Water sports holidays - holiday homes near water sports activities

Water sports holidays (97149)

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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97,149 Holiday homes

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage with golf nearby in Brighton

Brighton / Hurstpierpoint

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 16 km
  • Swimming pool
“Absolutely perfect” We had an amazing week here, we only left the property twice in the whole weeks stay, the pool is amazing and the property oozes quality, superbly equipped. The cinema room is fantastic with the added bonus of soundproofing so as n  …see more

from £210 / night

£1050 - £1982 / week

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from £210 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Akaslompolo ski log cabin to rent.

Lapland / Akaslompolo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
“An amazing winter wonderland” Our stay in Finland, organised with Fun with Santa was fantastic. Jane was superb in organising everything so smoothly and making sure we had some excellent trips sorted out. Everything ran very smoothly. Akoslompolo  …see more

from £130 / night

£498 - £1170 / week

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from £130 / night

(15) Excellent 

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St Helens holiday lodge rental

Isle of Wight / St Helens

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“beautiful property nice location” As described it was a perfect location with sea view .Clean park .well sited near complex. The lodge was very nice well equipped. Only disappointment we didn't book long enough!  …see more

from £65 / night

£395 - £1295 / week

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from £65 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Argeles-sur-Mer

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £70 / night

£279 - £766 / week

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from £70 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Home accommodation in Cabo Roig with shared pool

Cabo Roig / Agua Marina

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic house” We stayed at Sunset House in August, the property was lovely, clean and very well equipped. Like home from home. The pool was just outside the garden gate. The location was ideal, just a walk away from bars, restaurants and beach.  …see more

from £28 / night

£195 - £465 / week

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from £28 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with golf nearby in Dawlish

Dawlish / Dawlish Warren

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“O'Leary” Had a wonderful time in the "lady may". Exceeded all our expectations. It was spotlessly clean and was a home from home. Cream teas supplied on arrival. Had all the latest mod cons. communication was very good by ruth.we would highly re  …see more

from £50 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £50 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Playa de Fanabe holiday apartment rental

Adeje / Playa de Fanabe

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Another great Tenerife holiday” 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 a great position fo  …see more

from £44 / night

£295 - £774 / week

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from £44 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool, golf nearby in Moraira

Costa Blanca / Moraira

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool
“Need to be fit to carry luggage in the view is breathtaking!” Really enjoyed our time here. The kitchen is well equipped and there's plenty of room for two people to relax. Pool well maintained and clean. Lots of storage space and coat hangers! The ap  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £550 / week

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from £50 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with golf nearby in Carvoeiro

Carvoeiro / Central Carvoeiro

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Absolutely amazing” Everything was as expected as advertised. Apartment was clean, very comfortably furnished and a pleasure to stay there. The bonus for us, as not very mobile, was it was only a short walk on a gentle slope (no hills) to the beach, w  …see more

from £30 / night

£218 - £442 / week

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from £30 / night

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Holiday cottage in Crianlarich

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Crianlarich

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £262 / night

£995 - £1300 / week

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from £262 / night

(26) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment rental

Puerto Del Carmen / Avenida de las Playas

1 4 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful apartment” sorry for the delay in writing this review this apartment has everything you could want and more for a great holiday. Even the bed was comfortable, spotlessly clean and well looked after. Elaine responded quickly and was a pleasur  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £482 / week

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from £36 / night

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Bournemouth holiday apartment rental

Bournemouth / Sandbanks

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £165 / night

£895 - £1800 / week

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from £165 / night

(12) Excellent 

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French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / Bandol

1 5 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £70 / night

£348 - £522 / week

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from £70 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Adeje / Playa Paraiso

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

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from £30 / night

£206 - £266 / week

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from £30 / night

(6) Excellent 

50

Holiday villa with swimming pool in Skopelos Town

Skopelos / Skopelos Town

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £166 / night

£1044 - £2609 / week

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from £166 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday studio with golf nearby in Marina

Lagos / Marina

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
“Recommended!!” First time staying in Lagos. The apartment was ideally located. Beach 10 min. Shopping 5 min. Clean and well equipped apartment. No pool or communal facilities but would definitely stay here again. Recommended!!  …see more

from £9 / night

£9 - £345 / week

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from £9 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Larnaca Town Centre holiday apartment rental

Larnaka City / Larnaca Town Centre

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Child friendly
“One month stay in Old Town Larnaca” I stayed for one month in Larnaca Old Town in the apartment concerned. It was centrally placed close to shops and restaurants and the marina. The apartment was clean and comfortable with a large balcony area and ha  …see more

from £60 / night

£210 - £245 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Reggio Calabria / Monasterace Marina

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning

from £27 / night

£366 / week

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from £27 / 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 £31 / night

£217 - £500 / week

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from £31 / night

(28) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Swanage Bay

Swanage / Swanage Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Child friendly
“Comfortable family house in very convenient location” This was a very comfortable house with all of the facilities that you would want in a home from home. The owners left some milk in the fridge and other items, which was handy. They were friendly in  …see more

from £70 / night

£300 - £975 / week

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from £70 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Positano holiday home let

Amalfi Coast / Positano

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fabulous location” Villa Boscariello has the most perfect situation with stunning views from the balcony over Positano and the sea. Yes there are 225 steps up and down but the climb is worth it and it is easy to access Positano and the beach if you ar  …see more

from £87 / night

£566 - £1200 / week

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from £87 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Quistinic holiday farmhouse rental

