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“Great appartment, beautiful town.” This was our second visit to this apartment and we will certainly be coming back again. The apartment is well equipment and perfectly located for restaurants and the beach without being noisy.
There are two good
Conil is a perfect little town with lovely quiet beaches, an interesting old centre and a very Spanish feel. The apartment is cosy and nicely decorated and very convenient for beaches , restaurants a… More
“A perfect combination of a stunning holiday destination at the same time as being in authentic Spain.”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2013
Beautiful setting, stunning rooftops views, comfortable accommodation and a town full of life with a really authentic Spanish feel to it. Convenient location for both the beach, the town centre and fo… More
“Authentic Andalucia in a homely place at the heart of Conil”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2012
I stayed for two and a half weeks in this wonderful apartment and I can say wholeheartedly that I enjoyed the experience thoroughly. My reasons: First, Location, location, location: I cannot think of … More
“Ideal villa for families.” Excellent service provided by Graham. Villa ideal for families with young children. We were 2 families with 5 children ranging from 2-5 years. Excellent for this age. We walked to marina. We did bring scooters with us as wel
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura”
Reviewed 23 May 2013
We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa which… More
“The perfect home from home!”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2012
The best and simplest review I can write for this villa is that I want to live in Portugal and I want this to be my home!
I travelled with my boyfriend and family in June 2012 for 2 weeks and could… More
“Surpassed all expectations in a fabulous way.”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
The owner of this villa could not have done more to make us welcome. The villa itself was like a stay in heaven. The location was ideal and the accomodation and decor were perfect. We also had a house… More
“A perfect holiday stay” We have finally found and experienced stay in a fabulous villa in Goa. It has the perfect ambience of a relaxed holiday stay. It is in a secure gated community and walking distance to the Benaulim beach. All other tourist attra
I travelled with my 17yr old son and his friend of 19yrs and his parents. I found Elvina who will arrange your booking, more than helpful and efficient, even down to helping me with dress codes, food… More
Thank you so much for the excellent review. You were a lovely guest and we can definitely say that our family loved hosting you. You are welcome back anytime. One of our aims setting up this home is to allow guests to focus on enjoying the food, drink, and culture of lively Goa by eliminating all worries about accommodation. We are glad that we could be a part of your holiday.
“A nice house in a secure and gated development with swimming pool”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2014
We enjoyed our stay in Zen gardens and appreciated the warm welcome from the owners representatives.… More
Thank you for the excellent review. We loved hosting you and would welcome you back anytime. We are glad that you had a nice holiday and that we could be a part of it.
“Great place to stay.” Although we were only a small group of people (3) we always look for somewhere nice to stay and certainly found that in Magic Villa Orlando. Always difficult to book somewhere you don't know, but from the start, the helpful owner
“Practically perfect in every way!” The 3 bedroom apartment exceeded all our expectations upon arrival! Huge, spacious, all mod cons and with the unexpected coolness inside that didn't require the a/c on all the time! My husband is quite picky about th
We stayed here in June with our 5 children, it was fantastic lovely people, apartment, views, and facilities. We travelled for a family wedding and Alison and Jes really helped with all our needs, we … More
“une adresse à recommander”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
une location réunissant de nombreuses qualités: accueil irréprochable, propriétaires demeurant sur place particulièrement discrets mais serviables à la demande, logements et espaces verts très … More
“The Gateway Porthcawl” Excellent apartment. Spacious, clean throughout and comfortable. We are a family of 5 with dog and it was more than enough room.
Stayed 3 nights and didn't want to come back. The welcome basket of food was brilliant and pl
We stayed for three and a half weeks during December.
The apartment catered for all our needs and the welcome basket was superb.
When we had a problem with the heating Andrew was there to help w… More
“This apartment is huge, local to everything and lovely!”
Reviewed 29 Aug 2016
Highly recommend this apartment to anyone. Within walking distance (and I'm lazy) of Coney beach and trecco bay holiday park where you can use the facilities (some chargeable) my daughter who is a tod… More
Thank you Sharron so much for your review , we are so pleased that you all enjoyed and look forward to your return , warm regards Kay
“Wonderful” Stunning apartment my wife and myself stayed in the apartment for 4weeks in February it is even better then the photos everything that you need is included it is the first time my wife said that she could have stayed longer
Stayed at this fantastic penthouse since our first visit in 2013 like home from home winter and summer
Can highly recommend!… More
Always a pleasure to have you stay at Sotoserena, Glenda. I believe this was your 4th visit! Thanks, again.
“An apartment and area that rewards”
Reviewed 27 Dec 2016
We've been there three years in a row and booked again as the complex is well managed, clean and safe. The apartment is excellent and well situated in the buildings. It's quiet and not overlooked, yet… More
Many thanks Peter, always a pleasure!
