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

Close

Short breaks (18)

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!

View larger map

Price per night

Price per night

to

Bedrooms

Bathrooms

Location

Also consider

Luxury Villas
2,684 properties
Coastal Cottages
222 properties
Pet Friendly Cottages
27,095 properties
Romantic Breaks
3,207 properties
Group Holidays
17,143 properties
Log Cabin Holidays
238 properties
Rural Retreats
12,438 properties
City Breaks
8,475 properties
Holiday Cottages
17,239 properties
Villas in Spain
11,248 properties
Villas in Tenerife
707 properties
Gites in France
8,131 properties
Holiday Cottages in Cornwall
2,983 properties
London Holiday Apartments
941 properties
Florida Villas
905 properties
Villas in Ibiza
349 properties
Villas in Portugal
4,126 properties
Villas in Turkey
2,202 properties
Villas in Malta
455 properties
Lake District Cottages
940 properties
Payment Protection
To book this holiday home you need to pay through the Holiday Lettings website. We can’t protect your payment if you don’t pay through us. Learn more

18 Holiday homes

Filters applied: Fort (28)

1 / 48

La Grancia Country Resort Apt4 - Montisi fort sleeps 3

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 bedroomSleeps 33 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £104 / night

£715 - £794 / week

Book Book View

from £104 / night

(5) Very Good 

1 / 49

La Grancia Country Resort Apt1 - Montisi fort sleeps 3

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 bedroomSleeps 33 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £104 / night

£715 - £794 / week

Book Book View

from £104 / night

1 / 5

Lewis's Tower - St. Ouen fort sleeps 10

Jersey / St. Ouen

1 bedroomSleeps 102 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.01 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Lewis's Tower is set in the rugged landscape of the dunes in Jersey's only national park, close to the nature reserve and wetland area withe direct beach access. It makes the perfect base for an active beach trip and is lose to many beachfront cafes and restau  …see more

from £93 / night

£651 - £768 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £93 / night

Featured properties

(6) Very Good 

1 / 10

La Crête Fort - St. John fort sleeps 5

Jersey / St. John

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Nestling on a headland, this tranquil property is built on Jersey's rugged north coast and is surrounded on three sides by the sea.Regarded as 'an icon of the Island's strong sense of individuality and self-determination', La Crête Fort has held mil  …see more

from £233 / night

£1067 - £1659 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £233 / night

(2) Excellent 

1 / 17

Kempt Tower - St Ouen's Bay fort sleeps 12

St. Ouen / St Ouen's Bay

1 bedroomSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary;
Kempt Tower is our most recently converted property and is already popular for extended family holidays in Jersey. This historic Martello Tower has been restored with all modern conveniences and fully equipped as a self-catering property.Kempt Tower in St Ouen's Ba  …see more

from £326 / night

£1210 - £2358 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £326 / night

(5) Very Good 

1 / 13

Fort Leicester - Trinity fort sleeps 8

Jersey / Trinity

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Spread over three levels, this magnificent 19th century fort sits above the picturesque harbour of Bouley Bay and has a private garden and terrace.Named after the Earl of Leicester, a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Fort Leicester has military history dating back to the  …see more

from £270 / night

£1247 - £1995 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £270 / night

(1) Very Good 

1 / 9

Archirondel Tower - St. Martin fort sleeps 10

Jersey / St Martin

1 bedroomSleeps 102 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Close to St Catherine's woods, the impressive St Catherine's Breakwater and secluded beaches, Archirondel Tower provides a perfect coastal base while you explore the north-eastern corner of Jersey.Built on a rocky outcrop in St Catherine's Bay in 1792, Ar  …see more

from £87 / night

£610 - £729 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £87 / night

1 / 8

Los Morenos - Los Puertos fort sleeps 6

Cartagena / Los Puertos

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Situated in the unspoilt, picturesque village of Perin near Cartagena, the finca has recently been restored to a very high standard, and can accommodate up to six guests in comfort. As well as affording stunning views of the mountainous surrounding landscape, the proper  …see more

from £70 / night

£310 - £405 / week

Book Book View

from £70 / night

(6) Excellent 

1 / 40

Villafranca in Lunigiana / Irola

2 bedroomsSleeps 102 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
 …see more

from £150 / night

£1000 / week

Book Book View

from £150 / night

1 / 8

L'Etacquerel Fort - Trinity fort sleeps 30

Jersey / Trinity

1 bedroomSleeps 302 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 30
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Traverse the winding coastal path, lower the drawbridge and enter your own fort on the stunning, rugged north coast of Jersey.Built in the mid-19th Century on a cliff side overlooking Bouley Bay, L'Etacquerel Fort is a great base for exploring Jersey's rugged  …see more

from £150 / night

£1053 - £1256 / week

Enquire Enquire View

from £150 / night

1 / 47

La Grancia Country Resort Apt3 - Montisi fort sleeps 5

Province of Siena / Montisi

2 bedroomsSleeps 53 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £151 / night

£1032 - £1127 / week

Book Book View

from £151 / night

1 / 19

Todi / Collevalenza

11 bedroomsSleeps 301 night min stay

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
 …see more

from £75 / night

£450 / week

Book Book View

from £75 / night

1 / 9

Hydra / Kamini

1 bedroomSleeps 27 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
 …see more

from £101 / night

£421 - £673 / week

Book Book View

from £101 / night

(1) Excellent 

1 / 4

Hilltop Castle Retreat - Youlgreave fort sleeps 3

Bakewell / Youlgreave

29 bedroomsSleeps 31 night min stay

  • 29 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
*Test account - do not try and book!*Nestled beautifully in the rolling Derbyshire hills, close to local amenities and an array of idyllic country pubs, stands one of the most beautiful holiday lets you find on the market. Originally built during the period of Norman oc  …see more

from £1967 / night

£13500 / week

Book Book View

from £1967 / night

1 / 4

Daisy HomeStay - Da Lat fort sleeps 24

Lam Dong Province / Da Lat

10 bedroomsSleeps 241 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Our family lives in 10- bed room house Ward 8, DaLat city with 2 sons and 4 dogs.Our homes í a 5 minute walk to Minh Hoa Seminary,8 minute walk to Forest Flowers, Dream Hill. Some minutes walk to Tam Dac restaurant.Around my house, there are lots of picturesque greenho  …see more

from £14 / night

£16 / week

Book Book View

from £14 / night

1 / 6

Haryana / Panchkula

30 bedroomsSleeps 501 night min stay

  • 30 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
 …see more

from £42 / night

£268 / week

Book Book View

from £42 / night

1 / 13

Province of Como / Porlezza

1 bedroomSleeps 45 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
 …see more

from £413 / night

£2291 / week

Book Book View

from £413 / night

(1) Good 

1 / 24

São Miguel / Vila Franca do Campo

13 bedroomsSleeps 301 night min stay

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
 …see more

from £106 / night

£631 / week

Book Book View

from £106 / night

Don’t let an old browser slow down your holiday

Your browser is out of date and might not work well with our website. Download the latest version to speed up your hunt for the perfect holiday home.

Just click on the icons to get to the download page