Best beaches in Europe

Best beaches in Europe (417)

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.


View larger map

Also consider

Luxury Villas
2,684 properties
Coastal Cottages
222 properties
Pet Friendly Cottages
27,095 properties
Romantic Breaks
3,207 properties
Group Holidays
17,143 properties
Log Cabin Holidays
238 properties
Rural Retreats
12,438 properties
City Breaks
8,475 properties
Holiday Cottages
17,239 properties
Villas in Spain
11,248 properties
Villas in Tenerife
707 properties
Gites in France
8,131 properties
Holiday Cottages in Cornwall
2,983 properties
London Holiday Apartments
941 properties
Florida Villas
905 properties
Villas in Ibiza
349 properties
Villas in Portugal
4,126 properties
Villas in Turkey
2,202 properties
Villas in Malta
455 properties
Lake District Cottages
940 properties

No dates Enter dates for accurate prices -

Adults, Children

Enter dates for more accurate prices

Payment Protection
To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. We can’t protect your payment if you don’t pay through us. Learn more

417 Holiday homes

Filters applied: Barn

(12) Excellent 

20

Barn rental in Pennal

Snowdonia National Park / Pennal

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Peace and tranquility in the Welsh Countryside” This a beautifully sited accommodation, within eyesight of the Dyfi Estuary (if have a decent zoom lens, you can get some great pics of the bay ) It is spacious, and beautifully clean tidy a  …see more

from £110 / night

£460 - £690 / week

Book View

from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

56

Holiday barn in Dunsford

Dartmoor National Park / Dunsford

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £115 / night

£543 - £1367 / week

Book View

from £115 / night

(28) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn with golf nearby in Freshwater

Freshwater / Freshwater Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely place fab location” We really enjoyed our stay here- we hadn't realised how close to the sea it was and how accessible everything is. The cottage is lovely, lots of information and a good selection of books which the kids loved. Thank you!  …see more

from £55 / night

£360 - £1100 / week

Book View

from £55 / night

(34) Excellent 

30

Barn rental in Bury St. Edmunds

Suffolk / Bury St Edmunds

4 7 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“The Cart lodge - November 2016” We had a fantastic stay at the Cart Losge for 3 nights in early November 3016. The house was excellent- lovely and warm with everything we needed. We enjoyed trips to Bury, Thetford and walks around Lackford Lakes. W  …see more

from £114 / night

£650 - £1105 / week

Book View

from £114 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Holiday barn in Port Isaac

Cornwall / Port Isaac

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £75 / night

£425 - £1149 / week

Book View

from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

54

Winterton-on-Sea holiday barn rental

Norfolk / Winterton-on-Sea

12 26 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“High standard with great attention to detail.” We made a group booking and occupied all cottages for a recent long weekend. Everyone in our party was delighted with the high standard of this accommodation. Warm and cozy lounges; well-equipped kitchens  …see more

from £390 / night

£2850 - £4400 / week

Book View

from £390 / night

(11) Excellent 

23

Holiday barn in Trefor, Caernarfon

Caernarfon / Trefor, Caernarfon

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £55 / night

£340 - £475 / week

Book View

from £55 / night

(6) Excellent 

5

Holiday barn rental

Bude-Stratton / Bude

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £140 / night

£800 - £1300 / week

Book View

from £140 / night

(27) Excellent 

15

Holiday barn with shared pool in Lower Mill

Cirencester / Lower Mill

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely Perfect! We can't wait to go back!” This beautiful barn certainly has the wow factor as soon as you open the door. The setting is stunning, and so peaceful if you just want to relax and get away from it all. The house is spotless, and of  …see more

from £185 / night

£1070 - £2040 / week

Book View

from £185 / night

(6) Excellent 

26

Holiday barn with golf nearby in Woodbridge

Suffolk / Woodbridge

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“A great find.” We have just returned from a fantastically relaxing New Year weekend at Willow Farm Cottage. The cottage is very well equipped, cosy, modern and comfortable. The owners couldn't be more helpful. We shall be returning and have already re  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £900 / week

