Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (34216)

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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The Beach House - Deal house sleeps 5

Kent / Deal

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
This is a light and airy home. Furnished for comfort providing just about everything you want for a restful stay. Paintings and photos are by local artists Guests comment on the high standards of comfort and cleanliness. 2 minutes walk to promenade and pebble beach.  …see more

from £80 / night

£495 - £695 / week

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from £80 / night

21

APARTMENT IN PALMA (Calamayor) - Cala Mayor apartment sleeps 4

Palma de Mallorca / Cala Mayor

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
Lovely 2 bedroom apartment fully air conditioned, large lounge with dinning table and sofas, fully furnished including leather sofas, LCD TV, DVD, internet connection, WI-FI. The fitted kitchen is modern with vitro ceramic, diswasher, extractor fan. The bedrooms are ve  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £665 / week

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from £50 / night

(28) Very Good 

32

Villa Rio Real Marbella - Rio Real villa sleeps 18

Marbella / Rio Real

5 18 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Welcome to our home! Driving 25 minutes from Málaga Airport, 5 minutes from the center of Marbella and 15 minutes from Puerto Banús, you will find our spacious sunny villa with a private pool. Its proximity to the Rio Real golf course and the beach makes it a perfect  …see more

from £86 / night

£509 - £3354 / week

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from £86 / night

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(4) Excellent 

20

Woodview - Castletownshend house sleeps 9

County Cork / Castletownshend

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Woodview an extremely comfortable house situated in the centre of the village close to Mary Ann's, an outstanding pub/restaurant and the village shop. The harbour offers excellent sailing and fishing. The thriving market town of Skibbereen with excellent shops an  …see more

from £80 / night

£350 - £850 / week

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from £80 / night

(3) Excellent 

45

Bernese Oberland / Interlaken

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £199 / night

£1389 - £1834 / week

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from £199 / night

(8) Excellent 

21

Portreeves - Arundel apartment sleeps 4

West Sussex / Arundel

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
The Tarante apartment has a spacious double bedroom with king-size bed (can offer twin beds upon request) & en-suite bathroom. Living room with sofa-bed & dining for 4. TV/DVD with free view, ipod dock/clock radio, & fully fitted/equipped kitchen, wifi internet access.  …see more

from £60 / night

£330 - £795 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

22

Diktamos Villas (Villa Ammos) - Atsipopoulo villa sleeps 5

Rethymnon / Atsipopoulo

2 5 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
Diktamos Villas, brings a new style of luxury within art, resort to the area offering superb service and a warm welcoming atmosphere. These exclusive houses sit within a 1,500 sqm private estate on the northern coast of Crete, near the town of Rethymnon, in the village  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 - £914 / week

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from £96 / night

(33) Excellent 

12

Cobblers Cottage Birchover Derbyshire - Birchover cottage sleeps 4

Peak District National Park / Birchover

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Cobblers Cottage is a beautiful stone built cottage/bungalow, part of which dates back to the 1700's. Formally a barn & used as a Chip Shop before becoming home to the Village Cobbler John Walker. Cobblers Cottage has been lovingly upgraded & furnished to a very high  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £630 / week

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from £60 / night

(33) Very Good 

20

St Judes Cottage - Bognor Regis cottage sleeps 4

West Sussex / Bognor Regis

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
St Judes Cottage is peacefully located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a private road. The rear of the property overlooks a bowling green, and there is a small courtyard garden to enjoy the summer sun.St Judes cottage is ideal for couples and families. Its location makes  …see more

from £42 / night

£325 - £537 / week

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from £42 / night

(10) Excellent 

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IVYDENE in Waldringfield. Close to Woodbridge. - Waldringfield cottage sleeps 4

