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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 villa in Nusa Dua

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
The clue is in the name… Watching the sunset is a daily ritual in Bali, and where better to watch it than at this absolute waterfront villa, which faces directly west across the gentle waters of Benoa Bay, offering a front row sun lounger view of its name  …see more

from £432 / night

£3534 - £3730 / week

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from £432 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Overstone holiday caravan/mobile home rental

Northampton / Overstone

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Rarely available luxury caravan / mobile home for hire on this sought after rural park, whether it be for business accommodation, family holiday or just to get away from it all. Welcome to our NEW and second listing to Overstone Lakes Holiday Park. Because this is a  …see more

from £40 / night

£240 - £365 / week

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from £40 / night

(68) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment in Valletta

Island of Malta / Valletta

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • 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  …see more

from £81 / night

£543 - £636 / week

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from £81 / night

(5) Very Good 

44

Hotel apartment rental in Split with swimming pool, golf nearby

Split-Dalmatia County / Split

14 40 Min stay varies

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 40
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
absolute peace and privacy, seaview rooms, beach, pool, fitness, tennis, golf, grill, parking  …see more

from £84 / night

£588 - £14350 / week

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from £84 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Heaven on earth” This is heaven on earth to me. The location, view and cottage were all PERFECT. Clean cottage in the perfect location. It had everything you could possibly need there. Very comfortable for 3 adults. Full kitchen, easy to cook. Peacefu  …see more

from £155 / night

£1081 / week

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from £155 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fortaleza

State of Ceara / Fortaleza

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool
Sea view apartment,apartment in the heart of Fortalezafree wifi, free parking,air conditioning  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Villefranche-sur-Mer holiday studio rental

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Villefranche-sur-Mer

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
The perfect studio apartment (38 m², 2-4 persons) in Villefranche sur Mer ! Air condition and swimming-pool. Wi-fi. Apartment in a high quality residence with fabulous view over the Villefranche Bay and St Jean-Cap Ferrat. Ideally situated in the sun all day!  …see more

from £109 / night

£760 - £1172 / week

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from £109 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Brac Island / Supetar

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Garden with lot of plants where enjoy to spend time with your family and friends, well equipped and comfortable house , vicinity of the sea, different types of entertainment...everything is there to let you have great and unforgettable holidays.  …see more

from £77 / night

£534 - £594 / week

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from £77 / night

31

Holiday apartment rental

Joondalup / Sorrento

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
This very peaceful and comfortable self-contained resort village apartment is your perfect base for a Hillarys/Sorrento/Perth adventure. It is fully equipped with 2 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 people. Bedding options are from the following: 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 4  …see more

from £87 / night

£605 / week

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from £87 / night

(35) Excellent 

24

Holiday bungalow in Inverness

Scottish Highlands / Inverness

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly
Private access to BeachClose to cityClose to golfClose to skiingClose to fishingDolphins nearbyClose to mountaineeringLuxurious accommodationPrivate garden  …see more

from £170 / night

£1080 - £1770 / week

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from £170 / night

(9) Excellent 

33

Holiday apartment in Dundee

Dundee / Broughty Ferry

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful place to stay” We had four day's in this lovely apartment . My husband, me and our four children found it to be a home from home but with the most lovely view. We would definitely go back .  …see more

from £85 / night

£600 - £850 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

23

Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and healthy winter sun holiday in a beautiful setting” We love El Soto and have been going there for holidays at least 5 times since 2009. What particularly attracts us is the friendly price (for winter season) and excellent sport facilities  …see more

from £59 / night

£319 - £729 / week

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from £59 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Province of Reggio Calabria / Scilla

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £39 / night

£267 / week

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from £39 / night

(4) 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
This beautiful Arabic designed townhouse is situated on the lovely El Sultan complex with beach, supermarkets, cafés, buses, taxis and the spectacular sand dunes of Corralejo just around the corner. Spectacular large private roof top terrace with sea and volcano  …see more

from £60 / night

£395 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Greenhill holiday apartment rental

