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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 rental

Arun District / Bognor Regis

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£800 - £1900 / week

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from £250 / night

39

Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £104 / night

£604 - £819 / week

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from £104 / night

(12) Excellent 

15

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £63 / night

£386 - £1115 / week

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from £63 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” Having stopped in the marina on several occasions my partner and I already knew what to expect. The marina is a great place to stay and is really handy for the old town or Soa Rafael and Gale,(the sunset there is a must) and of course the m
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from £47 / night

£259 - £746 / week

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from £47 / night

(21) Excellent 

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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

(19) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa rental

Krabi Town / Khao Thong

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful stay by the sea” I had chance to join my family having come from Singapore during a long Thai holiday. It was a perfect place to rest - peaceful and the Villa nice and close to the sea. The pool was great for my niece to learn to swim. We w
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from £145 / night

£1013 / week

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from £145 / night

(2) Excellent 

34

Llandudno holiday cottage rental

Conwy County / Llandudno

2 3 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £50 / night

£350 - £645 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Port de Pollenca

Port de Pollenca / Puerto Pollensa Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Mrs” Very nice apartment, great location. We throughly enjoyed our stay there. Tried to rebook but it's already taken unfortunately
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from £97 / night

£676 - £1545 / week

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from £97 / night

(18) Excellent 

15

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Barna

Galway / Barna

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“The owner's local knowledge and friendly welcome made all the difference.” A great base from which to explore the area. Off the beaten track yet not far to the main road. Brian is a great host and provides clean, comfortable accommodation and a wealth
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from £78 / night

£449 - £569 / week

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from £78 / night

(8) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

15

Farmhouse rental in Rothesay

Isle of Bute / Rothesay

3 6 Min stay varies

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

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from £95 / night

£650 / week

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from £95 / night

(12) Excellent 

21

Home rental in Rhosneigr with golf nearby

Anglesey / Rhosneigr

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Blissful dog-friendly cottage” Beautiful cottage with stunning views of Rhosneigr beach one direction and Snowdonia the other. Fully enclosed garden - no gaps for our tiny dogs to escape from. 4 good-sized bedrooms. Lovely open-plan living/dining area
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from £125 / night

£650 - £1180 / week

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from £125 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Costa de Cabanas

Tavira / Costa de Cabanas

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Place” We stayed in these apartments in early June and despite 2 days of cloudy weather the rest of our holiday was beautifully sunny. The apartment was very spacious and clean. We got the morning sun on the bedroom balconies and the evening
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from £44 / night

£324 - £582 / week

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from £44 / night

(25) Excellent 

23

Barn letting in Winterton-on-Sea

Norfolk / Winterton-on-Sea

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful cottage hen do stay” Hi Great place.beautiful cottage with great facilities. Perfect mixture of old and new and in great condition. We visited for my friends Weekend hen do and as organiser found Richard to be very straightforward and
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from £100 / night

£595 - £1095 / week

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from £100 / night

(19) Excellent 

24

Bungalow rental in Lennoxtown with golf nearby

East Dunbartonshire / Lennoxtown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
“Dingieshowe Cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped” The cottage is located in a village at the foot of the Campsie Hills. It is very convenient for the city of Glasgow, but with the added advantage of being situated in lovely countryside. I
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from £75 / night

£375 - £750 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Aberystwyth

Ceredigion / Aberystwyth

1 4 Min stay varies

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

from £75 / night

£500 - £890 / week

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from £75 / night

(34) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa in Javea

Javea / La Guardia Park

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely villa great holiday” 5 of us came to stay, 4 adults, one child. Had a fantastic time. The pool was great, though quite deep if you aren't strong swimmers. We bought a load of cheap floats which did us nicely. The villa was clean and has everyth
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from £86 / night

£600 - £1610 / week

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from £86 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Santa Maria

Santa Maria / Porto Antigo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £74 / night

£518 / week

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from £74 / night

(16) Excellent 

22

Sanary-sur-Mer holiday home rental

Var / Sanary-sur-Mer

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect accomodation” A beautiful, romantic house in close proximity to coastal cliffs. Very well equipped - very good mattresses, very good kitchen facilities, beautiful, well-kept garden and a beautiful pool. Here's something for everyone! And per
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from £173 / night

£1207 - £2888 / week

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from £173 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in St. Andrews

Fife / St Andrews

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Perfect Location Perfect Accommodation” Travelled as 2 golfing couples for one week. Apartment was perfect with one en suite bedroom plus large main bathroom and very spacious lounge/dining area. Table seating for 8 people. Well stocked crockery, gl
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from £175 / night

£750 - £1300 / week

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from £175 / night

(19) Excellent 

17

Carlingford holiday home rental

Cooley Peninsula / Carlingford

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab place to stay” This house was perfect for my friends hen weekend. We had such a lovely time and house was perfect in every way. more than enough room for everyone and the owner was very accommodating. Close to all the bars and easy to find. Per
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from £169 / night

