You may be under the impression that staying in a hotel with a private beach is a pipe dream — but think again.

There is a surprisingly high number of hotels all over the world with their own strips of white sand and a body of water, where you can feel immersed in nature and reserving loungers will be a thing of the past. If this style of oceanside getaway speaks to you, then look no further. Here are six of the world’s best hotels with private beaches, that come with breathtaking views.


Relais “Torre Mozza” – Dimora d’ Epoca in Tuscany, Italy.

Take a moonlit walk across the sand at this boutique hotel

Waves splash against the stone walls of this medieval Tuscan watchtower, renovated as a luxury hotel with its own private beach. Moonlit walks across the sand are obligatory, as are regular dips in the rooftop jacuzzi with unblemished, 360-degree views of Tuscany and wide open sea.



Hotel Excelsior in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dip in the brilliant blue Adriatic by Dubrovnik’s Old Town

Taking prime position overlooking Dubrovnik’s medieval Old Town and the Adriatic sea, Hotel Excelsior has its own private area for guests to dive into the brilliant blue water. After a day spent swimming and sunbathing, you can drink cocktails on the expansive terrace decorated with bespoke furniture and flowers.


Coco Bodu Hithi in Male Atoll, Maldives

Indulge in a private island in the Maldives

This spot is far more than a private beach – here, you will have a private island. Just a 40-minute speedboat transfer from the airport, Coco Bodu Hithi is a small collection of exclusive over-water villas, separate enough from each other to feel like you’ve got the whole place to yourself. Almost one fifth (17%) of Canadian travellers are looking for a villa or holiday home for their 2019 getaway, according to recent research, and we think we’ve found just the place for them. Not only does Coco Bodu Hith offer stunning ocean views, guests can dive off their private wooden dock and snorkel around coral reef to spot octopuses, sea turtles and reef sharks.


Malibu Private Beach Apartments in California, USA

A Californian apartment right on the water’s edge

With private access to Malibu Beach, these apartments are right on the water’s edge and may be as close to real life Baywatch as you will ever get. Book the apartment with a wooden porch that sweeps around the pale-yellow beach house, furnished with colourful deck chairs, sun loungers, parasols and potted plants.


Leopard Point Luxury Beach Resort & Spa in Kilifi, Kenya

Leopard Point’s private beach is at its most special at dusk, when the sky turns blue and lilac. You can dine al fresco on the beach or beside the infinity pool, while lanterns dangle from the rustling palm trees, casting a warm glow across the sand.


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