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.
“Great condo with all the room and amenities expected” Clean, spacious and fantastic balcony where you literally can dip your toes right into pool. So nice just to sit on a chair there with your favourite beverage and listen to music or relax. Has its
Kamala beach is a beautiful spot with some friendly bars and nice restaurants giving it a really friendly character. If a wild night is wanted Patong is only ten minutes away in a tuk tuk. The prope… More
“Excellent location, quiet, but next-door to everything you could want”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2015
The apartment is well kept in a quiet spot. You are staying within inches of a pool. And 20 feet away is a tree where the birds sing in the morning. It is in the heart of the (biggish) village of Kama… More
“Clean Tidy, Great location and comfy”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2016
Kamala Beach is a great spot and this apatment only made it better. The apartment is clean, well fitted out and in a great spot. We are a family of 6 (2 adults 4 kids) and we all fitted comfortably, … More
Villa San Dimitrio is a self-catering accommodation located in Logaras. Free WiFi access is available.Accommodation will provide you with a TV, a balcony and a patio. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven,barbecue. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms a …see more
“Everything you hope for.” This was our third visit to the Vamos area,had driven through Gavalochori many times,even stopped for meals, always thought it would be a nice spot to stay.Discovered Villa Sonia,booked, what a fabulous location, with all th
Just returned from a memorable 2 weeks at Sonia Studio apartment. Outstanding value for money and exactly what it says on the tin.
The studio consists of a good sized bedroom, a well fitted ensuite s… More
Thank you for your kind comments and for taking the time to review your stay David. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both as valued guests and i look forward to welcoming you both again whenever you wish to return to the beautiful island of Crete for more fun in the sun.
“The nicest villa with the most amazing views”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
This villa has to be seen to believed! We've just spent a wonderful week at villa Sonia with friends who stayed in the studio upstairs while we stayed in the bedroom down stairs. We all had our own sp… More
Thank you for taking the time to do a review of your holiday at Villa Sonia, we are delighted you had a wonderful time and hope to see you again soon
“Delightful Holiday Away From The Crowds”
Reviewed 3 Nov 2013
Arrived Chania airport late in the evening – Concerns of finding the villa in the dark, which is tucked away high in the hill side overlooking the pretty village of Gavalachori were soon dismissed, … More
Thank you for your lovely comments and for taking the time to review the Villa. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay and look forward to being of service in the future.
“wonderful retreat,beautiful area with everything you need supplied in the cottage for a stress free holiday.” We stayed at the cottage for a week in October and it was lovely. When I walked in the front door i was so relived to find that it was just a
What a great house! We travelled as 2 children, Mum, Dad, grandparents and dog, oh and a boat. The house is very roomy, with games, books and a games room to keep everyone happy. The views are amazing… More
“A little bit of Heaven on Earth!”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
We first discovered this house in April this year and loved it so much that we just couldn't wait to go back. If you want an amazing house with views from every window to die for, then all we can say … More
“House with great facilities and superb views”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2012
We had a very enjoyable holiday with our son and his wife and their two very young children in this comfortable and well equipped house. It appears to be in an isolated position but all attractions a… More
“Lovely studio in great location” Lovely studio within a great complex, close to bars and restaurants and only a 2 minute walk to beaches. Had everything we needed for our stay. Studio was clean, very modern and had a wonderful sea view. The bed was
After a slight mix up with the telephone number to contact Nina who looks after the apartment we eventually arrived in the apartment. Lovely apartment, very modern, lovely views and the complex is in … More
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This beautiful Arabic designed townhouse is situated on the lovely El Sultan complex with beach, supermarkets, cafés, buses, taxis and the spectacular sand dunes of Corralejo just around the corner. Spectacular large private roof top terrace with sea and volcano …see more
“A PIECE OF HEAVEN IN THAILAND” I spent two months in this magnificent home and could not have wanted for more. The property is huge and spread out comfortably where one can actually " live" inside or outside depending on your wish. The outside area i
“An excellent property in a impressive location” One of the best properties we have ever stayed in. The cottage is furnished and equipped to a very high standard ,with lots of extras and was spotlessly clean throughout,. The position of the property ov
The property, location, and owners George and Gabriella are excellent, you could not pick a better property, everything is just perfect.
My partner doesn't drive so if i was fishing by Connel Bridge … More
“Highly recommend !”
