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.
“What a Gem!” This little cottage has everything you need for a lovely relaxing holiday. There are two patios both furnished with table and chairs and sun loungers in the private garden. There is sun or shade, whichever you prefer, throughout the day T
We have just returned from our second visit to St Valentin cottage, the first being in summer and the second in November. The accommodation is beautiful with everything a couple would need and the set… More
Reviewed 9 Aug 2016
You are made to feel welcome the minute you arrive. This property is attached to the owners house but you have a full sense of privacy, with your own entrance and private garden. Jane and Tony have g… More
Thank you for your lovely review, Kerry. We really hope that you will soon be back here in the beautiful Lot et Garonne. Regards Jane
“Peaceful cottage in a great part of France- A perfect Honeymoon!”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2011
We had the most amazing, relaxing, gastronomic, sun filled honeymoon at St Valentin Cottage.
The gite is attached to the owner's house but is wonderfully private with its own garden facing the windm… More
The village has its own shop which provides fresh bakery, fruit and vegetables, deli counter, wines plus local brewed beer and a small cafe area plus an off reach post office. Coddenham also has the beautiful listed mediaeval church of St Mary. ( see photos )<br /& …see more
Coralita #5 is one bedroom apartment in a prime Caribbean sea front location on the prestigous west coast of Barbados in the Parish of St James. Located on a small cliff buff this has some of the best views in Barbados with 180° views of the beautiful Caribbean Sea. …see more
“Second stay just as special as the first! A real treasure.” After a short stay at The Cider House in April 2013, we booked The Cider House for two weeks in October 2014 as a base from which to explore the countryside as well as a two-day trip to Live
“Charming, Spotless, and Perfect for a Visit to this Area”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2013
Our entire transaction with Craig and Lee, Owners/Operators, from booking through the entire stay exceeded our expectations. The house is perfect for one or two people, is tastefully appointed and ye… More
“A perfect retreat”
Reviewed 8 Jun 2013
The Cider House is an absolutely perfect retreat, in an idyllic village. The house is spotless, with all the amenities and more, to provide a relaxing break. We loved everything about it from the clea… More
“Top of the list”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
Fantastic one of the Best we have stayed in,Kitchen fully stocked to do your own cooking,Clean and a.very good bed,Very easy for train or bus.A great week ,thank you… More
“Beautiful, peaceful retreat” Beautiful, peaceful and very relaxing stay.
Lovely location - not far from Ross-on-Wye which is the nearest town
Marion & Simon where very helpful and informative,
Will defiantly be staying again in the new year
Comfortable accommodation in a lovely location. Ideal for exploring Wye Valley and Forest of Dean. Our second visit proved to be as enjoyable as the first. Woodland immediately behind chalet is ideal … More
This beautiful 'home from home ' feel property has been sympathetically modernized in parts, yet maintaining many original features. A comfortable ideal home for walkers & cyclists, to explore surrounding villages & vineyards or just to relax in the P …see more
Private Hot tub, terrace and gas BBQOn site restaurant and room serviceComplimentary use of the Swan Hotel's spa ( only one mile away)Walks on the doorstep<br />Guests please note the kitchen has a small hob and combi microwave oven grill only. …see more
Mudstone Spa Retreat is located 15km from Pemberton town site on a secluded private property surrounded by the beautiful Warren National Park. Your accommodation includes a king sized bed, open fire place, slippers, robes, an espresso machine, rotating white lea …see more
“Warm,luxurious,spacious hidden gem of a traditional Edinburgh new town apartment” This fantastic basement apartment with its luxury floor coverings, bed linen, fluffy bath towels and comfortable sofa and high chairs is a great location to stay whilst
A perfect sanctuary on quiet Cumberland Street, just a short walk from the city centre. The flat was light, spacious and nicely decorated - in fact I'd go so far as to say the pictures don't do it jus… More
Thank you for leaving this review! We pride ourselves on our personal service and we’re delighted you have some lovely memories of your stay at 28A Cumberland Street, and of beautiful Edinburgh. We have tried to make the apartment really comfy and welcoming, so guests feel at home as soon as they arrive … we are also pleased you enjoyed our extra touches! Please know that you will always be warmly welcomed if you chose to return, Stuart & Wendy
“Spacious bijou apartment in excellent location”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2014
I loved staying in this apartment. I was actually working rather than on vacation and it was a lovely relaxing place to come back to after a long day. I liked the decor, everything was easy to operate… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review. We are delighted you felt comfortable and relaxed in the apartment. Our aim is for 28A Cumberland Street to feel like a home from home, with some luxurious touches, that make it feel super cosy! We are always happy to welcome Executive/Corporate guests, many of whom have mentioned the location is perfect if working in Edinburgh - just 10 minutes’ walk from the city centre and, as you mentioned, really peaceful and relaxing to come back to after a long day. We couldn’t believe we had forgotten ice cube trays in the freezer but be assured they are there now! Thank you for highlighting this, S&W.
