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.
“Perfect holiday cottage.” What an absolutely amazing cottage Driftwood is! I had the most perfect stay in this delightful cottage and I can fault nothing! It is beautifully furnished and decorated to a very high standard. The thought that has gone int
Fantastic Cottage, everything was there that we needed. Spotless and beautifully designed. Chester is a fantastic city, I would recommend Driftwood Cottage to anyone wanting a unique, perfectly locate… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay, many thanks for your kind comments , it really makes a difference.
“Lovely apartment in a great location”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2016
The owner has made this apartment so very comfortable. Lovely furnishings and very comfortable with everything you need. It is in a fantastic position on the river by the bridge which makes it so ea… More
Thank you for your kind comments.Look forward to you coming back.
“5 star luxury with the wow factor” My wife and I travelled from london for her 60th birthday celebrations. We were joined for the weekend by our daughter and her partner. The pictures don't do justice to this property . It rivalled any luxury hotel we
Great experience from booking with Brian to actually staying. The decor is wonderfful. Every where you look there is another fabulous something to catch your eye.
Apartment is very well equipped and… More
“would book again it was lovely”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
best place ive stayed in.. the place was great .loved every min of it . the owners are lovely people .looked after in every way . would book again no problem easy to find . clean and quite .just wish … More
“Fantastic, sumptuous and such good value.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2012
It's not very often that you get the WOW factor in holiday accomodation but at Grosvenor Apartments we got it many times over. The attention to detail is unbeliavable with no expense spared in the fi… More
We are on the C2C cycle route and a wonderful base for exploring The Lake District, Hadrian's Wall, The Scottish Borders and Northumberland.
Nearby there are Golf Courses, Woodland walks, Castles and Museums, fishing, water sports, horse riding, cycling and shoppin …see more
“Wonderfully peaceful break!” A short 3 night break at this wonderful property lived up to all my expectations. A beautiful setting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life with not one, but two beaches just minutes walk away. I was welcomed by
“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
“lovely” Was a very nice cosy little cottage.
However we got the impression we were not going to be welcomed back as we had a puppy that barked every time the owners walked past.
She didn't bark for long. as we stopped them..
So if you have a dog th
“Peaceful haven has all you need” Stayed 20-27 July 2013. I would recommend 8 Carpenters to any couple looking for a quiet getaway and who want to access what North Norfolk has to offer.
Holt is a beautiful Georgian town and offers fantastic hospital
What a wonderful cosy little cottage. We booked this cottage the evening before arrival for five nights in May and Anne was most helpful at such short notice. The cottage is beautiful and immaculately… More
“5 Star and 5 C's.”
Reviewed 1 May 2013
5 C's? Clean, comfortable, cosy, convenient and classy. Responsive and conscientious owner. Central location in gourmet and shoppers heaven, town of Holt. Walk to restaurants and shops. Perfect.… More
“Great place to get away from it all”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Had a lovely time in no.8 carpenters cottages! It is a lovely and cosy cottage in great condition. The piano was excellent, and tuned prior to my arrival so sounded fab. Very good location, feels qui… More
The most recent barn conversion at "CORNISH BARN HOLIDAYS"
A two storey barn conversion that we have converted from the original cow shed and hay loft beside the main farm house.
Totally private and quiet, there are only the two of us living in the main far …see more
“Absolutely brilliant” We stayed in the apartment over Christmas and it was just wonderful. Maggie met us on arrival and showed us everything in the apartment. The apartment was centrally located - a 5 minute walk to the centre of York and it was abs
Bryn Awel is a cosy, traditional and characterful stone cottage situated in the centre of the historic and tranquil village of Penmachno, within the Snowdonia National Park, 4 miles from Betws y Coed.
It features original tiled floors, sash windows and pine doors, antiq …see more
“Can we live here?” Tarken Lodge is just lovely nestled in the woods above Loch Earn. We enjoyed a great week exploring this part of Scotland and the scenery and wildlife in the area is amazing. The lodge itself is exactly as described and does not dis
Myself and my wife are just back from a lovely relaxing week at this beautiful lodge. Immaculate and well equipped, overlooking some gorgeous scenery. I have to take a moment to say how amazing the wh… More
“Perfect holiday hideaway”
Reviewed 3 Dec 2012
This is our third stay at Tarken Lodge and it never disappoints. Its location, tucked into the trees with views of the mountains (and a bit of the loch too), is ideal for getting away from it all. It'… More
“lovely, peaceful lodge”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2012
It was lovely, peaceful, not a sound was heard. The views were very pretty. The wooden furnace was appreciated. The lodge was particularly clean.… 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
“Excellent Apartment” This is a lovely apartment with brilliant views overlloking the sea. The owner Antonia met
us with her grandson who speaks perfect English. She very kindly left us some wine and drinks in the fridge which was much appreciated. We
Have just returned from 1 month staying at Antonia's apartment,everything was perfect,beautiful breakfasts basking in the sun on balcony with views to die for.apartment perfect location for everything… More
Reviewed 22 May 2014
My sister and I had a brilliant 11 night stay in this apartment. The apartment has all the facilities you could wish for, the washing machine was an added bonus! The decor was fresh and everything … More
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
very nice studio appartment. All you need for a short break. Very helpful owner. Plenty of places to eat and a good supermarket at the rear of the building.… More
Our prices are set for 2017 and we have already received six bookings, so don't miss out on securing your preferred dates.
