Converted lighthouses are a piece of history. Once navigating the fleets of ships on the open sea, now serving your comfort and giving you splendid unobstructive views from the height of their light beams on the oceans. These majestic buildings are many times on the edge of cliffs or on tiny islands which make them remote and private.
Lighthouse Hotels
Heceta Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast - 7 Course Breakfast At The North West Pacific Ocean
'20nov16
Heceta Head  
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Heceta is not to be confused with Hecate, who was the goddess of the witches back in the day, but this lighthouse was built in 1894, long after the 17th Century. Today the light shines across the Northwest Pacific Ocean, rescuing ships from hugging the jagged rocks below. Comprising of …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
West Usk Lighthouse - Mutant Robots And Time Machines In A Historical Sea Tower At The River Usk
'18nov23
West Usk  
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Built in 1821 by a Scottish architect, this lighthouse located at the mouth of the River Usk in the United Kingdom now holds four guest rooms. A stone spiral staircase takes you to the first floor, where all the rooms to let are. These wedge-shaped bedrooms (arranged around a wishing …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Pelican Point Lodge - Namibia’s Secluded Hotel By The Lighthouse
'18jun11
Pelican Point  
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Pelican Point Lodge is one of those hotels that isn’t just accommodation but a destination in itself. The lodge took its name from the Pelican Point, where it’s situated. It’s a remote peninsula off the coast of Namibia with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Walvis Bay on …
Accommodation types: Beach   Lighthouse   Nature   Remote
Location: Walvis Bay  Namibia  Africa
Svinoy Lighthouse – Historic Lighthouse In Norway
'15nov9
Svinoy  
Lighthouse
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Svinøy is an island off the coast of Norway. Its name translates as ‘Swine Island’ because farmers used it as grazing ground for pigs during the summer months. Norwegian authorities wanted to build a lighthouse there from 1850 but found it difficult to transport materials and build on the island. …
Accommodation types: Island   Lighthouse   Remote
Location: Herøy  Norway  West Europe
South Foreland Lighthouse - Victorian Landmark At The White Cliffs Of Dover
'15jul6
South Foreland  
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The white cliffs of Dover have inspired literature and songs for centuries, in addition to drawing thousands of tourists every year. The South Foreland Lighthouse is one of the most famous Victorian landmarks of the area and offers some of this picturesque area's best views. While most visitors only come …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse   Nature
Lundy Island - Fascination And Harmony On A Tiny Island
'14may22
Lundy  
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Lundy Island is one of England’s natural wonders – a small emanation that rises from the waves of the Bristol Channel just under five square kilometers in size. It has been populated since Neolithic times with old gravestones recently uncovered and dated to the 5th Century. There are a number …
Accommodation types: Castle   Island   Lighthouse
Saugerties Lighthouse - The Maritime History Hotel
'13sep12
Saugerties  
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Esopus Creek is one of the essential tributes of the Hudson River. When the Europeans began to settle in America, the creek soon became an important trade route for the natives and the newcomers. As the first 200 years of settlement fly-by we see towns and villages springing up along …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Molja Lighthouse - Single Room With A (Still) Functioning Beacon On The Top
'13jul23
Molja  
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Ålesund is a seaport in Norway and is home to a large concentration of Art Nouveau Architecture – an ostentatious style that utilizes sweeping organic forms and a harmony of shape popular in Europe in the early 20th Century. The town makes for a unique visit. But hang on; what …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Location: Alesund  Norway  West Europe
Belle Tout Lighthouse - The Old Famous English Lighthouse
'13jul10
Belle Tout  
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The bright chalk cliffs of Beachy Head rise 162 meters above sea level and create a dramatic setting for this hotel with a difference. Petitions were first made to build a lighthouse in the location in 1691 due to a large number of shipwrecks on this dramatic coastline. The Belle …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse   Nature
East Brother Light Station - Historical Lighthouse On A Mini Private Island
'13feb13
East Brother  
Light Station
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By 1874 it became clear that a lighthouse was needed to mark the entrance to San Francisco Bay. The US government, unable to find a suitable location for the lighthouse, took over East Brother Island. Using dynamite to level the island, they built a lighthouse that remains there to this …
Accommodation types: Island   Lighthouse
Location: Richmond  USA  North America
Corsewall Lighthouse - Beacon Of The Irish Sea
'13jan30
Corsewall  
Lighthouse
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“Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes; Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise” (Robert Burns) Stranraer in South West Scotland has long been one of the main points of crossing between Ireland and Scotland. The Irish Sea can be tempestuous. Indeed 133 people died in …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse
Lighthouse Hotel - Restored Harbor Lighthouse In Harlingen
'12jul9
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Not just the location for the awesome Australian children’s program, Round the Twist lighthouses are also hotels. And they save lives too. Let’s hear it for lighthouses! This tower was active for over 75 years with parts of it dating back over 200 years when a huge flame was used …
Accommodation types: Lighthouse