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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 apartment in Muo

Kotor Municipality / Muo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing views, spacious lodgings, great location” An hour's drive from Dubrovnik airport, you can drive all round the coast or take the ferry like us. We had a apartment to ourselves - kitchen, sitting room, bathroom and 2 bedrooms and outside tw  …see more

from £13 / night

£64 - £678 / week

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from £13 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Northern England

Durham / Durham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Kingsgate Bridge View is a peaceful and picturesque 5-star apartment awaiting you on the banks of the River Wear next to Kingsgate Bridge in Durham City Centre. Stroll down to the river, explore the beautiful city, enjoying the abundance of attractions consisting of a v  …see more

from £99 / night

£693 - £1610 / week

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from £99 / night

(16) Excellent 

14

Langley Burrell holiday cottage rental

Chippenham / Langley Burrell

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 64 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Perfect quiet getaway” Beautiful cottage, absolutely great value for money and perfect surroundings!! Lovely people to welcome us will definately be coming back.  …see more

from £65 / night

£476 - £504 / week

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from £65 / night

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(63) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Brighton

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“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.  …see more

from £110 / night

£625 - £750 / week

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from £110 / night

(4) Excellent 

40

Marbella Town holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Marbella Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Excellent town centre rental” Just got back from a fantastic 10 days at marbella house. There were six adults staying in three bedrooms with a large downstairs and garden. It was more than big enough and we did not feel on top of each other! The dishw  …see more

from £106 / night

£636 - £1183 / week

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from £106 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Northern England holiday apartment rental

York / Central York

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Car not necessary
“Comfortable accommodation, very convenient location” My wife and I stayed over a long weekend for our first visit to York and were extremely pleased with the apartment. It was clean, comfortable and warm - important given the weather at the time! Kitt  …see more

from £85 / night

£550 - £625 / week

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from £85 / night

(63) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Reykjavik City

Reykjavik / Reykjavik City

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Big thumbs up” Myself and 3 friends visited Iceland and loved every minute of our time there. The apartment was clean, comfy and warm with great facilities such as the Jacuzzi bath, outside terrace and underfloor heating. The location of this apartme  …see more

from £159 / night

£1112 - £1612 / week

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from £159 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Central Cambridge

Cambridge / Central Cambridge

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“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  …see more

from £125 / night

£770 - £805 / week

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from £125 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic apartment great location” We rented this apartment for a few days for my birthday it was in a great location and a lovely place to stay. This apartment has all mod cons with added extras like soap shower gel tea towel etc not all places do t  …see more

from £78 / night

£490 - £1510 / week

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from £78 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Port Du Roy

Aigues-Mortes / Port Du Roy

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely villa” This is a lovely villa on a marina. Air conditioned throughout and with a patio and hot tub. 20 minute walk into the delightful walled town of Aigues Mortes. Well-equipped kitchen, Tv with English channels, very clean. Not cheap in high  …see more

from £100 / night

£475 - £875 / week

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from £100 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / Davidsons Mains

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“"Wow"” That's right "The Annexe" was out of this world. So relaxing,quiet. It was a beautiful place to stay. We were celebrating my boyfriend's 50yr birthday. So many lovely places to visit and only a bus ride away. Fiona even left us 2 bus tickets  …see more

from £75 / night

£390 - £695 / week

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from £75 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Herault / Sete

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous modern apartment in lovely location” This apartment is fantastic. Really first class as soon as you walk through the gates to the complex, through the pretty garden and past the lovely warm swimming pool. The apartment itself is really spacio  …see more

from £73 / night

£500 - £1348 / week

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from £73 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Central Cambridge

Cambridge / Central Cambridge

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This centrally located Cambridge studio apartment is ideally located near the popular Mill Road shops, cafés, and restaurants. Or travel further in for the theatre shows, concerts, or night clubs. During the day, hire a punt to see Cambridge from the river. Or visit  …see more

from £79 / night

£504 - £553 / week

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from £79 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sliema with shared pool