We are taking bookings for TWO ADULTS ONLY. We are unable to have children or pets staying, as there are two balconies, also there is nowher …see more
“Lovely accommodation in a superb location for the New Forest.” Perfect holiday home, fully equipped and spotlessly clean. The location couldn't have been better everything on your doorstep yet lovely and peaceful. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to fam
A great place to stay for a couple or family with older children, very quiet, comfortable and on the outskirts of Sway village, but easy walking to shops, cafe etc.
Very clean, beautifully furnished … More
“The most peaceful well equipped holiday cottage in the New Forest”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
The cottage was located in a beautiful tranquil part of the New Forest. The garden has an abundance of beautiful tall trees. We watched squirrels running through them. There was a patio area to si… More
“Great cottage,Great area,Great host”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2011
The Ducklings is in a quiet gated homely area, the owner lives next door is very friendly but not intrusive. Ducklings Cottage,Sway, is very modern and perfect with a good enclosed garden .Situated … More
“Stunning” 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 lot's of other home comfort's It truly wa
“Absolutely Fantastic! Cannot Wait To Return!” My other half and I where looking for a little getaway for our anniversary, and this cottage could not of been more perfect! In the past, we have paid absolute fortunes to stay in 'high star hotels' that h
A perfectly lovely cottage stay for myself and daughter whilst visiting the area. We were so warmly welcomed, the Owner has thought of everything. We arrived on a late cold evening to a cosy and immac… More
Thank you so much for such a lovely review and I was so pleased you enjoyed your stay. I look forward to welcoming you back with your husband hopefully sometime next year. Have a very happy Christmas.
“A Lovely relaxing place to stay” Great little cottage, ideal for a quite weekend for two. Spotlessly clean and well presented. A friendly welcome from the owners. Well located for looking around this lovely area. Great local pub for a pint and a bite
Very nice cottage in a small village. Clean and well equipped. Nice and friendly host.
The home made cake was a pleasent suprise! Very nice! Together with fresh eggs!
For us it was a lovely stay, ve… More
“Perfect place for a peaceful getaway”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
We had a lovely time at Townend Cottage and can't rate it highly enough - it was really well equipped, immaculately clean, comfortable and had a lovely feel. The welcome pack with local eggs was a lo… More
“Brilliant Cottage, wonderful village, great location. Delightful !!!!!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
This is the most delightful holiday cottage I have ever stayed in, it is clean, cosy, picture perfect!! the location is fantastic, with a lovely quaint little pub in the village, which serves real ale… 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
“Home from home in Avignon” We had a most enjoyable stay in the apartment in rue Balance in Avignon.
We had a warm welcome and we were shown around to make sure we knew where everything was in the apartment. The welcome tray of wine and chocolates
It's a comfortable, charming, and very French appartment in an old building very centrally placed. Its as good as the best reviews and the pictures don't really do it justice. Yes the kitchen could … More
We're delighted you enjoyed your stay in the apartment - and thank you for taking the time to post a review. We hope to see you again!
