Unusual holiday homes - treehouses, houseboats and yurt holidays

Unusual holiday homes (1677)

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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Chamberet holiday watermill rental

Correze / Chamberet

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Surrounded by acres of forest, next to a river and out of sight of any neighbours our old mill is a great place to get away from it all. It is very spacious, has two fireplaces, two double bedrooms (plus a bunk-bed for children) and a great kitchen.The old mill  …see more

from £69 / night

£604 - £845 / week

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from £69 / night

(26) Excellent 

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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

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Ceglie Messapica

Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

3 6 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
Get to know the feeling of life in a Authentic Trulli Complex in wonderful Puglia!The private garden with amazing pool is perfect to enjoy a relaxing holiday, but the location of this holiday home is also near to interesting towns for sightseeing!  …see more

from £143 / night

£995 - £1990 / week

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from £143 / night

(23) Excellent 

63

Holiday beach hut in Strangford

County Down / Strangford

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect hideaway” Beautifully located amazing views especially on a sunny clear day. Hosts were extremely welcoming and informed us of everything that was going on in the village. Cabin is spotless clean something different if you don't fancy a hotel.  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

9

Holiday converted chapel in Warborough

Wallingford / Warborough

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Enchanting converted Wesleyan chapel furnished with luxury and comfort in mind. The chapel which is believed to date back to 1832 has been sympathetically converted to create a unique lifestyle living space. Double pillars and a gated entrance welcome you into this cha  …see more

from £105 / night

£735 / week

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from £105 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Beach hut rental in St. Dogmaels

St. Dogmaels / Poppit Sands

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Mrs” Loved our stay and so did the dogs. We were very comfortable at Morlais. Lovely walks on the beach. Plenty of places to visit.  …see more

from £32 / night

£220 - £650 / week

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from £32 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday castle with golf nearby in Cupar

Fife / Cupar

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
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from £286 / night

£2000 - £3500 / week

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from £286 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Italian Riviera / Bonassola

2 7 7 nights min

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

 …see more

from £95 / night

£664 / week

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from £95 / night

30

Basse-Terre Island / Pointe-Noire

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £108 / night

£755 - £767 / week

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from £108 / night

(51) Excellent 

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Cwmafan holiday converted chapel rental

Port Talbot / Cwmafan

3 13 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect for cycling and exploring with friends and families” Really loved Depot Rd, very creatively designed making the stay more memorable. The set up for mountain biking the Afan trails was ideal. We stayed with two other families, the fantastic k  …see more

from £200 / night

£900 - £1200 / week

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from £200 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel rental

Denbighshire / Llangollen

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Private garden
“Idilic.” Beautiful setting, if you want peace and quite, this is the place for you. Nick and Derek have done a fantastic job on the restoration. The only reason we didn't give it 5 stars, the bedroom was not to our liking, low ceiling. But had a super  …see more

from £75 / night

£450 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday boathouse in Milford Haven

Pembrokeshire / Milford Haven

1 3 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Boathouse apartment overlooking Dale beach. Spacious bed/sitting & dining room with comfy sofa bed. Kitchen. Shower room. Separate single bedroom. Walk to pub, boathouse shop & coastal path. Watersports.  …see more

from £45 / night

£310 - £650 / week

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from £45 / night

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Gran Canaria / Mogan

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+

 …see more

from £69 / night

£414 - £535 / week

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from £69 / 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

(9) Very Good 

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Sarlat-la-Canéda / Vitrac

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £95 / night

£604 - £1121 / week

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from £95 / night

(3) Very Good 

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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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from £39 / night

(5) Excellent 

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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

(2) Very Good 

15

St. Margaret's Hope holiday shepherds hut rental

South Ronaldsay / St Margaret's Hope

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Wheems Eco Bothies / Pods overlook cliffs and sandy beaches to the south within 5 minutes walk. Wheems Eco Cabins are designed and built on the farm, resembling the traditional upturned boat shelters. They look out to sea through fully glazed double doors and provide an  …see more

from £42 / night

£200 - £221 / week

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from £42 / night

(5) Very Good 

25

Haute-Corse / Ventiseri

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £50 / night

£345 - £690 / week

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from £50 / night

9

Le Beausset holiday tower rental

Var / Le Beausset

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
La Daby is a magical, tranquil, and fun place to have a holiday. The houses can be rented separately, as they have their own terraces and privacy surrounded by pine trees; or rented together. This works well if you are a group of families or friends.<br />Four Pea  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £950 / week

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from £75 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel with golf nearby in Ramsgate

Isle of Thanet / Ramsgate

3 10 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • 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 £250 / night

