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.
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 public v …see more
Two funky colourful waterfront holiday units overlooking tranquil Norfolk Beach on Coochiemudlo Island - a quiet paradise, just 40 minutes drive and a five minute ferry ride from Brisbane. An ideal getaway from the hustle and bustle. Wind down, chill out. Enjoy the wate …see more
Stay in one of our beautiful 5 meter canvas Bell tents.
Erected and styled for you with everything need for a luxurious, unique experience in the stunning local outdoors.
Let us do the work for you just turn up and start relaxing.
*Several Great camp locations in the ar …see more
“Stunning Location and Excellent Family Atmosphere”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2015
The banks of the Bodensee make the ideal Glamping location. The site itself is hidden away but an absolute jewel. The area has a magical quality that made us feel like we were completely free from t… More
Casa Cueva Muntasal in Monachil is located in the picturesque and traditional Andalusian town of Monachil, at the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. Monachil is 18 Km from the Sierra Nevada Sky Resort, 8 Km from the city of Granada (Humanity's Heritage by U …see more
“I enjoyed the best week of my four week's holiday in Spain in the attic appartment of the Casas Cueva Muntesal , Monachil, Grana”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2013
We chose this accommodation as we love walking in the mountains. It was ideally situated for this. Easy short bus ride from Granada and lovely walk up a short hill to the Attic. You can walk 2 ways, o… More
“really special and great fun”
Reviewed 3 Oct 2012
really lovely place, and nicely done out inside. great fun to stay. nothing like anywhere we've ever stayed before. town is lovely and surrounding countryside was beautiful for walking- gorges, rope b… More
“living in a cave”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2012
It is a wonderful place!!!very silence and peaceful and very near Granada too
The terrace gives you a panoramic view of a valley in Sierra Nevada. we enjoy it a lot and also the bbq
We were very hap… More
The Repose is an oasis of calm in the heart of Salé's traditional medina, Rabat.Lovingly restored by the owners, Rachid and Jan, this luxury riad has been renovated and decorated using traditional materials and craftsmanship (with a modern and subtle touch) to giv …see more
Diving and snorkeling paradise!!!. Fully furnished 2 adjacent flats with private access to the beach. 42 sq. m. each flat with kitchen and shower room. Very calm and relaxing for a complete rest. It is located in Dauin-the marine santuary town and diver's paradise. Just …see more
CASARA is a set of 5 charming small rural cottages in a coastal setting with an exclusive footpath to Zahora Beach.
CASARA, is peace and serenity, a place to feel the pleasures and emotions of nature and life.
CASARA is located in an idyllic enclave with views of the …see more
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 gre… More
“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2014
Casara met the high expectations, the service was very good.
Contact and handover of keys and house were simple and very flexible. All that stood in the description was also available. Casara is a ve… More
“Lovely little seaside escape”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2013
We really enjoyed our stay at Casara. We stayed in casara dos which is a small tower with one small double bedroom (with views of the sea), a living room, bathroom and small kitchen, all laid out over… More
The Old Flax MillStunning Flax Mill conversion dating from 1786 sitting in a shallow tranquil valley in the townland of Collins, Aghadowey Parish, just five minutes drive from the buzz & all the amenities of Coleraine Riverside Centre.A superb base for touring North …see more
We did not know quite what to expect when we first went to this mill property. Its certainly different. Its big, its stunning and its by the river and its beautiful. I almost got lost within it, it t… More
Thank you Rich, we aim to attract a wide guest clientele by having a range of accommodation that can suit large groups who want privacy but being together in a large group in the peace and quiet of the country. Glad he appreciated the rooms which are of a very good standard. The place is great for weddings, either in the mill or for nearby formalities, anniversaries and birthdays
“Old Flax Mill”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2014
We stayed at the mill for a week during Armoy races, work was ongoing to complete parts of the property, but did not disturb us.
Excellent host in Malcolm with all essentials & more when we arrived.
