Best beaches in Europe

Best beaches in Europe (83)

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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(2) Excellent 

31

Holiday chateau in Strassoldo

Province of Udine / Strassoldo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
“An Italian Chateaux Garden and Guest House - superb” A wonderful place! An Italian paradise! For us as a small family it exceeded even the great expecatations. Close to the Grado beach for the kid, in the middle of Friuli for all kind of (family) exc  …see more

from £112 / night

£642 - £727 / week

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from £112 / night

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Holiday chateau in Strassoldo

Province of Udine / Strassoldo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
Dive into the flair of one of the oldest castles of Friuli-Venezia Giulia! This stunning stone home has a vast private garden and sleeps 3 people. It is only 20 km from the beach, 90 km from Venice and Austria and 30 km from Slovenia.  …see more

from £103 / night

£513 - £599 / week

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from £103 / night

(2) Excellent 

29

Holiday chateau in Pouligny-Notre-Dame

Indre / Pouligny-Notre-Dame

7 14 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
Chateau Les Dryades is situated in the beautiful French countryside and is surrounded by 180 acres of land. It is at the heart of Les Dryades Golf & Spa resort. It is a perfect setting for a relaxing rural retreat. Sleeps 14 in the chateau.<br />You will have  …see more

from £513 / night

£2812 - £3530 / week

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from £513 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday chateau in Grandcourt

Seine-Maritime / Grandcourt

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Chateau in an idyllic setting” We spent a wonderful relaxing weekend in this fabulous chateau which is just as splendid as it looks in the photos. The tranquil village setting provides a lovely backdrop for this magnificent country house.  …see more

from £152 / night

£760 - £1495 / week

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from £152 / night

(7) Excellent 

12

Holiday chateau in Great Broughton

North Yorkshire / Great Broughton

8 17 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic house with lots of character - a weekend to remember” We had a brilliant weekend with the family and everyone loved every minute of it. The house had bags of character and lots of lovely features and we all had fun exploring it all and the  …see more

from £600 / night

£2300 - £2600 / week

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from £600 / night

(1) Excellent 

27

Province of Agrigento / Menfi

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £129 / night

£445 - £1069 / week

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from £129 / night

(6) Excellent 

26

Holiday chateau with swimming pool in Le Mans

Sarthe / Le Mans

4 10 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
“A rural gem with history” When we found Le Chateau on the Holiday Lettings website we thought we might have found a gem, when we got there we knew we had. We were welcomed by the owners Jill and Ivan who showed us round and left us to it having answe  …see more

from £195 / night

£1350 - £1575 / week

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from £195 / night

(15) Excellent 

28

Holiday chateau in Pezenas

Herault / Pezenas

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic castle” This is really a “Castle” and you will not be disappointed. It is better than you could imagine. The castle is in a very good shape even if it is really old and with a “castle ambiance”. The pool area is fantastic, very nice and f  …see more

from £342 / night

£2137 - £2821 / week

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from £342 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Holiday chateau in Sauveterre-de-Bearn

Bearn / Sauveterre-de-Bearn

8 15 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
Chateau de Sillegue is a beautiful unique Chateau set in private secure parkland. Private heated pool with large brick built BBQ, terrace, shaded outdoor eating area, ping pong table and assortment of bikes and direct access to the famous fishing river, Gave du Saiso  …see more

from £500 / night

£3500 - £3808 / week

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from £500 / night

34

State of Sao Paulo / Piracaia

8 26 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £452 / night

£2339 / week

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from £452 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Aube / Mussy-sur-Seine

8 19 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £311 / night

£1717 - £4750 / week

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from £311 / night

(3) Excellent 

40

Charente-Maritime / Saint Thomas de Conac

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly

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from £129 / night

£898 - £1227 / week

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from £129 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

Faro District / Sao Bartolomeu de Messines

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £98 / night

£683 - £2036 / week

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from £98 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday chateau rental

