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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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(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool, tennis court in Picassent

Province of Valencia / Picassent

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Villa in Spain, Valencia, with a plot of 10,000 m2 and 600 m2 of house-rent from one week vacation and enjoy the sun and the beach within 20 minutes. WE HAVE 7 BEDROOMSMore activities like mountain bike, horseback ride, and all the entertainment of Valencia  …see more

from £216 / night

£302 - £2544 / week

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from £216 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Located on the first floor (lift access). This two bedroom penthouse apartment is perfect for couples or a family, with flexible bedding configurations available. The master bedroom has king bedding, ensuite with spa bath & separate shower. Second bedroom has a quee  …see more

from £244 / night

£1704 / week

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from £244 / night

(46) Excellent 

66

Canggu holiday villa rental

Canggu / Echo Beach

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“fabulous villa, relaxing stay” Our family of 4 had a fabulous time at Puri Temple. All communication and admin prior to the visit was very clear and Rupert was a pleasure to communicate with. From the moment we arrived we were very well looked after  …see more

from £234 / night

£1638 - £1920 / week

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from £234 / night

(27) Very Good 

23

Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £210 / night

£1452 - £2259 / week

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from £210 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Weston

Saint James Parish / Weston

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Property” Our stay was a pleasure from start to finish. We were greeted at the airport by the recommended taxi driver and again at the villa by Julianna and Lianna. Julianna ran us through all of the basics of the property on arrival and ev  …see more

from £767 / night

£5363 / week

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from £767 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lovina Beach

Bali / Lovina Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beach front villa in the pristine north of Bali . Direct beach access , private 18x6m infinity swimming pool , private car with driver available , lounge room with poolbiljard , entertainment room with home cinema , tropical garden, ensuite slp with AC. 6 pax staff.<  …see more

from £86 / night

£598 - £1587 / week

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from £86 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Dondra

Southern Province / Dondra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exceeded our expectations” The staff is very friendly to us and the children. Always smiling and creating a good atmosphere. The service is excellent. It is nice that we can decide the menu together with the chef. After a few days we just let the che  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 - £7000 / week

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from £175 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Pitiwella holiday villa rental

Galle / Pitiwella

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“LET'S DO IT AGAIN !!!” What a nice experience !!! Beautiful house, superbe swimmingpool ( the cleanest ever seen) , nice garden that gives straight access to the beach. Friendly Staf always ready to help ; Pushpa the housecook makes delicious local  …see more

from £182 / night

£1268 / week

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from £182 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Oz en Oisans

Isere / Oz en Oisans

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
We have two comfortable chalets able to sleep groups of up to 10 in each chalet in luxurious and comfortable surrounds. A real home from home. 50m from the main lift and less than 3 minutes walk to the village. Boot room, great food, Wii, Wi-Fi and all the home comfort  …see more

from £772 / night

£5400 - £6000 / week

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from £772 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Bandarainaiyake ski villa to rent.

Western Province / Bandarainaiyake

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Swimming pool
Feel the difference with Sandul villa. There is no hotel receptions, no crowds of other guests, you will be free to yourself .No restrictions on time. you will find civility and hospitality. We are prepared to provide you with all facilities.<br />The Ideal Villa  …see more

from £195 / night

£1365 - £1435 / week

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from £195 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Saint Francois

Grande-Terre Island / Saint Francois

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
The villas Victorine is located in the residence Fleurs de May. The villas has its own pool and private garden.  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 - £1121 / week

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from £117 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gocek

Mugla Province / Gocek

6 12 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect villa in idyllic location” Villa Vista was a perfect location for our group of six couples. After a week touring Turkey we were delighted to spend a relaxing week at the villa. On arrival we were greeted by the staff and made to feel very welc  …see more

from £572 / night

£4028 - £5150 / week

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from £572 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Koggala

Galle / Koggala

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in spectacular secluded location” We spent a wonderful week in Sri Lanka with Siyambala House as our home from home. Nalaka and his staff looked after us extremely well. Day trip to Yala National Park is worth the 3 hour journey each wa  …see more

from £295 / night

£2097 - £3839 / week

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from £295 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Waikkal

Central Province / Waikkal

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Both properties set in private surroundings, in a Sri Lankan village.English owned, and built in late 2005 to a very high standard. Surrounded by trees, it's a bird watchers paradise, many can be seen from the balconies. We are 400m from the sea via a shor  …see more

from £49 / night

£323 / week

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from £49 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Saint Francois

