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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.



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Cotswolds. Malthouse Cottage. Romantic & peaceful

Chippenham / Kington St Michael

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This season visit the setting for the new TV series Dr. Thorne at Lacock; photograph carpets of bluebells at Clatford Wonderful romantic stone cottage in a quaint old Cotswold village, nestling off the high street with private parking and sunny garden. Beamed ceiling an  …see more

from £92 / night

£420 - £537 / week

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from £92 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Ard Na Mara - Ardbane house sleeps 10

Downings / Ardbane

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Child friendly ;
Ard Na Mara is recently completed luxury holiday home with a spacious open plan lounge, sun room, kitchen and dining area. The lounge has a open fire and house has central heating throughout. The kitchen is modern with a dining area adjoining the lounge and sun room  …see more

from £145 / night

£650 - £850 / week

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from £145 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Grand Sonnenberg - Grachtengordel apartment sleeps 8

Amsterdam / Grachtengordel

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 27 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
For a precise quote always send an enquiry, rates here are indicative. Sonnenberg Canal Apartment Amsterdam is located on the Herengracht canal, in the historic centre of Amsterdam. Surrounded by the famous nine-streets, these historic canal apartments were built in 16  …see more

from £207 / night

£1532 - £2742 / week

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from £207 / night

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Beautiful Luxury 1 BDRM Condo - St James - Montego Bay condo sleeps 3

Montego Bay / St James, Montego Bay

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.6 km; Swimming pool;
WELL APPOINTED LUXURY 1BEDROOM APARTMENT ON JAMAICA'S GOLD COAST, ROSE HALL IS WITHIN 5 MINUTES FROM MONTEGO BAY AIRPORT. AMENITES INCL GRANITE COUNTER TOPS IN KITCHEN & BATHROOMS, BREATHTAKING VIEW FROM BALCONIES OF THE CARIBBEAN SEA/POOL AREA, OTHER ON PROPER  …see more

from £96 / night

£668 / week

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from £96 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Bar Tra Cottage - Lahinch cottage sleeps 6

County Clare / Lahinch

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Cottage Restoration with wonderful views of Liscannor Bay. Secluded and tranquil setting yet only 5 mins drive from Lahinch. Very high specification with all modern amenities. Wood burning stove. Very comfortable house. Ample safe parking. One Acre site. Newly restored  …see more

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Vasto / Marina di Vasto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £50 / night

£374 - £696 / week

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from £50 / night

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Bouches-du-Rhone / Marignane

1 4 7 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 15 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £44 / night

£305 - £392 / week

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from £44 / night

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Residence Mona Lisa C - Cagnes-sur-Mer apartment sleeps 2

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Cagnes-sur-Mer

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
An airy, sunny one bedroom flat overlooking the sea. The flat consists of a newly decorated living room with a fully equipped kitchen, a winding corridor with storage space. There is a wooden feel and the surfaces are painted by an artist.There is a double bedroom with  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £400 / week

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from £36 / night

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Ardeche / Saint-Paul-le-Jeune

2 5 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £75 / night

£522 / week

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from £75 / night

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Countryhouse in Costa Smeralda - Cannigione apartment sleeps 6

Arzachena / Cannigione

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Child friendly ;
Our flat for rent is located in a strategic position to explore the beauties of Costa Smeralda and Gallura. Immersed in the Gallura green countryside, the apartment is away from the chaos of the most popular tourist destinations but at the same time within a short dist  …see more

from £63 / night

£435 - £653 / week

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from £63 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Worcester Park Apartment - Worcester Park apartment sleeps 6

Greater London / Worcester Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 77 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
THIS APARTMENT can be rented as a 1, 2 or 3 BEDROOM Apartment to suit your party sizeIt has:• Large Entrance door and hallway• Wood Floors and Neutral Décor throughout• Large Open Plan Kitchen Dining Family Living Room with: • 5 Burner Gas Hob, Double Electri  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 - £1470 / week

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from £90 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Sands & Pebble @ Marstalls - Sandsend apartment sleeps 8

Whitby / Sandsend

3 8 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
Marstalls, a seaside villa in the valley at Sandsend, some say one of the area's best kept secrets, is located just 2 minutes' walk from the lovely sandy beach, perfect for children and romantic couples! . The house has easy access to all amenities in the vil  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

(55) Excellent 

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Royal Crescent Seafront Apartment - Brighton Seafront apartment sleeps 3

Brighton / Brighton Seafront

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Recently voted in Brighton Visitor's 'Top Ten Places to stay in Brighton' , this lower ground floor studio apartment offers fabulous amenities and is located right on the seafront. Super-king size bed, luxurious large bathroom with roll top bath and walk-in double show  …see more

from £110 / night

£595 - £725 / week

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from £110 / night

(3) Very Good 

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One Bedroom Apartment - Fuengirola apartment sleeps 2

