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.
Copperfield is a detached, single storey, two bedroomed whitewashed cottage in the quiet conservation area of this lovely village. Much of the cottage has been renovated recently and is warm, inviting and very comfortable. It has a large well fitted kitchen and large co …see more
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport.
This cottage has three good sized double bedroo …see more
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro …see more
As a local lad; I was familiar with the area so knew Anchorage was perfect for our holiday base, and we wern't disappointed. Only yards from the beach and, just as important, the nearest source of Ma… More
“A clean and amazing place and great views”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2014
The house is amazing in a nice area it's great for a relaxing weekend, house has everything you need if you need to cook and off course the house has wifi. 100 yards to shop and beach. I would recomme… More
“Ideal for families”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2015
We selected this holiday cottage so that we could bring our two adult sons and our cocker spaniels. The cottage was spacious with a large kitchen and even larger utility/wet room - ideal for storing g… More
Newhaven Court is a comfortable and relaxing home to explore Cheshire, North Wales and the Peak District. It is a 5 minute walk to the local Morrisons supermarket and Nantwich town centre, wherein you can peruse the local boutiques and recharge at one of the tea or coff …see more
Location was ideal (close to station, shops and supermarkets), the apartment was spotlessly clean and well-equipped (everything worked) and we had a hassle-free and thoroughly enjoyable week.… More
“Very convenient, excellent apartment!”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2015
Very clean and everything we needed was catered for, we would recommend to stay here. We stayed with parents and our 10 week old son. The facilities were ideal for this. … More
“First class apartment”
Reviewed 22 Mar 2014
My wife and I have just spent 4 days at Newhaven court, We ere very impressed with the apartment, very clean, comfortable and had everything you could need. Instructions for arrival were very good, th… More
Nearest beach 23 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
This attractively furnished property is complete with cooking facilities, en-suite bathroom, free satellite widescreen television, electric heating and WI-FI facilities. Separate washroom. With its use of a privately shared garden and off-road parking and a pleasant sh …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
2-Zimmer WG mit KücheUnser Haus aus dem 16. Jahrhundert liegt an ruhiger, verkehrsfreier Lage in Stein am Rhein und nächstliegend zur Espi Badi, die ideale Sommerdestination für Kinder und Eltern (2 Min. zu Fuss).In unmittelbarer Umgebung finden Sie wunderschöne Ort …see more
Straight onto the beach! A beach-side bungalow converted from an early 1900's southern railway carriage, complete with etched glass and the old slam doors. Often described as quirky it has been extended to provide cozy accommodation, with an easy living, open plan …see more
Everything you could dream of' great location, on the beach, wonderful house, all you could want and more from a holiday home and to top it all weather amazing, can't wait to go back. Thank you so mu… More
Reviewed 17 Mar 2013
We came here in March, having hoped at the time of booking it would be spring and we'd have a sunny weekend on the beach. In the event, it was still mid-winter with remnants of snow on the South Downs… More
Reviewed 18 Dec 2012
I rented the beach house for the weekend for my partners birthday in July 2011, I'd been there a few years before and it was just as beautiful as I remember. it was a complete surprise to my partner a… More
Delightful single storey cottage, attached to a converted coach house, with a large garden which backs on to farmland and orchards in the outskirts of a Wealden village.
Having recently been completely renovated with a large comfortable open plan lounge/dining room, a …see more
Nice cottage wih good facilities. Owners are welcoming and very helpful if you need anything. We enjoyed the fresh eggs for breakfast and the free tickets to Leeds Castle.
The cottage is in a great… More
“Well equipped, lovely stay with a great garden in a quiet environment”
Reviewed 3 Mar 2012
This cosy home is very well located to visit Kent. Many points of interest are easily reached from here. Train station, small shop, restaurants, ... at walking distance.
In the cottage you find any… More
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 30 Dec 2011
A late review but non the less a positive one:-)
We had a great time in this cottage. The cottage itself was fully equipped, nicely decorated and more than your money’s worth. The owners Saff and … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 45 km; Not suitable for children;
Cysgod Bach is situated in the sleepy village of Llanfor, just one mile out of the town of Bala within the Snowdonia National Park in Wales. We are ideally situated for an activity break or for touring the National Park. Bala is steeped in Welsh history and culture an …see more
On arrival we were greeted by Mel, who already had the hot tub up to temperature for us and the lights and fire on in the cottage to make it a truly warm welcome for which we were very grateful being … More
“Beautiful, clean and in a great location.”