Full house for 2015 North West 200 and looking same again for 2016
Glad to say that renovations are almost done so whole ground floor is now in action. We hope to welcome Graeme back
Now taking bookings for 2017.
From 1st Nov 2016 to 30th Mar 2017 'Gloria' is booked for a static houseboat hire at our base - we still have availability for our other boat 'Queenie' for those months.
For the most accurate info on prices please see our website. We off …see more
We had an amazing long weekend as usual. The boat (Queenie) was absolutely fab, cosy clean and warm and a real head turner. people stopped and looked and had their photos taken beside it. I would reco… More
And thank you Audrey and James for your great review...welcome back anytime. Hester
“Very clean and comfortable boat - plus can take dogs.”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2012
The boat was very clean unlike the previous 3 narrow boats that I have hired. In particular, the toilet/bathroom, cooker, kitchen untensils were clean. The mattress was very comfortable and was like a… More
Thanks for your very kind review Caroline. You are all welcome back anytime along with yor University of Manchester discount. Hester
The Riad has 6 rooms, 1 Staff room, 1private room with 3 single beds, & 4 private rooms. Each fit 1 double and single bed ideally for a couple with child or triple friends to share. All the rooms offer a good sized low sitting area with leather puffs, “Tadalakt” Bat …see more
Lendal Tower is a 3 bedroom, luxury holiday rental found in the very heart of the historic city of York which has been graded as a 5 Star Gold Award winning property by Visit England. Built on the banks of the River Ouse in 1299, Lendal Tower has been used to tax incomi …see more
“Total wow factor!, Fantastic accommodation and central to everything!”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2015
I never bother writing reviews unless somewhere genuinely feels like 5 star and this place did. The tower is totally different to what we have stayed in before. The character is fantastic and the bedr… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. We're delighted to hear you had such a great time in York and were able to make full use of all the facilities at the Tower.
It has been our pleasure to have you stay with us and we hope to welcome you back to the Tower soon.
Mike & Nathan
“Fantastic location and brilliant accommodation”
Reviewed 11 Nov 2014
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 thoug… More
Many thanks for your kind review, I am really glad to hear that you all had such a great time and that the stairs kept you fit!
I will take on board the suggestions you have made regarding the towels. Concerning your comments about the draughty top room and noise on a Saturday, as you mentioned the windows are single glazed due to the age of the building however we are having secondary glazing installed at the end of this month (November) which will hopefully solve these issues.
Once again I am delighted you all had such a great stay and I hope I can welcome you back in the future.
All the best,
“Central, contemporary and yet characterful”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2014
Lendal Tower is a unique place to stay. Surrounded by the history of this stunning building, you never forget how lucky you are to have the place to yourselves. The rooftop terrace provides a breath… More
It is fantastic to hear you had such a great stay at the Tower and that you found it so unique and perfect for your needs. In particular I am delighted to hear you thoroughly enjoyed the views over from the roof terrace and that the effort in getting up there was worth it!
I am sorry to hear you did occasionally get disturbed on a night. As I mentioned in a previous response we are in talks with English Heritage to have secondary glazing installed and this has now been approved so installation is expected this month (November 2014). If you do decide to stay with us again in the future the sound noise issues should be fully resolved by then.
I do hope you can stay at the Tower again in the future and many thanks for your very kind words regarding your stay.
