Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (31672)

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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31,672 Holiday homes

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Holiday townhouse in Northern England

Cheshire / Chester

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Great Location” A very good well equipped town house in a great location for the city centre and surrounding area. Nice and clean and just right for the two of us. Spoilt for choice for restaurants bars etc, and if shopping is your thing two minutes w  …see more

from £100 / night

£511 - £849 / week

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from £100 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Kalkan / Kiziltas

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Great sea-view villa with private pool.  …see more

from £990 / night

£800 - £1250 / week

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from £990 / night

(16) Very Good 

10

San Vito lo Capo holiday apartment rental

Province of Trapani / San Vito lo Capo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
It is a brand new building located in the new residential area of San Vito Lo Capo, just 600 meters from the sea. The apartments are 4 (two on the ground floor and two on the 1st floor) and can comfortably accommodate up to 6 people. The area is quiet and well ventil  …see more

from £51 / night

£311 - £1211 / week

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from £51 / night

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(26) Excellent 

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West Country holiday cottage let

Cornwall / St Ives

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic, homey, well equipped and spotless - loved it !” The cottage is beautiful - we felt at home as soon as we walked through the door. The views of Porthminster beach are impressive. My 18month old granddaughter also felt right at home. Have b  …see more

from £70 / night

£500 - £1500 / week

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from £70 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Sunset Crest

Saint James Parish / Sunset Crest

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
Barbados Villa with Private Pool and Beach Club Access. Walking Distance to the Beach and Duty Free Shopping. Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms).  …see more

from £276 / night

£1654 - £2126 / week

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from £276 / night

(4) Excellent 

17

Cavelossim holiday villa accommodation

Cavelossim / Luisa by the Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Maya is a lovely two bedroom villa next to a swimming pool and less than five hundred yards from Cavelossim beach. It has all the amenities and comforts to suit self-catering travelers.The villa has a fully equipped kitchen, an open dining veranda and a lu  …see more

from £75 / night

£509 - £899 / week

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from £75 / night

(5) Excellent 

18

Holiday home in West Country

Somerset / Castle Cary

3 5 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Relaxed, contemporary, design-led home. Dog and child friendly. A home away from home with great pubs, beautiful walks and plenty of somerset cider to aid your relaxation. Golf, fishing, horse riding or water sports are all available nearby.Castle Cary is a popular mar  …see more

from £160 / night

£1120 / week

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from £160 / night

(44) Excellent 

24

Holiday home in Luss

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Luss

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“This a truly wonderful house, beautifully finished, comfortable with everything you could possibly need.” This was a truly, beautiful place to stay. We were a party of two families with 5 kids ranging from 5 to 18. Comfortable, luxurious, spotlessly c  …see more

from £250 / night

£1800 - £3900 / week

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from £250 / night

(30) Excellent 

16

Holiday home rental

Greater Sydney / Manly

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Felicity is a wonderful host and the cottage is a home away from home.” From the initial booking of the accommodation over the phone Felicity was very friendly and welcoming and was happy to provide information about the cottage and arrangements in pi  …see more

from £109 / night

£684 - £1261 / week

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from £109 / night

(31) Excellent 

13

Holiday apartment in Dunbar

East Lothian / Dunbar

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful house in an excellent location.” The Granary is a beautiful seaside themed home looking onto the harbor and Bass Rock in the distance. Great location for the beach and local pub and shops with 20 minute train journey into Edinburgh. Lovely  …see more

from £71 / night

£495 - £800 / week

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from £71 / night

(15) Excellent 

33

Apartment accommodation in Northern England

Cheshire / Chester

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
With its Roman history, medieval shopping rows, great restaurants and night life, Chester is the perfect holiday destination. This fabulous city centre apartment has a modern design that is both stylish and cosy. New to the market, this first floor apartment is in a pri  …see more

from £90 / night

£625 - £740 / week

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from £90 / night

(21) Excellent 

18

Holiday apartment in South East England

Hastings / St Leonards on Sea

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Superb Apartment” Stayed in this beautiful apartment and had a wonderful stay. The property is stylish and has all the home comforts provided. Bed was super comfortable and i had a wonderful peaceful sleep. Everything was perfect and a box of suppl  …see more

from £90 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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from £90 / night

