Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.
Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!
A perfect choice for a beach holiday near the sea, the Villa on the Bay provides ultimate comfort in luxury self catering accommodation.Fully eqippped with all mod cons. Luxury 4 bed villa . Ideally suited for guests looking for the luxury of a top class hotel while enj …see more
We loved Villa on the Bay. It is a superb house, immaculately presented yet comfortable enough to feel like home. The living space was huge and great for a family. The deck and pool was a winner too, … More
Thanks for looking after our villa so well during your stay. We always like to please our guests and make sure their holiday is a dream vacation. Summer is the best time as the beach vibe is fabulous but winter can also be great as not so many crowds. We hope you will visit us again soon.
Villa Popa is a large 5 + 2 bedroom villa inserted into a quiet cul-de-sac and just next to the Pinhal golf course, the pool and outside dining area directly overlook the golf course. The villa has a large plot with a big lawned area perfect for kids to play and run aro …see more
A beautiful villa in a great location. An easy 15 minute walk from the lovely marina with brilliant shops, bars and restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere. The villa was clean and tidy, well equipped an… More
Nestling in rolling countryside between the Rivers Creuse and Vienne, on the border of the historic Touraine and Poitou regions, La Belardiere was a working farm until the early 1990s. Today, the barns have been carefully restored to combine both character and classic f …see more
“A most enjoyable stay with delightful and friendly owners”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2013
A superbly appointed gite with ROGER and KATH delightful and friendly owners Something for eveyone young or old. Outdoor acilities were excellent and the gite is an exellent base for exploring this lo… More
Les Rives du Sanctuaire is located on the stunning Clublink Le Maitre golfcourse and just a two minute walk from the beach on Le Diable river. Within five minutes drive of 5 premium golf courses and just a short, free ski shuttle ride from the slopes at Tremblant, our h …see more
We stayed for 9 nights in July and we could happily have stayed for another week. We hiked and cycled and enjoyed the super hot weather. It was lovely to relax out on the terrace in the evenings. The … More
“Couldn't ask for a better vacation rental”
Reviewed 30 May 2013
An absolutely fabulous vacation rental. If you are looking to spend some time in the Mont Tremblant area look no further. This beautiful home is modern, spacious, and conveniently located just minutes… More
“Magical Way To Start The New Year”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2013
We have done some vacation rentals in the past with mixed results so initially we were considering a hotel in the area -but given that we were a group of ten, ranging in age from 3 to 76, we decided t… More
Large double story residence right in the centre of the northern coastal suburbs of Perth. Take a leisurely stroll to the beach or enjoy the outdoor entertainment area with 8 seater dining set, barbecue and a solar heated pool.This holiday home features a short walk to …see more
It has been an absolute pleasure to stay here for the 5 weeks. A daily walk to the beach and a dip in the pool was one of our daily routines. The house is decorated to a standard and it appeared that … More
“Far above expectations”
Reviewed 11 Dec 2011
As business migrants to Australia we had to change several short stays before settling more permanently. In the residence "The Boulevard" we spent 2 weeks, and in this place we first time felt ourselv… More
Le Potager is the smaller of our two gites at La Belardiere. So called because it overlooks the vegetable garden, Le Potager enjoys a pretty walled patio leading to its own private garden, benefiting from the shade of a large walnut tree (which can be very welcome in th …see more
“Beautiful gites in a perfect setting with first class hosts!”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2013
Spotless, stylish, comfortable, airy, spacious and modern accommodation with all the facilities, gadgets, games and bikes you will need while on holiday.
A peaceful location surrounded by lovely To… More
The Villa is typical Spanish style Villa, it offers a Large New Pebble Tec Private heated pool for 2016 with large patio area,
. There are numerous activities i.e.; Pool table, Darts. All the floors in the villa are Granite and all tastefully furnished to the high st …see more
Great Villa, ideal location, very well equipped & lovely pool, excellent welcome basket and lots of attention to detail from the owners. Well done Eric & Pauline, 10 out of 10! This was our second v… More
“Beautifully appointed, high standard, private villa, great location!!”