Allier / Arfeuilles

7 10 7 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
The holiday home is surrounded by a park-like garden with a private swimming pool. Besides the pool are lovely terraces (with sun beds), and when the heat is too much, there is always the possibility of cooling off in the pool or the shade of large trees. In the walled  …see more

from £178 / night

£1240 - £1582 / week

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from £178 / night

(22) Very Good 

24

Saint-Just-Luzac holiday chateau rental

Marennes / Saint-Just-Luzac

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Huge property with nice pool in great location” Property was great for our extended family of four couples and two small children. Location is convenient to all sorts of attractions. There are five huge double bedrooms and lots of other beds in vario  …see more

from £272 / night

£1895 - £7145 / week

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from £272 / night

(7) Excellent 

24

Holiday chateau in Monte san Martino

Province of Macerata / Monte san Martino

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 43 km
  • Child friendly
Our guests are those who flee from loneliness of the big city, you may want to write, paint or just relax, together with those who love, in the absence of an enchanted atmosphere. A way of life so ancient and so new.<br />We were not aware of the existence of the  …see more

from £62 / night

£428 / week

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from £62 / night

14

Fontenay-sur-Mer holiday chateau accommodation

Manche / Fontenay-sur-Mer

8 14 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Chateau de Cource is filled with numerous wood panels, mouldings and light that streams through the large windows on each side of the property. The interior combines elegance French 17th and 18th Century furniture with modern comforts.  …see more

from £1507 / night

£4735 - £5941 / week

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from £1507 / night

(2) Excellent 

39

Province of Agrigento / Menfi

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £128 / night

£509 - £1187 / week

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from £128 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau in Montazeau

Dordogne / Montazeau

5 16 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had the most amazing wedding here!” From the moment we found this gorgeous house online, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. We had the most amazing time and the owners Iris and Michiel were brilliant and so helpful before, during an  …see more

from £107 / night

£1137 - £2753 / week

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from £107 / night

(8) Excellent 

15

Holiday chateau in Fontenay-le-Comte

Vendee / Fontenay-le-Comte

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
A Spacious gite situated in an annex of a 18th century chateau in a beautiful woodland surrounding ,perfect for a family holiday, long term stay ).Situated in the vendée,Close to the Puy du fou and the beautiful beaches of La faute , la Tranche sur mer or La R  …see more

from £195 / night

£1365 / week

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(4) Excellent 

51

Lecce / Torre Rinalda

5 12 6 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £513 / night

£3590 / week

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from £513 / night

25

Province of Agrigento / Menfi

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £94 / night

£306 - £806 / week

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from £94 / night

(2) Very Good 

11

Upper Palatinate / Regensburg

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £77 / night

£539 / week

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from £77 / night

18

Holiday chateau in Argentat

Correze / Argentat

8 23 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 23
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
Ideal for Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Mountain Biking, Tennis, Motorcycle Touring, Swimming, Water Sports, Families and Sightseeing.  …see more

from £492 / night

£3633 - £5966 / week

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from £492 / night

(1) Excellent 

32

Holiday chateau with swimming pool, tennis court in Cherval

Verteillac / Cherval

6 12 1 night min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Swimming pool
The Château du Bourbet is steeped in history, dating back to the 15th Century and beyond, from its origins as a Templar fortress to its forced occupation by the German Army and partial demolition at the end of the Second World War. Now lovingly renovated, the Ch&a  …see more

from £500 / night

£3500 / week

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from £500 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Wadduwa holiday chateau rental

Western Province / Wadduwa

3 8 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Definitely a place to visit” We decided on Sri Lanka as we wanted a beach holiday, but liked the idea of mixing it up with a bit of exploring and culture. (Family of 9 with kids December 2011 ) After our trip I can assure you that Sri Lanka is a fanta  …see more

from £202 / night

£1412 - £2823 / week

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from £202 / night

20

Orne / Argentan

12 28 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 28
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Child friendly

