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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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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Aberystwyth

Ceredigion / Aberystwyth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Mrs” Lovely spacious apartment. Tastefully decorated and very well equipped. There was plenty of room for the five of us and we opted to cook in the lovely kitchen a couple of times. Diolch yn fawr.
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from £150 / night

£695 - £900 / week

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from £150 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Benalmadena Costa holiday apartment let

Benalmadena / Benalmadena Costa

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£295 - £495 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Zadar holiday apartment rental

Zadar County / Zadar

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary

from £26 / night

£178 / week

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from £26 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Costa Blanca / L'Alfas del Pi

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £47 / night

£280 / week

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from £47 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £263 / night

£1522 - £2284 / week

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from £263 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Larnaka City holiday villa rental

Larnaka District / Larnaka City

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Not bad” We met up here for a family reunion. The villa was perfect for our needs. Nothing extravagant, but nothing bad either. Beautiful beach and walking distance to convince store and restaurants. But you will need a taxi to get to grocery store a
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from £94 / night

£721 - £780 / week

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from £94 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Central York

York / Central York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent stay” Lovely clean modern flat. We stayed for three nights. Two separate bedrooms, one double room en suite and one bedroom with twin beds plus separate bathroom with shower. Beds very comfortable and the flat overlooks the River Ouse. Jus
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from £150 / night

£700 - £850 / week

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from £150 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Francavilla Al Mare

Province of Chieti / Francavilla Al Mare

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful stay across from the beautiful beach” Giuseppe, the owner, speaks fluent English and he is a delightful host, very helpful in directing us to local attractions and always ready to help. The apartment is spacious, very clean and we stayed wi
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from £58 / night

£1008 / week

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from £58 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Puerto Banus holiday apartment rental

Puerto Banus / Mistral Beach Club

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“set in aperfect location and beautiful apartment” just a short walk to the beach front, if you turn left it is a 10 mins walk to Peuto Banus, if you turn right it takes you to San Pedro, which is all paved ideal for prams, scooters ect. The apartmen
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from £179 / night

£1250 - £1750 / week

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from £179 / night

(49) Excellent 

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Leith holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / Leith

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Absolutely fantastic place to stay!!!!” Best place we stayed in the whole 6 weeks we were in the UK. So spacious, fantastic location, a real home away from home. Would highly recommend it for anyone visiting Edinburgh.
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from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday condo with shared pool in Quezon City

Metro Manila / Quezon City

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £35 / night

£250 / week

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from £35 / night

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Port Seton holiday caravan/mobile home accommodation

Musselburgh / Port Seton

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£455 - £735 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Very Good 

23

Villa rental in Praia da Luz

Luz / Praia da Luz

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing, breathtaking views, great location” Property was just as described. Home was in a great location, 2min walk to the beach, grocery store nearby, many restaurant options all within walking distance too! House had everything my family needed
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from £60 / night

£400 - £800 / week

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from £60 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Torrenova holiday villa rental

Majorca / Torrenova

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent” Best Villa we have stayed in and been back 3 times..couldn't afford it this year but hoping to go back in the very near future. it's everything you could ask for..great location lovely bar beautiful inside and out..and Sebastian very frien
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from £295 / night

£1895 - £3495 / week

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from £295 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Province of Forli-Cesena / Cesenatico

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £41 / night

£297 / week

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from £41 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik / Lapad

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Super place to stay” Everything that everyone has written about this place is true. Vilim is there to greet you on arrival at the apartment, fill you in on everything you need or want to know, give you a quick guided tour of the area and, we are sure
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from £62 / night

£372 - £1424 / week

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from £62 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Basque Country / Bidart

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly

from £55 / night

£379 - £664 / week

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from £55 / night

(34) Very Good 

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Central York holiday townhouse rental

York / Central York

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Lovely house, great location” Can't fault house, everything was perfect, Richard was very approachable and informative. We had no reason to contact the owner when we arrived but he was very approachable and would not have hesitated contacting him if
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from £75 / night

£700 - £900 / week

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from £75 / night

(81) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central York

York / Central York

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mrs” Fabulous apartment in a fabulous location!! Very clean, everything you need. We stayed 4 nights with our 2 girls aged 3 and 6 and it was perfect!
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from £90 / night

£550 - £700 / week

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from £90 / night

(19) Excellent 

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St. Andrews holiday apartment rental

Fife / St Andrews

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

from £120 / night

£441 - £829 / week

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from £120 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Central London/Zone 2

