The luxury accommodation available to book in The Dramatic Heart of Wales

With spring finally underway, families will be looking toward their holidays and though travel restrictions are easing up, staycations remain an extremely popular choice.

One getaway that promises a holiday to remember without having to leave the UK is The Dramatic Heart of Wales – located in Neath Port Talbot in south Wales. With adrenaline-filled activities for all the family, the vacation spot also boasts gorgeous views, including coastlines, waterfalls and mountains – and accommodation to match.

Karleigh Davies, tourism manager of Neath Port Talbot Council, commented: “We’ve got something really special and unique to offer tourists with our long sandy beaches, high quality walking routes and adventure experience providers. Visitors to the area can surf, mountain bike, zip wire, kayak, mountain climb and lots more. We’ve also got plenty of quirky and distinct accommodations to make for a memorable holiday.

“We’re aware that as restrictions lift consumers have more choice when it comes to travelling abroad and that the staycation market needs to continue to offer excellent choices and unique experiences. We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Dramatic Heart of Wales this spring and beyond.”

So, here are some of the accommodation options at The Dramatic Heart of Wales that will let you staycation in style.

The Towers Hotel



The Towers Hotel and Spa has an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and steam room.

Stay in your very own fairy tale tower and live out all of your Rapunzel fantasies. The Towers Hotel and Spa in Jersey Marine is home to a refurbished Victorian Tower that was originally built in 1886 as a camera obscura. The octagonal-shaped tower has three individually-designed suites, with the top floor being split into a mezzanine level offering views over the grounds and Swansea Bay.

Ivy Cottage at Margam Country Park



The luxury accommodation available to book in The Dramatic Heart of Wales
Guests at Ivy Cottage can enjoy the surrounding 1000 acres of beautiful countryside

You can live the high life in your very own luxury cottage set on the grounds of Margam Country Park. As well as having the beautiful Victorian castle and 17th-century orangery within the grounds of the park, Ivy Cottage boasts a walled garden, three immaculately presented bedrooms and guests have exclusive and private use of the country park outside of hours.

It’s rumoured that the ghost of the former gamekeeper, Robert Scott, who was murdered by a poacher, still roams around the park today.

Plas Cilybebyll



The luxury accommodation available to book in The Dramatic Heart of Wales
The luxurious Plas Cilybebyll Manor House is located just 10 miles from Swansea

Be lord or lady of the manor at the impressive Plas Cilybebyll close to Pontardawe. Equipped with nine bedrooms, an indoor heated swimming pool, wine cellar, library, tennis court and private woodland, Plas Cilybebyll is an ideal location for a memorable family get together. Styled like a French chateau, Plas Cilybebyll is surrounded by 100 acres of countryside making it a real getaway from the hustle and bustle.

For more information on the range of accommodation available within Neath Port Talbot, visit The Dramatic Heart of Wales website.