(28) Very Good 

20

Cottage rental in West Country

Cornwall / Falmouth

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing” A beautiful quaint cottage with everything you need provide. It is small however that adds to the character of the place. Amazing views from the main bedroom and the kitchen. The owners was more than helpful and at tentative. Would definitely  …see more

from £41 / night

£299 - £779 / week

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from £41 / night

(42) Excellent 

20

Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Northern England

Northumberland / Berwick-upon-Tweed

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location” A truly stunning town house set out over 4 floors, the views are amazing and the overall quality of the furnishings cannot be faulted. The owners have made the experience of renting this holiday home an absolute pleasure, a friend  …see more

from £110 / night

£495 - £1095 / week

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from £110 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Tenby holiday apartment rental

Pembrokeshire / Tenby

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A superior apartment just a stroll from all the excellent facilities Tenby has to offer. The open plan living area is bright and airy and the bay window offers views of the sea and Caldey Island. A perfect holiday apartment, ideal for families at any time of the yearTh  …see more

from £80 / night

£560 / week

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from £80 / night

(22) Very Good 

24

Holiday home in St Abbs

Borders / St Abbs

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely house with smashing surrounding” Very nice house to accomodate a family with three children and a friend. At a stone throw from a picturesque sandy beach with rock outcrops on both sides. The views from the cliff (one minute's walk from the hou  …see more

from £60 / night

£310 - £525 / week

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from £60 / night

(13) Excellent 

17

Holiday apartment in South East England

Worthing / Goring-by-Sea

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic apartment - light, airy and spotlessly clean.” I stayed at Seascape in July 2014 with my husband and aged parents. We had a great welcome from Tim and found the apartment very well appointed, clean and airy. It had everything you might nee  …see more

from £96 / night

£670 - £955 / week

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from £96 / night

(31) Excellent 

29

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Costa Papagayo

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Feel at home” Perfect vacation villa,everything is how it should be,a really feel home villa.If you rent a car it's a plus.Confortable,quiet,full sunexposed,quality.Afther many villas this was the best till now!!I rate this property 5 stars but there  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £795 / week

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from £100 / night

(12) Excellent 

35

St Monans holiday home rental

Fife / St Monans

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful” Seascape is an amazing base for exploring the East Neuk and beyond. The view is breathtaking, the house immaculate and St Monan's is as picturesque as you can get. The amenities in the house are excellent. My husband, young son and family t  …see more

from £150 / night

£595 - £900 / week

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from £150 / night

(25) Excellent 

21

South East England holiday cottage rental

New Forest / Lymington

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
“An absolute dream” I can only say positive things about our stay. Tracey has obviously worked hard to make the cottage as welcoming as she can. Roses, muffins, a local paper, milk in the fridge and a welcoming card are a lovely touch. The cottage itse  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 - £925 / week

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from £60 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Menton holiday apartment rental

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Menton

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful Stay in Menton!” My husband, son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter stayed in this apartment for one week. We found the accommodations to be very comfortable and in a great location. The apartment is very child friendly which was important  …see more

from £85 / night

£400 - £1261 / week

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from £85 / night

(17) Excellent 

24

Apartment rental in Paignton

Paignton / Goodrington

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Lovely apartment with good facilities in walking distance” The apartment was warm and inviting. It contained all the necessities and was lovely and clean. The beach and huge park was in walking distance which my 6 year old daughter loved, and it had  …see more

from £90 / night

£399 - £995 / week

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from £90 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Stirling with golf nearby

Stirling / Stirling

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Everything you need” Hostess is very friendly and accommodating. A comfortable half mile walk to the Town Centre. Lots of extra bits and pieces in the flat including for children.  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £790 / week

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from £80 / night

(29) Excellent 

20

Advie ski cottage to rent.

Aviemore / Advie

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A great place to stay” I stayed here with my son and partner for 5 nights from 16th June and this is a lovely cottage with plenty of room, a homely feel and in a nice quiet location. Everything you could need is there, it is clean, bright, comfortable  …see more

from £85 / night

£595 - £910 / week

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from £85 / night

(61) Excellent 

14

Holiday apartment rental

Valletta / Central Valletta

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Wonderful view” We highly recommend this apartment with its spectacular view of Marsamxett Harbour. We spent a lot of time gazing out the windows. The apartment has been tastefully renovated and has all the modern conveniences. It's a five minute w  …see more

from £94 / night

£484 - £653 / week

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from £94 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Ovacik holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Ovacik

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Relaxing stay at Villa Esra” Lovely place stayed in area for the last 6 yrs at a 5 star hotel but first time at villa as long as you do not mind a good hill walk its great but if your unable to walk far not really suited as shop is down a good inclin  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £699 / week

