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Welcome to The Old Cowshed
The Old Cowshed is situated in the centre of the Dale peninsula down a private drive and as its name suggests was once the Cowshed at the Butterhill estate in St Ishmaels. The spot is utterly tranquil and genuinely far from the maddening crow …see more
“Lovely conversion set in perfect location for visiting area”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
We stayed here 2nd week in July with our 4year old son. It was a perfect setting for us for break away. Accommodation is truly 1st class with 2 ensuite twins and a master with ensuite with views over … More
Beautiful getaway on the waters edge in secure Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa. Quiet and tranquil seaside self catering accommodation a few minutes walk from the beach. Awake to the sound of the seagulls and the ocean, close to world class surf spots an …see more
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***VISITWALES AWARD 5* APRIL 2016
The Barn at Swallowfield is a luxury holiday, self catering, four bedroom semi-detached converted barn, set in a fabulous rural location in Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. The barn is ideal …see more
“We had a fabulous time in this cosy,luxurious, fantastically situated barn.”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2013
We spent a romantic snowy long weekend in this beautiful property. We had no problem finding the property and received a warm welcome from the owners who were very helpful and for whom nothing was to… More
“Found our perfect 5* holiday accommodation”
Reviewed 30 Jul 2013
Having recently returned from holiday at The Barn we can only reiterate the comments that other visitors have made. The accommodation was definitely 5* we could not fault it at all. Everything was o… More
“A top notch property in a lovely rural setting”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
This was excellent accommodation in every respect in a lovely peaceful setting. The barn has been beautifully converted and throughout has been fitted out to a very high standard. Sue, the owner, who … More
Casa dos Sonhos (House of Dreams) is a luxurious single-story villa with four bedrooms and three bathrooms set in beautiful mature private gardens with its own large pool, terrace and barbecue area. The villa is private and not over-looked, being set on a hillside in …see more
We stayed at Casa Dos Sonhos for 6 nights in June. The villa is great - clean, modern, large and has everything you need for a self- catering holiday.
We had no problems during our stay and Ian (the… More
“A fantastic villa”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2016
A beautiful villa in a great location. Very spacious and clean with excellent facilities. The welcome pack was very well received, especially the lemon drizzle cake. The kids loved the pool and the ad… More
“Book it! You won't be disappointed.”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2014
We have stayed in many lovely places over the years, but Casa dos Sonhos will be the one we want come back to. We are four busy women, who were looking for a much needed break. This was the ideal pla… More
Our holiday home is a 3 bedroom detached bungalow with stunning views, situated beside and overlooking the Great Northern Golfcourse, set in a quiet park by the Tullan Strand Road.
The house is homely and spacious with 3 bedrooms which sleep 8 in total, 2 of which hav …see more
Our townhouse is the perfect spot for a relaxing holiday, sleeping 4 people with ease in 2 bedrooms. It's ideal for a family or small group of friends who are looking for a base for a relaxing holiday in Biarritz. We are a stones throw (50m) from the closest beach for s …see more
"Thank you Mark, this is the best cottage we have been in in thirty four years in Newport. We will almost certainly return next year after staying again in September."
Jan and Ron - Liverpool - June 2015
Camelot is a conversion of a 300-year old slate-built store bui …see more
Villa Redonda is located just a few minutes' drive from the beach, on the outskirts of the historic town of Lagos, and a few minutes drive from Luz village. Set in quiet and peaceful surrounding, the villa has easy access to all amenities, including the local market for …see more
The Villa was stunning and was fully equipped with everything that you would require and more. the location was ideal for golf and touring around the Algarve. The location was peaceful, which was id… More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2012
I stayed with my husband and 2 teenage children in what can only be described as the perfect holiday home! Every need was catered for, from the huge American style fridge to the satellite tv in every … More
“Perfect villa,beautiful location.”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
One of our best holiday's in the Algarve,coz villa was very nice to relax,WITH VERRY GOOD SERVICE.
Also the heated pool we recommend.
It was difficult to leave.
For us it was a +++++… More
Glanafon Coach House is set behind a gated Grade 2 listed Manor, encompassing 24 acres of private garden and woodland with grass tennis court, games field and 400m of fishing on the Western Cleddau.
This character property lies only a mile from the County Town of Haver …see more
A beautiful location and fantastic place to stay - high standard of accommodation and very welcoming hosts - the kids absolutely loved it. We will be back.… More
We meet the most wonderful people who we are pleased to say really enjoy the outdoors and our beautiful garden. We would love to see you return when you come back to Pembrokeshire. Thank you for your review.