Reviewed 29 Feb 2012
I cannot believe anyone would have anything negative to say about this villa!! We stayed at villa Olivier in June as a holiday for my 30th birthday and we were not disappointed. The villa is in a grea… More
Welcome to our "Heart of Orlando" brand new Condo. This fabulous 2 Bed/2 Bath Executive Condo can easily accommodate 6 guests in absolute comfort. Fully air conditioned and with the added luxury of ceiling fans in all rooms this property offers privacy and spa …see more
well equipped and clean condo.spacious and everything you need for a great stay.i loved the excellent bed which was very comfortable having stayed in some places with uncomfortable beds.i would stay h… More
“High quality accommodation”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2016
Spacious condo providing excellent accommodation. Very good location for exploring Orlando, including Disney and Universal.… More
“Fantastic- totally perfect 10/10”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2014
I cannot rate this condo enough. It is the second year in a row we have stayed here and I would not stay any where else in the Orlando area.
The condo is a home from home and is very spacious.
It's … More
The Garden House sits next door to the Garden Cottage in the Whale Rock Lifestyle Estate. Nestling beneath the Robberg Nature Reserve the Whale Rock Estate is quiet and peaceful, only 800 meters from the exclusive Solar Beach and yet only five minutes drive to the ce …see more
“Excellent base for a fabulous holiday. Home from home.”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2013
Stayed with friends in this lovely house. Very clean, tidy and spacious. Nice private decked area outside. Quiet area but close enough to the centre of town for groceries, bars and restaurants. Just a… More
This villa is a spacious 5 en suite bedroom villa that sleeps up to 10. Recently refurbished, the inside is all new with all the bells and whistles of a new construction. Modern and functional kitchen and beautiful brand new bathrooms. Being right next to the gold cours …see more
Situated in the North Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the historic Pilgrim's Way in the quiet hamlet of Thurnham, Thurnham Keep Stables is perfectly located for peaceful sanctuary, whilst still being within easy access of Kent's many places to visit.With woo …see more
Detached bungalow in a spacious and quiet park with lots of privacy and tropical vegetation, in the centre of Playa del Ingles. There are 3 big swimming pools, one is always heated, each with a separated child-pool. The separated 6-person bungalow is 100 or 120 square …see more
“Excellant holiday accomodation in a central location”
Reviewed 8 May 2012
Visited in April 2012 and found the bungalows spacious, clean, and in an excellant location for all that the resort has to offer. It was very peaceful and the staff make you very welcome. The cleaning… More
Reviewed 26 Aug 2012
Very great residence with nice apts with littles swimming pools scattered on the property. not bad also restourant/bar inside complex.
not very near the beach and the centre, but in only 5 minutes by… More
“Really perfect stay - quiet and beautiful place”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
Very nice and large garden . Spacious apartments ( c.c.a. 100 m2 ) , very good equipped kitchen , a little bit old furniture . Apartments are cleaning daily . 3 swimming pools in this gardens . Very… More
A luxurious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom vacation villa features a large private south facing pool and spa with conservation view plus fully air conditioned rooms and tv's and dvd's in living room and all bedrooms.
The home is on the superb Emerald Island Resort and close to …see more
Our one bedroom apartment offers direct access to the pool area which has proved to be very popular with families. The facilities we provide in the apartment include UK TV and a safe free of charge.The Victoria Court complex also provides a life guard during the busy pe …see more
“Lovely clean, well furnished, well equipped apartment in EXCELLENT location.”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2014
This is a really lovely apartment in a super location.
I was there on my own to begin with and felt very safe, my husband joined me later.
The complex is in a gated community. It is a quiet, peace… More
“excellent property highly recommended”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2012
property in excellent condition except slight leak in shower . sunshine excellent on the balcony. close to all amenities and good access to all local bars and restaurants. good communication with th… More
“Great Apartment lovely location brilliant for families.”
