Best beaches in Europe

Best beaches in Europe (91990)

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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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Puerto Banus

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £89 / night

£319 - £974 / week

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from £89 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday home accommodation

Newquay / Watergate Bay

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous place, fabulous stay” Firstly - my thanks to Justin who was exceptionally helpful before and during our stay. We were there to celebrate a 40th Birthday and there were 9 of us in our party which the house coped with easily. The house is lov
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from £250 / night

£1089 - £3779 / week

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avg. 2 hours 19 minutes

from £250 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Acquacalda holiday home rental

Lipari / Acquacalda

2 6 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £97 / night

£527 - £834 / week

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avg. 2 hours 31 minutes

from £97 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Collioure

Pyrenees-Orientales / Collioure

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £116 / night

£797 - £1239 / week

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from £116 / night

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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

(44) Excellent 

24

Barn rental in Dale

Pembrokeshire / Dale

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely conversion set in perfect location for visiting area” We stayed here 2nd week in July with our 4year old son. It was a perfect setting for us for break away. Accommodation is truly 1st class with 2 ensuite twins and a master with ensuite with v
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from £70 / night

£395 - £1075 / week

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avg. 1 hour 41 minutes

from £70 / night

(6) Very Good 

24

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in New Seabury

Cape Cod / New Seabury

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect vacation” We enjoyed our vacation in this holiday home very much. We found everything we needed and it was perfect. Our little son (1,5 years old) loved the garden and the nice beaches in the surrounding area. The supermarket and the restauran
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from £146 / night

£1020 - £2123 / week

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from £146 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Apartment rental in Limnaria Gardens with shared pool

Paphos / Limnaria Gardens

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“nice apartment” after an initial misunderstanding it was a beautiful, clean, modern apartment on a nice complex with three pools. close to all amenities and the locals were friendly and helpful, just a short stroll to the beach.
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from £29 / night

£200 - £350 / week

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avg. 2 hours 29 minutes

from £29 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Faro District / Carvoeiro

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday” This was our second stay at this excellent apartment, we will look to return again. Apartment in very good condition, pool close and Sun beds always available. We did have a couple of issues this time but these were sorted quickly by
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from £75 / night

£395 - £700 / week

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avg. 1 hour 13 minutes

from £75 / night

(33) Excellent 

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53

Holiday studio with shared pool in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto Del Carmen / Old Town Puerto del Carmen

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“This place just gets better and better !” This is our second visit to 401 ! A more perfect apartment you couldn't find. The apartment itself is very clean and modern and has every amenitie you need. Beds are firm and comfortable, bathroom has a large
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from £34 / night

£250 - £280 / week

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avg. 1 hour 30 minutes

from £34 / 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 £190 / night

£1328 - £2638 / week

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from £190 / night

29

Maiori holiday apartment rental

Amalfi Coast / Maiori

2 6 14 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 14 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £62 / night

£430 - £1167 / week

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from £62 / night

(2) Excellent 

36

Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £88 / night

£2193 - £3860 / week

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from £88 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Quillan

Aude / Quillan

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Comfort and very well situated house overlooking the river, hard to beat” Ideal location for exploring the surrounding area with the added advantage after returning from your adventures you are within a very short walk of all the local facilities. The
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from £93 / night

£522 - £658 / week

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from £93 / night

(66) Excellent 

53

Koggala holiday villa rental

Galle District / Koggala

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Breathtakingly beautiful property with the most delightful hosts.” The view from Lakeview Villa will literally take your breath away. The house is stunning - beautifully designed with enormous rooms and terraces. The swimming pool is a great size and
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from £150 / night

£1600 - £2250 / week

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avg. 1 hour 54 minutes

from £150 / night

(21) 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
“The perfect 30th!” I stayed here for my 30th with 8 other friends and had the best girls's trip so far. The villa was amazing and we were very well looked after. Kath was amazing and helped us with any night/day activities and was always on the end of
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(6) Very Good 

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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 - £650 / week

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from £100 / night

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Hasparren holiday villa rental

Basque Country / Hasparren

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly

from £89 / night

£443 - £885 / week

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avg. 3 hours 16 minutes

from £89 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

4 11 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £167 / night

£922 - £3891 / week

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avg. 35 minutes

from £167 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Marinha

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £145 / night

£1014 - £1715 / week

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avg. 3 hours 17 minutes

from £145 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Tsilivi

Zakynthos / Tsilivi

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Peace and relaxation” On arival the villa is clean and theres a welcome pack of water, butter, cheese, wine, jam, fruit, bread, teabags, coffee, sugar and things like salt ,pepper and oil so you are able to recuperate after your travels. Villa Gibbon
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from £72 / night

£500 - £1000 / week

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avg. 1 hour 44 minutes

from £72 / night

(19) Excellent 

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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 

