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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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Holiday home with golf nearby in Portstewart

County Londonderry / Portstewart

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent” Its was a very very nice house it had everything we needed. The house overlooked the sea, it was a great view to get up to in the morning. The town was very nice and within walking distance. It was our first time in Ireland but it wont be o
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from £80 / night

£525 - £800 / week

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from £80 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

County Galway / Galway

4 11 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £236 / night

£858 - £3727 / week

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from £236 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in St. Fillans

Perth and Kinross / St Fillans

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Pet friendly
“Home from home” Great location in the heart of St Fillans, quiet and warm cottage with amazing views right down Loch Earn, super comfy bed and nice touches like a few basics in the kitchen. The Achray house hotel just a short walk around the corner is
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from £65 / night

£380 - £470 / week

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from £65 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Deal

Kent / Deal

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great holiday house” We had a lovely time at the beach house. It has everything you need for a great holiday, very well equiped. Close to the beach and town centre.
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from £85 / night

£550 - £695 / week

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avg. 3 hours 30 minutes

from £85 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Home rental in Carloway

Isle of Lewis / Carloway

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“A welcome start to the holiday season” We were very pleased with the cottage. Only inconvenience was no lock on bathroom door and more hooks on doors would be handy
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from £90 / night

£495 - £560 / week

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avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

from £90 / night

(3) Excellent 

35

Holiday home in Mulranny

County Mayo / Mulranny

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £75 / night

£320 - £600 / week

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avg. 2 hours 31 minutes

from £75 / night

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Holiday home rental

County Cork / Allihies

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Province of Messina / Forza d'Agro

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

from £64 / night

£421 - £631 / week

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avg. 2 hours 55 minutes

from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Glenbeigh

County Kerry / Glenbeigh

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£1500 - £1900 / week

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(3) Excellent 

28

Carlingford holiday home rental

Cooley Peninsula / Carlingford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quirky.....” Peggy's cottage is full of character and has all you need for your stay...log burner is an added bonus....clean,airy and relaxing . Carlinford is a lovely place to visit and the locals definitely add to your visit loved how friendly they
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from £101 / night

£669 - £837 / week

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from £101 / night

(28) Excellent 

42

Holiday home in St. Andrews

Fife / St Andrews

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Staggeringly lovely” Such a good location and a lovely house. It was perfect for our family group and was an ideal base for a long weekend enjoying all that St Andrews has to offer.
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from £125 / night

£700 - £2000 / week

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avg. 2 hours 46 minutes

from £125 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of South Tyrol / Ultimo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £76 / night

£530 / week

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from £76 / night

(20) Excellent 

42

Holiday home in Killinchy

County Down / Killinchy

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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avg. 2 hours 49 minutes

from £100 / night

(55) Excellent 

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Home rental in Valley

Anglesey / Valley

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Views” I have just spent 4 nights at Trefonen House With my family to celebrate my birthday. We had an amazing time. The house was beautiful with gorgeous sea views. The younger members (and some of the older ones) thoroughly enjoyed the
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from £232 / night

£1497 - £4035 / week

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avg. 35 minutes

from £232 / night

(62) Very Good 

14

Brixham holiday home rental

English Riviera / Brixham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Mrs” Cute , cosy cottage in a fantastic location Close to the harbour. Tastefully decorated, lovely and warm and all the home comforts you could hope for. Brixham is a fascinating, colourful place Lots of lovely walks and good restaurants. Especial
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from £45 / night

£320 - £700 / week

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avg. 43 minutes

from £45 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

Home accommodation in Downings

Downings / Ardbane

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Weekend Break” Cottage lovely with great views but could be improved by having more towels when fully occupied, a hairdryer, and showers not so efficient if two are being used at one time.
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from £145 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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35

Holiday home in Dingle

Dingle Peninsula / Dingle

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £125 / night

£870 / week

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39

Holiday home with golf nearby in Lahinch

County Clare / Lahinch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £85 / night

£169 - £547 / week

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avg. 1 hour 57 minutes

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Holiday home in Lillesand

Aust-Agder / Lillesand

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £101 / night

£547 - £1135 / week

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(23) Excellent 

29

Home rental in St. Andrews with golf nearby

Fife / St Andrews

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £125 / night

£455 - £805 / week

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(2) Very Good 

26

Stari Grad holiday home accommodation

Hvar Island / Stari Grad

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £59 / night

£421 - £618 / week

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from £59 / night

36

Pas-de-Calais / Berck

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£277 - £830 / week

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avg. 32 minutes

from £40 / night

(10) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Nerja / Punta Lara

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday!!!!” Great holiday, best villa I've stayed at so far in punta Lara Tracey and Pam were always on hand to help, superb!
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from £45 / night

