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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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Central York holiday apartment rental

York / Central York

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 51 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Miss” Had a lovely 2 nights. Apartment was great and close to centre. Apartment well equipped. Nice and clean.
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from £140 / night

£540 - £680 / week

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from £140 / night

(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

(4) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Paphos with shared pool

Paphos District / Paphos

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £31 / night

£200 - £289 / week

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from £31 / 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

(10) Excellent 

50

Holiday apartment in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik / Lapad

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Car not necessary
“Great view, good location, clean and well presented apartment” Apartment as described - the view both from the window and terrace is beautiful. It was clean and tidy with pretty much everything we expected. The only suggestion we would make is that a
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from £37 / night

£256 - £505 / week

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from £37 / 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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(76) Excellent 

19

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 

25

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

(17) Excellent 

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Ile-de-France / Paris

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £85 / night

£611 - £694 / week

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from £85 / 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

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Durham

Durham / Durham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £110 / night

£770 - £1450 / week

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from £110 / 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

(14) Excellent 

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Ski studio to rent in Flic En Flac

Riviere Noire District / Flic En Flac

Studio 2 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.05 km
  • Swimming pool
“simply amazing” I've arrived in Mauritius on May 13th for a 16 days vacation , finding the place through TripAdvisor - perfect services since beggining all the way till deposit refunding. The place i've stayed it is just great , best that money can b
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from £30 / night

£208 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Chalet rental in Croyde with golf nearby

Braunton / Croyde

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £84 / night

£585 - £1351 / week

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from £84 / 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

(6) Very Good 

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Landes / Mimizan

2 6 Min stay varies

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

from £47 / night

£255 - £551 / week

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from £47 / 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 

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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

(15) Excellent 

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Rome holiday apartment rental

Lazio / Rome

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £145 / night

£856 - £1653 / week

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from £145 / 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

(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
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from £77 / night

£467 - £1526 / week

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from £77 / 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 

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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

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Glyfada

Athens / Glyfada

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Nice

Nice / Baumettes

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location clean and comfortable” Apartment block was in a good safe area very quiet near public transport shops bakery supermarket etc. 10 mins walk to beach. Nothing negative to say. Have been to Nice several times so was familiar with the Baum
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from £93 / night

£650 - £840 / week

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(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

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Le Castella / Praialonga

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £170 / night

£424 / week

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from £170 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech / Widane

5 14 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Morocco holiday 2016” We stayed at villa Yasmina for 7 days in August 2016 and the villa was great. The rooms were all spacious even though there were 15 of us. The house keeper ensured our needs were fulfilled, and the villa was also cleaned regularl
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from £212 / night

£1272 - £2221 / week

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from £212 / 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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(6) Excellent 

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Piso Livadi holiday apartment rental

Paros / Piso Livadi

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“The best choice of resort in Paros!” Olia and Patty's place was the best choice for our vacation! The house was very spacious, yet cozy and had all the necessary equipment someone on holidays would need. We appreciated that it was very clean, and that
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from £47 / night

£327 / week

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from £47 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Roda Golf

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great apartment, steps from the pool” The Roda golf resort is immaculately maintained and the area around this apartment is no exception. We really enjoyed being able to lie on sun loungers outside the apartment whilst being able to see the kids in th
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from £38 / night

£295 - £547 / week

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