Reviewed 18 Sep 2016
Probably the nicest 1bed apartment we have stayed in.
Very clean, tidy and modern. Good sized terrace with great views.
Two large pools on complex, in Sept very rarely busy, only issue is that some … More
“Cosy welcoming house full of character & history” We loved the house and the facilities, the rooms were spacious and cosy, with big family kitchen. The bath was amazing and big enough for two, the history and books were really interesting. Well equipp
This is a gorgeous cottage that has been beautifully and luxuriously refurbished whilst retaing all its original character. The two lounges are spacious and comfortable, the best feature being a wood… More
“Excellent but beware if you do not like really steep stairs”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
Spotlessly clean, very comfortable, well equipped. Would have very happily given 5 stars except for the stairs which are really (!) steep. It did not matter too much to us although one of the childr… More
“A very pleasant stay.”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2016
The cottage was ideal for us- a party of three generations ( age range 30 to 83). Lovely and clean and with two lounges we could spread ourselves about. Although we didn't cook there we had a lovely B… More
“Excellence” Without a doubt, the best. A month of travels in Scotland and we were fortunate to stay here. The quality of everything was noticeable in every aspect. I do hope we can stay here again on our next visit.
Hostess is very friendly and accommodating. A comfortable half mile walk to the Town Centre.
Lots of extra bits and pieces in the flat including for children.… More
“Beautiful modern appartment, clean, comfortable and well equiped.”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2012
"Just as it says on the tin"
My husband and I stayed at the apartment with our 2 teenage children. The appartment was immaculate and very well presented. Kitchen was well equiped, like a home fro… More
“What I needed at the time not for everyoe” A clean small house that was what I needed for a break in a quiet area, reasonable well fitted out but the back verandah toilet was a cold place to be at night. No dishwasher which I found a pain the rest of
“Waterloo House” Enjoying our 7 night stay here in Lochinver. The house is gorgeous, well equipped and very comfortable. It's open plan layout works well for family time. Wish I could have this at home! Lots of essential extras left for use such as toi
Waterloo House was simply a magnificent home to stay in for the week. The views were breath taking every day. Our honeymoon couldn't have been at a better place!!
The house its self and its up keep… More
Many thanks for your fantastic review. Glad you both enjoyed yourselves in Waterloo, Lochinver and surrounding area! Yes please do come back soon.
“Beautiful house, can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2014
We spent 3 nights at Waterloo House at the start of December. The lodge is beautiful, even better than it looks in the photographs. Wood burning stove on for our arrival, a great welcome after a long … More
Thanks for your great review! Come back soon!
“Excellent house and stunning views.”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
An excellent modern house with all mod cons set in a peaceful location with great views of the mountains and Lochinver. Plenty of local amenities just a couple of minutes away in the village of Lochin… More
Thanks for your great review, glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had a great stay.
“A very well equipped villa for all weathers” Good size bedrooms, bathrooms and a huge living/dinning space. The kitchen was a good size too with a dish washer. Everything you could wish for. The pool was great and well used by all, as were the sun l
We arrived late due to getting lost in the area, eventually called Annie who looks after the Villa and lives nearby, her husband came out in the dark and found us about 3 miles away, we were eternally… More
“Our Best Venue ever”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2012
The owner slightly understates the quality of this perfect venue.He should also advertise that the barbeque is a top class gas barbeque.Also there are more than sufficient tools etc for thebarbeque.We… More
“Excellent house in a stunning part of Scotland” We visited over the New Year week as part of a group consisting of 3 couples and 7 kids. The house exceeded expectations. Lots of space, very well equipped, beautiful art on pretty much every wall, ve
The photos don't do the house justice, it's truly lovely and the position is stunning. If you can find another view like that I want to know where it is. Watching Gannets, from the lovely bay window … More
“Mini moon retreat” We stayed here for our wedding day and for a few days after and it couldn't have been better!
The house was beautifully fernished with amazing beds,super comfy sofas and even the carpet was nice.
Kitchen was fantastic and bathroo
We rented the cottage as we were exhibiting at an event in Skipton and wanted somewhere relatively local to stay.
This ticked all the boxes - within 10 minutes drive of Skipton, plenty of room for… More
“Excellent accomodation and helpfull hostess”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2013
Our host Gemma was most helpfull, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable,well equiped and spotlessly clean, and the views wonderfull. The village shop a short walk down the road was… More
“A place with every comfort seen to, spotless, spacious and perfect location.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Every contact with Gemma was friendly. The place was set up in a thoughtful way with more facilities and luxuries than we had experienced elsewhere as we travelled around UK and at a very reasonable … More
Thank you for your kind comments. A washing line and pegs are now available. The washing line is a retractable one so as not to spoil the view from the lounge when not in use! Please just be aware that we do not have a washing machine in the Cottage so the line is available for those wishing to wash garments by hand. There are also laundrettes nearby should you require them.
