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.
A 95 sq meters penthouse enjoying fabulous unobstructed sea views. Having a very spacious front terrace equipped with BBQ. This Property is an ideal destination for tourists that want to relax whilst enjoying views of the Maltese sea all day long. …see more
This quiet, charming villa is located in Ayia Napa, 300 meters from the famous beach of Nissi. It features a private pool with cushioned loungers. WI-Fi Internet, 2 bicycles and parking are all free.The villa has a huge 10m x 5m Walk in private pool which has plenty …see more
“Very comfortable, spacious, very well equipped apartment. Had everything we needed and more.” Arrived to a warm welcome, guided around the apartment and shown where everything was. Despite being in the basement of a tenement (shared access via stair
Helpful and accomodating letters- including flexible check in and departure.
Entertainment items for big and little kids plus home comforts in a clea… More
Thank you for taking the time to give us a positve review. Hope you will visit again soon.
“Fantastic xmas stay with family”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2013
We had a family get together here over the Christmas period. On arrival the owner gave us a tour of the apartment and made us feel very welcome. We had been travelling all day and it was wonderful to … More
Oh my! That is a fantastic review, thank you so much. It is great to hear that we can get things right. It was lovely to have you as guests and I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will return.
“What an amazing find”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2012
I loved this place! It's clean, roomy, very stylish and has just about everything going for it in a holiday let.
In the heart of Edinburgh, nowhere is too far on foot (big plus for pubs and bars) and… More
Thank you for a wonderful review and we look forward to welcoming you back.
“Excellent apartment!” Excellent apartment, we had everything we wanted here and more.
Fantastic location. Choice of 2 great beaches both under a minutes walk!
The area outside the complex is very flat and you can walk for miles with no hills.
“an amazing place to stay,right next to the beach” the appartment is luxurious, every thing you need is there,you can walk to the beach and to Marbella,which is a brilliant walk an you can stop and enjoy a drink on the way.
“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
We had a perfect family get-together at Vila Hera; ten of us including two babies! The villa was marvellous with huge amounts of space, a heated pool and a games room, which suited the ten-year-old - … More
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
Pingo Doce is a better supermarket than the Spa or Jaffers near the marina. Look for the restaurants away from the marina in the square around the "O Colonial' restaurant. They were good quality an… More
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
From the very start of making the booking Antonio could not have been more helpful. The service throughout from his team was excellent. His charming wife Carla was there to greet us and explain everyt… More
Dependance located within easy striking distance of fascinating baroque town of Lecce. Accomodation immersed in a beautiful garden with a swimming pool. The apartment includes a living cum dining area with kitchenette and a bathroom. …see more
“Amazing accomodation in the best location!” What a great place to stay for the Christmas and New Year Period! The house provided all that was needed and we enjoyed an amazing Christmas lunch for 10. Perfect for large groups as you do not step on every
Mitchells is perfectly located for those wanting a weekend in Edinburgh - just a 5 minute walk from Princes Street and perfectly located for shops, pubs, restaurants and larger venues for example Murr… More
“Great location, well equipped.”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2013
Beautiful house in great location; very central location, 2 mins from George St. Easy collection of keys; hassle free. Rented the house for a few days for a family get together. Nicely decorated an… More
“Great place to stay and see Edinburgh”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2016
We loved how we could walk everywhere: Old Town, Princess Street Gardens, New Town, restaurants etc.… More
“Quiet location and comfortable” We stayed on three different occasions during May and June 2013. The property is in a quiet location but within easy reach of the centre of Cambridge - a 20 minute walk at the most. Plenty of room for parking a vehicle
“Convenient, comfortable, good value accommodation”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Very good experience with this rental. Smooth process with owner who was waiting for us to arrive to outline the facilities, provided maps etc. Townhouse is well located with parking, only about 1… More
“Nice and quiet and still close to the centre”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
