Dreaming of the ultimate indulgent getaway? How about one of these stunning cottages and lodges with hot tubs in Dorset?! Whether you’re planning a summer staycation, a big group getaway, or a cosy winter escape, there are plenty of incredible places to stay across the county.
From sprawling farmhouses, to stately country manors, to cute cottages… there are some truly amazing properties on this list. And all of them have hot tubs, so you can unwind after a long day of exploring!
Some of these holiday rentals are part of resorts with shared spa facilities, while others are private homes. Some even have pools as well as the hot tubs! So when it comes to planning a luxurious UK holiday, you’re really spoilt for choice. Get ready for some drool-worthy holiday inspiration…
12 Dorset Cottages and Lodges with Hot Tubs
1. Houghton Lodge, Winterborne Houghton
12 guests · 5 bedrooms · 7 beds · 4 bathrooms
Set in a peaceful village in the heart of the glorious Dorset countryside, Houghton Lodge is a stunning holiday rental. This is like your very own country manor! Think cosy leather furniture, a big log burner, and towering bookshelves. Throw in your own private hot tub and sauna and you have the ultimate luxury getaway.
You’ll also have access to the heated indoor pool, which is shared with Downview Farm (number 6 on this list). Both properties have their own set times for exclusive use, so it feels like your own private pool. There are also beauty therapists available for private appointments, and you can hire a catering service for a special occasion!
With spacious entertaining areas, a fantastic kitchen equipped with everything you could need, and five cosy bedrooms, this is the ideal Dorset lodge for a relaxing getaway. There’s also lots of outdoor space with decking areas, a walled garden and a 1/2-acre recreation area. So you have lots of space for ballgames, picnics, and barbecues!
2. Large Modernised 15th Century Farmhouse, Charmouth
9 guests · 4 bedrooms · 7 beds · 3 bathrooms
This huge 15th-century farmhouse just outside of Charmouth and Lyme Regis is perfect for a self-catering holiday. It’s a stunning, thatched-roof farmhouse, situated on the site of a mediaeval monastery. Although it boasts lots of history, the property was recently refurbished and has modern furnishings throughout. There are still several original features, though, such as a beautiful inglenook fireplace.
The coast is just two miles away, so the farmhouse boasts some stunning sea views. It’s also in the perfect spot for some incredible coastal walks. There’s a shared indoor pool with a connected jacuzzi section. However, you can book private 1-hour sessions in order to have the pool all to yourself!
3. Swallow Cottage, Charmouth
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bathroom
Swallow Cottage is part of the same complex as the farmhouse above, and enjoys access to the same indoor pool. Again, this can be booked for private use so you don’t have to share. The cottage itself is ideal for a couple. While many of the lodges with hot tubs in Dorset are pretty big, with space for lots of guests, this cosy cottage sleeps just two people.
The property dates from 1482, so there’s a lot of history within its stone walls! Inside, the decor is a fab mix of modern and traditional, with painted stone walls and wood-beamed ceilings. There’s an open-plan kitchen-dining area, with a traditional country-style kitchen. Outside, you get your own private garden complete with patio, hardwood garden furniture and barbeque.
4. Hayloft – Thatched Barn, Whitchurch Canonicorum
7 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 beds · 2 bathrooms
Hayloft is one of eight holiday cottages at Berehayes in West Dorset. They’re all set around an enclosed courtyard in the tranquil rural village of Whitchurch Canonicorum. All the cottages have shared access to the Berehayes Spa, which includes a heated indoor swimming pool and jacuzzi. But you can also book FREE private 1-2 hour sessions included each day, or even book beauty treatments to take place in your cottage.
Hayloft itself is a thatched two storey barn with a spacious and cosy beamed living area and a well equipped country-style kitchen. Think exposed stone walls and comfortable leather sofas… in short, a dreamy countryside escape!
5. The Admiral, nr Lyme Regis
14 guests · 7 bedrooms · 7 beds · 5 bathrooms
The Admiral, a breathtakingly beautiful dog-friendly retreat, is nestled on the Devon-Dorset border in the village of Uplyme. The Admiral offers the best of both – the seclusion of the countryside and the tranquillity of the sea. Set in 5 acres of gorgeous Devon/Dorset countryside, with unparalleled panoramic views of the coastline from almost every window, this mansion is perfect for any special occasion!
