Coastal Retreats

Conjuring up magical cottages and apartments by the sea in Northumberland.

Coastal Retreats conjures up cottages by the sea in Northumberland with its copybook portfolio of luxury self-catering holiday properties. The site cleverly captures the essence of what Coastal Retreats stands for and be warned, you might find yourself jumping into a car and heading there sooner than you imagine.


All the properties have been carefully selected, are individual in style and all offer a high level of comfort. Each has attained a 5 Star rating from VisitBritain and the English Tourism Council. Expect to find contemporary interiors, quality soft furnishings, well equipped kitchens and more. The site hits the nail on the head with its excellent photo gallery and evocative videos of the windswept coastline and the cottages for rent.


Choose from contemporary apartments, cliff top houses, farm steadings or renovated cottages. Each is set in an enviable location and will have you returning for more. Children are welcome and the company operates a Starfish child friendly rating system of one to five so you can be confident that you’re booking the right place. At the five Starfish properties, kids will find such things as dressing up boxes, play equipment and Wendy houses, along with details of suitable activities nearby.


Great for family holidays and reunions, girls get-togethers or couples seeking a romantic bolthole, Coastal Retreats has a property to suit every occasion and number of guests. The hands-on management of the properties is key and keeps things to a very high standard. You’ll find everything that you need to make your stay that bit better than anywhere else. There are iPod docking stations, flat screen TVs, freeview, CD players, Wifi and if you are in need of some pampering, your stay also qualifies you for leisure club membership where you can swim and enjoy spa treatments.


Coastal Retreats can arrange a daily maid service, can bring in professional chefs to cook your meals or lay on gourmet food hampers, as well as arrange a photographic shoot to capture the moment or baby sitters when you want to eat out. Properties are available for both short breaks and on a weekly basis. Prices start at £450 for a couple renting in low season rising to over £2000 during peak season at one of the largest properties.