As part of our Green Traveller's Guide to Llŷn, Paul Bloomfield picks out a selection of hotels, B&Bs, campsites and manor houses in this wonderful Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in northwest Wales.
Whether you’re here for a whole action packed week or just a relaxing mini-break, Llŷn has a huge variety of eco-friendly accommodations to choose from, suiting all tastes and budgets.
We've put together this list of the best places to stay in the region, from a luxurious manor house to a rustic self-catering cottage and frills-free caravan park; be lulled to sleep by the sounds of the sea.
Whether you choose to start the day with a home cooked, locally sourced Llŷn breakfast, or leave the car behind to explore the coastline on foot, you can be sure that you’re helping to preserve this wonderful region for the future.
Gwesty Ty Newydd, Aberdaron, Wales
Located on the magnificent sandy beach of Aberdaron, this contemporary hotel has a terrace that looks over the ocean with sunning views of nearby islands. Enjoy freshly caught seafood and scrumptious homemade cakes or stroll along the gorgeous coast. gwesty-tynewydd.co.uk
The Ship Hotel, Aberdaron, Wales
Looking out across to the Gwylan islands and Aberdaron Bay, this modern and comfortable hotel offers the perfect resting place after a stroll along the coastal paths, serving freshly caught, award-winning lobster and crab for dinner. theshiphotelaberdaron.co.uk
The Nanhoron Arms Hotel, Nefyn, Wales
A family-friendly hotel close to the beach and the clean and clear waters of the Llyn peninsula. Popular with holidaymakers who come to explore this historic spot and with locals who love the 'Back Bar'. nanhoronhotel.com
Plas Bodegroes, Pwllheli, Llŷn
This luxurious 'restaurant with rooms' is surrounded by beautiful gardens, unspoiled countryside and is not too far from the beach. The award-winning food is sustainably sourced and rooms beautifully decorated. bodegroes.co.uk
Organig Parc, Carnguwch, Wales
These old stone stables have been renovated using local materials to transform them into charming holiday cottages. With breathtaking views of the mountains, river and Cardigan Bay in the distance, this is the perfect retreat to unwind. organigparc.co.uk
Carrog Farm Cottages, Pwllheli, Wales
Formerly a milking parlour, cowshed and stables, these spacious cottages are situated on the beautiful Llŷn Peninsula. From Nintendo Wii's to scenic coastal walks this peaceful sanctuary is ideal for families. carrogfarm.co.uk/self-catering
Castellmarch, Pwllheli, Wales
From a converted 18th century stable to 'log pod', these five farm properties are only a 10 minute walk from the stunning, wide sandy beaches of Abersoch. castellmarch.co.uk
Ty Coch, Llyn Peninsula, North Wales
Ty Coch, a former coastal farm in an area of outstanding natural beauty, is the perfect place for families or groups of friends to unwind. It is purpose-designed for sharing and within 5 acres of grounds running down to a private beach. red-welly.com
Hafan Y Mor Holiday Park, Pwllheli, Wales
This Havan holiday park is the perfect place for a family break; with a range of accomodation available (including adapted caravans for the disabled), Hafan y Môr features a water park and has a range of outdoor activities on offer. haven.com/parks/north-wales/hafan-y-mor/
Ecodomes, Pwllheli, Wales
These Eden Project-like domes nestled on a small sheep farm near Snowdonia and Abersoch take the term 'glamping' to a new level. With wood-burning stoves and double beds inside, these futuristic tents are ideal for a luxurious family camping holiday. away-from-it-all.co.uk
Bolmynydd Camping Park, Llanbedrog, Wales
Just a stones throw away from the glorious, golden sand beach of Tyn Tywyn, this tranquil, dog-friendly campsite is in the perfect location for an action-filled family holiday. From wakeboarding to pony rides, there is something for everyone. bolmynydd.co.uk
The Willows, Mynytho, Wales
An award-winning, beautiful caravan park and campsite just a short walk from the stunning beaches of Abersoch has excellent facilities and plenty of space for each pitch. A very quiet and peaceful site, superb for couples and small families. the-willows-abersoch.co.uk
The Old Rectory, Boduan, Wales
A grand Georgian manor house located in the heart of the scenic Llŷn Peninsula offering award-winning breakfasts, spectacular countryside views and beautifully decorated, comfortable bedrooms. theoldrectory.net
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