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Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.



Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!

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Villa rental in Bophut Hills with swimming pool, golf nearby

Bophut / Bophut Hills

6 14 1 night min stay

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / 1 night min stay

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from £323 / night

£2245 - £4060 / week

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from £323 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home rental

Cape Town / Camps Bay

5 12 1 night min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 1 night min stay

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from £500 / night

£3500 / week

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from £500 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Taormina

Province of Messina / Taormina

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £170 / night

£850 - £3700 / week

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from £170 / night

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Holiday villa rental

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £127 / night

£761 - £2083 / week

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from £127 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday penthouse in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro / Copacabana

4 9 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £311 / night

£2171 - £6202 / week

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from £311 / night

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Holiday apartment in Seville

Seville province / Seville

4 8 Min stay varies

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £225 / night

£1737 / week

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from £225 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Cala de San Vicente Ibiza

4 8 1 night min stay

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

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from £446 / night

£5427 / week

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from £446 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Barcelona

Barcelona / Eixample

6 13 Min stay varies

Apartment / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 13 / Min stay varies

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from £101 / night

£2152 / week

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from £101 / night

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Holiday apartment in Lassi

Cephalonia / Lassi

9 23 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 23 / 3 nights min stay

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from £224 / night

£1563 - £2632 / week

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from £224 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Praiano

Amalfi Coast / Praiano

4 10 3 nights min stay

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

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from £291 / night

£1667 - £2597 / week

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from £291 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Punta Reginella

Positano / Punta Reginella

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £188 / night

£1318 - £1938 / week

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from £188 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Coral Bay holiday villa rental

Paphos / Coral Bay

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £125 / night

£869 - £1873 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Avignon Historic City Centre

Avignon / Avignon Historic City Centre

3 7 Min stay varies

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £194 / night

£2714 / week

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from £194 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £105 / night

£730 - £1612 / week

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from £105 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday bungalow in Tamarin

Riviere Noire District / Tamarin

3 6 4 nights min stay

Bungalow / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 4 nights min stay

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from £132 / night

£1086 - £1249 / week

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from £132 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Recco

Italian Riviera / Recco

5 20 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £117 / night

£621 - £3458 / week

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from £117 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£1650 / week

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from £200 / night

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Alghero holiday villa rental

Province of Sassari / Alghero

5 11 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £113 / night

£787 - £2687 / week

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from £113 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with swimming pool in Frigiliana

Frigiliana / Rio Chilar

2 4 3 nights min stay

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £120 / night

£855 / week

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from £120 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Bali / Ubud

4 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £375 / night

£2625 - £3160 / week

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from £375 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta De Fuste

Caleta De Fuste / Salinas de Antigua Golf Course

3 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £117 / night

£814 - £1628 / week

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from £117 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Malmok Beach holiday villa rental

Aruba / Malmok Beach

3 6 3 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 3 nights min stay

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from £417 / night

£2431 / week

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from £417 / night

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Buzios

Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

3 12 2 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 2 nights min stay

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from £349 / night

£2326 - £2869 / week

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from £349 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Villamartin

Villamartin / Valencias

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £109 / night

£686 - £1290 / week

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from £109 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Montego Bay

Saint James Parish / Montego Bay

16 32 1 night min stay

Villa / 16 bedrooms / sleeps 32 / 1 night min stay

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from £56 / night

£375 - £7910 / week

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from £56 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kassandra / Kriopigi

3 7 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £81 / night

£628 - £1287 / week

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from £81 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Lake Bracciano holiday villa let

Bracciano / Lake Bracciano

3 7 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £85 / night

£500 - £1100 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday b&b rental

Cartagena District / Cartagena

5 10 Min stay varies

B&B / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £369 / night

£2577 / week

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from £369 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Seminyak

Seminyak / Seminyak East

10 20 4 nights min stay

Villa / 10 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / 4 nights min stay

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from £764 / night

£5348 - £6563 / week

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from £764 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Sintra

Sintra / Albarraque

4 10 Min stay varies

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £187 / night

£1241 - £1683 / week

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from £187 / night

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Holiday home in San Juan

Puerto Rico / San Juan

4 12 3 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 3 nights min stay

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from £348 / night

£2431 - £3612 / week

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from £348 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Unawatuna

Galle / Unawatuna

5 12 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £244 / night

£1702 - £2674 / week

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from £244 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Lipa Noi

Ko Samui / Lipa Noi

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £438 / night

£2605 - £6125 / week

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from £438 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Boracay Island

Boracay / Boracay Island

4 8 3 nights min stay

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

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from £556 / night

£3500 / week

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from £556 / night

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B&b rental in Melkbosstrand with shared pool

Cape Town / Melkbosstrand

7 14 1 night min stay

B&B / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / 1 night min stay

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from £51 / night

£355 - £3957 / week

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from £51 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Villa letting in Cul de Sac with swimming pool

Saint-Martin / Cul de Sac

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £233 / night

£1318 - £6202 / week

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from £233 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Maiori

Amalfi Coast / Maiori

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £125 / night

£853 / week

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from £125 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Acapulco

Guerrero / Acapulco

5 13 1 night min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 13 / 1 night min stay

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from £108 / night

£695 - £4837 / week

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from £108 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Kalafatis holiday villa rental

Mykonos / Kalafatis

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £504 / night

£3799 / week

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from £504 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Buzios

Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

3 8 2 nights min stay

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

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from £244 / night

£1702 / week

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from £244 / night

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Coral Bay holiday villa let

Paphos / Coral Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £100 / night

£700 - £1400 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Haute-Corse

Corsica / Haute-Corse

2 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £156 / night

£931 - £1783 / week

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from £156 / night

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Apartment letting in Punta Cana with swimming pool

La Altagracia Province / Punta Cana

2 6 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £244 / night

£1362 / week

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from £244 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Cartagena

Cartagena District / Cartagena

3 9 1 night min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 1 night min stay

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from £185 / night

£1289 / week

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from £185 / night

(21) Very Good 

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Dubrovnik holiday home rental

Dubrovnik-Neretva County / Dubrovnik

5 12 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £156 / night

£1008 - £3101 / week

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from £156 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Acapulco holiday apartment rental

Guerrero / Acapulco

5 12 Min stay varies

Apartment / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £237 / night

£1598 - £4063 / week

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from £237 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Panormos

Rethymnon Prefecture / Panormos

3 7 4 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / 4 nights min stay

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from £140 / night

£977 - £2063 / week

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from £140 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Ko Samui holiday villa rental

Ko Samui / Ko Samui

6 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £750 / night

£4725 / week

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from £750 / night

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Holiday home with shared pool in Buzios

Buzios / Regiao dos Lagos

4 12 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £216 / night

£1737 - £5556 / week

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from £216 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Avignon Historic City Centre

Avignon / Avignon Historic City Centre

5 14 Min stay varies

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £218 / night

£1318 - £1597 / week

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from £218 / night

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