Unusual holiday homes ❘ Tree houses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (899)

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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899 Holiday homes

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Holiday tower rental

Messenia Region / Artemisia

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £88 / night

£553 - £737 / week

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avg. 2 hours 33 minutes

from £88 / night

(17) Very Good 

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Monachil ski cave house to rent.

Sierra Nevada National Park / Monachil

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 69 km
  • Swimming pool
“I enjoyed the best week of my four week's holiday in Spain in the attic appartment of the Casas Cueva Muntesal , Monachil, Grana” We chose this accommodation as we love walking in the mountains. It was ideally situated for this. Easy short bus ride fr
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from £45 / night

£310 / week

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avg. 3 hours 4 minutes

from £45 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday lighthouse accommodation

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £120 / night

£825 - £1550 / week

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avg. 2 hours 0 minutes

from £120 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday houseboat rental

Hauts-de-Seine / Meudon

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Excellent accomodation , Spacious, Comfortable & Clean” My Children 13,16,17 plus Grandparent 78 all had an excellent time in Paris . The boat made an excellent base for seeing the sights as public transport is minutes walk away.The boat is spacious,
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from £250 / night

£1500 - £1850 / week

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from £250 / night

(13) Very Good 

16

Boathouse rental in Chessy

Marne-la-Vallee / Chessy

1 4 2 nights min

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

from £53 / night

£295 - £430 / week

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from £53 / night

(26) Excellent 

87

Houseboat rental in Dublin

Dublin / Dublin 2

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £116 / night

£806 / week

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from £116 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday castle in Palaia

Province of Pisa / Palaia

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly

from £45 / night

£310 / week

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avg. 3 hours 22 minutes

from £45 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday boathouse in Metz

Moselle / Metz

1 3 1 night min

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

from £58 / night

£329 - £435 / week

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from £58 / night

(20) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Holiday yurt in Earnley

West Sussex / Earnley

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Fabulous 3 nights” We have just returned from a three night stay at this fabulous yurt. Although it is October we were lovely and cosy with the brilliant log burner inside and there were facilities to make a nice cuppa. The bed was very comfortable an
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from £42 / night

£294 / week

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Holiday castle in Le Mans

Sarthe / Le Mans

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

from £36 / night

£186 / week

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from £36 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ceglie Messapica holiday trullo rental

Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

6 16 5 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool

from £236 / night

£1645 - £3290 / week

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from £236 / 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

from £71 / night

£434 - £595 / week

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from £71 / night

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Holiday trullo in Martina Franca

Province of Taranto / Martina Franca

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £27 / night

£186 / week

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from £27 / night

5

Holiday cave house in Xi'an

Shaanxi / Xi'an

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

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Belvedere Langhe ski castle to rent.

Province of Cuneo / Belvedere Langhe

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 80 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly

from £49 / night

£341 / week

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avg. 1 hour 23 minutes

from £49 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Holiday trullo in Locorotondo

Locorotondo / Contini

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely trulli in a great location” We spent 10 days at this lovely trulli in the Puglia countryside. The trulli had all we needed for our stay and the owners were very friendly and gave suggestions of places to visit. The trulli was well positioned t
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from £62 / night

£399 - £914 / week

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from £62 / night

(9) Very Good 

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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
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from £133 / night

£885 - £2213 / week

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avg. 2 hours 20 minutes

from £133 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday tower in Civitella d'Agliano

Province of Viterbo / Civitella d'Agliano

1 5 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

from £88 / night

£395 - £672 / week

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from £88 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool, golf nearby in Locorotondo

Province of Bari / Locorotondo

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 24 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £113 / night

£790 - £1579 / week

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from £113 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Otranto holiday castle rental

Province of Lecce / Otranto

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly

from £319 / night

£708 - £2213 / week

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from £319 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Latiano holiday trullo accommodation

