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Huahine Location - Huahine bungalow sleeps 2

Society Islands / Huahine

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: 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

from £58 / night

£115 / week

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from £58 / night

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Tirol / St. Jakob in Haus

1 40 4 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 40
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £50 / night

£348 / week

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from £50 / night

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Nievre / Saint-Amand-en-Puisaye

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £60 / night

£240 / week

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from £60 / night

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Rosebank Cottage - Cambuslang cottage sleeps 2

South Lanarkshire / Cambuslang

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Period garden cottage located in a lovely conservation area in Cambuslang on the outskirts of Glasgow.Excellent local transport links to Glasgow city centre (12 mins), Loch Lomond and Edinburgh (55 mins) by train. Train station 400 metres from cottage. In addition,  …see more

from £49 / night

£340 / week

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from £49 / night

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North Rhine-Westphalia / Bocholt

4 10 2 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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from £142 / night

£983 / week

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from £142 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Ostseebad Heiligendamm

1 3 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £69 / night

£479 - £539 / week

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from £69 / night

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Tirol / Gran

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Ski;
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from £48 / night

£321 / week

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from £48 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ardeche / Rosieres

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
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(3) Very Good 

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Haute-Savoie / Thonon-les-Bains

20 5 Min stay varies

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £64 / night

£386 / week

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Varese / Gallarate

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 200 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £43 / night

£214 - £513 / week

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from £43 / night

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Loire-Atlantique / Le Pouliguen

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Pet friendly;
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from £42 / night

£283 / week

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from £42 / night

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North Rhine-Westphalia / Bocholt

1 3 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £48 / night

£300 / week

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from £48 / night

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Hautes-Pyrenees / Capvern-les-Bains

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
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from £82 / night

£334 / week

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from £82 / night

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Lower Saxony / Buxtehude

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
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from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Red Mountain Self Catering Holiday Apartment 2 - Onchan apartment sleeps 5

Isle of Man / Onchan

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
This spacious self catering apartment, set in the beautiful location of Abbeylands, 3 miles out of Douglas. This two bed roomed apartment is fitted with a Queen sized double bed and 2 singles in the other room which can be made into a double bed if preferred. It has a l  …see more

from £85 / night

£525 - £1350 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Apartment Strobl Lake Wolfgang Austria - Strobl apartment sleeps 2

Salzburg Region / Strobl

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.25 km; Swimming pool;
Large studio apartment in Strobl, with pool, central location, close to Wolfgangsee. Walk to all amenities. Sleeps 2 (plus children) sitting, dining and bedroom areas, attractive kitchen with full cooking facilities, bathroom and hallway. Good sized balcony with seat  …see more

from £52 / night

£359 / week

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from £52 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Haut-Rhin / Wettolsheim

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
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Lower Austria / Kirchberg am Wagram

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £69 / night

£419 / week

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from £69 / night

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Ickenham 1 bedroom flat - Ickenham apartment sleeps 2

Greater London / Ickenham

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
Ground floor flat in Ickenham. Sofa bed in lounge suitable for children. This flat is approx 20 mins drive to Central London and very near the A40. Links to London from Ickenham and West Ruislip station. Very quiet location with parking space next to the flat. The vie  …see more

from £100 / night

£550 / week

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from £100 / night

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Lower Bavaria / Bad Fussing

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
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from £33 / night

£204 / week

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from £33 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Grenada Holiday Apartments - Calivigny apartment sleeps 3

Saint George Parish / Calivigny

2 3 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Ideal for a quiet getaway, Grenada Holiday Apartment is a fully furnished, self-catering, air-conditioned 2-Bedroom Apartment with garden in a lovely neighbourhood of Calivigny, in St. George’s the capital parish of pure Grenada, the Isle of Spice. We are located cl  …see more

from £65 / night

£428 - £611 / week

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from £65 / night

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Lower Saxony / Oldenburg

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 36 km; Child friendly ;
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from £94 / night

£653 / week

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from £94 / night

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Hesse / Grundau

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car essential; No pets allowed;
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from £33 / night

£171 / week

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from £33 / night

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Swabia / Dietringen

2 2 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £51 / night

£353 - £563 / week

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from £51 / night

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Thuringia / Oberhof

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £39 / night

£39 / week

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from £39 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with magnificent view - Warder studio sleeps 2

