Stay near a loch or lake on your next holiday and discover the true meaning of getting away from it all. Whatever the weather, staying in one of these cottages, farmhouses or other rural retreats will lift your spirits and help you completely unwind and relax.
Visit Scotland for breathtaking panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands – you could stay near Loch Lomond, Loch Ness or one of the 600+ other lochs. Or wake up to the tranquillity of Windermere in the Lake District, the valleys and llyns,of Wales or the many lakes dotted around France, Italy and Spain.
Lakes and lochs make great bases for activity holidays. You could have a go at fishing or get out onto the water by going kayaking or windsurfing. Mostly nestled inside pretty valleys, the surrounding area is almost always ideal for hiking and mountain biking too.
Spacious luxury lakeside Villa, 4 double bedrooms, unsurpassed views, private pool, many terraces, gymnasium, English TV, Wifi, inside and outside dining areas. There is lots to do locally and the beach is just 18kms away.
Just 40 mins from Malaga airport. Malaga, Nerja, Frigiliana and Antequera are all close, with Sevilla, Granada and Cordoba worth a day trip. …see more
Right by the 35 hectare lake of Chemillé, in the midst of nature and history, spacious & luminous with 700m2, 12 bedroom, 5 lounges. Designed & equipped to ensure a great holiday for all: toys, games, great kitchens, Wifi, pool table, pianos, babyfoot, canoes...s …see more
Perfect for large groups and families, La Cure's two houses have modern style and 18th century character. 3 indoor living areas with antique dining tables, 2 garden terraces, huge garden, large heated pool, bikes, pool table and a games room. …see more
Beautiful Private Chateau Rental in France located in the heart of the Loire Valley 5mins from Loches. Perfect for a group of up to 13 people. Rent 7 rooms across 5 suites with 5 private bathrooms. Château de Mont-Félix was constructed in the 1820's by family forefathers. …see more
Boathouse: A wonderful holiday break at a Dutch lake, close to Schiphol airport, Amsterdam and the famous Dutch bulb fields. Boating, swimming, fishing, cycling and sailing. WIFI access and private parking. (Sailing)Boats available. Private garden, lots of privicy. Boathouse in the country side, waterfront, for visiting Amsterdam and bulbfields close to Schiphol airport …see more
Two independent living areas, same location, with private pool, pool bar and communal areas. Sleeps up to 8 people. Ideal for friends/families that want a self catering holiday together yet have their own privacy and space.
Sailing, Canoeing, Windsurfing, Horse riding, Walking, Bird watching, Mountaineering, all available nearby. …see more
Large Andalucian cottage in a tranquil Moorish hamlet nestling just above the turquoise blue waters of Lake Vinuela in the foothills of the Sierra Tejeda mountains.
Unique holiday retreat for people wanting more than your standard 'villa-holiday' …see more
Large spacious property ideal for families or groups of people. Quiet spot with walks right from the doorstep with lots of bird and wildlife around. Central highland location within easy travelling distance of many highland tourist attractions. …see more
Right by the 35 hectare lake of Chemillé, in the midst of nature and history, spacious & luminous with 700m2, 12 bedroom, 5 lounges. Designed & equipped to ensure a great holiday for all: toys, games, great kitchens, Wifi, pool table, pianos, babyfoot, canoes... …see more
Authentic Spanish Casa with private pool set in very peaceful location nestled amongst the mountains. Close to local amenities and village life, easily accessible to seaside resorts and Lake Vinuela. Internet connection and wood burner for cooler months. No neighbours! Private, secluded, no neigbours, pool, rustic, beautiful and relaxing views, sunny positioning. …see more
Les Roses is a rarity - a large property in the middle of a charming village. The house has a fabulous blend of modern style and 18th century character and includes 2 acres a large heated pool, bikes, pool table and a games room. …see more
Luxurious rustic large house offering comforts of modern day living, includes jacuzzi, pool, sun terrace. Oozes old rustic Spanish charm with the WOW FACTOR on views, overlooking Lake Vinuela (night views are brilliant too!).
