Artist Residence’s Cornish offering is another cool bolthole from Justin and Charlie Salisbury. The vibe is laid-back: friendly staff stop to chat and you can turn up to dinner in your flip-flops.
Choose where to eat – in the restaurant adorned with colourful pop art, in front of the wood-burner in the sitting room-bar or outside in the terrace garden. There’s ping pong and table football to play while you wait for dinner from the smokehouse.
Breakfast on French toast, local eggs and homemade granola before you whisk yourself off to St Michael’s Mount, glimpsed from the hotel, or the Jubilee Pool lido. There’s great surfing at Sennen and paddling at Porthcurno, both ten miles, and you can catch the ferry to the Isles of Scilly direct from Penzance.