Beachfront self-catering holiday apartment accommodation in Hythe, Kent – close to the Eurotunnel
Meet your hosts
Welcome to The Beach Escapes!
We are Sophie and Jon Durrant, the owners of The Beach Escapes. We are very fortunate that this wonderful property has been in our family for many years – until recently it was run as a very successful B&B by Sophie’s parents, Paul and Penny, who retired in 2021.
We have created five luxury apartments which have been designed, furnished and equipped to the very highest standard.
As a young family we love to travel and experience new places, so we set out to create a home-from-home environment that guests with the same passion for exploring could enjoy whilst discovering all that Kent, the Garden of England, has to offer.
We live only a few minutes from the property, and you may spot us on an early morning run along the promenade, paddle boarding on the sea (when it’s calm!) or enjoying a glass of wine with Paul and Penny, who live next door to The Beach Escapes.
Your apartment - what to expect
Each living area features a double memory foam mattress sofa bed. If requested, it will be made up for you on arrival.
Each living area boasts a Smart TV with a sound bar that can be connected to your phone so you can play your own music within the lounge. There is also a Smart TV in each of the bedrooms.
Our living areas are individually designed and hugely comfortable – perfect for enjoying a book, glass of wine or board game!
Our open plan living and dining areas are generously equipped with everything you might need to prepare meals during your stay – with Neff ovens, hobs, Nespresso coffee machines and a dishwasher.
Dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, tea towels, dish cloths, bin bags, kitchen roll, foil, cling film and baking parchment are all provided for your convenience and a selection of herbs, oils and condiments – and other useful items – can be found in the pantry in the guest hub on the ground floor.
The Admiral’s Deck and Gulls’ Rest have Superking beds whilst Captain’s Cabin, Stones Throw and Seascape all have King-sized beds. All bedding is provided and beds are made up for your arrival.
All bedrooms also have a smart TV and an Alexa Echo which can be used to play music or as an alarm clock.
Bathing and Showering
It’s so frustrating when you pop to the shops and forget those simple things… so to try to help our guests relax during their stay we have designed a small communal pantry with a few home comforts (including beer, wine and bags of ice) that guests may need during their stay – some items are provided as gifts and others on an honesty basis.
Keeping you entertained at The Beach Escapes
Inside the Property
By the door of the property that opens onto the terrace, we have an antique dresser filled with goodies to keep both grown-ups and children entertained. Inside the dresser you will find:
• Books and magazines
• Children’s story books
• Board games and packs of cards
• Recipe books
• Colouring pages and colouring pencils
Outside the Property
EV chargers are available for guests (charges apply). There is a secure bike storage area for those wishing to bring their own bikes (please bring your own lock).
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