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.
“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
A quality home from home. Exactly like it shows on the pictures. Was a pleasure to deal with all the way and communication was great. I would highly recommend this home to anyone who needs more than a… More
“A Hidden Gem in Orlando!”
Reviewed 4 Jan 2012
Had a wonderful vacation staying at Elegant Isles. Arrived to an immaculately clean and tastefully decorated condo. We loved the accommodation and the Resort which far exceeded our expectations! Have … More
“Recommend this accommodation to anybody” Received excellent customer service from susan falkner, the accomdation was perfect for my niece's wedding so close to the Lough Erne Resort. The house was in excellent condition perfect to suit any families, I
This is the second time that I have stayed here.
The accommodation is of high quality and the facilities in the resort are second to none. The food in the resturants, the golf courses and the spa … More
Many thanks for visiting us for a second time & for such wonderful feedback. Glad everyone enjoyed the free WiFi and yes we agree the facilities within the Resort are superb - the Restaurants, Bars, Tai Spa & Golf Courses are perfect places to relax and enjoy some well deserved down time! Hopefully we can welcome you all back again for a 3rd time. Best wishes, Susan
“Special place to stay.”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2016
Just back from a short break at lough Erne. Excellent location, fabulous house very spacious with all the trimmings. Attention to detail exceptional. Comfy beds, great sleep. We will be back.… More
We are delighted you enjoyed your stay break in our lodge and appreciate your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you all back! Best regards, Susan
“Lough Erne Resort. Enniskillen”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Beautifully presented house in a stunning location. Spotlessly clean with everything you could possibly need for any length of stay. We attended a family wedding at the nearby hotel (a 3 minute walk) … More
Thank you very much for taking the time to write such an honest and wonderful review - it was our pleasure to have been able to accommodate you all & we very much look forward to welcoming you back to Lough Erne once more.
Have a wonderful Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
“Excellent - exceeded expectations!” This property was excellent. We visited as a group of friends and this holiday offered the perfect relaxing holiday.
The middle floor with kitchen, living room and dining room was fantastic - its well decorated and
“Excellent location and very welcoming stay” We stayed at this apartment for 3 nights during the month of December. We arrived in the middle of the night but someone was on hand to help us in and orient us to the apartment. The "starter kit" (milk, e
We really cannot recommend this apartment highly enough. It has everything you need to enjoy your stay, including a cot and highchair, which was great for us. You can walk straight out of the building… More
“Great apartment in superb Dubai location”
Reviewed 9 Feb 2014
Very much enjoyed our stay at the Torch. The location of the apartment is ideal - right in the Dubai Marina area and within easy walking distance to restaurants, supermarkets, the public beach and the… More
Reviewed 3 Feb 2014
"Wow!" That's what we all said when we walked in and saw the view. This apartment has the most amazing view of Dubai Marina from almost every room. At night it is just spectacular. Very well positione… More
Thank you for your great Review. The Entertainer Voucher Books (Family & Fine Dining) are a great bonus - they can really help your budget stretch and afford for some extra luxury. The books contain hundreds of buy one get one free discount vouchers for casual dining restaurants, cafes and nightspots, informal dining and take-away, sports and pleasure and leisure activities plus Dubai’s best restaurants (including many restaurants in top 5 Star Hotels). Hope to see you again.
“A truly memorable stay in wonderful surroundings” This lodge is truly impeccable in terms of views, cleanliness and amenities. There is nothing one can really complain about. Thumbs up also goes to Frida (owner of the lodge) who is always at your disp
Beautiful comfortable luxury Lodge. Modern and furnished to a very high standard. The Decking area was ace. Lovely site. Enjoyed every minute of our stay. A week was not long enough so we hope to ret… More
We really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review about the lodge and your stay there. Thank you and i do hope you decide to stay again.
“Beautiful lodge in a peaceful location”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
We stayed at the lodge for 3 nights. The lodge is beautiful and has everything you would need (except hair dryer). We were after a quiet relaxing break and that's exactly what we got. There's a lo… More
Thank you for your review,it is much appreciated when our guests take the time to write down their comments. I am sorry there was not a hair dryer provided in the lodge but it is not listed as being provided on the list of provisions at the lodge. I am glad to know you found the lodge to be peaceful and hope you visit again so you can enjoy the spa & leisure facilities.
Reviewed 8 Aug 2012
A lovely modern lodge,which was well furnished and kitted out with all we could need. A real home from home. Really enjoyed the views over the lake and feeding the ducks with the children. The Weathe… More
I am very happy to hear you and your family had an enjoyable stay at the lodge.Couples and families with children are all welcome to stay at the lodge.I appreciate your consideration with the furnishing.
