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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

(25) Excellent 

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Yellowcraig Loft - Dirleton apartment sleeps 6

Scotland / East Lothian / North Berwick / Dirleton

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Luxury self catering loft style holiday apartment on the edge of Archerfield Golf Course and Spa, close to North Berwick and Gullane. Close to the best beaches and Championship golf courses of Muirfield and Gullane, yet less than half an hour by train or car to the cent  …see more

from £110 / night

£550 - £750 / week

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from £110 / 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 £134 / night

£802 / week

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from £134 / night

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Balearic Islands / Ibiza / Sant Joan de Labritja / Sant Miquel De Balansat

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £84 / night

£525 - £667 / week

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from £84 / night

(46) Excellent 

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Abbey Green - New Abbey cottage sleeps 3

Scotland / Dumfries and Galloway / New Abbey

2 bedroomsSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 12 km; Great for children of all ages ;
New Abbey village is a historic village, located within a conservation area, within a national and regional scenic area. The Village won, best small village in Scotland 2012. It is truly a fantastic place to stay.The cottage it's self is located in the heart of the  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £420 / week

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from £55 / night

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Montana / Emigrant

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £68 / night

£435 - £771 / week

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from £68 / 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 £148 / night

£404 - £753 / week

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from £148 / night

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New Jersey / Highland Lakes

3 bedroomsSleeps 81 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £160 / night

£958 - £1527 / week

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from £160 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Callalkille - Mallaig bungalow sleeps 4

Scotland / Scottish Highlands / Lochaber / Mallaig

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Not suitable for children;
Callakille has stunning views of the working harbour of mallaig with fishing boats and ferries and looking over to Eigg,Rum,and Skye. You can take a water taxi over to knoydart to the remotest pub in britain (THE OLD FORGE ) plus you can take a ferry over to the Isle  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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from £58 / night

(6) Excellent 

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The Old Farmhouse Donegal - Fintragh cottage sleeps 5

County Donegal / Killybegs / Fintragh

3 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Built in the late 19th century, The Old farmhouse is a picture perfect Donegal Farmhouse which has been sympathetically renovated. Great care has been taken to retain the old farmhouse's original charm i.e. low ceilings and exposed beams whilst providing all the facilit  …see more

from £60 / night

£450 / week

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from £60 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Conscottage - Killybegs cottage sleeps 5

County Donegal / Killybegs

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 ;
Con's cottage boasts authentic flagstone floors throughout the living room, separate kitchen and bathroom which includes a power shower. There is a stove set in an open hearth in the spacious living/dining room. Both bedrooms have wooden floors,fine Egyptian cotton  …see more

from £60 / night

£180 - £390 / week

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from £60 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Rowan Cottage - Rosemarkie cottage sleeps 4

Scotland / Scottish Highlands / Ross and Cromarty / Rosemarkie

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Rowan cottage is situated in the quaint seaside village of Rosemarkie less than a 2 minute walk from a long sandy beach. Chanonry Point, at the far end of the beach, is a well known spot for dolphin watching.The property has been fitted to a high standard with many thou  …see more

from £75 / night

£340 - £580 / week

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from £75 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Holiday Cottage, West Kirby, Wirral, Merseyside.

England / Merseyside / Wirral / West Kirby

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Herons Well is a multi award wining Five Star Gold holiday cottage in West Kirby on the Wirral, offering spacious accommodation for up to six guests. This lovely property has three en-suite bedrooms, two superking rooms and one full size twin room. There is an addit  …see more

from £200 / night

£1050 - £1575 / week

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from £200 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Galicia / Province of A Coruna / Laracha

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 £42 / night

£250 - £509 / week

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from £42 / night

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New Hampshire / Hampton

1 bedroomSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
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from £190 / night

£985 - £1250 / week

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from £190 / 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 £57 / night

£631 - £1148 / week

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from £57 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Galvins Cottage - Caherdaniel cottage sleeps 4

Province of Munster / County Kerry / Caherdaniel

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Wake up to to stunning views in this restored 19th century stone cottage with snug ambience in a rugged farm setting with magnificant views overlooking the sea. Safe for children. Private parking. Free WiFi .Within 5minute walk of safe swimming beach & traditional i  …see more

from £63 / night

£259 - £434 / week

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Valenciana / Province of Valencia / Moncada

4 bedroomsSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Swimming pool;
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from £50 / night

£350 - £500 / week

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from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Verona - Centrally located modern apartment

Isle of Man / Douglas

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
A modern, well furnished, purpose-built apartment on Central Promenade, Douglas, with secure underground parking for one car. The apartment features a double bedroom with en-suite bath / shower room and a separate room that houses a single bed. There is a spacious loun  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 - £1000 / week

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from £80 / night

(11) Excellent 

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STUDIO APARTMENT IN GAVALOCHORI, CHANIA, CRETE

Crete / Chania Prefecture / Apokoronas / Gavalochori

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
If you're looking for something really special, then this Studio apartment is for you.. Complete peace and relaxation with a large private & exclusive pool solely for your use in the most wonderful of romantic & private settings with the most amazing views and the addit  …see more

from £45 / night

£185 - £425 / week

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from £45 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Old Lighthouse view - Harwich penthouse sleeps 4