Province of Brindisi / Latiano

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Lovely trullo set in the middle of an olive grove!” We had a great holiday staying at Trullo Latiano. The owners were very friendly and helpful. Our flight arrived quite late and they had left pizza, biscuits and a bottle of homemade cherry liqueur
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from £50 / night

£347 / week

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from £50 / night

21

Holiday castle in Borgomanero

Province of Novara / Borgomanero

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden

from £85 / night

£589 / week

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from £85 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Biggar

South Lanarkshire / Biggar

11 24 Min stay varies

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A Perfect Birthday Weekend” I stayed at the mansion house to celebrate my 30th birthday along with 22 other people. Everything was perfect, the communication from Clare from start to end was helpful, patient, clear and concise. With a large number of
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from £1100 / night

£6000 / week

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avg. 1 hour 16 minutes

from £1100 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo rental

Province of Bari / Alberobello

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Child friendly

from £98 / night

£664 - £1947 / week

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avg. 1 hour 3 minutes

from £98 / night

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Holiday converted chapel in Yerong Creek

New South Wales / Yerong Creek

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £120 / night

£629 / week

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from £120 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Borgo a Mozzano holiday watermill rental

Province of Lucca / Borgo a Mozzano

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“What a "Brilliant" place” Firstly, I would like to thank both Ilenia & Baldo for there friendly hospitality and help whilst in Italy (the help with the luggage to the accommodation was a great help - as we were touring Italy). If you are looking
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from £84 / night

£492 - £1000 / week

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from £84 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Aberdeen holiday lighthouse rental

Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £150 / night

£1025 - £1900 / week

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avg. 2 hours 0 minutes

from £150 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday castle with swimming pool in Cours-de-Pile

Dordogne / Cours-de-Pile

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £157 / night

£1091 - £1930 / week

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from £157 / night

(15) Excellent 

20

Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Martina Franca

Province of Taranto / Martina Franca

2 3 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £57 / night

£399 - £1062 / week

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from £57 / night

20

Holiday trullo with shared pool in Ostuni

Province of Brindisi / Ostuni

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 23 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £114 / night

£708 - £1239 / week

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from £114 / night

(11) Excellent 

29

Bang Saphan holiday beach hut rental

Prachuap Khiri Khan Province / Bang Saphan

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £93 / night

£488 / week

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from £93 / night

(4) Excellent 

24

Holiday houseboat rental

North Holland Province / Amsterdam

3 12 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

from £319 / night

£2231 / week

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from £319 / night

(1) Very Good 

11

Holiday beach hut in Pantano do Sul

Florianopolis / Pantano do Sul

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £120 / night

£834 / week

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avg. 1 hour 18 minutes

from £120 / night

(20) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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Bridgeyate holiday converted chapel rental

Bath / Bridgeyate

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
“A dream com true” When i first stepped into this breathtaking cottege i felt a relief i have been missing for long time. The perfume of nature' the neighborhood' the quietness was really romantic. The owner did read my mimd and had every need i thoug
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from £140 / night

£650 - £950 / week

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from £140 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Wanaka holiday tented camp rental

Otago Region / Wanaka

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £353 / night

£2471 / week

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from £353 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday trullo in Locorotondo

Province of Bari / Locorotondo

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£310 / week

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avg. 2 hours 58 minutes

from £45 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday riad with swimming pool in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £140 / night

£840 / week

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avg. 1 hour 26 minutes

from £140 / night

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Holiday tented camp in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation

from £197 / night

£1376 / week

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from £197 / night

(36) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

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
“Stunning historical Tower in the centre of York” Our three night stay at Lendal Tower was truly memorable. From the moment of booking we were treated as honoured guests and nothing was too much trouble for Nathan and his team. The Tower, which has so
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Certificate of Excellence

from £245 / night

£1300 - £2200 / week

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avg. 2 hours 27 minutes

from £245 / night

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Holiday houseboat in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £275 / night

£1589 - £2385 / week

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from £275 / night

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