Woodbridge / Waldringfield

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
SUFFOLK'S SECRET. COSY HOLIDAY COTTAGE CLOSE TO THE RIVER DEBEN IN WALDRINGFIELD. IVYDENE is a stylish luxury cottage, close to a sandy beach, boating, golf, cycling and good walks.It is just five miles from Woodbridge. Sleeping four people in one double room and a tw  …see more

from £54 / night

£300 - £660 / week

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from £54 / night

(27) Excellent 

19

Yonder Shippon - Widecombe in the Moor cottage sleeps 2

Dartmoor National Park / Widecombe in the Moor

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Yonder Shippon is situated on a farm on Dartmoor in South Devon. Weekly lets are offered, or short breaks (a minimum of three nights) are available during the period mid-October through to mid-March. It is a delightful cosy little cottage, recently converted from a sto  …see more

from £90 / night

£335 - £445 / week

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from £90 / night

(7) Excellent 

28

Kenmare House - Kenmare house sleeps 8

County Kerry / Kenmare

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Kenmare House is perfectly situated for anyone wishing to explore the Ring of Kerry or the Beara Peninsula. It is close enough to Kenmare town to take advantage of the bustle of its award winning restaurants and bars, and its countryside location offers peace and quiet.  …see more

from £81 / night

£566 - £783 / week

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from £81 / night

(13) Excellent 

23

Seton Sands Holiday Lodge - Port Seton lodge sleeps 6

Musselburgh / Port Seton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
This recently refurbished family friendly lodge sleeps up to 6 people comfortably in 1 double room (with ensuite WC), twin room & 1 sofa bed. There is also a family bathroom, a fully functioning kitchen with all mod cons, WIFI and free view TV in the living room and the  …see more

from £50 / night

£375 - £575 / week

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from £50 / night

24

Lime House EcoLodge - Slane farmhouse sleeps 22

County Meath / Slane

6 22 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The Lime House is an eco-lodge built from strawbales harvested and baled on the land. The building has been finished with natural clay plaster and paint inside and a beautiful lime render on the outside. You will find it hard to believe that the building is made from st  …see more

from £759 / night

£4143 - £4780 / week

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from £759 / night

(18) Excellent 

24

Carn Mhor Lodge, Aviemore - High Burnside house sleeps 9

Aviemore / High Burnside

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Carn Mhor Lodge is a newly built, detached property located at the High Burnside development in Aviemore. Set back in a secluded location with forest walks to the rear of the house, the property boasts fantastic views of the Cairngorm mountains from the upstairs and dow  …see more

from £190 / night

£990 - £2487 / week

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from £190 / night

(4) Excellent 

54

Province of Olbia-Tempio / Budoni

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £66 / night

£435 - £618 / week

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from £66 / night

(2) Very Good 

8

Province of Turin / Prarostino

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

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from £31 / night

£200 / week

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from £31 / night

(10) Excellent 

12

Boundary Barn - South Cerney barn sleeps 10

Cotswolds / South Cerney

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Boundary barn is a beautiful Cotswold stone barn conversion on the edge of the Cotswold water parks. Sleeping 8+2 people in 4 bedrooms 2 double and 2 twin rooms, with two occasional beds as a double sofa bed. The open plan design has an enormous main room with well equi  …see more

from £250 / night

£1800 - £2500 / week

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from £250 / night

(21) Excellent 

16

Beaufield Mews, Shere - Shere apartment sleeps 4

Guildford / Shere

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Beaufield Mews is a new, luxury two bedroom /two on suite bathroom flat in the center of Shere Village in The Surrey Hills. The ancient village of Shere is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is an ideal base for walkers, cyclists, horse riders and bir  …see more

from £130 / night

£945 - £1399 / week

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from £130 / night

(32) Excellent 

29

Liddel Water Lodge, Log Cabin, Cumbria - Penton log cabin sleeps 4

Carlisle / Penton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Enjoy a romantic rural getaway in a newly built log cabin situated in the peaceful English Liddel Valley, Penton, Cumbria. The cabin is constructed from locally felled larch trees and has a cedar shingle roof, it is in a truly fantastic private location on the banks of  …see more