Reviewed 28 May 2012
We arrived later than we were hoping and being tired after a long journey it was great to feel so relaxed and at home when we arrived. We received a warm welcome on arrival and it being quite late, it… More
“Quality, clean, comfortable - just what we were looking for...”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
We were extremely lucky that we managed to get a cancellation and stay with Mel at the Cysgod Bach Cottage. Mel gave us a warm welcome and has a great knowledge of the surrounding area and all of the… More
Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Our comfortable stone built "newly furnished" self catering cottage which Is situated 1/2 mile from the A1
with off road parking. There are 2 Bedrooms with 1 Double Bed and 1 Zip/Link Twin bed, a fully fitted shower room,
fully fitted kitchen and comfortable living area …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
A spacious 1-bedroom cottage located in a tranquil coastal setting - breathtaking views of Slieve Foy mountain, Carlingford harbour and surrounding countryside.
A little haven with a large living/dining room with fire/stove, leading to separate kitchen with small wall …see more
We had a very pleasant stay in this pretty and well equipped cottage. Great attention to detail has been paid to the restoration of the house and every effort has been made to ensure a comfortable st… More
“Unreal Scenic Hideaway”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2012
The House was great and easy to find, with the key sitting waiting for us.
The house itself was really well finished with all the mod cons, but still maintaining a cottage feel that makes you want… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This beautiful unique 18th century cottage retains its original character combined with 21st century facilities and five star amenities. An open plan ground floor style makes it ideal for families and entertaining. The kitchen leads onto a secure rear garden with outs …see more
“Quality accommodation with high specification fitments”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2016
Only a mile or so from Junction 7 of the M4, this cottage has a rural feel tucked away with a small number of other properties. The accommodation has been delightfully decorated throughout with caref… More
We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Little Chauntry and hope to welcome you back in the future.
Not suitable for children; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Cumberland Cottage is a beautifully presented, pet friendly, property located in the heart of the tranquil Cumbrian village of Orton. Built in 1632 the cottage is one of the oldest properties in the village. Formerly part of the Duke of Cumberland Inn and more recently …see more
The artistic owners have created a house of considerable charm filled with an extensive collection of books, paintings and unusual objects of considerable interest. The interior is extraordinarily comfortable.The house is situated in a stunning location just yards from …see more
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Homely apartment located in the heart of Edinburgh with lovely marble fireplace and log fire. With only a 5 minute walk from City Centre (and the train, bus station and tram terminals) and with spectacular views of the st …see more
Excellent apartment couldnt fault it all shops restaurants etc well within walking distance would certainly recommend it and would definitely stay again if in Edinburgh… More
Hi, thank you so much for leaving such a positive review of our flat. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back soon!
“Fantastic holiday flat”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2014
Mark and Martin are lovely hosts in a really homely flat. The flat was really comfortable, had everything we needed to feel 'home away from home', and we enjoyed the log fire tremendously. The locatio… More
Thanks very much for your positive review, we are glad you had a nice time and look forward to seeing you again the next time you visit Edinburgh
Reviewed 25 Oct 2014
We decided to go to Edinburgh to celebrate a special wedding anniversary and chose the apartment cos it had an open fire and it seemed reasonably priced. From the beginning, contact with the owner wa… More
Thank you for such a positive review, we are glad you had a lovely wedding anniversary break and look forward to seeing you both again the next time you are in Edinburgh.
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
Donington Den is situated in the historic market town of Melbourne with easy access to a wealth of pubs and restaurants, an amazing range of independent shops and fabulous architectural houses including thatched cottages. Walking distance to the historic Melbourne Hall …see more
We stayed at Donington Den with our 2 small children and enjoyed it very much. We received a very nice welcome. The house was very clean and cosy with all the necessary appliances. It's a nice base t… More
“Perfectly situated cosy cottage in the heart of Derbyshire”
Reviewed 20 May 2013
Lovely, cosy cottage. It was very clean and perfect for our family of 4. It was a home away from home. The hosts were very friendly and the welcome pack was yummy. Short walk into town to shops, pu… More
“Very comfortable house ideally situated for East Midlands attractions.”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2013
Donington Den is a very clean, comfortable house situated in a lovely village with an interesting array of small, independent shops. We enjoyed our stay there so much that we have already re-booked th… More
Do you want to feel how is to live like really local people in Greece?
To see really old historical families,to explore the secrets of History,Life,Nature,Feelings?
