Short on time? Book a mini break in the country! Take your pick from these short breaks at cottages, farmhouses and villas in the countryside. Perfect for long weekends away, short rural breaks let you escape to the great outdoors and recharge your batteries.
Marvel at the breath-taking beauty of the UK’s finest rural areas on your short rural break. Discover the tranquillity of the Lake District, go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons or climb Snowdon, Wales’s highest peak.
If you have a long weekend to spare, hop over the water to an Irish country cottage or try Scotland for jaw-dropping panoramic views of the mountains and Highlands. Alternatively, you could follow the Spanish sunshine and hide away in a stylish Galician converted barn, or head to sun-baked Cyprus and choose a poolside apartment in Paphos.
Apartment B2 (A4+1) - 1 double / triple room, 1 single room, kitchen with dining room (sofa bed) and bathroom. The apartment has a terrace, view of the countryside.Air conditioning, satellite TV and wireless internet access included in price.The distance fro …see more
The beautiful modern Irish cottage sits on the border of County Clare and Tipperary, with stunning views across Lough Derg. Surrounded by rolling farmland, this is a place to enjoy the peaceful rural life, within easy distance of more lively villages and towns, and just …see more
4 bedroom fully equipped villa in a group of villas with shared swimming pool. Sleeps 8/12. Set in the heart of Pefkos resort. Free Maid service six times a week. Internet access. Restaurants, shops and cash dispensers within short walk. Beach 150m. Lindos village 3km. …see more
“Lovely location, well presented and equipped gite, wonderful hospitality” The gite is an attractively converted section of an old farmhouse in the Parc de Morvan. The scenery is beautiful, and the nearby lake provides many leisure opportunities. Saul
We stayed at Gite la Vigne for a week and couldn't fault it. Geoff and Esme gave us a warm welcome and couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. They had very kindly prepared a salad supper, bottl… More
“Wonderful gite and great hosts”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2013
Our week in La Vigne went far too quickly. The gite is superbly equipped and together with the warmth and friendliness offered by Geoff and Esme made for a wonderful break. Set in beautiful and peac… More
“A haven of calm in hidden France”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2013
Reluctant to write a review, really wanted to keep this gite to ourselves. This is a comfortable gem set in peaceful rolling sylvan countryside. The only man made noise is during the morning rush when… More
Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Etang Sale Les Bains
1 4 7 nights min
7 nights min
Nearest beach 4 km
Située dans jardin tropical, 140m d'altitude, au cœur du village d'Etang-Salé Les Hauts (97427), Le Z'oiseau Vert vous propose dans un jardin tropical de 1200 m2 arboré, des locations meublées de qualité. …see more
This apartment is part of a new residential complex, Vista Sila, with 36 luxury one bedroom apartments, situated in the charming town of Caulonia Marina. The complex has its own private well maintained swimming pool, landscaped gardens and less than 1 km to the beach. …see more
“Great stay in a super appartment!” We enjoyed our stay in Chalet le 4 very much. The appartment was very luxurious and finished with eye for detail. We traveled with three young kids and were amazed of all the available baby equipment (built in baby i
We stayed with our 3 young children in apt. No 4. Everything was just perfect: a very beautiful and high quality apartment, fully equipped with everything you need, a lot of space outdoor and with an … More
Five Star luxurious two bedroomed house with private parking in harbour town of Tenby in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Quiet location yet only five minutes walk to beaches , town centre , harbour and the medieval Town Wall. Peace, but close to the centre.Five S …see more
“Had a wonderful time in Nowton” My friends and I had a wonderful time in Nowton, the owner was really friendly, welcoming and helpful and as she lives next door so always on hand to assist us.
The farmhouse was lovely, the bedrooms larger than we wer
We were a large family group, 10 adults and one child.
Kitchen facilities were exceptional......great large dining area and cosy warm lounge.
The bedrooms were comfortable.....in all a great proper… More
“Excellent house, beautiful views and a great hot tub” 8 of us stayed at this property for a hen weekend and it was exactly what we were after. The beds were comfortable, the kitchen well equipped and plenty of space for us all. We particularly enjoy
We stayed here for three days celebrating my 40th. Great location with stunning views in all directions. The house itself had everything we required and the hot tub was the cherry on the cake! Would s… More
“Great house in a stunning location”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2016
9 of us visited the house for the weekend as a farewell for some friends emigrating to Australia.