“A fabulous place to stay”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2014
The Glanafon Coach House is a beautiful property set in beautiful grounds. Although conveniently close to Haverfordwest, it feels like it is in the middle of the countryside. The owners are friendly … More
We love to welcome our guests back to The Coach House and some come every year. Thank you for your kind words and lovely review.
Reviewed 3 Sep 2011
A perfect stay in a perfect holiday home, in a perfect location with wonderful hosts who offered exemplary customer service. Impossible to fault, Pamela and William went to great lengths to ensure th… More
Thank you for your review, we try to think of most things and add a few quirky ones of our own. We like to provide a warm, welcoming home for our guests to enjoy. look forward to seeing you again.
This is a one bedroom barn offering a large king-size bedroom.This barn has a traditional arrangement with the living area downstairs and outside you have your own private barbeque area with wooden picnic table. You enter into an open plan kitchen/diner/lounge area wit …see more
Swallows barn is a lovely cosy new barn conversion with everything you need for two people.Everything is fresh & clean.It is located on a working farm & near the airport,but we were not disturbed at a… More
Thank you for taking the time to review. So pleased you both enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.
Paul,Ann,Johnny & Ann
Fishermans View is a beautiful first floor apartment overlooking Towan Beach and Newquays famous Island house.
Located a stones throw (literally!) from the beach and close to Newquays attractions and restaurants this is an ideal place for family holidays.
(Please note: …see more
This is a lovely apartment in the heart of Newquay. It's very close to the town centre - just a couple of minutes walk, but far enough away not to be disturbed by the noise of revellers. The apartment… More
Surrounded by glorious Pembrokeshire countryside, this cottage is a rural retreat in the middle of a row of 5 small country cottages - a perfect spot for relaxing in away from it all.
Set by the side of a tiny private lane close to the pretty village of St Nicholas, t …see more
Peace. Privacy. Perfection. Three words that guests use to sum up just three of the many reasons to stay at Casa Montaza.Set at the end of its own private road, and in acres of its own land, but within a 15-20 minute walk of the town of Lagos with its, marina, beaches …see more
“Comfortable luxury villa, a home from home, great views and location”
Reviewed 17 May 2012
Great service from Caroline before and throughout our stay. The weather at the beginning of our holiday wasn't great and we asked for our pool heating to be turned up which was done straight away. Thi… More
“Great spacious villa with lots of character and lovely views.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2014
We had a wonderful two weeks at Casa Montaza. The villa is not ultra modern but is spacious, furnished in a north African style with lots of character and is very well equipped. It has extensive garde… More
Reviewed 4 Jul 2014
Huge thank you to Caroline and team, was beautiful villa, plenty of space, clean and tidy. Flexibility with our late check out and early check in. Caroline going out of her way to help recommend trans… More
Exquisite holiday cottage in South Pembrokeshire.A stunning conversion of a former coach house, full of charm and character. Located in a peaceful rural setting and surrounded by a 1/3 acre of part walled gardens. A woodland walk directly from the front door will take y …see more
“A lovely, spacious house and garden in walking distance of great beaches.”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014
This house is even better than it looks, and that's rare. Lots of space for everyone inside and out, with a great farmhouse kitchen. Comfortable in every way, the owner (who is lovely) has thought of … More
Casa Sao Martinho is perfectly placed only a two minute stroll from Martinhal Beach with its excellent quality waters, fine white sands backed by dunes and its two beach restaurants is the perfect place for everyone to relax and enjoy.Situated within the Cape St. Vincen …see more
We have been visiting Sagres every summer since 2010 and have wanted to stay at this villa ever since it was recommended to us by some guests we met whilst we were there. Finally in 2013 we managed to… More
Reviewed 15 Oct 2011
We had a really enjoyable stay at Casa Sao martinho; the villa and location are first class and it's very easy to feel at home and very difficult to leave !!! Access to wifi in the villa would have be… More
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Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or more interested in cosy creature comforts, New SpringHill Cottage acts as a perfect base and holiday home in Newport, North Pembrokeshire.
