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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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Haute-Marne / Eclaron-Braucourt-Sainte-Liviere

2 bedroomsSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
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from £50 / night

£284 / week

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from £50 / night

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Saone-et-Loire / Chalon-sur-Saone

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £59 / night

£211 - £353 / week

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from £59 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Mas Lamon - Argeles sur Mer gite sleeps 6

Argeles-sur-Mer / Argeles sur Mer

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Swimming pool;
Mas Lamon is set in the middle of 10acres of park and forest containing cork oaks, olive trees, almond trees, eucalyptus, mimosas……an ideal spot for a family holiday surrounded by protected woodland yet only 5km from the beaches. The property is composed of 4 indepe  …see more

from £63 / night

£375 - £1246 / week

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from £63 / night

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Maison Anis - Marquixanes, stunning views, WIFI

Pyrenees-Orientales / Marquixanes

3 bedroomsSleeps 65 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Situated in a tranquil village close to the vibrant market town of Prades, this comfortable and newly renovated house has great views towards Mount Canigou from it's private terrace. Sleeping 6 comfortably, it is fully heated so is suitable for both Winter and Summer  …see more

from £42 / night

£275 - £450 / week

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from £42 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Hainaut Province / Chimay

3 bedroomsSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
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from £38 / night

£234 - £325 / week

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from £38 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Le Rouquet garden apartment - Castelnaud-la-Chapelle gite sleeps 4

Dordogne / Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

1 bedroomSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.4 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Le Rouquet is in the old part of Castelnaud la Chapelle. The picturesque village runs down the hillside from the medieval castle to the River Dordogne and the property lies midway between the two. It is built in the local style of honey coloured stone, has a sunny south  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £430 / week

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from £40 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Le Petite Ferme - Bayeux gite sleeps 4

Calvados / Bayeux

2 bedroomsSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 20 km; Great for children of all ages ;
This recently renovated two bedroom Gite is in a quiet location in the tiny hamlet of La Bazoque on the fringe of the Forest of Cerisy. Comprising,1 double and 1 twin bedroom plus travel cot, Lounge, Kitchen/diner, 2 bathrooms. Outside is a Patio and BBQ, large garden,  …see more

from £57 / night

£300 - £350 / week

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from £57 / night

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Finistere / Port-Manech

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £17 / night

£118 - £232 / week

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from £17 / night

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Manche / Flamanville

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £36 / night

£250 - £325 / week

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from £36 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Les Vieilles Villes - Plenee-Jugon gite sleeps 6

Cotes-d'Armor / Plenee-Jugon

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Les Vieilles Villes is a pretty stone cottage, that sleeps 4 - 6, situated in a peaceful rural location near Plenee-Jugon, Brittany. The cottage is recently renovated, but maintains original features such as wooden beams and exposed stonework. The cottage is only 30 min  …see more

from £25 / night

£250 - £1125 / week

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from £25 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Athentical cabanon in the vineyards in Provence

Vaucluse / Mazan

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 100 km; Swimming pool;
At the outskirt of the village, quiet and peaceful gîte to stay with private swimming pool at only 20' walk from the village and 40'drive to larger and cultural spots such as AVIGNON, VAISON LA ROMAINE, ORANGE.... Spacious enough for two, ideally furnished for a living  …see more

from £71 / night

£375 - £1080 / week

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from £71 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Pas-de-Calais / Wimereux

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Not suitable for children;
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from £59 / night

£259 - £350 / week

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from £59 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Gite, Puivert / Rivel. Aude. End August reduced!

