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.
“Lovely, clean, quiet and comfortable barn just a short walk to Bath” We loved our stay in this great barn, the pictures do not do it justice and were surprised with the size of it. On the first night we discovered how easy it was to walk to Bath when
We stayed at the cottage for 2 nights and it was just wonderful. Beautifully presented,cosy and very clean.
It had all we needed and more.
Location was great just a short walk to shops and restaur… More
Reviewed 9 Dec 2013
The barn was perfect for our girls' weekend in Bath! The property is beautifully furnished & provided a warm, cosy retreat for a relaxing stay. It is very luxurious & the lovely finishing touches made… 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
“Great location” Good location and great views of the sea. Sheringham little theatre well worth a visit. Didnt find any good restautaurants so gave up and went tp sainsburys. Cromer very good and beaches to the west vast. Great birdwatching area. Blick
“Beautiful Riverside Location” This is a great area of the country, plenty to do and loads of beautiful walks all around. The cottage itself was very peaceful, it was amazing to wake up and look out over the river each morning.
We stayed at Tidelands for a short break, Liz was there to meet us when we arrived and showed us around the accommodation. The boathouse was excellent, very clean and with all the little extras that s… More
“Tidelands Boathouse meets all expectations and more!!”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2016
The Boathouse is situated in the most beautiful location. I was looking to escape the "Rat Race" and this was the ideal location. The tranquility allowed me to unwind and relax completely. I would hig… More
“The perfect location for sailing”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2013
Within minutes of arriving at the boathouse we realised that we had made the right choice. The location was beautiful and ideally situated for ease of access and yet providing a quiet rural location.
“Relaxing rural Welsh paradise” My husband and I enjoyed a 4 night stay at The Creamery/The Hideaway. The Hideaway was cosy and ideal for a romantic stay with the luxurious hot tub just outside. Thomas and his wife go to a lot of trouble welcoming you
We absolutely loved staying at the hideaway.
The owners had made loads of effort to make our stay wonderful. With treats layed out when we arrived and homemade bread and jam left in the kitchen.
We're very happy to hear you loved staying at the Hideaway....we wanted to create a special place for couples who feel like treating themselves to a little bit of luxury, or as my Nan used to say - 'A little bit of what you fancy does you good' ! All the best
“lovely apartment” This apartment is in a great location, it overlooks the pool area and has a lovely balcony where we sat for breakfast and drinks, inside the apartment there is everything you need for a brilliant holiday, Gaynor who owns the apartme
“Mrs” Cute , cosy cottage in a fantastic location
Close to the harbour. Tastefully decorated, lovely and warm and all the home comforts you could hope for. Brixham is a fascinating, colourful place
Lots of lovely walks and good restaurants. Especial
I stayed in seabird cottage recently with my boyfriend and my parents. As soon as i entered the property i felt at home, Its so welcoming and comfortable,the decor is stylish and modern, without feeli… More
Thank you Laura so glad you enjoyed you stay, we love our cottage and delight in Brixham so glad you also enjoyed the experience.
(Will look at getting a set of knives - thanks for your feedback)
David & Clare
“A delightful cottage with lovely furnishings, in a quaint area just above the harbour.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
The cottage was immaculate and beautifully furnished with care and attention. The garden was very pleasing, with sunny aspects. The situation of the cottage just above the harbour in an area full of c… More
We appreciate your compliments and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love our cottage and Brixham, so happy you shared in our experience.
“unique, cosy and charming”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our break away at Seabird Cottage. It is a tiny little cottage best suited for family or very close friends to stay at. It has been beautifully done up and is a well thought out … More
Thank you for your comments we welcome your appraisal and so glad you enjoyed the experience of our traditional fisherman's cottage
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.
“Fabulous place” 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 seafront at the charming resort of Sil
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… More
Reviewed 28 Jul 2016
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
“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.
“Amazing!” My boyfriend and I stayed here for a weekend away and it was perfect! The location was great, it was peaceful and perfectly situated so that we felt as though we were totally on our own and due to the big size of the area around us we didn't
In the quant village of bearstead, Kent sits this secluded lodge.