Weymouth / Greenhill

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
“Mrs” Great location as a stones throw from the beach. Beautiful view and private parking. Would recommend.  …see more

from £125 / night

£825 / week

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from £125 / night

(9) Excellent 

26

Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Deluxe 5 bedroom spacious villa overlooking Pinhal Golf Course. Large areas inside and outside, suitable for weddings and parties. Has a pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, nice BBQ area and good quality outdoor furniture. Set in a quiet cul-de-sac less than 1 mile from the marina.  …see more

from £246 / night

£1433 - £3933 / week

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from £246 / night

(17) Excellent 

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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  …see more

from £650 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £650 / night

(24) Excellent 

43

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
Gabriel's Hall is a large quirky family home offering lots of space and comfort over two floors.The house over looks the pretty Steyne gardens and has wonderful sea views from the first floor balcony and master bedroom. The house has everything to offer to all ages  …see more

from £225 / night

£800 - £1900 / week

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from £225 / night

(5) Excellent 

14

Callala Bay holiday apartment rental

Shoalhaven / Callala Bay

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
The Anchorage is a modern 3 bedroom apartment which is the perfect retreat for families, friends or couples who want to experience a wonderful relaxing holiday that they will never forget. A few steps from the balcony has you on the beach; building sandcastles with th  …see more

from £87 / night

£865 / week

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from £87 / night

22

Villa rental in Poljica with shared pool

Zadar County / Poljica

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful Villa Matea offers exclusive accommodation ideal for families or groups of friends. The Villa consists of two apartments. The size of the entire property is 700m2. The ground apartment is 120m and the first floor one is 100m2. The Villa is located in Poljica-B  …see more

from £62 / night

£436 - £960 / week

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from £62 / night

(36) Excellent 

43

Home rental in Bournemouth

Dorset / Bournemouth

8 26 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“It was wonderful” It was absolutely wonderful, the house is beautiful and clean and tidy. Everything we needed was there. Great location,close to the beach. Loved it!  …see more

from £375 / night

£2625 / week

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from £375 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Lochaber / Fort William

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This is a new open plan eco passive chalet/cottage with stunning views over the sea loch complete with its own shore water front. Only 1 mile outside Fort William shopping centre so easy access to pubs restaurants etc. Bathroom is equipped with a two person shower for  …see more

from £90 / night

£600 - £1340 / week

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from £90 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Almeria with shared pool

Province of Almeria / Almeria

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
Stunning panoramic views, right in front of the sea!Listen to the waves crash on the beach at nightTranquil but well situated in terms of amenities - road to central Almería, restaurants, shops etc  …see more

from £50 / night

£190 - £299 / week

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from £50 / night

(90) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Marbella

Costa del Sol / Marbella

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely fantastic villa and an even better host!” We organised a hen do for 12 ladies in May 2014 and the villa could not have been more perfect. We arrived and within minutes had a glass of champagne in our hands courtesy of Simon. Despite the f  …see more

from £625 / night

£3295 - £6000 / week

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from £625 / night

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Tela holiday home rental

Atlantida Department / Tela

3 10 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
Beautiful beach home, fully furnished home including linens, with 3 bedroom, 2 bath home located in Honduras Shores Planation, a gated community, with private pool, private beach and beach club access. Bedrooms are air conditioned. Houskeeping service included in price.  …see more

from £160 / night

£1115 / week

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from £160 / night

(11) Excellent 

26

Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A hidden gem!” My family and I booked this home for a week's vacation, to really get away and relax from it all. What a fantastic home this is, we've stayed in hotels and condo's before but this is something else and as the title alludes to its 'a hid  …see more

from £145 / night

£1015 - £1750 / week

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from £145 / night

(7) Excellent 

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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  …see more

from £102 / night

£712 - £1068 / week

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from £102 / night

21

Holiday cottage in Raymond Island

Gippsland / Raymond Island

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
This Tudor style house is located on one of the most beautiful places on Raymond Island, 6km's from the Paynesville township on 10 acres of bushland with tall trees in a parklike setting. Secluded off a beautiful long winding driveway, the house with it's two  …see more

from £62 / night

£309 - £525 / week

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from £62 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