Aude / Rivel

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Swimming pool;
Recently refurbished, a delightful one bedroomed gite set within seven acres of lawns and woodland, Quatre Bougies is the perfect rural retreat, with guest appearances from eagles, buzzards, kites and other wildlife.. In the absence of light pollution, the night sky is  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £455 / week

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from £40 / night

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Lovely House next to the beach & Barfleur

Manche / Montfarville

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
You will be welcomed in a typical Norman-Style House in Granit. This 90 square meters house is south exposed with a tiny garden, the closest beach is at 500 meters. The house is located in a small quiet village ,at 1 km from one of the most beautiful french village cal  …see more

from £42 / night

£250 - £396 / week

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from £42 / night

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Gîte de Roch-Conan au calme - Plouneour Menez gite sleeps 10

Finistere / Plouneour Menez

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
Nous acceptons les chèques vacances.Face aux Monts d'Arrée, cette demeure cossue de tisserands de lin de 1675 est un lieu de ressources énergétique, de qualité, de confort de part sa restauration où l'on a utilisé des matériaux naturels (chaux, chanvre  …see more

from £134 / night

£459 - £667 / week

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from £134 / night

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Gîte LA FERMETTE for 13 with pool near the sea

Pas-de-Calais / Sempy

5 bedroomsSleeps 13Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Swimming pool;
For your holidays, Patrick & Sylvie invite you to get one's strength back in the heart of nature, in their renovated 18th century cottages, tastefully decorated and furnished in keeping with the original features. On the domain, a private enclosed heated swimming pool !  …see more

from £167 / night

£1488 - £1534 / week

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from £167 / night

(7) Very Good 

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L'Appel du Large - Quiberville gite sleeps 4

Seine-Maritime / Quiberville

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.7 km; Great for children of all ages ;
L'Appel du Large is a traditional Norman fisherman's cottage, originally built in the 1930's, thoroughly rennovated in 2006 and further updated and refurbished in 2012 for a 3-star classification from the perfecture. It features fine sea views from its lo  …see more

from £55 / night

£242 - £438 / week

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from £55 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Etang Sale Les Bains

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £46 / night

£317 - £359 / week

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from £46 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Rodès, Maison Mimose, Stunning views, free wifi

Pyrenees-Orientales / Rodes

2 bedroomsSleeps 45 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Prices held for 2016, free wireless internet. This fantastic property has everything you need for a relaxing break away from it all. The recently renovated house is ideally located in the tranquil village of Rodes just down the street from the historic church. It has  …see more

from £36 / night

£235 - £405 / week

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from £36 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Le grenier à foin - Castelnaudary gite sleeps 5

Aude / Castelnaudary

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
La borde with its two family run gites, is perched on a little promontory on the edge of the pretty village of Peyrefitte sur l'Hers. With our large pool, games room, bar and boule area you can always find something to do, or just relax and read, and enjoy the quie  …see more

from £70 / night

£320 - £595 / week

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from £70 / night

(29) Very Good 

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Millepetit Ensoleillé - Carcassonne gite sleeps 4

Aude / Carcassonne

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
The 18th century 2 double bedroomed farm cottage of Millepetit has been renovated with all modern comforts (including free WiFi internet access) and is situated on a small working vineyard and arable farm right on the banks of the famously picturesque Canal du Midi (UNE  …see more

from £55 / night

£292 - £555 / week

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from £55 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Olivier Vert - Carcassonne gite sleeps 4

Aude / Carcassonne

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 40 km; Swimming pool;
The Olivier Vert is a recently renovated gite built into the heart of an 18th century watermill and set amid two acres of grounds. It is located in the historic quarter of Villegailhenc, a small village in Cabardes wine country, between medieval Carcassonne and the bea  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £675 / week

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from £50 / night

(24) Excellent 

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4 Paws, gîte with pool - an amazing place to stay

Herault / Roujan

2 bedroomsSleeps 57 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 22 km; Swimming pool;
The property is in the l'Hérault, part of the breathtaking Languedoc-Roussillon region of Southern France, between Provence and the Spanish border. Located 10 minutes northwest of Pézenas (a Medieval Market town) in the picturesque wine-making and once fortified villa  …see more

from £84 / night

£584 - £1167 / week

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from £84 / night

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Aveyron / Saint-Affrique

4 bedroomsSleeps 87 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Swimming pool;
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from £55 / night

£379 - £639 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Luberon / Pierrevert

2 bedroomsSleeps 61 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
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from £36 / night

