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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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(28) Excellent 

57

Looe holiday cottage rental

Cornwall / Looe

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Captains Cottage” Outstanding cottage, very well equipped with everything you could need. Wonderful roses and scones and cream on arrival. Highly recommended and will be back. Love the whole area.
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from £150 / night

£650 - £1200 / week

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from £150 / 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 £155 / night

£1078 - £2026 / week

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from £155 / night

(19) Excellent 

30

Home accommodation in Downings

Downings / Ardbane

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Weekend Break” Cottage lovely with great views but could be improved by having more towels when fully occupied, a hairdryer, and showers not so efficient if two are being used at one time.
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from £145 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £145 / 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

(11) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Santa Margalida

Majorca / Santa Margalida

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Nice and relaxing” Me my husband and our little girl came back from the villa couple a days ago. We had a really nice holiday there. The villa has got great location. It's situated between fields. There is no other houses around it. You can do a lot o
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from £121 / night

£561 - £1268 / week

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from £121 / night

(13) 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 £225 / night

£1630 - £3621 / week

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from £225 / night

(19) Very Good 

20

Holiday studio with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Playa de las Americas / Central Playa de Las Americas

Studio 2 4 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“fantastic apart” we are having a fab. time here the apart. is fantastic right near all the bars etc. very near beach, you can walk to Los Cristianos, Puerto Colon,its all fantastic, we have had amazing meals and as my husband likes football we watched
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from £29 / night

£200 - £240 / week

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from £29 / 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

(32) Excellent 

45

Holiday villa rental

Arun District / Bognor Regis

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £275 / night

£2000 - £3500 / week

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from £275 / night

(2) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment rental

Sunny Beach / Sunny Beach Main Resort

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £26 / night

£164 - £250 / week

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from £26 / night

(14) Excellent 

30

Ringwood holiday cottage rental

New Forest / Ringwood

6 11 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful weekend” Our family stayed at old bridge cottage for the first weekend in April. This is very much a home from home with all you need for a great weekend. The house exceeded my expectations and I have to say the pictures do not do it justice
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from £456 / night

£1880 - £3700 / week

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from £456 / night

(33) Excellent 

23

Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Southport

Merseyside / Southport

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“A high quality and spacious apartment in a lovely house and setting” I booked this quite late and for just 2 nights as we were attending our daughter's graduation ceremony in Ormskirk. The 1st floor apartment is very well appointed and has everything
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from £120 / night

£700 - £4500 / week

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from £120 / night

(6) Very Good 

55

Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” We have very much enjoyed the apartment. It is very spacious and nicely decorated and the terrace was fantastic with a beautiful view. We hope in the future to make use of the apartment again.
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from £100 / night

£375 - £695 / week

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from £100 / night

(32) Very Good 

19

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Calangute

Calangute / Calangute Beach

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very nice place for families or big groups, close to the beach” We traveled with parents and children in Dec 2014 and chose to stay at Casa Europa. We had a very good stay - the place is close to the beach which made it very easy for us to go to the b
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from £30 / night

£480 - £1440 / week

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from £30 / night

(31) Excellent 

27

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto de Mazarron

Mazarron / Puerto de Mazarron

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just lovely” We really enjoyed our stay at Las Brisas roof terrace apartment. The apartment itself is spacious, although there were only two of us, very clean and really like a home from home. So many little extras like store cupboard essentials
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from £35 / night

£216 - £388 / week

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from £35 / night

(8) Excellent 

44

Holiday townhouse accommodation

Fethiye / Calis Beach

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Swimming pool
“great location” We were met at the property by Ugur she give us a great welcome, and explaned the basic things in the property. The location was great just a couple of minutes walk to the beach and every time we wanted to go anywhere the bus was ju
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from £40 / night

£250 - £350 / week

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from £40 / night

(28) Excellent 

24

Exo Gonia holiday villa rental

Santorini / Exo Gonia

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £170 / night

£895 - £1495 / week

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from £170 / night

(49) Excellent 

24

Playa Blanca holiday villa rental

Playa Blanca / San Marcial Rubicon

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Ticked all our boxes” The location was for us perfect Plenty of room in the villa and the sun in the back pool area was there from 8am until 6 pm Just the ideal distance to the marina beach 10 minutes and town 20 also the bus stop supermarket And
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from £75 / night

£525 - £773 / week

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from £75 / night

(37) 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

(8) Excellent 

24

Holiday home in Gannel Estuary

Newquay / Gannel Estuary

6 13 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful place to stay” The house was clean and tidy when we arrived. Everything was well laid out inside. Fantastic view over the estuary from the rooms at the front. Owner was very prompt in responding to queris regarding the property. Ideally lo
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from £158 / night