It is ideally located only a few minutes stroll from th …see more
Beautifully presented and beautifully clean the cottage is fantastic, a real home from home. It was warm and welcoming and the little welcome pack was a nice touch. I have been coming to Parrog for … More
Thanks for a super review. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the not too distant future. Mike and Isobelle
The Dovecote at Cilgelynen is an imaginatively converted detached stone barn packed with unique character features. It has been designed to be a comfortable home from home with an emphasis on luxury and romance. It has a spacious, well equipped kitchen and dining area, …see more
A gorgeous cosy cottage in idillic location. The house had all of the amenities you could wish for including a very well equipped kitchen. Would thoroughly recommend if you are looking for a break aw… More
Reviewed 7 Jan 2015
We stayed at the dovecote Cottage in early January 2015. The whole cottage was absolutely stunning and our favourite part was the hot tub. It rained throughout our stay there but that didn't matter on… More
“The most fantastic cosy hotel for our honeymoon :)”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2014
My self and my new husband stayed at the dovecote for our honeymoon in october 2014. the weather wasn't fab but that didn't matter one bit. The whole cottage was just amazing.....modern, cosy, very cl… More
Well... you can't start your honeymoon without bubbly and chocolate can you! Sorry the weather wasn't great but we're really pleased you loved the cottage. Hopefully you can come back for an anniversary one year.
Visit Wales 4 Stars: From £295 to £485 per week including heating and initial supply of logs (winter stay). Short breaks available out of peak periods from £126 for a 3 night stay. The cottage is available throughout the year. A 25% deposit is required to secure you …see more
I would have been happy to live in this characterful, well equipped and presented cottage, so to stay in it for our holiday was a real treat. Karen and Steve have thought of everything when equipping … More
The property is only 4yrs old and is decorated to a very high standard. All rooms are double spacious rooms with ensuite. All amenities are within walking distance. If you are a Golfer then you will be staying in the right place. Views of the Lahinch Golf Course can …see more
I stayed here recently for a weekend with a group of girls. From the start to the finish it was the most enjoyable stay. Everything you could possibly think of was in the house - and plenty of everyth… More
“Excellent location to golf course, Lahinch town and the beach”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
I was on a surfing weekend and klondell house was perfect size for the group and a very good price . The house has everything you need and very high spec
I would highly recommend this location to s… More
We are delighted that our guests enjoyed their stay at Klondell House. We make every effort to ensure that our guests feel welcome and are comfortable. We udate the house every year and are in the process of putting T.V's into bedrooms.
“A fantastic base for an excellent holiday”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2012
The house was very clean and each room had ensuite facilities. It was a perfect base, with plenty of room to cater for 14 adults, ranging in age from 19 to 57 with one child aged 2. There were excelle… More
Our beautiful villa comfortably sleeps 6/8 with 3 bedrooms, each with TV/DVD, I-pod docking stations.Wi Fi available. Each bedroom has it's own bathroom. It has been furnished with a modern look, to a high standard and the ground floor benefits from open plan livi …see more
“Spacious & comfortable 3 bed villa with great pool & outside space.”
Reviewed 22 Apr 2014
Fantastic villa, good location, good weather and first class service from making the booking to receiving the refund of the security deposit. The villa was spacious and comfortable with three large be… More
Dear Diane, thank you for taking the time write a review. We are so pleased you found the villa to be just as you had hoped, enabling you and your family to enjoy your Easter break. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Very best regards, Sue
The Old Pottery is an idyllic detached stone cottage with stained glass windows set in a smallholding in the National Park. Whether you're looking for a romantic break, a walking holiday, riding in the hills or just peace and tranquillity, this is for you.Nestling …see more
A truely lovely place. Everything you could need is supplied, good location with beautiful walks right on the doorstep. We will definitely be back. Thank you Matt & Barbara, you have created something… More
“A gorgeous cottage with everything provided in a beautiful area”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2015
We stayed in the old pottery for a week with a dog and a baby. Everything had been thought of. There was a cot and high chair for the baby, a bowl and towel for the dog, plenty of storage to put thing… More
“Very nice but be aware of a few things”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2012
This cottage has so much to offer its remote location, facilities, quirkiness are all great, it is a brilliant place to stay. However there is a couple of things you need to be aware of. The drive up … More
It's been a really bad year for slugs, they have eaten our whole kitchen garden! We have installed a copper door step at The Old Pottery and that has worked at keeping them out. No more slugs in the kitchen have been reported.
