Unusual holiday homes - treehouses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (3027)

Looking for something outrageously different for your next holiday? Then take a look at these holiday castles, windmills, yurts and manor houses that are all available for you to book and make your holiday an extraordinary one.


And there’s plenty to choose from: you could set your loved one's heart racing with a fairy-tale break to a French chateau or rent a houseboat in Amsterdam with your pals. Or how about escaping to a cosy log cabin in the mountains, or going glamping on a yurt holiday in Devon or Cornwall.


If stunning and unusual architecture is for you, rent a regal castle in the Scottish Highlands, a quirky lighthouse by the sea or return to a bygone age on a windmill holiday in Greece.

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Holiday trullo rental

Monopoli / Capitolo

2 6 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
An oasis of peace created for people who love the colors: Trullo Ca' del Fico  …see more

from £117 / night

£814 - £2034 / week

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from £117 / night

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Seine-et-Marne / Voulangis

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

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from £68 / night

£339 / week

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from £68 / night

(15) Very Good 

13

Stamford holiday converted chapel rental

Lincolnshire / Stamford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“fantastic cottage” beautifully renovated cottage,with everything you need for a great holiday peacefull and tranquil surroundings,easy to find and central for the areas attractions and very helpful and friendly owners.Very well equipped including barb  …see more

from £90 / night

£360 - £620 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Martina Franca holiday trullo rental

Province of Taranto / Martina Franca

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Rural chic - Il Torchio Trullo” The Torchio Trullo was absolutely lovely. The recent renovations have created a beautifully modern but sympathetically completed accommodation. The outdoor space is ideal for those seeking absolute solace, peace and qu  …see more

from £100 / night

£1000 / week

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from £100 / night

13

State of Santa Catarina / Sao Francisco do Sul

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

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from £161 / night

£903 - £1162 / week

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from £161 / night

(9) Excellent 

29

Saint-Clementin holiday watermill rental

Deux-Sevres / Saint-Clementin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Pets welcome check with owners firstCot highchair pushchair availableFamilies Couples Singles all welcome  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 - £550 / week

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from £40 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday yacht in El Barrio

Province of Alicante / El Barrio

2 2 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Car not necessary
Classic wooden sailing yacht right in the city center of Alicante...10 meters LOA 4 meters beam, good for two people, one double bed and 2 singles... great views. Close to restaurants and bars. Very close to he beach. Secure parking inside the marina, security and vi  …see more

from £43 / night

£255 / week

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from £43 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Beach hut rental in Central and South America

State of Sao Paulo / Ilhabela

3 14 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Alugo casa finais de semana e feriados, casa com 2 suítes, 1 quarto, 2 banheiros, sala de estar, sala de jantar, estacionamento para até 5 veículos, a 300 metros da balsa em rua de calçamento e monitorada com caseiro. Desfrute de praias tranquilas mesmo em finais de  …see more

from £96 / night

£794 - £1191 / week

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from £96 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in West Country

Cornwall / Bude

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
“One of the best places we've stayed” A most wonderful property, unique, full of character, with every home comfort you could possibly think of. The beds were the most comfortable we had ever slept in.Would be marvellous at any time of year-we stayed w  …see more

from £70 / night

£380 - £1080 / week

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from £70 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Amsterdam holiday houseboat rental

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
“Great Stay” We had a wonderful time staying on this beautiful boat, the owners where very helpful without being intrusive. The boat had everything you needed for a self catering break, the bed rooms and bathrooms both matched our expectations based o  …see more

from £238 / night

£1662 / week

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from £238 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday tree house in Australia & New Zealand

Western Australia / Denmark

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
Unique style accommodation set high on Weedon Hill. Be mesmerized by the feeling you are one with nature, watching and listening to the bird life totally surrounding you. Feel the floor under your feet change from wood to stone on your way out to a large outdoor deckin  …see more

from £136 / night

£948 / week

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from £136 / night

(14) Very Good 

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Porto District / Porto

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

 …see more

from £77 / night

£509 - £890 / week

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from £77 / night

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Houseboat rental in Alappuzha

Kerala / Alappuzha

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
The outside exists of:Open lounge deck, Barbecue and Roof top sun.  …see more

from £65 / night

£360 - £465 / week

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from £65 / night

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Australia & New Zealand holiday beach hut rental

Margaret River Region / Dunsborough

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Whatmans - A modern interpretation of the classic beach house. Leave your worries behind and switch off.... this home has been designed to fit in with the natural surrounds, creating a feeling of being at one with the environment. While away the hours relaxing u  …see more

from £233 / night

£1627 / week

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from £233 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Holiday cave house in Baza

Province of Granada / Baza

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just a bit different” Really enjoyed our stay at Bazavista.Cave house was clean and comfortable with basic food items supplied.A bit of upgrading of some of the furnishings would have earned 5 star.Great views.Steep road up,bit rough in places.Not far  …see more

from £34 / night

£212 - £331 / week

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from £34 / night

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Ardeche / Lamastre

3 30 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £94 / night

£615 / week

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from £94 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Charente-Maritime / Chenac-Saint-Seurin-d'Uzet

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

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from £73 / night

£509 / week

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from £73 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Eymet

Dordogne / Eymet

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
“Stunning” I don't often write reviews but felt compelled to in this case. The first thing to say about the Mill is that the location is absolutely stunning. You could really run out of superlatives to describe it, idyllic, picturesque, peaceful,  …see more

from £115 / night

£805 - £910 / week

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from £115 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday shepherds hut in Kempsey

