Rural retreats – countryside holiday cottages

Rural retreats (77855)

Escape to the country – book a beautiful rural retreat! Choose from cosy country cottages, exquisitely converted farmhouses and Mediterranean-style fincas bursting with character.



Rural retreats provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. See our holiday cottages in Cornwall, the Cotswolds and the Lake District, or find a cottage with a mesmerising backdrop in Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands. Further afield, explore the tranquillity and native wildlife in France, Italy or Spain from your own gite or trullo.



Some of our rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Le Bar-sur-Loup

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Le Bar-sur-Loup

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
6 bedroomed Villa with swimming pool, sun deck area, pool fridge, children friendly, safe, flat, fenced garden, with plenty of outdoor toys provided, including trampoline, table tennis, climbing frame, sandpit and wendy house.<br />8 guest maximum  …see more

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Apsiou holiday cottage let

Limassol District / Apsiou

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning
“Great place for weekend getaways” We stayed at this beautiful agrotouristic house during a weekend visit at the Limassol area. The house is really spacious and accommodated me and my 3 friends really well. The extra bonus of this house is the big terr  …see more

from £89 / night

£564 - £683 / week

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from £89 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Castle Douglas

Dumfries and Galloway / Castle Douglas

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
This beautiful, traditional Galloway cottage is set in its own stunning grounds with private access to Loch Ken. Elegantly furnished throughout, with a large airy sitting room and a stylish dining room, both with cosy wood-burning stoves.  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Saint Jean d'Aulps ski chalet to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Saint Jean d'Aulps

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location and chalet for exploring the Alps” The cottage is located on edge of lovely village with shops selling the usual essentials. The chalet is very comfortable and has all the appliances you would need for your stay. It is an excellent  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £1100 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Lussan

Gard / Lussan

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The apartment is fully decorated and furnished, it has an spacious bathroom with an Italian made shower, perfect for 2 - 3. You have access to your private decorated terraced patio.Fons sur Lussan is a village located 15min drive from the Medieval town of Uzes. Welcome.  …see more

from £76 / night

£500 - £670 / week

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from £76 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Blato holiday apartment rental

Korcula Island / Blato

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
The Apartment is located in the Village of Prigradica on the Island of Korcula. The island has excellent transport links with a daily catamaran service that travels directly to the village. There are regular ferries travelling from Split & Oribic To the Island.<  …see more

from £81 / night

£522 - £646 / week

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from £81 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Arezzo / Capolona

3 4 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

23

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Pyla

Larnaka City / Pyla

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Perfect for couples or families. Well maintained, contemporary style for a comfortable stay. The overall feeling is one of space and peace. Air-con in all rooms. Quiet, well-kept complex with a pool, in a peaceful village 10 minutes from Larnaca and 20 minutes from Larn  …see more

from £40 / night

£300 / week

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from £40 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Palermo / Mondello

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £89 / night

£602 - £848 / week

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from £89 / night

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Holiday home in Bracklesham

Chichester / Bracklesham

4 6 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
This large three storey house is situated directly on the sea front with gardens leading straight onto the beach. There are views across The Solent to the Isle of Wight particularly from the first floor bedroom which has its own private, south facing sun deck. The kitch  …see more

from £89 / night

£620 - £945 / week

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from £89 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Westport holiday home rental

County Mayo / Westport

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Luxurious holiday rental property on an acre of land with spectacular mountain views of Sheaffry and Croagh patrickJust 8 miles from Westport on the main N59 road to Leenane/Clifden.The property is ideal for relaxation but still has easy access to all amenities.  …see more

from £153 / night

£619 - £721 / week

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from £153 / night

6

Holiday villa in La Joya

Antequera / La Joya

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
Cosy holiday villa for couples with great views to the Mediterranean sea and Malaga mountains Private pool and private BBQ cottage totally private and not overlooked The location has much to recommend it.<br />We have 5 more villas for 2 to 10 persons. Please, ask  …see more

from £81 / night

£467 / week

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from £81 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Sao Bartolomeu