Villa Argyro is beautifully situated near Bali village, just 800 m away from the sea and village centre, where you can walk to shops, restaurants and cafes! Enjoy your walks and use your car only if you wish to visit the lively town of Rethymno or any Crete’s famous b …see more
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedroom suit …see more
Brodawel is a traditional Welsh fisherman's cottage set into the hillside on a quiet road in Lower Solva. It has been careful maintained and updated over the years to offer a modern open plan living space with original features. The open plan ground floor area inco …see more
Rose House is a luxury waterside holiday home located in Burton, Pembrokeshire with fabulous views across the Milford Haven Waterway.The house is beautifully furnished throughout with a spacious sitting/dining room, lounge and three luxurious en-suite bedrooms. The well …see more
Imagine waking up to spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. Or sitting on the raised deck for a sundowner or two.
Spacious sun-drenched family home, with open plan living area and bar area with stack doors leading onto decked patio with built-in BBQ/braai. For colder …see more
32 Brownsea Road is a stunning 'New England style' self catering holiday home in the heart of Sandbanks, Poole. The property was completed to a high specification in 2015.
Enjoy your holiday in complete luxury with wifi, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, …see more
This mini break was a surprise trip i booked for my best friend who has very high standards. We searched high & low for a big house with a hot tub in a nice location open to anywhere in the country r… More
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
Location good as walkable to beach and chain ferry. Four bathrooms made everything much easier for everyone!… More
The Old Coach House is a small stone barn conversion right in the middle of Pembrokeshire in a village close to the Preselis, and a twenty minute drive to the top rated Pembrokeshire Coast Path in the National Park that takes in Newgale beach, Solva harbour, St David's …see more
As soon as we walked into The Coach House we knew we had made the right choice . A lovely quiet and cosy place to stay. Lovely touches to make you feel very welcome from Mary , the basket of food and … More
“well appointed, comfortable, and quaintly charming house”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
We enjoyed our short get-away very much in Pembrokeshire. The old coach house was well stocked with nice food - a great welcome pack, which was appreciated after the long drive, and is comfortable, cl… More
Reviewed 30 Oct 2013
Fantastic place, even better than in the pictures. Very clean, lovely decor, comfortable, clean bed. Kitchen had everything you needed. The welcome hamper kept us going all weekend!! We drank red … More
NEW FOR 2016 - This stunning contemporary Penthouse Apartment is located close to the town centre and less than 100m from two of Newquay's premier beaches, Great Western Beach and Towan Beach. This superb location provides guests with an excellent base to explore the si …see more
This was a beautiful apartment, 5 minutes from the main streets and minutes from beautiful beaches within easy walking distance. Large 3 bedrooms with lovely penthouse lounge dining kitchen.
We park… More
Thanks for leaving an excellent review Kimberley, I'm really pleased to hear you had a nice stay at The Penthouse. As you have pointed out the location is perfect with all the local amenities walking distance away.
Look forward to welcoming you back again soon.
Villa Cora is a delightful new Canarian country villa on a large 10,000m2 estate set near the traditional, picturesque village of Triquivijate. It is a charming quiet and peaceful location and is within walking distance of restaurants, bars and shops in Triquivijate. Th …see more
I wouldn't usually consider going back to the same place twice however with Villa Cora I'd almost certainly make an exception. The owners live and breathe 'customer service' from the moment we made f… More
St Mildreds is a luxury and spacious townhouse located in the heart of Lahinch village, overlooking a fabulous 1 mile beach and promenade. Beside all restaurants, bars, shops and services with its own private carpark. St Mildred's comprises 6 bedrooms over 2 floors …see more
We stayed in St. Mildred's in July, we had five teenagers, five adults and one child. The house was clean, spacious and warm. The house is located in the heart of the town - all amenities are within w… More
Ysgubor is part of a unique group of cottages in the quiet hamlet of Tretio, three miles north of the historic city of St David's and a short walk from the magnificent Pembrokeshire Coast Path and beautiful sandy beaches. The cottages has been recently refurbished …see more
“Perfect holiday in beautiful South Wales in a lovely cottage made extra special by the owners”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2013
This is our fifth visit and we love it. Tretio is the perfect location to visit beautiful family beaches and walk or go running around the impressive coast. The cottage is of a very high standard with… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottage. We're thrilled you had such a good time. We enjoyed your company and look forward to welcoming you back soon
Rob and Honey
The Stable, a beautiful contemporary cottage minutes from the sea and the Preseli Hills. It was designed for a chill out holiday, with luxury in mind. The dining area overlooks a pond frequented by heron, duck and occasionally otter. The lounge offers views across the G …see more
This was our first trip to Pembrokeshire but definitely wont be the last. We were really lucky with the weather but even if we werent the area is beautiful, the views and walks were lovely. The beache… More
we are pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come back to enjoy the special atmosphere of North Pembrokeshire in the near future.
