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Get away from it all with a short break to a stunning weekend retreat. Whether you have a couple of nights or a long weekend to spare, a short break at one of these holiday homes is a sure fire way to recharge your batteries.



For long weekends away you could fill up on tapas from an apartment in Barcelona. Or hop on the Eurostar for city breaks in Paris, Brussels or Avignon.

Alternatively combine a mini break in one of the apartments in London with a show in the West End. Or live the good life in a choice of holiday cottages in the Cotwsolds, Cornwall or the Lake District.

Whatever you're looking for out of a short break, there's a villa, cottage or penthouse suite with your name on it!

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Broadbeach holiday apartment rental

Gold Coast / Broadbeach

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £179 / night

£1125 - £2709 / week

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from £179 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Ukunda / Diani Beach

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £176 / night

£1229 - £5005 / week

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from £176 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Sandyhills holiday chalet rental

Dumfries and Galloway / Sandyhills

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect family rural escape.” We had a lovely week in this wooden chalet located amidst farmland and golf course within easy reach of the beach at Sandyhills. The chalet is spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. 1 week in this beautiful part of
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from £65 / night

£260 - £586 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Sallertaine holiday gite rental

Vendee / Sallertaine

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £71 / night

£474 - £1132 / week

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from £71 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Crianlarich

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Fabulous place to stay” Perfect location, great lodge, plenty to do would go back again in the summer and bring the children. Facilities excellent owner very friendly and helpful. Be it a quiet weekend or action packed activities the lodge catered for
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from £262 / night

£995 - £1300 / week

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from £262 / night

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Inzell ski condo to rent.

Upper Bavaria / Inzell

1 4 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £41 / night

£283 / week

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from £41 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Port Isaac

Cornwall / Port Isaac

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Very Nice Cottage, Great Location” Beautiful cottage with a great location and view. We really enjoyed our stay here, especially the extra family room at the top entrance.
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from £98 / night

£440 - £1200 / week

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avg. 3 hours 45 minutes

from £98 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Dacre

Eden District / Dacre

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Simply excellent” We had high expectations before we arrived but these were exceeded from the moment we got there until we went home. The Barn is quite simply a really nice place in a great location, tastefully decorated it is very warm and inviting.
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from £120 / night

£480 - £630 / week

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avg. 1 hour 16 minutes

from £120 / night

(58) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Gorthleck

Loch Ness / Gorthleck

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Very welcome” Jan and Paul made us so welcome! Holiday cottage lovely, well decorated/modern and very well equipped. We look forward to visiting again when the baby finally arrives! Thank you Jan for having the maternity unit info ready for us when we
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from £55 / night

£275 - £467 / week

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avg. 13 minutes

from £55 / night

(3) Excellent 

91

Villa accommodation in Kissimmee

Kissimmee / Kissimmee City

5 10 6 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £129 / night

£903 / week

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from £129 / night

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Villa letting in Costa Adeje with golf nearby

Costa Adeje / Playa del Duque

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool

from £646 / night

£4518 - £5878 / week

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from £646 / night

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Ski log cabin to rent in Idre

Dalarna County / Idre

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£176 / week

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from £44 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in San Pedro de Alcantara

San Pedro de Alcantara / San Pedro Playa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Excellent apartment” We have very much enjoyed the apartment. It is very spacious and nicely decorated and the terrace was fantastic with a beautiful view. We hope in the future to make use of the apartment again.
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from £100 / night

£375 - £650 / week

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avg. 1 hour 11 minutes

from £100 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Barn letting in Winterton-on-Sea

Norfolk / Winterton-on-Sea

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful cottage hen do stay” Hi Great place.beautiful cottage with great facilities. Perfect mixture of old and new and in great condition. We visited for my friends Weekend hen do and as organiser found Richard to be very straightforward and
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from £100 / night

£595 - £1095 / week

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avg. 39 minutes

from £100 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge rental

Isleham / Riverside Island Marina

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly

from £95 / night

£490 - £678 / week

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from £95 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Lochaber / Fort William

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £70 / night

£500 - £1340 / week

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avg. 1 hour 0 minutes

from £70 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Rustington

Arun District / Rustington

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Supercalafragalisticexpealidoshus!” A really fabulous holiday home (it felt like home especially the pillows) the children want to come again, thats good coz so do we. Thank you for a wonderful stay.
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from £110 / night

£500 - £1165 / week

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avg. 2 hours 28 minutes

from £110 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Gite rental in Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne

Ardeche / Saint-Cirgues-en-Montagne

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £44 / night

£264 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse letting

Mojacar / Mojacar Playa

2 6 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Mr” Excellent accommodation and well equipped. Really lovely location and close to beach front and restaurants. Definitely recommend this apartment
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from £46 / night

£320 - £545 / week

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avg. 28 minutes

from £46 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Les Bossons ski apartment to rent.

