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!
1 Harbour Loft is a stylish architect designed contemporary 3 story townhouse. A pretty first floor balcony opens from the dining area overlooking the historic inner harbour of the picturesque fishing village of Ardglass with its marina and award winning restaurants. Da …see more
1 Harbour Loft is a very well presented and maintained holiday home. It was beautifully clean and very well equipped. The bedrooms all extremely comfortable and the welcome package second to none. … More
The property itself comprises three bedrooms, one with en-suite. The large open plan lounge dining and kitchen areas has wonderful views over the green Antrim countryside.Dishwasher, washing machine / tumble dryer, microwave, heating and bedding included. Portballintrae …see more
House had everything we needed. Only negatives I can think of are the dishwasher was very noisy and we were a bit short of wardrobe space.
Location was ideal for exploring the Antrim coast. Would def… More
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 29 May 2013
Very comfortable stay, truly a home from home. Well equipped kitchen, barbeque outside if you are lucky enough to get good weather. We are looking forward to our next visit.… More
The Beehive is a splendid uphill townhouse, built in 2013 to the highest spec. Exceptional design features include a glass-enclosed spiral staircase with a futuristic, curved doorway to the open-plan galley-style kitchen and sitting/dining area with access to the balcon …see more
Park House Cottage is a detached Cotswolds stone property quietly located in the grounds of a Grade 2 listed house, a few minutes walk from the centre of the ancient Cotswolds wool town of Stow-in-the-Wold with its old market square, stocks on the green and wide selecti …see more
“A charming oasis in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds”
Reviewed 8 Aug 2013
Veronica and I live in Australia and were planning a business/ holiday trip to UK and Europe. We had a vision of finding a character cottage in the centre of an historic village that had enough amenit… More
Reviewed 15 Jan 2013
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
In the heart of the pretty village of Thornhill, this charming terraced house offers a home from home within easy walking distance of shops, pubs and hotels. The house is warm and welcoming, ideal for a sporting or relaxed holiday in a beautiful rural area. Activities …see more
Thanks John and Trish for a lovely stay once again. Visited drumlandrig castle and sandy hills and Rockliffe. Thornhill is such a great little village a perfect base for seeing the southern west coast… More
Thanks, we think Thornhill is a "wee gem" too!
Look forward to welcoming you again.
All the best
John and Trish
This fabulous townhouse has plenty space for up to 8 guests, with 2 double rooms, one of which is situated downstairs with ensuite shower room, a triple room (double & single bed) and a single room. There is a stunning new family bathroom comprising pedestal bath, larg …see more
“A wonderful house near the city centre and with excellent parking”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2014
This is a super house--very well maintained and equipped. It is only 5 mins walk to town. There is safe off-street parking for at least 3 cars--a real bonus in that area.
Debbie is really friendly an… More
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are glad everything went so well during your stay....and we hope you manage to visit again.
“Wonderful place to stay, Central location.”
Reviewed 27 Jun 2013
We stayed in this house for 5 nights, we were 5 women in total ranging from 28 to 80 years old. The house was fully equipped with everything you would need and more. It was modern, bright and clean a… More
So glad you all enjoyed your stay.....and we would gladly have you all back in a heartbeat!!
“Great house and location”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
I stayed in this house with a group of 5 friends whilst in inverness for work. The house is ideally located to the centre of town, and is only a short walk form the river and Eden Court theatre. The r… More
This is one of the oldest and most beautiful houses in Port Soller. It is located right in the heart of Santa Catalina, the old fisherman's quarter of Port Soller.
Las Mimosas features a large SUPER-KING SIZE bedroom with en-suite shower and WC, separate Twin Bedroom/d …see more
Valletta is a UNESCO World Heritage City built in the16th century during the rule of the Knights Hospitaller of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem. This grand house dates back to the early 17th century and has been fully renovated with appropriate fixtures and fittings …see more
The apartment was very tidy and had nice furnished and modern rooms. From our balconies we had a beautiful view to Grand Harbor.