From my initial enquiry, Emma the owner was always really quick to get back to me and very helpful.
“Comfy cottage in lovely location”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2016
We had a great time at the Cowshed. It was very easy to arrange and the owner Emma was very communicative, and we were given a friendly welcome and shown around on the day we turned up. The house itse… More
La Maison de Grand Maman is the perfect choice for those looking for relax and peace in a little mountain village on the Italian Alps, in the Valle d'Aosta area. It is simply unique choice for those passionate about nature, winter sports as well as Italian food and …see more
Casa Jessica is a modern townhouse with a large communal pool, air-conditioning, heating, free wifi internet, and UK tv as an optional extra; guests pay for the electricity consumed during their stay at a fair price.The house is conveniently located on the edge of Villa …see more
“Excellent relaxing break” Casa Granadillos is a lovely little place, easily accessible with short journey time from the UK, very close to the facilities at Marbella and the coast, yet in the heart of a very authentically Spanish town, surrounded by m
Four star gold award cottage situated in a secluded corner of historic Alston, in the heart of the North Pennines, furnished to a very high standard, with balcony & patio. Ideally situated for local shops and pubs but just 5 minutes walk to beautiful open countryside …see more
“Fantastic stay” The flat was wonderful, very clean and in a superb location. We couldn't have asked for more and the whole stay was an absolute bargain. I would highly recommend staying here.
Marvelous rustic villa, with private swimming pool, in Calpe. located in the country side of Calpe. Recommended for people who want to spend a relaxing holidays. The villa has a large garden with grass. Fenced pool, air-conditioning. Just 7 min driving to Calpe Beach. …see more
A beautiful two bedroom house, both bedrooms with en-suite bath/shower room in a quiet location with sea views. Decorated in the traditional Portuguese style, the villa has its own pool (6 metres by 2.5 metres), large patio and covered BBQ area.Inside th …see more
“Wonderful B & B” I recently stayed at Il Rifugio and would like to thank the owners Bill and John for their wonderful hospitality. The B & B is just perfect . It is situated in the middle of a very quaint typically Tuscan village with beautiful sce
“Glorious garden, stunning home, great bed, clean, perfect hospitality”
Reviewed 10 Dec 2012
This is my second off-season stay. Have stayed both April and November. A perfect location for hopping off to Florence or hiking the hillsides near Lucca. Located in the central area of a charming h… More
“The quintessential Italian experience”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2011
I stayed here by myself in May of 2009 and couldn't wait to bring my husband and return to this magical Italian village and this beautiful little Italian Villa. The owners Bill and John have the most … More
Offering 4 gites in total, La Pommeraie is a 19th. century farm house, set in peaceful countryside yet only 5 mins from Jonzac.The 12 metre pool has a large open barn adjacent which offers needed shade in the summer and also has a shower and wc. This area is ideal f …see more
Character cottages with lots of lovely original features. Over looks fields. Private garden and patio. Parking. Victorian style double bed. 2 twin beds. Well equipped. Very comfy beds. Beautiful, tasteful decor. Pets allowed - extra cost. …see more
10% DISCOUNT when you book 2 weeks - book by 30 June 2016. Our apartment is situated near Esentepe and enjoys superb mountain views on two sides. It is on a small and quiet development and comes with a feeling of spaciousness because of this. The site benefits from a la …see more
“Perfect location, wonderful facilities - a very relaxing week” We had a fantastic stay at La Cueva in April. The roof terrace was perfect for soaking up the sunshine with beautiful views across the surrounding hills and the pool was perfect to cool of
“Stilvolles Ferienhaus mit fantastischer Dachterasse”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2014
Die Ferienwohnung ist ausgesprochen liebevoll im andalusischen Stil renoviert worden. Sie ist sehr sauber, in top Zustand und sehr gepflegt - die Blumenpracht war wundervoll. Und zwei Schwalbenkücken… More