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!
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Lilac Villa is a very large and beautiful 5 bedroom Holiday Home in Skegness just two minutes walk to an award winning beach and to the Sea Front and main promenade. It is located in the quieter North part of the town, however the town centre is only a 10 minute walk. T …see more
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport.
This cottage has three good sized double bedroo …see more
10% reduction on Winter bookings - book now! . This is a lovely Andalucian white washed house in a typical 'Pueblo Blanco' village with bars and a supermarket within easy short walking distance. A complimentary welcome pack of basic groceries for weekly book …see more
We stayed at Trescastillos in April, around Easter time. The house is compact but clean, airy and traditionally decorated - a perfect base for exploring. The views across the olive groves from the kit… More
Really pleased you had a good holiday and enjoyed our white washed house and all that it has to offer. A new bar has opened since your last visit now making four bars in the village; the tapas is especially good and it's just a few minutes walk from the house. We love the area and like you enjoy the mix of sightseeing and relaxing - it's a lovely base for exploring Andalucia. Remember we offer a 15% reduction on return bookings so hope to see you again.
Suitable for children age 5+; Pet friendly;
Sunbeam camp house is located on the banks of the Concord River. Fish from the back deck or just relax and watch the river go by.Rural location, offstreet parking. Canoe and kayak available for use. Large deck over the river with a gas grill great for outdoor entertaini …see more
Had a great stay at this house. Beautiful deck and backyard right on the river. Very peaceful and relaxing. Easy to get to, simple access to Boston, and attentive owner communication (no problems c… More
Bellbird Gully so named because the sound of the bellbirds fills the air. This is a beautiful, comfortable home, with two bathrooms, three bedrooms, two living areas and a modern kitchen. The dining area is surrounded by windows on three sides with views of the garden a …see more
A real beach house as it is really close to the beach ie 20 metres.
Cassa Bitonga is on a private, secure and unspoilt small estate. To get to Praia da Rocha you have a sandy 6 km road and will require a 4 wheel drive vehicle or a city SUV. It can be done with a high c …see more
We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. Th… More
“great place to stay”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
we had a great time there.
Lots of beach, sun and sand
Warm sea, great sun sets, good swimming and snorkling.… More
“A beautiful family home in a little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 21 Oct 2011
The house is tastefully, yet simply furnished. A gorgeous open plan kitchen/lounge/dining room looks out over the sea with nothing but an incredible private vista. The wooden floors and flowing white… More
Sweet apartment house near the sea. Renew in 2016, new bathroom, new kitchen & some improvments in the yard. Free parking place in the yard.
The house has 1 marriage bedroom, fully equipped kitchen and a small childer bedroom with castle beds. The house is 10 meters fro …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
Mill House is situated in the lovely picturesque area of Central Scotland. The New Lanark conservation village is just a 5 minute drive away and this is the gateway to the Falls Of Clyde Wildlife Reserve where you can enjoy lovely riverside walks through the reserve. T …see more
“Amazing, better than I could imagine what a place to spend my birthday celebrations”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2013
I had a perfect holiday. I brought my family from the USA where I emigrated to in 1996, to party for my 60th. With the help of the letting agent's manager, I found a hall to book a ceilidh in, a ban… More
Thank you for your kind comments Judyth. We're all delighted that your stay at Mill House was perfect and that you managed to celebrate your Birthday in style. Thank you once again for choosing Mill House.
“Wow- What a house”
Reviewed 26 May 2012
We stayed here for our wedding and had our reception in the stables and it was perfect. It was much more beautiful than the pictures. There was room for all our guests to stay as we only had a small w… More
Thanks for your comments Jennie. We're so glad that Mill House lived upto your expectations and that you're wedding went to plan! We wish you our best wishes and a wonderful future together. From, everyone at Mill House
Reviewed 28 Feb 2012
We rented this property in the week our daughter and son in law were getting married.
To be able to invited most of our family from Holland and France we looked for a large house to stay together in.… More
Thank you kindly for your review, your comments are greatly appreciated. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Millhouse and would welcome your return to our property again in the future.
