Small & Friendly - properties with a personal touch
These properties have become firm Cachet Travel favourites thanks to their delightfully personal atmosphere and the warm welcome offered to guests.
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- Patara - Gelemis, Kalkan, Kas and Patara
A small hotel offering charming accommodation and a warm personal welcome in the heart of this small village, and within walking distance of one of Turkey's best sandy beaches
2-star hotel with 18 rooms; BB; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates
Mandarin and Mango Boutique Hotels
- Faralya, Fethiye, Oludeniz, Kaya & Faralya
Comprising just eight stylish guestrooms each, plus two villa-style suites with their own pools, Mandarin and Mango are idyllic retreats for romantics and nature-lovers, offering luxurious yet informal surroundings in a peaceful rural setting.
Boutique Hotel with 18 rooms and suites, or 6-bedroom villa for 6-12 people; SC, BB or HB; Two Swimming Pools; Air-conditioning; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates; Adults-Only (No children under 12 years of age permitted) - Special Offers available on selected dates; click for details
Tamarisk Beach Hotel
- Ortakent, The Bodrum Peninsula
With its beachside setting, extensive watersports facilities, friendly atmosphere and practical accommodation, the Tamarisk Beach Hotel is a popular choice for both adults and children of all ages.
Family-run Hotel with 41 rooms and suites; BB or HB; Swimming Pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included; Watersports Centre - windsurfing, sailing, water-skiing, canoeing (all payable locally)
Hotel Club Barbarossa
- Kas, Kalkan, Kas and Patara
Scenically located on the Cukurbag peninsula, this small hotel's ground lead right down to the sea, with various charming terraces from which to enjoy the splendid views.
Boutique Hotel with 26 rooms and suites; HB; Swimming pool and private rocky beach area; Air-conditioning; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates
- Ayvali, Cappadocia
Restored from a 1000-year old monastic retreat in the unspoilt village of Ayvali, the Gamirasu offers warm hospitality and wholesome organic food.
Boutique Hotel with 25 rooms and suites; BB or HB; Car hire included
Chios, Samos, Ikaria and Fourni
- Fourni Village, Fourni
Set at the northern end of Fourni's picturesque harbour-front, this delightful little hotel combines classic Greek charm with contemporary comfort.
Family-owned Hotel with 12 rooms; BB; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
Erofili Beach Hotel
- Armenistis, Ikaria
A charming and comfortable hotel, ideally situated between the village of Armenistis and the excellent sandy beaches of Mesakti and Livadi.
B-Class Hotel with 34 rooms; BB; Seawater swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included; Small indoor thalassotherapy pool and jacuzzi
- Armenistis, Ikaria
A welcoming hotel full of simple Greek charm, in a scenic and convenient setting with lovely views of the sea.
C-Class Hotel with 26 rooms; BB; Seawater swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
Princess Tia Studios
- Balos, Samos
Perfect for those seeking complete relaxation but with a decent selection of tavernas within walking distance, these immensely popular beachside studios benefit from a swimming pool and a very friendly atmosphere.
14 Studios for 2 people (some inter-connecting); SC; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
- Agios Konstantinos, Samos
Situated at the start of the beautiful Nightingale Valley, this family-run hotel is a popular choice for walkers, nature-lovers and relaxation-seekers.
B-class Hotel with 35 rooms; BB; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
- Avgonima, Chios
A cluster of charmingly restored village houses in a small hilltop hamlet in the centre of the island, ideal for keen walkers.
12 Studios and Cottages for 2-4 people; SC, BB or HB; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates; Air-conditioning in some apartments
Aeriko Hotel & Apartments
- Karfas, Chios
Nestling against the hillside just a short walk from the sandy beach at Karfas, Aeriko comprises both comfortable hotel rooms and practical studio apartments, all with lovely views across the bay.
Aparthotel with 13 rooms and apartments for 2 people; SC or BB; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
- Katarraktis, Chios
Practical studios just a few metres from the sea in a charming fishing village, with the added bonus of a swimming pool.
18 Studios for 2 people; SC; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
Emporios Bay Aparthotel
- Emporios, Chios
A popular , family-run property offering comfortable accommodation and a friendly, personal atmosphere in a convenient setting close to the sea.
