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Marina Beach Apartments - Marina Smir apartment sleeps 4

Tetouan / Marina Smir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished having a good sized lounge with dining area, which leads to the balcony with pool, garden or mountain views.The apartment is situated just two minutes walk from the golden beach of Tamuda Bay. Two bedrooms - one double and  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 - £889 / week

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from £42 / night

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Lake Maggiore / Vairano

3 6 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Pet friendly;
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from £143 / night

£1000 / week

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from £143 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Aphrodites Beach NW Cyprus Coast, Lefke, Kyrenia

Nicosia District / Ghaziveran

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Swimming pool;
The price shown to pay may include £100 refundable deposit, please check details. Bookings under £295, may not include agent's costs of £75 per booking, and have to be added manually, but max £295 total rent and agent's costs. This is a safe and secure Northern Cy  …see more

from £30 / night

£150 - £295 / week

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Apartman Nea - Brzac apartment sleeps 3

Krk Island / Brzac

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
Apartment is situated in place Brzac in Croatia. It is modern and clean and the owners are very polite. There are few terraces on Your disposal and a grill house; which is free to use. 800m from the apartment is a very nice beach, surrounded with vegetation. The owners  …see more

from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Haute-Corse / Monticello

Studio 4 1 night min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £52 / night

£388 / week

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from £52 / night

(3) Poor 

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Aegean Star apartments folegandros - Karavostasis b&b sleeps 20

Folegandros / Karavostasis

4 20 1 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Welcome to Aegean Star Hotel Apartments! Folegandros …The small diamond of Cyclades! The most southern island of the Cyclades cluster between Santorini and Milos. Folegandros extent, reaches the 32 km2 and its distance from Piraeus is 102 n.m. The picturesque port of  …see more

from £42 / night

£82 / week

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from £42 / night

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Cozy & Comfy 2BR apartment - Al-Ghubra apartment sleeps 4

Muscat / Al-Ghubra

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Only 15 mins away from the Airport Located in Al ghubra district, best local restaurants , and near by supermarkets a lot of omani friendly culture. Modern styled apartment and other features. there is a lot of attractive points such as malls there is high speed wifi in  …see more

from £92 / night

£535 / week

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from £92 / night

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AX705 - Fantastic Location! - North Sydney apartment sleeps 2

Greater Sydney / North Sydney

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
Bordering North's Sydney's commercial and residential districts, this apartment is conveniently located for transport, work and shopping. This one bedroom apartment is stylishly furnished throughout with all the modern day needs aimed at comfort and convenienc  …see more

from £86 / night

£598 - £643 / week

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from £86 / night

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Roof top apartment ibiza - Cala Carbo apartment sleeps 3

Ibiza / Cala Carbo

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Equiped rooftop terrace apartment in ibiza town. Well connected with no neccessity of transportation to your destination.Property is situated in dalt de villa ibiza town where everything is happening.Apartment is equiped with tv,bedlinens, aircondition, kitchen , priva  …see more

from £173 / night

£1207 / week

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from £173 / night

(93) Excellent 

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Valletta Apartments 19 - Central Valletta apartment sleeps 4

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 4 4 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This apartment is Trip Advisor Winner certificate of excellence and also approved with license by the Malta Tourism Authority ( MTA).This 100 square meters apartment is located on the best part of St. Paul Street (top part)adjacent to all the main facilities and attr  …see more

from £82 / night

£574 - £906 / week

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from £82 / night

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CLUB VERDIGRIS Romantic BLUE LAGOON Retreat for 2

Somerset / Esk

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
CLUB VERDIGRIS - Affordable ultra-luxurious Romantic Delight - fabulous idyllic serene couples Retreat. Studio Villa with timber deck to relax under the stars; rural outlook over lake, loads of birds & wildlife. Luxury amenities; we can also supply meals. The suite has  …see more

from £70 / night

£437 - £727 / week

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from £70 / night

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Zlata A2+1 - Porec apartment sleeps 3

Istria / Porec

1 3 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
The apartment A2+1 is on the ground floor of the house. The capacity of the app. is 2-3 persons, with one spacious room with double bed, couch which can be used as extra bed and TV. The kitchen is equipped with kitchen appliances. From the app. you can exit to the terra  …see more

from £28 / night

£194 / week

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from £28 / night

(1) Excellent 

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1 BHK Luxury Apt in Dona Paula - Panjim apartment sleeps 2

Goa / Panjim

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Enjoy the all the comforts of home in this elegant 800 sq.ft apartment with a large drawing room, cozy bedroom, full bath, well equipped kitchen and a balcony. The apartment has beautiful interiors and is located on the first floor of a newly constructed gated housing c  …see more

