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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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Mot Mot Lodge Tobago - Mount Irvine villa sleeps 12

Trinidad and Tobago / Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
As soon as you walk through the front door you are struck by the sheer tranquillity and elegance of your surroundings. Mot Mot Lodge is beautifully appointed with everything you could wish for to make your stay a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. A short walk throug  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

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from £230 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Thornleigh - Kippford house sleeps 8

Scotland / Dumfries and Galloway / Kippford

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Beautiful Arts and Crafts House available for self catering holiday lets. Stunning views of estuary. Sleeps 8. 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms (1 en suite). Separate bathroom. 2 additional WCs. Large kitchen / dining room. Private mature garden. Off street parking for sev  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £1200 / week

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from £80 / night

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Balearic Islands / Ibiza / Sant Rafael

1 bedroomSleeps 36 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £41 / night

£284 - £875 / week

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from £41 / night

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New York / Catskill Region / Callicoon

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £107 / night

£743 - £1038 / week

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from £107 / night

(10) Very Good 

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La Chevriere - Thouarsais Bouildroux farmhouse sleeps 8

Pays de la Loire / Vendee / La Chataigneraie / Thouarsais Bouildroux

3 bedroomsSleeps 87 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 60 km; Swimming pool;
La Chevriere is a traditional French farmhouse on an acre of land with an orchard and swimming pool. This self-contained, relaxed retreat is incredibly quiet (with no passing traffic except for the occasional tractor!) yet full of potential for active family holidays. T  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £990 / week

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from £72 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Indiana / New Carlisle

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;
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from £84 / night

£637 - £728 / week

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from £84 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Bicheno Bella Vista - Bicheno villa sleeps 6

Tasmania / Bicheno

2 bedroomsSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Bicheno Bella Vista is conveniently located in the heart of Bicheno on Tasmania's beautiful east Coast. The villa is close to all attractions and has some of the best views on the coast.If you like fishing, bush-walking, kayaking, golf, tennis, diving, pristine bea  …see more

from £125 / night

£791 - £1164 / week

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from £125 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Captains Cottage - Allonby cottage sleeps 6

England / Cumbria / Allonby

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
This former stables sits almost directly on the beach in Allonby on the Cumbria Coast (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Sister cottage to newly converted Porthole Cottage. From the main living area is a picture window with stunning views of the beach, sea and S  …see more

from £79 / night

£395 - £1190 / week

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from £79 / night

(4) Excellent 

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French Family House & Large Pool in pretty village

Poitou-Charentes / Charente / Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

6 bedroomsSleeps 14Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
A charming family house in what is officially one of the most beautiful villages in France, sleeping 14 adults/children, with an additional 3 cots for infants. Perfect entertaining space for large extended families or groups of friends, with flexible accommodation organ  …see more

from £200 / night

£1150 - £2650 / week

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from £200 / night

(10) Excellent 

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11 Coastguard Cottages - Schull house sleeps 8

Province of Munster / County Cork / Schull

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.01 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Beautiful well designed house (built late 1990's - 200 sq metres) facing directly out to Schull Harbour - the sea is literally a stone's throw! Part of a group of approx 12 houses (6 face onto the sea and 6 face back to road) on sea front only 5-10 mins walk into Schull  …see more

from £100 / night

£550 - £1100 / week

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from £100 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Wyndham Cottage St Kilda - St Kilda cottage sleeps 4

Victoria / Greater Melbourne / Port Phillip / St Kilda

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Discounts available off full price accommodation - conditions apply. At the rear of the historic Wyndham apartment building in St Kilda, the former caretaker's cottage has been lovingly restored to create a unique holiday environment which feels worlds away yet is just  …see more

from £56 / night

£628 - £1142 / week

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from £56 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Province of Munster / County Kerry / Dingle Peninsula / Castlegregory

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £84 / night

£300 - £675 / week

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from £84 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Marina View Cottage Apartment - Burry Port Marina apartment sleeps 4