North Holland Province / Warder

Studio 2 3 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
The apartment with private covered terrace offers breathtaking views of the protected farmland polder Zeevang with all kinds of birds. It has a beamed ceiling and antique terracotta floor. Enjoy trips to the beautiful Dutch towns Edam and Hoorn. The apartment is ideal f  …see more

from £69 / night

£424 / week

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from £69 / night

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Esprit du Monde - Rhein 2 - Schaffhausen apartment sleeps 3

Canton of Schaffhausen / Schaffhausen

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
2-Zimmer WG mit KücheUnser Haus aus dem 16. Jahrhundert liegt an ruhiger, verkehrsfreier Lage in Stein am Rhein und nächstliegend zur Espi Badi, die ideale Sommerdestination für Kinder und Eltern (2 Min. zu Fuss).In unmittelbarer Umgebung finden Sie wunderschöne Ort  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 / week

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from £125 / night

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Essonne / Ris-Orangis

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
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Kookaburra Apartment - Mariginiup apartment sleeps 2

Wanneroo / Mariginiup

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 15 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
Short-term holiday accommodation - beautifully appointed, self-contained apartment with separate entrance. Kitchen/dining area and living, one bedroom, modern appliances.We live in a rural area and the apartment is approx. 56 sqm in size. It is only 15min from the beac  …see more

from £46 / night

£259 / week

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from £46 / night

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Manche / Saint-Pair-sur-Mer

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 0.3 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
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Usedom Island / Karlshagen

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £78 / night

£503 / week

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from £78 / night

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The Raspberry Apartment - Golets apartment sleeps 3

Lovech Province / Golets

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
The most romantic space next to the river. Lovely sounds from the river coming through the window, retro white furniture and beautiful views. Everybody loves the Raspberry apartment! There is a double-bed, a sofa (suitable for children) and a private toilet/bathroom. Th  …see more

from £22 / night

£137 / week

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from £22 / night

(1) Excellent 

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La Lande - Puycelci gite sleeps 2

Tarn / Puycelci

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
A self contained studio apartment in an old farmhouse.. The owners live next door in the converted barn. The property is situated 2 kms above the pretty bastide village of Puycelsi on the edge of the Foret de Gresigne and with stunning views down to the Pyrenees. The le  …see more

from £60 / night

£390 - £490 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Hulikallu The Malenadu Plantation Stay - Hassan cottage sleeps 50

Karnataka / Hassan

8 50 1 night min stay

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Huli Kallu is a place where time stands still. 24 hours feel like 24 hours and not like a fraction gone by without realizing life around you. Huli Kallu provides a perfect home ambience and personal attention while still sufficiently spread out to offer every guest thei  …see more

from £50 / night

£348 / week

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from £50 / night

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Lower Franconia / Wurzburg

1 1 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £84 / night

£587 / week

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from £84 / night

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Sees / Aunou-sur-Orne

12 3 1 night min stay

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £77 / night

£445 / week

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from £77 / night

(119) Very Good 

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La Pointe Farm Apartments, Guernsey - St. Pierre du Bois apartment sleeps 4

Guernsey / St Pierre du Bois

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
La Pointe Farm is set in one of the most idyllic parts of a beautiful island. This 11 acre property sits on a hill in the parish of St. Peter in the Wood (St. Pierre du Bois) with sea views to the front and a peaceful green valley behind. La Pointe Farm consists of four  …see more

from £100 / night

£510 - £1225 / week

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from £100 / night

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Arrondissement of Saint-Denis / Saint-Denis

Studio 3 4 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 35 km; Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £30 / night

£206 / week

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from £30 / night

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Auckland Country Cottages - Fantail Cottage - Clevedon b&b sleeps 2

Auckland Region / Clevedon

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 16 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Established in 2012, Auckland Country Cottages in Clevedon offers accommodation in private, secluded cottages with outstanding views of the Manukau Harbour, through Auckland and Rangitoto to the Waitemata harbour and Coromandel Peninsular.Arrive via your private bush cl  …see more

from £104 / night

£690 / week

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Matek apartment - Rovanjska apartment sleeps 6

Zadar County / Rovanjska

1 6 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Matek apartment is places 50m from the sand beach. Full equipment kitchen, bathroom, dining room. Towels and linen provided. BBQ in the garden. Shops and restaurant are next to apartment. There is National park Paklenica very close to apartment. Breakfast can be provid  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

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