I live in a small town in Amvrakikos Gulf in West Coast Of Greece
I like Sea,Books,Silence....History,Ant …see more
Villa Poljica ist ein traditionelles Steinhaus am Meer aber auch modern mit SAT-TV, Klimaanlage, TVs in allen Zimmern und WLAN.Im großen Innenhof haben Sie ein Steinofen, Spielplatz für Kinder und Schwimmbad und drei Parkplätze. Das Haus bietet einen atemberaubenden …see more
The Nest Castleton, near Whitby , Traditional ,cozy, timeless, romantic, all the things you would want on a holiday,The Nest at Castleton North Yorkshire Moors National Park is an 18th century weavers cottage,It is based at the top of Primrose hill, John Wesley is named …see more
Extremely great value for money, Perfect size for a get away for two! Had everything we needed within the cottage and just a short drive away from plenty of things to do. Great walks & pubs near by. T… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Grade II listed former Methodist chapel (1834) with commanding views of open countryside, located along a sleepy single-track lane. The ground floor is an extensive open-plan, split-level, light and airy living space which, by night can be transformed into a cosy, war …see more
Chapel House more than exceeded our expectations! We knew from the website that the property was pretty and had excellent views but what we didn't anticipate was to feel like we had arrived 'home'. Th… More
“chapel house exceeds its description onthe website wonderful”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2013
We were home the moment we stepped in the door. Spotlessly clean, comfortable beds, feels like home in a beautiful setting. Plenty of interesting places to visit excellent mountain biking, walking.W… More
“A perfect place to chill”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2013
Well, what can I say except I had the best sleep in months. I know the village is quiet but Chapel House itself is a very peaceful and soothing place somehow. Not only does it have a nice atmosphere, … More
Appartement en triplex dans maison individuelle de deux logements, avec entrée indépendante.Le logement se trouve au cœur du site naturel de la tour de la Miotte et du site de l'étang des Forges, le lieu est à la campagneet à la fois très proche de la ville …see more
The Canna Palustre type holiday home is a detached house with a thatched roof (+/- 90 m2. Locoated at our beautifull Resort Città Romana. It is quite and peacefull but also a great for an active break.
The Canna Palustre has a Hall with separate toilet, Living room w …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
Peacefully set on the banks of the River Lark, this dog friendly detached Scandinavian style lodge lies in a quiet marina teaming with fish and natural wildlife.River Lark Lodge boasts unrivalled views on the Marina with views of the Lake and fen as well as views of the …see more
Nearest beach 83 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
VISITED BY Holiday Lettings - FREE - ONSITE Secure car Parking for one car, - Then 30 second walk to the LIFT - EASY ACCESS to/from Motorways - Train & Bus Station 12 Mins walk, TWO DOUBLE bedrooms with views of the main Docks Marina,Master bedroom and Main Bathroo …see more
I stayed here with 3 of my old uni friends on a girly catch up weekend. The flat is in the perfect location. We parked up on Friday and didn't need to use the car again until we left on Monday. You ca… More
We are so glad to hear that you all had such a great time visiting The Penthouse in Gloucester Docks and we would like to give you all a BIG THANKS for leaving it so clean and tidy,we would love to welcome you back again in the future.we would also like to thank you for taking the time to send a review.
Michael & Sharon
Reviewed 23 Apr 2015
We enjoyed staying at this property for a week. It is located at the Gloucester Quays which is a great location for shopping, and restaurants. The apartment was very clean and well maintained. The hos… More
Thanks for sending a review on your stay at The Docks Penthouse Apartment,we are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that you felt that the Apartment was to the level of your expectation,we would love to welcome you back again in the future.
“A very relaxing stay”
Reviewed 26 Mar 2015
What a great place! The apartment had everything we required. We wanted a quiet weekend where we could come and go as we wanted without having times set for meals etc. We parked the car on our arrival… More
We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Gloucester Docks,it was a pleasure to meet you both and to know that the Apartment met your expectations
we do hope to see you both again in the summer to fully appreciate the changes
which the Docks is now going though,we would like to give a big THANKS for the
clean condition which you left the Apartment in.
This stunning Visit England Graded 4* holiday home has been decorated with light and air in mind. The vaulted living area with white walls and floor and original artwork has many windows to enjoy the uninterrupted views across the fields and pond. French doors open onto …see more
Nearest beach 9 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Apartment Lastadia is set in the heart of Gdansk, 400m walk from the Old Town overlooking Motlawa River within convenient public transport links to Baltic Arena Stadium, Sopot, Gdynia, Hel Peninsula and many more. It offers free Wi-Fi, private parking, fitness centre wi …see more
Very modern and high standard appartment with 24 hours reception desk in the building. Excellent location close to old city center. Well taken care of with arrival by train and without questioning br… More