Mountain holidays aren't just restricted to skiing and snowboarding in winter - Summer bring plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Mountain biking, hiking, lake swimming and watersports are among the opportunities for the energetic. Or if you're after a more sedate break, then there are lakeside beaches to relax on, flora and fauna for nature lovers, or just enjoy the fresh mountain air and the stunning scenery.
Have a break from the coast this summer and head for the mountains...
“Perfect location, great space for a family vacation.” We recently stayed at Compass Hill house for a family vacation. We were a group of eight adults and one baby. It was our first time visiting Ireland and the house was the perfect home base for our
“A Immaculate property in an ideal position with exceptional views”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2014
An immaculate and comfortable property with exceptional views across Lock Duich to Ratagan and the west end of the 5 sisters. The garden, from which we have watched porpoise and otter, leads down to t… More
Reviewed 15 Feb 2017
A superb location and wonderful house. Ideal vase for hill walking in Glen Shiel and Skye. We will definately visit again.… More
“Beautifully Presented Cottage in ideal location”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2016
This is a spacious well kept cottage.
Had everything we needed. I have never seen so many cupboards in a kitchen and bathroom of self catering accommodation.
A lovely location overlooking Loch Du… More
“Great location and great price” This is the second time we have stayed here. Perfect location and price. Spacious. It was ideal or us - 4 adults and 2 children. Andrew has always been really easy to deal with. Would stay again without hesitation.
There is an amazing spacious house with everything what you need to lead everyday live. House is very atractive located close to most popular attractions in Snowdonia. We had been visited Criccieth an… More
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Ty Capel and found it very reasonably priced. The house was as described; the rooms were spacious, clean and well-equipped, as well as being warm and homely.… More
“Excellent Holiday Home - Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Brilliant Chapel House in a great location for the Llyn Pennisula, Snowdonia & Anglessey.
All rooms are big and the house is full of character. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a large dinin… More
“Wonderful Peak District Location” We stayed for a week in Primrose Cottage in March. We have family who live
in the area and we were able to meet up with them several times.
Super cottage, very welcoming & goodies pack great. Did some lovely walks
my wife and I stayed for 3 nights at the end of November with our dog. We must say that we enjoyed ourselves very much. the cottage is perfect and the place itself is excellent. Lots to do. Thank you… More
We are so glad that you and your dog enjoyed your stay at Honeysuckle Cottage. Thank you for your great comments and hope you would love to come and revisit. John & Karen
“Lovely cosy cottage with everything we needed for holiday”
Reviewed 2 Feb 2014
Communication from owners was clear and prompt. We have 4 dogs and they arranged a stair gate for us on request and the wine and chocolate was a nice welcome. Cottage was perfect with a lovely wood b… More
Reviewed 19 Nov 2016
We've had a lovely stay the area was ideal everything on your doorstep. The property was comfortable and clean, the welcome gifts were greatly appreciated. Unfortunately we woke to snow on the last da… More
We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you would love to come and visit us again maybe in the summer this time then you can avoid the snow.
Thank you for your 5star rating it is great to know our hard work is appreciated
John & Karen
“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 -
“Lovely homely house from which to explore west and north Clare”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
Modern but characterful house, spacious, lots of natural light, great views to both Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. If you're looking for a peaceful break to recharge your batteries, Gorse Cotta… More
“Fabulous base for exploring and enjoying the delights of Co. Clare!”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2016
We were a family of 4 adults and 4 children who really enjoyed staying at Gorse cottage. The cottage is a stunning house and is exceptionally well equipped for a rental property. There were amble toys… More
Really happy to hear that you had a nice stay. That's very important to us and makes it all worth while. It's a grand spot alright. Thanks so much for the kind words.
“Heavenly!” We've just had an amazing break at this property. Inside was deceptively spacious and well planned. It was fully equipped, spotless and with wonderfully comfortable beds - I haven't slept so well for ages! The view from the living area was
Wow what can I say only that Graham & Jane run so well such an amazing sea front accommodation, they reply so fast and the very modern apartment is perfect in every way, I don't think they would ever … More
Thank you for your lovely review and we are pleased that you enjoyed
your stay at Ty Traeth so much . We will pass on your kind words to our
Housekeeper and look forward to welcoming you back very soon .
