After something a bit different for your next rural retreat?Take a break from the norm with our range of quirky holiday accommodation. We’ve got the lot: rustic shepherd huts, cute caravans, glorious converted chapels, unique cottages and more.
Whether you want to lose yourself deep in the countryside in a cosy log cabin, bed down in a peaceful poolside windmill or take in the sea views from one of our off-beat coastal lets, we can help make your escape to the country truly extraordinary.
For UK stays, try the grandeur of a castle in the Scottish Highlands or vertical living in a West Country treehouse. Or, to keep your feet firmly on the ground, consider a luxury yurt in the Peak District. Your search for unusual holidays in the countryside could also take you further afield: try troglodyte life in a warren-like Spanish cave house or check in to a charming stone trullo in Italy.
Located on the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro this rustic bush camp enjoys fantastic views. 3 classic safari tents accommodate 6 people comfortably. A kitchen, outdoor fireplace and a comfortable lounge makes this the ideal base to discover the Amboseli area. Two caretaker …see more
Spacious, elegant, newly reburbished traditional riad on a quiet street in the heart of the medina. 10 minutes walk from the beach, sea view from upper terrace. Open log fire. Suitable for groups, couples and families. Very friendly and helpful English speaking staff wh …see more
“Awesome View of the Douro. Great House.” We have been at Palmira's Home for some days. The House is well located near the Douro River, in a quite area where you can see an awesome view over the Douro Valley. The Swimming pool is very nice and well loc
“Magnificent location, great facilities and very very peaceful” If you are looking to be away from it all, this place will suit. the house is very well equipped, totally secluded in it's own beautiful grounds but within a 20 minute drive of Riberac. Tr
This is an ideal holiday destination for anyone who wants peace, quiet, privacy and relaxation. However it is only a short car ride away fom Riberac which is a typical bustling, market town. The house… More
Large, charming little castle, full of character, for 14 people : the castle and the outbuilding : 7 rooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 sitting rooms, private swimming pool, tennis, lake.
situation : At the heart of the prestigious Loire valley, on the border of the Sologne and th …see more
Cinquenoci Trullo is located in a panoramic and quiet area, not far from the town centre. Its name derives from “Cinquenoci” (literally “five walnut-trees”) district, an ancient place characterized by the presence of five huge walnut-trees, which bore the precio …see more
“Nice house, perfect location” The house is nice - big and clean. Not perfect for small children with a lot of stairs but we managed to keep 3 kids alive so it's not that big of an issue. Definitely the best part is location - one entrance is from the
PEACEFULLY LOCATED CABIN IN THE HILLS SURROUNDING THE WONDERFULLY HISTORIC TOWN OF COCENTAINA.THIS IS A SIX BERTH CABIN- 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND A BED SETTEE IN THE LOUNGE. THERE IS A SELF CONTAINED KITCHEN COMPLETE WITH ALL APPLIANCES. THE LOUNGE AND BEDROOMS ALL HAVE CE …see more
Availability of 5 beds Trulli completely renovated, located in a hilly fresh; surrounded by green olive trees and fruit, with a large green area of 10,000 sq. extending from the driveway up to surround the building, the area in front of the trulli equipped with two terr …see more
“The Primal Cave Adventure” We travelled with our two friends Dave & Caroline on Wednesday 18th March to our first adventure to The Primal Cave, not knowing what to expect, other than reading the reviews and looking at the photo's. We were greeted by
Just had an amazing 3 weeks staying at Cueva Peralta. We were very sorry to leave and are already planning our return. What a gem the Cave House is! Spacious, relaxing and well furnished it will gi… More
Thank you for your wonderful and informative review, which will assist people to choose to experience the beautiful Andalucia countryside and lovely welcoming Pueblos. Thank you both again and see you in the near future. Bob
“An amazing experience”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2015
We were greeted at Cueva Peralta by Bob the owner who made us most welcome,we were very impressed with the layout of the rooms they were well furnished and the kitchen well equipped, beds very comfort… More
Thank you for your review of Cueva Peralta I am so pleased that you enjoyed stay. I look forward to receiving you back in the near future. Best Regards
“Unique accommodation in a superb location”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2015
visited Cueva Peralta in March 2015 with my husband, 7 year old daughter and our dog. We stayed for 3 days and had a fantastic time. Bob was amazingly welcoming and his mini guide to the local villag… More
Thank you for your wonderful review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Cueva Peralta, and that your daughter enjoyed it so much. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future
“Relaxing, peaceful break.” Stayed here for a few nights in June. Cabin is in a a beautiful area, it's is clean & comfortable.
the hot tub is perfect addition to complete a great place to get away to.