“Great for a relaxing holiday” The cabin was lovely,exactly like the photos and had everything we needed for our weeks stay,the bottle of Prosecco waiting for us was a lovely extra touch. The sauna and hot tub were great for relaxing in at the end of t
“Great location, amazing villa, perfect holiday!” My boyfriend and I have holidayed in Sarigeme and stayed in this villa three years in a row now and we will definitely be going again this summer. We absolutely love the location - villa is in walking d
We stayed in this fabulous villa in August 2014. It was our first ever villa holiday and we wondered whether it would be for us. - After this holiday we've been converted.
We travelled with our t… More
Vilamoura has the best Marina on the Algarve coast with many excellent restaurant,cafe/bars and Casino/nightlife activity.It enjoys a great sandy beach ,sporting activities including sailing,golf,tennis,cycling,water sports including a great water fun park,horse riding …see more
“Wonderful - cabin excellent, and location of park very good!” This cabin is a real home from home, with all you need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Very cosy with the fire lit on a cool evening, and when the weather is good, eating on the balcon
Just back from a lovely stay in this wonderful cosy cabin. Everything you could need was thought of within the contents. Was lovely cosy and clean when we arrived. We stayed as a family of 5 and our … More
“Perfect Honeymoon” Milk Wood Lodge was the perfect place to spend our honeymoon! The garden is beautiful and the hot tub is a real luxury! The cabin in very homely and was spotless when we arrived. There is a log burner and a sauna which we loved! The
Well, what can we say about Milk Wood Bach..! It truly is one of the most relaxing breaks we've had. We've been on lots of amazing holidays but if your looking for somewhere in an idyllic setting (wit… More
“Fantastic relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
The lodge here is beautiful everything you could need. Hot tub in the garden is brilliant loved it sat out in the dark with just the lights on the hot tub. Sauna and shower steam room are great. So pe… More
“Peace and tranquility in wonderful surroundings and first class accommodation”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
A wonderful weekend in a first class luxurious lodge. The facilities were second to none, the owner has thought of everything to make your stay a home from home experience. The lodge was immaculate … More
“Mrs” Had a fabulous few days staying in Roland's apartment.
Very comfortable and had everything we needed a home from home.
Roland was there to meet us and show us around .
Can't fault this apartment and really well situated in Pitlochry.
“Everything we wished for.” Beautiful views, stunning location. Infinity pool was incredible. Great house and gracious host/owner - left some fruit, biscuits, and some great Cypriot wine for us.
The villa at Lithos Village is without doubt the best accommodation we have had for our annual family holiday. All rooms are very well appointed and the infinity pool and hot tub are second to none. I… More
Thank you for your kind review. We try to give to our guests the best service possible and we are glad when they go back home satisfied and relaxed.
We are really looking forward in seeing you again in the near future.
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
We spent 3 days and 3 nights in The Valley View Villa in Spring this year and it was the best time of our holidays in Cyprus. As we didn't have any GPS in the rented car, we had a little trouble findi… More
Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. We're glad that you enjoyed your holiday and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
The cabin was better than expected, very clean with all the basic amenities. Surrounding area was very quiet and private. The hot tub was so good we never had time to have a shot in the sauna. The hot… More
“absolutely amazing, great value for money”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2016
my fiancee and i stayed here for the second time in 6 months because the lodge and surroundings are that good. it's the perfect retreat and having stayed in similar accommodations we can firmly say t… More
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Great place, great people, very friendly atmosphere....the cabin was fantastic with hot tub and sauna....will definitely be going again...just take plenty of mosquito sprays...:)… More
Thanks for taking the time out to leave us a review.
We will look forward welcoming you again
A budget family friendly pine lodge with partial Lake Views,Situated on a 5* award winning leisure village. A large TV with built in freeview + DVD. A cloakroom and a family bathroom, Leather sofas. Child friendly enclosed decking and outdoor furniture.Entertainment in …see more
“great location” host very pleasant and extremely trusting to let someone unknown stay in their cottage. sat tv a bonus given the weather was not all that great to put it mildly.padstow was a little further than the 5 mins suggested but thats a minor c
Excellent house, beautiful decor, excellent kitchen/dining area, lovely garden, great location for seeing Cornwall.
