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!
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Villa Xanadu has all the amenities of home. The Villa offers three (3) master bedrooms; each is complete with air conditioner, ceiling fan and vanity area and bath. The spacious living and dining rooms are complete with a wrap-around veranda, private pool and gazebo, id …see more
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro …see more
As a local lad; I was familiar with the area so knew Anchorage was perfect for our holiday base, and we wern't disappointed. Only yards from the beach and, just as important, the nearest source of Ma… More
“A clean and amazing place and great views”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2014
The house is amazing in a nice area it's great for a relaxing weekend, house has everything you need if you need to cook and off course the house has wifi. 100 yards to shop and beach. I would recomme… More
“Ideal for families”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2015
We selected this holiday cottage so that we could bring our two adult sons and our cocker spaniels. The cottage was spacious with a large kitchen and even larger utility/wet room - ideal for storing g… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
South facing, it features a terrace with views over the lagoon.
It is about 10 meters above the sea level and 30 for linear access to the private beach meters.
Graciously lent two kayaks await you.
Inside the bungalow includes a main room with a trundle bed, closet, T …see more
Live in your private home built on stilts in the ocean facing the sun set. Built in the local Thai style with all the western amenities. Ideal for families, couples or singles. For up to people. On the island Koh Yao Noi in the fisher village Laimsaide right on the occe …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Converted service station, ex motel function rooms. 500 yards from Famous Snowy River. 10 minutes to beaches. Quiet area. Plenty of off road parking. Huge carport and lawn area. Pet friendly. 3 spacious "houses" Walking distance to main shops of Orbost. Lots of walking …see more
Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
La Dolce Vita – Among our offers, “La Dolce Vita” apartments stand out: Belle Epoque, Casablanca and The Postman excel among private accommodations for their top quality level. The names of the apartments recall the titles of famous movies that are focused on frie …see more
Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Welcome to my listing! :-)----------------ABOUT THE ROOM:This beautiful large double furnished room with parking is located in the very serene part of Becontree/ Dagenham.The room is beautiful, cosy and trendy. It is in a fully furnished house with all modern amenities …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Courtyard Apartment - 2 Bedrooms - and with 2 On-Street Parking Permits.
Self catering apartment in a Grade 1 listed townhouse, located in central Bath (location: BA2 4BA).
Full Sky Package (Movies, Sports etc) + its own private Wi-Fi connection.
The apartment is l …see more
Excellent location near pultnley bridge.The apartment was fantastic; clean and beautifully furnished with quirky details. All the mod cons were included. The welcome hamper was much appreciated and th… More
“Perfect location and a lovely apartment!”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2015
Stayed here for a weekend - the apartment was lovely and in a perfect location! The apartment was spacious and all rooms were clean and well kept! Very homely feel. Lovely welcome hamper on arrival to… More
“Stayed in a lovely apartment, to see a beautiful city!”
Reviewed 13 Jan 2015
We had a fantastic stay in a really well located apartment. Only a 2 minute stroll into the very centre of bath. 2 parking spaces which are invaluable! Welcome hamper on arrival with a few basics in t… More
Dear Guest to be, Wynad District is a bio-diverse region spread across 2,132 square km on the lofty Western Ghats, Wynad is one of the few districts in Kerala that has been able to retain its pristine nature. Hidden away in the hills of this land are some of the oldest …see more
Our little guest house is the perfect place to stay in the countryside including a nice walk in the woods, open fire / BBQ place. We are just a 5min walk away to the next swimming and fishing lake. We are surrounded by a vast forest which is especially great for blueber …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Jobs Mill cottage is situated next to an !8th century converted listed water Mill. The views from the windows are of the Mill, it's NGS garden and the river Wylye which flows through the garden. The cottage has been refurbished. Downstairs there is large kitchen, s …see more
We couldn't have stayed in a nicer place, it was such a lovely warm welcome which included a lovely vase of Flowers.
It was lovely to walk around all your garden, our granddaughter loved trying out … More
“Idyllic spot come rain or shine or snow”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
Stayed for a weekend as perfect spot to meet friends - gorgeous cottage which was warm and welcoming and beautifully presented - kitchen absolutely fantastic and under floor heating wonderful. Well a… More
“Perfect for our family!”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
Bright, spacious, beautifully renovated cottage. We were a group of 7 -- two grandparents, two tiny grandchildren, our two adult daughters and son-in-law. We had space and privacy, a comfortable livin… More
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
'The Bubble' (as in Whitstabubble in case you're wondering), is the perfect holiday home. There isn't a comparable holiday house on the Whitstable market. This is simply the best! No other property has such a great combination of location and amenit …see more
My family and I stayed here for a beautiful weekend in September. The design of the house is fantastic, a great use of space that makes the 3 bedroom house more than comfortable for three adult couple… More
“Amazing property with amazing views!!!”