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
On arrival we were greeted by our fabulous hosts and shown to our home from home for the week. The view off the patio of the falls was spectacular and then came the next supprise, the fabulous cottage… More
“Week of relaxation”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2016
What an amazingly place to stay. The cottage is beautiful with breathtaking views from both decking areas. Fantastic hosts as well with every little thing thought of . We have booked to stay again we … More
Thank you very much for your review, we are really pleased you enjoyed the cottage & the area.
Looking forward to seeing you in the spring for your special anniversary!
All the very best
Gabriella & George
“A Touch of Class!” A beautiful period cottage which was very homely, well kept with everything you would wish for and more. Owners are very accommodating and could not do enough to make our stay a special one. Would highly recommend.
My self and partner have just stayed for 2 nights. Cannot speak highly enough of this property. Is small but very well designed and furnished. Lovely little private garden. Was immaculately clean … More
Many thanks for the kind review . It was lovely to meet you and will try & organise some better weather for your next visit.
“Fantastic cosy character cottage”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2012
The very friendly, helpful and responsive new owner met us to give us the keys and show us around.
Once you are inside the cottage it's like being in another world. Really cosy, characterful (lots … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed stay. Hope to see you again in the future, best wishes
“A Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
A wonderful place to stay overnight when exploring Cambridgeshire or surrounding market towns. The cottage is of a very high standard - lovely authentic decor, brilliantly equipped kitchen, good bath/… More
Thank you so much for your positive review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
Sleeps 6 A newly reformed apartment five star rating. Features include,wireless internet,Sky Satellite package,iPod.music system, filtered drinking water,ice maker, plasma TVs with dvd players,A/C all rooms, wet room and 2nd bathroom,large terrace with barbecue area,2 m …see more
“Brilliant!” Our recent stay at The Old Post Office was lovely!
It was very clean, well laid out and catered for everything.
The location was great too, very near to loads of beaches. And a couple of pubs!
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 'Old Post Office' with our extended family. It was ideal. We liked the quiet village location overlooking the Axe river, yet close to the beaches at Seaton and Be… More
We're so pleased that you had a great stay and enjoyed the area. Sorry that the kettle decided to pack up but as you say- wonderful Sue to the rescue!! We look forward to you staying again.
“last minute superb”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2016
Beautiful cottage, accommodating owner who arranged our stay at the very last minute. Fantastic location, great local pubs and good walking in the area. We would not hesitate to book again. Thank you … More
We are delighted that we could accommodate you at short notice (thank you Sue - our wonderful housekeeper!).
We hope that you can come again and explore this lovely area. Richard and Julie
“A wonderful experience”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2015
The cottage is beautiful with all the amenities you need. Plenty of room for my family of six. We felt relaxed as soon as we stepped through the door. The pub is a short walk away serving excellent fo… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to leave a review. We know that it helps others get a feel for the cottage and the area. Lyme Regis and Charmouth are the areas for 'fossil heaven' and just a few minutes away. We hope you come back and visit again.
Richard and Julie.
Villa Chrisuli is an attractively furnished and decorated villa, the construction is in Arabic style, set in private grounds in a quiet residential area on a hillside approx. 3 km from the beach and resort of Moraira. There are panoramic views of the resort and sea, whi …see more
Surrounded by mature gardens and patios with magnificant panaromic views of mountains and sea. Very tranquil and private.The Villa consists of 5 large bedrooms. 1 double master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, 3 double and 1 twin bedrooms. The main bedr …see more
Muskoka Silver Pines Cottage is a very private waterfront 4 season cottage with all the comforts of home.
It is conveniently located less than 2 hours from the GTA, adjacent to Lake Joseph & south of Parry Sound on beautiful McTaggart Lake.
The Muskoka cottage …see more
“Absolutely fabulous” I cannot praise this property and the owner highly enough. Myself, two sisters and my elderly mum stayed at this fantastic property for three nights as we were visiting a relative who lived nearby. The house was beautifully de
“We love Whitstable!” Our first visit but not our last! The flat was immaculate, with everything we needed on hand. The location was ideal, near to the beautiful Harbour and some great restaurants and shops!
Excellent location for shops, pubs and restaurants. Easy walk to the harbour . Clean and nicely decorated, everything that we needed for a relaxed stay.… More
Reviewed 18 Oct 2012
Nice property. Clean and newly decorated. Owner lovely and helpful. Pint of milk in fridge on arrival and ice already made in the freezer for that first vital G and T. Excellent value.… More
Thank you for your review of Angel Lodge, Angela
Reviewed 15 Oct 2012
Myself my wife and young son (15 months) enjoyed the accomodation at Angel Lodge and had a great break in Whitstable.
