Cream teas and coastal charm on Carne Bay, Cornwall. Set on the picturesque Roseland Peninsula, The Nare is a restful country retreat infused with classical seaside style. Mornings begin with breakfast banquets in The Dining Room, on the sunny terrace or even your private balcony. Then, you could take in views of the golden sands and blue sea from the gardens, hot tub deck and croquet lawn, or book an art lesson to capture the scenery on canvas. Afternoons are made for indulgence. Indoors there is a boutique spa and pool to while away the hours in. While the drawing room is filled with books, films and jigsaw puzzles - the perfect accompaniment to afternoon tea in front of a roaring fire. When evening draws in, choose from table d hote fine dining or relaxed cuisine to savour just caught seafood and locally grown produce, washed down with wine from the hotel cellar. A game of billiards and a cocktail before bed is a blissful way to end the day. The Nare Hotel is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World property THINGS TO ENJOY Alice Rose - the 38 foot motor launch owned by the hotel, indoor and outdoor pool, spa and beachside hot tub, tennis courts, croquet lawn, billiards room, art lessons and two restaurants. NEAR THE NARE The Roseland Heritage Coast, St Mawes castle and harbour, Caerhays Castle, Trewithen and Tregothnan gardens, Falmouth, the National Maritime Museum, and Truro.