Worcestershire / Kempsey

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Relax in this pretty, luxurious Shepherd’s Hut, with fully fitted kitchen, bathroom with toilet and shower, and cozy double bed, in a peaceful riverside meadow. Enjoy the unspoilt countryside, with views across the river of the stunning Malvern Hills. It really is a l  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Inverness holiday lighthouse rental

Scottish Highlands / Inverness

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Fabulous” We had a sensational week made all the better by the wonderful weather. The lighthouse is very welcoming and well equipped. It was so warm we could have done with seats to sit outside with. The peaceful setting is amazing and we will be b  …see more

from £92 / night

£650 - £1500 / week

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from £92 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Friesland Province / Twijzel

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

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from £60 / night

£382 / week

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from £60 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Buehlertann

2 6 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly

 …see more

from £68 / night

£356 / week

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from £68 / night

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Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from £67 / night

£467 - £678 / week

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from £67 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Oakhill

Shepton Mallet / Oakhill

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Unique opportunity to relax in a beautifully converted 1830's church. The church has been sympathetically converted to provide a large and tranquil living space. The church can comfortably sleep 8 with two double bedrooms, a twin single room and a double sofa bed tucke  …see more

from £130 / night

£900 / week

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from £130 / night

9

Kutch holiday tented camp rental

Gujarat / Kutch

30 3 1 night min

  • 30 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
Welcome to Rann Village Resort at Bhirandiara-Kutch. The village resort is built near White Rann of Kutch. At Rann Village Resort, we have Kutchi Bhungas (mud hut), all well traditional crafted with interior mud work, both AC & NON AC Bhunga with all facilities. Close  …see more

from £175 / night

£1223 / week

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from £175 / night

23

Holiday watermill in Strassoldo

Province of Udine / Strassoldo

4 10 4 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
The lovely Rice mill (Pileria del Riso) of the Castle of Strassoldo di Sopra is in the heart of the castle complex and has access on the castle's wonderful gardens. It's the ideal place for a totally relaxing holiday in contact with nature, history and culture. You can  …see more

from £356 / night

£2119 - £4522 / week

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from £356 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Juniper

Hexham / Juniper

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Our beautiful holiday cottage is ideally situated for visiting Hadrians Wall, National Trust properties Wallington Hall and Cragside, Beamish open air museum, Northumberland Heritage Coast, Alnwick Gardens, the Farne Islands. Durham and Newcastle. Electricity, coal  …see more

from £100 / night

£475 - £750 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Moselle / Metz

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £77 / night

£475 / week

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from £77 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Cantal / Saint-Urcize

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £73 / night

£335 - £420 / week

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from £73 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel with golf nearby in South East England

Isle of Thanet / Ramsgate

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful accommodation - would highly recommend!” My family and I stayed in The Chapel and Well Cottage and had a wonderful time. The cottages were lovely and had everything we needed. I would like to thank Suzanne for being so hospitable. She made s  …see more

from £225 / night

£600 - £1160 / week

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from £225 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Houseboat rental in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Eastern Docklands

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
Two luxury, 100% smoke-free rooms on a boat, and en suite bathrooms, free WiFI. After a busy day in the center you can enjoy the grand view of the eastern docklands on the deck terrace on a nice summer day.  …see more

from £178 / night

£1246 / week

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from £178 / night

(44) Excellent 

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Stalisfield holiday shepherds hut rental

Stalisfield / Stalisfield Green

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“It is an idyllic place for a peaceful weekend away” I really enjoyed the weekend with my partner away from the busy streets of London. The shepherd's hut was beautifully designed and very well kitted out for cooking light meals. The weather was lovely  …see more

from £85 / night

£580 / week

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from £85 / night

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Coochiemudlo Island holiday beach hut accommodation

Redland City / Coochiemudlo Island

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
This is what holidays used to be. Enjoy the cool retro vibe of the units, safe beaches, easy walks, hire a tinny, a bicycle or paddle ski. You can even play golf and tennis on the island.Take your car on the barge or enjoy a five minute stroll from the ferry to the unit  …see more

from £71 / night

£353 / week

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from £71 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Pyrenees-Atlantiques / Lagor

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £128 / night

£551 / week

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from £128 / night

12

Tiznit / Aglou-Plage

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km

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from £31 / night

£178 / week

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from £31 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Correze / Collonges-la-Rouge

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £77 / night

£526 - £763 / week

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from £77 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Province of Brindisi / Ostuni

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £174 / night

£1306 - £1399 / week

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from £174 / night

(17) Excellent 

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West Country holiday converted chapel rental

Looe / East Looe

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
“Amazing views.” Arrived to a very warm welcome by owners Linda and Gary. What a lovely place - like home from home. Exceptionally clean with a lovely homely feel. Very well equipped, had everything you need for a break away. Spectacular views across t  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £725 / week

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from £60 / night

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Holiday houseboat rental

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
A beautiful quiet location, only 10 min. to center by bike; free car parking in weekend! Basic houseboat, for up to 8 guests, only 10minutes from the Center and situated upon the scenic Nieuwe Meer and large forest. The accommodation makes the perfect choice for a famil  …see more

from £272 / night

£1899 / week

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from £272 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Var / Cotignac

2 3 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

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from £56 / night

£386 - £479 / week

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from £56 / night

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