Nice place for a small family. 10 mins walk to city centre. Parking outside. Helpful owners. Good beds and a fine upgraded kitchen and bathroom. A spot to sit outside would have made it even better.… More
“Great for kids, good location.”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2016
Great for kids, good location, Easy parking. Nice garden. Clean, good kitchen and a very nice kiddies playground nearby.… More
Welcome to a cosy home in the beautiful city of Pamplona. The penthouse apartment is in the heart of the city and is a heritage building built in 1800. Step out the door and you are in the perfect location for enjoying Navarra's famous gastronomy and lively Navarri …see more
“Excellent stay.” Recently restored apartment which is spacious, nicely decorated and well equipped. It was easy to book and the owners offered us an early check-in time. Beds, linens and towels very comfortable and of good quality, as was the crockery
We spent a week in this amazing flat. As I mentioned above I have never seen spent my holiday in such a well-decorating, spotless apartment. The owners cared about every single details such as washing… More
“Fantastic apartment - very clean”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
A wonderful week in a very clean, well furnished apartment. The added extras (flowers, toiletries, tea, coffee, etc.) made it feel like home from home. Julie and Bruce were very friendly & accommoda… More
“The Perfect Place to Stay”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2013
Our warm-hearted proprietors have thought of everything. The apartment is spacious, light and bright nearly all in white. It is beautifully furnished with decorative touches in every room that make yo… More
Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Best wishes.
This property is situated in the western side of historic St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland is an ideal location for a golfing break or cosy romantic retreat. Both the university, Old Course, St. Andrews links and beaches are a short drive away …see more
“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
“Beautiful location and idyllic setting for a stunning villa”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2013
We stayed here for 2 weeks in April and have to say it was a perfect spot with great facilities, you will need a car if you stay here but the local supermarket is only 5-6 mins drive and Alicante is o… More
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa, and for your positive comments. Hope very much to see you again in the near future.
“Kids loved the pool”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2012
We (2 adults) travelled with 5 children aged 9 to 17 years and found the villa ideal for all. Plently of room in the lovely large pool for everyone plus inflatables. The pool table also proved popular… More
Thank you so much for your kind words about our villa. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much. Thanks again Steve and Gill
“JUST PERFECT AND A REAL HOME FROM HOME”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2012
We decided that a villa holiday would be better for our family as we have 2 young children and 2 older children, plus our teenage daughter wanted to bring a friend and our older son his girlfriend so … More
Thanks for your great review! And we're so glad you and your family found the villa ideal for your holiday. Gill and Steve Harris
“Great Apartment for visiting Bath” My wife & I and her 2 sisters stayed in this apartment in Septemeber 2014 for 3 nights.
The apartment is well located just outside Bath with the bus stop very close for people without transport.We had a car so parki
We had a great time when we stayed at the old workshop. The caretaker could not have been friendlier and the welcome bottle of wine was very nice. Would definitely recommend and we would love to visit… More
Glad you enjoyed it and found us friendly. We try to be! :-) Hope to see you again soon. John and Jane
“Excellent rental house”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2014
Very comfortable, well equipped property in a quiet village just outside Bath. Ideally situated for travel into Bath (bus stop just outside house) and also for touring around the countryside.
Glad you enjoyed the property and thanks for the review!
“Really Good, Perfect Retreat After Hectic Shopping Trip”
Reviewed 29 Jan 2014
Group of 4 Stayed, Both rooms were set out as double's, Good to have seperate bathrooms for both rooms to use.
Lovely finish to the whole place, welcome pack was.. Welcome, loved the views from mai… More
Nice to hear you enjoyed the Old Workshop and the Xmas market. It was really great this year - even better than before, we thought. We think it's nice to retreat to a quiet spot after the hectic bustle of Bath, so we are glad you found the same :-) Same time next year? :-)
“Fab location, brilliant property!” Loved this apartment as soon as we walked in, really modern decor with everything you will need for your stay...and more!
