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Splendida Otranto. villino - Otranto chalet sleeps 2

Province of Lecce / Otranto

2 2 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
Immersa in una cornice tutta orientale, Otranto e' tra i borghi più' belli d'Italia... posto unico dove e' possibile fare il bagno nel porto e bandiera blu da diversi anni, . Offre una vacanza all'insegna dell'arte, della natura, del mare  …see more

from £18 / night

£121 / week

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from £18 / night

(2) Excellent 

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State of Bahia / Canavieiras

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Eagles Rest - Geary chalet sleeps 2

Isle of Skye / Geary

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Catrina and John welcome you to get away from it all and relax in comfort and style in our newly built self catering accommodations for two. Situated in an elevated position overlooking the Ascrib Islands you have uninterrupted views across Loch Snizort and the Minch to  …see more

from £100 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £100 / night

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(13) Excellent 

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Chalet Cuckoo - Ayer chalet sleeps 5

Canton of Valais / Ayer

1 5 6 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Downstairs there is a spacious living room with kitchen and views from the large windows of the tumbling adjacent stream. The bedroom is ingeniously incorporated into the old wooden raccard with spectacular views of the mountains; there is a king sized double bed and  …see more

from £90 / night

£610 - £660 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Salzburg Region / Grossarl

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £569 / night

£3983 / week

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from £569 / night

(3) Excellent 

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White Stripe Mountain Lodge Chalet Melez

Savoie / Peisey-Nancroix

7 15 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Chalet Melez is a homely and comfortable Alpine lodge set in the beautiful Tarentaise Valley. In winter, the lodge is offered as a s catered ski chalet and is prefectly placed for skiing the Paradiski area of Peisey Vallandry, Les Arcs and La Plagne. It is located les  …see more

from £80 / night

£499 - £599 / week

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from £80 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Unique Coastal Hideaway with Panoramic Views

Gwynedd / Nefyn

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Not suitable for children;
Gaze out to sea from under your plump duvet, enjoy romantic meals with a view to die for or stroll along the beach at sunset. A true castaway experience awaits from the moment of arrival in this luxury studio beach retreat. We promise you can't get much closer to the el  …see more

from £80 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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from £80 / night

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Cosmos House - Kuki chalet sleeps 2

Saitama Prefecture / Kuki

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Stand alone one bedroom property, 400 meters walk from the local train station. Set in the tranquil town of Washinomiya Kuki City Saitama. Fully furnished with all mod cons . Washinomiya Shrine is approximately 800 meters walk from our chalet lodge and is the main loca  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

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Var / Ampus

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £69 / night

£475 / week

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from £69 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Fisherwood Cottage - Balloch chalet sleeps 2

West Dunbartonshire / Balloch

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 13 km; Not suitable for children;
A self-contained Cottage a few minute's walk from Loch Lomond offering a private retreat with a deck overlooking the river. Sunny, self-contained, secluded and private cottage with a view from the deck over the River Leven and a private gate giving you access to Loch L  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £460 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Criffel Lodge, Sandyhills - Sandyhills chalet sleeps 6

Dumfries and Galloway / Sandyhills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Criffel Lodge is a modern self catering chalet for up to 6 and is situated is a small group of 10 chalets in mature oak woodland next to Colvend golf course. Great for families as Sandyhills beach is 10 minute walk away, and cliff top coastal walks take you round to Ro  …see more

from £60 / night

£270 - £550 / week

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from £60 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Nord / Bavay

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
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from £57 / night

£255 / week

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from £57 / night

(63) Excellent 

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Seascape - Bacton chalet sleeps 4

Norfolk / Bacton

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
A stylish and contemporary beachside home. Winner of Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 based on our guest reviews. Short breaks available all year round. Perfect base for fun family beach holidays and romantic breaks for couples. Up to 2 dogs welcome at no ext  …see more

from £78 / night

£375 - £550 / week

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from £78 / night

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Yagorov chalet-come visit the see of galillee

