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!
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Private Swimming pool & gardens. Fully Air conditioned. Lounge & dining area lead out onto extended terrace area overlooking pool/garden. Villa is within 5min drive of beaches, golf & tennis courses. 10min walk from supermarket, cafe & restaurants.
If you are lookingfo …see more
“Huge house, fully equiped and covering the smallest details”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
The house is very big, the main room is extraordinary. Big garden with many different hammocks and chairs, two bbq (one of the worked with gas), nice pool with a perfect level of chlorine and with inf… More
Villa Chelsea is superbly located within Vilamoura close to all amenities & enjoys a private location amongst pines. The decor is relaxing and comfortable, drawing inspiration from the beach and outdoor living.
It is lived in by the owners and has a tasteful interior.I …see more
Nearest beach 25 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
40 MINUETS SOUTH OF GLASGOW, EASY MOTORWAY ACCESS CARLISE AND THE SOUTH1 .5 MILES FROM the tourist town of MOFFAT with many pubs, cafes, shops and super market .LOCAL TAXI SERVICE in Beattock and Moffat GARAGE,M.O.T. /REPAIRS/BREAKDOWNS, NEARBYSITUATED AT JUNCTION 1 …see more
Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
3 Beds * 2 Baths * Direct private beach access* Steps to town, harbour, golf and rail links. Fantastic sunsets and views. Finest rental in North Berwick. Ideal for families and golf parties alike. Easy free street parking or free car park steps away.We also offer a …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Charming Beachside Cottage offers visitors to Manly a chance to enjoy a home away from home while they explore all that Manly and Sydney have to offer. The Cottage is fully self contained and sleeps up to 4 guests has its own kitchen laundry and WiFi. …see more
Reviewed 19 Aug 2015
Beautiful property, cottage is private, immaculate, very nicely furnished, it's comfy & the kitchen is well supplied with all the necessities. Fabulous location near the Manly Scenic Walkway, which … More
“Fabulous stay in beautiful cottage”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2016
This is the second time we stayed at the Rangers Cottage and it was as amazing and restful as the last time. Felicity is a wonderful and accommodating host, making us feel welcome and at home. The fri… More
Thank you Ana for your kind words. Always lovely to have you come back and stay. So glad you enjoyed the brownies.. I think there are still a few here for next time! I look forward to seeing you again. Felicity
“Felicity is a wonderful host and the cottage is a home away from home.”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2013
From the initial booking of the accommodation over the phone Felicity was very friendly and welcoming and was happy to provide information about the cottage and arrangements in picking up the key. On … More
Nearest beach 2 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
A modern villa with private swimming pool to be enjoyed on the wonderful romantic sunny island of Cyprus.The peaceful area of Secret Valley gives superb views of mountains and sea (all visible from our villa). …see more
Reviewed 26 Oct 2014
Everything was straight forward from booking the villa to collecting the car from airport. Stewert (owner) very helpful and communication fantastic. We were given all the directions and instructions… More
“solo in sunny cyprus”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2014
Villa Filia, was the perfect place for my first solo holiday. A beautiful villa fully equipped for your every need. Quiet surroundings, a lovely pool, and I felt perfectly safe, secure and yet only a … More
“Once again, this place is amazing.”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2014
Been here 2nd time in 9 months, and this time was just even better. The villa is just beautiful, due to going in October last year we couldn't really comfortably use the pool, however in July it's lov… More
Beachfront penthouse with outdoor ktichen and both mountain and sea views. High speed fibre optic internet and Smart TV, walking distance to Puerto Banus, San Pedro, beach, restaurants, tennis court and supermarket. …see more
“Top class rental flat in great location.”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2015
The flat is of highest standard and fully equipped , stylish and tasteful decorated. The rooftop terrace with an outdoor kitchen is top class with views over the mountains , the sea and the beautiful … More
Reviewed 20 Apr 2015
Penthouse apartment was excellent. Great location beside beach, beautiful terrace with mountain and sea views. Exactly as described. Highly recommended… More
“Very nice and well equipped penthouse”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2015
We had spend a week tin his really nice penthouse. It is worth to mention that we really liked:
- the cleanness of the penthouse
- the equipment (you will find everything you need)
- the terrace … More
Beach villa in a wonderful location with the beach and sea a mere 2 to 3 minute stroll away. Shaded, expansive verandahs for relaxing and overlooking the huge garden with 8x5 metre pool - a large deck area for sunbathing which looks over the dunes.
