Surprise your partner by whisking them away to a romantic retreat. We have plenty of holiday lets around the world that the owners say have that certain je ne sais quoi. They're perfect for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or just because you fancy treating them to something special.
Explore your passionate side on a European city break in Paris, Venice or Rome, or lock yourselves away for a few days in a countryside hideaway in the Cotswolds, Lake District or Scottish Highlands. For a sumptuous backdrop for wooing your loved one, book an exotic beach break in Barbados or Thailand.
Also available to book are grand chateaux, quirky houseboats, lavish penthouse suites and fairy-tale towers. For that extra special touch choose a place with a bubbling hot tub, steamy sauna or mesmerising log fire.
“Wonderful” Beckside Cottage is in an ideal location for walking in this lovely area. It's warm and cosy, very well equipped and tastefully furnished.
The owner was very helpful and accommodating, and answered emails very promptly.
Ashlar is a stunning and spacious, open plan villa that features a gorgeous bathroom with an impressive double spa encased in Castlemaine slate tiles.
* Relax in your luxurious double spa
* Stunning contemporary open plan villa
* Gorgeous large comfortable couch
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“Idyllic Gite...perfect little get-away” We loved this cosy little Gite. Just perfect for what we wanted....a week of peace & tranquillity...walking, cycling and running in the hills of the Auvergne. Wendy & Michael are lovely hosts and are always ther
We had a fabulous holiday. Mike and Wendy were most welcoming and always helpful. The gite was well equipped and in a beautiful and extremely quiet location. We managed to use it as an effective base … More
“Beautiful relaxing cottage in amazing surroundings” We've just had a long weekend in Jenny Wren cottage and couldn't wish for anything better, the cottage had everything we could wish for. Superbly furnished and set out and was so cosy and inviting. T
We have just had a brilliant time in a superb kitted out cottage with evreything you require and more really and we was made very welcome by the owners.The village itself 2 mins walk away was ideal an… More
“Excellent place to stay in fantastic location”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2013
This is an immaculate, clean, well presented cottage, has a cosy warm lounge with wood burning stove, a very well equipped kitchen diner and bathroom and double bedroom with lovely comfortable king si… More
“An Ideal and exceptionally well equipped place to stay”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2013
Immaculate, clean and, very well presented double bedroom cottage, complete with
fully fitted and equipped kitchen diner, bathroom and comfortable lounge. Situated in
a small village close to hist… More
Self catering for two in Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal with stunning view and close to beach, restaurants and bar. Ideal for surf, fishing or walking break or for simply relaxing.<br />The lodge is non-smoking and damage deposit will be forfeited if traces of smoking ar …see more
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Helensburgh
Studio 2 1 night min
1 night min
Beach / lakeside relaxation
“Very comfortable and compact Tardis” The Pottery is a delightful studio accommodation, it has been planned to make the most of the space available and is very comfortable for two people. It has all the facilities needed to make for a very relaxing sta
We were a large group of 6 adults and one dog so we occupied both The Coach House & The Pottery. Both were very well-equipped, warm and cosy, the beds were very comfortable, showers and kitchen all r… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review BOTH my properties. It was a pleasure to meet you all. I do hope I can welcome you back in the future.
“Serene beautiful getaway”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2016
Compact but very comfortable, had all we needed for a relaxing quiet break. Pull down bed simple to operate & very comfy, kitchen well equiped, lovely white towels & crisp white bedding. Helen & fami… More
Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope we can welcome you back again in the future.
“Absolutely brilliant.” Absolutely brilliant. I little difficult to locate if your first time is in the dark, but that is taken care of by the Hosts standing by to come out to you and guide you in if you do find yourself in the wrong lane as we did.
Our newly renovated, spacious 70sqm apartment including private courtyard, is located within 300 metres walk to the beach and 450metres to the Lake, where there is a 8km path around to cycle or walk, stand up paddle boarding or kayaking on the lake is popular there are …see more
“lost for words” Well what can we say wonderful place house is extreamly clean and tidy home from home I feel the house has everything you need right down to tennis rackets. you couldnt need another thing we had a fab warm welcome from the owners the h
My wife and myself couldn't have been happier with all aspects of our holiday.
The accommodation was excellent as was the town and location to north lakes and many other great spots.
Lorna and Marti… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and Arnie was a real gentleman. We too hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Lorna
Reviewed 5 Oct 2016
Booked this at short notice and Lorna was very flexible and welcoming. Superbly kitted out, spotless, comfortable and private with excellent wi-fi and SKY TV in a superb location virtually on the sea… More
Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted you enjoyed your break and it was lovely to meet you.