LUXURY spacious holiday home with sea views and direct access to the beach, large paved drive for off street car parking, seperate self contained granny flat, full sized snooker / games room, large patio area with long gardens stretching down to the adventure play area …see more
“Fantastic place for get together, fits all your needs.”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
This house is beautiful, and designed very very well and equipped for everything you need for a wonderful stay, for large groups or families. It is spacious and roomy. I stayed with my family for a w… More
“Brilliant, we loved the house”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
Would recommend going to the seal sanctuary and hardys farm. The aquarium was over priced, as it is small. The Italian restaurant Tarantinos was excellent, and we used the fish & chip shop at the end … More
“Fabulous house for our large family”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2013
We had a great time staying in this well equipped house. It was just as you see in the photos, clean, attractive and everything we needed for a good holiday. Many thanks… More
Newly redecorated and reburbished, this beautiful period cottage set in the pretty village of North Luffenham can sleep up to 7 persons. North Luffenham is an attractive village and is a great central spot for viewing all that Rutland has to offer.Manor View Cottage is …see more
“We love this place! And we loved the butterflies in the garden!”
Reviewed 20 Nov 2013
This is a genuine old English Countryside cottage (must be 300 years old?)
We returned to Rutland again for the second time since 2009 and thankfully we managed to get a booking in this cottage aga… More
Reviewed 5 Jan 2016
What a fantastic property. The accommodation was excellent with plenty of room to spread out. The local pub provided a great evening meal on Saturday (we also had lunch there as well). Local to Rutlan… More
Thank you for your nice comments. We are pleased you had such a wonderful time.
Happy New Year 2016.
The Mill House is an amazing period holiday home standing right on the water's edge of Lee Bay. The sea borders the property on two sides, so in the summer you can sit out on the terrace overlooking the bay and enjoy a drink, barbecue and the fabulous sunsets. In t …see more
Mill House sits practically on top of the sea with easy access to excellent walks and great scenery. The accommodation is spacious enough for a party of 10 ranging from 4 to 77 year olds to be able to… More
“Can we do it all again!”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
Our stay at the Mill House was absolutely amazing! Thank you so much to Nick who was SO helpful every step of the way. He is a wealth of helpful information about the area and tips for making the most… More
“Dream Break in Perfect Location”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
We had the most wonderful break in Mill House. Lee Bay is a childhood haunt and the location of Mill House could not be better. The house itself is beautifully presented and comfortably accomodated … More
I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and retracing your steps from earlier years - I bet Lee has hardly changed! Hopefully now refreshed and recharged : )
Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
A 1 bedroomed house near the centre of Paddock Wood walking distant (150m) to the mainline train station to London and the coast. Ideally situated to visit the stunning countryside of Kent and everything it has to offer.The property has 1 double bedroom with double be …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Fernside cottage is proud to announce we have been awarded the 4 star Gold rating for the excellence of the cottage & what it contains. This is a high standard award from Quality in Tourism and means you can be assured of a wonderful cottage to visit.
Situated in a quie …see more
Had a really great stay beautiful cottage and perfect setting
Pauline was on hand to answer any queries but at the same time with that aspect it felt that you were in an isolated cottage !
Just so… More
thank you Shawn. It was our pleasure to have you stay at the cottage and we look forward to your return visit soon
Reviewed 14 May 2013
Very comfortable, welcoming, well appointed and conveniently located for all sorts of activities. Looking forward to a return visit.… More
looking forward to seeing you back again in a few months time
Reviewed 12 May 2013
We had one of the best holidays of our lives whilst staying at Fernside Cottage.
The cottage itself was perfect, it was very clean, high quality, beautifully decorated and had all the gadgets you co… More
thank you. It was lovely to meet you and we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and have booked again. We look forward to seeing you again later in the year.
Please note prices quoted are for 4 guests. Additional guests are charged at $35 per person per night. Please feel free to contact me for a quote.
Air-conditioned open plan kitchen, dining and living rooms with optional dining on outdoor deck.
Master Room has Queen …see more
C4 is one of 30 villas in a privately owned resort right at the Thung Tuek beach at the pristine west coast of Koh Kho Khao. The houses are owned by ordinary people who have invested in a holiday home, and the resort is run by a company owned by the house owners. The ow …see more
This place is magical! Never have I felt more relaxed and at peace than here. This place is great for any kind of travel group, family, friends, couples, etc... You can litteraly do anything you want … More
“Amazing Paradis Villa at Koh Kho Khao”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
Celebrating christmas and new years eve at the lovely island Ko Kho Khao in Thailand, is an experience I would not trade for anything. From the moment you arrive at the airport, the service from the s… More
“The place of total relaxation and beauty - in very inclusive little society”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
Me and my spouse have stayed there on two occasions, first alone for 3 weeks, and then with two teenagers for 4 weeks. On both occasions we stayed over Christmas and New Year. After the first time we … More
Minimum stay is 3 nights ! Flora8 is a luxury holiday house for 6 persons with a beautiful private and closed garden and a private garage. This brand new house is situated near the station of Blankenberge and only minutes walking from the see shore.The pedestrian shoppi …see more
We had a great time at this property which was well placed for both the town and beach which were both just 10 mins walk away. The house its self was very clean, tidy, modern and well equiped and a p… More
“Homely, spacious, clean and quiet holiday property - ideal for families!”