The standard of the decoration and furnishings was high, and it had everything … More
Thank you for your review and your stay at Angel Lodge, Angela
“Excellent” The property was perfect in all aspects.
In the hills of Peyia village very quiet and relaxing holidays. The Coral Bay beach 10 min away and Paphos and Polis half an hour away. The best feature is the view.....you can see the sea of Coral
Villa Laetizia set within a private Domain covering five hectares of land...
This Villa can accommodate from 6 to 8 people : 3 large bedrooms - 3 bathrooms and each room is independent and has its own terrace or garden. Each bathroom is private and has a toilet.
On the …see more
This pleasant, spacious villa is handily situated in a quiet residential area just 2 km from the beaches, shops and restaurants of the pretty resort of Moraira. There are splendid views over the countryside towards the sea from the balcony, whilst the spacious terraces …see more
“A superb cottage prefectly positioned on the estate” A great location with views of the river Esk and the Larpool Viaduct which I could sit and look at all day. All enhanced by lots of birdlife and the occasional steam train passing by across the riv
Amazing place and setting. We had a fabulous time here. My 2 grandsons loved the green areas and open space. We were lucky with the weather 20+ each day we were there. The walk into town, especially w… More
Many thanks Linda for posting a review for us - sounds like the two little ones had a great time (and hopefully the adults too!!). The weather too of course does provide an added bonus !! Hope to see you again soon !!
Kind regards - Martin and Julie
“Well equipped cottage in a lovely setting”
Reviewed 9 Jul 2016
Lovely peaceful and picturesque setting, well equipped and very clean cottage. Thank you for a lovely stay … More
Many thanks Michelle for your comments - glad you and your family were happy with the cottage and the facilities we provide. We hope you are able to visit us again in the future.
Kind regards - Martin and Julie
“lovelly cottage great location”
Reviewed 7 May 2012
just returned from kauri cottage, really lovelly cottage and in a great location right next to the river and a bonus that we could watch the steam trains going in and out of whitby. really well equipe… More
Thank you for writing a reviewq on Trip Advisor and I'm glad you enjoyed your stay there. Any recommendations to friends would be greatly appreciated.
“Great location. Modern bungalow” Lovely place to stay. Perfect. The bungalow had all we needed and very clean and modern. Communication from the owner was also excellent. Will be returning for sure!! :-)
Five of us had a four day break, very relaxing, great location for coastal walks, 5 minuet walk to the beach and centre of village, nice pub serving good food also dog friendly. Ann's pantry serves go… More
We are pleased the bungalow met your expectations, and that you had an enjoyable stay. We would love to welcome you back soon......
Reviewed 13 Nov 2014
Spent a wonderful weekend at the Stepping stones cottage with my partner. The cottage was clean and cosy and in a perfect location for exploring the east coast of Anglesey and the Lligwy Ruins. We rea… More
“Perfect accomodation in a great location”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2014
This is really good sized accommodation quite deceptive as it looks smaller. Everything you need is there and it's nice to have somewhere that welcomes dogs and children?… More
“Superb on all counts” A lovely, well thought out chalet in a great location. Comfortable beds, clean and beautifully presented. Ideal for teenagers but layout may not suit very young children as lots of stairs which may prove slippery. Helpful manag
“Amazing apartment, perfect location, can't wait to return” Our week spent at the apartment was the most enjoyable holiday ever. After being picked up by Sabeli Villas staff at the airport, we were taken to the apartment (just 10 mins away). She was ve
First time I have ever booked an apartment, so was a little unsure what to expect. We have been to Murcia on a number of occasions previously but always stayed at hotels.
We were meet and shown arou… More
So glad you had a good experience staying at the apartment. We try to offer everything we ourselves would expect from a holiday . Hope to welcome you back x
“Lovely apartment in a great location.”
Reviewed 11 Jul 2013
Only a few hours away from the UK and one of the easiest transfers possible from the airport to the apartment; 10 minutes maximum. Ideal for those that want to get to destination as quickly as possib… More
Villa El Bruni is a modern, well furnished house, just 15 min drive from the center and beaches of Moraira, and only 5 minutes drive to the cove El Baladrar by Benissa coast with a beach bar. With private swimming pool, spacious sun terrace, outdoor dining area with BBQ …see more
“Comfortable and Cosy” Strawberry Mill is a beautiful little cottage.
The owner is lovely and very accommodating.