Location was brilliant, not too far to travel to the beach or restaurants
Fabulous pool faci
A nice fully reformed apartment in Altamira complex for rent. One bedroom, one bathroom, air conditioning, seaview. The complex is situated between the prestigious El Duque area and small fishing town La Caleta. In a walking distance there are bars, restaurants, superma …see more
A lovely 2 bedroomed, seafront apartment in a prime location, right by the beach with coffee shops along the promenade, minutes walk, from the pier, Southsea Shops, Canoe Lake, Henry VIII's Southsea castle, D-Day Museum, Southsea common and the other attractions s …see more
Lepenioti apartments are located in the village of Velika, exactly opposite the sea, at the eastern coast of Central Greece (Prefecture of Larissa).
There, unfolds a lacy coastline of 14 km, with crystal-clear Aegean water and pristine beaches, awarded with the Blue F …see more
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“Home comforts and great location” We stayed at the apartment for two weeks. It was clean, comfortable and had everything you could need. There was also clean linen and towels delivered half way through which was great.
Great location close to everyth
I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone. It is a new, very nice place to stay with everything you might need while you are there. We were welcomed with a bottle of wine - nice! The owners w… More
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review of your stay. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at our apartment and have taken note of your comment about the lack of wi-fi. We have recently installed wi-fi and cable TV service in the apartment, which will make it more convenient for our guests to access the internet, etc., and to have more options for TV when at the apartment. Thanks for the suggestion!
“Central Location, Fantastic Views”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2013
Centrally located apartment, just 5 mins. walk to train station and 10 mins to bus station. (Lagos has very good access by bus/train to interesting areas along the Algarve.) The apartment itself is v… More
“lovely apartment,will return”
Reviewed 3 Dec 2012
situation very convenient for town,beach and marina.very comfortable accomodation with nice sea views.will be back which i think says it all.… More
“Paradise in Bath” We recently stayed here for our Christmas mini break, from start to end this place lived up to our expectations and more. Becky was so friendly and it was so easy to deal with her, she made our booking experience stress free and coul
My husband and I stayed in the Artpad at the end of July for 2 nights. I had high expectations from all the positive reviews so was surprised that in real life the apartment is even more amazing than… More
OOOOOOh so lovely to hear your feedback - thank you so much and I'm so glad you enjoyed staying at The Artpad. You must return one day x
“Wonderful apartment, wonderful location!”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2015
This apartment really has the wow factor, having been twice (once being for our wedding) I can say this really is better than the photographs suggest. It has the perfect location for walking out to Ba… More
It's so great to hear that your return trip to The Artpad was just as good as your first! Thank you for your lovely feedback and hope to see you back again one day soon...
“The Perfect Stay”
Reviewed 4 Dec 2014
A wonderful apartment in the perfect location.Very welcoming owners and comfy accomodation.
Just a stroll from all the shops,cafes and sights of beautiful Bath and we will definitely be coming back.… More
Thank you so much for your kind words - so glad you enjoyed The Artpad - do come and visit again!
Completed in 2010, the villa is of style typically of Provence and offers an absolute comfort.
It is one of these places of dream where one likes to still come and return.
Located at the feet of Alpilles, beside a small channel, its sight is superb and its ideal entour …see more
“Great - just what was needed...” Cannot think that there could be any better place for allowing us to have a relaxing Easter break. Secluded, very quiet and so relaxing, it was hard to leave the house. We had the doors to the patio open most of the
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 an… More
Thank you Carolyn,
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
“Wonderful place to stay with everything you could possibly need!” We stayed at Bayview Cottage for the first week of September, there were 4 adults, a toddler and a baby. We loved the cottage, it is decorated very well and the furnishings are top qual
We stayed at Bayview Cottage over Christmas, and we have to say, it was excellent. The cottage is located a short way up a very quiet road, within walking distance off the main town, train and bus sta… More
Thank you for for the lovely review.We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay at Bayview , We are also pleased you have booked to come back again this year
Seaview apartement ,Kos town ,Kos island ,Greece ,Home holidays ,enjoy privacy and peaceGreat for: Hiking Trips, Rural/Countryside Retreats, Cycling Trips.<br />30% of rental fee before your stay to secure booking. …see more
“Perfect short break” Thanks to Terrance and Annette
Terrance got in touch within couple of hours of booking and confirmed our arrival time
They were welcoming and went through with us everything about the cottage and surrounding area.
