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Best city breaks


Save money on a city break by booking a stay at one of these top holiday rentals. Opting for a holiday apartment over a hotel will save you money per person and it means you can live like a local while you’re away.



City getaways make fantastic mini-breaks in the new year. Jet off to Rome, Florence or London to soak up the centuries of history, art and culture. Or turn your trip into a shopping spree or a romantic post-Christmas getaway.



With so many cheap flights on offer, European city breaks are even more affordable than before. You could even squeeze in a city stop on the way to your main holiday. And inviting friends or family along means you’ll each spend less on a shared city apartment or villa.



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Holiday studio in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent, everything we was looking for and more!” Everything we was looking for and more. Great property, well maintained and lots of extra little touches to make it feel like a home from home. Owners very accommodating and left starter package for  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £950 / week

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from £75 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Mutxamel

Costa Blanca / Mutxamel

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Home from home” Bellavista is slightly off the beaten track, I would advise using the postcode 03110 instead of sat nav but once we arrived at the villa we were very happy with everything, Steve met us and after showing us around he explained he lived  …see more

from £171 / night

£1195 - £1595 / week

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from £171 / night

(19) Excellent 

21

St. Andrews holiday apartment rental

Fife / St Andrews

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £120 / night

£441 - £829 / week

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from £120 / night

(8) Excellent 

28

Kassiopi holiday villa let

Corfu / Kassiopi

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best holiday we've ever had” We wanted a quiet, relaxing holday in a lovely house with a wonderful view; Sfakoi more than fitted the bill. When we arrived, we found a "welcome" hamper of delicious food which ensured that we had enough for a meal on  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £3000 / week

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from £100 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Belfast

Northern Ireland / Belfast

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent” Immaculate accommodation . Had a great time. The welcome pack was enjoyed by all. Everything we needed was there.  …see more

from £82 / night

£520 - £540 / week

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from £82 / night

(6) Average 

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Holiday cottage in Chester

Cheshire / Chester

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 31 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £80 / night

£520 - £910 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment, steps from the pool” The Roda golf resort is immaculately maintained and the area around this apartment is no exception. We really enjoyed being able to lie on sun loungers outside the apartment whilst being able to see the kids in th  …see more

from £39 / night

£302 - £561 / week

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from £39 / night

(71) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central York

York / Central York

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect stay.” So glad I chose to book here. It was absolutely perfect, couldn't have asked for more. A beautiful apartment from great people who make you feel very welcome and can't do enough for you. We will definitely be booking to go again. Thanks  …see more

from £149 / night

£675 / week

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from £149 / 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 £750 / night

£3995 - £6500 / week

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from £750 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Carvoeiro holiday villa rental

Faro District / Carvoeiro

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent for young family and grandparents” This is a lovely villa just suitable in every way for a family with young baby, preschool child and grandparents. Lovely setup, well equipped and so quiet with just a 20 minute walk into town. There was an  …see more

from £72 / night

£500 - £1469 / week

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from £72 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Costa Esuri

Ayamonte / Costa Esuri

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very good place” The flat was lovely and had everything we needed. The only reason it didn't get 5 stars was due to the lady giving us the key was an hour late despite us calling her and giving the exact time of arrival. No language barriers as I spea  …see more

from £39 / night

£268 - £432 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Excellent 

67

Province of Olbia-Tempio / Olbia

2 6 Min stay varies

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

from £32 / night

£272 - £332 / week

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from £32 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Basque Country / Bidart

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

from £57 / night

£388 - £682 / week

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from £57 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Izmir Province / Cesme

2 3 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £61 / night

£388 - £531 / week

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from £61 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Meia Praia with swimming pool

Lagos / Meia Praia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Spacious villa, conveniently situated for Lagos and Meia Praiha” We had an excellent holiday.  I re-read the description and believe it to be accurately stated. The huge kitchen with/dining/lounge- outdoor eating area makes things easy. We found the o  …see more

from £126 / night

£880 - £1540 / week

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from £126 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Cannes holiday apartment rental

Cannes / Central Cannes

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Luxury central apartment in Cannes” We spent a week in this beautiful, modern apartment. It is fitted and furnished to a high standard. The apartment is situated on the fifth floor of a modern secure building. There is a triple locked door entry s  …see more

from £147 / night

£647 - £1897 / week

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from £147 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Vilamoura

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best Holiday Ever!” Chose Villa Hera to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with friends and family and had the best holiday ever. The Villa is stunning and beautifully presented and equipped both inside and out. Antonio was so helpful both when book  …see more

from £302 / night

£1776 - £4888 / week

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from £302 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Makarska

Split-Dalmatia County / Makarska

2 6 Min stay varies

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

from £138 / night

£966 - £2354 / week

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from £138 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Vaucluse / Monteux

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £82 / night

£569 / week

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from £82 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Oura Beach holiday villa rental

Albufeira / Oura Beach

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely Villa - Great location!” This villa was amazing for a group of 12 girls celebrating finishing school. The location was absolutely perfect - less than 5 minutes to the strip and supermarket. As other reviews have said the Strip is noisy in the e  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £1995 / week

