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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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(18) 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
“Home from home but better!” Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds are great for sleeping on
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from £700 / night

£2500 - £6000 / week

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from £700 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Bath holiday guest house rental

Somerset / Bath

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £300 / night

£2000 - £4000 / week

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from £300 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Salondra with swimming pool

Alghero / Salondra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful Stay in Alghero” We had a wonderful week in Alghero in Villa Romantica. The house and pool were immaculately clean and it was exactly as the photos. Very welcome juice and pastries laid out by the lovely owners. We had two small children an
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from £106 / night

£806 - £2543 / week

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from £106 / night

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Villa letting in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Adeje / Costa Adeje

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £327 / night

£2289 - £3814 / week

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from £327 / night

(13) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment rental

Cape Town / Victoria and Alfred Waterfront

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, well-appointed one-bedroom apartment with a great view!” This was our second trip back to Cape Town within the year. We chose to return to V and A Waterfront as we loved being able to walk to many of the major sites. That is the m
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from £79 / night

£508 - £1368 / week

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from £79 / night

(81) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Manchester

Greater Manchester / Manchester

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Location location location!” As soon as we arrived outside the building we could tell we'd picked a great place here, overlooking the quayside and extremely central. The flat was modern, spacious, bright and had everything we were looking for. Jacquel
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1260 / week

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from £100 / night

(76) Excellent 

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New Town holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / New Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Car not necessary
“smashing apartment-great area” Location ideal short walk to centre. Patrick always helpful. Apartment freshly decorated with loads of utensils, towels etc. Patrick even left a bottle of adult juice!! for us to enjoy. Second time we have stayed here a
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from £80 / night

£690 - £1200 / week

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from £80 / night

(31) Very Good 

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Positano holiday villa rental

Amalfi Coast / Positano

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Outstanding Villa in Positano” If you want to stay in a beautiful Villa, in a great location then this is the perfect spot. Marina is the hostess with the mostest and provides a magnificent home for you to enjoy in magnificent Postiano
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from £220 / night

£1441 - £2373 / week

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from £220 / night

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Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Aldea Blanca

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£594 - £1068 / week

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from £85 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Island of Malta / Haz-Zebbug

7 10 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Magic!!!!!” We were 12 people (7 adults and 5 children), we spent a week in this house and it will last forever in our memories! Everything was just perfect. First the house:  it 's just amazingly gorgeous , :  huge, spacious; decorated with a lot of
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from £304 / night

£2124 / week

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from £304 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Cannes / Central Cannes

7 13 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“excellent” a very enjoyable stay for my whole family the owner could not have more helpful all in it was a very good holiday with many places of interest to visit what more can i say it was excellent
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from £721 / night

£3602 - £8475 / week

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from £721 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Central London/Zone 1 holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Westminster

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Craven street” The apartment was fantastic, big and spacious. The lounge was bright and homely, the grandchildren loved the swivel chair and remote light switch. The master bedroom, I can't describe how big it was, and the bed was so big. I have no c
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from £390 / night

£2700 - £2950 / week

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from £390 / 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 £136 / night

£950 - £2314 / week

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from £136 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Zadar

Zadar County / Zadar

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £67 / night

£423 - £669 / week

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from £67 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Los Granados

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“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.
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from £143 / night

£999 - £1355 / week

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from £143 / night

(77) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Old Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“What a gem!” Words fail me when trying to review this superb property. Eve, the property owner was just fabulous allowing us to both check in early and leave our luggage at the property until the evening on the day of our departure. The property itsel
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from £100 / night

£650 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bournemouth

Bournemouth / West Cliff

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Car not necessary
“The place you want to return” Very good location - just 5 minutes from beach and from town center. The best solution for two people - we stayed once and returned back 7 times already. Very friendly owners and warm comfortable apartment. Thank you.
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from £50 / night

£250 - £450 / week

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from £50 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Protaras holiday apartment rental

Protaras / Kapparis

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Swimming pool
“Amazing” This apartment was just excellent, in a great location close to several lovely beaches,restaurants bars,with a large supermarket a few minutes away. Public transport is just around the corner from the apartment, with a great service i
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from £20 / night

£140 - £504 / week

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from £20 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Nazare

Leiria District / Nazare

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £51 / night

£295 - £799 / week

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from £51 / night

(31) Excellent 

45

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Atsipopoulo

Rethymnon / Atsipopoulo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa in a beautiful part of Crete” We travelled to Greece in early July with our 15-month-old daughter; the villa was a home from home and suited our needs perfectly. We booked the villa via email with George; he made the process so easy,
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from £85 / night

£678 - £1441 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Villefranche-sur-Mer holiday studio rental

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Villefranche-sur-Mer

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £109 / night

£760 - £1172 / week

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from £109 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Surbiton