Myself and my partner stayed for three nights for a romantic get away. From the outside you expect the lodge to be small, however … More
“Perfect relaxing long weekend”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
The lodge was perfect for a quick escape out of London, being only an hour from Victoria station and walk-able on the other end we didn't any transport. We couldn't get over the idyllic setting just 5… More
“Such attention to detail!” Previous travelers have covered this wonderful property extremely well. Ditto, ditto,ditto!! Nordlys had it all, wonderful location very close to the bus stop, leisurely 10 minute walk to the station, all amenities close b
Hosts eva and Niels excellent and the apt Above shop was even better than we hoped for a great base for car or bus travel around Provence the town has
Many great places to visit and eat. The apt has… More
“There are not enough superlatives to describe how wonderful my stay here was!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
The property owners went above and beyond their duty to provide help in directions to their property and settling in.First impressions were exactly as the website......beautifully furnished and appoin… More
“Charming renovated apartment in fabulous central village location”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
My husband and I spent two weeks in this fabulous central location in the delightful village of L'isle sur la sorgue. The apartment had been renovated just prior to our arrrival and it was most tastef… More
“It's perfect” 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 be bigger (it has a new oven - not th
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… More
“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
“Perfect retreat” We travelled from France for a week visiting family and friends. Perfect place to stay with all amenities needed and easy access to everywhere we needed to go. The lake and walk were lovely and much enjoyed by our dog Bazza. Will defi
lovely spacious airy cottage with a cosy feel. ideally situated for either countryside or city pursuits. had a wonderful week. cottage spotlessly clean and well equiped with everything and more. w… More
“So cosy,comfortable,welcoming,just FAB!!!!!!”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2011
Me and my boyfriend booked pixley cottage for my birthday weekend. It is LOVELY. I can't say enough good things about it! It was homely, cosy, warm, welcoming, set on LOVELY grounds where you can have… More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2011
Beautifully furnished converted cottage in rural surroundings, once away from the road. They have used natural materials so there was stone flooring, and natural wood. It was clean and comfortable, l… More
“Delightful” Beautifully fitted apartment in a perfect location right on the quay within staggering distance of some great restaurants. We had an excellent off season week in warm Mediterranean sunshine getting to know this lovely part of France. Will
Our long weekend at Merlin cottage was very pleasant, the cottage is fitted out to a high standard and was warm and well equipped. The location is excellent being only a couple of minutes walk from t… More
“Mr” Lovely apartment in a quiet part of Nerja. More than adequate for a couple to relax and unwind before the Xmas rush! The log burner was a really nice touch, especially when it was raining. Extensive UK TV streamed channels and overall reliable Int
“Compact and bijou - all you could need under one roof!”
Reviewed 19 Feb 2015
Well located, this compact and bijou property is great for a getaway. We did a few days in January and returned a few days later in February after visiting other parts of Andalucia.… More
Reviewed 18 Apr 2015
My partner and I had a lovely 5 day stay in Nerja and wish we booked for longer, we hope to return soon! The apartment was excellent, clean and tidy with all the bits you would need for a self-cateri… More
“Fantastic Apartment home from home.”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2016
Had a really fantastic holiday the apartment was brilliant everything you needed for a perfect holiday. Would definitely come back and stay at this apartment. Loved being in a quiet area and within … More
“A cosey cottage setup run by welcoming and friendly owners.” The quality of the cottage and hosts contributed to a great few days in this lovely area.
The owners have perfected the art of always being available, helpful and friendly without being int
the cottage was very pretty and had amazing views. Cricceith is so central to all of Snowdon, nothing is too far away for a visit. The cottage is right by the beach which is lovely. Anne was a love… More
Many thanks for your kind words to us. The weather was kind to you although it was cold but today it is still sunny and much warmer. Hope to see you both and Cody with us again one day.Lovely to have met you.
Reviewed 4 Mar 2013
Stayed in the house which was amazing.
