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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!

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(49) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Kingsbarns

St Andrews / Kingsbarns

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“lovely stay” Lovely cottage, great surroundings, wonderful stay! We stayed at the Stackyard for 6 nights and we really appreciated the place; It is very clean, comfortable and cosy. It is big enough for 4 people. A real home away from home! It was  …see more

from £65 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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from £65 / night

(60) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Pagham

Arun District / Pagham

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Real family memories” Everything you could dream of' great location, on the beach, wonderful house, all you could want and more from a holiday home and to top it all weather amazing, can't wait to go back. Thank you so much The Woodleys  …see more

from £80 / night

£540 - £1000 / week

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from £80 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Newlyn

Penzance / Newlyn

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Beautiful home, wonderful stay!” We stayed in this home for 5 days with my husband, 14 year old daughter and 2 year old son. We totally enjoyed the place; it was very spacious and well-equipped. This place is very new and clean and I don't think that  …see more

from £110 / night

£695 - £950 / week

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from £110 / night

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(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Suffolk

Suffolk / Aldeburgh

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Very close to the beach in Aldeburgh. Recently refurbished and refitted this luxury bungalow has 3 large bedrooms one en suite and a fully tiled family shower room. Very comfortable furnishings, excellent fully fitted kitchen and all the other facilities you will needSo  …see more

from £130 / night

£880 - £1650 / week

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from £130 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Clonmany

Clonmany / Tullagh Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“My Dream House by the sea” This was exactly what we needed...breathtaking views from the end of the garden...superb assistance from Lorraine and her husband...our kids (2 and 6) were spoilt for choice..play in the garden with the toys supplied..go to  …see more

from £130 / night

£500 - £750 / week

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from £130 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Gweedore

County Donegal / Gweedore

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Near Glassagh Beach, Teach Jack, Swimming, Walking, Entertainment, Fishing,Golf,Glenveagh National Park,Bunbeg,Ards Forest Gweedore,Gaeltacht,This house is located between Bloody Foreland and the Gweedore village. You can either climb Cnoc or Errigal  …see more

from £102 / night

£361 - £585 / week

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from £102 / night

(35) Excellent 

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Arrondissement of Saint-Pierre / Saint-Philippe

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Air conditioning

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from £46 / night

£250 / week

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from £46 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Glassan

Athlone / Glassan

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
4 star holiday homes and is situated close to beautiful village of Glasson and beside the tranquil shores of Lough Ree.  …see more

from £68 / night

£323 - £551 / week

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from £68 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Carrbridge

Aviemore / Carrbridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“A perfect retreat for all the family!” We had 3 generations of our family stay for a long weekend and not once did anyone feel they were on top of one another. A great place with loads of room for everyone and very clean and comfortable. Everything we  …see more

from £160 / night

£850 - £1400 / week

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from £160 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great stay” Very good holiday, the house has every thing you need and more , good Location , we have being coming to this house for years and hope to come Back for many more !!  …see more

from £110 / night

£525 - £1175 / week

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from £110 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Portscatho holiday bungalow rental

Portscatho / Gerrans

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent - Highly Recommended” We have been visiting Portscatho and Gerrans for many years and I can honestly say this is the nicest place we have stayed. It is very comfortable,spacious and well equipped. Beautiful and clean. Ray,the owner, was v  …see more

from £66 / night

£330 - £780 / week

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from £66 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in Ballater

Aberdeenshire / Ballater

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent holiday home.” We spent a most relaxing and enjoyable week in this lovely holiday home which was tasefully decorated and had absolutely everything we needed including television and internet access. It has a lovely big garden at the rear a  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

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Toamasina Province / Toamasina (Tamatave)

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

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from £17 / night

£102 / week

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from £17 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Oxwich

Swansea County / Oxwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“beautifully presented chalet” Great weather- must admit it did help! Probably 10mins to beach- however impeccable chalet which all mod cons ` great walks around and good pub food at the King Arthur Hotel in Reynoldston. We hope to pop back for a short  …see more

from £50 / night

£375 - £615 / week

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from £50 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Bungalow accommodation in Muir of Ord with golf nearby

