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...
“Cosy, comfortable stay in the perfect location” Stayed in Shrimpers Cottage for 5 nights with my family and dog. The cottage was in the perfect location literally minutes walk from the sea front, shops and places to eat. I would recommend the Queens f
“A very special setting, wonderful hosts, beautiful views, exiting holiday” I stayed at Finca Los Pinos with my daughter and grandchildren. It was such a special place - truly 'an oasis' in the Almajera mountains, as they say. Exhilarating walks in the
What can be said about this property and its owners that hasn't already been said.
The property is simply stunning both in terms of what you get for the money and its location in the mountains. Th… More
Thank you very much for such a lovely review. It was delightful having you all to stay. you are very kind and we look forward to seeing you again.
“Wow Wow Wow what a beautiful and relaxing place to be”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2016
Wow wow wow what a beautiful and relaxing place to be, we had a fantastic week and couldn't thank David and Sarah enough. The friendly personal touches you provided certainly added to the amazing expe… More
“perfect place to chill, recharge the batteries, with enough room for everyone.” My husband and I went here with our 2 daughters age 10 and 13, and my mum. My mum and I had spent most of our childhoods in Lamlash, but hadn't been for years, so we were
“Excellent” What a fantastic place to stay.Bayview cottage is beautifully decorated & well equipped.We had a lovely welcome from Alison & Jefff,even our dog Bailey was made to feel welcome.
Jeff kindly let us use one of his fields to exercise him. It
Hidden away between the hills in Wallabadah is a little gem called the Art Shack. Rustic on the outside, modern and light on the inside, this cabin-style farm accommodation with spectacular views will have you enchanted.
Take in the serenity from the veranda and enjoy …see more
Cosy cottage newly refurbished to a very high standard. Set in beautiful countryside with stunning views. Ideal for walking, mountain biking or just escaping from it all. Two great pubs within walking distance. …see more
“Wonderful house with a fantastic view” We booked the house for one week in July and we had a fantastic stay there.
The house was very clean, everything was there what you need for feeling comfortable in your holidays. The house is located at the slop
Les Petits Terriers is a lovingly restored detached 200 year old house which oozes charm and that home from home feel. Positioned on top of it's very own mini mountain in the Charente Maritime with spectacular views over the surrounding French countryside. …see more
Located on Strand Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow. 5 minutes walk from the train station, 1 hour by air-coach from Dublin Airport and easy access to Dun Laoire ferry port. The ideal base for exploring the garden of Ireland (County Wicklow).Suitable for families or small …see more
Country House with a large garden, in a quaint Champagne village called Ervy le Chatel. 30-min drive from Troyes, 45-min drive from Champagne Cellars in Aube, 40-min drive from Chablis, 50-min drive from Auxerre, 20-min drive from Chaource.The house is 100 m², and is m …see more
“Hideaway in the moor” Excellent, secluded little cottage. The perfect location to get away from your everyday hassle. Its quite, situated in a wonderful landscape and you can walk into the moor directly from your doorstep. The cottage is perfectly equ
Could not fault this cosy cottage. Very clean and comfortable. Beautiful location and central access to the moors. Once we got our bearings we visited lots of places that were more or less on the door… More
“Fantastic cottage! Everything you need and great location.”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2013
I booked this cottage for a surprise long weekend away for my husbands birthday. We had a great time and didn't want to leave! We were welcomed by a lovely hot burning fire and the cottage spotlessly … More
“Don't hesitate, book it!”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2012
A superb destination for a quiet break or holiday, your hosts are very welcoming and will help in any way they can. The accommodation is superbly equipped ,and beautifully set out, as others have said… More
Modern and spacious apartment, freshly repaired with new furniture, 30 meters from the sea with the clean and safe beach. Surfing school and diving are available. Great for families with children and romantic couples. Calm and beautiful area. Aqua park 10mins walking. …see more
“One to Highly Recommend” The House was clean and tidy excellent service from owner .
Cant fault it would stay there again.
Pub across the road which also serves food
Only 15 mins form Ayr .
Bonus was groceries that were in the fridge on our arriv
This was the perfect little break for me & the missus. We came here to get away from all the hustle& bustle of X-mas.