Wales / Carmarthenshire / Burry Port / Burry Port Marina

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
A beautifully appointed 4 star 2 bedroom Marina Apartment recently completed to a very high standard throughout, including all bed linen and towels. The apartment is perfectly located for those seeking either an active outdoor holiday with cycling, walking and water s  …see more

from £55 / night

£395 - £595 / week

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from £55 / night

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Louisiana / Benton

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £133 / night

£796 / week

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from £133 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Peace, Vast space, Stunning Views with a Hot Tub

Scotland / The Hebrides / Isle of Skye / Struan / Eabost

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Come to the most peaceful corner of Skye to enjoy the beautiful home I have built with my own hands. Your jaw will drop as you ascend the staircase to the vast living space on the top floor. The immaculate kitchen and huge living room filled with light and colour is a w  …see more

from £150 / night

£650 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Hill Crest Cottage - Traditional Seaside Charm

Scotland / Moray / Cullen

4 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Hill Crest Holiday Cottage is a traditional period cottage superbly located in a prime elevated site with stunning, unobstructed sea views overlooking Cullen Bay in the Royal Burgh of Cullen, a charming and historic fishing village on the Moray Firth in Scotland. Hill C  …see more

from £100 / night

£625 - £850 / week

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from £100 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Molly Cottage - Schull cottage sleeps 3

Province of Munster / County Cork / Schull

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Molly Cottage is situated at the foot of Mount Gabriel with amazing sea views from the garden looking out over Dunmanus Bay and the Mizen Peninsula. Ideal as a romantic getaway for couples or those with a small family. A great location for walks, cycles or justing rel  …see more

from £59 / night

£267 - £396 / week

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from £59 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Willowfarmhouse, Holiday House, County Donegal

County Donegal / Milford

5 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 9 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Irish self catering holiday house four star Failte Ireland approved sleeps for up to 10 people and is the perfect location for a tranquil week's escape or short break on a working farm. This Irish Cottage is perfect for family holidays and small groups - pets are welco  …see more

from £146 / night

£400 - £746 / week

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from £146 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ground Floor Southbourne Seafront Apartment

England / Dorset / Bournemouth

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Thank you for viewing our property. The building consists of 3 apartments which we privately own and 2 being rented as holiday apartments. The ground floor apartment is light, airy and spacious, furnished in a shabby chic/beach style. The 3 bedroomed apartment has s  …see more

from £120 / night

£1350 / week

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from £120 / night

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Michigan / Leelanau County / Lake Leelanau

2 bedroomsSleeps 7Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £133 / night

£929 - £1586 / week

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from £133 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Normandy / Haute-Normandie / Seine-Maritime / Yport

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £50 / night

£250 - £375 / week

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from £50 / night

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Northern Norway / Nordland / Flakstad Municipality / Flakstadoy / Ramberg

3 bedroomsSleeps 53 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Ski;
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from £59 / night

£409 - £642 / week

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from £59 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Normandy / Haute-Normandie / Seine-Maritime / Yport

2 bedroomsSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £50 / night

£292 - £375 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Texas / Horseshoe Bay

2 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £209 / night

£1459 - £1724 / week

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from £209 / night

(15) Excellent 

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"CONTENT" - SEA FRONT IN FELPHAM - Felpham apartment sleeps 4

England / West Sussex / Bognor Regis / Felpham

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;
ON THE BEACH AS SOON AS YOU WALK OUT THE GARDEN. THIS IS A GROUND FLOOR FLAT. UNIQUE IN THAT IT IS NEARLY ON THE BEACH. SEA VIEW: FROM LOUNGE. BEDROOM. GARDEN SITUATED IN THIS DETACHED HOUSE WITH ONE OCCUPIED FLAT ABOVE. TWO BEDROOMS, (THE MAIN BEDROOM HAS A DOU  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £630 / week

