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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!

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Holiday gite with swimming pool in Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

Dordogne / Castelnaud-la-Chapelle

5 11 Min stay varies

Gite / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £222 / night

£795 - £1550 / week

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from £222 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Tamarindo holiday villa rental

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

4 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £242 / night

£1380 - £4138 / week

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from £242 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Edinburgh holiday home rental

Scotland / Edinburgh

4 12 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £225 / night

£1100 - £2250 / week

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from £225 / night

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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 - £950 / week

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from £100 / night

(23) Very Good 

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Holiday barn in Sidlesham

Chichester / Sidlesham

1 4 2 nights min stay

Barn / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / 2 nights min stay

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from £105 / night

£650 / week

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from £105 / night

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Condo rental in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

1 4 Min stay varies

Condo / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £104 / night

£690 / week

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from £104 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Scotland / Edinburgh

4 11 Min stay varies

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £180 / night

£1260 - £2310 / week

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from £180 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

4 9 7 nights min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £179 / night

£1250 / week

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from £179 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Kenilworth holiday cottage rental

Warwickshire / Kenilworth

2 3 Min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 3 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£550 - £1000 / week

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from £90 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £126 / night

£756 - £2069 / week

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from £126 / night

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Fort Myers Beach holiday home let

Fort Myers Beach / Estero Island

6 12 Min stay varies

House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £229 / night

£1552 - £2675 / week

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from £229 / night

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Villa rental in Bophut Hills with swimming pool, golf nearby

Bophut / Bophut Hills

6 14 1 night min stay

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / 1 night min stay

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from £321 / night

£2234 - £4040 / week

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from £321 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Gran Alacant

Gran Alacant / Monte Y Mar

6 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £182 / night

£1032 - £2174 / week

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from £182 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Cape Town / Camps Bay

5 12 1 night min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 1 night min stay

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from £500 / night

£3500 / week

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from £500 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Fira Firostefani holiday home rental

Santorini / Fira Firostefani

4 10 2 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 2 nights min stay

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from £63 / night

£438 / week

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from £63 / night

(1) Very Good 

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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 £175 / night

£875 - £3700 / week

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from £175 / night

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Holiday apartment in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik / Kono

3 6 1 night min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £110 / night

£743 - £1016 / week

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from £110 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Rome

Rome / Central Rome

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £266 / night

£1860 / week

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from £266 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Seminyak

Bali / Seminyak

7 17 Min stay varies

Villa / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 17 / Min stay varies

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from £207 / night

£1449 - £2868 / week

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from £207 / 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

£688 / week

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from £63 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Marigot Bay

Castries Quarter / Marigot Bay

6 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £280 / night

£2038 - £4611 / week

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from £280 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Miami

Florida / Miami

4 12 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £173 / night

£2069 - £2794 / week

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from £173 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Windsor

Windsor and Maidenhead / Windsor

2 4 3 nights min stay

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £145 / night

£1120 / week

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from £145 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dubrovnik / Kono

3 6 1 night min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £125 / night

£782 - £1133 / week

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from £125 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Corfu / Sinies

4 7 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£629 - £1969 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Very Good 

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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 £450 / night

£5469 / week

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from £450 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse with golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£900 - £1900 / week

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from £200 / night

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Holiday apartment in Itapema

State of Santa Catarina / Itapema

5 12 Min stay varies

Apartment / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £207 / night

£1449 - £2318 / week

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from £207 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Eagle Beach

Aruba / Eagle Beach

3 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £166 / night

£1545 - £1835 / week

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from £166 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Praiano

Amalfi Coast / Praiano

4 10 3 nights min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 3 nights min stay

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from £293 / night

£1680 - £2618 / week

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from £293 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Miami

Florida / Miami

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £158 / night

£1106 / week

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from £158 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Faro District / Vilamoura

9 22 3 nights min stay

House / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 22 / 3 nights min stay

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from £250 / night

£1250 - £3500 / week

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from £250 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Sunbury-On-Thames holiday home rental

Surrey / Sunbury-On-Thames

3 8 2 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 2 nights min stay

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from £250 / night

£1250 / week

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from £250 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment in Torre San Giovanni

Ugento / Torre San Giovanni

4 20 Min stay varies

Hotel apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £40 / night

£274 - £2243 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday guest house in Bruges

West Flanders Province / Bruges

20 50 1 night min stay

Guest house / 20 bedrooms / sleeps 50 / 1 night min stay

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from £19 / night

£121 - £6552 / week

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from £19 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

7 18 Min stay varies

Villa / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 18 / Min stay varies

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from £263 / night

£1835 / week

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from £263 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home accommodation

California / San Diego

3 8 4 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 4 nights min stay

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from £197 / night

£1618 - £2583 / week

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from £197 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Chinon

Loire Valley / Chinon

7 8 4 nights min stay

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

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from £188 / night

£1313 - £2625 / week

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from £188 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £157 / night

£1172 - £1407 / week

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from £157 / night

(4) Excellent 

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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 £168 / night

£625 - £1875 / week

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from £168 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Balaia

Albufeira / Balaia

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £120 / night

£2610 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Miami

Florida / Miami

4 6 1 night min stay

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £242 / night

£1449 / week

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from £242 / night

(83) Excellent 

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Galle holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

6 15 3 nights min stay

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 15 / 3 nights min stay

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from £805 / night

£5633 / week

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from £805 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Kailua-Kona

Island of Hawaii / Kailua-Kona

1 2 1 night min stay

House / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 1 night min stay

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from £255 / night

£1782 / week

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from £255 / night

(8) Good 

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Holiday apartment in Panama City Beach

Florida Panhandle / Panama City Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £55 / night

£386 - £811 / week

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from £55 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Aruba / Noord

3 8 3 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 3 nights min stay

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from £111 / night

£749 - £1183 / week

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from £111 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Coral Bay holiday villa rental

Paphos / Coral Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £125 / night

£875 - £1887 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £104 / night

£725 - £1600 / week

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from £104 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Luss

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Luss

4 10 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£1600 - £3900 / week

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from £200 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Eastham

Cape Cod / Eastham

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £242 / night

£790 - £2138 / week

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from £242 / night

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