£1638 / week

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from £169 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Oranmore

Oranmore / Maree

3 6 Min stay varies

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

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(8) Excellent 

45

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Skopelos Town

Skopelos / Skopelos Town

4 9 Min stay varies

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

from £163 / night

£1026 - £2565 / week

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from £163 / night

(10) Excellent 

24

Central Newquay holiday apartment rental

Newquay / Central Newquay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

from £99 / night

£404 - £1208 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Very Good 

21

Plouezoc'h holiday home rental

Finistere / Plouezoc'h

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £81 / night

£561 - £1250 / week

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from £81 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Sao Vicente holiday villa accommodation

Madeira / Sao Vicente

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £31 / night

£411 - £580 / week

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from £31 / night

(14) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik / Kono

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary

Certificate of Excellence

from £147 / night

£863 - £1294 / week

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from £147 / night

(63) Excellent 

22

Holiday lodge with shared pool in Borwick

Lake District / Borwick

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Holiday” We had a wonderful holiday at the lodge. The photos don't do it justice. Absolutely beautiful place, gorgeous view, quiet, relaxing and so close to the Lake District. We will definitely be back.
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from £115 / night

£590 - £900 / week

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from £115 / night

(4) Excellent 

21

Holiday home in Rafina

East Attica Region / Rafina

2 5 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“A magical holiday” This house is in a convenient location for visiting the ancient sites in Athens, Marathon, Kap Sounio and Ancient Corinth. We even managed Delphi in a day with an early start. Schinias beach is accessible in under half an hour with
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from £37 / night

£242 - £302 / week

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from £37 / night

(14) Very Good 

22

Holiday villa rental

Costa Blanca / La Marina

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“"made my wedding week fantastic"” My auntie stayed in this villa for my wedding in October. The villa was clean,spacious and everything she need. Sharon was very helpful and my Aunt reports that getting the keys was of ease and made everything plain s
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from £40 / night

£295 - £395 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

46

Holiday home in Perovoli

Corfu / Perovoli

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £48 / night

£242 / week

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from £48 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Portstewart

County Londonderry / Portstewart

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly

from £100 / night

£485 - £650 / week

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from £100 / night

(64) Excellent 

25

Holiday cottage rental

Dumfries and Galloway / New Abbey

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
“Abbey Green Cottage” Lovely Cottage very clean enjoyed our stay especially the huge cream cake we both made short work of that. Would love to stay again. Highly recommended *****
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from £59 / night

£385 - £430 / week

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from £59 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Rhosneigr holiday home rental

Anglesey / Rhosneigr

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect venue for a great NYE” Having made the booking fairly late in the year, we were amazed to find this standard of accommodation still available for the New Years weekend. Great location, with sea views and the town / beach within a 5 minute walk
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from £99 / night

£545 - £1122 / week

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from £99 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge rental with golf nearby

Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 34 km
  • Swimming pool
“Weekend away” Loved it. Nice and quite, definitely able to relax. Lodge was clean and had everything I needed. Hot tub was amaxing. Definitely would go again.
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from £96 / night

£460 - £960 / week

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from £96 / night

(9) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

22

Sunderland holiday apartment rental

Tyne and Wear / Sunderland

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant choice, fantastic view and superb accommodation.” The apartment was modern, finished to a high standard and tastefully decorated. The view was breathtaking with large windows overlooking the sea -there were even binoculars to use in order t
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from £75 / night

£420 - £650 / week

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from £75 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Calis Beach

Fethiye / Calis Beach

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Luxury apartment in a fantastic location” We stayed for a week at the end of October in this beautiful apartment right on the seafront. Delighted to wake up each morning with a view of the sea. The apartment is fitted out beautifully with everythi
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from £55 / night

£385 - £495 / week

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from £55 / night

(57) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Brithdir

Dolgellau / Brithdir

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Complete relaxation” We stayed here for Christmas it was delightful. The cottage is well equipped. We stayed with are two children and went on lovely walks. Amazing scenery. Totally relaxed and refreshed. Would highly recommend
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from £128 / night

£630 - £938 / week

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from £128 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Boynton Beach holiday villa rental

Florida / Boynton Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £154 / night

£770 - £1154 / week

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from £154 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Netherbury

Bridport / Netherbury

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous holiday in a beautiful cottage.” Only half way through our holiday but what a fabulous time we are having. The annex is a beautiful place with everything that you could need. The wifi is great which is rather important for our 14 year old dau
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from £85 / night

£700 - £770 / week

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from £85 / night

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Komiza holiday villa rental

Island of Vis / Komiza

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £113 / night

£785 / week

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