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.
“highly recommend!” Hello!
My family and our friends spent an unforgettable week at Villa Adonia for the New Year.
First I want to thank TJ Properties for clear and quick work! The whole process of our vacation was clear and perfectly organized. Easy
Jim, Tracey, our escape from the weather here was well worth it. Our stay in Adonia was just what we needed and exceeded our expectations. The villa was perfect for our family. We found everything to … More
“If Eden existed, I've just been... Great holiday”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2012
Myself, my spouse and friends were in Villa Adonia in May 2012.
We stay in Villas and self-catering accommodation all over Europe and have been to Cyprus before, but this Villa is the best, by far … More
“A place to return to.”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2012
We had a wonderful time at your villa and know you would like some feedback. We have stayed in villas all round the world and yours is one of the ones we would definitely wish to return to. It was ve… More
“Great House, Perfect Location!” House was in great shape. Had everything needed. Pool was perfect. Near everything needed. Shopping, minutes from the theme parks. Payment plan was perfect for people on a budget. Owner very responsive. We hope to rent
Great pool area for relaxing after the parks but also for lazy days and enjoying the bbq. Fabulous wildlife as the pool backs onto woodland and we were treated to several regular visitors including a … More
Thanks for staying see you again
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
Stayed here in March 2013. We were really looking forward to it after good reviews but we were slightly disappointed. The villa is definitely in need of some TLC, it is looking a bit shabby & tired. … More
Took on board all the comments - we have decorated the house , replaced the TV in the family room and replaced the sofas in the family room. We also plan to add additional furniture by the Pool side and replace all carpets within the next few months.
We take note of all of our clients comments and try to rectify and improve to maintain our repeat visitors over all the years
“Beautiful and spacious apartment in an ideal location” This apartment will wow you as soon as you drive up to the building....once you're inside...it's spacious...beautiful and is a home from home with everything you need inside. It's lovely and quie
This apartment is perfect and suits everyones needs. You couldn't ask for a better location with only a few minutes walk to City Centre. The apartment itself is stunning and there is also secure parki… More
Reviewed 5 May 2015
Excellent apartment ,good location, easy to find ,five minites walk to york minster, onsite parking and a sainsbury next door it really has got everything you need… More
“Superb apartment, ideally located, everything you need for a perfect stay.”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2015
We stayed here for 3 nights in October. The apartment is set within a beautiful building, the old County Hospital. Split over two floors, the layout is quirky but works. The rooms are spacious and … More
“A lovely property” This property has everything one could want for a holiday. There are plenty of facilities in the property to allow one to live as one would at home. The property is located approximately 1.5 miles from the nearest beach which is bea
“Perfect spot for rest seekers” We stayed in the villa for 2 weeks. Great for relaxing and for a dive in your own good size swimmingpool (lighted in the evening). The house is clean and well cared for. The garden, with a wall around, gives you a lot of
“absolutely stunning. Couldn't have had a better stay here”
Reviewed 1 Mar 2012
First, I have to say that this is the most stunning villa in all respects. As someone who has a rentals business in Portugal offering top end villas, I am an extremely fussy customer (and our seven w… More
“Perfect location and wonderful views” We spent a very relaxing week in Villa Mara with our grown-up children (aged 18 and 21). The terrace outside the kitchen and above the swimming pool was the perfect place to have meals - plenty of space, beautiful
“This was a perfect spot to relax and enjoy beautiful views.”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2012
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 house. Giu… More
“Stunning villa in friendly village with beautiful views”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2012
We had a superb week in Villa Mara at the very beginning of April. The villa overlooks the sea. Its views are stunning and it is set in the rocky hillside overlooking the sea. It is on 2 different lev… More
“A piece of paradise for rent”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2011
We had the most relaxing, thrilling and genuine vacation experience imaginable. The house, its pool and its beautiful setting is a paradise in itself and Giuseppe took care of us in a wonderful and mo… More
“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
Our family stayed at this apartment for 10 days in Dec 2012 /Jan 2013 for New Year celebration. We are from Armenia, and wanted to find comfortable, clean and secure home. The reality was more than t… More
“Perfect home from home”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2012
We stayed at this Surbiton apartment for 2 weeks in October / November 2012. We were in UK from Australia, visiting family in the local area and wanted a home from home. That is exactly what we foun… More
“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
We had a perfect family get-together at Vila Hera; ten of us including two babies! The villa was marvellous with huge amounts of space, a heated pool and a games room, which suited the ten-year-old - … More
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
Pingo Doce is a better supermarket than the Spa or Jaffers near the marina. Look for the restaurants away from the marina in the square around the "O Colonial' restaurant. They were good quality an… More
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
From the very start of making the booking Antonio could not have been more helpful. The service throughout from his team was excellent. His charming wife Carla was there to greet us and explain everyt… More
“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
Perfect location at an affordable price. Easy walking distance to many attractions and sights including Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace, Theatres, Museums and Restaurants. Trans… More
“Perfectly equipped and situated”
Reviewed 19 Dec 2011
Best city centre accommodation we have ever had. I had high hopes for the location which were well-founded - I doubt you could do better for a shopping/eating/theatre and sight-seeing visit to London.… More
“Perfect location, very nice apartment with all conforts”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2011
We stay there for 5 days.
