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Discover which villas, cottages and apartments are best for groups of friends, loved by families or make ideal places to be wined and dined on romantic breaks. Find out how easy it is to get to the holiday home, any little extras you should take with you or the best things to do in the local area.
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“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
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning property that is gated and acc… More
Very pleased you enjoyed you stay we look forward to seeing you back in the near future
“"House of Gold" says it all”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
Impressive villa which is even bigger than the pictures suggest! The facilities of swimming pool, tennis court, gym and BBQ space outside served perfectly as a base for the holiday. Great location bot… More
Pleased you and your party enjoyed your stay we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Reviewed 18 Nov 2014
From the moment we booked the villa the service and responses from the owner and his local contact were excellent. I have stayed there twice this year, firstly with a group of friends for a girls week… More
Thanks for the great review look forward to seeing you and your family in the near future
I travelled to Harbour Lights in October as a small group of 4. The communication with Ben prior to booking was so easy and he came back to any questions I had really quickly - it really made the whol… More
“Brilliant holiday will definitely do it again”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2015
Had a fantastic trip travelling with my girlfriend for a week staying in Antigua Harbour Lights. This modern, comfy house was located in a prime spot overlooking the harbour with a pool which was trul… More
“Our second stay at this villa, saving for the third !”
Reviewed 20 Feb 2015
Fantastic villa, swimming pool a great bonus, clean and airy, well equipped. Bart the manager on call for any advice or assistance, and Ira for taxi rides, lovely friendly people. Jolly Harbour has … More
“Very comfortable and ample space for a large group + dog.” I rented this large cottage to be near my grown up children over Christmas, and to have somewhere spacious enough for us all to spend time together over the holiday period. The cottage had be
Felton Brook Cottage is an ideal getaway location in Derbyshire and the owners are very welcoming whilst remaining unobtrusive. The property is ideal for families, for meeting up with friends or relat… More
“THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE IN WALES” There is an amazing spacious house with everything what you need to lead everyday live. House is very atractive located close to most popular attractions in Snowdonia. We had been visited Criccieth and Cearnarfon Cas
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Ty Capel and found it very reasonably priced. The house was as described; the rooms were spacious, clean and well-equipped, as well as being warm and homely.… More
“Excellent Holiday Home - Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Brilliant Chapel House in a great location for the Llyn Pennisula, Snowdonia & Anglessey.
All rooms are big and the house is full of character. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a large dinin… More
“Beautiful house, full of character in a stunning location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Ty Capel is a beautifully restored house with lots of room and character. My family and I had a wonderful holiday here and only wish we could of stayed longer. Talysarn is a small village with friendl… More
“Great holiday, beautiful location in terrific Gite” Our family really enjoyed our stay at La Maison d'Amis near Brantome. The Gite was very welcoming, well equipped and nicely furnished with generously sized rooms all in a beautiful setting in the gro
This year we stayed in this cottage for the second time. We used to live nearby this place for 20 years and we knew the owners as friends. We saw the stables transferring in this "Maison des Amis" and… More
“Charming House, beautiful location. Very comfortable.”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
We stayed here for two weeks, myself, husband and daughter of ten. We were warmly welcomed on arrival late at night. The owners were very helpful and friendly and ensured that we had everything that w… More
“Excellent” Its was a very very nice house it had everything we needed. The house overlooked the sea, it was a great view to get up to in the morning. The town was very nice and within walking distance. It was our first time in Ireland but it wont be o
Used the house as a base for a golfing weekend with 3 friends, found the house and location to be excellent for exploring the coast of northern Ireland. Around an hours easy drive from Belfast airport… More
“Lovely house in super location”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2011
My wife and I, along with our 2 children had a lovely time this house in Port Stewart. The house has been tastefully modernised and the owners have managed to retain the original character of the hous… More
“Fabulous location , everything you need and more , value for money”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2016
An absolutely lovely villa, in a really quiet and lovely location. Very clean, bright and well maintained . Very near to a lovely beach, supermarket a little walk . Had a fabulous time in this quaint … More
“A wonderful week in gorgeous Lagos!” A perfect spot for a relaxing week away in gorgeous Lagos. Inside, the apartment had everything we needed and more to ensure we enjoyed our stay! And a short walk from the beach, marina and old town, the apartment'
From the instructions from Neil and Jan before we went, to all the info in the apartment when we arrived our booking was seamless.The location is perfect. Short walk to the beach which was fairly quie… More
“A Home away from Home!”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
What a fantastic find in Lagos. From initial contact with Jan and Neil to vacating the property the whole process was seamless. The apartment is within walking distance to all amenities. A supermar… More
“Lovely, well equipped apartment, a real home from home”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2012
Wonderful apartment in a good location, without a car we found it easy to walk to all the nearby shops, restaurants and marina. The supermarket was not too far but a bit of a walk for our 4 year old. … More
“El Palmeral - Kieran & Evior White - Nice People, Nice Location” This was an pleasant experience from the moment we booked it. Kieran & Evior were extremely helpful from the outset. The apartment/house is situated in a quiet suburb about a ten minute
“Perfect location, wonderful pool and gardens, great house”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2012
This house is on a lovely complex of only 47 houses.Having stayed on the complex before, we already knew the area. The house was very clean and had everything you needed.The roof terrace at the top … More
“Great location and relaxing”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2014
I came to stay at El Palmeral with a group of girlfriends for a week at the start of July 2014. We wanted to be close enough to Puerto Banus for nightlife but far enough away so we could relax in the … More
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.” We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
“Home from home” Great location in the heart of St Fillans, quiet and warm cottage with amazing views right down Loch Earn, super comfy bed and nice touches like a few basics in the kitchen. The Achray house hotel just a short walk around the corner is
Lochview is a lovely property well located on the shores of Loch Earn plus well equipped and very clean with everything you need for your stay. Fluffy towels and a very comfortable king size bed and … More
Many thanks for the great review. It was great to meet you and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future, although I may not be able to guarantee the weather you had!
