surrounded by a rural landscape.
Tansy Cottage sleeps four people in two bedrooms, making it the perfect couple's escape or family holiday destination.
The spacious living room features a log burner and modern touches, while the kitchen is traditional yet modern with all the amenities you would require.
The cottage has plenty of natural light, and the underfloor heating makes this the ideal winter getaway.
21. The Laundry, Powys
The Laundry is a one-bedroom cottage on the property of Ty Mawr. This cottage was part of the original Manor House but has since been renovated to have a private garden with a large cedar tree and modern touches.
The cottage has open-plan living spaces that are comfortably furnished with everything you need for a short break or more extended stay.
Within close proximity, you will find pubs, restaurants, country walks, and the splendour of the Brecon Beacons National Park.
22. Rhos Ddu Cottage, Gwynedd
Rhos Ddu Cottage is part of the Rhos Cottages, which are well situated in Snowdonia in the north of Wales. This cottage has space for four people and is surrounded by rolling lawns and gardens that guests can explore.
The cottage has a large outside area in the front and back, with a garden shed and barbeque facilities. Hunting and fishing can be arranged on neighbouring properties by request.
Inside, the cottage has been renovated to be contemporary but comfortable, offering you all the luxuries you require.
23. Betws Bach Cottage, Gwynedd
Betws Bach Cottage is another cottage by Rhos Cottages. This large farmhouse can sleep up to seven people but is cosy enough to be enjoyed by just two. The cottage is a Grade 1 listed historical building that has been renovated with utmost care using local materials.
The bedrooms are on the ground floor, while an additional bedroom, the modern kitchen, and an airy living room are situated on the first floor. There is also a snooker room with exposed beams and a multi-fuel stove.
Outside are large unenclosed lawns with mountain views and plenty of space to explore.
24. Low Tide Cottage, Anglesey
Low Tide is a dog-friendly ground floor apartment in Beaumaris. This beautifully appointed apartment is close to the sea and sleeps four in two bedrooms.
The cottage has underfloor heating throughout and an electric fireplace in the spacious lounge to keep out the chill. It is part of the Tides House but has a separate entrance and has been sound-proofed for complete privacy.
The private courtyard and barbeque area make it the perfect luxury accommodation for families with dogs.
25. Ivy Cottage, Pembrokeshire
Ivy Cottage is a beautiful terraced stone cottage that is part of Clydey Cottages.
This cottage is perfect for a couple with a child, as it sleeps three people in one bedroom. The cottage is modern and spacious, with a fully-equipped kitchen, an open plan sitting and dining room, and a patio with outdoor seating.
The cottage offers easy access to the Pembrokeshire coast and day trips into the surrounding area.
Is Towy Holiday Cottage pet-friendly?
Well-behaved dogs are allowed at Towy Holiday Cottage, but you should notify the establishment when making the reservation that you plan on bringing a dog, as certain conditions apply.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Kittiwake Cottage?
Check-in is any time after 15:00. You can contact the owner for information on check-out times.
What popular attractions are close to Coachingmans Cottage?
- Dan-yr-Ogof National Showcaves
- Llangorse multi-activity centre and lake
- Pen y Fan Mountain
- Brecon Mountain Railway
- Llyn y Fan Fach
- Red Kite Feeding Center
Is The Dairy a self-catering cottage?
Yes, The Dairy is a self-catering cottage with a fully-equipped kitchen.
No matter where in Wales you are going, from North Wales to South Wales, you are guaranteed to find a luxury cottage to elevate your holiday. The beautiful cottages listed above are all well-appointed for couples, families and solo travellers.
Whether you want to be on the coast, in town, or in the countryside, you will easily find a beautiful luxury cottage in Wales that will make your holiday unforgettable!
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