£253 - £547 / week

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from £36 / night

(45) Excellent 

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Le Clos de Blisse - Utah House - Bayeux gite sleeps 8

Calvados / Bayeux

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Welcome to Le Clos de Blisse! Ideally located in easy reach of the D-Day beaches, your gîte offers the perfect base to discover the treasures of Normandy. At the heart of an 8-hectare property, the gîte, with its own private garden, has exceptional views over a lake  …see more

from £242 / night

£825 - £1242 / week

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from £242 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Corse-du-Sud / Tolla

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
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from £50 / night

£275 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Excellent 

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The Little House - Plevenon gite sleeps 4

Cotes-d'Armor / Plevenon

1 bedroomSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Our holiday gite, which has been recently renovated and modernised by local artisans to an exceptionally high standard, is located in Plevenon the village at the heart of the stunning Cap Frehel peninsular. Plevenon is known for its friendliness and is vibrant village  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

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Ardeche / Vallon-Pont-d'Arc

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool;
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from £50 / night

£225 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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The Crows Nest - Kingswear gite sleeps 4

Dartmouth / Kingswear

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Lovely apartment built into a bank up high over looking the River Dart with its own terrace. It comprises of an open plan lounge /kitchen with one good double room with en-suite and a separate small twin room for the children.. The twin room shares the en-suite so it  …see more

from £130 / night

£700 - £840 / week

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from £130 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Gite Les Hetres - Pouance gite sleeps 3

Maine et Loire / Pouance

1 bedroomSleeps 32 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Set in a beautiful rural location in the pretty village of Armaille, near Pouance in the tranquil region of Western Loire , with stunning views to all directions; the Gite at Les Hetres is completely self contained, with its own patio, barbecue and private garden with  …see more

from £50 / night

£292 / week

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from £50 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Basque Country / Ayherre

2 bedroomsSleeps 61 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
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from £59 / night

£488 / week

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from £59 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Typical Normandy near Pont-Audemer and Honfleur

Eure / Saint-Etienne-l'Allier

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
www.leboiscarre. frSet in the middle of a natural landscape, this classed cottage located at Saint Etienne l'Allier, next to lovely Pays d'Auge renowned for its picturesque half-timbered small villages, is only 25 kilometers away from "Côte Fleurie"  …see more

from £49 / night

£278 - £363 / week

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from £49 / night

(13) Excellent 

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La Bergerie - Angles gite sleeps 3

Vendee / Angles

1 bedroomSleeps 37 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Great for children of all ages ;
La Bergerie retains the charm of beams and original stone walls whilst providing modern and stylish accommodation. With a luxury hydrajet shower and fully equipped kitchen everything you need is provided. The large sofa-bed converts into a generous single bed and the do  …see more

from £42 / night

£292 - £538 / week

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from £42 / night

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Pas-de-Calais / Etaples

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £68 / night

£278 - £362 / week

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from £68 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Alpes Maritimes / Speracedes

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Swimming pool;
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from £66 / night

£461 - £788 / week

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from £66 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Pas-de-Calais / Wimereux

2 bedroomsSleeps 61 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £75 / night

£292 - £392 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Excellent 

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A Large 4 Bedroom Gite with a Pool for Up to 9

Aude / Castelnaudary

4 bedroomsSleeps 9Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 14 km; Swimming pool;
Le Moulin is a former watermill which has the rustic charm of a building that has been over 300 years in the making. Renovated to a high standard, the mill offers all the amenities one would expect on a home away from home holiday in the beautiful French countryside. Th  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1300 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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cottage 2 bedrooms 2bathrooms large garden/nr lake

Dordogne / Lalinde

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
Charming cottage converted barn very old stone work situated at the base of Chateau Lanquais known as the petite Louvre Located on the GR walks and pilgrim way also the wine route Ideal for swimming,cycing,canoeing,fishing,walking,Golfing ,sightseeing ie Bordeaux,Sarlat  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £375 / week

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from £75 / night

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Pas-de-Calais / Wissant

1 bedroomSleeps 32 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £32 / night

£225 - £375 / week

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from £32 / night

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