The owners, Jon and Philippa, were very friendly and obliging. They … More
“just brilliant: postcard views from the balcony, modern living inside!”
Reviewed 22 May 2012
This really was the perfect place for a week (or 10 days in our case!) away. St Ursula street is smack in the middle of Valletta, literally a 3 minute walk to the lower Barraka. The views from the ter… More
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
I can't add any more comments that haven't already been said in previous reviews. Stunning is what it is. Five minute walk and you are in the centre of Valletta but it's in a really quiet location. Th… More
Location:Coach house rebuilt on one level with 3 bedrooms, large oak beamed living area, separate kitchen in quiet Georgian residential area of Bath, 1.5 km from City centre, Crescents and historical sites. Secure parking, private patio, easy access to all amenities, p …see more
Very popular, well presented modern, riverside, three-storey town house. Sat in spacious shared gardens, on the banks of, and enjoying views over the the river Esk in a small, private and peaceful development. Off the beaten track with no passing traffic you are just 5 …see more
It's the sort of home that you would buy in a flash if you could. Beautiful setting - probably the best view of all of the houses in the vicinity. The wonderful viaduct and river give a really uni… More
Such a lovely review, made the hard work of the annual winter decorating chores worth it!
“No better in Whitby”
Reviewed 6 Feb 2012
When I was a child my family always had our summer holidays in Whitby. In my adult life, it was many years until I went back and now I can't imagine going on holiday anywhere else. I have stayed in ot… More
Great review, and a repeat booking from this guest. We always aim to keep our standards high
“Great location with fantastic views”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2011
Excellent value accommodation right on the bank of the River Esk. Lovely balcony overlooking the river, well equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. Make sure you take some bread to feed the ducks who … More
Once again, lovely to hear such glowing reviews, many of our guests stay with us again which is always great to see
Huge townhouse (over five floors) including a sunny roof terrace on the second floor, recently completely refurbished with a boutique inspired interior Brighton Sea House is furnished to a very high standard with your complete comfort and enjoyment in mind to ensure you …see more
Stayed here with a group of friends and have to say we all had a fantastic time! The facilities were excellent (ice in the freezer, nice touch!) Beds were super comfy and decor was very Brighton!! Lov… More
“Fantatsic setting for our Hen Do weekend”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2013
Just wanted to say that the entire experience; from booking, organising payments, arrival, deposit refund, was excellent - all very friendly and smooth which was fantastic when organising a large grou… More
Reviewed 23 May 2013
8 of us stayed in Brighton for my sisters hen weekend in May 2013 and we had the best time!!
The house is immaculate, really modern decor, the beds are soooo comfortable, we had everything we needed … More
Enjoy the comforts of our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom town home which will sleep 6. The home was newly built in Jan 2004 and is located on a gated community in Kissimmee (just off the US192) 15 mins from Disney. Wi-Fi internet access provided in the home.On site facilities in …see more
We have been holidaying in Florida for the last 8-9yrs always staying in Villa's, we have never considered staying in a town house before up until now and would recommend staying in one to friends and… More
“The house is cosy and comfortable- feel like home”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2012
Me and my four deaf friends- we have really enjoyed our stay and feel safe and quiet in this area, the security was on 24 hours/7 days by the gate and the manager in clubhouse were very helpful and fr… More
“Great house and community for a great price!”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2012
Stayed in Rob Burton's house with a family of 2 adults and two boys aged 4 & 9 for a full month in September 2011. The photos on holiday lettings UK definately don't do the house justice, it's nice a… More
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The house is located on Elysia Park, the new and exclusive luxury complex situated in the heart of Kato Paphos. The complex is set among beautifully landscaped gardens, including a variety of herbs - collect mint to make a Mojito, rosemary or …see more
Karen was helpful from the start, sending us a list of useful numbers was a nice touch for someone like me who doesn't like going abroad that much! We used Andy's taxis for our transfers, he also got … More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2014
What an amazing house this is we could not fault anything.
