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The top summer festivals (3469)

Get the lowdown on the top summer festivals plus the finest places to stay, without a sodden tent in sight! The running of the bulls, tomato fights and cheese chases – we've got plenty of ideas for your summer break, from the wondrous to the downright wacky.


Renowned for its pockets of eccentricity, there are plenty of fantastic summer festivals in the UK. Stay in Gloucestershire and chase the cheese down Cooper’s Hill, or try Llanwrtyd Wells for World Bog Snorkelling, Salisbury for Stonehenge Summer Solstice, Bristol for Balloon Fiesta and Llandrindod Wells for Victorian Festival. If you prefer something arty, it’s all going on in August and September at the Notting Hill Carnival, Edinburgh festivals and St Ives Festival.


Summertime is party time on the continent! Stay near Pamplona in Navarre for the running of the bulls, near Buñol in Valencia for the world’s largest tomato fight or in the heart of Paris for Bastille Day. Music fans should rent a pad in Barcelona for Primavera Sound, a villa in Costa del Azahar for Benicassim or fly to Ibiza for the closing parties. While over in Morocco you’ll be wowed by Berber musicians and acrobats at Marrakech Popular Arts.


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Sant Rafael holiday villa rental

Sant Rafael / Santa Ines

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Perfect holiday” Lovely villa with everything you need. Three bedrooms and enought space for six. Nice outdoor and Lovely decoration. Car is essential but only a short drive to some nice beaches and restaurants. Excellent comunication with Thomas who
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from £259 / night

£1811 / week

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from £259 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Holiday penthouse in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Car not necessary
“Great experience for Edinburgh tattoo weekend” We could not have asked for anything more and had a great weekend here, a fantastic penthouse accommodation located perfectly on the beach front of portobello and just a short taxi ride to Edinburgh's Roy
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from £86 / night

£575 / week

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from £86 / night

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36

Ibiza Town holiday villa rental

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £87 / night

£2156 - £4225 / week

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from £87 / night

(9) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

40

Holiday apartment in Central Paris

Paris / Central Paris

2 7 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Mrs” Nice quiet place to unwind after activity filled day. Apartment is as described. Gave it 4 stars because there is no dishwasher. Would definitely book it again
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from £117 / night

£742 - £1055 / week

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from £117 / night

(3) Very Good 

22

Apartment rental in Santa Eulalia del Río with swimming pool

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £104 / night

£690 - £1294 / week

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from £104 / night

(80) Excellent 

19

New Town holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / New Town

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
“Ideal location” This accommodation was a real treat, it was spotlessly clean and the Host has provided anything you may need during your stay. I would definitely recommend this flat and its location and will hope to be returning again in the near fu
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from £85 / night

£690 - £1200 / week

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from £85 / night

(54) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in New Town

Edinburgh / New Town

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Exceptional apartment in a perfect location” Perfectly situated with wonderful views views to the castle! We (a group of seven girl friends) stayed for a two night city break. We usually stay in hotels when we go away together and this was our first
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from £325 / night

£2275 / week

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from £325 / night

(21) Very Good 

47

Holiday home in London

England / London

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 68 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £199 / night

£1295 - £1345 / week

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from £199 / night

(13) Excellent 

19

Chalet rental in Sant Rafael with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Rafael

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
“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
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from £225 / night

£1630 - £3621 / week

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from £225 / night

(22) Excellent 

39

Apartment accommodation in Old Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Wales vs Scotland” A fantastic apartment in a fantastic location. Ideal for the train station, Princes Street and the Grass market. The apartment it's self is modern and the homely touches just make it complete. Thanks for helping to contribute to an
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from £109 / night

