In popular parlance, the “staycation” involves choosing to holiday close to home, rather than venturing far afield. Increasing numbers of individuals and families of late are opting to spend their holidays close to home in the UK rather than trekking to Europe or elsewhere. The fact is that holidays taken in the UK are far more cost-effective than other alternatives and result in far less hassle as well. It is possible to skip the airport security checkpoints and instead gas up the car and get going.
This is not to say that the process is completely effortless, however, as choosing appropriate holiday accommodation in the UK does take some work. A place to stay is an expense that occupies a substantial part of anyone’s holiday budget, and it can have a massive impact on how much enjoyment is had overall. Generally speaking, there are two main categories of accommodation available, namely the hotel/resort properties or a holiday cottage rental. To my mind, holiday cottages represent an ideal option for a wide array of reasons. Five of the most significant justifications are outlined below.
Though there are those who might believe that actual physical room is not terribly important for a holiday spot, this really is a fallacy. Families of four or more will find that renting a boathouse holiday cottage is affordable when divided fairly, and the comfort level provided by the extra space makes the expenditure worthwhile. Adults can have a bit of privacy, and children can have an area to play indoors in the event of inclement weather. By contrast, typical resort properties begin to feel very crowded after just a few days of togetherness.
The majority of hotel properties do not offer kitchen facilities, meaning that almost every meal will need to be purchased in a restaurant. This becomes a costly proposition in short order. A holiday cottage, of course, will come with its own fully-equipped kitchen. This makes preparing and serving meals will be convenient, given that all appliances, pots, pans, dishes and flatware will all be available. Because holidays are all … Read More