Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.
Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!
Charming and comfortable stonehouse (18th) on a delightful property built on the foothills of an old castle, between vineyards and the chateaux "of Loire Valley, in a charming and pleasant village at 5mn from Tours, 10mn from Amboise, close to highway A10/TGV. …see more
Warm welcome. B&B/Gites in beautiful countryside with owner on site, 5mins village. Family friendly.Lge garden with children's activities/bbq. Sep flower garden. Bikes,swimming pool july/august. . Horse riding, fishing, golf nearby. WIFI. …see more
Romantic get-away. Any time of year. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
Ideally located between Aubeterre sur Dronne (one of the most beautiful villages in France) and Riberac, this holiday home has lots of character,and is nicely decorated. Very quiet, you will be woken by birdsong and the rustle of wind in the poplars... Your pets are welcome.
Linen and towels provided . Beds are made on your arrival
Looking up the Dourbie valley, our gites are perched on an outcrop of rock that is home to the medieval fortified village of Cantobre. It's a perfect place to explore the countryside and Templar villages, take part in adventurous outdoor sports or just relax.
In the Cévennes National Park near the world famous Millau viaduct and home of Roquefort cheese!
Self catering holiday cottage in idyllic forest location, this 18th century cottage is perfect for couples/families. Great for walks, cycling, near golf, fishing, river, sandy beaches, lakes, medieval towns, chateaux, water parks, zoos
Charming 3 bed, 2 bath cottage set in a unique location bordering forest. Perfect location for cycling. …see more
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
Gîte Merlot is romantic, rustic/contemporary in style and has great views. Situated on a corner of the converted barn, it has a large private patio facing the vineyard and the Vallée du Lendou. Ideal for couples who like to enjoy long summer evening. The tranquility of a rural holiday combined with home comforts. …see more
A rustic barn, situated in a small hamlet, recently converted into a one bedroomed cottage with original exposed beams and stonework. Garden and pool. Perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of this unspoilt region with its abundant wildlife. …see more
Dating from the 12th century and reputedly owned by Eleanor of Brittany, granddaughter of Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Le Calipel offers you the opportunity to relax in the beautiful Normandy countryside yet is within easy reach of all the well known attractions. There is also the opportunity to explore less well known attractions such as ancient abbeys and slate mines. …see more
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …see more
Dans le parc des Marais du Cotentin ,à 5mn de Ste Mère Eglise et des plages du Débarquement dans une grande longère traditionnelle en pierre.
Gite pouvant accueillir jusqu'à 5 personnes, disposant a l'arrière d'un terrain clos privé avec terrasse Pour plus d'information, Visitez notre site : http://gite-sainte-mere-eglise.olympe.in/ …see more
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
At the Cafe de la Poste in the village you can enjoy a hearty Catalan repast accompanied by the superb local wine or simply enjoy a drink outside in the sunshine. There is plenty to do here: horse riding in the forest, golf, an array of walking trails and so much more. WRITERS, an ideal retreat - we give special terms for extended stays and can include airport transfers. …see more
Chateau du Bois is in a quiet rural location, perfect for a relaxing break with a large indoor heated pool for your sole use during your stay. The region offers something for everyone and is an ideal base from which you can explore the area. …see more
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this bright & airy gite sleeps 4.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
Set in a picturesque valley with wonderful views, this former farmhouse retains many of its original features. A wonderful base for walking, cycling, swimming, sight-seeing, markets, enjoying the River Dordogne, or relaxing by your own pool! Sleeps 8 - 4 showers. The house in under trees which means that it is always cool in the height of what can be very hot weather! …see more
Romantic, traditional Normandy farmhouse (1706), area of outstanding natural beauty, 20 mins from the sea. D-Day landing beaches, Bayeaux Tapestry, and fast access Mont St. Michel. Seafood, restaurants, safe sandy beaches and outdoor activities. …see more
An apartment of 40m² in renting of vacations for 4 people.Air-conditioned and all comfort,this independent apartment, adjoining to a House,constructs on a domain of 2300m² assures of holidays to calmness filled of memories …see more
This charming gite has three bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower and wc downstairs, lounge and kitchen. It has a courtyard garden, and a sun terrace where you can look over the rolling hillside. There is wifi and satellite TV - with all the English and French channels. The gite is in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of supermarket, bars and small shops. …see more
Les Rosiers is perfectly situated for exploring and discovering the secrets of the Loire Valley. You will be centrally located in the triangle formed by the lovely Chateau town of Saumur, the shopping mecca of Tours and the world famous town and racetrack of Le Mans. …see more
The Old Pigeonnier with its secluded swimming pool is suitable for couples or friends who enjoy the quiet of the countryside with close access to a wide choice of amenities, many excellent restaurants, shops, local culture and amongst the best vinyards in France !
