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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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Pyrenees-Orientales / Les Angles

1 4 2 nights min

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

from £34 / night

£174 - £218 / week

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from £34 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Flachau ski apartment to rent.

Salzburg Region / Flachau

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Small nice and cosy aprtment right in the centre of Flachau with excellent extra benefits” We spent two weeks in this apartment in August.The apartment is just as it appears in the photos: it is not very big, so there is only one bedroom for the kids  …see more

from £66 / night

£435 - £957 / week

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from £66 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Ski studio to rent in Tsilivi

Zakynthos / Tsilivi

Studio 3 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ski

from £22 / night

£148 - £244 / week

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from £22 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Villefort ski gite to rent.

Lozere / Villefort

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski

from £67 / night

£335 - £427 / week

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from £67 / night

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Tailem Bend ski home to rent.

South Australia / Tailem Bend

5 10 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £157 / night

£1094 / week

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from £157 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Chamonix Town Centre

Chamonix / Chamonix Town Centre

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Great holidays” A very nice stay in this very well located Chalet, 10min walk from Chamonix and between 10 to 20min to any resort with the local shuttle (free). The chalet is comfortable and cosy. We had a lovely stay  …see more

from £200 / night

£1296 - £2600 / week

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from £200 / night

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Ski villa to rent in Erateini

Phocis Region / Erateini

5 22 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £200 / night

£1394 / week

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from £200 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Kitzbühel ski apartment to rent.

Tirol / Kitzbühel

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £87 / night

£600 - £4261 / week

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from £87 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Tignes ski chalet to rent.

Savoie / Tignes

9 22 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

from £50 / night

£299 - £44252 / week

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from £50 / 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 £157 / night

£1094 / week

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from £157 / night

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Les Allues / Meribel

1 5 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £63 / night

£435 - £653 / week

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from £63 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Maria Alm

Salzburg Region / Maria Alm

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Perfect” My wife, little boy aged 3 and myself stayed here for a week over xmas. We love the apartment and from the moment we booked it, Sue went out of her way to give us all the info we could need and even left us a gift and our little boy a xmas pr  …see more

from £48 / night

£320 - £580 / week

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from £48 / night

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Canton of Graubunden / Vella

6 13 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £15 / night

£102 / week

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from £15 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Araucania Region / Pucon

8 15 5 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool

from £269 / night

£1880 / week

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from £269 / night

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Belle Mare ski villa to rent.

Flacq District / Belle Mare

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Belluno / Nevegal

2 6 1 night min

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

from £96 / night

£609 / week

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from £96 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Akaslompolo ski log cabin to rent.

Lapland / Akaslompolo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“An amazing winter wonderland” Our stay in Finland, organised with Fun with Santa was fantastic. Jane was superb in organising everything so smoothly and making sure we had some excellent trips sorted out. Everything ran very smoothly. Akoslompolo  …see more

from £130 / night

£498 - £1170 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Vosges / Le Thillot

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £40 / night

£227 - £492 / week

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from £40 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Perfectly located for everything Aviemore has to offer!” Lovely quiet location and walkable into the centre of Aviemore. Roomy enough for 5 people with very comfortable lounge for relaxing in. The separate dining room was perfect for us.  …see more

from £130 / night

£495 - £1195 / week

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from £130 / night

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Ski studio to rent in Gosau

Upper Austria / Gosau

Studio 4 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £29 / night

£199 - £759 / week

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from £29 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic home from home in Aviemore” Weekend visit during August bank holiday with extended family. We stayed in the house with 4 adults and 1 child (aged 12). Right from the off our rental was very straightforward, with the owner David very quick to  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Very Good 

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La Baume ski farmhouse to rent.

