Hotels and Holidays

Newsletter, August 2019

altFor years, Little Hotels specialised solely in Spain and the Spanish islands so inevitably we are still best known for carefully chosen small hotels in Spain. Now that we are covering hotels in a few other countries too, we offer a much wider choice for your next holiday. Let's look at a few of the places that we recommend.....READ MORE

Resisting the Hard Sell at the Car Hire Desk

car rentalMany years ago we took a family holiday to Florida. Our hire car was all pre-booked and paid for. Yet when I reached the pickup desk I was told that I should take out their extra (super-expensive) insurance because the CDW wasn’t enough. I was tired after an 8 hour flight, the family were restless and wanted to get going, so I reluctantly paid up....READ MORE

Newsletter, June 2019

The 25 Boutique B&BThere have been some big changes recently at Little Hotels. We have combined with Best Small Hotels so Little Hotels now covers not just Spain, but the best small hotels in the UK, Ireland, France and Italy as well. Our philosophy remains unchanged; to bring you quality, charm, character and service from the little hotels that we would want to ....READ MORE

Cala de Benirrás, the sound of drums

Cala Benirras Our friends at Can Planells have provided some great information about a beautiful bay and beach local their hotel on Ibiza. Cala Benirràs beach is blessed by the western sun and lies just a ten-minute drive from Sant Miquel de Balansat, nestled in a stunning and hushed location.....READ MORE

Newsletter, Dec 2018

Ibiza beach New Year! Have you noticed how the changing pattern of TV adverts has guided us through the festive season? Perfume, cologne, turkey dinners and forced jollity have been and gone. The momentary appearance of Alka-Seltzer and Rennies on our screens has passed. Now is the season for the holiday adverts. ....READ MORE

A Journey Through the North-East of England

Alnwick CastleIt's not the work of a moment to decide if a hotel is deserving of the label "BEST Small Hotel". Here is the tale of a trip through the north-east of England searching out that elusive hotel that we can truly say is one of the best. Along the way, we also visited some interesting places and saw some wonderful scenery. ....READ MORE

Tips for the Best Possible Holiday on Ibiza

Ibiza width=Our friends at Can Planells have put together seven tips of all kinds that may be useful on your visit to Ibiza. Ibiza is much more than sun, sea and sand and there are countless things to do and see throughout the day. Sunsets, lively terraces and clubs, sports activities, and more. Don’t just get stuck in the hotel hammock!....READ MORE

Artist Residence

Artist Residence BrightonThere's an unusual story behind the Artist Residence hotels.

Once upon a time there was a run-down guesthouse in Brighton, owned by a middle-aged couple who also had an even more derelict place in Penzance.  Sad to say, the husband died unexpectedly of a heart attack and just a week later his wife was ....READ MORE