Guernsey, a quaint little island located in the English Channel between England and France. Not everyone thinks of Guernsey when they are researching a luxury or boutique holiday, somehow this little island has stayed under many peoples radar. However the stunning views, plethora of activities, high quality hotels and restaurants make it hard to understand why.
One of the most important elements of a boutique holiday is the hotel. Guernsey has a range of boutique style hotels, ranging from ones with the modern clean look to converted old farm buildings with a unique look and feel. There are a couple of hotels in particular that fit the bill for a luxury break:
The Old Government House Hotel & Spa
Before becoming a beautiful and luxurious hotel the OGH used to be the official residence of the island’s Governor. This is currently Guernsey’s only 5 star hotel, it has been extensively renovated in recent years and every room from the bedrooms to the dining rooms ooze luxury. There are two dining options at the OGH, The Curry Room offers fine dining Indian cuisine whilst The Brasserie and bar offer more informal dining.
Bella Luce Hotel & Restaurant
The Bella Luce is an exclusive boutique hotel situated in a lovingly renovated 12th century manor. The rooms here are about as luxury as you get, even the standard guest rooms leave you feeling pampered and drenched in luxury. If you really want to push the boat out then go for one of the luxury guest rooms, they are simply stunning. The Bella Luce also boasts one of the best fine dining restaurants on the Island; the menu has fresh local lobster, scallops and much more.
La Fregate Hotel & Restaurant
La Fregate Hotel is another of Guernsey’s tremendous 4 star luxury hotels. It combines the quirk and character of an 18th century building with the features of a modern business and leisure hotel. This modern feel hotel is set in its own secluded terraced gardens and positioned on the hill overlooking St Peter Port harbor, Herm and Sark. This hotel also serves up fine dining food using seasonal and local produce.
The Farmhouse Hotel
The Farmhouse Hotel is located in a restored 15th century farm, and with just 14 individually designed suites this hotel screams boutique. The rooms offer all the amenities you would expect from a luxury boutique hotel with stylish furnishings and interiors. Surrounded by peaceful lanes in the rural heart of Guernsey The Farmhouse hotel provides the perfect location for boutique weekend breaks, luxury rural retreats and island holidays.