Reviewed 27 Aug 2012
We have stayed at Victoria Court 1 many times but this apartment was the best, its close to the pool and has a lovely view from the balcony towards the sea. The apartment was very clean and spacious … More
If your top priorities when choosing a holiday stay are luxury and great value for money, than you’ve come to the right place. Villa Hera is a modern deluxe 5 bedroom villa located on a tranquil cul-de-sac within the Oceanico Pinhal Golf Course, moments away from the …see more
Chose Villa Hera to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday with friends and family and had the best holiday ever. The Villa is stunning and beautifully presented and equipped both inside and out. Antoni… More
“This was perfect for the ten of us!”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2012
We had a perfect family get-together at Vila Hera; ten of us including two babies! The villa was marvellous with huge amounts of space, a heated pool and a games room, which suited the ten-year-old - … More
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
Pingo Doce is a better supermarket than the Spa or Jaffers near the marina. Look for the restaurants away from the marina in the square around the "O Colonial' restaurant. They were good quality an… More
this is a new constructed villa, with luxurious and exclusive decoration, private garden, shared heated swimming pool, and all 5 stars commodities...is conveniently situated on the border line of Monaco ( access by steps) just 5minutes walking distance from Casino, bea …see more
The Sanctuary, the perfect Noosa holiday destination. The Sanctuary is fringed by native bushland, beaches, the Noosa river and everglades and is situated at the gateway of the Cooloola-Great Sandy National Park. Take the opportunity to holiday in 5 star luxury accommod …see more
Sleeps 2-8 guests plus child and/or baby. Set on top of a hill, with wonderful views, our spacious, comfortable house is within a converted barn. A maximum 4 double bedrooms each with their own shower rooms, but has designed to be let as a 2, 3 or 4 bedroomed option, de …see more
“A tremendously relaxing, peaceful house - a perfect holiday”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2012
We stayed at Guillemassot in July 2012. 2 familes; 4 adults and 4 children under 5 and a baby. Despite the house only having 3 bedrooms, we had plenty of space and never felt cramped. The communal are… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review and are so pleased that you had an enjoyable holiday. Jim and I both loved having you all to stay, the boys were fantastic and a lot of fun too. Over this winter we are putting in a 4th bedroom and bathroom to provide extra accommodation, plus from next year will be open all year round. Again thank you from us all at Guillemassot.
“Incredible Location and Lovely Hospitality”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2012
We stayed at Guillemassot in June of 2012 and were very impressed. My wife and I were very excited about visiting the SW of France and staying at Guillemassot exceeded our lofty expectations. The old… More
“A place to relax and unwind - perfect”
Reviewed 22 Aug 2012
I stayed at this property in June 2012 with both friends, fiancee and 1 year old daughter. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we felt relaxed, comfortable and happy - this is a real home… More
What better place to stay during your stay in Dubai than at Jumeirah Beach Residence. Here you have the best of both Worlds: If you want to relax or have fun time with the kids then the beach is a few minutes walk away as is the fabulous exclusive use of the pool alloca …see more
Not much more I can say than in the title, Dawn was exemplary to deal with as with every experience I have had renting off her or Owners Direct but her apartment was better than most as it really did … More
“Perfect stay in wonderful apartment”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2012
I cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. Everything from the decor, the facilities and the location are first class.
Right from the beginning when booking I knew we had made the right choice.… More
“Perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 1 Apr 2012
From the beginning Dawn made it an easy and comfortable experience.
