Luxury Log Cabins in Cheshire with Private Hot Tubs
Find popular Chester Cottages & Hideaways. Relax, Rest, Enjoy!
Exclusive shops, historic sites, family attractions and spectacular scenery; Chester may not be the first place that springs to mind when your booking a hot tub holiday, but we think you’ll agree it is well worth a look
Ladera Retreat Lodges
Eaton, Congleton, Cheshire
There’s luxury then there’s Ladera Retreat lodges, these premium adult-only properties offer the ultimate in style and comfort. Set in a former country estate with scenic walks a plenty and a lovely bluebell wood they are haven of peace and tranquillity.
Each lodge has been designed with no expense spared offering superior accommodation that provides everything you need and more for a truly relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of modern-day city living.
With fishing onsite and facilities including spa treatments, pamper packs for that extra special treat and a concierge service (charges apply) this exceptional park really is exceptional.
There are some excellent fine dining opportunities nearby and the surrounding towns of Alderley Edge, Wilmslow and Prestbury offer an exclusive retail experience with independent boutiques.
There is plenty to see and do in the area; Congleton is the gateway to the stunning Peak District National Park and Manchester and Chester, with its Tudor buildings, medieval city walls and host of family attractions are both less than an hour’s drive.
Golden Sands Rhyl
Kinmel Bay, Rhyl, North Wales
Located right next to the pretty pebble beach in Kinmel Bay these delightful hot tub lodges are ideally located to explore both the North Wales Coast and are less than an hour away from the beautiful historic city of Chester.
Perfect for a relaxing family break the deluxe lodges with hot tubs are contemporary in style and include all the modern conveniences one would expect. Guests will receive a complimentary welcome pack on arrival and all bed linen and towels are included. From the spacious open-plan living area French doors lead a lovely decked area which is home to a rejuvenating hot tub.
This family-friendly park offers a huge range of facilities including an indoor heated pool, full programme of entertainment, daytime activities, adventure playground and laundrette to name a few.
With walks, the beach and cycle trails right on the doorstep you could be forgiven for never leaving the park itself but with Snowdonia National Park, some fantastic seaside resorts and Chester all within driving distance it would be a shame not to explore the area.
Talacre, Prestatyn, North Wales
Part of the Hoseasons Go Active collection this exceptional holiday park on the beautiful North Wales coast is ideal for family holidays discovering fairy-tale castles, spectacular beaches, playing golf, enjoying the activities of Snowdonia national Park or spending the day in Chester which is just a 45-minute drive away.
The well-appointed hot tub lodges are finished to an exacting standard providing 5* accommodation; sleeping 2-8 people they combine comfort and style with contemporary living for a stress-free break that is hard to beat.
The facilities at Talacre Beach are exceptional; with a huge range of activities for the kids, play areas, swimming pool, amusement arcade and full programme of evening entertainment you will never hear those dreaded words “I’m bored” while staying here.
There is also a well-stocked supermarket onsite plus an excellent fish and chip shop,
Spend the days relaxing on the beach, or being as active as you like, this park really does offer the best of both worlds and booking a hot tub lodge here will guarantee a holiday to remember.
The ancient city of Chester is one of the prettiest in the UK and has plenty to offer the discerning holidaymaker from family attractions, historic buildings, shopping, fine dining and culture, there is something for visitors of all ages to enjoy.
How to get there
Chester is easy to get to by car with links to major networks and motorways; from the south you would travel up the M6, from the east the M62 and the North West the M6 Southbound all these routes will eventually lead you to the M53 and Chester.
There are 4 park and ride locations in Chester saving the hassle of city centre traffic these provide over 3,000 parking spaces and the return bus fare into the city costs just £2.
Chester is only 2 hours away from London and Arriva trains run regular services from the North Wales Coast. There are inward services from across the UK including Birmingham, Edinburgh and Newcastle with the majority of them changing at Crewe.
(Check the national rail website for the best route)
National Express provide regular services to the city from all over the country and the Stagecoach X8 runs every 30 minutes from Liverpool. If you are travelling from North Wales, Arriva buses run a regular service from Holywell.
Things to do in Chester
There is plenty to see and do in both the city and surrounding area, whatever your pleasure, history buffs will love the city’s rich heritage and foodies the gastronomical delights add to that some superb family attractions and you will be pleased you booked a hot tub lodge near Chester.
Chester is one of England’s great heritage cities, packed full of “must see” historic treasures
Home to the most complete city walls in the UK dating from Roman times over 2,000 years ago. Visitors can walk in the footsteps of the roman soldiers enjoying the panoramic views and viewing the city from a different perspective.