Galilee / Yavne'el

3 6 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
picture yourself living at the foothills of beautiful mountains area. landscaped with groves of fruit trees and flowers.the chalets are sprawled out on a 50,000 square foot of land with a swimming pool,BBQ areas walking paths to the mountain tops and a brand new spa whi  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 / week

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from £99 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Luxury romantic logcabin located in the wye valley

Monmouthshire / Penallt

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
This charming ground floor log cabin is superbly located on the owner's smallholding, close to the lovely village of Penallt in the Wye Valley. Furnished throughout in a Far Eastern style, this lovely Penallt cottage is one of our more interesting holiday properti  …see more

from £85 / night

£390 - £500 / week

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from £85 / night

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Savoie / Hauteluce

8 19 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 19
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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(21) Very Good 

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Otters Holt - Bacton chalet sleeps 6

Norfolk / Bacton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.05 km; Child friendly ;
Otter's Holt is a spacious modern retreat, ideal for families, with 2 bedrooms (One double, one triple). It enjoys stunning sea views, overlooking open grassland, and is only a minute's walk to the quiet, sandy beach. A decked verandah allows for al fresco dining,  …see more

from £45 / night

£330 - £585 / week

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from £45 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Chalet Rivendell - Kirchbuhl chalet sleeps 8

Grindelwald / Kirchbuhl

4 8 3 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Luxury Swiss Chalet in the pictureque resort of Grndelwald. The property was built in 2007 to a luxurious standard and has lots of space to accommodate 8 adults very comfortably across 4 large double bedrooms with fantastic mountain and glacier views. The Chalet is set  …see more

from £400 / night

£2800 - £4750 / week

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from £400 / night

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Orne / Alencon

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £104 / night

£725 / week

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from £104 / night

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Chalet in beautiful nature near Han-sur-Lesse and Rochefort!

Luxembourg Province / Resteigne

2 6 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
The Chalet (4-6 persons) is situated in Resteigne near Han-Sur-Lesse (5km) with its caves and domaine, Rochefort (12km) and the Lesse where you can enjoy kayak, fishing,... The lay-out of the chalet: This chalet is ideal for 4 persons (and 2 children in sofabed possib  …see more

from £35 / night

£173 - £259 / week

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from £35 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Melbury Chalet (V B 4*) - West Stour chalet sleeps 6

Gillingham / West Stour

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Melbury is one of four chalets set in the grounds of a working dairy farm in North Dorset. Awarded 4* by Visit Britain this Scandinavian style accommodation is perfect for families and friends re-uniting or as a base for exploring our beautiful Dorset countryside Spacio  …see more

from £186 / night

£619 - £1171 / week

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from £186 / night

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Bambelela Wildlife Care and Guest Farm - Zebula Golf and Country Club chalet sleeps 5

Bela Bela / Zebula Golf and Country Club

2 5 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
3 Self-Catering Chalets1. SHIBULA, offering two bedrooms en-suite, a fire place and a rock-built outside Braai area. [sleeping 4]2. HO THABELA, offering you two very spacious bedrooms with each a double bed and a sleeper couch, a bathroom to share with an additional toi  …see more

from £91 / night

£644 / week

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from £91 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Chesil Lodge Cottage - West Bexington chalet sleeps 6

Dorset / West Bexington

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
Chesil Lodge Cottage is situated in the beautiful coastal hamlet of West Bexington, one of Dorset's best kept secrets, and just a stone's throw from the spectacular Chesil beach. The cottage itself is a comfortably appointed wooden chalet with its own private driveway,  …see more

from £70 / night

£695 / week

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from £70 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Chalet Grouse - Ayer chalet sleeps 10

Canton of Valais / Ayer

5 10 5 nights min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Comfort is important to the owner and this is reflected in numerous personal touches. The lower floor has 3 en-suite bedrooms : two twin rooms and one double. French windows in one of the twin rooms and the double open onto the hillside (downhill, west facing). There  …see more

from £160 / night

£850 - £1800 / week

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from £160 / night

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Aisne / Aubenton

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
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from £41 / night