This is definitely the place you want to stay in Dubai. The apartment is very well located, spacious and its price is very afforda… More
Casa lagoas is suitable for large groups/large families of up to 8 people that are on the lookout for a well-equipped, comfortable and roomy place that is just a short drive away from every amenity and everything that the Albufeira region has to offer. Close to golf cou …see more
We traveled with family and friends with 2 children for two weeks. It was the best decision to choose this villa for our vacation. We're gratefull to Antonio and his team for hospitality and help. Ca… More
“Immaculate Villa & everything you would need! Highly Recommended”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We arrived & was welcomed & shown around the Villa. It was far better than what the pictures showed & had everything you could need from all the kitchen utensils you would need to outdoor pool inflata… More
Reviewed 2 Sep 2012
The house was beautiful, situated within a compound of other villas at the very end. The pool was absolutely fantastic, and the gardens surrounding the property were completed and maintained to a very… More
Superior Penthouse apartment with stunning views of Laguna/Millenium and Victoria golf courses with the sea beyond,Top quality award winning condominium,adjoining the golf courses set in secure grounds with two swimming pools one for children.Underground secure car park …see more
This Sub Penthouse on Level 37 has absolutely amazing views. It is 239m2 in size with open plan living and dining as well as 3 fully ensuited bedrooms, 2 of these with enormous balconies.
Included are 2 free car parks and foxtel.
This apartment is being offered for …see more
Sea View Apartment , within 30 mins drive from Cape Town Central. Located on the hillside overlooking the magnificent Gordons Bay with views of the mountains and the bay below.
Apartment has two bedrooms - both on-suite , with additional 3rd guest toilet. Large ful …see more
from the moment we drove up to the villa and seen the views over the bay,feel in love with the
place,has everything you need and more,the kitchen area has everything, tv room with a stunning picture… More
Dear Mr OHara thank you much for the compliments. We are happy when our guests are happy. We hope to see you again soon.
4 bedroomed, 2 king, 2 twin (1 Disney themed). Extra large bathroom/bath tub in ensuite. Family lounge area with large leather corner sofa seats 8-10 . Patio furniture for 10 on extra large lanai. Fans outside on lanai. Fans in all major rooms/bedrooms as well as full a …see more
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW.
From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i …see more
This large townhouse offers a peaceful retreat with all the comforts of home. Close to the village of Luz with magnificent sea views, this property offers something for everyone from families to golfers
Casa Gaivota is situated in a quiet and enviable position, with fa …see more
The special attraction of Casa Miramar, besides its swimming pool and hot tub, is that, unlike some similar villas, it is really conveniently situated with shops and restaurants just two minutes walk away. It is also within easy walking distance of both the town centre …see more
thanks to john and Lesley for a fantastic holiday.The villa is outstanding very clean and tidy with everything you need.the pool was great which my grandson enjoyed the most. plenty of inflatable toys… More
“Amazing Villa - ideal for families and great location”
Reviewed 19 May 2014
Our first trip to the Island and Casa Miramar and it was more than I expected. The villa has everything a family could need on their holiday and much more. The bath and beach towels both being provide… More
“only one thing to say " brilliant"”
Reviewed 17 Mar 2013
second time we stayed here,great place to stay not far from airport, quiet place no late night noise. nice walk to beach 15mins slow walk, all restaurants we tried were well up to standard , fado rock… More
2 x 1 bed apartments sleeping four in the beautiful village of La tania in the Three Valleys , a premier skiing area in france. Suitable for summer or winter rental with Extreme biking, walking trails, horse riding, paragliding and white water rafting all within a short …see more
Aphrodite's Solace is perfect for families, golfers (3 courses within 15 mins) & people just wanting a romantic getaway. It is 10 minutes from Petra Tou Rominou aka Aphrodites Rock. 15/20 minutes from Paphos town. Kouklia Village is about a 7 minute drive away. M …see more
We recently had our first family holiday to Cyprus and stayed at Aphrodites Solace.
We couldn't have picked a better villa or people to deal with! Aidan was fantastic, answering all our questions a… More
Reviewed 29 Apr 2012
This holiday was taken as a relaxing break away from all the noise associated with hectic holidays.