Book View

from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

31

Holiday barn rental

Narberth / Canaston Wood

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous stay in all ways” We came down to Pembrokeshire for a family party in Narberth. The barn was easy to find and with good parking. We arrived at the barn and we were really pleasantly surprised at the quality of the accommodation. The decor and  …see more

from £165 / night

£674 - £1935 / week

Enquire View

from £165 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

Holiday barn in North Walsham

North Walsham / Ridlington/Walcott Coastal Towns

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly

from £164 / night

£1145 - £2596 / week

Enquire View

from £164 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Chambery ski barn to rent.

Savoie / Chambery

3 12 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Ski

from £121 / night

£689 / week

Book View

from £121 / night

(6) Excellent 

19

Holiday barn in Woolacombe

Devon / Woolacombe

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely place, spotlessly clean and had everything we needed” Lovely place to stay. Spotlessly clean. Kitchen had everything you need - including a washing machine that was exceptionally useful with 3 young children! In the twin bedroom, we were ve  …see more

from £85 / night

£550 - £895 / week

Book View

from £85 / night

(12) Very Good 

24

Portreath holiday barn rental

Portreath / Cambrose

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Superb” Booked barn 5 for my family over Christmas, its fantastic everything you need is there i was very impressed, location is great very peaceful, the owner is very friendly couldn't do enough to make sure you have a great stay. would definitely  …see more

from £40 / night

£260 - £650 / week

Book View

from £40 / night

(13) Excellent 

24

Holiday barn in Portreath

Portreath / Cambrose

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“'Just the ticket'” Number 6 is the furthest from the carpark and in our opinion the best placed. The Accommodation is basic but very comfortable and clean and all you need is available. James was very welcoming and is on hand if any problem occurs w  …see more

from £40 / night

£260 - £550 / week

Book View

from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

16

Barn rental in Llanaber

Barmouth / Llanaber

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £119 / night

£576 - £1016 / week

Book View

from £119 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Holiday barn accommodation

Aude / Lagrasse

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“A renovated barn overlooking a valley in the pyrennes” This was our second visit to the barn and it is rare that me and my wife return to the same spot, we did so as the location and scenery surrounding this barn is wonderful. It is a tastefully renov  …see more

from £58 / night

£406 - £453 / week

Book View

from £58 / night

(3) Excellent 

15

Holiday barn in Hope Cove

Salcombe / Hope Cove

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“The Bakehouse provides the perfect holiday in a beautiful setting” I have been returning every year to Hope Cove for 14 years now and can't recommend it highly enough. The setting of Hope Barton Barns, of which the Bakehouse is just one property, - a  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £840 / week

Book View

from £65 / night

(5) Excellent 

17

Mitchell holiday barn rental

Cornwall / Mitchell

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

from £131 / night

£1158 - £3068 / week

Book View

from £131 / night

(7) Excellent 

26

Holiday barn rental

Lanouaille / Angoisse

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“fantastic barn conversion, wonderful place to chill out and relax” the barn is well equipped and extremley spacious, lovelely comfy sofas and a well equiped kitchen, satellite tv and internet. Steve and sue have kept the character of the barn but m  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £735 / week

Book View

from £55 / night

(8) Excellent 

15

Barn rental in Broughton-in-Furness

Duddon Valley / Broughton in Furness

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“We enjoyed our stay and found the house very comfortable, clean and welcoming.” I stayed in Sturdy bank barn with my husband, daughter, her husband and two young children. The house was spacious with all mod cons and with beautiful views of the surrou  …see more

from £100 / night

£830 / week

Book View

from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Llandyfaelog holiday barn rental

