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Tented camp | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

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from £28 /night

£196 - £340 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Location Tente de luxe "ECOLODGES" Plus qu'un Concept ... une philosophie, un retour à l'anthenticité... Un hébergement de plein Air en Bois et toile, pour ceux qui aiment le contact direct avec la nature, le " Glamping" alliant chic et charme , dans un havre de paix De 230,00€ à 430,00€ la semaine hors taxe de séjour  …see more

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Manor House | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

7 Nights min stay

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from £291 /night

£2036 - £2375 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
It is a charming château in a « sleeping beauty » surrounding, with centennial trees, amidst a beautiful country side  …see more

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Log cabin | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

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from £334 /night

£2332 / week

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  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Luxury forest log cabin. Enjoy the silence and wonderful nature in the Finnish forest in a modern cabin with 7 bedrooms, 3 tiled bathrooms, floor heating and large living room . There is full mobile phone coverage and fee wi-fi. Cleaning, linen and firewood included.  …see more

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Ski Chalet | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

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from £280 /night

£1959 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The owner a young biologist from a family of hoteliers who lives in the area for several decades, is a nature enthusiast and very knowledgeable of the environment has left books, maps and personal memories in order to convey to my guests curiosity to know the cultural 250 euros cleaning fee 300 euros deposite , return in CHECK OUT the last day  …see more

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Manor House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £56 /night

£386 - £505 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Gutshaus Buberow is the manor house and land at the centre of the tiny historic village of Buberow. In easy reach of both Berlin and the beautiful lake filled Brandenburg countryside it is the ideal place for a restful, or sporty holiday in our 3 stylish apartments. Suitable for all, from small families to large groups, seminar, workshop or school groups. Rent 1, 2 or 3.  …see more

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Manor House | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

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from £51 /night

£357 - £475 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Gutshaus Buberow is the manor house and land at the centre of the tiny historic village of Buberow. In easy reach of both Berlin and the beautiful lake filled Brandenburg countryside it is the ideal place for a restful, or sporty holiday in our 3 stylish apartments. Suitable for all, from small families to large groups, seminar, workshop or school groups. Rent 1, 2 or 3.  …see more

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Caravan/Mobile Home | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £24 /night

£168 - £404 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
Mobile homes are sited in the most southern and smallest region in Slovenia – Bela krajina. The surrounding lanes are ideal for cycling and hiking with several points of interest along the river Kolpa and in the nearby surroundings.  …see more

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Caravan/Mobile Home | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

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from £24 /night

£168 - £404 / week

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  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Mobile homes are sited in the most southern and smallest region in Slovenia – Bela krajina. The surrounding lanes are ideal for cycling and hiking with several points of interest along the river Kolpa and in the nearby surroundings. Not far from regional road heading from Novo mesto towards Karlovac and highway heading from Zagreb to Split  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

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from £61 /night

£424 - £848 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Exclusive apartment in 16th Century fortress,within the walls of a pristine Tuscan National Heritage monument. La Rocca Spagnola sits magnificently over the picturesque Marina of Porto Ercole. idial for honymoon, quite, peaceful, wonderful view from the garden.  …see more

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Tented camp | 25 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £11 /night

£76 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
camping, calme, ombragé, convivial, pas cher, Saint jean du gard, Cévènnes, rivière, aire naturelle  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

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from £100 /night

£700 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A local welcome awaits you. we offer a top quality self catering accommodation at an affordable price in our Log Cabins situated in Rodel. Ideal holiday for getting away from it all. WEEK OF JULY 5TH HAS BECOME AVAILABLE DUE TO A CANCELLATION CALL OR EMAIL FOR DETAILS  …see more

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Log cabin | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

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from £13 /night

£85 - £525 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Idyllic 3 bed retreat, away from the stresses of everyday life. No light or sound pollution - just the sea. Wood burning fire, and electric heating in each room for Winter. Air conditioning for summer - sunnier than UK (30C). Unspoilt tifdal sandy beach! No night life! Estonia main holiday resort of Parnu is just 25 mins drive along the coast.  …see more

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Converted Chapel | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4/5 

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from £86 /night

£600 - £1100 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Old School House is a large converted Chapel in the lovely quaint town of Bideford. The house is in an ideal location within walking distance to the town centre, quayside, Tarka Trail and Victoria Park. Althougn in town, it is in an exceptionally quiet and private area. The house is ideally located for exploring beautiful North Devon and North Cornwall or stay local for the beaches at Westwood Ho! and Instow and delightful villages such as Appledore and Clovelly.  …see more

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Trullo | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

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from £515 /night

£3604 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Splash around in the pool, enjoy dinner under the moonlight in the private terrace, taste fruit, tomatoes and vegetables directly from the home garden, sunbath among the olive trees under the unique blue sky of Apulia  …see more

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Ski Chalet | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