Castro Marim / Sao Bartolomeu

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
vine home - inserted cottage in the middle of a citinos orchard; Their view is fabulous on the pine forest and orchard The many trees surrounding it make the house very cool in summer and warm in winter, The seasonally tank that works to cool off on warm days  …see more

from £64 / night

£509 / week

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from £64 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Latour-de-France

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £64 / night

£212 / week

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from £64 / night

22

Holiday home in Cala Gonone

Dorgali / Cala Gonone

4 11 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Large house located in the residential area of Cala Gonone, just 150 meters from the sea, with ladder access directly on the beach. It consists of two fully self contained accommodation within the same structure. The first, with breathtaking sea view, consists of living  …see more

from £113 / night

£789 - £1962 / week

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from £113 / night

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Mansonville holiday farmhouse rental

Tarn-et-Garonne / Mansonville

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 220 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Freshly renewed quiet & charming old Farmhouse in South-western France, with Park and pool.Relaxing atmosphere.Walking, Horseriding, watersports, cycling, fishing, ... possibilities.Ideal location : both Mediterranean and Atlantic are reachable for a day at sea<b  …see more

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Holiday home with shared pool, golf nearby in Pals

Pals / Playa de Pals

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
A detached, fully air conditioned (hot / cold), 4 bedroom villa in a small complex of 7 villas around a shared pool. Small private lawned area and terrace overlooking the pool and gardens. The villa is on two levels with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and garage on the ground.  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Costa del Sol / Malaga

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Excellent Centrally Located Value For Money Apartment.” Compact but very comfortable , clean and well equipped modern apartment in a fantastic location in the building next to the cathedral . Very secure also. Living4malaga staff are just a short walk  …see more

from £73 / night

£505 / week

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from £73 / night

8

Ski home to rent in Golden

Kootenay Rockies / Golden

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Fabulous 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom 770sft townhouse condo with private hot tub and all the upgrades you need for a luxurious stay in the mountains in the heart of Kicking Horse Mountain Resort near Golden, British Columbia. This townhouse is part of the Aspens at Kicking H  …see more

from £107 / night

£641 - £1220 / week

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from £107 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Comrie

Perth and Kinross / Comrie

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Relaxing surroundings with beautiful views over the River Earn. See some of our feedback on Trip Advisor Riverside Cabins.<br />All bookings are subject to our terms and conditions which can be forwarded on request  …see more

from £150 / night

£550 / week

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from £150 / night

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Apartment rental in Elysia Park

Paphos / Elysia Park

2 4 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Fully Airconditioned 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Kato Paphos, sleeps 4 people. This luxury fully air conditioned apartment on an exclusive complex comprises, 1 Double bedroom (en-suite), 1 twin bedroom, & 2 bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen with granite worktops,  …see more

from £42 / night

£295 - £499 / week

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from £42 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Paignton

Paignton / Goodrington

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
Great for families with children - walk to beach in less than 1 minute - no roads to cross.  …see more

from £60 / night

£399 - £999 / week

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from £60 / night

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Praia da Oura holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Praia da Oura

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Excelente apartamento localizado numa zona calma de Albufeira  …see more

from £43 / night

£424 / week

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from £43 / night

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Holiday home in Los Realejos

Tenerife / Los Realejos

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
House from 1905 completely restaured in 2008 for 4 - 10 people. Private access.  …see more

from £97 / night

£819 - £1175 / week

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from £97 / night

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Sunny Beach holiday apartment rental

Sunny Beach / Sunny Beach Main Resort

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Non smokers only and no pets please. A 20% deposit will be required to confirm the booking and payment in full must be received 4 weeks in advance of stay. Must pay an electricity and water bills at the end of stay.  …see more

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Holiday barn in Roccaraso

Province of L'Aquila / Roccaraso

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
The Cerreto estate comprises of a main stone building, formely the main farm building, a smaller stone barn converted into a guest house with high brick vaulted ceilings within a 20 hectares (50 acres) park formerly the hunting lodge of the current owners.  …see more

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Holiday villa in Argaka

Paphos District / Argaka

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Villa 10 - Bayview Villas is a modern new build, boasting open plan living space, fully fitted kitchen, 3 bedrooms with private pool, landscaped gardens and off street parking and views of the coastline to the front of the villa and Paphos forest to the rear.  …see more

