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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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19

Broadbeach holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £179 / night

£1125 - £2709 / week

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from £179 / night

(39) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Nice / Vieux Nice

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“romantic, modern clean secluded garret getaway full of sunlight and sea views” This property is gorgeous, newly renovated, modern, crisp white colours. It is on the fifth floor that gives it a direct view over the sea that just delights. Has the feel
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from £62 / night

£369 - £658 / week

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from £62 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Zadar holiday apartment rental

Zadar County / Zadar

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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from £36 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Tholos, Crete holiday villa rental

Agios Nikolaos / Tholos, Crete

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“This is a great villa!” The Villa is spotless, comfortable and has a magnificent view and a great pool. Kostas and his wife are so nice and they take very good care of the Villa and its surroundings. At arrival the fridge was packed with everythinkg y
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from £208 / night

£1457 - £2237 / week

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from £208 / 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 £48 / night

£264 - £759 / week

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avg. 1 hour 42 minutes

from £48 / night

(23) Excellent 

24

Annecy ski home to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Annecy

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Ski
“Ms” This is a lovely house. We had two families staying and the amenities were perfect. Beautiful outlook.
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from £129 / night

£881 - £1716 / week

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from £129 / night

(34) Excellent 

4

Studio rental in Coles Bay with golf nearby

Freycinet / Coles Bay

Studio 2 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets

from £90 / night

£626 / week

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from £90 / night

8

Holiday condo rental

Brandenburg / Bad Freienwalde

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

from £21 / night

£21 / week

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from £21 / night

(3) Very Good 

27

Holiday villa letting

Province of Barcelona / Sant Cebria de Vallalta

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place where we truly got to relax and enjoy” We (6 adults and 1 child) spent 1 week in the house and that was too little. We truly enjoyed our time at the house. The house itself is good with all required eqiupment for daily-life. The outs
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from £158 / night

£1097 - £2062 / week

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avg. 2 hours 33 minutes

from £158 / night

(6) Very Good 

31

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Corralejo

Corralejo / El Sultan

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £60 / night

£395 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(40) Excellent 

21

Holiday chalet in Panjim

North Goa District / Panjim

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic old world house, great host” If you're looking for a quiet, waterside stay in Goa, I can't think of a better house than this. Polished wood and glass abound in this wonderfully quaint house, but the furnishings (Rooms, Kitchen, bathrooms) ar
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from £79 / night

£553 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £79 / night

31

Holiday home in Port Havannah

Efate / Port Havannah

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £120 / night

£834 / week

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from £120 / night

(38) Excellent 

19

Nice holiday apartment rental

Nice / Central Nice

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
“perfect central Nice location in lovely modern apartment” We had a great 5 day stay enjoying the super location and the sunny terrace.Perfect for the old town and for walking to the train station for journeys to Villefranch, Menton etc. The apartment
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from £75 / night

£450 - £870 / week

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from £75 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Penthouse rental in Saint Julian's

Island of Malta / Saint Julian's

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Views In A Very Spacious Appartment” This appartment was very spacious. Fantastic views in an ideal location. Definitely needed the air conditioning which worked a treat. Lovely big balcony which was ideal for my elderly parents to sit and wa
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from £65 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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14

Ski home to rent in Torre de' Passeri

Province of Pescara / Torre de' Passeri

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Ski

from £31 / night

£217 / week

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from £31 / night

(27) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment in Blouberg

Cape Town / Blouberg

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Excellent weekend away - lovely apartment” My wife and I had a lovely weekend away at Portico. The apartment is well decorated, great location and has amazing views of Table Mountain. We cooked dinner one night, and ate out the second night (lots
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from £60 / night

£400 - £450 / week

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Hersonissos

Heraklion Prefecture / Hersonissos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool

from £66 / night

£553 / week

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from £66 / night

(1) Very Good 

28

Holiday townhouse in Chioggia

Province of Venice / Chioggia

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £48 / night

£281 - £790 / week

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from £48 / night

(15) Excellent 

19

Chalet rental in Sant Rafael with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m
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from £229 / night

£1658 - £3685 / week

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avg. 1 hour 49 minutes

from £229 / night

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Holiday guest house in Itamonte

State of Minas Gerais / Itamonte

1 6 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £79 / night

£394 / week

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from £79 / night

(32) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

22

Holiday b&b with golf nearby in Pornic

Loire-Atlantique / Pornic

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

Certificate of Excellence

from £49 / night

£304 / week

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avg. 1 hour 49 minutes

from £49 / night

32

Peyia holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Peyia

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £103 / night

£654 - £1073 / week

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from £103 / night

(14) Excellent 

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22

Holiday home with golf nearby in Dunvant

Swansea / Dunvant

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Spacious accomodation with a lovely secluded garden” This house exceded our expectations with the ammount of space it had for everyone to spread out. The thoughtful provision of so many toys and games and DVDs to occcupy everyone was an unexpected bon
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from £100 / night

