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Get away from it all with a short break to a stunning weekend retreat. Whether you have a couple of nights or a long weekend to spare, a short break at one of these holiday homes is a sure fire way to recharge your batteries.



For long weekends away you could fill up on tapas from an apartment in Barcelona. Or hop on the Eurostar for city breaks in Paris, Brussels or Avignon.

Alternatively combine a mini break in one of the apartments in London with a show in the West End. Or live the good life in a choice of holiday cottages in the Cotwsolds, Cornwall or the Lake District.

Whatever you're looking for out of a short break, there's a villa, cottage or penthouse suite with your name on it!

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(6) Excellent 

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Tower rental in Sansepolcro with shared pool

Province of Arezzo / Sansepolcro

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 110 km
  • Swimming pool
Romantic medieval tower. Secluded hideaway in the Tuscan hills. Close to shops, museums, art and culture.  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(5) Excellent 

12

Eyemouth holiday tower rental

Borders / Eyemouth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
A recently-renovated large holiday house sleeping 8-10 in the Scottish Borders. Historic tower house – perfect for family and group holidays and exploring the Borders and North Northumberland  …see more

from £292 / night

£995 - £1480 / week

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from £292 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday tower in Isle of Harris

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
The Broch offers the highest level of luxury on the Isle of Harris, all within a unique stone tower modelled off an iron age fortress. Visitors can enjoy the sporting offerings of Borve Lodge Estate, the wild Harris landscape, or just chill in the rated 5-star luxury  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £171 / night

(3) Very Good 

19

Sidmouth holiday tower rental

Devon / Sidmouth

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Private garden
Southerton Tower is just 5 miles the Regency town of Sidmouth and the Victorian town of Budleigh Salterton. Both are unspoilt small towns on the Jurassic coast with beaches and promenades . The property is situated within an area designated as Outstanding Natural Beauty  …see more

from £80 / night

£370 - £395 / week

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from £80 / night

(10) Excellent 

40

Sorrento / Central Sorrento

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £214 / night

£1471 - £2915 / week

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from £214 / night

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Holiday tower with swimming pool in Radda in Chianti

Province of Siena / Radda in Chianti

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Torre Romantic View Lake Vineyards Olive Groves Swimming Pool Wine Relax Families Childrens Peacefull<br />The Torre is 1,5 km from Radda enjoing all the facilities of a charming small village. Full of Activities!  …see more

from £120 / night

£812 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Very Good 

8

Province of Grosseto / Grosseto

1 5 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £48 / night

£317 / week

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from £48 / night

(5) Excellent 

13

Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Bisceglie

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£419 / week

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from £60 / night

(5) Excellent 

10

Holiday tower rental

Charente / Brossac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Relaxing and peaceful - a hidden gem!” My husband and I were looking for a quiet and relaxing place to holiday somewhere in Southern France where we could chill out and unwind. We found The Tower House and it was perfect. The accommodation was just r  …see more

from £60 / night

£291 - £428 / week

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from £60 / night

(11) Very Good 

28

Zahora holiday tower rental

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic private place by the beach” Beautiful and confortable house with all ammenities included and with a private access to the beach. Quite and beautiful location, with garden and terrace. The beach is clean and quite, and has 2 great chill out  …see more

from £30 / night

£983 - £1026 / week

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from £30 / night

(19) Excellent 

21

Holiday tower rental

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ille-sur-Tet

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
“relaxing, calm and wonderfull view” It's a very nice tower on top of a mountain, next to the house of owners, but still very private. There's a swimmingpool available, very good surroundings for walking and the view down to the see, the village or th  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Tower rental in Central York

York / Central York

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Fantastic location and brilliant accommodation” I stayed with 5 friends and the tower was perfect for us, there are a lot of stairs but they were worth climbing, amazing views from the roof, ladder up wasn't really suitable for young children though,  …see more

from £250 / night

£1300 - £2100 / week

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from £250 / night

(3) Very Good 

22

Gironde / Cerons

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £59 / night

£411 - £812 / week

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from £59 / night

24

Sant Pol de Mar holiday tower rental

Province of Barcelona / Sant Pol de Mar

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Delightful, cosy traditional townhouse in Sant Pol de Mar with nice views to the Mediterranean, north of Barcelona. The house is located in the heart of town, just steps from the sand beach  …see more

from £223 / night

£898 - £1325 / week

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from £223 / night

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday tower in Belsay

Northumberland / Belsay

7 16 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Amazing place” We just spent the weekend here for my friends hen party and it was amazing. The tower is beautiful, very comfortable, with lots of nice little touches, The owners were also very helpful, and happy to help, without invading our privacy.  …see more

from £740 / night

£5240 / week

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from £740 / night

(6) Excellent 

14

Holiday tower in Gensac

Gironde / Gensac

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Private garden
A unique gite, formerly a windmill then a WWII watch tower, set in Bordeaux vineyards. Spectacular 360 degree views from the roof top. Between Bordeaux and Bergerac. Easy walk to shops and restaurants. Sample French village life - join in the many summer festivities.  …see more

from £65 / night

£248 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Excellent 

23

Bagno a Ripoli holiday tower rental

Province of Florence / Bagno a Ripoli

8 15 6 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Beautiful garden, friendly and helpful owners.” We stayed at La Casina and enjoyed the freedom of the garden and courtyard eating area. The weather was very hot so be prepared with insect creams etc. Jane was very friendly and helpful, she even  …see more

from £440 / night

£3077 - £4701 / week

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from £440 / night

(6) Very Good 

21

Assisi holiday tower rental

Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
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 £69 / night