Kingston upon Thames / Surbiton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“comfortable, convenient and quiet” Stayed for 4 nights and would have happily stayed longer. Travelled with husband, teenage daughter and her friend and found this apartment a good base with easy access to central London, which suited the girls, whi
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from £85 / night

£755 - £990 / week

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from £85 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Vilamoura with golf nearby

Vilamoura / Pinhal Golf Course

5 10 4 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £244 / night

£1421 - £3900 / week

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from £244 / night

(19) Excellent 

25

Cottage rental in Penzance

Cornwall / Penzance

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“A fantastic cottage, with incredible views” 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 stations.
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from £100 / night

£465 - £1255 / week

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from £100 / night

(57) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bournemouth

Dorset / Bournemouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Very comfortable” Had a great time. Flat was clean and very comfortable. Being centrally located it was close to all amenities without having to use our car. Loads of things to do with the kids and great places to eat. Would definitely recommend. Than
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from £66 / night

£399 - £1053 / week

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from £66 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge with shared pool in Whitsand Bay

Cornwall / Whitsand Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very welcoming, relaxing and comfortable place.” We used sea view lodge for a couple of nights while attending a wedding at the nearby fort. The lodge was really nice with all the facilities we needed and in a great location, close to a great litt
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from £100 / night

£695 - £1249 / week

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from £100 / night

(108) Excellent 

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Central Bath holiday apartment accommodation

Bath / Central Bath

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Car not necessary
“Exactly what it said on the tin!” Had a lovely 3 night stay at Bath View Four with my mum and 2 teenagers. Apartment lovely, very clean and amazing views across Bath. Kitchen was a dream and fully equipped. Owners very friendly and welcoming. Beds com
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from £120 / night

£700 - £1000 / week

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from £120 / night

(92) 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
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from £750 / night

£3995 - £6500 / week

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from £750 / night

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Province of Barcelona / Tordera

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool

from £85 / night

£594 - £848 / week

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from £85 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Benahavis holiday townhouse rental

Benahavis / El Castillo de la Heredia

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful villa with amazing reviews” We stayed in Casa Rose for 2 weeks with 3 children aged 7, 4 and 2. The villa has everything you could need for your stay and is really spacious. We spent lots of time at the villas own small pool as well as the c
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from £145 / night

£845 - £1345 / week

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from £145 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Llandaff

Cardiff / Llandaff

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
“Home from home cottage” Perfect peaceful location but only 5 mins walk to station and a quick journey to Cardiff City or Cardiff Bay. Llandaff daff village is very picturesque with excellent cafes and restaurants. Good river walks and green open space
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from £85 / night

£600 / week

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from £85 / night

(62) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Chester City Centre

Chester / Chester City Centre

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent experience” The apartment was spot on. Everything had been thought of and it was very clean, stylish, well equipped and comfortable. It was located a 2 minute walk from the main shops, restaurants etc. and yet there was no noise to disturb
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from £65 / night

£400 - £795 / week

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from £65 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow rental

Norwich / Thorpe St Andrew

3 5 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Lovely stay in lovely accommodation in lovely part of the world.” We really enjoyed our week at Kingfisher Chalet. It was very easy to book and all questions we asked in advance of the owner Stephen were promptly answered. The chalet was spotlessly
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from £122 / night

£850 - £950 / week

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from £122 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Bangkok holiday apartment rental

Bangkok / Sathorn

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent, comfortable apartment” This 26th floor apartment is very comfortable and homely with excellent views, great pictures on the walls and interesting books. The showers and air conditioning worked well and the beds were comfortable although the
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from £54 / night

£370 - £500 / week

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from £54 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Juan-les-Pins holiday apartment accommodation

Antibes / Juan-les-Pins

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous pool and helpful hosts” We stayed for a week in this fabulous villa with its great pool and beautifully kept gardens.....nothing out of place. Simon and Janet were very helpful and friendly without being intrusive, the perfect balance. Si
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from £158 / night

£1100 - £2060 / week

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from £158 / night

(13) Excellent 

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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 £221 / night

£1602 - £3560 / week

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from £221 / night

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Cotes-d'Armor / Paimpol

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £56 / night

£323 - £382 / week

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from £56 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Durham holiday cottage rental

Durham / Durham

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 26 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Beautiful Cottage & area” Me, my parents & my partner stayed at Huckleberry cottage for 3 nights at the end of March & were so impressed. The cottage itself is situated in a secluded area but just a short stroll to the Black Horse pub. It was immacu
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from £85 / night

£425 - £850 / week

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(10) Excellent 

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Calonge holiday villa rental

Costa Brava / Calonge

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b
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from £136 / night

£551 - £1526 / week

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from £136 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Nice

Nice / Port of Nice

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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