Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (138283)

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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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Hua Hin

Hua Hin / Khao Kalok

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l  …see more

from £71 / night

£399 - £432 / week

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from £71 / night

(10) Excellent 

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La Roche Chalais holiday cottage rental

Dordogne / La Roche Chalais

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 85 km
  • Swimming pool
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This gite is situated in a very pleasant rural setting in Dordogne.This is a quietly located property, with a park and a large swimming-pool.  …see more

from £52 / night

£518 - £992 / week

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from £52 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Cambridgeshire / Huntingdon

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
“Excellent” Stayed over whilst visiting friends. Great location 2 mins walk from Huntington town centre. Excellent facilities in the cottage/house. Loved the gothic mirrors. great kitchen & bathroom . Nice area outside, although it was too cold to use  …see more

from £80 / night

£395 - £520 / week

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from £80 / night

(52) Very Good 

27

Corfe Castle holiday cottage rental

Corfe Castle / Kingston, Dorset

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is  …see more

from £130 / night

£830 - £990 / week

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from £130 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Cellardyke

Fife / Cellardyke

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“the best holiday let I have stayed in, gorgeous!” I am really fussy so when we arrived at Salt Herring to a beautiful, warm, well furnished cottage we were really pleased. We arrived in the dark and with driving rain but the cottage was cosy and we s  …see more

from £89 / night

£410 - £725 / week

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from £89 / night

(39) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Saint Julian's

Saint Julian's / Spinola Bay

1 3 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
“Look no further book this apartment” My wife and I spent two weeks in this fantastic apartment which is in a very convenient location. It is so tastefully furnished with all the facilities needed to make your stay so comfortable. It has glorious views  …see more

from £65 / night

£453 - £604 / week

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from £65 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment accommodation

Estepona / El Campanario

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“One word... Excellent!” El Campanario Apartment Stayed here for 10 days in July and have to say this place exceeded my expectations by far. A lovely large apartment in immaculate condition, felt like being a home away from home. Stayed with friend  …see more

from £110 / night

£450 - £1100 / week

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from £110 / night

(9) Excellent 

87

Holiday home with swimming pool in Plieux

Gers / Plieux

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Beautiful 16th century stone house set in the middle of a medieval village of Plieux with a listed 11th century chateau and church. The house is entirely renovated to modern standard. It is very quiet and peaceful surrounded by stunning countryside, fields of sunflowers  …see more

from £222 / night

£1552 / week

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from £222 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Achiltibuie

Ross and Cromarty / Achiltibuie

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
You will not be able to keep your eyes off the ever changing view from the cottage, trust us, we've tried! Our traditional cottage has been fully refurbished and recently extended to include a large sun lounge with wood burning stove to make the most of those stunn  …see more

from £95 / night

£675 - £975 / week

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from £95 / night

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Gelderland Province / Ooij

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £65 / night

£432 / week

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from £65 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Holiday home in St. Andrews

Fife / St Andrews

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“Comfortable well equiped house with character” The location is central with great access to shops pubs and restaurants.The house was warm and comfortable and well equipped.  …see more

from £125 / night

£700 - £1500 / week

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from £125 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Southport holiday home rental

Merseyside / Southport

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Lovely house in good location” We spent a lovely week in Eva's House. In terms of space, décor and facilities it is one of the best houses we have stayed in, even including a washing machine, dishwasher and good quality wifi. And there was a very nice  …see more

from £115 / night

£525 - £1250 / week

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from £115 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Bungalow rental in Oxwich

Swansea County / Oxwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
“beautifully presented chalet” Great weather- must admit it did help! Probably 10mins to beach- however impeccable chalet which all mod cons ` great walks around and good pub food at the King Arthur Hotel in Reynoldston. We hope to pop back for a short  …see more

from £50 / night

£375 - £615 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Village Marina

Olhao / Village Marina

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“fantastic apartment” sun on the terrace in the afternoon lovley to watch sun set with a glass of wine also the markets are great if you want frest produce  …see more

from £64 / night

£444 - £975 / week

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from £64 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Cottage accommodation in Marais-Vernier