18

Holiday apartment in St Leonards on Sea

Hastings / St Leonards on Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Superb Apartment” Stayed in this beautiful apartment and had a wonderful stay. The property is stylish and has all the home comforts provided. Bed was super comfortable and i had a wonderful peaceful sleep. Everything was perfect and a box of suppl
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from £90 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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from £90 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Denia holiday apartment rental

Costa Blanca / Denia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su
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from £60 / night

£400 - £600 / week

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avg. 1 hour 12 minutes

from £60 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Carlingford holiday home rental

Cooley Peninsula / Carlingford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quirky.....” Peggy's cottage is full of character and has all you need for your stay...log burner is an added bonus....clean,airy and relaxing . Carlinford is a lovely place to visit and the locals definitely add to your visit loved how friendly they
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from £106 / night

£698 - £873 / week

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from £106 / night

(11) Very Good 

24

Quarteira holiday home rental

Faro District / Quarteira

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Comfortable Family Stay” We organised an extended family stay at the villa, With only 20 mins from Faro airport booking was simple and contacting the managing agents in Portugal helped us access the villa with ease. We liked that fact the villa is
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from £140 / night

£680 - £1140 / week

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avg. 2 hours 17 minutes

from £140 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sainte-Maxime

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Sainte-Maxime

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Gulf Stream villa” With a party of 7 for my 50th birthday and being part of a Japanese car club this was always going to be fun. On arrival the drive looked a little steep but accommodated our pride and joys no problem that was 4 cars. For us that was
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from £308 / night

£2193 - £4145 / week

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from £308 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £176 / night

£1229 - £5005 / week

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from £176 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Saint Mary's

Antigua / Saint Mary's

4 8 Min stay varies

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

from £250 / night

£1750 - £2780 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £250 / night

(15) Excellent 

21

Holiday home rental

Cornwall / St Ives

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Organic Panda Stay” We have just returned from a stay at Organic Panda and I would highly recommend it, the house is great and good size rooms, very well equipped. The views are amazing and a quick walk to the beach. St Ives is very hilly but we didn'
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from £175 / night

£900 - £3500 / week

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from £175 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Neo Chorion holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Neo Chorion

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb Villa” We had a fantastic weeks holiday at 10 Latchi Heights. The villa is perfect in every way,clean,well thought out and very comfortable, and the pool is perfect . The views across the bay are fantastic , the locals friendly and welcoming
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from £65 / night

£450 - £995 / week

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from £65 / night

(64) Very Good 

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Brixham holiday home rental

English Riviera / Brixham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“Seabird cottage” Nice cosy cottage in great spot just above brixham harbour, quiet and comfortable and near town centre
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from £45 / night

£320 - £700 / week

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from £45 / night

(61) Excellent 

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Home rental in Valley

Anglesey / Valley

7 18 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Views” I have just spent 4 nights at Trefonen House With my family to celebrate my birthday. We had an amazing time. The house was beautiful with gorgeous sea views. The younger members (and some of the older ones) thoroughly enjoyed the
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from £232 / night

£1497 - £3999 / week

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avg. 57 minutes

from £232 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Estepona / El Campanario

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious ,realaxing and enjoyable” Thanks Mo/ mick. Right from start any communications were dealt with smoothly and quickly. Very spacious and homely. Everything you need was there especially as we were there for a month could wash any clothes as wa
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from £110 / night

£450 - £1100 / week

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(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Crianlarich

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Fabulous place to stay” Perfect location, great lodge, plenty to do would go back again in the summer and bring the children. Facilities excellent owner very friendly and helpful. Be it a quiet weekend or action packed activities the lodge catered for
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from £262 / night

£995 - £1300 / week

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(32) Excellent 

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Choeng Mon holiday villa rental

Choeng Mon / Choeng Mon Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“FANTASTIC” We were collected at the airport by Yvonne and Paul who manage the property for the owners.They were very friendly and ran through areas of interest to visit and suggestions of places to eat. The villa is stunning with a beautiful garden ,
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from £119 / night

£790 - £1711 / week

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(8) Very Good 

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Callington holiday cottage rental

Cornwall / Callington

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family getaway” Peaceful but still in the middle of many places to visit. The Eden Project was a delight as was a walk over Dartmoor. The hot tub was a relaxing way to end the day.
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from £140 / night

£645 - £1825 / week

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avg. 1 hour 18 minutes

from £140 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday lodge in South Cerney

Cotswolds / South Cerney

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Great find for the whole family no matter what the age” Really exceeded all expectations, the house was lovely and fitted 6 in quite comfortably, along with our two dogs. Our lake was one of the smaller ones which made it much more personal experien
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from £100 / night

£790 - £990 / week

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from £100 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Davenport holiday villa rental

Davenport / West Stonebridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 141 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous for us!” The property was easy to find in an area with lots of amenities, resturants and grocery shops. The property was easy to reach from the airport with clear detailed instructions from the property owner. All attractions were in easy t
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from £65 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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from £65 / night

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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