The accomodation was excellent. Just far enough away from everything. Plenty of villages nearby to … More
“Lovely villa - I highly recommend it!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
My husband and I stayed with our two children (aged 11 and 12) for a week at this villa. Next time we will be booking for two weeks as we had such a good stay!!
We got into a routine of swimming i… More
With a south and west facing pool you are guaranteed the maximum sunshine available here in sunny Florida, but there is also enough shade if you want to cool down a little. Having two sitting areas, Jasmine Villa has enough room for everyone to be able to lounge in comf …see more
We were looking for a home away from home for our 3 week trip to Disney and other parks in the Orlando region and found the perfect holiday home. The house was an easy 20 minute drive from the Magic K… More
“Very well maintained”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2012
Booked at short notice, very well-maintained comfortable property and in a quiet yet easily accessible area. Very light and airy feel inside.
The addition of an outdoor hot tub to the more usual F… More
“Fantastic villa situated just right for the Orlando experience”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2012
Good quality holiday rental at a great price. Lots of information left by owners and before we left the UK which was a great reassurance - where to eat, shop etc. The villa was exactly as advertised a… More
Visit England 4 star Gold rated self catering property. Winner of Best Self catering Destination Worcestershire 2014The comfortable accommodation is located on the first floor of the barn with 2 bedrooms, I king size with extra bed (and cot space) and the 2nd bedroom c …see more
There were 5 in our party, 4 adults, 1 child and 3 very well behaved dogs.
The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extre… More
Reviewed 9 Jun 2012
We had a great time at the Barn! As soon as we arrived , we felt rather special to have found a beautiful place. The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was pea… More
I am glad you enjoyed your break. It was such a shame it was so wet over the jubilee weekend. I am sorry about the bikes I was unaware that they were unrideable, I know the mid size upwards are ok but will get the smaller bikes out and see if we can give them a makeover.
“Beautiful Barn And Great Location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2012
Stayed at the barn for the weekend to celebrate husbands birthday. Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had. Prepared for wet weather but it was warm and sunny ! The family we… More
Many thanks for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you in the summer when the pool is open. I am quite busy but still have some free weeks available. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards
Our 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom luxury apartment comes with spectacular views across the resort, marina, bay and tropical hillside. It has a fully equipped kitchen, lounge and utility room with all the conveniences you would expect from a modern apartment; floor to ceiling wi …see more
The moment we arrived in St Lucia it was an incredible adventure. We rented a Jeep at the airport and drove to Marigot Bay. Coming from the US, driving was a thrill from the very beginning. The peo… More
“Beautiful condo on a spectacular bay in paradise”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2013
Marigot Bay is one of the most scenic spots on a very scenic island. The condo was ideally suited for our party of four. There are two sizable king bedrooms separated by a spacious living area that in… More
“Peaceful, friendly, safe - heavenly relaxation!”
Reviewed 29 Dec 2012
Wonderful apartment in quiet bay. We travelled with our nanny & 2 young children (2 & 3 yrs old) for a fortnight. Spacious, clean, luxurious development with daily maid service etc. all the benefits o… More
Tenerife Villas Online offers this very large 2 bedroom 2 bathroom villa with beautiful lawned gardens and stunning communal heated pool, free wifi and part air conditioned in San Miguel Village, Golf Del Sur, Tenerife.
This villa in Tenerife has been furnished to a hig …see more
We arrived expecting good things from this villa and we weren't disappointed. Having been shown round by Sheri who explained where everything was, we found it to be spotlessly clean, airy and bright. … More
Thanks for taking the time to write, glad you had a great stay. Very sorry the dates are booked for next year, we hope to see you again in the near future. We will look at the sunbeds with a view to replace them.
Situated within the popular Solana Resort, and close to a local supermarket and restaurants this beautiful 4 bedroom three bathroom villa sleeps up to 8 people and also benefits from an extensive range of resort facilities.Set on a single level, our beautiful and spacio …see more
This villa is totally amazing there was 6 of us and had plenty room.the villa could not be faulted in any way it was exactly how it was described. Thank you so much for allowing us to stay in your bea… More
Thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back.