Grande-Terre Island / Saint Francois

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
Built in 2007, Villa Eglantine has everything you need for an excellent West Indies holiday under the sun. The villas Eglantine is located in the residence Fleurs de May. The villas has its own pool and private garden.  …see more

from £117 / night

£819 - £1121 / week

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from £117 / night

(1) Excellent 

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B&b rental in Siorac-en-Périgord with golf nearby

Dordogne / Siorac-en-Périgord

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Perfect for stopovers or short breaks for fishermen, golfers, artists, ornithologists or canoeists.  …see more

from £43 / night

£296 / week

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from £43 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Taiba with swimming pool

State of Ceara / Taiba

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in Taiba, 60 kms west from Fortaleza. The house is right on the beach, on a private land of 6000 sqm with swimming pool and coconut trees. The house is 250 sqm with 5 large bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. It has been completely renewed and is very nicely decorated, wi  …see more

from £250 / night

£1552 / week

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from £250 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Saint Germain les Belles holiday barn rental

Haute-Vienne / Saint Germain les Belles

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A typical French gite at the edge of a friendly village.” The gite is on the outskirts of a village with local shops (bakers, butchers, grocers and a small Casino supermarket). A bigger supermarket could be found 10 mins away. We enjoyed a meal at the  …see more

from £40 / night

£400 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Saint-Remy-de-Provence holiday villa rental

Bouches-du-Rhone / Saint-Remy-de-Provence

7 15 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
Completed in 2010, the villa is of style typically of Provence and offers an absolute comfort. It is one of these places of dream where one likes to still come and return. Located at the feet of Alpilles, beside a small channel, its sight is superb and its ideal entour  …see more

from £271 / night

£1897 - £5087 / week

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from £271 / night

(10) Excellent 

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The Crane Resort holiday apartment rental

Saint Philip Parish / The Crane Resort

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Yet again, an amazing stay!” Yet again our stay at The Crane and the Penthouse was beautifully relaxing and just what we needed. We were amazed on our return that some of the staff in the Carriage house remembered us! Everything we wanted was availa  …see more

from £142 / night

£992 - £1331 / week

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from £142 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday studio in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik / Gruz

Studio 3 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great value and fantastic view” We had a really good week in Dubrovnik and this apartment was an ideal base - easy to travel to the old city and conveniently positioned for the ferries. The apartment is spacious and well equipped and the beds are are  …see more

from £61 / night

£363 / week

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from £61 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Pattaya

Chonburi Province / Pattaya

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxury Thai-Bali villa, 5 rooms, swimming pool 17x6m, Jacuzzi 6 pers, large Sala, with, Bar and sound entertainment system, sundeck and dining area and finally a dedicated theatre room and a modern gym club surrounded by a tropical garden<br />Main house (300sqm)  …see more

from £388 / night

£3449 / week

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from £388 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Ladies Beach with shared pool

Kusadasi / Ladies Beach

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
Sleeps 4 Adults/ 2 adults + 2 Children Max. This luxury , 4 star apartment, superbly appointed, just a couple of minutes to the beach front. Spacious and modern with air conditioning, swimming pool and very large balcony for outdoor living.  …see more

from £43 / night

£295 - £360 / week

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from £43 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Gumusluk

Bodrum / Gumusluk

9 18 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic villa & pool, very helpful staff always on hand.” We had a perfect week, 2 families in 2 villas. Emre's staff were always available to take us into the town or shopping and we're unfailingly helpful. The villas were lovely, but the pool was  …see more

from £243 / night

£1718 - £2850 / week

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from £243 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with shared pool in Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

Ardeche / Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Guest Rooms in beautiful Bastide, vineyards, gastronomy, tranquility, river, picturesque villages, wines ...  …see more

from £75 / night

£488 - £677 / week

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from £75 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with swimming pool in Kamala

Kathu / Kamala

8 24 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Above and beyond our expectaitions” From the moment Rudy picked us up for our transfer till the end of our stay at the Villa we had a fantastic experience. The staff were amazing and helpful. All the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The pool, gardens  …see more

from £847 / night

£5605 - £16089 / week

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from £847 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with swimming pool in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro / Copacabana Beach

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
Copacabana Terrace is a very unique penthouse of 950 squares meters with a private swiming pool located ocean front on Copacabana Beach. Luxurious amenities. Refined decoration with Philippe Starck furnitures. 5 suites + 7 bathrooms, jacuzzi , sauna, panoramic view...&l  …see more

from £1716 / night

£10345 - £36207 / week

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from £1716 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b with indoor pool in Palermo