Carmarthen / Llandyfaelog

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Mrs” Lovely and clean throughout. Lots of nice oak and slate inside keeping the barn conversion feel fresh. Location very peaceful with a nice outlook over fields and horses. Our children loved the animals- especially the dog. Hassle free arrival and  …see more

from £100 / night

£485 - £580 / week

Book View

from £100 / night

(14) Very Good 

25

Holiday barn in Vimoutiers

Orne / Vimoutiers

3 10 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful and relaxing!” The gite forms part of an estate surrounded by mature trees. There are 3 other gites on site as well as the owners. Les Roses was perfect for us and easily accommodated our large group. The gite and the grounds are beautifully  …see more

from £111 / night

£776 - £1035 / week

Book View

from £111 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Barn accommodation in Seaton

Devon / Seaton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £100 / night

£442 - £792 / week

Book View

from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

25

Holiday barn rental

Charente-Maritime / La Rochelle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £52 / night

£330 - £950 / week

Book View

from £52 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Holiday barn in Bradworthy

Devon / Bradworthy

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Child friendly

from £59 / night

£413 - £777 / week

Book View

from £59 / night

12

Holiday barn in Otterham

Boscastle / Otterham

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly

from £45 / night

£402 - £1015 / week

Enquire View

from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

19

Lealholm holiday barn rental

North Yorkshire / Lealholm

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly

from £80 / night

£250 - £400 / week

Book View

from £80 / night

28

Holiday barn in Peasenhall

Saxmundham / Peasenhall

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

from £75 / night

£295 - £475 / week

Book View

from £75 / night

(7) Excellent 

14

Holiday barn with shared pool in Auckland

Auckland Region / Auckland

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £159 / night

£834 - £953 / week

Book View

from £159 / night

(6) Excellent 

19

Barn rental in Bentwitchen

Barnstaple / Bentwitchen

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“An exquisite place to stay!” This has got to be one of our best holiday cottage finds to date! The house was spacious, comfortable and catered for all our needs! We really didn't want to go home. It is set amongst the beautiful Devonshire countryside  …see more

from £56 / night

£388 - £1012 / week

Enquire View

from £56 / night

(11) Excellent 

20

Barn rental in Wickmere

Cromer / Wickmere

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect accomodation” The accomodation was superb and catered for all of our needs. We stayed as a family of 9 and there was plenty of room with the barn being very roomy and spacious with all the facilities that we needed. The outdoor area although w  …see more

from £170 / night

£735 - £1239 / week

Book View

from £170 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Holiday barn in Wereham

King's Lynn / Wereham

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Peaceful, relaxing and a superb break from home!” We've just come back from three nights in Stable 1 and we've had a super, relaxing family time! Jackie and Tony were brilliant hosts - chocolate eclairs, tea/coffee on arrival, a beautiful, clean cosy  …see more

from £95 / night

£390 - £485 / week

Book View

from £95 / night

(1) Very Good 

5

Vendee / Talmont Saint Hilaire

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£561 / week

Book View

from £95 / night

(11) Excellent 

13

Holiday barn with shared pool in Vergt

Dordogne / Vergt

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£325 - £425 / week

Book View

from £50 / night

(13) Excellent 

16

Holiday barn in Bridgerule

Bude / Bridgerule

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Great accommodation in a great location” Spent a lovely week at Coachman's cottage. Well equipped, lovely and clean, great family layout. Very friendly and helpful welcome from owner. Location was ideal, short drive from fantastic beaches and walks. A  …see more

from £85 / night

£500 - £700 / week

Book View

from £85 / night

(20) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Manche / Sainte-Mere-Eglise

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Private garden
“In one word -- Wonderful!!” What a wonderful experience!! Our recent trip to Normandy was made even more special with our stay at Tansy and Mike’s. They are the most gracious hosts and we felt like we were staying with friends, not just renting a pla  …see more

from £138 / night

£561 / week

Book View

from £138 / night

(2) Very Good 

23

Holiday barn in Loddiswell

Devon / Loddiswell

5 6 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly

from £150 / night

£1050 - £1550 / week

Book View

from £150 / night

15

Whitchurch Canonicorum holiday barn let

Dorset / Whitchurch Canonicorum

18 32 Min stay varies

  • 18 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 32
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £1131 / night

£5221 - £9989 / week

Book View

from £1131 / night

1