£763 / week

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from £109 / night

(8) Excellent 

54

Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £150 / night

£1200 - £1600 / week

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from £150 / night

(29) Excellent 

44

Holiday home in Central London/Zone 1

Central London/Zone 1 / Westminster

7 12 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

from £547 / night

£3997 - £6497 / week

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from £547 / night

(79) Excellent 

51

Apartment rental in Old Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Wonderful 4 days in Edinburgh” Apartment perfectly located within a few minutes walk to the centre- very comfortable and clean-all modern appliances x welcome pack extremely generous - nothing too much trouble x very enjoyable thank you very much-my d
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from £100 / night

£650 - £1000 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday apartment in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Amazing location and great character of accommodation” We were 8 females on a pre-wedding celebration (I wouldn't call it hen-party) and were blown away by the location of the accommodation practically beside Edinburgh Castle. The huge apartment wa
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from £335 / night

£2300 - £5000 / week

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from £335 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

London holiday apartment rental

England / London

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” Our stay was simply perfect. Dreamlocation - central, close to Borough market and still so calm and quiet in the night. The appartement had a well thought out layout with a light and modern feel to it. It had everything we needed to co
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from £150 / night

£945 / week

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from £150 / night

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29

Apartment rental in Leith

Edinburgh / Leith

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £110 / night

£650 - £1332 / week

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from £110 / night

(11) Excellent 

19

Holiday apartment with shared pool in Ibiza Town

Ibiza / Ibiza Town

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Superb apartment, great location” This apartment is situated between Ibiza Old town and Bora Bora/Space. It's an ideal location for anyone wanting to enjoy the party scene but not stay in the thick of it, or just for a quiet holiday. It's in a secur
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from £173 / night

£690 - £2177 / week

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from £173 / night

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Holiday b&b in Central Paris

Paris / Central Paris

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets

from £44 / night

£272 / week

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from £44 / night

21

Holiday apartment rental

England / London

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £149 / night

£1043 / week

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from £149 / night

(43) Excellent 

71

Holiday townhouse in Newbridge, Bath

Bath / Newbridge, Bath

9 24 2 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great house, fab location, didn't want to leave!” Stayed at house to film a short film, house slept all crew and cast comfortably with plenty of living and sleeping space. Mike (owner) was extremely welcoming and helped us wherever he could. Great pla
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from £400 / night

£2000 - £3250 / week

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from £400 / night

(35) Excellent 

64

Holiday apartment in Old Town, Edinburgh

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect flat, perfect location!” Eva's flat was amazing and she appointed it with absolutely everything in mind, including eggs from her hens and lovely soaps that she made herself. The kitchen had everything we needed and more, the beds were comfy an
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from £110 / night

£810 - £1750 / week

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from £110 / night

(47) Excellent 

24

Home rental in Bath

Somerset / Bath

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Great place!” Our holiday was great! The location is absolutely beautiful, the house comfortable and well kitted for even small babies. Our son had an amazing time on the tractor outside and the hosts are very friendly and welcoming. We visited Longle
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from £145 / night

£650 - £1153 / week

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from £145 / night

(19) Excellent 

42

Holiday apartment rental

Central London/Zone 1 / Westminster

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Lovely flat, very comfy, well equipped and central” This third floor flat (with lift) in a quiet building and street is brilliant. It had great ambience, was comfy and warm in December, with an excellently set up kitchen. The location couldn't be bett
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from £299 / night

£2093 - £2450 / week

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from £299 / night

(40) Excellent 

20

Holiday cottage rental

Bath / Batheaston

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Child friendly
“Great location for a weekend get-together” We are four mature nursing friends and The Old Workshop was the perfect place for our annual get-together. It was comfortable, well equipped and we enjoyed just relaxing and being able to cater for ourselves
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from £104 / night

£489 - £777 / week

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from £104 / night

27

Villa rental in Sant Antoni de Portmany with swimming pool

Ibiza / Sant Antoni de Portmany

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £173 / night

£1207 / week

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from £173 / night

(12) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

45

Holiday cottage in Bristol

England / Bristol

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Everything you could need in a cosy cottage.” This was a well appointed cottage that we booked to use as a base for a family celebration. It had everything and more that we could have wanted for our stay. The owners were friendly and accommodating wit
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from £75 / night