The interior of The Admiral is designed to set your heart racing from the moment you walk through the grand door. Decorated with pure indulgence in mind there is a fantastic balance of cool, but country within the house.Unique Holiday Stays
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6. Downview Farmhouse, Winterborne Houghton
16+ guests · 6 bedrooms · 12 beds · 3.5 bathrooms
Downview Farm is the sister property to Houghton Lodge, nestled into the same peaceful village in the Dorset Downs. This is a large, contemporary house with space for up to 16 guests – so it’s ideal for a big group getaway.
You get exclusive timed access to the shared indoor pool, as well as your own outdoor hot tub in a cute grotto with fairy lights. There are large decking areas and lawns for outdoor entertaining, with plenty of patio furniture and a barbecue. So the property is perfect for summer entertaining. There’s also a pool/snooker table and board games in a conservatory overlooking the pool and gardens.
7. Fortis House, nr Bournemouth
11 guests · 3 bedrooms · 5 beds · 3 bathrooms
A short drive from the bustling seaside town of Bournemouth, Fortis House is perfect for a celebration or a big group getaway. This large family home boasts huge 2-acre gardens with an outdoor swimming pool and a six-seater hot tub. So it’s perfect for a dreamy summer getaway!
8 Stable at the Victorian Barn, North Dorset
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 beds · 1 bathroom
Set in 65 acres of picturesque countryside, our self-catering accommodation boasts beautiful barn conversions, cottages and lodges nestled in the heart of the scenic Thomas Hardy country… The Stable is a semi-detached, quaint & cosy ground floor property in Rural Dorset. It is set in the Blackmore Vale, in an area of outstanding natural beauty and nestles under Bulbarrow Hill.
Superb shared onsite leisure facilities include an indoor heated pool, games room, activity suite, fishing lakes and an outdoor play area.Victorian Barn Holidays
9 Beautiful Georgian Gatehouse, Wimborne Minster
16+ guests · 7 bedrooms · 16 beds · 5.5 bathrooms
Situated on the edge of Wimborne Minster, The Gate House is a beautifully renovated Georgian house full of character. It’s been restored to a high standard, with antique furniture and lots of classic touches throughout – such as those lovely wood-beamed ceilings. So you can have the feel of staying in your very own country manor, but still have all the mod-cons you’d expect from a holiday rental.
Outside, there’s a large garden with your own private hot tub, as well as a barbecue and patio furniture – perfect for summer evenings. But the toasty hot tub is also a great way to relax during the colder weather!
10 Modern Barn Conversion, Beaminster
12 guests · 6 bedrooms · 6 beds · 6.5 bathrooms
A lovely converted barn set in the stunning Dorset countryside. Secluded and tranquil, a perfect rural escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
The house is a two-storey which sleeps 12 in en-suite double or twin bedrooms. It has a spacious, private garden with a BBQ and plenty of outdoor seating – ideal for al fresco dining in the summer months. Accessed through the garden is both a hot tub and a spa building with: large indoor pool, sauna and steam room, plus spa treatment rooms and a gym.Nadia, Airbnb Host
11 Durbaville, Dorchester
8 guests · 4 bedrooms · 5 beds · 3 bathrooms
Durbaville is a large, detached bungalow set in its own private garden, in a peaceful village on the outskirts of Dorchester. It’s spacious and beautifully decorated throughout. The master bedroom is particularly beautiful, with a wrought-iron bedstead, wall fire, and a claw-foot roll-top bath for a touch of decadence!
The private enclosed garden area has a barbecue and plenty of garden furniture for making the most of the summer weather. And, of course, the garden features a wonderful private hot tub. This is a lovely holiday rental in a great location, perfect for a family or a small group getaway.
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12 Moorbath Farmhouse, Bridport
16+ guests · 9 bedrooms · 13 beds · 6 bathrooms
Situated off the beaten track, down a quiet lane Moorbath is a wonderful, secret setting for relaxed country breaks, large family holidays, friends sharing, and celebrations. With the feel of a comfortable rambling family country home rather than a holiday cottage or hotel, Moorbath is wonderfully equipped to make your stay really memorable.Ed, Airbnb Host
This huge property boasts a private indoor pool, an outdoor hot tub, a skittle alley, table tennis, and a billiard room. So it’s the perfect holiday rental for a big group or a celebration! There’s also a private enclosed garden with a large terrace and not just one but two barbecues. This could be the ultimate big-group getaway, and it’s in the perfect location: close to the bustling market town of Bridport and a stone’s throw from the Jurassic Coast!
If you book any of these lodges and holiday cottages with hot tubs in Dorset, be sure to let us know in the comments!