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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!

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Holiday apartment in Itapema

State of Santa Catarina / Itapema

5 12 Min stay varies

Apartment / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £207 / night

£1449 - £2318 / week

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from £207 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Dubrovnik / Kono

3 6 1 night min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £125 / night

£782 - £1133 / week

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from £125 / 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 £450 / night

£5469 / week

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from £450 / night

Featured properties

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Windsor

Windsor and Maidenhead / Windsor

2 4 3 nights min stay

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

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from £145 / night

£1120 / week

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from £145 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Sydney

New South Wales / Sydney

2 5 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 3 nights min stay

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from £157 / night

£1025 / week

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from £157 / 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

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Marbella, Malaga

Marbella, Malaga / Alicate Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £43 / night

£600 / week

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from £43 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Willikies

Willikies / The Peninsula

3 6 5 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 5 nights min stay

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from £175 / night

£1775 - £1995 / week

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from £175 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Eagle Beach

Aruba / Eagle Beach

3 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £166 / night

£1545 - £1835 / week

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from £166 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Lisbon

Estremadura / Lisbon

3 7 Min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £76 / night

£527 / week

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from £76 / 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

(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 £293 / night

£1680 - £2618 / week

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from £293 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday penthouse with shared pool in Taormina

Province of Messina / Taormina

4 7 Min stay varies

Penthouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £110 / night

£727 - £1614 / week

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from £110 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Miami

Florida / Miami

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £158 / night

£1106 / week

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from £158 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Vilamoura

Faro District / Vilamoura

9 22 3 nights min stay

House / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 22 / 3 nights min stay

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from £250 / night

£1250 - £3500 / week

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from £250 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Sunbury-On-Thames holiday home rental

Surrey / Sunbury-On-Thames

3 8 2 nights min stay

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

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from £250 / night

£1250 / week

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from £250 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday hotel apartment in Torre San Giovanni

Ugento / Torre San Giovanni

4 20 Min stay varies

Hotel apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £39 / night

£272 - £2225 / week

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from £39 / night

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Chaweng

Chaweng / Chaweng Noi

9 18 1 night min stay

Villa / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 18 / 1 night min stay

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from £878 / night

£5167 - £6824 / week

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from £878 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Puerto Vallarta

Jalisco / Puerto Vallarta

7 18 Min stay varies

Villa / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 18 / Min stay varies

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from £263 / night

£1835 / week

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from £263 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Rome holiday apartment rental

Rome / Trevi Fountain - Piazza di Spagna

3 6 3 nights min stay

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

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from £194 / night

£1683 - £2249 / week

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from £194 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday home accommodation

California / San Diego

3 8 4 nights min stay

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

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from £197 / night

£1618 - £2583 / week

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from £197 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Gravedona

Lake Como / Gravedona

4 7 Min stay varies

Townhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £225 / night

£1318 - £2590 / week

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from £225 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £166 / night

£621 - £1861 / week

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from £166 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool, golf nearby in Balaia

Albufeira / Balaia

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £120 / night

£2610 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Miami

Florida / Miami

3 8 Min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £276 / night

£2414 / week

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from £276 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Faro District / Vilamoura

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £156 / night

£1163 - £1396 / week

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from £156 / night

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Holiday home in Avignon Historic City Centre

Avignon / Avignon Historic City Centre

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £305 / night

£1094 - £2133 / week

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from £305 / night

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Holiday apartment in Rome

Rome / Trastevere

1 2 4 nights min stay

Apartment / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 4 nights min stay

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from £373 / night

£2605 / week

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from £373 / night

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Holiday apartment rental

Seville province / Seville

4 7 Min stay varies

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £266 / night

£1860 - £4375 / week

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from £266 / night

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Miami

Florida / Miami

4 6 1 night min stay

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £242 / night

£1449 / week

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from £242 / night

(8) Good 

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Holiday apartment in Panama City Beach

Florida Panhandle / Panama City Beach

2 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £55 / night

£386 - £811 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Secret Beach

Ko Samui / Secret Beach

4 11 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £62 / night

£899 - £2563 / week

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from £62 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Kailua-Kona

Island of Hawaii / Kailua-Kona

1 2 1 night min stay

House / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 1 night min stay

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from £255 / night

£1782 / week

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from £255 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Milan

Milan / Duomo

1 4 Min stay varies

Apartment / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £105 / night

£659 - £1481 / week

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from £105 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Lisbon holiday apartment rental

Estremadura / Lisbon

5 17 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 17 / 2 nights min stay

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from £117 / night

£814 / week

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from £117 / night

(83) Excellent 

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Galle holiday villa rental

Southern Province / Galle

6 15 3 nights min stay

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 15 / 3 nights min stay

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from £805 / night

£5633 / week

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from £805 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Luss

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Luss

4 10 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£1600 - £3900 / week

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from £200 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday yacht with shared pool in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 1 night min stay

Yacht / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £75 / night

£521 - £3039 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Very Good 

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San Francisco holiday apartment rental

California / San Francisco

3 6 Min stay varies

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £263 / night

£1725 - £14138 / week

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from £263 / night

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Villa accommodation in Costa Adeje

Costa Adeje / El Duque

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £233 / night

£1628 - £2714 / week

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from £233 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Sukhumvit Road

Bangkok / Sukhumvit Road

4 8 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 2 nights min stay

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from £156 / night

£1073 / week

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from £156 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Cancun

Quintana Roo / Cancun

4 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £242 / night

£1518 - £5069 / week

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from £242 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Harrogate holiday apartment rental

North Yorkshire / Harrogate

5 14 2 nights min stay

Apartment / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / 2 nights min stay

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from £500 / night

£3500 / week

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from £500 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in San Francisco

California / San Francisco

3 5 3 nights min stay

Apartment / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 3 nights min stay

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from £310 / night

£1307 / week

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from £310 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Eastham

Cape Cod / Eastham

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £242 / night

£790 - £2138 / week

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from £242 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday home with tennis court in Miami

Florida / Miami

8 1 night min stay

House / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £207 / night

£1442 - £1725 / week

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from £207 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Saline Point holiday villa accommodation

Cap Estate / Saline Point

2 4 Min stay varies

Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £320 / night

£2240 - £2625 / week

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from £320 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Miami holiday home rental

Florida / Miami

3 6 4 nights min stay

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

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from £276 / night

£1656 / week

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from £276 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Aruba / Noord

3 8 3 nights min stay

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

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from £111 / night

£749 - £1183 / week

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from £111 / 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

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