Morbihan / Quistinic

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely family holiday” We were a four generation holiday party 6 in total. The eldest 88 the youngest, 2 years. The accommodation is very good. Very comfortable beds. Good showers and plenty of hot water. My grandson was well catered for eg playho  …see more

from £150 / night

£695 - £1650 / week

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from £150 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool, golf nearby in Elviria

Marbella / Elviria

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Quality apartment” Stayed in this lovely apartment for one week. So comfortable and spacious, spotlessly clean with everything you could want provided. The bathrooms were huge with lashings of hot water , the kitchen was well equipped and also spotl  …see more

from £60 / night

£325 - £595 / week

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from £60 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Calheta

Madeira / Calheta

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £100 / night

£694 - £1906 / week

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from £100 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Strand holiday cottage rental

Strand / Strand North

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Private garden
“The cottage was well equipped, close to the beach and other amenities, comfortable and the hosts, gratious and friendly.” The cottage was well equipped, very comfortable and close to the beach and other amenities. The hosts were friendly and helpful.  …see more

from £41 / night

£287 / week

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from £41 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Sarzana with swimming pool

Italian Riviera / Sarzana

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Swimming pool
“Lovely stay in a unique house” We spent a lovely week at Francescas house on the top of the hill. It was an incredible experience to get to stay in a real italian home which is decorated beautifully and has a real "soul". This kind of atmosphere you g  …see more

from £187 / night

£1305 - £2592 / week

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from £187 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental

Nerja / Parador Area

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful house in a fantastic location” We spent a lovely two weeks in Nerja in August. The house was fantastic. It was an ideal size and location for our family (2 adults and 3 children.) It has been recently re-decorated to a high standard, and it  …see more

from £81 / night

£605 - £1561 / week

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from £81 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Elviria holiday apartment rental

Marbella / Elviria

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fabulous Apartment and Fantastic holiday” Just home from a 10 day stay at this beautiful apartment with 3 kids 17, and twins 11. we loved it!!! .. From the start, when Wilma met us and took us there we had no issues with our holiday at all .The apartm  …see more

from £60 / night

£385 - £840 / week

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from £60 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Home letting in Davenport with shared pool, golf nearby

Davenport / Highlands Reserve Golf Course

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
“Outstanding property, warm friendly support” We booked this property well in advance for a trip of a lifetime, so we carefully read all the excellent reviews and can heartily confirm that it has lived up to every expectation. The decor is luxurious a  …see more

from £140 / night

£880 - £1000 / week

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from £140 / night

(30) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Pelynt

Looe / Pelynt

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Amazing Place” We stayed at The Court for 3 nights over New Year and could not have asked for more. Tracey is extremely welcoming and makes you feel like you have known her forever. On arrival we were left an abundance of goodies which included eg  …see more

from £60 / night

£300 - £635 / week

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from £60 / night

(29) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment with shared pool in Puerto de Mazarron

Mazarron / Puerto de Mazarron

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Just lovely” We really enjoyed our stay at Las Brisas roof terrace apartment. The apartment itself is spacious, although there were only two of us, very clean and really like a home from home. So many little extras like store cupboard essentials  …see more

from £35 / night

£214 - £392 / week

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from £35 / night

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Aude / Gruissan

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool

from £74 / night

£391 - £643 / week

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from £74 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Marseillan

Herault / Marseillan

1 2 4 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Car not necessary
“Delightful” Beautifully fitted apartment in a perfect location right on the quay within staggering distance of some great restaurants. We had an excellent off season week in warm Mediterranean sunshine getting to know this lovely part of France. Will  …see more

from £50 / night

£400 - £550 / week

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from £50 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Colonia de Sant Pere holiday villa rental

Colonia de Sant Pere / Bay of Alcudia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Brilliant!” Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at La Vista villa. The rooftop terrace was simply wonderful, enjoying the beautiful sunset views. Thankyou  …see more

from £100 / night

£695 - £995 / week

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from £100 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Lapta

Kyrenia District / Lapta

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Child friendly
“Perfect summer holiday” We very much enjoyed our one week stay in Pomegranate Cottage in Lapta and we are looking forward to return in the future to enjoy Berke and his family's hospitality again. Pomegranate Cottage is a new establishment and is e  …see more

from £25 / night

£175 - £210 / week

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from £25 / night

(47) Excellent 

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Holiday lodge with golf nearby in St. Fillans

Perth and Kinross / St Fillans

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden
“Gorgeous lodge” Myself and my wife are just back from a lovely relaxing week at this beautiful lodge. Immaculate and well equipped, overlooking some gorgeous scenery. I have to take a moment to say how amazing the whirlpool bath is.......I really want  …see more

from £69 / night

£410 - £495 / week

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from £69 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage rental

Gwynedd / Criccieth

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“A Lovely Cottage” Our first stay in Holly Cottage and we were delighted. Comfortable furniture, a well-appointed kitchen and a lovely garden. The shops and the beach are both just a short step away. Richard and Ann could not have been more helpful. We  …see more

from £70 / night

£295 - £385 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Javea

Javea / Covatelles

6 14 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool

from £215 / night

£1500 - £2300 / week

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from £215 / night

(53) Very Good 

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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

(37) Excellent 

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Holiday apartment in Exeter

Devon / Exeter

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
“Fantastic place to stay, very well looked after” 2nd time staying here and surprisingly owner has upgraded it with new bed, carpet and furniture. It was already very very nice! It was immaculate and the owner made us feel very welcome. Even had fresh  …see more

from £95 / night

£695 - £995 / week

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