With a history that goes back to the nineteenth century, the São Pedro windmill offers you a stay full of tradition, charm and intimacy. A unique experience, for those looking for much more than an accommodation. This windmill has been completely renovated and has all …see more
Mithra consist of cave rooms & Ottoman Greek Style constructed ones in total 21 rooms. We are located at the eagle nest of Goreme town where you can enjoy the beautiful sun rise over our terrace. Early in the morning while the balloons are flying around of us, you can e …see more
Property is within a very short distance from A20 auto-route, and a stones throw from Lagrauliere villageThis is an apartment in roof area of an old flour mill that is situated next to Blanchefort Chateau and lake.Originally built over 200 years ago in local stone with …see more
WADI RUM LAWRENCE CAMP is located inside the Wadi Rum protected area, 18km from the Wadi Rum Visitor Center.The campsite is very peaceful and secluded, allowing you to relax and experience the tranquility of the desert. You will have the opportunity to wander through th …see more
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Exquisite 3 bedroom riad, all rooms en-suite and air conditioned, large roof terrace and plunge pool - Zaouia area of Medina
This great property combines modern comforts with a traditional finish for your stay in Marrakech. …see more
An idyllic glamping Holiday in Le Grand Lucé close to Le Mans.The tents are very well equipped with 2 bedrooms (1x double 1x2 simple beds) lounge with sofa dining table and terrass.The tents have a luxury of a good bed and a comfort of a house.You don't need to ta …see more
An al 18th-century castle opens its doors to show you the stunning paintings which adorn its walls and ceilings and welcome you in its charming atmoshere. Don't miss the opportunity to see the frescoes, to learn more about the intriguing saga of a family which play …see more
“If you love and appreciate Italian art and architecture then this is the place to be”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2015
A fabulous opportunity to step back in time into Italian history. What an amazing place owned by a beautiful lady dedicated to restore her home to show and share the wonders hidden over many years. … More
Dear Phil and Lorraine,
thank you very much for your review.
I am sorry to read that you have been troubled by mosquitos. All our apartments are provided with mosquitos nets at the windows and besides there is a spray mosquitos repellant in the bathrooms: indeed there was one also in your apartment on the shelf near the bathroom door, but alas I forgot to tell you; I apologise for that.
I will be happy to welcome you again at Villa Di Lupo Parra and next time I will put the repellant in a more visible place, I promise.
“A unique place to stay - truly Italian!”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2015
My husband & I stayed here for our honeymoon in September.
It is a villa full of character; from the sweeping staircase to the amazing frescos on the walls & ceilings.
Quiet & peaceful location an… More
“A good base for travelling round Tuscany”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2011
The owners are very welcoming, providing pick up from the airport and return which was very much appreciated also the trips to the supermarket to stock up on supplies. A welcome pack which was again a… More
Nested in a 19th century English style park, designed by Alexis de Tocqueville's wife Mary, the Château de Tocqueville was built successively in the 16th, 18th and 19th centuries. You will discover one of the most beautiful and historical regions of France, while …see more
Castillo del siglo X, declarado como Bien Cultural de Interés Nacional.Está situado en un entorno privilegiado, en medio de la comarca del Ripollés (Girona).Ideal para familias con niños y grupos que busquen tranquilidad en medio de la naturaleza, rutas y excursione …see more
“An oasis in the midst of the dry and dusty streets of historical Marrakesh”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2015
The riad valia was a perfect haven after our adventurous and fascinating days out in Morocco. Cool down in the plunge pool or relax anywhere in one of your luxurious rooms. The caretaker will look aft… More
This beautifully decorated one bedroom suite sleeps a maximum of 4 people. The suite as a Kind bed in the main bedroom and two twin size sofa beds in the living room for extra sleeping space. There is relaxing bathtub with shower, a galley style kitchen complete with fu …see more
Villa Vigna Contarena is a spectacular property, which has belonged to the family for several generations. It is cherished as a family home, and has been the centerpiece of a large agricultural estate still in operation today.The villa's origins date to the 16th ce …see more
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 … More
Thank You for your nice words!
“A cozy, enchanting villa with striking landscapes and amazing location!”
Reviewed 11 Jan 2013
I visited Vigna Conarena with a small group of friends and was absolutely enchanted with Este and the villa! It's the perfect place for visiting Verona and Venice while getting a feeling for old Italy… More
Beautifully decorated one bedroom ocean view suite on the beach. Just a few steps away from the water, with the sound of the waves and the cool breeze flowing in its a great relaxation spot to be lazy and unwind. The suite sleeps up to four people comfortably, with a Qu …see more