By Katie Wilson

You can’t beat a hot tub stay – and there are some amazing places in Britain to lay back and enjoy the bubbles.

From clifftop tubs with sweeping ocean views to private lakeside retreats, here is our pick of best hot tub stays in the UK.

The Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall

Woman looking out to sea from the clifftop hot tubs at The Scarlet Hotel in Newquay.
Credit: The Scarlet

Gaze out at the ocean from your very own clifftop hot tub at this adults only eco hotel on the Cornish coast.

The Scarlet is the ultimate place to recharge your batteries and has a luxury indoor spa, natural reed-bed swimming pool and outdoor sauna.

It’s also near foodie hotspot Padstow, where you’ll find Rick Stein’s The Seafood Restaurant and Paul Ainsworth’s Number 6. One to book for a special treat.

Rooms sleep 2 | A two night spa break including breakfast, a three course dinner each evening and a spa treatment starts from £835 per couple

Book to stay at The Scarlet here

The Birdhouse Treehouse, Somerset

The outdoor wood fired hot tub at The Birdhouse Treehouse
Credit: Yurt Retreat/Matthew Heritage

Another adults only venue, The Birdhouse Treehouse is a new addition to The Yurt Retreat in Somerset.

Set on an organic farm, guests have access to the wood-fired hot tub on the decking and the woodland sauna.

There is also the option to stay in a Yurt or Roundhouse on this luxury glamping site.

Sleeps 2 | Prices start from £370 for two nights (minimum)

Book to stay at The Birdhouse Treehouse here

The Samling Hotel, Lake District

A bubbling mosaic hot tub with champagne overlooking Lake Windemere
Credit: The Samling

Hidden up in the woodlands with total privacy, the hot tub at The Samling hotel is dreamy.

Enjoy breathtaking views of Lake Windermere and the surrounding hillsides while unwinding with a glass of champagne.

It might even be the perfect spot to propose if you’re looking for some UK inspiration.

Rooms sleep 2 | Prices start from £310 a night

Book to stay at The Samling hotel here

The Fish Hotel, Cotswolds

Hot tub with bottle of champagne on the side at Fish Hotel Cotswolds
Credit: The Fish Hotel

If you like quirky accommodation with luxury extras, book a stay in a Hilly Hut at The Fish hotel in the Cotswolds.

Each shepherd’s hut comes with underfloor heating and a private hot tub.

Pour yourself a glass of fizz and unwind looking out at those stunning countryside views. Heaven.

Sleeps 2 | Prices start from £265 a night for the Hilly Huts. More accommodation is available

Book to stay at The Fish hotel here

The Gilpin Hotel, Lake District

The Gilpin Hotel hot tub in the Lake District
Credit: Pride of Britain Hotels

The Gilpin Hotel in the Lake District only has 25 rooms, so make sure you book one of the five Spa Lodges which come with their own hydrotherapy hot tubs.

These luxury lodges have freestanding baths, outdoor saunas and stunning views over the walled garden of the moors. You can even have spa treatments in your room if you upgrade to the Spa Lodge Experience package.

And you don’t have to venture far for excellent food as Michelin-star restaurant, HRiSHi, serving modern British cuisine, is on site.

Sleeps 2 | Prices start from £255 a night for a Classic Room up to £615 a night for a Spa Lodge

Book to stay at The Gilpin hotel here

The Stack, Cornwall

The Stack hot tub Unique Home Stays
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A sunken hot tub in beautiful surroundings awaits at this 19th century former engine house.

One for those who like luxury combined with unique architecture, this mid-Cornwall bolthole also has a cinema room and al fresco pizza oven for guests to enjoy.

Inside you’ll find a showstopper of a bathroom with freestanding clawfoot tub and a wood burner in the living room for cosy nights in.

Sleeps up to 6 | Prices start from £1,950 a week or £1,450 for a long weekend

Book to stay at The Stack here

Penlan Lodges, Mid Wales

Credit: Penlan Lodges

If it is picturesque views you seek as you splash in the bubbles, book a stay at the lodges at Penlan.

Set on an idyllic farm on a Welsh hillside, which is also just an hour from the beach, there are two luxury cabins to choose from, both with hot tubs on the decking.

Shepherds Hill is the romantic option with a freestanding copper bath tub and loveseat, while the equally stunning Ewe View has two King-size beds and can sleep up to 4 people.

Sleeps 2-4 | Prices start from £130 a night

Book to stay at Penlan Lodges here

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