Romantic breaks | Weekends away and short breaks for two

Romantic breaks (34)

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.

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12

Barge ASLAUG, starboard cabin on new-built barge - Corbie houseboat sleeps 2

Somme / Corbie

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
A highlight of your vacation in the Somme region in Summer 2016 could be a few days "Barge & Breakfast" on the barge ASLAUG. Relax on the sun decks or in the spacious wheelhouse, go to sleep in your peaceful floating cabin and enjoy the wake-up calls of the ducks. "Asla  …see more

from £91 / night

£634 / week

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from £91 / night

(3) Excellent 

11

KV houseboats Alleppey to Kumarakom - Alappuzha houseboat sleeps 2

Kerala / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
Welcome to Alleppey Backwater Kerala in the God's Own Country ! . Our new AC Premium houseboat had 3 bed/3 bath,living room, dinning and kitchen fully covered glass which PROTECT FROM MOSQUITO AND INSECT in the night. We are located 2 minutes from Alleppey town. Fam  …see more

from £77 / night

£1154 / week

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from £77 / night

(2) Excellent 

12

Barge ASLAUG, port cabin on new-built barge - Corbie houseboat sleeps 2

Somme / Corbie

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
A highlight of your vacation in the Somme region in Summer 2016 could be a few days "Barge & Breakfast" on the barge ASLAUG. Relax on the sun decks or in the spacious wheelhouse, go to sleep in your peaceful floating cabin and enjoy the wake-up calls of the ducks. "Asla  …see more

from £91 / night

£634 / week

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from £91 / night

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(7) Excellent 

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Alaska / Wrangell

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary

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from £77 / night

£508 / week

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from £77 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

bed & boat, apartment on houseboat, Amsterdam - Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 2

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Are you looking for a comfortable apartment for 2 people? Our apartment is a self-contained part of a water villa. It has a living room and open plan kitchen with all modern equipment. The living room has patio doors directly to the water. On the ground floor there is a  …see more

from £100 / night

£647 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Classic yacht houseboat in beautiful Saint Lucia - Marigot Bay houseboat sleeps 2

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

3 2 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
This is an opportunity to experience life in our private classic 41 foot yacht which is moored to the dock in beautiful Marigot Bay in Saint Lucia. We also have a 4x4 jeep available if you wish to go out and explore the island. The boat has a classic teak wood interior  …see more

from £70 / night

£485 / week

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from £70 / night

(25) Excellent 

21

Houseboat Ms. Luctor - Central Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 2

Amsterdam / Central Amsterdam

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
Close to Central Station (canal district) you will find the Amsterdam Bed & Breakfast houseboat MS Luctor, exclusively suitable for two guests. An original "klipperaak", built in 1913, now converted into a comfortable, stylish and high class apartment, moored  …see more

from £117 / night

£673 - £725 / week

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from £117 / night

13

House-boat on the Amstel river, Amsterdam Centre - Central Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 4

Amsterdam / Central Amsterdam

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
Luxury house-boat on the most scenic stretch of the Amstel river in central Amsterdam. 3 sleeping cabins (4 or 5 persons max), lounge, kitchen, 1 and half bathrooms. Perfect location nearby Amstel Hotel, Carre theatre, Opera house (Stopera) and museums such as Hermitage  …see more

from £328 / night

£1443 / week

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from £328 / night

5

Pas-de-Calais / Bethune

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about pets

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from £57 / night

£393 / week

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from £57 / night

23

Comfortable, luxurious BOAT-house, close to center - Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 4

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
The Black Swan is the ideal getaway for a romantic weekend. Its modern and chic design is found in every detail of the houseboat. Just a stone throw away from the famous "Jordaan" area and the city center. The houseboat has a comfortable living room with fully equipped  …see more

from £104 / night

£688 - £1853 / week

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from £104 / night

4

Kumarakom Heritage Houseboats - Kumarakom houseboat sleeps 4

Kerala / Kumarakom

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Exploring the backwaters of Kumarakom and Alleppey, Heritage Houseboats boasts a thatched roof, comfortable rooms and a view of the beautiful Vembanad Lake. It offers paid WiFi in all areas and 24-hour front desk to assist guests at all hours. The large houseboats feat  …see more

from £125 / night

£800 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Very Good 

38

AMSTERDAM HOUSEBOAT LADY LUCK - New West houseboat sleeps 4

Amsterdam / New West

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
Lady Luck is located directly connected to the Jordaan, the historic centre of Amsterdam. Shops, cafes and restaurants are only minutes away. Very comfy stay with living, kitchen, comfortable bathroom and a outdoor deck. There is one bedroom with a 2 person bed and a bi  …see more

