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Aphrodites Beach NW Cyprus Coast, Lefke, Kyrenia

Nicosia District / Ghaziveran

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Swimming pool;
The price shown to pay may include £100 refundable deposit, please check details. Bookings under £295, may not include agent's costs of £75 per booking, and have to be added manually, but max £295 total rent and agent's costs. This is a safe and secure Northern Cy  …see more

from £30 / night

£150 - £295 / week

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from £30 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Stable Cottages - Rochester cottage sleeps 5

Kent / Rochester

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The property is set in a beautiful country location, conveniently located with easy access to all motorways and ports. Situated 15 minutes from historic Rochester. London, Canterbury and the coast are all 45 minutes away. The cottages provide a perfect getaway from th  …see more

from £100 / night

£350 - £650 / week

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from £100 / night

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Canna Palustre - Hellevoetsluis cottage sleeps 6

3 6 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
The Canna Palustre type holiday home is a detached house with a thatched roof (+/- 90 m2. Locoated at our beautifull Resort Città Romana. It is quite and peacefull but also a great for an active break. The Canna Palustre has a Hall with separate toilet, Living room w  …see more

from £105 / night

£490 - £945 / week

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from £105 / night

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Styria / Liezen

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ski;
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(3) Very Good 

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Haute-Savoie / Thonon-les-Bains

20 5 Min stay varies

  • 20 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £64 / night

£389 - £450 / week

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from £64 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Lundur | Icelandic Luxury - Thingvellir cottage sleeps 6

South Region / Thingvellir

3 6 4 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
The facilities are very modern. The spacious kithcen is very well equipped with stove and oven, large fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker – with kitchen equipment and cuttlery for 8 persons. The ample table and work space in the kithcen is covered with marble. W  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 - £1871 / week

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from £200 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Brady’s River View Studio Apartment - Rosevears studio sleeps 2

Tasmania / Rosevears

Studio 2 2 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 45 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Relax in beautiful surroundings in our modern Studio Apartment located right below Brady’s Lookout in the picturesque Tamar Valley and in the heart of a well known wine region – only 15 minutes north of Launceston – 35 minutes from the Launceston airport or 50 min  …see more

from £73 / night

£437 / week

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from £73 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Apartment Lastadia - Gdansk apartment sleeps 4

Pomerania Province / Gdansk

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 9 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Apartment Lastadia is set in the heart of Gdansk, 400m walk from the Old Town overlooking Motlawa River within convenient public transport links to Baltic Arena Stadium, Sopot, Gdynia, Hel Peninsula and many more. It offers free Wi-Fi, private parking, fitness centre wi  …see more

from £40 / night

£50 - £450 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Calvados / Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £345 / night

£1173 - £1380 / week

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Club218 Golden Beach Apartment - Siofok apartment sleeps 6

Somogy County / Siofok

1 6 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
The Club218 Golden Beach ★★★★'s apartments are located in Club218 Apartmenthouse, in the heart of Siofok, directly at Balaton shore. The Apartmenthouse has direct beach access, and thanks to its great location, guests can enjoy beautiful view from the balcony of  …see more

from £44 / night

£284 / week

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from £44 / night

(41) Very Good 

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Weavers cottage - Bonsall cottage sleeps 5

Matlock / Bonsall

2 5 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
What's your passion? Walking, cycling, history, nature, food, UFO's, canoeing, climbing, luxe cinema, theme parks, , kid mayhem or cocooning? Indulge it all at from Weavers Cottage in the beautiful village of Bonsall. if you want/need to stay in we have high speed Wi-Fi  …see more

from £70 / night

£380 - £600 / week

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from £70 / night

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Bas-Rhin / Muhlbach-sur-Bruche

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £87 / night

£604 - £1811 / week

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from £87 / night

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Yogamonkey - Emeishan penthouse sleeps 4

Sichuan / Emeishan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Ski;
We have two weekend (or any short terms) apartments for rent, in Mount Emei (China – Sichuan) 90m on 2 levels. close to Emei Jiaotong university east gate.10 minutes walking to the Baoguo Bus Station and the Mt. Emei trail head., next fancy restaurants or street eat  …see more

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(7) Very Good 

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Bellecote apartment, Chalet Miravidi, Montchavin

Savoie / Montchavin

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
MONTCHAVIN is part of LA PLAGNE and in the centre of the PARADISKI ski area with 425km pistes. Perfect for beginners and experts alike and anyone else in between. Beautiful nursery slopes, long cruisy blues and extensive off piste opportunities makes Montchavin an exc  …see more

from £120 / night

£600 - £1200 / week

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from £120 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Cambria - Durness guest house sleeps 4

Caithness and Sutherland / Durness

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Pet friendly;
This cozy guest house is the perfect place to relax and enjoy one of the most beautiful parts of scotland. Perfect for singles, couples and small families. Its rustic and stylish at the same time and includes a lovely little garden, a patio, a sauna and a little pool to  …see more

from £70 / night

£400 / week

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from £70 / night

(4) Poor 

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CAMPING ADRIA ANKARAN SLOVENIA - Koper caravan/mobile home sleeps 5

Slovenian Istria / Koper

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
Camping Adria and mobile homes in it are located right by the sea and they are immersed in a beautiful natural environment. The mild climate, and Mediterranean vegetation attract guest to this wonderful park area all year round.It's position is about an hour'  …see more

from £52 / night

£363 - £664 / week

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from £52 / night

(1) Very Good 

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North Rhine-Westphalia / Much

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £117 / night

£246 - £1061 / week

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from £117 / night

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Lower Saxony / Freiburg (Elbe)