Aparthotel with 40 studios and apartments for 2-4 people; BB; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
Sea View Aparthotel
- Chania - Kato Daratso, Chania and the North-West
Attractively renovated studios in a quiet garden setting just two minutes' walk from a sandy beach and within easy reach of Chania's atmospheric Old Town
Aparthotel with 26 studios; SC or BB; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates
- Palekastro, Eastern Crete
Set on the hillside behind Kouremenos Beach, with splendid views down to the coast, these recently renovated apartments are popular for their scenic setting and their warm personal welcome.
5 Apartments with 1 or 2 bedrooms for 2 - 5 people; SC; Swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Car hire included
Hotel Porto Loutro I
- Loutro, South-West Crete
Set right on the water's edge in the centre of the Bay, this Loutro institution is perfect for those who wish to fully immerse themselves in the village's unique atmosphere.
Family-run hotel and studios; SC or BB; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
Hotel Porto Loutro II
- Loutro, South-West Crete
Standing in a slightly elevated position, the Porto Loutro II has commanding views of the bay and offers a greater degree of privacy, whilst still being just the shortest of strolls from the seafront.
Family-run hotel; BB; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
- Agios Onoufrios, Chania and the North-West
As well as each boasting their own small private pools, the eight terraced villas making up this complex share a larger communal pool where you can socialise with your charming hosts and fellow holidaymakers.
8 Villas with 2 or 3 bedrooms for 2 - 7 people; SC; Private swimming pools plus communal pool; Air-conditioning; Car hire included
The Canary Islands
Hotelito Ida Inés
- Frontera, El Hierro
This small, family-run hotel is well situated for travellers wishing to explore the island and is known locally for its excellent home cooking
2-star Hotel with 12 rooms; BB; Car hire included
Hotel Torre del Conde
- San Sebastián, La Gomera
A small hotel situated in the centre of the little island capital, ideal for independently-minded travellers seeking authentic surroundings
3-Star Hotel with 38 rooms; BB or HB; Air-conditioning; Transfers included
- Breña Baja, La Palma
Standing in delightfully mature gardens, these well-kept studios offer panoramic ocean views and easy access by car to the island capital Santa Cruz and the beach of Los Cancajos
8 Studios for 2-3 people; SC; Outdoor swimming pool; Car hire included
Casa Tuneras & Casa Banana
- Teguise, Lanzarote
Situated within walking distance of the picturesque former island capital Teguise, these two highly individualistic houses will suit travellers seeking privacy, relaxation and local character.
1-bedroom house for 2 people (Tuneras); 2-bedroom house for 2-4 people (Banana); SC; Car hire included
- Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera
These simple studios and apartments are situated in Vueltas, close to Valle Gran Rey's fishing harbour, and offer a warm personal welcome.
8 Studios and Apartments for 2-3 people; SC; Transfers included, or reduced car hire rates
Residencia Las Norias
- Near Todoque, La Palma
Perched on a hillside above the island's west coast, this very well-run complex comprises two clusters of comfortable bungalows and apartments
22 bungalows and apartments with 1 or 2 bedrooms for 2-4 people; SC; Two outdoor swimming pools; Car hire included
Hotel Rural Ibo Alfaro
- Hermigua, La Gomera
Offering comfortable accommodation full of traditional charm and a warm personal welcome, this small country house hotel stands in an ideal location for walkers and relaxation seekers.
Rural Hotel with 17 rooms; BB; Car hire included
- Garachico, Tenerife
Standing on Garachico's seafront opposite the ancient castillo, this lovingly restored townhouse offers accommodation full of character and a delightfully informal, personal ambience.
Rural Hotel with 16 rooms; BB; Car hire included; Small spa centre (local charge applies)
Casitas Tía Carmen
- Near Puerto de Mogan, Gran Canaria
These charming country cottages are just a short drive from the pretty marina and sandy beach of Puerto de Mogan, and offer guests a dose of genuine Canarian hospitality.
Two detached cottages for 2 people; SC; Outdoor swimming pool; Air-conditioning; Car hire included
Hotel Rural Finca Las Longueras
- Valle de Agaete, Gran Canaria
This beautifully restored old manor house is peacefully situated in the Agaete Valley, just a short drive from the authentic fishing village of Puerto de las Nieves
Rural Hotel with 9 rooms and 1 suite; BB; Outdoor swimming pool; Car hire included
Hotel Melva Suite
- Firgas, Gran Canaria
A small, newly built hotel with just eight spacious and comfortable suites, in an excellent location for keen walkers
4-star Rural Hotel with 8 rooms; BB or HB; Air-conditioning; Car hire included