“A lovely apartment”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2012
A delightful, elegant apartment, comfortable and well furnished. Its location is perfect, very central and within walking distance of the station yet its setting in a charming peaceful courtyard make… More
Reviewed 4 Nov 2012
We had a lovely stay at this beautiful apartment in Avignon. The keyholder was at the door to meet us as our taxi drew up, and gave us a wonderfully warm welcome. The apartment is gorgeous – archite… More
“fantastic retreat” A truly outstanding place.Wondeful views over the estuary from almost every window. The owners were great and gave us tips on where to eat etc as well as providing us with wine and cake!!. Soo peaceful! With the availability of usin
This is without doubt the best self catering property we have ever stayed in! Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. Fabulous location. Wonderful wildlife and great area for walking. Many thanks … More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Outstanding country escape”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2012
We searched the dictionary to come up with the best word to describe our short stay at the Lodge: IDYLLIC is the best description we can apply. The Lodge is an ideal country getaway. The hours will go… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Silence is Golden”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2011
What an amazing place in an amazing location. The Lodge is superbly equipped and we couldnt have wanted for anything more. The views are simply stunning and waking up in such a comfy bed and being abl… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Illfracombe's 4 star secret” After having a stressfull few months since my husbands stroke, we had an all too short stay (4 nights), in this wonderful apartment. I am a very fussy "renter" - the first impression for me is the smell of a rental. The sm
Just returned from a short break to Cove View in Ilfracombe. Have stayed in many high quality hotels/apartments and have to say this property is up there with the best of them. Every creature comfort … More
Thank you for your review of 3 Cove View. We're really pleased you liked the apartment and enjoyed your stay. Best wishes. James Low
Reviewed 17 Jul 2016
As Ilfracombe newbies, me and my wife were looking forward to this break and we weren't disappointed. From the start the owner was helpful and answered any enquiries in hours by email. The apartment i… More
Thank you so much for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your stay at 3 Cove View, and that you hope to return again. Glad you had an opportunity to use the beach bag and didn't need the umbrella! We would love to welcome you to Cove View again, do get in touch if you wish to book for next year. Kind regards, James.
Reviewed 1 Dec 2016
Fabulous. Clean, modern, comfortable and perfectly located for Ilfracombe and North Devon. Most people would like to know about the kitchen, bed and bathroom. These were all high quality and immaculat… More
“Perfect cosy cottage in the centre of Ludlow.” Lavender Cottage had all the facilities required to ensure a comfortable stay. The cottage was clean and all the arrangements in place worked without a hitch. It was cosy and warm which was essential fo
Really nice and well equipped house. Clean and tidy. Close to the town centre where there are some lovely shops, pubs and restaurants. Really convenient location. Would definitely recommend a stay h… More
“Beautiful acommodation in a glorious town”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Beautiful house soooo clean and close to the town centre the owner of the property is lovely and the tea coffe milk and sugar awaiting us ( not to mention the great bottle of wine) was a very welcome… More
Reviewed 11 Nov 2012
We were looking for a last-minute break and found this self-catering unit in Ludlow. We chose it because it was central to all the action but came with parking, which can be difficult in Ludlow's tiny… 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
“fantastic place to stay” Lovely Flat. Ideally located and very homely. Couldn't have asked for a better place to stay :-) Would definitely stop here again and have recommended it to my cousin for her holiday.
“Lovely flat, perfect position - convenient for everything, in a lovely area.”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2012
Everything was just as it should be. We had an excellent holiday. We wondered if Morrison's being so close would be a problem but it wasn't. It wasn't open too early or too late and it was interest… More
“excellent glastonbury stay”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2011
Cheap, cheerful, comfortable, and a short walk from everywhere. We’ll be back.… More
“Cosy, clean and well equipped flat with wonderful view of the Tor”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2011
Cosy, comfy and well equipped, we immediately felt at home. The shops and attractions are only a few minutes walk away. Although the flat overlooks a supermarket it felt more like a plus than a minus,… More
“Christmas mini break.” We stayed at Lower Talland between Christmas and new year for a couple of days.
The apartment was perfect for the two of us. Just a couple of mins walk into the Center, and easy access out of st Ives when we went exploring. Co
The apartment was clean and perfect for 2. It's location is great, about a 5 minute walk to town. The car parking was brilliant due to lack of parking in St Ives. Quiet area, some coffee and biscuits … More
“Wonderful little property close to town”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2013
Great little apartment for a couple and conveniently located 5 minutes walk from the town. The property was lovely and clean. Small but had everything we needed for a week long stay. Corinne the owner… More
Reviewed 4 Nov 2013
We arrived and my partner was very happy which gave me brownie points. We had a quick cuppa unpacked and walked to the town, I had blinked once and we were there. The place was spotless, modern yet co… More
“Cannot wait to go back next year.” Macarena is ideally situated to accommodate everyone's needs. There are many bars, cafes and restaraunts within easy walking distance and the beach/marina is only a 15 minutes away. Close by you have the local park
Great apartment very clean very nice owners good communication with Michael would certainly use again… More
“Lovely studio, very clean and central for everything.”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2016
Michael and Rita, the owners, are lovely. There to meet and greet and show us the facilities. Coming home we were not flying until evening, as the studio was available they let us keep it until we lef… More
“Fantastic!” The cottage was lovely and in an ideal location to explore Snowdonia and the coastal area around Conwy. Right from the start the experience was great, we were greeted by Ann who settles us in and even left some fruit loaf and tea for us!
