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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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(60) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Kilmarnock

East Ayrshire / Kilmarnock

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £285 / night

£1990 - £4565 / week

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from £285 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday castle in Dover

Kent / Dover

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Our own private castle!” The Gatehouse at Dover was the perfect location for our Valentine's Day getaway. Beautifully decorated and very cozy, it made a wonderful couple's retreat. It is also ideally located, with an easy and convenient walk to both
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from £85 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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avg. 1 hour 12 minutes

from £85 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Pagkia

Laconia Region / Pagkia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“This was a fabulous place to stay!” We truly enjoyed our stay in this Mani Castle. To be living in an ancient but modernized place was magical. The owners very generously left our refrigerator stocked with wine, beer, olive oil and watermelon (to nam
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from £68 / night

£475 - £1002 / week

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from £68 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

Otranto holiday castle rental

Province of Lecce / Otranto

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £311 / night

£690 - £2156 / week

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from £311 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Pagkia holiday castle rental

Laconia Region / Pagkia

2 8 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Friendly, cosy, clean, authentic castle!” We spent a week in Petrongonas Castle in August 2013 and had a wonderful holiday far away from the tourist scene! The castle has plenty of space, is tastefully furnished and decorated with emphasis on cos
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from £87 / night

£518 - £3018 / week

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from £87 / night

(6) Excellent 

20

Holiday castle with swimming pool, tennis court in Passignano Sul Trasimeno

Province of Perugia / Passignano Sul Trasimeno

7 13 3 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely umbrian countryside weekend escape” We had experienced the borga castle over a past weekend escape to the umbrian countryside. Conveniently located between the lake and Perugia which offers a wide variety of different day trip options and local
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from £949 / night

£6897 / week

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from £949 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

Holiday castle in Palaia

Province of Pisa / Palaia

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Cork

County Cork / Cork

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £173 / night

£863 - £1104 / week

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from £173 / night

(8) Very Good 

15

Holiday castle in Penzance

Cornwall / Penzance

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic holiday” We stayed in the February half term and could not have asked for more. There were fresh flowers,wine, biscuits, tea, coffee and more so first impressions were amazing. The garden apartment was clean, tidy and very comfortable. We ar
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from £100 / night

£328 - £1091 / week

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(6) Excellent 

29

Pisa holiday castle rental

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 3 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely apartment in a wonderful villa near Pisa” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in a pristine apartment in this ancient villa which is undergoing renovation in stages, and is a remarkable tribute to the owners. It was a delight to be there. The own
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from £104 / night

£673 - £828 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £104 / night

(15) Excellent 

13

Castle accommodation in Petite Calivigny with swimming pool

St. George's / Petite Calivigny

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £200 / night

£1300 / week

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avg. 3 hours 55 minutes

from £200 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday castle with swimming pool in Celra

Province of Girona / Celra

7 14 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 33 km
  • Swimming pool

from £49 / night

£4742 - £5173 / week

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avg. 2 hours 32 minutes

from £49 / night

(11) Excellent 

39

Holiday castle in Pisa

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
“If you love and appreciate Italian art and architecture then this is the place to be” A fabulous opportunity to step back in time into Italian history. What an amazing place owned by a beautiful lady dedicated to restore her home to show and share th
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from £87 / night

£544 - £630 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £87 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Castle rental in Hvar

Hvar Island / Hvar

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £147 / night

£1026 / week

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from £147 / night

4

Holiday castle in Saint-Brieuc

Cotes-d'Armor / Saint-Brieuc

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 km

from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

(2) Excellent 

66

Castle rental in Meslay-du-Maine

Mayenne / Meslay-du-Maine

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool

from £750 / night

£4000 - £5300 / week

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from £750 / night

(1) Excellent 

17

Holiday castle rental

Province of Girona / Viladamat

3 6 7 nights min

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

from £124 / night

£863 - £1035 / week

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10

Castle rental in Minervino di Lecce

Province of Lecce / Minervino di Lecce

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday castle in Castelletto sopra Ticino