“A little piece of heaven”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2012
We stayed in Villa Caicara for the last week of August and first week of September 2011. A wonderful home for your holiday. Everything you need and so beautifully kept. Excellent location, so close… More
“A perfect summer holiday in Capbreton; sun, sea, sand and Villa Caicara”
Reviewed 10 Feb 2012
We stayed at Villa Caicara in 2009 and 2011 for two weeks at a time and aim to return. The house is perfect for a family with a modern kitchen, very comfortable living space, three good sized bedrooms… More
“Great house, perfect location, most caring hosts”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2012
Villa had everything we were looking for - spacious vernadas, right sized bedrooms, big living room, well equipped kitchen, and, what was very important for us, many toys and other children features.… More
Large Family Home With Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool, Gardens And Spectacular Country And Sea Views
Perfect Spot For Discovering The Delights Of North Wales With Plenty Of Extras To Keep Entertained
Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms). Large well equipped games room.Amenities/Facili …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Great for children of all ages ;
2 bedroom self-catering apartment, Arklow Wicklow - east coast overlooking Avoca river. 5 minutes walk to town centre, cafés, restaurants, shops. Beach & golf course nearby. Central location between Dublin and Wexford; perfect base to explore scenic region & Dublin cit …see more
Nearest beach 50 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Mallemort Provence House Lei Meissoun Loustaou Salon de Provence Camargue Aix En Provence Avignon France Luberon Alpilles Bouche du Rhone Cottage Swimming pool Gite 4 personnes Cottage 4 persons Horses La Roque d'Antheron VTT Mountain bikeAlso available : 2/3 persons co …see more
“Great location. Great Hosts. Great Accommodation”
Reviewed 20 May 2014
Our hosts made sure we had everything we needed. Advice on local venues and in particular good advice on wine :) The Gite was warm and comfortable and well equipped. Located just outside Malllemort,… More
We had an amazing stay on this villa! Perfect location with a private beach and great service - our villa was cleaned thoroughly everyday.
I highly recommend taking the Day Pass - it costs $45 per … More
Nearest beach 6 km; Ski; Suitable for children age 5+;
This newly rennovated lodge in Nethy Bridge, is located just a 15 minute drive from Aviemore. The private garden has relaxing views of the river and the forests, and is the perfect place from which to start enjoying the beautiful Cairngorm National Park. …see more
“Superb relaxing location”
Reviewed 18 Jul 2014
We had a great time in lovely surrounds the cottage was clean, kid friendly and right by the river - dear and grouse in the garden incredible
Reviewed 5 Sep 2015
Beautiful house, beautiful location. Private quiet soothing just what we needed. The beds were superb. Safe for the dogs and so many walks on the doorstep. So close to the many attractions in the Cair… More
Our stay was very pleasant and the house was very comfortable and very convenient to visit kent. Many information given very usefull… More
It was lovely have you to stay and you had a safe trip back to france.
“A GREAT FIND!!!”
Reviewed 1 May 2015
So pleased we found this little gem!!!
We needed accommodation for our family for business in the area. To find somewhere so homely and of such a high standard was a huge bonus. Everything we n… More
Thank you, whenever you are down on the south coast again you are always welcome to stay.
“Exceptional property, exceptional high standard throughout, highly recommended.”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2015
Love the kitchen and the Misty shower! RD&H train runs near the rear of the property. Good chinese takeaway nearby.Owner was was very helpful and left the property well stocked with all the essentials… More
I am so pleased that you enjoyed your Easter Weekend break.
Still can't believe you walked to Lydd & back!
Actually I agree with your children about the Wifi, so we are having it
connected next week.
