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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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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

(21) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Bray

County Wicklow / Bray

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Located on Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow. 5 minutes walk from the train station, 1 hour by air-coach from Dublin Airport and easy access to Dun Laoire ferry port. The ideal base for exploring the garden of Ireland (County Wicklow).Suitable for families or small  …see more

from £86 / night

£462 - £582 / week

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from £86 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Apartment rental in Manchester

Greater Manchester / Manchester

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic, Manchester is a great city and the owners have a gem of a place in the heart of the city.” Situated in a prime lication for shopping, bars, restaurants and transport our stay was only made better by the fact that the entrance is easily acce  …see more

from £70 / night

£500 / week

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(16) Very Good 

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Apartment letting in Glasgow

Scotland / Glasgow

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Just like home.” The stay at Icon was really great, as it felt almost like home. Thanks to the kitchen I could finally test all of the Scottish delicacies to be found in various shops, which I was unable to do when staying at a hotel. A veeery comfor  …see more

from £89 / night

£695 - £1205 / week

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from £89 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Catania / Catania

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Excellent place, clean, with all conveniences, nice owner, close of evrery services” - very well maintain, clean and recently renovated - Apart is very quiet even if is it in the center of Catania - Kitchen accesories complete - Very confortable  …see more

from £86 / night

£539 - £886 / week

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from £86 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday boathouse rental

County Antrim / Ballygally

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This property is ideal to explore the whole north coast AONB its marinas gardens estates castles and beaches  …see more

from £105 / night

£399 - £549 / week

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from £105 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Casale Marittimo holiday cottage rental

Province of Pisa / Casale Marittimo

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful relaxing vacation in the Tuscan hills!” It was a fantastic stay… we enjoyed very much the marvelous views of the sea and Elba island from our private terrace where we had breakfast and Italian aperitivo after a fantastic day at the beach! Th  …see more

from £129 / night

£770 / week

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from £129 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“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  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 - £875 / week

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from £80 / night

(11) Excellent 

23

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 £107 / night

£812 - £2565 / week

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from £107 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Santa Maria di Leuca holiday apartment rental

Castrignano del Capo / Santa Maria di Leuca

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Great” Fantastic house, close to the center but quiet . Lovely view from the wonderful terrace. Perfect location.  …see more

from £82 / night

£428 - £697 / week

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from £82 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Townhouse rental in Inverness City Centre

Inverness / Inverness City Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“A wonderful house near the city centre and with excellent parking” This is a super house--very well maintained and equipped. It is only 5 mins walk to town. There is safe off-street parking for at least 3 cars--a real bonus in that area. Debbie is re  …see more

from £170 / night

£695 - £1100 / week

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from £170 / night

(41) Very Good 

21

Brighton holiday apartment rental

Brighton / Central Brighton

5 16 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Apartment” Myself and 15 friends descended on Brighton for my 25th birthday and had the most fantastic weekend. The apartment really does have the wow factor and is beautifully furnished, the bedrooms and bathrooms are functional yet comfort  …see more

from £300 / night

£2200 - £5500 / week

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from £300 / night

(35) Excellent 

21

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

(39) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Inverness City Centre

Inverness / Inverness City Centre

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Charming, well-located, cozy holiday stay” Our group consisted of 4 adults ranging in age from mid- thirties to a seventy- one year old. The Loft was in walking distance of great eating places, supermarkets and all kinds of shopping. The apartment it  …see more

from £90 / night

£475 - £625 / 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

£257 - £368 / week

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from £30 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Chaweng

Bophut / Chaweng

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Very comfortable and spacious” Our large extended family including 2 aging parents, 3 little children (aged 4 to 7) and 5 adults stayed at Sun Villa this December. The positives included: - Spacious & well laid out (4 bedrooms, 4 baths) - Great for  …see more

from £155 / night

£1084 - £1399 / week

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from £155 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Seiano

Vico Equense / Seiano

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“Everything we hoped it would be” From the moment Flora.and Claudio met us with the keys to the villa we knew that we had chosen well. the villa is very well appointed and tastefully decorated. We were travelling with our young children and elderly mot  …see more

from £103 / night

£599 - £1958 / week

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from £103 / night

(31) Excellent 

18

Holiday penthouse letting

Mijas / La Cala de Mijas

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“What a place! Beyond expectations.” We stayed in this apartment for 11 nights. We all felt very comfortable here, like a home from home. The apartment is well furnished and equipped with everything you could need. The owners and agent in resort co  …see more

from £45 / night

£300 - £550 / week

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from £45 / 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

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Private room rental in Subic Bay Freeport Zone with shared pool, tennis court

Central Luzon Region / Subic Bay Freeport Zone

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Sunset Bay View. Under New Management Operated By Filipino-German Family Who offer a Quiet and Tranquil Environment for their Guest. Sunset Bay View Luxury Apartment is located in the very Heart of Subic Bay Zambales. Easily accessible with private Vehicles or Public Tr  …see more

from £15 / night

£105 - £189 / week

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from £15 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Freshford