We decided to get away for the Chirstmas break and both the cottage and the location were exceptional!
The owner Ann showed us around the property and we were so surprised of how spacious it was. We … More
Thank you so much for your kind review.I am delighted that you enjoyed the cottage and appreciated how much Conwy and the local area has to offer,whatever the weather!It was lovely to meet you both and wish you all the best for the New Year.Ann
“The Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2013
We have just returned from our stay at this cottage and have had a perfect holiday. The cottage is top quality and has everything you could wish for and more! The view from the bedroom balcony is st… More
Thank you very much for your generous review.I am delighted that you enjoyed the cottage and location so much and that you chose to spend your Anniversary here.Look forward to seeing you both again so you can enjoy a roaring log fire. The views are great even in the winter!
Best wishes, Ann & Peter
“This is a place to escape the 'rat race'”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2013
We have just stayed at Bethyn Y Wennol in Conway and found it to be the ideal place to escape the 'rat race' for the peace and tranquillity of the countryside. When we entered the cottage and were s… More
Thank you very much for your kind review. It was lovely to meet you both and I`m glad you were able to enjoy the views and the glorious weather from the balcony.Hope to see you again sometime in the future.
Best wishes, Ann
“A gem on the Isle of Sky” We had a great week and the weather was very kind to us. Everything about the croft was excellent! The views were spectacular especially watching the seals whilst having breakfast, and the Croft itself so comfortable you se
“Romantic Lochside Setting, Idyllic Croft on the Isle of Skye”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2012
Skye Croft is the most gorgeous setting for a romantic Getaway, located just 50yards from the shore of Loch Treaslane-you have your own gate to wander through to the waters edge. This self catering Co… More
Delightful 1 bedroom cottage with lovely rural views located amongst orchards near the picturesque village of West Malling. The tastefully decorated accommodation includes ground floor open plan kitchen, sitting room / dining area, hall and cloakroom. Stairs to f …see more
“Terrific” We stayed in this apartment for 4 weeks in June/July and thoroughly enjoyed it. The apartment has practically everything you need, it's spotlessly clean, comfortable and modern. The balcony is private and in the sun from midday with 2 sun l
Firstly, Puerto del Carmen is an ideal place if you want to escape "Christmas" we were able to forget about It totally (everything low key!)
Second, the apartment was modern and very well equipped (… More
Thank you for your kind review. So glad you enjoyed your stay in Puerto del Carmen.
Best Wishes, Daphne & The Management Team
“Great Place - Stay here” This cottage was better than everything we expected from the reviews. The bonus was the lovely owners. The location is great being in the middle of the potteries district. It felt like home with lots of extras in the cottage t
“Beautifully finished cottage with very caring owners”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2015
This was our last stay on an extended holiday of the UK that we made with our son and daughter-in-law. We arrived to find a small loaf of bread, milk and orange juice left for us (juice in place of eg… More
Thanks Jan. It was lovely to meet you and your family. Hope we meet again some day.
Reviewed 3 Oct 2016
We had a wonderful stay at oak cottage with my son and his girlfriend. There was plenty of room for all of us, the cottage was extremely clean and very well equipped with every thing you could possib… More
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you didn't catch my cold - I did try to keep my distance!
All the best for the future
“Sheer bliss” A wonderful cottage lacking for nothing. A peaceful location but close to all amenities. A perfect place to chill; comfortable sofas and an enchanting garden. The bed to die for. The finest self catering holiday we have ever taken.
There were 4 of us staying in Shutters Cottage in Beamish and we were all delighted with the cottage. It had everything we needed, plenty of space and we couldn't have had a better stay. The communica… More
“Beautiful country retreat”
Reviewed 13 Mar 2014
The house is lovely-comfortable and attractively furnished. The kitchen is huge and well equipped. It was too cold to use the conservatory, but it certainly was an inviting space. The views from the l… More
“Fabulous house in a quiet but accessable location”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2013
The Shutters is a fantastic house in a great location. The house more than matches up to the pictures and ad on the holiday guide - you will not be disappointed!The decoration, furniture, fittings and… More
A SPACIOUS, BRIGHT APARTMENT IN A QUIET LOCATION CLOSE TO THE HEART OF ILKLEYA spacious, bright, tastefully decorated and well equipped two bedroom ground floor apartment forming part of a large Victorian Villa a short walk from Ilkley town centre with railway a …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.