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.
Chateau Bellenau provides the perfect holiday retreat for couples, family and friends. Wether you are looking for a quiet romantic weekend for two or a group venue capable of accommodating up to 60 people, we aim to provide a unique atmosphere tailored to your needs. …see more
Les Noes Blanches is a stunning white classic country chateau in the Loire Valley region of France. Only 20 minutes from the centre of le Mans, and under 5 hours from London by Eurostar, the house sleeps 14 people comfortably inside an estate of 450 acres of woodland. …see more
Domaine du Chatenet offers a choice of either a large Maison de Maitre sleeping 10 or a Keepers Cottage for 6. Ideal for family holdays in the heart of the Dordogne. Offering a Pool, Painting and Ceramic sculpture in a country setting. …see more
Sunset Villa is a spacious 4 bed/2 bath open-plan living design with amazing sunset vistas, perfect for friends & families getaways. The huge entertaining deck & pool add to this perfect getaway. There is also a separate self-contained cottage on the 5 acre property. The tariff is based on 8 adults but Sunset Villa can sleep 10-12 guests for an additional $50 pppn. …see more
Situated a few metres to the main street Corso Umberto and Taormina Cathedral. The room is quite, modern and confortable, it is furnished with small kitchen, bathroom and garden in commun. A great House in the heart of Taormina, share the modern apartment or enjoy a whole Villa only for yourself. …see more
Walk to beach
Surfing beach, coffee shops and restaurants within walking distance.
SCUBA wreck diving, fishing, swimming, surfing, bike riding
Kayak and pedal boats on Avoca lake
Children's rock pool.
Beach house on Avoca Beach which is a typical Australian surfing beach. Patrolled by traditional volunteer lifeguards.
Board hire and surfing lessons, wreck SCUBA diving, picture theatre.
4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 persons (typically 6 adults and 2 children) …see more
Five beautiful stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 30 acres of lawns, woodland, a meadow and a stream. Brittany Cycle Tours based on site. Great for large family get-togethers. Just 30 mins from the stunning Southern Brittany coast. Nearby fishing, golf, horse-riding, medieval towns and beaches Couetilliec offers a wide range of activities …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!
Beautifully restored stone cottage with secure pool. Tranquil location. Ideal for families. 2 mins to local shops,10 mins nearest town and only 20 mins to busy Dordogne. Large garden with games area. Silk painting workshop available. Relax and enjoy the peace and quiet! …see more
Bernex has its own ski area of 50km between 1000 and 2000 metres, with a variety of runs to suit all standards.
Bernex offers plenty of activities – tennis, petanque, horse riding, walking and mountain biking. white-water rafting or para-gliding Lake Geneva and Evian are 15 minutes away, with water sports, spa & thermal baths, beaches and bars. …see more
Apartment in Valmorel. Ski Back To The Door, With Great valley views From The Terrace. Flexible Dates Available
Sleeps 6 (2 bedrooms) Apt in Valmorel. Ski Back To The Door. Great valley views. Flexible Dates Available
Sleeps 6 (2 bedrooms) …see more
17th century villa.
Recently renovated with luxurious furnishings.
Intimate garden and spa overlooking lake Orta.
Indoor pool with hydro jets.
Conveniently located for easy access to Expo 2015 without needing to cross Milan. Brand new renovation.
Close to Milan Malpensa International Airport.
Easy access to Expo 2015 in Milan. …see more
New Chalet with HOT TUB, SAUNA & STEAM ROOM , 4 ensuite Bedrooms and MASTER suite occupying an entire floor. 3D TV and Latest Technology throughout, Amazing Views from all windows and Stunning Location in Villars/Gryon
Private Chef, Maid and concierge Services available …see more
Floating jetty which is easily accessible.
Four bedrooms all en-suite.
Pool and Jacuzzi.
North facing entertainment area, not overlooked.
Canoes with Oars
Full DSTV bouquet. Each room with own TV.
South Africa's Garden Route is world renowned for its natural beauty and exotic holiday destinations.