£295 - £615 / week

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avg. 1 hour 53 minutes

from £45 / night

(4) Excellent 

22

Killarney holiday home rental

County Kerry / Killarney

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £252 / night

£1680 - £2269 / week

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from £252 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Solar Beach holiday home rental

Plettenberg Bay / Solar Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Really lovely cottage” We were lucky enough to stay in this cottage for a week. It was so lovely we wished we could have stayed longer. It was situated in a quiet, safe and secure gated estate which was very well maintained and had a lovely commun
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from £90 / night

£600 - £1500 / week

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(20) Excellent 

23

Brighton holiday home rental

Brighton / Central Brighton

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous location, amazing house, brilliant hosts” We went with a group of friends for a mini break and had an absolutely brilliant time in this house. It's right bang in the middle of Brighton so we could walk everywhere. The facilities were excellen
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from £250 / night

£1500 - £2200 / week

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from £250 / night

(48) Excellent 

22

Holiday home in Grange-over-Sands

Lake District / Grange-over-Sands

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant!” Next time i go to lake district i would definitely be staying at heatherlea. Brilliant experience....very satisfied!
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from £65 / night

£340 - £530 / week

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avg. 1 hour 58 minutes

from £65 / night

(43) Excellent 

20

Holiday home in Old Colwyn

Conwy County / Old Colwyn

12 34 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 34
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £500 / night

£1495 - £4791 / week

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avg. 3 hours 39 minutes

from £500 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Kirkcolm

Dumfries and Galloway / Kirkcolm

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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avg. 3 hours 58 minutes

from £200 / night

28

Home rental in Port d'Alcudia with swimming pool, golf nearby

Alcudia / Port d'Alcudia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£673 - £1597 / week

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(63) Excellent 

24

Holiday home in South Uist

Outer Hebrides / South Uist

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“A great escape in a marvellous and unique natural environment.” A fantastic location with walks and wonderful views from the house. The house was very well equipped and comfortable with great hosts. There is plenty to do and everyone we met was friend
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from £58 / night

£400 - £745 / week

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avg. 2 hours 7 minutes

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(13) Excellent 

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Home rental in Casalini with swimming pool

Ostuni / Casalini

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful villa set in olive groves near to beautiful towns” We have just returned from a fabulous holiday at this villa, a real home from home, so much so we didn't want to leave! The villa is beautifully set within olive groves at the end of a rathe
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from £175 / night

£1100 - £1650 / week

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from £175 / night

(2) Excellent 

11

Holiday home rental

Larnaka District / Pervolia

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful place in the sun by the sea” The house itself was nicely appointed, large, comfortable and perfect for families. It looks like the owners thought about everything in order to make staying there comfortable. It was also clean and all was well
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from £99 / night

£749 - £1049 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

29

Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu
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from £148 / night

£1030 / week

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(11) Excellent 

15

Teignmouth holiday home rental

Devon / Teignmouth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Area” Thank you for a lovely holiday. Home away from home, clean and comfortable with all you need. Off road parking worked a treat even with two cars for a short time. House was in the perfect position to leave the car and amble into Tei
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from £85 / night

£450 - £1050 / week

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from £85 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Kinsale holiday home rental

County Cork / Kinsale

5 13 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location, great space for a family vacation.” We recently stayed at Compass Hill house for a family vacation. We were a group of eight adults and one baby. It was our first time visiting Ireland and the house was the perfect home base for our
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from £146 / night

£1250 - £1334 / week

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(12) Excellent 

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Hout Bay holiday home rental

Cape Town / Hout Bay

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very relaxing home from home.....” A lovely property that felt very comfortable and was like a home from home. Extremely clean and lots of extras including a much welcomed grocery pack. Glen and Joan were very helpful when we needed advice on touris
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from £75 / night

£525 - £850 / week

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avg. 1 hour 17 minutes

from £75 / night

14

Arzachena / Cannigione

1 2 Min stay varies

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

from £34 / night

£236 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Gullane

East Lothian / Gullane

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £315 / night

£2200 - £3300 / week

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from £315 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday Home for rent in Argyll

Argyll and Bute / Ardfern

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Celebrating a 30th birthday” We booked Drumalban to celebrate our daughters 30th birthday. We wanted somewhere that we could be together as a family as her birthday is on Christmas Day and it's a difficult time to get everyone together. What a place
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from £71 / night

£497 - £1610 / week

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from £71 / night

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