These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest guidance before travelling. Our writer visited these hotels prior to the pandemic.
Lockdown has been something of a postcode lottery, with those that benefit from proximity to wide open spaces the envy of many. Perhaps most missed was the country’s beautiful coastline – and that may well be where many of us are venturing for our summer holidays. Here are some of the best beach hotels in the UK for a seaside staycation, including the top places to stay for families and couples, featuring infinity pools, sea views, excellent fish restaurants, impressive spas and charming rooms, in locations such as Cornwall, Brighton, Norfolk, Suffolk, Dorset, Isle of Wight, Jersey, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.