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Get away from it all with a short break to a stunning weekend retreat. Whether you have a couple of nights or a long weekend to spare, a short break at one of these holiday homes is a sure fire way to recharge your batteries.



For long weekends away you could fill up on tapas from an apartment in Barcelona. Or hop on the Eurostar for city breaks in Paris, Brussels or Avignon.

Alternatively combine a mini break in one of the apartments in London with a show in the West End. Or live the good life in a choice of holiday cottages in the Cotwsolds, Cornwall or the Lake District.

Whatever you're looking for out of a short break, there's a villa, cottage or penthouse suite with your name on it!

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Broadbeach holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £179 / night

£1125 - £2709 / week

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from £179 / night

(39) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Nice / Vieux Nice

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“romantic, modern clean secluded garret getaway full of sunlight and sea views” This property is gorgeous, newly renovated, modern, crisp white colours. It is on the fifth floor that gives it a direct view over the sea that just delights. Has the feel
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from £62 / night

£369 - £658 / week

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(1) Very Good 

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Zadar holiday apartment rental

Zadar County / Zadar

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary

from £36 / night

£246 / week

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avg. 2 hours 35 minutes

from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Marrakech

Marrakech / Widane

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Morocco holiday 2016” We stayed at villa Yasmina for 7 days in August 2016 and the villa was great. The rooms were all spacious even though there were 15 of us. The house keeper ensured our needs were fulfilled, and the villa was also cleaned regularl
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from £71 / night

£1316 - £2790 / week

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from £71 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment letting

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £106 / night

£737 - £983 / week

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from £106 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday houseboat in Alappuzha

Alappuzha District / Alappuzha

3 2 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £79 / night

£1103 / week

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from £79 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Albufeira Marina

Albufeira / Albufeira Marina

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic” Having stopped in the marina on several occasions my partner and I already knew what to expect. The marina is a great place to stay and is really handy for the old town or Soa Rafael and Gale,(the sunset there is a must) and of course the m
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from £48 / night

£264 - £759 / week

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avg. 1 hour 42 minutes

from £48 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Bled

Upper Carniola Region / Bled

2 8 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £39 / night

£263 - £1012 / week

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avg. 16 minutes

from £39 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday studio in Collioure

Collioure / Faubourg

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous caring hosts, very comfy apartment with beautiful views, parking and pool” Very caring and helpful hosts, Paul and Chrissie. I was met at the train station and taken back when I left, great start to my holiday and helpful on my return trip. N
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from £44 / night

£308 - £786 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Mojacar

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Feeling Happy” Had a wonderful stay at this property for 6 weeks, There was nothing lacking. Cleanliness was superb. and everything you could possibly need, even down to a dishwasher. In a great spot with the commercial centre on the doorstep, inf
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from £62 / night

£430 - £632 / week

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avg. 1 hour 23 minutes

from £62 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Javea holiday apartment rental

Javea / Arenal

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“Apartment in Javea” My family and I have been coming to this part of Spain for over 30 years and in that time have stayed in many Villas and apartments in both Moraira and Javea. I have to say that this is right up there with the best of them. Right f
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from £60 / night

£380 - £880 / week

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from £60 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Varenna holiday villa rental

Varenna / Varenna Town Centre

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £325 / night

£2281 - £2369 / week

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avg. 3 hours 34 minutes

from £325 / night

(28) Excellent 

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St. Paul's Bay holiday apartment rental

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely fantastic apartment” Apartment excellent owner Michael very helpfull overall a lovely holiday apartment was very clean good location everything you need in the apartment
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from £40 / night

£264 - £483 / week

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avg. 1 hour 42 minutes

from £40 / night

(41) Very Good 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place to stay the kids just loved it” Good location,Family friendly, the kids loved the resort pool etc and house was just perfect. Great place to stay and relax after hectic day at the Parks. Shopping eating etc all just a couple of minutes aw
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from £71 / night

£552 - £772 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in La Cala Hills with shared pool, golf nearby

Mijas / La Cala Hills

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mrs Bentley” Lovely apartment and surroundings and very clean and everything at hand that you need . We really enjoyed our stay . The manager and his wife were very accommodating . Thank you
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from £56 / night

£289 - £599 / week

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avg. 3 hours 37 minutes

from £56 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa letting

Province of Barcelona / Sant Cebria de Vallalta

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic place where we truly got to relax and enjoy” We (6 adults and 1 child) spent 1 week in the house and that was too little. We truly enjoyed our time at the house. The house itself is good with all required eqiupment for daily-life. The outs
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from £158 / night

£1097 - £2062 / week

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avg. 2 hours 33 minutes

from £158 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Mont Tremblant ski home to rent.

