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(26) Excellent 

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Ground Floor Apartment - Isleworth apartment sleeps 2

Greater London / Isleworth

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
The ground floor apartment, in this two storey dwelling , was built in the early Edwardian era, as a home for the management of one of the local soap works. The sitting room still retains the height and decorated ceiling particular to the fashion of the day.The apartme  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Porto District / Paredes

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £99 / night

£689 - £838 / week

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from £99 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Villefranche-de-Conflent

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £73 / night

£479 / week

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from £73 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Staufen

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
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Hesse / Seligenstadt

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £56 / night

£353 / week

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from £56 / night

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Aube / Geraudot

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £73 / night

£509 / week

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from £73 / night

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Province of La Spezia / Ricco del Golfo di Spezia

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 20 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £42 / night

£257 / week

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from £42 / night

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BIE TOUR & TRAVEL - Sabang beach hut sleeps 30

Pulau Weh / Sabang

12 30 1 night min stay

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
We are ready to guide your traveled on weh island Sabang and lodging at afordable prices.we offer Nature turism, Marine turism such as snorkling and diving and Historical tour and rental vehicles. We are locaed at jln by pass km 6 cot ba'u kecamatan sukajaya pulau weh S  …see more

from £23 / night

£153 / week

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from £23 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Bellbird Gully - Lakes Entrance house sleeps 6

Gippsland / Lakes Entrance

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Bellbird Gully so named because the sound of the bellbirds fills the air. This is a beautiful, comfortable home, with two bathrooms, three bedrooms, two living areas and a modern kitchen. The dining area is surrounded by windows on three sides with views of the garden a  …see more

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

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State of Bahia / Salinas da Margarida

6 20 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £230 / night

£764 / week

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from £230 / night

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State of Para / Curuca

1 20 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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from £123 / night

£855 / week

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from £123 / night

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Province of Lucca / Marina di Pietrasanta

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £112 / night

£700 / week

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from £112 / night

(4) Excellent 

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La Croix de Noel - Mouliherne apartment sleeps 2

Maine et Loire / Mouliherne

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 215 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Located on the edge of a pretty village with all amenities and an 11th century church, the apartment is suitable for a couple wanting to visit the châteaux of the Loire Valley, near Saumur, Angers and Tours, near the vineyards of Bourgeuil, Chinon and Saumur in a relax  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 / week

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from £50 / night

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Holiday at bishopric near Tübingen - Rottenburg am Neckar apartment sleeps 2

Baden-Württemberg / Rottenburg am Neckar

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Visit our cozy apartment near the historic center of Rottenburg, situated in the beautiful Neckar valley, 12 km from Tübingen. This is a separate unit within an apartment building. It has a wooden floor, underfloor heating, textured plaster, low-allergen facilities, a  …see more

from £22 / night

£120 / week

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from £22 / night

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The Yard - Redmarley D'Abitot bungalow sleeps 4

Forest of Dean / Redmarley D'Abitot

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
The fields sweep away towards the Malvern Hills; the crops dance in the breeze. The leaves of the occasional ancient oak ripple gently. This is deepest Gloucestershire, an idyll so rural and so anciently Anglo Saxon that you expect to see roundheads and royalists doing  …see more

from £87 / night

£500 - £850 / week

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from £87 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Lower Saxony / Schwanewede

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 15 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £82 / night

£556 / week

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from £82 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cyclades / Amorgos

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £86 / night

£599 - £1077 / week

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from £86 / night

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Haute-Saone / Vaite

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Ask about pets;
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from £82 / night

£103 / week

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from £82 / night

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Pátio da Caetana-Cottage-Helena´s bedroom - Almeida gite sleeps 2

Guarda District / Almeida

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
The fact that the "Pátio da Caetana " be located in rural areas, it felt a huge opportunity to develop rural accommodation minimal impact, in order to involve the local community, maintain and promote the authenticity of existing attractions, enhance regional culture,  …see more

from £22 / night

£129 / week

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from £22 / night

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Chiusdino / Ciciano

1 2 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £69 / night

£599 / week

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from £69 / night

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Finistere / Leuhan

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 29 km; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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from £43 / night

£257 - £428 / week

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from £43 / night

(33) Excellent 

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The Bothy, 2-level stone studio & private hot tub! - Tremeirchion cottage sleeps 2

Denbighshire / Tremeirchion

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
The Bothy was once-upon-a-time just a workers stone hut. Now it is a chocolate box hideaway with: Wood fired hot tub exclusively for you; Luxury heated bathroom on the lower level (freestanding bath sound fun?); Cute centrally heated living space and super comfy bed on  …see more

from £99 / night

£495 - £695 / week

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from £99 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Luxury 8 bed beach house - Tofo house sleeps 8

