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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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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

(28) Excellent 

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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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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

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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

(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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AMARYLIA ROOMS-PLYTRA - Plitra apartment sleeps 4

Laconia Region / Plitra

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
BREAKFAST IS NOT OFFERED. AMARYLIA, IS CAPACITY OF 51 PEOPLE. WE HAVE FREE WI FI INTERNET. PAY,ONLY WITH CASH. WE ACCEPT RESERVATIONS. WELCOME PASSERS. RECOMMENDED FOR FAMILIES. IDEAL FOR CHILDREN. FREE ENTRY TO PETS. WE ARE NEAR THE BEACH. CLOSE TO MONEMVASIA(25 MINUTE  …see more

from £26 / night

£180 - £210 / week

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from £26 / 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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Beachcomber Cottage - Overstrand cottage sleeps 6

Norfolk / Overstrand

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Child friendly ;
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has  …see more

from £125 / night

£700 - £1200 / week

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from £125 / night

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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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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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Karmelo Apartment - Medvinjak apartment sleeps 4

Korcula Island / Medvinjak

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Karmelo apartment is situated near town Korcula.To old town Korcula you have 15 minutes easy walk near the sea.Each room have a sea view and beach is 200 meter from apartment.Surrounding area are very quiet and it is excellent for nice sleep because is off the main road  …see more

from £80 / night

£480 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Hill Cottage - Dovercourt cottage sleeps 6

Essex / Dovercourt

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Child friendly ;
Hill Cottage is one of many types of accommodation that Valentine Holiday lets manage, with properties to suite all types of Budgets. This pretty cottage has been a private holiday home for more than thirty years and many generations, now it's your chance to see th  …see more

from £77 / night

£539 / week

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from £77 / 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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(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

(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

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Bramble Cottage - Airds cottage sleeps 4

Port Appin / Airds

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 12 km; Child friendly ;
Bramble Cottage is situated in the hotel grounds of The Airds Hotel in the stunningly beautiful hamlet of Port Appin. Whilst not directly facing the loch it is only a couple of minutes walk to see the beautiful scenery of Loch Linnhe and the Morvern Mountains and it is  …see more

from £135 / night

£940 / week

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(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

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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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(8) Excellent 

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Bay View Cottage, Port Erin, Isle of Man - Port Erin house sleeps 4

Isle of Man / Port Erin

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Bay View Cottage is 4 star, gold award accommodation. It is in a wonderful location opposite Port Erin beach, with breathtaking views of Bradda Head and stunning sunsets. The property has been renovated throughout to extremely high standards. A sun lounge has been creat  …see more

from £100 / night

£550 - £950 / week

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from £100 / night

(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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Huahine Location - Huahine bungalow sleeps 2

Society Islands / Huahine

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
South facing, it features a terrace with views over the lagoon. It is about 10 meters above the sea level and 30 for linear access to the private beach meters. Graciously lent two kayaks await you. Inside the bungalow includes a main room with a trundle bed, closet, T  …see more

from £58 / night

£115 / week

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from £58 / night

(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

(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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(8) Excellent 

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Moorfield, Rodel, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides - Rodel cottage sleeps 4

Isle of Harris / Rodel

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
Our fantastic holiday accommodation is attached to our home yet completely private and separate giving you the best of both worlds. We're on hand for advice and assistance about getting the best from your stay in The Outer Hebrides and we'll even bake a fresh  …see more

from £60 / night

£400 - £625 / week

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from £60 / night

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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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Emmy's Cottage - Schoorl cottage sleeps 5

North Holland Province / Schoorl

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Emmy's Cottage is very suitable for tourists who are looking for a private and quiet place at the same time it has the advantage of being close to the centre of Schoorl. By bicycle, you reach the beach in 20 minutes, while the biggest dune area of the Netherlands is clo  …see more

from £99 / night

£492 - £834 / week

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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

(8) Excellent 

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Elrig House - Blair Atholl house sleeps 6

Perth and Kinross / Blair Atholl

3 6 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
A beautiful self catering property sleeping 6 in three bedrooms.There are two twin bedrooms downstairs and a family bathroom with over bath shower.Also a large open plan kitchen/ dining /lounge.The french doors lead from the lounge onto a patio with views to the hills a  …see more

from £110 / night

£620 - £700 / week

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from £110 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Anchorage - Ballygally bungalow sleeps 6

County Antrim / Ballygally

3 6 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro  …see more

from £85 / night

£490 - £525 / week

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from £85 / 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

(1) Excellent 

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Cà vecia - appartamento Ledro - - Molina di Ledro townhouse sleeps 5

2 5 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
Cà vecia è una casa a gestione familiare situata nella zona di Pur. Divisa in due appartamenti, è circondata da un vasto giardino, fornito di Bbq, tavolo per i pasti, lettini prendisole e deposito dove poter lasciare bici o altre attrezzature.L'appartamento, imm  …see more

from £55 / night

£380 - £525 / week

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from £55 / 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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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

(9) Excellent 

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Rivers End - Ravenglass cottage sleeps 4

Lake District / Ravenglass

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Rivers End is a traditional cottage, which has been beautifully modernised to a high standard, sleeping up to 4 people. The cottage is situated on the sea front over looking the estuary where three rivers running from the Lake District fells reach the sea. The veranda a  …see more

from £82 / night

£395 - £675 / week

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from £82 / night

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