Cottage was v
“Fantastic facility, modern and cosy. Hot tub is amazing.”
Reviewed 22 Oct 2016
Sailaway is in a fantastic location and is very well presented. the owner was extremely friendly and helpful and the welcome basket is a lovely touch. The mod-cons make it a lot of fun as well as bein… More
Reviewed 26 Oct 2016
Not what I was expecting! Our idea of holiday heaven is sitting in a private cabin chilling with a glass of fizzy bubbles whilst relaxing in the hot tub - and during the day when the water temperature… More
Dear Mrs R Jackson
We were very surprised to read on trip advisor of your experience at Sailaway as you said nothing of your complaint whilst staying at Sailaway or at your departure.
We have recently invested in a new top of the range hot tub which was installed along with new decking and lighting a couple of weeks prior to your stay. This model of hot tub is totally different to the previous one. On installation we were supplied and trained on the use, maintenance and health safety. This particular model is nothing like they were 15 years ago, the jets are much more powerful and give a massage as well as heating the water at a higher temperature.
We take great care to ensure our guests have a delightful, relaxing and safe stay with us, and , take pride in providing 99.9% of our guests with a memorable stay as you can see from our previous reviews.
As for the parking we have an allocated space for our guests in front of our office - at the front of the house.
Terence & Annette.
“Awesome location!! - fantastic house - perfect for a chilled out holiday.” This is the second time we have stayed at this house. It has everything you need for a perfect stay. The views are stunning and the location is perfect - close to Wanaka. Acro
loved the whole experience, the house was great and the location was fantastic, everything you need for a great family holiday is laid on.
The owners were fantastic to deal with, very nice all round.… More
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Bellevue Lake Hawea,
We are pleased to hear positive feedback and your family have lovely memories of your stay at Lake Hawea.
THIS LUXURY VILLA LOCATES ONLY IN 190 METERS FROM BEAUTIFUL BEACH. 8+1 persons+1 child. 3 bed rooms. Only 3 km from Cefalu. Outside there is well-arranged barbecue in terrace. Private garden 400mg. Private parking place. Close to supermarket.Crystal sea<br />WE C …see more
A Beautiful 5* Star 'Spacious', 4 bedroom, 3 bath Vacation home, south Facing Private Pool on a holiday resort with Communal Pool, tennis Courts, Games Room, Sauna, Gym, Card Room. Tiki Bar. 5 Mins from Disney and all the major attractions. Ideal for families …see more
“Great apartment convenient location for exploring Antibes, Juan les Pins and surrounding Côte d'Azur.” Enjoyed another great stay at this lovely spacious apartment. Ideal location, minutes from beaches, shops and restaurants. No 250 Bus from nice airp
“Convenient central location and very well equiped apartment.”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2016
The apartment has a convenient central location for exploring Antibes, JLP and the surrounding area, and is very well equipped. The arrangements with Carl were very straight forward and he was extrem… More
Reviewed 26 Feb 2014
We had such an amazing time, I have been to Antibes before and it is an amazing part of the world.
The apartment was perfect, well equipped with everything you need to cook a wonderful meal as we… More
“Did everything it said on the tin”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2013
This spacious apartment is in a great central location with a local supermarket located only 50m away.The apartment is located inside a very well maintained building and is entered via a good security… More
“Great holiday and apartment” It is very difficult to find an apartment for rent so nicely decorated at such a good value for money! We were so impressed with the space it has a for a holiday accommodation. The bedrooms are very spacious and the livin
Cinque stelle per questa proprieta'! L'appartamento e' situato in una posizione centrale, vicino a ristoranti, negozi e il mare. Avevamo tutto il necessario per la nostra vacanza, e ci siamo sentiti… More
“Lovely stay” Warm welcome.