The house is in a quite street, just behind Trafalgar Square. In a one minute walk you have underground, trains, buses, taxes and various supermarkets and obviously a lot of… More
“A fantastic apartment” An amazing apartment in an excellent location. I wouldn't stay anywhere else in London after having a wonderful stay here. Maid service is efficient with plenty of clean white towels and it is always kept clean. There is a haird
A stay of three days in London where we spent 2 nights in this apartment . Simply decorated but well decorated , very clean and well equipped kitchen . Nice and right in the heart of London , just min… More
“Perfect location. Everything you need.”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2015
With Covent Garden subway stop literally right around the corner and Covent Garden Market mere steps away, this is an ideally located vacation rental property that has everything you should need (almo… More
Reviewed 7 Jan 2016
This apartment is located on the doorstep of Covent Garden Market. We have been regular visitors to London for many years and have found this area to be the most convenient to most of the attractions … More
“Great Apartment in Central Location” We have stayed at Jardines many times over the past 15 years - all apartments here are spacious, nicely set out with big balconies but this is the best apartment we have stayed in in terms of cleanliness and tastef
“great apartment in a quiet complex with lovely gardens”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2013
Apartment is very comfortable and spacious - it has all you need. Complex is very quiet and well kept with beautiful gardens and nice pools. During most of the day the balcony is in the shade but th… More
thank you all for the lovely review hope to see you again
“Perfect realaxing holiday, home from home. Very helpfull and obliging owner.”
Reviewed 18 May 2013
We have just returned from a fabulous months holiday at this penthouse. Everything you could possibly need. Very comfortably furnished, english T.V, very well equipped kitchen including dishwasher(a v… More
thank you both for the lovely comments.
hope to see you soon
“Excellent apartment and great value for money”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
The owner of this apartment was very helpful & friendly. The apartment itself was spacious with two bedrooms & two bathrooms, great roof terrace. Would recommend for use as a base to travel around, ca… More
“Fabulous home and location” My 7 friends and I had a wonderful stay at Porto banus. We would recommend to anyone. I was not able to met with Nacho but he was contactable at all times to assist with
Any questions about places to see or eat or golf c
from the moment we found this villa, the service from the villas owner Nacho de la Fuente has been amazing, kind and very efficient.
The villa is in excellent condition and has an amazing pool and … More
Reviewed 16 Apr 2013
We stayed at the villa at the beginning of April for 6 days. From being greeted by Nacho on arrival to handing back the Villa our stay was faultless.
The villa is in excellent condition. We utili… More
“Beautiful villa in perfect condition, 5 minute walk to Puerto Banus.”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2012
Golf trip with friends to Marbella.
Very happy with the villa and the owner, who was very kind and very helpfull through the whole weekend.… More
“Exellent conditions” Top service! Top Conditions! Everything as should be! Apartment very clean and specious. Lovely area with good restaurants and transport links. I would deficiently recommend it to everyone.
Location is very good and viws from the apartment amazing.
The landlord has gone to a great deal of trouble to make your trip as pleasant as possible. Food Hamper was appreciated and as well as as la… More
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2015
We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (… More
Thanks for the terrific Review. It is always worthwhile to ask me about Entertainer Vouchers - often I can help out.
Hope to see you again.
“Well equipped apartment in ideal location”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2014
We really cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay, including a cot and highchair, which was great for us. You can walk straight out of the building… More
“Lovely villa great location” This was a great villa, we know the area well and always happy to stay on Southern Dunes . Owners were great with info etc and all very good - will defiantly stay again
Nice clean villa with good facilities. Southern Dunes is a nice area with an excellent golf course.
Will definitely use this villa again… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and for taking the time to write your Review it is very much appreciated and I will be happy to welcome you back anytime.
“Stay at villa was brilliant.”
Reviewed 12 Jan 2014
Have stayed at villa on 3 separate occasions villa each time is spotlessly clean, furnishings are of high quality make you feel at home, location is excellent as it is very quiet and is also situated … More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay once more. Thank you M. for your Review, it is very much appreciated.
“Immaculately kept villa credit to its owners”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2013
Fantastic holiday made more so by immaculate villa located in beautiful Southern Dunes. Very much hope to return in the near future would highly recommend this villa.… More
Thank you for taking the time to post your review about your stay, it is very much appreciated. I am so pleased you had a wonderful time and you will be more than welcome to return.
