Unusual holiday homes - treehouses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (908)

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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(30) Excellent 

24

Tower rental in Central York

York / Central York

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
“Fantastic location and brilliant accommodation” I stayed with 5 friends and the tower was perfect for us, there are a lot of stairs but they were worth climbing, amazing views from the roof, ladder up wasn't really suitable for young children though,  …see more

from £250 / night

£1300 - £2100 / week

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from £250 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Greve in Chianti / Strada in Chianti

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £82 / night

£574 / week

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from £82 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Boathouse accommodation in Leiden with shared pool

South Holland Province / Leiden

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
“Come for the View, Stay for the Tranquility” We enjoyed a long weekend at the WaterNest in late April and wished we could have stayed longer. With a beautiful view of the Dutch countryside (Windmills included) we found it a tranquil refuge great for  …see more

from £130 / night

£863 - £2156 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday windmill letting

Setubal District / Palmela

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 9 km
  • Child friendly
Travel to the past century and live an intimate experience, full of charm.  …see more

from £69 / night

£423 - £580 / week

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from £69 / night

6

Emilia-Romagna / Monte Cerignone

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly

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from £35 / night

£242 / week

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from £35 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Sintra Municipality / Colares

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

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from £57 / night

£393 - £755 / week

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from £57 / night

(4) Excellent 

34

Boathouse rental in Amsterdam

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden
This houseboat is a unique opportunity to sleep in a original houseboat in Amsterdam. It is spacious, freshly refurbished and beautiful renewed. You will stay in the booming North area (the North area is rated #3 in NYTimes list for GLOBAL hotspots). Although, you are  …see more

from £65 / night

£453 / week

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from £65 / night

9

Holiday tented camp in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
Our Mt Gold site is awesome. It is located on the top of a hill (5-8min walk from your car), but you are rewarded with fantastic 180 degree views over Lake Wanaka. The site is nestled in amongst some pine trees, so it’s nice and sheltered and well hidden from publ  …see more

from £203 / night

£1418 / week

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from £203 / night

(2) Very Good 

41

Province of Granada / Guadix

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £37 / night

£259 - £547 / week

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from £37 / night

(1) Very Good 

8

Province of Grosseto / Grosseto

1 5 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £48 / night

£319 / week

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from £48 / 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. C  …see more

from £179 / night

£1253 / week

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from £179 / night

12

Province of Brindisi / San Vito dei Normanni

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

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from £57 / night

£380 - £466 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Very Good 

62

Marrakech / Medina

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £52 / night

£363 - £513 / week

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from £52 / night

(4) Very Good 

30

Cave house rental in Oia

Santorini / Oia

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Casa Sigala is located in the picturesque Oia and close to the Venetian, medieval castle of Oia, the "Castle of St. Nicholas." It is a traditional cave house, built in early 1800, fully restored and offering panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and the sunset. It  …see more

from £216 / night

£1466 / week

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from £216 / night

(4) Excellent 

30

Holiday riad in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

5 10 3 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Beautiful secluded location in mixed neighborhood of both residential and holiday homes. Flooded with light, very thick walls and unusually free from damp. Superb housemaid that visits daily.  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Very Good 

19

Syracuse / Plemmirio

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

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Marrakech / Medina

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £91 / night

£571 - £1975 / week

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from £91 / night

24

Province of Brindisi / San Michele Salentino

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £61 / night

£423 / week

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from £61 / night

(10) Very Good 

28

Zahora holiday tower rental

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Fantastic private place by the beach” Beautiful and confortable house with all ammenities included and with a private access to the beach. Quite and beautiful location, with garden and terrace. The beach is clean and quite, and has 2 great chill out  …see more

from £31 / night

£212 / week

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from £31 / night

(10) Excellent 

40

Sorrento / Central Sorrento

1 3 Min stay varies

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

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from £216 / night

£1483 - £2940 / week

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from £216 / night

(21) Very Good 

28

Halong Bay ski yacht to rent.

