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Going on holiday and visiting some of the best beaches in Europe really makes for a fantastic time. The great thing is that you can even find some holiday villas and cottages nearby, so getting plenty of sun, sea and sand every day is a given.


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Paradis Villa - C4 - Ko Kho Khao house sleeps 6

Phang Nga Province / Ko Kho Khao

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
C4 is one of 30 villas in a privately owned resort right at the Thung Tuek beach at the pristine west coast of Koh Kho Khao. The houses are owned by ordinary people who have invested in a holiday home, and the resort is run by a company owned by the house owners. The ow  …see more

from £31 / night

£186 - £846 / week

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from £31 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Canow

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Sophie's Cottage - Irish thatched cottage - Derrylin cottage sleeps 4

County Fermanagh / Derrylin

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 65 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
Unique thatched listed cottage, situated in a beautiful picture perfect area of Co. Fermanagh. Quiet scenic rural area. The cottage has been fully restored to 21st century standards but yet retains the charm of a traditional Irish cottage. The cottage is ideal for tho  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 - £570 / week

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from £75 / night

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Copperfield - Upper Largo cottage sleeps 4

Fife / Upper Largo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Copperfield is a detached, single storey, two bedroomed whitewashed cottage in the quiet conservation area of this lovely village. Much of the cottage has been renovated recently and is warm, inviting and very comfortable. It has a large well fitted kitchen and large co  …see more

from £80 / night

£460 - £590 / week

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from £80 / night

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Saxony / Lauenstein

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £30 / night

£189 / week

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from £30 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Small hamlet 5* Gold cottages, lovely countryside - Preston cottage sleeps 50

Lancashire / Preston

19 50 3 nights min stay

  • 19 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 32 km; Child friendly ;
Barnacre Cottages are winners of many local and national awards. The first 5* Gold cottages in Lancashire, North West England. Our small, private hamlet of five luxury stone cottages, are in a superb rural setting, fields surrounded by woodland in the Forest of Bowland,  …see more

from £200 / night

£1500 / week

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from £200 / night

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Las Vencias - Fuentiduena villa sleeps 10

Province of Segovia / Fuentiduena

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
The cottage, Las Vencías, is located on the slope of the dam of the same name, formed by the waters of the river Duratón downstream of the Natural Park of the "Hoces del Duratón". This part of the river is between the villages of San Miguel de Bernuy and Fu  …see more

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(18) Excellent 

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Vine Cottage - Great Eccleston cottage sleeps 4

Lancashire / Great Eccleston

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 13 km; Child friendly ;
Vine Cottage is a charming two bedroom period cottage located in a secluded backwater just a few minutes walk to the centre of the popular village of great eccleston. The charming cottage sleeps up to four people with one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, a cosy lo  …see more

from £83 / night

£350 - £500 / week

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from £83 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Calvados / Cambremer

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £68 / night

£471 / week

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from £68 / night

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Saxony-Anhalt / Mücheln

3 8 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £69 / night

£462 / week

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from £69 / night

(13) Excellent 

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The Beach House Lodge - Salt Rock house sleeps 8

Ballito / Salt Rock

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
This luxurious award winning beach house offers you all amenities and has 24 hour patrolled security. Friendly staff make it the most chilled and memorable holiday. It is the perfect base to venture out from. World heritage sites and big five game reserves within 2 hrs  …see more

from £255 / night

£1785 / week

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from £255 / night

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Gite with Pool DISCOUNTED FOR JUNE & JULY - Sousceyrac apartment sleeps 2

Lot / Sousceyrac

1 2 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Swimming pool;
L'Oustal adjoins our home and is completely self contained here in our typical rural French Village from which you can explore this fascinating area and can relax in a home from home atmosphere, we are on the outskirts of Sousceyrac, a village with all amenities and an  …see more

from £40 / night

£275 / week

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from £40 / night

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Leiria District / Pataias

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
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from £86 / night

£599 - £778 / week

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from £86 / night

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Moonlight Drive Whitsundays - Jubilee Pocket house sleeps 10

Airlie Beach / Jubilee Pocket

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool;
Please note prices quoted are for 4 guests. Additional guests are charged at $35 per person per night. Please feel free to contact me for a quote. Air-conditioned open plan kitchen, dining and living rooms with optional dining on outdoor deck. Master Room has Queen  …see more

from £128 / night

£891 - £1154 / week

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Gutshaus Buberow /Apartment 2 - Buberow apartment sleeps 5

Gransee / Buberow

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
Apartment 2 (56 m²): This cosy apartment offers sleeping facilities for up to 5 people. It has a double bedroom with comfy chairs and satellite TV, another double bedroom (both to the south) and a single room which overlooks the unusual oval village green and church. T  …see more

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Calvados / Villers-sur-Mer

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
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from £120 / night

£428 / week

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from £120 / night

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Pier Cottage - Kilcreggan bungalow sleeps 4

Helensburgh / Kilcreggan

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Pier Cottage is situated close to Kilcreggan Pier, the last remaining original Victorian Pier on the Rosneath Peninsula. Over 100 years old, today the Pier operates with a foot passenger ferry only. The cottage is set back from the Pier and sits peacefully in its own gr  …see more

from £110 / night

£495 - £650 / week

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(28) Excellent 

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Hamptons Beach House - Angmering on Sea house sleeps 14