It was a fantastic stay. everyone was incredible friendly, especially Agnes. we forgot to bring any towels. Agnes was quick to the rescue!
The cabin was very clean, Agnes came round most days to qu… More
I am so glad you enjoyed your holiday and the hot tub, Dalavich is a wonderful friendly place and we enjoy welcoming visitors, please come again.
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
was good to get away with the dog and children, nice relaxed place to re charge the body, local people very friendly, the food up at the local bar was very good also,, and in the hot tub till 12 in th… More
I am pleased you enjoyed your stay, please do come again.
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
Just back from a fabulous couple of nights at Dalavich and cant wait to book again. The cabin is so comfortable and cosy with amazing views (the hot tub isnt half bad either haha). An absolutely wonde… More
Thank you for your review, I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and we would love it if you return.
Le Moulin de St Blaise is just a 15 minute stroll from the local village where you can drop into the local cafe/restaurant for a coffee on the pavement terrace or take a leisurely lunch. The quaint town of La Chartre sur le Loir is just a 5 minute drive away, with bars …see more
Kvistbu is a lovely logged cabin which can be rented for couples, friends and families. Underfloor heating and tiled bathroom are standard as well as a good equipped kitchen. Dishwasher, Sauna, TV. Firewood is included. Car free area.Staying in the middle of Norways be …see more
“Fantastic location,Fantastic Chalet” Chalet La Couronne,is a well laid out chalet for a large group with all the latest facilities,and to the highest quality.
The private lift to the slopes mayseem at first a gimmick,but it is a very practical way of
“A Jewel on the Ring of Kerry” We rented the entire property - the House, Cottage, Stables and Pier Cottage - for an Irish heritage (American) family reunion of more than 40 family members. The high quality of the accommodations, the incomparable beau
“Absolute value for money..!!!” We were a gang of 12 and we absolutely enjoyed our cruise in the houseboat. The houseboat was extremely clean and the staff was very courteous and very helpful and friendly. We were taken for a thoroughly relaxing cruise
We stayed with Pournami Houseboats during our honeymoon trip and thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it. The boat crew was really friendly. Alappuzha being a non-vegetarian's paradise, we expected medi… More
We are happy to hear that you really enjoyed the houseboat trip. Thank you so much. Come back soon :)
“A truly memorable day and night - yummy :P”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2013
Wonderful experience. We had an overnight cruise with pournami house Boat. Me and my wife we really enjoyed the trip. We got a warm welcome to the boat. Delicious food <3 . The boat was neat and clean… More
Beautiful trullo with private swimming pool (5m x 10m) situated in Ostuni (Contrada Chiobbica, 8 kms from Ostuni city center), surrounded by 10.000 m2 of land (olive trees, almond trees, fig trees etc...).
The trullo has 7 cones : 2 bedrooms (one bedroom with a double b …see more
Spacious and comfortable holiday home or B&B with mini farm for children. Small river to swim and to play with private beach, nicer than a swimming pool.
Sun and shade with a nice hammock to relax in a private setting in the countryside. …see more
“Beautiful riad, great location and amazing hospitality” We had a fantastic stay at Dar Leila this Easter. It was a perfect retreat made even more special by the fantastic hospitality shown by both Abdaul and Aicha. Travelling with three children under
Lyngbu is a lovely logged cabin which can be rented for single, couples, friends and families. Underfloor heating and tiled bathroom are standard as well as a mini kitchen. Dishwasher, Sauna, TV. Firewood is included. Car free area.Staying in the middle of Norways best …see more
Malmbu is a lovely logged cabin which can be rented for couples, friends and families. Underfloor heating and tiled bathroom are standard. A corner in the living room has a with well equipped kitchen. Dishwasher, Sauna, TV. Firewood is included. Car free area.Staying i …see more
Malmbu is a lovely logged cabin which can be rented for single, couples, friends and families. Underfloor heating and tiled bathroom are standard as well as a mini kitchen. Dishwasher, Sauna, TV. Firewood is included. Car free area.Staying in the middle of Norways best …see more
Welcome to a real taste of Spain...our Rural Retreat is the perfect place for families to visit where the fishing fanatics can visit the Ebro & the sunbathers can stay by the private pool. Our 4 acres provides welcoming and matured surroundings which caters for all. …see more