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State of Bahia / Salinas da Margarida

6 20 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £230 / night

£764 / week

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from £230 / night

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chamali house - Taza townhouse sleeps 7

Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate Region / Taza

3 7 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 171 km; Child friendly ;
here is this beautiful places of morocco welcome you to my town, you'll certainly enjoy your stay and come back again there are splendid places to visit , gardens rivers forests, lakes and mountains you can fin what ever you need, iw ork very hard to make your  …see more

from £13 / night

£52 / week

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from £13 / night

(1) Excellent 

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LIPARI island- studio FELIX - Lipari studio sleeps 2

Aeolian Islands / Lipari

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Ground floor studio apartment situated in the main centre of Lipari.It is composed of one double bed, separate kitchenette, bathroom (no bidet) and satellite TV. Air conditioning is included. No terrace. Bus stop for the beaches, shops, ferries are very close to the pre  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 - £302 / week

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from £26 / night

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Anderson Cottage - Hamilton cottage sleeps 2

Waikato Region / Hamilton

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; Air conditioning;
A unique experience awaits you when you join us on our stunningly tranquil sheep and beef farm, just 30 minutes from Hamilton and Raglan.We have renovated a 100 year old Kauri Cottage for your comfort.Relax and soak up the atmosphere. A place to really unwind with plent  …see more

from £88 / night

£407 / week

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from £88 / night

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Maar Residence Apartment - Oradea apartment sleeps 3

Bihor County / Oradea

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Air conditioning;
Maar Residence Apartment offers a self-catering accommodation in Oradea. A microwave, a refrigerator, coffemachine and a stovetop can be found in the kitchen and there is a private bathroom with free toiletries, a hair dryer and a washing machine. A flat-screen TV is f  …see more

from £24 / night

£146 - £232 / week

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from £24 / night

(1) Very Good 

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NITELIFE TRANSIENT HOUSE VIGAN - Vigan b&b sleeps 50

Ilocos Sur Province / Vigan

6 50 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 7 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Anyone who wants to visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur. We have a place for you to stay. Nitelife Transient House in Vigan is a 3 Units Brand New Bed and Breakfast Inn located a few minutes away from Vigan City Center.Only 500 Pesos per night including breakfast. All bedrooms are  …see more

from £9 / night

£61 / week

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from £9 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Finca Alessandra, villa on the river Ebro, Spain

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 30 km; Swimming pool;
Finca Alessandra is located in a peaceful rural setting outside the village of Mora La Nova in Catalunya. It is ideal for those wanting to soak up the sun while relaxing by the pool, taking a break from the hustle and bustle of every day life.It is a 3 twin, air conditi  …see more

from £90 / night

£500 - £1315 / week

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from £90 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Weiler

3 5 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £45 / night

£302 / week

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from £45 / night

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Ecostays - Greenough cottage sleeps 2

Western Australia / Greenough

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
If you are looking for a private getaway and want to leave the stresses of life behind you, then Ecostays is the place to be!Situated half way between Geraldton on Dongara, Ecostays is a peaceful and relaxing retreat where you will wake up to the sounds of the ocean and  …see more

from £75 / night

£291 / week

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from £75 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Orka Villa Gold 7 - Central Hisaronu villa sleeps 6

Hisaronu / Central Hisaronu

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool;
Our beautiful villa is fully air conditioned and has a large open-plan ground floor including a modern, well-equipped kitchen and a separate dining area with seating for 6. The comfortable living area has two large sofas, coffee tables, satellite TV and DVD player and i  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 - £840 / week

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from £65 / night

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Villa Nicholas - Xylofagou villa sleeps 6

Larnaka District / Xylofagou

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
A very well maintained and decorated three bedroom villa situated in the village of Xylofagou. The villa has its own private pool and it just a short 5/10 minute drive to the beaches of Dhekalia and Ayia Napa. Ideal for families wanting a relaxing holiday but close enou  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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from £75 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Stylish studio with sea view on quiet french Riviera peninsula of Cassis boasts jacuzzi and pool access

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Cassis

Studio 4 2 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
The studio for 4 (around 30 square meter) : - 1 living room : double bed, bed-settee, television flat-panel, closet, kitchenette - 1 bathroom - 1 terrace (12 square meter) with a beautiful sea view You can rent beautiful studios or apartments, with terrace and se  …see more

from £104 / night

£690 - £1207 / week

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from £104 / night

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Villa Mercedes, Countryside of Seville - La Puebla de Cazalla villa sleeps 8