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from £85 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Saturnia

Manciano / Saturnia

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great place” We had a lovely time in the villa. The hosts were very helpful and the place is beautiful. Strongly recommended.  …see more

from £216 / night

£1552 - £2673 / week

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from £216 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Melrose

Borders / Melrose

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 55 km
  • Child friendly
“Delightful cottage in a beautiful setting” This is the second time in 3 years we have stayed in Orchard Cottage and love the location and cottage is beautifully designed and has everything and more one would need for a holiday. Owners are always on ha  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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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  …see more

from £185 / night

£1294 - £2569 / week

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from £185 / night

(88) Excellent 

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B&b rental in Dublin

Dublin / Dublin 2

4 10 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Amazing hospitality, great house, 10/10 experience!” Our family of 9 had traveled from across the world to meet at Des and Sinead's for Christmas 2015. From the outset, Des was incredibly helpful with accommodating our requests and ensuring a smooth b  …see more

from £31 / night

£1294 / week

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from £31 / night

(11) Very Good 

20

Marina holiday apartment rental

Lagos / Marina

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Loved the apartment” We loved the apartment which was spacious with a wonderful balcony overlooking the pool area. The walk along the Marina was very pleasant and we especially liked Lagos and its pedestrianised areas with a wonderful choice of lovel  …see more

from £50 / night

£365 - £900 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

60

Split holiday home rental

Split-Dalmatia County / Split

4 12 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“it feels like home!” we stayed at this place for two weeks and we felt like home. the owners are awesome people, who are willing to share their knowledge and experiences with you. gordana tought us a lot about her herbal garden and we spend a really g  …see more

from £69 / night

£483 - £1690 / week

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from £69 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“best views in marbella” Fantastic views in the spacious 1 bed. Had everything we needed, right in the heart ofMarbella and on the seafront even though it was a quiet complex. Both adult pools were lovely to swim in. Hundreds of restaurants and bars to  …see more

from £44 / night

£259 - £604 / week

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from £44 / night

(8) Very Good 

50

Holiday apartment in Rafina

East Attica Region / Rafina

2 6 6 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Very relaxing and restful, right by the sea” We had a lovely fortnight here. Sitting on the patio above the beach, looking out to sea with the cicadas chirping with a nice drink and a good book was bliss. Having an almost private beach at the bottom  …see more

from £51 / night

£354 - £656 / week

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from £51 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Peyia

Paphos District / Peyia

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“A once in a life time holiday experience in Cyprus” The villa was everything we could have hoped for, whilst only two of us stayed, all the amenities were top class. The visitor information folder proved really useful, well presented and provided some  …see more

from £110 / night

£800 - £2100 / week

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from £110 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage accommodation

Cardiff / Rhiwbina

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“My feedback to Sharonne and Hugh” A really comfortable cottage with excellent access to Cardiff City Centre. Nice and cosy and very comfortable sleeping. A 10 minute walk to the local pubs with great weekend entertainment and local store and the fr  …see more

from £90 / night

£341 - £578 / week

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from £90 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Elba Island / Marina di Campo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £52 / night

£302 - £699 / week

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from £52 / night

(35) Excellent 

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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

from £170 / night

£1080 - £1770 / week

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from £170 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Home rental in Lidingo

Stockholm County / Lidingo

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly

from £170 / night

£900 / week

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from £170 / night

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Haute-Corse / Ile Rousse

1 4 1 night min

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

from £44 / night

£302 - £569 / week

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from £44 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Lapta

Kyrenia District / Lapta

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Satisfaction in Mr.Arhun s heaven” We were there very happy with our family .The location and the serrvice by Mr.Arhun was fantastic. Our satisfaction was first priority of Mr Arhun .Shortly we were very happy and we can highly recommend  …see more

from £24 / night

£185 - £310 / week

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from £24 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Meia Praia

Lagos / Meia Praia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.354 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing Holiday” This is a comfortable apartment that we have stayed in before. All the self catering facilities you could hope for in the kitchen.. Perhaps a gas lighter would be good. Nice pool and plenty of sunbeds. Only 10-15 min walk to nearest  …see more

from £35 / night

£216 - £518 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Maroulas

Rethymnon / Maroulas

3 6 Min stay varies

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

from £100 / night

£694 - £1177 / week

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from £100 / night

(58) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Southsea

Portsmouth / Southsea

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Fantastic Apartment - Excellent value for money” Great Couple of days . Parking a real bonus. Apartment finished to a very high standard and everything is catered for, a real home form home. Steve the owner very welcoming.. Great central location  …see more

from £100 / night

£900 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Porto Rotondo

Province of Olbia-Tempio / Porto Rotondo

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had a wonderful time.” Great place. Great location. The apartment is located in a beautiful place. The serenity, charm, and its immaculate cleanliness is the ideal place for a state of mind to stay connected with the beauty of the place we visi  …see more

from £44 / night

£345 - £1216 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Emporio

Santorini / Emporio

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £108 / night

£755 - £1294 / week

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from £108 / night

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