“Great location” Stayed for 3 nights over New Year. We decided on this property as we particularly wanted a seaview. The apartment is at the top of a large renovated house with restricted seaview from bedroom and very good seaview from lounge. Very cle
“Fabulous up market villa close to beachfront ideal for a holiday stay” We stayed in this beautiful villa, it's so convenient for the local beach front, restaurants, bars and shops!
Rob and Claire are so helpful always around locally to help with an
We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, … More
Thanks for looking after our villa so well during your stay. We always like to please our guests and make sure their holiday is a dream vacation. Summer is the best time as the beach vibe is fabulous but winter can also be great as not so many crowds. We hope you will visit us again soon.
“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
“Gorgeous villa within easy walking distance of everything.”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2012
What an amazing villa. We stayed here with family aged 1-45 years and had a great time. The villa is well equipped and is one of the best we have stayed in. It is big so you don't feel like you are… More
“Lovely new year stay” Absolutely gorgeous cottage, very cosy and comfortable. We were a mixed party of 6 adults ranging in age from late 20s to mid 80s - there to celebrate the new year. Found it really suitable for our disabled elderly person as it
“We had a lovely stay and could not fault anything.”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2016
The pool is fantastic with the most stunning view. We have already booked in for 2016!
Highlights of our trip:
Archaeological Museum of Kissamos
Odigitria Monastery, Kolymbari
Great guests and very happy they enjoyed their stay.
“A fantastic way to spend your holiday!”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2013
July and August 2013 we spent three weeks at the wonderful Villa Anastasia, in Veni, Crete. It is just a wonderful Villa with total privacy and great views. The Villa has a lovely private swimming poo… More
It gives me great pleasure when people enjoy their stay!
Reviewed 30 May 2013
We stayed for 2 weeks and could not fault the villa in any way, the village location is very peaceful, ideal to explore all that western Crete has to offer (car essential) and is only a 10 minute driv… More
“"A beautiful place to stay!"” My family and I stayed at the Flower Pot Cottage for a New Year break. We fell in love with the place as soon as we opened the door! Anita had the place so comfortable and atmospheric, with Christmas decorations lit up an
“Faultless” If you are looking at this review I'll have a guess that you are looking to book somewhere - look no further and get it booked!
Mark and Sarah have done a tremendous job and we had a thoroughly enjoyable weekend. The cottage is perfectly s
“Ok fellas listen up im about to become your best friend!!”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
Guys, they may act fickle but women are simple souls, a little bit of luxury you've planned, a break from the humdrum of daily life and you can easily rack those brownie points up, BUT!, want to get t… More
“Wee Glebe is a 'wee gem' and we could not recommend this property more highly - it is perfect!”
Reviewed 30 May 2015
‘Wee Glebe’ is a ‘wee gem’
We have seen the whole project from start to completion and are so impressed. All the hard work put in to the structure and room design along with the beautiful … More
“Amazing place for romantic break...”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2015
We arrived a little bit early but we got accommodated straight away. Our host was very welcomeing and helpfull.
The 'Wee Glabe' is great place and the atmosphare of it is unique.
Everything in the c… More
It was a pleasure to welcome our first guests from Poland,also a wonderful place to go and stay. Hope you both return for many more anniversaries.
“Wonderful cottage - beautiful dunes and beaches right on your doorstep” We stayed with two little children (2 and 6) and had a wonderful time! Although it was already too cold to take advantage of the big garden, we cuddled up in front of the open fir
“Very enjoyable and peaceful week at The Dunes Ballinesker”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
Previously stayed at The Dunes on a number of occasions, this most recent holiday surpassed our expectations. The fact that we had a week of glorious sunshine was the icing on the cake. Thank you Deid… More
So pleased you had a good week at The Dunes and the weather was favourable. Thank you for taking the time to review our cottage and for your kind comments. I will pass on your thanks to Mary, our caretaker, she will be so pleased
We look forward to seeing you again in the future and enjoy the rest of the summer
All the best
“Holiday at The Dunes, Ballinesker”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
We arrived at the cottage on Saturday ready for a week holiday and was greeted by Mary the caretaker who gave us a brief tour of the cottage and its facilities. There is also a book with information i… More
H i Daniel
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at The Dunes and all your lovely comments.
We are so pleased that you and the children had a good week despite the Irish weather.
We look forward to welcoming you back again in the future.
Le gach dea-mhéin
“Sun, sand, seashells and a very cozy cottage - pure recreation!”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2015
We very much enjoyed our stay at The Dunes. The hosts thought of everything a family might need or enjoy during their holidays. From postcards to dvds for children, from electric heaters to knitting b… More
Dear P & S
Thank for for taking the time to review The Dunes, we really appreciate your comments
We very much look forward to welcoming you back again in the future
All The Best