£395 - £565 / week

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from £75 / night

(4) Excellent 

39

Holiday studio in Central Paris

Paris / Central Paris

Studio 4 3 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £104 / night

£621 - £802 / week

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from £104 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sant Rafael

Sant Rafael / Buscatell

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful Villa, quiet but close enough to everywhere” Fabulous villa, beautifully furnished, quiet area but close enough to get to the main places. Would recommend and Thomas looked after us very well. Kind regards, Natalie.
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from £160 / night

£1117 / week

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from £160 / night

(14) Excellent 

36

New Town holiday home rental

Edinburgh / New Town

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Perfect weekend away!” I booked this apartment fo my hen weekend with 9 other girls. It's was fantastic! We didn't want to leave! Perfect location, lovely modern but cosy interior. I had the most fantastic weekend and this apartment just made it! The
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from £525 / night

£3500 - £4900 / week

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from £525 / night

(75) Excellent 

25

Central London/Zone 2 holiday studio rental

Central London/Zone 2 / Southbank, London

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“London” Amazing apartment and the manager Karen couldn't be more helpful and nice and even left a box of chocolates for my birthday
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from £90 / night

£600 - £840 / week

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from £90 / night

(23) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn in Widcombe

Bath / Widcombe

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely, clean, quiet and comfortable barn just a short walk to Bath” We loved our stay in this great barn, the pictures do not do it justice and were surprised with the size of it. On the first night we discovered how easy it was to walk to Bath when
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from £130 / night

£910 / week

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from £130 / night

(13) Excellent 

24

Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Holiday villa with swimming pool in San Lorenzo

Ibiza / San Lorenzo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What it says on the tin” This really is the retreat villa; a beautiful, traditional villa in a remote (ish) location in the picturesque countryside of San Juan. The location wasn't too much of a problem for us as we hired a car (shops nearby) and
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from £173 / night

£1207 / week

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from £173 / night

(133) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Edinburgh

Scotland / Edinburgh

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic Find” My partner and I booked a last minute trip to Edinburgh, and we found this fantastic apartment online. It was exactly what we were looking for. Great location, only a short walk to the new town, and gorgeous views of Nelson's Monument.
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from £65 / night

£450 - £1240 / week

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from £65 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Edinburgh / Old Town, Edinburgh

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
“Perfect getaway location in Edinburgh” Perfect homely flat for exploring Edinburgh. Well kept, clean and well equipped. Excellent location on the Royal mile for exploring the city. Really helpful information book full of tips on what to do and where t
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from £85 / night

£550 - £1020 / week

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from £85 / night

(27) Very Good 

19

Holiday apartment in West End

Edinburgh / West End

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Edinburgh short break” Nice and clean apartment in city centre. Lots of restaurants around and cinema very good location. Good communication with owner high recommend
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from £70 / night

£400 - £790 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Holiday apartment rental

Ibiza / Santa Eulalia del Río

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Ms” Lovely flat with truly panoramic sea views from the 6th floor balcony directly on to Santa Eularia beach. Very conveniently located to the seafront and 2 Minutes from both the beach and town with a multitude of cafes and restaurants to choose f
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from £90 / night

£628 / week

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from £90 / night

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London holiday studio rental

England / London

Studio 4 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £110 / night

£780 - £985 / week

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from £110 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Villa rental in San Antonio with swimming pool

San Antonio / Cala De Bou

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 km
  • Swimming pool

from £231 / night

£1617 - £4311 / week

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from £231 / night

(18) Very Good 

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Barcelona holiday apartment rental

Barcelona / Eixample

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great host, great apartment, great location” Could not have had a better time. The apartment was really comfortable. The location awesome - a little away from the touristy areas but great location (Walking to Sagrada). Alex and team very sweet and cou
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from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

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