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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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164,949 Holiday homes

(7) Excellent 

27

Villa rental in Corralejo

La Oliva / Corralejo

5 12 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb villa with excellent facilities and great views” A group of 12 of us ranging from 4-80 stayed here for 2 weeks. What a villa! It is equipped with everything you could ever need and the BBQ was used a couple of times. The pool was lovely and was
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from £161 / night

£1125 - £1417 / week

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from £161 / night

(38) Excellent 

25

Holiday cottage in Beaumaris

Anglesey / Beaumaris

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £115 / night

£575 - £895 / week

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from £115 / night

(8) Very Good 

25

Manche / Granville

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £30 / night

£164 - £290 / week

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from £30 / night

(3) Excellent 

45

Old Town holiday townhouse rental

Florida / Old Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£420 - £630 / week

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from £60 / night

(14) Excellent 

27

Home rental in Chichester

West Sussex / Chichester

6 13 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Peaceful location” We stayed at this property for a 70th birthday surprise and had a great time as there was plenty of room for a 9 adult, 2 children party. The big dining table was excellent for a good party spread and there was plenty of crockery to
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from £300 / night

£2000 - £2600 / week

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from £300 / night

(11) Very Good 

12

Studio rental in Currarong

Shoalhaven / Currarong

Studio 4 2 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£389 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Very Good 

14

Gansbaai holiday home rental

Overberg District / Gansbaai

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful” Just outside Gaansbaai in the small village of Franskraal this house with the most stunning views sits on top of a rise just above the beach. Large windows allow the light and the views to flood in. Large spacious rooms and 3 bathrooms made
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from £90 / night

£560 / week

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from £90 / night

(18) Excellent 

47

Holiday villa with golf nearby, tennis court in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(29) Excellent 

52

Holiday studio with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Old Town Puerto del Carmen

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything you need for a relaxing holiday” This was the first time we had booked a studio independently and we were very pleased with our choice. It was tastefully decorated and much more homely than the usual basic studios we have had and although q
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from £34 / night

£250 - £280 / week

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from £34 / night

(28) Excellent 

23

Pentire holiday home rental

Newquay / Pentire

5 13 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic place!Highly recommended!” Wow, what can I say about this absolutely amazing holiday home. It's location is amazing, just a few steps down to the estuary. Perfect for families with children. My kids loved this place & we'll definitely be ret
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from £300 / night

£1337 - £2945 / week

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from £300 / night

(3) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Burgau

Faro District / Burgau

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa in a wonderful location” This is a fabulous villa, with a great pool and very well equipped. My children spent most of their time in the pool when we weren't at the beach. It's a suoer size and very well looked after. The views
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from £129 / night

£850 - £1550 / week

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from £129 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Port Douglas

Queensland / Port Douglas

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing escape from every day life” A couple of us stayed in this villa and loved it, hardly ever needed to leave our sancutary, our own pool, BBQ and all the comforts of home. Nice and private but within minutes of Port Douglas. Really spacious,
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from £280 / night

£1956 - £3500 / week

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from £280 / night

29

Groningen Province / Lettelbert

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly

from £80 / night

£521 - £621 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

26

Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Antigua / Caleta de Fuste

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £143 / night

£995 / week

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from £143 / night

(10) Excellent 

29

Villa rental in Las Galeras with swimming pool

Samana Province / Las Galeras

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £118 / night

£591 - £1477 / week

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from £118 / night

(22) Very Good 

48

Holiday watermill in Dover

Kent / Dover

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Extremely comfortable” Really lovely apartment - light and bright and airy. Beautiful decorative accoutrements, very luxurious looking. We loved the massive corner bath, my son thought it was like a swimming pool! The sofa and the huge bed were incred
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from £99 / night

£390 / week

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from £99 / night

(5) Very Good 

8

Holiday apartment accommodation

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £25 / night

£175 / week

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from £25 / night

(7) Excellent 

23

Apartment rental in La Cala Hills with shared pool, golf nearby

Mijas / La Cala Hills

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs Bentley” Lovely apartment and surroundings and very clean and everything at hand that you need . We really enjoyed our stay . The manager and his wife were very accommodating . Thank you
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from £56 / night

£289 - £589 / week

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from £56 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment rental

Faro District / Lagos

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable apartment, nice surroundings” Nice and clean apartment, suitable for family's with children. One bedroom with comfortable beds and a large wardrobe. The living room has a sofa bed to sleep on. Fully equipped kitchen. There is a big bal
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from £61 / night

