HO­TEL OF THE WEEK THE SCAR­LET, MAW­GAN PORTH, CORN­WALL

The Jewish Chronicle - - Life/travel -

floored room, be­hind a sea-fac­ing sofa. There are even power show­ers in gen­er­ous wet rooms be­hind dif­fused glass screens.

The beach is lit­er­ally yards away, down a steep path at the end of the gar­den and open spa­ces, such as the li­brary and lounges on var­i­ous lev­els, are dec­o­rated with se­ri­ously de­cent con­tem­po­rary art.

Deep in the bow­els, there’s a maze of a spa full of wind­ing cor­ri­dors and dis­creet spa­ces, cen­tered on a dark, cur­tained room with sail­cloth cush­ioned pods where guests can curl up and float away their trou­bles.

So, no kids and no pets, al­though there is a ho­tel dog you can take for walks. If you do want to bring the fam­ily, you can check them into the sis­ter ho­tel next door. Just don’t ex­pect a text. You’re so re­mote, there’s no re­cep­tion.

Room with a view: the slid­ing doors open on to a bal­cony and over­look the beach. The bal­conies are well-used. The views are stun­ning

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