Eure / Marais-Vernier

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Chocolate box cottage in a chocolate box village” This quaint little French village is situated a the foot of a small mountain and faces a national park. Your neighbours are other thatched cottages and farms with a church that chimes on the hour but n  …see more

from £57 / night

£373 - £641 / week

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from £57 / night

(33) Excellent 

19

Cottage rental in Widecombe in the Moor

Dartmoor National Park / Widecombe in the Moor

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden
“Hideaway in the moor” Excellent, secluded little cottage. The perfect location to get away from your everyday hassle. Its quite, situated in a wonderful landscape and you can walk into the moor directly from your doorstep. The cottage is perfectly equ  …see more

from £90 / night

£315 - £445 / week

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from £90 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Tofo holiday home rental

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.02 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful beach house and surroundings” We had an amazing stay at the Praia da Rocha house during our 5 days there. Not only is the house beautiful with lots of space, light and air, it has a ridiculously spectacular view of the ocean. The bedrooms  …see more

from £165 / night

£1155 / week

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from £165 / night

(43) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool, golf nearby in Tattershall

Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Great stay beautiful accommodation” Highly recommend great friendly service welcome pack on arrival including beer, wine and chocolates very personal touches, will be staying again  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Skouloufia holiday villa rental

Rethymnon Prefecture / Skouloufia

4 12 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Allaria is located in a traditional small village called “Stavromenos”. The location of the village is perfect for people who love to stay in a quiet place and spend time with their families or friends! Villa Allaria is a traditional 185 sqm two-story  …see more

from £147 / night

£1026 - £1539 / week

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from £147 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Valletta

Valletta / Central Valletta

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous accommodation that helped make a fabulous holiday!” Apartment is spacious and very comfortable. Yes, there are 4 flights of stairs but worth it. Owners were extremely welcoming and provided a generous supply of basic food/drink that helped  …see more

from £65 / night

£414 - £729 / week

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from £65 / night

(11) Excellent 

27

Holiday villa in Central Monte Carlo

Monte-Carlo / Central Monte Carlo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Car not necessary
luxurious villa at Monaco border line, private garden and shared heated swimming pool,...beautiful 13m boat (with skipper) available at request<br />all the confort is there....nespresso, air conditioned, wi-fi, barbacue, fresh flowers, quality bed...  …see more

from £259 / night

£1811 / week

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from £259 / night

(41) 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 £66 / night

£460 - £846 / week

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from £66 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Apartment letting in Central Cambridge

Cambridge / Central Cambridge

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Lovely - we'll be back!” Just had very enjoyable stay at Casey's Yard, Cambridge. Felt welcome from the moment we arrived. A well designed, well equipped, cosy apartment with thick double-glazing which made the rooms peaceful and quiet. There's a b  …see more

from £120 / night

£672 / week

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from £120 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Oxford

Oxfordshire / Oxford

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful apartment but be aware of the location.” This apartment is lovely but the location is both good and bad. It is off the beaten path. No way to easily get to Oxford except by rental car, taxi or bus. Groceries? Do you want to carry them on th  …see more

from £95 / night

£630 / week

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from £95 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Altinkum

Didim / Altinkum

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Swimming pool
“great holiday apartment” had a lovely holiday at the buena gardens apartment had everything you need to enjoy your stay there lovely pool and good location for getting around altinkum would really recommend to anyone looking for a nice relaxing time.  …see more

from £27 / night

£199 / week

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from £27 / night

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Medulin

Istria / Medulin

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
- surronded by unspoilt nature- free use of sunumbrellas-free WIFI, towels, final cleaning, linens etcthe apartment offers everything you need for a comfortable and memorable holiday!  …see more

from £41 / night

£285 / week

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from £41 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Marina di Gioiosa Ionica holiday apartment rental

Marina di Gioiosa Ionica / Gioiosa

2 6 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
Fantastic 2 bedroom Air Conditioned Apartment. Located on the ground floor with 3 balconies at the end of the village so has wonderful views of the countryside and the pool which is also lite at night.Located on the ground floor which makes this ideal for young  …see more

from £30 / night

£175 - £350 / week

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from £30 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Orton

