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Unusual holiday homes (247)

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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(52) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Chester

Cheshire / Chester

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden
“Little Tin Chapel Chester” Excellent location right on the canal. The accommodation is superb. Everything you need. Can't fault it one bit, what a wonderful conversion it is. Would definitely return
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from £95 / night

£550 - £840 / week

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Holiday cave house with shared pool in Monachil

Sierra Nevada National Park / Monachil

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 69 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £39 / night

£255 - £314 / week

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from £39 / night

(34) Very Good 

17

Riad rental in Ancient Medina

Essaouira / Ancient Medina

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“A small beautiful palace with great chartacter in the heart of the medina” Friends persuaded us that this would be a great place to pass what would otherwise have been for us the heart of the Polish winter. The house is distinguished by its tiles and
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from £43 / night

£300 - £618 / week

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from £43 / 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
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from £34 / night

£212 - £331 / week

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from £34 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Mykonos Town holiday castle rental

Mykonos Town / Mykonos Town

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

from £229 / night

£2373 / week

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from £229 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday riad in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool

from £81 / night

£564 / week

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from £81 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Maret / Lamai Beach

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £68 / night

£534 / week

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from £68 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Houseboat rental in Amsterdam

Amsterdam / Eastern Docklands

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly

from £221 / night

£1543 / week

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from £221 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday yacht in Barcelona

Barcelona / Port Forum

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“BOAT WAS A FABULOUS AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCE FOR US” I organised the trip for my brothers, in laws and couple of friends, we are all in the 45-55 age category and really just enjoyed renting the whole boat to ourselves. We cooked on board, however, the
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from £250 / night

£1750 / week

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from £250 / 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 £263 / night

£1522 - £2284 / week

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from £263 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo in Campomarino

Maruggio / Campomarino

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.9 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic” Loved the place had every thing you need and more.Very peaceful but not far from the town and beaches.It really is a home from home.
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from £102 / night

£645 - £797 / week

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from £102 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Tented camp rental in Groningen City

Groningen / Groningen City

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

from £68 / night

£467 - £564 / week

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from £68 / 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 £106 / night

£742 / week

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from £106 / 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 £306 / night

£678 - £2119 / week

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from £306 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday yacht rental

Paros / Parikia

5 6 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £128 / night

£678 - £5128 / week

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from £128 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday castle with swimming pool in Bergerac

Dordogne / Bergerac

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £189 / night

£1317 - £1865 / week

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from £189 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday yurt with shared pool in Carsac-Aillac

Sarlat-la-Canéda / Carsac-Aillac

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Private garden
“Quiet well-appointed exclusive glamping with the benefits of a b&b/gite environment - great swimming pool!” A lovely welcome from Nicola for our introduction to glamping. This is an incredibly special spot- a forest clearing with butterflies and oak
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from £50 / night

£350 - £844 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Carmarthen holiday tipi/teepee rental

Carmarthenshire / Carmarthen

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £85 / night

£585 / week

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from £85 / night

(12) Excellent 

11

Holiday riad in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“A calm oasis in Marrakech” We had this beautiful riad all to ourselves and were very comfortable with our two very young children (a three year old and a baby). It was lovely to come home from the heat and bustle of the city and a treat to have a ligh
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from £41 / night

£245 - £529 / week

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from £41 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Trullo rental in Cisternino with swimming pool

Province of Brindisi / Cisternino

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool

from £536 / night

£3750 - £6950 / week

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from £536 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Marrakech holiday riad rental

Marrakech / Medina

3 9 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 180 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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(19) Excellent 

28

Windmill rental in Tripiti

Milos / Tripiti

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Three wonderful days in a wonderful place.” We had a great stay at the windmill. Everything was very clean and furnished with great attention to detail. The kitchen was fully equipped and cold soft drinks and beer were provided when we arrived. The ve
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from £73 / night

£505 / week

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from £73 / night

11

Vaucluse / Althen-des-Paluds

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly

Pricing unknown

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Marrakech / Medina

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £78 / night

£491 - £1975 / week

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from £78 / night

(7) Excellent 

56

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

from £43 / night

£255 / week

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from £43 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Province of Brindisi / San Michele Salentino

2 7 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool

from £146 / night

£1017 - £2119 / week

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from £146 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Bisceglie

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly

from £60 / night

£416 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Trullo rental in Locorotondo with shared pool

Province of Bari / Locorotondo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £51 / night

£339 - £509 / week

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from £51 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Brindisi / Cisternino

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Private garden

from £26 / night

£212 / week

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from £26 / night

(6) Excellent 

22

Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Cisternino

Province of Brindisi / Cisternino

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £339 / night

£2543 - £2967 / week

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from £339 / night

(2) Excellent 

55

Castellana Grotte holiday trullo rental

Province of Bari / Castellana Grotte

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £97 / night

£678 - £1695 / week

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from £97 / night

(9) Excellent 

56

Holiday watermill rental

County Londonderry / Coleraine

6 24 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“Well Hidden Gem, a mill of a difference” 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 took a few
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from £300 / night

£2000 - £6380 / week

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from £300 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Monachil ski cave house to rent.

Sierra Nevada National Park / Monachil

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • 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 £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(29) Excellent 

24

Central Warwick holiday converted chapel rental

Warwick / Central Warwick

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly

from £210 / night

£900 - £1450 / week

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from £210 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Exo Gonia holiday cave house rental

Santorini / Exo Gonia

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly

from £77 / night

£534 / week

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from £77 / night

(5) Excellent 

75

Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Trani

1 4 7 nights min

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

from £68 / night

£475 - £772 / week

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from £68 / night

(6) Excellent 

18

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 £94 / night

£636 - £1865 / week

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from £94 / night

(9) Very Good 

24

Sintra Municipality / Colares

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly

from £56 / night

£386 - £742 / week

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from £56 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo in Cisternino

Province of Brindisi / Cisternino

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £150 / night

£695 / week

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from £150 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Marrakech ski riad to rent.

Marrakech / Medina

6 8 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Everything about this riad was great!” “Everything about this riad was great! The location was fantastic - just a 10 minute walk through the souks to Djmaa al Fna, the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, the riad was beautifully decorated and
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from £47 / night

£327 / week

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