Short on time? Book a mini break in the country! Take your pick from these short breaks at cottages, farmhouses and villas in the countryside. Perfect for long weekends away, short rural breaks let you escape to the great outdoors and recharge your batteries.
Marvel at the breath-taking beauty of the UK’s finest rural areas on your short rural break. Discover the tranquillity of the Lake District, go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons or climb Snowdon, Wales’s highest peak.
If you have a long weekend to spare, hop over the water to an Irish country cottage or try Scotland for jaw-dropping panoramic views of the mountains and Highlands. Alternatively, you could follow the Spanish sunshine and hide away in a stylish Galician converted barn, or head to sun-baked Cyprus and choose a poolside apartment in Paphos.
Stylish and hospitable
Free wifi, log fire, hot tub, childfriendly, kids dinner, DVD/TV room, huge garden.
Vaujany is part of the huge Alpe d'Huez ski region, snow secure slopes.
In summer: cycling!
Beautiful garden, old fruit trees, safe to play for children
In Vaujan …see more
Between Chateau Montsegur&Mirepoix,fantastic holiday area,lovely chambres d'hotes&s/c gite(17479)in the historic cathar country close to Foix,Ax,Carcassonne&,Spain&Andorra.SKI at Monts D'Olmes,paradise for walkers&cyclists,ideal base to discover this lovely area.WIFI... …see more
The Cartlodge is a fabulously converted single storey farm building, situated in a courtyard setting with private garden. It is designed to really give the wow factor, sympathetically combining old world green oak beams with high-spec, luxurious contemporary styling. N …see more
Artistic studios on the beach that offer relaxing holidays on this unspoilt bay - that combine sea & mountain - close to all local amenities. Only 1hour drive from Athens. Ideal for swimming, cycling, paragliding, climbing & nature lovers.
Romantic Tuscan Ancient Villa & Farmhouse in undiscovered Mugello valley offering tranquil relaxing holiday away from it all.
Owner are happy to prepare a delicious typical Tuscan dinners al fresco on the garden
Florence just 40Km & Siena 110Km
Private pool …see more
Traditional house, village,near sea, convenient for transport,recently restored to high standard,short walk along the beach to capital,desert island,tranquil,unspoilt, off the beaten track,unique and quirky,experience real kerkennah,live among the locals Relax by the fo …see more
Apartment in Povlja, Island of Brac, Dalmatia Coast, Croatia
Apartments With Sea Views;
Spring discount, relaxing,
Village Location, 50m From The Sea;
2 Bedroom Apartment;
Terrace, Wi-Fi internet, air conditioning;
Diving Croatia Full equipped, modern, romantic apartmen …see more
The owners have recently taken delivery of this brand new Villa on Sri Lanka's South Coast. Set on a hill overlooking a small bay, the villa has 5 ensuite bedrooms, 2 main living rooms and a 60ft infinity pool. …see more
selfcatering apartment, bb, b&b, waterfront, river beach, swimming pool, kayaks, pedalo's, ATB, canoe, fishing, hiking, outdoor, relax, sight seeing, private, nature, culture, sports, birdwatching, fun, water, lake, river Prices and availability are for apartment Balsam …see more
The Villa is set in the private lakeside development on the southern tip of Hua Hin in Soi 97, and only 7Km to the city. Facing the Mountain to the west, the villa has an unprecedented lake view and a stunning sunset from its large terrace overlooking the pool and sala. …see more
Traditional Sicilian Experience offering bed and Breakfast rooms, Also a self catering apartment Surrounded by fantastic views. Why not take a trip to the famous temples or Baths. Enjoy the wine and food there This accommodation is ideal for people who like agricultur …see more
Restored romantic Tuscan farmhouse for up to 10 in undiscovered Mugello valley offering tranquil relaxing holiday away from it all. Let Lorenzo and Heidi spoil you with their deliciousTuscan dinners served al fresco under the grape vine! Also available on a B&B basis if …see more
Beautiful individual chalet set in quiet location, yet only minutes to the lifts of snow sure Les Arcs. Perfect for summer and winter breaks. Ideal for families and groups.Out door hot tub.,. Catered weeks mid week and long weekends, self catered breaks. Wi-FI, i pod …see more
Welcome to our beautiful 17 th C Farmhouse in the Bay Of Le Mont St Michel.We are open year round inc Christmas & New Year. Located in a small hamlet 15 mins from Le Mont St Michel, we provide an ideal base to discover the delights of the local area. Child friendly …see more
Luxury Villa situated on a private golden beach. Renowned for the dolphins and whales this paradise offers complete privacy with full staff and sensational cuisine. Three neighbouring swimming pools to choose from or the still clear water off your own beach hut. For …see more
Multi award winning Bed and Breakfast. Voted best B&B in France 2102 by Guide Chapeau Noir. Lovely old stone house with stunning views. Large garden with sun loungers and BBQ. Fridges, mini bar and air con or ceiling fans in all rooms. Private parking and WiFi. Wonderfu …see more
Set in six beautiful hectares of parkland and gardens, and surrounded by unspoiled rolling countryside, this luxury chambres d’hôtes in the heart of the Dordogne offers a spacious home away from home experience, at very affordable prices.