Domaine de Matounet 1 is a lovely cottage well appointed with the charm of a traditional farmhouse. Very quiet setting with unique panoramic views of the medieval fortress of Bridoré, castle of Loire valley. Ideal to relax with your family and friends. 4 acres of park. For information : The household as well as towels and sheets are inluded in a price for one week booked. …see more
LARGE MODERN SPACIOUS APARTMENT built within typical Spanish House. 20 MINS FROM COAST, GOLF & MANY ACTIVITIES, close to beautiful Lake Vinuela & La Maroma Mountain. SURROUNDED BY SEVERAL SPANISH WHITE VILLAGES. Ideal for families, as well as walkers & cyclists. Beautiful private pool for taking a refreshing dip whilst sunbathing, or for the children to play in ! …see more
Beautiful Andalucian semi-detached cottage in a tranquil Moorish hamlet nestling just above the turquoise blue waters of Lake Vinuela in the foothills of the Sierra Tejeda mountains. Unique holiday retreat for people wanting more than your standard 'villa-holiday'. …see more
Solar heated private swimming pool, rural location Air conditoned bedrooms WiFi Fishing, canoeing on Lake Viñuela Golf on landscaped courses. Walking in National Park above Alcaucin 16th century house, flour, Olive Oil mill and winery in Rio Gordo November to April you can ski in the Sierra Nevada of Granada Then swim in the Mediterranean Sea. WIFI …see more
Luxury self-catering house. Very close to Loch Ness, Isle of Skye, Great Glen Way and all major attractions. Secluded and private location on the top of the hill with magnificent panoramic views. Designed to luxurious standards with underfloor heating throughout.
Carraig Thura sits in a commanding position above Loch Awe with open views to Ben Lui and across to the Loch Fyne hills. Kilchurn Castle is located close by and is easily viewed from our gardens. The house is located in a stunning area of natural beauty. We aim to provide a restful, relaxing and comfortable stay for our guests. …see more
The Abbey Garden is in the beautiful converted Monastery on the shore of Loch Ness. It has 2 bedrooms but can sleep 6 with the use of a sofa bed. It is one of the few apartments at The Abbey that has a large private garden and free wi-fi in the apartment.
Many facilities available including an indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, snooker table, free wi-fi. …see more
New from December 2015. Sleeps 7/8. Traditional Andalucian Villa with 10 metre by 5 Metre Private Pool & extensive grounds with sun & shade. In a tranquil location with panoramic views of Lake Vinuela & the Mounains/ National Park. Full of character & charm with lots of outdoor living space, spacious open plan kitchen/,lounge/dining room. Log burner, Sky TV, DVD, WIFI. …see more
The perfect place to slow down, get closer to nature and experience the unique British canal system. Offering B&B, day trips, weekend retreats and longer breaks. Join an existing trip or book the whole boat. Home-cooked veggie/vegan food available. Narrow boats, wide eyes, open minds... …see more
Contemporary Highland house at the end of a private road joining the Great Glen Way in the heart of the Great Glen, minutes from Loch Ness. Beautiful views of the Great Glen and Inchnacardoch Forest. Close to the centre of Fort Augustus and all local amenities …see more
A detached wooden property in a secluded part of Ashtree Villas garden. Self contained with much character.The Helford River in Gweek is just a minutes walk away. The village pub/restaurant and shop are also close by.
A very relaxing village in beautiful countryside. Every visitor has said what a lovely quiet secluded property "The Old Boathouse" is and many return again. …see more
The Great Glen Lodges provide High Quality Self Catering Accommodation in the Scottish Highlands, 3 sleeping 2 to 4 Persons, 2 Sleeping 2 to 6 with Breath Taking Views of Loch Lochy and the Mountain Range. Purpose Built Loch Side Access & Free Fishing
Pet Friendly Loch Ness & Fort Augustus 10 Miles, Fort William 26 Miles, Inverness 46 Miles …see more
Kerala is well known for its beauty gifted with the palm fringed beaches,lush green paddy fields,never ending green palm fringed backwaters unique eco tourism destination.The house boats give ample oppertunity to taste the romantic honeymoon time in back waters. …see more
Well equipped, spacious Log cabin in woodland setting
Wood burning stove
Bags of log cabin charm
Close to Loch Awe
Walking Free fishing
Dog friendly accommodation
Great walks and cycle routes
Abundant wildlife …see more
LOCHES, Charming stone cottage adjoining the wooded park of a private 19th cent. Chateau , recently renovated (2006) within 2 min of a nine hole Golf, medieval town and shopping. Loire Valley Chateaux nearby. Sleeps two in each bedroom. Very private garden. The cottage is set back from the road and has plenty of parking. …see more
Luxury Highland home set in ten acres full of wildlife, with 3 en-suite bedrooms, kitchen with Aga, log-burner, games room, adjacent to the Glen Urquhart forest and RSPB Corrimony, close to Glen Affric on the new Affric Kintail Way. Dogs welcome. Ideal for walkers. …see more
Razay Holiday Cottages - 3 beautiful self-catering cottages in the Loire Valley. Our 15-acre property has a well-stocked Carp fishing lake, indoor badminton hall, a well-equipped fitness suite, heated swimming pool & children's playground. Something for Everyone! 20% discount for couples in May, June, September & October (min 1 week & excluding half-term weeks). …see more
Hire a Motor Yacht and cruise the beautiful Douro River. From Porto - Portugal Our two bases are on the lower and upper end of the vineyards area making possible a one way cruise in the entire Douro.