Ideal for big families or 2-3 families/couples to stay together in a luxurious private villa with a garden and a swimming pool. Located in the beautiful village of Kirkpinar Our fully furnished Villa has central heating and a fireplace. Table games, a fully equipped kitchen, large barbecue, heatings, boiler are provided in the villa.
Peaceful and secluded location with wonderful views. Close to the ancient towns of Much Wenlock, Shrewsbury and Ludlow and the Ironbridge Gorge Museums. Child and dog friendly. Sorry we do not accept bookings from groups where the average age is below 30. …see more
Golfers Paradise awaits you here, with your own practice green & bunker before that all important game to win the bets?
Surrounded by the best parkland and Links courses Druids Glen host to the Irish Open, the European where top players from around the world practice.
Quiet,peaceful and exclusive 10 acre property yet ideally located for all amenities,shopping,local food markets,restaurants,bars and all tour attractions including the famous caves,mountain biking,hiking,kayaking,bamboo rafting,zip lining,elephant parks and lots more We can help and advise on the best *and safest* tour attractions to visit. …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 to "Dunes of Corralejo" National Park: desert landscapes join to white sand and turquoise water beaches …see more
Amazing views, country side location, yet only 7 km from the coast, lots of out door areas to enjoy. Villa has own security staff and is behind closed gate community We know offer full Chef service as required , with tailored made menus for events or Lunchs and Dinners. …see more
Located in the picturesque village of Méribel Les Allues. The apartment was built in 2002 and has three bedrooms (2 doubles and a twin) and sleeps up to six people. It's fully equipped and is an ideal location to explore the 3 valleys ski area. …see more
Bahiazul is luxury villas Resort that offer all hotel services, such as: Breakfast Buffet, Restaurant, Spa, Room Service. The distribution of that is a living and dining room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, pool and roof are with bbq, Jacuzzi and Balinese bed. Next to "Dunes of Corralejo" National Park: desert landscapes join to white sand and turquoise water beaches …see more
Stunning apartment located in the 5* Villa Gadea Complex. Altea Spain 3 bedroom apartment with terrace, private jacuzzi and shared pool. Near beach and golf.
A Holiday Altea CB property–Perfectly presented. Great for summer or winter sun and Golf.
Beautiful apartment and surroundings, riverside garden with deck and pool. On the doorstep of the Parque Natural of Sierra de Baza, 3 minute walk to the village of Gor with friendly locals and superb bar tapas!
3rd bedroom available for groups larger than 6 people. …see more
Restored large barn (sleeps 11) in charming winegowers' village with private 12 x 5m private pool & walled south-facing garden with awning. Between Lagrasse and Narbonne, 30 mins from Med. beaches, 40 mins from Carcassonne with Cathar castles and mountains nearby. Suits 2 families: huge rooms, big private pool, tranquil village not far from sea, walks in nearby hills. …see more
Swimming pool is being built and should be ready by April 2012. Natural mountain river pools right at your doorstep.Jumping from high rocks into the deep pools. Antique watermill recently restored. Breathtaking view on the mountains and river. 17 kms from the sea. Romantic watermill directly on the river. Lovely natural pools and beautiful surroundings. Sandy beaches, …see more
"The Harvest Moon" holiday house, is a Tuscan country mansion with a spectacular pool overlooking the boundless valley. The whole property is available for more comfort and privacy. The whole property is available for more confort and privacy. …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 with jacuzzi, roof terrace with barbecue, and Balinese bed. Next to "Dunes of Corralejo" National Park: desert landscapes join to white sand and turquoise water beaches …see more
Villa Fuoco is a luxury, eco friendly, private, villa; It is located in Marantochori village 8km away from Vassiliki and 35 km from the center of Lefkada island. Our wish is to offer value for money holidays without sacrificing luxury. So, start your dream vacations!! …see more