£1100 - £2950 / week

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from £158 / night

(28) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

17

Holiday apartment with swimming pool, golf nearby in Camps Bay

Cape Town / Camps Bay

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing View” Perfect location for exploring Cape Town and beyond, with the most amazing views of Camps bay and tabletop mountain. Hosts very friendly and helpful but not intrusive. The apartment is furnished to a high standard and was spotlessly clea
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Certificate of Excellence

from £110 / night

£770 - £1120 / week

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from £110 / night

(18) Excellent 

35

Brighton holiday home rental

Brighton and Hove / Brighton

3 14 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great party house!” Enjoyed this lovely, modern house for 3 nights over new year. It's only a 3 bedroom but comfortably housed 12 of us with the use of sofa/ pop-up beds. Music system in every room that you can localise or play throughout the hous
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from £423 / night

£1695 / week

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from £423 / night

(24) Excellent 

34

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lefkada

Lefkada / Lefkada

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peaceful location with wonderful views.” Really well fitted house, with breathtaking views over the Ionian Sea and neighbouring islands. Very peaceful and relaxing. Any problems, which were few, were quickly sorted out. I would have given it 5 stars,
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from £87 / night

£561 - £1983 / week

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from £87 / night

(10) Excellent 

20

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Albufeira

Faro District / Albufeira

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs” What a beautiful Villa loved it so modern . Six adults and one child never felt crowded .i would recommend this Villa to anyone who likes space modern and quiet. This is not the first Villa I have stayed in but again loved it loved it !!!
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from £86 / night

£600 - £2400 / week

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from £86 / night

(2) Excellent 

36

Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £87 / night

£2156 - £4225 / week

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from £87 / night

24

Brighton holiday penthouse rental

Brighton and Hove / Brighton

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Child friendly

from £275 / night

£1208 - £1210 / week

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from £275 / night

16

Holiday apartment rental

Calvia / Magaluf

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£300 - £1120 / week

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from £45 / night

(52) Excellent 

20

Holiday cottage in St. Mawgan

Cornwall / St Mawgan

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely cottage” We had a lovely stay at Lobbs cottage, it was beautiful, decorated to a high standard and fully equipped with everything we needed. Set in a quiet location with easy access to everywhere we wanted to go. Would highly reccomend and we d
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from £70 / night

£295 - £995 / week

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from £70 / night

(5) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Universal District

Paphos / Universal District

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £25 / night

£175 - £210 / week

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from £25 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Elysia Park

Paphos / Elysia Park

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfect!!” From enquiring to booking this property Karen was so helpful and replied answering any questions I had very quickly, when booked we got all the useful information we needed through email from Karen also. We've just returned from this perfec
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from £30 / night

£210 - £500 / week

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from £30 / night

19

Holiday villa rental

Grand Terre / Noumea

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £164 / night

£1388 - £1630 / week

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from £164 / night

(1) Very Good 

15

Broglie holiday home rental

Eure / Broglie

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Child friendly

from £74 / night

£587 - £707 / week

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from £74 / night

(23) Excellent 

19

Holiday cottage in Kinmel Bay

Kinmel Bay / Conway

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Great Accomodation, in a great Location” Myself, my Wife and 2 young Children, and my parents stayed at Peacehaven for a weeks Holiday at the end of July 2013, the accommodation is very spacious, well presented, and has all the utilities needed. Asda
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from £38 / night

£260 - £565 / week

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from £38 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Aberystwyth

Ceredigion / Aberystwyth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” Lovely spacious apartment. Tastefully decorated and very well equipped. There was plenty of room for the five of us and we opted to cook in the lovely kitchen a couple of times. Diolch yn fawr.
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from £150 / night

£695 - £900 / week

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from £150 / night

(1) Very Good 

37

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 £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / 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 £78 / night

£475 - £1638 / week

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from £78 / night

(23) Very Good 

40

Holiday studio rental

Costa del Sol / Torremolinos

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“ideal base for exploring the costa del sol” The description of the accommodation from the owner was very accurate. Even towards the end of the season the accommodation was clean and tidy Situated in a front line hotel the is a fine view over the ga
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from £18 / night

£125 - £350 / week

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from £18 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Protaras / Pernera

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolute Paradise!!” We stayed here for 10 days. The service from Chaz and Jo (the owners) was exceptional, second to none. The pool was cleaned when they said it would be cleaned. They arrived to greet us on arrival and explained all we needed to kno
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from £63 / night

£435 - £745 / week

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from £63 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Kassiopi with swimming pool

Corfu / Kassiopi

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Everything we had hoped for!” We stayed at Cyprissi Cottage for 10 days, 1/9/13, to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. We wanted a home from home, somewhere quite with privacy but near enough to venture out at nights and we got all this with Cypr
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from £157 / night

£900 - £1100 / week

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from £157 / night

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Holiday apartment in Le Havre

Seine-Maritime / Le Havre

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £61 / night

£388 / week

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