Quirky basement flat in gorgeous house.
Baby friendly with lots of home from home comforts.
Blessed with gorgeous weather throughout our stay which made it even more enjoyable.
“Beautiful Lake View” Four generations of my family stayed at this property for Christmas and for our group of 8 adults, 2 children (aged 4 and 2) and a baby it was almost perfect. We all really enjoyed the views of the lake from the big picture windo
Great location for a perfect peaceful getaway. We stayed with family over New Year and had a wonderful time. The house size is very generous and with a very well equipped kitchen - large family dining… More
“SUBLIME MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE”
Reviewed 18 Dec 2013
We loved this place so much we have decided we are regularly going back. Everything in the house was top of the range underfloor heating. The Lake is unbelivable. The service of the owner Carly was… More
Sunny, how kind! Thank you so much for such an outstanding review. I do really love my lodge and I'm so pleased it shows to you and your group. I can't ask for any more than a repeat renter. Have a lovely rest of 2013 and look forward to catching up in 2014.
Best wishes to all, Carly
“Great venue for a working weekend”
Reviewed 9 Dec 2013
We use this house for our company annual planning and it works really well. It is modern, warm and has great facilities. Everything works so we can concentrate on business.… More
Hi, I am so pleased you feel that way. It seems the lodge ticks the boxes for many types of groups; families, friends and work colleagues. Great. I am happy your happy. Have a great 2013 and look forward to hearing from you again in 2014. Best wishes, carly
Exquisite and superbly fitted one double bedroom flat, Zone 1 in Central London. Cleaning and maintenance are to the highest standard. This is a real home-from-home with every detail attended to by the owners, who keep a sharp eye on the whole operation. Within walki …see more
“Villa Lovely, Owners Lovely, Crete Lovely!” Villa Galini is a gem; comfortable, spacious, tastefully decorated, very clean and in a quiet area that is still close to a variety of amenities. The owners cannot do enough for you and we were spoiled with
“A beautiful villa in a quiet and peaceful location with stunning views.”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
Villa Galini exceeded all our expectations - a beautiful and very spacious villa, meticulously maintained by the very welcoming owners. Sitting on the terrace next to our own pool while taking in the … More
“Awesome Home Away from Home!” There were three of us traveling - parents & one teenager. Explorer's Rest has ample room for at least a group of four. Negative comments would be that - and this might be typical for the area - the washer cycle took up
I stayed at Explorers' Rest for three nights in February 2015 with my Partner and our 15 and 6 year old girls.
Put simply, we loved it. There was plenty of space for all of us, the house was very c… More
Thank you kindly for those glowing words, Daniel; I REALLY appreciate you taking the time to leave such a lovely review! I'm super pleased that my house met your needs and hopefully we'll get to meet in person next time. All the best to you and your family, Krista.
“Not just a property rental, more a comfortable, welcoming home.”
Reviewed 4 May 2015
Needed a base for extended family to get together between Christmas and New Year. Krista couldn't have been more helpful , both before the trip and even in helping us with travel arrangements from dif… More
I'm really pleased you enjoyed your stay. Yes, although transport between my house and central London's tourist areas is really easy thanks to the transport hub near my house, there were unfortunately no direct links to the outer part of the city where your family is based since they only have bus and train options in that area. Luckily though, thanks to finding the right bus routes, we managed to find a pretty simple solution in the end and the family reunion was successful.
“Just perfect. A place you can book with your eyes closed.”
Reviewed 4 May 2015
For the first time, I found a rental that lived up to and even surpassed the photos/description! This house has everything you could conceivably need during your stay. There's even a cupboard with cer… More
- Directly at the slopes- with own sauna in the Appartement- skiroom with skiboot heater- wifi internet (free)<br />perfect location for summer and winter vacationesin Summer you can book directly rafting and canyoning …see more