Reviewed 23 May 2013
We stayed for one week in this house during the summer holiday of 2012, with two little children (1 & 3 years). It's a very comfortable, spacious, well equipped new house, nearby the centre, the beach… More
Cahermore Holiday Village - Within 5 minutes walk of the wonderful village & beach in Enniscrone, 23 miles from Sligo town and 8 miles from Ballina, this spacious,well equipped & decorative holiday home is in pristine condition & truly the ideal location to enjoy the lo …see more
Loved the cottage ! Cathy was wonderful and very helpful. Had some issues with running certain appliances but after a day or 2 we had them all sorted out. The cottage is very well equipped, wonderful … More
So glad you enjoyed your stay here and many thanks for leaving the house so nice :-) Thanks also for your comments in House 'Visitor's Book', it seems you really did make the most of your holiday long long way from home & were out & about a lot! We would love to welcome you back again.:-)
This large self catering apartment (1260 sq ft ) has 3 bedrooms one en-suite and sleeps six with Super king, King and two Single beds, all deep mattresses for your comfort. It is on the Atlantic Road Coleraine and has all the modern touches you would expect in a luxury …see more
Vrisi Apartments and Villa is located in the traditional village of Pitsidia. It boasts an outdoor shared pool with sunbeds and air-conditioned Apartments with a fully equipped kitchen and fridge!Simply furnished, each of the studios and apartments include a table for d …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
St. Monans (or St. Monance ) is in Fife in Scotland and lies between Pittenweem and Elie. Anstruther, Crail and St. Andrews are not far away.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~"We are extremely proud …see more
We loved Kitiwake House which was just perfect. The house was beautifully appointed with everything we hoped for, from beautiful bed linen to a well equipped kitchen. The views over the rooftops to th… More
Oh my goodness! We’ve never had a review that puts St Monans at the top of a poll of European hotspots such as Rome, Venice, Dubrovnik, Budapest and Vienna!! I am guessing you have really shown your cousins from New Zealand a great time! It sounds as though some cherished memories were created by your family, which is so wonderful! Both Kittiwake and St Monans offer a great base for a holiday that can have slow and relaxed days that are completely rejuvenating or days packed with places to visit and things to see and do! Thank you so much for booking with us and we would love to welcome you all back again for the next family gathering! Wx
“Wonderful and comfortable accommodation”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2015
Homely and comfortable house with many lovely touches. A great base to come back to after a day exploring the wonderful villages. Just a real home from home and more roomy than it looks on internet.… More
Thank you for your review. Kittiwake House is in a perfect area for exploring all the coastal villages and sites of the East Neuk. The accommodation is spacious and offers families and friends a chance to relax and spend time together but with plenty of space too. We would love to be able to welcome you back at another time of the year! Wx
“Great house; lovely area; superb holiday!”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2015
We spent a wonderful week in the East Neuk of Fife. The area is beautiful and we were able to go on some lovely coastal walks - Crail to Kingsbarns was a particular favourite. We also visited Edinburg… More
We really appreciate your feedback and comments. You are absolutely right about the beauty of the East Neuk of Fife. We believe one of Scotland’s best kept secrets is the tranquillity and beauty of this area which has completely unspoilt traditional fishing villages scattered along it’s coastline. The coastal paths are such a pleasure to walk too, so thank you for telling us about your favourite walk. We work hard to ensure our guests are made most welcome, as we believe holidays are valuable and precious time to spend with friends and family. You visited Edinburgh and Glamis Castle too, so really made the most of your week exploring the wider surroundings! We would be so pleased if you decided to return on another occasion! Thank you, Wx
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Bay View Cottage is 4 star, gold award accommodation. It is in a wonderful location opposite Port Erin beach, with breathtaking views of Bradda Head and stunning sunsets. The property has been renovated throughout to extremely high standards. A sun lounge has been creat …see more
[Please note the 1 room at our homestay is suitable for a maximum of 2 guests]While you are travelling in Kutch region, western India, especially Rann of Kutch, staying in Bhuj would be most convenient to you as it is located in the middle. (north-desert, south-Arabian …see more