We have just come back from a wonderful week, we spent the week with our 14 month… More
“Lovely cottage, great rural location with fantastic views” This was our second year back to Ysgubor Bach and, once again, we were
very happy with our choice. The cottage is in a great location. Less
than a mile from Whistling Sands. A beautiful, qui
“Beautiful Location, with easy access to WWII sites and beaches” We stayed at 115 for a week in May half term with our 10 and 8 year old sons. Lovely house, the owners have equipped it extremely well. The site is beautiful, the lounge French doors ope
“Excellent stay in Quality Accomodation - Highly recommended”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2013
We enjoyed a lovely week in David and Lynda's 2 bedroom accomodation, which is superbly equipped and set in beautiful grounds. Ideal to use as a base from which to explore Normandy, the beautiful town… More
Thank you for your review - we are so pleased you had a good time and hope to see you again.
“Fabulous property with great attention to detail; perfect location; ideal for family with children.”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2013
We took our children aged 6 & 11 years for a short break at the end of the Easter holidays. We used the Newhaven to Dieppe ferry which is a steal at this time of year. Our son, Ben, is studying WW2 … More
Many thanks for your review and we are always happy to assist in educating the children of our guests about WW2 too - however indirectly! hope to see you again. Lynda
“Great Location, Lots to Do!”
Reviewed 8 Feb 2013
The location was brilliant: the property is situated on a beautiful golf course, which you are free to walk around, and the outdoor swimming pool is visible from the property, which backs onto a large… More
“Elegance 19 is a home from home with a pool” Michael sent very good directions, so we found the apartment easily. We were delighted to find the apartment very clean with wine and milk and a variety of basic foods to start us off (eg. T bags, sugar, co
“Comfortable, clean and well equipped and positioned apartment”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2016
Very comfortable apartment with two bathrooms (ideal if you have two messy teenagers), well equipped kitchen. Perfect location being on the ground floor and so close to the pool, which was very clean… More
“13th time in Denia and another fabulous stay”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2016
Have stayed in this apartment at Elegance for a number of times now and it is definitely my apartment of choice on the complex. The main reason for me is the ground floor location which makes it very… More
Chalet Feiler is a 5 star luxurious boutique-styled chalet with a sauna and hot tub. Perched at 1700 metres, with uninterrupted views of the Rhone valley and southern Swiss Alps, it is but minutes from the lifts and slopes of the world-renowned Verbier 4 Valleys. …see more
“Excellent location” Just the ticket if you are looking for a clean,modern well looked after apartment, for a week or two. The Corrali Spa complex is spotless ,I have seen a Apartment complex in many years of travel, that is kept so clean.
“Lovely cottage in a friendly village in a beautiful part of our country.” This cottage is spacious, comfortable, a little quirky and very well equipped. We stayed for New Year, with some other friends staying nearby in another holiday cottage. On comp
We stayed at Weavers for 4 nights in total during October. Firstly, the house is kitted out with everything you'd need for self-catering. We arrived late Friday evening and the lights and heating were… More
“Great place, would definitely recommend for couples of small group of friends”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2011
Really cozy cottage with a full kitchen, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 loos. Well laid out outside space - terraced garden with multiple levels. The cottage was clean, the linens were fresh and the pla… More
“A cottage of charm and character right in the pretty village centre”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2011
This charming cottage has a great location in a pretty village and is a gentle stroll to The Barley Mow pub which we would recommend for food. The kitchen is well equipped and it is comfortably furn… More
“Fabulous” Hi Both
Just wanted to mail you to thank you for the use of your lovely villa. We had a fantastic time and for the short flight it was the nicest place we have been too. My self and our friend Gary are well travelled people and we both
This is our 4th stay at Orka Village & 3rd in Villa 1. The Villa is in prime position on the complex. It is like our home in the sun, everything you need to make your stay very enjoyable. Very close t… More
“Superb Villa & Complex - Everything you want in a holiday”
Reviewed 21 Jun 2012
I stayed at Villa 1 with my wife and 2 sons (11 & 17). The villa is beautiful and comes complete with everything you need. The location of the villa within the complex is great and the pool is a mus… More
Glenn & Eve hi
Many thanks for the great reveiw and we are very pleased that you had a great holiday and enjoyed Orka village and our villa and hope to hear from you again !
Should you be looking for a very nice and very cheap family ski holiday we also have an apartment very close to the ski lift in Bansko Bulgaria and would be happy to give you a discounted rate.
Mark & Ruth
“An excellent villa in a great location”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2011
No 1 is a villa of the highest quality, it's position in the complex allowed for privacy when desired and an area on the other side of the villa where you can be sociable with other guests. The comple… More
“Awesome Place, Great Owners” We stayed there for a week this July and the owners Amanda and Kevin were incredibly helpful and hospitable. We had a very late arrival yet they waited up and helped us get everything situated.
