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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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132 Holiday homes

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau with swimming pool in Le Mans

Sarthe / Le Mans

4 10 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
“A rural gem with history” When we found Le Chateau on the Holiday Lettings website we thought we might have found a gem, when we got there we knew we had. We were welcomed by the owners Jill and Ivan who showed us round and left us to it having answe  …see more

from £195 / night

£1350 - £1575 / week

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from £195 / night

(22) Excellent 

32

Gigondas holiday chateau rental

Gigondas / Le Petit Montmirail

8 12 5 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 19 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Breathtaking Views, Charming Hosts” Just back from a stay at Villa Theophile and as with other guests I can't say enough complimentary things about the place and our host, Phillipa. The Villa is immense yet all rooms are extremely comfortable and well  …see more

from £627 / night

£4348 - £6522 / week

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from £627 / night

(9) Excellent 

18

Chateau letting in Journet with golf nearby, tennis court

Haute-Vienne / Journet

10 16 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £509 / night

£1957 - £3914 / week

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from £509 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Bourg holiday chateau rental

Gironde / Bourg

1 5 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £109 / night

£435 / week

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from £109 / night

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Holiday chateau in Fecamp.

Seine-Maritime / Fecamp.

9 18 2 nights min

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Private garden

from £790 / night

£3158 - £5158 / week

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from £790 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau in Montazeau

Dordogne / Montazeau

5 16 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 130 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had the most amazing wedding here!” From the moment we found this gorgeous house online, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. We had the most amazing time and the owners Iris and Michiel were brilliant and so helpful before, during an  …see more

from £109 / night

£1157 - £2800 / week

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from £109 / night

(2) Excellent 

31

Holiday chateau in Strassoldo

Province of Udine / Strassoldo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
“An Italian Chateaux Garden and Guest House - superb” A wonderful place! An Italian paradise! For us as a small family it exceeded even the great expecatations. Close to the Grado beach for the kid, in the middle of Friuli for all kind of (family) exc  …see more

from £114 / night

£653 - £740 / week

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from £114 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Saone-et-Loire / Autun

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £109 / night

£627 / week

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from £109 / night

(25) Excellent 

26

Monbazillac holiday chateau rental

Bergerac / Monbazillac

6 15 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Adventure holidays” One week in this adventurous Chateau is almost too short time to enjoy everything this place has to offer. It fulfilled all our expectations and my family of 15 (5-70) were busy swimming, playing golf, using the playground and all  …see more

from £278 / night

£1935 - £5348 / week

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from £278 / night

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Holiday chateau in Strassoldo

Province of Udine / Strassoldo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly

from £105 / night

£522 - £609 / week

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from £105 / night

(15) Excellent 

28

Holiday chateau in Pezenas

Herault / Pezenas

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“A fantastic castle” This is really a “Castle” and you will not be disappointed. It is better than you could imagine. The castle is in a very good shape even if it is really old and with a “castle ambiance”. The pool area is fantastic, very nice and f  …see more

from £348 / night

£2174 - £2870 / week

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from £348 / night

(2) Excellent 

29

Holiday chateau in Pouligny-Notre-Dame

Indre / Pouligny-Notre-Dame

7 14 2 nights min

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Swimming pool

from £522 / night

£2861 - £3592 / week

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from £522 / night

(11) Excellent 

28

Holiday chateau in Granges d'Ans

Dordogne / Granges d'Ans

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £866 / night

£6044 - £7348 / week

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from £866 / night

20

Carlux holiday chateau rental

Dordogne / Carlux

8 18 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £883 / night

£3529 - £3604 / week

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from £883 / night

(23) Very Good 

23

Saint-Just-Luzac holiday chateau rental

Marennes / Saint-Just-Luzac

8 12 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
“Huge property with nice pool in great location” Property was great for our extended family of four couples and two small children. Location is convenient to all sorts of attractions. There are five huge double bedrooms and lots of other beds in vario  …see more

from £272 / night

£1895 - £7145 / week

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from £272 / night

50

Holiday chateau with swimming pool in Montjoi

Tarn-et-Garonne / Montjoi

13 26 7 nights min

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £736 / night

£5148 - £18592 / week

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from £736 / night

(5) Excellent 

22

Holiday chateau rental

Ille-et-Vilaine / Sixt-Sur-Aff

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 63 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £248 / night

£1735 - £2131 / week

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from £248 / night

(8) Excellent 

15

Holiday chateau in Fontenay-le-Comte

Vendee / Fontenay-le-Comte

3 9 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool

from £195 / night

£1365 / week

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from £195 / night

(7) Very Good 

20

Holiday chateau with swimming pool in Nouzerolles

Gueret / Nouzerolles

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 14 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“A wonderful place for a relaxing, family holiday” The chateau was perfect for the four of us, comfortable without feeling too show home and the August weather was great so we didn't stray far. The rural location is very peaceful but does mean that a c  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £995 / week