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Holiday bungalow in Adrigole

County Cork / Adrigole

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Waterfall Cottage is nestled quiet, tranquil location, in Adrigole, West Cork. Accommodation includes 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms catering for up to 8 guests. The house is located on a hillside surrounded by a large private garden with breath-taking views Bantry Bay.  …see more

from £55 / night

£382 - £509 / week

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from £55 / night

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool in Woolacombe

Devon / Woolacombe

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
• Sleeps 4• Set in 44 acres of landscaped gardens & rolling countryside• Facilities include: Indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, tennis court and games room• Minutes from glorious beaches and secluded coves - Woolacombe, Putsborough, Croyde, Saunto  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £745 / week

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from £57 / night

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Gironde / Sigalens

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

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Cottage accommodation in Torcross

Devon / Torcross

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.03 km
  • Private garden
Situated in the stunning seaside village of Torcross in South Devon, Sunnyview is a unique property for couples. Nestled into the hillside with magnificent views, and just a stone's throw from the beach, it is the perfect hideaway for people looking to unwind and  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

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Pasman holiday home rental

Pasman Island / Pasman

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
The holiday house Murtelica is placed on the island of Pasman, in the bay Soline, directly on the beach, and it is available to rent during the spring and summer, till early autumn. The island of Pasman has a regular connection with the mainland - it takes about 15min w  …see more

from £57 / night

£398 - £647 / week

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from £57 / night

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Apartment rental in Cremolino

Province of Alessandria / Cremolino

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
In a newly redecorated farm, lovely attic flat with a beautiful view overlooking the surrounding woods. Quiet and secluded, private entrance. 30 minutes away from Ligurian beaches and the lovely city of Genoa. Milan EXPO is 1.5 hours away.  …see more

from £47 / night

£255 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Prague

Prague / Prague Old Town

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
This apartment is located in the center of Prague very close to Wenceslas Square. The district has excellent infrastructure with restaurants, bars. This location will appreciate those who prefer to live in the city center & feel Prague nightlife  …see more

from £30 / night

£153 / week

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from £30 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Evran

Evran / St Andre Des Eaux

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
“What a wonderful gite” What a lovely gite. Light, airy and so comfortable. It was wonderfully quiet and relaxing, sipping a glass of wine on the patio whilst waiting for dinner to cook. Morning trips into Evran for croissants, pain au chocolat and oth  …see more

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Holiday cottage in Clifton-upon-Teme

Malvern Hills / Clifton-upon-Teme

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Set in 25 acres in the beautiful Teme Valley. Peaceful, unspoilt location. Two fishing pools. Hot tub, sauna. Holistic therapy treatments by appointment. Games room. River Teme and Worcestershire Way footpath 1/2 mile, for walkers, pick up or drop off service .&l  …see more

from £75 / night

£360 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Maslinica holiday apartment rental

Solta Island / Maslinica

5 5 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
The apartment "NENNI" is situated in the quiet part of the settlement. Spending a holiday in our apartment means complete rest in peaceful warm afternoons and fresh silent nights.<br />Maslinica is the favorite destination for sailors, surfers, divers an  …see more

from £34 / night

£238 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Pissouri holiday bungalow let

Pissouri / Pissouri Bay

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent” modern good comfortable accommodation three good bedrooms modern kitchen good patio walk to village walk to beach good pool  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 - £1023 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Guia

Albufeira / Guia

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Great spacious 4 bedroom isolated villa with bid garden ideal for a family relaxing holiday. The swimming pool is gated because of children. Big double bedrooms with en suite. Bedrooms and 1st floor with real wooden flooring. Big barbecue in pool area.  …see more

from £365 / night

£2551 / week

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from £365 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in West Marden

West Sussex / West Marden

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Gardener’s Cottage was originally built as gardener's accommodation by Lord Durham who owned the manor house next door.It offers very comfortable living for 4 people in tastefully furnished accommodation, with a lovely south facing garden and all round rural  …see more

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