£261 - £547 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment in Dobrota

Kotor Municipality / Dobrota

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £50 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £50 / night

(19) Very Good 

22

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Lenno

Lake Como / Lenno

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped and modern little apartment” Very well equipped kitchen and pretty modern. Small but functional rooms, nice balcony with view of the lake and Bellagio. Good location for daytrips to Bellagio, Menaggio or Como.
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from £55 / night

£375 - £550 / week

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from £55 / night

(5) Excellent 

26

Holiday bungalow in Malin Head

County Donegal / Malin Head

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £72 / night

£379 - £496 / week

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from £72 / night

(18) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn in St Just

Cornwall / St Just

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” A wonderfully located 5-star accommodation. Excellent facilities; clean,bright and roomy. Lovely garden and large area for kids to play. Superb location - quiet, peaceful and sunny all day long. Perfect location for walks to the beach and St.
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from £100 / night

£500 - £1320 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

13

Holiday condo with golf nearby in Davenport

Davenport / Bella Piazza

2 6 1 night min

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

from £60 / night

£397 / week

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from £60 / night

(13) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment in Swanage Bay

Swanage / Swanage Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful, spacious apartment.” Well presented apartment with all the equipment you could possibly need - including a very useful shopping trolley for visits to the local supermarket. Plenty of space for all the family and the balcony is a pleasant e
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from £150 / night

£750 - £970 / week

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from £150 / night

(14) Very Good 

23

Duquesa holiday apartment rental

Duquesa / Sabinillas

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great location and lovely apartment” Great views of the sea from the balcony, within walking distance of marina with plenty of restaurants. Apartment was very clean, has everything you need I would highly recommend.
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from £55 / night

£275 - £575 / week

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from £55 / night

(3) Excellent 

21

Holiday apartment in Stresa

Lake Maggiore / Stresa

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £68 / night

£471 / week

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from £68 / night

(71) Excellent 

20

Corton holiday villa rental

Lowestoft / Corton

3 5 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Short break in Corton” Lovely place everything you need in there.. it's was ideal as my cousin lived just across the road. Lovely queen size bed in main bedroom and two other bedrooms , clean bedding and towels .. home from home with added touch of ch
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from £50 / night

£255 - £599 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

66

Lytham St Anne's holiday home rental

Lancashire / Lytham St Anne's

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £75 / night

£525 - £1350 / week

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from £75 / night

20

Hasparren holiday villa rental

Basque Country / Hasparren

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly

from £84 / night

£417 - £834 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Excellent 

25

Western Cape / Plettenberg Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly

from £143 / night

£1118 / week

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from £143 / night

(24) Excellent 

28

Condo rental in St. Petersburg

Florida / St. Petersburg

2 6 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Stunning views over the Bayou a little piece of paradise” Very conveniently positioned..everything very accessible ... from the the 'chic' city of St Petes to the stunning beaches. Used the bus to visit St. petes, very easy and convenient. Loved it al
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from £92 / night

£575 - £600 / week

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from £92 / night

(4) Excellent 

51

Praia da Luz holiday villa rental

Luz / Praia da Luz

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £160 / night

£1100 - £1550 / week

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from £160 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Marne-la-Vallee / Chessy

1 4 2 nights min

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

from £50 / night

£280 - £409 / week

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from £50 / night

20

Belle-Ile-en-Mer / Locmaria

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £67 / night

£325 - £659 / week

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from £67 / night

(17) Excellent 

40

Windmill Hill, Albufeira holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Windmill Hill, Albufeira

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen. Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis. Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,
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from £40 / night

£350 - £720 / week

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from £40 / night

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Hautes-Alpes / Montgenevre

1 4 3 nights min

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

from £30 / night

£209 - £334 / week

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from £30 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Rovinj

Rovinj / Borik

1 4 Min stay varies

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

from £44 / night

£321 - £438 / week

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from £44 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Someraro holiday apartment rental

Stresa / Someraro

1 4 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

from £67 / night

£467 / week

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from £67 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Balchik

Dobrich Province / Balchik

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Great villa, town and weather!” The Whiterocks villa was superb with all the amenities you would need, in particular the pool was extremely clean and we used it every day in our 2 week stay. The views from the villa were breathtaking! Balchik is
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from £65 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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