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Best beaches in Europe (1907)

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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Chalet with spectacular loch and mountain views - Crianlarich chalet sleeps 4

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
Ptarmigan is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate. With breath taking views to the East I often see people taking in the amazing sunrise from their private balcony. With a spacious open plan kitchen, living and dining area the property benefits f  …see more

from £157 / night

£567 - £770 / week

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from £157 / night

(32) Very Good 

17

Chesil Lodge Cottage - West Bexington chalet sleeps 6

Dorset / West Bexington

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Chesil Lodge Cottage is situated in the beautiful coastal hamlet of West Bexington, one of Dorset's best kept secrets, and just a stone's throw from the spectacular Chesil beach. The cottage itself is a comfortably appointed wooden chalet with its own private driveway,  …see more

from £70 / night

£695 / week

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from £70 / night

(5) Excellent 

15

Villa Lucca - Gordon's Bay chalet sleeps 4

Cape Town / Gordon's Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Sea View Apartment , within 30 mins drive from Cape Town Central. Located on the hillside overlooking the magnificent Gordons Bay with views of the mountains and the bay below. Apartment has two bedrooms - both on-suite , with additional 3rd guest toilet. Large ful  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £490 / week

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(16) Excellent 

25

The Chalet in Cornwall - Atlantic Bays Holiday Park - St Merryn chalet sleeps 5

Padstow / Atlantic Bays Holiday Park, St Merryn

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
A lovely two bedroom chalet just 3 miles from Padstow and 2 miles from one of the seven beautiful local beaches. The chalet is located on a quiet and well maintained site which offers a bar and pool table. The chalet offers comfortable self catering accommodation with  …see more

from £28 / night

£190 - £490 / week

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from £28 / night

(10) Very Good 

15

The Hamptons - Bracklesham Bay chalet sleeps 4

Chichester / Bracklesham Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The Hamptons The Hamptons is designed in the American Sea side style in lovely tones of blue and cream. There are 2 Bedrooms tastefully decorated. The single bedroom has 2 beds and the Double bedroom has 1 double bed. The lovely Sunny Patio is self contained and Private  …see more

from £39 / night

£258 - £616 / week

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from £39 / night

22

The Squirrel - Saint-Laurent-des-Hommes chalet sleeps 5

Dordogne / Saint-Laurent-des-Hommes

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Situated on the River Isle in the heart of the Dordogne and nestling amongst the trees, you will find our charming holiday chalet The Squirrel with riverside views. Not only is there private access to the river Isle with flows serenely past creating an enchanting s  …see more

from £38 / night

£275 - £420 / week

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from £38 / night

(17) Very Good 

21

Lodge 110 Kingsdown Holiday Park - Kingsdown chalet sleeps 8

Deal / Kingsdown

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The chalet (further refurbished February 2014) is located in Kingsdown Holiday Park, which is situated in the quiet village of Kingsdown. The village has three pubs, two in the village and one situated right on the beach, providing excellent views across the channel. In  …see more

from £45 / night

£270 - £550 / week

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from £45 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Haute-Corse / Lozzi

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(11) Excellent 

14

Haute-Corse / Lozzi

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(9) Excellent 

25

'The Shed' at Mudeford - Mudeford chalet sleeps 4

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
The Shed is named somewhat tongue in cheek by the owners' family as it is about as far from a shed as you can get. Whether sitting out on the decking with its clear view glass balustrade or in the comfort of the lounge you have stunning views across Avon Beach and the  …see more

from £114 / night

£644 - £2000 / week

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from £114 / night

(22) Excellent 

20

LAZY COTTAGE ON THE RIVER BANKS - Bardez chalet sleeps 12

Goa / Bardez

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
WOODEN CHALET ON THE RIVER BANKS is one of the two beautiful Heritage riverside properties (please check out LAZY COTTAGE ON THE RIVER BANKS) true Wooden Chalets situated on the banks of one of Goa's largest River. The house is centrally located, just 10 minutes to  …see more

from £78 / night

£544 / week

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from £78 / night

(9) Very Good 

33

Cotos De Monterrey, Venturada - Venturada chalet sleeps 6

Community of Madrid / Venturada

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
****NOTE****. This property CANNOT be used for photo shoots or product placement without express permission. There is a different set of term and conditions for that sort of usage. Please contact for those conditions.****NOTE**** When wanting a quote/info etc please use  …see more

from £207 / night

£1449 / week

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from £207 / night

(10) Excellent 

57

Casa SanTiago - Melres chalet sleeps 9

Gondomar / Melres

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa SanTiago is located just two minutes' walk from the river beach, built on the valleys of the River Douro with fantastic panoramic views of the river and surrounding valleys and mountains. Often referred to as one of Portugal´s hidden secrets and unspoilt para  …see more

from £134 / night

£919 - £1164 / week

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from £134 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Fisher - Crianlarich chalet sleeps 2