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Best option in Tremblant” The property is by far the best in the area. It is perfectly appointed and the photographs are completely accurate. 8 to 10 people fit perfectly. My family and I had a lovely Christmas and New Year's holiday at Tremblant and
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from £135 / night

£860 - £1800 / week

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from £135 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Pila-Canale holiday gite let

Corse-du-Sud / Pila-Canale

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

from £71 / night

£483 - £869 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Cala Gonone

Dorgali / Cala Gonone

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“excellent stay” lovely part of the wold to visit ; the apartment was really cosy and well furnished . The position is ideal for a quite and relaxing holiday and also very close to all amenities and conforts: shops, restaurants, cafes and the beach is
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from £44 / night

£308 - £457 / week

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from £44 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Holiday chalet in Panjim

North Goa District / Panjim

4 14 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic old world house, great host” If you're looking for a quiet, waterside stay in Goa, I can't think of a better house than this. Polished wood and glass abound in this wonderfully quaint house, but the furnishings (Rooms, Kitchen, bathrooms) ar
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from £79 / night

£553 / week

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avg. 1 hour 56 minutes

from £79 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Nice holiday apartment rental

Nice / Central Nice

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
“perfect central Nice location in lovely modern apartment” We had a great 5 day stay enjoying the super location and the sunny terrace.Perfect for the old town and for walking to the train station for journeys to Villefranch, Menton etc. The apartment
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from £75 / night

£450 - £870 / week

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avg. 3 hours 56 minutes

from £75 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Pomos holiday villa rental

Paphos District / Pomos

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“wow! what an experience!” The property is very aptly named "Villa Paradiso". On our arrival we walked into the living room and we all looked at each other and did a chorus "Wow". The view is stunning and the design of the house means that each room
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from £182 / night

£1272 - £2018 / week

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avg. 1 hour 21 minutes

from £182 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Puerto Del Carmen holiday villa rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Los Mojones

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“An ideal place to stay” We had a wonderful week at this gorgeous villa which was exactly as described. It has everything you could possibly need and is very spacious and comfortable. We enjoyed the flexibility of not having to go out to restaurants
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from £214 / night

£1495 - £1995 / week

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from £214 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Faro District / Carvoeiro

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday” This was our second stay at this excellent apartment, we will look to return again. Apartment in very good condition, pool close and Sun beds always available. We did have a couple of issues this time but these were sorted quickly by
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from £75 / night

£395 - £700 / week

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avg. 1 hour 13 minutes

from £75 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Unawatuna

Galle District / Unawatuna

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“A Sri Lankan Gem!!” We have visited Sri Lanka many times and traveled all over the country, staying in some of the best hotels Sri Lanka has to offer. Far Horizons Villa is one of the best places we have ever stayed in. We were initially greeted by th
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from £195 / night

£1250 - £3750 / week

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avg. 2 hours 11 minutes

from £195 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Hisaronu

Hisaronu / Central Hisaronu

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“spacious wonderful apartment” stayed in this apartment with my wife and 4 children ages 9, 12, 16 19, more than enough room for all. everything you need catered for, lovely pool to swim or to chill out at, distance to shops bars and restaurants very s
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from £30 / night

£200 - £482 / week

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avg. 2 hours 32 minutes

from £30 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Hersonissos

Heraklion Prefecture / Hersonissos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool

from £66 / night

£553 / week

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from £66 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £176 / night

£1229 - £5005 / week

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from £176 / night

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Holiday home with shared pool in Torrevieja

Torrevieja / El Paraiso, Torrevieja

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £76 / night

£527 / week

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avg. 3 hours 34 minutes

from £76 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Almancil

Faro District / Almancil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful relaxing vacation” We had a wonderful stay at the villa. A great pool and really close to the beach. The vacations were great.
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from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Lanzarote / Playa Blanca

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £106 / night

£808 - £1193 / week

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avg. 42 minutes

from £106 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Alicante / Ciudad Quesada

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“A winter stay” This town house is undoubtedly well equipped and well cared for. It benefits particularly from having an owner that really cares that your hoilday should be a success! We were confident that this stay would be great and it was! Here
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from £28 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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avg. 3 hours 9 minutes

from £28 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Chalet rental in Sant Rafael with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m
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from £229 / night

£1658 - £3685 / week

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avg. 1 hour 49 minutes

from £229 / night

(25) Very Good 

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Santa Maria holiday apartment rental

Santa Maria / Antonio Souza Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Top marks. We didn’t want to leave!” I stayed in this apartment with my girlfriend and another couple for two weeks over New Year. The booking process could not have been smoother and David, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with – professional, attent
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from £40 / night

£260 - £400 / week

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avg. 3 hours 7 minutes

from £40 / night

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Holiday b&b in Cotonou

Littoral Department / Cotonou

8 18 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 17 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

from £22 / night

£140 - £220 / week

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from £22 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Quinta do Lago holiday villa rental

Faro District / Quinta do Lago

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £171 / night

£1195 - £3295 / week

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from £171 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Corfu

Ionian Islands / Corfu

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £130 / night

£600 - £2400 / week

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avg. 2 hours 20 minutes

from £130 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Alethriko

Larnaka District / Alethriko

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool

from £140 / night

£1200 - £1450 / week

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from £140 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Kas with shared pool

Antalya Province / Kas

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £53 / night

£737 / week

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avg. 3 hours 13 minutes

from £53 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect location” We had a great time and the apartment is perfectly situated in the centre of Carvoiero. jill and Liz were very helpful and the apartment was very clean.
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from £50 / night

£355 - £700 / week

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