Lake Maggiore / Castelletto sopra Ticino

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

from £78 / night

£457 / week

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from £78 / night

21

Holiday castle in Borgomanero

Province of Novara / Borgomanero

1 2 1 night min

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

from £82 / night

£574 / week

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from £82 / night

24

Holiday castle in Courtenay

Loiret / Courtenay

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

from £242 / night

£1294 / week

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avg. 3 hours 12 minutes

from £242 / night

14

Holiday castle in Saint Sever

Landes / Saint Sever

7 18 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool

from £1858 / night

£13000 / week

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from £1858 / night

(3) Excellent 

16

Saint-Pierre-Eglise holiday castle rental

Saint-Pierre-Eglise / Tocqueville

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £518 / night

£3363 - £3880 / week

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from £518 / night

(2) Very Good 

32

Holiday castle in Bali

Rethymnon Prefecture / Bali

1 2 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Unique and Beautiful Hidden Gem” Staying in the castle is a one-of-a-kind experience. The castle is a work of art, the grounds are well-maintained, the pool is wonderful, and the views are unbelievable. This is the only place to stay if you choose to
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from £69 / night

£483 / week

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26

Holiday castle in Esparron de Verdon

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence / Esparron de Verdon

1 4 7 nights min

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

from £113 / night

£785 / week

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from £113 / night

(4) Excellent 

53

Holiday castle in Positano

Amalfi Coast / Positano

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Great stay in Positano” Last autumn my family and I stayed in this magnificent watchtower not far from the center of Positano. It has a fantastic sea view and is near to the best beaches. Every corner of it was spic and span and the kitchen has everyt
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from £1035 / night

£7242 / week

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avg. 3 hours 32 minutes

from £1035 / night

4

Holiday castle with shared pool in Vico Equense

Province of Naples / Vico Equense

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £61 / night

£388 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Very Good 

64

Holiday castle with swimming pool in Rogheta

Pomarance / Rogheta

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice house” Nice house, incredible wiews. The gravel road to the house was a bit bumpy and took a while...If you like a pieceful place and dont mind it take a while to get to the civilization you will be very satisfied with this place.
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from £518 / night

£2414 - £3750 / week

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avg. 3 hours 27 minutes

from £518 / night

(2) Very Good 

8

Ancona holiday castle rental

Province of Ancona / Ancona

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets

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Holiday castle in Grimmen

Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Grimmen

13 39 1 night min

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 39
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly

from £33 / night

£230 / week

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from £33 / night

(13) Excellent 

59

Pisa holiday castle rental

Province of Pisa / Pisa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful Villa and Excellent hosts!” I would like to recommend Villa Parra and in particular at the "three centuries of art" apartment as my family and I had a very pleasant stay there. Both Donatella and her husband were very kind and helpful and a
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from £104 / night

£673 - £821 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £104 / night

25

Holiday castle rental

Province of Rome / Marino

4 10 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £201 / night

£1228 - £1786 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £201 / night

11

Castle rental in Althen-des-Paluds

Vaucluse / Althen-des-Paluds

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £555 / night

£3880 / week

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from £555 / night

(1) Excellent 

56

Saint-Valery-en-Caux holiday castle rental

Seine-Maritime / Saint-Valery-en-Caux

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Child friendly

from £334 / night

£2032 - £4315 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £334 / night

(1) Excellent 

63

Holiday castle in Perelada

Province of Girona / Perelada

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £345 / night

£2716 - £3880 / week

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from £345 / night

(1) Very Good 

27

Holiday castle with golf nearby in Cupar

Fife / Cupar

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £286 / night

£2000 - £3500 / week

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from £286 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Holiday castle in Teignmouth

Devon / Teignmouth

5 9 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£1750 / week

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avg. 1 hour 24 minutes

from £250 / night

(2) Very Good 

24

Castle letting in Porto Ercole

Monte Argentario / Porto Ercole

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £95 / night

£561 - £802 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Excellent 

56

Holiday castle in Pisa

Province of Pisa / Pisa

2 7 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £199 / night

£1294 - £1587 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £199 / night

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Holiday castle in Monpazier

Dordogne / Monpazier

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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