Short breaks - book a short stay - self-catering or B &B

Short breaks (16)

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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16 Holiday homes

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Holiday fort in St. Ouen

Jersey / St. Ouen

1 10 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Lewis' Tower is perfect for getting back to basics and having a beach adventure with friends and family. Situated on grassland next to the beach, it is the perfect spot to watch the sun go down.  …see more

from £93 / night

£651 / week

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from £93 / night

48

Fort letting in Montisi with shared pool

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

from £105 / night

£721 - £800 / week

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from £105 / night

(7) Very Good 

10

Cliff fort in St. John

Jersey / St. John

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
“fantastic location for peace and quiet” we enjoyed the location away from civilisation, and the noise of day to day rate race, the accommodation was inviting, warm, comfortable, peaceful. great views of the coast line and harbour. the outside area wou  …see more

from £235 / night

£1067 - £1675 / week

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from £235 / night

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49

Montisi holiday fort rental

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

from £105 / night

£721 - £800 / week

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from £105 / night

(7) Very Good 

13

Holiday fort in Trinity

Jersey / Trinity

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
A 19th century fort situated just yards from the picturesque harbour at Bouley Bay, Jersey.Spread over three levels, this magnificent 19th century fort sits above the harbour of Bouley Bay.  …see more

from £270 / night

£1247 - £1995 / week

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from £270 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

St. Ouen holiday fort rental

St. Ouen / St Ouen's Bay

1 12 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Kempt Tower is a truly unique holiday let for up to 12 guests; located a stones throw from the beach in the grassy dunes of St Ouen, close to National Trust Wetlands and surf schools this is the perfect property for both nature lovers and the adventurous. Kempt Tower i  …see more

from £326 / night

£1210 - £2405 / week

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from £326 / night

8

Fort rental in Cartagena

Cartagena / Los Puertos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
3-bedroom finca in idyllic rural setting, 15 mins to Cartagena, 20 mins to Mazarron.  …see more

from £70 / night

£310 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Excellent 

40

Villafranca in Lunigiana / Irola

2 10 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £152 / night

£1009 - £2656 / week

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from £152 / night

8

Trinity holiday fort rental

Jersey / Trinity

1 30 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 30
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
L'Etacquerel Fort is a historic building converted into basic accommodation. The Fort is a 'stone tent' building, with an open sleeping area where guests can put their sleeping bags.  …see more

from £150 / night

£1053 - £1256 / week

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from £150 / night

47

Fort rental in Montisi with shared pool

Province of Siena / Montisi

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

from £153 / night

£1041 - £1137 / week

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from £153 / night

19

Todi / Collevalenza

11 30 1 night min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from £76 / night

£454 / week

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from £76 / night

(1) Excellent 

4

Holiday fort in Youlgreave

Bakewell / Youlgreave

29 3 1 night min

  • 29 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
This is a test account, so no point describing the property's unique selling points here.  …see more

from £1967 / night

£13500 / week

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from £1967 / night

9

Hydra / Kamini

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £101 / night

£421 - £589 / week

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from £101 / night

4

Holiday fort in Da Lat

Lam Dong Province / Da Lat

10 24 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Private garden
Our goal is to provide an interesting, comfortable, valuable (cheap) and unforgettable experience to all guests. Let Daisy homestay become the highlight of your stay in Dalat. Daisy homestay love to welcome you to Dalat.We offer to our guests exclusive food with big dis  …see more

from £15 / night

£16 / week

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from £15 / night

6

Haryana / Panchkula

30 50 1 night min

  • 30 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £44 / night

£276 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Province of Como / Porlezza

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £426 / night

£2363 / week

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from £426 / night