Graham and Jane
“Fantastic Villa, Great Location, Lovely Owner” We stayed in Villa Can Miro at the start of June 2016 and we had such an amazing experience. Aida (the owner) couldn't have been more helpful. We were arriving late and so all of the shops would be shut m
“Fantastic place where we truly got to relax and enjoy” We (6 adults and 1 child) spent 1 week in the house and that was too little.
We truly enjoyed our time at the house. The house itself is good with all required eqiupment for daily-life.
“Fantastic” We had a lovely time at Pine Cottage, it really is a beautiful place to stay. The cottage was cosy and very clean and comfortable, with everything you could possibly need. We really appreciated the welcome pack, it was a lovely touch, som
Our relaxing winter mini break at Pine Cottage was every bit as good as last year. Beautiful setting and cosy welcoming feel to the cottage. Loved the wood burning stove and very comfy beds. Would l… More
We hope you'll visit again and enjoy yourselves just as much, kind regards, Sara and Nigel
“Great apartment, Relaxed and lots of fun times.” We won this apartment at a charity auction before even seeing it, but we could not have pick a better one.
As with the previous review the apartment has every thing you could possibly need and more.
Having stayed in many apartments across Torrevieja I can honestly say this apartment is perfect. It is positioned on the edge of a small beach and inbetween Los Locos beach and the town centre. The ba… More
THANKYOU VERY MUCH FOR YOUR WONDERFUL REVIEW REGUARDS DAN.
“Lovely” Myself, partner and teenage son stayed at this lovely cottage and what a treat it was. From the minute we walked through the door it was relaxing. Tea+chocolate biscuites greeted us after our long journey. The lounge has a log burner with logs
Liz and Alan were extremely attentive landlords, providing a welcome basket and local information. We were visited by friends and family while there and Liz very kindly brought around crayons and pape… More
“Spacious, classy accomodation in superb location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was our fourth stay in this capacious house. The four bedrooms and three bathrooms are ideal for our children and grandchildren. The house is very well equipped and decorated and has been consi… More
“Lovely home - lovely location!”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
We had a fantastic weekend at the White House. The house is very spacious with great high ceilings and calm, neutral decor. Fantastically comfy couches with log fire, huge kitchen table to spend hou… More
“great house and brilliant location for beach/walking holidays”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2012
I have stayed at the White House twice, once on a tennis/walking holiday and this September with the whole family, grandparents and grandchildren. Both worked really well. The bedrooms are light and s… More
“Superb” Absolutely stunning house had everything you need. Beautiful location with views over the fjord and hills.Would have no hesitation in recommending here to any one. You would not be disappointed.
“Amazing stay, fabulous cottage in beautiful setting. Hard to beat.”
Reviewed 4 Feb 2017
we had an absolutely amazing stay. The views are fabulous, the house is beautiful so warm inside with everything you could possible need for a self catering holiday in Iceland. Lots of information of … More
Wonderful, we are very happy to hear of your positive experience.
Yes, you're right, the signs are fairly small so they want overtake the scenery -but in our case too, since we're running our business of five outstanding houses, at great locations around the country, at a low profile: we don't want to have our enterprise too commercialized with too big signs or too much flair:-).
Reviewed 13 Oct 2016
Could not ask for more. The lodge was gorgeous the fjord was breathtaking. Every 10 minutes the scenery changed with the sky and the light. Amazing… More
Reviewed 15 Nov 2016
What an amazing location with beautiful views, the place to get away from it all, yet within easy reach of the capital. Brekka is modern and very clean with everything you need, its lovely and warm in… More
We're happy to have been able to give some advise where and when needed. I profit from having been a tourist guide in Iceland for 33 years now, and I gladly pass my experience on to our guests.
“Wonderful villa - pictures do not make the property justice” We stayed at this property 3 weeks july/august and had a wonderful stay! The large terrace and pool area hold top class and you have a beautiful large very well kept garden & herb garden you
Very spacious and comfortable house in typical Provençal style with perfect view over Grasse. Big living room decorated with unique oriental art works and lovely old local furniture. Very well equipp… More
It was very kind of you to refer nicely the time you spent at La Cigalière,
we will appreciate to know about you if you come again on the French Riviera.