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from £81 /night

£565 - £1145 / week

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  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
CATERED SKI CHALET, Weeks, SHORT BREAKS, SKI WEEKENDS for singles, couples, families or groups. Flexible holidays. LAST MINUTE special deals and always our excellent service.  …see more

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Caravan/Mobile Home | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Accessable Home / Caravan at '56 Haven Crest, Lydstep Beach' (Our caravan is 'not fully wheelchair friendly' but fully accessible for restricted mobility.) For more information: www.lydstep-holday-home.co.uk Email: rich&rhi@lydstep-home.co.uk Tel: 07970078743  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
There are many places to stay in Galloway but not many holiday chalets can boast that they are right on the sea shore. Our Lodge has spectacular views over the Solway Firth to the hills beyond and across fields to Galloway's most beautiful mountain, Criffel.  …see more

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Manor House | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

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  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Majestic and spacious Victorian house with stunning views to the sea. Ideal for family celebrations or large groups Large and airy reception rooms and fabulous Victorian style conservatory  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

1 night min stay

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from £58 /night

£404 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 66 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
A haven in the heart of the Charente-Maritime, the Chateau de Beaufief will host you in an exceptional environment where the nature rhythm yours desires. You will recharge yourself in this history cadre.  …see more

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Ski Chalet | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

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from £36 /night

£252 - £644 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Newly built guest house/apartments located at the foot of the ski slopes where you can ski in and out from the house. Centrally located for restaurants, bars and shops.  …see more

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Chateau | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

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from £422 /night

£2948 - £4106 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Chateau de Mouney dates back to the C17/18th, and is nestled on the edge of the Foret de Drouille. Isolated and calm, the chateau offers 50km uninterrupted views to the volcanic range of the Puy de Dome, surrounding lakes, forests and country lanes.  …see more

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Chateau | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

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from £204 /night

£1426 - £3200 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
In the parish of Autignac surrounded by vine-clad hillsides and mountain streams, this former windmill at the heart of a wine-producing domaine has been completely restored to the highest standards. The Chateau de Chiffre comes complete with private pool.  …see more

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Trullo | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

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from £215 /night

£1500 - £2500 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A large extensive property in private grounds and more outside terrace space and gardens than you will ever need. A swimming pool tucked in the corner of the garden with a wisteria covered path back to the house or a bridged path through the gardens to the bedrooms  …see more

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Trullo | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4.5/5 

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from £206 /night

£1442 - £2078 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Trullo con villino in Puglia Trullo Ostuni Trullo privato con uliveto Nel 1996 l'UNESCO riconosce i Trulli come patrimonio mondiale.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Very Good 4.5/5 

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from £60 /night

£414 - £757 / week

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  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
One of five luxury log cabins with private lake bordering the Kennet & Avon canal. Extremely quiet, well furnished and with large veranda. Stunning wildlife on the lake. Excellent pubs, picturesque villages and fantastic walks from the cabins. Crop circles nearby. Wifi.  …see more

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Ski Chalet | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 23

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from £402 /night

£2808 - £3932 / week

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  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Flambant neuf, moderne et construit pour votre confort, des chambres aux salles de bains en passant par la cuisine et le lieu de vie commune, vous allez adorer votre séjour chez nous. Un salon avec cheminée, télévision et wifi gratuit disponible dans toutes les pièces.  …see more

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Trullo | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Very Good 4/5 

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from £143 /night

£995 - £2450 / week

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  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Trullo Rondini is a beautifully restored trullo and lamia, with 3 bedrooms all with their own en suite shower room. Outside is a large private Heated Swimming Pool and Gardens. Close to the historic town of Alberobello.  …see more

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Watermill | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
A former 17th Century Watermill set in 3 acres of landscaped gardens, nestled within the heart of the Blavet Valley, famous for it's walks, wildlife, rivers with excellent fishing, golf courses and quaint country character villages. Approx 30 mins drive from the coast. Private pool, running trout stream through gardens, close to facilities, optional evening meals available.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

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from £64 /night

£446 - £757 / week

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  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
One of five luxury log cabins with private lake bordering the Kennet & Avon canal. Extremely quiet, well furnished and with large veranda. Stunning wildlife on the lake. Excellent pubs, picturesque villages and fantastic walks from the cabins. Crop circles nearby. Wifi.  …see more

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Log cabin | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

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from £67 /night

£467 - £757 / week

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  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
One of five luxury log cabins with private lake bordering the Kennet & Avon canal. Extremely quiet, well furnished and with large veranda. Stunning wildlife on the lake. Excellent pubs, picturesque villages and fantastic walks from the cabins. Crop circles nearby. Wifi.  …see more

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Log cabin | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 19

Excellent 5/5 

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  • Nearest beach 89 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Five luxury log cabins with private lake bordering the Kennet & Avon canal. Exceptionally quiet, well furnished and with large verandas. Stunning wildlife on the lake. Excellent pubs, picturesque villages and fantastic walks from the cabins. Crop circles nearby.  …see more