Richard and Carol.
Reviewed 27 Mar 2017
Have just returned from a fantastic short break in Loch view! The house is lovely with everything you could possibly need! The view from the lounge is incredible. A really nice touch was the "welcome… More
Many thanks for a great review. We are glad you had such an enjoyable stay and hope to welcome you back at some point in the near future.
Richard and Carol
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b
We had a brilliant holiday in Calonge and we were more than impressed with the villa! In particular the garden and pool, which was all beautifully maintained! The garden gets shelter from the mid-day … More
“Didn't want to come home !” The villa was spotless inside and out, secluded and beautiful. Iro greeted us the following morning of our arrival due to a late night flight, she was extremely helpful and informative. The island is stunning and locals ver
We were amazed by the brand new and stunning villa we were staying in. It was so modern and well equipped with everything you could possibly need. The pool and garden area was well looked after every … More
Thank you very much for your comments. We will always try to keep the high standards and service at our villas!!!
“Amazing!” Had an absolutely fantastic time in this lovely house. There were 13 of us celebrating 21st, 50th and 80th birthdays and what an ideal place to do it. Plenty of room for us all and everything we needed to celebrate in style. Loved the huge c
“Wonderful property with period features and large spacious rooms.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
We had a wonderful stay at Bankfield. There were 8 adults and 4 children and each and everyone of us enjoyed the lovely spacious house, especially the teenagers who appreciated the many rooms where th… More
Thank you for your kind words,they are really appreciated,and hopefully we will be able to welcome you all back to our very special house,until then all health and happiness to you all,,
Eric and Helen
“Even better than I had hoped...”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
We spent a wonderful February week at Bankfield House with my family, husband, self, twin five year olds and a whole heap of friends who variously joined us over the week for 40th birthday celebration… More
Thank you for very kind words it means a lot to Helen and I to get such wonderful feedback from our Holidaymakers,we loved having you all stay with us and please come back whenever you can,you know there is a warm welcome awaiting you all
“A spacious and homely house with great views!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We would highly recommend a stay at Bankfield House. It is a warm, comfortable house that offers superb value for money. The owners, Helen and Eric, are very friendly and welcoming. They spent time ma… More
Thank you so much for your kind words,they are really valued by us and appreciate them very much.Hope to see you all again at Bankfield ,
Eric and Helen
“At Home in Ireland” This was a dream cottage. Perched on a high ridge overlooking the Kenmore inlet with towering, snow frosted mountains in the distance, the view was spectacular and ever changing.The cottage was spotlessly clean and we were welcomed
We had an excellent stay in the cottage. It is perfect and we were very well welcomed.
The place is located in a very quite area not far from Kenmare a lovely small city where there is every thing fo… More
Thank you Christian, I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Fuchsia Cottage and hope you had a pleasant journey home. Hopefully we will see you again sometime.
“Perfect cottage near Kenmare”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2013
Can't imagine a better place to stay near Ring of Kerry and Ring of Beara. We stayed for five nights and had a really nice experience.
Fuchsia Cottage is modern yet cozy with a nice atmosphere, gre… More
“Really cosy home, best equipped, very nice proprietors”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
Fuchsia Cottage was a very nice and cosy home for our two weeks stay. The landscape of Beara and Iveragh is just breathtaking. Kenmare is nearby, next pub just down the road.
There is a magnificent v… More
“Great holiday” This was our second stay at this excellent apartment, we will look to return again.
Apartment in very good condition, pool close and Sun beds always available.
We did have a couple of issues this time but these were sorted quickly by
“Wonderful Trip - Made Special By This Great Apartment”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2016
No hassle or fuss as this apartment was simply the icing on a wonderful trip to Portugal. I've been coming to the Algarve now for many years and have stayed in many places but this apartment was by fa… More
Thank you for the great review. Look forward to seeing you in 2017.