£399 - £1025 / week

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avg. 3 hours 56 minutes

from £100 / night

(33) Excellent 

55

Holiday farmhouse in Cassibile

Syracuse / Cassibile

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Truly a home away from home” What a perfect name to describe this property!!!?.. This home is undoubtedly authentic Sicily, and undeniably charming, as is the property's owner, whom we are quite fond of- Corrado. I spent a most memorable and truly sen
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from £88 / night

£571 - £1667 / week

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avg. 2 hours 38 minutes

from £88 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday home with golf nearby in Brighton

Brighton and Hove / Brighton

6 16 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Plenty of space for the large family group” We were a family group of 16 people, three generations, five couples, and we stayed for 10 great days. There is plenty of space inside, we rented the en-suite studio as well, and a lovely furnished space in
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from £325 / night

£1700 - £2225 / week

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from £325 / night

(5) Very Good 

13

Cournonsec holiday gite rental

Herault / Cournonsec

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£176 - £264 / week

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from £40 / night

(42) Excellent 

44

Surrathani holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Surrathani

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £355 / night

£2481 / week

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avg. 3 hours 26 minutes

from £355 / night

(28) Excellent 

38

Apartment rental in Torrevieja with shared pool

Torrevieja / Playa los Locos

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“The best front line apartment in Torrevieja” We arrived late as flight delayed Paul was there to welcome us. Paul was very helpful nothing to much trouble set up the Wi-Fi for us. The apartment was spotless and fitted out with all one would need.Kati
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from £44 / night

£351 - £483 / week

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avg. 43 minutes

from £44 / night

(75) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

19

Holiday apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“fabulous” the apartment was more than we expected best location ever will definately stay there next time we visit Valletta
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from £84 / night

£527 - £658 / week

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avg. 1 hour 53 minutes

from £84 / night

(13) Excellent 

36

Villa rental in Sarzana with swimming pool

Italian Riviera / Sarzana

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely stay in a unique house” We spent a lovely week at Francescas house on the top of the hill. It was an incredible experience to get to stay in a real italian home which is decorated beautifully and has a real "soul". This kind of atmosphere you g
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from £188 / night

£1316 - £2615 / week

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from £188 / night

(6) Excellent 

17

Holiday b&b in Porvorim

North Goa District / Porvorim

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“awesome” I travelled to Goa with my family on 10-04-2015 and had booked (10-04-15 to 14-05-15) the guest house before and all the arrangement were made to our expectations. The guest house is located in a residential area and the place is so silent an
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from £66 / night

£462 / week

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from £66 / night

(32) Excellent 

45

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Atsipopoulo

Rethymnon / Atsipopoulo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa in a beautiful part of Crete” We travelled to Greece in early July with our 15-month-old daughter; the villa was a home from home and suited our needs perfectly. We booked the villa via email with George; he made the process so easy,
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from £101 / night

£658 - £1492 / week

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from £101 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Albufeira holiday villa rental

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant 2 week stay” There was 8 of us staying here for two weeks and the size of the villa was more than big enough. The rooms were all a great size too. The location of the villa is perfection if, like myself,you are looking to stay somewhere q
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from £67 / night

£453 - £1360 / week

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avg. 1 hour 25 minutes

from £67 / night

(7) Excellent 

20

Holiday apartment in St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“wonderful, relaxing apartment” This is the second time we have stayed in this apartment, my husband and our two grown up children. We love it. It's very clean, modern and well appointed. There is air-conditioning, two toilets, plenty of towels, a bal
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from £106 / night

£737 - £1106 / week

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from £106 / night

(13) Excellent 

26

Herdade dos Salgados holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Herdade dos Salgados

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful appartment at a great location” A beautiful, clean and modern appartment that contains everything you need! The location is very close to the beach and Albufeira is about 10 minutes drive. Joao's reception was great and communication with bo
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from £26 / night

£390 - £589 / week

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avg. 3 hours 52 minutes

from £26 / night

(11) Excellent 

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56

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 8 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great apartment in a great resort” Have just come back from our holiday in Sitges. The apartment was perfect for our needs, well equipped and a real home from home. The resort itself was perfect for a holiday with teenagers - we enjoyed several of the
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from £141 / night

£985 / week

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avg. 53 minutes

from £141 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Paignton holiday apartment rental

Paignton / Goodrington

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect Location” This was our second stay Alta Vista. We love it here as it has lovely views, the beach and park are so close as are other amenities and places to visit. The beach at our end is dog friendly and my daughters little Yorkie loved to ex
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from £90 / night

£510 - £1020 / week

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from £90 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment” Great location just off the main strip although the hill is quite steep. The apartment is very well equipped and has everything required. Very comfortable and excellent communication from the owner.
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from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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avg. 2 hours 23 minutes

from £36 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent!!!” The apartment is spacious and comfortable and it has an amazing sea view. It is also on a great location near the bus stations and a lots of restaurants and places to enjoy. Highly recommend!
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from £88 / night

£615 / week

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from £88 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Gale holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Gale

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous villa” Stayed here for a week with my partner and 4 children and we cannot fault it in any way. It was beautifully clean and very well maintained. The pool and garden is beautiful. The villa itself is set in a quiet area and having a car is a
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from £85 / night

£469 - £1418 / week

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from £85 / night

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