Province of Seville / La Puebla de Cazalla

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Pet friendly;
Villa Mercedes, Typical Andalousian house in the Countryside of Seville. Up to 8 persons.DETAILS:– House of 160 m. on a plot of 3,700 m. up to 8 people.– Large living room of 40 m. with fireplace, Airco, TV 42 ”– Kitchen of 20 m. with 4 ring hob, oven, microwave  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £1341 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Voro Cottage - Lithakia cottage sleeps 2

Zakynthos / Lithakia

1 2 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Voro Cottage is a one bedroom property nestling among the olive groves of Lithakia. It is private, but not isolated, and is convenient for all the local facilities. It has an elegant bedroom, en suite shower room with the usual facilities, and a kitchen area that is un  …see more

from £63 / night

£435 / week

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from £63 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Pantanal Ranch Meia Lua - Miranda finca sleeps 6

State of Mato Grosso do Sul / Miranda

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
The Pantanal Ranch Meia Lua is a bed and breakfast located on a working ranch (fazenda) in the "Portal do Pantanal" (Gateway to the Pantanal - 15kms from Miranda Centro).Our guests can expect: High quality tours in small, private groups; A multi-lingual team f  …see more

from £100 / night

£4123 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Chester Villa - South Fremantle villa sleeps 3

Fremantle / South Fremantle

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
Chester Villa is a two storey French style villa with a queen bed upstairs and a single daybed in the downstairs living area. It has a fully equipped kitchen and a unique fully enclosed shower, which feels like the outdoors, with a separate toilet. Chester Villa is loc  …see more

from £76 / night

£477 - £733 / week

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from £76 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Mot Mot Lodge Tobago - Mount Irvine villa sleeps 12

Tobago / Mount Irvine

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
As soon as you walk through the front door you are struck by the sheer tranquillity and elegance of your surroundings. Mot Mot Lodge is beautifully appointed with everything you could wish for to make your stay a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. A short walk throug  …see more

from £230 / night

£1610 / week

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from £230 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Luxurious Mykonian Windmill - Mykonos Town windmill sleeps 3

Mykonos / Mykonos Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Unique Living ExperienceInside the energy charged spaces of Castle Panigirakis, with the most spectacular view of Mykonos, two luxurious residences of unique beauty are built, that are there to offer you a special life experience, you will never forget.The tradition of  …see more

from £294 / night

£2052 - £2414 / week

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from £294 / night

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Meknes-Tafilalet Region / Amelkis

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £173 / night

£863 / week

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from £173 / night

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house near by lake and ocean - Marica house sleeps 3

State of Rio de Janeiro / Marica

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

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Haute-Corse / Pietranera

1 1 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £57 / night

£388 / week

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from £57 / night

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Province of Rome / Albano Laziale

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £35 / night

£173 / week

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from £35 / night

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Apartment Maris - Basanija apartment sleeps 6

Istria / Basanija

2 6 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
Property descriptionApartments Maris is located in Bašanija, about 5 km away from Umag and about 400 m away from the beach.The house has 4 apartments equipped.It is surrounded with a garden and has a place for barbecue.There are also many good restaurants in the nearby  …see more

from £108 / night

£755 / week

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from £108 / night

(2) Excellent 

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The Cottage Jervis Bay - Sanctuary Point b&b sleeps 2

Jervis Bay / Sanctuary Point

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
A delightful, newly renovated cottage in the large grounds of a family home. An intimate and relaxing atmosphere while maintaining guest privacy. Fully self contained with own kitchen and bathroom and outdoor area, BBQ, New smart TV, DVD, Wi Fi, Queen size bed, country  …see more

from £108 / night

£698 / week

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from £108 / night

(3) Very Good 

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One Bedroom Apartment - Fuengirola apartment sleeps 2

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Swimming pool;
Hoyo 16 Villas is located just 5 kilometers from the beach and 7 minutes to Fuengirola centre . Only 10 minutes to Mijas Village, 25 minutes to Marbella, 30 minutes to Puerto Banus, 1 hour and 15 minutes to Gibraltar. Private and secured closed-complex, quiet and pe  …see more

from £30 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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from £30 / night

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Province of Rovigo / Rovigo

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
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from £18 / night

£130 / week

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from £18 / night

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Apartment - Dramalj apartment sleeps 5

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County / Dramalj

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
Just 50 metres from a sandy beach, Apartments & Rooms Anica offers accommodation with free Wi-Fi and satellite TV. The property includes an à la carte restaurant and a common terrace with barbecue facilities. Free public parking is possible on site.A desk and a fri  …see more

from £55 / night

£471 - £604 / week

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from £55 / night

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