Reviewed 26 Feb 2013
If you would like a relaxing trip away in a modern house RIGHT by the sea.. look no further than the bubble :) it is fully equipped with everything you would need down to the complimentary box of good… More
We stayed here over the last weekend and had an amazing time. The house was so comfortable with all the amenities you could ask for. Plus the location is not to be beaten. If you love the sea, you w… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 33 km; Not suitable for children;
Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr …see more
Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son.
It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely be… More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
My wife and I have just come back from a long weekend break at Clockmakers Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a very high standard, is spotlessly clean and surprisingly spacious… More
“Peaceful Setting and Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2013
We stayed at Clockmakers cottage in August last year before the owners refurbished. It is a lovely cottage in a really beautiful setting. We loved just sitting on the terrace and watching the river … More
Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Firs is a well-appointed, comfortable family house in an excellent location to explore Cornwall. Recently renovated to a high standard, the owners have made the most of this handsome granite building. Through sympathetic restoration and complete updating they have c …see more
“Beautiful and very well equipped cottage in quiet location”
Reviewed 6 Jul 2016
Brilliant from start to finish, contact with the property manager Fiona was prompt and contained all the necessary details. The welcome pack which was waiting for us (Bread, Milk, wine) was also a nic… More
Delightful, detached 18th Century Stone Cottage where the interior has been carefully designed providing a fully fitted kitchen, luxury shower room, comfortable seating area with flat screen TV (UK Sky available) and leads out to a large furnished terrace which overlook …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Eastfield House Lodge is a charming two bedroomed cottage (sleeps 4) set in secure private gardens, offering a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for those seeking a break from this mad world! The building has been recently converted and completed in January 2014 to a ver …see more
I stayed here on a business trip and Eastfield House Lodge is a modern, very well equipped and welcoming home. It was lovely to come back at the end of the day and relax in a superb peaceful setting.… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Bay View Cottage is 4 star, gold award accommodation. It is in a wonderful location opposite Port Erin beach, with breathtaking views of Bradda Head and stunning sunsets. The property has been renovated throughout to extremely high standards. A sun lounge has been creat …see more
We believe that our gîtes will appeal to all, situated, as they are, in the heart of the peaceful, quiet Breton countryside yet with the coast in easy reach and day-to-day amenities within walking distance. Individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages can be …see more
Tyddyn Plwm Isa is the former stables at Tyddyn Plwm, a smallholding set in a beautiful location has been lovingly converted into a luxurious two bedroomed retreat for your holidays.
With fantastic views from the large windows overlooking Snowdonia, its location is quie …see more
“Great property, excellent location - Perfect for a chilled out week”
Reviewed 17 Dec 2012
We really enjoyed our stay here with our 18 month old daughter, who particularly enjoyed the frequent visits from the friendly farm dogs Shani and Barnaby. A private, clean and comfortable cottage wit… More
“Lovely cosy cottage in a beautiful location with wonderful views”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2012
Well equipped, modern holiday home in the most lovely location with amazing views across the menai strait to Snowdonia. Great walks through the forest from the doorstep to a beautiful quiet beach. En… More
“Our Little Hide Away..........”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2013
This wonderful lodge Isa, is a very special place to us. It is our escape, a place to relax, chill out and kick back. Our dogs love it here, so much space to run around in, a toasty log burning fire f… More
A real beach house as it is really close to the beach ie 20 metres.
Cassa Bitonga is on a private, secure and unspoilt small estate. To get to Praia da Rocha you have a sandy 6 km road and will require a 4 wheel drive vehicle or a city SUV. It can be done with a high c …see more
We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. Th… More
“great place to stay”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
we had a great time there.
Lots of beach, sun and sand
Warm sea, great sun sets, good swimming and snorkling.… More
“A beautiful family home in a little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2011
The house is tastefully, yet simply furnished. A gorgeous open plan kitchen/lounge/dining room looks out over the sea with nothing but an incredible private vista. The wooden floors and flowing white… More
Not suitable for children; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Old Chapel is a pretty one bedroom cottage with stunning beams and all modern facilities. It is in the lovely Village of Hayton, which has a Pub and a fabulous Village community. An ideal base for a relaxing or adventurous holiday.