Built to celebrate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee; The Eastgate Clock stands in the city centre and has the distinction of being one of the most photographed clocks in the world.
Not only does Chester have ancient Roman walls there is also an amphitheatre these days instead of gladiators it is home to shows and events throughout the summer months.
The city also boats the oldest racecourse in the country and a 1,000-year old cathedral which is free to enter, visitors can get up close and personal with the birds of prey in the falconry, take the Cathedral Heights Tour for spectacular views or enjoy the programme of events and exhibitions which take place all year round.
The UK’s number 1 zoo, is situated less than 3 miles from the centre, in 125-acres of award-winning gardens. Home to over 21,000 rare and endangered animals, children and adults alike will enjoy this top-class attraction.
With numerous different habitats from South East Asia to South American rain forests you will see animals such as jaguars, elephants and orangutans. Venture into the darkness in the Fruit Bat Forest or discover an underwater world at the aquarium.
The Zoo is a leading force in conservation and with lots of tours, hands-on experiences and daily keeper talks you will learn a lot as well as having an amazing time.
You can stop for a bite to eat at one of our many restaurants, kiosks and cafés dotted about the park, cafes, let the youngsters let off steam one of the adventure play areas, or enjoy a leisurely River Boat Trip. Finally, the well-stocked gift shop is the ideal place to purchase a souvenir of your day
10.00am – 4.00-6.00pm (depending on the time of year)
Prices (at the gate)
Online prices are cheaper, and you can save up to 16% by purchasing a family ticket just add at least 3 tickets to your basket and your saving is calculated automatically.
Boat Tours in Chester
The river cruises in Chester give visitors the chance to unwind and enjoy the city from a different perspective take a half-hour trip on the River Dee or the 2-hour cruise which takes you through stunning scenery to the Iron Bridge.
There are several companies offering cruises throughout the summer and at weekends during the winter months. Some even offer lunch and drinks aboard and these relaxing excursions are a fantastic way to discover both the city and surrounding countryside.
Places to eat and drink in Chester
Chester is a food lover’s heaven and boasts an excellent choice of places to enjoy a meal or drink.
With a wealth of coffee shops, trendy cafés, fine dining experiences and plenty of family-friendly restaurants visitors will be spoiled for choice.
Enjoy elegance and exquisite food at the Grosvenor Hotel’s Michelin star restaurant - Simon Radley where you can expect to pay around £50 for an indulgent afternoon tea and between £75-£100 for a 3-course meal from the Tasting or A-la-Carte menus.
Elsewhere in the city you can enjoy gastronomical delights from all over the world at the superb Italian eatery Bollicini for example and if you’re short of time there are a huge choice of the usual fast food establishments and takeaways.
In the evening the city centre comes alive with a mix of chic bars, riverside terraces, traditional pubs serving a selection real ales and vibrant nightclubs.
Shopping in Chester
For those who want some retail therapy while staying at a hot tub lodge near Chester the elegant Grosvenor Arcade has an excellent selection of high street brand such as Laura Ashley and Hugo Boss while Eastgate the main shopping street in Chester is home to large retail stores, and smaller unique boutiques on the “Rows” above.
Chester is famous for its Medieval Rows – historic galleried buildings with covered walkways and a host of quirky shops, take a break at the renowned Mad Hatters Tearoom for a cuppa and delicious cake, after all that shopping you’ll deserve it.
A short drive from the city will take you to the Cheshire Oaks Designer Shopping Outlet boasting over 140 stores where you can find labels such as Burberry, Ralph Lauren and Ted Baker with up to 60% off, it is the UK’s largest designer outlet with bargains galore.
The last word
For a fun-filled family break, romantic hot tub getaway or celebration with friends Chester hot tubs lodges are a fantastic choice not only will you have the opportunity to explore the incredible countryside of both North Wales and the Peak District you are within easy driving distance to the coast and close to the heart of this historic city.
Spend your days visiting the fascinating historical sites dating from as far back as the romans, explore the surrounding countryside or treat yourself to a day’s shopping with a fine dining experience to finish off the day. take a cruise along the picturesque River Dee or discover amazing animals at the zoo.
Chester really does have it all!
Its charm and beauty make Chester one of the countries most popular short break destinations and tens of thousands of tourists’ flock to the city each year to experience the unique atmosphere and warm welcome.
A year-round programme of music festivals, sporting events, parades, film and literature festivals and family events ensures that whenever you visit there is always something going on to keep the whole family entertained.
Even better, when each fun-packed day comes to an end you can return to your luxury lodge with hot tub and relax with a glass of champagne under the stars. Heaven!