Scottish Highlands / Muir of Ord

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“A very comfortable and relaxing cottage” We found the bungalow to be very comfortable, relaxing and convenient. Goes without saying it is well maintained, clean and very approachable. After a very long and tiring day in the highlands, we looked forwar  …see more

from £46 / night

£295 - £445 / week

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from £46 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Rheenendal

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
luxury self catering bungalow  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 - £1085 / week

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from £92 / night

(34) Excellent 

23

Holiday bungalow rental

Norfolk / Bacton

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
An ecletic mix of comfortable, welcoming and stylish seaside properties, each offering sea views to appreciate, whatever the weather.  …see more

from £100 / night

£490 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(55) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Broadstairs

Isle of Thanet / Broadstairs

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“BRILLIANT” A lovely bungalow in a perfect location close to the town and beach. Absolutely ideal for the dogs. Great Restaurants in the town as well.  …see more

from £70 / night

£380 - £825 / week

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from £70 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow with golf nearby in South East England

Eastbourne / Pevensey Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Ideal location” Dolphins is a spacious, well-equipped holiday home with lovely garden, really close to the beach which our three boys loved. It is good for those who are less mobile. The surrounding area is beautiful and there are lots of places nea  …see more

from £100 / night

£380 - £860 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

41

Holiday bungalow rental

Lombok / Desa Sekotong Barat

9 22 2 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
A dream come true! After a year of hard but exciting work Gili Asahan Eco Lodge is open! It is our pleasure to welcome you and share the preserved wild beauty of Lombok Barats Gili archipelago. Sun, sea, sand, fish, coral, birdsongs and the cool breeze making its way th  …see more

from £72 / night

£501 / week

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from £72 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Carbost

Isle of Skye / Carbost

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dec 2014, lovely woodburning stove added and winter short breaks now available. Contact owner for details.  …see more

from £55 / night

£395 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Torrevieja Area holiday bungalow rental

Torrevieja Area / Playa Flamenca

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Great holiday, super apartment...” The apartment is nicely situated with about a 8 minute walk to the Playa Flamenca commercial centre and has all the home comforts to help make your stay an enjoyable one. We stayed there during the first and second w  …see more

from £23 / night

£160 - £300 / week

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from £23 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Caherdaniel

Caherdaniel / Glanbeg

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“One of our favourite holidays” Our host was very welcoming and provided clear instructions for picking the keys up and finding the property - just what you need after a long journey. She even made us a wonderful loaf of home baked bread. The property  …see more

from £73 / night

£297 - £636 / week

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from £73 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Croyde

Braunton / Croyde

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“This a very nice place to stay” Have enjoyed our return trip to Putsborough and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Garden Cottage. Well done Claire and John for a great place.  …see more

from £145 / night

£795 - £2500 / week

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from £145 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Sutton-on-Sea

Lincolnshire / Sutton-on-Sea

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Peaceful, clean and spacious for 5” Came to stay at this lovely lodge for a long weekend to celebrate my dad's 94th birthday. Every year my 2 sisters, myself and my partner look for someone new to take him. We all loved Anderby Creek. We even managed  …see more

from £75 / night

£540 - £610 / week

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from £75 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Croyde

Braunton / Croyde

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Excellent holiday!” This gorgeous, freshly renovated bungalow was the best equipped holiday house we ever rented! The owner definitely has a flair for interior design meets home comforts. We will rent this property for us and our two and four year ol  …see more

from £90 / night

£300 - £1500 / week

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from £90 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow rental

County Down / Newcastle

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Just the perfect location between the sea and the Mournes.” This beautiful, fully modernised property sits at the edge of the inner bay and dunes, with views from the picture windows across the water to Slieve Donard and the cosy fire means its great  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 - £1000 / week

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from £125 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Broadford holiday bungalow rental

Isle of Skye / Broadford

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Ardmore a stunning spacious 3 bedroomed bungalsow (STB 5 stars) in an idyllic setting enjoys magnificent sea or mountain views from all rooms. Quietly located in the village of Broadford it is within easy walking distance of local restaurants and amenities. Ideal for fa  …see more

from £110 / night

£500 - £1090 / week

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from £110 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Aviemore ski bungalow to rent.