Reviewed 9 Jun 2014
Beautifully renovated place and feel in love with it the moment you walked in! We didn't have a car but city centre is only about 10min walk, located in a quiet residential place. There is also Tesc… More
We are really pleased you enjoyed staying at 28A Cumberland St. We've worked hard to try and make it a place our guests will love staying in so much they come back to stay again! Our aim is to provide practical accommodation with a touch of luxury, situated close to many of Edinburgh's attractions. Thanks very much indeed for your feedback - we hope to welcome you again in future!
A simply beautiful 18th century detached stone cottage, lovingly restored in a contemporary style. Nestled within a picture-perfect village setting in the Peak District National Park and offering stunning views and walks starting, right there, on your doorstep. …see more
Character cottage with wood-burning stove, sleeping 2 in 1 bedroom with balcony. Cosy accommodation all year round in the peaceful village of Penmachno, 4 miles from Betws-y-Coed; 1/2 mile to Penmachno bike trail; a great base for exploring Snowdonia. Patio, bike store. …see more
Apartment Cortal, recently classed 2*, is a 30m2 one bed apartment for two people max with private terrace and independent access in a detached villa with great views over the valley and surrounding mountains. Its situation is right at the top of the village on the edge …see more
“Excellent ,spotless,new,spacious,and great location” So enjoyed your new holiday accommodation. Great hosts, very organised and every detail covered to make our stay as relaxing as you did. We wish you great success with your excellent holiday home .
This is our charming cottage is in the Snowdonia National Park village of Llan Ffestiniog. Recently completed and a lot bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside, it offers spacious and comfortable holiday accommodation. It's the perfect base for a short br …see more
“Excellent - would recommend!” Great property! Lovely private courtyard, very well equipped kitchen, comfy sitting area with new sofas. Wifi, games and DVD player included. All very clean and beautifully furnished.
Very spacious - although there was
Private garden. Air con throughout, also ceiling fan in bedroom. Satelllite TV,(English channels) King size bed. Secure complex. South/West facing garden. , Perfect for couples. Peaceful, relaxing pool area. Jacuzzi, Perfect location, just a few minutes stroll to the p …see more
“Amazing retreat, fantastic host and great location” We spent two nights here when visiting River Cottage, the location couldn't be better with only a 5 minute drive to River Cottage HQ. Joy is a superb and welcoming host, the Retreat is beautifully ma
Joy has thought of EVERYTHING to make The Retreat perfect in every way even down to high vis jackets and torches for the walk to the pub!! Well appointed and beautifully decorated cottage, amazing b… More
How very kind of you to write such lovely words about the Retreat now with it's own Hot Tub.
I'm just so pleased you enjoyed your River Cottage course.
It was a pleasure to meet you both and hope to see you again.
“Fantastic relaxing stay in gorgeous and perfect cottage”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
I booked The Retreat at Hedgehog Corner for my husband's birthday and it was an absolutely wonderful experience. Every little detail was carefully thought out - all the amenities you would expect fro… More
And I can't wait to welcome you back!
(p.s. Hot Tubs are great in winter too!).
“Beautiful, peaceful and so many special touches!”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2015
The Retreat is beautiful! The new hot tub was wonderful, especially at night and completely private. Every little touch has been thought of by Joy (who is lovely!). Can not fault it!… More
Just delighted you enjoyed the new Cedar Hot Tub that comes with The Retreat Cottage for Couples.
It's a real hit with our guests who enjoy it at night with the pretty lights as much as in the daytime.
So glad you had a restful break and thank you so much for your kind words.
“A fabulous retreat from the hurly burly of life” The Treehouse is a true find for those who are not seeking the luxury or facilities of a smart hotel. It is away from the resort, high on a jungle coated cliff, set apart from everyone else. The apartm
We spent amazing holiday in St. Lucie due to Sarah and Pablo who prepared beautiful appartment in their treehouse for us. If you want to visit St. Lucia and looking for quiet place in nature - this is… More
“A lovely apartment by the sea”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2014
We have just stayed at this lovely apartment right by the Caribbean Sea for 10 days. The apartment is well equipped and has a comfortable bed with a separate bathroom and a lovely deck for sunbathing… More
“Exclusive Caribbean hideaway”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2014
I think I have found my very own exclusive rainforest hideaway. Recently built, this one bed apartment adjoining the owner's house is located on a hillside close to the waters edge with stunning views… More
“Great location,great flat,great town,Virginia a joy to deal with, will be back.” Right on the doorstep of whitstable town, great restaurants , would recommend the parsons arms and sabab Indian, also samphire but more expensive.
Parking can be a bit o
We were pleasantly surprised upon arriving at the Bakehouse. It had everything we needed and so close to shops/harbour and great places to eat. You need to pre-book restuarants as most are very popu… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we are so pleased that you had such an enjoyable break and liked The Bakehouse. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
“A Hidden Gem!”
