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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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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

(1) Excellent 

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Rugen Island / Lohme

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

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1.Longhorn Ranch Cottage No.1 - Orbost cottage sleeps 2

Gippsland / Orbost

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Converted service station, ex motel function rooms. 500 yards from Famous Snowy River. 10 minutes to beaches. Quiet area. Plenty of off road parking. Huge carport and lawn area. Pet friendly. 3 spacious "houses" Walking distance to main shops of Orbost. Lots of walking  …see more

from £64 / night

£405 / week

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from £64 / night

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Aero / Soeby

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
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from £69 / night

£449 / week

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from £69 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Yew Tree Cottage - Timberscombe cottage sleeps 4

Exmoor National Park / Timberscombe

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
Welcome to Yew Tree Cottage. Offering a wealth of old world charm, Yew Tree Cottage in the Exmoor National Park is only 3 miles from the medieval village of Dunster, with its castle, yarn market shops and restaurants. Only 5 miles away is the seaside resort of Minehead  …see more

from £65 / night

£275 - £495 / week

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from £65 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Driftwood Cottage - Staithes cottage sleeps 5

North Yorkshire / Staithes

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
Driftwood Cottage is a stylish, newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps 5) arranged over 3 floors located in the picturesque seaside village of Staithes, North Yorkshire. The cottage is snugly situated on a peaceful side street with beautiful sea views of Staithes Har  …see more

from £80 / night

£460 - £620 / week

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from £80 / night

(3) Poor 

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Montreux / Clarens

2 6 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £141 / night

£985 / week

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from £141 / night

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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

(13) Excellent 

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Dara-Bru na Mara - Carna house sleeps 8

County Galway / Carna

4 8 7 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Dara is a modern, four-star, fully furnished 4 bedroom, pine-floored house. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an ideal  …see more

from £68 / night

£471 - £744 / week

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from £68 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Marlow

2 6 5 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Child friendly ;
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from £65 / night

£371 / week

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from £65 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Tyddyn Plwm Isa - Rhosyr cottage sleeps 4

Newborough / Rhosyr

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Tyddyn Plwm Isa is the former stables at Tyddyn Plwm, a smallholding set in a beautiful location has been lovingly converted into a luxurious two bedroomed retreat for your holidays. With fantastic views from the large windows overlooking Snowdonia, its location is quie  …see more

from £71 / night

£480 - £790 / week

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from £71 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Lavender Cottage - North Wales - Gyrngoch cottage sleeps 4

Gwynedd / Gyrngoch

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
This beautifully-renovated stone cottage is nestled between mountains and sea on the Llyn Peninsula of North Wales, with views of Trefor Pier. The 400-year-old property has been lovingly restored over a number of years, with great care taken to preserve original period  …see more

from £105 / night

£520 - £599 / week

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from £105 / night

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GateKeepers Cottage & Pool - Blaymont gite sleeps 3

Lot-et-Garonne / Blaymont

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Delightful, detached 18th Century Stone Cottage where the interior has been carefully designed providing a fully fitted kitchen, luxury shower room, comfortable seating area with flat screen TV (UK Sky available) and leads out to a large furnished terrace which overlook  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £1199 / week

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from £86 / night

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Tirol / Gran

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Ski;
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from £48 / night

£321 / week

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from £48 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Sands & Pebble @ Marstalls - Sandsend apartment sleeps 8

Whitby / Sandsend

3 8 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
Marstalls, a seaside villa in the valley at Sandsend, some say one of the area's best kept secrets, is located just 2 minutes' walk from the lovely sandy beach, perfect for children and romantic couples! . The house has easy access to all amenities in the vil  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

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Ivory X 4 - Francavilla Al Mare apartment sleeps 4

Province of Chieti / Francavilla Al Mare

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
Beautiful and clean apartment with big terrace and sea view, in the second floor with elevator. Completely renewed with new furniture, just few steps from beautiful sandy beach. The apartment is in the Francavilla al Mare tourist area, where in the evening there is walk  …see more

from £94 / night

£427 - £1196 / week

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(4) Excellent 

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The Old Inn, Pittenweem - Pittenweem cottage sleeps 6

Fife / Pittenweem

3 6 7 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.4 km; Child friendly ;
The Old Inn is a beautiful holiday home in Pittenweem, in the heart of the East Neuk of Fife. Pittenweem is one of the most painted and photographed villages in the UK due to its unspoiled picture postacard townscape. It has become famous for its annual arts festival  …see more

from £93 / night

£650 / week

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from £93 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Hill Crest Cottage - Traditional Seaside Charm - Cullen cottage sleeps 6

