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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Short stays welcome

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from £1197 /night

£8378 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Modern, right in the centre of the city Monaco Monte Carlo  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Short stays welcome

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from £355 /night

£2480 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Modern, brand new apartment. Modern amenities, sleeps 3, double bed for 2 and sofa for 1. Balcony. Shower.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £189 /night

£1317 - £3591 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
modern, centrally located, fully equipped, high standard finish and furnishing, two bedroom, close to the sea, duplex, loft  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £526 /night

£3676 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Large, 2 Bedroom Apartment, Sleeps 6, With Balcony, Centre of Nice, Old Nice, Place Massena Close to all bars, shops restaurants, sigh seeing. Minutes walk to the beach. Large two bedrooms en suite  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £147 /night

£1026 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Modern studio, right on the promenade des anglais, minute walk to the beach, modern amenities  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £54 /night

£377 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Modern, fully equipped, wifi, tv, air-con, cannes, near cannes  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £189 /night

£1317 - £2274 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
2 Bedroom Apartment, Centre of Nice, Old Nice, Course Saleya Market, Sea, 5 min to the sea. Close to tram, close to tourist attractions.  …see more

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Apartment | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 9

Excellent 5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £99 /night

£689 - £2226 / week

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  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Huge Unique Edinburgh flat centrally located with all mod cons and close to everything! This flat has been let out now for more than a year as a holiday let and has all positive feedback/reviews. It is a unique property and a real treat to stay here while in Edinburgh! Review by Daniel, "I've stayed in quite a few places in Edinburgh...but this was amongst the very greatest."  …see more

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Villa | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £151 /night

£1056 - £1367 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Villaa for 6 people, private swimming pool (heated). Wonderful sight of the Atlantic Ocean, quiet location. 10 minutes from the nearest beach.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £92 /night

£638 - £1203 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Spectacular designer loft just 5 minutes from Piazza Navona  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £158 /night

£1100 - £1750 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Elegant and bright one bedroom apartment in Kensington  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £140 /night

£975 - £1750 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Convenient 1 bedroom apartment 200M from Trafalgar Square  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £158 /night

£1100 - £1750 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
GowithOh - Charming and traditional one bedroom apartment in Kensington  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £158 /night

£1100 - £1750 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Modern 1 bedroom apartment 200M from Trafalgar Square  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £175 /night

£1225 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Beautiful 2 bedroom apartment in the area of Shoreditch  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

3 Nights min stay

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from £125 /night

£875 - £1313 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Bright and spacious 2 bedroom apartment in Battersea  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £113 /night

£788 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Charming studio apartment in the trendy area of Shoreditch  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£323 - £706 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Beautiful apartment in Berlin, Charlottenburg  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 2

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £150 /night

£1050 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Modern bright studio apartment in the heart of the West End  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £68 /night

£471 - £941 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
GowithOh - One bedroom apartment in Barcelona  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

3 Nights min stay

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from £132 /night

£921 - £1581 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
GowithOh - Apartment with large terrace 100 metres from the Piazza San Pietro  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £149 /night

£1038 - £1688 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Contemporary 1 bedroom apartment 200M from Trafalgar Square  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £122 /night

£851 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Appartement avec 2 chambres situé à 2 min à pied de Bairro Alto en plein centre de Lisbonne. Cuisine entièrement équipée et une grande salle de bains. Pour des vacances en famille ou entre amis. Restaurants et commerces à proximité  …see more

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House | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £35 /night

£240 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Casa Marlela si trova al mare, scogliera con vista Etna, ideale per fare il bagno, lo snorkeling o pescare. Allo stesso tempo si può godere di uno splendido giardino, con prato, piante aromatiche, palme e vari altri alberi. C'è anche un ampio parco giochi per bambini. La casa è ideale per due adulti ed eventualmente due bambini. In giardino c'è anche un gatto  …see more

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Apartment | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

3 Nights min stay

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from £305 /night

£2129 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
5 chambres - 10 personnes Lisbonne Proximité de toutes commodités 5 min St Jorge 5 min Rossio 10 min Chiado 15 min Bairro Alto  …see more

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Cottage | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £43 /night

£300 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Quiet charming, fantastic view, 100 mt from lake and shops, fresh in summer and warm in winter, garden with own vegetables and fruit, Surrounded by history and nature.The host is a cosmopolitan theater actress promoter of culture and ecoturism and non violence issues.  …see more

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Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £137 /night

£955 - £1525 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Nice, France: Carré d'Or area, 3 Bedrooms, Newly renovated first class vacation rental stunning with small balcony, minutes away from the beach  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £69 /night

£480 - £712 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Nice, France: Old town area, 2 Bedrooms, cozy newly renovated vacation rental  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £182 /night

£1271 - £1412 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Bright apartment with 2 bedrooms for 5 persons  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £152 /night

£1062 - £2473 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Elegant apartment in an exclusive area of Rome  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £105 /night

£732 - £805 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Cozy apartment for 4 people overlooking the Sacre Coeur  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £117 /night

£816 - £920 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
GowithOh - Apartment for 4 people overlooking the Sacré Coeur  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £52 /night

£361 - £429 / week

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  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Casa lustru 'i luna Ai nostri ospiti diamo la possibilità di effettuare percorsi enogastronomici e passeggiate naturalistiche.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £155 /night