The landlord popped round to make sure everything was OK, he's very welcoming & h… More
Reviewed 27 Oct 2016
Lovely cottage, Stephen made us feel really welcome, the bread, milk eggs and bacon was a nice surprise, would definitely stay again, only downside was no mobile signal in cottage.… More
“Comfortable peaceful cottage” I visited Broadway with two friends on a garden and gallery getaway break! We found The Old Grocery clean, comfortable and located on a very quiet and pretty road. It was great to have the outside space as we were lucky
Fantastic villa in the village of Exogonia, private pool, sun terraces, sunrise views to the beach resort of Kamari and the island of Anafi, 2 double bedrooms both en suite, sleeps 6 (sofa bed in lounge), all new furniture and features. …see more
“Very comfortable and spacious” Our large extended family including 2 aging parents, 3 little children (aged 4 to 7) and 5 adults stayed at Sun Villa this December. The positives included:
- Spacious & well laid out (4 bedrooms, 4 baths)
- Great for
We stayed at this beautiful villa for nearly two weeks - it was spectacular! The villa is gorgeous and extremely spacious. It has everything you could possibly want or need for your holiday. The pool … More
“Fabulous home and location” My 7 friends and I had a wonderful stay at Porto banus. We would recommend to anyone. I was not able to met with Nacho but he was contactable at all times to assist with
Any questions about places to see or eat or golf c
from the moment we found this villa, the service from the villas owner Nacho de la Fuente has been amazing, kind and very efficient.
The villa is in excellent condition and has an amazing pool and … More
Reviewed 16 Apr 2013
We stayed at the villa at the beginning of April for 6 days. From being greeted by Nacho on arrival to handing back the Villa our stay was faultless.
The villa is in excellent condition. We utili… More
“Beautiful villa in perfect condition, 5 minute walk to Puerto Banus.”
Reviewed 31 Dec 2012
Golf trip with friends to Marbella.
Very happy with the villa and the owner, who was very kind and very helpfull through the whole weekend.… More
Old School Islay is a beautifully renovated historical building which dates from 1878. It has recently been converted to a luxury holiday rental. The school features four bedrooms, two ensuite, one main bathroom, a large kitchen dining area and a spacious living room. T …see more
“Perfect relaxation!” The purpose of the break was to kick back and relax having just had a baby. The lodge is situated in an ideal location of the park being next to lakes and the amenities a stones throw away. The lodge is kept extremely clean and is
Very nice lodge with all the facilities sky tv, modern appliances, a REAL log burner, hot tub(amazing). There is plenty to do with just a few minutes walk to the clubhouse for entertainment and restau… More
Reviewed 21 Aug 2016
Me, my husband, four children and dog have just got back from here after a brilliant weeks holiday. The lodge is lovely and having the hot tub with it makes it all the more brilliant. Gary who owns th… More
“Baby's first holiday”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2016
Booked Shoveler Lodge for our baby's first holiday (14 months old). Lodge was perfect - very well presented, clean and child friendly. Travel cot and high chair were available and the cot fitted eas… More
“Comfortable, charming and very relaxed.” This place is an old chateau in a little town. The appartments still has the spirit and soul eventhough it is all rebuild and new. The owners has thought of every little detail, that just makes it all work out
“Wonderful Gite with beautiful scenery and easy access by road”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
We really enjoyed our stay here and would love to have stayed for longer. We would definitely like to go back and visit again.
The Gite itself was really nice inside and fairly modern. It had every… More
“Fantastic for the Forest Of Dean” Lovely hosts who made us feel relaxed and welcome. The house is part of the farm, with sheep, horses and friendly dogs for children to enjoy.The accommodation is very comfortable with large bedrooms, a decent kitchen
We have just left The Acorns and have already booked our next visit! The cottage is well equipped with everything that you could possibly need during your visit. It is warm and cosy, home-like but w… More
Reviewed 3 Jul 2012
We visited The Acorns in June 2012. Weather wasn't great, but the same couldn't be said for the accommodation and the Hosts.When we arrived we automatically felt relaxed and started to unwind. We all … More
“A brilliant stay”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2016
Amazing and relaxing place to stay. Great welcome and accommodating owners throughout stay. Very child friendly. Cottage very clean and comfortable, suited our needs exactly. Wonderful views. Lots of… More
“Excellent stay in Rossmore House once again” We love this house having stayed there for Christmas 2013. Load of space, very comfortable, well equipped, peaceful, ever changing stunning view. Murvagh beach is wonderful and plenty of facilities in Doneg
Both myself and my wife came across this property in Donegal “Rosswood House” and what a discovery we made.