The main living area of the cottage is …see more
Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Thatch End Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage which has been in the same family for over 50 years. Located in the pretty village of Baslow, on the path which leads directly to Chatsworth park, it is ideal for groups of all ages and interests. Whether walking in the …see more
“a fantastic cottage in perfect location!!! minutes from Chatwsworth Estate”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Thankyou for such a fantastic stay, the cottage is so beautiful and the finishing touches like the log fire and french white style dining room made it a wonderful experience.
the cottage is so child … More
“A peaceful retreat with a homely feel.”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2013
We arrived as the snow was falling on this pretty cottage in a picturesque setting. The log-burning stove was glowing away in the lovely dining room, and we had everything we could possibly need in t… More
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has …see more
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for 1 week 17th-24th May 2013. On arrival we found the cottage to be very clean and comfortable and there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and sitting room. T… More
“Spacious comfortable cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for a week over Easter, with various members of our extended family visiting from nearby Norwich. We found the property very comfortable with an excellent layout of b… More
“Fantastic Cottage, Lovely Location, Great for families.”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
What a fantastic Cottage. My Family and I stayed for a weekend in April. The cottage was brilliant and had everything you would need. The house is so versatile. It's perfect for a lovely sunny day as… More
Hill Cottage is one of many types of accommodation that Valentine Holiday lets manage, with properties to suite all types of Budgets. This pretty cottage has been a private holiday home for more than thirty years and many generations, now it's your chance to see th …see more
As a family group of adults and grandchildren we were all delgihted with the charm of the property.The house was very well stocked and catered admirably for all needs The views from the main bedroom w… More
“I could live in this cottage”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2011
Oh what a lovely cosy cottage so homely with everything you could want for a relaxing stay including dishwasher washing machine tumble dryer cooker microwave (if you want to cook )but really no need a… More
Glad you had a good holiday and thank you for the feedback.
Nearest beach 2 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
If you would like a secluded and romantic get-away, this beautiful Boathouse is your perfect choice. Located in the heart of the Dundas Estate on a private loch, it is a one bedroom cottage with beautiful views over the water and provides you with the most perfect and c …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Oak Tree Cottage is a cosy holiday cottage located in the village of Longhorsley in Northumberland. It is an ideal base from which to explore the stunning Northumberland coastline with its beaches and castles. The cottage is ideal for couples, it is a cosy bungalow sty …see more
Stayed here for a long weekend stay and we were delighted with all that the cottage had to offer.
The bottle of wine waiting for us when we arrived was much appreciated - nice touch!
Ideally placed … More
Hi Dave, thank you so much for this lovely review, we are really pleased you enjoyed your short stay at the cottage and hope to welcome you back in the near future.
Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Willie's Court Apartments (Home of the Spice Isle)
We offer affordable rates as you can rent short and long term.
This gives you the chance to enjoy the restaurants, nutmeg pool,
Fish Friday, and many more events in the fishing capital of Grenada!
St. Benoi …see more
Cottage Restoration with wonderful views of Liscannor Bay. Secluded and tranquil setting yet only 5 mins drive from Lahinch. Very high specification with all modern amenities. Wood burning stove. Very comfortable house. Ample safe parking. One Acre site. Newly restored …see more
This cottage is so well put together. It has everything you need and it is charming as well. The owner was very kind and very helpful. The rooms were great and the tub was great for soaking and readi… More
Sincere thanks for such a positive review! We would love to have you back again to Bar Tra Cottage. Best wishes.
“the very best.”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2012
such a wonderful holiday... truly needed a rest from home & work. 5 weeks that flew by sooo very fast. 1st couple of weeks on my own & then 1dear friend from wales & 1 from the usa. we were all happy … More
Thank you very much for such a positive review. Delighted that the holiday was such a success! 2013 is not that far off. Very much looking forward to having you stay at Bar Tra Cottage again.
Quintessentially English thatched cottage in the heart of Purbecks and Thomas Hardy country set in a street so unspoilt it is used in period dramas.. 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast and 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy beaches of Studland bay & Swanage. Romantic, …see more
Recently stayed on August bank holiday. Cottage well located for castle, beaches etc.. Loved the cottage and decorated well with thoughtful items such as ipod dock radio in bedroom. Nice and clean. Ow… More
“Quaint little cottage, within 5 miles walk of the castle”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2012
Fantastic holiday, with some good sunshine. The cottage is within 5 min walk of the castle, and 4 pubs all offering good food and great hosts.
Studland beach and Swange are all within a 15 min drive… More
“Superb cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2012
Absolutely fabulous cottage, very spacious, clean, well equipped and well maintained. The photos can' t do it full justice. Large rear garden with a swing seat in addition to table and chairs. The ow… More
Guest can enjoy gree mediteranean vegetation
Valun is small fishermen vilagge
6 km from Valun is Lubenice
Lubenice is historic litle town.
Apartment is 50 m from sea and from centar
It have 2 small terase only from this apartment
You can use and onother big therase …see more