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from £85 / night

(8) Excellent 

32

Mortagne-sur-Gironde holiday chateau rental

Charente-Maritime / Mortagne-sur-Gironde

10 22 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Swimming pool
“We had a great time - you should all go!” I went on holiday with 19 family and friends raning in age from 6 mths to 59 yrs old. We all had a great time with lots of things to do from going to the zoo, beach or sightseeing. The pool and hot tub were a  …see more

from £500 / night

£2000 - £5250 / week

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from £500 / night

25

Province of Agrigento / Menfi

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £96 / night

£314 - £827 / week

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from £96 / night

(4) Excellent 

14

Holiday chateau with swimming pool in Saint-Andre-et-Appelles

Sainte Foy-la-Grande / Saint-Andre-et-Appelles

11 25 Min stay varies

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 25
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 137 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“excellent” The Chateau and annexe were 100% perfect for our group - adults in the main house and teens in the annexe - The facilities were amazing, all you could wish for and more and the handover was very thorough. In fact we liked it so much that  …see more

from £1350 / night

£9500 / week

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from £1350 / night

(3) Excellent 

14

Holiday chateau in La Collarderie

Chinon / La Collarderie

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly

from £112 / night

£783 / week

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from £112 / night

24

Manacor holiday chateau accommodation

Majorca / Manacor

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £240 / night

£1425 - £2740 / week

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from £240 / night

(1) Excellent 

24

Porreres holiday chateau rental

Majorca / Porreres

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £135 / night

£944 / week

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from £135 / night

(5) Excellent 

23

Holiday chateau in Duras

Lot-et-Garonne / Duras

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic and Wonderous” We were told about Chateau des Egrons by friends from Australia who raved about their stay a couple of years ago. We booked in September and arrived in force; 3 generations of us! The place surpassed all our expectations and  …see more

from £400 / night

£2800 - £3900 / week

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from £400 / night

18

Holiday chateau in Argentat

Correze / Argentat

8 23 2 nights min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 23
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Swimming pool

from £500 / night

£3783 - £6070 / week

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from £500 / night

(1) Excellent 

31

Holiday chateau rental

Charente-Maritime / Saint-Jean-d'Angely

6 17 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £272 / night

£1900 - £3900 / week

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from £272 / night

(6) Excellent 

24

Holiday chateau in Grandcourt

Seine-Maritime / Grandcourt

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Chateau in an idyllic setting” We spent a wonderful relaxing weekend in this fabulous chateau which is just as splendid as it looks in the photos. The tranquil village setting provides a lovely backdrop for this magnificent country house.  …see more

from £152 / night

£760 - £1495 / week

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from £152 / night

21

Seine-et-Marne / Villiers-sur-Morin

4 8 1 night min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £427 / night

£600 / week

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from £427 / night

24

Holiday chateau rental

Dordogne / Lanouaille

13 29 2 nights min

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 29
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £4550 / night

£11900 - £13900 / week

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from £4550 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Charente-Maritime / Saint Thomas de Conac

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Child friendly

from £131 / night

£914 - £1248 / week

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from £131 / night

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Cote d'Or / Dijon

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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(2) Excellent 

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Cote d'Or / Recey-sur-Ource

5 15 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

from £18 / night

£435 - £1166 / week

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from £18 / night

34

State of Sao Paulo / Piracaia

8 26 1 night min

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £448 / night

£2320 / week

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from £448 / night

(3) Excellent 

20

Bonneville ski chateau to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Bonneville

5 10 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Ski

from £227 / night

£1583 / week

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from £227 / night

(1) Excellent 

20

Ski chateau to rent in Gere-Belesten

Bearn / Gere-Belesten

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski

from £300 / night

£2000 / week

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from £300 / night

(1) Average 

23

Holiday chateau in Vierville-sur-Mer

Vierville-sur-Mer / Omaha Beach

6 14 4 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £327 / night

£2000 / week

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from £327 / night

(1) Excellent 

33

Colombieres-sur-Orb holiday chateau rental

Herault / Colombieres-sur-Orb

14 36 2 nights min

  • 14 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 36
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £783 / night

£3783 / week

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from £783 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Holiday chateau rental

Lot / Frayssinet

12 24 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
“A perfect family get together” For an extended family get together we had a long list of requirements which were all provided by Chateau Lamostonie. Joanna couldn’t have been more patient and helpful during the booking process with all our requests fo  …see more

from £900 / night

£4500 - £11360 / week

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from £900 / night

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