Badenoch and Strathspey / Aviemore

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
“Perfect home for a holiday in the Cairngorms” Great property in a quiet location but near to the main shops and services of Aviemore. The bungalow is a good size and has all you would need for warm comfortable stay. Kitchen is well equipped and having  …see more

from £79 / night

£550 - £750 / week

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from £79 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow letting

Essex / Dovercourt

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“As if you come home...” The overall experience was excellent. The property ist clean and tidy. The garden was very inviting and well looked after. The property had everything we really needed. The master bedroom was equipped with a flatscreen and a el  …see more

from £65 / night

£426 - £603 / week

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from £65 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in West Country

Cornwall / Falmouth

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Beautiful house and location!” This is a lovely holiday let-home from home really with everything and more needed for a relaxing holiday. The house is spotlessly clean and comfortable and the views are truly spectacular.Sitting in the lovely spinning  …see more

from £95 / night

£395 - £1905 / week

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from £95 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Bungalow rental in Llanbedrog

Abersoch / Llanbedrog

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS QUIRKY SPACIOUS 4 BED DORMER BUNGALOW.LOCATED IN LOWER LLANBEDROG WITHIN 5 MINUTES WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACHAMPLE PARKING FOR CARS AND BOATS PLUS A GARAGE/STORESLEEPS 9 PEOPLE COMFORTABLY.ENCLOSED FENCED OFF GARDENS FRONT AND REA  …see more

from £100 / night

£425 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Average 

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Holiday bungalow in Pointe d'Esny

Grand Port District / Pointe d'Esny

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Relaxing Place By Sea” I enjoyed my holiday there , love the surrounding and especially being by the sea was a plus point, great for families with kids and even elderly parent, great facilities around with shops and restaurant within easy acce  …see more

from £43 / night

£297 - £594 / week

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from £43 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Dawlish

Dawlish / Dawlish Warren

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Refreshing change,a home from home” just come back from a short break at Beaches. Myself,daughter and grand daughter were visiting my Mum. The bungalow was very clean and fresh which made such a change from usually having to clean as soon as you open  …see more

from £50 / night

£150 - £750 / week

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from £50 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Dalfaber ski bungalow to rent.

Aviemore / Dalfaber

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent house, highly recommended” This is an excellent house, very close to Aviemore village. The house is lovely, a real home-from-home, and has everything you will ever need. Including enough bikes for us all to enjoy. The standard was very high,  …see more

from £85 / night

£465 - £875 / week

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from £85 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow rental

Benllech / Tynygongl

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fabulous place to stay for a long weekend with friends” Fantastic position overlooking Benllech Bay. House clean & tidy, well equipped to a high standard. We were very fortunate to have some good weather, so enjoyed time spent with our friends on the  …see more

from £360 / night

£1500 - £2940 / week

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from £360 / night

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Bungalow rental in Rheenendal with shared pool

Knysna / Rheenendal

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Luxury self-catering accommodation  …see more

from £92 / night

£644 / week

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from £92 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Jambiani

Zanzibar Island / Jambiani

4 9 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Private house, Beachfront, Self catering, Family home, Paradise, Seaview, Fully equipped kitchen, Kingsize Zanzibar beds, Genuine African village, Secure area, Optional private chef, 9 beds, Large terrace, Sunbeds  …see more

from £60 / night

£417 / week

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from £60 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Shraheens

Achill Island / Shraheens

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“A beautiful house in a magical location” The owners and house manager have clearly gone out of their way to provide not only the essentials but also some of the 'little things' a group of friends/families will need for a short break. The interior is v  …see more

from £85 / night

£475 - £1014 / week

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from £85 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Kilcreggan

Helensburgh / Kilcreggan

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Wonderful lochside retreat” We had a wonderful (if somewhat wet) holiday staying in Pier Cottage, Kilcreggan. The cottage was just lovely and in a wonderful location (situated on the edge of Loch Long and at the end of Kilcreggan Pier). Beautifully  …see more

from £110 / night

£495 - £650 / week

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from £110 / night

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