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from £171 / night

£1197 / week

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from £171 / night

18

Chateau rental in Arradon

Morbihan / Arradon

4 11 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Ferme du Chateau the sea is only 800m from the house and the tennis court is 500m away. It is within a small community of 10 houses sharing this great castle park but as each house is independent your privacy is ensured.  …see more

from £581 / night

£2321 / week

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from £581 / night

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Deux-Sevres / Saint-Loup-Lamaire

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £129 / night

£770 / week

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Chateau rental in Banne

Ardeche / Banne

11 20 2 nights min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Located in the foothills of the Cévennes mountains, the Chateau de Mazelle is a large, rambling chateau for those who appreciate absolute peace and tranquility. It is the ideal spot to soak up French rural life at its best.  …see more

from £572 / night

£4000 - £5000 / week

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from £572 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Dinard holiday chateau rental

Ille-et-Vilaine / Dinard

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
Incredible view over the bay of Saint Malo and Dinard. Renovated apartment in the most beautiful house of this coast with private access to the house and separate garden . Perfect for golfers or family.  …see more

from £300 / night

£2137 / week

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from £300 / night

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Holiday chateau with golf nearby in Luzech

Lot / Luzech

10 50 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
indoor sports complexswimming poolset in 50 acreswine cellar and tasting roomgolf courseWi Fi throughoutmanager available 24 hours a day beautician, chief  …see more

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(4) Excellent 

21

Holiday chateau in Iguerande

Saone-et-Loire / Iguerande

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A Holiday not to be missed” It’s time to book the holiday again and feel it will be hard to equal last year’s holiday in the Chateau Orange de Bolbec On arrival the setting, the Chateau and grounds looked stunning and inside did not let us down, full  …see more

from £215 / night

£1500 - £2650 / week

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from £215 / night

(6) Excellent 

13

Villefranche-sur-Mer holiday chateau rental

Villefranche-sur-Mer / Col de Villefranche

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Air conditioning
“Amazing Views!!!” We stayed at La Bastide's studio apartment. It was perfect for my partner and I. The view was amazing from the balcony! It was our anniversary and we couldn't have spent it at a better place than the South of France and the apartment  …see more

from £86 / night

£428 - £471 / week

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from £86 / night

(3) Average 

17

Paceville ski chateau to rent.

Saint Julian's / Paceville

18 2 1 night min

  • 18 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
1 bedroom for holiday in hotel /apartment accommodation , 18 Bedrooms with 5 clean bathrooms .Our apartment / hotel , centrally located in hearth of Paceville .St.Julians .+ use of roof garden /bbq area and gym are included in price This apart/hotel is Surroun  …see more

from £41 / night

£282 / week

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from £41 / night

13

Chateau rental in Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

Vienne / Vouneuil-sur-Vienne

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
French chateau to rent for Holidays, events, intimate Chic wedding with heated swimming pool, billard near the Loire Valley, La Rochelle  …see more

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(2) Excellent 

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Chateau rental in Puligny-Montrachet

Beaune / Puligny-Montrachet

7 19 5 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
6 bedroom, 6 bathroom with vineyard/village & Hot tub  …see more

from £488 / night

£3377 - £9659 / week

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from £488 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Bonneville ski chateau to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Bonneville

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski
14th Century castle surrounded by fields, overlooks River Arve. Magnificent views of the pre-Alps, one acre of garden and grounds, child friendly. Guest accommodation fully renovated 2010, secure parking for 6 cars. Continental and Persian cuisine.<br />Outdoor di  …see more

from £223 / night

£1556 / week

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from £223 / night

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Viana do Castelo District / Lanhezes

6 14 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £253 / night

£1582 / week

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from £253 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Mortagne-sur-Gironde holiday chateau rental

Charente-Maritime / Mortagne-sur-Gironde

10 22 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had a great time - you should all go!” I went on holiday with 19 family and friends raning in age from 6 mths to 59 yrs old. We all had a great time with lots of things to do from going to the zoo, beach or sightseeing. The pool and hot tub were a  …see more

from £500 / night

£2000 - £5250 / week

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from £500 / night