Quang Ninh Province / Halong Bay

18 2 1 night min

  • 18 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
The boutique beauty of the cruise will charm all the guests at the first glance. Among hundreds of boats and cruises in Halong Bay. We can say for sure that the Royal Palace Cruise is the unique one which was designed specially like a Royal Palace, Totally different wit  …see more

from £212 / night

£19043 / week

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from £212 / night

(5) Very Good 

48

Marrakech holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Bal Lekhmisse

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 174 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Walking distance from the old town Jamaa El-Fna and Souks, and 8 mn from downtown Gueliz. The house is a Moorish style furnished 3 floor cozy Riad with Swimming Pools, 24/7 security entrance and parking.<br />Walking distance to the famous Jamaa El Fna Square.Bu  …see more

from £81 / night

£449 - £509 / week

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from £81 / night

(110) Excellent 

36

Holiday houseboat in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Central Amsterdam

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Extremely cute boat, quirky, clean and cosey :)” Siet was very welcoming and at the time when she wasnt there and we called her to help us with the cooker she arrived within 20 mins! The boat as about 15-20 min walk fro the station and if you rent a  …see more

from £87 / night

£518 - £1302 / week

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from £87 / night

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Aude / Marseillette

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £74 / night

£513 - £604 / week

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from £74 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool, golf nearby in Gioia del Colle

Gioia del Colle / Parco La Mandra

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxurious authentic Pugliese trulli. Includes 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1kitchen & 1dining room and a foyer area. This ancient trulli was recently renovated keeping the Puglian characteristics. Includes a private pool and “Pitch & Putt” nine-holes a  …see more

from £277 / night

£1940 - £3880 / week

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from £277 / night

18

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.<br />Take your car on the barge or enjoy a five minute stroll from the ferry  …see more

from £74 / night

£369 / week

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from £74 / night

(1) Excellent 

5

Worsley holiday narrowboat rental

Salford / Worsley

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“What a lovely family weekend!” We arrived and it was thundering, lightning and raining like there was no tomorrow but the central heating on the boat kept us all snug, warm and dried us out quickly. With the freedom to stop and start where and when yo  …see more

from £150 / night

£795 / week

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from £150 / night

(3) Very Good 

18

Fes / Fes Medina

2 4 1 night min

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

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from £65 / night

£345 / week

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from £65 / night

18

Terracina / Barchi

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

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Lake Como / Nesso

3 7 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £156 / night

£1087 / week

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from £156 / night

(1) Excellent 

90

Marrakech / Medina

5 12 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £242 / night

£1294 / week

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from £242 / night

(26) Excellent 

29

Holiday castle in Este

Province of Padua / Este

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Back to a magnificient past” If you wish to spend a holiday in the magnificient Italian 16th century, Vigna Contarena is the place. I staied there with friend and enjoyed the amazing athmosphere that only such an historic place can give. The apartmen  …see more

from £169 / night

£1177 / week

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from £169 / night

22

Province of Brindisi / Ostuni

2 5 5 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £111 / night

£690 - £863 / week

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from £111 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Ceglie Messapica

Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

3 8 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Luxury large trulli complex with private swimming pool, four bedrooms and very high quality standards in Ceglie Messapica. Very large luxury trulli complex,holiday home, holiday rental, holiday house, vacation rental, sea holiday, puglia,  …see more

from £137 / night

£956 - £2388 / week

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from £137 / 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 £78 / night

£483 / week

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from £78 / night

(3) Very Good 

20

Alvaraes holiday watermill rental

Viana do Castelo / Alvaraes

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
This picturesque watermill is enveloped by a romantic and relaxing atmosphere, situated near riverside and pine forests. It is just 15 minutes driving from the beach. Idyllic spot for families. Enjoy the historical and cultural heritage around.  …see more

from £39 / night

£272 - £483 / week

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Province of Brindisi / Ostuni

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly

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from £52 / night

£363 / week

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from £52 / night

(5) Excellent 

33

Holiday yurt in Tokyo

Tokyo Prefecture / Tokyo

1 8 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
With it's private yurt, Cabana Bar and Japanese outdoor hot tub, Reef Break is the ideal place for couples or small groups of friends to relax and have a great time.<br />Have a good time, relax and respect the beauty of this magic place.  …see more

from £110 / night

£809 - £2858 / week

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from £110 / night

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Holiday tower with swimming pool in Radda in Chianti

Province of Siena / Radda in Chianti

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Torre Romantic View Lake Vineyards Olive Groves Swimming Pool Wine Relax Families Childrens Peacefull<br />The Torre is 1,5 km from Radda enjoing all the facilities of a charming small village. Full of Activities!  …see more

from £121 / night

£819 / week

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from £121 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Koundouros holiday windmill let

Kea / Koundouros

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Property to rent in the island of Kea- At the area of Koundouros which is located in the west side of the island, a stone -built mill of 100m2 , The mill is entirely made of stone, made of traditional stone produced on the island , home decoration combines stone and  …see more

from £233 / night

£1509 / week

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from £233 / night