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from £70 / night

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Dalia Apartment - Quarteira apartment sleeps 4

Algarve / Faro District / Quarteira

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Located in Quarteira, this apartment features a balcony with Atlantic Ocean views. The bright unit is just a 3-minute walk from the beach. Featuring a flat-screen cable TV and a DVD player in the living area, the air-conditioned apartment has a bright dining area, whic  …see more

from £50 / night

£267 - £650 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Liguria / Italian Riviera / Bergeggi

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £95 / night

£584 - £1117 / week

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from £95 / night

(22) Excellent 

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The Barn at Treberfydd - Llangors barn sleeps 8

Wales / Brecon Beacons National Park / Brecon / Llangors

4 bedroomsSleeps 83 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Rural Wales at its best! Located at the edge of a Victorian Country House estate and within the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park, The Barn at Treberfydd is a beautiful conversion with everything you need for a relaxing holiday away from it all. Offering beautiful v  …see more

from £140 / night

£580 - £950 / week

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from £140 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Kentucky / Lucas

3 bedroomsSleeps 7Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £137 / night

£819 - £978 / week

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from £137 / night

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Alentejo / Setubal District / Troia

2 bedroomsSleeps 75 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
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from £142 / night

£1000 / week

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from £142 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Le Boulevard - Quinns Beach house sleeps 8

Western Australia / Greater Perth / Wanneroo / Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
Large double story residence right in the centre of the northern coastal suburbs of Perth. Take a leisurely stroll to the beach or enjoy the outdoor entertainment area with 8 seater dining set, barbecue and a solar heated pool.This holiday home features a short walk to  …see more

from £167 / night

£763 - £1695 / week

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from £167 / night

(5) Excellent 

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South Australia / Robe

2 bedroomsSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
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from £97 / night

£865 - £1266 / week

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from £97 / night

(43) Excellent 

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2 The Stackyard Kingsbarns - 2 Bedroom Cottage

Scotland / Fife / St Andrews / Kingsbarns

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Property extensively upgraded February / March 2015. New Kitchen, Woodburner, Furniture & oak floor.This is a beautiful little cottage in the picturesque village of Kingsbarns. The property is ideal for a family holiday or equally would make a great base for golfers wis  …see more

from £65 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Barth

2 bedroomsSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £50 / night

£345 - £541 / week

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from £50 / night

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British Columbia / Vancouver Island / Victoria Capital Regional District / Sooke

5 bedroomsSleeps 151 night min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £141 / night

£841 - £1360 / week

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from £141 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Chalet with spectacular loch and mountain views

Scotland / Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 50 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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 £141 / night

£567 - £770 / week

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from £141 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Lisbrin, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo - Ballycastle cottage sleeps 6

Western Ireland / Province of Connacht / County Mayo / Ballycastle

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Not suitable for children;
Luxury cottage on almost 1 acre, architect rennovated to a high spec, garden, breathtaking views of sea and local cove as well as uninterrupted country views, five minute walk to beach and five minute drive to Ballycastle village. Comfortable and warm, with underfloor h  …see more

from £113 / night

£709 - £875 / week

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from £113 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Canton of Bern / Bernese Oberland / Interlaken

2 bedroomsSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
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from £193 / night

£1347 - £1777 / week

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from £193 / night

(94) Excellent 

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Shoveler Lodge, 5 The Green Tattershall - Tattershall Lakes Country Park log cabin sleeps 6

England / Lincolnshire / Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 42 km; Swimming pool;
Shoveler Lodge is a comfortable, well equipped cabin, with REAL LOG FIRE and it's own private HOT TUB for the exclusive use of guests at Shoveler. It's all on one level, set in the heart of a 365 acre site that offers something for everyone - from a gentle stroll aroun  …see more

from £80 / night

£380 - £880 / week

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Languedoc-Roussillon / Pyrenees-Orientales / Palau del Vidre

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

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

£321 / week

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from £46 / night

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