Stargazers' Retreat

3.6 miles W of Ventnor

Sleeps 5

From £172 per night

Yurt on the Isle of Wight with two outdoor bathtubs: Perched on a gorgeous hillside overlooking the glistening sea, sits this heavenly glamping abode. Tucked away in tranquil seclusion and full of so much charm, the ultimate all year-round escape back to nature.

General

Stargazers' Retreat... 'Sea, Stars and Serenity'. Nestled at the southerly tip of the Isle of Wight with blissful views of Reeth bay and beyond. The traditional wooden structure and vibrant colour palette brings the yurts character to life. Whether it's a summer escape or cosy winter break, this peaceful haven is perfect no matter the season. The little ones will love climbing up the ladder to the mezzanine floor, discovering their own sleeping space. And for the adults, there are two alfresco bathtubs that sit side by side… So, pour a glass of bubbles and enjoy a romantic evening under the stars. Stargazers' Retreat is a glamping experience like no other, utterly unique and complete with all the luxuries!

Wander through the lush greenery and down the path to your enchanting haven. As you step inside, you will feel as though you are walking straight into a fairy tale. No detail has been spared at this bespoke hideaway. The exposed wooden structure of the yurt combined with eclectic furnishings and a contemporary touch makes Stargazers' Retreat a one-of-a-kind getaway. You will simply fall in love with its special charm and unique character. Not to mention, it is super cosy. With central heating and a wood-burner to keep you toasty throughout the seasons. Stargazers' Retreat is the perfect all-year-round escape to nature. The beautifully crafted king-size bed takes centre stage, adorned with soft bed linens for a restful night's sleep. There is an additional sleeping area up the ladder on a mezzanine floor, complete with three single beds for younger family members. A holiday highlight will be watching the moon and stars through the traditional Toono window. The kitchen is equipped with everything you'll need for an intimate dinner for two or a family meal to be enjoyed around the dining table. The quirky shower room is such a special feature. Simply gorgeous, with bespoke tiles and a clear dome ceiling, making it feel as though you are showering in the wild!

Step outside to discover wonderful panoramic countryside and sparkling sea views. This area has its very own microclimate, making it considerably warmer than elsewhere on the island. The lovely deck area, complete with table and chairs is the most idyllic spot for soaking up the sunshine. Enjoy slow mornings with a golden cup of coffee and watch the natural world go by. Vibrant green grass and gorgeous flowers provide the perfect setting for soaking up the sunshine and getting lost in your favourite book. What's more, there is a sheltered barbecue area, so rustle up some delicious food and enjoy dining in nature! As the sun sets over this idyllic retreat, embrace a starlit dip in the outdoor bathtubs, sitting side by side with that special someone… How romantic! The coastline where Stargazers' Retreat sits, has been voted as one of the top ten spots across the UK for stargazing, there is a very impressive display on a clear evening. Snuggle up in a blanket and see how many beautiful star constellations you can spot! Whether you wish to spend your days relaxing at this peaceful haven or decide to explore the many delights close by, Stargazers' Retreat is the idyllic Island escape.

Out and About

From the moment the ferry sets sail across the Solent to the magical Isle of Wight, your Island adventure will begin. With the perfect combination of beautiful beaches, miles of coastal walks and stunning countryside on the doorstep, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to exploring. Stargazers' Retreat sits on the southerly edge of the Island, close to the village of Niton where you can stock up on holiday goodies at the local shop or dine out at one of the traditional pubs. You can even hire an E-bike from Zoom E-Bike Hire in the village and explore the many picturesque cycling routes nearby, all with minimal traffic. For lovers of the outdoors, head to St Catherine's lighthouse for stunning views or wander down to Castle Haven beach, a hidden gem.

Just a short drive away, the town of Ventnor is perfect, boasting an array of shops, delicious eateries and a traditional beachfront. Whilst you are here, visit Ventnor Haven Fishery where you can pick up the freshest of the day's catch to cook at your hideaway, or visit the beautiful botanic gardens.

A little further afield, Freshwater is ideal for swimmers, kayakers and paddle boarders. After a day of adventures on the water, try the quirky Piano Café for scrumptious home cooked food. A getaway on the Island would not be complete without seeing the iconic Needles, so why not make a day of it, take the chairlift at Alum Bay (not for the fainthearted but there are steps as an alternative), or hire a speedboat to take you for a close-up view. You never know, you could even spot the odd dolphin!

However, you plan to spend your island getaway, Stargazers' Retreat has all the ingredients for the perfect holiday.

Layout

Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood burner. Gas hob, electric oven, microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment. King size double bed (5')

Wet-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Mezzanine floor. Galleried bedroom with 3 small single beds (2'6"). Recommended for small children only.

Twin exterior baths with hand shower attachments.

Special Information

Your stay at Stargazers' Retreat will automatically give you a 12-month membership to Wanderlust Camping Club.

Guests will also receive discounted ferry rates, you can find out more about this on our sister site Classic Cottages.

Extra Information

To the left of the hideaway, there is a smaller neighbouring yurt. Both properties have plenty of privacy, with their own secluded outdoor spaces.

Availability, reservations and pricing: From £172 - £243 per night

Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.

A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.

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