Set in the most beautiful location overlooking the sea sits this treasure, the house is… More
“Very nice generous house in a fantastic landscape”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2014
We enjoyed our holiday in Rosswod House very much. There is plenty of space available. The decor is very tasteful. The beds are excellent. The views of Donegal Bay is amazing.
The owner is very nice … More
Reviewed 28 Jun 2014
I stayed here for 2 nights while attending a wedding in Harvey's point with a group of friends. What a great find. It was so reasonable (especially compared with the price of hotels in the area). The … More
“Cottages and B & B of high quality” Whilst this review refers to "The Swallows" we have also stayed in "The Robin" and enjoyed a bed and breakfast room in Barbara and Alan's House. We have been delighted with the quality and standards of accommodatio
Had a fantastic time staying at the Swallows. The hosts are very helpful and friendly and could not do enough to help. Being close to the reservoir reserve made for some nice family walks. The cottage… More
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Fantastic cottage - very well equipped and homely. Barbara was very welcoming and the welcome cake, milk and wine was much appreciated - we would highly recommend - very good location. Thank you.… More
Thank you Tracy. So glad you enjoyed your stay, and hope you will come again. Barbara
“Little paradise” This house is just something else, the gardens are stunning. Nothing beats to sit outside by a fire and listen to birds and leafs! Peaceful getaway you want find elsewhere. The house is beautifully designed for you to feel like at hom
We very much enjoyed our lovely stay here! The house and garden are just great! We enjoyed daily walks through the beautiful and creative garden, which is really amazing. Clearly a lot of love went in… More
Thank you for taking the trouble to send us a review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the garden and that you got an opportunity to see the night garden, with the lights under the boardwalk and along the stream at night. I hope you made use of the telescope to see the night stars.
I am delighted that the house was so sparkling clean too. I will pass on your compliment to our cleaners. Tullamore and Birr two of our nearest towns are both very friendly towns and a pleasure to visit and relax in.
“Out of this world”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2014
If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this is the place. With no TV of Internet connection you really can do so! The garden is huge with a beautiful stream at the bottom… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to send a review. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable stay. Glad too that you enjoyed the external sensor lighting system which gives a whole new garden at night. Thanks for your booking for next summer. We look forward to welcoming you again then. The two large raised strawberry beds which we planted will be in fruit that time of the year.
“Truly a lovely home and garden!”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2014
My husband and I stayed for a week and wish we had planned for 2 at least. The pictures on the website don't do the place justice. The home is cozy and very comfortable. We enjoyed a peat fire in t… More
Many thankks for taking the trouble to send a review. We are delighted that you had a cosy time and enjoyed the open peat fire. As a keen gardener we really appreciate your comments about the garden and hope that you do get the oppoertunity to visit it in another season. It would be lovely to welcome you again.
“The Villa has all the ameneties you need for a perfect holiday.” Stayed at Villa Shanti February/March 2013 for 3 weeks. On arrival was met with key and were told everything we needed to know regarding the villa. Shant is a very comfortable 2 bedroome
“Good value for money Villa in Great location Cavelossim”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2016
We stayed 6 days with my wife and our 2 daughters (5 and 16 years old).
The villa looks bit old and dark inside, but bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms are spacious enough and we definitively spent most… More
“Lovely villa in a beautiful spot”
Reviewed 30 Mar 2012
Stunning position in Cavelossim. Near to shops, restaurants and hotels which all deliver if the heat gets too much to venture out. The large pool on the complex was closed in March for some reason so … More
Large house with 5 double bedrooms, 2 kitchens and 3 bathrooms, private garden with swimming pool and barbecue, in a beautiful natural environment, only 10 minutes from the beach, Costa Brava, railway station in the village, great for hiking and cycling …see more
Accommodation in Karádi-Berger Winery in Tokaj Wine Region in the heart of the stunning village of Erdőbénye. Two rooms in a stylish 19th-century building with beautiful garden and great kitchen. Two funky rooms perfect for two couples or two familes.