“Excellent well presented apartment”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
We have stayed in a number of apartments over the years in Portugal and have found this to be the best. It is well appointed, modern, spacious and close to the golf courses,beaches and local supermark… More
Reviewed 14 Apr 2013
We found the apartment to be warm and homely, where all of the family could relax for the week that we stayed. The weather was beautiful which enhanced the outstanding view of the 7th hole of Vale de … More
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m
“Fantastic villa and location - lots to see and do” A beautiful, spacious, very Tuscan villa with very helpful owners. We were a family party with teenagers and could either relax in the villa or pool, or visit the many fascinating places (and restaur
“Quirky.....” Peggy's cottage is full of character and has all you need for your stay...log burner is an added bonus....clean,airy and relaxing . Carlinford is a lovely place to visit and the locals definitely add to your visit loved how friendly they
“A wonderful week in a beautiful villa” We stayed at Villa Sapphire for a week and we couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The location is superb and the villa is perfect. Sitting in the open-sided lounge watching the sun go down across the inf
“A fantastic place just what we needed” We stayed here as a couple in June 2016. This is the off season on the Island and it is very quiet and a lot of the restaurants are closed, but this is exactly what we needed as you get to experience the island w
Turtle View was an amazing place to stay. We loved the house, well equipped, clean and comfortable. It was homely with out being cluttered and also had a well brilliant kitchen. We could have sat on t… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2013
This property is absolutely amazing. My friends and I went to medical school on the island, came back for a vacation. Turtle View property has stunning views, very peaceful, and def. get your moneys… More
“A truly wonderful Getaway”
Reviewed 13 Nov 2012
"On arrival we were delighted with the tranquility of the area. The building was clean & welcoming. The house was spacious and comfortable and provided us with everything we needed during our 2 week s… More
We are so glad you enjoyed the peace of the Peninsula. We know its so hard to convey it to our guests but once they arrive they see just how beautiful it is. Peace is difficult to describe. Thank you so much for your review.
“Amazingly equipped villa in a stunning location!” As per the other review, this villa really is a gem and is SO well equipped that, even with two young children in tow, we didn't find anything that was not to hand throughout our entire stay! You reall
Words cannot describe how fantastic this Villa really is. My wife and I along with my son and his expectant wife arrived on a late flight and consequently arrived at the Villa in the dark. The instruc… More
“I would return tomorrow!”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
We had THEE best family holiday ever! My husband and I travelled with our 2 children (4 and almost 3 yrs). This was a last minute trip for us and Jackie was extremely efficient in her correspondence… More
“A perfect villa with all the amenities one could wish for.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2012
This villa is wonderful. It has everything anyone you could possibly want from self catering accommodation and both the villa and pool were spotlessly clean. A car is not essential but does make life … More
“Excellent would certainly return” The location is very great between Ashbourne and Matlock. We really enjoyed a walk around Ilam and dovedale.
The cottage itself is lovely, everything you need if you want to stay in and cook for yourself. The cottag
“Wow - where do I start?” Excellent stay in well equipped cottages. Real home from home. Log fires in comfy lounges with tv and dvd facilities, an excellent joint dining area that we used constantly, clean bathrooms and bedrooms, and well equipped kit
There were 18 people in our party and we wanted a few days away where we could walk in the country, have a bbq and a few drinks and be able to laugh and have fun without disturbing anyone.
The hous… More
“Great property and surroundings”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2012
We hired the cottage in October 2012 for a university reunion. There was 17 of us, mix of couples and young families. The cottage had everything we needed, the dining room was particularly good for su… More
“Perfect for large groups”
Reviewed 2 May 2012
We were a group of 19 and it was brilliant, just what we needed. Given our numbers, we took both halves of the cottage and had access to the communal dining area, as well as two kitchens, two lounges… More
“Christmas” We booked Southview for Christmas week, arriving on Friday 23rd and departing 30th. The cottage was dressed beautifully for xmas, with a tree, decorations dotted around and candles etc, just lovely. The cottage itself was very comfortable
It was our third visit to this beautiful little cottage South View and it was as wonderful as ever!
As soon as we walked through the door of the cottage it brought a smile to our faces and we totall… More
Thank you for your lovely feedback.
Hopefully we will welcome you again in the future.
“Beautiful, comfortable and cosy cottage”
Reviewed 10 Dec 2014
We have just returned from a wonderful weekend with friends at South View Cottage. The cottage is perfect and it's aim is to make your stay as comfortable and cosy as possible. The kitchen is well equ… More
I am so pleased you enjoyed your little break in Southview cottage.
You are welcome anytime and thank you for your lovely comments.
“Cotswold charm with chic and style galore”
Reviewed 2 Feb 2014
A frequent visitor to the Cotwolds, and this is hands down the best cottage I've stayed at. Rarely have I seen such fabulous interior, which is finished to the standards that you'd want in your own ho… More
Thank you for your lovely comments regarding our cottage.
We endeavour to keep the cottage to a high standard and are grateful for positive comments.
We hope you will return again soon.
It was a pleasure dealing with you and your wife.
Went to robertswood house for the weekend with my family to celebrate my 50th wow what a lovely house and the views could of stayed outside all weekend looking at it. The house is a fantastic place f… More
“Lovely house with great surroundings!! ”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
Stayed here with a group of friends to celebrate my 40th birthday had a super time!! The house was very spacious with everything we needed supplied, the spa area and bar were great for fun and games! … More