Breaks near the Coast: Find Luxury Hideaways in Dorset with Private Hot Tubs
The most popular Dorset cottages and log cabins. Relax, Rest, Enjoy!
This part of the UK has a lot to shout about when it comes to holiday destinations and with tourism being key to the county's economy there are tons of cottages with hot tubs Dorset to choose from in the area.
Why? because these days people want that little bit of luxury, whether on a romantic weekend getaway or annual fortnight's break what could be nicer than sipping a glass of something cold in the warm water of your own exclusive hot tub set among the idyllic, rural countryside of Dorset.
Over half of the county is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and three quarters of the rugged Jurassic coast is a World Heritage Site, combined with breathtaking scenery, sleepy villages and tons to do and see it's no wonder this stunning county is so popular with people looking for holiday homes with hot tubs.
So, what are you waiting for? Book now for fantastic savings and start planning a memorable stay in Dorset.
Find Secluded Lodges and Cottages
Check out the best Dorset lodges with hot tubs; be it for a couple, family or group of friends, you are guaranteed to find "the one" and pack your suitcases because a hot tub break in Dorset really does restore the soul!
Merley Woodland Park
Wimborne, Nr Bournemouth, Dorset
Cricket St Thomas, Chard, Dorset
Swanage Coastal Park
Burnbake Forest Lodges
Burnbake, Wareham, Dorset
Hawkchurch Resort & Spa
Axminster, South Devon
Or maybe you prefer a luxury holiday cottage
The Meal House
Whitey Top Lodge
Sixpenny Handley, Dorset
About holidays in Dorset
Dorset is a county of contrasts, located in the South West of England it is renowned for its stunning Jurassic coastline, perfect for families and couples alike it offers the best in countryside, beaches, events and attractions making it a popular choice for hot tub getaways.
Boasting a vast array of outdoor activities and unique attractions you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to how to spend your days and if you’re looking for a slower, relaxed time the county has a wealth of historic castles, grand stately homes and exquisite gardens to explore.
Dorset is also a paradise for food lovers, an abundance of fresh, local produce can be found in the bustling market towns and there are many excellent restaurants, cafés and gastropubs serving culinary delights to whet your appetite.
Activities and Must-see Sights in Dorset
Guests staying at a hot tub lodge or cottage in Dorset will be spoiled for choice of places to visit and things to do. Whatever the time of year there is something for all ages to enjoy.
From fossil hunting, and golf to boat trips, days at the seaside and long country walks this wonderful county has everything and more for the discerning holidaymaker and after a busy day what better way to kick back and relax than popping the cork on a bottle of champagne and enjoying a leisurely soak in your own therapeutic Jacuzzi.
Below are just a few attractions we feel you wouldn’t want to miss out on when staying at a Dorset hot tub cottage
Originally a hunting lodge, this impressive 17th century mansion is a popular wedding venue, surrounded by picturesque parkland and woodland walks that are best appreciated from the top of the tower, it was originally a hunting lodge for royalty and the aristocracy.
It's a great place to enjoy a walk with the family dog if you're staying in a pet-friendly hot tub cottage in Dorset, let the kids run wild in the adventure playground or stop for a slice of homemade cake at the popular tearoom.
Alternatively visit the cove with its crystal-clear waters, water sports and panoramic views
Also, part of the Lulworth estate is Durdle Door, the natural limestone arch and lovely secluded cove can be reached by footpath and is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon or enjoy a picnic and the water is rated as excellent quality by the Marine Conservation Society.
One of the most photographed and iconic landmarks in the UK this geological wonder is famous throughout the world and has featured as a backdrop in many music videos.
Kids will love exploring the rockpools, at this UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can enjoy a picnic and the stunning views are second to none.
Want to meet the stars of TV shows "Monkey Life" and "Monkey Business" well you can at this 65-acre sanctuary in Wareham home to over 250 primates and the biggest group of chimps outside the continent of Africa.
Daily talks by the keepers are extremely informative, learn all about these fascinating creatures, how they are cared for and the rescue and rehabilitation efforts of the centre.
There is an enormous adventure playground for the kids to monkey around on too. Hosting various family events throughout the year Monkey World is a fun day out for all the family.
Definitely one for the boys, this brilliant museum 12 miles to the west of Poole tells the story of the tank through history to the present day, with 10 fascinating exhibits including "The Trench Experience" and "Helmand Province-Present Day" which displays a recreated army base where you can see modern day vehicles and see the living conditions of troops fighting in Afghanistan.
There is even a chance to ride in a M548 tracked vehicle and with tons of exciting events throughout the summer months where you can see tanks in action this museum is worth a visit.
Water Sports at Poole Harbour
This large natural harbour is extremely popular with water sports enthusiasts due to its sheltered and shallow waters and has several areas designated for over 25 water based activities including wind-surfing, wakeboarding, kayaking, water-skiing and sailing.
There are numerous shops and training establishments in the area offering tuition and equipment for hire, so even beginners can have the opportunity to become water babies and if all that sounds a bit too energetic why not enjoy a drink at one of the many cafés or bars on the quayside and watch the world go by.
You can't visit the county with the Jurassic coast without seeing some of the creatures who lived during the same period and here in Dorset at the only museum in the UK dedicated, purely to dinosaurs you can see fossils, skeletons and best of all live size reconstructions of Velociraptor, T-Rex, and Triceratops.
Located in the county town of Dorchester this unique award-winning attraction uses educational interactive and hands-on displays you can even smell the breath of the infamous Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Join in The Super Dinosaur Hunt which runs every day throughout the summer. Can you solve the dinosaur mystery?
Dorset Teddy Bear Museum
If dinosaurs aren’t your thing perhaps you would prefer a visit to the Dorset Teddy Bear Museum another of this diverse county’s unique attractions.
Teddy bear lovers of all ages will be enchanted by this fabulous collection of more than a hundred years of bears from the earliest antiques to modern day favourites.
There are hundreds on display throughout this early Victorian house including Winnie the Pooh, Rupert and Paddington, along with Edward and his life-size bear family. The well-stocked period gift shop sells famous brands such as Steiff and Merrythought bears for you to take home.
The Last Word
Dorset is ideal for a “get away from it all” hot tub break as it doesn’t have a single city. What it does have, however; is romantic countryside and majestic coastal landscapes that make up the spectacular Jurassic Coast.
Wherever you go in this picturesque county there’s always something memorable not to be missed close by. Discover sandy beaches, bustling market towns, dramatic cliffs and geological wonders like Old Harry Rocks and Durdle Door.
Inland there are, abbeys, stunning gardens, stately homes and castles to discover not to mention some of the finest restaurants and quintessential village pubs.
Take a day trip to Guernsey from Poole Harbour, explore Brownsea Island or spend the day enjoying traditional seaside fun in Weymouth, whichever you choose you are sure to have an unforgettable holiday when staying at a lodge, cottage or log cabin with hot tub in Dorset.
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