Central London/Zone 2 / Battersea

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Car not necessary
“This was the perfect place for us.” We had a great weeks stay at Archer House. Instructions to reach the apartment were easy to follow. After being on the move, staying in hotels for a number of weeks it was terrific to have our own little pad. The
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from £120 / night

£770 - £840 / week

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from £120 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Southampton / Ocean Village

4 6 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent Accomodation” The Penthouse is an exquisite, comfortable and spacious apartment in an extremely convenient location. all amenities you could possibly require were at hand. The Host Lorrena was a pleasure to deal with , I can wholeheartedly r
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from £180 / night

£900 / week

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from £180 / night

(26) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Bergen

Hordaland / Bergen

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great price; comfortable rooms; easy walk to main sites in Bergen” We were only there two nights, but really enjoyed our stay. We cooked in the kitchen and it had everything we needed. We shared the kitchen and the bathroom with another room, but neve
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from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Stratford Old Town

Stratford-upon-Avon / Stratford Old Town

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Perfect cottage in an idyllic location” We were two young couples looking for a perfect weekend away- and this cottage delivered 100%. Some advantages were parking, location, thatched roof, decor, tactfully dated but with all mod cons. We couldn't hav
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from £140 / night

£660 - £910 / week

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from £140 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Central Amsterdam

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Amazing house, perfect location” We spent five days exploring Amsterdam by foot. The area is quiet and central. Everything you need is within short walking distance; shops, cafes, restaurants, cafes and supermarkets. The interior is beautiful and prac
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from £310 / night

£2500 / week

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from £310 / night

(100) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Royal Mile

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Home from Home in a fantastic location! Highly Recommended!” What an amazing flat! A definite 'home from home'. Fantastic location on the Royal Mile. Beautiful flat which was extremely clean. Fresh milk and essentials were bought before our arrival wh
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from £83 / night

£420 - £1029 / week

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from £83 / night

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Palma de Mallorca holiday apartment rental

Palma de Mallorca / Cala Mayor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £50 / night

£350 - £665 / week

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from £50 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Benidorm

Benidorm / Levante Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Room with a View!” What a fabulous apartment! Spacious,clean, comfy with splendid views of the sea. If you like having breakfast looking over the sea, falling to sleep listening to the sea, this is the place for you!
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from £47 / night

£330 - £620 / week

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from £47 / night

(72) Excellent 

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Central Bath holiday apartment rental

Bath / Central Bath

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect” My partner and I stayed at the Artpad for a couple of nights this month and had a thoroughly wonderful stay! On arriving at the Artpad we were very impressed with the beautifully grand apartment. The rooms are huge with plenty of space to
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from £105 / night

£800 - £1150 / week

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from £105 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday villa letting

Pattaya / Jomtien Beach

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful Villa for a perfect holiday” This villa lived up to all the previous reviews, which we read before booking, the highlight for me was the pool, great for relaxing or cooling off after a busy day. Its always a worry when you don't book thro
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from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Nice holiday apartment rental

Nice / Central Nice

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
“Lived up to it's Tripadvisor rating” The location is really central for everything Nice has to offer and in a good residential area. There are quite a few steps up to the entrance of this very smart building but there is a lift to the apartment and we
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from £75 / night

£450 - £870 / week

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from £75 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Nice holiday apartment accommodation

Nice / Port of Nice

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Even better second time round.” Lovely apartment overlooking the old port, with views across to the Chateau. Everything you need is on the doorstep, from pubs and restaurants to a small supermarket and boulangerie just around the corner. David and C
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from £105 / night

£695 - £895 / week

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from £105 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Total satisfaction all round!” Echoing all the other reviews! Have just returned from a stay here and have had a wonderful week in this apartment. We are in the 76/82 years age group and it suited us perfectly, The views from the balcony and lounge a
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from £64 / night

£442 - £589 / week

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from £64 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Charente-Maritime / Chatelaillon-Plage

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £44 / night

£306 - £488 / week

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from £44 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Galway

County Galway / Galway

2 4 Min stay varies

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

from £123 / night

£475 - £967 / week

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from £123 / night

(52) Very Good 

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Vatican City / Vaticano

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £111 / night

£772 / week

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from £111 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Alicante

Costa Blanca / Alicante

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“Large apartment, short distance to beach, shops and restaurants” The apartment is well located and has 4 bedrooms (essentially 2 doubles and 2 singles) but there was extra bed and sofa bed available if needed. The kitchen was well equipped and there
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from £76 / night

£678 - £1034 / week

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from £76 / night

(31) Very Good 

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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

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Fortaleza

State of Ceara / Fortaleza

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Swimming pool

from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

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