Feature built in stone in a land of ancient traditions, sea and sun ... Surrounded by olive trees and a few minutes from the sea .. Ideal for nature lovers and for those who want to spend their holidays relaxing …see more
Construction typical Salento "Pajare" in a charming rural area surrounded by olive trees just minutes from the sea ... Ideal for those who want to spend a pleasant and relaxing holiday surrounded by beautiful nature .. …see more
New Inn Brilley, once a Pub and an Inn, enjoys stunning views on to the Black mountains and the Brecon Beacons. Beautiful walks right out of the doorstep, on to the Offa's Dyke. Ideally located, for walkers, canoeing, riding, in reach within 5 minutes distance. 5 Miles …see more
Bed and Breakfast in a 19th century restored mill near Fontenay le Comte offering 5 double en suite bedrooms. Open all year. Evening meals served. Animals accepted. Bike Hire. Discounts given for longer stays. 3 Clés rating with Clévacances. Quiet location.Good Cyclin …see more
'The Fron' is a luxury, five-star, Welsh countryside holiday home situated near Builth Wells, enjoying magnificent views. 3 rooms are en suite, with the other two having a large family bathroom next door. There is also a smaller 2 bedroom option at 'Lily-pond Lodge. En …see more
South West France village farmhouse Tranquil but Superbly located for many activities all year round. Walking Kayaking White water rafting Bird watching Art Health & Well-being Yoga Meditation & Art
2 double bedrooms 1 en-suite and 1 with shared facilities.
2 bedroo …see more
Bahiazul is a luxury villas residential that offer all hotel services, but with the exclusivity of having your own private villa with living room, dining room, kitchen, three bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, private pool, roof terrace with barbecue, jacuzzi and Balinese bed. Next …see more
A luxury chalet by The Tasty Ski Company. Fully catered in Winter for up to 15 people, self-catered in Summer for up to 12. 1 minute from the ski slopes with private driver service. Outdoor hot tub, heated ski boot racks, WiFi, Sky TV, iPod dock all included!
Romantic and very private luxery accommodation in an old artist's studio situated the large grounds of a magnificent 18thC manor house. Gorgeous stone walls and travertine marble floors, private terrace and parking, stylish decor and beautifully furnished. Stunning. Onl …see more
Friendly Bed and Breakfast near Sarlat, four comfortable rooms with private shower/wc, swimming pool, BBQ, large wooded garden, free parking, fridge freezer, quiet village location. Restaurant/cafe/bar in walking distance. Free tea making facilities available …see more
This exclusive and comfortable farmhouse is perched at 1240 mts on the sunny south facing plateau in the valley of Naves. The property has been custom built from a ruin to luxury accommodation situated in the charming and traditional Savoyard village of Fontaine. …see more
Villa Teras is located 8km from Ubud in Frangipani Lane, a quiet, flower filled lane in the untouched, historic village of Batuan. Nestled on the banks of the Woz river, the villa is surrounded by coconut trees, bamboo groves and rice fields. A genuine Bali experience
We have everything you need to disconnect and enjoy your holidays with maximum privacy and tranquility: swimming pool, tennis court, fronton court, gardens, orchard, field, horseback riding ring ... it also offer stables so you can bring your own horse. Our house is ide …see more
Charming 1st floor studio with separate entrance to the main 17th Century house. King sized bedroom with fridge, microwave, breakfast bar and free standing bath, separate room housing the toilet and sink. Free Wi-Fi, parking, freshly baked bread/croissants. Walking dist …see more
Is 1 bedroom located at the Isola Bella bay with stunning view overlooking the sea. The room has an en-suite bathroom, Tv, air conditioning and free wi-fi. Breakfast is included. One bedroom located at the Isola Bella bay with stunning view overlooking the sea. …see more
Access to the private and secluded 17km long Walker Bay beach. Close to grotto beach, Stanford Cove, Voelklip and Long beach.
