insideSUSSEX Magazine Issue 14 - April 2016 - Page 61

GETAWAYS The main event in a visit to Camber Sands is the sands itself, an enormous swathe of golden beach that never feels crowded due to its sheer size, and is simply stunning. Located within minutes of Sandways, I hopped over the closest dune and walked for miles across the sand on a sunny Sunday morning before heading back, armed with the weekend papers, to sit on the garden decking in blissful quiet eating a shamelessly indulgent breakfast. Life doesn’t get much better than that. Sandways sleeps 10, but if you’re not in a large group, or would just prefer a smaller abode, Camber Holiday Cottages look after a number of just as fabulous alternative accommodations that sit on the same lane. “Just up the lane from Sandways, we have Samphire, a contemporary house less than five minutes away from the splendid Camber Sands beach. It was painstakingly and totally redesigned and renovated in 2013 to create a home away from home by the sea,” says Georgina Holt, owner of Camber Holiday Cottages. “With a fabulous collection of local art, it has been sumptuously decorated with four bedrooms and three bathrooms, state-of-the-art sound and entertainment systems, and a beautiful, fully-equipped kitchen; it is a luxurious escape. Opposite Samphire is Red Roofs; with a minimalistic beach feel and stunning landscaped garden, the open plan living space is perfect for family get togethers or celebrations, and it has a massive ensuite master bedroom with a balcony large enough