“Another lovely stay, home away from home”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2016
Just returned home after another brilliant stay, such a lovely relaxing stay, definitely gave me some much needed chill out time, and the dogs loved it as well. Wasn't sure how Ruby would react being … More
Thanks for your kind words Tom, it was good to see you again. I am really pleased that you got your time to relax.
“Excellent little studio with everything you need, in a great location” We stayed in The Cwtch for 6 nights. Rob, the owner gave us a warm welcome and gave us plently on information on where to eat etc.
The studio is quite small but has everything
“Wonderful honeymoon in a cute little cottage!” After getting married a couple of days before we were ready to spend some time relaxing and that was certainly what we did! It was out of season so everywhere was very quiet & peaceful. We were the only o
“Just perfect, stunning cottage and garden and lovely host”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2016
This stunning cottage & garden was the most perfect getaway, I only wish we could have stayed for longer. Linda was the perfect host with lots of local knowledge and recommendations. The wine and ext… More
"We could have stayed for longer" means you will definately be back so its something I love to hear, thank you so much for your lovely comments much appreciated, I do try! Linda :-)
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
Just spent three nights at Llwynn Ynn cottage and enjoyed every minute. The cottage has everything you need and the hot tub is the cherry on the top. A ten minute stroll away and you are on the be… More
Oh thank you! its is so lovely when guests are so appreciative, hope to see you both back here soon. Linda :-)
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
My girlfriend and I had booked white water rafting on the River Tryweryn and were looking for somewhere to stay in the area, we stumbled upon this cottage online and what a find it was!
The pictures … More
Thank you I am so pleased you did find the cottage and I am sure you will return, as you say so much to do that is why North Wales has come 4th in the Lonely planets best regions in the world to visit. Linda :-)
We have stayed at a number of places when visiting West Mersea but Oakleaves is by far the best. Superb accommodation, extremely well equipped, everything is of a high quality and very clean.
The pri… More
“Relaxing weekend in West Mersea”
Reviewed 15 Dec 2016
Stayed here before, enjoyed it so decided to have another break at Oakleaves. Well equipped comfortable Accommodation suitable for one or two people. Plenty of good places to eat nearby and nice walks… More
“Warm and comfortable apartment”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Very warm welcome from the owner who was sweeping up leaves on our arrival. The apartment was probably a garage conversion as it is attached to the owner's home in a quiet suburban setting. The apartm… More
Hi Alison, thank you for your review. We would like to clarify that Oakleaves has never been a garage and when renovating our house, the accommodation was designed to be an independent, comfortable apartment within our home; we are glad you agree.
“Didn't Want To Leave” From the moment we pulled up to the apartment our mouths were open, acres and acres of Daffodils stood before us and from that moment we were both relaxed. Truro was beautiful, the apartment was close enough to explore the differ
I cannot recommend this place enough.
Firstly, the location and the views are absolutely stunning, and made full advantage of by the huge window and balcony (which is the main thing that made us pic… More
Thank you for your detailed review Charlotte, we're glad you enjoyed your time here , , we've yet to try the bed as it keeps popping up in the reviews.Hope to see you in the near future , , RegardsSteph Mcgovan
“One word, fantastic.”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2016
Stayed here for 2 nights, and only problem there was that we wanted to stay for more! Absolutely fantastic property in a perfect location, the view is glorious. Very modern and there is everything you… More
Thank you Daniel for your review, we hope to see you in the near future,
Best wishes, steph and Andrew.
“Excellent modern countryside apartment for a couple”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2015
Very comfortable and well equipped with all modern conveniences and everything of high quality. Completely private with superb views across countryside. Just 10 minutes from Truro, a lovely city, an… More
Thank you for your review, we hope you'll come back next year, kind regards, Steph and Andrew .
“Everything you hope for.” This was our third visit to the Vamos area,had driven through Gavalochori many times,even stopped for meals, always thought it would be a nice spot to stay.Discovered Villa Sonia,booked, what a fabulous location, with all th
Just returned from a memorable 2 weeks at Sonia Studio apartment. Outstanding value for money and exactly what it says on the tin.
The studio consists of a good sized bedroom, a well fitted ensuite s… More
Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to review your stay David. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both as valued guests and i look forward to welcoming you both again whenever you wish to return to the beautiful island of Crete for more fun in the sun.
