Everybody needs a bit of luxury occasionally, and what’s better than a fabulous, self-catered luxury getaway 

Dorset Coastal Cottages is a brand of Dorset Holiday Cottages Limited, a small family business established over 20 years ago in 1991. Providing luxury cottages which are all rated 5* under the Turnstone Assessment, Dorset Coastal Cottages guarantee the highest of standards ideal for any special occasion or family get together.

Well equipped and well situated to span the entire coast from Studland to Lyme Regis, they have some incredible lavish cottages to ensure a peaceful, comfortable yet opulent stay. Here is a rundown of the top 3 luxury cottages to stay at this spring.

Weekly price: £753-1505

A clean, contemporary penthouse situated over the Lyme Bay harbour, providing a stunning 360 view of the Dorset waters. With a balcony that encircles the entire apartment, unwind as you watch the fishing boats go by or simply indulge in a bit of retail therapy with a selection of shops and pubs merely 100 yards away. Immerse yourself in everything Dorset has to offer or simply watch the world go by as you relax in this beautifully furnished, high quality property.

Weekly price: £753- 1505

Country lovers rejoice. Located on the edge of a village surrounded by rolling countryside, this 15th century property is perfect for long walks, restful afternoons and evenings huddled by the fireplace. A house that is not only modern and beautifully presented, but also extremely well lit. Fantastic and uninterrupted views that you can enjoy in the sunshine and a large, south facing garden for that perfect family BBQ.

Weekly price: £2695-4644

This Grade II listed property dates back to the 16th century and offers stunning scenery and oozes with character in and around the cottage. Sleeping up to 11 people, this property offers extensive accomodation overlooking the vast gardens for that much awaited big family and friends get together. Features such as an enclosed pond, fountain, superbly fitted kitchen and dining pavilion with large low level fire pit and BBQ makes this an unforgettable, luxurious stay.