Chamonix / Les Bossons

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £106 / night

£483 - £1413 / week

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avg. 1 hour 58 minutes

from £106 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Hersonissos

Heraklion Prefecture / Hersonissos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool

from £66 / night

£553 / week

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from £66 / night

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £106 / night

£615 - £834 / week

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avg. 3 hours 53 minutes

from £106 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £88 / night

£2193 - £4562 / week

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from £88 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Salema

Faro District / Salema

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £110 / night

£770 - £875 / week

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from £110 / night

(63) Very Good 

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Brixham holiday home rental

English Riviera / Brixham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
“What a cottage!” Location and convenience to sea front; to all types of shopping and transportation. Bright clean kitchen Private and cozy patio Friendly neighborhood pub!
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from £45 / night

£320 - £700 / week

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avg. 1 hour 6 minutes

from £45 / night

(67) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse rental

Suffolk / Southwold

6 15 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“A great holiday destination” A warm comfortable house - beautifully decorated with character and charm. Good location - close to high street and seafront. A great holiday destination. Suffolk is a lovely uncrowded and unspoilt county with many pretty
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from £265 / night

£1200 - £4000 / week

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avg. 1 hour 47 minutes

from £265 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Portrush holiday home rental

Portrush / West Strand

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Portrush sea view kerr st” Great house.modern.clean with fantastic views across the harbour. Restaurants bars shops and train station all in walking distance. Will be coming back. Highly recommended
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from £100 / night

£395 - £795 / week

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avg. 1 hour 10 minutes

from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Zermatt ski apartment to rent.

Zermatt / Schluhmatten

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £143 / night

£995 - £2395 / week

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from £143 / night

(11) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday cottage in Newchapel

Pembrokeshire / Newchapel

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely little cottage” Really nice little cottage suitable for couples, it has got everything you need, lots of attraction nearby.
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from £29 / night

£203 / week

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avg. 44 minutes

from £29 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Holiday villa rental

Krabi Town / Khao Thong

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful stay by the sea” I had chance to join my family having come from Singapore during a long Thai holiday. It was a perfect place to rest - peaceful and the Villa nice and close to the sea. The pool was great for my niece to learn to swim. We w
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from £151 / night

£1051 / week

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from £151 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Saint-Gilles

Brussels / Saint-Gilles

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £60 / night

£378 - £464 / week

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avg. 2 hours 13 minutes

from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Sallertaine holiday gite accommodation

Vendee / Sallertaine

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £58 / night

£351 - £816 / week

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from £58 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Little Haven holiday apartment rental

Pembrokeshire / Little Haven

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly

from £73 / night

£335 - £745 / week

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avg. 3 hours 53 minutes

from £73 / night

(41) Very Good 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Central Florida / Orlando

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Great place to stay the kids just loved it” Good location,Family friendly, the kids loved the resort pool etc and house was just perfect. Great place to stay and relax after hectic day at the Parks. Shopping eating etc all just a couple of minutes aw
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from £71 / night

£552 - £772 / week

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from £71 / night

(33) Excellent 

21

Holiday home in Doolin

The Burren / Doolin

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“Great house, great location.” House is exactly as advertised - lovely and comfortable and great location if you want to get away from it all but still only be a few minutes drive from lovely bars, restaurants etc. Plenty of space with the 5 bedrooms -
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from £106 / night

£369 - £758 / week

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from £106 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Central Amsterdam

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
“Gorgeous comfortable apartment” Clean and bright and peaceful at night. Just what we needed for a three night stay in Amsterdam. Marielle and Alex made us very welcome and the beds were super comfortable ! Feel confident to book - and don't complain
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from £110 / night

£768 / week

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avg. 3 hours 49 minutes

from £110 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Cala d'Or holiday apartment rental

Cala d'Or / Cala Egos

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Brilliant complex and holiday” We stayed in this apartment for a week in August, two adults and two children aged 3 and 5. The apartment complex was perfect for our needs, there are seven swimming pools in total and we more or less had a pool to ourse
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from £60 / night

£420 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

(50) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment in Rome

Rome / Prati

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 31 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful and superbly located flat in Rome” My husband and I had a great stay in Rome. Thanks to the amazing location of this flat (a 2 minute walk to the Vatican and St Peter's) we were able to walk to all the main sights and everything felt as thou
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from £62 / night

£395 - £579 / week

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avg. 2 hours 28 minutes

from £62 / night

(98) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Colwyn Bay

Conwy County / Colwyn Bay

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely cottage” Parents stayed here for few days. A little difficult to find but once there it was a lovely location, very peaceful & relaxing. Host was on hand to welcome them. Nice views. Lots of room for two people. Good location!
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from £55 / night

£270 - £570 / week

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from £55 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with golf nearby in Caleta de Fuste

Caleta de Fuste / Campo de Golfe

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful villa” Have just returned from a lovely 2 week holiday staying at Casa Jose. From the moment I stepped through the gate I felt relaxed and at home. The villa is very nicely presented and the rooms are all of a very good size. The outside
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from £150 / night

£700 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

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