Haus Arve is in a great lo
We had the pleasure to stay at Chalet Arve for a week over Christmas (December 2015). The apartment is in a superb location in the center of Klosters, walking distance to everything including the tra… More
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich
3 8 Min stay varies
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Beach / lakeside relaxation
5 star, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom self catering holiday property sleeping up to 8 people on a stunning Highland estate with loch and river fishing, boats, Canadian canoes, Wifi, BBQ, mountain bikes and much more.
Over 140 reviews on Tripadvisor being awarded a 'Certifi …see more
“Special house in an amazing location” Eleven adults stayed at Snowden House, from Friday to Monday, early February for which the house was easily big enough. We had an amazing time and spent much of it soaking up the awe-inspiring views all around us.
The house itself is great, its got the quirkiness of an old house but up to date in terms of facilities. Great view from the hot tub!
Up the road is the starting point for the best tracks up Snowd… More
Reviewed 10 Apr 2014
We were a group of 5 couples staying in Snowdonia to celebrate my wife's 50th birthday.
Finding the house was easy and made even easier by the owners Jim and Anne covering the exterior of the house w… More
“Comfortable, welcoming house, ideal for family getaway”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2013
I stayed at Snowdon house with the whole family (kids (ages 4 to 6) parents and grandparents). The house was large enough to accommodate us all without feeling at all squashed - the big kitchen and di… More
Fabulous lodge in a great location. Weather couldn't have been better for us so did some lovely walks and recommend the precipice walk. Was great to come back and chill out in the sauna and hot tub an… More
“the best break i have in 14 years thanks eraca and phil”
Reviewed 15 May 2012
what a place it has been a long time since i have seen mountains and the cabin is the best i have ever stayed in 5 star the decor and paintings of a local artist are meant to be there thank you eraca … More
“Idyllic surroundings in a wonderful cabin!”
Reviewed 16 Mar 2012
We stayed for 4 days at Milkwood and the only downside was that it just wasn't long enough! Myself & my partner chose this as a 'mini-moon' just after our wedding before booking a honeymoon somewhere … More
“Fantastic place for a family celebration” We rented old bridge cottage for a long weekend to celebrate my parents' ruby wedding anniversary. The cottage was absolutely perfect for our stay with plenty of space for the 6 kids and 8 adults. The hot t
The apartment is located in the beautiful complex of "Jardines de Montemar" in Benissa. The complex is completely walled and is only accessible via electric gates for its tenants and residents. “Jardines de Montemar” is located in a quiet residential area surrounde …see more
“Stunning Location!” We had a wonderful time staying here, it was such a cosy place. In a wonderful setting and a real get away from it all. If you want to escape the city and get some real rest and recuperation I highly recommend you stay here!
It was an absolutely amazing stay and a hugely amazing trip and definitely worth it. We went for a winters walk out down by the bird hide and went down to the beautiful Coln river. As I am obsessed wi… More
Reviewed 23 Nov 2014
White Willow Lodge is stunning - an absolutely perfect place for a weekend away with friends.
The decor is gorgeous, from the amazing top floor bedroom and bathroom, to the open plan living and kitch… More
“Wow this place is amazing”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2014
We walk in and we all went WOW the house the view are just amazing, The bedrooms all have full length windows so you feel like you are on the lake from your bed, The spa is fantastic, we had a fantast… More
“Compact and great” Very clean and comfortable location. Great communications with Freda who met us at the park and gave us lots of great local tips.
The bedrooms are certainly compact ( but we knew this before we booked) but the lounge are surprising
From start to finish this was a most pleasant experience. In the caravan, everything had been thought of even down to washing up liquid, tea, coffee and sugar. The site was also excellent and a small … More
“Quiet, peaceful and cosy”
Reviewed 16 Nov 2012
We have stayed on Hayling Island many years in different types of accommodation, but this static caravan was one of the best. The caravan was warm, cosy and welcoming. The welcome pack of tea, coffee … More
Reviewed 24 Aug 2016
lovely and clean
some nice touches including a bottle of wine, some milk, tea, coffee & sugar, and blackcurrant for the children upon arrival
friendly face to meet both at arrival and departure
“Relaxing weekend getaway” Would highly recommend this place for a break anytime during the year. It feels like a home rather than a holiday let due to all the little homely touches the owner has added. The hot tub was great to relax in the evening and
Excellent stay in Tally Ho 1. The accommodation is first class, with everything that you will need and more.