SPECIAL PRICES IF RENTED TOGHETHER WITH ADVERTS:
- CHALET OVER DOURO WATER
- PORTO DOURO SAIL YACHT …see more
Romantic hideaway, peace and tranquility, stunning views. Ideal base for sight seeing, or just relax, unwind, let your cares float away. Pool, gardens, jacuzzior, beach 20 mins. Superb terrain for biking, walking, photographers and painters paradise. Sun all day.
Officially registered as Casa Rural ensuring quality, safety and high standards. …see more
A fantastic homely farmhouse-edge of Los Romanes-overlooking olive groves. Peaceful location. Max 4 adults 2 kids UNDER 10. Walk to village bars/shops/restaurant. Perfect for ramblers/country lovers, birdwatchers, or a beach/totally relaxed chilled holiday. We have a sunbathing area by the pool for quiet peaceful relaxing times. With Pagoda for shade - Bliss!! …see more
Razay Holiday Cottages - 3 beautiful self-catering cottages in the Loire Valley. Our 15-acre property has a well-stocked Carp fishing lake, indoor badminton hall, a well-equipped fitness suite, heated swimming pool & children's playground. Something for Everyone! 20% discount for couples booking in May, June, September & October (min 1 week & excluding half-term weeks). …see more
Unique building - used to be the deer larder for the estate
Private access to Loch Ness
Romantic - we have had engagements, weddings and honeymoons
Proximity to Castles, fun trips and whisky distilleries the Great Glen Way and Munros …see more
tigh na coilltean, a former forestry workers cottage, is in a peaceful setting at the edge of the Inchnacardoch forest, just three quarters of a mile away from the heart of Fort Augustus, where there are shops, pubs and restaurants and other amenities. The Caledonian Canal runs through the village, where boats can be seen navigating a staircase of 5 locks …see more
Luxury 2 bedroom suite offering you privacy, seclusion with very high quality accommodation. Ideal for walking, fishing, cycling, golf, car tours to Oban, Glen Coe, the highlands. Beautiful Edwardian house overlooking Kilchurn Castle and Lochawe. 25 minutes from Oban. …see more
Idylic secluded mountain getaway nestling in the foothills of the Sierra Tejeda, in the heart of Axarqia, a unique region east of Malaga, bordered by mountains, lakes and the glorious beaches of the Mediterranean Sea, only 25 mins away. Pool jacuzzi gardens. Sleeps 5. Officially registered as Casa Rural ensuring quality, safety and high standards.
Peace and tranquility, hear the birds sing, watch the wildlife, deer, red suirrels, pine marten, pheasants, buzzards and many other smaller birds, be amazed by the sky at night with no street lighting to spoil the brilliance of the natural light show.
new for 2014- Local youth Pipe band play on village Green first Saturday of month. …see more
A restored traditional single storey Finca (Spanish rural property) with swimming pool and breathtaking mountain views. The property has been well furnished and decorated to keep the traditional style of a rustic Finca. …see more
Razay Holiday Cottages - 3 beautiful self-catering cottages in the Loire Valley. Our 15-acre property has a well-stocked Carp fishing lake, indoor badminton hall, a well-equipped fitness suite, heated swimming pool & children's playground. …see more
Private with quiet secluded country surroundings, giving you uninterrupted views of Ben Cruachan (Scottish Mountain) Views and walking distance for Loch Awe and to local food establishments. 30 minutes to Oban - Gateway to the Scottish Isles. Central to explore. Wildlife everywhere, Peace and quiet, relax go fishing or walking in the many forest glens …see more
Le Colvert provides affordable but comfortable accommodation for 4 people (or possibly more) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoiled countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. SPECIAL WINTER RATES AVAILABLE FOR 2015 …see more
Luxury appointed apartment. Loch-side location. Mountain views. Bike hire, boat trips and golf nearby. Romantic location, Walking and bike routes from the doorstep. Pool and sauna/steam room. Leisure sporting facilities on site.
linen and towels provided. Welcome pack …see more
Lovely 3 bedroom villa with private pool. Peaceful and secluded setting among olive groves with spectacular panoramic views to lake and mountain. Ideal for unwinding and exploring Axarquia while only 15 minutes drive from coast. Fully equipped, wifi and sat TV. …see more