Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (121393)

If you're looking for an active break and aren’t afraid of getting wet, book one of these holiday homes near fantastic water sports destinations worldwide.


Water sports holidays by the sea allow you to spend energetic mornings on the water and lazy afternoons chilling on the beach. Inland destinations near lakes and rivers are less tied to the summer season and can offer great windsurfing, canoeing and sailing throughout the year.


If you’re planning an action-packed holiday, choose a villa or cottage with plenty of home comforts. You’ll really appreciate a bubbling Jacuzzi, steamy sauna or cosy log fire after an active day on the water.

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in South East England

Essex / Point Clear

3 8 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing for adults as children have so much to do on the doorstep” Very good site, loads to do, the shop on site isn't over priced which was good. The beach wasn't what we called a beach so we drove to Clacton which only takes 15 minutes. Caravan was  …see more

from £30 / night

£165 - £641 / week

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from £30 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Apartment letting in West Country with golf nearby

St Ives / Porthminster

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely Apartment Right by the Beach” The Apartment is located in just the right place for a great holiday by the beach. It is set back from the hustle and bustle but near enough to pop out with a young child to eat out in the evening. If you want to  …see more

from £150 / night

£595 - £1680 / week

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from £150 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Allonby

Cumbria / Allonby

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“Beautifully appointed and beautiful location” The cottage is beautifully furnished, well thought out and tastefully done. The setting is just as beautiful with a stunning view across the Firth. Stunning, comfortable and great place to stay. Can't w  …see more

from £79 / night

£355 - £645 / week

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from £79 / night

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(14) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Ovacik, Hisaronu

Mugla Province / Ovacik

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Smart, spacious villa with good sized pool and convenient location” Our group of 11, 6 adults and 5 children with an age range of 72 - 7 years, all stayed in this smart, spacious villa for 12 days. The children enjoyed the 5 bedded attic rooms and the  …see more

from £120 / night

£495 - £1060 / week

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from £120 / night

(10) Very Good 

15

Bracklesham Bay holiday chalet rental

Chichester / Bracklesham Bay

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“I know I've rated very good but is between very good and excelent” Visiting Goodwood Festival of Speed the property was an excellent base for that also surrounding areas. Lovely private patio accommodation was a nice little bolt hole, home from hom  …see more

from £39 / night

£258 - £641 / week

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from £39 / night

(33) Very Good 

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Anstruther holiday cottage rental

Fife / Anstruther

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
“Home from home” Excellent stay in a very homely cottage fully equipped with everything you need. Dog friendly and cosy. We would definitely stay here again.  …see more

from £42 / night

£295 - £525 / week

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from £42 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Northern England holiday cottage rental

Lake District / Penrith

2 3 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“A wonderful place to stay” The cottage had everything we needed and was comfortable and clean. The WIFI was excellent. Orton is a lovely village to walk in and enjoy the scenic beauty. If you get a chance, try to attend one of the church services at t  …see more

from £55 / night

£225 - £450 / week

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from £55 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Cheddar holiday bungalow rental

Somerset / Cheddar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Spring Grange Cottage is a luxury 2 bedroom spacious annexe set in a rural area of outstanding natural beauty on a 3/4 acre plot. This location enjoys fantastic views west across the valley and unspoilt countryside. Nestled in the Mendip Hills, Winscombe is an excellent  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £750 / week

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from £58 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Westport

Westport / The Quay

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely house in great setting.” This is a lovely part of the world and Harbour Haven is a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding area and islands. Great views over Clew bay, in a quiet area but well within walking distance to shops, rest  …see more

from £257 / night

£1112 - £3556 / week

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from £257 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Limburg Province / Venlo

1 2 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
In the south east of The Netherlands, 20 km north of Venlo and 30 km south of Nijmegen and 4 km from the border with Germany, one finds this unique romantic cottage. Not more than 70 minutes away from major cities like Amsterdam, Dusseldorf and Antwerp. Once a chickenho  …see more

from £65 / night

£278 / week

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from £65 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Olhos de Agua holiday apartment rental

Albufeira / Olhos de Agua

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fab apartment in a really good location” We returned from a stay at this apartment last week. The pictures on the website don't do it justice, the apartment is so big, it's really a two story townhouse. Ground floor has hallway with large storage un  …see more

from £39 / night

£280 - £930 / week

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from £39 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Fearnan

Loch Tay / Fearnan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Beautiful lakeside modern and beautifully furnished house. With two Munros within 10 minutes drive it provides a great base for walkers, cyclists and watersports enthusiasts. The house is also a great venue for rest and relaxation.This is a sophisticated and relaxed hou  …see more

from £75 / night

£490 - £900 / week

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from £75 / night

(33) Excellent 

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Farmhouse accommodation in Duffus