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
Fisher is a beautiful large single bedroom 4 star chalet that can sleep up to 2 people. It is one of the most popular properties on the Portnellan Estate with breath taking views to the West. I often see people taking in the afternoon sunshine from their private patio.  …see more

from £122 / night

£434 - £600 / week

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from £122 / night

(12) Excellent 

13

Sea Whispers - Yaverland chalet sleeps 4

Sandown / Yaverland

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
This is a beautiful chalet which has had excellent reviews over the past few seasons. Recently decorated, the chalet offers plenty of space to accommodate four guests. There is a double bed and bunk beds. The double room has a TV with Freeview and DVD . The chalet fu  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 - £485 / week

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from £35 / night

(20) Very Good 

21

90 Golden Bay Holiday village - Westward Ho chalet sleeps 6

Bideford / Westward Ho

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious three bedroom chalet, with fabulous views over Bideford Bay. The chalet is located in the seaside town of Westward Ho!, just a short walk from the beach, shops, restaurants and local entertainment. The chalet consists of one double bedroom, one twin bedroom, a  …see more

from £75 / night

£400 - £750 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Villa Can Miro - Sant Rafael chalet sleeps 8

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa Miro is a old typical house restored maintaining the traditional cosmopolitan spirit of the island. The villa has 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped (washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, oven, fridge, kettle). The h  …see more

from £207 / night

£1630 - £3621 / week

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from £207 / night

12

Wooden Lakeside Cottage, Private Pool, Limousin - Nexon chalet sleeps 6

Haute-Vienne / Nexon

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Set in 2 ha of private grounds and Quiet Valley set in the Park Perigord Limousin Close to all amenities Porcelain City of Limoges (airport) 1 of 3 Houses, with 3 bedrooms ensuite Fishing Permitted on Lake Walking, Cycling (Bike Hire ) Relax by the pool with Family or  …see more

from £70 / night

£400 / week

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from £70 / night

(8) Excellent 

11

Samiotissa - Chamonix Town Centre chalet sleeps 8

Chamonix / Chamonix Town Centre

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Chalet in a fantastic location in Chamonix, central to all the various ski areas in the valley. 2 double bedrooms, 1 twin bedroom and spacious bathroom upstairs. Large living dining area with log fire, DVD, TV with Sky and Orange TV. Sofa-bed can increase capacity to  …see more

from £130 / night

£940 - £2819 / week

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from £130 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Chalet with spectacular loch and mountain views - Crianlarich chalet sleeps 4

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
This elegant modern chalet supplies everything you need for a real luxury stay. Step out onto your private decking on a bright morning, and the view across Loch Iuibhair (pronounced Ewar) to the steep glenside will take your breath away. Then look on the other directi  …see more

from £164 / night

£728 - £1250 / week

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from £164 / night

(3) Excellent 

10

Landes / Labenne

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

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from £37 / night

£182 / week

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from £37 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Eagles Rest - Geary chalet sleeps 2

Isle of Skye / Geary

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Catrina and John welcome you to get away from it all and relax in comfort and style in our newly built self catering accommodations for two. Situated in an elevated position overlooking the Ascrib Islands you have uninterrupted views across Loch Snizort and the Minch to  …see more

from £100 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Very Good 

35

Chalet Charlotte - Fusch an der Glocknerstrasse chalet sleeps 12

Salzburg Region / Fusch an der Glocknerstrasse

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
Chalet Charlotte is located in Fusch an der Großglocknerstraße in the province of Salzburg, 13km south of Zell am See. The wonderful valley location with its mountain views on all sides provides an idyllic setting to relax away from the stresses of everyday life, whil  …see more

from £155 / night

£1162 / week

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from £155 / night

(17) Excellent 

14

Holiday Log Cabin Glan Gwna Detached - Caeathro chalet sleeps 4

Caernarfon / Caeathro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Lake view recently modernised self catering chalet in the quite Holiday Park of Glan Gwna situated on he edge of Snowdonia National Park.Fully Fitted Kitchen well equipped with 22inch flat screen T.V.Open plan lounge with table & chairs, 2 sofas, 51inch smart TV with DV  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £530 / week

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from £70 / night

(1) Very Good 

36

Hautes-Alpes / Crots

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

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from £75 / night

£524 - £1163 / week

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from £75 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Pen-y-Bryn - Caeathro chalet sleeps 4

Caernarfon / Caeathro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Pen-y-Bryn is situated in the beautiful Glan Gwna Country Holiday Park, two miles from the Royal Town of Caernarfon. Set in 120 acres of landscaped woodland with the river Seiont running through it, the park is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of  …see more

from £70 / night

£320 - £580 / week

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from £70 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Otters Holt - Bacton chalet sleeps 6