£1085 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
Location, location, location! Clerkenwell oozes passion and creativity. You are a ten minute stroll from Chancery Lane and London's legal district - featured in many a Charles Dickens' novel! Oxford Street, The West End and The British Museum all within walking distance  …see more

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Villa | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

1 night min stay

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from £210 /night

£1464 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
2 bellissime ville indipendenti munite ciscuna di piscina e dépandance, con ampio parco circostante e spazi relax.  …see more

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Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

1 night min stay

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from £80 /night

£556 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Super comfort, stunning view of sea and nature reserve, apartement fully equipped for 8 people, 3 bedrooms ,2 bathrooms, 4 terraces, . WIFI, satellite television, bbq, washing machine.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £240 /night

£1676 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
modern, recently renovated, stylish, clean, fully equipped 1 bedroom apartment centre of cannes  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £25 /night

£170 - £260 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
Balcony Sea view Free parking Free wi-fi  …see more

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Studio | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £33 /night

£226 - £283 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
free wi-fi balcony with amazing sea view free parking private bathroom  …see more

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Villa | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £39 /night

£267 - £400 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Villaltea nel Salento, è in una posizione unica fronte mare offre tranquillità e cordialità ai propri ospiti in un ambiente naturale ricco di colori e profumi della macchia mediterranea.Troverete la nostra disponibiltà per rendere il vostro soggiorno indimenticabile.  …see more

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Apartment | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Good 3.5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £32 /night

£218 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
Studio Bord de mer, plage, descente bateau, mole d'amarrage pour votre bateau, jardin de 1000 M2, 5àM2 d'espaces barbecue face à la mer pour vos dîners et soirées d'été, situé à Mali Raj / Villa Paradis PUT NJIVICA 51 Diklo-Zadar-Croatie  …see more

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Apartment | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £45 /night

£311 - £669 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Graziosissimo appartamento composto da 3 camere (1 matrimoniale e 2 singole), 2 bagni, soggiorno/cucina e stato completamente ristrutturato ed arredato a nuovo e dista appena 50 metri dalla spiaggia di Donnalucata (RG) - Sicilia - Italia. Distanze principali -> Marina di Ragusa: 8Km - Cava d'Aliga: 7Km - Sampieri: 12Km - Marina di Modica: 15Km  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £57 /night

£393 - £561 / week

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  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Florence, Siena nearby.Chianti 5min away.Tasteful,relaxing, enjoy veiw, rolling hills, charming surroundings. Ideal, convenient & perfect location for visiting exploring Tuscany. Enjoy local wine, food, spectacular countryside, hospitality,cuisine, historical villages. Attractions:Tuscan beauty, markets, festivals, local help, winemaking,oil area, culture,art, Uffizzi,relax.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £26 /night

£180 - £667 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Best Budapest holiday rental. Enjoy the Loft atmosphere of a Beautiful Renovated flat, (83 sqm with high ceilings ) in trendy and central Neighborhood. Bright, quiet, spacious, comfortable. Fully furnished and affordable flat. Suitable for 6 adults and 2 children The flat iis non-smoking. But Smokers are welcome, invited to sit back on the walkway for smoking quietly.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £52 /night

£364 - £453 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
appartamento moderno,soleggiato, tranquillo,silenzioso, funzionale al centro di Ostia a pochi metri dalla stazione della metro per Roma ed Ostia Antica a 10 MINUTI DALL'AEROPORTO DI FIUMICINO.Tutti i servizi utili sono in prossimità. Il mare è a circa 400 m a piedi Supermercato10 mt farmacia100 mt ufficio postale100mt bar- ristorante30mt stazione metro700mt mare300mt  …see more

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Townhouse | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £98 /night

£684 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Un antica villa circondata da 150 ettari privati di uliveti, boschi e pascoli da esplorare con bellissime passeggiate a cavallo. Lezioni di equitazione nel maneggio della tenuta. 3 appartamenti in affitto per gli ospiti curati in ogni dettaglio.  …see more

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Townhouse | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

2 Nights min stay

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from £40 /night

£280 - £342 / week

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  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
casa vacanza centralissima consente di visitare la zona "vecchia" della città e di raggiungere in pochi minuti il nuovo centro con negozi, supermercati ecc. 5 posti letto in un appartamento finemente arredato e dotato di ogni confort.  …see more

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Apartment | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£342 - £599 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Ampio appartamento all'ultimo piano di palazzo d'epoca situato nel centro storico di Montepulciano. Recentemente ed elegantemente arredato con mobili d'antiquariato. Dotato di ogni comfort. 2 grandi camere,3 bagni, living, cucina attrezzata, wifi, tv digitale, ascensore Su prenotazione: servizio di breakfast cene con i piatti della tradizione corsi di cucina servizio taxi  …see more

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House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

2 Nights min stay

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from £31 /night

£214 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
Autonomia, assenza di condominio, possibilità di godere sia del mare che della montagna. Prezzi modici. Italia Sicilia Mar Tirreno  …see more

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Townhouse | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £51 /night

£355 - £488 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Affittasi delizioso appartamento su due piani sito tra piazza Verga e via Umberto I. Finemente arredato consta di tre stanze da letto, 4 posti letto, 2 bagni, cucina, soggiorno, TV, climatizzatori e splendida terrazza per cene romantiche. Gli ospiti avranno accesso all'intero appartamento.  …see more