“Excellent Apartment in Monaco” We had fantastic holidays in Monaco and were very pleased with the choice of this apartment! Everythis is gorgeous!! It is very clean and big, recently refurnished with a great taste, very cosy design, all necessary mode
Our family really enjoyed to stay in this apartment. Very many advantages: a very large room, large double bed and a double sofa, a kitchen (cooking stove, microwave, fridge, dishwasher). All applianc… More
“Exellent location for Monaco area, comfortable and quiet room, reasonable price”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2012
The place is close to the sea shore and casino area, easy to buy food and fresh fruits downstairs for breakfasts, good equipped kitchen, very friendly owner who can give you all necessary information… More
“very close to Monaco”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2012
very nice location, an advantage that there is a air conditioning in the room, the property belongs to a very nice lady, she is really good-natured. Nearby there are supermarkets and drug stores as we… More
“Very relaxing and restful, right by the sea” We had a lovely fortnight here. Sitting on the patio above the beach, looking out to sea with the cicadas chirping with a nice drink and a good book was bliss. Having an almost private beach at the bottom
“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
“Beautiful location and idyllic setting for a stunning villa”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2013
We stayed here for 2 weeks in April and have to say it was a perfect spot with great facilities, you will need a car if you stay here but the local supermarket is only 5-6 mins drive and Alicante is o… More
Really pleased you enjoyed your stay at our villa, and for your positive comments. Hope very much to see you again in the near future.
“Kids loved the pool”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2012
We (2 adults) travelled with 5 children aged 9 to 17 years and found the villa ideal for all. Plently of room in the lovely large pool for everyone plus inflatables. The pool table also proved popular… More
Thank you so much for your kind words about our villa. We're really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much. Thanks again Steve and Gill
“JUST PERFECT AND A REAL HOME FROM HOME”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2012
We decided that a villa holiday would be better for our family as we have 2 young children and 2 older children, plus our teenage daughter wanted to bring a friend and our older son his girlfriend so … More
Thanks for your great review! And we're so glad you and your family found the villa ideal for your holiday. Gill and Steve Harris
“Amazing Apartment” The apartment is amazing, clean, spacious and with a fantastic view. It is located right in the centre of Galway City so you can walk to everything.
My only complaint would be the level of service that we received. On arriving in
“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
“We will return to this lovely apartment in Roda.”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2013
Immaculate apartment well kept, very comfortable. well furnished & stocked with all you could need. Perfectly positioned within steps to a pretty pool area. Roda is a very well kept &safe resort with… More
“Great Apartment in a great resort!!”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2013
We stayed for over two weeks in August - the booking process was easy and hassle free and the owner (Aidan) answered all the questions really quickly. We were met at the apartment complex by one of t… More
“Great location with lovely pool and gardens.”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2013
We arrived to a lovely clean apartment at 6 o clock in the evening and straight away our 3 kids wanted to go straight to the pool, its great being so close to the pool and being able to sit out on the… More
“Home from Home in Vilamoura” We have stayed previously on this development and liked it so much we came back this year with our two daughters and one of their partners.
The property was of the highest standard with all that you could want to have a
First time we have rented a villa with a shared pool, normally opting for a private pool. 32 properties within a gated secure area sharing one large swimming pool. Some villas privately owned and so… More
“Perfect! We have come back year after year and it just gets better!”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2015
We have been coming to the villa since May 2013, sometimes twice a year and have recommend it to countless friends and family who have all had the same fantastic opinion of it. The changes Joao and h… More
“I would definetly return..”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2015
We stayed for 2 weeks in Terracos da Vinha. We hired a car and had about a 20 minute drive from Faro airport. The accommodation is off very high standard and well equipped . A few metres and you ar… More
Thank you very much for your review. It sure helps the owners to improve the service. You can rest assured that we're going to have unlimited free WI-FI internet in the near future.
“Spacious and what a view!” We stayed with a family of four for a week in this gorgeous house. It's situated right at the seafront with only a footpath in front. The rooms a larger than one would expect in a holiday home and the bathroom is splendid wi
What a fantastic place, lovely walks,everything you want right on the doorstep,good transport to get around ,a little gem.… More
Thank you Lynn. It was a pleasure having you and your guests in our holiday home.
“5***** Accomadation with viws to match.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2014
The accomadation was stunning, the views were amazing. This tranquil location is probably the best we have ever stayed at. Everything you could wish for, like being at home, well almost. I would reco… More
Your lovely comments are very much appreciated. Thank you so much.
Reviewed 30 May 2013
We have just come back from a lovely weekend at the promenade, we traveled with my Grandmother and the bungalow is perfect for anyone with limited mobility.
We especially loved the amazing view and … More
“Rustic and Charming” Perfectly located just outside the city walls, this cottage exuded a rustic charm that we both loved. We enjoyed the quiet relaxing garden, and the from the start the warm welcome from Danny who assisted us with our travel plan
We stayed here for two weeks on our honeymoon from July to Aug 2013, and it was absolute heaven. The cottage is a wonderful old building that has been carefully and tastefully furnished. Everything is… More
“Elegant Isles - An amazing stay - Heaven on Earth” This vacation trip was our third time to Orlando and this property was by a mile the best we have ever stayed in. It has a real WOW factor from the minute you enter the gates. It is spotlessly clean
A quality home from home. Exactly like it shows on the pictures. Was a pleasure to deal with all the way and communication was great. I would highly recommend this home to anyone who needs more than a… More
“A Hidden Gem in Orlando!”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2012
Had a wonderful vacation staying at Elegant Isles. Arrived to an immaculately clean and tastefully decorated condo. We loved the accommodation and the Resort which far exceeded our expectations! Have … More