The complex is spotless and the pools were fab, very quiet at times but we enjoyed having a pool to ourselves.
We hired a car which was gre… More
Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for 1 week in July and it was a terrific stay. The accommodation was fantastic, very spacious and modern with everything we needed. The pool was very big and was … More
We invite you to share our second home and enjoy the beautiful area and climate of the Alicante region. Situated in a gated community, the house is fully furnished with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, air conditioning, private garden with patio dining areas, a large roof t …see more
We stayed here the beginning of July and were very impressed with the townhouse,. It was clean and tidy and the location was ideal. There was a small front garden and a bigger back garden which were… More
Reviewed 1 Jul 2013
We had a really nice holiday in Suenos. The house was nice and clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. We especially liked the fact that the house had gardens front and back so you … More
“A great house in a perfect location”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay ay Suenos this year. If you are looking for a holiday with all the mod-cons of home but with the added benefits of the Spanish sunshine, a pool on your doorstep, bars & … More
A light and airy victorian town house with contemporary decor literally only 1-2 mins walk from a clean sandy beach and next to the south west coast path. Ideal for 2 families/large families ,4 couples or groups.With a large enclosed south facing terrace,great kitchen d …see more
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consi… More
“Lovely home - lovely location!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
Directly overlooking the sea with uninterrupted views, within the small quiet fishing town of Donaghadee this is a 3 storey Victorian Townhouse, restored and modernised to a high standard. Bespoke large kitchen/diner open to both snug and front lounge area. Tri-fold gla …see more
“House full of character with all the comforts from home.”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
Lovely Victorian house within walking distance of a sleepy fishing village. Plenty of room and space for our teenagers to be with us or be with the wifi. Nice of the owner to come and say hello and be… More
Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks
Reviewed 8 Aug 2016
This is one of the best holiday homes we have ever rented and we have rented a fair few all over Europe. First class accommodation equipped to home from home standard. Location, views, cleanliness… More
We are so please you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your next visit. Rik
This stylish town house in the centre of Chester epitomises contemporary boutique style accommodation. A luxurious holiday retreat that features two double bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and spacious living area with walled garden. Additionally, there …see more
A very good well equipped town house in a great location for the city centre and surrounding area. Nice and clean and just right for the two of us. Spoilt for choice for restaurants bars etc, and if s… More
This is the perfect location for anyone wanting a hassle free holiday with no worries about hire cars, buses or taxis! Located in the centre of Marbella Old Town, this lovely traditional townhouse is a amid the bars and restaurants in the cobble streets surrounding Ora …see more
“Perfect location and excellent facilities in this quaint old town property”
Reviewed 6 May 2014
We stayed here easter week and the Easter buzz in the old town with numerous processions was so atmospheric. The house up a delightful lane way in the old town was excellent. A lovely roof top patio … More
“Beautiful house in the heart of the old town”
Reviewed 3 May 2014
Gorgeous old town house in the heart of the old town. Very modern and well equipped whilst still retaining some of the original style. As with most Mediterranean residences the tiled floors and steps … More
The Sewing Rooms is a three bed self catering town house, designed to very spaciously and comfortably sleep six, though there is a sofa bed in the top bedroom if required.
We are located on the main shopping street in the heart of sought after Hebden Bridge, giving yo …see more
We loved this flat from the time you go through the front door up the stairs and 2 lovely bedroom and family bathroom and the kitchen diner everything you want you seem to find my daughter stopped wit… More
Thank you very much for such a good comprehensive review Anna :) Were very pleased you enjoyed everything so much. We would love you to come and stop again!
