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!
Villa Chelsea is superbly located within Vilamoura close to all amenities & enjoys a private location amongst pines. The decor is relaxing and comfortable, drawing inspiration from the beach and outdoor living.
It is lived in by the owners and has a tasteful interior.I …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Private Swimming pool & gardens. Fully Air conditioned. Lounge & dining area lead out onto extended terrace area overlooking pool/garden. Villa is within 5min drive of beaches, golf & tennis courses. 10min walk from supermarket, cafe & restaurants.
If you are lookingfo …see more
“Huge house, fully equiped and covering the smallest details”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
The house is very big, the main room is extraordinary. Big garden with many different hammocks and chairs, two bbq (one of the worked with gas), nice pool with a perfect level of chlorine and with inf… More
Beach villa in a wonderful location with the beach and sea a mere 2 to 3 minute stroll away. Shaded, expansive verandahs for relaxing and overlooking the huge garden with 8x5 metre pool - a large deck area for sunbathing which looks over the dunes.
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2012
We stayed in Villa Caicara for the last week of August and first week of September 2011. A wonderful home for your holiday. Everything you need and so beautifully kept. Excellent location, so close… More
“A perfect summer holiday in Capbreton; sun, sea, sand and Villa Caicara”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2012
We stayed at Villa Caicara in 2009 and 2011 for two weeks at a time and aim to return. The house is perfect for a family with a modern kitchen, very comfortable living space, three good sized bedrooms… More
“Great house, perfect location, most caring hosts”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2012
Villa had everything we were looking for - spacious vernadas, right sized bedrooms, big living room, well equipped kitchen, and, what was very important for us, many toys and other children features.… More
Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Beautifully restored 2 bedroom barn conversion, sleeps up to 5 guests. Exposed beams throughout with modern open plan kitchen & living area complete with a cosy wood burning stove. Close to many local attractions, pubs, cycle & walking routes and train links to London. …see more
Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Idyllic rural retreat in the green hills of County Down. Close to famous Mourne Mountains, the shores of Carlingford Lough, Newry, Warrenpoint and Rostrevor. Within 90 minute drive from Dublin and Belfast airports. …see more
“Splendido Lungarno absolutely lives up to its name.”
Reviewed 23 May 2014
This apartment has old world charm in a wonderful location with views of the River Arno. It is very spacious with a large kitchen. My friends and I enjoyed the terrace for early evening happy hours. … More
“A perfect place that allowed us a great family Christmas”
Reviewed 18 Jan 2016
This was a wonderful house in a fabulous location along the riverside that allowed us to have a wonderful and very special Christmas together as a family. Very well taken care of, superb rooms and the… More
Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed the stay and that we were able to contribute to your "special Christmas together as a family". We love the house and its location and are really pleased when other people appreciate it so much as well. Thank you also for looking after the house so well!
“Swan Palace of loveliness”
Reviewed 18 Nov 2015
Excellent home, beautiful decor throughout and excellent amenities.
Fantastic location and unexpectedly - hand soap, shower gel, milk in the fridge and a well stocked larder.
We'll be back :)… More
What a wonderful title to the review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay, the swans seemed to know you were there, they have been back to be fed several times!
Nearest beach 6 km; Ski; Suitable for children age 5+;
This newly rennovated lodge in Nethy Bridge, is located just a 15 minute drive from Aviemore. The private garden has relaxing views of the river and the forests, and is the perfect place from which to start enjoying the beautiful Cairngorm National Park. …see more
“Superb relaxing location”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2014
We had a great time in lovely surrounds the cottage was clean, kid friendly and right by the river - dear and grouse in the garden incredible
Reviewed 5 Sep 2015
Beautiful house, beautiful location. Private quiet soothing just what we needed. The beds were superb. Safe for the dogs and so many walks on the doorstep. So close to the many attractions in the Cair… More
Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Beautifully restored 2 bedroom barn conversion, sleeps up to 7 guests. Exposed beams throughout with modern open plan kitchen & living area complete with a cosy wood burning stove. Close to many local attractions, pubs, cycle & walking routes and train links to London. …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Villa Luisa by the sea,with private pool ,3 bedrooms, is the perfect luxury villa for a family holiday in Panormo,Crete is 50m from the sandy beach and from the facilities of village ,super markets ,restaurants, and is the perfect base to explore Crete!
It is set i …see more
This property is truly a home away from home. The property was clean and beautifully made up on arrival. The kitchen contained various food staples with a " money honesty box" (such a nice idea). The … More
Thank you for your very kind review. I am so pleased that you liked my house and you and your beautiful family are more than welcome to stay again. Everything was perfect when you left, which I thank you for.
Best wishes Yvonne
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 70 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Falstaff is a superb 5 star newly refurbished cottage in the beautiful Malvern Hills, Private Hot tub, wifi, tv/dvd in lounge and bedrooms. private grounds, beautiful gardens, private fishing lake, Tucked away but only a few minutes to pubs, restaurants etc.Falstaff is …see more
“Totally fantastic place. Would definitely recommend it.”
Reviewed 30 Nov 2014
We had a really wonderful weekend here. The cottage is lovely, really homely and cosy. Hot tub and wood burner were amazing. Beautiful walks in the area. Clive was great. I'd highly recommend staying… More
Reviewed 16 Mar 2014
We wanted to get away from our normal hectic schedule to somewhere with peace & quiet and plenty of chill factor. We were not disappointed. The location was ideal for us. As you approach up the long … More
“Simply the best self catering we've ever stayed in!”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2015
Amazing property; location; cleanliness; attention to detail (internally & externally); superbly equipped; fantastic hosts! … More
Reviewed 17 Sep 2015
We stayed at summit lodge in September 2015 and it is the best place by far that we have stayed in the area. The accommodation is extremely comfortable and finished to a very high standard. The lodge … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Balconies of 30 sq where you can admire the magnificent view over the Saronic Gulf and the port of Piraeus. …see more
“Luxury 10 star Apartment”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2013
I have stayed in many apartments from as far west as San Fransisco and as far east as the Philippines, this is easily the best apartment of all of them.
Over 100 sq mts of living accommodation, 3 bed… More
“Best Apartment in Pireaus, perfect for location, and a great base to escape to the islands”
Reviewed 26 Oct 2012
The property was absolutely perfect, we used it as a base for filming our TV show and we also used it as a location for a press conference/party one evening. There is everything you could need, clean… More
“A lovely place”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2012
This apartment was more like a penthouse located in one of the more posh sections of Pireas, was close enough to all the great places such as the harbor, the city's shopping district, a bus depot with… More