£276 / week

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from £41 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Chalet Calvert - Zweisimmen chalet sleeps 12

Canton of Bern / Zweisimmen

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Chalet Calvert is privately owned home that has been designed and built to specification in 2007. It is fully equipped and furnished to a very high standard and has been awarded "Four Star Luxury" by the Swiss Tourist Board in Gstaad. It is suitable for fami  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £3200 / week

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from £200 / night

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Haute-Loire / Venteuges

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
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from £87 / night

£388 - £569 / week

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from £87 / night

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Chalet Croatia - green heart - Primorje-Gorski Kotar County chalet sleeps 8

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Chalet is positioned 200m from first house in village. Nestled at the beginning of pine forests, this exclusive, secluded mountain retreat is discreetly located in its own extensive grounds accessed by private road. Perched at 600m, the chalet is positioned to offer enc  …see more

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(13) Excellent 

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Chalet Feiler - Thyon chalet sleeps 12

Canton of Valais / Thyon

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Chalet Feiler is a luxurious boutique chalet, sleeping up to 10-12 guests. It offers a genuine home from home experience, decorated with an eclectic mix of art and antiques and completely wired for sound and vision.While you're not out enjoying the local area, be  …see more

from £250 / night

£2250 - £3500 / week

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from £250 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Ladybird Lodge, Elmrise Park - Llansteffan chalet sleeps 4

Carmarthenshire / Llansteffan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Swimming pool;
Ladybird Lodge is just 2 miles from Llansteffan's magnificent beach and castle. The peaceful Elmrise Park is surrounded by 15 acres of stunning Carmarthenshire woodland and its wildlife, yet is only 6 miles from the new shopping centre in Carmarthen. The well kep  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 - £380 / week

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from £50 / night

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Hautes-Alpes / Laragne-Monteglin

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £65 / night

£302 / week

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from £65 / night

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Sternegucker Chalet - Heidenheim chalet sleeps 3

Baden-Württemberg / Heidenheim

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Innovative and heart and soul restored hunting lodge with traditional materials for up to 2 people. (Max + 1 child. to 15 years).From an original hunting lodge it was built a luxurious chalet with every comfort.Experience in this special retreat, the idea of life on the  …see more

from £228 / night

£1404 / week

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from £228 / night

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Isere / La Cote-Saint-Andre

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £37 / night

£259 - £311 / week

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from £37 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Rainbow's End Brundall Norfolk - Brundall chalet sleeps 2

Norfolk / Brundall

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
Guests staying at Rainbow's End enjoy the superb views of the River immediately outside the chalet. There are views towards Norwich and towards Great Yarmouth. There is some boat traffic on the River to add interest. Many visitors spend their time relaxing and f  …see more

from £80 / night

£480 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Landes / Saint-Julien-en-Born

2 5 4 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £78 / night

£587 / week

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from £78 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Dougals Glen - Aboyne chalet sleeps 4

Aberdeenshire / Aboyne

1 4 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; Pet friendly;
These former outbuildings have been recently converted, to provide comfortable quality self catering accommodation.The local area offers an abundance of holiday choice with the nearby Cairngorm National Park, containing some of the best wildelife habitats in the UK ,wit  …see more

from £55 / night

£350 - £490 / week

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from £55 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Tarn-et-Garonne / Montricoux

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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(2) Excellent 

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Gironde / Talais

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Child friendly ;
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from £45 / night

£291 - £351 / week

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from £45 / night

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Vosges / Ban De Laveline

3 7 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
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from £91 / night

£475 / week

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from £91 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Reelig Holidays - Satchwell - Inverness chalet sleeps 4

Scottish Highlands / Inverness

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 15 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The Fraser family welcome you to Reelig, 7 miles west from Inverness. The ideal location for exploring the Scottish Highlands.Stay in our self-catering chalets, and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this small estate surrounded by the local flora, fauna and wildlife.A  …see more

from £78 / night

£390 - £540 / week

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from £78 / night

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