Reviewed 29 May 2014
The Bakehouse really is a hidden gem! A home from home, it had everything we needed. Brilliantly located - a six minute walk to the beach and right in the heart of the quirky shops and restaurants. Vi… More
Many thanks for taking a few moments to leave a review. We are delighted that you liked The Bakehouse so much and had a great stay. We look forward to welcoming you back
“Great weekend away at The Bakehouse”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2014
Amazing little property that is tucked away. Convenient location.
Great value for money. Very comfortable and clean.
It is the perfect place for a weekend get away.
Thank you… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Pleased you enjoyed your second stay with us and hope you'll return again.
“Excellent, tranquil - perfect for getting away from it all!!!” This is the second year we have stayed here. The cottage has everything you need for your stay, cosy nights by the log burner are perfect for unwinding from busy, daily life! Outside, gor
I visit Normandy quite often and on a previous visit I took a trip to find it knowing I was staying in November. It 'took my breath away'.
So, I knew what to expect and was excited with anticipation … More
“Wonderful cottage, great location”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2015
We came on our motorbike and housed it in lovely French barn which was very secure. The cottage was well equipped and in a lovely peaceful location. Would love to return, highly recommended to everyo… More
Reviewed 2 Jun 2015
IF YOU ARE A COUPLE LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT COTTAGE IN NORMANDY STOP YOUR SEARCH NOW AS YOU HAVE JUST FOUND IT!
Myself and my wife stayed here for a week in May and it was one of the best cottage … More
Thank you so much for your lovely review and I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you visit again soon! Rebecca
Hidden at the bottom of a quiet country lane, the Cow Shed is a 200 year old Shippen Barn lovingly restored and converted in 2015 into a beautiful detached 1 Bedroom Barn. Quiet rural location yet only 3 miles from Bude and the Atlantic Coast. …see more
“Quiet, relaxing spot, away from the hustle & bustle of city life.” We had a very pleasant stay! The booking process was easy & detailed information was provided prior to the stay. The cottage was equipped with everything we needed & the location is pe
“Peaceful highland getaway” Stayed with my wife and were joined by friends. A very relaxing stay in beautiful surroundings. A great secluded getaway, perfect location for some hill walking. The sauna was great after a day out on the hills. The property
“Charming, quiet, rural retreat” The owner has put a lot of thought into this place. It had everything I needed with large bedroom (comfortable bed), Egyptian cotton sheets, dark blinds to keep the light out, with the styling of a smarter hotel. Small
Left waterloo after work, arrived at cottage within 2 hours. Perfect quiet surroundings and nice garden to sit in. The owner had put a bottle of bubbly in the fridge at our request. The rooms were… More
Im delighted that you found your stay relaxing and comfortable. Seems Gardeners Cottage and the Dorset countryside did their job for you.
“Nice little getaway”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2013
If you like little hideaways, this is right up your street. This suited us down to the ground for our last minute getaway. A car is essential, due to its location. There are plenty of good pubs les… More
Nestling as it does at the gateway to Royal Deeside, Banchory is a beautiful place to enjoy a holiday. Visitors are invited to explore Deeside's historical connections. There is a wealth of beautiful castles to visit including Balmoral Castle, which is home to the …see more
“Lovely Malvern weekend” We had a very enjoyable three night stay when meeting friends in the area to attend The Malven Autumn Show.
Comfy accommodation in lovely rural setting. We enjoyed the area and it was nice to return to the cottage at the end o
“Really nice, modern, comfortable and looked after”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
A nice property, that is looked after and comfortable, in a nice quite location.
We were made to feel welcome on arrival. Everything worked and I'd have no hesitation in recommending it to my frie… More
“We think we have found a little piece of paradise here, total chill-out!” This has been our third visit to 'Gemstones' and we have already booked again for next year. We awake refreshed in a comfortable bed and make our way to the upper terrace where
I stayed at this apartment with my husband and two children who are 5 and 11 it is a lovely and spacious and extremely clean.
We had breakfast catered for us every morning with a selection of lovely … More
“Fantastic place to stay with a very warm welcome”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2011
We have stayed at this apartment several times now and keep going back because the welcome is great, the apartment is lovely, comfortable and well equipped, the pool is fabulous and you even get your… More
“Great stay in lovely Lyme” Just spent an amazing weekend with my husband in this beautiful studio, what an idyllic place for our romantic break. The accommodation was pristine, stylish and comfortable with a lovely kingside bed, fab modern shower room
Peaceful rural luxury barn conversion, friendly English speaking owners, on site. A welcoming bottle of local wine, baguette and cheese plus various tea's, coffee's, milk , juice, mineral water, on arrival, There is ample flat parking available for cars …see more
Gypsy was the last working horse at Laneside: a big black and white Shire that my small friends and I rode together, our legs stretched out across her broad back. Gypsy would be surprised at the change in her digs...
The sitting / dining room has an oak dining table and …see more
Come experience cloud mist and rainforests, wildlife including rare toucans and ocelots, hikes to secluded beaches and pristine waterfalls, hidden caves and a barefoot, eco-friendly experience at La Vapeur Estate. Enjoy local organic fruits, wine and home cooking.<br …see more