A wide choice of excellent markets, fantastic scenic walks for all and just a Fabulous place to be! …see more
Peaceful, rural, idyll, surrounded by wheat, sunflower, corn fields, not overlooked, beautiful all day sunshine swimming pool within easy reach of many chateau's, stunning beaches, family activities, historic towns a perfect get away from it all location. …see more
To make your camping experience in black Périgord unforgettable, these 3 pristine stationary 1950's Vintage caravans , have been lovingly restored, to be comfortable, cozy and fully equipped. They are anchored in to a nice private property, with a large swimming pool. Close to every points of interest. Sarlat, Beynac, Castelnaud, Dome, rivers.... …see more
Les Tonneaux: a luxurious stylish gite, part of a converted 200 year old farm in its own grounds. On the edge of the historic town of Lessay and ten minutes to the unspoilt sandy beaches on Normandy's western coast, it's the perfect holiday location!
The Cotentin peninsula is steeped in history with its fantastic abbeys, castles and museums all nearby!.
The cottage is comfortable and well equipped with all you should need for your holiday, you will just need to add food and towels!!
The kitchen has a cooker, microwave, coffee maker etc and we provide tea towels.The lounge area has a sofas and tv and english satelitte. You are welcome to use all the facilities and, as we live on-site, we are there for any help or information. …see more
'Da nonna' is located in a romantic park on a historical site. A romantic getaway and a perfect place for people seeking peace and quiet, such as nature lovers, writers, composers, readers, musicians etc.
Ideal for walks, enjoyable meals, city treasures.
The silence of the spot is striking, you only hear the sounds of wild life. Here you can clear your head. …see more
Luxury two-bedroom apartment in a historic chateau with pool, wifi internet and sat tv. Near international airports and TGV served train stations as well as major autoroutes. Equidistant from Narbonne, Carcassonne and Béziers and near both beaches and mountains. …see more
Newly renovated holiday home with exposed stonework and original beams, set in peaceful rural location, ideal for families, nature-lovers, ramblers and cyclists. Located in beautiful contryside yet close enough to tourist attractions and Atlantic Coast. …see more
Newly renovated holiday home with exposed stonework, set in peaceful rural location, ideal for families, nature-lovers, ramblers and cyclists. Located in beautiful contryside yet close enough to tourist attractions and Atlantic Coast …see more
L'Ecurie' was once a milking shed and stable, it was renovated in 2012 and is now a delightful two bedroom cottage. Situated in beautiful countryside in the heart of Suisse Normande. Sleeps 4. …see more
Dominating the hill 10 minutes from Avignon, the Gite la Palou offers a protected area in the scrubland.
Good to know,, we live a few meters, against there. In season, you can enjoy our pool we share willingly. It may be also an opportunity to share some information... Respect of rhythm and space for everyone; our philosophy to share our spacious living close to nature ! …see more
If you are looking for a totally get-away-from-it-all holiday, then l'Ecurie is for you. Ideally situated for walking, cycling, fishing, golf or just relaxing. Why not sample some of the excellent local wines produced by our neighbour - tastings by appointment. …see more
Delightful two bedroom, detached holiday home situated on a private lane. Ideal for couples or small family. Easy access to beaches, Royan, Ile d' 'Oleron, La Rochelle, Saintes and Cognac. Excellent location for touring this part of France. …see more
Ideal for couples or small families looking for real country location.
Rambling, cycling or walking is easy and safe. One hour
from coast of Deauville and honfleur, Paris 90 minutes by train. D-Day
sites 90 minutes. Charming town of Orbec has the best croissants!
Here at Tranquille Vienne, we have 3 holiday gites available on site. Our Chabanais gite is part of our barn conversion, which has a covered terrace and overlooks the shared garden and pool area. NEW LARGER POOL AVAILABLE FOR 2015! …see more
Confolens is a great town with some beautiful medieval buildings. It has a range of shops a 5 minutes walk away and a large Intermarche 5 minutes drive from the house. It is a two minute walk to the main square, bars, restaurants, shops and the medieval city. nicely decorated large 19th century stone cottage with private pool provides "home away from home' …see more
3 bedroom gite in very peaceful rural location. Overground swimming pool and covered outside eating area. Escorted wine tasting trip to a local vineyard. Complimentary welcome pack. Meal available on arrival - bookable in advance . …see more
A stunning location on the edge of the Gresigne Forest with sweeping views over unspoiled country side south to the Pyrenees.
2 kms from the pretty Bastide village of Puycelsi with its 3 resuarants and village shop/bakery.
One hour from Toulouse airport. No smoking and no children....sorry!! …see more
LE GRAND BOIS is an attractive well equipped accommodation on one level. Large garden with 5m dia x 1m deep private pool. Tranquil yet well located for Loire Chateaux; La Rochelle, Many Abbeys and Historic Towns; Furturoscope; Puy du fou; Animal Parks. …see more
A romantic 1 bedroom Gite perfectly situated for exploring the Loire Valley. Its sits in a farmhouse setting of 4 acres. There is a wonderful shared swimming pool sitting in the middle of the plot. Linens, electricity & heating inclusive, just bring your bags! Our caretakers who are professional photographers & wine lovers offers wine tours & photography courses. …see more
Beautiful 100m2 barn conversion in tranquil hamlet surrounded by vines and plum orchards. Between the bastide towns of Monsegur and Duras. 10 minutes walk from hillside village of Dieulivol with 12thC church and post office. Beautifully situated pool shared with owners. …see more