“A real treat”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2014
As soon as we walked into the Villa at Solana we knew we were in for a treat. The Villa was spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished with all new appliances. After spending a week all cramped into… More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2013
a rally nice high quality and really comfortable house. superb equipment and high quality furnishings. close enough to all the major attractions and some good local facilities. Added benefit of a club… More
Perfect for an Easter break, chicks, rabbits and real Easter egg hunts!Sun, fun & luxury living. Stay at our stylish family-friendly farm with heated salt water swimming pool in a beautiful corner of France & you may never want to leave.Your holiday at Rigal is …see more
The Gite at Rigal is simply perfect for a relaxing family holiday... the gite itself provides great accommodation, three big bedrooms and loads of living space. We have great memories of sitting in t… More
“Perfect holiday for the WHOLE family”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2013
It's not easy to find some place that will keep three generations happy, but the Gite at Rigal has everything my children, my wife and I and my mother-in-law could ask for. The gite itself is lovely … More
“Everything you could ask for”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2013
A lovely gite in beautiful surroundings - even with 3 small children everything was catered for - toys, books, DVDs
Really relaxing, we hope to come back next year!… More
This beautiful apartment, located in the heart of the New Golden Mile between Estepona and Puerto Banus,is only 2 minutes walk to the beach. Set in lovely tropical gardens with 2 outdoor pools, childs pool and an indoor heated pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna and Gymnasium. The a …see more
It was great being met at the apartment and shown where things were. The indoor pool and gym were a boon. The apartment was well equipped, clean and welcoming and it was wonderful being able to rela… More
“Great location in Estepona”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
We had a lovely holiday at this apartment. It is very clean and well equipped and in a really good spot. We particularly loved the balcony which provides a dining area and a lounging area. All the inf… More
“Summer holiday 2016”
Reviewed 23 Aug 2016
Fabulous apartment for the kids and overall family. Great location and very friendly. We want to go back!!!… More
Casa Jahan is located on the edge of Almenara Golf in the peaceful and exclusive neighbourhood of Sotogrande Alto just 10mins from the beach and 5mins from Almenara health spa. Yet only thirty minutes from the larger resorts such as Marbella, the villa has easy access …see more
Cosy comfortable cottage set in working farming village 3km from Tardets, a friendly unspoiled mountain town with lots of facilities including shops, banks, tourist office & restaurants. Good restaurant within walking or cycling distance - 2km. Cycles included. The co …see more
“Great Gite, fabulous pool, lovely hosts and beautiful area”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2013
We were looking for an area of France with lots to do, this area certainly has that! The Gite itself is very well equipped and very comfortable, the bathroom is especially nice. Everything has been do… More
“Great gite with stunning views”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2013
This is a lovely stone built cottage in a farming village in the Pyrenees. The gite itself comprises one half of the building with the owners occupying the other part. The gite is cool and spacious w… More
Amazingly beautiful Privately Owned 5 bed 3 bath home with gorgeous private south west facing 30ft swimming pool and spa with HEATING INCLUDED ALL YEAR ROUND !!
A huge covered lanai for lovely outside dining and stunning views over conservation areas. With over 3500sq …see more
My family and I booked this home for a week's vacation, to really get away and relax from it all. What a fantastic home this is, we've stayed in hotels and condo's before but this is something else an… More
“Great Place to stay.”
Reviewed 27 Oct 2012
We rented the villa for almost three weeks, it was a perfect place to stay to visit all the parks, and far enough away to chill out round the pool in the evening. The heated pool and spa were fantast… More
“Fantastic home - perfect location”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2012
My family and I booked this home for a once in a life time trip, and we were not dissapointed!
This home is just exceptional, everything is just perfect and its all the little details around the h… More