Rural retreats – countryside holiday cottages

Rural retreats (49073)

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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Sliema holiday apartment accommodation

Sliema / Tigne

3 8 Min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£853 - £1659 / week

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from £78 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday gite with swimming pool in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Dordogne / Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

5 11 7 nights min stay

Gite / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / 7 nights min stay

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from £114 / night

£795 - £1550 / week

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from £114 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Home rental in Mamora Bay with swimming pool

Saint Paul Parish / Mamora Bay

7 12 7 nights min stay

House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 7 nights min stay

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from £695 / night

£4865 / week

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from £695 / night

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Apartment accommodation in Sliema

Island of Malta / Sliema

3 8 5 nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 5 nights min stay

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from £67 / night

£469 - £687 / week

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from £67 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Beattock holiday manor house rental

Dumfries and Galloway / Beattock

11 25 2 nights min stay

Manor House / 11 bedrooms / sleeps 25 / 2 nights min stay

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from £375 / night

£2625 / week

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from £375 / night

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Holiday villa in Taormina

Province of Messina / Taormina

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £170 / night

£850 - £3700 / week

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from £170 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Sucuraj

Hvar Island / Sucuraj

2 4 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £63 / night

£683 / week

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from £63 / night

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Johnshaven holiday home rental

Aberdeenshire / Johnshaven

5 10 3 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 3 nights min stay

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from £170 / night

£960 / week

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from £170 / night

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Holiday apartment in Lassi

Cephalonia / Lassi

9 23 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 23 / 3 nights min stay

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from £224 / night

£1563 - £2632 / week

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from £224 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Cala de San Vicente Ibiza

4 8 1 night min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £446 / night

£5427 / week

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from £446 / night

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £165 / night

£616 - £1847 / week

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from £165 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Fairford

Cotswolds / Fairford

7 16 3 nights min stay

House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / 3 nights min stay

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from £350 / night

£2450 / week

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from £350 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Dyserth

Denbighshire / Dyserth

4 7 Min stay varies

Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £100 / night

£550 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Muckross

Killarney / Muckross

5 12 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £218 / night

£1280 - £2295 / week

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from £218 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house rental

Lincolnshire / Spilsby

6 16 Min stay varies

Manor House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / Min stay varies

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from £400 / night

£2800 - £3800 / week

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from £400 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Holiday lodge with shared pool in Llangollen

Denbighshire / Llangollen

4 8 Min stay varies

Lodge / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £140 / night

£1090 - £1480 / week

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from £140 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Mosfellsbaer

Reykjavik / Mosfellsbaer

3 8 Min stay varies

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £140 / night

£838 - £1675 / week

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from £140 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in St. Andrews

Fife / St. Andrews

5 10 Min stay varies

Townhouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £230 / night

£1500 - £3000 / week

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from £230 / night

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta De Fuste

Caleta De Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £117 / night

£814 - £1628 / week

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from £117 / night

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Albufeira holiday villa rental

Faro District / Albufeira

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £311 / night

£1163 - £3256 / week

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from £311 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £35 / night

£245 - £353 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Soto

Curacao / Soto

4 9 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £187 / night

£1303 - £3528 / week

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from £187 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Frigiliana holiday apartment rental

Malaga Province / Frigiliana

2 4 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £70 / night

£350 - £39500 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday villa in Sari-Solenzara

Corse-du-Sud / Sari-Solenzara

3 11 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / 7 nights min stay

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from £253 / night

£1770 / week

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from £253 / night

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Vancouver holiday condo rental

Vancouver / Downtown Vancouver

2 5 3 nights min stay

Condo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 3 nights min stay

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from £70 / night

£485 / week

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from £70 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Fort Myers Beach holiday apartment rental

Southwest Gulf Coast / Fort Myers Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £244 / night

£1216 - £3455 / week

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from £244 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Protaras

Protaras / Ayia Triada

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £74 / night

£516 - £1308 / week

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from £74 / night

(9) Excellent 

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St. George's holiday villa rental

Saint George Parish / St. George's

5 9 1 night min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 1 night min stay

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from £348 / night

£1737 / week

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from £348 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Masham

North Yorkshire / Masham

5 14 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £325 / night

£5180 / week

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from £325 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Destin holiday home rental

Florida Panhandle / Destin

5 20 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £214 / night

£1069 - £3621 / week

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from £214 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Pollensa holiday villa rental

Mallorca/Majorca / Pollensa

4 8 4 nights min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 4 nights min stay

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from £133 / night

£924 - £2047 / week

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from £133 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Blo Norton

Diss / Blo Norton

8 18 Min stay varies

House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 18 / Min stay varies

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from £588 / night

£2750 - £4500 / week

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from £588 / night

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Holiday home in Shanklin

Isle of Wight / Shanklin

4 12 7 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 7 nights min stay

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from £336 / night

£2350 / week

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from £336 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Broadford

Isle of Skye / Broadford

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £120 / night

£595 - £1295 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Montego Bay

Saint James Parish / Montego Bay

11 24 1 night min stay

Villa / 11 bedrooms / sleeps 24 / 1 night min stay

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from £104 / night

£725 - £16656 / week

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from £104 / night

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Holiday b&b in Warminster

Wiltshire / Warminster

3 8 2 nights min stay

B&B / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 2 nights min stay

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from £210 / night

£1470 / week

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from £210 / night

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Villemoustaussou holiday home let

Carcassonne / Villemoustaussou

4 8 7 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £244 / night

£1706 / week

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from £244 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Shaftesbury

Dorset / Shaftesbury

5 10 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £400 / night

£2500 - £3000 / week

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from £400 / night

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Holiday home in San Pedro

Ambergris Caye / San Pedro

6 12 4 nights min stay

House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 4 nights min stay

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from £342 / night

£2069 - £3104 / week

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from £342 / night

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Holiday apartment with swimming pool in Stresa

Lake Maggiore / Stresa

3 6 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 3 nights min stay

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from £462 / night

£3231 - £4308 / week

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from £462 / night

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Villa rental in Eagle Beach with swimming pool, golf nearby

Aruba / Eagle Beach

5 12 7 nights min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 7 nights min stay

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from £249 / night

£1737 / week

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from £249 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Oletta

Oletta / St Florent

3 6 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £92 / night

£644 - £1977 / week

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from £92 / night

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Villa accommodation in L'Escala with swimming pool

L'Escala / Puig Sec

5 10 7 nights min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £89 / night

£621 - £1822 / week

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from £89 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Meribel ski apartment to rent.

Savoie / Meribel

3 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £272 / night

£1861 - £2869 / week

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from £272 / night

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Holiday villa in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

5 10 1 night min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 1 night min stay

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from £487 / night

£3403 / week

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from £487 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Sala Comacina

Lake Como / Sala Comacina

3 7 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / 2 nights min stay

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from £132 / night

£1016 - £1876 / week

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from £132 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Mijas Costa with golf nearby

Mijas Costa / Urbanizacion Torrenueva

5 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £125 / night

£1700 / week

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from £125 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Ubud with swimming pool

Bali / Ubud

5 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £174 / night

£1216 - £2723 / week

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from £174 / night

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Holiday home in Belves

Dordogne / Belves

5 11 7 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / 7 nights min stay

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from £172 / night

£1200 - £1300 / week

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from £172 / night

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Holiday hotel apartment in Beaulieu

Brockenhurst / Beaulieu

15 30 2 nights min stay

Hotel apartment / 15 bedrooms / sleeps 30 / 2 nights min stay

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from £1900 / night

£10920 / week

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from £1900 / night

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