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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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33

Caorle holiday apartment rental

Province of Venice / Caorle

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £53 / night

£453 - £1018 / week

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from £53 / night

(36) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Kinvara

County Galway / Kinvara

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect family friendly home base” Wonderfully situated on a quiet cul de sac minutes from the center of the magical village of Kinvara. Friends and family enjoyed the garden, roomy kitchen and living areas. Ample sleeping room. Just a wonderful home.
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from £143 / night

£561 - £1164 / week

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from £143 / night

(63) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Pagham

Arun District / Pagham

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Perfect relaxation” I stayed with 3 friends for a weekend of relaxation. Have been here before and will be back again for the views and beach walks and relaxation in a cozy accommodation. Perfect place to unwind!
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from £90 / night

£600 - £1000 / week

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from £90 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Cellardyke

Fife / Cellardyke

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great place to stay for a relaxing break” If you are looking for Great holiday accommodation, in a peaceful location this is the place to come. Lovely views from the cottage, which is very comfortable and clean. Lots to do nearby, seaside walks, ancie
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from £89 / night

£410 - £725 / week

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from £89 / night

(25) Very Good 

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Santa Maria holiday apartment rental

Santa Maria / Antonio Souza Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Top marks. We didn’t want to leave!” I stayed in this apartment with my girlfriend and another couple for two weeks over New Year. The booking process could not have been smoother and David, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with – professional, attent
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from £40 / night

£260 - £400 / week

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from £40 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Mevagissey

Cornwall / Mevagissey

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £120 / night

£499 - £979 / week

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from £120 / night

(24) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Benalmadena Costa

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Easy Access to all Amenities” Apartment was nice and clean & bright inside and had everything we needed beach towels, deck chairs and shopping trolley (if you are staying for a while)!!! Also easy to use UK TV Channels and a lift. Owner Evelyn kept u
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Certificate of Excellence

from £32 / night

£170 - £437 / week

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from £32 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Palmanova

Calvia / Palmanova

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £220 / night

£1540 - £2170 / week

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from £220 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Naxos / Melanes

2 4 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Swimming pool

from £92 / night

£640 - £1948 / week

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from £92 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Brighton

Brighton / Central Brighton

5 24 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Great house, helpful host perfect for hen” We were a group of 20 on a hen do and this house was perfect for us. The owner was really helpful in the run up and the layout of the house is great for a large group with a big basement dining area and co
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from £150 / night

£2650 / week

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from £150 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Bournemouth holiday apartment rental

Bournemouth / Southbourne

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Very comfortable accommodation in a great location” This apartment was perfect for a long weekend stay, right on the coast road, without the hustle and bustle of being closer to Bournemouth but conveniently situated for visiting lots of places such as
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from £105 / night

£625 - £1100 / week

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from £105 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet letting

West Sussex / Earnley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay” I stayed with my Mum and her dog Molly for a short break at the beginning of December. We had a lovely stay, Mandy was very helpful and gave us lots of recommendations for places to visit and eat at. The accommodation was very homely and
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from £46 / night

£350 - £490 / week

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from £46 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic vacation, lovely house, great surroundings.” We had a fantastic couple of days in Casa da Encosta. The house was very well positioned between the town and the beach, with plenty of opportunities to explore the surrounding areas. It was very
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from £117 / night

£819 - £1811 / week

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from £117 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Brac Island / Bol

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Best location in Bol” We, 9 people, had the best time in Bol living in this villa for two weeks on june 2013. I will strongly recommend families and friends to rent this place together. Its perfect for self household. Well equiped kitchen and a grocer
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from £173 / night

£1207 - £5130 / week

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from £173 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Southend holiday cottage rental

Argyll and Bute / Southend

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“property well situated with all facilities for all weathers” well equiped and well positioned for all the needs of young and old,beach lovers golfers walkers eating out .it would not be so suitable for a person with a disability as the entrances from
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(22) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca / Palma Old Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location” Absolutely fabulous apartment. Very very clean and close to shops and restaurants. Right in the center of the Old Town. Highly recommended!
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from £60 / night

£385 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Isle of Harris holiday cottage rental

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Weeks stayed at Cuckoo Cottage” My in-laws booked Cuckoo cottage for my partner & I, as they go to Harris every year (this being my first). Cuckoo cottage was everything we needed and more! Great location with a stunning beach just a short walk from t
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from £80 / night

£500 - £950 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with indoor pool in Benahavis

Benahavis / Monte Mayor Golf and Country Club

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Gold Wedding Anniversary - family holiday.” We spent a wonderful week in villa Shangri-La in Monte Mayor. Everybody in our family group loved the villa, the table tennis, the pool board, the cinema, the garden - and most of all the pool. The weather w
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from £325 / night

£2100 - £4600 / week

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from £325 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Home letting in Hunstanton

Norfolk / Hunstanton

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £44 / night

£308 - £700 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Excellent 

18

Montegiordano holiday apartment rental

Province of Cosenza / Montegiordano

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £36 / night

£228 - £614 / week

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from £36 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Portrush