This stunning central Southwold property , nestled within its own half acre of secluded garden yet in a very central location right next to the shops and close to the beach. The very high quality conversion was completed in 2012 incorporating lots of real oak throu …see more
We have just come back from a week in Burchley House, and all ages all agreed this was the best house we have stayed in. The house is very spacious - everyone was always able to find a quiet corner wh… More
Reviewed 28 Mar 2013
We stayed here to celebrate an 80th birthday, the party consisted of eleven people aged from 4 months to 80 and one dog. The house was perfectly suited to everyone with well equipped kitchen. It was a… More
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
Burchley house is fabulous and after spending a weekend with family and friends we can't wait to go back. Each and every room is extremely comfortable with everything you could want-nothing has been s… More
A truly spacious townhouse, 2 minutes walk to parklands and close to tram and buses.On entry, is the stylish and utterly spacious lounge/dining room. Natural light pours through the large windows. The kitchen is an all-new symphony of sleek white porcelain, stainless …see more
Visit us at sarlattownhouse. com. This pretty little house is tucked away in one of the intriguing streets of Medieval Sarlat - centrally located, this property makes an excellent base to enjoy the delights of the town.The accommodation can accommodate 2-4 guests and is …see more
“A lovely town house in the heart of Sarlat - perfect for living la vie francaise.”
Reviewed 7 Jan 2013
We wanted to be in the heart of a town so that we could get fresh bread every morning, go to the markets, visit little wine bars, potter around cobbled streets and generally live the idyll of the Fren… More
This fully equipped vacation townhouse offers you everything you will need for a first class stay. You will enjoy the warm and inviting feel of this stylish home. The kitchen is fully fitted with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar, and …see more
“Excellent high standard of property in a quiet location close to theme parks”
Reviewed 17 Apr 2015
We stayed in this property for approximately 1 week in September 2014. The house was brand new, very modern and spacious. There was wifi and cable tv in all of the rooms, the rooms were all nice and c… More
Mijas Playa Club is in the heart of La Cala de Mijas . We are only 30 meters from the beach. It sleeps 6 in 3 bedroom and is in a beautiful gardened community with 2 shared pools. You have views of the beach and sea from 2 of the bedrooms and the top floor sun terrace. …see more
We have stayed for many years in La Cala and found this appartment to be great. The location is in the middle of the town but set in a quiet road with privacy and security.
The rooms are a decent siz… More
Forget me not is a modern four bedroomed three storey townhouse, situated on a quiet residential street. It takes just five minutes to walk into the town centre and a further three minutes to the beautiful towan beach and harbour.
The house has two double bedrooms, on …see more
“Central, beach, restaurants, BBQ, something for everyone”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2014
House away from home, the walk to and from town or beach us quite steep on the hill walk, but lots to do, we did not even use the car all week, the house it self is perfectly adequate for 2 families, … More
“Beautiful cosy cottage!”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2014
Thank you so much for a wonderful stay! We had an amazing Hen weekend away in this lovely little cottage. Beautifully decorated and so warm and cosy! I would recommend this place to anyone. Really con… More
“Fantastic group surf trip”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2014
Excellent location and a good sized house for the 7 of us plus dog. Garage and garden were a fantastic way to rinse and dry wetsuits and not trapse sand in the house! Location was great for us quick w… More
Style house ideally located in the historic center of Tavira, minutes walk from the pier to the beach of Tavira Island, a few meters from the Castle, Roman Bridge and the city hall. Typical house from the 17th century, completely renovated and furnished in 2011, with a …see more
Book this apartment and you won't be disappointed for what lies behind the green door. A well appointed high spec holiday apartment with all you need for a wonderful holiday. The roof terrace was an a… More
Reviewed 4 Apr 2014
The property is finished to a high specification. The location is excellent and nothing was too much trouble for the owner. Nothing at all to find fault with!… More
“Couldn't be better”
Reviewed 8 Nov 2013
Excellent location, central but quiet. Marvellous facilities, chic and modern. 2 bathrooms was a bonus! Wonderful restaurants very close by. Highly recommend it.… More
This centrally located Cambridge townhouse is ideally located in a quiet cul-de-sac with easy access to the city centre's sites, cafés, restaurants and shopping. Or attend the theatre shows, concerts, or night clubs in the evenings. During the day, hire a punt t …see more
“Convenient, comfortable, good value accommodation”
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Very good experience with this rental. Smooth process with owner who was waiting for us to arrive to outline the facilities, provided maps etc. Townhouse is well located with parking, only about 1… More
“Nice and quiet and still close to the centre”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2016
Nice place for a small family. 10 mins walk to city centre. Parking outside. Helpful owners. Good beds and a fine upgraded kitchen and bathroom. A spot to sit outside would have made it even better.… More
“Great for kids, good location.”