2 2 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £130 / night

£815 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Excellent 

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La Dolce Vita suites - Belle époque - Veli Lošinj apartment sleeps 2

Lošinj Island / Veli Lošinj

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
La Dolce Vita – Among our offers, “La Dolce Vita” apartments stand out: Belle Epoque, Casablanca and The Postman excel among private accommodations for their top quality level. The names of the apartments recall the titles of famous movies that are focused on frie  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Reussenkoge

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Child friendly ;
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from £35 / night

£242 - £272 / week

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from £35 / night

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Saxony / Bad Duben

2 3 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £44 / night

£302 / week

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from £44 / night

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Rhineland-Palatinate / Rieden

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

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Cuxhaven / Duhnen

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
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from £57 / night

£399 / week

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from £57 / night

(27) Very Good 

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4 BEDROOM / 3 BATH HOLIDAY LODGES - Luxury resort

Cornwall / Whitecross

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
*ATLANTIC REACH RESORT AND SPA -- NR NEW  …see more

from £135 / night

£389 - £1689 / week

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from £135 / night

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Lower Franconia / Wurzburg

1 1 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £85 / night

£592 / week

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from £85 / night

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One-bedroom apartment with sauna - Turku apartment sleeps 3

Southwest Finland / Turku

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
This spacious fully furnished cozy one-bedroom apartment is located in the heart of Turku, next to the main shopping street. Restaurants, night clubs, museums and the river are only a short walk away. The apartment has a private sauna and a balcony. In the apartment you  …see more

from £112 / night

£513 / week

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from £112 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Baden-Württemberg / Gengenbach

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
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from £45 / night

£314 / week

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from £45 / night

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Rybník Modlatín - Martin bungalow sleeps 4

Zilina Region / Martin

8 4 1 night min stay

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Ask about pets;
We offer accommodation in 4 chottages. Each cottage contains of 2 apartments. Apartment capacity is 4 people.Rybnik Modlatín is situated in village Horná Maríková, in the mountins Javoriky. It is known for amount of beautiful villages in surrounding.We provide accom  …see more

from £44 / night

£308 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Forest Holiday Apartment 20 km from Gerardmer

Vosges / La Houssiere

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Ask owner if suitable for children; Ask about pets;
We are close to the ski slopes and spa town of Gerardmer and in the Natural Park of Les Ballons des Vosges. Two people or possibly 4 are welcome to stay in our well appointed apartment of about 80 square metres for a "get away from it all" break. Here you may  …see more

from £35 / night

£173 / week

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from £35 / night

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cosy appartment in Zermatt area (Täsch) - Täsch apartment sleeps 4

Canton of Valais / Täsch

1 4 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
2.5 room appartment (48 sq.m) in a vacation facility with many services: - inner swimming pool (8x15m) * - 2 tennis courts* - fitness room* - playground for children* - table tennis* - sauna (+fee) - shuttle to Zermatt(15') every 20' at walking distance - closed parking  …see more

from £78 / night

£432 / week

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from £78 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Brand New Apartment on Toorak Rd. - Yarra apartment sleeps 5

Greater Melbourne / Yarra

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Brand New Modern Luxury Design 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Apartment. Chapel Street Lifestyle, Resort-Style Facilities. Located just metres from the lively intersection of Chapel Street and Toorak Road, Brand New Modern Luxury Design 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Apartment. South Y  …see more

from £105 / night

£727 - £814 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Beckfield Farm - Thetford cottage sleeps 13

Norfolk / Thetford

7 13 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
A Large Norfolk Country Cottage Set amidst open countryside, this large detached Norfolk cottage with attached annexe offers substantial flexible accommodation. Beckfield Farm is conveniently set in Breckland, on the borders of Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire, meani  …see more

from £244 / night

£1300 - £2800 / week

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from £244 / night

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HATTUSA ASTYRA THERMAL RESORT&SPA - Gure hotel apartment sleeps 4

Balikesir Province / Gure

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Hattusa Astyra Thermal Resort&spa is on the hillside of the IDA Mountain, by the Edremit bay which is on the Aegean sea. There is a small fishing town called GURE where the resort located, there is also olive tree plantations all around. The area provides many dif  …see more

from £69 / night

£475 / week

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from £69 / night

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Alpes-de-Haute-Provence / Seyne les Alpes

Studio 6 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ski;
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North Rhine-Westphalia / Steinfurt

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £69 / night

£411 - £532 / week

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from £69 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Milk Wood Lodges; Milk Wood - Brithdir log cabin sleeps 4

Dolgellau / Brithdir

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Milk Wood Lodge is our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreat with private Hot Tub, Sauna, woodburner and WiFi, hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the Wnion Valley, within an  …see more

from £128 / night

£560 - £938 / week

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from £128 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Milk Wood Lodges Wnion Wood - Brithdir log cabin sleeps 4

Dolgellau / Brithdir

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Wnion Wood is one of our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreats with private Hot Tub, Sauna, wood burner and WiFi. This quaint cabin is hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the W  …see more

from £120 / night

£518 - £938 / week

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from £120 / night

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Tampere City Apartment - Tampere apartment sleeps 5

Pirkanmaa / Tampere

2 5 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
Tampere Apartment Socos offers accommodation in Tampere, 400 metres from Plevna Movie Theater Complex. The property features views of the city and is 700 metres from Nasinneula Observation tower. Free WiFi is offered . There is a private bathroom with a shower. Särk  …see more

from £78 / night

£466 / week

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from £78 / night

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Lower Saxony / Osterode am Harz

1 4 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £68 / night

£393 - £483 / week

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from £68 / night

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Petropolis / Itaipava

4 9 2 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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from £191 / night

£1222 / week

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from £191 / night

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