County Antrim / Portrush

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” What a fantastic holiday cottage. We arrived Thursday late afternoon and what a surprise. The cottage was lovely and warm and the owners had left a basket of essentials so it meant I could have a lovely cup of tea while unpacking. The cottag
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from £85 / night

£400 - £1000 / week

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from £85 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Caleta de Fuste holiday villa rental

Caleta de Fuste / Montana Blanca

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa” We like quiet locations for our holidays and preferably detached properties this is the prime reason we chose this Villa, but for the price it was exceptional and far exceeded the expectations, clean, tidy on a quiet complex it was ne
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from £60 / night

£414 - £475 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage rental

Kent / Dymchurch

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Child friendly

from £63 / night

£441 - £1091 / week

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from £63 / night

(4) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

13

Holiday caravan/mobile home with indoor pool, golf nearby in Embo

Scottish Highlands / Embo

3 6 3 nights min

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

Certificate of Excellence

from £70 / night

£465 / week

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from £70 / night

(5) Very Good 

16

Hartland Forest Golf and Leisure Parc holiday log cabin accommodation

Bideford / Hartland Forest Golf and Leisure Parc

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic” Well,what can I say. Travelled to Valley View with my wife and daughter. An absolutely stunning location with a log cabin to match. Everything you could want is supplied in the lodge from utensils,right through to bedding and to
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from £69 / night

£406 - £644 / week

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from £69 / night

7

Villa rental in Gili Air with swimming pool

Gili Islands / Gili Air

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £202 / night

£1163 - £1822 / week

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from £202 / night

(22) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Rhosneigr

Anglesey / Rhosneigr

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Stunning apartment in an excellent location” This apartment is simply beautiful! We were absolutely over the moon from the moment we stepped in. The pictures, whilst very good, don't capture how spacious it is - we were both expecting it to be much sm
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from £66 / night

£264 - £672 / week

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from £66 / night

(21) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa in Sidi Ifni

Souss-Massa-Draa Region / Sidi Ifni

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A perfect place to escape from it all” A truly amazing property, set in a wonderful location overlooking the sea! The space inside the property was phenomenal, with sea views from nearly every window! My husband and I occupied the Master Suite, with
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from £170 / night

£1190 / week

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from £170 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Saundersfoot

Pembrokeshire / Saundersfoot

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Amazing” Myself my Hubby and my two kids loved every second at Edith's Cottage. The location is super, the house is perfect for a family. And Sara makes sure you have everything you need and is so easy to chat to. Everything you need for your stay i
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from £105 / night

£395 - £895 / week

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from £105 / night

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Holiday gite in La Malene

Lozere / La Malene

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

from £87 / night

£592 / week

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from £87 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Fanore

The Burren / Fanore

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £96 / night

£566 - £827 / week

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from £96 / night

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Holiday home in Ko Samui

Ko Samui / Ko Samui

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning

from £38 / night

£264 / week

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from £38 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Portrush

Portrush / West Strand

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Cosy winter stay” Many thanks to Dorothy and John who provided us with a perfect venue for our weekend break in Portrush. Everything was perfect; spotlessly clean and welcoming. The photos do not do the house justice. It is s short drive into Portrus
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from £110 / night

£525 - £695 / week

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from £110 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Mudeford

Christchurch / Mudeford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” The view over Mudeford was out of this world, first class accommodation.it Had every thing one would need on holiday. We found The Shed very comfortable in every way. A credit to Ian and Jane, we are back again in August. Carol from Berksh
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from £114 / night

£644 - £2000 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Prince's Grant Golf Estate

Stanger / Prince's Grant Golf Estate

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

from £220 / night

£1540 / week

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from £220 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Sandyhills holiday chalet rental

Dumfries and Galloway / Sandyhills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect family rural escape.” We had a lovely week in this wooden chalet located amidst farmland and golf course within easy reach of the beach at Sandyhills. The chalet is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. 1 week in this beautiful part of
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from £65 / night

£260 - £586 / week

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from £65 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Broadstairs

Isle of Thanet / Broadstairs

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.12 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent accommodation for a short break in a prime spot” We had a fantastic stay at the Old Coach House. It was well appointed and cosy, ideal for a family with two small children. Minutes from the beach and in the middle of the historic harbourside
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from £50 / night

£425 - £625 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Saint-Andre-de-Roquelongue

Aude / Saint-Andre-de-Roquelongue

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
“A very well equipped villa for all weathers” Good size bedrooms, bathrooms and a huge living/dinning space. The kitchen was a good size too with a dish washer. Everything you could wish for. The pool was great and well used by all, as were the sun l
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from £108 / night

£750 - £1330 / week

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from £108 / night

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Home rental in Florac

Lozere / Florac

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £108 / night

£647 / week

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from £108 / night

(55) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Giant's Causeway

Bushmills / Giant's Causeway

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay” We had a lovely stay here! Great house, really clean and great location. The house has everything you need. We loved our time here.
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from £75 / night

£470 - £720 / week

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from £75 / night

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