Moray / Cullen

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Child friendly ;
Hill Crest Holiday Cottage is a traditional period cottage superbly located in a prime elevated site with stunning, unobstructed sea views overlooking Cullen Bay in the Royal Burgh of Cullen, a charming and historic fishing village on the Moray Firth in Scotland. Hill C  …see more

from £90 / night

£625 - £850 / week

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from £90 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Stunning 3 bed cottage 2 minutes from the beach! - Hythe house sleeps 6

Kent / Hythe

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
Minutes from a stunning beach, this gorgeous, beautifully renovated former Fishermans cottage built in 1850 will make the perfect base for your Kent seaside holiday. Painstakingly renovated in 2014, with some stunning features uncovered including the original stone wa  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 - £845 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Loire-Atlantique / Guerande

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Child friendly ;
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from £39 / night

£223 - £342 / week

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from £39 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Chesterhill House Garden Apartment with sea views - Anstruther apartment sleeps 6

Fife / Anstruther

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Child friendly ;
A luxurious 3 bedroomed self catering property. Very spacious ground level apartment with spectacular sea views looking towards the Isle of May and Anstruther harbour. 2 minutes walk from Anstruther Golf club. 15 minutes from St Andrews, the home of golf and historic U  …see more

from £150 / night

£750 - £900 / week

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Swabia / Dietringen

2 2 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £51 / night

£353 - £563 / week

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from £51 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Plantation ViewPollards Mill Highway 4B St. Philip - Pollards villa sleeps 2

Saint Philip Parish / Pollards

1 2 4 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool;
The villa is situated within the tranquil grounds of Pollards Mill an old plantation property built in 1712 so tremendous history attached. The gardens are very beautiful and the old historic mill is in good restorative order. The swimming pool area is peaceful and secl  …see more

from £62 / night

£430 - £714 / week

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Schleswig-Holstein / Büsum

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £26 / night

£150 - £479 / week

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from £26 / 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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Lower Saxony / Freiburg (Elbe)

2 2 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £129 / night

£808 / week

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from £129 / night

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Haute-Vienne / Roussac

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car essential;
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from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Lindaunis

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Not suitable for children;
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from £162 / night

£1131 / week

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from £162 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Horse Mill Cottage - Auchtermuchty cottage sleeps 6

Fife / Auchtermuchty

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 34 km; Swimming pool;
Horse Mill Cottage is a warm and most comfortably furnished cottage, with thick stone walls and feature windows. It is a lovely quiet place for family and friends to enjoy a relaxing holiday and explore the local area. Spacious kitchen/dining room and large sitting ro  …see more

from £150 / night

£625 - £1100 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Nampara Barn - St Just barn sleeps 4

Cornwall / St Just

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Nampara Barn is a charming detached granite self catering property located on the owners small farm in the quiet and rural hamlet of Bosorne which sits on the edge of the stunning Cot Valley, National Trust protected with its green slopes leading to the beautiful histor  …see more

from £70 / night

£325 - £710 / week

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Apartment Konjic - Konjic lodge sleeps 2

Herzegovina-Neretva Canton / Konjic

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Child friendly ;
Beautiful accommodations in a nature area around the Boracko Lake. It is nearby a small historic city, called Konjic. The accommodations that are located on our area are all made of wood with a lot of windows. From the lodges you have a beautiful view on the mountains a  …see more

from £48 / night

£287 / week

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from £48 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Gromitz

1 3 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £81 / night

£565 / week

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from £81 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ferienhaus Zempow - große Whg - Zempow apartment sleeps 7

Brandenburg / Zempow

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Die große Wohnung umfasst die Hälfte des Doppelhauses. Hier stehen über 100 qm Raum über zwei Etagen zur Verfügung. Unter dem First gibt es eine weitere dritte Ebene mit Schlafplätzen. Sechs bis sieben Personen können hier wohnen. Aufbettungen sind möglich. Die  …see more

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Barn Cottage - Killin cottage sleeps 5

Loch Tay / Killin

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Delightful cottage in Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park. Barn Cottage is to be found tucked down a secluded private farm estate road, just metres from the centre of the bustling highland village of Killin at the south end of Loch Tay. The property couldn'  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £895 / week

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from £90 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Village Townhouse/ Jacuzzi Tub - Qormi townhouse sleeps 4

Island of Malta / Qormi

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Child friendly ;
This property has 1 double bedroom and 1 with 2 single bedrooms. It also has a good sized sofa bed for two people. The kitchen / living area is excellent for lazying around and dining. This property enjoys also the private use of a 5 person Jacuzzi Tub . On the top th  …see more

from £37 / night

£257 - £1240 / week

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from £37 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Viseu District / Sao Joao da Pesqueira

4 2 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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Zeeland Province / Veere

2 6 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £77 / night

£548 / week

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from £77 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Oldenswort

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £69 / night

£479 / week

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Upper Bavaria / Lenggries

1 2 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £59 / night

£407 / week

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from £59 / night

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