Moray / Duffus

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Really comfortable, well equipped house in great location” Would recommend a stay in this lovely farmhouse. Comfortable and well equipped in an great location with lovely views of a ruined castle. Loads to do in surrounding area for people of all ages  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £900 / week

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from £100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park / Pinehurst

1 5 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
Fivespot is a cozy mountain retreat, a 15-minute drive to giant sequoia groves and Kings Canyon National Park. Walk from the cabin to the Pinehurst Lodge (pool table, jukebox, great burgers) and a tiny swimming hole with a waterfall and Native American grinding holes).  …see more

from £117 / night

£734 - £1186 / week

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from £117 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Orlando holiday villa rental

Orlando / Westridge

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Oasis away from but close to Disney World” We were looking for a home away from home for our 3 week trip to Disney and other parks in the Orlando region and found the perfect holiday home. The house was an easy 20 minute drive from the Magic Kingdom o  …see more

from £86 / night

£600 - £670 / week

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from £86 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Collioure

Pyrenees-Orientales / Collioure

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Do you want to holiday in a place with stunning sea views? Sunbathe on a terrace with the sound of the sea beside you? This apartment is unique with unparallelled views to the sea and across to Collioure.  …see more

from £112 / night

£770 - £1197 / week

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from £112 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Portscatho holiday bungalow rental

Portscatho / Gerrans

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 km
  • Child friendly
“Excellent - Highly Recommended” We have been visiting Portscatho and Gerrans for many years and I can honestly say this is the nicest place we have stayed. It is very comfortable,spacious and well equipped. Beautiful and clean. Ray,the owner, was v  …see more

from £66 / night

£330 - £780 / week

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from £66 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Los Alcazares

Los Alcazares / Albatros

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Swimming pool
“Happy Hen do at amazing apartment” We visited the pad in July 2013 for a "tame" hen holiday. We wanted to go somewhere where would could relax, eat nice food and enjoy the Spanish weather in nice surroundings. The Pad is situated on a very secure co  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £685 / week

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from £50 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Obidos

Obidos / Bom Sucesso

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“lovely Villa” The Villa was everything it said, well equiped, verylarge and very clean, there was eveything needed and more, booking with the Villa owner was easy and he provided exact information regarding getting to the Villa, things to do around th  …see more

from £30 / night

£250 - £1040 / week

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from £30 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in South East England

Worthing / Goring-by-Sea

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic apartment - light, airy and spotlessly clean.” I stayed at Seascape in July 2014 with my husband and aged parents. We had a great welcome from Tim and found the apartment very well appointed, clean and airy. It had everything you might nee  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 - £955 / week

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from £96 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Nea Potidea holiday villa rental

Kassandra / Nea Potidea

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
The Aqua Luxury Villas are only 30 meters from the beach, restaurants, shops and night clubs of Nea Potidea. In a very short distance of only 6 Km is the City of Nea Moudania – which is the largest urban center of Halkidiki region – with frequent transportation. T  …see more

from £69 / night

£479 / week

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from £69 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Pagkalochori with indoor pool

Rethymnon / Pagkalochori

4 10 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
If you believe that accommodation is a major factor in aiding a unique holiday experience then Villa Daphne is exactly what you are looking for! Villa Daphne was built in 2006 and renovated mostly in the outdoors in 2014 and indoors in 2015! It can accommodate 8 people  …see more

from £300 / night

£2095 - £3889 / week

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from £300 / night

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Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Cowes

Phillip Island / Cowes

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
Recently built and furnished in Balinese-Javanese decor. Ideal for a couple or family. Quiet area. Sleeps up to 8 - queen bed in master bedroom, queen bed in second bedroom and 2 bunk beds in third bedroom. Porta cot available on request. Features include - Ensuite a  …see more

from £144 / night

£1006 / week

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from £144 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Amitie

Praslin Island / Amitie

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Our beach huts are located at St Sauveur, a quiet area at the south of Praslin island, being only 50 meters away from the beach. Wake up on the hut’s veranda, have breakfast enjoying the view of the ocean towards Mahe and relax by the pool surrounded by lush tropica  …see more

from £112 / night

£778 - £1077 / week

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from £112 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Beaminster holiday cottage rental

Dorset / Beaminster

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful family break in sweet Beaminster” We had a fantastic stay here with our young family (a 3 year old and a baby). The accommodation is completely toddler/baby-friendly, very beautiful and really well looked after and Jo and Nick were extremely  …see more

from £70 / night

£370 - £700 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Clonakilty holiday farmhouse rental

County Cork / Clonakilty

5 8 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautifully decorated and maintained house in great location” We stayed here for one week with our 3 teenage children and our small dog. Paul the owner could not have been more helpful and accommodating with any enquiries we had.  …see more

from £120 / night

£513 - £727 / week

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from £120 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Cullen