Thank you for leaving it so tidy and I loved the daffodils too.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.001 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Beach house in Seaford on the Sussex coast. Fantastic coastal and inland walks, 2 golf courses on the doorstep and swimming and fishing at the end of the front garden. 12 miles from Brighton, 8 from Eastbourne, 2 miles from Newhaven, gateway to Europe.Salts recreation …see more
“Delighted to return to this lovely home”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2015
Returned with family to lovely sea front home, super cosy despite gale force winds.
A warm welcome from the owners together with the comfy seating in the living room, fresh new bed linens and a well… More
Reviewed 3 Aug 2015
We had such a lovely stay at this gorgeous house - it's so comfortable, and has been finished beautifully. The beach is right across the road (you can hear the waves!), and only a minute's walk away i… More
“5 star self-catering by the beach - sets the standard for holiday rentals”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Driftwood was a lovely place to stay, child-friendly with an amazing sea-view.
The whole house has been immaculately finished, right down to the details, and the owners have also thought about a… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Minutes from the marinas and Cowes town centre. Ideal for a family holiday, crew let or a corporate shore base. Sleeps 8 people in 3 bedrooms, can also be rented in conjunction with similar adjacent properties to accommodate larger groups.For example,
Perfect for larg …see more
“Perfect Cottage & Great Location”
Reviewed 20 Feb 2013
Fantastic accommodation and very well equipped. The property has lots of space and is very comfortable. The cottage is in a great location seconds from the town centre and ferry but also an ideal base… More
Reviewed 19 Feb 2013
Had a fantastic trip to Cowes staying in a lovely house called the boathouse? The house is close to all the amenities that Cowes has to offer. The house is spacious and well decorated with a very home… More
“Lovely house in a brilliant location”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2013
The house was very clean and tidy, with a well equipped kitchen. The living area has comfortable and stylish furnishings making it a perfect place to relax after a day at the beach. The fact that ther… More
Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
Beautiful, highly luxurious 4 bed, 5 bath pool villa in a great location on Pratumnak Hill. Big pool with waterfall, water slide and lovely sun terrace. Beautifully appointed throughout. Free wifi internet, cable TV and well equipped kitchen. Extremely convenient.Great …see more
Reviewed 30 Nov 2014
This has to be one of the best holidays I've had for a long time!! The house has every thing you need and more!! I was with a group of friends staying for a week, and we hardly left the house!! And th… More
A quality penthouse for non smokers only. A self catering holiday for those who would like a relaxing holiday without being far from the beach, restaurants, bars and night-life. A large solarium for the private sunbathing, mountain, lagoons and natural park views.Resor …see more
“Fantastic, booked to go back at the end of the year!!”
Reviewed 25 Jul 2012
We arrived at the apartment after a long journey and were overjoyed to walk into the most beautiful, modern, clean and spacious apartment you could wish for. There was even a welcome hamper so we coul… More
Wow, what a great review and you re-booking again for later on this year. Repeat guests mean so much to us and know we are doing right. We will do our best to keep our accommodation up to a high quality and ensure there is everything everyone needs from a baby to an adult. Thank you once again.
Reviewed 21 Jul 2012
It is a pleasure to be in this lovely apartment with its spacious terrace and intimate balcony. The kitchen is so well equipped with all the amenities of home that it is easy to cook delicious food bo… More
It is a really nice experience when we get feedbacks and reviews especially when they are so nice. You were great guests and looked after our apartment superbly. we hope that we will see you again as it means a great deal to us when guests take care. Thank you so much.
Reviewed 5 Jun 2012
We had a wonderful holiday in this beautiful apartment. Everything a person needs on holiday is available. Thank you Roy and Susan!… More
Thank you for your wonderful review. We were delighted to have you as guests and hope again in the future. Wherever you stay the owners will be lucky to have you as guests.
Nearest beach 30 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
Located north of the city (100 metres from the old medieval city wall) it is a short walk to Norwich's attractions; close to the Norman cathedral and castle, with easy access to the historical 'Norwich Lanes' and Chapelfield shopping areas.With character pubs, restauran …see more