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CASARA 2, Tower with sea view - Zahora tower sleeps 2

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
CASARA is a set of 5 charming small rural cottages in a coastal setting with an exclusive footpath to Zahora Beach. CASARA, is peace and serenity, a place to feel the pleasures and emotions of nature and life. CASARA is located in an idyllic enclave with views of the  …see more

from £30 / night

£222 - £875 / week

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from £30 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Extraordinary Tower in the Tuscan hills with pool,

Province of Arezzo / Sansepolcro

1 bedroomSleeps 33 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 110 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Torre the Brancialino nestles beautifully in the Tuscan Hills some 10 kilometres from the Renaissance town of Sansepolcro.Being part of a remarkably restored medieval castle (where the owner lives) the tower offers the perfect romantic hideaway with comfortable accommod  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £455 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Florida / Citrus Ridge

3 bedroomsSleeps 106 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
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from £77 / night

£459 / week

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from £77 / night

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(5) Excellent 

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Gensac Tower Gites - Gensac tower sleeps 2

Gironde / Gensac

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
The Tower is a converted windmill on the edge of a pretty medieval village in SW France. The property is on on 3 floors. The bedroom is on the top floor with its king size bed and ladder leading to the roof terrace. The second floor is the bathroom with shower cubicle,  …see more

from £63 / night

£242 - £375 / week

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from £63 / night

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lovely duplex with terrace - Cervione tower sleeps 5

Haute-Corse / Cervione

3 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
This charming Corsican apartment is a maisonette with a total size of 70m2. It also has a private terrace in the shade.In the past this apartment was a watchtower in the heart of an idyllic hamlet on a rocky spur. It is an exceptional location, and it was chosen as the  …see more

from £55 / night

£380 - £492 / week

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from £55 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Sorrento / Central Sorrento

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Swimming pool;
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from £209 / night

£1434 - £2842 / week

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from £209 / night

(4) Excellent 

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The Tower House - Brossac tower sleeps 2

Charente / Brossac

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
A delightful character property consisting of a living room with fitted kitchen on the ground floor and upstairs a good-sized double bedroom and shower room. Why choose Brossac? Why indeed? Why choose a village, instead of staying in remote countryside? Well, for a sta  …see more

from £59 / night

£284 - £417 / week

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from £59 / night

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Province of Grosseto / Grosseto

1 bedroomSleeps 53 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
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from £46 / night

£309 / week

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from £46 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Le Roc - Ille-sur-Tet tower sleeps 2

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ille-sur-Tet

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Possibly the smallest B&B in France?An old water tower converted to offer accommodation for two persons.Our property is situated in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty less than 1 km from the medieval village of Montalba le Chateau and is set in 3.2 Hectares  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Southerton Tower - Sidmouth tower sleeps 2

Devon / Sidmouth

1 bedroomSleeps 23 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Not suitable for children;
Southerton Tower is a magnificently transformed 19th century water tower. The three storey property is along the path from By the Way Cottage in the heart of the Otter Valley This bijou property is cleverly designed to maximise the use of vertical space, the ground floo  …see more

from £80 / night

£350 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

(9) Excellent 

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The Broch - Isle of Harris tower sleeps 2

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Luxurious solitude greets visitors to the Broch, which is modelled on an iron-age fortress, and sits on a remote ridgeline overlooking woodland, lochs, a golden sand beach, and the Atlantic beyond. Within the 3-storey construction made of ancient stone are full comforts  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £171 / night

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Torre Tower Tour Turm башн Πυργος - Artemisia tower sleeps 5

Messenia Region / Artemisia

1 bedroomSleeps 52 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Pets welcome; Private garden;
Tower house in the heart of the mountain Taigeto, located at the top of the village Artemisia, situated at 860 meters above sea level. Artemisia is a mountain village that belongs to the municipality of Kalamata. The tower is surrounded by a very green private garden f  …see more

from £64 / night

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from £64 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Bearn / Pau

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £101 / night

£505 / week

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from £101 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Province of Viterbo / Tuscania

3 bedroomsSleeps 73 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome; Private garden;
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from £68 / night

£0 / week

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from £68 / night

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Province of Bari / Triggianello

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £135 / night

£841 - £1681 / week

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from £135 / night

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Province of Messina / Taormina