Sliema / Tigne

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“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  …see more

from £64 / night

£424 - £1060 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

73

Holiday home with golf nearby in Morriscastle

County Wexford / Morriscastle

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Large spacious comfortable House in a perfect location with amazing views” I would highly recommend staying at this property, It was great value for money, plenty of space and all the required facilities you could want. The owners where always avail  …see more

from £79 / night

£551 - £1060 / week

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from £79 / night

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Denia holiday penthouse rental

Denia / Las Marinas

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
Luxurious Penthouse Apartment with 3 bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms sleeping up to 7 persons, Free WIFI internet access. This is not a duplex penthouse with internal/external steps. It is a Penthouse on one level with a huge wrap around terrace designed for relaxation.Very clo  …see more

from £68 / night

£475 - £795 / week

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from £68 / 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 £297 / night

£1746 - £4806 / week

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from £297 / night

(37) Very Good 

22

Whitstable holiday cottage rental

Kent / Whitstable

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Real comfort” Our second stay here in Bexley Cottage. A sizeable 3 bed cottage with a great ground floor. Everything was very clean. Good extras for kids such as boxes of toys. Plenty of equipment in the kitchen so you don't need to bring anyt  …see more

from £140 / night

£600 - £750 / week

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from £140 / night

(64) Excellent 

24

Down town holiday condo rental

Reykjavik / Down town

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Fantastic, family friendly apartment, smack in the center of Reykjavik. Quiet neighbourhood, but very close to all the nightlife, shopping and other exciting things in Reykjavik.Bright, airy and spacious apartment with everything you need in order to have a great vacati  …see more

from £191 / night

£1334 - £1612 / week

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from £191 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday home in High Ongar

Ongar / High Ongar

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“The Perfect Place to Party!!!” In January this year to celebrate my 40th birthday we booked a long weekend at the Ongar Bell with the help of the owners, Yvonne and Keith, as a surprise treat for my family and friends. It really was a weekend to remem  …see more

from £465 / night

£1750 - £3225 / week

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from £465 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Holiday cottage in Batheaston

Bath / Batheaston

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Brilliant cottage, great location!” We stayed here for a week. The cottage was exactly what we had hopped for, beautifully presented, fully equipped. The location is perfect, whether to go to Bath or to explore other local tows/country side. A 10 mins  …see more

from £119 / night

£550 - £650 / week

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from £119 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Colombo

Colombo / Colombo City Centre

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“We loved this appartment” We stayed a week in this appartment and loved it. It is light and airy , well furnished and is exactly as the owners described it. Views were fantastic and there was a real buzz of Colombo. The position is ideal, next to Cinn  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £665 / week

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from £85 / night

(82) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Quality accomodation in a fantastic location” Everything we needed for our short stay in Edinburgh, quality apartment in a great location with a friendly owner who provided great information to make our stay enjoyable  …see more

from £75 / night

£490 - £1190 / 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 £143 / night

£995 - £1595 / week

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from £143 / night

(21) Excellent 

24

Rome holiday apartment rental

Rome / Central Rome

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Extreme comfort and convenience” Brought my 22 year old son to Rome. We were looking primarily for location and convenience and hit the jackpot. A short walk from 2 different metro lines and right on a bus stop, this was a perfect launching point fo  …see more

from £68 / night

£424 - £1034 / week

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from £68 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bristol

Bristol / Central Bristol

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great central location in Bristol” We are a family of 4 ( 4 adults) who were looking for a central location to have a family weekend. As parents we wanted to sight see and the children wanted great shops. This apartment was perfect. It is very clean  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Cefalu / Sant'Ambrogio

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“This was a perfect spot to relax and enjoy beautiful views.” We loved his house and the location was perfect. We enjoyed the peacefulness of Sant Ambrogio and the proximity to Cefalu and Castelbueno along with beautiful views from each level of the h  …see more

from £100 / night

£800 - £2420 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Roditses Kalami