The house is a grade 2 listed building oozing with original features.
The grounds are beautiful
We didn't want to leave.
The owners are lovely too. Very c… More
So glad that you love Nantyfelin as much as we do. !!! Sorry to see you go as well and we hope you continue to visit us .
“Couldn't be better”
Reviewed 26 Feb 2013
Everything about our stay was first class from the very warm welcome from Ann to the perfect little cottage that was exactly as described plus it was spotlessly clean.
Criccieth is a lovely little pl… More
So enjoyed having you to stay and that you loved the cottage so much. Thanks so much and please come back to see us again. regards Ann
“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
“Large apt” Felicity and Chris are a Lovely couple. Everywhere you look you see the hard work and dedication they've put into renovating this place , that has so much history. It is wonderful how they modernized it but have not taken away the old charm
A lovely place to stay -the apartment has been sympathetically refurbished and all requirements have been thoughtfully catered for.… More
Thank you for your lovely comments.
Felicity & Chris.
“Spacious and charming”
Reviewed 15 Jun 2014
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!
“Well thought out accommodation in pretty surroundings” Stayed for two nights but wish it could have been longer. The chalet has everything you could need and nicely decorated too. There's a lot of info about the area with maps and things to do and you
Pebbles is a chalet decorated in a seaside theme it was just like staying in a beach hut with everything we could possibly need. The area is beautiful with perfect coastal walks. The village is a five… More
Thank you so much for your excellent review, it means a lot to get feedback, especially if it's positive! Do come back to the IOW, and especially Pebbles, soon!
“A fabulous country retreat.” Stayed at Little Owl for 2 nights. Wish we had booked for longer. It was idyllic and gave us the peace and tranquillity we needed. Our neighbours were beautiful horses,sheep,goats,pigs and a donkey. Little Owl is compact b
Enjoyed three nights at 'Little Owl', the perfect getaway for two to go. Excellent instructions from the hosts, which meant that the cottage was very easy to find despite arriving in the dark, with a … More
Thank you for your fantastic comments about your stay in Little Owl Studio. We are so glad that you had a great time and like the accommodation. We are sorry that you were unable to connect to the wi-fi during your stay. It is usually working, although admittedly it can be rather slow, this being a rural area. We look forward to welcoming you back next year!
“Love this place.”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2014
This is was our 4th visit to Little Owl and we never get tired of it. It's lovely to just switch off and chill out in this glorious place. Lovely walks on the door step for us and our dog to enjoy. Li… More
Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We always look forward to seeing you and your dog too!
“Relaxing, comfortable and lovely views!”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2013
The studio was great for me and my boyfriend, we had everything we needed and were really comfortable. There are great views all around the studio and really lovely walks from your front door. Lis was… More
Thank you for your comments I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such good weather.
“Argeles is great for children” We had a wonderful time in Argeles. There is so much for children to do, beach, waterpark, traveling circuses, bouncy castles etc. Our five year old son loved it. A rental car is a must and the beautiful village Coulier
The apartment was perfect for me and my girlfriend - a great little place to relax.
It is literally a few minutes' walk from the beach and you can walk to Argeles town or the port in about 30 minut… More
Thanks for your feedback-Yes it's true that in common with other properties in the Argeles beach area the streets outside the apartment can be noisy in July & August as the population increases tenfold! We hope to install a wall fan in the bedroom for next season so our guests won't need to leave the windows wide open.
Reviewed 13 Jul 2013
Apartment is located well, only a short walk to shops and beach and the local train/bus stops across the road. The apartment is small but it has all you need and an ideal base to explore the area. It… More
“A charming oasis in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds” Veronica and I live in Australia and were planning a business/ holiday trip to UK and Europe. We had a vision of finding a character cottage in the centre of an historic village that had enough
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
“Absolutely fabulous!” My partner & I stayed in the mill cottage last weekend. The cottage is high tech with every amenity but very cosy. We arrived late Friday to a beautifully laid table complete with fresh flowers, wine & chocolates. The owner Simon