Norfolk / Bacton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
Otter's Holt is a spacious modern retreat, ideal for families, with 2 bedrooms (One double, one triple). It enjoys stunning sea views, overlooking open grassland, and is only a minute's walk to the quiet, sandy beach. A decked verandah allows for al fresco dining,  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £55 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Cinque Terre / Vernazza

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from £48 / night

£302 - £604 / week

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from £48 / night

(13) Excellent 

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medmerry park holiday village 14l hollys haven !!! - Earnley chalet sleeps 4

West Sussex / Earnley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Our chalet is newly refurbished to a high standard and is a single storey building on the family friendly holiday park 'Medmerry Park'. The chalet allows you to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday in delightful surroundings in a beautiful location. All chalets have s  …see more

from £40 / night

£350 / week

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from £40 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Chalet Chez Maurice - Vacheresse chalet sleeps 8

Haute-Savoie / Vacheresse

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Chalet Chez Maurice is a cosy family chalet that offers spacious accommodation on three different levels including a new open kitchen, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with separate toiletes, a ski room and large entrance hall. The chalet is located on a plot of 1000 m2 overl  …see more

from £138 / night

£776 - £1897 / week

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from £138 / night

(3) Excellent 

21

Holiday Chalet Stalham Norfolk Broads - Stalham chalet sleeps 4

Norfolk / Stalham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The Broadside Chalet Park is situated in the small town of Stalham, a perfect base to discover the Norfolk Broads. The chalet park is set a few minutes walk from Stalham Staithe giving easy access to daily boat hire. Stalham is a typical North Norfolk town with a high  …see more

from £32 / night

£224 / week

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from £32 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Unique Coastal Hideaway with Panoramic Views - Nefyn chalet sleeps 2

Gwynedd / Nefyn

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Pet friendly
Gaze out to sea from under your plump duvet, enjoy romantic meals with a view to die for and stroll along the beach at sunset. A true castaway experience awaits from the moment of arrival in this luxury studio beach retreat. We promise you can not get much closer to the  …see more

from £80 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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from £80 / night

50

State of Rio de Janeiro / Paraty

1 2 2 nights min

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

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from £39 / night

£272 / week

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from £39 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Le Mazot - Saint-Gervais-les-Bains chalet sleeps 6

Haute-Savoie / Saint-Gervais-les-Bains

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
An authentic 3 bedroom chalet over 3 levels which makes this property unique as it is as affordable as an apartment but you get your own stand-alone traditional chalet - ideal for a small group of friends, a romantic getaway for any couple or the perfect retreat for a f  …see more

from £85 / night

£550 - £1300 / week

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from £85 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Prysken, Padstow - Padstow chalet sleeps 3

Cornwall / Padstow

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
Sleeping two to three people, Prysken is a spacious chalet nestled in a coppice in the hamlet of Treator outside Padstow. Its location, within walking distance (20 minutes) of the restaurants, shops and bars of Padstow, yet in a rural setting with onsite parking, make  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £495 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Tigh Eilidh (The Cabin on the Hill) - Breakish chalet sleeps 3

Isle of Skye / Breakish

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
The cabin is a charming blend of rustic with modern. We are set up on a hill overlooking the Minch, on the highest point in Breakish. It is an ideal romantic hideaway for two people. The furnishings and decor are appropriate for 4 star accommodation. There is an open pl  …see more

from £115 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Casa Daniela, Talamanca - Paseo Maritimo - Ibiza chalet sleeps 9

Ibiza Town / Paseo Maritimo, Ibiza

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly
CASA DANIELA is composed of two double bedrooms, 1 spacious bathroom, a shower, a totally equipped American style kitchen, small living area, dining area on the porch by the sea, 1 small office which can be converted into an additional bedroom, 1 solarium wood terrace  …see more

from £261 / night

£1400 - £4145 / week

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from £261 / night

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simply great casa pierret - Sutri chalet sleeps 4

Province of Viterbo / Sutri

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
The property is located in the immediate vicinity of the city of Sutri, in the province of Viterbo, and more precisely in the majestic “Calandrina park,” behind which one encounters the hot springs of Vicarello. Since Casa Pierret is immersed in the Vicarello park,  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ghillies - Crianlarich chalet sleeps 8

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Ghillies is our showcase 5 star chalet that stands high on the estate hillside with a commanding view across Glen Dochart, the lochs and mountains. Secluded forest behind, Ben More to the south and Loch Dochart to the North. Accommodation is over two floors, The sauna  …see more

from £313 / night

£1050 - £1850 / week

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from £313 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Fairview - Wootton Bridge chalet sleeps 6

Isle of Wight / Wootton Bridge

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Fairview is a newly refurbished holiday chalet nestled in peaceful surrounding's. Set in the midst of one of the Isle of Wight's 'Designated Area's of Outstanding Natural Beauty' it boast's sea view's and access to the beach where you will enjoy a relaxing stroll to t  …see more

from £69 / night

£395 - £535 / week

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