3 bedroomsSleeps 53 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £125 / night

£792 / week

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from £125 / night

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A paradise for families and couples!!! - Radda in Chianti tower sleeps 4

Province of Siena / Radda in Chianti

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
A view on a scenic wine and olive oil country. The ancient farmhouse of Augusto and Lele Vitali is an excellent base from which to explore the "heart" of Tuscany. A few meters off the road to the village, the Torre, facing Radda, stands in an olive grove overlooking vin  …see more

from £117 / night

£792 / week

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from £117 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Borgo Colderba The Tower. Free Wifi. Unique

Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 bedroomSleeps 23 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
The Torre is a two storey villa overlooking Assisi. It is a medieval watch tower, used as a lookout for the Assisi Army in it's wars against Perugia. Surrounded by green fields and sunflowers, it is a marvellous place to relax and discover Umbria. The first flo  …see more

from £63 / night

£417 - £459 / week

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from £63 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Torre di Sopra Tower with Cottage and Pool

Province of Florence / Bagno a Ripoli

8 bedroomsSleeps 156 nights min stay

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
A uniquely contemporary take on a medieval watch-tower complex and national monument, Torre di Sopra makes an ideal base from which to sightsee in Florence and the rest of Tuscany. The main tower property includes 2 double and two twin bedrooms, 3 en-suite bathrooms, si  …see more

from £429 / night

£3000 - £3334 / week

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from £429 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £80 / night

£521 - £580 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Province of Viterbo / Civitella d'Agliano

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; Pets welcome;
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from £59 / night

£375 - £759 / week

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from £59 / night

(24) Very Good 

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Self Catering Holiday Cottage - Teignmouth tower sleeps 10

Devon / Teignmouth

5 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Lovely grade 2 listed Gothic Castle folly with outstanding sea and estuary views. A short walk from Teignmouth town centre and sea front and easy driving access to Dawlish, Shaldon, Torquay, Dartmoor and Exeter plus many other south Devon attractions. The property has p  …see more

from £220 / night

£950 - £1950 / week

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from £220 / night

(15) Excellent 

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The Observatory Tower - Falmouth tower sleeps 4

Cornwall / Falmouth

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Not suitable for children;
The Observatory Tower occupies the highest point in Falmouth, and the stunning 360 degree views from the observatory deck will capture your imagination. You simply will not want to leave. The deck is fully serviced with bar fridge, wine cooler and hot tap, ensuring you  …see more

from £100 / night

£429 - £1169 / week

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from £100 / night

(5) Excellent 

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East Lodge, Dunalastair - Pitlochry tower sleeps 8

Perth and Kinross / Pitlochry

4 bedroomsSleeps 87 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
East Lodge is very special and romantic tower house attached to a grand stone gateway with battlements. Originally the gatelodge of a large mansion, the drive is no longer in use and makes a pleasant and peaceful riverside walk. Ideal for families or groups of friends  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1035 / week

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from £99 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Corbière Radio Tower - La Corbiere tower sleeps 6

St Brelade / La Corbiere

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Set on a cliff top overlooking Corbière lighthouse on Jersey's south-west tip, the Radio Tower provides stunning self-catering accommodation over six floors and boasts a 360-degree view.The Radio Tower is one of Jersey's most iconic sites and is one of our mo  …see more

from £283 / night

£1283 - £2139 / week

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from £283 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Lendal Tower - Central York tower sleeps 6

York / Central York

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Lendal Tower is a 3 bedroom, luxury holiday rental found in the very heart of the historic city of York which has been graded as a 5 Star Gold Award winning property by Visit England. Built on the banks of the River Ouse in 1299, Lendal Tower has been used to tax incomi  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £175 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Le Logge di Silvignano Tower House View Pool WiFi

Province of Perugia / Spoleto

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
The Tower House (120 sqm) is the most ancient portion of Historic Hamlet Le Logge di Silvignano, one of the most significant examples of Medieval architecture in the Spoleto County. Le Logge di Silvignano built from the X to the XV Century,is listed by the Italian  …see more

from £92 / night

£584 - £1438 / week

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from £92 / night

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Old Linthill House - Eyemouth tower sleeps 10

