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.
Traditional Italian stone country house and outhouses set on 1 ha. of land amid olive groves and oak woods, 1h. north of Rome. Sleeps 11, 5 bathrooms. 6x12m private pool and roofed lounge terrace. Immaculately tended, fenced garden. Absolute privacy, children welcome. " …see more
Peace and tranquillity prevails in this beautiful luxury villa with private pool and tennis court and views over the shimmering sea. Great value for a large group of people or two families, yet cosy enough for a couple. …see more
Four, side by side Absolute Beach Front Villas in highly acclaimed, multi award winning development including winner of 'Best Property Portugal' boasting exceptional specification overlooking the beach & the ocean set in one of the most sought after areas in the Algarve …see more
Tandala is a uniquely beautiful home nestled on the slopes of the Maparasha hills, set within 320 acres of private bush, near Amboseli park which is at the foot of Kilimanjaro, with sweeping views, shady verandahs, Thunbergia covered walkways, potted palms.
Tandala - a …see more
A newly rennovated ski chalet in the quiet village of Villette, Le Chable. Chalet Luda is a 5 minutes walk from the bubble (ski lift) which connects with the world famous ski resort of Verbier. A great place for a family holiday or a group of friends. Near Verbier.
Domaine Le Sabatou, an old lavender plantation and vineyard converted into a protected 30 acre nature reserve. Private and undisturbed, no through road and not shared. 15 minutes from Cahors and 3 stunning medieval hilltop villages. Easy motorway and airport access. Win …see more
Come and relax in the Pyrénées. Our spacious gite is ideal for a large family, or 2! An ideal base for walking, cycling, fly fishing, skiing and more! Come and explore! Website available, contact us for details. …see more
Red Rocks is a spectacular bespoke, modern contemporary eco house, set in the tranquil and spectacular heart of the Scottish Borders, close to good mountain and road biking, walking, trail/hill running, golf, fishing, shooting, spa facilities and local attractions. …see more
A converted stone barn and private pool with breath-taking panoramic views. A peaceful, relaxing, rural setting. Ideally located for sight-seeing and nature walks. Solar heated pool with summer kitchen and changing room. Set in 7 acres of meadowland. Ecological features …see more
Spacious cottages in picturesque village setting. Just mins walk to magnificent beach. Excellent restaurant & friendly bar just across the road. Great coastal walks & superb local pubs at Low Newton & Craster. Dogs welcome. …see more
Large airy villa where you will have a 5 STAR village experience rather than a tourist experience. A 12 x 4 metre stunning pool was added in 2014. Local food is fantastic, inexpensive and tastes like food from your childhood. A local cook can add to your experience. Clo …see more
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
Modern, spacious, comprehensively equipped, luxury apartment close to cable car and village centre. 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Log fire, cable TV, PS3, wifi. First floor apartment with lift, balcony and 2 underground secure parking places. …see more
A stylish self catering house in the Sicilian countryside,with large swimming pool, perfect for large groups. Tenutta Don Rugerro is beautiful old olive oil farm with large pool sleeping 28 in 11 bedrooms, in the Sicilian countryside of the Palermo region
A 1000 euro …see more
Sleeps 8+ Stunning Villa and pool with hillside views of Umbria in quiet village close to town with shops, bars an restaurants. Renovated in a modern, elegant style retaining traditional characteristcs. Parking & Wifi available. Excellent choice for families and groups. …see more
Beautiful old stone farmhouse fully renovated in 2012. Three independent gites can be rented separately or together for group. 20 acres of land surrounded by vines, olive trees, oaks. Great natural pool. Loads of hiking/biking trails. Easy access from main airports. …see more
Very quiet location ideal, for small groups. This house offers wornderfull views over the surrouding mountains and the sea. To mention that all rooms are equipped with a kitchenette. Possibilities for nearby walks alongside the "Levadas" watter channels and Mountains
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 who …see more
Villa Mimosa is situated in the heart of Taormina, facing the historic Grand Hotel San Domenico a few steps from the Corso Umberto where you will find the best shops, restaurants, trendy bars and discos.