from £218 / night

£1200 - £1650 / week

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from £218 / night

(4) Excellent 

20

The Treasure Chest ,luxury property,Southwold - Southwold penthouse sleeps 3

Suffolk / Southwold

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Holiday protected through agency owning property. A highly luxurious hide-away apartment in part of a beautiful period property. Pull out single sofa bed for an occasional extra guest/young child. Ideal for two, situated right next to the beach and the town. Stunning i  …see more

from £95 / night

£325 - £720 / week

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from £95 / night

(15) Excellent 

24

Leysin Lodge - Leysin bungalow sleeps 6

Canton of Vaud / Leysin

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
The bungalows are located in an exceptional location that overlooks Leysin. It is snug in the middle of the ski slopes in winter and in the middle of alpine meadows in the summer. The view of the morning sunrise or evening sunset will take your breath away. You are l  …see more

from £104 / night

£516 - £993 / week

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from £104 / night

(12) Excellent 

27

THE SWALLOWS - Cutthorpe cottage sleeps 5

Chesterfield / Cutthorpe

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Originally built over 200 year ago, and used as a barn until 2000, this award winning environmentally-friendly, 4 star stone cottage, retains many original features plus the comforts of modern living. It is furnished and equipped to a high standard. The accommodat  …see more

from £77 / night

£330 - £480 / week

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from £77 / night

(4) Very Good 

20

2 Bay Retreat - St Merryn villa sleeps 6

Padstow / St Merryn

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
2 Bay Retreat is a privately owned 2-bedroom mews style holiday villa on the stunning Bay Retreat Villa development offering quality accommodation at a competitive price. The property is approx 4 miles from Padstow and close to seven of Cornwall's most stunning beaches  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £990 / week

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from £80 / night

(23) Excellent 

23

Villa Alkionis - Skala villa sleeps 6

Cephalonia / Skala

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
SHARE THE MAGIC in fabulous Villa Alkionis...• Villa Alkionis lies at the end of a sloping driveway in splendid isolation between the picturesque villages of Skala and Poros in Southeast Kefalonia. From its large veranda - ideal for dining al fresco - you can en  …see more

from £148 / night

£1035 - £2983 / week

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from £148 / night

(34) Excellent 

24

The Barn Cotswolds - Lechlade barn sleeps 6

Cotswolds / Lechlade

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The Barn at Lechlade offers luxury, self-catered and bed and breakfast accommodation. Nestled in the heart of Lechlade, the start of the River Thames and the gateway to the Cotswolds, the Barn at Lechlade is on the grounds of Bridge House, built in the late 17th centur  …see more

from £100 / night

£875 - £1050 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

14

Bridge Cottage - Portaferry cottage sleeps 5

County Down / Portaferry

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Bridge Cottage is a three bedroom detached property offering spacious, comfortable accommodation located on the spectacular Ards Peninsula which boasts a wealth of arts and crafts, fantastic local produce, history, heritage and natural beauty. Guests can enjoy all the b  …see more

from £54 / night

£375 - £495 / week

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from £54 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Beautiful large family house with heated pool - Servies-en-Val manor house sleeps 14

Aude / Servies-en-Val

5 14 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
Le Manoir de Servies is built into the outskirts of the village walls, and in previous years has been an old school house. It is spacious enough to enable families to holiday together without getting on top of each other, and with local amenities such as a restaurant, b  …see more

from £272 / night

£1900 - £2500 / week

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from £272 / night

23

La Marina - Javea Playa apartment sleeps 4

Javea / Javea Playa

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
2 bedroom top floor apartment for 4 people, only a 5 minute walk to the sandy beach of Javea in a beautiful complex with pool and WIFI.Perfect for beach holidays, the apartment is divided into 2 floors. The ground floor has a double bedroom and a bathroom, an open-plan  …see more

from £40 / night

£274 - £809 / week

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from £40 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Villa 3 Alzambra Puerto Banus - Vasari Resort villa sleeps 14