Borders / Eyemouth

5 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Old Linthill is a large holiday house in the Scottish Borders that sleeps 8-10 people. Located one mile West of the picturesque fishing port of Eyemouth, the secluded seventeenth century Scottish tower house is perched on a hillside in the centre of a beautiful small es  …see more

from £292 / night

£960 - £1480 / week

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from £292 / night

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The Tower. Tower with pool - San Giustino Valdarno tower sleeps 6

Province of Arezzo / San Giustino Valdarno

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 110 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Distinctive stone tower ,equipped with every comfort, in an extraordinarily scenic location. Located in Valdarno, in front of the Chianti hills, between Florence and Arezzo is only half an hour from Siena. Due to its location, is an excellent starting point to visit the  …see more

from £105 / night

£709 - £1367 / week

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from £105 / night

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Cosy house in Sant Pol de Mar - Sant Pol de Mar tower sleeps 8

Province of Barcelona / Sant Pol de Mar

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
ENJOY AN UNFORGETTABLE VACATION IN A TRADITIONAL MEDITERRANEAN HOUSEIn the heart of beautiful Sant Pol, two streets away from the beautiful sand beaches and the railway station, this charming, traditional house offers a fantastic location and amazing views over the roo  …see more

from £217 / night

£875 - £1292 / week

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from £217 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Old Linthill House - Eyemouth tower sleeps 10

Borders / Eyemouth

4 bedroomsSleeps 103 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Old Linthill is a large holiday house in the Scottish Borders that sleeps 8-10 people. Located one mile West of the picturesque fishing port of Eyemouth, the secluded seventeenth century Scottish tower house is perched on a hillside in the centre of a beautiful small es  …see more

from £292 / night

£1200 - £1410 / week

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from £292 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Florence / Calenzano

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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The Windketel House - Jordaan tower sleeps 2

Amsterdam / Jordaan

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
This most intimate luxury house is located on the very edge of the historic centre of Amsterdam, walking distance to the Jordaan. The Windketel is a free standing octagonal mini-tower: an unique architectural monument, with a beautiful state-of-art interior, that offers  …see more

from £124 / night

£775 - £927 / week

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from £124 / night

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Torre di Castellonorato, medieval tower near Rome

Province of Latina / Castellonorato

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
The medieval tower is located in the little mountain village Castellonorato on the slopes of the Aurunci Mountains close to the sea. Little steps leads from the old main street (today only to pass without cars) to the tower. The tower, build in 1350 and restored in the  …see more

from £75 / night

£521 - £984 / week

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from £75 / night

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Deluxe Tower Studio - Limni Keri tower sleeps 3

Zakynthos / Limni Keri

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Harmony hotel is the best choice if you are seeking for relaxing and carefree holidays for you and your family. Our 4 star hotel can accommodate your dreamy holidays to a magnificent scenery with friendly surroundings.Our complex can offer you not only the best panorami  …see more

from £67 / night

£350 - £525 / week

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from £67 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Gironde / Cerons

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £58 / night

£403 - £700 / week

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from £58 / night

(5) Good 

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The Tower, Bryn Hedd - Penmaenmawr tower sleeps 9

Conwy County / Penmaenmawr

3 bedroomsSleeps 92 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
STAY IN YOUR OWN TOWER!Some opportunities only come along once in a lifetime and this is one of them. The Tower apartment at Bryn Hedd is now available as a holiday let! This totally unique property, originally built as the belvedere tower to the Italianate villa Bryn  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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A roman Tower - Aurelio tower sleeps 4

Rome / Aurelio

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 29 km; Swimming pool;
"The Tower" is a charmingly restored, comfortably appointed medieval tower recorded in history as far back as the XII century and likely situated on the site of an ancient Roman villa suggested by the various fragments found in the tower's construction. T  …see more

from £250 / night

£1667 / week

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from £250 / night

(16) Excellent 

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The White Tower - Kenmore tower sleeps 4

Perth and Kinross / Kenmore

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.6 km; Not suitable for children;
The Tower lies on a secluded knoll, above the valley of the river Tay; a spectacular location.A stay at the White Tower offers something that no other self catering accommodation can. The White Tower Of Taymouth Castle is a luxury 5 star self catering holiday home offer  …see more

from £330 / night

£2310 / week

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from £330 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Bisceglie

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £59 / night

£412 / week

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from £59 / night

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