Reviewed 26 Sep 2016
Great for kids, good location, Easy parking. Nice garden. Clean, good kitchen and a very nice kiddies playground nearby.… More
Lovely relaxing townhouse overlooking Cowes Marina with fabulous views of the Solent beyond, situated right in the heart of Cowes. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, spacious sitting room and kitchen with huge window over marina. Flat screen freeview TV's, Wifi through …see more
As a group of 6, we travelled by boat from Portsmouth and moored at Cowes Yacht haven.
The location is absolutely perfect for anybody travelling on their own boat as the marina is literally a minut… More
“Beautiful West Cowes holiday flat”
Reviewed 23 Apr 2012
This flat is perfectly situated on the (pedestrian-only) high street. It is literally steps away from all the amenities and sights. The flat is very cozy, well equipped, and makes you feel like you ar… More
The Town House in Realmont is a restored stone house - in a street where saddles were once made. The house is well equipped and the terrace is a peaceful, private extension of the living area.Realmont 'la charmante' is a thriving market town with any number o …see more
The Townhouse is the perfect location to give you the experience staying in a 'living' French town. All you need is within less than 5 minutes - butchers, bakers, cheeseshop, greengrocer, wine merc… More
Thank you for your kind review. We're very happy that you had a comfortable and enjoyable stay in Realmont and it's surrounding countryside. We very much enjoyed the 'chats' and we look forward to seeing you again.
Location, location, location! This cosy mews house is situated in a quiet cul de sac just a few minutes walk from Harrods and the main fashion shops and restaurants of Knightsbridge. Bus stop and underground station (Zone 1, jusst 3 stops from Piccadilly Circus) are als …see more
Adel was very helpful with tips on how to find the Mew Cottage, which, when found, was delightful, clean and well fitted and kitted. We were just around the corner from Harrods, and within easy reach … More
This 3 bedroomed, home from home, Spanish Townhouse in Los Alcazares is perfectly located and is the ideal holiday rental for the family who like to relax and unwind in the sun. The house is set in the Albatros Complex which is a lovely secure gated community with beaut …see more
This is a lovely property which has been very thoughtfully equipped with lots of charming touches which are unusual in a rented house. It has everything one might need and the owners and their very he… More
Thank you for such nice comments. I am really glad that you liked the house and its location and that the home comforts made your stay more enjoyable. I look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Victoria
*Please read rates structure at the end + House Rules. If you book 'through the site' Holiday Lettings will charge a 7% fee, if you want to operate privately I'll give you a 5% discount.
*Please also consider my other property next door Micks Manor. It often works out …see more
The apartment is very comfortable, very well equipped and clean. It is central located close to all services (metro, shops, restaurants, ...).
Communication with the owner was excellent and fast retu… More
“Amazing house in central London!”
Reviewed 28 Dec 2012
Stayed here for 3 nights with my partner who was at a training course in London. The house is very well presented and luxurious and very centrally located within a few minutes travel of all the touri… More
“A Lovely London stay with our three youn children”
Reviewed 15 Nov 2012
All mod cons comfortable flat in London, very close to amenities and Tube. Will recommend to family and friends!!… More
Castle Hill Cottage is a 3 storey terraced property located in the highly sought after Castle Ward area of the city.and is just two minutes walk from the city centre river and collages The post code is cb30ah We offer a high standard of accommodation in a prime locati …see more