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.02 km; Swimming pool;
A real beach house as it is really close to the beach ie 20 metres. Cassa Bitonga is on a private, secure and unspoilt small estate. To get to Praia da Rocha you have a sandy 6 km road and will require a 4 wheel drive vehicle or a city SUV. It can be done with a high c  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vosges / Gerardmer

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £159 / night

£505 - £1453 / week

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from £159 / night

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Bouches-du-Rhone / Gardanne

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
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from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

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GITE PANDORA MEILLONNAS FRANCE - Sanciat gite sleeps 2

Meillonnas / Sanciat

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 8 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Gite Pandora, 40 m2, is the old servants quarters that have been fully renovated. My farm dates from 1731.Situated on the terrace opposite the maison bourgeois. Independent property with panoramic windows overlooking the decorative garden and horses field and chapel. It  …see more

from £69 / night

£394 / week

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from £69 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Driftwood Cottage - Staithes cottage sleeps 5

North Yorkshire / Staithes

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
Driftwood Cottage is a stylish, newly renovated 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps 5) arranged over 3 floors located in the picturesque seaside village of Staithes, North Yorkshire. The cottage is snugly situated on a peaceful side street with beautiful sea views of Staithes Har  …see more

from £80 / night

£460 - £620 / week

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from £80 / night

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Self Contained Studio Unit - Okaihau studio sleeps 2

Northland Region / Okaihau

Studio 2 2 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
This delightful studio is nestled in a quiet rural area and is suited to visitors who want somewhere clean and private to relax after exploring the area. It is comfortable and compact with a small kitchenette, bathroom and an open plan bedroom and dining area. The kitc  …see more

from £54 / night

£333 / week

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from £54 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Haute-Corse / Ogliastro

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
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from £55 / night

£385 - £548 / week

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from £55 / night

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Marina Beach Apartments - Marina Smir apartment sleeps 4

Tetouan / Marina Smir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished having a good sized lounge with dining area, which leads to the balcony with pool, garden or mountain views.The apartment is situated just two minutes walk from the golden beach of Tamuda Bay. Two bedrooms - one double and  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 - £889 / week

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from £42 / night

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Province of South Tyrol / Solda

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £56 / night

£56 / week

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from £56 / night

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Torreilles

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £95 / night

£419 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Very Good 

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Forest Cottage - Ringwood cottage sleeps 6

New Forest / Ringwood

2 6 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Swimming pool;
PERSONAL TRAINER AND GYM ALSO ONSITE IF WANTED Forest cottage is set within 2 acres of charming gated grounds. It offers direct access to the New Forest National Park, indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub,tennis court and child's play area*. Forest Cottage is perfect f  …see more

from £119 / night

£749 / week

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from £119 / night

(6) Excellent 

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The Boathouse - Llanbedrog boathouse sleeps 4

Abersoch / Llanbedrog

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
There can be few more iconic houses in the whole of North Wales than those situated on Llanbedrog Beach. Believed to be one of only two beaches in the UK that can boast deciduous trees growing directly onto the sand it is no wonder that Llanbedrog is designated as an ar  …see more

from £175 / night

£550 - £900 / week

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from £175 / night

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Carinthia / Voelkermarkt

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £50 / night

£342 / week

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from £50 / night

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Lower Franconia / Bad Bruckenau

6 14 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £85 / night

£361 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Les Aigles - Mirabel-aux-Baronnies gite sleeps 2

Drome / Mirabel-aux-Baronnies

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Les Aigles is a vegan and vegetarian only, self-catering, dog friendly Gite in the Drome Provençale region of south east France.Situated in Mirabel-aux-Baronnies between the roman town of Vaison La Romain and Nyons, Les Aigles is the ideal location for seeing all the s  …see more

from £86 / night

£513 / week

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from £86 / night

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Rhineland-Palatinate / Antweiler

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
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from £60 / night

£419 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Good 

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Buggerru apartment - Buggerru apartment sleeps 2

Province of Carbonia-Iglesias / Buggerru

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
The apartment is located in the first floor. A short walking distance from the main street and the beach of Buggerru. The apartment has a big bathroom with shower, a fully furnish kitchenette and a living room with a big table for six people. This is a one bedroom apart  …see more

from £34 / night

£214 - £394 / week

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from £34 / night

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Valle d'Aosta / Sarre

4 2 1 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £43 / night

£257 / week

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from £43 / night

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