Somerset / Freshford

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
Friary Coach House (AA 5 star rated) is set in 12 acres of Friary, the site of a former monastery, with spectacular views over the River Frome and surrounded by glorious Friary Wood. The historic Worth Heritage City of Bath is just 5 miles away and the delightful market  …see more

from £120 / night

£680 - £1310 / week

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from £120 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Hove

Hove / Hove Seafront

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“A week of bliss” Enjoyed a great weeks stay at the balcony apartments,ideally situated in laid back Hove perfectly placed for dipping your toe in the more hectic waters of Brighton. Well laid out and tastefully decorated the outside space was a bonus.  …see more

from £155 / night

£675 - £950 / week

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from £155 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Holiday home in South East England

East Sussex / Brighton and Hove

6 15 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic holiday rental !” I booked Broomfield house for a short break with family and friends to celebrate my birthday. All dealings with Jill the owner were prompt and very friendly, with lots of helpful advice. The house is well situated and wit  …see more

from £300 / night

£2250 - £2271 / week

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from £300 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Verona / San Pietro in Cariano

7 20 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

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from £257 / night

£2052 - £4650 / week

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from £257 / night

(20) Very Good 

91

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great Stay, Recommend it.” Great apartment in a quiet location. It was very spacious and clean with a fantastic balcony area. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and recommend it. The only thing I would say is they need to provide towels.. But generally  …see more

from £128 / night

£854 / week

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from £128 / 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

(44) Excellent 

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Batheaston holiday apartment rental

Bath / Batheaston

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 53 km
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Midweek 2 night stay” We had a lovely stay at perfect for two. It's like a home from home and the location is great for Bath. There are lots of lovely walks nearby down the canal and the river and to the local pubs. Andrew was lovely and couldn't be m  …see more

from £80 / night

£406 - £504 / week

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from £80 / night

(83) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Bath / Central Bath

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Great for the cost paid!” I stayed by myself and felt very safe there. Once I got my bearings, I walked up and down the hill into Bath with no problem, although sometimes it was a bit of a slog uphill (But then that's me probably being unfit!) The apa  …see more

from £85 / night

£455 - £600 / week

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from £85 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in West Country

Cornwall / Penzance

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“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  …see more

from £100 / night

£465 - £1255 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Country

Somerset / Bath

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
The Penthouse is at the heart of historic Bath, with views over the City from the very centre, to the countryside beyond.Situated at the top (3rd floor) of an imposing Georgian, building this apartment is styled to combine contemporary living with comfort and conven  …see more

from £225 / night

£1250 - £1750 / week

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from £225 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Athens

Attica / Athens

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“A great choice” chose this flat because of the unbeatable price.location is perfect near all the great sights of Athens.Good sized rooms modern decor fully furnished.Katerina the owner was as friendly and helpful as to wait for me at the station and o  …see more

from £24 / night

£162 / week

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from £24 / night

(21) Excellent 

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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 £69 / night

£428 - £1043 / week

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from £69 / night

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Positano holiday home rental

Amalfi Coast / Positano

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Sea view house for 4 people in the center of Positano.  …see more

from £137 / night

£958 / week

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from £137 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Benalmadena holiday apartment rental

Costa del Sol / Benalmadena

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“brilliant pool and location” was a bit disappointed when we first arrived but soon realised we had everything we needed with a fantastic pool and so close to restaurants beach town and train station.. we loved sitting watching everyone on their balcon  …see more

from £29 / night

£200 - £493 / week

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from £29 / 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
“Wedding party accomodation” Excellent place to stay, 3 bedrooms,2 bathrooms, large lounge kitchen diner with lots of space to wonder around with out being on top of each other. Great deal better than many hotels as you have the flexibility to come and  …see more

from £85 / night

£495 - £1249 / week

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from £85 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Les Vigneres holiday gite rental

Vaucluse / Les Vigneres

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Swimming pool
Private pool and balcony for al fresco dining. Ideal for families seeking relaxation.  …see more

from £86 / night

£548 - £932 / week

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from £86 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Loutraki, Greece

Loutraki / Loutraki, Greece

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Amazing and fully-equiped apartment with stunning sea view. Located by the 'Blue flag' beach in beautiful city of Loutraki only 80km from Athens. Accommodates up to 6 persons.Detailed description:On the beautiful Loutraki beach (situtated o  …see more

from £60 / night

£419 - £778 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Elgin with golf nearby

Moray / Elgin

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
This Cottage sits high on the banks of the River Lossie and overlooks Elgin City Centre and the Cairngorm mountains beyond. It has its own private enclosed garden and is tucked away within 5 acres of wooded grounds belonging to a magnificent Georgian mansion. This sec  …see more

from £80 / night

£525 - £770 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Province of South Tyrol / Bolzano

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £129 / night

£898 / week

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from £129 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Cassibile

Syracuse / Cassibile

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Truly a home away from home” What a perfect name to describe this property!!!?.. This home is undoubtedly authentic Sicily, and undeniably charming, as is the property's owner, whom we are quite fond of- Corrado. I spent a most memorable and truly sen  …see more

from £86 / night

£556 - £1539 / week

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from £86 / night

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