£428 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

51

Holiday tower rental

Messenia Region / Artemisia

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • 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 £78 / night

£545 / week

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from £78 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Florida / Citrus Ridge

3 10 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £81 / night

£484 / week

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from £81 / night

12

Somma Lombardo holiday tower rental

Province of Varese / Somma Lombardo

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
A special stay in an ancient tower built over a thousand years in the quiet and the green of Ticino Park. 5 minutes from Malpensa International Airport, 25 minutes from the Expo and 40 minutes from the Duomo and the fashion district.<br />The house is furnished wi  …see more

from £80 / night

£539 - £838 / week

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from £80 / night

8

Province of Rome / Subiaco

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Ski

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from £52 / night

£300 / week

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from £52 / night

(26) Very Good 

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Teignmouth holiday tower rental

Devon / Teignmouth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent accommodation, beautiful setting, thoroughly enjoyable” Booking process easy & professional, property was just as described, fantastic atmosphere, views, facilities. Location ideal for coastal trips, trips to Dartmoor, walks. Town easily acc  …see more

from £195 / night

£990 - £2020 / week

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from £195 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Province of Viterbo / Civitella d'Agliano

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

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from £86 / night

£385 - £654 / week

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from £86 / night

(9) Excellent 

13

Holiday tower in Piacenza

Province of Piacenza / Piacenza

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Furthermore within a radius of 40 km you can find: 2 golf courses with 18 holes, Salsomaggiore terme, Stirone's and Carrega's woods, the natural park of Piacenziano (of Jurassic age) with its beautiful trails near Gropparello village.where you can find a tenn  …see more

from £342 / night

£2394 / week

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from £342 / night

(53) Excellent 

17

Holiday tower with golf nearby in Mathern

Chepstow / Mathern

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
“Magic. We just loved it....” We had a fantastic and really memorable stay. To say that it is unique is just not doing it justice, as it is sooooo romantic and so cosy that we would love to be there every weekend. We had intended to do lot's of sig  …see more

from £165 / night

£490 / week

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from £165 / night

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Limni Keri holiday tower rental

Zakynthos / Limni Keri

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Impeccable service, family-friendly environment, peacefulness and a set of modern amenities guarantee an unforgettable stay in Harmony Hotel. Get the chance to view from close distance the endangered species Caretta - Caretta turtle, while swimming in our private beach!  …see more

from £69 / night

£359 - £539 / week

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from £69 / night

(1) Excellent 

11

Province of Bari / Triggianello

3 14 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly

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from £171 / night

£1197 / week

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from £171 / night

22

Province of Messina / Taormina

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

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from £129 / night

£812 / week

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from £129 / night

(24) Very Good 

18

Holiday tower rental

Montreuil-sur-Mer / Montreuil

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Car not necessary
“A perfect stay” La Tour is a delight. Beautifully decorated, wonderfully quiet and I would recommend it without hesitation, although because of the windy stairs it would not be good for people with mobility issues. This really is a jewel.  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

(5) Excellent 

4

Communaute d'Agglomeration Pau-Pyrenees / Pau

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning

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from £103 / night

£513 / week

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from £103 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday tower in Silvi Marina

Province of Teramo / Silvi Marina

5 9 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Ancient tower of the fifteenth century with a view over the Adriatic sea. It is situated in Silvi (Teramo) 1,5 km from the beaches and 10 km from the city of Pescara and 15 Km from the airport of Abruzzo. Its scenic location gives the building a striking impression of t  …see more

from £171 / night

£1197 / week

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from £171 / night

13

Tower rental in Eyemouth

Borders / Eyemouth

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
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 £400 / night

£1300 - £1650 / week

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from £400 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday tower with shared pool in Spoleto

Province of Perugia / Spoleto

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
The Tower (120 sqm) is a X Century watching military tower. Ideal accommodation for a family of 4 or 5 persons or 2 couples travelling togheter. 2 Bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens (1 with fireplace), 2 living area and a Roof Terrace overlooking the valley<br /  …see more

from £112 / night

£855 - £1176 / week

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from £112 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday tower in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Jordaan

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This most intimate luxury house is located on the very edge of the historic centre of Amsterdam, walking distance to the Jordaan.<br />Best feature: Romantic accommodation in a historical moment, on a green residential area  …see more

from £127 / night

£795 / week

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from £127 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Province of Viterbo / Tuscania

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £69 / night

£479 / week

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from £69 / night

(16) Excellent 

20

Falmouth holiday tower rental

Cornwall / Falmouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic Experience” What an amazing place this is!!!…I’m not sure if this is a good idea or not to write a review of the Observatory Tower because once you have stayed here and told your friends about it everyone will want to stay here and I won’t b  …see more

from £100 / night

£449 - £1139 / week

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from £100 / night

24

Monticiano / Tocchi

1 5 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 39 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Air conditioning

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from £77 / night

£513 - £962 / week

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from £77 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday tower in La Corbiere

St Brelade / La Corbiere

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“You want somewhere different to stay? Well, this is it. Terrific.” What a terrific place to stay, fantastic veiws and such a novel experience, may not suit everyone, especially if you do not like stairs, 71 from bottom to top, so you need to have a r  …see more

from £290 / night

£1334 - £2224 / week

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from £290 / night

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Acqualagna / Acqualagna

2 8 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £129 / night

£761 / week

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from £129 / night