Province of Palermo / Palermo

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful, peaceful apartment” My girlfriend and I stayed here for 10 days in September, and can't speak highly enough about the apartment, the setting and the owner (Lucia). A fantastic private pool surrounded by palm trees and a peaceful garden. A  …see more

from £52 / night

£345 - £414 / week

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from £52 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with shared pool in Trulli District

Alberobello / Trulli District

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Swimming pool
A romantic stay under the Trulli. Small suite with double bed, breakfast nook, bathroom with shower. Pool, gardenThe unit is part of a 'masseria' (il Trulleto), a tipical contry-house now totally restored and carefully decorated.The location i  …see more

from £57 / night

£302 - £647 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Lance aux Epines holiday villa rental

Saint George Parish / Lance aux Epines

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Exquisitely managed with a pefect combination of luxury and relaxed atmosphere” The location was just far enough away to make it peaceful yet close enough to get to the restaurants and shopping. Once there we felt there was no need to go anywhere els  …see more

from £1058 / night

£7400 - £16500 / week

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from £1058 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Bonneville ski chateau to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Bonneville

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski
14th Century castle surrounded by fields, overlooks River Arve. Magnificent views of the pre-Alps, one acre of garden and grounds, child friendly. Guest accommodation fully renovated 2010, secure parking for 6 cars. Continental and Persian cuisine.<br />Outdoor di  …see more

from £225 / night

£1569 / week

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from £225 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday hotel apartment in Shanzu

Mombasa / Shanzu

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Good, safe, modern, quiet and quality apartment - Value for money” Would recommend staying in these modern (7 year old) apartments. The apartments are constructed to a European standard and were built under European Supervision. All expected European  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £875 / week

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from £57 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Matemwe holiday home rental

Zanzibar Island / Matemwe

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
There are few better places to enjoy a carefree family holiday than a tropical island, and the homely Matemwe Beach House offers the perfect bolthole for a family or small group looking for an exclusive beach retreat. The house offers three bedrooms, two of which are en  …see more

from £920 / night

£7283 - £10726 / week

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from £920 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Moraira holiday apartment let

Costa Blanca / Moraira

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“We think we have found a little piece of paradise here, total chill-out!” This has been our third visit to 'Gemstones' and we have already booked again for next year. We awake refreshed in a comfortable bed and make our way to the upper terrace where  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £490 / week

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from £58 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pererenan

Bali / Pererenan

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect getaway , spacious villa, excellent staff and love villa nat!!” Villa staff really took care of us, from picking us up from the airport to cooking, arranging trips through out stay and helping us with our every need, the villa was lovely and t  …see more

from £283 / night

£1775 / week

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from £283 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Beausoleil

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect base” We stayed here in April and thoroughly enjoyed our warm and sunny week in this pretty spotless apartment. We had secure parking for our car and found the appartment so convenient for visiting the Cote d'Azur from San Remo to Nice and al  …see more

from £190 / night

£1294 / week

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from £190 / night

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Holiday villa in Matemwe

Zanzibar Island / Matemwe

4 9 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
THIS IS A PRIVATE PROPERTY INCLUDING FULL SERVICE. SORRY NO ROOM RENTAL. YOU WILL ENJOY TRUE PRIVACY IN OUR 1 HECTARE BEACH PROPERTY. A VERY STYLISH ATMOSPHERE: AN AMAZING COLONIAL/SWAHILI ARCHITECTURE MADE OF ELEGANCE AND SOBERNESS, AND THE MOST SPECTACULAR VIEW IN  …see more

from £302 / night

£2113 / week

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from £302 / night

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Holiday guest house in Long Bay

Portland Parish / Long Bay

5 8 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fall asleep to the lullaby of the ocean. Go for an adventure or just lounge or relax. One minute away from a stretch of white sand beach. Dine on delicious locally grown, organic foods. Near to all major attractions such as Blue Lagoon, Reach Falls and rafting on the R  …see more

from £49 / night

£323 / week

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from £49 / night

(85) Excellent 

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Javea holiday b&b rental

Javea / Montgo Valls

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Would go back in an instant!” We stayed at Finca Montgo the last week in September and the weather rather let us down, however, that didn't spoil our stay. The accommodation was excellent, convenient location, lovely property, great pool, I could go  …see more

from £65 / night

£453 - £544 / week

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from £65 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Puttalam holiday villa rental

North Western Province / Puttalam

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“The dream come true” Thank you so very much for such a fantastic stay at Khomba. We had a simply amazing time. Best of all was the sea. It was so relaxing to be able to watch my grandchildren play in the water all day, from the privacy of our own b  …see more

from £237 / night

£1659 / week

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from £237 / night