Moray / Cullen

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Home from home or better !” Excellent place to stay with extra touches provided. Lovely decor and extremely comfortable. Would definitely recommend and would love to return ourselves.  …see more

from £75 / night

£475 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

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Trairi / Flecheiras

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly

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from £174 / night

£807 - £1936 / week

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from £174 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Conil de la Frontera

Costa de la Luz / Conil de la Frontera

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Great appartment, beautiful town.” This was our second visit to this apartment and we will certainly be coming back again. The apartment is well equipment and perfectly located for restaurants and the beach without being noisy. There are two good  …see more

from £35 / night

£274 - £599 / week

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from £35 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Ventnor

Isle of Wight / Ventnor

4 11 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely stay in a brilliant house in a great location.” Large, bright house with plenty of space for our group to have a very relaxing weekend. On entry house found to be very clean & tidy, rooms nicely decorated & furnished. Good range of Bedroom opti  …see more

from £155 / night

£620 - £1440 / week

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from £155 / night

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Holiday home rental

Marin County / Marshall

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
What makes the property, Enchanted Bay, unique: * Breathtaking oceanfront panoramic views from every room * Proximity to oysters, cheese and kayaking * Unique combination of luxury and rustic charm * Boutique home furnished with a tasteful aesthete * Two floors of space  …see more

from £238 / night

£1666 - £3359 / week

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from £238 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday bungalow in Kilmore Quay

County Wexford / Kilmore Quay

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Idyllic Location-Fabulous cottage” Kilmore Quay has always been a favorite location of ours, but this cottage was the best we have ever stayed in in this area. The terrace around two thirds of the property with panoramic sea views and lovely garden fu  …see more

from £69 / night

£300 - £471 / week

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from £69 / night

(38) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped wonderful villa” Villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and well equipped with everything we needed. Would recommend car hire as it's so reasonable on the island. Good supermarket is less than 5 minute walk, but would also recommend Rop  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £846 / week

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from £65 / night

(25) Very Good 

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Home rental in Unawatuna

Unawatuna / Mihiripanna

3 7 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
“Marley's is just fantastic!” Marley's is just a dream! The setting is just gorgeous, the staff so lovely and friendly, the food and service supurb and our whole stay just wonderful. Our family learnt so much in our stay and the staff in particular mad  …see more

from £236 / night

£1640 - £2240 / week

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from £236 / night

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Home rental in Banksia Beach with golf nearby

Bribie Island / Banksia Beach

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Waterfront spacious modern home with pool including spa seat, media room, children's beach, outdoor BBQ, outdoor entertainment system and pontoon. Located near to beaches, restaurants and direct boat access to the Pumicestone Passage this resort style home is perfect fo  …see more

from £180 / night

£1258 / week

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from £180 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Home rental in Kingscote

Kangaroo Island / Kingscote

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.07 km
  • Child friendly
BlueSeas Beach House is a stunning modern self-contained 2 bedroom home that accommodates up to 6 people. Sea views are everywhere, even from your bed. Enjoy your very own private beach. Sited to maximize the expansive sea views, the local stone construction nestles i  …see more

from £144 / night

£1006 / week

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from £144 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Portreath holiday home let

Cornwall / Portreath

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Exceptionally well kept property :)” We had a plan set out in advance of showing up to the Cornwall area and it involved a lot of walking. We decided to on a house that would accommodate 4 adults and 4 kids with a little extra room and this house fit  …see more

from £160 / night

£895 - £2495 / week

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from £160 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Lamlash

Isle of Arran / Lamlash

4 8 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“perfect place to chill, recharge the batteries, with enough room for everyone.” My husband and I went here with our 2 daughters age 10 and 13, and my mum. My mum and I had spent most of our childhoods in Lamlash, but hadn't been for years, so we were  …see more

from £140 / night

£980 - £1050 / week

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from £140 / night

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Holiday apartment in Australia & New Zealand

Queensland / Magnetic Island

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
SENSATIONAL FAMILY HOLIDAY APARTMENT - WATERFRONT - VIEWS - POOL - GREAT LOCATION to suit up to 6 people. The Terrace is a New Waterfront luxury holiday Apartment in a quiet location on the Great Barrier Reef s Magnetic Island . Beautiful views , spacious , light and  …see more

from £113 / night

£1006 - £1342 / week

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from £113 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday condo with golf nearby in Orlando

Orlando / Vista Cay

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 90 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Elegant Isles - An amazing stay - Heaven on Earth” This vacation trip was our third time to Orlando and this property was by a mile the best we have ever stayed in. It has a real WOW factor from the minute you enter the gates. It is spotlessly clean  …see more

from £64 / night

£448 - £504 / week

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from £64 / night

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