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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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Holiday penthouse with golf nearby in Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus / Nueva Andalucia Golf Valley

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£900 - £1900 / week

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from £200 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Taormina

Province of Messina / Taormina

4 7 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £107 / night

£710 - £1577 / week

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from £107 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Rome

Rome / Central Rome

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £260 / night

£1817 / week

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from £260 / night

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Lagos holiday penthouse rental

Lagos / Central Lagos

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£630 - £760 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Medellin / Poblado

4 10 2 nights min stay

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 2 nights min stay

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from £155 / night

£994 - £1658 / week

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from £155 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Penthouse rental in Valencia with swimming pool

Valencia / Puerto-Playa

3 14 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £162 / night

£905 - £3544 / week

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from £162 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Jaffa

Tel Aviv / Jaffa

3 6 5 nights min stay

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 5 nights min stay

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from £149 / night

£1035 - £1456 / week

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from £149 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Medellin

Medellin / Poblado

5 9 2 nights min stay

Penthouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 2 nights min stay

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from £545 / night

£3288 / week

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from £545 / night

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Milan holiday penthouse rental

Milan / Sant'Ambrogio-Milan

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £124 / night

£770 / week

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from £124 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Bugibba

Island of Malta / Bugibba

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £35 / night

£243 - £350 / week

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from £35 / night

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Holiday penthouse with swimming pool, golf nearby in Lima

Lima / San Isidro, Lima

6 14 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £249 / night

£1650 - £3967 / week

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from £249 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Mellieha

Mellieha / Ghadira Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £39 / night

£193 - £1130 / week

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from £39 / night

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Penthouse rental in Trou aux Biches with shared pool, golf nearby

Pamplemousses District / Trou aux Biches

5 10 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £213 / night

£2133 - £2774 / week

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from £213 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Milan / Navigli

2 11 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £96 / night

£668 / week

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from £96 / night

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Penthouse accommodation in Manaus

Amazon River / Manaus

1 4 3 nights min stay

Penthouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £28 / night

£235 - £759 / week

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from £28 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Tamarindo

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 8 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £449 / night

£2759 - £10690 / week

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from £449 / night

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Buenos Aires holiday penthouse rental

Buenos Aires / Recoleta

4 10 3 nights min stay

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 3 nights min stay

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from £221 / night

£1518 / week

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from £221 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse rental

Nerja / San Juan de Capistrano

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £55 / night

£350 - £695 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Penthouse accommodation in Lisbon

Lisbon / Chiado

9 20 1 night min stay

Penthouse / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / 1 night min stay

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from £424 / night

£2308 - £3077 / week

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from £424 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Nuevo Vallarta

Riviera Nayarit / Nuevo Vallarta

3 8 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £242 / night

£1552 - £2207 / week

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from £242 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Cabo San Lucas

Los Cabos / Cabo San Lucas

2 8 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £548 / night

£2672 - £7535 / week

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from £548 / night

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Holiday penthouse rental

Island of Malta / St. Paul's Bay

2 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £62 / night

£397 - £1197 / week

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from £62 / night

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Birzebbuga holiday penthouse rental

Island of Malta / Birzebbuga

2 8 3 nights min stay

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 3 nights min stay

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from £126 / night

£882 - £2004 / week

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from £126 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Torre San Giovanni

Ugento / Torre San Giovanni

4 10 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £92 / night

£688 - £2062 / week

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from £92 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Taormina

Province of Messina / Taormina

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £214 / night

£1283 - £3741 / week

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from £214 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Mellieha

Island of Malta / Mellieha

2 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £39 / night

£216 - £1297 / week

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from £39 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Milan

Lombardy / Milan

3 6 2 nights min stay

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £146 / night

£917 / week

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from £146 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Central Playa

Playa del Carmen / Central Playa

1 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £124 / night

£685 - £1096 / week

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from £124 / night

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in San Cayetano

Murcia / San Cayetano

3 9 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £35 / night

£175 - £472 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with swimming pool in Colonia La Ropa

Zihuatanejo / Colonia La Ropa

4 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £268 / night

£1713 - £2494 / week

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from £268 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in Saint Julian's

Island of Malta / Saint Julian's

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £62 / night

£331 - £831 / week

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from £62 / night

(67) Excellent 

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Penthouse rental in St Leonards on Sea

Hastings / St Leonards on Sea

1 2 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / Min stay varies

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from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Rehavia

Jerusalem / Rehavia

3 7 3 nights min stay

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / 3 nights min stay

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from £132 / night

£918 - £1063 / week

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from £132 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Provincetown

Cape Cod / Provincetown

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £240 / night

£1679 - £2364 / week

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from £240 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Milan

Milan / Sant'Ambrogio-Milan

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £254 / night

£1770 - £3308 / week

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from £254 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Tamarindo

Province of Guanacaste / Tamarindo

3 8 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £172 / night

£1199 - £1644 / week

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from £172 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Torremolinos

Malaga Province / Torremolinos

2 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £52 / night

£349 - £540 / week

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from £52 / night

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Penthouse rental in North Myrtle Beach with shared pool

Coastal South Carolina / North Myrtle Beach

3 10 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £172 / night

£1233 - £2329 / week

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from £172 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Cabo San Lucas

Los Cabos / Cabo San Lucas

2 8 1 night min stay

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £242 / night

£1690 / week

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from £242 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Juan Dolio

San Pedro de Macoris Province / Juan Dolio

3 8 4 nights min stay

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 4 nights min stay

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from £153 / night

£917 - £1146 / week

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from £153 / night

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Cabo San Lucas holiday penthouse rental

Los Cabos / Cabo San Lucas

4 8 1 night min stay

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £1918 / night

£13014 / week

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from £1918 / night

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Milan holiday penthouse rental

Lombardy / Milan

3 5 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / Min stay varies

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from £300 / night

£3177 / week

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from £300 / night

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Medellin holiday penthouse rental

Antioquia Department / Medellin

12 16 1 night min stay

Penthouse / 12 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / 1 night min stay

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from £685 / night

£4790 / week

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from £685 / night

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Penthouse rental in Cancun with indoor pool, golf nearby

Quintana Roo / Cancun

6 10 4 nights min stay

Penthouse / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 4 nights min stay

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from £1233 / night

£8631 / week

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from £1233 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Sliema

Sliema / Tigne

1 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £23 / night

£161 - £611 / week

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from £23 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with golf nearby in Dublin

Dublin / Drumcondra

2 10 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £230 / night

£1604 / week

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from £230 / night

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Holiday penthouse in Malaga

Malaga / Malaga Historical Centre

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £154 / night

£1002 - £1923 / week

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from £154 / night

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Cancun holiday penthouse rental

Quintana Roo / Cancun

3 6 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £206 / night

£1576 / week

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from £206 / night

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Cabarete holiday penthouse rental

Puerto Plata Province / Cabarete

3 8 1 night min stay

Penthouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £309 / night

£2055 / week

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from £309 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse in Florence

Florence / Ponte Vecchio

1 4 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £93 / night

£647 / week

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from £93 / night

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