“The nicest villa with the most amazing views”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
This villa has to be seen to believed! We've just spent a wonderful week at villa Sonia with friends who stayed in the studio upstairs while we stayed in the bedroom down stairs. We all had our own sp… More
Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your holiday at Villa Sonia, we are delighted you had a wonderful time and hope to see you again soon
“Delightful Holiday Away From The Crowds”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2013
Arrived Chania airport late in the evening – Concerns of finding the villa in the dark, which is tucked away high in the hill side overlooking the pretty village of Gavalachori were soon dismissed, … More
Thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time to review the Villa. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to being of service in the future.
Sao Paulo LOFT Penthouse 2700 sq/ft , Triplex, top floor, 1br in one of best Sao Paulo' s South neighborhood. Stunning Lots of light, 18ft+ ceilings, large living area, entire wood floor, comfortable, full equipped Italian kitchen, outdoor private hottub.<br …see more
“A lovely place to stay in the most beautiful countryside.” The gite was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Our hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful with everything from recommending places to visit, to the best local restaurants, even provid
“Maison d'Amis met all our needs, location beautiful, lots to do in the area”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
Maison d'Amis is fully equipped,comfortable and spotlessly clean. Linda and Stephen the hosts are excellent they allow you your own space but are always there if required. The location of the property… More
“Excellent accomodation and location.”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2012
This accomodation was spotlessly clean and well presented. The location is superb - set in stunning countryside far enough off the beaten track to provide plenty of peace and tranquility yet close eno… More
“Perfect gite in a fantastic location.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
The gite has been renovated to an exceptional standard and is situated in a beautiful position in a quiet valley. This is an excellent location for a relaxing getaway, and an ideal base from which to … More
“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
Very nice & well equipped apartment. Very good location close to the sea front in St. Paul's Bay. Lots of nice cafe/bistro's near to the apartment. Delightful host Leonard, very helpful man, will defi… More
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“Nice and well equiped appartment”
Reviewed 19 May 2013
Apartment is newly refurbished, very nice and well equiped. Owner is very helpful. The place itself do not have many attractions for tourists; however, a resort Buggiba with all its attractions is wit… More
We thank you for using Starfish Holidays and staying at our apartment. Our new apartment is kept in the best condition possible and is licenced and fully complies to the Malta Tourism Authority standards.
Simple yet luxurious self-catering accommodation.
Decked bath with panoramic views of the Alentejo countryside.
This totally private house is cool in the summer & cosily warm in the winter.
All rooms have under-floor heating & a wood burning stove in the living …see more
Above average sized one bedroomed courtyard cottage in the centre of the highly acclaimed village of Hartington, graded in the top half of four star. The village is just yards from the River dove and Dove Dale is easily reachable along a good riverside path. Superb base …see more
The Old Convent is a beautiful old building and our apartment was spacious, spotless and very well equipped. It's a short walk into Fort Augustus and its well located to visit the Loch Ness area, Sky… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments, it was a pleasure meeting you. We enjoyed our chats and stories. Felicity & Chris
“A pearl in a wonderfully beautiful, scenic part of the highlands of Scotland”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2014
It was worth the hours spent searching for the right accommodation to suit our needs on our first holiday in Scotland. The comments made by previous visitors to No 3 indicated we had made a good choic… More
Thank you very much for you lovely comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday here with us. Felicity, Chris & Harvey!
“Very Comfortable Convent”
Reviewed 7 May 2014
We stayed 4 nights at the Old Convent. Felicity & Chris have really made a fantastic place to stay. Perfectly clean, very spacious rooms, extremely comfortable, and every possible kitchen utensil you … More
Thank you very much for your lovely comments, we are so glad your enjoyed your stay with us. Felicity & Chris.
In the very heart of charming Lourmarin, off a narrow lane just a few doors from the town’s inner social hub, lies Le Nid d’Hirondelles. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a hideaway amidst the bustle of a beautiful and lively tourist town, with its man …see more
“Peace and quiet.” We had a lovely stay at slipway cottage,the cottage was very comfortable and well equipped.
Garlieston is a very quiet village but there are many lovely walks and a nice pub nearby.