Haute-Savoie / La Baume

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Ski
“Great stay in rustic farmhouse with plenty of room” We had a great stay end of February and everything was as described. We had plenty of room to spread out in the farmhouse in a small hamlet on the mountainside . We enjoyed our stay and everyt  …see more

from £70 / night

£400 - £615 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Ski chalet to rent in Liptovsky Trnovec

Zilina Region / Liptovsky Trnovec

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“Lovely quiet location with good host” Quiet mountain village but close yo major town . Car essential in this property. I felt that house could have been cleaner but host was v pregnant. Hope the baby arrived safely. We had a problem with the TV and wa  …see more

from £75 / night

£450 - £800 / week

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from £75 / night

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Haute-Loire / Le Chambon sur Lignon

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £31 / night

£87 - £209 / week

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from £31 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Chamonix Town Centre

Chamonix / Chamonix Town Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful apartment” We booked Le refuge for a skiing holiday Feb'17. The apartment is lovely. Much bigger than the photographs suggest. Location is very central 2 min walk to all the restaurants and shops. Situated a stones throw from the aiguille De  …see more

from £100 / night

£550 - £1850 / week

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from £100 / night

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Vosges / Le Tholy

4 10 Min stay varies

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

from £113 / night

£449 - £941 / week

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from £113 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Loutraki, Greece ski apartment to rent.

Loutraki / Loutraki, Greece

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Ski
“Ideally located” The flat had all we needed to spend 2 weeks of holidays with the kids. Its a sunny apartment and the building is in front of the beach. so easy to take the children at the beach and be back in time for lunch and sleep. The flat was ve  …see more

from £40 / night

£274 / week

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from £40 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Malcesine

Province of Verona / Malcesine

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Superb accomodation and owners and staff brilliant !” Lovely spacious apartment right by the harbour easy access to all locations in Malcesine . Owners and staff extremely friendly and go out of their way to help. We often ate or had coffee across the  …see more

from £135 / night

£944 - £1583 / week

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from £135 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Ski gite to rent in Oye-et-Pallet

Doubs / Oye-et-Pallet

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £61 / night

£240 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Zante ski apartment to rent.

Zakynthos / Zante

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £44 / night

£305 - £487 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Davos Klosters

Klosters / Davos Klosters

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely wonderful!” We had the pleasure to stay at Chalet Arve for a week over Christmas (December 2015). The apartment is in a superb location in the center of Klosters, walking distance to everything including the train station, main supermarket  …see more

from £125 / night

£870 - £3044 / week

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from £125 / night

21

Bernex ski chalet to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Bernex

6 12 3 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £170 / night

£1200 / week

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from £170 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Chamonix Town Centre

Chamonix / Chamonix Town Centre

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Perfect base for touring Chamonix and surrounds” We booked the flat for the UTMB festival week in August this year. Contact from owner was clear and helpful - remember to check trash emails if you haven't heard from them. The flat was five minutes wal  …see more

from £131 / night

£609 - £1522 / week

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from £131 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Styria / Liezen

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

from £87 / night

£603 / week

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from £87 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Ski apartment to rent in Hinterthal

Salzburg Region / Hinterthal

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Ski
“Really quite and relaxing with wonderfull views” This is the place to go if you want peace and quite. it is not so far off the main track and day trips are possible to all the main attractions. P.S. DONT MISS THE ICE CAVE  …see more

from £70 / night

£448 - £609 / week

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from £70 / night

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Abondance / La Chapelle-D'Abondance

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £87 / night

£609 - £870 / week

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from £87 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Hautes-Alpes / Embrun

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Ski

from £79 / night

£592 - £940 / week

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from £79 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Ski chalet to rent in Vacheresse

Haute-Savoie / Vacheresse

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £140 / night

£783 - £2000 / week

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from £140 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ponte nelle Alpi ski apartment to rent.

Province of Belluno / Ponte nelle Alpi

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £61 / night

£427 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Costa Adeje ski apartment to rent.

Adeje / Costa Adeje

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful apartment!” The apartment is perfect - fully equipped with utensils, kitchen appliances, iron, washing machine etc.; location 15 min walking from beach. Moreover has good restaurants in the village. The house has 2 bedrooms - one of them  …see more

from £87 / night

£609 - £1827 / week

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from £87 / night