The cottage itself is very comfortable and cosy. We were a family of 5 visiting the week to attend a family wedding. A lovely pub is wal
“Wonderful base to see the delights of North Wales”
Reviewed 13 Jun 2012
To be highly recommended & owner really helpful with lots of excellent advice.
Everything you need is close by, including pubs, takeaway, shops etc. We will return to hopefully endure some kinder w… More
“quality cottage in a prime location”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2012
We were met by the owner Seunghee, who gave us biscuits and a lovely bunch of flowers
and were shown into this lovely idylic cottage, which was spotlessly clean and equipped with everything you could… More
“What a welcome,what a cottage.”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2012
Quiet location in beautiful surroundings. You can’t go wrong with this modern well equipped and beautifully furnished cottage. I really can’t think of anything you would need to bring, as the cott… More
In a beautiful building of the year 1950, our apartment stands up to a panoramic view to the Ria de Vigo. Carefully refurbished in 2007, this apartment has a floor area of 90sg.m and a terrace of 60sg.m with modern facilities in a charming atmosphere. The apartment is i …see more
“Wish we could have stayed longer” This was an amazing retreat for our family of 5. The owners was incredibly nice and helpful before and during our stay. Our three young children had a wonderful time on the grounds and thoroughly enjoyed the basketbal
“Great house, lovely host, great setting, perfect!”
Reviewed 22 Nov 2015
We were a group of 6 old friends looking for a house for us to have a long overdue get together for the weekend. The Barn was perfect, with a large space downstairs to relax and spend time together an… More
Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. I'm so delighted that you all enjoyed your stay at The Barn. I'd love to welcome you back anytime.
“Beautiful cottage in an excellent location”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2014
The Barn was spotlessly clean, well laid out and kitted out with everything you could possibly need. The welcome we had was amazing (from Deborah and her dogs) with croissants and pastries as a lovely… More
Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I'm so pleased you all enjoyed staying at The Barn it was a pleasure to have you. We'd love to see you again sometime.
“Amazing escape from the city”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2014
5 friends and I stayed in the barn last weekend, it was amazing, Deborah made the whole booking process really simple and the barn is like a 5* hotel with the added bonus of a lounge , kitchen ( which… More
Thank you so much for your kind comments. I do hope you come back again with the girls. I am now able to offer beauty treatments in The Barn so if you're wanting a bit of pampering let me know!
“The ideal villa 'home from home' for a fabulous holiday - this villa has everything!” Our family has just returned from the most fantastic holiday in Spain largely due to the fact that we chose to stay at Casa Almendra, Benitachell - a peaceful, resid
“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
This was a great place to relax, very comfortable, easily managed and easy for the beach and the village, but very private when you want it to be. We may have been influenced by the fantastic weather … More
“Wonderful cottage in a lovely beachside location.”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2013
My family has just returned from a one week stay in this lovely cottage. What a find - the internet has its uses afterall ! We had the most enjoyable week there ( helped of course by the super weather… More
“Everything you could wish for.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
Lovely location right on beach. Everything was as new and the fire was incredible.Decorative sea touches were lovely and bright.
The sunsets are incredible. Handy for visiting the Lakes and while we … More
Beautiful, fully renovated apartment high up in Sun City Resort on Australia's famous Gold Coast. Sweeping ocean views that include night lights, the canals and hinterland views. With 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, and an enormous kitchen.Sun City Resort privately o …see more
“Excellent accommodation.” This is a first class holiday let. Situated as it is on the sea front, the view from the panoramic window in the first floor lounge/diner is breathtaking. You can watch the sea in all of it's moods. Every room and facility is
A really fabulous holiday home (it felt like home especially the pillows) the children want
to come again, thats good coz so do we. Thank you for a wonderful stay.… More
Reviewed 1 Jan 2017
Amazing views, although there is a road right outside the house it wasn't very busy whilst we stayed there in Dec (not sure if it gets busier in summer months), and it didn't get in the way of the fan… More
I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay and am sorry that you feel that you had issues around your deposit.
As you are aware, there were a number of issues regarding the condition that the property was left in after your stay resulting in extra cleaning costs. However, after 3 emails - I am sorry if I didn't receive the others - as a gesture of goodwill your deposit was fully refunded within 48 hours of you leaving the property.