Country home Long Crendon Bucks nr Oxford furnished <8 people long weekends holidays or long-term let 4 dble bdr 3 bath lge kitchen with Aga & dining area, separate formal dining room, lge terrace and well-established garden. Walks golf good pubs and restaurants nearby Rest & relaxation in country comfort in this well-appointed house. Fully furnished Self-catering Commutable …see more
4 gites with en-suite facilities and air conditioning. Private terrace with BBQ, 5 person spa/hot tub and 12m pool. All with stunning views of the countryside with plenty of space set in 12 acres with a few trees for that all important shade. …see more
The Mill is 18th century converted water mill set in six acres of private garden and woodland in the Vendee region of France. Large heated pool, wi-fi internet, games room, log fire, BBQ, decking area. All mod cons. …see more
Close to lift, 5 mins walk to telecabine, 15 mins to Bernex, 25 mins drive to Porte Du Soleil, Abondance & Chapelle D'Abondance. 35 from Chatel & 40 mins from Morzine / Avoriaz ski areas. 15 mins to Evian, Lake Geneva & Golf courses. Close to Montreux & Chateau Chillon. 1100m altitude, chalet is 500m from; ski lift, 5 bars/restaurants, shops & bus stop to train station Evian. …see more
Beautiful chalet with panoramic views of the Bernese Oberland. Luxuriously furnished with all the mod cons. Suitable for families or friends looking for a relaxing break or Alpine activities including skiing, mountain biking, hiking and even lake swimming. If you would like more information on this property, please see our website:
www.chaletcalvert.com …see more
Luxury spacious Chalet apartment in St Gervais with log fire, sleeps 8-10 in 3 large bedrooms. St Gervais is France's best kept secret, so much more than just a ski resort, with access from the village to the 445km of pistes of the Evasion Mont Blanc ski domain We can arrange door to door transfers from Geneva airport at very competitive rates. Contact owner direct. …see more
Taliesin is a beautifully designed house in a perfect location. FRONT LINE TO THE SEA. It is situated on a private island in Knysna Lagoon. At high tide the water comes up to the pool deck. Views are stunning. A daily housekeeper makes it a real holiday. …see more
Luxurious Chamonix, Sleeping 8 guests in 4 Bedrooms, Close to Ski Lifts, Self Catered or Catered. Ideal for Families & Friends on a Ski Vacation in Chamonix. Super Local Staff Service Providing the Extra. Treat yourself this Winter Holiday with the Best Chamonix Offers. Marmotte Mountain holidays are renowned for offering fun, quality holidays. …see more
La Daby is a magical, tranquil, and fun place to have a holiday. The houses can be rented separately, as they have their own terraces and privacy surrounded by pine trees; or rented together. This works well if you are a group of families or friends. Four Peaceful Houses In Bandol Wine Area, 15 minutes from seaside. …see more
In Bang Muang there are a health station, a pharmacy, a private clinic, a dentist, a post office, a petrol station, a few massage shops, and the ThaiLife Spa. Thai Life also rents mountain bikes and motorcycles.
The hinterland of Bang Muang is ideal for bicycle riding In Bang Muang you can find a dozen restaurants. A local food market, Tesco Lotus Express and 7-eleven.
Beautiful Spacious18th Century Farmhouse, barn, outbuildings and large pool set in the village of Saulieres on the Dordogne River, 5mins. drive from the market town of Argentat in the department of the Correze.
Sleeps 12 + Cot Picturesque village setting, en-suite accommodation, private pool with walks & woodland behind. …see more
If you have never been in Olivella and just know Sitges, Barcelona, but if your interest is nature, tranquility and a truly unique home, when you get to your destination a smile on your face and from that moment you know you`re going to have a great time. …see more
200 year old barn with luxury accommodation, 4 bedrooms, 3 large showers and bath, superb outside space for eating and playing. Fantastic views over rolling countryside. 10 X 5 pool completely fenced for safety. Great for adults and great for kids with swings and toys. Help yourself to salad and seasonal vegetables from our garden.
We can babysit or drive you to restaurants. …see more
Light and airy townhouse. 5 minutes to beaches, 3 minutes to shops, restaurants, cafes, bars. 10 minutes to fantastic golf course. Only 30 minutes into the city, 4 minute walk to the station. Our rates are $145-$150 per night, plus Holiday Lettings booking fee. …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