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Swimming pool;
Hoyo 16 Villas is located just 5 kilometers from the beach and 7 minutes to Fuengirola centre . Only 10 minutes to Mijas Village, 25 minutes to Marbella, 30 minutes to Puerto Banus, 1 hour and 15 minutes to Gibraltar. Private and secured closed-complex, quiet and pe  …see more

from £30 / night

£195 - £350 / week

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from £30 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Admannshagen-Bargeshagen

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £47 / night

£329 - £574 / week

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from £47 / night

(87) Excellent 

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107 Royal Mile - Royal Mile apartment sleeps 4

Edinburgh / Royal Mile

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
****SPECIAL 'LATE BOOKING DEAL'****: New deals coming soon. WELCOME TO EDINBURGH'S FABULOUS ROYAL MILE! The apartment overlooks and is set approximately half way down this 1000 year old historic route of the old town within a majestic Victorian stone fronted building.  …see more

from £63 / night

£315 - £1029 / week

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from £63 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Edificio Dimar I - Torrevieja apartment sleeps 4

Costa Blanca / Torrevieja

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool;
This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished in a contemporary style and fitted with all modern conveniences. The balcony overlooks the communal pool and large sun-terrace area. Centrally located for leisurely evening strolls to nearby bars and restaurants, the apar  …see more

from £45 / night

£315 / week

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from £45 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Three bedroomed Family House with quaint garden

Southend-on-Sea / Shoeburyness

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport. This cottage has three good sized double bedroo  …see more

from £99 / night

£650 - £1030 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Carpe Diem Hotel/Residence - Shengjin apartment sleeps 4

Lezhe County / Shengjin

25 4 1 night min stay

  • 25 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Not suitable for children;
Carpe Diem Hotel/Residence offre the service quality and the prise are very economic.Our Hotel offre a place were you can relaxed and you can be very confortable. Carpe Diem Hotel/Residence offre rooms for couples and familly. we have rooms service who is 24 hours only  …see more

from £31 / night

£214 - £548 / week

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from £31 / night

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CHARMING STUDIO IN FRONT OF OCEAN - Lacanau-Ocean studio sleeps 2

Lacanau / Lacanau-Ocean

Studio 2 7 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
CHARMING STUDIO IN FRONT OF OCEAN DIRECT TO OCEAN WITHOUT ROAD TO CROSSWITH ON SOFA FOR 2 PEOPLE, SHOWER ROOM WITH TOILET, LITTLE KITCHEN, TV TERRACE with 1 table and 2 chairsDISTANCE TO OCEAN : 100 m DISTANCE TO SUPER MARKET : 100 mDISTANCE TO MIDDLE TOWN : 100 mDISTA  …see more

from £63 / night

£435 / week

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from £63 / night

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Province of Chieti / Rocca San Giovanni

1 4 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Child friendly ;
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from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Excellent 

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1 C 8 Pinehurst - Pinehurst apartment sleeps 2

Amarilla Golf / Pinehurst

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 0.5 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Recently upgraded 1 bed apartment situated between Amarilla Golf and Golf Del Sur. Sunny second floor apartment Overlooking Complex Pool and Bar and Golf Course, close to the Marina. 10 Minutes drive from the airport. Restaurants and Bars close by. 2 Golf Courses C  …see more

from £30 / night

£190 / week

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from £30 / night

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Canton of Schaffhausen / Schaffhausen

2 4 4 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
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from £151 / night

£1056 / week

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from £151 / night

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BERGER - Boi de la Miotte apartment sleeps 4

Territoire de Belfort / Boi de la Miotte

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 7 km; Ski;
Appartement en triplex dans maison individuelle de deux logements, avec entrée indépendante.Le logement se trouve au cœur du site naturel de la tour de la Miotte et du site de l'étang des Forges, le lieu est à la campagneet à la fois très proche de la ville  …see more

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(2) Excellent 

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Residential Amusa B33 - Marina di Caulonia apartment sleeps 4

Province of Reggio Calabria / Marina di Caulonia

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Res Amusa B33 First Floor apartmentThis air conditioned one bedroom apartment comfortably sleeps four adults and is on the first floor, facing the sea on the front side of the development with a distant sea view. The balcony is situated here with a pleasant aspect immed  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(26) Excellent 

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32A South Avenue - Buxton apartment sleeps 4

Derbyshire / Buxton

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
32A is a smart and warm self catering lower-ground floor apartment boasting a super location bang in the middle of Buxton town.Apartment 32A is close to all the amenities the town offers: lots of shops and restaurants and pubs, the theatres and art spaces are within ea  …see more

from £70 / night

£450 - £620 / week

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from £70 / night

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Holiday House in Salento - Double Room - Tiggiano villa sleeps 2