The beaches can be reached by cable car or a 20 minute walk
A ca …see more
Occupying an entire building will certainly classify this Penthouse as a Villa, in all of 500 square meters living space. The Penthouse plays host to three well-appointed bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms. …see more
Wonderful modern villa with great privacy yet within minutes of beautiful Bagnone village and an easy day trip to the Cinque Terre or Forte Dei Marmi. Great for families, reunions and large parties. 20 meter private swimming pool with diving board. Kids paradise. WiFi. …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!
Rare proximity to ski lifts, ski rental, local pool & spa, shops and beginners slopes.
Stunning views from wrap-around balcony.
Other activities: Tobogganing, paragliding, mountaineering, hiking, tennis, wine-tasting. …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. Th …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 f …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. …see more
A luxury villa with private pool and garden, 300 meters from the sea. Stunning sea views, south facing aspect, master bedroom features a king size bed, this is the perfect place to have an indulgent time away with family or friends in a fabulous location. We are very ha …see more
Le Mas de la Tuilerie is a spacious converted farmhouse tucked away in a vineyard valley, in the Gard region. Ideal for a large party with children or a smaller party seeking total luxury. The whole villa comprises the main farmhouse and two self-contained apartments. …see more
Sparth Cottage is an attractive barn conversion, situated in a quiet, picturesque setting near a canal and wooded lake in the Pennine Colne Valley, just outside the Peak District National Park.
Private yard at front with seating,
Wide selection of books, DVDs and game …see more
Magical chalet for ten, close to village with bars & restaurants, and a short, level stroll to the Flegere ski lift giving access to the mountains both winter and summer. Spectacular setting ringed with trees and mountain views, five minutes from Chamonix town centre. …see more
Fully equipped home from home Villa Seniwati provides all that one may need to have the comforts they so desire to make their holiday perfect. Daily pool maintenance and cleaning provided.. All needs fulfilled and special requests taken into consideration. Choice bet …see more
The Resort Manor at Rafferty's is a luxury 4 bedroom home set in a quiet bushland setting on the edge of the Resort and offers all the amenities this popular Resort offers. Quality furniture, furnishings and attention to detail providing all the comforts you'll need. Th …see more
Luxurious 3 bedroom detached villa with large, private pool (with children's safety fence) set in spacious gardens. Exclusive location, a short stroll from the sea and close to Latchi fishing harbour and Baths of Aphrodite. Free wifi and air conditioning. …see more
Luxury villa with private heated pool, mountain views and set in beautiful gardens. Perfect for woodland walks, biking, or historic visits to Lucca, Pisa or Florence. Large south facing terrace with Pizza oven and covered loggia for al fresco dining. All bedrooms have …see more
Idyllic Beach and Bush relaxing Holiday situated on North Coast Natal
Ballito - bustling sea side resort approx 35 mins driving time
King Shaka Airport - 60kms
Hlulhwe/Umfolzi Game Reserves- 180kms
Sibaya Casino (Umdloti)- 50kms
Stay in a real home thats large and cozy where you are surrounded by nature among the ancient oaks and vineyards. Privacy is yours! No neighbors for miles! Visit nearby medieval villages and farmers markets, do wine tours, dine at great restaurants, enjoy Gascony! …see more
Perfect for anyone wanting to get away from it all and enjoy a
relaxing holiday in tranquil surroundings. When you tire of lazing by
the pool or playing tennis explore the beautiful villages and historic towns or
the local beaches and watersport centres nearby. Our …see more
Stunning Victorian detached house with ornate features
Only 150 yards from Royal Troon golf course.
Beautiful uninterrupted sea view and sunsets.
Ideal for large parties for golfing,wedding guests,and for families with easy access to the the beach.
Seaside location …see more
125 m² Villas for four people each with private terrace and outdoor pool sharing fabulous sea and mountain views!
FREE transfer from the Airport to the Hotel upon request! FREE transfer from the Airport to the Hotel upon request! …see more
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 …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 t …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.