Sámos / Roditses Kalami

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place, great time :)” I visited Samos with friends, and we stayed at Elaia villas, just when their story began. I had visited Samos before, but this time is the best I can remember! Elaia villas offered everything one could ask with regard to  …see more

from £212 / night

£1484 / week

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from £212 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Belfast

Belfast / Malone

2 3 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Good location and excellent facilities” The flat worked really well for our trip. Had everything we needed as well as being close to shops, pubs and restaurants. Certainly first choice on our next visit.  …see more

from £79 / night

£500 / week

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from £79 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Dubrovnik holiday apartment rental

Dubrovnik / Pile

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“PERFECT!!” Beautiful apartment in the perfect location with excellent hosts! Excellent value for money and the location means that you are close enough to the old town but far enough to enjoy peace and quiet. The apartment itself had everything you ne  …see more

from £51 / night

£356 - £712 / week

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from £51 / night

(44) Very Good 

37

West Country holiday cottage rental

Somerset / Portishead

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay for family in cottage.” Comfortable stay for family of 2 adults & 3 children. Great location, lovely walks in local area & around marina. Close to several supermarkets & pub 2 mins walk away serving great meals.  …see more

from £66 / night

£450 - £685 / week

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from £66 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Province of Venice / Chioggia

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £58 / night

£404 / week

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from £58 / night

(59) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dorset / Bournemouth

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Christmas Visit 2014” Excellent accommodation and well maintained. Very convenient for walking into town, no hassle with having to try to find somewhere to park in town. Accommodation had ample space for the two of us. Recommended. Would book again  …see more

from £62 / night

£374 - £965 / week

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from £62 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Inverness City Centre

Inverness / Inverness City Centre

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
Sunny apartment, Inverness, gateway to the Highlands. Central location on a quiet, pedestrianised 'brae'. Close to restaurants and Food Hall. River Ness 5 minutes away. Perfect base for a city centre break or exploring Highlands. Walking distance to Bus/train  …see more

from £74 / night

£518 / week

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from £74 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Northern England

Durham / Durham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“it's just amazing!!” Last summer I divided my holiday into five weeks, one of them was in this lovely apartment. This week was absolutely the best. The apartment is five star. The balcony and the view were fabulous. the price is responsible. The landl  …see more

from £99 / night

£693 - £1540 / week

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from £99 / night

(27) Very Good 

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Paignton holiday apartment rental

Paignton / Goodrington

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely Amazing Apartment & View” The accommodation is fantastic with all modern appliances, full "sky TV package " with the most comfortable king size bed that we have slept in. The views are truly breath taking and you are only a 10 minute walk t  …see more

from £90 / night

£495 - £1020 / week

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from £90 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Costa Adeje

Adeje / Costa Adeje

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Tidy apartment in sunny position” Apartment was clean and tidy on arrival, well equiped with washing machine also, very handy. Nice balcony with sun most of the day  …see more

from £30 / night

£255 - £365 / week

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from £30 / 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
“Brilliant place for a relaxed and well looked after holiday.” We just had a great week at Villa Romantica. Lovely house and garden, nicely decorated, very well kept. Received by the owners who also made sure there were food & drinks to get us started.  …see more

from £106 / night

£806 - £2543 / week

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from £106 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

County Fermanagh / Enniskillen

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Gorgeous apartment in the perfect location” This is a beautiful homely feeling apartment with fantastic views of lough Erne! It is within easy walking distance to the town and also easy access to the lough either via the boat berths below (if you rent  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 - £630 / week

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from £75 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central Scotland/Strathclyde

Edinburgh / New Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect location in Edinburgh” This was our first trip to Edinburgh, so I was simply guessing at what might be a good location for touring the city. I got very lucky with this apartment, in every way. It is located on Rose in New Town, which is full  …see more

from £78 / night

£490 - £1510 / week

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from £78 / night

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