Puerto Banus / Vasari Resort

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
DEC 2015 - BASEMENT RENOVATIONS AND NEW APPLIANCES Note that the villa can now accommodate up to 14 people in 6 double bedrooms with ensuite bathroom and 1 open room with 2 additional beds. The villa DSL has been changed to a 40 Megabytes fiber optic WiFi Internet acr  …see more

from £113 / night

£733 - £5351 / week

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from £113 / night

(15) Excellent 

26

Step onto the Beach from 7 Aldwick Avenue, garden - Bognor Regis house sleeps 6

West Sussex / Bognor Regis

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Direct beach front three bedroom house in private marine estate, with panoramic sea views around Aldwick Bay to Selsey. New Balcony overlooking the gardens and Sea, plus three patios all sea facing . Bognor Regis is one mile away and Chichester and Goodwood are five m  …see more

from £125 / night

£1000 - £1750 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Apartment Marciana on Piazza Tartini - Piran apartment sleeps 4

Slovenian Istria / Piran

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Modern, stylish apartment is located on the famous Tartini square .Located on 2th floor of a century old building, its windows overlook Tartini square and churc of st.Georgio. Guests will feel close enough to touch them!Tartini Square is the centre of Piran and the  …see more

from £79 / night

£487 / week

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from £79 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Rocca San Giovanni / Vallevo

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

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from £48 / night

£305 - £427 / week

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from £48 / night

(32) Excellent 

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The Old Chapel, Slad - Slad converted chapel sleeps 10

Stroud / Slad

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Welcome to the Old Chapel in Slad, Gloucestershire; a luxury self catering Cotswolds holiday rental, with a stylish, contemporary interior.Described by The Guardian (December 2013) as 'one of the best cool holiday self-catering accommodations in the Cotswolds...it&  …see more

from £155 / night

£887 - £2622 / week

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from £155 / night

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State of Parana / Morretes

2 2 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary

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from £44 / night

£305 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Grand studio 55m2 dans villa - Veyrier apartment sleeps 2

Canton of Geneva / Veyrier

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
Beau studio indépendant dans villa entourée d'un terrain arboré proche du centre ville situation calme et tranquilleL'appartement est composé d'une grande pièce qui comprend un coin salon (canapé, pouf, TV), un coin salle à manger (table pour 4 à 6 personnes) et  …see more

from £115 / night

£800 / week

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from £115 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Ladybower Lodge - Bamford apartment sleeps 4

Hope Valley / Bamford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
The stone pump house for the Ladybower Dam was built in 1929 and converted into luxury apartments in 2004. Whilst the exterior countryside evokes raw nature at its best we aim to make the interior of our apartment more restful. Contemporary style, quality furniture, lux  …see more

from £69 / night

£399 - £699 / week

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from £69 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Hill View Cottage - Corfe Castle cottage sleeps 4

Isle of Purbeck / Corfe Castle

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 8 km
  • Child friendly
Quintessentially English thatched cottage in the heart of Purbecks and Thomas Hardy country set in a street so unspoilt it is used in period dramas.. 10 minutes from the Jurassic Coast and 10 minutes from the beautiful sandy beaches of Studland bay & Swanage. Romantic,  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £745 / week

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from £75 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Casa Melograno - Marinella di Selinunte farmhouse sleeps 7

Castelvetrano / Marinella di Selinunte

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
Casa Melograno is a lovely hold house typical of the Selinunte's countryside. This large estate consists of two villas, the Casa Melograno and the owner's house, they are completely indipendent. The house has recently been renovated with good taste and great c  …see more

from £129 / night

£896 - £1966 / week

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from £129 / night

(45) Excellent 

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Escape Cottage - Llandudno Town cottage sleeps 4

Llandudno / Llandudno Town

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
Freshly decorated for 2016, Escape cottage is picture postcard pretty. Minutes away from Llandudno's attractions yet tucked away so as to provide guests with their own little oasis. With new beds, kitchen & sofa's, styling is a beautiful mix of vintage finds & modern co  …see more

from £60 / night

£380 - £610 / week

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