East Preston / Angmering on Sea

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
The Hamptons Beach House is a rare luxury holiday house. Set in a palm fringed garden on the quiet and leafy Westfield Avenue it is only a two minute stroll from the beach and its own beach hut. Sleeping up to 14 in six stylish bedrooms it is ideal for family beach hol  …see more

from £990 / night

£5500 / week

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from £990 / night

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Rugen Island / Gingst

1 4 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £59 / night

£413 / week

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from £59 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Bar Tra Cottage - Lahinch cottage sleeps 6

County Clare / Lahinch

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Cottage Restoration with wonderful views of Liscannor Bay. Secluded and tranquil setting yet only 5 mins drive from Lahinch. Very high specification with all modern amenities. Wood burning stove. Very comfortable house. Ample safe parking. One Acre site. Newly restored  …see more

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Landes / Tosse

3 8 7 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £163 / night

£1112 / week

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from £163 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Callalkille - Mallaig bungalow sleeps 4

Lochaber / Mallaig

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Not suitable for children;
Callakille has stunning views of the working harbour of mallaig with fishing boats and ferries and looking over to Eigg,Rum,and Skye. You can take a water taxi over to knoydart to the remotest pub in britain (THE OLD FORGE ) plus you can take a ferry over to the Isle  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £58 / night

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Mobilheime - die Alternative für 4 - Kahl am Main caravan/mobile home sleeps 4

Lower Franconia / Kahl am Main

4 4 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Genießen Sie Tage der Ruhe, entspannte Ferien oder ein Wochenende abseits des Alltags. In unseren Mobilheimen erwartet Sie komfortables Wohnen mit Blick über den Camping-See und seinem 1,5 km langen Sandstrand.Dieses Mobilheim ist vollständig und umfassend eingericht  …see more

from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Turtle View - The Peninsula villa sleeps 6

Willikies / The Peninsula

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool;
This villa is for those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The stunning waterfront location at the Peninsula along with the contemporary style is what sets this holiday home apart from others. The villa looks out from the Peninsula, towards Pelican Island and the reef  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2400 / week

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from £171 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Clachtoll Cottage - Stoer house sleeps 6

Scottish Highlands / Stoer

3 6 6 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car essential;
The artistic owners have created a house of considerable charm filled with an extensive collection of books, paintings and unusual objects of considerable interest. The interior is extraordinarily comfortable.The house is situated in a stunning location just yards from  …see more

from £133 / night

£800 / week

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from £133 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Tullyvar Cottage - Ballygawley cottage sleeps 10

County Tyrone / Ballygawley

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 70 km; Child friendly ;
Stunning 5 star cottage with fabulous views of Tyrone Countryside.Tullyvar Cottage is a stunning self-catering cottage decorated to the highest specification. It is located between Ballygawley and Aughnacloy with fabulous mountain views. This is a perfect luxurious coun  …see more

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(4) Excellent 

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Romantic Getaway by the Sea (180-degree views) - Kerbors house sleeps 4

Cotes-d'Armor / Kerbors

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
This is the perfect place to have a peaceful vacation or a romantic getaway. "The house offers the best sea view of the area" say local people.The house has an open floor plan, with windows on all sides for the view, and direct sunlight in the evenings to enjo  …see more

from £83 / night

£577 - £1193 / week

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(5) Very Good 

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Three bedroomed Family House with quaint garden - Shoeburyness house sleeps 7

Southend-on-Sea / Shoeburyness

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport. This cottage has three good sized double bedroo  …see more

from £99 / night

£720 - £1030 / week

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from £99 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Satow

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £16 / night

£112 - £327 / week

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from £16 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Dimmock Cottage - Walcott/ Bacton North Norfolk - Walcott cottage sleeps 6

Norfolk / Walcott

3 6 7 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.05 km; Child friendly ;
Newly built to a high specification this traditional style flint cottage is just a two minute stroll from the lovely, sandy beach of Bacton. Well appointed, modern and situated on a quiet road leading to the beach, this semi-detached cottage has gas central heating (inc  …see more

from £61 / night

£425 - £900 / week

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Schleswig-Holstein / Kellenhusen

3 6 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £153 / night

£1071 / week

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Schleswig-Holstein / Lemkendorf

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

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Istanbul Province / Sile

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Child friendly ;
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from £37 / night

£257 / week

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from £37 / night

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Loire-Atlantique / Batz-sur-Mer

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £154 / night

£761 / week

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from £154 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Vine Cottage - West Runton cottage sleeps 4

Cromer / West Runton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
A well equipped, comfortable boutique style thatched cottage with a contemporary finish. Double bedroom with ensuite (shower) • Twin bedded room with ensuite (shower)• Well equipped kitchen with fridge freezer & microwave• Open plan living/kitchen with comfortab  …see more

from £75 / night

£399 - £725 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Calvados / Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £342 / night

£1163 - £1368 / week

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from £342 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Ostseebad Heiligendamm

1 3 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £69 / night

£479 - £539 / week

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from £69 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Herons Cove Cottage - Ballydehob cottage sleeps 6

County Cork / Ballydehob

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.01 km; Child friendly ;
Herons Cove Cottage is situated in a beautiful, peaceful location overlooking Roaring Water Bay, in scenic West Cork, Ireland. This 3 bedroom cottage is set on the waters edge with a path down to a private strand, and offers guests a stunning location to relax in the  …see more

from £65 / night

£300 - £428 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rugen Island / Sassnitz

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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(9) Excellent 

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Piglets - Lingwood cottage sleeps 2

Norfolk / Lingwood

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Piglets is a modern conversion on one level consisting of one bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The property has its own separate enclosed private garden. The owners bungalow is situated next to the cottage and access to the rest of 3 1/2 acre grounds is permitted.Pigle  …see more

from £55 / night

£317 - £491 / week

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