£650 - £1130 / week

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from £250 / night

(2) Average 

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Holiday watermill rental

Cornwall / St Austell

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Swim - Surf - Walk - Sail - so many outdoor pursuits or just relax in the Mill - the choice is yours!  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 - £770 / week

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from £100 / night

25

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

5

Tarn / Castres

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets

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from £75 / night

£519 - £863 / week

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from £75 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Holiday converted chapel in Penycwm

Pembrokeshire / Penycwm

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Perfect Escape for Holiday with friends and kids” I rented Chapel House for a girly get away with our 4 children (age 4-7). It was November and blowing a gale but the stunning beach (5 mins walk away) stayed really sheltered and we spent our days i  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £1225 / week

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from £75 / 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
  • Suitable for children age 5+
“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  …see more

from £255 / night

£1781 / week

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from £255 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

Puy-de-Dome / Saint-Priest-Bramefant

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly

 …see more

from £87 / night

£475 - £837 / week

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from £87 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Savigny-en-Revermont

Saone-et-Loire / Savigny-en-Revermont

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 34 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Situated in South Burgundy, Le Moulin Des Gobards is a haven of tranquillity. The home, a 200 year old mill, has been completely renovated to a high standard.<br />*The max. # of guests is 6 as long as at least 2 are children under 12 years old. Add 15 euros/night  …see more

from £100 / night

£647 / week

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from £100 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Santiago de Compostela

Province of A Coruna / Santiago de Compostela

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Child friendly
The main house is an old mill for seven people. The upper floor has three double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom with shower (complete furniture for beds and bathrooms). Downstairs has a kitchen with induction hob, dishwasher, freezer, microwave, wood stove, pantry  …see more

from £125 / night

£759 - £854 / week

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from £125 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Vieux-Viel

2 4 1 night min

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

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from £69 / night

£483 / week

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from £69 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kent / Dymchurch

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.001 km
  • Child friendly
“AMAZING AMAZING HOUSE!” Wow what can I say! stunning house, sound system fantastic brought my innner DJ out. Bedrooms amazing with a big country house feel. Sadly weather let out down but gave us an excuse to use the real sun light inside. After a lon  …see more

from £260 / night

£1200 - £2500 / week

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from £260 / 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  …see more

from £140 / night

£900 / week

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from £140 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Llwyngwril

Snowdonia National Park / Llwyngwril

2 7 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent location, cosy place!” We travelled up as a group of 7, which can normally make it a bit hard to find a place to stay. However, this place was perfect - it was convenient, easy to find at night, cosy yet spacious enough for all of us. Though  …see more

from £165 / night

£590 - £850 / week

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from £165 / night

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Ski boathouse to rent in Srinagar

Kashmir / Srinagar

4 2 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
WELCOME TO OUR WORLD OF HOSPITALITY. The Blue Sky Group of Houseboats are the beautiful houseboats on DaL Lake, Srinagar. We offer luxury accommodation on stunning and beautiful lake. Blue Sky Group of Houseboats comes under Deluxe category. Our family has been welcomin  …see more

from £23 / night

£137 - £257 / week

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from £23 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday converted chapel in Whitebrook

Monmouthshire / Whitebrook

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A great Christmas!” We stayed in the Church over Christmas and had a brilliant week. The church is full of character but has everything you could need to make a home from home. We felt comfortable as soon as we arrived. The surrounding area is beau  …see more

from £100 / night

£545 - £1120 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday watermill rental

Maine et Loire / Mouliherne

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Private garden
Want to fish ? we have exclusive fishing rights to the river. Want to do some winetasting - we are 20 minutes to Bourgeuil and St Nicolas and the same to Saumur vineyards. Want to play golf - excellent course at Baugé some 20 minutes away. Want to walk, cycle o  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1078 / week

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from £99 / night

(1) Excellent 

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La Chapelle-Themer holiday tented camp accommodation

Vendee / La Chapelle-Themer

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
Relax in a child free calm environment in the sunny Vendee  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

22

Riad rental in Marrakech

Marrakech / Medina

12 30 1 night min

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Be careful! One courtyard can conceal another!Riad Dar Sara has two - one traditional with four flower-beds and a central fountain, the other with a small but inviting swimming pool.This riad can be reserved with the adjoining but smaller “Dar Sara Srira”  …see more

from £772 / night

£5401 / week

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from £772 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Brindisi / Ceglie Messapica

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

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from £48 / night

£332 - £492 / week

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from £48 / night

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Trullo rental in Alberobello with swimming pool

Province of Bari / Alberobello

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
I TRULLIIt 'a large apartment built in a series of trulli. Living room with kitchenette with cooker, fridge, oven and dishes complete, a room with two beds from which you access the bedroom and after a wide bathroom with shower too  …see more

from £216 / night

£432 - £858 / week

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from £216 / night