The owners are very helpful and welcoming. A food hamper and wine were very thoughtful addi… More
Thank you so much for a great review
Look forward to welcoming you again at Tally Ho
Reviewed 19 Oct 2016
A great time spent with friends over the weekend. Very relaxing and every thing we could have wished for. Home was spotless and the welcome pack on arrival was a lovely touch. The men spent time fishi… More
Thank you so pleased you all had a chill out.
More than happy to welcome you all again to Tally Ho
Reviewed 29 Nov 2016
We've just spent 4 wonderful days here. Donna, yet again, you're amazing! You always go that extra mile to make your guests happy. You're little Donna-isms make all the difference! The caravan is alwa… More
Oh thank you
It's always lovely to met you both.
And I am so pleased that you are always happy with Tally Ho
See you soon
“Can't wait to go back, missing it already!!” Excellent service from booking to leaving from Sue and Brendan. Thank you!
Property was better then I had hoped! It was more spacious then expected for my family of 4 plus the grandparents too.
A group of four of us stayed here for 3 nights to celebrate my birthday.
The lodge is located right next to one of the smaller lakes and has its own fishing stand. We made friends with lots of ducks!… More
“Absolutely perfect place for a relaxing break.”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2016
The accommodation is excellent. The lovely colour co-ordinated rooms make it feel so homely. There is plenty of room for 6 people to sit and relax both inside and out, including a spacious hot tub! F… More
Thank you for your positive feed back, we are really pleased you had a good holiday and look forward to welcoming you again in the not to distant future.
“Beautiful Mountain Scenery” Our stay at La Soldanelle was our best family holiday ever. The location surrounded by mountains is still vividly imprinted in my mind. You could see the mountains from the kitchen and bedroom windows of the apartment and w
This is a beautiful apartment which is well equipped.
The building is stunning and luxurious, with a great gym and pool etc. Equipped to perfection.
The views are sensational and the location … More
“Our first fabulous White Christmas experience”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2013
My daughter (9 years) and I live in South Africa and have never touched snow. Our Christmas was spent enjoying the beauty of snow-covered Chateau 'doex. A typical day involved a quick walk down the hi… More
Hi. Thanks so much for your review. We love to get the feedback as we love Chateau d'oex so much and its great to hear that other people have had a good time too. It's also really kind of you to take the time to share the specific things you enjoyed to help other people with their stay. We provide lots of information but other people's experiences are so helpful as well. Often we have jam packed holidays in Switzerland involving loads of activities, but this Easter we chose to have a more chilled time and just really enjoyed the views, the scenery, the lovely shops for tea, coffee and hot chocolate in the village, local walks and the wonderful facilities at La Soldanelle as well. It's just a great place to have time special time together. Thanks again for taking the time to write.
“A great apartment in an amazingly beautiful location!”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2012
The apartment is very comfortable and well appointed. The owner could not have been more helpful before we arrived and Maya, on site, was also very helpful. Although the apartment does not have a balc… More
Hi. Many thanks for your review. We are delighted that you had a great stay. Thanks also for your feedback about the sign. We noticed on our last visit that the sign for "La Soldanelle" has been removed at the bottom of the hill. It has been replaced with a sign for "EMS La Pommerie"!! (I am not yet sure what or where that it is, but it is the sign to follow for La Soldanelle!). We have now updated all our directions so as to avoid any future confusion and provided a map of the village also in the information we send out. Thanks again for taking the time to share your experience. We hope you will come back another time soon.
“Brilliant Holiday” We have just returned from our first family holiday on the Isle Of Wight with our two children aged 9 and 6. The Cabin is an amazing place to stay for a holiday, very clean and has everything you need. The swimming pool seemed bigge
Four modern cottages in the best location of the resort Himos
Each cottage has a sauna, full kitchen,TV and free internet.
All the fun within walking distance : restaurants, equipment rental, golf, skiing, fishing, etc.
Wonderful views of the lake and mountain slopes.
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“Excellent house, highly recommended” This is an excellent house, very close to Aviemore village. The house is lovely, a real home-from-home, and has everything you will ever need. Including enough bikes for us all to enjoy. The standard was very high,
We stayed at the house for a weekend break and had a fantastic time. There's plenty of room in the house for a family or a group of friends with a lovely seating area in the back garden too. The locat… More
Thanks for your kind review and delighted you enjoyed our house. We hope to welcome you back.
Reviewed 4 Nov 2016
The house was fantastic. It had everything we needed and more. A beautiful peaceful location only minutes from the village and many lovely walks and lochs to go to only a short drive away. Would defin… More
Delighted you enjoyed you enjoyed your stay and have rebooked for another trip. We look forward to welcoming you back.