A new holiday home. Wogan Lodge is a stunning, detached house, a stone's throw from the sandy beach of Saundersfoot. Beautifully and stylishly furnished in calming relaxed tones that reflect the sea and sand. Enjoy the quality fitted kitchen perfect for family meals, a …see more
I have just returned from my second stay at Wogan Lodge, this time I travelled with three girlfriends and we had a thoroughly indulgent time! We enjoyed afternoons sitting in the sunshine on the terra… More
“A perfect house next to a perfect beach - a BRILLIANT holiday!”
Reviewed 16 Jan 2016
We stayed as a family of four for a week in October and had an amazing holiday. Wogan Lodge is a beautiful house and we felt at though we were in our dream home for a week. It is beautifully decorated… More
Hafan Dawel is a 17th century barn which has been meticulously renovated providing luxurious and unique holiday accommodation. It also caters for children with a huge wooden play area including 3 swings, rock wall, bridge and firemans pole. Hafan Dawel is located in the …see more
A great find, for a large party including children. Very spacious, immaculate and comfortable accommodation.
Children loved park area and we all enjoyed the hot tub.
Loved the kitchen area
Would m… More
Thank you for reviewing the barn we are glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to you staying in the future.
“Beautiful property - couldn't fault it”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2015
Stayed here with family aged 5 to 60. We all had a fabulous time and utilised all the facilities. We had great fun in the hot tub pretending to be submarines! The younger children played for hours on … More
Thanks for the review. Hope you come back and stay with us in the future.
Elevated high above the town, this property was built during the Edwardian period and maintains several original features which is unique for a Newquay townhouse. The views from the front bedrooms reach to Trevose Head lighthouse on clear days.The town is just 2 minutes …see more
This is a new building with 5 apartments, located in the center of beautiful lagos, the apartment is located on the 3rd and last floor as a penthouse with 2 bedroom 2 bathrooms big living room with terrace and a massive rooftop overlooking the ocean. No car is needed as …see more
This penthouse apartment is in the ideal location, right on the edge central Lagos. It has been done to a high finish with lots of room as the main living area is done in an open plan style, it has a… More
“Does exactly what it states on the tin!!!!”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2012
This apartment actually exceeded all our expectations!
This penthouse situated right in the centre of beautiful Lagos, was private, quiet with a fabulous view of the sea and the ornate tiled villa… More
Villa Anemone is one of the three luxurious Villas, that stand majestically in the imposing cliff-side of Bali village, built in 2014 in modern architectural style, waiting to offer you unforgettable holiday moments and comfortable accommodation. All the villas are ele …see more
Come and escape to space, peace, and quiet, in our majestic home on the mountain slopes of the wild Pembrokeshire coastline. This 18th Century Cottage and its adjoining house have been creatively restored by the architect owner to preserve the historic character and na …see more
amazing cottage fully equipped with everything, stunning views from the balcony fields to the back and the sea to the side.
massive garden which our dog loved, 10 minute walk to the beach, milk and w… More
Thank you very much for coming to our dream location.
So glad that you and your dog loved it and enjoyed that quiet 10 min walk to the beach down the little lane.
We look forward to you coming again.
“Amazing cottage, location and people”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2013
We stayed at this cottage for a week last October and it probably was the best place we've stayed in wales, let alone Pembrokeshire.
The cottage was a very short drive to the beach or if you love … More
Thank you for coming in October. Each month has a precious quality. In October I love the long beach walks with so few people, the vibrant display of heather on the mountains, The streaks of low light and sunsets over the sea, the baby seals seen from the cliffs and log fires at home.
“Peaceful, comfortable and in a beautiful part of the world.”
Reviewed 12 Feb 2013
We stayed at this lovely cottage during the coldest time of the year so far. With the snow covering the fields and mountain behind and the stunning clear views over Newport bay out of the window it wa… More
Thanks for coming in winter. There are special moments in the rare times of snow. One wants to take a ton of photos as the light can be amazingly clear, with stark long shadows and subtlety in colour and hue. An exciting time and cozy at home with the log fire and heating under your control.