Spring breaks for you and the dog - pet friendly accommodation
Tue 25 May 2010
Leaving home to go on vacation is one of the best feelings in the world, but for some pet owners saying goodbye to your perfect pooch is like saying goodbye to a child. Rather than have your holiday marred by a guilty conscience why not bring the dog or even the cat with you and give them a holiday too.
With nearly 10,000 pet friendly holiday homes available through Holiday Lettings, pet owners no longer need to feel like neglected holiday makers.
Visit http://www.holidaylettings.co.uk/pet-friendly-holidays/26/ideas/ for the full list of Holiday Lettings pet friendly accommodation and tips on how to ensure your pet meets the travelling condition of PETS (The Pet Travel Scheme), which allows pets to travel outside of the UK without quarantine.
Holiday Lettings pet ready properties include:
Oak Barn, Sea Palling, Norfolk
From £427 per week, sleeping six, (£71.16 per person)
Situated ten minute’s walk from the beach and within easy reach of the Norfolk Broads, Oak Barn is a beautifully restored conversion that is surrounded by wide open space and ideal for long leisurely walks with the dog. As well as being within walking distance of the beach the house boasts a Jacuzzi bath and has a spacious garden with views that span across the paddocks to the sand dunes in the distance. Located in the village of Sea Palling the area has basic amenities and two great pubs with mouth watering menus.
Lake House Lodge, Blessington, County Wicklow, South East Ireland
From £811 per week, sleeping 12 (£67.58 per person)
Lake House Lodge is the perfect choice for a gathering of family or friends. Spacious and surrounded by rural scenery, the house has a secure outdoor dog pen and house to keep the animals safe and comfortable while you relax. The front of the house has a secure parking area and overlooks the nearby lakes and has a private pathway for guests to get to both the lake and beach which is within walking distance. Blessington village is quiet yet social with a number of pubs offering light entertainment. Leisure facilities in the area include fishing and golf, while the property itself has a basketball net and ball for group games. For those that like the country but want to explore the city Dublin city centre is just 30 minutes drive away.
Chat-Huant at La Bucherie, Montemboeuf, Chasseneuil, Charente
From £325 per week, sleeping four, (£81.25 per person)
Chat-Huant is a newly renovated two-bedroom holiday cottage situated in the unspoilt hidden jewel of South West France - the Charente. The cottage has an attached barn that after extensive renovation, now comprises a full leisure and fitness suite. Perfect for a spring getaway, the house is surrounded by large gardens and guests have access to a swimming pool and Jacuzzi.
The beach is six miles away and easily accessible by car or a rewarding walk or bike ride with the dog. There are bicycles available upon request and all guests have full access to the property’s private fishing lake. The owners welcome all pets but request that guests let them know exactly what animal / breed they are bringing.
Casa Madera, Cuervito de Pavones, Pavones, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
£200 per week, sleeping five, (£40 per person)
Perched above a large swimming pool and minutes from a breathtaking waterfall, this property really is paradise. The house has two bedrooms and offers spectacular views of the surrounding rainforest and its wildlife inhabitants such as squirrel monkeys and scarlet macaws. The beach is 10 minutes away and offers kite-surfing, fishing, boat rides and even whale watching. With such scenic surroundings and a variety of walks available the area and property are an ideal choice for a tropical dog holiday.
About Holiday Lettings:
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