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from £80 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in West Country

Newquay / The Barrowfields

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect family apartment” Excellent, modern apartment with great views. 3 large spacious bedrooms one with en-suite. Close to Tesco Express, Aldi and Sainsburys. Parking bay just outside main door. Wi-fi, freeview tv and ipod docking station so my tee  …see more

from £150 / night

£595 - £1495 / week

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from £150 / night

(38) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa in Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca / Marina Rubicon

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Well equipped wonderful villa” Villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and well equipped with everything we needed. Would recommend car hire as it's so reasonable on the island. Good supermarket is less than 5 minute walk, but would also recommend Rop  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £846 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Macher holiday villa rental

Lanzarote / Macher

5 10 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
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

from £258 / night

£1800 - £2200 / week

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from £258 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Hastings / St Leonards on Sea

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“Ms” What a truly wonderful comfortable place. Susie is a pleasure to deal with and it tops any other holiday accommodation I have stayed in. Second time back and will continue to return. The view, the comfort, the hospitality- all wonderful.  …see more

from £130 / night

£840 - £1265 / week

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from £130 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Les Gets ski chalet to rent.

Haute-Savoie / Les Gets

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A home from home in a perfect location.” Thank you Richard, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Eglantine. I would definitely recommend it for a family or group stay, it has everything needed for a great ski holiday, and the location could not be better  …see more

from £143 / night

£1000 - £2500 / week

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from £143 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Split

Split-Dalmatia County / Split

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Fabulous Apartment in old town of Split!!!” This apartment is in a wonderful location - on Poet's Square, 1 block from Diocletian's Palace, 1 block from Promenade. The interior is decorated so nice and everything is updated and functional. It has ai  …see more

from £110 / night

£631 - £2522 / week

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from £110 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Nusa Dua Peninsula / Nusa Dua

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £93 / night

£648 - £942 / week

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from £93 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Ayia Napa holiday villa accommodation

Ayia Napa / Nissi Beach

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
This quiet, charming villa is located in Ayia Napa, 300 meters from the famous beach of Nissi. It features a private pool with cushioned loungers. WI-Fi Internet, 2 bicycles and parking are all free.The villa has a huge 10m x 5m Walk in private pool which has plenty  …see more

from £85 / night

£551 - £1543 / week

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from £85 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Croyde

Braunton / Croyde

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.7 km
  • Child friendly
“A high quality cabin of Luxury” We were really impressed with the quality and comfort of the Salt Cabin, it had everything we needed for a luxurious break. We were made to feel very welcome. We hope to return to the cabin in the future.  …see more

from £110 / night

£650 - £895 / week

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from £110 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in West Country with golf nearby

Newquay / Pentire

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
Sea viewsAllocated parking spaceVisitor Parking3 bedrooms2 bathroomsPentireRiver GannelFistral BeachThis is a beautiful apartment in a superb location.  …see more

from £165 / night

£825 - £1500 / week

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from £165 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Lytham St Anne's

Lytham St Anne's / Lytham

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Great House in great location” I booked the house for my birthday celebration so our grown up family could stay with us. The great location of the house enabled us to take the grandchildren biking along the promenade and walk on the beach, without ge  …see more

from £175 / night

£1225 / week

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from £175 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Lennoxtown with golf nearby

East Dunbartonshire / Lennoxtown

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
“Very good place and location to visit Glasgow/Campsie/Trossach/Stirling area” The small village ofLennoxtown is a good location to visit all around. The place is quiet, well furnished and all appliances working fine. We loved the veranda as dining roo  …see more

from £75 / night

£375 - £750 / week

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from £75 / night

(7) Very Good 

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El Gouna holiday villa let

Hurghada / El Gouna

3 6 4 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
A beautiful 3 bedroom villa with kidney shaped pool situated on a private road known locally as "millionaires row". The villa is split-level with fully fitted kitchen and TV area (with satellite TV and DVD player) on the ground floor, a large lounge and separate dining  …see more

from £130 / night

£895 - £1100 / week

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from £130 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Shere holiday apartment let

Guildford / Shere

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
“Excellent” The flat was in excellent condition and beautifully furnished. There are a number of oubs and shops right on the doorstep making this an ideal holiday location. I found the flat had everything I needed for a relaxing stay in a beautiful vil  …see more

from £149 / night

£980 - £1100 / week

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from £149 / night