Eden District / Orton

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
Cumberland Cottage is a beautifully presented, pet friendly, property located in the heart of the tranquil Cumbrian village of Orton. Built in 1632 the cottage is one of the oldest properties in the village. Formerly part of the Duke of Cumberland Inn and more recently  …see more

from £60 / night

£265 - £430 / week

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from £60 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Communaute d'Agglomeration du Pays Ajaccien / Sarrola-Carcopino

Studio 2 7 nights min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

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from £26 / night

£178 - £400 / week

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from £26 / night

(8) Excellent 

22

Holiday cottage rental

Devon / Appledore

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Stunning estuary views. Private sun-trapped patio. Bakery oven converted to beautiful snug with cushions, TV and DVD player. Sea comes up to back wall at high tide and at low tide you can just walk onto the beach. Short walk to quayside, pubs, galleries and cafes.<  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 - £975 / week

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from £58 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Luss

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Luss

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Private garden
200 years old cottage right next to loch lomond. Great for families, couples and outdoor lovers. 10 minutes walk away from the gorgerous village of luss and local shops. Quiet with private parking. Mountain and lake scenery, fresh air, peace and tranquility. Access to  …see more

from £150 / night

£1050 / week

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from £150 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Es Pujols holiday apartment rental

Formentera / Es Pujols

2 4 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Two bedroom apartment on 4th floor (no lift). Situated close to the centre of Es Pujols. 2 minutes walk to Es Pujols beach and 10 minutes walk to a choice of beaches. Close to shops, restaurants and bars. Car and bicycle hire available locally. Windsurfing, paragliding,  …see more

from £65 / night

£450 - £850 / week

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from £65 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Paphos

Paphos District / Paphos

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Wonderful Apartment , would definitely recommend it ! Perfect !!” My partner and I stayed in the apartment in late June. The property is extremely clean, spacious and comfortable. It has everything you need for a stress free and relaxing holiday. The  …see more

from £35 / night

£245 - £355 / week

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from £35 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge in South Cerney

Cotswolds / South Cerney

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful setting, top quality accommodation” Stayed at the lodge for a half term break with my sisters, niece and her two young children. The accommodation is of a very high quality, comfortable, clean and has everything you would need for your stay.  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 - £1050 / week

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from £90 / night

(12) Excellent 

22

Holiday barn in Saint-Priest-les-Fougeres

Dordogne / Saint-Priest-les-Fougeres

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Beautiful place with amazing views from every angle.” The property was impeccably clean and tidy. Spacious 4 bedrooms, 2 shower rooms, lovely living area with Sky and Wii, fishing/swimming lake, hot tub and BBQ. For that special touch we had a welcome  …see more

from £95 / night

£650 - £1250 / week

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from £95 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Alvor

Alvor / Marachique

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £500 / week

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(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa rental

Mugla Province / Sarigerme

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“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  …see more

from £100 / night

£600 - £1003 / week

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from £100 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Llanfallteg

Narberth / Llanfallteg

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“High quality and peaceful holiday cottage with excellent facilities” Brilliant holiday cottage for all the family. Well located for easy reach of coast at Tenby, local attractions e.g Folly Farm for the kids, and many restaurants are within an easy dr  …see more

from £100 / night

£375 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Gran Tarajal holiday apartment rental

Tuineje / Gran Tarajal

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic apartment with stunning views” Large apartment that overlooks a beautiful rocky beach which is just over the road, and is only a 10 minute walk to a sandy beach in the town of Gran Tarajal which has a good selection of restaurants and cafes  …see more

from £80 / night

£400 - £540 / week

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from £80 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Quinns Rocks

Quinns Rocks / Quinns Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
“Wonderful views, quiet area and great location!” We had just got back from 15 nights staying at Quinns Rocks, lovely villa with a fabulous view of the ocean. Lia made us feel very welcome and was helpful and friendly. The villa had lots of space so ev  …see more

from £74 / night

£513 - £915 / week

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from £74 / night