8 19 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“It is just a wonderfull place close to the beach and it has all the luxury you can wish for.” Best value for money Me and my family (6 pers) stayed at Mountain Retreat for one week in November last year. What can I say? It is just a wonderfull plac  …see more

from £239 / night

£1582 / week

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from £239 / night

(17) Excellent 

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St Monans holiday apartment rental

Fife / St Monans

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Charming,comfortable and also in one of the best villages in Fife” The Fifie is a delightful and surprisingly spacious flat. Once inside it feels more like a cottage and offers a wee view down to the harbour from one of the lounge windows. St. Monans  …see more

from £75 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Brighton

Brighton / Kemptown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous property in a cracking area of town” Didn't want to leave this great place. It is in a great location and is so easy to live in, the quiet area of Kemptown is very cool. Parking was invaluable. Well equipped, clean and comfortable with a sofa  …see more

from £228 / night

£700 - £1320 / week

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from £228 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Sitges

Province of Barcelona / Sitges

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gorgeous house - a home from home!” We stayed at Girasol in June 2016 a new what an absolutely beautiful house it is. It was perfect in every way from its lovely lounge area opening out into the garden, to its 4 decent sized bedrooms and well equipped  …see more

from £145 / night

£1017 - £1272 / week

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(9) Excellent 

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Nadi holiday villa rental

Viti Levu / Nadi

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
Modern villa with infinity pool, walking distance to the beach that is part of the 100 acre villa grounds. 15 mins to Nadi International Airport. AC in all bedrooms. BBQ Grill and gourmet kitchen. Walking distance to marina/boat docks. Perfect for weddings/birthdays.  …see more

from £320 / night

£2720 - £3648 / week

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from £320 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Peyia holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Peyia

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mr” Fantastic villa for 3 generations of my family seven of us in total Plenty of space for everyone and great facilities Georgios was always available if we needed anything but to be honest it's all there already Nice touch was a welcome  …see more

from £120 / night

£650 - £1500 / week

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from £120 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in St Kilda

Port Phillip / St Kilda

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
With a fabulous large, private courtyard garden in the heart of StKilda Wyndham Cottage is one of the most unique and eye catching properties in Melbourne! One look and you'll fall in love, one day and you'll never want to leave, one holiday and you'll ha  …see more

from £105 / night

£772 - £1075 / week

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from £105 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Benferri holiday apartment rental

Province of Alicante / Benferri

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 29 km
  • Swimming pool
“A little gem in Spain” All I need to say is 5 star luxury in a gem of place Paul a star who can't do enough for you but both he and his wife are very discreet would recommend to anyone  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 - £395 / week

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from £10 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Nice / Port of Nice

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

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from £23 / night

£161 / week

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from £23 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Cardiff

South Wales / Cardiff

5 13 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Perfect weekend retreat” The house is great for entertaining large groups - we went for my brother's stag and were not only impressed with the house itself (great period features) but with all of it's amenities also. The location is ideal as there ar  …see more

from £690 / night

£4120 / week

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Ciutat Vella

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Boqueria market, Ramblas, Port, Beach, Plaça Catalunya, Picasso Museum .. Whether you are a family with children, a group of friends, or whether you are here for leisure or business, this apartment is a perfect choice for your unforgettable stay in Barcelona.  …see more

from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Prines

Rethymnon / Prines

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A lovely house, a gorgeous setting and every amenity we needed. Highly recommended!” We loved staying at Aloe villa. It offered every convenience for a family holiday, such as easy access to beautiful beaches (5 mins drive), to the village supermarket  …see more

from £118 / night

£825 - £1395 / week

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from £118 / night