Aaahh marble. It exudes luxury like no other material. However, that luxury doesn’t come cheap. The great news for us mere mortals is that there is now a fantastic range of porcelain tiles that give you the magic of marble, without the high cost and care required for the real thing.
The look of marble is something I would very much like in the family bathroom when we renovate our home, as I want this space to feel luxurious, airy and relaxing. Besides having a serene space to soak away the day’s worries, I figure if it looks like something fit for a boutique hotel, then my family of boys won’t trash it quite so much. Wishful thinking? 😄 Anyway, I have been exploring white marble effect tile options for the bathroom and thought I’d round up my favourites here (in no particular order) for anyone else who may be looking for similar.
MIMICA CARRARA TILES from Mandarin Stone
If you love a more subtle carrara-style veining, the Mimica Carrara range from Mandarin Stone is perfect. Available in different large sizes and priced from £53.94/m2.
PLACE WHITE MARBLE TILES from Tile Mountain
These Place White Marble tiles have striking veining, come in an impressively large format and are very well priced at £32.99/m2. A smaller version is also available at just £12.99/m2.
HELLAS TILES from Tile Mountain
Great value at just £19.99/m2, the Hellas Marble Effect tiles are available in 2 large square sizes.
CALACATTA TILES from Total Tiles
Available in gloss and matt, and in two sizes, these Calacatta Marble Effect tiles are amazing value with prices starting at just £14.95/m2.
ELEGANTE WHITE SUGAR TILES from Walls and Floors
With thick grey veining, these Elegante White Sugar tiles are available in matt and polished finishes, and in different sizes. Well priced from £32.95/m2.
ACCENT PORCELAIN MARMI LUNI TILES from Artisans of Devizes
These Accent Marmi Luni tiles beautifully replicate the veining of marble. Priced at £54/m2 and available in two sizes.
SOUTH BEACH TOWNSEND TILES from Fired Earth
The South Beach Townsend tiles have a tactile matt finish and are available in two sizes. I also love the Varney tiles in the South Beach range. They’re on the pricey side at £69.89/m2.
MARMI HEX TILES from Porcelain Superstore
The marble look in my favourite shape? Yes please! These Marmi Hex tiles are priced at £38.88/m2.
Do you also love marble? Would you plump for the real thing or do you think these maintenance-free cost-effective porcelain options are brilliant?