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.
Hazards Escape is a recently completed, free standing unit, adjacent to the main house, in a quiet setting about 5 minutes drive from the township of Coles Bay.
The unit contains a spacious kitchenette and bathroom. It has queen bed with electric blanket, a comfortable …see more
“Wonderful stay” Elvira and her family are very friendly and helpful and went out of their way for us, staying up late to meet us after our late flight, getting together a small pack of shopping and Elvira ran us to the pharmacy when needed. They also
This beautiful one bedroom apartment is located on the first floor. The property is fully furnished and has a full kitchen including fridge/freezer, hob/oven, microwave. The apartment is located in a secure compound and is close to the marina, supermarket, shopping,kite …see more
“Very Nice Cottage” We had arranged an arrival time of 4pm but because we had been held up by traffic in Colne we were 20 minutes late and the key holder was not there, and had to ring him he was not very happy about this and we had to wait while he f
I would certainly stay here again. It is exactly as advertised. Lovely interior. Great pub opposite. Very easy and quick access to Skipton.… More
“If you want a stunning location for R&R or walking - this is the place!”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
Spent a lovely weekend here and absolutely loved it! Quiet, very pretty surroundings and just the ticket to be based for great walks and bike rides. The cottage is decorated and equipped to an excelle… More
“Perfect place to see the dales from”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2016
This is a great cottage beautifully furnished everyrthing you will need opposite a good pub with good food we intend to come again 10/10 … More
Thank you Carol & Paul. You are very welcome back. Kind regards David
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
“A first rate village apartment” We stayed here for a week over Christmas. For us two it was ideal. It is designed for couples without children.
The owner provided us with comprehensive instructions of how to find her place by e-mail before we left
We stayed here for a short break in early May. The apartment is situated in a charming village with far reaching views across countryside and up into the mountains. It's village location gives you a h… More
“Fabulously friendly and relaxing”
Reviewed 12 May 2013
This is a wonderful apartment, and was just right for the two of us when we wanted a relaxing break. In the apartment, everything needed is to hand and there are wonderful sunset views from the balco… More
“Very nice experience.”
Reviewed 26 Feb 2015
Julie and Phil are excellent hosts, always there when you need them and unobtrusive at other times. Very nice apartment with lovely views. Set in a quiet part of the village with shops and tavern a fe… More
“Perfect holiday rental” Harpe Cottage was incredibly charming and lovely. The size was perfect for two, and the cottage had everything we needed. It was wonderfully decorated and we loved the wood stove. The crazy old stairs up to the second floor b
Lovely cottage, a heart-warming blend of old world charm and 21st century comforts. The welcome basket was a treat, including freshly baked 'real' bread. The cottage is set in a friendly little villa… More
“A perfect cottage”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2013
This cottage is full of character. It is cosy and easy to live in. Everything has been provided to make a pleasant stay. We would thoroughly recommend it to anyone.… More
“good location for visiting warwick , stratford”
Reviewed 24 May 2013
everything provided good quality fittings , owners very helpful very comfortable bed with memory foam mattress.… More
PorthGwel is just minutes walk from the centre of the historic town of Falmouth. This lovely compact apartment is perfect for couples all year round. Number Four PorthGwel, has a welcoming and contemporary feel and offers light, airy accommodation with fabulous balcon …see more
Sited in a small rural village, the coach house consists of a hallway with a desk and bathroom on the ground floor and a lounge with a small sofa bed and dining table and chairs, bedroom with double bed and fully equipped kitchen with stove and oven, fridge, freezer, wa …see more
This timber built cabin makes the ideal cosy holiday retreat for two. It is well situated for exploring the whole island, and its many attractions. •The village of Whippingham is near to Queen Victoria's Osborne House, and the yachting centre of Cowes.•P …see more
A delightful single-storey stone cottage, located in Upper Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean. Cosy, comfortable and extremely well presented, this lovely Forest of Dean holiday cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat in this beautiful part of the country. This Lydbrook c …see more
“What a gem” This barn is hidden in rolling hills in a beautiful area of Shropshire with stunning views. The accommodation is of a very high spec. and the owners are very approachable and friendly. Dogs are welcomed at this barn with water bowls and t
Just back from a wintery week in The Barn...and wondering when we can get back to see it without the covering of snow. The weather-enforced relaxation was just what we needed though.
The owners wer… More
“Great Accommodatioin in a beautiful spot”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2011
Don't be fooled by the photo's on the website as it really doesn't do the accommodation justice and this cottage is delightful!!
The accommodation is really good quality with all the facilities you… More
“Delightful” The welcome was warm...the home grown fruit and vegetables delicious...the location peaceful but well placed for exploring...the byre charming and well equipped...Julia, Paul and Ghilly delightful hosts!
This is the second time we have stayed here , and once again we had a great time . Julia and Paul provided us with milk,bread,free range eggs,tea,and coffee (I am sorry if I have missed anything out).… More
It was lovely to welcome you both again. We are pleased you enjoyed the food at the Red Lion and New Inn-we are lucky to have so many good pubs close by.
We look forward to seeing you next year.
Julia & Paul
“Lovely cottage, good base to see the area.”