Wine tasting is …see more
“Fabulous house for our large family” We had a great time staying in this well equipped house. It was just as you see in the photos, clean, attractive and everything we needed for a good holiday. Many thanks
“Fantastic place for get together, fits all your needs.”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
This house is beautiful, and designed very very well and equipped for everything you need for a wonderful stay, for large groups or families. It is spacious and roomy. I stayed with my family for a w… More
“Brilliant, we loved the house”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
Would recommend going to the seal sanctuary and hardys farm. The aquarium was over priced, as it is small. The Italian restaurant Tarantinos was excellent, and we used the fish & chip shop at the end … More
“St Andrews lodge Skegness”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2016
We stayed at St Andrews lodge Skegness for 3 nights and it was brilliant,the house was lovely and had plenty of room and everything you could need during the stay.
My boys loved the games room with f… More
“Excellent” The flat was in excellent condition and beautifully furnished. There are a number of oubs and shops right on the doorstep making this an ideal holiday location. I found the flat had everything I needed for a relaxing stay in a beautiful vil
We had a brilliant half term break here. The apartment was absolutely spotless, extremely well equipped and in a really beautiful location.
Shere is one of the prettiest villages in Surrey, with l… More
Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Delighted you had a great time.
“Such an amazing place!”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
I hired Beaufield Mews to stay in over the duration of my Wedding. I was getting married at my parents house locally but didn't want to be staying on site. I absolutely fell in love with this apartmen… More
“Practically perfect in every way!” The 3 bedroom apartment exceeded all our expectations upon arrival! Huge, spacious, all mod cons and with the unexpected coolness inside that didn't require the a/c on all the time! My husband is quite picky about th
We stayed here in June with our 5 children, it was fantastic lovely people, apartment, views, and facilities. We travelled for a family wedding and Alison and Jes really helped with all our needs, we … More
“une adresse à recommander”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2013
une location réunissant de nombreuses qualités: accueil irréprochable, propriétaires demeurant sur place particulièrement discrets mais serviables à la demande, logements et espaces verts très … More
“A Lovely relaxing place to stay” Great little cottage, ideal for a quite weekend for two. Spotlessly clean and well presented. A friendly welcome from the owners. Well located for looking around this lovely area. Great local pub for a pint and a bite
Very nice cottage in a small village. Clean and well equipped. Nice and friendly host.
The home made cake was a pleasent suprise! Very nice! Together with fresh eggs!
For us it was a lovely stay, ve… More
“Perfect place for a peaceful getaway”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
We had a lovely time at Townend Cottage and can't rate it highly enough - it was really well equipped, immaculately clean, comfortable and had a lovely feel. The welcome pack with local eggs was a lo… More
“Brilliant Cottage, wonderful village, great location. Delightful !!!!!”
Reviewed 5 Aug 2014
This is the most delightful holiday cottage I have ever stayed in, it is clean, cosy, picture perfect!! the location is fantastic, with a lovely quaint little pub in the village, which serves real ale… More
“Loathe to leave” Apartment so comfortable our group were hesitant to go out during our visit to Kinghorn. Owner provided nice touch with her welcome pack, also lots of useful 'tourist' information within apartment for immediate and surrounding area.
This is one of the best places I have stayed in. Very clean and well equiped and spacious apartment. In easy reach of Edinburgh and beautiful coastal villages..I would stay here again without doubt … More
“Excellent, 5 stars”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
Very spacious, tastefully decorated and nice touches… More
“Beautifully finished, well equipped apartment in great location”
Reviewed 6 Aug 2011
The apartment fixtures, fittings and furnishing were all of a very high standard. The owner/manager had thought of everything, we didn't have that feeling of "oh we should have brought this or that",… More
The bus from Leeds to Wetherby and Harrogate stops right outside so city trips are easy! Stay in for the evening and have a delicious homemade dinner delivered to your door complete with a bottle of wine from £10 pp. Walking around the historic village of Clifford you …see more
“EXCEEDED OUR EXPECTATIONS” lovely spacious airy cottage with a cosy feel. ideally situated for either countryside or city pursuits. had a wonderful week. cottage spotlessly clean and well equiped with everything and more. will definately be back a
Me and my boyfriend booked pixley cottage for my birthday weekend. It is LOVELY. I can't say enough good things about it! It was homely, cosy, warm, welcoming, set on LOVELY grounds where you can have… More
Reviewed 8 Nov 2011
Beautifully furnished converted cottage in rural surroundings, once away from the road. They have used natural materials so there was stone flooring, and natural wood. It was clean and comfortable, l… More
“Overall, a lovely place to stay.”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2012
The cottage is a recently converted barn, and has lots of character, and is pretty spacious. We were lucky in having good weather, and it was great to sit outside - in a fairly secluded garden.
The … More