Have ever found yourself a bit reluctant to leave your bedroom after checking into your cool, boutique hotel?
The naughty truth is that on our first few days of holiday, despite the presence of a rooftop bar, all many of us crave is a lie down -- preferably surrounded by hot water and foaming bubbles, with a good book to hand.
Huffpost Lifestyle thinks it's time we moved on from trendy 'swim-up rooms' and suites with their own infinity pools, and admit that all we really need is an overlarge tub that's perfectly lit, has stunning views and a handy shelf for our glass of champagne.
Find out which hotels are gradually waking up to our desire to sink into a nice, warm bubble bath.
Situated within the <a href="http://www.castellodicasole.com" target="_hplink">Castello di Casole estate</a> in Tuscany, this farmhouse is available for rent as a holiday home. Privately quietly tucked at the edge of a vineyard, Casale Escaiole is one of the most secluded farmhouses on the estate -- and its baths are suitably tranquil.
<a href="http://www.lakevyrnwy.com/" target="_hplink">Lake Vyrnwy Country House Hotel & Spa</a> in mid Wales commands breathtaking views over the mountain- ringed lake, which forms part of the wild and wonderful Vyrnwy estate. The suites include stunning, deep baths from which the incredible lake can be viewed and are perfect spots for lazy champagne sipping!
Fancy getting back to nature, without losing your creature comforts? It might be time to try an outdoor bath in one of the suite's at <a href="http://www.thecpportfolio.com" target="_hplink">Elsa's Kopje</a> in the Meru National Park in Kenya.
Guest of the <a href="http://www.grosvenorhouse-dubai.com/" target="_hplink">Grosvenor House Dubai</a> can enjoy hammam pools in hotel's B/ATTITUDE spa. These mosaic pools, each range from 18 to 38 degrees in temperature, are surrounded by marble slabs, glowing candles, and secluded relaxation alcoves. Seriously, what's stopping you?
Time for a refined splash in the tub, methinks. The bathroom in the Chambers Suites at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel are part of the original structure, which dates back to 1873 - and each has an feminine, delicacy of its own.
Fancy an Out Of Africa moment? Head to <a href="http://www.thecpportfolio.com" target="_hplink">Cottars</a> -- the 1920s safari camp in the Masai Mara, Kenya.
The <a href="http://www.paresaresorts.com" target="_hplink">Paresa Resort</a> in Phuket, Thailand sits on the cliff tops overlooking the Andaman Sea in the sought after exclusive area of Kamala Bay. Surrounded by tropical forests to the rear and a view as far as the eye can see at the front, its suites are designed to make the most of the lush canopy. Particularly when it comes to bath time...
In London, there's surely no bathroom better for a sip of champagne ahead of a racy night, than the Grosvenor Hotel's Courtesan's Boudoir suite. Created in homage to one of the grand railway hotel's most infamous visitors -- the scandalous courtesan, Miss Cora Pearl -- the suite is an opulent, Rococo-style flight of fancy, with a fabulous bath.
Based at the hi-tech and incredibly luxurious Espace Henri Chenot spa at the decadent <a href="http://www.palace.it/" target="_hplink">Palace Merano</a>, this hydro-therapy jet bath uses variations in temperature and water pressure to help body gained a more a toned appearance and fight signs of aging. Essential oils are also used to relax and detoxify the body. Heaven!
At the<a href="http://www.jademountain.com " target="_hplink"> Jade Mountain</a> sanctuary resort in St Lucia, the baths are a completely secluded yet open-air experience. The chroma-therapy whirlpool tubs are designed to be enjoyed by one or two persons and mounted on a pedestal allowing for the best possible panoramic views whilst bathing. So relax, as different colours of underwater lighting aid the body and enhance your mood.