Reviewed 24 May 2015
Very clean and comfortable with everything we needed for our stay. Julia and Paul were helpful with advice on what to see etc without being obtrusive. Lots of information including booklets and maps… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and you certainly managed to include lots of walks and outings to wear out the dogs!
Do hope to welcome you again in the future.
Julia Paul Ghilly and Wellie
“Another superb stay at The Byre”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2014
This was our 8th stay at the Byre and we were as usual given a very warm welcome from Paul, Julia and of cause Ghilly. The Byre now has a fabulous addition of a Garden room which is a fantastic place … More
So pleased that you will be staying for two weeks next year and that the dates are in our diary! Such a pleasure to welcome you back each year-just wish the years did not fly by so quickly..is that a sign of age!!! Good that the later journey home worked well, especially at the Dartford tunnel.
We await news of your granddaughter! Julia,Paul & Ghilly
“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 :-)
“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
“Everything we wanted - and more!” We were met on arrival by Chris & Martin, owners of the gite, & welcomed with a hamper of goodies: food for a quick supper & breakfast next day, a bottle of wine & flowers!
The house was spacious & very well equi
Chris and Martin were extremely helpful and informative without being intrusive. The booklet provided before arrival, told us everything we needed to know about food, places to see and the best direct… More
Many thanks for taking the time to write your very kind review - much appreciated !
We look forward to your return visit next year !
Chris and Martin
“Pure indulgence - France at its best”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2013
Upon arrival at La Vieille Grange, its tranquility and charm completely captured us and we have returned home fully under its spell.
The gite itself is very well equipped and the garden room is a stu… More
“Tranquil,relaxing holiday in excellent accommodation”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
I would recommend this gite to couples looking for a place to recharge their batteries; peaceful, quiet, relaxing. Having sole use of the pool is a big plus. The owners, Chris and Martin, are very hel… More
Chic bright sunny studio with fabulous Harbour views. Security building with parking space and shops
Close proximity to Balmoral beach, ferries, trendy bars and cafes and the iconic movies across the road.
The ultimate in convenience with ra …see more
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
:) We appreciate your review and we thank you for using Starfish Holidays.
“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.
With unobstructed views of Tramore Bay, 1 Beachside is an immaculate apartment, totally refurbished to the highest standard during the summer 2016.
The apartment has all modern conveniences, power shower wet room, hair dryer, straighteners, luxury toweling bathrobes, a …see more
“Perfect Stay” Delightful apartment which was very comfortable, well equipped with some very nice authentic touches. Felicity and Chris made us feel extremely welcome and made our stay all the more pleasurable. Fort Augustus is perfectly located for
“Will stay here again!” This loft had it all, space, location, amenities. The only down side I can see being an issue for someone would be the 3 flights of stairs, but we loved it and it wasn't an issue of us or our family. We had 6 adults and 2 babies
“What a Gem !!” Great place to stay ,immaculate room with ensuite & a hidden little kitchen . An ample breakfast basket plus fresh food in the fridge too ! Everything you need for a city break , secure parking was also a bonus .We were lucky with the w
“MINDARIE HAVEN” What can I say about The Wharf Apartment that hasn't already been said? Following are all the things not mentioned that we loved.
Hosts Gill and Tim-exceptional. Respected our privacy. There when we needed them. Solved anything and
“Great place to stay and plenty of things to do for outdoor activity”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2014
Very easy access to shops, transport and beach. Very privacy and the owners does respect our privacy. They were aware of my hearing loss and use outstanding communication method via email or SMS when… More
“Lovely clean apartment, I felt very safe on my own and the owners are very friendly”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2014
The owner was very welcoming and friendly, I felt very safe at the apartment especially as I was on my own. The location was a very short walk to the Mindarie Marina which had several places to eat, a… More
“Mindarie - Magic”
Reviewed 12 Dec 2013
An excellent apartment for up to 2 people, A great location within a 2 minute walk to the marina and a very quiet area. The apartment has everything required for a great stay and would certainly stay … More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments , it was a pleasure to have you stay , hope to see you again on your next trip
To WA best wishes Gill
“A Really Lovely Apartment” We booked this apartment as a last minute break from Holiday Lettings and we certainly weren't disappointed. We were greeted by a welcome bottle of wine, and a sparkling clean apartment. The apartment had great facilities in
“Relaxing near Royalty.” Great location for us to stay and meet up with friends. This property is not far from Sandringham, Kings Lynn and Hunstanton.
Within a couple of minutes walking distance is a takeaway, Spar shop and a garden centre cafe which
5 star self-catering for couples on the beautiful Isle of Harris. Overlooking a sea loch perfect for a relaxing, romantic break. With sauna, cinema room, multi-room music system, ideal for staying in as well as exploring. …see more
“Best apartment in the North East” I stayed at Embla whilst on business. I normally stay in 4 or 5 star hotels but on this occasion because I was staying for 5 nights I decided to try the self catering route.
And everything was perfect.
From the arri
The apartment is on the second floor (2 + 2), 61 m2 : parking place + staircase + kitchen with dining room + bathroom (shower) + bedroom (2) + living room (2) + terrace on the third floor.
The apartment includes: a fully equipped spacious kitchen with dishwasher , bathr …see more
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.