Province of Lecce / Tiggiano

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
This is a comfortable villa with three bedrooms (a master bedroom with private toilet, a double bedroom and a single bedroom with external toilet). It is located in one of the most attractive summer locations of Italy: Salento.Villa Anna is a luxury residence in Salento  …see more

from £23 / night

£157 - £200 / week

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from £23 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Loire Valley / Vouvray

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Not suitable for children;
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from £66 / night

£457 / week

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from £66 / night

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Yogamonkey - Emeishan penthouse sleeps 4

Sichuan / Emeishan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Ski;
We have two weekend (or any short terms) apartments for rent, in Mount Emei (China – Sichuan) 90m on 2 levels. close to Emei Jiaotong university east gate.10 minutes walking to the Baoguo Bus Station and the Mt. Emei trail head., next fancy restaurants or street eat  …see more

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(53) Very Good 

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Blue Hill Cottage - Ambleside cottage sleeps 4

Lake District / Ambleside

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
- This quaint cottage is almost hidden up a leafy lane. Thick walls testify that the cottage is very old. It is compact but well laid out. The accommodation comprises front door leading straight into the living room which has a dining table under the stairs. It is open  …see more

from £55 / night

£320 - £520 / week

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from £55 / night

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Apartment Nikolic(2+1) - Gradac apartment sleeps 3

Dalmatia / Gradac

1 3 6 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Twenty square meters big apartment with a beautiful view of a beach, placed near cultural monument on Gradina and old church of Blessed Virgin Mary. City center is 100 meters distant from the apartment, same as beach and traditional mediteranian restaurants with dalmati  …see more

from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(22) Very Good 

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Stunning Sea View Apartment - Los Cristianos apartment sleeps 4

Arona / Los Cristianos

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
A spacious 2 bedroom duplex apartment that has been recently refurbished and tastefully decorated. The accommodation is open plan with a modern fully-equipped kitchen with full cooking facilities. The sunny lounge has a comfortable sofa and two armchairs ,french win  …see more

from £58 / night

£406 - £709 / week

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from £58 / night

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Zimmer im schönen Chiemgau - Traunstein b&b sleeps 3

Upper Bavaria / Traunstein

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ski;
Zimmer mit Dusche / WC, Balkon, für max. 3 Personen, Haustiere können Sie auf Anfrage mitbringen. Das Rauchen ist nur auf dem Balkon gestattet. Unsere Waschmaschine und den Trockner können Sie ebenfalls auf Anfrage nutzen. Ein Parkplatz für ein Auto steht vor dem Ha  …see more

from £61 / night

£392 / week

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from £61 / night

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Amorgos / Aegiali

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning;
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from £44 / night

£305 - £579 / week

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from £44 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Royal Apartments, Kings Block - Altinkum apartment sleeps 8

Didim / Altinkum

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.2 km; Swimming pool;
Royal Apartments are situated in the most premier location in the heart of Altinkum, close to the sea front, restaurants and shops. The development you will rent, boosts a 200m² outdoor adult swimming pool, 20m² childrens pool, Large sunbathing terraces including sun  …see more

from £22 / night

£145 - £375 / week

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(21) Excellent 

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9, The Cobourg - Tenby apartment sleeps 4

Pembrokeshire / Tenby

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
This recently refurbished, luxury second floor apartment is within Tenby's medieval town walls. On the doorstep are shops, restaurants and bars and yet the apartment is quiet and private and is just a few minutes walk from the beautiful beaches, harbour, coastal p  …see more

from £73 / night

£480 - £695 / week

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from £73 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Durham Riverside Apartment - Elvet Bridge View

Durham / Durham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
Elvet Bridge View is a peaceful and picturesque 5-star apartment awaits you on the banks of the River Wear next to Elvet Bridge in Durham City Centre. Stroll down to the river, explore the beautiful city, enjoying the abundance of attractions consisting of a variety of  …see more

from £125 / night

£875 - £1540 / week

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from £125 / night

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San Teodoro / San Teodoro centre

2 6 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
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from £117 / night

£814 / week

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Mansion House 241sqm 8 people - San Biagio della Valle farmhouse sleeps 10

Province of Perugia / San Biagio della Valle

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
The Mansion House (241 sqm 8/10 pax) presents an elegant entranceway, a large kitchen with all of the modern conveniences (electric oven, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster etc.) as well as a fireplace and a very big 75 sqm living room with a fireplace, din  …see more

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Coast Apt Sand; ground floor-couples/business user

Lancashire / Blackpool

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Welcome to Coast Apartments Blackpool. Conveniently situated in the quieter North Shore area, our award winning apartments offer a stylish and contemporary home away from home -ideal for families, couples and business users seeking luxury self catering accommodation. W  …see more

from £45 / night

£395 / week

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from £45 / night

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