Cliff and Betty the owner's were there to meet us
The perfect location for the best Natural Highlights Mauritius has to offer Each stylish studio has a private dining terrace en suite shower room and well equipped kitchen WIFI Housekeeping and access to the stunning roof terrace A short 5 minute drive to Le Morne beach …see more
Perfect space for the two of you to relax and unwind. Wide open deck with lovely views of Lion Rock. Large outdoor table and chairs. Sun loungers perfect for catching on your favourite reading. House has north-westerly aspect that takes in all day sun, with p …see more
“Cosy cottage in a beautiful location” Lovely and comfortable little cottage overlooking the Forest of Dean.
We really liked the location, easy to get to but away from it all. Nice secluded place with unspoilt views and access to paths and walkin
This has been one of my most favourite places to stay so far. The website pictures are exactly as they state and so is the promised peace and quiet. Listening to the owls in the forest late at night… More
Yes we like listening to the owls and enjoy all the wildlife around here and it is great to be able to share it with others who appreciate it too
Reviewed 19 Nov 2012
Lovely cosy cottage, exactly what I was hoping it would be! beautiful views with stunning walks nearby. The cottage came with everything we needed, the logs and firelighters and the refreshments provi… More
Glad you loved the ammenities as much as the cottage. Thank you.
“Regret we coudn't have stayed for longer”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2012
One of the easiest cottages we have ever had to book and one of the nicest , delightful owners . The cottage is in a peaceful location with wonderful views and it was spotlessly clean. Regret we coul… More
Thank you for your very positive comments we are so pleased that you loved the cottage as much as we do.
“Hideaway in the moor” Excellent, secluded little cottage. The perfect location to get away from your everyday hassle. Its quite, situated in a wonderful landscape and you can walk into the moor directly from your doorstep. The cottage is perfectly equ
Could not fault this cosy cottage. Very clean and comfortable. Beautiful location and central access to the moors. Once we got our bearings we visited lots of places that were more or less on the door… More
“Fantastic cottage! Everything you need and great location.”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2013
I booked this cottage for a surprise long weekend away for my husbands birthday. We had a great time and didn't want to leave! We were welcomed by a lovely hot burning fire and the cottage spotlessly … More
“Don't hesitate, book it!”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
A superb destination for a quiet break or holiday, your hosts are very welcoming and will help in any way they can. The accommodation is superbly equipped ,and beautifully set out, as others have said… More
“Wonderful cottage for a quick break” We stayed at Rose Cottage for a week and we found it to be a wonderful place. The cottage itself has been decorated to a high standard and it was very warm, especially since the weather was quite cold. We really en
Fantastic stay at Cottemore Farm, the hosts Piers and Sue made us welcome throughout our stay, we had our 2 Rottwiellers with us and they were just as welcome (they are well behaved by the way). The f… More
Reviewed 28 May 2013
We stayed at Rose cottage for 5 nights in May. We were looking for somewhere we could relax and recuperate in a beautiful peaceful setting while having all the comforts of home and we found it in Rose… More
“Greta place for a cosy break for 2”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
We had a lovely stay at Rose cottage. The cottage itself was well kept and had everything we needed. The welcome basket was very useful on our first evening and it was lovely to be able to collect fre… More
“Nice place” My husband and I stayed few days at the Chestnuts in April 2013. The place is very nice, clean and light, very well organised. The cottage is of good size and has everything you need. I had few questions before the trip and sent emails to
we stayed in this lovely little cottage for a week in august. it was such a home from home in all aspects....... the welcome we received from peter and rae and all the little touches made this a perf… More
“Chilled out stay in Olhao” We actually rented 2 apartments in this complex but this particular apartment was the superior one because it was more like home from home with lots of extra little touches like the beach umbrella and the shopping trolley wh
The apartment is ideally situated, being within easy walking distance to the centre of Olhao, along the waterfront. It is modern, light, bright, extremely comfortable and well equipped. The sea view f… More
Thank you very much for your feedback, It is very much appreciated and we hope to see you again in the near future
“Superb apartment situated near the marina.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2012
We loved the apartment which is modern and very comfortable and especially the west facing balcony overlooking the nature park. The swimming pool on the roof was great and there's a fantastic view of… More
“Had a wonderful, relaxing stay in Kalkan at the beginning of their season and will definitely go back again.” We really enjoyed our stay in apartment Seema. It was comfortable and cosy with everything you needed and within 5 minutes walking distance
What a great location close to everything. The apartment is ideal for a fantastic stay in Kalkan. We ate out most of the time and could not fault the food. A good time to wonder down town is in the ev… More
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
Great apartment with all the facilities you need. Good position near the town. Owner was a great help.… More