Go shark diving in nearby Gansbaai.
Visit the many wine and cheese farms in the area. …see more
Ideal for couples.
English owners live on site and can provide meals. One of three attached Gites, King-size beds, good quality bedlinen, Wi-fi, lots of outside space with lovely views, garden furniture, BBQ, large sundeck and 10m x 5m Pool. Easter break, weekly rent …see more
A place evoking curiosity, a wish to explore, to engage in sports activities, to discover the beauties of the town and its surroundings as well as a feeling of relaxation, a feeling of peace and quiet. Here the time seems to stop.
Most of all we would like you to feel …see more
Beautiful new England lakeside side lodge with uninterrupted views across a 150 acre lake, large open plan living room,reading snug, kitchen and dinning room.
Ideal for fishing, water skiing, wakeboading,dining al fresco, tennis, do as much or as little as you like.
Our property lies on the most beautiful spot of Mazan, a village in the Vaucluse at south of the Mont Ventoux. It holds course against the hillock and has free view over the Montagne the Vaucluse to the Vally of the Rhone. Avignon visible with the Palais du Papes. …see more
Bairro do Casal is located in Côa Valley and Alto Douro Wine Region. The Côa Valley is a important sites in the world for rock art and the most important outdoor site for Palaeolithic rock art. The High Douro wine region is credited by UNESCO World Heritage Site. …see more
Lovely apartment with aa big terrace south oriented which gives you a perfect view to the Gándara River and the Soba Valley. It has been decorated in a unique rustic style. Apartment capacity 4-6 people, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, full equipted kitchen …see more
Catered Chalet, ideally located in the resort of Haute Nendaz, part of the extensive Verbier 4 valley ski area, just 50m from the ski lifts and a few minutes on foot to the resort centre.
Ideal for families and large groups, with 8 bedrooms.
Hot tub. Offered on a cate …see more
B&B very comfortable, in a little village (middle mountain) in Toscana. 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 dining room, lounge place, TV, internet access. Pets accepted.
We have a 2 houses, ok for 8 persons, in the village. Village in a conservation area. Amazing and quiet pl …see more
Home-made regional cuisine. Nature and silence. Building represents the architecture of Galicia located at the foot of a hill-fort Celtic in a river valley in the interior of the estuary of Muros-Noia. On the way from Santiago to Finisterre. Casa Perfeuto Maria is rente …see more
. Sirince terrace houses is a family run enterprise consisting of 3 heritage cottages near Ephesus and overlooking the magnificent valley of sirince, in other words, ephesus on the hills.
you can ask availability for Fig House , Olive House or Grapevine House.. Grapevi …see more
The Kipepeo Lodge is a charming and warm beach villa, built on the Southeast coast of Zanzibar, close to a typical african village, Jambiani. The villa is an extraordinary accommodation, fully staffed and implemented to give to the guest the best services. On the shore. …see more
Uniquely situated B&B on the banks of the River Dordogne. Relaxing and quiet with stunning views, terrace bar serving food, Wi-fi. Private car park and easy access to riverbank. Near tourist attractions and less than 3kms to 2 golf courses. Bergerac 45km Sarlat 25km.
For total exclusivity and our fullest attention, hire the whole castle. Work groups, Birthdays, Weddings, Golfing Trips or just you and your family or friends; terrace, park, pool, main salon, dining halls, library, and billiard hall. …see more