from £164 / night

£1207 - £1569 / week

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from £164 / night

4

1 Bed Room Godly House Boat - Alappuzha houseboat sleeps 2

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
One Bed Room A/c , *A/C will be provided from 9pm to 6am onlyPackage Includes: Accommodation in House Boat, Welcome drink, Lunch, dinner, evening tea with snacks, breakfast, All applicable taxes. Note : -Above Rate is for Punnamada ( Alleppey) pick up and drop*A/C will  …see more

from £89 / night

£620 / week

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from £89 / night

6

Pravia / Somado

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £39 / night

£302 / week

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from £39 / night

(4) Poor 

6

New Jersey / Brick

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning

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from £77 / night

£539 / week

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from £77 / night

13

Ile-de-France / Paris

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Private garden

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from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

4

The Sandgroper - Tonnerre houseboat sleeps 2

Yonne / Tonnerre

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ask about pets
Canal Boat in France! Enjoy the Burgundy canals and rivers on our beautifully restored boat. Our boat is based in Tonnerre, Burgundy which is located on the Canal de Bourgogne (Burgundy Canal). Cruise through some beautiful villages, including Ancy Le Franc, Tanlay, Mon  …see more

from £190 / night

£1294 / week

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from £190 / night

19

Province of Cosenza / Trebisacce

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £148 / night

£1035 / week

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from £148 / night

4

State of Rio de Janeiro / Ilha Grande

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £113 / night

£785 / week

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from £113 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

BnB Houseboat Southern Comfort - Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 4

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Private garden
Houseboat Southern Comfort offers two spacious bright guest rooms with a fantastic view over the water. Both furnished with a comfortable double bed, single loft bed, and desk with two chairs, TV, DVD player, fridge, Free WIFI, central heating, towels and bed linen. Th  …see more

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

(2) Excellent 

4

Loire Valley / Azay-le-Rideau

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies

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from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

11

safina group of house boats . wel come to paridise - Srinagar houseboat sleeps 2

Kashmir / Srinagar

15 2 1 night min

  • 15 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Many tourists are attracted to Srinagar by the charm of staying on a houseboat, which provides the unique experience of living on the water in a cedar-panelled elegant bedroom, with all the conveniences of a luxury hotel. Srinagar's thousand or so houseboats are moored  …see more

from £39 / night

£39 / week

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from £39 / night

21

Province of Cagliari / Cagliari

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min

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from £65 / night

£423 / week

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from £65 / night

4

Arnild Barging - Amiens houseboat sleeps 4

Somme / Amiens

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
A spacious new-built barge fitted out with nautic details and Danish design. We have two well-insulated guest cabins, each with its own ensuite bathroom, and the guests have access to the dining room, the wheelhouse lounge and the two outdoor sun decks. We do not offer  …see more

from £348 / night

£2435 / week

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from £348 / night

6

Boot&Brood - Amsterdam houseboat sleeps 2

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
Welcome aboard! You will stay in the original skippers' cabin from our into a house converted historic ship from 1925. You have your own entrance and a roof terrace at your disposal. Our ship is in the vibrant port of Schellingwoude and is surrounded by other inhabited  …see more

from £78 / night

£466 / week

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from £78 / night

4

Escape to Brittany Cruises - Dinan houseboat sleeps 2

Cotes-d'Armor / Dinan

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
Enjoy a luxurious, relaxing half board romantic cruise on our Hotel Barge Tara. We cruise along the Brittany canals for seven nights. Come and experience this special part of France. This is a truly unique holiday where we leave you to enjoy the boat all to yourselves  …see more

from £483 / night

£3363 / week

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from £483 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Oregon / Portland

2 4 30 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 30 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Air conditioning

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from £212 / night

£1481 / week

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from £212 / night

(1) Excellent 

72

England / Cornwall

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets

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from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

(2) Excellent 

54

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Car not necessary

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from £125 / night

£750 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Very Good 

45

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Air conditioning

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from £78 / night

£544 / week

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from £78 / night

41

Florida / Sunny Isles Beach

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £115 / night

£803 - £900 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Very Good 

36

Province of Buenos Aires / Norte del Gran Buenos Aires

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets

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from £131 / night

£770 / week

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from £131 / night

10

Belgrade

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Pet friendly

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from £74 / night

£513 / week

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from £74 / night

8

Ontario / Toronto

1 2 30 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 30 nights min
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £39 / night

£270 / week

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from £39 / night

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