England / Essex / Harwich

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Old Lighthouse View is one of many types of accommodation that Valentine Holiday lets manage, with properties to suite all types of Budgets • Old Lighthouse view Penthouse is located perfect for trips to London, the journey takes one hour thirty minutes and just two m  …see more

from £53 / night

£371 - £513 / week

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from £53 / night

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Languedoc-Roussillon / Herault / Usclas-d'Herault

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 22 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £45 / night

£282 / week

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from £45 / night

(9) Excellent 

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The Old Post Office - Hambleton cottage sleeps 6

England / Rutland / Hambleton

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Great for children of all ages ;
The Old Telegraph and Post Office cottage is in the village of Hambleton on a peninsula in the middle of Rutland Water, one of Europe's largest reservoirs. Hambleton is probably one of the nicest village locations in England. There are 3 reception rooms and a kitchen a  …see more

from £100 / night

£850 - £1200 / week

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from £100 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Cantabria / Pamanes

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £33 / night

£207 - £337 / week

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from £33 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Sandhills - Sandbanks apartment sleeps 4

England / Dorset / Bournemouth / Sandbanks

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
A bright modern child friendly 1st floor apartment on the exclusive Sandbanks peninsula. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment is a 2 minute walk from the award winning blue flag sandy beaches, beautiful sunsets over Poole harbour, Brownsea Island and Studland peninsula.  …see more

from £135 / night

£695 - £1070 / week

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New York / Catskill Region / Wurtsboro

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £134 / night

£936 - £1470 / week

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from £134 / night

(39) Very Good 

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Magical Brighton Apartment - Brighton Seafront apartment sleeps 4

England / East Sussex / Brighton and Hove / Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
This beautiful apartment is located in Sussex Square, one of the most prestigious addresses in Brighton. Around the corner, Rock Place leads you to St Georges Road which is the heart of Kemptown and just a few minutes walk away. Here you will find gorgeous bakeries, caf  …see more

from £80 / night

£475 - £860 / week

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from £80 / 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 £142 / night

£848 - £1370 / week

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from £142 / night

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Michigan / Van Buren County / Gobles

5 bedroomsSleeps 20Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ski;
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from £455 / night

£2273 - £3334 / week

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from £455 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Hafod Cae Maen, Portmeirion Conservation Area

Wales / North Wales / Gwynedd / Portmeirion

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Hafod Cae Maen is a luxurious Edwardian villa, offering breathtaking views over the Dwyryd Estuary to the mountains beyond. Situated high above the famous Portmeirion village on the edge of Snowdonia National Park, the villa has been lovingly restored and offers a truly  …see more

from £173 / night

£1300 - £2550 / week

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from £173 / 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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Nova Scotia / Southwest Nova Scotia / Kemptville

4 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
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from £73 / night

£405 - £579 / week

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from £73 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Lilac Barn - Newton Reigny barn sleeps 4

England / Cumbria / Lake District / Penrith / Newton Reigny

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 45 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Newton Reigny is a peaceful village 3 miles from Penrith and with the benefit of easy access to the M6. Ullswater, the Northern Lakes and the Eden Valley are all easily accessible.The quality of accommodation in the Barn is to a very high standard, including top qual  …see more

from £70 / night

£410 - £700 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Excellent 

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South Australia / Greater Adelaide / Semaphore

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £72 / night

£313 / week

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from £72 / night

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Missouri / Lampe

5 bedroomsSleeps 14Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £175 / night

£1049 - £1828 / week

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from £175 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Hill View Cottage - Corfe Castle cottage sleeps 4

England / Dorset / Isle of Purbeck / Corfe Castle

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Quintessentially English thatched cottage in the heart of Purbecks and Thomas Hardy country set in a street so unspoilt it is used in period dramas.. 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast and 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy beaches of Studland bay & Swanage. Romantic,  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £745 / week

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from £75 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Jackobob, Thornwick Bay - Flamborough cottage sleeps 6

England / Yorkshire / East Riding of Yorkshire / Bridlington / Flamborough

3 bedroomsSleeps 67 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Look no further than Jackobob cottage (near Flamborough Head) for stunning views and an escape to the wild beauty of the Yorkshire coast... Resting on the cliff top overlooking Thornwick Bay and a breathtaking sea view, this 1930s white-wood detached holiday cottage ha  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £895 / week

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(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

(20) Excellent 

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Henley House - Weymouth house sleeps 8

England / Dorset / Weymouth

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
Henley House is a 5 star rated, newly renovated, large, four bedroomed detached property ideal for 1 or 2 week holidays and weekend breaks throughout the year. It offers comfortable accommodation for up to 8 people. The property is particularly well positioned in a q  …see more

from £120 / night

£590 - £1250 / week

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(11) Excellent 

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Luxury 8 bed beach house - Tofo house sleeps 8

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 bedroomsSleeps 83 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.02 km; Swimming pool;
A real beach house as it is really close to the beach ie 20 metres. Cassa Bitonga is on a private, secure and unspoilt small estate. To get to Praia da Rocha you have a sandy 6 km road and will require a 4 wheel drive vehicle or a city SUV. It can be done with a high c  …see more

from £120 / night

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