With our best regards from Kim and I to be shared with your beautiful family.
“Peaceful and Relaxing Countryside Villa Close to Cannes”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
I very much enjoyed my stay at this Villa as it allowed me to stay in a very nice exclusive French neighborhood (they are on the end of a private street) as well as easily visit many villages convenie… More
It was a pleasure to host you eventhough you could not enjoy the very good and pleasant season of summer time when our house is at its best.
Best regards from Kim and I,
“Fabulous family holiday yet again!” This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to all the amenities
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
“Great Accomodation, in a great Location” Myself, my Wife and 2 young Children, and my parents stayed at Peacehaven for a weeks Holiday at the end of July 2013, the accommodation is very spacious, well presented, and has all the utilities needed. Asda
“Lovely clean cottage, filled with everything one needs for a vacation”
Reviewed 28 Oct 2012
We stayed for one week and wanted to stay longer. Peacehaven is a place you will want to return to. The owner was very helpful and stayed in touch via text messages. The location is in walking distan… More
“Delightful, relaxing holiday accommodation”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2012
We have just returned from a weeks stay at Peacehaven. The accommodation was first class and ideal for all our family,especially my 18 month old grand-daughter who particurlarly loved the pathways in… More
“peacehaven a perfect name for this holiday”
Reviewed 24 Feb 2012
A wonderful week spent in this loverly comfortable bungalow realy clean and spacious has everything and more you need for a holiday.Two bathrooms are ideal for the kids, downstairs facilities great fo… More
“Holiday cottage by the sea” A super cottage with sea views and walking distance to shops and interesting harbour. Buckie is a small town with a variety of shops and plenty of activities. You need to be prepared for any weather!! It is an ideal place t
We have just returned from a 6 week stay at 68 Yardie and found it excellent in every way, the beds in particular were very comfortable. The house is equipped with everything we needed from bed linen… More
“Wonderful cottage by the sea.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2014
We had a fantastic holiday at this cottage. Highlights? Having breakfast every morning on the bench looking out to sea, walking along the coastal path to watch the seals and hear them sing and grunt t… More
“Great place to stay, all you could ask for and more, definitely hope to return!”
Reviewed 31 May 2014
We had a fantastic stay at this lovely holiday home. Very well thought out, kids loved the toys and watching TV in bed. The highlight for us was watching a pod of dolphins swim past whilst enjoying th… More
“Our paradise this summer - we did not want to leave!” The villa was spacious, pristine and beautifully cool. The layout suited us perfectly, with 4 adults and 2 children we had all the facilities you could possibly need. Having the Wi-Fi was a real b
We had a brilliant holiday in Calonge and we were more than impressed with the villa! In particular the garden and pool, which was all beautifully maintained! The garden gets shelter from the mid-day … More
“Perfect location for exploring Borders” Impressed with bedroom sizes, cleanliness, and overall position of house in Melrose. Bedding, towels, kitchen utensils all to a high standard. Will recommend to friends and family and hope to go again in future.
Beautifully appointed house in central melrose large house immaculately clean host pleasent and welcoming definitely has the wow factor… More
“Excellent house in Melrose”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2013
My wife and I had an excellent week in this well furnished, comfortable, immaculately clean house, close to the centre of Melrose. The rear of the property overlooks a park and it is a short walk to l… More
Reviewed 16 Apr 2013
Parkview is an excellent self catering property. As it implies it is close, in fact backs onto the park - loads to do for small children and teenagers in and around the park - flood light tennis - gr… More
Thanks for your review .Its great to hear you really enjoyed your week in Melrose and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
“comfortable, convenient and quiet” Stayed for 4 nights and would have happily stayed longer. Travelled with husband, teenage daughter and her friend and found this apartment a good base with easy access to central London, which suited the girls, whi
Our family stayed at this apartment for 10 days in Dec 2012 /Jan 2013 for New Year celebration. We are from Armenia, and wanted to find comfortable, clean and secure home. The reality was more than t… More
“Perfect home from home”
Reviewed 14 Nov 2012
We stayed at this Surbiton apartment for 2 weeks in October / November 2012. We were in UK from Australia, visiting family in the local area and wanted a home from home. That is exactly what we foun… More