“Our perfect family holiday” We read the positive reviews here before our visit to Mill Farm and it is a privilege to add ours to the list. We have recently returned from a wonderful holiday at Mill Farm. The cottage was well presented and welcoming on
We enjoyed a lovely weekend break at the Mill Farm Cottages. The accommodation was perfect for our family's needs. The electric blankets and fire in the grate ready to go were a lovely added touch for… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Mill Farm. We loved having you and your family come to stay and especially glad to hear that the cottage suited you all. "Mr Hoppity" is in great form with all the attention given him by the children - its holiday time for him when the season starts up again each year. Thank you again for your business. Catherine & Austin
“Perfect for relaxation, peaceful surroundings and lovely views of the river.”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
Just what we needed. The cottage (brook cottage) was more beautiful than the pictures we had seen. Our daughter was over the moon about her bedroom where her bed had been thoughtfully made with hello … More
Thank you so much for taking the time to submit a review of your stay with us at Mill Farm, Foulkesmill; We are really glad that you found the cottage welcoming and comfortable to stay in and especially that 'Hello Kitty' helped your little girl settle in for a fun holiday.
Best wishes always
Austin & Catherine
“Perfect family accommodation.”
Reviewed 28 Apr 2012
We were traveling to Ireland to visit familythese New Ross. From my first communication with the proprietors I knew we would be well looked after at this accomodation. When we arrived with our four ch… More
Sincere thank you from both Austin any myself for taking the time to give such a generous review. We are really delighted to know that you and your children had a wonderful holiday and that the cottage and play areas added to the fun. We will let our other guests know of the places you enjoyed to visit and it goes without saying that we would be complimented and love to have you all back again for another stay at Mill Farm Cottage.
“A wonderful property and view” We have been going on holiday together for ten years now and this is one of the best places we have stayed in.
The location was great for sightseeing, walking and golf.
The property was lovely. Ver clean and had all of
The house is spacious and has everything needed. Plenty of hot water and the furnishing and fittings is of a high standard. Our 9 year old enjoyed wandering around the farm and seeing the livestock. I… More
“50th Birthday weekend”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2013
This was our second stay at Barnyards this year (2013) and once again we were not disappointed. The quality of the accommodation for the price is outstanding and the view from the hotub just cannot be… More
“Fabulous location and views”
Reviewed 11 Jun 2013
We travelled to Barnyards with friends to do some cycling, we were blessed with excellent weather which helped.
Barnyards is an excellent location to base yourself for the whole of Fife.
The cottage… More
Spacious, clean, ground floor apartment, beautiful décor, quiet location, close to beach and village (10 min walk to each - trainers or flat shoes are a good idea) Kitchen well equipped, including a… More
“Great apartment in a quiet location, close to beach”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2012
We've recently returned from a stay at this fab ground floor apartment.
The apartment overlooks the rear gardens and is a short walk from the communal swimming pool. The whole complex is gated and… More
“Excellent Holiday Apartment, Suitable for Families Young and Old.”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2012
We have just enjoyed a wonderful week, we went with our daughter, husband and their 1 year old baby and we all found the apartment very pleasing. It is in a wonderful spot, a very short walk to the be… More
This Spanish style furnished villa is located near Moraira centre and beaches, just 2,5 km away to all amenities in Moraira. Frajapie villa enjoys splendid sea views of the coast from its elevated position. This villa has a private swimming pool, a spacious sun …see more
Our 2 bedroom air conditioned groundfloor apartment with a walled terrace is absolutely ideal an comfortable for couples with young children and for more mature guests as it also has a lift servicing the garage space below. It can sleep 5 persons as a cot can be pl …see more
“Peaceful haven has all you need” Stayed 20-27 July 2013. I would recommend 8 Carpenters to any couple looking for a quiet getaway and who want to access what North Norfolk has to offer.
Holt is a beautiful Georgian town and offers fantastic hospital
What a wonderful cosy little cottage. We booked this cottage the evening before arrival for five nights in May and Anne was most helpful at such short notice. The cottage is beautiful and immaculately… More
“5 Star and 5 C's.”
Reviewed 1 May 2013
5 C's? Clean, comfortable, cosy, convenient and classy. Responsive and conscientious owner. Central location in gourmet and shoppers heaven, town of Holt. Walk to restaurants and shops. Perfect.… More
“Great place to get away from it all”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Had a lovely time in no.8 carpenters cottages! It is a lovely and cosy cottage in great condition. The piano was excellent, and tuned prior to my arrival so sounded fab. Very good location, feels qui… More
LUXURY LAKESIDE VILLA *Great reviews* Private floodlit pool & jacuzzi. Easy drive to parks. Just 10 mins Disney. Child friendly, teenage chillout room, wifi, superb view. No rear neighbours - just lake trees......and Peace!<br />Sunny South Facing Pool with sh …see more